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27th July 2020

Congressional bill aims to scrap 0.25% federal handle tax

Representatives and congressional Gaming Caucus co-chairs Dina Titus and Guy Reschenthaler have introduced a federal bill – HR7790 – to repeal the US’s 0.25% excise…

23rd July 2020

Senate Judiciary Committee debates college betting legality

The US Senate Committee on the judiciary heard evidence both for and against the continued legality of betting on college sports in a committee meeting…

22nd July 2020

Oklahoma Supreme Court rejects tribal gaming compacts

The Oklahoma Supreme Court has voted to reject two tribal gaming compacts signed by Governor Kevin Stitt, ruling that both agreements are invalid under state…

21st July 2020

AGA study highlights confusion over legal betting in US

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has pledged to strengthen its education efforts after new research found that over half of consumers who wagered with unlicensed…

20th July 2020

Eldorado to complete Caesars merger following NJ approval

Eldorado Resorts is set to finalise its acquisition of Caesars Entertainment Corporation after the New Jersey Casino Control Commission gave its approval to the proposed…

16th July 2020

State of the Union: NJ, Boyd, CO and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, features betting revenue figures from states across the US – including strong figures from…

15th July 2020

Louisiana passes fantasy sports tax bill

Louisiana has finally passed a fantasy sports tax bill, more than 18 months after 47 of the state’s parishes approved the game, as governor John…

10th July 2020

RI amendment seeks to scrap in-person sports betting registration

Lawmakers in Rhode Island are to consider an amendment that would remove the requirement for consumers to register in-person in order to access online sports…

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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9th July 2020

State of the Union: PointsBet, OK, CA and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes the first partnership between a sportsbook and a Major League Baseball team, as…

9th July 2020

Eldorado wins Nevada approval for Caesars acquisition

Eldorado Resorts has secured approval from the Nevada Gaming Control Board and Gaming Commission to proceed with its proposed acquisition and subsequent merger with Caesars…

8th July 2020

Circus Circus sues AIG over unpaid Covid-19 claim

Circus Circus Casino has filed a lawsuit against insurance company AIG for damages exceeding $75m in the United States District Court for Nevada, arguing the…

6th July 2020

California tribes granted extension on sports betting

California tribes will have 90 more days to gather enough signatures to get their sports betting measure on the ballot in 2022 after a court…

30th June 2020

PlayAGS faces class action lawsuit over securities purchases

A class action lawsuit has been filed against PlayAGS after the gaming technology supplier was accused of failing to disclose information about its business, operations…

29th June 2020

Culinary Union to sue Las Vegas casinos over Covid-19 safety

Culinary Union Local 226, the largest labor union in Nevada, will file a lawsuit against a series of “major Las Vegas Strip casinos” today, arguing…

iGB North America Magazine Issue 44

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