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Panel keeps electronic pull tab moratorium in place

Dec. 05, 2022 15:39 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota legislative panel refused on Monday to change a rule that creates a moratorium on electronic pull tab machines at gas stations and liquor, grocery and convenience stores. Lobbyists and some lawmakers have promised that the issue will come up...

Caesars Sportsbook fined for wrongly denying hockey payout

Nov. 29, 2022 12:08 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey gambling regulators have fined Caesars Sportsbook for wrongly refusing to pay out over $27,000 to a gambler who made winning bets on an international hockey game last year. The dispute involved whether goals scored in overtime should count in...

NJ Q3 casino earns down 13%, but most surpass pre-COVID rate

Nov. 22, 2022 17:05 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's casinos saw their third-quarter profitability decrease by more than 13% compared with a year ago, but there was encouraging news in figures released Tuesday by New Jersey gambling regulators. Earnings numbers from the state Division of...

Odds are good for sequel to California sports betting effort

Nov. 10, 2022 16:30 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The effort to legalize sports betting in California ran headlong into a typical challenge for competing ballot measures as each was battered in a torrent of negative advertising that doomed both to spectacular failure in the most expensive ballot race in U.S. history. ...

Big bet a bust in bid to allow sports gambling in California

Nov. 09, 2022 21:04 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The most expensive ballot proposition gamble in U.S. history went bust Tuesday as California voters overwhelmingly rejected sports betting initiatives by Native American tribes and the gaming industry. About $460 million was raised in competing efforts to expand...

Burgum rejects ND tribes' plea for online gambling rights

Nov. 02, 2022 12:40 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Gov. Doug Burgum rejected a plea Wednesday by North Dakota’s American Indian tribes to give them exclusive rights to host internet gambling and sports betting because it isn't allowed under state law. “While we understand and appreciate the desire by some...