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The Quinault Nation, which owns and operates the Quinault Beach Resort and Casino in Ocean Shores Washington, has filed suit against Valve Software. The suit alleges that the Vegas casino software giant is making it difficult for regulated casinos to operate. 

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FOX Sports and The Stars Group are finalizing an agreement that will see the two firms enter into a long-term commercial arrangement in which The Stars Group will gain an exclusive license to use specific FOX Sports trademarks. The initiative, to be called “FOX Bet,” means that sports betting will soon become more easily accessible, via an online app, to residents of sports-betting states.

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Until sports betting comes to our favorite online casino, Grande Vegas Casino, we'll just keep watch on those battling it out for the sports betting #1 position.

Map of the United States

Sports betting in the United States is as complicated as the online casino for New Zealand. Each state has the right to make its own laws about sports betting which include whether or not to allow the pursuit and, if so, how to tax revenues, how to license, whether or not to approve online sports betting and the decision about which body will regulate the state’s sports betting.

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Maybe one day soon, sports betting will come to our Grande Vegas Casino, but until that happens....

Everyone agrees that sports betting is in America to stay. Some states might not legislate for sports betting but their residents will head over to neighboring states to place bets. Congress is also trying to provide direction from a federal level. How might sports betting fans expect to see sports wagering change in the coming years? 


Cloud gaming has been around for a few years but its popularity is growing as new services become available. The idea behind cloud gaming is that people will be able to play their favorite games and access their Grande Vegas no deposit bonus codes without the need for consoles that include powerful PCs or consoles with expensive graphics hardware. Like streaming videos, the cloud gaming server operates the game. A video of the gameplay is streamed to the gamer. The player’s mouse, keyboard and controller input actions are sent to the cloud gaming server over the network.

Toronto skyline

The Ontario government has announced that the controversial casino in Ajax Downs will remain open while a new casino is built in Pickering. According to the deal, Ajax Downs will be allowed to compete with a planned mega casino set to be built in neighboring Pickering. Both will operate along side the OLG lottery and online casino platform.

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Now that states can legalize sports betting in the United States, sports books, sports betting casinos and online sportsbooks - maybe our very own Grande Vegas casino will have a sports section one day - are turning their attention to creating partnerships with sports leagues and teams. What are the advantages of such partnerships?

Pavia Italy

Pavia, in Northern Italy, was once known as “Oxford on Ticino” but today a more accurate description would be “Vegas on Ticino.” Pavia’s history goes back over 2000 years and includes the establishment of one of Italy’s most prestigious universities. But in recent years, residents have been turning to slot machines - real slots machines scattered all over the city and maybe also taking advantage of the Grande Vegas no deposit bonus codes - as the city’s main mechanical goods industry declines. And that’s brought big troubles to the city.

US Capitol Building

One of President Trump’s latest tweets has caused an obscure bill to be pulled from the House floor after House Republicans indicated that they would follow the president in opposing the bill. Trump tweeted “Republicans shouldn’t vote for H.R. 312, a special interest casino Bill, backed by Elizabeth (Pocahontas) Warren. It is unfair and doesn’t treat Native Americans equally!”

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