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In the GOP, voter ID is a slam dunk ... except in Nebraska

Sep. 11, 2021 19:01 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — State Sen. Mike Groene was frustrated but not terribly surprised last year when Nebraska’s Legislature rejected, for the seventh time, a measure that would have forced voters to show a government-issued identification at the polls. The issue is a...

First sports bets have been wagered at Deadwood casinos

Sep. 10, 2021 11:40 AM EDT

DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) — The first sporting bets have been wagered in Deadwood, bringing to fruition an effort that began several years ago after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a federal law that banned commercial sports gambling. Four casinos in Deadwood opened...

Gambling wave coming to NFL TV screens, but in moderation

Sep. 07, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

Al Michaels no longer has to subtly refer to the point spread if a game comes down to the wire on NBC’s “Sunday Night Football.” Now he can refer to it directly without worrying about drawing a comment from NFL officials in New York. Three...

Judge refuses to block new Arizona sports betting law

Sep. 06, 2021 21:54 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge on Monday evening refused to block a new Arizona law allowing sports gambling to be run by professional sports teams in a decision that will allow the major gambling expansion start as planned later this week. Maricopa County Superior Court Judge...

WA tribal casinos get final federal OK for sports betting

Sep. 01, 2021 20:38 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Sports betting in tribal casinos in Washington could be offered in some by the opening week of the NFL season. The Seattle Times reports the U.S. Department of the Interior approved sports gambling compact amendments for the Puyallup, Tulalip, Snoqualmie,...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Sep. 01, 2021 13:33 PM EDT

Greensboro News & Record. Aug. 30, 2021. Editorial: The ACC’s hometown faces an unsure future Oh, the pangs of unrequited love. We’ve fretted before that the Atlantic Coast Conference might leave Greensboro for a city with...

NC lottery would regulate video gambling machines in bill

Aug. 31, 2021 18:33 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina House lawmakers advanced a late session effort Tuesday to legalize video gambling machines through the state lottery, with supporters saying it's time to regulate them as efforts to eliminate shadowy machine parlors often fail. ...

Connecticut panel OKs sports betting, online gambling rules

Aug. 31, 2021 16:15 PM EDT

With the NFL regular season kicking off Sept. 9, the state of Connecticut took a major step closer on Tuesday toward legalized sports wagering, online gambling and other new forms of betting after a legislative committee approved emergency regulations for the new gambling market. ...

Tribe's lawsuit challenges Arizona law on gambling expansion

Aug. 28, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona tribe that didn't sign a revised gambling compact with the state earlier this year, has filed a lawsuit alleging that a new state law is unconstitutional and left some rural tribes in the cold by excluding them from negotiations hamming out the legislation. ...

Louisiana sports betting to begin during football season

Aug. 20, 2021 12:26 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Sports betting operations in Louisiana are expected to begin sometime in the upcoming football season, after the state's gambling regulators approved emergency rules to speed the ability for people to wager on games. The Gaming Control Board,...