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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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