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NC sees major decline in sports betting for month of May

NC sees major decline in sports betting for month of May

NORTH CAROLINA (WBTV) – After a hot start to legal sports gambling in North Carolina, the State Lottery Commission reported a major drop in total wagering revenue for May. In April, the lottery commission reported $648,934,226 in total wagering revenue. That number decreased to $525,548,571 in May, a 19% decline. “Don’t expect much positive movement...

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North Carolina betting revenue drops 40.1% in second full month

North Carolina betting revenue drops 40.1% in second full month

North Carolina reported gross gaming revenue (GGR) of $63.1m (£49.6m/€58.4m) in May in what was the second full month of wagering in the Tarheel State. The $63.1m figure fell 40.1% short of April’s total of $105.3m. April was the first full month of betting in North Carolina after operators went live on 11 March. The...

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Bettors may get surprise tax bill in North Carolina

Bettors may get surprise tax bill in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. — Online sports gambling began in early March in North Carolina. What You Need To Know Sports betting became legal in North Carolina in early March Fans around the state have tried it out Current tax code in the state doesn’t allow residents to deduct losses from online sports gambling The IRS does...

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Tax Code In North Carolina Force Sports Betting Losers To Pay Up

Tax Code In North Carolina Force Sports Betting Losers To Pay Up

It’s not every day a wonky article on state gambling taxes gets the attention of that state’s governor, but that’s exactly what happened in North Carolina. Nathan Goldman and Christina Lewellen, both associate professors of accounting at the Poole College of Management at North Carolina State University, recently wrote what amounts to an eye-opening article,...

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Naked man ‘took advantage of Planet Fitness transgender locker room policy’ to parade his genitalia in ladies’ locker room and ask women to ‘shower with him then rub lotion on his back’

Naked man ‘took advantage of Planet Fitness transgender locker room policy’ to parade his genitalia in ladies’ locker room and ask women to ‘shower with him then rub lotion on his back’

A naked man reportedly took advantage of Planet Fitness’s transgender locker room policy to parade his genitalia around the ladies’ facilities and be inappropriate towards women.  Christopher Allan Miller, 38, was arrested on Thursday for going into the women’s locker room at a Planet Fitness gym in Gastonia, North Carolina. Miller claimed to be a...