Tag Archives: Wisconsin
- Former sports betting tout Adam Meyer pleads guilty to extortion
September 8, 2016
Former Real Money Sports betting tout Adam Meyer has pled guilty to felony extortion and racketeering charges in connection with a $45m scam he ran on a former betting client. Meyer, who originally pled not guilty to the charges, was arrested in November 2014 after Wisconsin-based customer Gary Sadoff alerted...
- Wisconsin, Illinois lawmakers to examine fantasy sports
January 8, 2016
Wisconsin and Illinois have joined the mounting list of states that have given daily fantasy sports special attention, whether for the better or worse. Wisconsin's current law doesn’t address the legality of fantasy sports although it bans most forms of gambling except tribal casinos and the state’s lottery, bingo halls and...
- Wisconsin Judge Agrees Poker is a Game of Skill; But Still Illegal
August 17, 2015
A Wisconsin Judge agreed that over the long run poker is a game of skill, but still refused to legalize it referring to case law that is over 50 years old. Poker is a game of skill; but an illegal one. That’s the summing up of a Wisconsin Judge, during...
- March Madness 2015: Final Four set
March 30, 2015
So it’s set. The NCAA men’s basketball tournament is down to four teams. In a lot of ways, this was the kind of Final Four that many would’ve predicted. Three of the four top seeds are in and the only outlier—if you can even call it that—is a 7 seed...
- March Madness 2015: Weekend action heavy on drama
March 29, 2015
If I had a dollar every time I thought the NCAA tournament would be turned upside its head this weekend, I’d probably have enough money to score Mayweather-Pacquiao tickets. First of all, Kentucky is through to the Final Four. But unlike its past three games, the Wildcats had to survive...
- Wisconsin tribe offers $220m for Bucks arena in exchange for casino license
February 13, 2015
The Wisconsin's Menominee Tribe wants to partner with the Seminole Tribe to build a new Hard Rock casino in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The only problem is that the project needs government approval. To circumvent the political red tape, the two tribes have come up with a novel approach. The tribes are...
Florida gambling bill sails through House Committee Vote
March 22, 2017
Florida House, Senate in deadlock over gambling bill
April 6, 2017