Michigan Passes Online Gambling Bill

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Michigan completed online gambling legislation in one fell swoop with the Lawful Internet Gambling Act. The ambitious law passed via a 68-40 vote in the state House. The bill allows multiple casinos in the state to offer an online casino, poker, and sports betting. This is a major victory for the state, especially considering that …

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Pennsylvania Stalling On Gambling Legislation

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Pennsylvania has been the leading state in terms of gambling legislation behind New Jersey. The state began pushing a large gambling expansion bill back in 2016. It passed through the House of Representatives that year but failed to make it through the Senate. The bill made a comeback in 2017 and was making significant progress, …

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Bovada Releases New Iterations Of Single And Six Deck Blackjack.

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US facing online gambling destination, Bovada, has recently released new versions of single deck and six deck Blackjack. In the legal online gambling industry since 2011, Bovada finds their parentage from the famous global online gambling powerhouse, Bodog. Together they have been able to provide some of the most technologically advanced and accessible online casino …

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Illinois Hoping To Pass Online Gambling And DFS Legislation

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Illinois’ government officials are facing two gambling bills that could revamp the state’s gambling landscape. Both the state’s General Assembly and Senate saw bills expanding gambling in-state laid before them before the end of session. The bills pertain to expansion via more brick-and-mortar casinos and implementing Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) and state-regulated online gambling. The …

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New Jersey Online Gambling Revenues Still On the Rise

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When New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement released the most recent online gambling numbers last month, it was clear that the state’s online gambling revenues are showing no signs of slowing down. July’s numbers have broken the previous record yet again, in spite of the fact that gambling revenues typically dip during the summer months. …

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Pennsylvania Implements Casino Tax Hike

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Just a few short days ago, Pennsylvania state legislature approved a two percent tax increase on all table game revenue generated by land-based casinos. This brings the current table game tax rate to an all-time high of 16 percent. This is in addition to the staggering 54 percent tax that the state’s casinos already pay …

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Caesars Interactive Sell Off Will Not Include WSOP

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As Caesars Entertainment Operating Company (CEOC) is in the midst of voluntary bankruptcy proceedings, it is auctioning off one of the only two major assets that is not tied up in these proceedings, Caesars Interactive Entertainment (CIE). Currently, CIE ownership is split equally between CEOC and Caesars Acquisition Company (CAC), which is the other major …

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Pennsylvania Gambling Bill Shelved Until Fall

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Last week, Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf laid to rest fears that the state would pass some type of “crisis” legislation regarding online gambling to help balance their struggling state budget. Governor Wolf signed off on a revenue plan that includes future revenues from an “expansion of gambling.” However, there was no promise of future action …

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Pennsylvania Representatives Pass Online Gambling Bill

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Back in May we talked about how  Pennsylvania was considering an online gambling bill.  Recently, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed HB 2150 with a 114-85 vote. If it passes the Senate, the bill will allow the state to regulate all forms of online gambling, including online poker and Daily Fantasy Sports. It will also loosen …

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