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VGTs Remain The Major Roadblock For Illinois Online Casino Legalization

Jason Schaumburg

“The VGT is a pretty big lobby,” state Sen. Cristina Castro said, noting that VGT backers are worried about cannibalization from iCasinos.

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Reel Lives: Sharp Alpha Advisors’ Jordan Pascasio On Venture Capital, Innovation, And The Nova Knicks

Eric Raskin

The newly hired principal at the venture capital firm talks innovation in the gaming space, rooting for the Knicks as a Nova alum, and more.

One Problem Gambling Prevention Program Stands Above The Rest

Christopher Gerlacher

“Unlike many prevention programs that advocate abstinence, we recognize that gambling is a normative activity,” Dr. Williams wrote. “Stacked Deck teaches students to evaluate gambling in the same way they evaluate whether to try out for the football team, ask someone on a date, etc."

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Reel Lives: Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort CEO Laura Penney On Sovereignty, iGaming, And Staying Active

Brett Smiley

"In Idaho, Tribes can only conduct the types of gaming that the state allows, and Tribes must do so only within their reservation boundaries. I do think that online gaming can be effectively and efficiently utilized by Tribes if the player has to redeem credits and promotions at the casino."

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Tensions Running High In Michigan As Regulators Attempt To Parse Legal And Illegal Market Activity 

Brett Smiley

“We’re reticent to provide information just to provide it, when the form doesn’t ask the right questions and we don't know what it’s being used for,” said one industry source who is evaluating the attestation.

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Reel Lives: Establish The Run’s Adam Levitan On Balancing Business And Content, Regulated Markets, And Pregnancy Pillows

Brett Smiley

An interview with Establish The Run's Adam Levitan discussing work-life balance, EV+ life changes since turning 40, the gambling industry, and more.

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Reel Lives: Sporttrade’s Arpita McGrath On Anti-Money Laundering, Exchange Wagering, And The Luxury Of Power Windows

Eric Raskin

The exchange wagering site's chief compliance officer talks anti-money laundering, people unknowingly saying "tea tea," and more.

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‘The Personality Is The Product’: Behind The Scenes At A Live-Dealer Online Casino Studio

Eric Raskin

The casino aesthetic is a carefully crafted illusion. But the action is as real as that taking place a couple of floors below.

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What The Gambling Industry Doesn’t Understand About The Anti-Gambling Crusaders

Christopher Gerlacher

There’s a mismatch of concerns between pro- and anti-gambling groups, and it's a situation that can be improved by getting past stereotypes.

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Reel Lives: Elliott Rapaport of Birches Health On Virtual Therapy, The Fastest-Growing Patient Segment, And The Boss

Brett Smiley

"The fastest growing segment of our patient population is without a doubt sports betting. And indeed, a strong clinical concentration has been on the 21-to-40-year-old sports betting demographic."