Tag Archives: California
- Larry Flynt loses bid to overturn California casino ownership law
October 31, 2017
Porn mogul Larry Flynt has lost his legal quest to overturn California’s rules prohibiting out-of-state casino ownership. Last December, Flynt sued the state of California based on his belief that its laws prohibiting state residents who hold cardroom licenses from also investing in out-of-state entities that operate casino-style gambling were...
- California cardroom’s illegal betting ringleader pleads guilty
August 30, 2017
The father and son operators of an illegal sportsbook at a California cardroom have pled guilty to racketeering conspiracy. Thirteen months ago, agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Internal Revenue Service and the San Diego Police Department charged 14 individuals with operating an illegal credit betting operation being...
- Nektan takes first mobile bet in California
August 10, 2017
Tribal casino launches supplier’s Evolve in-venue mobile solution Thursday 10th August 2017: Nektan PLC (AIM: NKTN), a leading international B2B gaming solutions and services provider, has taken its first real-money wager in the United States following the launch of its Evolve in-venue mobile games solution with a tribal casino in California. Through...
- Man sues California Lottery for selling his son $5m winning ticket
July 22, 2017
A California man is suing the state lottery for refusing to pay his $5m jackpot because his 16-year-old son bought the ticket. This week, Long Beach resident Ward Thomas sued the California State Lottery Commission for denying him a $5m jackpot he won from a $20 Scratchers ticket last year....
- California joins ‘me too’ parade of wannabe sports betting states
July 21, 2017
California has joined the ‘me too’ parade of states looking to piggyback on New Jersey’s push to overturn the federal ban on sports betting. On Thursday, Assemblyman Adam Gray (pictured) announced his intention to propose amending California’s constitution to permit sports betting in the state, provided the US Supreme Court...
- Federal Trade Commission blocks DraftKings, FanDuel merger
June 19, 2017
The proposed merger of daily fantasy sports operators DraftKings and FanDuel appears dead in the water after the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed suit to block the union. As rumored last week, the FTC filed a complaint on Monday to block the proposed merger of DraftKings and FanDuel based...
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