Florida Harness Racing Suit Claims Pompano Park Decoupling Illegal

Florida’s beleaguered harness racing industry is suing the state’s Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering over the new “decoupling” law that threatens to eradicate its sport and livelihoods. Sweet Heaven, driven by John MacDonald, winning at Pompano Park in December. But harness racing’s days are numbered in Florida. (Image: Jessica Hallett/Harness Link) Also named in the lawsuit […]

Texas Casino Gambling Legalization Continues to Divide Politicians

A recent debate among Republican candidates vying for Texas’ 122nd House seat shows legalization of commercial gambling remains a controversial issue. The politicians offered conflicting stands during the San Antonio forum. Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, pictured above. The Republican remains opposed to commercial casino gambling in the state. (Image; Texas Tribune) Four candidates — […]

SCOTUS Odds Favor Senate Confirmation of President Biden Appointment by 2022 End

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) will soon have a vacancy. Today, Justice Stephen Breyer announced his forthcoming resignation. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer stands outside the Supreme Court Building in Washington, DC, in 2011. Breyer is planning to depart the bench sometime this summer, clearing the way for President Joe Biden to […]

Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. Praised for Strong AML Commitments

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (PAGCOR) has received a pat on the back. Its attention to anti-money laundering (AML) policies in the country has earned it a commendation from the country’s AML watchdog. Andrea Domingo, chair and chief executive of PAGCOR. Her recent efforts as the head of the Philippines’ casino regulator in combating […]

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