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    New Jersey Voters Say No to Casino Expansion

    Residents of New Jersey voted overwhelmingly against a ballot measure Tuesday that would allow for the construction of two casinos outside of Atlantic City. With over 2.8 million votes cast, the “No’s” destroyed the “Yes’s” 2,201,768 to 633,034. Casino gambling was legalized in New Jersey in 1976, but restricted...
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    NJ Senate Passes Bill to Suspend Trump Taj Mahal Casino License

    The New Jersey Senate passed a bill on Thursday designed to keep billionaire investor Carl Icahn from re-opening the Trump Taj Mahal for five years. The bill, S2575, was affirmed by a vote of 29 to 6 (with 5 not voting) and would amend the portion of the state...
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    Canadian Federal Government Shoots Down Proposed Québec Online Gambling Site Blacklist

    In May, the Canadian province of Québec passed its budget bill, Bill 74, which is normally very boring to the average person, but this bill contained a twist that outraged a lot of people. Bill 74 authorized the province to require internet service providers (ISPs) to block any online...
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    New Czech Republic Online Gaming Laws Are Rough

    As we in the United States have been focusing our attention on the legislative roller coasters in Pennsylvania and California and those states’ efforts to legalize and regulate online gambling, a new internet gaming law in the Czech Republic has flown a bit under the radar. About a month...
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    Adelson, Amaya Hire Lobbying Firms

    According to a brief report by TheHill.com, major players on both sides of the online gambling battle in the United States have acquired more troops. Both Sheldon Adelson’s Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling (CSIG) and Amaya Services Ltd., a division of PokerStars parent Amaya, have hired new lobbyists. The...
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    Twelve Judges to Hear New Jersey Sports Betting Arguments Wednesday

    In August 2015, a three-judge appellate court panel ruled against the state of New Jersey in the state’s ongoing push to legalize sports betting. It was nothing new for the Garden State, which has been trying to join an exclusive club of states where sports gambling is actually allowed...
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    New York Online Poker Bill Passes Through Senate Committee

    Good news for poker players out of New York Tuesday as Senate Bill S5302 passed through the Senate Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering by a unanimous 9-0 vote. The bill aims to legalize and regulate “certain interactive poker games that are considered to be games of skill” (read:...
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