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 is no secret that the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has always supported the idea of sports betting legislation at federal level. The association firmly believes that there is no reason why the federal government cannot regulate the industry, even though the...
 

The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission published a report on Friday with numbers relating to sports betting revenues in the state’s first 17 days of activity. What stands out is that Iowans bet over $8.5 million over that time, with most of the money going on local college...
 

Just a few weeks ago, the NFL and Sportradar signed a deal making Sportsradar the league’s exclusive provider of official data. It has now been reported in various media outlets that Sportradar has approached US sports betting operators and asked them to pay for the official...
 

Sunday, September 1st, will see three casinos in Indiana embrace the new legislation allowing legal sports betting in the state. On Wednesday this week, the Indiana Gaming Commission gave the all-clear to five casinos to go live with their sports betting products. So far, three...
 

In March this year, West Virginians got a taste of what it would be like to wager remotely on sports.  Delaware North's BetLucky app was the first to provide the state with mobile sports betting under new laws introduced in West Virginia. However, just two short months later,...
 

In June this year, New Hampshire District Court Judge, Paul Barbadoro rejected the District of Justice’s 2018 opinion that claimed that the 1961 Wire act covers all forms of gambling (and not just sports betting).  The judge ruled that the Wire Act only applies to sports...
 

In an impressive timeline of just 94 days, the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission ushered in a new era to Iowa’s gambling market. The quick launch of legal sports betting is even more remarkable due to the authority’s ability to launch online betting at the same time. No...
 

Top US sportsbook operator, FanDuel, has been named an official gaming partner for the professional sports league, Major League Baseball (MLB). A multiyear agreement was signed between the two, making this MLB’s first partnership with FanDuel.  The sports betting...
 

The State of Iowa is set to become the first state in the US Midwest to introduce legal and regulated sports betting.  On Thursday, August 14th at noontime, just three short months after the laws were passed, the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission will give the go ahead for...
 

Despite hopes that legal sports betting would come to Washington DC's brick-and-mortar properties before the start of the NFL season, players were disappointed to learn that this won't be the case after all. The Office of Lottery and Gaming in DC said that there were delays...
 
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