Sen. Jon Ford

The online casino bill, SB 0417 died after failing to reach the committee deadline. Bill sponsor Senator Jon Ford blames COVID-19 for causing fewer committee session days. Lobbyists did not have time to properly educate Senators on online casinos. INDIANAPOLIS – Online casino gaming in Indiana has unfortunately been set back indefinitely after the promising…

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Illinois Rep. Bob Rita

Democratic Rep. Robert Rita has filed a new bill in the Illinois General Assembly to bring online casino gambling to the Prairie State. The bill would launch legal casino sites through local casinos and racetracks should it be approved. Illinois already has online sports betting available. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Players in Illinois may soon be…

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Live! Casino - Philadelphia

The Cordish Companies Live! Casino & Hotel has officially opened in Philadelphia. This is the first time the popular casino product has entered the Philadelphia market. The casino is expected to bring in $100 million in tax revenue within its first five years to the city. PHILADELPHIA – The Cordish Companies has officially launched its…

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Plainridge Park Casino

A new Senate bill has been filed to bring legal Massachusetts sports betting to the state. The bill is backed by Senator Brandon Crighton. Should this bill pass, sports betting will be one step closer to launching in the Bay State. BOSTON – Legal sports betting in Massachusetts may become a reality in 2021 if…

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Atlanta Falcons

The legal gambling debate in Georgia has been reinvigorated in 2021. Georgia Rep. Ron Stephens believes sports betting is the easiest form of legal gambling to pass. Georgia has constantly voted against all efforts to bring legal gambling to its legislation. ATLANTA – As the legal gambling in Georgia debate continues, sports betting may be…

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Connecticut Legislature

Lawmakers in Connecticut are backing a new sports betting bill. Local tribes attempted to launch legal online gambling during the pandemic. Foxwood Resorts has partnered with DraftKings. HARFORD, Conn. – Connecticut may soon be offering legal sports betting in its legislation as lawmakers back a potential sports betting bill. If approved, the bill could see…

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YouTube

Google adds a new setting that allows YouTube users to limit the amount of gambling and alcohol advertisements they receive. The new settings were brought on by user feedback. The new features will begin being rolled out in early 2021. MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Google has just announced a new advanced settings option that allows…

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