Month: July 2021

A longtime state lawmaker from the Lake Charles area resigned Friday from the Senate to take the helm of Louisiana’s gambling regulatory board. Gov. John Bel Edwards appointed Republican Ronnie Johns, of Sulphur, as chairman of the Gaming Control Board. Johns has been one of the Democratic governor’s longtime allies in the Legislature. Johns stepped
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Gibraltar-based online casino software provider Pragmatic Play has unveiled the latest addition to its flourishing Reel Kingdom collaboration, with the release of Floating Dragon Hold & Spin. Aptly named, the new high volatility video slot has an ethereal quality that distinguishes itself from previously released Hold & Spin games, such as Hot to Burn and
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New Jersey’s gambling market won $352.2 million from gamblers in April, according to numbers released by the state’s gaming regulators. It’s a whopping 326.4% year-over-year increase, but April 2021 is basically not comparable with April 2020 as Gov. Phil Murphy had shuttered Atlantic City’s nine casinos in response to the pandemic. While the brick-and-mortar properties
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July 30, 2021Updated: July 30, 2021 12:01 p.m. BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts gambling regulators, in response to complaints, want to know why two of the state’s casinos have not yet brought back poker. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission normally receives about five complaints a month, but lately has been receiving about 50 per month, many of them
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