News by Kim Morrison Davis

Kim has over two decades of research and writing experience and degrees in social science with minors in graphic communications and human behavior. Kim’s love of casinos and gaming runs in her family and she also has an affinity for fantasy sports. Kim has also been an Author at since 2015.

Rhode Island Launches Sports Betting In November

Added on November 11, 2018 in General Gambling News

After several months of delays, residents of the Ocean State will finally be able to place their first sports wagers ever! Even though Rhode Island introduced first steps of legalizing wagering on sports couple of months ago when the its legislature passed a sports betting bill, there was no race to launch a sportsbook as ... Read more

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Hard Rock Atlantic City Penalized By NJDGE

Added on November 7, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News

It’s safe to say that Hard Rock International enjoyed a flying start to their Atlantic City campaign ever since opening in late June this year… …but they’ve also initiated a Renaissance of sorts for this legendary gambling hub of a city, prompting New Jersey as a whole to become U.S.’ number one gambling state, even ... Read more

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Evolution Gaming Enters New Jersey via PokerStars

Added on November 2, 2018 in General Gambling News

New Jersey’s gaming market has been booming of late, with numerous leading brands in the industry entering this state via local operators, who provide content to eager players. The territory is also going through a revival of online betting. The next to fall in this line is Evolution Gaming, a trailblazer in live gaming sector, ... Read more

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NHL And MGM Sign a Strategic Partnership

Added on November 1, 2018 in General Gambling News

The National Hockey League (NHL) has made an official announcement this week, stating that they’ve found their sports betting partner: MGM Resorts. The major deal will see NHL provide its official data to the betting brand’s sportsbook which will gain access to the League’s new tracking systems, currently being developed and about to be launched ... Read more

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Genting Inaugurates Palm Beach Casino with Evolution's Roulette

Added on October 27, 2018 in Casino Games

Genting Group has recently renovated and launched Palm Beach Casino in London’s Mayfair, a classy district with elegant Georgian architecture, elite hotels and gourmet restaurants. After the opening ceremony, one of the biggest attractions was Dual Play Roulette from Evolution Gaming, leader in live casino solutions. The top-performing table games now complement a brand new ... Read more

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Illinois Steps up To Regulate Online Gambling and Sports Betting

Added on October 21, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News

The state of Illinois could be deciding about the fate of sports betting and online gambling before the year’s end, should the proposals for both reach lawmakers in time. This week is reserved for a hearing on a “new wave of gaming,” which also includes fantasy gaming, during which the attendees at state capitol Springfield ... Read more

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Kentucky to Legalize Sports Betting in 2019

Added on October 20, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News

Kentucky could be the next in line of US states to regulate sports betting on its territory. As we expect the next wave of sports betting legislations, the question that is asked these days is: who will lead the new group of states into 2019 by legalizing this branch of iGaming? Lawmakers and solicitors from ... Read more

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Arkansas Voters To Decide Outcome Of Four Casinos

Added on October 18, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News

The Supreme Court has empowered fellow citizens of Arkansas to mark their ballots on November 6th and decide whether four casino licenses will be issued in the state. Previously, the court declined two challenges to the proposal, disabling the state to issue gambling permits and admit sports wagering. To be more specific, two campaign groups ... Read more

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UKGC Amerces Rank Group With £500,000

Added on October 15, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News

The Gambling Commission has fined a gambling company from the United Kindgom, Rank Group with £500,000 for not complying with rules to protect problem gamblers. According to the source, a Grosvenor Casino customer lost one million GBP in just 24 hours… which led the Commission to believe that the group failed to adhere to regulations ... Read more

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Hard Rock AC Reshuffles Hierarchy With New Executives

Added on October 13, 2018 in Land Based Casino News

In June this year, Hard Rock International, has opened a massive new venue, perhaps the most vital in recent years – Hard Rock Resorts & Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey… …Only several months later, they’re ready to switch to the new leadership as Joe Lupo prepares to take over the presidential position within the ... Read more

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Sweden Regulates Compliant Electronic ID Methods

Added on October 9, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News

Sweden’s long expected re-regulating of the gambling market is in progress, and the latest requirements regarding electronic identification methods have brought a lot of concerns for the operators within the country. The Gambling Act isn’t quite specific about the use of electronic ID systems, although it does refer to BankID as a legit example. Due ... Read more

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Eldorado Entertainment Completes $1.85B Tropicana Acquisition

Added on October 8, 2018 in Land Based Casino News

Earlier this year, it has been announced that the big purchase of Tropicana Entertainment is in the works, undertaken by the Eldorado Resorts chain of gambling venues… …This would expand Eldorado into 26 land-based properties and into 12 states total. It has been reported that the final acquisition did take place for a total buy ... Read more

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US Congress Holds Federal Sports betting Discussion

Added on October 3, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News

On Thursday, a conference ‘Post-PASPA: An Examination of Sports Betting in America’ was held on Capitol Hill, in Washington DC, and it gathered high representatives of the US Senate as well as the most important figures of US professional leagues… …During the hearing, much was discussed and argued concerning the ongoing state-level sports betting legalization ... Read more

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Harrah’s Philadelphia Petitions PGCB for Sports Betting

Added on October 2, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has been petitioned by Harrah’s Philadelphia requesting approval for sports wagering. It is the third such petition by a Pennsylvania casino looking to throw its hat into the sports betting ring in the state, according to PlayPennsylvania. On August 17, PGCB received its first license application to offer sports ... Read more

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Caesars Appoints New Chief Human Resources Officer

Added on September 28, 2018 in Land Based Casino News

One of the world’s largest and most esteemed gambling conglomerates, Caesars Entertainment Corporation, has welcomed a new member into their top hierarchy… …By appointing Monica S. Digilio as their new Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, with immediate effect. Before joining Caesars, Ms Digilio has served in the same capacity at Montage Hotels ... Read more

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