At issue is a new Justice Department interpretation of The Wire Act that calls into question interstate transmissions related to all bets or wagers – or multi-state lottery games like Mega Millions, though virtually all lottery operations involve interstate transactions.
Of the $145.2 million in total gaming revenue, the state of Maryland gets $60.2 million for its Education Trust Fund and other state funded programs.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee plans to let legislation to allow sports betting become law without his signature, putting a state that has largely shied from expanding gambling in position to become the first to offer an online-only sportsbook.
Benjamin D’Hoe, a 22-year-old player who reached a career-high ranking of No. 782 in 2017, admitted to placing more than 900 mostly low-value bets on professional tennis matches between Jan. 31 and Feb. 26, 2017.
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The D.C. Council gave final approval to a bill that puts sports betting on the fast track. The D.C. Lottery will assume the role of being the city’s sole operator of gaming.
How soon people can place legal sports bets in D.C. will depend on how city lawmakers decide to handle the March 2020 expiration of the D.C. Lottery contract.
A pro-casino bill was approved with bipartisan support Monday by the General Laws and Technology Committee in the Virginia Senate.
The new telecast was scheduled to debut Friday. NBC Sports Washington will continue to present conventional game coverage on its main channel, but its supplemental channel, NBC Sports Washington Plus, will offer what it calls a “free-to-play predictive gaming contest” while the Wizards host the Milwaukee Bucks.
MGM National Harbor, with more than 3,100 slot machines and 198 table games, continued to lead Maryland’s six casinos, with $59.6 million in December gaming revenue, a 5.9 percent increase from a year ago.
More companies and groups in Virginia are getting into the political influence game ahead of a legislative session than they have in past years.
This will be the fifth time the jackpot has been drawn on the first day of a new year and has so far only been won once on that day, in 2008.
Pamunkey Indian Tribe spokesman Jay Smith said the tribe is eyeing about 20 acres along the Elizabeth River between a minor league baseball stadium and an Amtrak station near Norfolk’s downtown.
The D.C. Council has passed a bill to legalize sports betting in the District. Betting likely won’t start until the summer in D.C. stadiums, arenas and the bars and restaurants that seek licenses.
After what was a record month for Maryland casino gaming revenue in October, gambling revenue eased in November, though two of the state’s three largest casinos saw healthy gains in year-over-year gambling.
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