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First Virginia casino could be haven for 18+ bettors

October 2, 2019 6:20 pm

Virginia is just one of ten states in the USA without land-based casinos. However, this could all change very shortly. During their September 24 meeting, the Norfolk, Virginia City Council voted 7-1 in favor of a deal with the Pamunkey Native American Tribe to build a casino in the state. The proposed casino would be built in Downtown Norfolk in the city’s Harbor Park area. Since there are no casinos in Virginia, the state does not have a confirmed age... View Article

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Would banning loot boxes in video games affect 18+ gamblers in the United States?

September 17, 2019 6:17 pm

The loot box controversy continues, now with the United Kingdom pushing for the in-game purchases to be regulated as gambling. If the United Kingdom does start regulating loot boxes as gambling and ceases sales to minors, what would that mean for players in the United States, including those that are over 18 years old but under 21, if the US also bans loot boxes? The UK’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport committee insists that by spending real money for a... View Article

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Rhode Island launches online sports betting, 18+ bettors celebrate

September 9, 2019 1:18 pm

As sports betting becomes more accessible throughout the United States, 18-year-old bettors in Rhode Island have one of the best situations coming into the NFL season. In the Plantation State, sports betting was legalized in November 2018. Since then, Rhode Islanders have wagered nearly $136 million in sports bets at the state’s two casinos. As a result, the state received 51% of the $7.7 million profit after expenses. Those numbers are only expected to grow. For  2020-2021, sports betting is... View Article

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Zelle makes online betting easier for 18+ bettors

September 4, 2019 1:15 pm

Things are hardly ever easy for legal gamblers under 21 years old. At 18, 19, and 20 years old, most states won’t even allow players entrance into the casinos, forcing 18-and-up bettors to online casinos in certain states. While offshore casinos are not prohibited in the United States, and in some cases they’re better than brick and mortar establishments, they can pose some accessibility issues for American players. One particular issue offshore players faced was when using cryptocurrency. Traditionally, if a... View Article

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18+ casinos: Where to go in the United States for the best options

August 23, 2019 3:03 pm

It can be tough to find casinos available for players under 21-years-old. Luckily, there are quite a few options spread throughout the United States that allow bettors entrance from 18-years-old and up. Whether you need this information for a road trip or you’re interested in the casino options nearest to you, we’ve got you covered. The following is a breakdown of each state, separated by region, that allows 18+ players in full-fledged casinos. East Coast Georgia- The Peach State has... View Article



Layoffs Imminent As Twin River Revenue Flows North To Encore Boston Harbor

August 16, 2019 4:04 pm

Massachusetts’ newest casino resort launched in late June, but less than two months later, the massive Encore Boston Harbor is already crowding smaller casinos out of the market. The first casualty of the $2.6 billion Everett casino can be found some 55 miles across the border. The Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island, reported Tuesday that a round of layoffs is likely pending as table game revenue is down 34 percent year-over-year. In July 2018, Twin River pulled in... View Article

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Connecticut Lawmakers Announce Plan To Legalize Bridgeport Casino, Sports Betting

August 6, 2019 2:16 pm

The Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Resort Casino are two of the biggest casinos in the world. Now, it’s looking like the venues’ tribal operators could join forces to make the long-awaited third casino destination a reality in Connecticut. On Wednesday, Connecticut lawmakers on both sides of the aisle announced a potential deal with the Mohegan Tribe and the Mashantucket Pequot Nation to break ground on a new casino site in Bridgeport. If approved, the project would require a direct tribal... View Article

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Pennsylvania Folds Online Poker Launch

July 25, 2019 6:52 pm

Recently Pennsylvania became the 3rd state to offer state-regulated online slots and casino games to residents and visitors over the age of 18. PA residents were ecstatic for the new casino games, but many bettors were left questioning: Where is the online poker? Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) communications director Doug Harbach told media sources that poker will be rolled out when the operators are prepared to do so. Pennsylvania poker operators are expected to begin sharing player pools with... View Article

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Pennsylvania Casinos Almost Ready To Launch Online

July 10, 2019 7:13 pm

The Parx Casino (Philadelphia) and the Hollywood Casino at Penn National (Grantville) are both ready to launch their online casino platforms on July 15th, 2019. The announcement was made today at the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board monthly meeting. The Parx The Parx has consistently been one of the first Pennsylvania casinos to launch gambling services following state gambling expansion bills. They have already launched sports betting (Jan 8th), online sports betting (June 27th), and now they have plans to launch... View Article

Potential Nebraska Casino Expansion


Nebraska Voters Could Expand Domestic Casino Games In Existing Venues

July 1, 2019 5:36 pm

Nebraska’s current casino gambling options are run by native tribes with Class II gaming restrictions. Next year, NE voters would decide on the legalization of advanced casinos via a ballot measure. Supporters for expanded games in casinos have launched a petition to get the issue on next year’s ballot. Current casino gaming offers within Nebraska casinos are limited to electronic gaming machines, bingo, and poker. The supporters the expansion have received financial backing from an economic development corporation known as... View Article