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Call for Study on Problem Gambling Takes Center Stage in NY

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As New York continues to ponder over the possible legalization of online gambling in the state, it is becoming more apparent that more gambling protection measures are going to become necessary in the near future. A bill that seeks to research gambling habits of New Yorkers was recently introduced by Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal and if […]

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Kentucky’s Gambling Expansion Plans Begin to Take Shape

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Considered to be the world’s horse racing capital, the state of Kentucky may just be on the verge of expanding its gaming portfolio thanks to expansion efforts that have sprouted from all corners of the statehouse for the 2019 legislative session. As it stands, a number of online poker, casino gambling, and sports betting-related bills […]

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The Super Bowl and Sports Betting in the United States

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It is estimated that Americans will wager about $6 billion on Super Bowl LIII Sunday on the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots which is the very first NFL championship game to be played since the Supreme Court legalized sports betting in May last year. With the newly regulated sports betting market in a […]

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The Rise and Rise of the Online Gaming Industry in India

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A few years back, people in India and the rest of the world had to connect high-end consoles to their equally high-end televisions in order to enjoy high-quality gaming. However, everything has changed significantly since those days thanks to a number of technological innovations that have made accessing these games not only much easier but […]

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Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Eyeing Online Gambling

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The Canadian province of Alberta is reportedly set to be the next Canadian province to launch online gambling operations under the Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis (AGLC), its local government monopoly. This came to light in a report that was issued by CBS News on Friday, January 25 saying that the AGLC had quietly issued […]

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Tasmanian Regulator Goes After Video Game Loot Boxes

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Loot boxes in video games are continuing to raise eyebrows in different places across the world with several regulators beginning to take a keen interest in determining whether the controversial practice is indeed akin to gambling. Owing to different definitions of gambling in different jurisdictions, there have been varying opinions on the matter but one […]

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Gov. Charlie Baker Proposes Bill to Legalize Sports Betting

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In May 2018 something remarkable happened in the worlds of sports and gambling. After about 26 years within which sports betting was legal in all states but Nevada and a handful of other venues, the United States Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), the law that made bookmaking illegal. […]

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New DOJ Opinion Reverses U.S. Online Gambling Interpretation

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According to the United States Department of Justice, all internet gambling is illegal. On Monday, a November 2018 opinion that reversed the 2011 opinion on the Wire Act was made public – the 2011 opinion established that the law was only applicable to sports betting. The Department of Justice now says that the 2011 opinion […]

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UK Gamblers to Be Prevented from Betting Using Credit Cards

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The government of the United Kingdom is considering banning the use of credit cards by gamblers to place bets, a move that if implemented will affect bets worth billions every year. This statement was issued as part of a warning to the Culture Secretary which called for the betting companies and banks to take appropriate action […]

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Rutter’s Selects Penn National as Its Preferred VGT Operator

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Pennsylvania convenience store chain Rutter’s on January 7 announced that it has selected an affiliate of renowned casino operator Penn National Gaming to operate video gaming terminals (VGTs) at its 20 properties. Now, at least 20 of the convenience store’s establishments are expected to receive initial and official approval to features the video gaming terminals […]

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