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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.

Michigan Regulatory Committee Passes Online Gambling

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 ...

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.

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

New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Michigan lead 15 states backing New Hampshire's legal fight back against DOJ's new Wire Act opinion.

Bristol County 'Most Wanted' Man Captured in Vermont

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

Mega Millions, Powerball: the lottery, explained

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 ...

Casino revenues dropped in January  The Daily Gazette

SCHENECTADY - January may not be the best month to be in the casino business in upstate New York. Rivers Casino & Resort in Schenectady saw its gross ...

New Hampshire Lawsuit Against DOJ Wire Act Decision Grows

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.

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.

Fugitive returns to Massachusetts to face charges of theft from father  Boston 25 News

A Massachusetts man who disappeared three years ago after he was charged with stealing more than $100000 in veterans' benefits from his father has been ...

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.

Gambling expansion, a school regionalization fight and a ‘Bizzarro’ addition to the legislature. Last week in  Hartford Courant

The Capitol Watch newsletter for the week ending March 1, 2019.

11 States and DC Fight DoJ's Review of Wire Act  VegasSlotsOnline

Eleven US states and the District of Columbia have banded together in a legal fight against the Department of Justice's review of the Wire Act.

Contrasting of Vail Resorts Inc. (MTN) and Monarch Casino & Resort Inc. (NASDAQ:MCRI)  Lives Advice

As Resorts & Casinos companies, Vail Resorts Inc. (NYSE:MTN) and Monarch Casino & Resort Inc. (NASDAQ:MCRI) are our subject to compare. And more ...

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 ...

Rhode Island Online Sports Betting Passed as Lawsuit Looms

Despite threats of a legal challenge from state Republicans, Rhode Island lawmakers in the heavily Democratic General Assembly advanced online mobile ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

5 questions for state lawmaker who wants 'animal-killing contest' ban

Such bills have been proposed since 2003, but have never gone anywhere. Could this year be different?

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.

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, ...

A Reversal for Caesars Entertainment Corporation (CZR) Is Not Near. The Stock Rises Again | Thorold News  Thorold News

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.56, from 1.59 in 2018Q3. It fall, as 46 investors sold Caesars Entertainment Corporation shares.

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 ...

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.

The Sports Betting ‘Integrity Fee’ Is Back — In New Kansas Bill  Sports Handle

The “integrity fee” is back. Late last week, the Kansas State Legislature's Committee on Federal and State Affairs introduced SB 23, the Kansas Sports Wagering ...

Early Childhood Plan Stalls In Senate, State Raises Cap On Medical Marijuana Producers  KUNM

Governor Undeterred On Trust Spending For Pre-K – Associated Press New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham wants to keep the conversation alive about.

Al Capone, Dolores Huerta, gender-bending fashion: News from around our 50 states  USA TODAY

Raising campaign funds with bottles and cans in Maine, returning to normalcy on river in Ohio, and more B9335976769Z.1.

Elderly man turns $5 poker bet into $1M at New Jersey casino 11

A New Jersey man who was playing poker at an Atlantic City casino won $1 million after placing a $5 bet, a Facebook post by the Borgata Hotel Casino stated.

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 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 ...

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 ...

Sports gambling could join Keno at NH taverns

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

Photos: Inside the new MGM Springfield casino

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

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

All of the activity happened while the Supreme Court was considering whether to strike down the partial federal sports betting ban contained in the Professional ...

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.

Rhode Island Casino First in Region for Sports Betting  NECN

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

What Really Happens When You Hit a Slot Machine Jackpot

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 ...

Online poker potential after Supreme Court's PASPA ruling  ESPN

With legal sports betting on the horizon, online poker legislation has mostly fallen behind. Will that change after the Supreme Court ruling?

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

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 ...

Casino Royale fundraiser is this Friday in Stowe  Stowe Today

This Friday, Stowe Rotary is bringing Vegas to Stowe. It's hosting its first Casino Royale fundraiser at Stoweflake Mountain Resort and Spa March 16 from 6 to 10 ...

Tribal Gaming Interests Will Have Major Influence On U.S. Sports Betting  Sports Handle

Tribal gaming interests will have a lot more to say about the expansion of sports betting in the U.S. but have yet to say it.

March Madness Watch: Lipscomb and Liberty from the Atlantic Sun Conference

Liberty and Lipscomb are fighting to represent the ASUN Conference in March Madness this year. Lipscomb is led by senior sharpshooter Garrison Matthews.

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 ...

'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.

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 ...

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

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 ...

College Hockey: Vermont rallies to edge RPI 4-2  The Daily Gazette

BURLINGTON, Vt. — Max Kaufman scored twice, and Vermont tallied three power-play goals as it erased a 2-0 deficit to beat RPI 4-2 in the second round of the ...

Are Western States Lagging on Sports Betting? Mountain States

Though East Coast states have been quick to legalize sports betting, the western states seem to be slower to take action.

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 ...

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.

Lawmakers Poised To Legalize Sports Betting In Washington D.C.

Looking to beat Maryland and Virginia to the punch, Washington, D.C. is positioned to legalize sports betting on Tuesday.

First Rhode Island Sports Bet Launches New England Market

Rhode Island sports betting is now legal. The Ocean State took its first wager Monday, becoming the eighth state in the nation to do so and the first in New ...

The Power 15: Ranking States In Order Of Their Odds Of Legalizing Sports Betting In 2019

A team of eight industry experts evaluates and ranks states by their likelihood of passing sports betting legislation in 2019.

D.C. Lottery Wants to Extend Monopoly to Intralot

Three weeks to the day after the D.C. Council passed a bill to legalize sports betting, it will take up additional legislation that will allow the D.C. Lottery to partner ...

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

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.

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 ...

2018 World Series of Poker - Peter Eastgate, the forgotten WSOP main event champion, on why he's happy living the simple life  ESPN

Ten years after he won the 2008 World Series of Poker main event, Peter Eastgate has sold the bracelet (for charity) and settled into a quiet, comfortable life in ...

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 ...

Virginia Sports Betting Bill Filed Ahead of 2019 Session

A Virginia lawmaker has filed HB 1638, which would legalize sports betting. The bill calls for a 15 percent tax rate and $250000 licensing fee.

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 ...

Breaking Down The Stars Group-NBA Marketing, Data Deal

This latest NBA deal points to numerous continuing trends as the U.S. sports betting business continues to expand. Full breakdown within.

2018 World Series of Poker main event - Power outage brings premature end to Day 5 with 109 players remaining  ESPN

In one of the most unusual moments in the history of the World Series of Poker main event, a power outage caused by intense rainstorms in Las Vegas ended ...

Table games will be a big draw at G2E  GamingTodaySlotsToday

Casino Games: Winning Strategies | There are just two more weeks to go until the 2018 Global Gaming Expo. This is the major gaming convention and a ...

PA Approves Temporary Regulations, Expects Sports Betting Applications

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Wednesday voted unanimously to pass its temporary regulations for sports betting in PA at a meeting at the ...

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.

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.

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

Gamblers wager nearly $683,000 in first week of Rhode Island sports betting

Gamblers placed nearly $683000 in wagers on professional sports during the first week of legalized sports betting in Rhode Island. Read more on

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 ...

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.

$620 million Powerball jackpot: No one wins, jackpot leaps to $750 million  CBS News

Highly anticipated drawing came a night after single ticket won Mega Millions jackpot of almost $1.6 billion.

Charlie Baker announces bill to legalize sports gambling in Massachusetts

Gov. Charlie Baker announced Thursday that he plans to file legislation to legalize bets on professional sports in Massachusetts, following the Supreme Court ...

Q&A With Sara Slane On Emerging Sports Betting Trends In States Without Casino Gaming  Sports Handle

As states without casino gaming consider legal sports betting, gaming advocates believe the trend shows that the activity is becoming mainstream nationwide.

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.

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.

Checking in on West Virginia’s Sports Betting Plans and Launch

Last we checked in on West Virginia sports betting, Governor Jim Justice forced a meeting between professional and collegiate sports leagues and team ...

U.S. Department Of Justice Reverses 2011 Opinion, Expanding Wire Act Reach Beyond Sports Betting

An opinion issued by the Justice Department makes the Federal Wire Act applicable to all forms of online gambling beyond sports betting.

Two North Dakota Lawmakers Set to File Sports Betting Bills

Two North Dakota lawmakers are preparing to file bills that would legalize sports betting in a state that only allows gaming through charitable organizations.

State of Gambling: Waves of change rock New Jersey gambling industry

New Jersey's gaming market is poised for changes after MGM purchases the Yonkers racetrack in New York and racetracks proceed with sports betting.

Where Do Gubernatorial Candidates Stand on Sports Betting? West Edition

In Part II of this series, Sports Handle takes a look at the candidates and whether sports betting is an issue in governor's races in the West.

In Vermont, This 14-Year-Old Can Run for Governor Before He Can Drive or Gamble - Hit & Run :  Reason Ethan Sonneborn begins his freshman year of high school this year, he will simultaneously be running for governor of ...

Minnesota Lawmaker Planning To Introduce Sports Betting Legislation

Lawmakers from at least three states have filed sports betting legislation ahead of their 2019 sessions. A Minnesota state senator could well make it four.

Revenues dip at Massachusetts and Connecticut casinos

Gambling revenues have dipped at Massachusetts' casinos for another month. Read more on

West Virginia Sports Betting Rules Ignore Pro Leagues’ Intimidation Tactics

The West Virginia Lottery Commission rejected the pro leagues' input on their law and regulations entirely. The leagues will fight on, despite the blow.

Tribal Sports Betting: Resolving Myriad Issues: Part II  Sports Handle

Continuing an examination of potential sports betting at Native American casinos. To read part one, click here. The future of sports betting in the U.S. is likely to ...

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 ...

The Stars Group organic revenues up 7% as poker slips back  EGR Global

The Stars Group today reported a 7% rise in Q3 revenues from its core PokerStars and BetStars business, as the firm continues to integrate the recently acquired ...

Industry: Casino Games; Las Vegas Casinos Genting Strip  GamingTodaySlotsToday

Industry: Gaming Insider | Casino games are not the only pastimes for people with a fondness for Las Vegas casinos and the processes that produce them.

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.

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 ...

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 ...


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