This Blog will keep you up to date on the latest news from the gaming community.
Read this article on my blog page: Pennsylvania's gambling business is growing by leaps and bounds, including their tax revenue. However this could be controversial.
The DOJ’s new Wire Act opinion has created a cloud of ambiguity in the US gambling industry. It reverses a previous 2011 opinion that limited the scope of the Wire Act to sports betting only. But, under the new interpretation, the 1961 federal law extends to all forms of online gambling. According to gaming experts, the new opinion could rip to shreds not only the online gambling businesses in certain states, but also state lotteries and horse racing. Read more on my blog page.
For all you poker players, Here's the 2019 World Series of Poker schedule for this year in Vegas at the Rio Resort & Casino.
The Foxwoods Casino in Connecticut announced a Play It First New Game Zone that Opened on December 10th. Play It First is an innovative gaming area that allows guests to experience brand-new table games, including industry-first concepts.
The Play It First program features four unique table games: Dragon Poker, 3 Card Blitz, along with new twists on Ultimate Texas Hold ‘Em , and Double Draw Poker. Foxwoods team members are stationed in the New Game Zone to help players get acquainted with the new offerings.
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November 24, 2018. Pennsylvania Opens for Sports Betting: Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Grantville began taking sports bets last week. Pennsylvania is the seventh state to offer live sports wagering. Here’s the link to the status of legal sports betting in the United States. Read more on my blog page:
If the New York State legislature ever gets off the ground and starts to legislate, Resorts World Catskills and Bet365 will offer sports betting and other on line gaming. read more on my blog page.
Commercial Gambling Win Up: Gambling revenue from an estimated 460 commercial casinos in the U.S. set a record of $40.3 billion in 2017, an increase of 3.4%. The top market was Las Vegas with $6.4 billion, followed by Atlantic City with $2.4 billion, and Chicagoland with $2.0 billion.
The government of Ontario Canada has awarded a contract to the Native American "Mohegan Sun" tribe of Connecticut to own and operate its two Niagara Falls casinos, "Casino Niagara", and "Fallsview Casino Resort. Read more on my blog page.
New Jersey could overtake Nevada in sports betting revenue by 2021 according to a gaming research firm. It was NJ that challenged the ban that led to the Supreme Court overturning it. Read more on my blog page.
Looks like the NFL is getting ready to grab a piece of "Sports Betting" now that the ban has been overturned.
This is the same NFL that once vowed never to host a team in a city that promotes sports betting, yet plays games in the UK, where sports betting is widespread.
The same NFL that played a home game for the Buffalo Bills every year for 5 years in Toronto, CA, where parlay sports wagering has been legal since the 1980's.
How about the upcoming Las Vegas Raiders? A home team in the city that had a gambling win of $6.4 BILLION in 2017!
No wonder the hypocrites want a piece of this newfound action!
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