Gambling laws and regulations

FILE - In this March 28, 2018, file photo, Elaine Wynn, ex-wife of Steve Wynn, listens during a hearing in Las Vegas. A six-year boardroom battle involving the company founded by embattled former Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn and his ex-wife has been settled on the brink of a trial in Nevada state court. A judge dismissed prospective jurors Monday, April 16, 2018, after attorneys told her the case had been dropped pending an undisclosed payment from Steve Wynn to Elaine Wynn. (AP Photo/John Locher)
April 16, 2018 - 8:15 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A six-year boardroom battle ended Monday with a settlement involving the Las Vegas company founded by embattled former casino mogul Steve Wynn and his ex-wife. A judge who was to begin seating a jury for a planned six-week trial in the town that Wynn helped build dismissed...
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April 02, 2018 - 1:29 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's former Revel casino is moving toward its reincarnation as the Ocean Resort Casino. The Boardwalk property said Monday it's affiliating with the Hyatt hotel chain. The announcement came on the sixth anniversary of the opening of Revel. Colorado developer...
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FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2015, file photo, odds are displayed on a screen at a sports book owned and operated by CG Technology in Las Vegas. More than a third of U.S. states are considering legalizing sports gambling if the Supreme Court overturns a federal law that has banned sports books in all but Nevada and three other states since 1992. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
March 20, 2018 - 2:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the Supreme Court poised to rule on a case that could end the federal ban on sports gambling, more than a third of U.S. states are considering legislation to get in on the action, and professional leagues and casino interests are lobbying against each other for the biggest...
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March 20, 2018 - 2:09 am
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March 19, 2018 - 4:34 pm
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FILE - In this March 11, 2018, file photo, Houston guard Rob Gray, front left, grabs a rebound in front of Cincinnati forward Gary Clark (11) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball championship game at the American Athletic Conference tournament, in Orlando, Fla. America's gambling industry predicts $10 billion will be bet on the March Madness college basketball tournament — nearly all of it illegally or off-the-books. That's one of the reasons the American Gaming Association favors the full legalization and regulation of sports betting in the United States. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
March 12, 2018 - 12:37 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — America's gambling industry predicts $10 billion will be bet on the March Madness college basketball tournament — nearly all of it illegally or off-the-books. That's one of the reasons the American Gaming Association favors the full legalization and regulation of sports...
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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018 file photo, people pass by Wynn Las Vegas on the Vegas Strip. Wynn Resorts has agreed to pay $2.4 billion in a settlement with a Tokyo casino game maker and its U.S. unit over the forced redemption of their shares in the Las Vegas-based casino operating company in 2012. The company on Thursday, March 8, 2018, announced the settlement with Universal Entertainment Corp., which previously held an almost 20 percent stake in Wynn Resorts through its subsidiary Aruze USA Inc. (Richard Brian/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, File)
March 08, 2018 - 11:26 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wynn Resorts has agreed to pay $2.4 billion in a settlement with a Tokyo casino game maker and its U.S. unit over the forced redemption of their shares in the Las Vegas-based casino operating company in 2012. The company on Thursday announced the settlement with Universal...
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FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2015, file photo, Therese Duenas counts money as she takes bets in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. Jersey has challenged the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, the 1992 law forbidding all but Nevada and three other states from authorizing gambling on college and professional sports. Only Nevada offers betting on single games. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
March 01, 2018 - 2:38 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — As the push to legalize sports gambling in the U.S. nears a crucial Supreme Court decision, states hoping to reap a financial windfall could face another hurdle: Attracting younger players used to online fantasy sports. The explosion in popularity of daily fantasy sports has...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, file photo, Senate Banking Committee ranking member Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., asks a question while testifying before the Senate Budget Committee regarding President Donald Trump's fiscal year 2019 budget proposal, in Washington. A number of high-profile liberals are calling for repeal of the Republican tax plan that President Donald Trump signed into law. But not all of them back full repeal, including Sanders. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
February 28, 2018 - 12:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans spent much of the last decade firing up their base with a vow to repeal President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. But when it came to doing the deed, they found promises much easier than execution. Democrats may be starting down the same path on taxes. From New...
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February 05, 2018 - 11:48 am
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire woman who says she has a Powerball ticket that won a $559.7 million jackpot wants a court order allowing her to stay anonymous, saying she made a "huge mistake" in signing the ticket without consulting a lawyer first. The woman, identified as Jane Doe, filed a...
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