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

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

Illinois Starts Accepting Applications for Sports Betting Licenses

Illinois Starts Accepting Applications for Sports Betting Licenses

The highly anticipated sports betting licensing process has finally started in the state of Illinois. The state Gaming Board recently released emergency sports betting rules and is expected to receive its first batch of applications in the weeks to come. What to expect in Illinois? After the board released its emergency sports betting rules, the … Read moreIllinois Starts Accepting Applications for Sports Betting Licenses

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont Starts Sports Betting Conversation with Tribes

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont Starts Sports Betting Conversation with Tribes

Gov. Ned Lamont of Connecticut made an important announcement on Wednesday to restart conversations about sports wagering with the state’s tribes. The history of Connecticut’s sports betting Though sports betting has been an important issue in the state, the lawmakers continued to ignore the topic during the summer and fall legislative sessions. Lamont rekindled the … Read moreConnecticut Governor Ned Lamont Starts Sports Betting Conversation with Tribes

Illinois Gears Up for Sports Betting as Addiction Worries Grow

Illinois Gears Up for Sports Betting as Addiction Worries Grow

The state of Illinois is getting ready for its biggest outing in the gambling sector to date with sports betting offerings. However, some experts believe that betting on mobile could cause addiction issues in the state as well. Bettor shares his story Sports betting enthusiast Brian Benge, living in Iowa City, loves to wager on … Read moreIllinois Gears Up for Sports Betting as Addiction Worries Grow