May 15, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Bigger jackpots will increase sales, thinking goes
January 1, 2013 in The Daily Republic
DEADWOOD (AP) After New Year’s Eve festivities Monday night, the Gold Dust casino closed down at least temporarily leaving 52 people unemployed and uncertain about what comes next.
July 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
WASHINGTON (AP) With some states readying to start online gambling, Native American tribal leaders are calling on the federal government to step in as it did with brick-and-mortar gambling and establish regulations that ensure tribes get a piece of the action without having their revenue taxed and their sovereignty compromised. Continue Reading
April 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Some lawmakers are gambling that a new piece of the Vikings stadium funding proposal will help the plan move forward. Creating a sports version of the gambling devices known as tip boards would generate more money for charities while helping fund the stadium, said Rep. John Kriesel, R-Cottage Grove, who put forward the proposal. Tip board games currently are played legally. As the Minnesota Gambling Control Board describes the process, players purchase sealed tickets with random numbers or symbols on them. Continue Reading
April 2, 2012 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE Early returns show video lottery players are leaving more money per machine per day in the new lineup games. Continue Reading
February 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
If you ever find yourself in a crowd of hard-core console gamers and want to earn some instant cred (or just get them off your back), simply stare off into the distance, sigh wistfully and mutter that nothing will ever compare with the dozens of blissful hours you spent with that ineffable 1997 masterpiece, “Final Fantasy VII.” Continue Reading
January 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says a new federal Justice Department opinion on Internet gambling is a reversal of policy.
The department says a federal law called the Wire Act only prohibits sports betting over the Internet. Continue Reading