IGT Brings Players into 4th Dimension with Sphinx 4D Slot Machine

From the very beginning, slot machines — with fast-spinning reels and the sound of coins clattering into metal buckets — were designed to excite the senses and hopefully drive players to bet more. Today, slot makers are hoping new technology will make games even more immersive. One example is IGT’s new Sphinx 4D Slot Machine,…

New York Moves to Save Net Neutrality

The repeal of net neutrality rules may allow Internet service providers and mobile carriers to block or throttle services at will, reserving the fastest bandwidth for companies who pay the toll, but the law may not be the only way to keep companies in line … New York is one of several states which plans…

Minnesota and Washington State Plan Lawsuits Over Net Neutrality

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced that he would sue to block the end of net neutrality rules, becoming the latest state attorney general to announce a challenge to the repeal. His announcement comes shortly after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), led by Republican FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, voted Thursday to roll back the Obama-era…

US Senate to Review Net Neutrality Repeal

The top U.S. Senate Democrat said on Friday he would force a vote on the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to repeal landmark net neutrality rules, but the move was unlikely to block a ruling that could reshape the digital landscape. The FCC voted Thursday along party lines to reverse the Obama era rules barring internet…

Iowa Casino Supporters Hope Supreme Court Legalizes Sports Betting

A pending decision by the U.S. Supreme Court could open the door to legalized sports gambling in any state that approves it. A nonprofit organization that supports Iowa’s casinos plans to draft legislation that would legalize sports gambling in the state, should the U.S. Supreme Court rule in a way that makes that possible. That…

Michigan Online Gambling Bill Includes Sports Betting

A Michigan online gambling bill that advanced on Wednesday now has a sports betting provision in it. Lawmakers in the state advanced Rep. Brandt Iden’s bill that would legalize online casinos and poker in the state. The bill was approved in a hearing by the House Regulatory Reform Committee, which Iden chairs. The most recent…

Ohio Senate Moves Fantasy Sports Legislation Forward

Ohio is close becoming the latest US state to regulate daily fantasy sports (DFS) games after a bill passed the Ohio Senate by a vote of 25-4. According to the Dayton Daily News, House Bill 132 would exempt DFS games from the state’s gambling laws and place them under the regulation of the Ohio Casino…