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NY to boost school aid, offer tax relief in governor budget

Jan. 18, 2022 16:52 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York would boost state school aid, provide sweeping property tax relief and deliver bonuses to health care workers over the next year if lawmakers pass a $216.3 billion budget outlined by Gov. Kathy Hochul on Tuesday. Top legislative leaders are expected to...

New York mobile sports bets likely pass New Jersey for No. 1

Jan. 18, 2022 15:26 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New York likely surpassed New Jersey for the top spot in the U.S. sports betting market during the first two weekends that mobile bets were offered, according to a company that most of the legal U.S. sports betting industry uses to verify that its customers are where...

NJ casinos, tracks won $4.7B in 2021; in-person winnings lag

Jan. 14, 2022 16:13 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Casino gambling, sports betting and online wagering in New Jersey brought in over $4.7 billion in 2021, but the casinos' core business — in-person gambling — did slightly poorer than it did before the coronavirus pandemic hit. Figures released Friday...

Card-room operator files lawsuit over WA sports betting

Jan. 11, 2022 16:41 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday claims Washington state officials unlawfully granted Native American casinos a ‘”discriminatory tribal gaming monopoly” over sports betting and other types of gambling. The Seattle Times reports the lawsuit was filed in U.S....

Buckhead, mental health on agenda for Georgia Legislature

Jan. 08, 2022 08:53 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Gun rights, school instruction and tax cuts are expected to be big issues during the 2022 Georgia legislative session that starts Monday. Republicans — who are in the majority at the state Capitol — have signaled they intend to push legislation on those topics ahead of...

Bill would send some sports betting taxes to Atlantic City

Jan. 06, 2022 15:16 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are considering a bill that would redirect some sports betting taxes from a state agency to the city of Atlantic City for property tax relief. The measure, introduced last month by state Sen. Troy Singleton, a southern New Jersey...

Bet on it: NY mobile sports gambling to go live this weekend

Jan. 06, 2022 15:04 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Mobile sports betting is coming to New York. The state’s gaming commission announced Thursday that four of the nine mobile sports wagering operators selected in November have been approved to accept bets as early as Saturday morning. The...

Deadwood gambling revenue increases in latest fiscal year

Jan. 06, 2022 12:31 PM EST

DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) — Casinos aren't the only entities that have profited from a strong year for Deadwood's gambling industry in South Dakota. The South Dakota Department of Tourism receives about $3 million in gambling revenue each year. This past fiscal year it received $3.8...

Arizona sports betting revenue off to soft start

Jan. 03, 2022 17:32 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's general fund collected just over $1.3 million in taxes during the first two months of legalized sports betting, far below the high expectations set by Gov. Doug Ducey and other proponents of the new gambling law. Fantasy sports betting also was a bust for...

Investments in new projects on tap for 2022 in Atlantic City

Dec. 31, 2021 12:02 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City’s casinos are forging ahead with ambitious new projects in 2022, even as the coronavirus pandemic continues to make it harder to do business. And non-casino projects involving family entertainment, education and the offshore wind industry...