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Wanna bet? Here's where all 50 states stand on the legalization of sports gambling  CBS Sports

It's been nearly a year-and-a-half since the United States Supreme Court delivered a landmark decision to strike down the federal ban on sports gambling that ...

In Property Contests, $99 and a Photo Could Get You 56 Acres  The Wall Street Journal

Now on the market is a 56-acre treehouse resort in Stoneham, Maine. It has breathtaking views, a private mountaintop hiking trail and three luxury rental units ...

29 Fabulous Events In Southern California This Weekend  LAist

Say goodbye to Cafe Nela before it closes for good on Sunday. Take part in Oktoberfest in Santa Monica or Barktoberfest in Torrance. Run for the Homeboys.

Rhode Island mobile sports betting goes live just in time for the NFL season  SportsBetting.Legal

Rhode Island launched its first mobile sports betting app on Wednesday, September 4. The app going live comes one day before the 2019 NFL season begins.

Nevada is tops in gambling spending, but what's the lottery, casino tab in other states?  USA TODAY

Gambling is becoming legal in more states and in different ways as of late. With online betting and the rising popularity of fantasy sports and sports betting, there ...

Biz Briefs: Aug. 31, 2019 | Local News  Plattsburgh Press Republican

Preservation awards announced. KEESEVILLE — Adirondack Architectural Heritage announced its 2019 Preservation Award Winners. The private nonprofit is ...

New Hampshire Lottery Commission Wins Lawsuit Against Latest Wire Act Interpretation  CardPlayer.com

The U.S. Department of Justice's most recent opinion on the Wire Act was overturned by a U.S. District Judge Monday. The lawsuit was filed by the New ...

Sports betting: Why Vermont is unlikely to legalize it any time soon  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Gov. Phil Scott is undecided about whether sports betting should be legalized in Vermont following this month's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down ...

5 things you need to know about the new Encore casino  Boston.com

Encore Boston Harbor is finally opening its doors Sunday morning — and they're not closing. Looming over industrial Mystic River waterfront in Everett, the ...

Get A Grip: The Week In Sports And Sports Betting: Vermont, N.C., Virginia, And More  Sports Handle

Vermont bill opens door for direct extension of credit to bettors, and the VA session closed without action on sports betting. Get all the latest.

Making sure Vt. charities get their break-open ticket money  WCAX

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Break-open tickets are an instant-lottery-style game popular at Vermont bars. You peel back tabs on the front of tickets to see if they ...

Vermont Fights Break-Open Ticket Skimming With New Reporting Requirements  Seven Days

Updated 11:46 a.m. July 16, 2019. The State of Vermont will require nonprofits that raise funds with "break-open" tickets to routinely report their earnings — a ...

LAPD Raid Alleged Illegal Gambling Den in Los Angeles, More Than 35...  Casino.Org News

The LAPD used a SWAT team to raid an alleged illegal operation in downtown Los Angeles where unlawful gambling was reportedly occurring.

Making a wager? Half of Americans live in states soon to offer sports gambling  CNBC

Within five years as many as 40 U.S. states may legalize sports gambling, and by next year roughly half the U.S. population will have access to betting on games ...

US Department of Justice Files Appeal Over Latest Wire Act Ruling For Sports Gambling  CardPlayer.com

To the surprise of nobody, the United State Department of Justice is appealing the recent ruling by a US District Judge in New Hampshire that stated the Wire Act ...

Illinois gambling expansion could take a while. Here’s a look at what’s to come.  Chicago Tribune

Two weeks after Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a law authorizing a massive expansion of gambling in Illinois, the state has taken the first small step toward creating a ...

The Best Casinos for Video Poker Outside Las Vegas (2019)  BestUSCasinos.org

Catch yourself dreaming about playing video poker but don't live near Las Vegas casinos? Here we've found the best places to play video poker outside of ...

State-by-State Guide to legal & regulated Sports betting across the USA  Gamble USA

We look at the state of play across the states in the United States when it comes to legal & regulated gambling. Most states are now opening up to gambling.

Movies on TV this week: 'Beauty and the Beast' (1991)  Los Angeles Times

FOUR STAR FILMS. Top rated movies and made-for-TV films airing the week of the week of Aug 25 - 31, 2019. Anastasia (1956) KCET Fri. 8 p.m. KCET Sat.

Sports betting passes Tennessee House of Representatives after debate over gambling  The Tennessean

Legislation to legalize online sports betting in Tennessee passed Wednesday in the House of Representatives, despite a spirited debate from members worried ...

Newark lead plan, casino dorm, Arpaio’s return: News from around our 50 states  USA TODAY

Paddleboarder lands in Hawaii after landmark trans-Pacific journey, memorial tree to 1919 massacre cut down in Arkansas, and more.

Sports Betting Legislative Lasso: Southern States Saddling Up  Legal Sports Report

More than 100 individual sports betting bills are filed across 31 US states, including two new additions in the South this past week.

Expanded U.S. Prohibition on Online Gambling Is Upended by Judge  Bloomberg

The U.S. Justice Department's recent move to expand a prohibition on online gambling under a 1961 law was overturned by a federal judge who ruled that the ...

Is gambling a problem in Pa.? It's ranked among top 15 gambling-addicted states  PennLive

U.S. consumers rack up more than $100 billion per year in gambling losses.

State Of The States: Sports Betting In The Northeast Region  USBets

Jill Dorson takes us on a state-by-state tour of the sports betting landscape in 2018. First up in this five part series is the northeast.

A low-roller's guide to Encore Boston Harbor  Boston.com

Encore Boston Harbor has aspirations of attracting some of the highest rollers from across the world. But for novice gamblers who aren't planning on shelling out ...

What legal online sports betting in Tennessee means for college and pro teams  Knoxville News Sentinel

Titans kicker Ryan Succop sized up one effect of legal online sports betting in Tennessee: “We'll probably have more people watching games,” he said.

Houston poker clubs say DA consultant duped them in $250K scheme  Houston Chronicle

Representatives of a private southwest Houston game room paid $250000 to a consultant for Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg and two other men who ...

Movies on TV this week Sept. 1 - 7, 2019: John Wayne in 'The Searchers' and more  Los Angeles Times

Four Star Films, Box Office Hits, Indies and Imports, Movies A - Z Top rated movies and made-for-TV films airing the week of the week of Sept 1 - 7, 2019.

Courting the campus vote: The Flyover  cleveland.com

Hello, passengers. Seth Richardson is on the fly today so I'm today's pilot. You can follow me, Sabrina Eaton, on Twitter for coverage of Washington news that ...

Editorial: Casinos are still a bad deal for the state  Concord Monitor

Opening New Hampshire to casino gambling, as the state Senate did by a 13-11 vote last week, is an even worse idea than it was on Manchester Sen.

Ogg dismisses poker room cases, citing conflict with consultant and fundraiser  Houston Chronicle

Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg dismissed felony money laundering charges against nine defendants, citing a potential conflict of interest involving a ...

Alabama lottery bill faces uncertain fate as it heads to House  WHNT News 19

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — After clearing the state Senate without a vote to spare, a proposal to establish a state lottery in Alabama faces an uncertain outlook ...

Lake Elsinore Casino owners, linked to group tied to child brides and labeled a hate group, may be denied gaming license  Press-Enterprise

For almost 20 years, the Lake Elsinore Casino has hosted poker games without holding a permanent gaming license. During that time, the gaming club also has ...

Do You Know Someone Struggling With Video Gambling? ​Help Us Understand Video Slot and Poker Addiction in Illinois.  ProPublica

More than 30000 video gambling machines are scattered across Illinois, and gambling addiction appears to be on the rise.

Mass. Prepares To Confront Gambling Addiction, Ahead Of Encore Casino Opening  New England Public Radio

Israel Rosario worked as a craps dealer at Mohegan Sun for more than a decade. It was a fun job, he said, but concerns about some of the regulars gnawed at.

Foxwoods Incoming CEO John James Faces Regional Gaming Competition, Declining Slot Revenue at New...  Casino.Org News

Foxwoods Resort Casino incoming President and CEO John J. James, a 25-year industry veteran, has multiple challenges ahead of him at the Connecticut ...

New Casinos Are Coming To New England, Where The Gaming Landscape Is About To Shift  OnlinePokerReport.com

The New England gaming industry is changing. Massachusetts and Rhode Island are about to add new casinos, and sports betting and possibly online ...

DOJ: NH lottery not proven it's immune from Wire Act  WCAX

The U.S. Justice Department says in a federal court brief that the New Hampshire Lottery Commission has failed to demonstrate that it wouldn't be immune from ...

Mega Millions, Powerball: the lottery, explained  Vox.com

In the fall of 2018, America was infected with Mega Millions fever. The jackpot for the Mega Millions — one of the two biggest nationwide lottery games, along ...

All Aboard The Wire Act Case: NJ, PA, Michigan Lead Challenge To DOJ In Federal Court  OnlinePokerReport.com

This is a developing story. New Jersey and Michigan have joined the legal challenge against the Department of Justice's latest interpretation of the Wire Act.

Photos: Here's your first look inside Encore Boston Harbor  Boston.com

After years of planning, Encore Boston Harbor will officially open its doors to the public on Sunday at 10 a.m., offering visitors access to 3,158 slot machines, 231 ...

Encore Boston Harbor: The big take on region's new casino  The Union Leader

EVERETT, Mass. — The biggest and most expensive celebrity at Encore Boston Harbor casino resort is a 7-foot statue of Popeye, a chrome sculpture by ...

Legal Sports Betting: Where Does It Stand in All 50...  OnlineGambling.com

With Iowa set to become the 11th state taking legal sports bets on Thursday, it's time to check in on the status of sports betting across the United States.

Michigan Regulatory Committee Passes Online Gambling  LegalUSPokerSites.com

Michigan Rep. Brandt Iden finds success in the House Regulatory Reform Committee, where HB.4311 passed by a 13-1 vote for legalizing online poker and ...

Harris County drops lawsuits aimed at shutting down Houston poker clubs  Houston Chronicle

The Harris County attorney on Thursday dropped lawsuits seeking to shut down two private Houston poker clubs, three weeks after a criminal prosecution of the ...

NH lottery looking for vendors, retailers for sports betting  WCAX

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) The New Hampshire Lottery is looking for proposals from potential online vendors and retailers to offer sports betting after the state ...

Vermont Charities Take a Chance on Break-Open Tickets  Seven Days

The beer taps were flowing on a recent Thursday night at the Spanked Puppy in Colchester. Although the sports-bar crowd didn't seem interested in the Red Sox ...

Fifteen States Join Legal Challenge to New Wire Act...  Casino.Org News

A group of 15 states led by New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Michigan have joined a legal challenge kickstarted by the New Hampshire Lottery to the DOJ's new ...

Sports Wagering: 2019 State-By-State Guide - Media, Telecoms, IT, Entertainment - United States  Mondaq News Alerts

In 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association allowed Congress to regulate sports wagering directly. If Congress ...

Lotteries in the USA - For US Players - Real Money Sites  USGamblingSites.com

Showcases Lottery in the US, with a full history, review of lottery games and state regulations.

Two fugitives connected to Vermont murder captured by federal agents, SWAT team in Enfield  Hartford Courant

Two suspects wanted in connection with a homicide in Vermont were arrested Wednesday in Enfield after a traffic stop and hours-long SWAT situation at the ...

Feeling Lucky? These Are The States Most Addicted to Gambling  iHeartRadio

Gambling exists in every state, but some states are more addicted than others. | iHeartRadio.

New Hampshire Judge: The Wire Act Covers Only Sports Betting  US Bets

Does The Wire Act of 1961 apply to a broad swath of interstate gambling, or a narrow one? On Monday, a federal judge in New Hampshire laid down the law: “I ...

Rhode Island Sports Betting Hits $13m in First Month  VegasSlotsOnline

Rhode Island was the first state in New England to legalize sports betting, on June 20, 2018. The first sportbook to open for business was the Twin River Casino ...

Justice Department to challenge internet gambling ruling  WCAX

The Justice Department is planning to challenge a federal judge's ruling that a law prohibiting interstate wagering applies only to sports gambling, renewing the ...

DoJ Confirms Intentions to Appeal against Wire Act Ruling  GamblingNews.com

Numerous state lotteries and licensed gambling operators are celebrating US District Court Judge Paul Barbadoro's Monday ruling...

Ogg cancels contract with consultant tangled in poker room busts  Houston Chronicle

Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg has canceled a contract with a consultant accused of defrauding a private Houston poker club in a $250000 scheme, her ...

Vermont Sports Betting Sites + Laws  USA Sports Betting News

We tackle questions about the legality of sports betting in Vermont and review online sportsbooks that accept Vermont players. Find Vermont betting laws and ...

Sports Betting: From Being Legalized To States Going On Full-Scale Legalization  LA Canyon News

UNITED STATES—For a long time, states were prohibited from sponsoring sports gambling. But on May 14, 2018, the 26-year-old law was eliminated by the ...

Feds Delay Wire Act Enforcement After New Hampshire Ruling  US Bets

The week after the New Hampshire court ruling, the Department of Justice announced it extended the Wire Act prosecution window.

Casino traffic in Cherokee booming, but some say it distracts from tribe’s legacy  Raleigh News & Observer

Harrah's Casino in Cherokee, North Carolina, has brought in millions of visitors and millions of dollars in gaming revenue. But some worry the tribe's history is ...

These Two Factors Took A Toll On Connecticut Tribal Casinos In January  PlayUSA

After a terrific December, the New England casino industry came crashing back down in January. Revenue results were mixed on a casino-by-casino basis.

The Latest on Legalizing Sports Betting: Where Does America's States Stand?  Busted Coverage

It's a cold, hard fact: there is no stopping the online gambling market from growing into a billion dollar industry over the next few years.

Sports betting in Tennessee — gee, what could go wrong?  The Tennessean

Lost in Tennessee's move to legalize sports betting, amid the lust for more revenue. is the potential harm of normalizing an addictive vice.

The Lure Of Luck: How Gambling Can Turn Addictive For Southeast Asian Refugees  New England Public Radio

Quyen Truong still gets a cozy feeling when she sees a hand of cards. It reminds her of family and traditions as a refugee from Vietnam who arrived in the U.S. in ...

Proposed Chicago casino unattractive to investors because of ‘onerous’ taxes; South and West side sites wouldn  Chicago Tribune

A state-hired consultant says the proposed tax structure for a Chicago casino is “very onerous” and could fail to attract an investor. The Illinois Gaming Board ...

The Latest: Vegas Man Killed by Police in Casino Heist ID'd  U.S. News & World Report

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the fatal police shooting over the weekend of a man who exchanged gunfire with officers during an attempted robbery at a ...

When Will Online Sports Betting Be Legal? Projections for All 50 States  The Action Network

Read more on the when experts think your state will officially legalize sports betting, both at physical locations and online.

How social casinos use Facebook to target the vulnerable  PBS NewsHour

Every year, more people are playing games on their phones, and a category of apps called social casinos has quickly become a multi-billion dollar industry.

Judge Gives Justice Department a Deadline in NH Online Gambling Case  NECN

A federal judge is saying he won't dismiss a legal challenge from New Hampshire over a U.S. Justice Department opinion the state fears will threaten online ...

The Latest: Alabama Senate Narrowly Approves Lottery Bill  U.S. News & World Report

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on debate on lottery legislation being considered by the Alabama Legislature (all times local):

Golf club fined for alcohol, gambling violations  BurlingtonFreePress.com

The Vermont Liquor Control Board on Wednesday fined the Burlington Country Club after state investigators discovered members drinking after hours during an ...

The Latest: Kansas Man Spared Prison in Gambling Case  U.S. News & World Report

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on in the case of a Wichita businessman charged for his role in illegal poker games (all times local):

Virginia Lawmakers Putting Brakes On Legal Sports Betting?  Sports Handle

Virginia's governor and several key senators appear to be putting the brakes on legalizing sports betting during the 2019 general assembly session.

Then Again: In early Vermont, lotteries were plentiful and popular  vtdigger.org

The state Legislature legalized lotteries in 1779 to help fund defense of Vermont during the American Revolution. Photo by Mark Bushnell. Editor's note: Mark ...

Three more people with Florida ties will face charges related to Burlington shooting  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Three more people will face charges related to a shooting in the Old North End of Burlington this week during which two men were shot, one fatally, Burlington ...

Lottery Bill Stalls in Alabama House, Fails Procedural Vote  U.S. News & World Report

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A proposal to start a state lottery in Alabama is heading to a key vote in the House of Representatives.

Is Sports Betting Online Legal in the United States?  Lineups

Note: we are not lawyers and this page is not legal advice. This *content* is solely for information purposes only. If you need clarification, consult an attorney ...

New Hampshire Senate Expected To Vote On Sports Betting Within Three Weeks  Sports Handle

The Senate is expected to vote on a sports betting bill in the coming weeks after a committee heard debate on the relevant issues Wednesday.

Wynn receives final approvals to open Encore Boston Harbor casino  Boston.com

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts gambling regulators have given Wynn Resorts the final approvals needed to open its nearly $3 billion Boston-area casino.

When will my state legalize sports betting? Map of sports gambling legislation across the US | When will my state legalize sports betting? Map of sports gambling legislation across the US  SB Nation

The United States Supreme Court overturned a sports gambling prohibition in May 2018. It opened the door for states to pass legislation allowing for sports ...

Michigan man has to split lottery jackpot with his ex-wife, court rules  Boston.com

How much credit can a person take for good luck? That was the question at the center of a high-stakes divorce case that came before a Michigan appeals court ...

Sports betting is now legal in several states. Many others are watching from the sidelines.  NBCNews.com

Three months after the Supreme Court overturned a law prohibiting states from legalizing sports betting, a few states have begun accepting wagers.

Oklahoma Governor, Tribes Clash Over Casino Gaming Revenue  U.S. News & World Report

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Leaders with Oklahoma's powerful Native American tribes are voicing frustration with the state's Republican governor after they say he ...

888 unveils new Orbit casino platform in New Jersey  EGR Global

888 has rolled out its Orbit casino platform in New Jersey, with the operator hailing the potential of the platform's AI and recommendations engine. The revamped ...

The Mega Millions jackpot of $1.5 billion has been won—here's what happens next  CNBC

A ticket sold in Simpsonville, South Carolina, correctly matched all six numbers picked during Tuesday's Mega Millions lottery drawing, winning the ...

Lottery bills coming to Alabama Legislature  WHNT News 19

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Alabama Sen. Jim McClendon said Tuesday he was introducing two bills in the Legislature to establish a state lottery. "The people of ...

Bernie Sanders Attacks Station Casinos and ‘Trump Supporting’ Fertitta Brothers Over Palms Union...  Casino.Org News

Sen. Bernie Sanders is no fan of Station Casinos tycoons Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta. The left-wing Vermont Democrat, who is once again running for his party's ...

FanDuel, DraftKings abruptly pull TV spot targeting Rivers Casino in battle over legalized sports betting  Chicago Tribune

FanDuel and DraftKings have halted a campaign to make their case in the battle over legalized sports betting in Illinois.

Where Each New England State Stands Right Now On Legalizing Sports Betting  NESN

If and when legalized sports betting comes to New England, how it's implemented likely will vary among the region's six states. In our series on sports gambling, ...

Encore: Here's the food and drink offerings at Boston's new casino  Boston.com

Upon the opening of Encore Boston Harbor next month, hungry guests will have a plethora of offerings — from the classic casino buffet to a fancy waterfront ...

There's been a lot of news about the Everett casino lately. Here's what you may have missed.  Boston.com

It's been a busy fortnight of news for Encore Boston Harbor, and things will only get busier. Wynn Resorts, the developer of the soon-to-open Everett casino, ...

Bristol County 'Most Wanted' Man Captured in Vermont  wbsm.com

A man recently featured on the newly created Bristol County Most Wanted Fugitives List has been captured in Vermont.

Will local bookies survive when legal sports betting comes to Illinois? The odds look good.  Chicago Tribune

The man on the phone said he doesn't take as many bets as he used to — badgering deadbeats to pay up gets old after a while — but he's still in the business, ...

MGM Springfield Opens First Resort Casino In Massachusetts  New England Public Radio

Updated 4:45 p.m. The first resort casino in Massachusetts opened Friday, a $960 million complex in downtown Springfield with expansive Las Vegas-style.

New Jersey Online Sports Betting (NJ)  Lineups

Sports Betting is live and legal in New Jersey! FanDuel Sportsbook and DraftKings Sportsbook are our Top 2 online sportsbooks! You must be in NJ to play.

Sports gambling could join Keno at NH taverns  Foster's Daily Democrat

DOVER — It's an open secret that gambling on sports is rampant, if not entirely legal, at bars and taverns across the nation. And 2 Doors Down in Somersworth ...

‘End my fight’: Dying Sacramento man initiates death on his terms after bucket-list tour  Sacramento Bee

A terminally ill New Jersey man who moved to California in May, planning to make use of physician-assisted death, has announced his death would be Friday.

Massachusetts hearing to focus on sports betting  Boston.com

BOSTON (AP) — How best to legalize sports betting in Massachusetts will be the focus of a pair of hearings at the State House this week as lawmakers work to ...























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