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.


Michigan's Senator Curtis Hertel was credited for playing a big part in bringing legal online sports betting and casino games to the state. Michigan finally flipped the switch on its industry on Friday, allowing ten operators to launch their platforms and igaming apps. In a...
 

It's official: The 1961 Wire Act only applies to sports events, and does not extend to other forms of online gambling. This good news was clarified by the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, which finally put to rest a threat by the Department of Justice that online...
 

888 will continue to operate the World Series of Poker brand online poker platform, under the terms of an exclusive B2B multi-year extension agreement between the group and Caesars Intractive Entertainment. For its part, Caesars will use 888's turnkey poker platform and...
 

Attempts last year to introduce sports betting in Georgia did not succeed, but legislators continue to push ahead. Six Representatives recently introduced House Bill 86 which seeks to amend the Official Code of Georgia. The changes will see the addition of sports betting in the...
 

The Michigan Gaming Control Board has said that an announcement to declare the official opening of the state's online gaming and sports betting industry is imminent. "We’re very close," said the authority's executive director, Richard Kalm. "I wish I could give an exact day...
 

Sheldon Adelson, founder of the Las Vegas Sands casino dynasty, has died at the age of 87 from cancer.  While putting his energy into expanding his brick and mortar gambling resorts across the world which amassed him billions, Adelson also spent alot of his money on fighting...
 

After years of opposing mobile sports betting in New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo has now done a complete about-turn on his decision. In a statement made this week, the governor said that he intends pushing for the legalization of online sports betting. He said that the financial...
 

With plans to launch its sportsbook in Michigan, operator PointsBet announced the inking of a new partnership deal with the Detroit Pistons.  Michigan is the home state of this NBA franchise. Under the terms of the deal, PointsBet will become the Pistons' official sports...
 

There are winds of change blowing across Iowa - especially when it comes to the state's sports betting market. Analysts are expecting the industry to boom this year, with a number of significant changes to local gambling laws coming into effect.  The biggest changes are...
 

William Hill, the UK-based sports book operator, which offers mobile sports betting apps in eight US jurisdictions, announced that it has gone live in an eighth. The group launched the William Hill Sports Book App in Washington DC, after receiving permission to do so by the DC...
 
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