In Maryland, a new report has found that casinos in the eastern state have helped the local horseracing industry to increase its economic impact over the past five years by in excess of 20%. According to a report from local television broadcaster WBAL-TV, the horseracing industry in Maryland began to go into decline in the 1990s due to the proliferation...
Coral, a brand of British-based betting and gambling company Ladbrokes Coral Group (LSE: LCL), has reportedly launched its Coral Connect App just in time for the upcoming football season. The mobile companion to the 2014-launched single wallet Coral Connect card, the app is available for download in the App and Google Play stores, according to G3 Newswire. The new app is designed...
After amending its constitution in 2013 in order to permit the building of up to seven Las Vegas-style commercial casinos, the future for the gambling industry in New York looks bright with the sector reportedly set to produce around $325 million in annual revenues from next year. According to a Kyle Hughes report published by NYSNYS News, New York had...
Update: Slotwow.com’s DNS address cannot be found – the site has been offline since at least Sept. 8 There is no evidence to suggest that slotwow was ever authorized by any of the companies mentioned in this article. TwinSpires.com, the official betting app of the Kentucky Derby and other legal online horse betting in the U.S. appear to be the sponsor...
While Duval, Florida residents voted to authorize slot machines in the county, the state has turned down bestbet’s request to add 2,000 slot machines to its poker facility in Jacksonville. The state cited a number of reasons why it could not allow bestbet to offer slot games, including the fact that slots referenda are only allowed to take place...
KKR & Co. backed Pacific Consortium announced on Friday it was done working on an A$6.15 billion (US$4,627,260,000) acquisition offer for Tatts Group Ltd after the target company’s board said Friday the offers was not “superior” to an offer already made by and agreed with Tabcorp Holdings Ltd. Tabcorp had much to lose if Pacific Consortium would have bested them...
Japan’s Civil Code is in the process of being revised to lower the age of adulthood on the island nation from 20 years of age to 18. However, according to Asia Gaming Brief, the government has decided the change will not affect the current legal gambling age. That means anyone under the age of 20, will still be legally...
After 45 years with the bookmaker, public relations guru Graham Sharpe is leaving United Kingdom-based William Hill. Sharpe, who in March 1972 signed on with the company as a betting shop board man, confirmed in an interview with the Racing Post that he is vacating his post as media relations director effective this week sometime. The 66-year-old Sharpe is the co-founder...
In Idaho, a battle is reportedly brewing between the western state’s legislature and governor Clement “Butch” Otter over a suggestion that the Republican’s may be about to institute temporary rules legalizing instant historical horseracing wagering machines. According to a report from the Associated Press news service, instant historical horseracing wagering terminals allow punters to place bets on videotaped contests only...
The Japan Cup now has a $5.25M purse, making it one of the most lucrative in the world. While Criminal Code chapter 23 generally bans gambling in Japan, there are some exceptions, including certain motor sports and horse racing, which the public can legally gamble on. And in the case of the latter, the people of Japan make the most...

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