Virginia Lawmakers to Focus on Legalizing Casinos in Upcoming Legislative Session

Virginia lawmakers will be meeting in Richmond next week as the 2020 legislative sessions begin. Gambling is being considered the most important topic during this session as the state weighs on the possibilities of legalized gambling. What is Virginia focusing on? Virginia lawmakers have a number of things to decide about their gambling sector. They … Read moreVirginia Lawmakers to Focus on Legalizing Casinos in Upcoming Legislative Session

Nevada Gaming Control Board Generates Record $614.1 Million Handle

Nevada Gaming Control Board

The Nevada Gaming Control Board is elated with the latest sports betting performance in the state. It revealed that the industry hit a record handle of $614.1 million generating $31 million in winnings. Hitting a new record With Nevada’s latest sports betting report, we witness the first time that a state’s betting handle has crossed … Read moreNevada Gaming Control Board Generates Record $614.1 Million Handle

BetAmerica Rolls Out Its Sports Betting App in Indiana

BetAmerica Rolls Out Its Sports Betting App in Indiana

Indiana’s mobile betting market is getting a new entrant. BetAmerica recently launched its sports betting app in the state. The state legalized sports betting in summer this year, and its first operations launched in September. BetAmerica goes live BetAmerica Sportsbook is operated by Churchill Downs Incorporated. The app went live in the state this week … Read moreBetAmerica Rolls Out Its Sports Betting App in Indiana

Gaming Compact Dispute Continues in Oklahoma, Tribes Sue Gov. Kevin Stitt

Gaming Compact Dispute Continues in Oklahoma, Tribes Sue Gov. Kevin Stitt

Three Indian tribes in Oklahoma have sued Governor Kevin Stitt over the new gaming compact in the state. The new joint lawsuit came from Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Cherokee tribes. Stitt in a soup again The lawsuit was filed at the Oklahoma City federal court by the three largest gaming tribes. According to Bill Anoatubby, the … Read moreGaming Compact Dispute Continues in Oklahoma, Tribes Sue Gov. Kevin Stitt

Gov. Lamont Wants Connecticut to Legalize Sports Betting

Gov. Lamont Wants Connecticut to Legalize Sports Betting

Governor Ned Lamont of Connecticut is pushing for the legalization of sports betting in the state. Though the state tried to take a tough stance to support sports betting in the early days, it hasn’t been able to cash-in on its position. While 20 states have already legalized sports betting, Connecticut is still picking up … Read moreGov. Lamont Wants Connecticut to Legalize Sports Betting

Democratic US Rep. Anthony Brindisi Sponsors a Bill for Sports Betting on Tribal Lands

Democratic US Rep. Anthony Brindisi Sponsors a Bill for Sports Betting on Tribal Lands

A bipartisan group of Congressmen recently filed a bill to expand opportunities for sports betting on tribal lands. HR 5502, sponsored by Democratic US Rep. Anthony Brindisi was presented in front of Congress last week. What is the bill all about? The bill aims “to remove Federal barriers” that prevent online sports betting in tribal … Read moreDemocratic US Rep. Anthony Brindisi Sponsors a Bill for Sports Betting on Tribal Lands

Georgia Plans on Becoming the 21st State to Legalize Sports Gambling

Georgia Plans on Becoming the 21st State to Legalize Sports Gambling

The first legislative session for the Georgia General Assembly will start on January 13, and the state will get a chance to discuss its casino legislation. Georgia’s long fight for a legalization For years, casino bills have come and gone in the state of Georgia, failing to create any real reforms in the state. However, … Read moreGeorgia Plans on Becoming the 21st State to Legalize Sports Gambling

DOJ Hopes to Find Backing for Its Online Gambling Ban via the Wire Act

DOJ Hopes to Find Backing for Its Online Gambling Ban via the Wire Act

The federal government isn’t backing off its proposition to use the Wire Act to ban cross-border sports betting and online gambling. In a recent filing submitted to an appeals court, the Department of Justice argued in support of an interstate gambling ban. DOJ makes its first move In its filing with the First Circuit Court … Read moreDOJ Hopes to Find Backing for Its Online Gambling Ban via the Wire Act

Online gambling company DraftKings to Be Listed on NASDAQ

Online gambling company DraftKings to Be Listed on NASDAQ

Online gambling company DraftKings announced on Monday that it would be listed on NASDAQ soon. The operator has been acquired by Diamond Eagle Acquisition Corp., a blank-check company and gaming technology provider SBTech. DraftKings to write history With its public listing, DraftKings will become the only publicly traded pure-play sports betting and internet gaming company … Read moreOnline gambling company DraftKings to Be Listed on NASDAQ

Tennessee Sports Betting Regulations Enter Extended Comment Period

Tennessee Sports Betting Regulations Enter Extended Comment Period

The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation was not satisfied with the suggestions for its proposed sports betting regulations. It has now extended the comment period for the regulation, hoping to strike gold in its first attempt at online gambling. An online-only bill? It is important to note that unlike Michigan and Illinois, Tennessee doesn’t have a … Read moreTennessee Sports Betting Regulations Enter Extended Comment Period