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Illinois Won’t Distribute Gambling Revenues Until Budget is Reached

CHICAGO, Illinois

Illinois has seen money from video gambling terminals raise plenty of funds for towns and cities across the state. But that gravy train could be held up for a while if the state legislature can’t reach a budget agreement. Governor Bruce Rauner has said that all video-gambling revenue in the state will be withheld until…Read More

Malta Suspends Three More Licenses as Mob Gambling Scandal Deepens 

Malta Gaming Authority, ’Ndrangheta gambling, Vincenzo Giuliano, Fenplay Ltd

Malta, Europe’s online gaming hub and one of the best-regarded licensing jurisdictions in the world, has been forced to suspend the licenses of three more operators, at least one of which is suspected of ties to the ’Ndrangheta Calabrian organized crime syndicate. Vincenzo Giuliano, director of Fenplay Ltd, was one of 50 people arrested last…Read More

Alabama Citizens Want Vote on Gambling Expansion

Alabama gambling poll Del Marsh

Alabama voters may not all agree on exactly what form expanded gambling should take in their state, but it seems as though they are mostly on board with at least taking the idea to a vote. According to a new poll released by a group that wants to see gambling legalized in the state, nearly…Read More

Bwin.party Bid From GVC Too Low, According to Major Shareholder Jason Ader

Jason Ader bwin.party  GVC 888 bids

GVC Holdings needs to either pony up, or ride out of town on a rail. At least that’s one seller’s opinion of the online gaming and sports betting operator’s latest offer for bwin.party, which is being stacked up against competitive bidder 888 Holdings. Jason Ader, the second biggest shareholder in bwin.party Digital Entertainment, has said…Read More

Former Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore Gets on Board the GOP 2016 Train

Jim Gilmore GOP nomination president

Jim Gilmore likes being an underdog, apparently. On Wednesday, the former Virginia governor launched his candidacy for the Republican nomination for president of the United States, officially filing the paperwork to launch a campaign with the Federal Elections Commission. Gilmore says he is likely to make an official announcement sometime during the first week of…Read More

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