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.


New Jersey residents are so enamored with their new sports betting opportunities that they are descending on local casinos in droves. The latest numbers released in the Garden State show that the volume of sports betting nearly doubled in September month-on-month, thanks to the...
 

The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) has said that it is set to implement gambling rules from next year’s season. This comes after a racing track in Delaware started offering legal, on-site betting on events. Gamblers were invited to place wagers at...
 

Taking one more step towards legal online gambling, the state of New Hampshire has launched its lottery online through its new iLottery program. A total of eight instant games will be available online, and they will be similar to the games offered for sale at retail lottery...
 

Rivers Casino, one of several Pennsylvania casinos that applied to offer online gambling, has withdrawn its application, according to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.  The Pittsburgh-based casino gave no explanation for the fact that it is no longer seeking to offer...
 

A group of regulators from 15 European regulation authorities and one US state – Washington – signed a declaration regarding the question of video game loot box regulation. The joint declaration expressed their concern “with the risks posed by the blurring of lines between...
 

According to the Oregon Lottery, it could generate more than $100 million from legal sports betting.  The state has already launched a mobile app that can be downloaded from the App Store. At present, neither online lottery ticket sales nor sports betting options are available...
 

Since the inception of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission in 2011, Stephen Crosby has stood at its helm, leading the authority to become one of the most successful and transparent in the United States. As such, the news of Crosby's tendered resignation from his position was...
 

A special House Judiciary subcommittee meeting held yesterday saw Republicans strongly support the idea of federal regulations on sports betting. The hearing was held following the Supreme Court's June decision to allow nationwide sports betting in states that passed the...
 

A new multiyear partnership deal has been signed between International Game Technology (IGT) and William Hill US. The joint venture will offer a full-service solution for sports betting to US lotteries nationwide.  According to the latest...
 

An op-ed that appeared in The Advocate points out that, once more, Louisiana has lost out to neighboring Mississippi by not passing legislation allowing sports wagering at its casinos. Unlike Louisiana, argues the author, Stephanie Grace, Mississippi anticipated the legal...
 
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