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Wampanoag Tribe Confirms Plan to Build Gambling Hall after Supreme Court Decision

Wampanoag Tribe Confirms Plan to Build Gambling Hall after Supreme Court Decision

Representatives for the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) have confirmed their intention to build a bingo hall after the US Supreme Court refused to review a case against the tribe’s plan brought by the state of Massachusetts and the town of Aquinnah. Talking with The Vineyard Gazette, tribal chairwoman […]

by · January 11, 2018 · News
Virginia Horse Racing Officials Lobby for Legalization of Historical Betting at Race Tracks

Virginia Horse Racing Officials Lobby for Legalization of Historical Betting at Race Tracks

Virginia horse racing officials are seeking legalization of historical betting machines in a bid to lock the sale of a shuttered horse racing track, local news outlet the Richmond-Times Dispatch reported earlier this week. Generally speaking, the so-called historical horse race terminals allow bettors to wager on races that have […]

by · January 11, 2018 · News
Italy Launches Call for Tenders for Online Gambling Licenses after Months of Delays

Italy Launches Call for Tenders for Online Gambling Licenses after Months of Delays

Italy launched today a call for tenders for the distribution of online gambling licenses to interested operators, local gaming news outlet Agimeg reports. The call for bids was published on the Official Journal of the European Union. Interested operators will have up to March 19 to submit their applications. They […]

by · January 10, 2018 · News
Public Consultation Begins on Cairns Casino Resort Plan

Public Consultation Begins on Cairns Casino Resort Plan

A previously introduced Global Tourism Hub plan for the Australian city of Cairns will be the subject of community consultation, local news outlet Newsport Daily reported earlier today. The project was presented last October during a planned visit of representatives of the Queensland government to Cairns. Kate Jones, the Queensland […]

by · January 10, 2018 · News
Dutch Gambling Regulator Focuses on Minors Protection from Predatory Operators in 2018-2019 Agenda

Dutch Gambling Regulator Focuses on Minors Protection from Predatory Operators in 2018-2019 Agenda

The prevention of minors from participating in gambling activities will be a top priority for the Dutch Gaming Authority over the next two years, according to the regulator’s Supervisory Agenda 2018-2019. The regulatory body published its agenda for the coming years on its official website on Monday. Kansspelautoriteit said that […]

by · January 9, 2018 · News
Melco Unveils Essential Details about €500-Million Cyprus Casino

Melco Unveils Essential Details about €500-Million Cyprus Casino

Hong Kong-based real estate developer Melco International Development, which was selected to build the first casino resort in the Republic of Cyprus, presented plans for its ambitious project to the President of the Mediterranean island nation, Nicos Anastasiades. Melco, which currently operates integrated resorts in Macau and the Philippines through […]

by · January 9, 2018 · News
US Supreme Court Rejects Review of Martha’s Vineyard Casino Case

US Supreme Court Rejects Review of Martha’s Vineyard Casino Case

The US Supreme Court today denied a petition for certiorari filed in August by the state of Massachusetts, the town of Aquinnah, and a local community group in relation to the potential opening of a gambling hall on the Martha’s Vineyard island. The three above-mentioned parties are opposing plans previously […]

by · January 8, 2018 · News
Finnish Scholars Test Nasal Spray to Reduce Addicts’ Urge to Gamble

Finnish Scholars Test Nasal Spray to Reduce Addicts’ Urge to Gamble

A group of Finnish scholars is planning to conduct somewhat unusual research, the results from which could help in curing problem gambling behavior, Finnish news outlet Yle has reported. Health experts from the country’s National Institute for Health and Welfare (Terveyden ja hyvinvoinnin laitos, THL) will test whether a naloxone […]

by · January 8, 2018 · News
Self-Excluded UK Player Contacted by Casino to Claim Prize

Self-Excluded UK Player Contacted by Casino to Claim Prize

A self-excluded gambling customer with problem behavior said he was contacted by the online casino he had banned himself from to claim a £100 prize at a time he was battling his addiction, The Mirror reports. Andy Fowler self-excluded himself from online gambling brand LeoVegas after losing more than £40,000 […]

by · January 7, 2018 · News
Arkansas Revives Casino Legalization Attempts

Arkansas Revives Casino Legalization Attempts

An Arkansas private group submitted on Friday a proposal for a constitutional amendment that would allow the construction of up to three casinos to Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. If authorized, the three casinos will be taxed at 12% and most of their tax proceeds will be used for road improvements […]

by · January 6, 2018 · News
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