GovBeat: gambling

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 02/26/2014

Delaware, Nevada sign Internet gaming agreement

The two states are the first to allow their citizens to face each other at the virtual poker table.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:01 AM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Delaware, gambling, Nevada, newsletter, poker

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 02/05/2014

At least 10 states expected to consider allowing online gambling this year

Expect action in the states amid federal inaction.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  02:54 PM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gambling

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 01/15/2014

New Hampshire session preview: Expect fights over guns, the death penalty and pot

Expect some big fights out of the small state.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  12:50 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  casinos, gambling, guns, health care, Healthcare, legislature, legislatures, Marijuana, medicaid, New Hampshire, pot, session preview

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 01/10/2014

Kentucky session preview: Rolling the dice

Casino gambling could be the answer to Kentucky’s budget woes.

By Reid Wilson  |  01:04 PM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, casinos, gambling, Kentucky, session preview, States, taxes

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 01/09/2014

Massachusetts session preview: A full policy plate for 2014

Minimum wage and reforming the state’s unemployment insurance system could be up first.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  06:00 AM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ballot initiatives, gambling, gun control, gun rights, guns, Massachusetts, minimum wage, session preview, Unemployment, unemployment benefits

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 01/02/2014

Pennsylvania’s Corbett will drop lottery privatization plan

Corbett is dropping one of his top legislative priorities for lack of support.

By Reid Wilson  |  04:22 PM ET, 01/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gambling, governors, lottery, newsletter, Pennsylvania, privatization, States

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 01/02/2014

New Mexico legislature will take up Navajo gambling agreement

The proposal would allow the tribe to build two new casinos.

By Reid Wilson  |  09:11 AM ET, 01/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gambling, gaming, New Mexico, newsletter, States

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 12/02/2013

Casinos hold sway in 39 states, up from just two a few decades ago

What was the province of two states just decades ago is now available in nearly 40.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  02:33 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arkansas, gambling, georgia, Hawaii, Kentucky, New Hampshire, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, VERMONT, virginia

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 12/02/2013

Online gambling is good for New Jersey’s credit rating

Still, revenue estimates are well below what Gov. Christie predicted.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  12:30 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gambling, New Jersey

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Christie will take sports gambling fight to the Supreme Court

New Jersey has lost two rounds in court, but Christie isn’t done yet.

By Reid Wilson  |  02:00 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Delaware, gambling, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, newsletter, Oregon, sports, States