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When Are Online Casinos Coming To Your State? US Legislation And Gambling

When Are Online Casinos Coming To Your State? US Legislation And Gambling

Online gambling is a big deal lately, as many US states are fighting to legalize it. Some already have, with sports gambling being a particularly popular variant. Online sportsbooks are very convenient and provide great platforms for fantasy leagues. States that have legalized online gambling are already making tons of money, as evidenced by 2021’s revenue data. So then why isn’t it legal all over the USA? Well, like many other things, it comes down to the ideals of each state’s populace.

Submitted by Payton on, Dec/22/2021

New Jersey Governor Signs Aid Bill for Atlantic City Casinos

New Jersey Governor Signs Aid Bill for Atlantic City Casinos

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Tuesday night that will give tax relief to Atlantic City’s casinos — and possibly prevent the closure of as many as four of them.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/22/2021

How to Resolve Withdrawal Problems at UK Online Casinos

How to Resolve Withdrawal Problems at UK Online Casinos

UK online casinos not paying out is a common problem. Most British players have probably experienced this at least one time before. But although most players assume it is happening for shady purposes, there are times when it’s done for legitimate reasons. 

Submitted by Payton on, Dec/22/2021

Michigan Shatters Old Sports Betting Record

Michigan Shatters Old Sports Betting Record

The state of Michigan reports that $500.5 million was bet at the state's sportsbooks, combined mobile and retail, during the month of November, according to a state report released last last week. That was up from October’s $497.6 million, the previous record handle.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/21/2021

What's New in Casino Gaming

What's New in Casino Gaming

The gambling industry has evolved through various changes since its introduction several decades ago. The introduction of the internet was one of the biggest technological moves as it led to the birth of online casinos. We can now even see live games and the introduction of technologies such as virtual reality which aims to make the gaming experience better. Gamers understand that this space is ever-changing and are thus on the lookout for new products. 

Submitted by Payton on, Dec/19/2021

The Gaming Market and the Post Covid-19 World

The Gaming Market and the Post Covid-19 World

COVID-19 has made this year one to remember, and no matter what you think of it, it's here to stay. At the very least, until there is a vaccine, this will mean rethinking how business, work, entertainment, and socializing are conducted.

Submitted by Payton on, Dec/19/2021

Is it Possible to Gamble and Win Real Money from the Comfort of Home?

Is it Possible to Gamble and Win Real Money from the Comfort of Home?

Did you know you can win real money in your pajamas? Online casinos are a popular way to gamble without even leaving your house. It was never so easy to play and win. They are accessible, especially for those who live in territories where gambling is not very common.

That being said, there are some important things you have to consider in order to make safe bets when playing online. 

Submitted by Payton on, Dec/18/2021

You Can Now Place Sports Bets at Chicago Arenas, Stadiums

You Can Now Place Sports Bets at Chicago Arenas, Stadiums

Sports betting at Chicago's famed Wrigley Field and other sports venues received the green light Wednesday night despite some aldermen resistance.  Critics fear such a move will hurt tax revenue from a planned city casino.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/16/2021

Betting on the Buckeyes Will Be Allowed in Ohio

A common thread among most of the northern US states is the prohibition of betting on in-state universities and games that feature them.  Noteworthy is that Michigan does not have such a restriction.  And now comes word that Ohio will allow bets on their beloved Buckeyes.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/15/2021

Mirage Hotel in Vegas to be Converted Into Guitar-Shaped Structure

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hard Rock International said Monday it wants to see how a guitar-shaped hotel will play at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip.

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Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/14/2021

Online Casino Jackpots in 2021

Online Casino Jackpots in 2021

The idea of jackpots has existed for a while now; players have won tremendously both on the online progressive jackpot and on other casino games that feature jackpots. The largest progressive jackpot slots play unbelievably if well played. Some specific slot providers have developed the biggest online casino jackpots played throughout the world.

Submitted by Payton on, Dec/13/2021

Tips To Win More At Online Casino

Tips To Win More At Online Casino

The online casino has marked a significant change in this century. Due to the improvement of technology and the availability of the internet, many people are entering the virtual world of casinos. They can get free access and play any time of the day without any problem. With the availability of more platforms, the competition is also rising, and it is becoming very difficult to win.

Submitted by Payton on, Dec/13/2021

5 New Strategies To Improve Your Online Casino Gaming

5 New Strategies To Improve Your Online Casino Gaming

Online casinos have become much more susceptible to people all around the world. The access to the internet in every household and the improvement of gadgets have led people to play casino games on the visual platform. Unlike on-land casinos, you will get a lot more advantages playing online casino games.

Submitted by Payton on, Dec/13/2021

Violent Brawl Breaks Out at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City: Video

A violent brawl involving dozens of suited-up men broke out inside the Harrah's Casino in Atlantic City around 3 am Tuesday, chaotic footage shows.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/10/2021

Esports Entertainment Group Partnering with Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City for First Sanctioned Esports Skill-Based Wagering Event in NJ

The launch will include a two-day 256-player in-person tournament, the first skill-based gaming event approved by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement where participants will be permitted to wager on themselves in each round of the event.

Submitted by Press Release on, Dec/10/2021

Ohio Gambling Revenue Breaks Record Even Before End of 2021

Before the end of the calendar year, Ohio’s casinos and racinos have already broken revenue records, bringing in $2.11 billion in gambling revenue going into December.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/09/2021

New Watch Out Florida Gambling Ads Target Seniors, College Age Individuals

New Watch Out Florida Gambling Ads Target Seniors, College Age Individuals

The new slickly produced airings come as Judge Angela Dempsey denied an emergency restraining order against Seminole-backed entities to stop airing the Watch Out Florida ads filed by Las Vegas Sands.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Dec/09/2021

Macau Kills Gambling: Stops China High Stakes Junkets

Macau Kills Gambling: Stops China High Stakes Junkets

Macau's gaming regulator has ordered junket operators in the world's largest gambling hub to stop offering credit to customers, according to brokerage firm Bernstein.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/07/2021

Chicago Sports Betting to Tack on Another 2 Percent

Chicago Sports Betting to Tack on Another 2 Percent

Illinois has a 15% tax rate on sports betting, Cook County imposes a 2% rate and now the city of Chicago wants to tack on another 2%.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/07/2021

Lawmaker: 4 Atlantic City Casinos May Close Without Tax Aid

Lawmaker: 4 Atlantic City Casinos May Close Without Tax Aid

Four of Atlantic City’s nine casinos are in danger of closing if the state does not pass a bill giving tax breaks to the casinos, New Jersey’s outgoing state Senate president said Monday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/07/2021

Tips To Enhance Your Strength In Online Casinos

Tips To Enhance Your Strength In Online Casinos

Online casinos have changed the world of gambling. With the help of technology and the fast-growing internet in almost every household, people can just sit on their comfortable chairs and log in to online casino sites, play games and win amazing rewards. The web-based casino has many new types of games that are much more exciting and intriguing.

Submitted by Payton on, Dec/06/2021

Las Vegas Sands Files Suit in Latest Development Involving Florida Gambling Expansion Saga

Las Vegas Sands Files Suit in Latest Development Involving Florida Gambling Expansion Saga

The Las Vegas Sands has filed suit against a lobbying group representing the Seminoles in Florida.  The suit, filed in Leon County on Wednesday, claims a “tortious interference with business relationships.”

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/03/2021

Will Online Casinos Continue to Grow in Post Pandemic

Will Online Casinos Continue to Grow in Post Pandemic

In early 2020, during the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic, many industries all over the world had been forced to temporarily or permanently close due to lockdowns. That greatly affected the economy and caused great loss not just for businessmen but also among workers.

Submitted by Payton on, Dec/02/2021

Pari-Mutuels in Florida Urge Appeals Court to Reject Seminoles' Motion for a Stay in Sports Betting Case

West Flagler Associates, parent company of Magic City Casino, submitted its official response to the Seminole Tribe’s emergency motion for a stay in its Florida mobile sports betting case claiming the “irreparable harm” cited by the Seminole Tribe is self-inflicted.  West Flagler Associates noted that the Seminoles continue to take mobile bets even after a federal judge ordered them not to.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/01/2021

The End of Macau as We Know It?

The End of Macau as We Know It?

The world's largest casino hub may be no more following a series of arrests over the weekend that demonstrate China's crackdown on gambling enterprises tied to the mainland.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/01/2021

What Are the Most Popular Slots in the US?

What Are the Most Popular Slots in the US?

Slots games have been hugely popular in recent years, with online casinos bringing them closer to millions of players. Yet, the list of the most popular games of this type varies in different parts of the world. The growing trend for American states to introduce online casinos means that now is a good moment to consider which slots are most popular in the US and why this is the case.

Submitted by Payton on, Dec/01/2021

$224,000 Jackpot at Seminole Classic Casino Win Follows $1 Million Jackpot Hit in California Casino

$224,000 Jackpot at Seminole Classic Casino Win Follows $1 Million Jackpot Hit in California Casino

A lucky guests scored almost a quarter of a million dollars today on a slot machine at Seminole Classic Casino in Hollywood Fla.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/01/2021

Report: VIP Gaming Rooms in Macau Shuttered Following Arrests

Embattled gambling operator Suncity Group Holdings has closed all VIP gaming rooms in Macau, the world’s largest gambling hub, after the company’s chairman was arrested, according to Reuters. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/30/2021

Nevada Casinos Match 8-months Mark for $1B in House Winnings

Nevada Casinos Match 8-months Mark for $1B in House Winnings

Nevada casinos matched a record streak of eight straight months of $1 billion or more in house winnings in October, showing that hospitality and tourism have returned to pre-pandemic levels in a state dependent on gambling revenues.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/30/2021

Mohegan Gaming Finalizes Financing for South Korea Project

Mohegan Gaming Finalizes Financing for South Korea Project

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, the corporation that owns the Mohegan Tribe's various gambling enterprises, announced Monday it has completed the $1.5 billion in financing needed to develop the first stage of a casino and entertainment resort in South Korea.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/29/2021

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Safer Gambling in 2022 - Tips for Users and Potential Legislation from the Govt

Safer Gambling in 2022 - Tips for Users and Potential Legislation from the Govt

The gambling and iGaming industry in Ireland is worth millions of Euros a year. This shows, if nothing else, that those in Ireland are huge fans of online casinos and sports betting. The issues in Ireland are that many of the laws that regulate gambling are somewhat outdated. Some of these date back as far as 1930 and so can obviously never cover the phenomenon of online gambling.

Justice Stephen Breyer to Retire: Odds on Who Might Replace Him

Justice Stephen Breyer to Retire: Odds on Who Might Replace Him

Federal Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, who is a former Breyer law clerk, is among the early favorites to replace Breyer.

What Makes a Good Sportsbook

What Makes a Good Sportsbook

There are over a thousand sportsbooks today. Yet, some operators have hundreds of thousands of gamblers while others are struggling to widen their clientele.