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Deal would allow Indiana sports betting by mobile devices

Apr. 22, 2019 3:59 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sports betting will be allowed by using mobile devices in Indiana under an expected agreement in the state Legislature on a wide-ranging gambling bill that would also allow construction of new casinos in Terre Haute and Gary. The Indiana House previously voted to allow sports betting...

School money, gambling decisions near for Indiana lawmakers

Apr. 20, 2019 11:36 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Just how much additional money will go toward Indiana schools is a top unanswered question as the General Assembly nears the end of this year's legislative session. Lawmakers could wrap up the session as early as Wednesday but negotiations on the new two-year state budget and other...

Lawsuit after 2 casinos couldn't take March Madness bets

Apr. 19, 2019 3:48 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A casino operator is suing a tech company after a contract dispute shuttered its sports betting platform at two West Virginia casinos ahead of the NCAA Tournament. A Friday news release from Delaware North says it's filed a civil suit seeking monetary damages against United...

Wisconsin tribe accused of embezzling $1.5M from casino

Apr. 19, 2019 3:02 PM EDT

TURTLE LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Federal gaming regulators are accusing St. Croix Chippewa tribal leaders of pocketing at least $1.5 million in casino funds with little or no documentation or receipts. The National Indian Gaming Commission's Notice of Violation issued this month says the St. Croix Casino Turtle...

New Mexico racino license in limbo pending court fight

Apr. 18, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Racing Commission on Thursday ratified a proposed settlement aimed at ending a legal dispute that has kept the regulatory panel from making a final decision on awarding the state's sixth and final license for a horse racetrack and casino. The commission voted to...

Indiana House speaker has deal arranged by casino investor

Apr. 18, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The leader of the Indiana House is skipping votes on a major gambling-related bill after a casino owner helped arrange a local government contract with his law firm. Republican House Speaker Brian Bosma is doing legal work for the Vigo County Capital Improvement Board, which is among...

The Latest: Regulators ratify settlement in racino case

Apr. 18, 2019 5:33 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a legal dispute regarding New Mexico's final racino license (all times local): 3:20 p.m. The New Mexico Racing Commission has ratified a proposed settlement aimed at ending a legal dispute related to the state's sixth and final license for a horse racetrack and...

Man accused of robbing Payson casino gets 5 years in prison

Apr. 18, 2019 1:19 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A man accused of robbing a Payson casino with another employee has been sentenced to five years in federal prison. Prosecutors say 32-year-old Ryan Pearson of Payson had pleaded guilty to possessing a firearm in relation to a violent crime. The FBI says Pearson and Armando Pablo Ochoa were...

Vegas Sands report suggests settlement amount in Macau case

Apr. 17, 2019 8:40 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Financial documents suggested Wednesday that Las Vegas Sands Corp. paid $96 million to settle a 15-year breach-of-contract dispute with a Hong Kong businessman who helped the U.S. company open its first casino in the Chinese gambling enclave of Macau. The amount was listed as a...

Pennsylvania nears online sports betting, casino gambling

Apr. 17, 2019 4:17 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania state regulators say online casino-style gambling, such as poker, and online sports betting is close to getting started. Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board officials said Wednesday online sports-betting sites could begin testing in two or three weeks, while the agency is...