Sports Gambling

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Mike Baggerman
November 08, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Sports gambling is expected to come to Western New York by the end of this year. Kambi Group will be the vendor for Seneca Gaming Corporation when it implements sports betting at the Seneca Casinos in Niagara Falls, Buffalo, and Salamanca. “We are so excited to bring sports...
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June 10, 2019 - 7:57 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gambling regulators in New York are close to giving their final OK to sports betting at four upstate casinos. The state's Gaming Commission is scheduled to vote Monday on regulations permitting wagers at Resorts World Catskills in Monticello, Rivers Casino and Resort in...
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Seneca Nation President Rickey Armstrong Sr. May 17, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
May 17, 2019 - 1:23 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Seneca Nation continues to take a "wait and see" approach on the topic of legalized sports gambling across New York State. "We're monitoring it," Seneca Nation President Rickey Armstrong, Sr., said. "We're just going to watch and see where it's at. We have our management team...
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Marijuana
Mike Baggerman
April 01, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The budget for New York State will not include legislation on much-talked about topics like sports gambling and marijuana, though it will include a ban on single-use plastic bags. Plastic bags only recently entered the statewide conversation but lawmakers and the governor...
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Off Track Betting site in Williamsville (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
February 01, 2019 - 9:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Don't expect to lay down any big bets for the Super Bowl...at least not yet formally in New York State. Legalized sports gambling at casinos is still illegal in the state despite last year's Supreme Court ruling that states can decide whether or not to allow wagering. "Just...
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Mike Baggerman
May 04, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The United States Supreme Court could come up with a decision soon on whether or not the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA) violates the tenth amendment. PAPSA prohibits sports gambling everywhere except for Nevada, Delaware, Oregon, and Montana...
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