Top 10 Casino City storylines from 2016
What do eSports, political betting and paid parking have in common? They're all part of a surprising year in the gambling industry. Casino City has gathered together ten of the top story lines from 2016.
This Week in Gambling: News from New York, Pennsylvania and Jamaica
This week in gambling, Jamaica's Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission stated it is currently exploring options for regulating Internet gambling. Plus, some news stories from New York and Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania online gambling ruling remains uncertain
Though hearings held by the House Oversight Gaming Committee on 18-19 October were overwhelmingly positive, the fate of HB 2150 in the hands of the Senate isn't clear.
This Week in Gambling: New York fantasy sports threatened
This week in gambling, fantasy sports scored a major victory in New York state this summer with the regulation of the industry. Now, a lawsuit threatens to label the games "unconstitutional". Also, J. Todd covers gambling news from Sky Bet in Germany and sports betting news out of the United Kingdom.
This Week in Gambling: Fantasy sports get green light in New York
This week in gambling, after months of legal wrangling, real money fantasy sports have been approved to operate in New York state! But when can New York players expect start enjoying fantasy sports? Also, you can now bet on the Olympic games in Las Vegas.
New York Governor signs bill to allow DFS
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation that will legalize daily fantasy sports in New York State.
This Week in Gambling: Online poker in New York State
This week in gambling, online poker seemed all but done in New York, until a bill went to the State Assembly. Also, Las Vegas gets a professional sports team.
New York online poker bill passes Senate
The bill, sponsored by Sen. John Bonacic, passed a Senate vote 53-5.
This Week in Gambling: RAWA rises from the dead
This Week in Gambling, Sheldon Adelson's Restoration of Americas Wire Act, or RAWA, has returned from the dead. Should online gamblers be worried? Also, gambling news from Pennsylvania and New York.
DFS news roundup: Operations shut down in New York
Daily fantasy sports giants FanDuel and DraftKings agreed this week to stop offering contests in the Empire State until September. Elsewhere, Yahoo suspends real-money DFS games.
DFS news roundup: Virginia General Assembly passes DFS legislation
The bill to legalize and regulate DFS in Virginia passed by a 31-9 vote, and Gov. Terry McAuliffe is expected to sign it.
DFS news roundup: ESPN terminates exclusivity deal with DraftKings
According to Yahoo Finance, DraftKings was unable to both continue sponsoring ESPN and pay its mounting legal costs.
PPA commends New York Senate Committee for passage of online poker legislation
The Poker Players Alliance has more than 40,000 activists in New York.
New York advances online poker bill
Sen. John Bonacic’s S5302-B online poker bill is now in the hands of the Senate Finance committee, which has yet to set a hearing date.
Rush Street Gaming teams up with poker pro Matt Glantz
Glantz will advise and further develop Rush Street's fast-growing poker portfolio.
Reprieve won on fantasy sports ban
Fantasy sports companies can keep operating in New York due a temporary reprieve of a recent ban injunction.
Fantasy sports giants hit by New York ban
Judge rules fantasy sports companies cannot conduct business in New York state.
New York Attorney General tells daily fantasy sites to stop taking bets in state
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said daily fantasy sports constitutes illegal gambling and ordered DraftKings and FanDuel to immediately stop accepting wagers from New York residents.
DraftKings, FanDuel vow to stay in NY despite AG's cease and desist order
Hours after New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman ordered DraftKings and FanDuel to stop allowing Empire State residents to make daily fantasy sports (DFS) wagers on their sites, the two top DFS operators made it clear they would not abide by the cease and desist order.
Interblock to bring electronic blackjack to New York
The luxury gaming manufacturer signed a deal to bring more than 228 Organic ETG Blackjack stations to New York casinos. This will bring Interblock's footprint in New York to over 1,000 recurring revenue stations.
This Week in Gambling: Hypocrisy reaches a new low
This Week in Gambling, Sheldon Adelson's hypocrisy regarding online gaming hits new depths. Also, gaming news from California, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York.
Online Poker bill introduced in New York Senate
Senator John Bonacic has introduced Bill S05302, which, if approved, would see online poker games permitted.
Happy days for retired principal who scoops $326 million lottery win
Retired school principal has scooped $326 million Mega Millions jackpot.
Empire Resorts Monticello Casino & Raceway is first 18 and over gaming facility in New York
Beginning October 10, 2014, Empire will implement a new policy that requires individuals to be 18 years of age or older to enter and remain in MCR.
Vanek assisting U.S Federal authorities with gambling case; not facing charges
Ice-hockey player, not facing charges or investigation, but asked to co-operate in gambling case.
New York Assemblyman J. Gary Pretlow introduces online poker bill
Bill A09509 introduced in the New York State Assembly by J. Gary Pretlow would allow certain interactive poker games.