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.


California's state budget has been ripped apart from the spread of the coronavirus and the havoc it has wreaked on its economy. Two lawmakers are trying to convince their peers that legalizing sports betting in the Golden State could help the budget and off-set some of the...
 

Aiming to help gambling facilities around the globe reopen their properties safely after being in lockdown because of COVID-19, Scientific Games has announced the launch of a new range of gaming solutions. What makes these solutions unique is that that are completely...
 

COVID-19 may be wreaking havoc across many industries, but online poker in Pennsylvania has been doing well because of the pandemic.  According to the state's Gaming Control Board (PGCB), PokerStars PA generated over $5.2 million in April. This is significantly better than the...
 

Since the US Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 in May, 2018, it is estimated that over $20 billion has been bet with US sportsbooks.  According to EPSN, the growth of the new legal sports betting market in the United States...
 

After being closed in bid to control the spread of COVID-19, several commercial and tribal casinos are slowly opening up for business. These properties are only opening in accordance with the lifting of restrictions by local authorities, all the while abiding with new novel...
 

Golden Nugget, the US land-casino operator, has signed what it terms a "strategic agreement" with Live Casino software provider, Evolution Gaming.  Golden Nugget runs resorts in major US gambling cities such as Las Vegas, Atlantic City and lesser-known destinations such as...
 

Sports betting in Louisiana moved one step closer to reality last week, after two bills pertaining to the industry moved out of committee and onto the Senate Floor.  Each bill was voted on and have now been sent to the House of Representatives for a vote. Let's take a look...
 

In May, 2018, the US Supreme Court opened the floodgates for legal and regulated sports betting in the country. New Jersey won the right to legalize sports betting in the state, essentially having the court overturn the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act...
 

The American Gaming Association has estimated that $43 billion in overall sports betting handle was lost in the first two months of the COVID-19 pandemic. "The gaming industry in the U.S. has been disproportionately affected by this," noted Casey Clark, the  senior VP of the...
 

Despite a stay-home order until the end of May by Washington State Governor, Jay Inslee, some tribal casinos have decided to open their facilities on reservation land. More of the 22 tribes that operate 29 casinos are expected to follow. On April 27th, the Coeur d'Alene Tribe...
 
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