1st month of Indiana sports betting draws $34.5M in wagers
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana Gaming Commission says the opening month of sports betting at Indiana casinos attracted $34.5 million in wagers.
Purdue bans staff, students from betting on Boilermakers
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — The Purdue University trustees have approved a policy banning faculty, staff and non-athlete students from gambling on sporting events involving any Purdue teams,...
Gambling in the dark: Casinos hit with power outage
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A lightning strike caused power to go out in several Atlantic City casinos for several hours early Sunday.
Atlantic City Electric tells the Press of Atlantic City...
Nevada regulators consider charity, nonprofit lottery rules
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada gambling regulators are close to amending rules for charity lotteries and games conducted by nonprofit organizations, amid questions about their effect on the charity wing...
Restraining order on DC’s sports betting contract granted
WASHINGTON (AP) — A D.C. Superior Court judge has issued a restraining order blocking the District from moving forward on its $215 million no-bid sports gambling contract.
Missouri getting complaints about unregulated gaming devices
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Gaming Commission has received 84 complaints this year that identified at least 200 possibly illegal slot machines and other gaming devices across the...
DC man requests injunction on sports betting contract
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Washington, D.C., technology developer who filed a lawsuit against the District's $215 million no-bid sports gambling contract has now requested a temporary restraining order...
Oaklawn announces increase in employees’ minimum wage
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort in Hot Springs is raising the minimum wage for its nearly 1,000 employees.
The racetrack and casino said Monday that it would increase...
New Hampshire gets 13 bids for sports betting
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Thirteen companies have submitted proposals to run New Hampshire's new sports betting system, lottery officials said Monday.
DC agency: Gambling contract is fine despite legal concerns
WASHINGTON (AP) — The District of Columbia's attorney general is looking into the legality of a $215 million sports gambling contract that was awarded without competitive bidding and approved by...
Lottery official says gaming machines eating away profits
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia lottery official is warning that unregulated gaming machines popping up in bars and convenience stores could hurt sales and cost the state millions in money used...
House speaker says state lottery cost the taxpayers money
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Democratic House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello says the state lottery cost taxpayers money by not ordering the removal of 360 underperforming video slots machines from the...
Sports betting timeline in Montana pushed to year’s end
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials say the state won't offer sports betting until the end of the year, and possibly longer.
Montana Lottery Director Angela Wong told an interim...
Rhode Island to remove 360 underperforming casino slots
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Lottery has ordered the removal of 360 underperforming video slots machines from the Twin River casinos.
Iowa casino fined for underage gambling violation
ALTOONA, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's casino gambling oversight commission has fined an Altoona casino for allowing a 19-year-old man to gamble and drink alcohol there earlier this year.
Justice Department to challenge internet gambling ruling
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Justice Department is planning to challenge a federal judge's ruling that a law prohibiting interstate wagering applies only to sports gambling, renewing the dispute over...
Iowa becomes 11th state in US to allow sports gambling
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Six Iowa casinos began accepting bets on sporting events Thursday, making the state the 11th in the nation and first in the Midwest to allow such wagering.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's Senate leader says a slow start means the country's first online-only sports betting law might not see its first wager until after the fall.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Lottery is looking for proposals from potential online vendors and retailers to offer sports betting after it became legal last month.
NCAA says no football injury reports this season
Standardized injury reports will not be implemented across college football this season after the NCAA explored the possibility in response to the rise of legalized sports betting.
Redskins to offer gambling-focused preseason telecast
The Washington Redskins will become the first NFL team to have a gambling-focused telecast of their games, offering cash prizes to viewers who correctly predict in-game outcomes during the...
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A judge could make a key ruling this month in a legal battle over whether a developer can open a sports book at a former southern New Jersey racetrack.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — June was a bad month for gamblers betting on pro sports in Rhode Island, but a great one for the house.
The state lottery announced Wednesday that betters wagered...
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa officials approved on Tuesday a final set of rules for the state's new law allowing sports betting, which is set to go live at noon on Aug. 15.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the indefinite closure of popular lotteries run by the government's sweepstakes agency due to alleged massive corruption...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The cousin of a D.C. council member is listed as chief executive of a business that would receive $3 million under a controversial no-bid sports gambling contract.
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Sankey talks link between sports gambling, mental health
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey considers the mental health of athletes an important issue to be considered when it comes to legalized betting on college...
GARY, Ind. (AP) — A 300-room hotel built opened by Donald Trump's casino company in 1998 to help draw gamblers to a northwestern Indiana casino has been shut down.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Gaming Board has selected a consulting firm to conduct a feasibility study for a casino in Chicago.
The Gaming Board announced last week that it had...
Casino dealer accused of trying to help players win
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A Waterloo casino card dealer has been accused of cheating for the benefit of players.
Black Hawk County court records say 27-year-old Jordan Makinster is charged with...
Scholes fined $10,000 for breaching gambling rules
LONDON (AP) — Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has been fined 8,000 pounds ($10,000) for breaching gambling rules by betting on games.
Sports betting bill sent to Gov. Sununu’s desk
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Sports betting is close to becoming legal in New Hampshire.
The House voted Thursday to accept the Senate's minor changes to a bill that would legalize betting on...
Maine sees record casino year, but it might not last
OXFORD, Maine (AP) — Maine's two casinos set a state gambling record last year by taking in almost $144 million.
The Portland Press Herald reports the 5% increase in spending is a result of...
TUNICA, Miss. (AP) — With casinos in northwest Mississippi's Tunica County continuing to shrink, another big employer wants to give displaced workers a chance.
West Virginia sports betting app delayed
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia lottery officials say the launch of a sports betting app has been delayed to ensure compliance with a federal law that deals with interstate...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas-based casino company with plans to expand into Washington state says it has acquired three more northeast Nevada properties.
Judge: Federal wagering law only applies to sports gambling
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Monday that a law prohibiting interstate wagering applies only to sports gambling, setting aside a Justice Department opinion that some states feared...
Sankey: Sports gambling, transfer waivers among SEC topics
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Greg Sankey does a little bragging when asked about the main item on the agenda for this week's Southeastern Conference spring meetings.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is about to become the first state in the nation to offer an online-only sportsbook as the governor says he has reluctantly allowed a sports betting proposal to...