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.


It’s been a long time coming, but it is safe to safe that a number of factors have brought online gambling into mainstream US – and the future looks good for an industry that took a rough beating in 2006 and then in 2011. Thanks to Daily Fantasy Sports, online lotteries and,...
 

Monday July 16th marks the deadline for Pennsylvania casinos to apply for a bundled licensing package to offer online gambling under new state laws. For the fee of $10 million, casinos will be allowed to offer online slots, online poker and online table games. Three...
 

International gambling consultants have warned that Macau-based casinos owned by US operators could be extremely vulnerable in an all-out China-US trade war. Steve Vickers and Associates issued a report this week, saying that Macau’s gaming sector is “highly...
 

Alabama is considered one of the most gambling-unfriendly states in the US, allowing only a handful of options for players. However, resistance to all things gambling-related is beginning to show signs of crumbling as winds of change start blowing through the country. With...
 

Fresh winds are blowing through Atlantic City, New Jersey, where two casinos recently re-opened, following a few years of declining profits. In the last four years, five casinos closed their doors but Atlantic City is now determined to provide jobs for at least some of the...
 

For nearly a decade, casinos in Delaware have been fighting for a tax relief and it seems that they are assured to get it, after a compromise bill was passed on Thursday. Delaware's House approved the latest draft of the bill at 35-4 that the casinos' tax burden would be...
 

Numbers officially released by the National Indian Gaming Commission this week show that casinos owned by indigenous tribes continue to be big business for the United States.  The industry brought in $32.4 billion  last year, a 4% increase compared to the year...
 

Since 2003, the United States and the tiny archipelago of Antigua and Barbuda have been involved in a major dispute regarding online gambling.  It began after the US shut Antigua and Barbuda out from its online gambling industry - a harsh move considering that the twin-island...
 

ESPN has reported that the House Judiciary Committee has scheduled a congressional hearing on sports betting for June 26th in Washington DC. This comes around six months after the Supreme Court ruled that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA) was...
 

Sports betting officially came to New Jersey on Thursday, and there was no man more worthy of placing the first wager than Governor Phil Murphy. The governor’s signature on legislation to allow sports betting in the Garden State after a long and expensive uphill legal battle,...
 
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