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The first positive case of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has surfaced in West Virginia, in the Eastern Panhandle. Gov. Jim Justice confirmed that in a press conference just held. As a result, all restaurants, bars and casinos have now been ordered closed. Carryout is okay in the restaurants and bars, but no inside customers.

A West Virginia resort owned by Gov. Jim Justice has chosen FanDuel to handle sports betting by its customers in the fantasy sports company’s first such wagering arrangement.

The Greenbrier announced Tuesday that New York-based FanDuel will provide retail, online and mobile sports wagering services for the resort in White Sulphur Springs.

West Virginia Lottery Commissioner Alan Larrick says the state will benefit in two ways from Thursday’s approval of sports betting rules — additional revenue at casinos, and additional tax dollars from that revenue.

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INDIANAPOLIS – A regular casino windfall for state budget writers is steadily getting smaller and soon could face one of its biggest declines yet with competition from Native American gaming halls.