Posts Tagged ‘gambling expansion’

January 26th, 2011 – by Glen Farmer Legislation that would provide relaxed restrictions on gambling in South Carolina has made its first real step toward being legalized. The legislation would allow limited forms of gambling to take place in private venues. The issue of home gambling became more prominent when a raid took place against […]

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January 5th, 2011 – by Glen Farmer The Texas legislature is no stranger to the idea of gambling expansion, and lawmakers in the state are once again set to debate over the incorporation of new gambling options into their borders. Adult oriented gaming may be on the menu coming into the next legislative session. Facing […]

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January 2nd, 2011 – by Glen Farmer The legality of a gambling game that allowed users to wager on older horse races had been challenged in Kentucky, but a Franklin County Court on Wednesday upheld the legality of these devices. Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate ruled on Wednesday that the state’s plan that would incorporate these […]

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December 14th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer When the slot machines at Arundel Mills mall were approved, would be players were excited to hear that they may be able to play as soon as at temporary slot parlor could be open. On Monday, a spokesperson for developer David Cordish announced that Cordish intends on installing […]

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December 13th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer At 5 AM on Sunday, the ceiling of the Metrodome collapsed under the extreme weight of a heavy snowfall. This comes shortly after a poll that found that Minnesotans would take expanded gambling as a way to pay for a new stadium in the state. A poll found […]

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November 19th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer In early November, Maine voters had approved of gambling expansion in the state. The people have passed the referendum allowing a casino in Oxford County, but the Maine Gambling Control Board will now have a difficult time bringing about the newest casino in the state. Two major players […]

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November 10th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer The state of Illinois is facing a budget short fall of epic proportions, a gap equal to multiple billions of dollars. The legislative and executive branch of the Illinois government have their own ideas on how they will contend with the issue, though the opposing viewpoints of each […]

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November 7th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer The creation of jobs has been cited as a top priority for Governor Deval Patrick of Massachusetts, and gambling expansion is a method he has cited as a way to do so. Proponents to expanded gambling in Massachusetts have stated that thousands of jobs could be created by […]

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August 30th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer For a very long time, gambling has been illegal in the state of Georgia. Even social gambling is not allowed in the state, which makes so much as a private, home based poker game a crime. With the gubernatorial elections right around the corner, the prospect of gambling […]

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July 20th, 2010 – by Glen Farmer Those who wanted to see slots in Ohio’s racetracks were delighted to hear that the Ohio Lottery Commission had successfully voted to reach for legislation that would allow slot machines in the seven racetracks around the state. While this is a preliminary vote and by no means guarantees […]

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