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In Greece, the Regency Casino Mont Parnes has filed a motion with the nation’s highest administrative court, the Council Of State, seeking an injunction on a decision from the Hellenic Gaming Commission to introduce 35,000 new video lottery terminals throughout the country. In its suit, the suburban Athens casino stated...
As part of a civil forfeiture court case unfolding in United States District Court for The Eastern District Of Michigan, the federal government is alleging that a suburban Detroit man scammed investors out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in order to help bankroll a gambling spree in Las...
Sen. Kim Ward, R-Westmoreland, has called on officials from Pennsylvania’s 12 gambling concerns to meet in the Capital soon after the holidays. The senator says changes are needed in the state’s gambling laws and she plans to tackle the problem head on and as early as possible – the...
A status report requesting that a federal judge put off a final decision regarding the casino case in Yuba County, California was filed by an attorney for the Colusa Casino tribe in U.S. District Court in Sacramento on Monday, according to the Appeal Democrat. The attorney, George Forman, is requesting that...
Poker pro Phil Ivey has battled two lawsuits that are almost identical as both accuse Ivey and his playing partner Cheung Yin Sun for using a controversial technique known as ‘edge sorting’ to gain an advantage over the house and win millions of dollars. London’s Crockford Casino and Atlantic...
Plans for the Kewadin Lansing Casino in Michigan remain in limbo but the Sault St. Marie Tribe of the Chippewa Indians say there is still hope for the almost four-year-old casino proposal, according to the Lansing State Journal report. However, in order for the tribe’s plan to come to fruition,...
Although the legal path is not currently clear, Florida‘s Senate President, Joe Negron indicated earlier this week that he is in favor of allowing slot machines in counties where voters have approved them. Voters in St. Lucie and Duval counties approved ballot measures on November 8 to allow the...
The Tohono O’odham Nation wants to run full-fledged gaming operations at its Glendale casino but Arizona Gaming Director Daniel Bergin is not willing to issue the tribe a Class III gambling license that would allow the casino to operate table games such as poker and blackjack. As of now,...
Lawyers working for the Florida Department Of Business And Professional Regulation have reportedly filed a motion requesting that a Federal judge reconsider his previous ruling that gave the Seminole Tribe Of Florida the exclusive right to offer blackjack and other “banked” card games in the southern state. According to a...
The Florida Attorney General has reportedly asked the southern state’s Supreme Court to assume jurisdiction over an illegal gambling case it brought against a Jacksonville-based attorney that was subsequently dismissed. According to a report from the Florida Record, Pam Bondi wants the Florida Supreme Court to pass judgement on the...