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.


Recently, the 17th Annual Saratoga Institute on Equine, Racing, & Gaming Law Conference, coordinated by the Albany Law School in New York, was held. Among the topics discussed was the chances of the Supreme Court overturning the controversial sports betting gambling law,...
 

The three new upstate New York casinos, touted as 'Vegas style' resorts, have failed to live up to state revenue expectations, it was revealed recently. The River Casino & Resort in Schenectady, and the Tioga Downs Casino in the Southern Tier are far behind forecasts for...
 

Senator Raymond Lesniak of New Jersey wants to see the Garden State become an international hub for online gambling operators. The lawmaker said recently that he believes that New Jersey could attract foreign igaming groups to base their operations in the state, although this...
 

It is no secret that the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) is not pleased with the fact that the US Supreme Court has agreed to hear New Jersey's request to overturn the federal ban on sports betting. After all, the NCAA, along with major sports leagues, is one of...
 

The giant Malaysian casino operator, Genting Group, is planning to open a new $4 billion casino on the Las Vegas Strip - the group's first casino in Sin City in over a decade. The move into Nevada comes as part of Genting's new major expansion strategy into the US gambling...
 

What is happening to Pennsylvania's slot industry? For the ninth consecutive month, revenues from the state's slot machines have slid. As a result, the state's casino industry as a whole was negatively affected and posted a small dip in FY 2016 - 2017.  Despite table games...
 

For the first time ever, the four commissioners of major professional sports leagues in North American sat together on one stage at the Paley Center for Media in Manhattan. It was on this stage that the commissioner for the NBA, Adam Silver, reiterated his support for legalized...
 

The governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie, has urged President Donald Trump not to ban online gambling in the country. What adds some clout to this request is that Christie and Trump are close political allies.  On Friday, Christie signed a bill that calls on Congress not to...
 

Since Governor John Engler signed into law a bill that allowed the construction of commercial casinos in Michigan in 1997, the state has enjoyed around $4.5 billion in tax revenue. These were just some of the interesting statistics revealed by the Michigan Gaming Control Board...
 

Should the federal US government pass laws to allow legal sports betting, Connecticut would be one of the states to offer sports betting within its borders. The state’s governor, Danell Malloy recently signed a bill into law which determines that if federal laws change,...
 
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