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.


With Labor Day – and the official start of the NFL and Southeastern Conference football - coming around in just over a fortnight, Mississippi casinos are in a race against time to start taking sports bets. Already, several of the state’s 12 casinos are taking sports bets,...
 

It was a celebratory week for interactive gambling in Pennsylvania this week, as the Gaming Control Board approved the license applications of three casinos. The three casinos were granted licenses for all the sectors for which they applied, namely online table games, online...
 

A recent article that appeared on the ESPN website traces the changing attitudes towards sports betting in the United States. David Purdham, in his piece entitled Inside How Sports Betting went Mainstream, shows how it has been a long process to reach the point where the...
 

The governor of Connecticut, Dannel P. Malloy, is urging his administration to prepare a proposal that would manage and legalize sports betting in the state, allowing CT to profit from the industry. Governor Malloy is set to leave office on January 9th, 2019, the same day...
 

Lawmakers in New York continue to meet in a bid to hammer out rules that would govern a new betting landscape in the state. One of the things that is being considered is the possibility of paying fees to professional sports leagues, or the so called ‘integrity fee’, that has...
 

Gambling regulators in Louisiana this week discussed new rules that would allow riverboat casinos to move onto land.  The head of the state’s Gaming Control Board, Ronnie Jones, said that the rules could be ready as early as the end of this year; however, he stressed that...
 

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians have announced a 'breaking of ground' ceremony ahead of the expansion of their Southern California casino, the San Manuel Casino.  The Yaamava celebratory event marks the addition of a new hotel and entertainment venue that will be located...
 

The Global Gaming Expo (G2E) is set to be held in Vegas from October 8th - 11th.  This year will undoubtedly focus a lot on the change in the US gambling landscape, especially after the Supreme Court's decision to overturn a nationwide ban on sports betting. It was announced...
 

At least nine Pennsylvanian land casinos are on track to start offering online gambling in the near future.  This comes after the state passed legislation last year that opened the floodgates to igaming options. The current position is that nine of Pennsylvania's 13 casinos...
 

It is no secret that the Lone Star state is far behind other states when it comes to gambling expansion. Despite its reputation for being the origin of Wild West saloons and poker games, Texas needs to move forward in leaps and bounds if it wants to even begin to keep up with...
 
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