Australian Casino Giant Soon to Lose Their “Crown”

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Australia’s Crown Resorts is the active subject of a criminal inquiry The scandal-ridden entertainment group faces severe consequences and potential dissolution The debacle has caused a rift in trust between entertainment groups and consumers The casino industry in Australia is undertaking a massive overhaul as Crown Resorts, the nation’s largest entertainment group, begins to collapse. …

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Cyberattacks Shutting Down U.S. Casinos

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Lucky Star Casinos temporarily closed due to ransomware attacks. The extent of the data breach’s effect on consumers still unknown. Online casinos appearing to be a more viable option for U.S. gamers. The Lucky Star Casino chain in Oklahoma is undergoing some serious conversations about cybersecurity amidst a recent ransomware attack that has kept all …

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Florida Cities Pushing Back Against Lenient Casino Licensing

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Florida Gaming Compact to allow existing casino licenses to be transferred to properties within the state. City of Doral passes new legislation to ban casinos and gambling within its borders. Trump Organization anticipating casino expansion in Florida. Local communities in South Florida are now working together to prevent casino expansion in the state. Doral is …

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Florida Legislature Ratifies Controversial Seminole Gambling Compact

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FL lawmakers approve new Florida-Seminole gambling compact Critics say the compact violates the state constitution We explain why that doesn’t appear to be a valid argument Late last month, we reported on the state of Florida’s shiny new gambling compact with the Seminole Tribe. This compact, of course, replaces the defunct 2010 iteration (which the …

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AL Gambling Bill Includes Casinos, Sportsbooks, State Lottery

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Alabama House moves gambling package out of committee Proposal includes nine casinos, sports betting, and a state lottery If passed, the bill would require voter approval The Alabama legislature has taken a major step toward expanding domestic gambling within the state. Legal Alabama gambling has long been discussed, but there are almost no wagering options …

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Legal Challenge Looms As FL Signs New Compact With Seminole

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On Friday, Florida governor Ron DeSantis and the Seminole Tribe of Florida signed a new gambling compact that will allow domestic sports betting and new casino games to launch in the Sunshine State. The compact is a major step forward for both parties, representing a final, agreeable remedy to an ongoing dispute that reared its …

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18-And-Up FL Poker Players Could Lose Their Local Card Rooms

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Usually, when US states expand gambling opportunities, it doesn’t affect players aged 18-20 years old. That’s because in the vast majority of states, you have to be at least 21 to participate in any kind of domestic betting market aside from lotteries or charitable gambling amusements (i.e. bingo, raffles, etc.). Whether you want to play …

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Wyoming Legalizes Domestic 18 And Up Online Sports Betting

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On Monday, Wyoming governor Mark Gordon (R) signed HB0133 into law, legalizing domestic sports wagering for all residents aged 18 and up. In most states, sports betting – whether online or in-person – is limited to bettors who are at least 21 years old. This makes WY one of the only states to grant this …

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What New Gamblers Need To Know About Self Exclusion

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Many US casino gamblers get started with the pastime as soon as they hit their twenty-first birthday. And that makes sense, because at most brick-and-mortar casinos in America, 21 is the legal minimum age to play. While there are a number of Class II tribal casinos that accept players at 18 and up, these are …

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Gambling Addict Claims Online Casinos Unethically Track Players

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The New York Times has published an interesting story about one online gambler’s experiences with data security and player profiling. Allegedly, UK gambling powerhouse Sky Bet – the biggest operator in the colonies (take that, “Great” Britain!) – used advanced data mining operations to target “Gregg” with various marketing materials to entice him to pony …

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