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.


Revenue from New Jersey's online gambling industry continues to rise, as it was shown in the Gaming Revenue Results for the Garden State in August 2017. Gaming win for this sector of the industry spiked to 32.4% compared to August 2016, and an impressive $21.3 million was...
 

Support continues to pour in for New Jersey’s attempts to lift a federal ban on sports betting, and its argument to the Supreme Court that the ban violates the US 10th amendment. New Jersey Rep. Frank Pallone Jr filed a brief with the Supreme Court to defend the Garden...
 

DraftKings and FanDuel, the two main daily fantasy sports operators in the United States, announced on Thursday that they had entered into a settlement with the State of Massachusetts Attorney General’s office. The two groups will pay a joint amount of $2.6 million following...
 

Two Florida based cardrooms on the radar of state authorities, after being accused of running pari-mutuel poker games. Administrative complaints have been filed against Pensacola Greyhound Racing and the Sarasota Kennel Club by the Department of Business and Professional...
 

On Tuesday night, New Jersey filed its briefings with the Supreme Court ahead of a fall hearing to determine the fate of sports betting nation-wide. The Garden State called on the high court to remove a ban on sports betting because it forces states to enforce a Congress law...
 

Daily fantasy sports operators, FanDuel and DraftKings, congratulated the New Jersey government for taking the steps to formally approve DFS betting within the state.  Both companies already operate in New Jersey since they have, in the past, received approval by the Division...
 

Despite a growing budget deficit, the State of Kentucky seems to be stuck in its position that it will not be expanding gambling options for now. In recent months, rumors were swirling that the state may consider allowing casino gambling within state borders in order to solve...
 

The citizens of Dover, New Hampshire will be given the opportunity in November to decide whether or not certain establishments will be allowed to offer keno gambling. The Dover City Council voted unanimously this week to allow the matter to go to ballot during municipal...
 

Pennsylvania Democratic state Rep. Marc Gergely pleaded guilty this week to two misdemeanor charges against him that were linked to an illegal gambling case. Gergely, who served as a White Oak representative of the 35th District in eastern Allegheny County, has been linked...
 

Recently, the 17th Annual Saratoga Institute on Equine, Racing, & Gaming Law Conference, coordinated by the Albany Law School in New York, was held. Among the topics discussed was the chances of the Supreme Court overturning the controversial sports betting gambling law,...
 
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