More than a dozen casinos across Louisiana, a state in the Deep South and South Central regions of the United States, has applied for sports-betting licenses to allow betting enthusiasts to place wagers on live athletic events in person at casino sportsbooks.
Major League Soccer (MLS) has confirmed that one of its players from Sporting Kansas City has been placed under suspension for at least the rest of the season after he broke rules by betting on two league matches. Felipe Hernandez, a midfielder with Sporting Kansas City who scored his first MLS goal in a June 23rd match against the Colorado Rapids, was suspended by the league after he admitted that he placed bets on league matches. However, the 23-year-old soccer player stressed that none of the two league matches involved his own team.
DraftKings and FanDuel have officially started in-person sports betting services through their respective temporary retail sportsbooks at Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun casino resorts in Connecticut. The two sports betting operators started taking wagers at Foxwoods Casino and Mohegan Sun casino resorts on 30th of September, merely four months after Governor Ned Lamont (D) signed new tribal gaming compacts with the federally recognized Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes.
The new Class III gaming compacts for two Connecticut tribes, the Mohegan Indians and Mashantucket Pequot, have been approved and published by the federal authorities. Earlier this year, both gaming compacts between the two federally recognized tribes and the state were revised and submitted to the federal government for review. Federal authorities have finally signed off on the new gaming compacts and published them in the Federal Register.
Casinos across Massachusetts are all set to reopen starting this Monday, 6th of July; thanks to the state’s gaming regulator’s recent vote in favor of the reopening of the gaming facilities to the general public.
The Philippines has surfaced as a major center for online gaming during the past few years, paving way for so-called Philippines Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) to flourish by illegally attracting Chinese nationals who work in virtual casinos catering to players back in China where gambling is not allowed.
After announcing the reopening of its three casinos over the past weekend, American casino & online wagering giant Churchill Downs Incorporated is now preparing to reopen two more of its entertainment facilities later this week.
Gambling firm Genting Casino has reportedly been in talks with the GMB Union over potential job cuts as it is mulling plans to permanently close its Bristol and Margate properties as well due to the adverse impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
iSoftBet, a premium online and mobile casino games software provider, has announced the launch a supercharged sequel with the release of Hot Shots 2.
Hot Shots 2, a sequel which claims to have the potential to offer better experience than the original game, invites players to get ready and score bigger wins in a football-based slot experience.
Connecticut Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano paid a visit to a tribal casino earlier this week and said that Governor Ned Lamont appeared to be softening his stance on the reopening of tribal casinos in the state.