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 Garden State continues to smash US sports betting records. The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement announced that that state collected $748.5 million in sports betting wagers in September this year - setting the the record for the highest-ever monthly sports betting...
 

At the beginning of October, the Michigan Senate approved a bill that would give the Michigan Gaming Control Board the power to authorize interstate online poker.  SB 991 now sits in the Committee on Regulatory Reform in the House. Online poker players are hopeful that the bill...
 

NFL 2020 season kicked off on September 10th, with high hopes that the pandemic wouldn't throw a wrench in the workings of its schedule. But five weeks into the season, with an outbreak of coronavirus in Tennessee and several other postive tests, the NFL has had to revamp its...
 

The state of Illinois is now considered the fifth largest legal sports betting market in the United States. The state saw bets to the value $140.1 million made in August this year at retail and online sportsbooks.  This was an impressive 167% rise from just one month before,...
 

The leading supplier of internet gambling software, GAN, has announced the signing of a ten year agreement with Wynn Resorts. Under the terms of the deal, GAN will supply its online betting and gaming platform to Wynn's land-based properties in Michigan. The announcement...
 

The online gaming brand, 5Dimes, announced that it has finally reached a settlement agreement with the US Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (EDPA). This paves the way for 5Dimes to enter the legal and regulated US online betting industry. 5Dimes was founded by...
 

The British bookmaker, William Hill, has agreed to a $3.7 billion buyout bid by Caesars Entertainment.   Last week, both groups issued a statement that they were involved in advanced talks, and the completion of the deal was confirmed on Thursday. "The opportunity to...
 

The Minnesota Lottery has agreed on a two-year extension of its instant ticket games contract with the gaming operator, International Game Technology (IGT). Under the terms of the new contract, (the original which was penned in 2010), IGT will continue to supply its instant...
 

The US casino operator, Caesars Entertainment issued a joint statement with the British bookmaker William Hill today. In it, the two confirmed that they were involved in advanced talks for Caesars to buy WillHill for $3.7 billion. Caesars Entergtainment said that it would...
 

Lottery players in Pennsylvania have been warned about a scam that has the potential to rob them of their money. The Lottery confirmed that potential victims get a call from a scammer, pretending to be Lottery employees, informing them that they have won a prize in a local...
 
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