Month / January 2010

Las Vegas Sands Sees South Florida Casino Resort in Future

Las Vegas Sands owner Sheldon Adelson is ready to pursue a casino resort with full gambling in South Florida.

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Nebraska’s Remote Gambling May Be Step to Online Gaming

Gambling on horse races at local bars is Nebraska’s initial step toward the convenience of online gambling, as lawmakers look to raise revenue by easing the difficulty in placing horse racing bets.

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Delaware Fights On for Sports Betting Rights

Delaware authorities announced they have decided to pursue the right to operate single-game sports betting and gambling to the US Supreme Court.

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States Rumbling Over US Sports Betting Ban

The federal law against sports betting is causing many states to complain as they look to expand gambling for revenue.

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New Jersey Considers Regulating Online Casinos

A New Jersey lawmaker is proposing letting state residents bet at Atlantic City resorts through online casinos.

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Harrah’s Expands Las Vegas Casino Oligarchy

Harrah’s Entertainment, who, along with MGM Mirage, already owns more than two-thirds of Las Vegas Strip casinos, is gambling on adding another property, the Planet Hollywood Casino.

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Seminole Casino Gambling Rejected as Florida Back to Step One

Florida lawmakers told Seminole leaders no thanks on their proposed casino gambling compact, as the legislature thinks a better deal can be found.

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Blackjack, Table Gaming Coming to Pennsylvania Casinos

The Pennsylvania legislature passed a bill bringing table games like blackjack to state casinos.

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PokerStars Sets Online Poker Record

For the third time in a year, PokerStars hosted an online poker tournament that set records as the largest poker event ever held.

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Thailand’s Online Lottery Gambling Under Political Attack

Online gambling was brought to the Thailand Lottery to abate illegal gambling, but the nation’s prime minister says the fear of unproved social ills forces the end of the system.

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Gambling Proliferation Attacked by Therapist Without Evidence

A California family therapist says increased exposure to gambling availability is causing more problem gambling, but his only evidence is anecdotal, while scientific research indicates otherwise.

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Online Casinos Pay Far Better Than Land on Sports Futures

Better odds and a wider variety of bets offered are reasons sports betting fans are leaving Las Vegas books for online casinos.

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