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.


Fox Sports, the major US sports network, announced that it was entering the sports betting arena by buying a 4.99% stake in the parent company of PokerStars, The Stars Group.  A direct result of that deal will be the launch of a real-money sports betting platform - Fox Bet - in...
 

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb waited until the last minute to sign a sports betting bill H 1015 into law last week, but the wait was certainly worth it. Legal and regulated sports betting now comes to the Hoosier State, following on the heels of Montana. This brings to ten the...
 

One of the key points of discussion at the 2019 Sports Decision Makers Summit held recently in Miami was the subject of sports betting. Top names in the business discussed the current betting landscape and the United States and examines the challenges and opportunities that came...
 

A bill that could legalize daily fantasy sports in Texas passed the House last week, sailing through at 116 – 27. The bill, authored by Rep. Joe Moody, seeks to change DFS from a game of chance (which is illegal) in Texas, to a game of skill.  If House Bill 2303 gets the...
 

Montana became the first state this year to legalize sports betting, and the 9th state overall to do so. Governor Steve Bullock gave the green light to HB725, which revises existing lottery laws in order to legalize and regulate sports betting in the Big Sky State. While the...
 

A bill that could give Louisiana parishes the right to approve sports betting in their casinos and racetracks has been given the green light by the state Senate. SB 153 sailed through on a 24 - 15 vote. Rep. Danny Martiny's bill now heads to the House where it faces stronger...
 

In a bid to make way on their casino floors for sports betting products, and to lower costs, three out of the four upstate casinos in the state have asked for permission to lower their slot machine inventories. Del Lago Resort and Casino is the latest casino to ask for...
 

Recently, the executive director of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB), Kevin O’Toole, announced the official start date of legal online gambling launch in the state. According to the authority, the 10 online gambling certificate holders, and three igaming...
 

Tennessee's House voted 58-37 in favor of HB1, a sports betting bill that will allow residents of the state to use a computer or mobile device to bet on sports.  The bill was not without its opponents and a fiery debate was held before the House of Representatives finally...
 

Five companies were approved by the West Virginia Lottery for licenses to offer online sports betting in the state.  The companies, namely FanDuel, DraftKings, William Hill, IGT and GeoComply, have been working diligently together with the state lottery in a bid to launch...
 
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