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.


Four years down the line and the State of New Jersey is celebrating four years of its successful online gambling industry. Analysts say that four years of data show the rest of the states the incredible potential of legal online gambling, as online play has increased the...
 

The state of New York is seeking a way to be on the list of states that will embrace legal and regulated sports betting if New Jersey is successful in its Supreme Court bid later this year. Legislators in the Empire State want sports betting to be introduced to casinos, race...
 

It seems that – for this year at least – the hopes of Illinois passing any type of online gambling bill are nil. On Thursday last week, the state’s legislature wrapped up its outstanding issues for the year and there was no recorded action on the pending bill that relates...
 

Voters in Maine this week said No to the building of a new casino in York County, with over 80% of those polled defeating a massive and costly campaign. Before the final votes were tallied, casino entrepreneur, and the man behind the intensive two year campaign to bring...
 

Members of New Hampshire's Executive Session voted just before the weekend to put an end to the Granite State's hopes of a legal and regulated online gambling industry. The members unanimously voted 22-0 that the bill, H 562 was “inexpedient to legislate”. This means that...
 

The US Commissioner for Major League Soccer (MLS), Don Garber has come out in support of legal sports betting in the United States. Garber said at a Yahoo Finance event recently that the regulation of sports betting in the US was only a matter of time and that he believed that...
 

Realizing that one of the only ways to plug its budget hole is to make drastic changes to existing laws, lawmakers in Pennsylvania approved the largest expansion of gambling for over a decade.  On Friday, the Pennsylvania House voted 109-72 in favor of a bill that will...
 

The group that won the contract to run the struggling Illinois Lottery, Camelot, believes that it could bring in $4 billion in sales next year. Camelot Illinois, a subsidiary of the operator of the UK's National Lottery, will take over the contract from Northstar at the...
 

As New York readies for the upcoming Sports Betting USA Conference, scheduled for next month, the gaming analysts, GamblingCompliance released a report this week, estimating that the country's legal sports betting market could be worth nearly $6 billion. Both of these - the...
 

In the shadow of the upcoming Supreme Court hearing to consider New Jersey's request to lift an almost nationwide ban on sports betting, casino owners in the state of Maryland are urging legislators to introduce the legalization of sports betting. The casinos are hopeful that...
 
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