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Freemont Street Casino patrons will soon be able to add sports betting to their gaming pursuits. The land-based and online casino sportsbooks will enable sports enthusiasts to place bets on any of dozens of sporting events while the games are in play.

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The Industry Group for Responsible Gambling (IGRG) has confirmed that a voluntary ban on TV gambling advertisements during live sporting events will go into effect this summer - that would include advertisements for our very own Grande Vegas Casino. The IGRG is a collective body for the UK’s five main gambling trade associations. This ban comes as a result of a number of recent changes to the IGRG’s self-imposed Gambling Industry Code for Socially Responsible Advertising.

Encore Boston Harbor Casino

While we sit around happily playing our Grande Vegas no deposit bonus codes and having fun online, a storm is still raging around the Wynn Casino's opening of its Massachusetts jewel in the crown, the Boston Harbor Encore project.  We could remain blissfully oblivious to the goings on, but we feel it's important to keep up-to-date regarding the entire casino industry.  So here goes, the latest news.....

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Online pokies and sports fans in the United States now have a new outlet from where to access news and analysis on their favorite sports. The Action Network will, among other services, provide sports betting options to fans.

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Last May, after more than 2 decades of holding off legal sports betting in the United States, the major leagues and the NCAA find themselves confronting a new reality. The Supreme Court ruled that PASPA, the Professional Athletes and Sports Protection Act, was unconstitutional and Congress could not prevent states from legislating legal sports betting in their jurisdictions, either at the online casino or at land-based gambling venues.

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The American Gaming Association marked the one-year anniversary of the SCOTUS ruling that allows states to legalize land based and online casino sports betting with a set of self-regulations on marketing & advertising.

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For several years, the Encore Boston Harbor project has been scheduled to open in late June 2019 but it now seems as though the finishing details will require a few more weeks of work. The resort, which has been the subject of bitter controversy for the last 16 months, got the final go-ahead a few weeks ago. Even though the delay in opening the gaming floor is disappointing for many, the fact that it will open at all is a relief for state officials, company execs and the local authorities.

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The United States Bureau of Indian Affairs, which acts as the primary advisor to the Secretary of the Interior regarding the requirements of Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, is assisting the Tejon Indian tribe as it seeks permission to build and operate a small casino resort.  

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Some people wager on sports for fun or as a hobby. Others look forward to wins and prizes. Whatever your reason for placing Vegas casino bets on sporting events, you want to maximize your efforts. Experts offer some ideas on how you can optimize your bets to create the best possible outcome.

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Vegas casino gambling is one of the most competitive, crowded and fast-paced commercial sectors in the market today. There are multiple products and options that range from land-based casinos to online casino venues, lottery products, online sports betting and more. It’s almost impossible to get through a day without seeing some type of advertisements for these products – on TV, on the Internet, at live games and more.

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