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1/20/2017

The US Supreme Court could look into a New Jersey law allowing sports betting. "We are encouraged that the US Supreme Court has expressed interest in the problems posed by [the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act], the failed law that fuels a $150 billion illegal sports betting market," the American Gaming Association said.

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CardPlayer.com
1/20/2017

State Sen. Bill Galvano previously worked for a Miami hotel that is interested in adding slot machines. The Florida lawmaker recently proposed a gaming expansion bill.

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Sen. Bill Galvano
1/20/2017

The Libratus computer program is ahead of human players in a poker tournament underway at a Pennsylvania casino. Four professional poker players are taking on the program developed by the Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science.

1/20/2017

Washington state lawmakers met earlier this week to discuss legislation that would allow online poker. John Pappas, executive director of the Poker Players Alliance, testified at a hearing before a state Senate committee.

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CardPlayer.com
1/20/2017

The Fort Sill Apache tribe filed a motion in court asking that the National Indian Gaming Commission be held in contempt. The Oklahoma tribe alleges the panel failed to reconsider a court order regarding conducting gaming on land owned by the tribe in New Mexico.

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Tulsa World (Okla.)
1/20/2017

Rivers Casino in Pennsylvania plans to start construction this spring on a $35 million hotel with 214 rooms.

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Rivers Casino
1/19/2017

Commissioners in Vigo County, Ind., unanimously approved a resolution supporting a casino in Terre Haute. The resolution said Terre Haute "would benefit through an injection of jobs and employment benefits."

1/19/2017

State Sen. Bill Galvano has introduced a gaming bill in Florida that would renew and amend the state's compact with the Seminole tribe and allow expansion of slot machines, among other provisions.

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InterGameOnline.com
1/19/2017

The Redding Rancheria plans to open a spa at its Win-River Resort & Casino Feb. 1. The spa will include steam and sauna rooms and offer services such as facials, massages and body treatments.

1/19/2017

Delta Corp Ltd. plans to open a casino in Gangtok in Sikkim, India. Sikkim is one of two states in India that allow gaming, and Delta Corp already operates two casinos in Goa, the other state.

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GGRAsia (Macau)