Tag Archives: Andrew Cuomo
- New York demands arbitration to resolve Seneca casino impasse
September 8, 2017
New York’s governor has unleashed his lawyers in the hope of bringing a speedy end to the state’s casino dispute with the Seneca Nation of Indians. On Thursday, attorneys acting under orders of Gov. Andrew Cuomo filed papers demanding a binding arbitration process to resolve the dispute with the tribe,...
- New York threatens Senecas’ Niagara Falls casino monopoly
August 22, 2017
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is threatening to end the Seneca Nation of Indians’ casino exclusivity in Niagara Falls unless the tribe resumes revenue-sharing payments with the state. In March, the Senecas announced that its three upstate casinos in Buffalo, Niagara Falls and Salamanca would stop remitting a 25% share...
- Federal complaint: Amaya ex-CEO Baazov made illegal donation to New York guv campaign
May 9, 2017
Former Amaya Gaming CEO David Baazov made an illegal $25k campaign donation to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, according to new criminal charges filed against a prominent political operative. With the clock counting down to the end of this year’s legislative session, the New York Senate Finance Committee will hold...
- New York proposes landmark cybersecurity regulation financial, bitcoin companies
September 16, 2016
The United States is about to see its first cybersecurity regulation that aims to protect consumer data and financial institutions, including companies dealing with bitcoin. The proposal, announced by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, will require banks, insurance companies and other financial services institutions regulated by the State Department of...
- Daily fantasy sports returns to action in New York
August 23, 2016
Daily fantasy sports is back—and legal—in New York. On Monday, the New York State gaming Commission notified five of the biggest daily fantasy sports operators—DraftKings, FanDuel, Yahoo, Fantasy Draft and Draft—that they are allowed to resume operations in the state immediately. The companies will operate under temporary permits, as the...
- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (finally) signs daily fantasy sports legislation
August 3, 2016
New York's daily fantasy sports players will be able to indulge their favorite pastime on a legal basis from now on. On Wednesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo (pictured) finally got around to signing the DFS bill the state legislature approved in mid-June. The news is music to the ears of DFS...
Why the DraftKings & FanDuel merger may not go ahead
March 24, 2017
Maine legalizes daily fantasy sports
August 3, 2017
New Jersey formally approves daily fantasy sports
August 25, 2017