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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Tribal Law Experts Weigh in On New Trump NIGC...  Casino.Org News

Two attorneys familiar with E. Sequoyah Simermeyer — the nominee to chair the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) — describe him as an ...

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

Americans spend about $261 in casinos and on lottery tickets. Nevadans spend the most, $5000 per adult. Rhode Island leads in lottery spending.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

Senior notes for Agawam, West Springfield, Westfield, Southwick and Hilltowns for July 17, 2019  MassLive.com

AGAWAM. Senior Center 954 Main St., 413-821-0604. SHINE: Schedule an appointment by calling the senior center. WEEKLY ACTIVITIES. Monday: Weight ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Sports Betting Legalization Dark Horses Begin to Emerge  Gambling.com

Since the Supreme Court struck down a federal ban in May 2018, U.S. sports betting legalization efforts have come in waves, a series of early adaptors last year ...

Sports Betting Legislative Lasso: Half Of US States Look At Legalizing  Legal Sports Report

Our weekly tour of the legislative landscape for US sports betting bills discovers legislation filed or laws enacted across more than half of all states.

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.

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

Rhode Island has offered legal sports betting since November 2018. Revenue figures for the first full month have now been revealed.

Glowing rock fight, Statehouse stash, hometown hero: News from around our 50 states  USA TODAY

These glowing rocks found in Michigan's Upper Peninsula along the shores of Lake Peninsula are known as Yooperlites, but the term is trademarked. (Photo: ...

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

The DOJ's recent reinterpretation of The Wire Act threatened interstate online gaming, until a judge ruled in favor of the industry Monday.

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Police: 4 people now detained in Vermont slaying, motive unknown  Journal Inquirer

ENFIELD — Two men taken into custody Wednesday and charged with second-degree murder are among four suspects arrested in connection with the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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):

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

DOJ Memo Says No Wire Act Enforcement of Non Sports Bets Until...  Lineups

A week ago this past Tuesday a New Hampshire federal judge put limitations on the US Department of Justice's 2018 reinterpretation of the Wire Act. The ruling ...

Vermont Lottery Rolls the Dice With Gambling Machines in Bars  Seven Days

Last November, Shooters Saloon in St. Albans acquired its first Touch Play lottery machine. The gray, 5-foot-tall console looks like a hybrid arcade game and...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

2 Vermont homicide suspects taken into custody in Enfield  WWLP.com

Two men wanted in connection with a homicide in Burlington, Vermont, were taken into custody in Enfield Wednesday night.

Summer snow, yellow jacket super nests, laundered cat: News from around our 50 states  USA TODAY

Montgomery: Scientists are cautioning Alabamians to be on the lookout for yellow jacket super nests. Researchers say milder winters combined with an ...

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.

9 Arrested in Raids on 2 Houston Poker Clubs | Texas News  U.S. News & World Report

HOUSTON (AP) — Nine people are facing charges after officers raided two poker clubs in Houston as part of an organized crime investigation.

Alabama Legislative Committee Advances Lottery Bill | Alabama News  U.S. News & World Report

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A legislative committee has advanced legislation that seeks to start a state lottery in Alabama.

Opposition from NC lawmakers mounts to proposed Catawba casino in Kings Mountain  Charlotte Observer

A growing number of North Carolina elected officials — including Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper — are fighting legislation that would open the door for a Catawba ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Get Ready West Virginia Sports Betting, Competition Is On The Way  PLAYWV.com

A look at potential competition to West Virginia sports betting as we examine legal sports betting expansion the neighboring states.

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, ...

Here’s what to expect at the MGM Springfield casino opening next week  Boston.com

Massachusetts will have its first full-scale casino next week when MGM Resorts International opens the doors to its downtown Springfield location. And it's ...

Palladino joins board of CARTER Inc. | Local News  Stowe Today

Dawn Palladino has joined the board of CARTER Inc. – the Center for Addiction Recognition, Education, Treatment and Recovery — located in Stowe.

Panel: 90% of US sport bets could be online in 5 to 10 years  MyChamplainValley.com FOX44 & ABC22

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Some gambling and technology executives say 90% of sports betting in the United States will be done over mobile phones or the ...

'GameSense' Aims To Help Gamblers Understand The Odds Stacked Against Them  New England Public Radio

As MGM opens in Springfield, Massachusetts, regulators and casino operators are required to make sure problem gamblers have access to help. There's a new.

General Assembly to consider legalizing sports betting after Supreme Court decision  WTVR CBS 6 News

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia would become the ninth state to legalize sports betting under legislation being considered by the General Assembly this session.

Arkansas Casino Legalization Proposal Approved for Ballot | Oklahoma News  U.S. News & World Report

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A casino legalization proposal that two Native American tribes have each contributed more than $1 million to support was approved ...

Rhode Island Casino First in Region for Sports Betting  NECN

A casino in Rhode Island is becoming the first in New England to accept bets on professional sports. Sports betting began at Twin River Casino's Lincoln ...

NCAA betting blog: Underdogs having their day  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-Journal sports betting columnist Todd Dewey will be writing a live blog Thursday on the first day of the NCAA Tournament from the Westgate ...

Sports betting in Kansas could be done through apps; at bars and restaurants  WIBW

A Kansas lawmaker says sports betting could bring up to $1 billion to the state.

Can I Legally Host a Home Poker Tournament?  Study Breaks

The rules for poker differ by state, ranging from completely legal to completely illegal and with plenty of gray areas in between.

Casino panel hopes record $35 million Wynn fine serves as deterrent  Boston.com

BOSTON (AP) — The record $35.5 million in fines Massachusetts imposed on Wynn Resorts and its CEO reflect the many violations uncovered but are also ...

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 ...

Federal Judge Asks DOJ to Clarify Wire Act Position  VegasSlotsOnline

The DOJ issued a new opinion on the Wire Act last November, which could end online gambling. A federal judge has ordered the DOJ to clarify its opinion.

Which States Have Legalized Sports Betting?  Athlon Sports

Here's a list of every state that has legalized sports betting, along with those states that will have betting soon, or no sports gambling at all.

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.

Draw, Stud, and Hold'em: A Brief History of Poker in L.A.  KCET

It's one of the few survivors of California's days as the terminal part of the Old West.

NC Woman Gets $1 Lottery Ticket for Mother's Day, Wins $1.3M  U.S. News & World Report

AUTRYVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman was gifted a $1 lottery ticket for Mother's Day that turned out to be worth $1.3 million.

Sports’ great gamble, Part 2: Phoning it in  Boston Herald

Nobody should be that surprised that the next revolution in sports betting will not take place inside a casino but on your very own smart phone.

The Status of Legalized Sports Gambling in Every State After SCOTUS Overturns Federal Ban  Sports Illustrated

Find out if your state is considering legalizing sports gambling in the wake of a Supreme Court decision overturning a federal ban on betting.

Texas Hold 'Em Tournament And Casino Night Was A Winner For SOPAC  Broadway World

The South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) kicked off its Spring fundraising with a spectacular Texas Hold 'em Tournament and Casino Night on ...

2018 Midterm Elections: Poker Players React to Mixed...  CardsChat.com

The 2018 midterm elections took place Tuesday and like people from all walks of life in the US, poker players had some strong opinions on the results.

Bill to legalize sports betting passes Kentucky House panel, but still faces long odds  Lexington Herald Leader

A bill to legalize and tax sports betting in Kentucky and devote much of the estimated tens of millions of dollars in revenue to public pensions flew out of a House ...

Photos: Inside the new MGM Springfield casino  Boston.com

The grand opening of MGM Springfield is only days away. The 2 million-square-foot Main Street complex, which boasts games, restaurants, shops, a hotel, and ...

Former Wichita officer pleads guilty in gambling case  WIBW

A former Wichita police officer has admitted that he knew about illegal private poker games in the city for years but didn't report them to authorities.

Laura Osnes, Andy Mientus and More Set for Roundabout's 5th Annual CASINO NIGHT  Broadway World

Roundabout Theatre Company will host their fifth annual Casino Night, at the American Airlines Theatre (227 W. 42nd St). All proceeds benefit Roundabout ...

NH Lottery wins lawsuit over federal government Wire Act decision  WMUR Manchester

A judge has ruled in favor of the New Hampshire Lottery Commission in its lawsuit against the federal government over a decision that could have cost the state.

Retired Government Worker Revealed as $343M Powerball Winner  U.S. News & World Report

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Bailey has been playing the same six lottery numbers for 25 years and plans to keep on doing it — even though his digits finally hit ...

Exclusive: The Stars Group appoints new head of social gaming  EGR Global

The Stars Group (TSG) has appointed a new department head for its social gaming division as the operator reaffirmed its commitment to the vertical. Dimitri Kirin ...

Online Casino State of Affairs: Legality in United States  Lineups

Currently, only New Jersey, Nevada and Delaware have online casino games live. Pennsylvania has instant games available on the PA Lottery website, which ...

WSOP Attendance By State: Northeast Players Were Over-Represented  US Poker

Attendance was way up for the 2018 WSOP Main Event. Here's a state-by-state breakdown of where the players came from and why states are over- and some ...

What you need to know about the prospect of sports betting in Massachusetts  Boston.com

As NFL season kicks off, fans across the country will be considering a new prospect: legalized sports betting. While this has been the case in Nevada, other ...

VA Lawmaker Has Eyes Wide Open on Sports Betting  SportsHandle.com

Virginia lawmakers are looking to pass legislation in 2019 to legalize sports wagering, with a focus on opening up the mobile/web sportsbook market.























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