Atlantic City 18+ Casinos Agree To New Wage Increases

After threatening to strike for the Fourth of July weekend, 18+ casino workers in Atlantic City secured new wage increases.

Casino operators in Atlantic City, New Jersey narrowly avoided devastation last month after reaching an agreement with union employees.  After three years of repeated setbacks, closures, and national catastrophes, industry members pooled together to demand new and equitable contracts. With an incoming recession, labor leaders prioritized one thing—money. Strike Prompts A Change Of Tune Union …

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Atlantic City Workers Authorize Strike Against 18+ Casinos In July

people protesting outside of 18+ casinos for better wages.

The bells of unionization are ringing loud and clear across the nation as laborers in nearly every industry call for long-overdue benefits. Timing is critical in these fights to renegotiate contracts and establish worker safety protocols. In Atlantic City, for example, casino workers have taken an aggressive approach to these talks. On Wednesday, union members …

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The DOJ Reverses Opinion: How It Affects Domestic Gambling

US Department of Justice Federal Building

The US Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel has recently released a new Opinion which reverses an earlier Formal Opinion Memorandum given in 2011. While DOJ OLC Opinions do not carry the force of law as is, enforcement and implementation plans are already scheduled for April 15th, 90 days after the DOJ released its …

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Connecticut To See Sports Gambling In 2019

Connecticut Considering Sports Betting

Connecticut has sprung from its winter hibernation ready to take on sports betting. Connecticut is known for its tribal-run casinos but how will the relationship between tribal gambling entertainment, state licensors and regulators, and online gaming providers be affected by introduced sports gambling bills. We explain, but first, one must understand that Connecticut has long been …

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States Want Expanded Gambling Forms in 2019

2019 Legislative Session

With the 2018 US state legislative sessions ending around the nation, gambling bills are being pushed to next year’s session. Gambling is expected to be one of the most discussed legislative topics in the 2019 state legislative sessions. Numerous states have passed and legalized expanded gambling forms during the 2018 session, some of whom have …

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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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