New Jersey Governor Considers 5-Year Extension of Internet Gambling

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TRENTON, NJ (AP) A bill a expand Internet gambling in New Jersey it is in the hands of Governor Phil Murphy for another five years, following its approval on Friday by the state legislature. The measure passed the state Assembly and Senate with minimal opposition from lawmakers, and is now moving to action by the … Read more

Internet gambling would be allowed for another 5 years under the latest change in New Jersey

Hard Rock casino, left, Showboat hotel, center, and Ocean casino, right, are shown June 15, 2023 in Atlantic City, NJ New Jersey lawmakers on Tuesday, June 27, 2023, approached to extend New Jersey's Internet gambling law for another 10 years.  (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (AP) Internet gambling in New Jersey would be permitted for at least another five years under state lawmakers’ latest proposal. On Wednesday night, lawmakers dropped a move they made the day before to slash the extent of online casino gambling in the state. An original bill re-authorizing online betting would have given … Read more

Amazon is investing another $7.8 billion in Ohio-based cloud computing operations, state leaders say

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Amazon’s lucrative cloud business will invest about $7.8 billion by the end of 2029 to expand its data center operations in central Ohio, state leaders announced Monday, further boosting the efforts of the been to establish itself as the Midwest Technology Center. The new investments in Amazon Web Services, or AWS, were … Read more