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21st October 2020

DraftKings issued $5k Iowa penalty over self-exclusion issue

DraftKings has agreed to pay a $5,000 penalty to the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission (IRGC) for a breach of self-exclusion rules. The stipulated agreement…

1st October 2020

State of the Union: William Hill, 5Dimes, Nevada and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers Caesars Entertainment’s agreement to purchase British betting operator William Hill, Costa Rica-based sportsbook…

1st October 2020

5Dimes agrees $46.8m DoJ settlement, targets US licenses

Costa Rica-based betting operator 5Dimes has agreed to pay a $46.8m settlement to the Department of Justice following an investigation into the operator illegally targeting…

24th September 2020

Isai Scheinberg escapes with fine for illegal gambling

Isai Scheinberg, the founder of PokerStars, has been fined $30,000 for his role in running an illegal internet gaming business in the US, but avoided…

22nd September 2020

PA Lottery warns consumers over prize scam

The Pennsylvania Lottery has issued a warning over a new scam being used to steal money from players in the state. According to the Lottery,…

16th September 2020

Virginia Lottery approves sports betting regulations

The Virginia Lottery Board has approved sports betting rules, clearing the way for the licensing process to begin next month. Earlier this year, Virginia lawmakers…

10th September 2020

State of the Union: PointsBet, Covid-19, 5Dimes and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers PointsBet’s first-of-its-kind deal with the University of Colorado Buffaloes, the US gaming market’s…

4th September 2020

California SC ruling paves way for new Class III casinos

The California Supreme Court has ruled in favor of tribes wishing to build new Class III casinos in California, removing a major barrier to decades-old…

ICE North America Webinar Series – The Road Back

With American casinos beginning to reopen, questions still remain about the roadmap to long-term recovery. The Road Back four-part webinar series will examine measures and best practices to guide land-based operators and suppliers, as you work with your customers, your teams and your partners to provide a safe betting and gaming experience in the 'new normal' environment.

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26th August 2020

IL brings in new casino restrictions as Covid-19 cases rise

The Illinois Gaming Board has confirmed that restrictions will be introduced in a number of regions across the state amid rising novel coronavirus (Covid-19) cases.…

20th August 2020

State of the Union: DraftKings, Covid-19, Puerto Rico and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes DraftKings’ first financial statements since its merger with SBTech and public listing on…

12th August 2020

NV Governor grants casinos legal protection in Covid-19 bill

Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has signed into law a new bill that will protect gambling businesses from lawsuits related to novel coronavirus (Covid-19). Senate Bill 4 covers…

31st July 2020

MA betting saga takes late twist as House rejects Senate bill

The Massachusetts House of Representatives has rejected an amended version of its economic development omnibus bill returned by the Senate, in a decision that could reopen the…

30th July 2020

Michigan Governor permits casinos to reopen from August 5

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmar has announced that indoor venues in the state will be permitted to reopen from tomorrow (July 31), with casinos cleared to…

30th July 2020

MA Senate removes betting from economic development bill

Massachusetts’ Senate has removed language to regulate sports betting from an economic development omnibus bill, potentially dashing hopes for legalization in 2020. Sponsored by the…

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