Rhode Island Becomes 8th State with Legal Sports Wagering

Rhode Island Twin River Casino Lincoln

As of November 26th, Rhode Island has joined the other seven US states offering legal sports wagering. Rhode Island had sports wagering legislation passed earlier this year and was projected to begin offering their wagering services on October 1st. However, some revenue allocation negotiations held the state back from offering sports gambling in October but …

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TenCent To Establish Registration Database with Facial Recognition

Honour of Kings Chinese TenCent Video Game

To protect minors, this company has experimented with facial recognition and real name databases which cross-reference Chinese police databases. TenCent Holdings, one of the largest technology firms in China, is attempting to appease Chinese regulators and the media by implementing safeguards to reduce exposure to its games from minors. The media has often complained about …

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Illinois Looks to Solve Its Revenue Problems Through Gambling

This cash-strapped state is desperately looking to remedy its funding and revenue woes, and lawmakers are not afraid to admit it. While Illinois currently offers residents and state visitors casino gambling, horse race betting, and video slots many lawmakers are trying to expand Illinois’s gambling offers further with sports betting and online gambling. This would …

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Oklahoma Casinos Now Have True Roulette and Craps Games

Roulette Game Wheel and Ball

Since 2004, gamblers playing in Oklahoma casinos could only enjoy roulette and craps through a loophole card variation game with no dice or ball involved. Through the civilian push to better Oklahoma’s education funding, state educators fought legislators in 2018 to legalize and tax various vices. The movement was powerful enough to even reverse a …

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America’s Capital Is Considering Sports Betting

Capitol Hill Washington D.C

D.C. is known for its strict limitations over gambling but potential tax revenue from legalized sports betting may produce some change. September 18th, Democratic D.C. Council member Jack Evans introduced the Sports Wagering Lottery Amendment Act of 2018 bill during a meeting with the council which proposed allowing the district to regulate and offer sports …

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Hawaii To Change From Gambling Void To The Next Las Vegas

Michael Last - Senate candidate in Hawaii

Early last year, Hawaii introduced an internet gambling bill which would allow casino gambling, poker gambling, and lotteries to be offered through a state-regulated online portal. The bill was introduced by Senator Will Espero on January 20th, 2017 as a means to introduce new revenue streams to support Hawaii’s expanding infrastructure from public schools, to …

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Promising LSU Running Back Arrested For Underage Gambling

LSU Running Back

Lanard Fournette, a redshirt sophomore running back at LSU, was recently arrested on underage gambling charges in Baton Rouge. The 20-year-old star running back stands accused of using a false ID to gain entrance into the L’Auberge Casino Louisiana’s gambling laws dictate that 18 is the legal age for pari-mutuel gambling (including the state Lottery …

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