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A gambling expansion bill passed through the Senate Executive Committee by a 10-4 margin on Wednesday.
Gambling Expansion Bill in Illinois Includes Online Poker

Illinois’ latest gambling expansion bill represents the state’s second attempt to implement a full slate of internet gambling.

Two bills were introduced in Massachusetts: one to legalize online lottery ticket sales and the other to to grant Internet gaming licenses.
Massachusetts Lawmakers Want Another Look at Online Gaming

Two new proposals introduced that look to regulate online gaming in the state.

Despite growing doubts that the Reid/Kyl online poker bill could pass any time soon, a group of lottery directors is expected to lobby in Washington D.C. next…
Lottery Directors To Lobby Against Reid/Kyl in DC

State’s rights and the freedom to choose which games to offer are at the center of the concerns of lottery officials.

Kentucky lottery official takes a stand against Reid/Kyl
KY Lottery President Opposes Reid/Kyl

Saying gambling should be regulated by individual states, the president of the Kentucky Lottery Corporation, Arthur L….

Citing what he describes as “draconian federal limitations on the ability of states to control online gaming within their borders,” the Massachusetts…
Massachusetts Lottery Chairman Lashes Out at Reid/Kyl Bill

Communication to bill’s authors decries “Draconian” federal usurping of states’ rights.

Scientific Games, a lottery company with interests in Nevada online poker, is partnering with Zynga, a company official announced this weekend at the World…
Nevada Online Poker Applicant to Bring Lottery Tickets to Zynga

Scientific Games, a lottery company with interests in Nevada online poker, is partnering with Zynga, a company official…

Coming off a fiscal year that saw the Georgia lottery post record sales of $3.8b, the Georgia Lottery Board approved the online sale of lottery tickets within…
Georgia to Offer Online Lottery Sales

Coming off a fiscal year that saw the Georgia lottery post record sales of $3.8b, the Georgia Lottery Board approved…

A hearing is scheduled on Wednesday to discuss the merits of an amendment that would allow the Illinois Lottery to offer online gaming in the state.
Illinois to Consider Expanding State Lottery Law to Include Online Gaming

Hearing tomorrow will discuss an amendment to offer state-owned online poker and other forms of gambling.

More Extensions Issued to Black Friday Defendants
US Online Poker Legislation: Week in Review March 24

Illinois gets ready to offer online lottery ticket sales, Utah’s Governor signs anti-online gambling legislation and the Kentucky domain seizure case reappears this week in US legislation news.

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