Gambling industry

FILE - In this March 19, 2019, file photo, video screens display the types of bets that can be placed at the Golden 1 Center's Skyloft Predictive Gaming Lounge, in Sacramento, Calif. Professional sports leagues have found a way to cash in by selling their official data to gambling companies, making the case that the leagues are creating new products for gamblers to bet on. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
January 07, 2020 - 2:51 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Professional sports leagues struck out in their quest for a cut of sports betting money by claiming they needed payments to help protect the integrity of games. They also fumbled an attempt to claim a share of betting proceeds by saying the games are the intellectual...
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In this Dec. 16, 2019 photo, Shelia Hargrove, of Richmond, plays gaming machines at Rosie's gaming center in Richmond, Va. Gambling-related issues are set to be one of the hottest topics at the state Capitol when lawmakers return to the Richmond next month to kick off the 2020 legislative session. Lawmakers will decide whether to legalize online sports betting and whether to regulate betting machines that have proliferated in convenience stores in recent years. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
January 02, 2020 - 11:26 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Casinos could be coming soon to Virginia, but a brawl over just how many, where they would go, and who would run them is on tap first. Gambling-related issues are set to be one of the hottest topics at the state Capitol when lawmakers return to the Richmond next month to kick...
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2019 file photo, Bill Anoatubby, Governor of the Chickasaw Nation, is pictured during an interview in his office in Ada, Okla. Three of the most powerful Indian tribes in Oklahoma are suing the governor over agreements that allow gambling at tribal casinos. The Cherokee, Chickasaw and Choctaw nations filed the complaint Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, in federal court in Oklahoma City. The tribes are asking a federal judge to decide whether the state's gaming compacts with the tribes expire on Jan. 1. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki File)
December 31, 2019 - 4:53 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Three of the most powerful tribes in Oklahoma filed a federal lawsuit against the state's governor on Tuesday, asking the court to help resolve a dispute over gambling at tribal casinos. The Cherokee, Chickasaw and Choctaw nations want a federal judge to determine whether the...
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In this Oct. 8, 2019 photo, a man makes a sports bet at Resorts casino in Atlantic City, N.J. In November 2019, New Jersey's casinos and racetracks took in nearly $563 million worth of sports bets, a new monthly record. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
December 31, 2019 - 7:07 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City heads into 2020 with some optimism , buoyed by an expanded casino market with more jobs and more revenue. But there is also some concern over whether all nine casinos will make it to the finish line of 2020, and whether nearby states will eat into Atlantic...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, file photo, candidates for Miss America 2020 pose for a group photo during the official Arrival Ceremony for the Miss America 2.0 competition at Mohegan Sun. Miss America will be crowned for the first time at a tribal casino in Connecticut on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP, File)
December 19, 2019 - 6:04 am
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Miss America will be crowned Thursday night for the first time at a Connecticut casino, marking the latest change to the nearly century-old contest that has recently undergone new leadership and a new direction. The competition, now dubbed “Miss America 2.0" and no longer...
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In this Nov. 18, 2019, photo, Sportsbook shift manager Stuart Norsell, right, assists a patron, left, in the sports betting area of Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I. Legalized sports betting's rapid march across the U.S. could face some bigger tests in 2020. Less than two years after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling opened the door to sportsbooks outside Nevada, they have been legalized in states that are home to about one-third of the nation's population. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
December 18, 2019 - 3:19 pm
LINCOLN, R.I. (AP) — The line for the ticket windows at a Rhode Island casino's sportsbook stretched to the door on one afternoon last month: Gamblers were cashing in their winnings from betting on the victorious New England Patriots the day before and placing new wagers for that night. “This...
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FILE - This March 15, 2016, file photo, shows casino mogul Steve Wynn at a news conference in Medford, Mass. Former Las Vegas casino mogul Wynn's attorneys say Nevada gambling regulators can't discipline him for allegations of workplace sexual harassment because he's no longer licensed by the state or affiliated with the company that carries his name. A document submitted Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, ahead of a Dec. 19 state Gaming Commission hearing says the panel has no jurisdiction and no authority to fine Wynn or revoke his suitability for a license. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
December 10, 2019 - 7:21 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Attorneys for former Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn say Nevada gambling regulators can’t discipline Wynn over allegations of workplace sexual harassment because he’s no longer licensed by the state or has any ties to the company that carries his name. A document submitted Monday...
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Rep. Alyce Clarke, D-Jackson, shows a ceremonial first scratch-off ticket purchased from at a Jackson, Miss., convenience store, Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. Licensed lottery retailers in the state began selling tickets Monday. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
November 25, 2019 - 3:28 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — People across Mississippi got into the scratch-off fever Monday as lottery tickets went on sale for the first time in the state. For decades Mississippi was one of only six states without a lottery. There was strong opposition from politically powerful churches. People often...
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Rep. Alyce Clarke, D-Jackson, shows a ceremonial first scratch-off ticket purchased from at a Jackson, Miss., convenience store, Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. Licensed lottery retailers in the state began selling tickets Monday. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
November 25, 2019 - 11:02 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi residents don’t have to leave the state to buy lottery tickets anymore. Tickets went on sale Monday. The tickets are available in roughly 1,200 convenience stores and other sites. Democratic state Rep. Alyce Clarke of Jackson has been pushing for years to bring a...
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Rep. Alyce Clarke, D-Jackson, shows a ceremonial first scratch-off ticket purchased from at a Jackson, Miss., convenience store, Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. Licensed lottery retailers in the state began selling tickets Monday. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
November 25, 2019 - 10:24 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi residents don’t have to leave the state to buy lottery tickets anymore. Tickets went on sale Monday. The tickets are available in roughly 1,200 convenience stores and other sites. Democratic state Rep. Alyce Clarke of Jackson has been pushing for years to bring a...
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