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2018 Jockeys and Jeans to be held at Canterbury Park

2018 Jockeys and Jeans to be held at Canterbury Park

posted on June 08, 2018 by

The June 23, 2018 “Jockeys and Jeans,” event, the now yearly benefit to raise funds for the Permanently Disabled Jockey Fund (PDJF) will be held this year at Canterbury Park near Minneapolis.

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Macau officials advise enhanced enforcement on illegal use of ATMs

Macau officials advise enhanced enforcement on illegal use of ATMs

posted on June 08, 2018 by

Macau government officials have advised financial institutions to step up enforcement on the illegal use of UnionPay Automatic Teller Machine cards to evade exchange controls. It’s the latest move by China to try and halt the illegal movement of money out of the country.

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So What The Heck is Integrity Monitoring, Anyways?

So What The Heck is Integrity Monitoring, Anyways?

posted on June 07, 2018 by

Preserving the “integrity of the game” has been the NFL’s and fellow leagues’ rallying cry that pushed Congress enacted the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) in 1992, which banned full-fledged sports betting outside Nevada.

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New Jersey Assembly OKs sports betting law

New Jersey Assembly OKs sports betting law

posted on June 07, 2018 by

The New Jersey Assembly has unanimously approved a bill that would legalize sports betting. The bill approved Thursday now goes to the state Senate, which also is expected to approve it, and then to the desk of Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy.

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Golden Nugget Atlantic City may be frozen out of sports betting

Golden Nugget Atlantic City may be frozen out of sports betting

posted on June 07, 2018 by

The Golden Nugget in Atlantic City may be frozen out of the state’s new sports betting commerce. A new law would allow the Golden Nugget to open a sports book after betting is legalized but Fertitta would have to sell his majority interest in the Houston Rockets.

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Playtech sells entire stake in sports betting, gaming group GVC Holdings

Playtech sells entire stake in sports betting, gaming group GVC Holdings

posted on June 07, 2018 by

Major online gaming and financial trading systems provider Playtech has announced that it has sold its entire stake in multinational sports betting and gaming group GVC Holdings.

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Unincorporated areas of Cook County, Illinois will allow video gambling

Unincorporated areas of Cook County, Illinois will allow video gambling

posted on June 07, 2018 by

Unincorporated areas of Cook County, Illinois will allow video gambling after commissioners voted Wednesday to allow the terminals in the cash-hungry county. The measure doesn’t impact Chicago where such terminals remain illegal.

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Perspective on Louisiana Legislation on Gaming

Perspective on Louisiana Legislation on Gaming

posted on June 06, 2018 by

The Louisiana Legislature's 2018 General Session, which wrapped up early on May 18, 2018, greatly impacted the Louisiana gaming industry with approximately 30 bills being filed, addressing almost every aspect of gaming – from riverboats to horse racing. 

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Las Vegas, Charlotte finalists for site of 2020 Republican National Convention

Las Vegas, Charlotte finalists for site of 2020 Republican National Convention

posted on June 06, 2018 by

Las Vegas and Charlotte, North Carolina, are the finalists for the site of the 2020 Republican National Convention, reports political reporter Jon Ralston in the Nevada Independent.

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AGA announces CEO Geoff Freeman accepts position at GMA

AGA announces CEO Geoff Freeman accepts position at GMA

posted on June 06, 2018 by

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has announced that that CEO Geoff Freeman has accepted the position of President and CEO of the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), the leading representative of the $2.1 trillion food industry.

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Arlington Park fabulous; racing not so much

Arlington Park fabulous; racing not so much

posted on June 06, 2018 by

One Mann's Opinion | As we await Saturday’s historic try by Justify at Belmont Park to win horseracing’s elusive Triple Crown, I remain as confused as ever as to how my favorite sport can get back on its feet once more.

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Governor Kicks Off Legal Delaware Sports Betting

Governor Kicks Off Legal Delaware Sports Betting

posted on June 05, 2018 by

Governor John Carney officially placed the first single-game sports wager outside of Nevada at Delaware’s Dover Downs.

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Delaware debuts sports betting

Delaware debuts sports betting

posted on June 05, 2018 by

Vegas Sports Books | The dream of legally betting sports outside of Nevada finally becomes a reality Tuesday morning in Delaware as they’ll accept their first wager just weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court repealed the Professional Sports Protection Act now allowing all states the opportunity to get the betting ball rolling.

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Sports betting out of the gate in Delaware

Sports betting out of the gate in Delaware

posted on June 05, 2018 by

Gaming Insider | Casino companies hungry to grow are monitoring the opportunities that may come their way as Wynn Resorts adjusts to the expectations of new leadership and doors are opened to sports betting across the U.S.

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So you want to open a sportsbook…

So you want to open a sportsbook…

posted on June 05, 2018 by

The Analyst | Ever since the Supreme Court opened the door for other states to take advantage of sports wagering, interested gaming operators have been faced with a series of decisions: Operate their own book, partner with an existing sportsbook operator or outsource sportsbook operations.

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AGA looks at problem gambling

AGA looks at problem gambling

posted on June 05, 2018 by

A New Hampshire non-profit group has received a nearly $5,000 grant to help fund its efforts to help residents suffering from gambling addictions.

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LEAD1 pushes back on betting

LEAD1 pushes back on betting

posted on June 05, 2018 by

Tom McMillen, CEO of an association of college athletics directors, says its members should, at some point, expect a game-fixing scandal in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision to allow widespread wagering on sporting events.

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There’s gold in Northern Nev.

There’s gold in Northern Nev.

posted on June 05, 2018 by

Although always overshadowed by Nevada’s booming hospitality and gambling businesses, mining commerce continues to thrive with the recent announcement that Las Vegas-based Bonanza Goldfields Corp. has agreed to acquire Mizpah Mines, LLC.

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New Jersey Sports Betting Bills Clears Committee, Readying for Floor Vote

New Jersey Sports Betting Bills Clears Committee, Readying for Floor Vote

posted on June 04, 2018 by

The New Jersey state Assembly advanced on Monday a NJ sports betting bill that will legalize sports wagering in the Garden State – at long last.

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Delaware sports betting will use Scientific Games' technology

Delaware sports betting will use Scientific Games' technology

posted on June 04, 2018 by

Scientific Games Corporation's technology will be used to implement the Delaware Lottery's expansion to full-scale sports betting. Delaware is expected to begin offering sports betting at its three casinos, becoming the first state to begin single-team sports wagering.

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Dye-ing to Know | The part of his job that can be the most agonizing is actually what Ed Malinowski enjoys best. Malinowski is the corporate director of race and sports for Golden Entertainment, Inc., which includes the Stratosphere, two Arizona Charlie’s properties and a resort in Laughlin.

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GamingToday's Bookies Battle the Point Spreads Week 3 | Las Vegas' top casino bookmakers pick the point spread winner of every NFL game. The Bookies Battle will be featured weekly throughout the 17-week pro football season.

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The betting options continue to expand for the Vegas Golden Knights as they enter their second season in the NHL. The self-proclaimed misfits aren’t so anonymous anymore after shockingly winning the Western Conference championship and going to the Stanley Cup Final before losing to Washington in five games.

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The Arkansas Supreme Court has imposed an Oct. 1st deadline for both sides of an initial lawsuit over the state’s proposed "casino amendment." Voters are scheduled to decide on casino gambling expansion in a November vote.

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Times Square could produce more excitement than usual Thursday when the UFC hosts New York City-area fans at a viewing party for a news conference promoting what it calls its biggest fight in its history. 

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