Tag Archives: oregon
- Oregon Poker rooms in peril as House OKs Social Game Bill
May 3, 2017
Oregon moves closer to shutting down poker rooms in the state after the House of Representatives approved the Social Game Bill. House Bill 2190, which aims to modify the definition of “social game” for purposes of regulation of gambling, has been transmitted to the Senate after the House of Representative...
- The Lotter pushing Oregon Lottery to expand international online sales
July 4, 2016
A proposal to make it easier for people to purchase Oregon Lottery tickets online from outside the United States is dividing the state’s politicians and may have contributed to the termination of the lottery’s top exec. On June 27, a representative of UK-based online lottery reseller The Lotter pitched the...
- Iraqi citizen wins $6.4m Oregon Lottery jackpot via online ticket reseller
December 10, 2015
The Oregon Lottery has handed out a $6.4m jackpot to an Iraqi citizen who bought the ticket from an online reseller in Israel. On Wednesday, Oregon Lottery officials confirmed that an Iraqi citizen had presented himself at their offices holding a Megabucks ticket worth $6.4m. The man had purchased the...
- Poker Game in Oregon Gives Guns to The Winners
November 26, 2015
A poker game organised by students of the University of Oregon have given the winners guns, only two months after the massacre in nearby Umpqua Community College. A day before heading to Burning Man I realised that my bike rack was not going to fit the RV. I was in...
- Sam Nazarian no longer wants Nevada gambling license
November 5, 2015
Businessman Sam Nazarian has given up on getting a gambling license. On Wednesday, the mogul received a recommendation from the Nevada Gaming Control Board to sell his 10 percent stake in the SLS Las Vegas—the former Sahara casino—and also withdraw his application for a gambling license, Las Vegas Now reported....
- FBI, DEA bust illegal online betting site, marijuana trafficking operation
January 28, 2015
Eight people have been indicted for running an illegal online sports betting and marijuana trafficking ring in Oregon. Early Wednesday morning, agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Homeland Security and the Drug Enforcement Agency raided several locations in Portland, arresting the eight individuals, all of whom...
FBI raids offices of Saipan casino operator Imperial Pacific
March 31, 2017
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017
Nevada legalizes Parimutuel Betting on eSports
October 17, 2017