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West Virginia Lawmaker Thinks Legislature Should Review Sports Betting Issues Plaguing the State

One of sports betting’s most vocal proponents in the West Virginia Legislature spoke with Casino.org Friday, saying it may be time for him and his fellow lawmakers in Charleston to look at why sports… Read More

Ponca Tribe Wins Case Against State of Nebraska, Iowa Over Right to Operate Prairie Flower Casino

Ponca chairman Larry Wright Jr. called for the states of Nebraska and Iowa and the City of Council Bluffs to give up their years-long legal fight against the tribe after a federal judge reaffirmed… Read More

Horse Racing Round Table Shows Both Industry Leaders, Humane Society Support Key Safety Reforms

Horse racing industry leaders gathered at Saratoga, N.Y. on Sunday for the annual Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing, and as it has for almost all of 2019, safety and animal welfare… Read More

2020 Election Odds: Gun Control Becomes Major Issue Following Mass Shootings, President Trump Blames Media

The issue of gun control in America is once again a major political talking point following two mass shootings in less than 24 hours. How President Donald Trump and the 2020 Democratic contenders vying… Read More

Outgoing University of Nebraska President Urges State to Consider Casino Gaming for Extra Revenue

The push for casino gaming in Nebraska took an unexpected turn on Thursday when the outgoing president of the state’s public university system said expanded gaming could benefit higher education. University of Nebraska President… Read More

Kentucky Governor Makes Claim About Casino Suicides, Gets Refuted by Advocates Who Support Problem Gamblers

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a fierce critic of expanded gaming, once again lashed out on the topic during a radio interview Wednesday, when he claimed people kill themselves daily in casinos nationwide. The issue… Read More

PointsBet, Double Eagle Casino Ink Partnership, Wagering Colorado Will Approve Sports Gambling

The Double Eagle Hotel and Casino in Cripple Creek, Colo. and sportsbook operator PointsBet announced a pact that will have the Australian company manage the gaming property’s retail and mobile sports betting platforms. The… Read More

Bipartisan Connecticut Gaming Bill Introduced, Would Authorize Bridgeport Casino, Sports Betting, Online Gaming

The Connecticut gaming industry could undergo a major overhaul should legislation introduced this week that has bipartisan support become law. On Wednesday, lawmakers unveiled a working draft for “An Act Concerning Jobs In and… Read More

Amid Chaos in Puerto Rico, Gov. Rossello Signs Bill Legalizing Sports Betting

Puerto Rico became the latest in the United States to legalize sports betting as outgoing Gov. Ricardo Rosselló signed a bill Monday allowing it on the Caribbean island, an American commonwealth. The bill signed… Read More

US House Passes Bill That Would Allow Texas Tribes to Offer Gaming

A bipartisan bill backing the right of two tribes to offer gaming operations in Texas was passed by the US House of Representatives Wednesday. The Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo (Tigua) and Alabama-Coushatta tribes have… Read More

Wyoming Resuscitates Effort to Regulate Gaming Just Weeks After it was on Life Support

Less than a month after it looked like it was heading to the legislative graveyard, a Wyoming lawmaker is refreshing a proposal to regulate the state’s betting activities and its burgeoning illegal gaming machine… Read More

Rivers Casino Opens First New York Sports Book, State Rep. Gary Pretlow Promises Mobile Next Year

Sports betting came to New York State on Tuesday – or at least one tiny corner of it. First-into-the-market kudos goes to Rivers Casino near Schenectady, which opened its sports book six years after… Read More

New Hampshire Becomes Sixth State to Enact Sports Betting Law in 2019, Features Both Retail and Online Options

New Hampshire became the latest state to allow sports betting when Gov. Chris Sununu signed House Bill 480 into law on Friday. With that, New Hampshire became the sixth state this year to legalize… Read More

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt Says State Must Rework Tribal Gaming Compacts, Native American Leaders Fire Back

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) says the state’s present gaming compacts with the numerous tribes that operate around 130 casinos need to be reworked in order to require the Native American groups to share… Read More

Support Grows in East Texas for Federal Bill to Save Embattled Alabama-Coushatta Gaming Hall

Counties in East Texas are increasingly expressing their support for the Alabama-Coushatta tribe, which has been engaged in a pitched legal battle with Texas state officials since it opened a bingo hall three years… Read More