Thursday, January 17, 2019

DFS bill moves ahead in Louisiana while sports betting falls behind

In the Louisiana legislature on Tuesday, both fantasy sports and sports betting were up for discussion and while the House advanced the daily fantasy sports (DFS) proposal, a Senate committee rejected...

Arkansas AG being sued by group pushing for casino amendment

After on Monday having rejected for the fourth time the ballot information for a constitutional amendment that would see the creation of casinos in Arkansas, Driving Arkansas Forward, has filed suit...

Illinois gambling bill focuses on veterans organizations

In Illinois, a bill that was overwhelmingly approved by state senators and has now been referred to the House Rules Committee would allow licensed veterans establishments, per the state Gaming Board, to...

Betsoft Gaming and Grand Casino sign new content deal

Continuing with their commitment to expanding within new markets, Betsoft Gaming has signed a new content agreement with Grand Casino, a new online casino gaming operator. The new long-term agreement will...

Nevada Gaming Control Board unanimously recommends amendments

Last week reportedly saw the Nevada Gaming Control Board use its latest public hearing to unanimously recommend that a number of amendments to the western state’s gaming regulations be adopted by...

Maryland’s only smoking & gaming patio opens at Maryland Live! Casino

Prior to the weekend, Maryland’s first and only outdoor gaming area opened to the public as Live! Casino & Hotel in Hanover held a ceremonial “Cigar-Cutting” welcoming visitors to the new...

East Coast Gaming Congress to focus on sports betting

The East Coast Gaming Congress is coming to Atlantic City June 13-14, providing attendees with information on several aspects of the gaming industry, including fantasy sports, online gaming, e-sports, skill-based gaming...

Supremes: PASPA unconstitutional; Sports betting legal in U.S.

In a 6-3 decision Monday, the United States Supreme Court determined that a 1992 federal law violated constitutional principles by forcing states to ban sports betting under their own laws. The case dealt...

Buffalo slot spits $1.4 million jackpot at Las Vegas Valley casino

The Green Valley Ranch in Henderson, Nevada was the site of a huge payday for one lucky local woman this weekend. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that according to a spokesperson for...

Ball and dice games coming to Oklahoma tribal casinos

In April, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed H.B. 3375 into law, a bill that will change the state’s gambling landscape. This new law will allow the state’s tribal casinos to begin...

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Hard Rock announces June 28 grand opening in AC

One of two recycled and reimagined Boardwalk casino resorts opening this year, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City will open on June 28. The...

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