Gaming Law. Legal news and articles for November 30 - 30, 2011

Gambling Comes to MassachusettsMotorcyclists backing helmet choice lawLottery Sales Rise to Records in 17 StatesCasino opponents working to repeal lawBetfair attacks German gambling shake-upFirm to vet candidates for Mass. gambling panelThe International Gets License RevokedThe International Club Loses Its LicenceMiccosukee Indians accuse their ex-attorney, Dexter Lehtinen, of malpracticePetition is begun to repeal casino lawLottery Sales Rise to Records as States Wager for More RevenueStaff says no gaming changesJohn Tierney kin's fate in hands of juryMiccosukee Indians sue their ex-lawyer, Dexter Lehtinen, for malpracticeFormer Massachusetts Speaker Salvatore DiMasi takes swipe at new casino law as ...

Top Picks in News

Rid Internet gambling dens from bay area
Tampabay.comNovember 1, 2011

Murman has attempted to craft an effective tool for law enforcement. The measure would not affect fundraising efforts for schools and the like, or legitimate arcades and bingo games. The commission has no excuse for getting cold feet and adopting a ...more »

MANVILLE: Tuesday's vote could put state on path to allowing legal sports betting
Packet OnlineNovember 2, 2011

“The court noted that sports gambling is illegal in New Jersey, hence, there is no imminent threat that anyone will seek to enforce the federal law in New Jersey,” the LWV paper said. If the constitutional amendment is approved, the federal courts may ...more »

Gaming Law. News and Stories

Gambling Comes to Massachusetts
The SophianNovember 30, 2011

Within 120 days, the governor must appoint five members to a gambling commission, which will oversee the creation and development of the casinos. Lobbyists played a powerful role, especially in western Mass., in passing this legislation, ...more »

Motorcyclists backing helmet choice law
WWLP 22NewsNovember 30, 2011

Noting that pro-gambling lawmakers often pointed to the revenue Massachusetts has been losing to states like Connecticut, where casino gambling has long been legal, Cote argued that tens of thousands of Massachusetts motorcyclists leave the state every ...more »

Lottery Sales Rise to Records in 17 States
BloombergNovember 30, 2011

Interstate gambling online is barred by federal law. Washington, DC, and other jurisdictions are looking at launching Internet poker within their boundaries. At least 28 states have considered lottery or gaming-related bills since 2010 to close budget ...more »

Casino opponents working to repeal law
WWLP 22NewsNovember 30, 2011

Patrick, Attorney General Martha Coakley and Treasurer Steven Grossman this week launched efforts to identify members of a powerful Gaming Commission that will oversee the casino industry's formation. Now that a law is on the books, the battles are ...more »

Betfair attacks German gambling shake-up
Financial TimesNovember 30, 2011

Betfair, which is against a limit on the number of concessions that can be awarded, also said the states' plans would amplify the inconsistencies in German gambling regulation. One state, Schleswig-Holstein, has passed a new gaming act which is more to ...more »

Firm to vet candidates for Mass. gambling panel
Boston HeraldNovember 30, 2011

A five-member Massachusetts Gaming Commission was set up under the law signed by Gov. Deval Patrick last week. It authorizes up to three resort-style casinos and one slots parlor. The law calls for Patrick, Attorney General Martha Coakley and state ...more »

The International Gets License Revoked
Poker News DailyNovember 30, 2011

“We operated for over two years without a word from the council to tell us we shouldn't be doing what we were doing, we thought everything was ok, we never thought we were on the wrong side of the law.” “Our private members' club was set up so people ...more »

The International Club Loses Its Licence
Eat My StackNovember 30, 2011

We operated for over two years without a word from the council to tell us we shouldn't be doing what we were doing, we thought everything was ok, we never thought we were on the wrong side of the law.” Confirming that the club will appeal against the ...more »

Miccosukee Indians accuse their ex-attorney, Dexter Lehtinen, of malpractice
Sun-SentinelNovember 30, 2011

The Miccosukees are the only tribe in the United States that doles out gambling profits to members but fails to follow the law under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, according to the bureau. In 2005, the National Indian Gaming Commission issued a ...more »

Petition is begun to repeal casino law
The Boston GlobeNovember 30, 2011

The group faces one potential hurdle in its legal review. The state constitution does not allow repeals of appropriations bills, and the casino law includes an appropriation of $20 million to set up a state gambling commission. ...more »

Lottery Sales Rise to Records as States Wager for More Revenue
BusinessWeekNovember 30, 2011

Interstate gambling online is barred by federal law. Washington, DC, and other jurisdictions are looking at launching Internet poker within their boundaries. At least 28 states have considered lottery or gaming-related bills since 2010 to close budget ...more »

Staff says no gaming changes
Cumberland Times-NewsNovember 30, 2011

“Fiscal year 2012 is the first year where the county is obligated to fund projects to the board from a deficit position via these gaming funds.” A change in the county's take would require a change in state law. While commissioners are free to allocate ...more »

John Tierney kin's fate in hands of jury
Boston HeraldNovember 30, 2011

The first case to be tried under President George W. Bush's Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 is in the hands of a jury charged with deciding if a congressman's brother-in-law took American sports fanatics for ...more »

Miccosukee Indians sue their ex-lawyer, Dexter Lehtinen, for malpractice
MiamiHerald.comNovember 30, 2011

In a sour ending to a longtime relationship, the Miccosukee Indians have accused their former lawyer, Dexter Lehtinen, of committing malpractice when he advised the tribe on income-tax issues stemming from the distribution of hundreds of ...more »

Former Massachusetts Speaker Salvatore DiMasi takes swipe at new casino law as ...
MassLive.comNovember 30, 2011

He was convicted by a jury on charges of conspiracy, honest services fraud and extortion after prosecutors described an elaborate bribery scheme in which DiMasi steered two lucrative contracts to a favored software firm. ...more »

Archive

Legal and Criminal News in 2018
Legal and Criminal News in 2017
Legal and Criminal News in 2016
Legal and Criminal News in 2015
Legal and Criminal News in 2014
Legal and Criminal News in 2013
Legal and Criminal News in 2012
Legal and Criminal News in 2011
Legal and Criminal News in 2010
Legal and Criminal News in 2009
Legal and Criminal News in 2008
Legal and Criminal News in 2007
Legal and Criminal News in 2006
Legal and Criminal News in 2005
Legal and Criminal News in 2004
Legal and Criminal News in 2003
Legal and Criminal News in 2002
Legal and Criminal News in 2001
Book of the Day in our Store
Share it on TwitterFacebook
2017 U.S. Bankruptcy Code & Rules Booklet (For Use With All Bankruptcy Law Casebooks)2017 U.S. Bankruptcy Code & Rules Booklet (For Use With All Bankruptcy Law Casebooks)
by LegalPub.com
  • Price: $25.00
from $19.76
View
Fritz R RichterAttorney at LawPRACTICE AREA: Tax Law, Labor & Employment Law
James L GuseAttorney at LawPRACTICE AREA: Labor & Employment Law, Insurance Litigation