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OUTLOOK 2024: Shapiro wants to tax skill games. He must first navigate Pa.’s wealthy, warring gambling interests.

HARRISBURG - As part of his budget pitch this year, Gov. Josh Shapiro says he wants to regulate and tax skill games to raise tens of millions of dollars in revenue. In making this proposal, the Democrat wades into a years-old battle for dominance of the gambling industry, which last year contributed $2.3 billion in tax revenue to the commonwealth's…
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OUTLOOK 2024: Shapiro wants to tax skill games. He must first navigate Pa.’s wealthy, warring gambling interests.
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Missouri treasurer defends ads on gambling machines

JEFFERSON CITY - The state treasurer of Missouri says he has no plans to remove decals of the official state seal with his name on them from unregulated slot machines as part of an agreement he made with a politically connected company that has flooded gas stations and bars with the gambling devices. In a letter Friday, Republican Vivek Malek, an…
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Missouri treasurer defends ads on gambling machines
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Gambling regulation in Brazil: local insights, steps forward and market impacts

The real-money gaming market in Brazil has always had the challenge to reconcile the complexity of socio-cultural factors with the reality of market demand. And as things stand, the nation still has imperfect gambling legislation - fragmented and incomplete, if nothing else. While land-based (and cruise-ship) casinos remain prohibited, the federal…
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Gambling regulation in Brazil: local insights, steps forward and market impacts
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UK confirms £2 maximum stake for under 25s playing online slots

Effective from September, the measures mark the first time maximum stakes have been introduced for online slots in the UK. The government has hailed the announcement as a "landmark" moment for the regulation of online gambling. Stake limits will come into effect from September this year, following secondary legislation. A six-week transition period…
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UK confirms £2 maximum stake for under 25s playing online slots
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Government to introduce £2 limit for online slots

Department for Culture, Media and Sport said it would introduce the £2 stake per spin for 18-to-24 year olds, and a £5 limit for those aged 25 and above. There is currently no limit on the amount people can bet on online slots. The DCMS said easily accessible online slot games were "one of the most addictive forms of gambling", associated with…
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Government to introduce £2 limit for online slots
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Maryland lawmakers propose legalizing online casino gambling with some pushback

BALTIMORE - A renewed push to legalize online casino gambling is making its way to the Maryland General Assembly. Lawmakers say bringing casino table games online could bring in millions of dollars to the state. While the benefits would be that it brings in money, some say they're worried it will only make the gambling addiction in Maryland…
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Maryland lawmakers propose legalizing online casino gambling with some pushback
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Companies fined for gambling ads in NZ

The casino industry is well-developed in New Zealand: reports indicate that around 80 per cent of the country's population engages in this risky entertainment. The local gambling infrastructure and regulations have made this pastime more accessible than ever, conditioning such high popularity. Casinos face stiff competition, so they have to attract…
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Netherlands launches consultation on proposed online casino protection measures

The consultation includes a proposal for financial risk checks. The Netherlands.- The Ministry of Justice and Security has opened a consultation on play limits for online gambling. The consultation seeks feedback on current protections under the online gambling legislation (KOA), which launched regulated online gambling in October 2021. The…
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Oswego OKs new regulations on video gambling

Oswego trustees have agreed to impose a cap on video gambling cafes and also on video gambling at gas stations in the village. The Village Board also decided not to grant any new video gambling licenses to convenience stores as part of the newly-approved ordinance, which is designed to regulate future gambling sites in town. The board in May 2013…
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Oswego OKs new regulations on video gambling
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Wyoming legislators won’t consider online casino bill

Representatives rejected a call to consider online casino. US.- Wyoming will not consider the legalisation of online casinos during the current legislative session. In a House vote, representatives rejected taking up igaming legislation 25-36-1. It required at least 42 votes in favour to advance. House Bill 120 would have allowed the state's Gaming…
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Wyoming legislators won’t consider online casino bill
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New York casino workers oppose legalization of igaming

Casino workers in New York have written an open letter to oppose the legalization of online gambling legislation in the state after fresh bills were put forward to bring the vertical live. Empire State Senator Joseph Addabbo put forward a fresh bill last month in an attempt to legalize the vertical. SB8185 would see a 30.5% tax rate on GGR and a…
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Review Online Casino Sites In Noway

In Norway, the realm of online casinos operates within a grey area of legality, presenting both restrictions and opportunities for players. Governed by laws such as the Gaming Scheme Act of 18 March 2022 no. 12 and the Gaming Scheme Regulation of 17 November 2022 no. 1978, the provision, marketing, or distribution of gambling activities without…
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Furor Over New York Online Gambling Bill

An open letter against online betting in the Empire State was signed by almost 700 Queens casino workers. A proposed bill to legalize online gambling in New York has proved hugely controversial in recent weeks. The bill, which is publicly supported by New York Sen. Joseph Addabbo Jr., has sparked massive criticism amongst casino workers, with many…
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Furor Over New York Online Gambling Bill
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Rules and laws regulating online casinos in Europe

Against the backdrop of European jurisprudence, gambling legality and online casinos and jurisdictions in Europe are major reasons that spring concern. The ample network of regulations that undergird online casinos assumes utmost importance for both the operators and enthusiasts who wish to participate in this emerging sphere. Online gambling is…
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Rules and laws regulating online casinos in Europe
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Complying with Germany’s intricate slot controls

For the fifth market analysis in the Slot Trumps series we're focusing on a market that took decades to regulate and is yet to fulfil its true potential. Germany's legislative journey started with an online ban in 2008. Fast forward 13 years and the 2021 Interstate Treaty on Gambling created a comprehensive online betting and gaming market, while…
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Wyoming legislators shut down online casino legalization efforts for the 2024 session

Wyoming legislators have rejected considering the legalization of online casinos during the latest legislative session. In a House vote, representatives turned down the opportunity to take up iGaming legislation in 2024 by a vote of 25-36-1. This means that House Bill 120, filed by Rep. Robert Davis earlier this month, will not be introduced or…
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Wyoming legislators shut down online casino legalization efforts for the 2024 session
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NetBet expands reach with Denmark launch

Issued by Danish regulator Spillemyndigheden, the new licence clears NetBet to offer online casino in Denmark. The operator is now active in the country, with players able to access a range of games. Active in Denmark via NetBet.com/dk, the operator is offering players slots, casino and live casino content. This includes games and titles from…
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Maryland lawmakers consider internet gambling legalization despite concerns from Casinos

WBFF - Fifteen years after Maryland lawmakers gave the green light for casino gambling, a new proposal seeks to allow gambling at home. Lawmakers are now considering whether to legalize internet gambling. It's a similar measure to one that the legislature failed to pass last year. The measure would allow almost anyone with a phone to gamble. "I can…
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Maryland lawmakers consider internet gambling legalization despite concerns from Casinos
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The Rise of Online Casinos as a Gambling Alternative in California

California is known for its vibrant entertainment industry and bustling cities. Recently the state has seen a significant rise in the popularity of online casinos, which has become an alternative to traditional gambling. With the convenience and accessibility offered by online platforms, more and more Californians are turning to virtual casinos for…
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The Rise of Online Casinos as a Gambling Alternative in California
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NYC casino workers bash bill that would legalize online betting in the Empire State

Nearly 700 Queens casino workers are blasting a bill that would legalize online betting in the Empire State - saying it's an attack on their jobs Employees at Resorts World casino at Aqueduct signed a letter accusing state Sen. Joe Addabbo, who has been pushing gaming legislation since 2019. "We find it appalling that you are pushing legislation…
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NYC casino workers bash bill that would legalize online betting in the Empire State
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Wyoming Online Casino Bill Dies In House

Shortly after being filed, a bill (House Bill 120) to legalize online casinos in Wyoming has failed, as the state's House of Representatives voted 25-36-1 to not take up legislation this year. If passed, HB 120 would have allowed anyone older than 18 to play legal online casino games. Operators would have been taxed at 10%, and up to five…
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Wyoming Online Casino Bill Dies In House
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The Evolving Landscape of Online Casinos in America

This content was produced in partnership with Bazoom Group. The allure of hitting a digital jackpot has never been more enticing, with the world of wagering expanding rapidly. Entering an online casino in the USA is like walking into Las Vegas from your living room, with the same thrilling games but without the need to book a flight. This growth is…
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The Evolving Landscape of Online Casinos in America
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IRS AC Backs Up Raising Tax Threshold On Slot Jackpots

Leaders of Congress, including Dina Titus (D-NV) who have been requesting from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to increase the tax reporting limit on jackpots from slot machines for almost a decade, have received some welcome support from an uncommon source, the agency's Advisory Council. Rising the threshold: In a ruling from November 2023, the…
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IRS AC Backs Up Raising Tax Threshold On Slot Jackpots
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North Korea sold illegal gambling sites to South Korean criminals: NIS

China-based company allegedly raised billions of dollars for DPRK regime's slush fund despite sanctions restrictions North Korean IT workers created and sold thousands of illegal gambling websites to South Korean criminals to raise billions of dollars in illicit funds for the Kim Jong Un regime over an unspecified period of time, according to…
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North Korea sold illegal gambling sites to South Korean criminals: NIS
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NC lawmakers say video gambling machine legislation could resurface this year

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Interest in authorizing more casinos in North Carolina during this year's upcoming legislative session appears tamped down based on comments from top General Assembly leaders. But this week they suggested an effort to sanction and regulate video gambling machines could resurface in the spring. A package considered by lawmakers…
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NC lawmakers say video gambling machine legislation could resurface this year
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Final Decision on New Queens Casino Expected

After months of intense negotiation and public pushback, New York State Senator Jessica Ramos went public by saying she is nearing a decision about whether or not to endorse a new casino and resort at Citi Field's complex in Queens. Citi Field is home to the New York Mets. Steve Cohen owns the Mets. This past Wednesday was the third and most…
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Final Decision on New Queens Casino Expected
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EKG report dismisses claims online casino regulation results in land-based cannibalization

Research commissioned by iDEA Growth and conducted by Eilers & Krejcik Gaming (EKG) has claimed the addition of igaming poses no threat of cannibalization to existing bricks-and-mortar casinos in the US. As online casino legislation continues to falter in the US, with just six states having regulated the vertical to date, concerns have previously…
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New Jersey Senator Pushes For Slot Machines At Horse Tracks

On Tuesday, New Jersey State Senator Joe Pennacchio once again called for the state to legalize slot machines at horse racetracks in the Garden State. According to a issued by the New Jersey Senate Republicans, Pennachio's legislation, SCR14, would form a consortium of Atlantic City casinos to operate the machines, which would generate significant…
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New Jersey Senator Pushes For Slot Machines At Horse Tracks
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Maryland Online Casino: Legislation & Potential Launch

Hey there, gamers! Get ready to level up, because Maryland is making moves to bring online casino action straight to your fingertips. Last week, Delegate Vanessa Atterbeary tossed her chips into the ring with House Bill 1319, a juicy piece of legislation that could pave the way for online gambling in the state. HB 1319 is set to hit the House Ways…
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Maryland Online Casino: Legislation & Potential Launch
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State regulators find Oxford Casino didn't violate laws or rules after email error

AUGUSTA, Maine (WGME) -- Oxford Casino didn't violate any state laws or rules when it mistakenly sent thousands of customers a winning promotional email last month, according to a recent ruling by. Each week, Oxford Casino holds an email promotion where it chooses five customers at random over email to win $250 in free slot credits. Last month,…
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State regulators find Oxford Casino didn't violate laws or rules after email error
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New Arizona gaming compacts with tribes to bring more casinos, slots

Gov. Doug Ducey on Thursday signed historic agreements with Native American tribes in Arizona that mark the most significant update to gambling in the state in decades. Ducey and a host of tribal leaders held a ceremonial document signing at the Heard Museum in Phoenix for the compacts, as well as a bill to allow sports betting that was tied to the…
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New Arizona gaming compacts with tribes to bring more casinos, slots
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The Legal Aspects of Online Gambling: What Players Need to Know

In the changing world of gambling, players must understand the legal aspects involved. With the increasing popularity of gambling, the laws surrounding it have become more complex and vary greatly from one jurisdiction to another. This article aims to provide players with information about the legalities of gambling helping them navigate this space…
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The Legal Aspects of Online Gambling: What Players Need to Know
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KYC at US Gambling Sites: Overview

As online gambling across the US increases, it has been essential to make the industry safer than ever. KYC stands for know your customer. It is a way that online gambling websites keep track of their clients and protect them. This regulation safeguards players and upholds integrity in the industry. The KYC process helps protect against money…
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The Alabama Baptist

Effort to expand gambling in state ‘a gospel issue’

Alabama Baptist and other faith-based leaders continue to speak out against the current gambling legislation anticipated to move quickly through the state House of Representatives. They also are sending an urgent message to all who are concerned to join them. "This one is really, really hot and very, very serious," Greg Davis, president and CEO of…
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Effort to expand gambling in state ‘a gospel issue’
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Wyoming Online Casino Bill: Wild West Wagering

Well, well, well, hold onto your cowboy hats, folks! Wyoming is considering dipping its spurs into the world of online casino wagering with the introduction of House Bill 120. Yeah, you heard that right. The land of majestic mountains and wide-open plains might soon be dishing out online gambling and spinning some virtual slots. Now, ain't that…
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Wyoming Online Casino Bill: Wild West Wagering
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Maryland Legislator Files Second Online Casino Bill

The push for mobile casinos in Maryland grew last week, as a second bill to legalize online casino gambling was introduced Friday by Delegate Vanessa Atterbeary. House Bill 1319, which is scheduled for discussion in the House Ways and Means Committee on Feb. 26, would award up to 12 online casino licenses. Unlike Senate Bill 603, which was…
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Maryland Legislator Files Second Online Casino Bill
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PA Governor Proposes 42% Tax on Skill Games

Pennsylvania's 2024/25 Budget Address came with a surprise that is likely to attract mixed reactions from operators. State governor Josh Shapiro is proposing to slap a 42% tax on skill games. Shapiro indicated during his budget speech that this tax could be implemented across the Keystone State as early as July, although the decision is yet to be…
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PA Governor Proposes 42% Tax on Skill Games
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Details on gambling proposal released

MONTGOMERY, Ala (AP) - Alabama lawmakers could cast their first votes next week on sweeping gambling legislation to allow a state lottery, sports betting and casinos in the Deep South state. If approved by lawmakers, the proposal would go before Alabama voters in the November general election, the first such public vote on gambling since a proposed…
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Details on gambling proposal released
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The Rise of Online Casino Gaming in Australia: Trends and Insights

The landscape of gambling in Australia has experienced a significant transformation over the past few years, with a noticeable shift towards online casino gaming. This burgeoning industry has not only reshaped how Australians engage in gambling but has also brought about new trends and insights that are worth exploring. One of the primary factors…
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The Rise of Online Casino Gaming in Australia: Trends and Insights
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Online Casino Gaming in Wyoming About to Be Legalized

The gaming market in Wyoming is growing rapidly, but the state is working hard on expanding other types of gambling, including online casino gambling. Online gaming legalization in Wyoming: Representatives Jon Conrad, Robert Davis, and others, sponsored House Bill 120 that will, if approved, make significant progress toward legalizing online casino…
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Online Casino Gaming in Wyoming About to Be Legalized
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Wyoming lawmakers propose igaming expansion to add online casino wagering

Wyoming lawmakers are exploring the addition of online casino wagering to the state's gaming market with the introduction of House Bill 120. Sponsored by Rep. Jon Conrad, Robert Davis, and others, the bill aims to authorize iGaming in the Equality State, building upon the established gaming market fostered by Gov. Mark Gordon's signing of sports…
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Wyoming lawmakers propose igaming expansion to add online casino wagering
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Wyoming lawmakers introduce online casino bill

House Bill 120 would allow up to five online gaming licences. US.- A group of Wyoming lawmakers has introduced House Bill 120 in a bid to legalise online casino. Sponsored by representatives Jon Conrad, Robert Davis and others, the bill would allow the state's Gaming Commission to issueup to five interactive gaming operator permits. Under the new…
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Wyoming lawmakers introduce online casino bill
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Lost Ark: Banned in Belgium Due to Gambling Mechanics

Lost Ark is one of several games released in the last decade that has enjoyed positive traction and reviews - despite being banned in some countries due to potentially nefarious in-game mechanics. Specifically, Lost Ark's in-game loot boxes came into conflict with the established online gambling laws in countries like Belgium and the Netherlands.…
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Lost Ark: Banned in Belgium Due to Gambling Mechanics
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Gambling or good, clean fun? Some storeowners want skill games to return

As Virginia's General Assembly continues to hash out how to regulate skill games, some local business owners are pushing for slots-like betting games to be allowed back into stores arguing that they're a valuable source of revenue for their businesses and for the state. "Our industry would like to have the skill games back again because it's extra…
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Gambling or good, clean fun? Some storeowners want skill games to return
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Maryland Will Vote To Legalize Online Casinos In 2024

Maryland is gearing up for a crucial vote determining whether online casinos will be legalized in 2024. This is a significant moment in the state's gambling laws and regulations, which have undergone numerous changes over the years to keep up with the industry's evolving landscape. From establishing brick-and-mortar casinos to introducing online…
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From Silicon Valley to the Slots: California's Online Real Money Casino Scene

GAMING - California, popular for its innovation and technological advancements, is now witnessing a new wave of innovation through online real money casinos. Traditionally known as the hub of Silicon Valley, California is embracing the digital revolution in the gambling industry. It offers players the convenience and excitement of gambling from the…
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From Silicon Valley to the Slots: California's Online Real Money Casino Scene
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Wyoming Legislators Introduce Online Casino Bill

A quartet of Wyoming legislators, seemingly out of nowhere, introduced an online casino bill earlier this week. Representatives Jon Conrad, Robert Davis, Sandy Newsome, and Tom Walters introduced House Bill 120 to legalize "interactive gaming" and to be overseen by the Wyoming Gaming Commission. Walters was the primary sponsor of Wyoming's…
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Wyoming Legislators Introduce Online Casino Bill
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Online casino legalization bill tabled in Wyoming

House Bill 120, sponsored by Reps Jon Conrad, Robert Davis, Sandy Newsome, and Tom Walters, aims to legalize online casino three years after sports betting went live A new online casino casino bill was introduced in Wyoming earlier this week and has been sponsored by four state representatives. State Representatives Jon Conrad, Robert Davis, Sandy…
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Online casino legalization bill tabled in Wyoming
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Alabama lawmakers push sweeping gambling bill that would allow lottery and casinos

A group of Alabama lawmakers has unveiled a sweeping gambling bill that could authorize a state lottery and 10 casinos across the conservative Deep South MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- A group of Alabama lawmakers unveiled a sweeping gambling bill Wednesday that could authorize a state lottery and 10 casinos across the conservative Deep South state as some…
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Wyoming Lawmakers Introduce Online Casino Measure

Wyoming lawmakers are looking to add online casino wagering to its gaming market. House Bill 120, sponsored by Rep. Jon Conrad, Robert Davis, and others, has been introduced in hopes of authorizing iGaming in the Equality State. Wyoming is home to an established gaming market after Gov. Mark Gordon signed sports betting measure House Bill 133 into…
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Wyoming Lawmakers Introduce Online Casino Measure
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me88 Appoints Gatita Yan as Its Latest Brand Ambassador in the Online Casino Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia--(Newsfile Corp. - February 4, 2024) - me88, an online casino Malaysia that recognized by more than 50 countries, is named Malaysian influencer Gatita Yan (Tong Lee Yan) as its newest global brand ambassador. That being said, me88 will now have two brand ambassadors at the moment, namely Conor McGregor, the UFC Champion, and…
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Illegal Gambling Machines Found in Cimarron

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - The Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission said agents and law enforcement seized illegal gambling machines from a gas station in Gray County. A news release said on Wednesday that agents, along with the Gray County Sheriff's Office, served a search warrant at 111 Avenue A in Cimarron. Google Maps shows this address as Corner…
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The Digital Evolution of the Casino Experience

Since the turn of the millennium, online gambling has seen a swift rise in popularity among South African players. The ability to log into a gaming site from the comfort of your home has changed the landscape of gambling in the region. Imagine shuffling through the bustling casino floors of yesteryear; the clinking of coins, the shuffling of cards…
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The Digital Evolution of the Casino Experience
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Maryland gambling update: Latest Legislation Update

Following an unsuccessful attempt in 2023, Maryland Sen. Ron Watson is renewing efforts to legalize online poker and casino gaming in the state. Watson has been a big proponent of online gambling, and last week he filed a bill with hopes of giving bettors a new form of gambling. Here's more on the latest Maryland gambling update. SB 603 would allow…
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Maryland gambling update: Latest Legislation Update
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Online Gambling in Australia and New Zealand: A Detailed Overview

The phenomenon of online gambling has taken a unique trajectory in Australia and New Zealand, reflecting each nation's cultural, legal, and social attitudes towards gambling. This exploration delves into the intricacies of the online gambling landscapes in both countries, highlighting their regulatory frameworks, market dynamics, societal impacts,…
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Online Gambling in Australia and New Zealand: A Detailed Overview
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Online casino app use and rules globally

The rules surrounding online gambling and the use of casino apps vary from place to place, and it has become near impossible to keep track of what country thinks what and what rules are binding. This confusion necessitates this list as it features countries across the globe that allow the use of casino apps, the rules surrounding them, and legal…
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Online casino app use and rules globally
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Online casino bill introduced in Maryland Senate

Senator Ron Watson filed SB0603. US.- Maryland senator Ron Watson introduced SB0603, which seeks to legalise online casinos in the state. If passed, the legislation would make Maryland the eighth state in the US to legalise igaming. Maryland law currently allows for brick-and-mortar casinos, retail sports betting, and online sports…
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Online casino bill introduced in Maryland Senate
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ANJ issues warning over illegal online casinos on Facebook

ANJ says it is aware of several illegal operators using this method to trick players into gambling on their sites. The regulator monitors Facebook daily and is working with the social media giant over the matter. To date, ANJ has reported approximately 400 website URLs to Meta, the parent company of Facebook. This has resulted in the closure of 137…
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ANJ issues warning over illegal online casinos on Facebook
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Maryland lawmakers revisit online casino legislation with updated bill filed at the Senate

A legislative push to legalize online casinos in Maryland through a voter referendum has been reintroduced after facing setbacks last year. Maryland State Senator Ron Watson's bid to allow online casinos, first introduced as SB267 in 2023, is now being presented in the state's Senate under the designation SB603 for the current legislative…
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Maryland lawmakers revisit online casino legislation with updated bill filed at the Senate
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Maryland Legislator Files Bill To Legalize Online Casinos

Maryland Sen. Ron Watson filed his highly anticipated online casino bill Friday, beginning the state legislature's 2024 effort to legalize mobile casinos. Maryland is considered one of the states most likely to legalize online casinos in the near future. Maryland law currently allows for brick-and-mortar casinos, retail sports betting, and…
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Maryland Legislator Files Bill To Legalize Online Casinos
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The MGCB Halts Illegal Gaming Operations in Michigan

The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) issued three cease-and-desist letters to two U.S.-based online gambling entities and one international operator. The regulatory agency announced on its official website that its investigations showed these entities are offering online gaming services to residents of Michigan without proper licenses, which is…
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The MGCB Halts Illegal Gaming Operations in Michigan
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Pier Creates Brouhaha Around Mississippi Casino Project

The future of a ninth retail casino in Biloxi may be in question after the Mississippi Secretary of State earlier this week issued a statement contending that the state gaming commission "incorrectly assessed and improperly applied" a court decision with regard to the building of a pier at a new casino site. In a statement Monday, Secretary of…
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Pier Creates Brouhaha Around Mississippi Casino Project
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Virginia Senate panel approves first batch of casino bills

As Virginia lawmakers continue to discuss the addition of new casinos in the state, Richmond appears to be out, Petersburg seems to be in and Northern Virginia looks like a question mark. A state Senate panel took action on an initial batch of gambling bills Wednesday, offering some early indicators of what policymakers might do on the topic this…
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Virginia Senate panel approves first batch of casino bills
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Svenska Spel Decides To Close 2 Casino Cosmopol Venues

Svenska Spel plans to officially close the Casino Cosmopol facilities in Malmö and Gothenburg. The main reason for this decision is the limited profitability of the facilities, the firm revealed on January 24. The rise of online gambling as a cause of closure: The increase in online casinos during recent years has led to a decrease in the number of…
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Svenska Spel Decides To Close 2 Casino Cosmopol Venues
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Evolution Investor Sues Over Customers’ Alleged Illegal Gambling

An Evolution AB shareholder is suing the Swedish online gambling giant, alleging the company made false and misleading statements about its involvement with casinos that operated illegally in some markets. The proposed class action, filed Tuesday, said Evolution customers have been targeted by regulators in places like Australia and Sweden for…
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Evolution Investor Sues Over Customers’ Alleged Illegal Gambling
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Arkansas Racing Commission defers vote on new Pope County casino license process

The issuance of Arkansas' fourth and final casino license will be delayed - again - likely for months. And if the litigious history of the Pope County casino permit is a guide, the wait could be far longer. The Arkansas Racing Commission, which oversees the state's casinos, met for a half hour on Wednesday, but it took no action, instead deciding…
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Arkansas Racing Commission defers vote on new Pope County casino license process
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Recent Reports Suggest iCasino Cannibalization Fears Overblown

The fear of brick-and-mortar casino cannibalization has long been cited as a reason why states avoid legalizing online casinos. Two recent reports looking at the potential iCasino markets in Indiana and Maryland suggest those fears are overblown. The Innovation Group released a study about Maryland's online casino potential in November of 2023,…
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Recent Reports Suggest iCasino Cannibalization Fears Overblown
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A WOMAN who had won a whopping $43 million prize was left disappointed when the casino offered her a steak dinner instead. Katrina Bookman hit the jackpot at the Resorts World Casino in Queens, New York City - but her victory turned sour soon after. Bookman decided to have a go on the slot machines and after pulling the lever, the woman was left in…
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Your Guide to the Best Online Casino for the Czech Republic.

Online casinos have gained popularity in the Czech Republic, offering a convenient gaming experience from home. This guide helps you choose the best online casinos 2024 ensuring the safety and enjoyment of your gambling experience. In early 2017, a fresh gambling legislation, often colloquially referred to as the gambling law, was enacted. This new…
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Hotly anticipated: Michigan to legalize four categories of online gambling

Michigan has a vibrant gambling scene, with some form of the activity having been present in the state since the early 20th century. There are many regulations that keep the gambling industry up to standard and ensure that everything is legal and safe for consumers. At times, this has made knowing what is and isn't legal a little difficult, but new…
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Hotly anticipated: Michigan to legalize four categories of online gambling
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Brazilian gamblers spend about $11.1B on online gambling in 2023

Between January and November 2023, Brazilians spent about $11.1 billion on online gambling and betting. The data comes from a report by the Folha de S. Paulo newspaper, which is running a series of special articles on gambling and has based them on Central Bank statistics on remittances sent to companies abroad. By way of comparison, the amount…
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Brazilian gamblers spend about $11.1B on online gambling in 2023
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From coast to coast: Online gambling laws across Canadian provinces

Unlike many countries where a singular national framework governs gambling, in Canada, the responsibility rests with each province. Canada's way of managing online gambling varies significantly between provinces. For example, Quebec has tried to control internet gambling by blocking sites without a license. This is very different from Ontario,…
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Virginia gas station owners want their slot machines back, again.

RICHMOND - The slots-like gaming machines that Virginia has twice banned from gas stations, restaurants and convenience stores would blink back to life under legislation that lobbyists and legislators are pushing through the General Assembly. The measure could pave the way for slots-style gaming in every corner of the state, which approved the…
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Hochul puts daughter of casino lobbyist on gaming oversight board

Gov. Kathy Hochul appointed the daughter of a veteran gambling lobbyist to the state board that regulates the industry - raising concerns about potential conflicts of interest from government watchdogs, The Post has learned. Marissa Shorenstein - who served as head of Hochul's transition team when she became governor - was tapped as commissioner on…
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Hochul puts daughter of casino lobbyist on gaming oversight board
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Laws, scandals, and taxes: the future of gambling in Brazil

Gambling and online casino games have recently been thrust into the spotlight of Brazilian news, particularly after a feature on a game called Crash, owned by digital casino platform Blaze, aired on national television in mid-December. Several influencers - from Z-list former Big Brother contestants to world-famous footballer Neymar - were hired to…
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Laws, scandals, and taxes: the future of gambling in Brazil
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Michigan online gambling revenue hits record $2.30bn in 2023

Revenue for 2023 was 18.3% higher than the $1.98bn generated in Michigan in 2022. It also far exceeds the $1.40bn from the first year of legal betting in 2021. Reported figures include licensed commercial and tribal igaming operators in Michigan. Breaking this down, $1.90bn of total revenue came from igaming and $420.4m gross sports betting…
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Michigan online gambling revenue hits record $2.30bn in 2023
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iLottery coming soon to NY? Lawmakers propose legalizing online gambling

New York lawmakers are revisiting the idea of legalizing interactive gaming (iGaming) and iLottery. The proposal seeks to legalize online casino table games like poker, blackjack, and roulette. The initiative is seen as a starting point for discussions on generating new revenue streams for the state. Supporters estimates that iGaming and iLottery…
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iLottery coming soon to NY? Lawmakers propose legalizing online gambling
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Online Gambling Back On The Table In NY

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Interactive gaming or iGaming is a form of mobile or online wagering. New York legislators are currently considering a proposal that would include casino table games like poker, blackjack and roulette. State Senate Gaming Committee Chair Joe Addabbo is the sponsor. "It's a good bill," Addabbo said. "We got a lot of input from a lot…
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Online gaming sites operating without licenses, Mich. board says

Michigan Gaming Control Board sends cease-and-desist letters to U.S., international internet gaming companies accusing them of illegal operations NEWS RELEASE MICHIGAN GAMING CONTROL BOARD ************************* DETROIT - As part of its continued, relentless efforts to halt illegal gaming operations in the state of Michigan, the Michigan Gaming…
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Online gaming sites operating without licenses, Mich. board says
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Find The Best Online Gambling Sites In The USA

Embark on an exhilarating online gambling journey as we unveil the top-rated platforms in the USA. Whether you're a seasoned player or just starting, our guide will help you discover the finest online gambling sites offering thrilling games and exciting bonuses. 1. BetMGM 2. DraftKings 3. Caesars Introduction to Casino: BetMGM offers an immersive…
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Find The Best Online Gambling Sites In The USA
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Chile: Ministry of Finance presents bill to regulate online gambling platforms

The Chilean Ministry of Finance has submitted to the Senate's Economy Committee the bill that regulates online gambling platforms. The bill was approved in the first stage by the Chamber of Deputies. The presentation, made by the Undersecretary of Finance, Heidi Berner, with the support of the Superintendent of Gaming Casinos, Vivien Villagrán,…
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Chile: Ministry of Finance presents bill to regulate online gambling platforms
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NY Governor's Budget Proposal Excludes Gambling Bill

After a bill proposal to legalize online casinos was filed in the New York Senate with an aim to boost the US-largest online market, Gov. Kathy Hochul reportedly released the 2024 Executive Budget to exclude online casinos in the Empire State. As reported by Play NY, Gov. Hochul released the $233 billion Executive Budget on 15 January 2024 to…
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NY Governor's Budget Proposal Excludes Gambling Bill
Newsday

Las Vegas Sands environmental review advances in Hempstead, despite court ruling

The $4 billion casino resort proposal at the Nassau Coliseum site moves forward Thursday with public meetings on an environmental study led by the Town of Hempstead, despite a legal battle between the county and Hofstra University that had put the process on hold. Two "scoping sessions" are scheduled at the Long Island Marriott in Uniondale, at…
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NY Online Casino Hopes Dim Without Hochul's Budget Inclusion

It was a rough start for Sen. Joseph Addabbo's 2024 push to legalize online casino sites in New York. As she did last year, Gov. Kathy Hochul did not include potential tax revenue from online casino expansion in her budget. The news is a blow to the prospects of S8185, Addabbo's recently filed attempt to legalize online casinos in the state.…
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NY Online Casino Hopes Dim Without Hochul's Budget Inclusion
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Gambling on unlicensed sites fuelled by higher bonuses, says Danish study

Contrastingly, participants cited control and supervision, credibility and availability of the Danish language as reasons for gambling with licensed sites. The Danish study was based on an online survey, which was created by the country's regulator Spillemyndigheden in collaboration with Statistics Denmark. The target group were Danish citizens…
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Gambling on unlicensed sites fuelled by higher bonuses, says Danish study
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Excitement and fun with new games at Highway online casino

Highway online casino have long since gained popularity among gambling enthusiasts. However, in order to maintain interest in the game and attract new players, it is necessary to constantly update and expand the range of games. Highway Casino new games that promise to bring more fun and adrenaline to the world of gambling.� The fascinating world of…
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Lawyers raise concerns over new Curaçao online gambling regulation

The National Ordinance for Games of Chance (LOK) entered the Curaçao's parliament for approval in December. The LOK will overhaul how gambling is regulated in Curaçao. The change has been long pending since 2020 when the Netherlands government requested that Curaçao reform its gambling regulations as a condition of financial relief in the wake of…
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Lawyers raise concerns over new Curaçao online gambling regulation
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Understanding Online Casinos: RTP, Security & Legalities

Navigating the World of Online Casinos: RTP Ratios, Security, and the Legal Landscape The world of online casinos provides a virtual playground for gamblers, offering everything from table games and slot machines to live sports betting. With a myriad of payment methods and tantalizing bonuses, these platforms strive to attract and retain players.…
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Understanding Online Casinos: RTP, Security & Legalities
New York Post

Gambling in Miami Beach? No thank you!

Vegas by the sea? No thank you! With Florida's legislature back in session, a proposed bill is on the table that would extend casino gaming to Miami Beach and beyond. The only problem? Miami Beach residents don't want slot machines along their shores. The electorate - myself included - has repeatedly (and resoundingly) voted down the possibility of…
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Gambling in Miami Beach? No thank you!
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Senator Addabbo files fresh online casino bill in New York

New York State Senator Joseph Addabbo has formally delivered a fresh online casino bill in an effort to rectify last year's failed attempt to legislate the vertical in the Empire State. The senator introduced SB 8185 yesterday, January 11, as he once again makes a push to bring igaming to one of the US' most populus states. Among the proposed terms…
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Senator Addabbo files fresh online casino bill in New York