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.


Two New York state casinos have launched Caesars branded sportsbooks. Both Turning Stone Resort in Verona and Point Place Casino in Bridgeport saw their platforms rolled out thanks to a collaboration between Scientific Games Corporation and the Oneida Indian Nation. Some of...
 

The gambling operator, Kindred Group, has increased its footprints into the US market by entering into a new partnership with Scientific Games.  Under the terms of the deal, Kindred will be granted access to Scientific's massive range of online gaming content, as well as the...
 

As more and more states rush to set up their sports betting industries, it seems that Indiana will be one of the next states to legalize and regulated their industry. On the 28th of this month, Indiana’s Gaming Commission is expected to vote in favor of passing sports betting...
 

Last week, 18 out of Iowa’s 19 land casinos were awarded licenses by the state’s Racing and Gaming Commission to offer sports betting. The race is now on to get sports betting services ready for the August 15th launch date. Administrator for the Commission, Brian...
 

Pennsylvania legalized online gambling in October 2017, and the new laws also incorporated online poker. But nearly two years down the line, and it is evident that the state is dragging its feet when it comes to the roll out of a legal and regulated online poker...
 

DraftKings has become the official MLB Authorized Gaming Operator, after the league embarked on a campaign to woo potential partners.  The partnership gives the fantasy and retail sportsbook exclusive rights to access official league data and use league logos on its betting...
 

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians was given the green light by North Carolina authorities to officially start taking sports bets.  Senate Bill 154 was signed into law by Governor Roy Cooper. The bill redefines the meaning of Class III gaming in North Carolina, expanding it...
 

Tioga Downs Casino Resort in New York has linked up with FanDuel Group to launch a retail sportsbook – the group’s first in the Empire State. This is the second retail sportsbook opened in New York, after the Rivers Casino in Schenectady launched its own on July...
 

Pennsylvania has confirmed that two land-casinos were given the green light to operate online gambling sites around the clock. The Pennsylvania Gaming Commission said that both Parx Casino in Hershey and Penn National’s Hollywood Casino successfully passed their test-periods....
 

Thanks to the legalization and regulation of sports betting and fantasy sports contests last year, Pennyslvania reported a slight increase in annual gambling revenue.  The numbers were reported for the fiscal year ending June 30th. The 1.8% increase was reported by the...
 
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