Monday, May 14, 2018 will forever be known as one of the most important days in US sports betting history.In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court pulled the plug on the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA).
The Driving Arkansas Forward group filed a petition earlier this week asking the Supreme Court to intervene after having the ballot information for the casino constitutional amendment rejected for the fourth time by the AG.The Arkansas Casino Gaming and Highway Funding Amendment of 2018, the casino legalization effort promoted by the group, would allow for the addition of casino gaming at the existing Southland Park Gaming and Racing in West Memphis and Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs and the construction of two new casinos in Pope and Jefferson Counties.
Federal High Court in Lagos Prevents Authorities from Disrupting Local Lottery Operators’ Businesses
Yesterday, the Federal High Court in Lagos prevented the local Police, as well as the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from taking lottery operators into custody for allegations in offering their services without operating license.The court also restrained the afore-mentioned authorities from causing disturbance in the operators’ businesses under the same allegations.
Legislators in Connecticut are hastily preparing to permit sports betting in the state as they are expecting the Supreme Court to rule in favour of legalization.House Democratic leaders are looking to come with legislation that legalizes, regulates and taxes sports betting.
Greece’s Council of State gave on Thursday the green light to a previously proposed project for the development of an $8-billion integrated resort with a gaming floor near the capital Athens.In 2014, local developer Lamda Development secured a 99-year lease to redevelop a 620-hectare portion of land where the former Ellinikon International Airport had previously operated.
A court has sided with the Danish Gambling Authority, Spillemyndigheden, in a legal case stemming from local Internet service providers’ previous refusal to block access to gambling websites operating illegally in Denmark.Last year, the gambling regulator urged ISPs to block access to a total of 24 websites operated by gambling firms that had not been issued licenses in Denmark.
High stakes poker pro Gus Hansen found himself in court recently after a financial dispute with a friend got out of hand.Gus Hansen has been in court recently after a business deal cost him $150,000.
The US Supreme Court denied review of the legal dispute between the tribe and Massachusetts this past Monday.The state and the town of Aquinnah have been opposing the tribe’s plan for the construction of the bingo hall for several years.
By filing with the Supreme Court, opponents of the project hoped to overturn a First Circuit Court of Appeals ruling from last summer.The Supreme Court traditionally approves for review a very small portion of the average of 9,000 cases it receives.
But when the US Supreme Court agreed to hear the case of Christie v.the NCAA in 2017, it changed the calculus of how people were viewing the prospects for future legal sports betting throughout the United States.
With a population of nearly 63 million, Gujarat has more potential poker players that California and Florida combined.(Image: Wikimedia) Following a series of back-and-forth between representatives from India’s emergent poker industry and the law courts, players in the state of Gujarat have finally been given the bad news.
David Baazov is pushing to have his case tossed, on grounds that sloppy work by the prosecution has resulted in unacceptable delays.One of the biggest insider trading scandals in Canadian history, the case revolves around Amaya’s $4.
The Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig, Germany ruled late last month that an existing ban on online casino, poker, and scratchcard games complied with German constitution and did not violate EU treaties for the free movement of services across the union.The court decision was issued in relation to two former appeals submitted by unnamed Malta- and Gibraltar-licensed operators that had provided their gaming services within Germany’s borders.
The US Supreme Court rejected earlier this week a case filed by Cheung Yin Sun against Foxwoods Resort Casino.Both cases involved the use of edge-sorting by the two players during baccarat playing sessions at the above-mentioned two gambling venues.