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Federal Trade Commission Hits Back at MGM Resorts in Cyberattack Investigation Spat

June 26, 2024 | By: Robyn McNeil

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has petitioned the Nevada District Court to force MGM Resorts International (MGM) to answer a civil investigation demand (CID). The move relates to MGM’s refusal to comply with the FTC’s investigation into recent data breaches, including the attack that temporarily shuttered many MGM operations late last year. In the petition […]

Pace-o-Matic Skill Games Case Headed to Pennsylvania Supreme Court

June 21, 2024 | By: Alex Weldon

Pennsylvania lawmakers still haven’t clarified the legality of skill game machines, but the state’s highest court may soon make that decision for them. The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has granted state authorities’ request to appeal the December decision by the Commonwealth Court that the machines don’t meet the definition of illegal gambling devices. Pace-o-Matic and similar companies manufacture amusement devices […]

Bovada Exits Michigan and Colorado in Response to Regulatory Crackdown

Black market gambling site Bovada has heeded the warnings of state gaming regulators, adding Colorado and Michigan to list of states it will not serve. The Michigan Gaming Control Board sent a “cease and desist” letter on May 29 to Bovada’s owner, Harp Media. According to SBCAmericas, Colorado sent a similar letter the following week, although Bonus has not […]

Sam Antar Tells Third Circuit ‘Relentless Enticement’ by BetMGM Warrants Granting Appeal

June 19, 2024 | By: Alex Weldon

Sam Antar, whose gambling addiction drove him to commit fraud, has filed a brief with the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, seeking to overturn the dismissal of his case against BetMGM. At issue is whether New Jersey gambling operators are bound by the state’s Consumer Fraud Act (CFA), or whether those provisions are superseded by the Casino Control Act (CCA). Antar, […]

DOJ’s Steve Wynn ‘Foreign Agent’ Suit Dismissed on Federal Appeal

June 18, 2024 | By: Robyn McNeil

A federal appeals court tossed out a Department of Justice (DOJ) case against Republican National Committee (RNC) finance chair and former Wynn Resorts CEO Steve Wynn aimed at forcing his foreign agent registration. The decision, handed down last Friday, is the likely culmination of a civil suit initiated by the DOJ in May 2022. The […]

Illegal Online Gambling Site Bovada Targeted By State Gaming Regulators

June 13, 2024 | By: Heather Fletcher

Online gamblers love to ask Google, “Is Bovada legit?” State gaming regulators say “no.” So now they’re following Michigan’s lead in targeting illegal online gambling site Bovada with “cease and desist” orders. Bonus learned on June 13 that Connecticut’s letter will soon be sent to the illegal site’s owner, Curaçao-based Harp Media. Other state leaders […]

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