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.


ESPN has reported that the House Judiciary Committee has scheduled a congressional hearing on sports betting for June 26th in Washington DC. This comes around six months after the Supreme Court ruled that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA) was...
 

Sports betting officially came to New Jersey on Thursday, and there was no man more worthy of placing the first wager than Governor Phil Murphy. The governor’s signature on legislation to allow sports betting in the Garden State after a long and expensive uphill legal battle,...
 

Michigan came one step closer to becoming the fifth state to legalize and regulate online gambling, when its House approved a related bill. The Lawful Internet Gaming Act now moves to the Senate after receiving House support of 68-40. The law calls for the regulation of certain...
 

After Governor Phil Murphy signed off on legislation this week allowing casinos and racetracks in the Garden Stat to offer sports betting, punters can expect to find this option at several local gambling facilities as early as Thursday. In a statement sent to the news media...
 

Delaware will become the first state to expand its sports betting landscape, following the historic ruling by the US Supreme Court that overturned the federal ban on sports wagering. On Tuesday, June 5th, three Delaware locations, namely Delaware Park, Dover Downs Hotel and...
 

One of the main reasons that some US states are rushing to put in place laws that will regulate and tax sports betting is that they hope to bring in substantial income.  However, Moody's Investors Services have put a dampener on these expectations by stating that states will...
 

Following the US Supreme Court's decision to side with New Jersey and issue an opinion that a ban on sports betting is unconstitutional, the ground has been laid for many states to decide on the fate of their sports betting legislation. Connecticut is one such state where it...
 

For the first time in nearly 30 years, casino workers in Las Vegas are planning to go on strike if they cannot reach a contract deal with their employers by the beginning of June. CNN reported that 25,000 members of the Culinary Union will take to the picket-line if their...
 

Opposition by major sports leagues over the years was one of the main reasons why it took New Jersey so long to convince the courts that a federal sports betting law is unconstitutional. The NFL was one of those groups that strongly opposed the legalization and regulation of...
 

A landmark decision was made by the US Supreme Court that could open the door to legalized sports betting throughout the country. The ruling essentially struck down the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (on a 6 - 3 vote). It also reverses previous rulings made...
 
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