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.


Indiana's sports betting numbers grew significantly in October 2019, with the handle climbing 160% to over $90 million compared to September. The introduction of mobile betting at the beginning of October directly impacted these numbers. The clear winner of Indiana's...
 

Trevor Croker has been named the new chairman of the industry group, the American Gaming Association (AGA). Croker serves as the chief executive and managing director of Aristocrat Leisure, a role that he has had since 2017. Besides holding a number of executive positions at...
 

Gamblers in the United States set a new record in September 2019, wagering an up-until-now unheard-of amount on sports. According to the industry trade group, the American Gaming Association, the total amount wagered in the legal US sports betting market was nearly $1.4...
 

Iowa is the latest state to allow Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) real money wagering.  Last week, the state’s Racing and Gaming Commission issued a license to DraftKings, the first DFS operator to go live with its services. Just before DraftKings’ launch, the operator was...
 

September was a bumper month for Rhode Island's betting industry, with numbers showing that betting revenue tripled to $2.5 million on a month to month basis in September 2019. According to official reports, the Ocean State saw revenue climb 195.4% compared to August 2019, when...
 

A number of states in the US will now be allowed to advertise gambling ads using Google, thanks to an updated policy by the search engine giant. From October, Google will permit Indiana, Iowa, Montana, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island to run adverts by sports betting...
 

Capital One Arena in Washington, DC announced that it will become the first sporting arena that hosts professional teams, to offer sports betting at its facility in the US.   Capital One is the home of the Washington Wizards (NBA) and Washington Capitals (NHL). According to...
 

The Colorado General Assembly has referred Proposition DD to the ballot, meaning that next month, voters will decide whether or not to legalize and regulate sports betting. The Centennial State will also vote on the taxation measures pertaining to the potential sports betting...
 

One of history’s largest mergers of online betting companies will change the face of the industry in the United States. This week it emerged that Flutter (formerly Paddy Power Betfair) will be merging with The Stars Group in multi-billion-dollar deal. The Wall Street...
 

The US casino giant, Penn National, has put out its feelers for a new chief financial officer. The group confirmed this week that the man currently in the job, William Fair, is expected to leave at the end of March next year. William Fair has been part of the casino and...
 
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