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Pennsylvania Online Gambling is finally showing some life! Nine Pennsylvania casino owners applied for licenses to operate casino-style gambling online. You could soon play slot machines, poker and casino style games right from your computer or smart phone. The nine casino operators, including Hollywood Casino here in the Susquehanna Valley, paid $10 million each for…The post Pennsylvania Online Gambling: Nine Applications Filed appeared first on This Week in Gambling. ... read more

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Ohio sports betting could become a reality. Two Ohio State Senators drafted a bill that with one sentence begins what is likely to be a high stakes, high volume debate. “It is the intent of the General Assembly to develop and enact legislation legalizing sports wagering,” the bill reads. With that, Senator John Eklund, who…The post Ohio Sports Betting Bill Debuts appeared first on This Week in Gambling. ... read more

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Phil Hellmuth is a polarizing figure in the poker world, he recently courted his share of controversy at the 2018 World Series of Poker (WSOP), and people celebrate when he is eliminated from the Main Event, but nobody can argue that Hellmuth isn’t one of the greatest tournament poker players of all time. The Poker…The post WSOP: Hellmuth Wins 15th Bracelet appeared first on This Week in Gambling. ... read more

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Sheldon Adelson is looking to expand his business with a North Korean casino, the mogul himself said during a recent event in Jerusalem. Mr. Adelson, whose net worth is believed to total $43.4 billion as of June 2018, is the founder, Chairman, and CEO of Las Vegas-based gaming and hospitality giant Las Vegas Sands Corp.…The post North Korean Casino? appeared first on This Week in Gambling. ... read more

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Imagine an online gambling company turning players away because they’ve lost too much money. That will become reality in a few weeks in Aland, a small autonomous island group in the Baltic Sea off the coast of Finland. Aland-based Paf will become the first international online gambling company to introduce a loss limit on September…The post Online Gambling Company Introducing “Loss Limits” appeared first on This Week in Gambling. ... read more

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Monmouth Park, a New Jersey sports book, is suing US sports leagues for more than $150m (€128m) over their part in the blocking of betting in the state over the last four years. Owners of the racetrack named the National Collegiate Athletic Association and professional sports leagues, including American football’s NFL, basketball’s NBA and Major…The post New Jersey Sports Book Sues US Sports Leagues appeared first on This Week in Gambling. ... read more

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Interstate Sports Betting? Betting on sporting events across state lines? The Supreme Court’s sports betting decision in Murphy v. NCAA dramatically altered the landscape for sports betting in the United States by declaring that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) is unconstitutional. As a result of this decision, States are now free to…The post Interstate Sports Betting: Supreme Court May Have Open the Door appeared first on This Week in Gambling. ... read more

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The Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, New Jersey, says it plans to start taking sports bets on July 14. The track had previously estimated it might begin taking bets a day later. An opening ceremony is set for that morning, with the first bets placed by invited dignitaries. The track’s sports betting operation will then…The post New Jersey Meadowlands to Begin Take Sports Bets appeared first on This Week in Gambling. ... read more