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Michigan iGaming Bill Passes, Could Bring Online Poker Soon

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State lawmakers passed MI HB 4916 unanimously in a Senate committee. The bill would allow for online poker to appear in Michigan. Lawmakers are hoping that the bill will be signed by the end of the week. LANSING, Mich. – State lawmakers passed a gambling expansion bill in the State Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on…

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Makati City In Philippines Limits Online Casino Licenses

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Applications for Philippine offshore gaming operator licenses will no longer be accepted. City officials believe that the allowing of so many licenses has increased crime in Makati City. A housing bubble is also the reason why applications have ceased. LAS VEGAS – Makati City officials have stopped issuing Philippine offshore gaming operator (POGO) licenses on…

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Second Hand Smoking Creates Case For Online Gambling

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Most casinos in Las Vegas still allow for smoking on the casino floor. Casino workers are getting sick due to second-hand smoking. Online casinos provide an alternative for those who do not want to be near smoking. LAS VEGAS – Over the years, many casino workers and casino players have gotten sick due to second-hand…

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William Hill Will Open Its First Florida Operation In December

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William Hill will open a racebook in Casino Miami. The racebook will bring in a number of amenities to allow for simulcast wagering. The William Hill racebook could eventually become a sportsbook if Florida legalizes. MIAMI – William Hill is set to open up a racebook in Casino Miami sometime in December. This new and…

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New Virginia Casinos Could Generate $260m In Tax Revenue

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This study was done by the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission. The audit shows that the casinos could generate $969 million in gaming revenue. Voters need to approve the bill before new casinos can be built. RICHMOND, Va. – A study released last week by the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission shows casinos…

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William Hill Will Open Its First Florida Operation In December

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William Hill will open a racebook in Casino Miami. The racebook will bring in a number of amenities to allow for simulcast wagering. The William Hill racebook could eventually become a sportsbook if Florida legalizes. MIAMI – William Hill is set to open up a racebook in Casino Miami sometime in December This new and…

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Over $72 Billion Is Spent A Year In Lottery Sales

Over $72 Billion Is Spent A Year In Lottery Sales

New York spends the most money on lottery tickets. Massachusetts has the most amount of people playing the lottery. Data show that low-income people are typically who plays the lottery. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Americans all over the country are spending over $72 billion in lottery tickets a year. Data from the 2017 Annual Survey of…

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Pro Gamers And Celebrities Play In King Of Twitch Poker Tournament

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King of Twitch Poker is organized by Americas Cardroom. Professional fighting game community players and influencers will play with celebrities. The prize pool for the first exhibition match is $10,000. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The exhibition match for King of Twitch Poker that features pro esports players and celebrities happens on Thursday. Twitch is a platform…

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A Second Oklahoma Tribe Is Interested In Opening Casinos In Arkansas

A Second Oklahoma Tribe Is Interested In Opening Casinos In Arkansas

The Choctaw Nation is interested in operating casinos in Arkansas. The Cherokee Nation from Oklahoma has also filed a similar application. The Cherokee Nation has support from Pope County while the Choctaw Nation does not. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Choctaw Nation has submitted an application to the Arkansas Racing Commission for a gaming license.…

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FanDuel Starts Daily Fantasy Sports Operations In Iowa

FanDuel Starts Daily Fantasy Sports Operations In Iowa

FanDuel is now accepting daily fantasy sports customers. DraftKings started DFS operations in Iowa about a month ago. No collegiate DFS contests are currently being accepted. DES MOINES, Iowa – FanDuel began daily fantasy sports (DFS) operations in Iowa on Tuesday. Legal sports betting and DFS both started in Iowa about a month ago. With…

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