Tag: Trump

Team Trump sides with sports leagues in Supreme Court battle

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  In a characteristically antagonistic move, the Trump administration has sided with the sports leagues in their dwindling opposition to allow New Jersey to offer sports betting.   As the Garden State takes on the Professional and Amateur Sports Betting Act, in its seminal Supreme Court hearing 4 December, Trump’s solicitor general filed an amicus advising justices to uphold the lower court’s...

Trump’s AG rumoured to be eyeing federal igaming ban

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Amidst ominous revelations of Trump's anti-igaming donors, rumours from Capitol Hill suggest US attorney general Jeff Sessions is preparing to make good on his promise to “revisit” a federal ban of online gambling.   Only two months into his new role as US attorney general, and Alabama senator Jeff Sessions is reportedly gearing up for a federal assault on online gaming...

GiGse philosophy chimes with Trump mantra – ‘The time for small thinking is over’

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Clarion’s Ewa Bakun highlights philosophy for this year’s event and promotes final week of Early Bird promotion saving delegates $200 on registration.   In his first speech to Congress, US President, Donald Trump stated: ‘The time for small thinking is over’, a theme which, according to Ewa Bakun, Clarion Gaming’s Head of Content, can be applied equally to the philosophy and...

Gaming up for grabs as US interests round on Team Trump

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With the president-elect gathering the last of his new team in Washington, lobbyists and lawmakers submit their proposals for the future of US gaming law.   Several weeks in to the weird new world of president-elect Donald Trump and top US lobbyists and lawmakers have accelerated their efforts to influence the new administration’s approach to gaming. While a former casino owner in...