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.


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...
 

It has been reported that the parent group of sports betting giant, FanDuel is mulling the option of spinning out the company in order to boost its value. CNBC reports that Flutter is being pressured by some of its investors to spin out FanDuel as a separate company and list it...
 

A settlement was reached last week, in where it was agreed that DraftKings would pay $8 million to plaintiffs who brought a class action suit against the Daily Fantasy Sports and sportsbook operator.  The plaintiffs claimed that DraftKings engaged in advertising campaigns...
 

An initiative was announced this week between FanDuel and the American Gaming Association (AGA) in a bid to promote the latter's responsible gambling campaign, Have a Game Plan. Bet Responsibily. This makes FanDuel the first mobile sportsbook operator to partner with the...
 

The pandemic may have played havoc with the revenues of many industries and companies, but for the US sports betting industry, 2020 was a huge success. Flutter Entertainment, the Dublin-based parent company of big brands such as Paddy Power, Betfair and Poker Stars, recently...
 

The Governor of Texas may be dead set against seeing any form of gambling expansion, but that doesn’t mean that proponents are backing off in their efforts to bring legal and regulated sports betting to the state.  Lt. Governor Dan Patrick said in a radio interview recently...
 

After literally becoming a household name when he won the 2003 World Series of Poker Main Event and took home $2.5 million in prize money, Chris Moneymaker has returned to the world of online poker in the United States. The player has signed with the US-facing online poker...
 

A recent deal inked between Trident Acquisitions Corp. and the leading online lottery platform, Lottery.com will result in a public listing. In a press release out out this week, it was announced that Lottery.com will go public on Nasdaq after finalizing its acquisition deal...
 

Penn National Gaming announced a 20 year strategic parntership with Capital Region Gaming, operator of Rivers Casino and Resort in New York.  Under the terms of the deal, Penn National's online gaming arm, Penn Interactive will get "second skin" access to the sports betting and...
 
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