MI Online Gambling Exceeds Expectations, Enrages Anti-Gambling Lobby

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Michigan online gambling exceeding expectations since January launch April iGaming and sports betting revenues hint at big things to come Anti-gambling activists cry foul because of course they do Michigan’s gambling expansion – one of the most robust measures in the country – is generating some comically conflicting headlines. From ABC: “Four months into online … Read more

Offshore Casinos And Sportsbooks Provide Cure For Coronavirus Quarantined Bettors

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Just about all land-based casinos have closed in the United States due to the effort to prevent the further spread of the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19). USA gamblers are now urged to self-quarantine in their homes for the immediate future. The Tampa Bay Times reports that one of the final holdouts in keeping their casino doors … Read more

Michigan Legislature Passes Four Types Of Online Gambling

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Lawmakers in the Great Lakes State are going “all-in” on legalizing online gambling in Michigan. Michigan Legislature passed an iGaming bill package this week, which includes the potential legalization of four types of web-based gambling: online casinos, Internet poker, sports betting, and daily fantasy sports. The state Senate voted 35-3 Wednesday morning, and the House … Read more

NBA 2K20 features gambling machines in its latest game trailer

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NBA 2K20 has just raised the stakes on what should be classified as gambling. The latest installment of the world’s most popular basketball video game released a trailer for its “MyTeam” mode this week, and it’s filled to the brim with gambling machines. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0oyBnjNaS2E Slot machines, pachinko, and prize wheels are on full display as … Read more

Over 50 countries have banned the new casino update in ‘GTA Online’

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The newest GTA Online update has finally released its long-anticipated casino, but depending on where you live, gambling in the Diamond Casino and Resort may not be available. More than 50 countries have banned their residents from accessing the casino despite no real cash value transactions available within the game. The United States, Japan, and … Read more

New Jersey Online Gambling Keeps Rolling In Dough

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While the sports season has slowed in May, NJ still fairs well. May is not a particularly highly active sports month, therefore states with legal sports betting like New Jersey has taken a hit. Gross online gambling revenue dipped in the month of May from $53.08 million to $52.09 million for online casino, sports gambling, … Read more

US Federal Justice Department Flips Stance On Domestic Gambling

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The DOJ flip-flops on domestic gambling stance which has major implications across the nation. An Opinion given by the Department of Justice (DOJ) in 2011 concerning the limitations of the Federal Wire Act has recently been reversed, or reconsidered, by a Memo released by the Office of Legal Counsel (OLC), a division of the DOJ, … Read more

Michigan Gambling Bill Veto: A Ploy To Buy Time?

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Online casino gambling and sports betting bill vetoed in Michigan just before the new Governorship enters in January. The state’s outgoing Republican Governor Rick Snyder just vetoed two strongly bi-partisan supported gambling bills. These measures were passed through the House last June 68-40, Representative Brandt Iden proposed an emergency amendment to the bill in December … Read more