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.


Several New Jersey lawmakers from both sides of the political spectrum, wrote a letter to the US Justice Department urging the office to keep internet gambling legal in the country. The letter, penned last Thursday and sent to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, was signed...
 

Indiana has become the latest state to jump onto the legal sports betting wagon - as long as the Supreme Court lifts current federal restrictions. Sen. Jon Ford, R-Terre Haute, has introduced SB 405 in the Hoosier State which would allow the state's riverboats, racinos and...
 

According to a report posted by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board yesterday, slot machine machine revenue was down by 1% overall in 2017.  However, for the month of December, revenue climbed slightly at 1%. Other information released by the gambling authority was as...
 

It was a busy year for gambling in the United States, with the seeds sown for potentially major changes on a state and federal level. As we head into 2018, analysts expect to see some interesting movement on the international stage as well. We take a look at some of the...
 

Police authorities in Las Vegas confirmed that the fatal shooting of two security guards at a hotel casino in the city was not terrorist related.  On Saturday morning, two guards at Arizona Charlie’s Decatur investigated a disturbance in a room at the hotel.  They...
 

The latest campaign finance reports filed with the Maine's ethics commission, show that the pro-casino group, Progress for Maine, poured $8.4 million into its drive to have citizens sign in favor of building a third casino in the state. The reports show how the campaign...
 

Ahead of massive changes to Pennsylvania's gambling market - including the introduction of online gambling - Boyd Gaming announced last week that it would be purchasing Pennsylvania’s Valley Forge Casino Resort in King of Prussia. The Las Vegas based Boyd Gaming will pay...
 

According to DelawareOnline.com, there is a strong likelihood that the state could be among the first to cash in on potential changes to federal sports betting laws.  The site ran an article entitled Delaware Could Win Race to Offer Sports Betting where it reported that...
 

The State of Michigan is one of the front runners in the favorites race to introduce online gambling sooner rather than later.  Now the state has taken one step further towards this reality by advancing a bill that could see it legalize online casinos and poker. The bill, H...
 

It’s been an interesting year for online gambling in the United States. While it was slow going at the beginning of 2017, the action certainly picked up towards the end, culminating in two important events. The first was Pennsylvania’s decision to vote in a new gambling...
 
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