Connecticut To Legalize Sports Betting In 2021? Lawmaker Thinks So

Rep. Sean Scanlon

Signs point to a legalized Connecticut sports betting market in 2021 lawmakers believe. The Nutmeg State would legalize Tribal sportsbooks in the state. HARTFORD, Conn. – Connecticut is pushing forward to get sports betting legalized for the state in 2021. Previous roadblocks to getting legislation approved are no longer issues, clearing the way for passage…

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Casinos In Atlantic City Suffer $112M Loss In 2nd Quarter

Atlantic City Casinos

The nine casinos in Atlantic City had a combined loss of $112 million in the second quarter because of the three-month period they were closed because of COVID-19. Online gambling platforms fared better for New Jersey even allowing a few to profit during the mandatory closures of land-based establishments. ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Atlantic City…

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Pennsylvania Sees Massive Financial Losses From Casino Closures

Pennsylvania Casino Closure

In the three months of mandatory shutdowns from the Coronavirus, Pennsylvania’s 12 casinos lost an estimated half a billion dollars in revenue for the state. Research analysts from the Allegheny Institute for Public Policy expect the Keystone State to continue to feel the effects of these losses in the years to come. PITTSBURGH – Pennsylvania…

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AGA Says They Require More Federal Funds To Stay In Business

American Gaming Association CEO Bill Miller

The American Gaming Association (AGA) is requesting more financial help through federal aid, specifically the current proposal known as the HEALS Act. According to the President and CEO of the AGA, Bill Miller, further funding is crucial for the gaming industry in the United States to weather the storm of COVID-19. WASHINGTON, D.C. – The…

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Massachusetts Adds Sports Betting To Economic Development Bill

Massachusetts Sportsbooks

A proposal for online sportsbooks that will not be affiliated with a land-based sportsbook has been added to an already advancing economic bill. The economic bill will help with many initiatives to help create and find jobs for residents of Massachusetts. The addition of the sports betting proposal can help the state economy and make…

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