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States may allow betting on sports after Supreme Court ruling

Following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in May that cleared the way for states to legalize sports wagering, some states are allowing bets on the outcome of sporting events, and others are considering it. The Texas Constitution and state statutes prohibit sports … Continue reading

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States consider regulation of fantasy sports wagering

As interest in daily fantasy sports (DFS) games increases, so do questions about the role of state and federal regulation of wagering on these games. The growing popularity of the games, heavy advertising by companies offering wagering, and questions about how … Continue reading

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Legislature may debate video confirmation of pull-tab bingo

Whether bingo players in Texas may use electronic machines to learn if they are winners when playing instant pull-tab bingo games could be considered by the Texas Legislature in 2015. The Lottery Commission, which oversees charity bingo in Texas, has … Continue reading

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