Tag Archives: Andrew Cuomo
- 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...
- New York Attorney General opens investigation on casino bidding process; Straub (finally) buys Revel at lower price
February 25, 2015
New York governor Andrew Cuomo is being investigated over his administration’s handling of the selection process that awarded casino licenses for the Catskills, Schenectady and the Finger Lakes regions. According to the New York Daily News, State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is spearheading the investigation, which was initiated to “make...
- NY Gaming Commission approves fourth casino license
January 14, 2015
After reviewing Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s request, the board approved a motion to launch a new request for proposals for a fourth casino in the Southern Tier. Cuomo wrote to the board on Dec. 26 and requested it grant a fourth and final upstate casino license to the Southern Tier after...
New York’s online poker fate won’t be known until June
March 21, 2017
New casinos in NY post dismal revenues
August 10, 2017