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Early Voting Starts Today!

One-Stop Early Voting in North Carolina begins today and ends Saturday, October 31. During this period, you can register and vote on the same READ

SCOTUS Favors “Caesars Palace Over Calvary Chapel”

In another highly disappointing action, the U.S. Supreme Court has denied the request of a Nevada church to be treated the same as bars, READ

SC-Based Indian Tribe Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for Casino in NC

The South Carolina-based Catawba Indian Nation plans to hold a “groundbreaking ceremony” today on a tract of land in North Carolina where it intends READ

Status Update on the 2020 “Short” Legislative Session

As the North Carolina General Assembly slows down for the summer, NC Family wanted to take a minute to update you on some of READ

Governors Urged to Suspend State Lotteries During COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 relief dollars began reaching the hands of citizens across our nation over the past few weeks, as the $2 trillion federal CARES Act READ

Feds Give Green Light to Catawba Indian Casino in North Carolina

In a surprise move yesterday, the United States Department of the Interior (DOI) gave the South Carolina-based Catawba Indian Nation a green light to READ

Attorney General and Police Chiefs Oppose “Digital Instants” Online Gambling

North Carolina’s Attorney General and the State Association of Chiefs of Police have joined a number of groups—including NC Family—who are urging the State READ

Yes! Talk About Religion and Politics (POV)

When it comes to getting along with others, many of us have bought into the old adage: “Never talk about religion or politics.”  Well, READ

Recapping Behind Every Issue

In the Fall/Winter installment of Family North Carolina magazine, we introduced our end of year theme for 2019, “Behind Every Issue Is A Person.” Inspired READ

Court Says Video Sweepstakes Scheme Violates NC Gambling Laws

The NC Court of Appeals issued an opinion on Tuesday that overturned a lower court ruling and determined that a video sweepstakes gambling operation READ

Are You Being Manipulated?

Big news recently on the social media front is action by Facebook and Twitter to ban accounts that were set up by the Chinese READ

Statewide “Gaming Commission” Bill Turned Into Study

A bill that proposed to establish a statewide “Gaming Commission” in North Carolina has passed the General Assembly, but only after being modified to READ

Tribal Sports Betting Bill Set To Become Law – UPDATED

Update: Governor Roy Cooper signed this bill into law on Friday, July 26, 2019. Earlier this week, the North Carolina General Assembly gave final READ

ALERT: Tell the NC House That You Oppose Sports Betting and Horse Race Wagering on Tribal Lands!

The N.C. House is preparing to vote on a bill that would authorize betting on professional and collegiate sporting events and wagering on horse READ

State House Committee Votes Down Gambling Bill

The Judiciary Committee of the N.C. House rejected a bill on Wednesday that would establish a statewide Gaming Commission and legalize Internet-based Daily Fantasy READ

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