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Lawmakers in Delaware Propose a Switch to a Multi-License System To Boost Tax Revenue—Could Online Casinos Follow?

April 16, 2024 | By: Chav Vasilev

Delaware lawmakers are looking to break away from the current monopoly system for online sports betting with a bill in the state’s General Assembly to establish a new multi-license system. While the state has benefited from the recent change of technology partner from 888 Holdings to Rush Street Interactive, some lawmakers believe a competitive market […]

Ohio Lawmakers May Need Voter Approval to Expand Racino Gambling

April 15, 2024 | By: Heather Fletcher

Ohio lawmakers are considering various forms of gambling expansion, but some of the possibilities, such as adding table games at racinos, will require voter approval in a referendum. That seemed to be the consensus at the final meeting of the Study Commission on the Future of Gaming in Ohio. The April 11 gathering at the Ohio […]

Gov. Youngkin Amends Virginia Skill Game Bill, Angers Lawmakers and Small Business

April 11, 2024 | By: Chav Vasilev

After a last-minute veto, Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin proposed significant changes to skill games legislation, angering the machines’ proponents. The changes would categorize skill game machines closer to casino-style games, impose restrictions on their numbers and locations, and call for a higher tax rate. While many expected Youngkin’s veto, few anticipated a 75-page bill. While opponents […]

CEASE, UAW Sue Gov. Murphy Over Failure to Ban Smoking in New Jersey Casinos

April 10, 2024 | By: Robyn McNeil

United Auto Workers (UAW) and grassroots anti-smoking advocacy group Casino Employees Against Smoking’s (Harmful) Effects (CEASE) filed a lawsuit in New Jersey Superior Court against Gov. Philip Murphy to force an overturn of a legal loophole that allows smoking on casino floors. Workers say the 18-year exception unfairly affects New Jersey’s casino employees. The lawsuit, […]

Maryland’s Legislative Session Ends With Online Casino Effort Half-Finished—What Killed It?

April 9, 2024 | By: Alex Weldon

With the final day of the Maryland legislative session, April 8, having come and gone uneventfully, we can officially say that the online casino legalization effort is dead for this year. So, what killed it? For all practical purposes, hope was already extinguished last week when lawmakers didn’t include online casino revenue in the state’s budget. However, a […]

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