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.


In the shadow of the upcoming Supreme Court hearing to consider New Jersey's request to lift an almost nationwide ban on sports betting, casino owners in the state of Maryland are urging legislators to introduce the legalization of sports betting. The casinos are hopeful that...
 

In 2014, Delaware and Nevada inked the Multi-State Internet Gaming Agreement, whereby players from each state would be able to play each other in an online environment. Delaware and Nevada - two of the three states that authorize online gambling - would allow players logging...
 

Over the past few months, two bills have been introduced in Massachusetts that are pitching for the introduction of online lottery sales.  The urgency of the matter seems to lie in the fact that New Hampshire recently allowed the sale of lottery tickets online, and...
 

Will New Jersey be heading into the New Year with the gift of a legal sports betting industry?  From The Washington Post’s SCOTUS reporter comes the news that December 4th has been set as the date that the US Supreme Court will hear the oral arguments in New Jersey’s...
 

A new study performed by analysts Eilers & Krejcik Gaming predicts that should the US Supreme Court rule in favor of New Jersey's appeal to allow legal sports betting in the state this month, it could open the floodgates of other states seeking the same rights. According to...
 

After the tragic shooting of 59 concert-goers in Las Vegas this week, shares in MGM Resorts took a tumble of over 5.5% on Monday. The shooter holed himself up on the 32nd floor of MGM's Mandalay Bay hotel and casino, and used his position from the room window to go on a...
 

MGM Resorts International announced in a recent press release that it plans to open a new casino in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The new casino will be known as MGM Bridgeport. However, according to MassLive, MGM's plans put "the company at odds with both tribal gaming operators...
 

Three of the new brick and mortar casinos in New York fell far short of their first year operations revenue predictions.  When the operators of Del Lago, Rivers and Tioga Downs Casinos pitched their projects to the Gaming Facility Location Board, they said that the three...
 

Late last night, it was reported through various media outlets that Pennsylvania's warring legislators had reached a tentative agreement regarding a gambling expansion plan. This will help the state finalize its strategy to fund its negative budget numbers with expanded...
 

The idea of introducing brick and mortar casinos to the state of Kentucky may have sounded ludicrous several years ago, but more and more lawmakers seem to be warming to it these days. True, the Republicans are in total control of the state government, however two lawmakers are...
 
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