Gambling laws and regulations

January 22, 2018 - 3:37 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City and southern New Jersey have always been Philadelphia Eagles country. And with the local team in the Super Bowl, the seaside gambling resort can only dream of the extra millions of dollars it might have taken in had it been able to offer sports betting. The...
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In this Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 photo, employees work at the DraftKings office in Boston. The leading daily fantasy sports company has launched a new sports game that lets users hone in on a single NFL football playoff game, which has some gambling experts wondering if the contest inches the industry closer to the territory of sports betting that remains illegal in most of the United States. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
January 12, 2018 - 7:56 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A new daily fantasy sports game that lets users hone in on a single NFL playoff game has some gambling experts wondering if the contest inches the industry closer to the territory of sports betting that remains illegal in most of the United States. The "Showdown" variant offered by...
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January 12, 2018 - 5:29 pm
___ Bank execs sing praises of new tax law as windfall looms NEW YORK (AP) — Two of the nation's biggest banks — JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo — are indicating they expect to see significant future benefits from the recently enacted GOP tax bill, through both lower taxes and increased business...
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January 11, 2018 - 3:49 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana congressman who has made repeated calls to "drain the swamp" in Washington collected more than $160,000 in campaign contributions from gambling interest groups that stand to benefit from legislation he is sponsoring, an Associated Press review found. Republican Rep...
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January 10, 2018 - 2:33 am
OLYMPICS SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The rival Koreas moved toward easing their bitter animosity during rare talks, with North Korea agreeing to take part in next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea. The countries also agreed to hold more discussions on reducing tension along their border and to...
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January 09, 2018 - 2:46 pm
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January 09, 2018 - 1:05 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A new report predicts 18 states will introduce bills to regulate sports betting this year, with 11 having a good chance of passing legislation. Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, which tracks gambling legislation nationwide, says that's just the minimum; the firm predicts more...
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FILE – In this Feb. 26, 2013, file photo, former New Jersey Gov. Brendan Byrne, center, shakes hands with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, left, as Byrne's wife Ruthi Zinn Byrne, second from left, and former New Jersey Gov. James Florio, right, clap after Christie outlined his 2014 state budget proposals in Trenton, N.J. Byrne, a Democrat who served as New Jersey governor from 1974 to 1982, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at age 93. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz, File)
January 08, 2018 - 2:28 pm
MILLBURN, N.J. (AP) — A roster of current and former political heavyweights on Monday remembered late Gov. Brendan Byrne as a towering figure who infused the state's bruising political arena with dignity and a dose of Irish humor. Several former governors and current congressional members were...
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January 08, 2018 - 9:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Native American tribe will be able to go ahead with its plans for a gambling hall on Martha's Vineyard after the Supreme Court declined to get involved in the dispute. The Supreme Court said Monday that it would not take up the case involving the Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe. That...
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