State and Federal Gambling News in the USA

Below you will find the latest gambling news on a State and Federal level in the United States. The gambling news covers information on topics such as online poker, daily fantasy sports betting, commercial casinos, state lotteries, racetrack wagering, casinos games on the internet, land-based poker rooms, charitable gaming, and tribal casinos to name a few. Basically, anything related to gambling in the USA on a State-by-State or Federal level will be covered including online and land-based activities.


Horse racing tracks in New Jersey may soon be allowed to introduce online gambling on their own premises if a new bill becomes law.  On Thursday, the Racetracks Bill was passed 60 - 12 by the Senate and could be on its way to expanding New Jersey's gambling landscape. If this...
 

Against the backdrop of the start of a historic Supreme Court hearing to determine the constitutionality of a federal sports betting ban, comes the news that a New Jersey Congressman has introduced a new gaming bill. Media sources said that Congressman Frank Pallone...
 

US Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)  have penned a letter to the Attorney General's office, urging the Trump Administration to reverse the 2011 legal opinion which essentially opened the doors for states to introduce their own online gambling...
 

While Pennsylvanian lawmakers firmly believe that the expansion of gambling will allow the state to get over at least part of its financial woes, many municipalities have taken a firm stand against what they consider a threat to their own regions. Harrisburg has given Penn...
 

The National Basketball Association has made the dramatic decision to lobby the US Congress to regulate sports betting in the United States. Up until now, the NBA has gone according to the policy of offering quiet support of a federal law allowing sports betting, but has...
 

Four years down the line and the State of New Jersey is celebrating four years of its successful online gambling industry. Analysts say that four years of data show the rest of the states the incredible potential of legal online gambling, as online play has increased the...
 

The state of New York is seeking a way to be on the list of states that will embrace legal and regulated sports betting if New Jersey is successful in its Supreme Court bid later this year. Legislators in the Empire State want sports betting to be introduced to casinos, race...
 

It seems that – for this year at least – the hopes of Illinois passing any type of online gambling bill are nil. On Thursday last week, the state’s legislature wrapped up its outstanding issues for the year and there was no recorded action on the pending bill that relates...
 

Voters in Maine this week said No to the building of a new casino in York County, with over 80% of those polled defeating a massive and costly campaign. Before the final votes were tallied, casino entrepreneur, and the man behind the intensive two year campaign to bring...
 

Members of New Hampshire's Executive Session voted just before the weekend to put an end to the Granite State's hopes of a legal and regulated online gambling industry. The members unanimously voted 22-0 that the bill, H 562 was “inexpedient to legislate”. This means that...
 
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