New Jersey Online Poker in Free Fall

New Jersey online poker collectively suffered their worst January on record in terms of revenue since the market launched more than five years ago, according to figures released last week by the Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE). The state regulator reported that a combined $1.95 million was generated at internet poker rooms in the state…

New Jersey Ready to Accept Sports Betting Applications

New Jersey gaming officials, Atlantic City casinos and the state’s racetracks are revving up to offer legal sports betting as the United States Supreme Court prepares to release a potential landmark decision in the coming months. The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement is encouraging businesses and individuals interested in sports betting to apply for…

NBA and MLB Critical of West Virginia Sports Betting Legislation

Routinely criticized for being behind the times, West Virginia is getting ahead of the curve when it comes to sports betting. In anticipation of the scuttling of the federal prohibition on expanded sports wagering, a West Virginia Senate committee has advanced a bill that, if it becomes law, would legalize sports betting at the state’s…

California Online Poker Already DEAD for 2018

For the first time in more than a decade, California will not be considering an online poker bill in 2018. However, online poker may be tied with sports betting for a 2019 push. With Friday’s deadline for the filing of regular bills approaching, Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer told Online Poker Report that, after a year of…

Play’n GO Enters Mexican Market

Play’n GO has entered the Mexican market for the first time after agreeing to supply its full suite of games to operator Logrand Entertainment Group. Logrand, which currently runs 14 casinos across the country, is soon to launch its new interactive division, Strendus. The deal sees slots developer Play’n GO continue its global expansion, with…

Aristocrat Gaming Cleared by Australian Federal Court

The Federal Court in the Australian state of Victoria has dismissed a case brought by a former gambling addict against slot machine maker Aristocrat Technologies Australia and Australian casino operator Crown Resorts. The judge said that the design of a popular line of poker machines was not misleading or unconscionable. The lawsuit was launched in…

Anti-Doping to Get Full Review by British Horseracing Authority

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has announced plans to carry out a full review of its anti-doping rules. Approved by the national regulator’s board this week, the decision to assess the current regulations comes after the BHA received a briefing on the impact of recent decisions involving anti-doping cases in the sport. An independent disciplinary…