Indian entrepreneur wants to develop island casino resort in state of Andhra Pradesh

Indian entrepreneur wants to develop island casino resort in state of Andhra Pradesh

Casinos in India are currently legalized only in Sikkim, Goa and Daman but in recent times a number of other states such as Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra have all expressed interest in discussing the legalization of the casino industry as...
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Former NBA Commissioner David Stern now in favor of legal sports betting

Former NBA Commissioner David Stern now in favor of legal sports betting

David Stern – the former NBA Commissioner was one of those individuals who was opposed to legalizing the sports betting industry in the United States and in 2012 stated that if sports betting was legalized it would ‘irreparably injure the...
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Japanese politicians hear from casino proponents

Japanese politicians hear from casino proponents

Senior political figures were on hand earlier this week as the Japan Academy Of Integrated Resort And Gaming Studies held its 13th annual meeting at a Tokyo hotel and discussed proposed legislation that would legalize casino gaming in the nation...
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Decree issued by Paraguay Gaming Board banning slot machines outside of special zones

Decree issued by Paraguay Gaming Board banning slot machines outside of special zones

In an effort to protect minors and prevent underage gambling, a resolution banning slot machines outside of specifically designated gambling zones has been issued by Paraguay’s National Gaming Commission (CONAJZAR), according to G3 Newswire. The new rules is...
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Pennsylvania legislator offers reassurance on casino tax debacle

Pennsylvania legislator offers reassurance on casino tax debacle

Despite adjourning for the remainder of the year last week without approving a measure that would have reinstated a local share tax on casino revenues, a Pennsylvania legislator is advising potentially worried municipalities that they need not panic. A measure...
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New Jersey legislators propose new bill to expand online gambling

New Jersey legislators propose new bill to expand online gambling

New Jersey legislators are continuing to look at new ways to boost the gambling industry in the state after the November referendum to approve casinos outside of Atlantic City was rejected by voters. The gambling industry in New Jersey has...
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Influential government committee passes proposed Japanese casino legislation

Influential government committee passes proposed Japanese casino legislation

In Japan, proposed legislation that would legalize casino gambling passed through an influential House Of Representatives committee on Friday despite a walk-out staged by critics opposed to the government’s rapid handling of the matter. According to a report...
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Controversial proposal for orphaned Pennsylvania gaming license

Controversial proposal for orphaned Pennsylvania gaming license

In Pennsylvania, state officials have met to decide what to do if Endeka Entertainment decides against appealing a summer decision from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board not to award the operator with a Category I casino license. According to a...
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New casino legislation passed in Moldova

New casino legislation passed in Moldova

The government for Moldova has passed new legislation setting out the criteria for those hoping to operate a casino in the small eastern European nation and that stipulates prospective licensees must hold capital of at least $247,600 with a minimum...
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Jack Lam flees the Philippines to avoid being arrested for illegal online gambling operations

Jack Lam flees the Philippines to avoid being arrested for illegal online gambling operations

Authorities in the Philippines arrested over 1,000 Chinese nationals who were alleged to have been involved in illegal online gambling operations and violating their working visas. Local media reports stated that these Chinese nationals were working at the Fon...
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U.S. Supreme Court delays decision in New Jersey sports betting case

U.S. Supreme Court delays decision in New Jersey sports betting case

On Tuesday, the United States Supreme Court decided to delay a ruling on whether or not they will take up a challenge by the state of New Jersey in regards to a federal ban on sports betting. The court has...
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