Stacey Abrams Has Gambling Expansion in Her Economic Plan in Georgia Should She Become Governor

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Attempt to bolster scholarship programs Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams recently unveiled her economic plan, should she become the state’s chief executive. Included in that plan: substantial gambling expansion. Abrams said she is in favor of legislation that legalize both casino gambling and sports betting. Currently, the only legal gambling in Georgia is the… Read more »

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New Ontario Online Gaming Laws Take Effect Monday

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Beginning Monday, the online gaming world will be set to change in the Canadian province of Ontario. While the rest of the country will be able to partake of various offshore online gaming offerings, Ontarians will be reckoning with new laws intended to rein in the online gaming industry in the province. The initial result… Read more »

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“Grassroots” PAC Against Gaming Amendments in Florida Actual Front Group for Seminole Tribe

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The battle is beginning to heat up in Florida regarding sports betting and it seems that neither side is playing fair. Allegations of improper petition collections and outright fraud have been claimed by one side. But that organization making the accusations has not disclosed that the “grassroots” effort that people assume it is representing is… Read more »

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PokerStars and Other Online Poker Rooms Must Exit Netherlands Market Ahead of Regulated Online Gambling Era

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Need a license to get in the game The Netherlands is cleaning its online gambling house, ready to start fresh in October. After Dutch lawmakers passed the Remote Gambling Act in April, internet gambling became legal, but operators must be licensed to offer their games. As such, Dutch regulator De Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has set a… Read more »

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Florida Legislature Passes New Compact with Seminoles, But Legal Challenges Loom

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After more debate than was originally thought, legislators in the state of Florida have ratified the compact between the state and the Seminole Indian tribe of the state. The ratification alone does not mean that the 30-year deal is effective immediately, however. There are still several challenges that loom ahead, including federal approval and an… Read more »

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Germany Proposes Tax Increase on Internet Gaming

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After extensive debate, Germany is looking to increase the taxes on internet gaming, in particular slots and poker. The discussion over the increases is not over quite yet, but time is running out to stop the proposed increases. If nothing is done to prevent it, implementation of the new taxes will begin July 1. All… Read more »

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State of Florida, Seminole Tribe Sign New Gaming Compact

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After five years of debate over the subject, the state of Florida and the Seminole Tribe of Florida have come to an agreement over gambling rights in the Sunshine State. It will allow for the Seminoles to build three more casinos, but perhaps more important is that it will open the state for sports betting.… Read more »

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