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All bets are on? Virginia weighs legalizing casinos

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Casinos could be coming soon to Virginia, but a brawl over just how many, where they would go, and who...

Sports betting’s rapid expansion faces more tests in 2020

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...

Lobbying by sitting Illinois lawmakers under scrutiny

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A federal bribery charge against an Illinois state legislator has led to questions about whether lawmakers should be allowed to...

Voters decide on sanctuary city, sports betting in US West

Voters in the West are deciding several ballot measures Tuesday, including one that would make Tucson, Arizona, a sanctuary city and initiatives that would...

Tucson sanctuary city, Colorado sports betting before voters

Voters in the West are deciding several ballot measures Tuesday, including one that would make Tucson, Arizona, a sanctuary city and initiatives that would...

Indiana casinos looking for jump on Midwest sports betting

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana casinos are racing ahead with preparations to launch legalized sports betting in early September, looking to seize an advantage over...

Wynn and MGM in talks about sale of Encore Boston casino

BOSTON (AP) - Two major casino operators said Friday they were in preliminary talks about the possible sale of one of the largest casinos...

NCAA rescinds ban on events in states with legal gambling

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The NCAA has rescinded its policy prohibiting championship events from being held in states that have legalized sports gambling.The expected move...

GOP activist sues Rhode Island over launch of sports betting

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A Republican activist is suing over sports betting in Rhode Island, saying the state should have sought voter approval before...

Wynn Resorts fined $35M for misconduct allegations response

BOSTON (AP) - Gambling regulators in Massachusetts on Tuesday levied a $35 million fine on Wynn Resorts but allowed the company to keep its...