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.


The group which has been at the head of the battle to legalize online poker in the United States, the Poker Players Alliance, has sent out an SOS for donations. The PPA, under new leadership as of this month, believes that without the desperately needed funds, the group will be...
 

A new bill discussing sports betting could soon be making its way to the New York legislature. Legal Sports Report explains that the new law would expand the legalization of sports betting to the state's horse racing tracks and off-track betting facilities. Sports betting is...
 

As discussions continue across the board regarding the legalization and regulation of sports betting on a federal level, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is showing its opposition to the idea.  This is despite the fact that the National Basketball Association...
 

Another US state is putting itself in line to regulate and legalize sports betting should federal laws be changed. West Virginia’s State Finance Committee approved a sports betting bill which would allow wagering on sports at the four casinos and the National Historical...
 

One of the states with the most draconian laws governing gambling in the United States, Hawaii, has now turned its attention to loot boxes, and is considering two sets of bills that would regulate casinos that carry randomized in-game item purchases.  If they pass, the bills...
 

A recent press release shows that Foxwoods Resort Casino has inked a deal with PariPlay to offer real-money online gambling on its premises. According to the release, Foxwoods has adopted PariPlay's eyeON interactive gaming platform, allowing guests to enjoy digital gaming...
 

The lawmaker best associated with trying to get California to adopt a legal and regulated online poker regime, Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer, has said that he will not be pushing a bill on the issue this year. Instead, Jones-Sawyer will try to reignite the bill next year if...
 

Lawmakers continue to battle it out over the right of other areas in New Jersey to offer brick and mortar casinos. At present, casinos are only allowed in Atlantic City but opponents say that more casinos across the state could bring in more revenue. There is now a growing...
 

According to Bloomberg, the New York based phone giant, Verizon Communications Inc. is mulling the possibility of entering the sports betting industry. This comes as the Supreme Court is in the process of deciding about the status of sports betting, which could become a legal...
 

Will Wynn Resorts be able to survive following the dramatic resignation of its chief architect and namesake, Steve Wynn? Global investment firms hurried to offer their opinions on the future of this $18 billion casino, entertainment and hotel conglomerate after the 76 year old...
 
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