Tag Archives: tennessee
- Maine, Tennessee lotteries hit revenue jackpots
September 7, 2016
Lotteries in the states of Maine and Tennessee continue to hit revenue jackpots. In Maine, state officials announced that its lottery sales posted a record high of $272.3 million in fiscal year 2015, up 7.05 percent from $253.1 million the previous year. Portland Press Herald reported that it was the...
- Federal judge tosses Draftkings’ petition back to Tennessee court
July 19, 2016
A federal judge has thumbed down the request of daily fantasy sports (DFS) provider DraftKings to hear the lawsuit filed by a wife of a gambler who has lost over $40,000. Judge Harry S. Mattice has remanded the case of Erica Miller against DraftKings to the Chancery Court of Greene...
- Tennessee guv signs daily fantasy sports bill; DraftKings, FanDuel exit Alabama
April 30, 2016
Daily fantasy sports operators DraftKings and FanDuel have announced their exit from the Alabama market ahead of the state attorney general’s deadline for doing so. On April 5, Alabama AG Luther Strange sent letters to the two DFS operators, ordering them to cease and desist all real-money activity with state...
- Tennessee second state in as many days to call daily fantasy sports illegal gambling
April 6, 2016
Tennessee has become the second US state in as many days to declare that daily fantasy sports is illegal gambling. On Wednesday, the office of Tennessee attorney general Herbert Slatery (pictured) issued an opinion stating that DFS was illegal gambling under state law. Slatery’s opinion came just one day after...
- Three winners to split $1.6B Powerball jackpot
January 15, 2016
Three ticket holders will split the record-setting $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot. Three mystery winners from Florida, Tennessee and California will split the unprecedented $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot. The winners did not immediately identify themselves but lottery officials confirmed that the winning tickets had been purchased in Munford, a town of...
- Florida committee stalls casino bill; Georgia and Tennessee push for casinos
March 26, 2015
A flurry of pro-casino activity has erupted in several southern US states, although much of it is expected to fail, at least initially. In Florida, the state House of Representatives Regulatory Affairs Committee began discussion of HB 1233, Majority Leader Dana Young’s sweeping gambling overhaul proposal. The bill, which would...
Florida gambling bill sails through House Committee Vote
March 22, 2017
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