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.


For the second year in a row, the state of New York lost out on opportunity to pass legalized and regulated online poker law. Despite the fact that the state Senate approved John Bonacic's S-3898 last week (54 - 8 in favor), the state legislature wrapped up for the year without...
 

Finally, the online gambling industry in the United States has an association that is dedicated solely to advocating for legal and regulated igaming. iDEA (iDevelopment and Economic Association) seeks "to grow jobs and expand online interactive entertainment business in the...
 

An amendment to a proposal to legalize online poker in New York may affect PokerStars' chances of participating in a future market. Lawmakers added a clause this week that features 'bad actor' language, meaning that certain operators could be passed over for a license if they...
 

A bill that could make online gambling a reality in Pennsylvania passed a House of Representatives vote on Wednesday. Only a few hours after the 600 + page document was released to the public, it managed to pass the House by a 102-89 vote - a vote that was uncomfortably too slim...
 

It is probably the end of the road for New Jersey's efforts through the US Supreme Court to legalize sports betting within its borders, but the state is still hopeful that a law being pushed by the American Gaming Association, allowing individual states to determine their own...
 

A casino in Massachusetts has been slapped with a fine by the state's Gaming Commission, after it was found that the establishment breached minimum security requirements several times. The Plainridge Park Casino will have to cough up $65,000 in penalties for violating the...
 

The city of Springfield has sent to a letter to members of Illinois' House of Representatives and bodies, imploring that a casino be built there. The call comes following legislation passed by the State Senate last week, where the state could license up to six new casinos....
 

From July 1st, punters in Nevada will be able to enjoy betting on eSports in Las Vegas, after Governor Brian Sandoval signed Senate Bill 240 into law this week. The bill, dubbed the 'eSports Betting Bill', essentially allows pari-mutuel betting systems to wager on different...
 

At a vote of 38-12, HB 271, which could see the expansion of gambling in Pennsylvania, passed through the state's Senate. The bill is most noteworthy because it would accommodate the legalization and regulation of igaming in Pennsylvania. If the law passes, existing casinos...
 

Individual states may soon be able to determine their own laws regarding sports betting, after a new Congress bill was unveiled on Thursday. The Gaming Accountability and Modernization Enhancement Act (GAME Act), was released by the House Energy and Commerce Committee just...
 
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