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Judge reverses ruling on slot machines in Florida

TALLAHASSEE A judge Monday reversed a previous decision about devices, known as “pre-reveal games,” that critics argue are unregulated slot machines. Leon County Circuit Judge John Cooper ruled Monday that the electronic devices, in use in bars, strip malls and convenience stores thro
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Iowa side casinos celebrate first year on land

BETTENDORF – Two casinos in the Iowa Quad Cities are celebrating their first year on land after a quarter-century of gaming on the Mississippi River. Rhythm City Casino will get the party started on Friday, June 16. Isle Bettendorf will continue the fun over the following weeken
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IGT, Konami Gaming in games cross-licence deal

Konami Gaming Inc has become the latest casino equipment supplier to report a cross-licensing deal with casino and lottery equipment maker International Game Technology Plc (IGT). Under the arrangement – described by IGT as a “patent cross-licensing agreement” – Konami Gaming will be
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Casino industry ramps up effort to repeal sports betting ban

By Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press Published Monday, June 12, 2017 | 1:28 p.m. Updated Monday, June 12, 2017 | 4:44 p.m. Steve Marcus Geoff Freeman, president of the American Gaming Association, gives a “State of the Industry” address during the Global Gaming Expo (G2
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Arkansas attorney general again rejects proposal to legalize casino gambling in state

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has again rejected a proposed state constitutional amendment to legalize casino gambling in the state. In an opinion dated Tuesday, she rejected the proposal by Barry Emigh of Hot Springs, writing that the proposed popular name a
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Pioneers of Riverboat Gaming – A Look Back

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Pa. House passes bill for gambling expansion — NewsWorks

The state House of Representatives quickly introduced and passed a sweeping new gambling bill Wednesday evening, which would significantly expand the industry. Most lawmakers only laid eyes on the nearly 700-page bill about six hours before they voted on it. The measure had already be
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Inside Gaming

Scientific Games Corporation has announced the official launch its first skill-based slot machine. Space Invaders, which is based on the classic 1978 arcade video game, has been released into Caeasars properties in Atlantic City this week with further rollout across the country expect
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Trump’s DOL Working Overtime to Change Obama-Era Policy

Trump’s DOL Working Overtime to Change Obama-Era Policy By Jodi Taylor and Dena Sokolow Although the Trump Administration’s Department of Labor (DOL) had been off to a slow and shaky start, Secretary R. Alexander Acosta is wasting no time. Exactly 40 days since his swearin
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