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State amassed $1.7M from sports, online bets in October

Dec. 01, 2021 20:05 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut collected about $1.7 million during its first partial month of legalized online gambling and sports wagering, Gov. Ned Lamont announced Wednesday. The figures represent the state's share of revenues collected Oct. 12-31. ...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Dec. 01, 2021 14:25 PM EST

Palm Beach Post. November XX, 2021. Editorial: Lake O operating plan about the best option of tough choices Pity the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Taking on the role of a modern-day Solomon, the federal agency had to come up with new water usage...

Nevada casinos match 8-month mark for $1B in house winnings

Nov. 30, 2021 18:49 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada casinos matched a record streak of eight straight months of $1 billion or more in house winnings in October, with travel, tourism and events returning to pre-pandemic levels in a state dependent on gambling revenues, according to several economic reports. ...

Sports bettors dream: 86 able to bet on game after it ended

Nov. 30, 2021 18:42 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — It was every sports bettor's dream: Being able to bet on a game after it had already ended. But the 86 New Jersey gamblers who thought they were beating the system had their bets on a British soccer game voided, and the two betting companies...

Louisiana Supreme Court OKs St. Tammany casino referendum

Nov. 30, 2021 12:43 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Louisiana Supreme Court has ruled that a referendum on a proposed casino can be put to a vote in St. Tammany Parish as planned, overturning an appeals court ruling that could have jeopardized the election. Monday’s decision means parish voters...

Oneida Nation set to offer sports betting at main casino

Nov. 30, 2021 10:44 AM EST

ONEIDA, Wis. (AP) — The Oneida Nation will legally offer sports betting beginning this week, the first time such wagering has been allowed in Wisconsin. Sports betting is the result of a new gaming compact amendment with the state that allows “event wagering.” That...

Sports betting drives 20% boost for Deadwood casinos

Nov. 26, 2021 15:48 PM EST

DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) — The addition of sports betting helped drive a 20% revenue increase for Deadwood casinos in October, according to new state data. The Rapid City Journal reported Friday that a report from the South Dakota Commission on Gaming...

Judge denies Seminole Tribe's stay on gambling expansion

Nov. 25, 2021 13:46 PM EST

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — A federal district judge rejected a stay requested by the Seminole Tribe of Florida late Wednesday after an earlier ruling blocked the tribe's deal with the state to expand gambling and online sports betting statewide. Attorneys for the Seminoles...

Facade is rosy again: Can Bally's casino's future be, too?

Nov. 25, 2021 08:04 AM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Perhaps nothing symbolized the spotty performance of Bally's casino in Atlantic City in recent years better than the mismatched replacement windows in its glass facade, spots of blue that stood out amid the rest of the rose-colored glass. ...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Nov. 24, 2021 14:14 PM EST

South Florida Sun Sentinel. November 18, 2021. Editorial: Three days in Tallahassee we could easily have lived without The show’s over. It was brief, three days. The plot was predictable. It played to a near-empty house with as...