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North Dakota tribes want exclusive rights on online gambling

Oct. 07, 2022 15:43 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s five American Indian tribes are seeking exclusive rights to host internet gambling and sports betting in the state, a monopoly worth millions, just a year after legislators turned aside a push by one big national player to allow it in the state. ...

Execs: US internet casino gambling is poised for expansion

Sep. 23, 2022 13:23 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — As sports betting has swept across the country with states, casinos and consumers eagerly embracing a new gambling market, internet casino games have grown much more slowly. But the online casino market has tremendous potential for growth and expansion,...

Record spending over California's legal gambling initiative

Sep. 21, 2022 09:28 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The campaign that could bring legalized sports betting to California is the most expensive ballot-initiative fight in U.S. history at about $400 million and counting, pitting wealthy Native American tribes against online gambling companies and less-affluent tribes over what's...

Official: New Mexico horse racing still in the 'dark ages'

Sep. 15, 2022 20:46 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Easing rules around online betting would help ensure the survival of New Mexico's horse racing industry as it faces intensifying competition for attention from gamblers in the state and around the world, a top racing official told a panel of state lawmakers Thursday. ...

NJ eyes extending robust online bet market another 10 years

Sep. 15, 2022 11:19 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Mindful that its thriving internet gambling market is one of the brightest spots in New Jersey's uneven gambling landscape, the state's lawmakers are moving to extend authorization for online bets for another 10 years. A state Assembly committee held a hearing...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Sep. 12, 2022 13:18 PM EDT

Lincoln Journal Star. September 8, 2022. Editorial: Measured approach on sports gambling is the best bet WarHorse Casino should be open this month, just in time for the NFL and college football seasons. However, even though sports betting was approved by...

Supply chain woes delay sports betting at Hartford arena

Sep. 10, 2022 15:25 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Sports fans won’t be able to place bets at Hartford’s XL Center until next spring. Officials told the Hartford Courant that delays in receiving crucial construction components due to global supply chain issues is to blame, and that the project isn't...

Kansas Lottery told to redo some sports betting regulations

Aug. 20, 2022 10:44 AM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Attorney General's Office has asked Kansas Lottery officials to review some proposed regulations needed before legalized sports gambling can begin in the state. The attorney general's office approved three proposed regulations but returned others to...

Sports betting set in Kansas state-owned casinos Sept. 1

Aug. 18, 2022 16:32 PM EDT

Sports fans who want to bet on their favorite teams should be able to make their wagers in Kansas beginning Sept. 1 if some final regulatory details are worked out, state officials announced Thursday. The four state-owned casinos in Kansas will have a tentative “soft launch” of...

Could outdoor gambling satisfy smokers and casino workers?

Aug. 05, 2022 13:50 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Could outdoor gambling be at least a partial solution to an impasse between Atlantic City casino workers who want smoking banned indoors, and gambling executives who fear a smoking ban would hurt business and cost jobs? It may depend on what the...