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Connecticut Legislation Rejects Online GamblingConnecticut Legislation Rejects Online Gambling Post Thumbnail

Connecticut Legislation Rejects Online Gambling

Ned Lamont, the Governor of Connecticut, has turned down a request by regional officials to allow the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes to operate online gaming during the COVID-19 pandemic. Last Wednesday, the Southeastern Connecticut Council of Government (SCCOG) reached out to Lamont, requesting the two operators to “begin utilization of online gaming during this […]

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Confusion in Colorado Regarding May 1st Sports BettingMay 1 Debut for Legalized Sports Betting

Confusion in Colorado Regarding May 1st Sports Betting

The standstill of practically every sporting event for the foreseeable future is confusing Colorado residents regarding its legal introduction on May 1st. In addition of the lack of live gaming, the community is also dealing with the reality of the absence of land-based locations due to COVID-19. Once Colorado sports betting became approved, expectations were […]

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Maryland Gambling Condemned due to COVID-19

Maryland’s aspirations to pass their recent sports betting bill has encountered a hiccup during its legal process. The sponsor of the bill feels issues received from the House could have been avoided if the session was not shortened by COVID-19 concerns. The sessions were originally scheduled to adjourn April 6, but was shorted on March […]

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New York Governor Rejects Mobile Sports BettingNY Rejects Online Sports Betting Bill

New York Governor Rejects Mobile Sports Betting

Despite recent issues in regard to the Coronavirus, state legislators are still working in full force. As people are being enforced to stay in their houses during this pandemic, the legislators are focusing on COVID-19 and consequences it will bring. Government Blocks New York Sports Betting. Why? New York Governor Andrew Cuomo stated he is […]

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Online Poker Explodes: WSOP Profits from Online Housebound PlayersWSOP Saturating Online Market

Online Poker Explodes: WSOP Profits from Online Housebound Players

The WSOP Online Super Circuit Series is in its second week of its current eighteen day run. The results have resulted in remarkable numbers. The increasing intensity of social distancing has become an integral part in the gaming population action, attempting to cut spreading of the coronavirus. The recent pandemic has also been driving players […]

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Reverend Al Sharpton Preaches to Stop Mobile Sports Betting in ColoradoReverend Reaches Out To Colorado Legislation

Reverend Al Sharpton Preaches to Stop Mobile Sports Betting in Colorado

Reverend Al Sharpton has actively conversed with Colorado Lawmakers to prevent the Centennial State from mobile sports betting. He is known as a civil rights activist, Baptism minister, talk show host and politician. What Fueled Sharpton to Voice His Opinion? Sharpton sent a letter to Governor Jared Polis, Speaker of the House Kathleen Becker, and […]

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WSOP Temporary Suspensions Due to Virus, Announces Online Tournaments

The World Series Of Poker (WSOP) has released a decision to move their tournaments online due to the recent outbreak of the Coronavirus. A large amount of poker tournament series have either been postponed or cancelled. The 2018 World Poker Tour Thunder runner-up Ian Steinman posted on twitter before the WSOPC released information regarding their […]

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BetMGM Makes Official Statement Regarding Coronavirus

Adam Greenblatt, the Chief Executive Officer of Roar Digital (BetMGM), made an official statement to gamers currently involved as their clients. Adam Greenblatt Speaks to the People Involved with BetMGM “We are closely monitoring developments with Coronavirus (COVID-19) and have already seen major disruptions in schedules for sports leagues worldwide. Given all that is going […]

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Rhode Island Sports Betters Limited By In-Person Required Registrations

Sports betting laws passed in Rhode Island did not initially include online sports betting. It became available in September 2019, immediately causing controversy. Players can currently game from their computers and mobile platforms, but are required to make and initial verify account information in person at one of the two licensed sportsbooks, Twin River and […]

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New Steps Made to Maryland Laws for Regulated SportsMaryland Bill Passes Senate

New Steps Made to Maryland Laws for Regulated Sports

After presenting a proposition for legalizing sports betting to the Senate, the proposal was approved, allowing the process to move forward. As it travels through its final hurdles, the process can be finalized once traveling through the hands of the Marylanders vote. Craig Zucker, a senator in Montgomery County, was a proud sponsor of the […]

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