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.


Alaskan Governor, Mike Dunleavy, is hoping to haul the state onto the legal sports betting bandwagon sometime this year. The governor is proposing to make betting on sports legal in the state through two bills that are slated to go before the Legislature for approval sometime...
 

US-owned casino operators with properties in the Chinese gambling enclave of Macau, are reportedly losing literally millions of dollars each day because of the Corona virus. According to MGM Resorts International, the group is losing around $1.5 million each day in Macau. The...
 

West Virginia announced that licensed gambling operators in the state generated $2.2 million in revenue from sports betting in the first month of 2020. Unsurprisingly, the most popular form of betting on sports in the Mountain State is via mobile. The latest numbers covered...
 

The British Sunday Times reported today that the betting group, William Hill is as close as ever to sign a multi-million dollar deal with the media firm, CBS Sports. Together, the two plan to tap into the fast-growing US sports betting market. The two entities had previously...
 

In the first half of the 2020 financial year, betting revenue from sports betting in Rhode Island reached $12 million, according to numbers published by the state’s Lottery. Highlights of the Rhode Island Lottery report include: Players bet $132 million on sports in the...
 

According to a recent study, the gambling industry significantly boosted the sponsorship revenue accrued by the National Football League (NFL) during the 2019/2020 season.  The study, carried out by IEG, showed that the NFL and its 32 franchises signed more than 350...
 

The National Football League (NFL) draft is scheduled for April 23rd and analysts in the industry are marveling at the changes that the professional league has made in its stance on sports betting. Where once the NFL avoided anything gambling related, this year's draft -...
 

The sports betting operator, DraftKings has made a move into Colorado's sports betting market via a partnership deal with Twin River Worldwide, the renowned casino operator. The deal allows DraftKings to roll out mobile and online sports betting services in the state and open...
 

The founder of the world’s biggest and most successful online poker room, PokerStars, has decided to face nine-year charges filed against him by the US government, and has flown home to face the music. The 73-year old Isai Scheinberg flew to the US from Switzerland, where he...
 

The state of Illinois has announced  that it has entered the second phase of its new sports betting framework. The Gaming Board published technical regulations and operating requirements that will pertain to sports wagering in the state. In December last year, the authority...
 
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