Tag Archives: Arizona
- Arizona limits casino expansion but improves revenue generation in new tribal compact
November 23, 2016
The state of Arizona will not be building any new casinos for the foreseeable future after State Governor Doug Ducey and 10 Indian tribal nations agreed on a new compact on Monday. In 2002, voters gave the thumbs up to an agreement between the state of Arizona, and the Indian...
- Indiana few steps away from legalizing daily fantasy sports
February 19, 2016
The debate over the legality of daily fantasy sports is intensifying but a number of states agree on one thing: it needs to be regulated. S.B. 339, a bill that would legalize daily fantasy sports in Indiana, went before the House Public Policy Committee on Wednesday, after it passed the...
- Sen. John McCain and Jeff Flake propose legislation to block casino projects in metro Phoenix area
July 30, 2014
Arizona senators John McCain and Jeff Flake have introduced a bill that will prohibit any new casinos in metropolitan Phoenix. The legislation seeks to block a planned casino being developed by the Tohono O'odham Reservation on unincorporated land less than two miles away from Jobing.com Arena (home of the NHL’s...
- Arizona man loses legal quest to reclaim $800k lost via online sports betting
May 23, 2014
An Arizona sports bettor has lost his bid to recover $800k he lost wagering with an online credit betting operation. On Thursday, the Arizona Court of Appeals unanimously rejected a claim by Jerry Hannosh that his online wagering was in violation of state racketeering laws. In 2012, Hannosh filed a...
- HKJC boss warns sports betting turnover to overtake racing in 2014
May 6, 2014
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer dragged her state screaming and kicking into the 20th century on Monday by signing a bill authorizing bettors to place wagers on horse and dog races over the telephone. The bill originally called for such wagering to also be allowed over the internet, but that was...
- Two ticket holders to split $580 million after hitting Powerball jackpot
November 29, 2012
Two lucky ticket holders are now in possession of arguably two of the most expensive lottery tickets in the history of this world. In what will go down as the best day of their lives, the ticket holders, whoever they are, woke up Thursday as multi-millionaires after winning the largest...