Doral

A new gambling bill is being presented in the Florida legislature to expand gambling outside of the local tribes. The Seminole tribe currently runs the gambling in Florida and is backed by Walt Disney who also opposed the expansion of gambling in Florida. Former President Donald Trump is looking to open a casino at the…

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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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Senator Bryan Simonaire

Senate Bill 0243 in Maryland would make teaching high school students about problem gambling a requirement of the educational curriculum. People ages 18-34 are the most susceptible to developing gambling addictions which is why lawmakers want to educate them before issues arise. The Maryland General Assembly has until April 12 to decide on the fate…

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Texas Casinos?

Sheldon Adelson, billionaire and owner of Las Vegas Sands, has hired lobbyists in the state of Texas with the goal of legalizing casino gambling in the state. Current laws limit gambling in Texas to bingo, horse/greyhound races, and the state lottery. Texas House Bill 477 would tax casinos 18% of their gross gaming revenue and…

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Closed Casino

Michigan Governor Gretchen Esther Whitmer announced the closing of casinos for three weeks. The closing of the casinos, all located in Detroit, will lead to an estimated loss of over $67 million. The closures were caused by a spike in COVID-19 cases. DETROIT – Gamblers in Detroit will, unfortunately, be unable to partake in land-based…

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Casino Table Games Suspension

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment released an official notice to Gilpin County to shut down table games. Colorado has seen a 7.77% spike in positive COVID-19 cases. Capacity at casinos will be lowered to just 100 people at maximum. DENVER – Gamblers in Colorado, unfortunately, will not be able to play table…

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