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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.

Connecticut Sports Betting Bill Introduced for 2019 January 14th, 2019 4 min read

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

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

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 ...

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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, ...

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

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

News from around our 50 States  USA TODAY

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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.

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

Here's what to expect at the MGM Springfield casino opening next week

The $960 million, 2 million-square-foot complex includes a five-story hotel and 125000 square feet of gaming space. Read more on

Gambling - Ranking every US state by its current position in legalizing sports betting  ESPN

The Supreme Court ruled in New Jersey, opening the doors for states to introduce legislation for legalized sports betting. Ryan Rodenberg checks in on where ...

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 ...

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.

MGM opens Massachusetts casino with a flourish

Massachusetts' first resort casino with expanded gambling and entertainment options opened Friday with a Las Vegas-style flourish. Read more on

Photos: Inside the new MGM Springfield casino

Games, restaurants, shops, a hotel, and more.

Without sports betting, just how addicted to gambling is New Jersey?

New Jersey is gambling-addicted — really gambling-addicted, according to a new study by WalletHub.

The status of sports betting in Massachusetts as NFL season kicks off

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 ...

The Supreme Court OK'd sports gambling. See which states are open for bets.  WXXV News 25

Mississippi. Mississippi changed its law in 2017 to allow sports betting, and in late June gaming regulators determined it would be legal on July 22, Gaming ...

New England to Open Sports Betting by December  VegasSlotsOnline

New England is a proud sporting region and by the end of November 2018, residents will be able to place sports bets at two casinos in Rhode Island, which ...

MGM Springfield pulls in $9.5 million from gambling in first week

MGM's Massachusetts casino generated $9.5 million from gambling operations in its first week, state regulators reported Monday. Read more on

WSOP Attendance By State: New England Poker 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 ...

A Rhode Island casino started accepting sports bets Monday

A casino in Rhode Island is becoming the first in New England to accept bets on professional sports. Read more on

Golf club fined for alcohol, gambling violations

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

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.

Les Bernal on Predatory Gambling in the USA  Corporate Crime Reporter

Les Bernal is working on a ranking of the states with the worst predatory gambling problems. Les Bernal Stop Predatory Gambling Washington, D.C.. He hasn't ...

A 24-hour Napa cardroom proposed for Compadres site on Lincoln Avenue  Napa Valley Register

Could a little bit of Las Vegas be coming to Napa? A cardroom, offering games such as poker and blackjack, has been proposed as the next tenant of the space ...

'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.

2018 Midterm Elections: Poker Players React to Mixed Results

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.

Problem gambling: Vermont group helps addicts

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

New casino in Rhode Island opens to the public

A new casino in Rhode Island has opened to the public. Read more on

MGM says initial attendance, revenues strong for Springfield casino

Attendance from the MGM Springfield casino is exceeding expectations, and revenues appear strong, the casino's president said. Read more on

Drawing from city's proud past, can a casino spur revival?

Standing on Springfield's Main Street, the nearly $1 billion resort casino meant to spark a downtown renaissance doesn't immediately scream Las Vegas.

Legendary Casino building sold | Ketchum  Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

It was a popular haunt for Hemingway, and two bartenders have sworn the place is really haunted—they've seen the ghost.

New England Presents A Mixed Bag For Sports Betting

New England states are often linked together for their many similarities. They couldn't be more divided when it comes to sports betting. As states nationwide ...

Lawsuit alleges Wynn cheated to win Everett casino license

BOSTON (AP) — Casino mogul Steve Wynn and the company he founded lied and covered up misconduct to dupe Massachusetts into granting a license for a ...

Mohegan Sun blackjack dealer sentenced for cheating casino

Roy Mariano, 55, of New London, helped a gambler cheat the casino out of more than $78000. Read more on

These Are the Odds of a White Christmas in Your Area  Casino.Org News

Bing Crosby famously sang that “I'm dreaming of a white Christmas” song, and it has become something of a cliché at this time of year. Whether you love or hate ...

Push for casinos in New Hampshire falls short once again

Year after year, for about 20 years, state Sen. Lou D'Allesandro has tried to get a bill through the New Hampshire General Court to legalize casinos in the state.

David Ortiz denies involvement in gambling in response to book

David Ortiz has denied any involvement in gambling on baseball following the publication of a book by a former Major League Baseball security agent.

Don't bet on sports gambling coming to South Carolina anytime soon, lawmakers say  Charleston Post Courier

South Carolina's Democratic lawmakers still hope the state will one day legalize sports gambling, but they admit the risks may be too high for Republicans to ...

Springfield MGM casino earns $27 million during 1st month open

MGM has reported nearly $27 million in revenue during the first full month of operation at its Massachusetts casino. Read more on

MGM Springfield Casino Cites Problems With Unattended Minors  New England Public Radio

The volume of people who have visited MGM Springfield since it opened three weeks ago has well exceeded the gaming company's estimates. But casino.

Former NBA ref at the heart of notorious betting scandal issues warning about legal sports gambling  CNBC

Former NBA ref Tim Donaghy, at the heart of the basketball league's notorious betting scandal, says legal sports gambling comes with great dangers.

MGM: Over 150000 people visited Springfield casino on opening weekend

MGM is touting a strong opening weekend for its first casino in Massachusetts. Read more on

MGM sets opening date for Massachusetts casino

MGM Resorts International President Bill Hornbuckle said Wednesday that the company is now targeting Aug. 24 as the new opening date for the $960 million ...

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Latest No deposit casinos list for January 2019. 218 of bonuses separated by no deposit, free spins and free play bonuses.

Here's the tax bite on $1.6 billion Mega Millions and $620 million Powerball jackpots  CNBC

If you hit the jackpot in either Mega Millions or Powerball, you can count on paying the top federal rate of 37 percent on your income, along with state taxes ...

Springfield man arrested after 'random' assault at MGM casino, police say

A Springfield man is facing assault charges after state police say he randomly attacked a New York man at the MGM Springfield casino on Sunday.

Century Bancorp, Inc. (CNBKA)'s CEO and President Barry Sloane Obtained 35 Shares; Full House Resorts (FLL)'s Sentiment Is 0.92  The FinReviewer

Barry Sloane Insider Buy In view of the acquision Barry Sloane made he is in the spotlight today. The CEO and President of Century Bancorp Inc and an insider, ...

Will Kentucky Horse Racing Make Room For Casinos?  PlayUSA

The Bluegrass State is looking into expanding into casino gambling. A new bill would authorize casino gaming at racetracks and at up to four new casinos.

Data shows Vermont best place to spot UFO  My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22

There is a long history of UFO sightings across the country, but data shows you have a better chance of seeing one in Vermont.

Gambling - Sports betting bill tracker for all 50 states  ESPN

Any U.S. state that wishes can now offer legalized sports betting. We rank the states by likelihood to pass sports betting bills in the future.

Premium Buses to Bring 300+ Casino Players per Week to MGM Springfield  Casino Games Pro

MGM Springfield is the brand-new casino resorts which launched operation recently and is aiming to completely transform the Massachusetts area. This is ...

Parx Casino Welcomes Alt-Rockers Snow Patrol To The Xcite Center  Broadway World

Parx Casino, Pennsylvania's #1 casino, announces indie rockers Snow Patrol will perform at the Xcite Center on Friday, September 28, 2018, at 8:00pm.

Billion-dollar bet: Will new casino thrive in crowded market?  Times Herald-Record

Jeff Gural doesn't just own Tioga Downs Casino Resort. He's the chief executive greeter. His uniform: blue jeans, orange Crocs and an open-neck, collared ...

420-Friendly Hotels: 29 Joints Catering to the Cannabis Crowd

With the rising popularity of cannabis tourism, it's essential for those seeking a weed-centric adventure to find 420-friendly hotels, as indulging in the green leaf is ...

Losing Streak: State Pays $8,000 a Month for Idle Lottery Machines  Seven Days

This story was first published at 1:38 p.m. This gamble didn't pay off. Since last June, 25 lottery machines leased by the state of Vermont...

Watch: 'Saturday Night Live' lampoons Vermont as a 'Caucasian paradise' in sketch with Adam Driver

“Saturday Night Live” took on Vermont's lack of diversity in a sketch over the weekend spoofing a neo-Confederate community meeting. In the skit, Jim, played by ...

Are Sin Taxes Healthy for State Budgets?  The Pew Charitable Trusts

When Kansas lawmakers found themselves facing a projected $900 million budget shortfall in 2017, then- Governor Sam Brownback (R) proposed tax hikes on ...

2 New Hampshire residents were arrested at Plainridge Park Casino for allegedly trafficking meth

They were arrested in the casino's parking lot in May where police also found a loaded handgun, authorities say. Read more on

Complete Local Casino Gambling Guide for US States 2019  Casino.Org News

How old do you be to gamble in casinos? Find out the legal gambling ages in all US States from AL ⇒ WY in our complete guide to local gambling in the US in ...

South Carolina unlikely to legalize sports betting, despite U.S. Supreme Court ruling  Charleston Post Courier

COLUMBIA — A short stack of South Carolina legislators is pushing to allow sports betting in the Palmetto State following a U.S. Supreme Court decision ...

Chasing Scoops: Johnny Quads on Poker, Dealing, & the National Enquirer

For John Wenzel, getting a scoop is something he's accustomed to – both at the poker tables and as a former editor for The National Enquirer. This unique job is ...

Moody's report finds casinos 'cannibalizing' revenues  The Daily Gazette

The opening of Rivers Casino & Resort in Schenectady and a second new casino in central New York has helped state gaming revenues but hurt their closest ...

12 New No Deposit Bonus Codes For January 2019 - Updated Daily  Latest Casino Bonuses

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The Current State of Sports Betting in the U.S. Who Will Legalize Sportsbooks Next?  USA Online Casino News

The U.S. Supreme Court lifted the ban on single sports gambling in May, and some states quickly rushed to legalize it. Before then, it had only been legal in ...

What Percentage of Lottery Winnings Would be Withheld in Your State?  Tax Foundation

The Powerball Jackpot has hit $550 million and Americans in 43 states and D.C. are lining up for tickets. Sooner or later, there will be at least forty-five big ...

A Lottery Player Wants Vermont to Shake the Habit  Seven Days

Cole Ward is one of the top-ranked master butchers in the United States. He's taught his trade to college students and farmers, been featured in...

WSOP Main Event final table review: Hutter leads day 4; Ivey falls

A quick look at the movers and the shakers in the $10000 WSOP Main Event, as Barry Hutter leads the final 310 players.

How Much Will You Pay in Taxes If You Win the Powerball Jackpot?  TIME

The lottery only withholds 25% of Powerball jackpot winnings, but when state and federal taxes are added in, winners pay much, much more.

Speaker: Gaming issues, pot legalization likely to wait until 2019  The CT Mirror

House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz was skeptical Tuesday that the legislature would resolve any major gaming issues or the legalization of marijuana this spring.

The 50-State iGaming Initiative: South Dakota to Vermont

A state-by-state look at the current iGaming landscape in the United States. Which states are primed for iGaming? Which are likely to pass? Find out here.

Springfield's MGM casino has opened its first building

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — MGM has opened the first building of its resort casino complex in western Massachusetts.About 50 employees moved into the ...

All 50 US States, Ranked by Gambling Addiction | Money  Money Magazine

Whenever legalizing gambling is discussed, it becomes a seriously contentious issue, for obvious reasons—fun and games can quickly spiral out of control into ...

Mississippi voters approved a lottery 24 years ago, so where is it?  The Sun Herald

Gov. Phil Bryant recently said he'd be willing to talk about a lottery for Mississippi after Alabama recently came close to passing one. Most other states have a ...

Gardena’s iconic Normandie Club poker room folds its cards  The Daily Breeze

Normandie Casino, the state's oldest card club and one of Gardena's original six poker rooms when the city was known as the “Poker Capital of the World,” is ...

Virginia resists the siren call of casinos as gambling halls proliferate across the country  Washington Post

State by state, they ante up, betting on gambling taxes as the casino industry spreads to every corner of the country and most points in between. Contained to ...


Gardena, sometimes known as the “City of Opportunity,” has a dense and storied history involving poker clubs. Max Votolato, author and filmmaker (producer of ...

Scout Gaming signs partnership deal with Milestone Entertainment

The partnership states that Milestone Entertainment and Scout Gaming together will offer Scout Gaming's products to the US market.

Romania Online Casinos  Latest Casino Bonuses

Romanian gambling market is a rapidly growing enterprise, emerging as an attractive European destination for prominent international operators. In March 2013 ...

Under New Law, Ex-Offenders Could Compete For Some Casino Jobs  New England Public Radio

Massachusetts lawmakers have passed a measure that would make it easier for people with criminal histories to work at casinos in the state, including MGM.

Gabriel: The real winner in the Supreme Court's sports betting decision? States' rights  AZCentral

Jon Gabriel: Congress has spent years yanking the reins from the hands of local governments. The Supreme Court finally helped give a bit of power back.

Smoking drinks and tower drops: Unexpected activities amp up the action at Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun

Somewhere between the time we drank a smoking cocktail designed by Pitbull and zip-lined off the roof of the Fox Tower...Read more on

Online Roulette Casinos and Bonus Comparison Guide  Latest Casino Bonuses

We have ranked the best Roulette Casino Bonuses by having detailed reviews of 1639 online casinos and then sorting a pool of 1825 casino bonuses.

Chicopee-based King Ward Coach Lines to provide service to MGM Springfield

King Ward Coach Lines is partnering with MGM Springfield to provide *service* to the casino from Massachusetts, Connecticut and Vermont.

Should lottery winners' names be secret? States debate the anonymity issue  Chicago Tribune

Even a jackpot isn't enough to buy anonymity for many lottery winners, whose names are often made public by state law.

Police: Woman scams Mohegan Sun casino to pay off sick cat's vet bill

MONTVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Police say a woman has used player reward cards to steal more than $70,000 from a Connecticut casino to pay off her sick cat's ...

Casino Cashback Offers and Bonuses  Latest Casino Bonuses

Online casino cashback offers! Full listing of casinos that offer rebates and in-house credits on losses to players, ranked and reviewed!

Rivers Casino poker tournaments to start Monday  The Daily Gazette

Rivers Casino & Resort in Schenectady will host weekday morning poker tournaments on site this month, starting Monday. The casino announced its initial plans ...

Poker Stories Podcast: High-Stakes Grinder Nick Petrangelo Not Driven By Money - Poker News

Poker Stories is a long-form audio series that features casual interviews with some of the game's best players and personalities. Each episode highlights a ...

Fertittas, Ruffin, Wynn Fueling President Trump's Early Reelection Campaign  Casino.Org News

Numerous Las Vegas billionaires including Sheldon Adelson, Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta, Phil Ruffin, and Steve Wynn gave tens of millions of dollars to ...

An Oregon Anti-Poker-Room Bill Bans "Chinese Chuck-a-Luck” and Something Called “Big Injun." What Are These Games?  Willamette Week

House Bill 2190, the anti-poker-room bill, also bans "Chinese chuck-a-luck" and something called "big injun." What are these games? And do you think Portland ...

Kasich Signs Fantasy Sports Bill; Ohio Becomes 18th State With Law  Legal Sports Report

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed a bill legalizing paid-entry daily fantasy sports in the state. According to lobbyists familiar with the bill, the governor enacted it ...

Report: Florida could offer sports betting in 7 years  NBC2 News

Legal sports betting could be offered in 32 states within five years if the U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of New Jersey's quest to offer such gambling, ...

A $23 million footbridge to the Wynn casino

The longest bike and pedestrian bridge in Greater Boston would also be its most expensive.The proposal to connect the mega-developments of Assembly ...


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