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.


Early this week, Arizona passed legislation that will allow players in the state to bet on professional sports. It's expected that legal wagering will come to the Grand Canyon State by the end of 2021. Final approval on Monday was given to the companion bills Senate Bill 1797...
 

Lawmakers in New York have reached a tentative deal with Governor Cuomo to introduce legal and regulated  sports betting in the state. This comes as the state tries to fill a near $60 billion revenue shortfall. The Governor has estimated that mobile sports betting could...
 

In June last year, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signed a far-reaching order which allowed anyone over the age of 21 to register for an online sportsbooks account. The original bill required players to register for online gambling in-person at one of the brick-and-mortar casinos...
 

The PGA Tour has signed on its fifth official betting operator in the US by partnering with Score Media and Gaming (the Score). If and when Canada passes its pending single event sports betting bill, the partnership will be the Tour's first official partner in the US's northern...
 

As the Ohio legislature wrapped up before Easter break, Senator Kirk Schuring, chair of the Senate Select Committee on Gaming told lawmakers that when they returned, they should be ready to introduce an online betting bill. "We’ve had nine hearings and almost 50 witnesses...
 

A multiyear sponsorship deal was struck between the Major League Baseball team, Detroit Tigers and the US sportsbook, BetMGM. Under the terms of the partnership, BetMGM will become the Tigers' official gaming partner, with its brand appearing on scoreboards at its home...
 

It's a case that has ongoing for years, but it seems that Flutter Entertainment may have finally run out of options. The parent company of PokerStars was recently denied a motion by the Kentucky Supreme Court to reconsider a case where it was ordered to pay the state $1.3...
 

A bill that has the potential to bring legal sports betting to Wyoming has passed its first Senate vote. It needs to pass two more votes before it gets forwarded to the governor. The bill - HB 0133 - was introduced as lawmakers seek to raise revenue for the state. If it's...
 

Kristi Noemi, governor of South Dakota, has penned her signature to Senate Bill 44, a piece of legislation that will allow sports betting options in the state. The bill has been a year in the pipelines but will finally become official in July.  There is no scheduled launch...
 

Earlier this month, Governor Ned Lamont announced an agreement between the state and the Mohegan Tribe that would allow Connecticut to finally move forward on its journey towards legal sports betting. The announcement irked the Mashantucket Pequot tribe, which was not...
 
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