Nevada Online Poker Plagued by Geo-Location Issues

A recent service outage in Nevada caused many online poker players to be booted from both WSOP.com and UltimatePoker.com online poker sites, due to geo-location service providers’ inability to verify player locations. Unfortunately, this was not the first geo-location issue Continue reading Nevada Online Poker Plagued by Geo-Location Issues

Why Choose Regulated Poker Over Unregulated Poker

Faster withdrawal times, improved oversight and transparency, and the knowledge that your money is safe and secure are just a few of improvements regulated online poker will offer US players. In this column I’ll make the case why US players Continue reading Why Choose Regulated Poker Over Unregulated Poker

How Irresponsible Are The MA Responsible Gaming Research Budget Cuts?

Two Massachusetts resort casinos are set to open their doors in 2018 and 2019. Plus, online gambling and online lottery both on the radar for 2018. Yet, the Massachusetts legislature appears to be doing the unthinkable; it’s considering deep cuts Continue reading How Irresponsible Are The MA Responsible Gaming Research Budget Cuts?

Twin River Opening A Twin Casino In Rhode Island

When MGM Springfield opens its doors in September 2018, the Massachusetts casino will be competing with not only Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun in Connecticut, but also two casinos in Rhode Island. There is the existing Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Continue reading Twin River Opening A Twin Casino In Rhode Island

Fate Of Taunton Casino Rests On, Of All Things, The History Of Maine

Tribal gaming is always complex. What is unfolding in the southeastern part of Massachusetts is convoluted even by tribal gaming standards though. After losing in court, the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe asked the Department of Interior (DOI) to review its land Continue reading Fate Of Taunton Casino Rests On, Of All Things, The History Of Maine

New Hampshire Just Became The Fifth State To Authorize Online Lottery Sales

Score one for advocates of legal, regulated online gaming. New Hampshire will soon become the fifth state lottery to take its games online. The New Hampshire legislature included the online lottery amendment in a sweeping, 100-plus page budget package. Both Continue reading New Hampshire Just Became The Fifth State To Authorize Online Lottery Sales

Proposed Taunton Casino Looking More And More Like A No-Go

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s efforts to build a casino in Taunton took a serious hit last week. On the day the Department of the Interior was expected to render a decision on the tribe’s appeal to have its land placed Continue reading Proposed Taunton Casino Looking More And More Like A No-Go

Connecticut Court Gives MGM The Mutombo Finger Wag On East Windsor Case

MGM Resorts International is behind on the scorecard after the first two rounds. Legal arguments aimed at blocking a proposed casino on the Connecticut-Massachusetts border were found lacking last week. As a result, the dismissal of MGM’s case against Connecticut Continue reading Connecticut Court Gives MGM The Mutombo Finger Wag On East Windsor Case

Massachusetts Hopes PlayMyWay Teaches Gamblers To Play The Responsible Way

In its first year, more than 10 percent of eligible customers at the Plainridge Park Casino signed up for PlayMyWay, a gambling addiction prevention pilot program on a trial run in Massachusetts casinos. Of the more than 12,000 patrons who Continue reading Massachusetts Hopes PlayMyWay Teaches Gamblers To Play The Responsible Way

At Wynn Boston Harbor It’s The “Non-Casino Story That Is The Story”

After some unseasonable spring weather, construction efforts on the Wynn Boston Harbor Casino are into high gear. Now the sheer size and scope of the Everett, Massachusetts project are beginning to take shape. A recent report in the Boston Globe Continue reading At Wynn Boston Harbor It’s The “Non-Casino Story That Is The Story”