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New York Online Casino Legalization Hopes Likely Dead

March 13, 2023 | By: Heather Fletcher

New York online casino legalization may not happen in 2023, says S4856‘s sponsor. State Sen. Joseph P. Addabbo Jr.‘s office told Bonus on March 13 that the measure probably won’t make it into the budget lawmakers are discussing. Bills that are included in the $227 billion state budget tend to become law. Addabbo’s press secretary, […]

Everi Enters Historical Horse Racing Via Exacta Systems

March 10, 2023 | By: Chav Vasilev

Everi Holdings Inc. entered historical horse racing (HHR) through Exacta Systems’ technology. On March 2, Exacta announced Everi’s HHR games debuted at Boston Billiards Club and Casino in Nashua, NH. Exacta said among the HHR games on its system, Exacta Connect, are four “player-popular” titles: Patriot Extra Spin Triple Jackpot Gems Deluxe Wild Gems Extra Spin Blazin’ […]

New York Gov. Hochul Formally Proclaims March Problem Gambling Awareness Month

March 10, 2023 | By: Robyn McNeil

Governor Kathleen C. Hochul has made it official that March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM) in New York. Dr. Chinazo O. Cunningham, the commissioner of the state’s Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS), delivered the formal proclamation on the Governor’s behalf. Cunningham spoke during a joint media conference held by New York State’s […]

UBC Study Finds Link Between Video Game Loot Boxes, Gambling

March 9, 2023 | By: Robyn McNeil

A new study from the Centre for Gambling Research at the University of British Columbia (UBC) raises concerns about the connection between video game loot boxes and gambling. Luke Clark, psychology professor and director of the UBC center, delivered the findings at the New Horizons in Responsible Gambling conference. The annual British Columbia Lottery Corporation […]

California Court Dismisses Class Action Suit by Skillz Investors

March 9, 2023 | By: Alex Weldon

A federal court in Northern California has dismissed a class action lawsuit by investors against Skillz, a mobile “skill gaming” company. The plaintiffs had accused the company of violating the Securities Exchange Act by misrepresenting or omitting facts to paint an exaggerated picture of its performance. Chief US District Judge Richard Seeborg ruled that they had failed to plead their […]

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