China’s Online Gambling Giants Feel The Heat of Government Crackdown; 11 People Arrested In Casino Scandal

China Casino Arrests 2021

In recent months, Chinese officials have rolled out a series of new laws and restrictions to limit gambling in the administrative region of Macau. Once revered as the gambling epicenter of the world, Macau’s reputation seemed untouchable. High-Profile Arrests However, Sunday brought the arrest of 11 individuals allegedly involved in cross-border gambling and money laundering. …

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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 …

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Trump, Dr. Fauci Pave Way For Potential Mid-Summer Return Of Sports & Betting

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COVID-19 has caused the quarantine of most American citizens and has forced the postponement or cancellation of all major sports leagues in the USA. Recent comments from Dr. Anothony Fauci, President Trump’s Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, suggest that sports could return as soon as mid-summer, but there are some …

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Joe Biden Opposes DOJ’s Reversed Wire Act Opinion

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For the first time this election cycle, one presidential candidate has spoken out against the Department of Justice’s reversed opinion on the Federal Wire Act. Joe Biden, the former Vice President under Barack Obama, said earlier this week that he opposes adding new restrictions on legal U.S. online gambling and agrees with the Wire Act’s …

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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 …

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2020 Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Publicly Supports Legalizing Online Poker

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One Presidential hopeful has pushed his chips forward and wants to go all-in when it comes to legal online poker in the United States. New York entrepreneur Andrew Yang, a contender for the 2020 Democratic nomination,  recently took to Twitter to voice his support for the nationwide legalization of online poker. The Democrat, who hopes …

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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 …

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New Jersey Online Gambling Keeps Rolling In Dough

New Jersey Online Gambling Reports

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, …

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