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Massachusetts man who stole veteran father's benefits gets prison time  WCAX

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) A Massachusetts man who evaded authorities for three years after he was charged with stealing more than $100,000 in veterans' ...

Soucy signs Family Leave Bill; House kills Casino Gambling, protects ACA  Manchester Ink Link

Democratic Senate President Donna Soucy signed a bill establishing paid family and medical leave insurance on Wednesday.It now awaits action from ...

Save Bucks, Win a Prize? Sounds Great but Consumers Aren't Biting  The Pew Charitable Trusts

More states are allowing banks and credit unions to entice customers to build up their savings by offering them lottery-like prizes. But even with a chance to win ...

Norton Man Stole VA Benefits from Elderly Father  wbsm.com

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office announced the 58-year-old man has been sentenced to serve 27 to 36 months in state prison.

RI “Cheat Sheet” — Little Help for Compulsive Gamblers, Expensive Beer, Companies with Best Reps  GoLocalProv

Welcome to this week's edition of the RI Cheat Sheet. The weekly feature focuses on important and interesting numbers, data, and high-value factoids that ...

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.

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.

Ex-Norton man sent to prison for bilking elderly father  The Sun Chronicle

NORTON — A former Norton man has been sentenced to serve up to three years in prison for bilking his elderly father out of more than $110000 in veterans ...

Judge gives Justice Department a deadline in lottery case  WCAX

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Fever-pitch squabbling heading to House, Senate  Seacoastonline.com

As the 2019 legislative session nears its end, the work ramps up, particularly for the Senate Finance Committee which must craft its budget plan by the first of ...

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.

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

Nonprofit gaming is a surprisingly large industry in Vermont — one that hauls in millions of dollars with little regulation or oversight.

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 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.

Sea dragons, human compost, Lego dinosaurs: News from around our 50 states  USA TODAY

A sea dragon swims at the Birch Aquarium at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego. The surreal creatures are only ...

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.

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.

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, ...

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.

Elections Matter: Midterms Hand Gambling A Mixed Bag Of Wins And Losses  OnlinePokerReport.com

Election results around the United States impacted the future of online gambling and sports betting both directly and indirectly in a variety of states.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

Rowland & Company Investment Counsel Upped Nordstrom (JWN) Stake By $1.21 Million; GVC HOLDINGS PLC DOUGLAS ORDINARY SHARES (GMVHF) Sellers Decreased By 0.07% Their Shorts  The EN Herald

Rowland & Company Investment Counsel increased Nordstrom Inc (JWN) stake by 0.1% reported in 2018Q4 SEC filing. Rowland & Company Investment ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Senior notes for Agawam, West Springfield, Westfield, Southwick and Hilltowns for May 15, 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 ...

‘Casino Night’ fundraiser at NC Museum of History canceled after legal questions  Durham Herald Sun

Republicans renewed their criticism of Gov. Roy Cooper's 2017 veto of a bill allowing nonprofit “game night” fundraisers featuring casino-style games and ...

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 ...

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 ...

Sports gambling could join Keno at NH taverns  Seacoastonline.com

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 ...

What Really Happens When You Hit a Slot Machine Jackpot  northernexpress.com

It's the dream of every slot player: Slide money into the machine, press the button, (or pull the handle if you're an old school player), and watch the symbols line ...

Can I Legally Host a Home Poker Tournament?  Study Breaks

There's nothing quite like getting the boys or girls around your place for a game of poker. It's a pastime that's enjoyed all over the planet. From Holland to Hong ...

Derby goats, Aubrey Plaza, penguin protest: News from around our 50 states  USA TODAY

Trevor the calming goat hangs out in Bret Calhoun's barn on the backside of Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., on April 24. Trevor lost one of his horns in a barn ...

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.

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 Lawsuit Against DOJ Wire Act Decision Grows  LegalUSPokerSites.com

Numerous states file amicus briefs to join the New Hampshire Lottery in its lawsuit against the US DOJ and AG William Barr for the recent Wire Act opinion.

2 Vermont fugitives arrested in Enfield; suspects in Burlington homicide  MassLive.com

ENFIELD, Conn. - Police on Wednesday night arrested two men who were wanted in Vermont in connection with a drug-related shooting on Tuesday that left ...

Why lottery jackpots keep getting bigger  Marketplace APM

Want to be a billionaire? The largest jackpot in U.S. history will be drawn on Tuesday night. The Mega Millions grand prize is now at $1.6 billion — the latest in a ...

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.

Revenues Dip at MGM's Massachusetts Casino in 2nd Month Open  NECN

Gambling revenues at MGM Springfield have dropped in the second full month of operation at Massachusetts' first resort casino. The state Gaming Commission ...

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 ...

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.

Legal Online Gambling Laws By State  USGamblingSites.com

The online gambling market in the USA has been changing rapidly over the past year, with many states looking towards full regulation and legalization of ...

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 ...

Giving birth to your granddaughter, roadkill deals and Jane Fonda: News from around our 50 states  USA TODAY

Gambling in Arkansas, regretting gambling in Michigan and more B9336115164Z.1.

Your state-by-state guide to sports betting in light of Supreme Court ruling  USA TODAY

While the U.S. Supreme Court in May opened the door for sports betting to become legal, it may be at least a year before that occurs in most states.

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 ...

Lottery Lawsuit Looms Over Budget Writing | New Hampshire News  U.S. News & World Report

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire lawmakers are writing the state budget without knowing whether they can rely on a key source of revenue, but the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

'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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

Two more WV casinos to offer sports betting soon, official says  WV News

CHARLESTON — The state's casinos continue to implement their new ability to offer sports betting, a practice which until earlier this year was prohibited by a ...

Will You Go to the New Casino in Massachusetts? [OPINION]  wbsm.com

This is the opening weekend of the first full resort-style casino in Massachusetts. MGM, a leader in destination entertainment, has opened in Springfield.

West Virginia approves online gaming | EGR North America | US and Canadian online real-money and social gaming industry insight  EGR Global

West Virginia has become the fifth state to authorize some form of online gaming after Governor Jim Justice let the West Virginia Lottery Interactive Wagering Act ...

Problem gambling: Vermont group helps addicts  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Founder of Vermont Council on Problem Gambling assesses challenges as she retires.

Massachusetts Has Highest Per-Capita Spending On Lottery Tickets  New England Public Radio

The winning ticket of the $1.5 billion jackpot was bought in South Carolina, but it's actually people in Massachusetts who get the biggest bang for their.

Sports Betting One Step Closer To Being Legal In Connecticut  New England Public Radio

Proposals that would expand gaming in Connecticut are on their way to the floor of the state legislature. Lawmakers passed several bills Tuesday, ranging from ...

North American Gaming Almanac 2018-2019: Gaming Revenue Data, State-by-State Comparisons, Property Profiles, and Statistics - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Associated Press

Press release *content* from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.

Ex-Casino Worker Accused of Rigging Slots, Stealing Jackpots  U.S. News & World Report

BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) — A former employee of a casino in Mississippi has been accused of rigging slot machines and taking money from fake jackpots.

How close is my state to legalizing sports betting?  ABC News

Movement toward legal sports betting hit a fever pitch during the first part of 2018. No fewer than a dozen states introduced or reintroduced legislation that would ...

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 ...

Mississippi Governor Has September Deadline on Lottery Bill  U.S. News & World Report

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has a mid-September deadline to sign a bill creating a state lottery to help pay for transportation, and he ...

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.

Ontario calls for end to online gambling monopoly  EGR Global

Online gambling in Canada's largest province of Ontario could be opened to private companies for the first time under new proposals unveiled by the province's ...

Best ATS bets for all first-round games in the 2019 NCAA tournament  The Washington Post

From 2005 to 2018, No. 1 seeds have a 29-26-1 record ATS in the first round.

Virginia to legalize online gambling and sports betting  EGR Global

The legalization of online gambling and sports betting in Virginia is less than a day away after regulators approved a bill to make both verticals legal in the state.

New Hampshire weighs pros and cons of sports betting  WCAX

LEBANON, N.H. (WCAX) There's a new push to legalize sports betting in New Hampshire, which would include online and a local option for retail locations.

How To Use NJ Sportsbook App Odds To Fill Out Your NCAA Tournament Bracket  NJ Poker Online

Filling out a March Madness bracket ahead of Thursday's tip-off can be a daunting task. Thankfully, New Jersey sports betting apps are here to help.

Connecticut Sports Betting Bill Introduced for 2019  Gambling.com

The Connecticut General Assembly will once again take up sports betting. After more than a year of deliberations in previous legislative sessions, Connecticut ...

New Virginia Sports Betting Bill Focuses On Mobile Wagering  SportsHandle.com

The third sports betting bill to be filed in Virginia spotlights mobile and internet sports betting with no mention of brick-and-mortar venues.

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 ...

Lottery says 29 N.H. towns to vote on keno starting in March  Boston.com

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Twenty-nine communities will vote in the coming months on proposals to set up the electronic bingo game keno, which would help fund ...

USA Land-Based Casinos Directory  USA Online Casino News

From the tribal casinos of the Everglades to the largest casino in America in Oklahoma, there are plenty of locales to offer the most bang for your buck.

NACS Approves of DOJ's Revised Online Lottery Opinion  Convenience Store Decisions

On Monday, DOJ released its Opinion on online gaming, which overturns the 2011 Opinion that legalized online lottery sales. The National Association of ...

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 ...

Kindred to launch Unibet in Pennsylvania following licensing partnership  EGR Global

Kindred has announced plans to launch its Unibet brand in Pennsylvania after agreeing a strategic partnership with local casino operator Mohegan Sun Pocono ...























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