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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

ALERT: Urge Your State Representative to Oppose Bill Legalizing Daily Fantasy Sports Gambling!

A bill that would legalize harmful and particularly addictive online sports gambling took a major step forward in the NC General Assembly yesterday. The READ

State Senate Authorizes Sports and Horse Race Betting on Tribal Lands

A bill to authorize betting on professional and collegiate sporting events and wagering on horse racing on tribal lands of the Eastern Band of READ

ACTION ALERT: Urge Your NC Senators to Oppose Bill Allowing Betting On Sports and Horse Racing on Tribal Lands

A bill under consideration in the N.C. Senate would add sports betting and wagering on horse racing to the forms of gambling allowed by READ

A Plethora of Gambling Bills Introduced in NC General Assembly

Recently, NC Family has called on citizens across the state to take a stand against the proliferation of predatory gambling in North Carolina by READ

ALERT: Burr and Tillis Invite Massive Gambling Casino to Heart of North Carolina

In an unprecedented action, North Carolina’s U.S. Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis have signed on as cosponsors of a bill in the U.S. READ

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