Both Indiana And Hawaii See New Gambling Bills In Early 2022

Casino Gambling In Indiana

The Indiana House of Representatives sees two potential iGaming bills presented that would bring online casinos to the Hoosier State. Hawaii lawmakers present a bill to potentially launch local casinos. INDIANAPOLIS – As government bodies begin to reconvene for the New Year, new bills are presented. Indiana and Hawaii see bills that would affect their…

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Florida Pari-Mutuels Drop Lawsuit Appeal Against Seminoles

Florida Gambling Lawsuit

The Magic City Casino and Bonita Springs Poker Room lawsuit appeal has been dropped by the plaintiffs. The initial lawsuit challenging the Seminole Tribes sports betting compact was struck down by U.S. District Judge Allen Winsor. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – One Florida lawsuit appeal that challenged an earlier ruling against pari-mutuels aiming to stop Florida sports…

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IGT Sports Betting Operation Goes Independent, May Go Public

IGT Casino - Sportsbook

International Gaming Technology PLC (IGT) recently announced plans to separate its sports betting business as a standalone operation. The Digital & Betting business entity will be available independent from IGT and could potentially go public after a year of operation. LONDON – During an investor day event, International Gaming Technology PLC (IGT) announced plans to…

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Florida Sports Betting Compact Jeopardized, Judge Takes Case

Florida Sports Betting Lawsuit

Judge Dabney Friedrich chastises the US Department of Justice for not being prepared to answer questions about the legality of the Florida sports betting compact. Lawmakers attempted to have the case dismissed and did not present a valid argument. Judge Friedrich has given the Department of Justice until Tuesday to present a valid argument. TALLAHASSEE,…

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Online Gambling Revenue Spikes In New Jersey And Pennsylvania

Sports Betting Revenue

Pennsylvania casinos reported $97.8 million in online gambling revenue in September. New Jersey casinos reported $122.6 million in online gambling revenue in September. Online poker went up in New Jersey but dipped in Pennsylvania. TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey and Pennsylvania iGaming players were active in September, as both markets saw an increase in action…

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Michigan Sees Major September Revenue Boom At Detroit Casinos

Motor City Casino

The MGM Resorts, MotorCity Casino, and Greektown Casino have seen a combined $110.4 million in gambling revenue for September 2021. Table games and slots reported $106.9 million, while retail sportsbooks reported $3.5 million. Revenue has spiked year-over-year compared to September 2020’s $87.9 million that was reported. DETROIT – Detroit casinos have seen a successful September,…

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Chicago Bears Purchase Arlington Casino From Churchill Downs

Arlington Park

Churchill Downs has sold its Arlington International Racecourse to the Chicago Bears. Churchill Downs also withdrew its bid for a new casino in Waukegan, Illinois. CHICAGO – The Chicago Bears have purchased the Arlington International Racecourse from Churchill Downs. The purchase came to be a $197.2 million acquisition between the two entities and will ensure…

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Jesse Klein Wins $552,182 At WSOP Event For $25,000 H.O.R.S.E.

Jesse Klein

Jesse Klein wins the grand prize at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) $25,000 H.O.R.S.E. tournament. Klein was a relatively unknown competitor up until this victory. Klein took out Benny Glaser to claim the winning prize and title. LAS VEGAS – The World Series of Poker (WSOP) Event #2 Maiden WSOP Bracelet $25,000 H.O.R.S.E. saw…

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