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Maryland has become the third state to offer a voluntary system to restrict the ability to play the lottery, officials announced Tuesday. The program is an expansion of the casino exclusion program launched in 2011, several months after Maryland's...
TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey announced another step on Friday that will bring it closer to launching online gambling, with plans to publish proposed regulations for Internet wagering on June 3. According to a draft of the proposed regulations, posted...
ReutersBy Sharon Begley NEW YORK, May 15 (Reuters) - The long-awaited, controversial new edition of the bible of psychiatry can be characterized by many numbers: its 947 pages, its $199 price tag, its more than 300 maladies (from "dependent personality...
Moving to Maryland has been a learning experience for Chad Barnhill, general manager of the Horseshoe Baltimore Casino that will fill the sweeping vacant lot currently greeting drivers coming into the city on Russell Street. At home within the walls...
While lawmakers debate a plan to expand gambling in Illinois, some Chicago suburbs are already jockeying to cash in as hosts to the next generation of casinos. Waukegan, North Chicago and Park City in Lake County, along with six townships in southern...
Tags: Ethics, East Hazel Crest, Pat Quinn, Politics, Homewood
Repeated assurances by gambling expansion supporters that a Chicago casino would be under the strict supervision of the state's gambling regulators isn't enough for Gov. Pat Quinn, who is eyeing a provision that he worries could undermine that authority....
Tags: Ethics, Louis I Lang, Midway, Pat Quinn, Politics
— Gov. Pat Quinn indicated Thursday that he wants changes to a major gambling expansion bill that has passed the Senate, though he didn't offer specifics on what he's seeking. The Democratic governor, who vetoed two previous casino bills, had...
Tags: Ethics, Pat Quinn, Politics, Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Mayor
HealthWhen 34-year-old Yulissa Troncoso pled guilty earlier this month to leaving her five kids—aged 10 months to 12 years—alone in a car while she gambled at the Sands Casino in Bethlehem, her defense attorney called her a “good mom”...
— A renewed push for major gambling expansion in Illinois swiftly passed the Senate on Wednesday as Mayor Rahm Emanuel threw his weight behind the effort with a promise that Chicago would spend the money on rebuilding schools. But as with two...
Tags: Waukegan, Pat Quinn, Midway, Politics, North Chicago
ReutersBy Sue Zeidler LOS ANGELES, May 2 (Reuters) - States and casinos racing to legalize online gaming may find some unwelcome visitors on their websites: product liability lawyers. A group of 10 lawyers and academics with experience in prior liability cases...
Clout StreetSPRINGFIELD --- A renewed push to greatly expand gambling in Illinois surfaced today, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel threw his weight behind a plan the state Senate quickly approved. Like two previous bills that Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn vetoed, the latest...
Tags: Midway, Pat Quinn, Waukegan, Politics, North Chicago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — People who play the Michigan Lottery could start buying tickets on the Internet and possibly playing lottery games online as early as next year. Lottery officials see it as a chance to raise profits that go to public schools....
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