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Stories with subject: Gambling laws and regulations
  • Committee appointed to study Terrebonne Parish's gaming law 
    Updated: Dec-01-15 7:57 am

    HOUMA, Louisiana - A committee will look into Terrebonne Parish's laws covering bingo games for possible revisions.

  • NY court hears arguments on fantasy sports story has photos
    Updated: Nov-25-15 4:39 pm

    NEW YORK - A judge said Wednesday he would not take long to rule on a motion by New York's top law enforcement official to stop the country's two biggest daily fantasy sports companies from operating following two hours of arguments in a packed Manhattan courtroom.

  • Growth - but not expansion - in US Internet gambling market 
    Updated: Nov-25-15 2:51 pm

    ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - Internet gambling is slowly growing - but not expanding - after 2 1/2 years of online betting in the United States.

  • Senate committee discusses fantasy sports 
    Updated: Nov-20-15 5:46 pm

    OLYMPIA, Washington - The variety of laws related to fantasy sports games in Washington state and across the country were discussed before a Senate committee in Washington state Friday, where lawmakers also discussed a bill that proposes legalizing casual, season-long fantasy leagues.

  • Column: DraftKings, FanDuel wrong for now, but on right side 
    Updated: Nov-20-15 4:54 pm

    Say goodbye to all those annoying commercials.

  • 5 years after smoking ban approved, opinions still mixed 
    Updated: Nov-19-15 10:15 am

    DEADWOOD, South Dakota - Five years after South Dakota voters overwhelmingly approved a ban on smoking in restaurants, bars and casinos, the issue remains divisive, with proponents lauding the improved health of state residents, and detractors claiming the ban led to a business decline from which they've never recovered.

  • Fantasy sports lobbyist says games don't qualify as gambling story has photos
    Updated: Nov-18-15 8:09 pm

    DEADWOOD, South Dakota - Speaking before state regulators in the historic gambling town of Deadwood on Wednesday, a representative of daily fantasy sports operators under scrutiny nationwide said the industry wants to make it clear: The contests don't constitute gambling under South Dakota law.

  • Pennsylvania House committee advances major gambling bill 
    Updated: Nov-18-15 6:47 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A Pennsylvania state House committee is advancing legislation that would authorize the third major gambling expansion in six years, including allowing Internet-based gambling through the state's casinos and slot machines at airports and off-track betting parlors.

  • 3 Yomiuri Giants pitchers banned for gambling on baseball 
    Updated: Nov-10-15 6:09 am

    TOKYO - Nippon Professional Baseball has banned three Yomiuri Giants pitchers indefinitely after they were found to have bet on baseball games.

  • Skill or chance? New Jersey could influence fantasy sports 
    Updated: Nov-09-15 2:00 pm

    TRENTON, New Jersey - Making a case they hope will resonate with states across the nation, representatives of the fantasy sports industry told New Jersey lawmakers Monday that regulators should not treat them the same way as casinos because success in their industry relies more on skill than on chance.

  • Lawmakers discuss possible changes to Idaho's veto rules 
    Updated: Nov-06-15 6:24 pm

    BOISE, Idaho - Idaho House Speaker Scott Bedke says better clarification surrounding when and how legislation is vetoed is needed to avoid the high-profile lawsuit that shut down lucrative betting machines across the state.

  • Strange: State's lawsuit against bingo casinos will proceed 
    Updated: Nov-05-15 2:34 pm

    MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange says the state's litigation against bingo casinos will go forward despite the governor's order that local law enforcement should take over gambling enforcement.