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Can sports books survive a 1% tax on handle?

BY I Nelson Rose ON January 17, 2018 TAGs: New Jersey, PASPA, sports betting, Supreme Court, United States gambling law The post originally appears on http://www.gamblingandthelaw.com/ and we republished with permission. I revised my analysis of the impact that the proposed 1% on bets
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Second $1 million jackpot in 3 weeks is at Beau Rivage Biloxi | The Sun Herald

Biloxi Make that two $1 million-plus jackpot winners in three weeks at Biloxi casinos. The latest jackpot came at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino at around 11:41 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6, when a Texas woman sitting at a 25-cent Triple Double Diamond Wheel of Fortune slot machine hit $1,245
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World Cup betting turnover hits €136bn | iGaming Business

8 August 2018 Fifa has claimed it was able to avoid manipulation and betting fraud in relation to this year’s World Cup in Russia, with a huge €136bn (£122bn/$158bn) wagered on the football tournament through verifiable platforms. Football’s global governing body works with Sportradar
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Florida man hits 2 jackpots at Hard Rock Biloxi in one day | The Sun Herald

iloxi Luck can — and did — strike twice for a Florida man who recently hit the biggest jackpot at a Coast casino in three years. It was early, 9 a.m. July 18, and not many people were in the Hard Rock Casino Biloxi’s high-limits slot area. Fred S. (no last name given), of Gulf Breeze,
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AGA expanding code of conduct for responsible gaming – Las Vegas Review-Journal

With sports betting spreading to new markets this year, the American Gaming Association is expanding the breadth and reach of its code of conduct for responsible gaming, a representative said Tuesday. A panel of experts representing casino operators, game manufacturers, testing labs a
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First sports bets in Mississippi are in Biloxi and Tunica | The Sun Herald

Biloxi The first legal sports bets in Mississippi were placed simultaneously in Biloxi and Tunica at noon Wednesday. Wagers were made at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi and the Gold Strike Casino in Tunica to make Mississippi the fourth state to allow sports betting. It came
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Sports betting has arrived on Southern Miss’ doorstep. Here’s what happens next.

Hattiesburg Southern Miss athletic director Jon Gilbert’s grasp on the issue of sports gambling took on a new level of concern years ago when he sat in on a lecture given by Michael Franzese, a former capo in the Colombo crime family. “As Franzese kept talking, I’m thinking, ‘Man, thi
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$1.3 million jackpot hits at Hard Rock Casino Biloxi | The Sun Herald

Fred S. of Gulf Breeze, Florida, gives a thumbs up after he won a $1.29 million jackpot Wednesday, July 18, at Hard Rock Casino Biloxi. This was the first $1 million-plus jackpot in 3 years at a Coast casino. Courtesy of Hard Rock Casino Biloxi The drought of $1 million dollar jackpot
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Sports betting isn’t expected to open July 22 in Mississippi | The Sun Herald

Baseball scores roll on a ticker inside the Island View Casino Resort in Gulfport where they will eventually put in one of their sports books. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com The first day casinos in Mississippi legally can offer sports betting is July 22, but that likely won’t
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