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.


The US Anti-Doping Agency, or USADA, believes that it is the perfect group to monitor and even oversee the growing sports betting market in the United States. The group, which is recognized by Congress as the designated national-level testing platform for the majority of...
 

Michigan hopes to see millions of dollars a year in tax revenue after the introduction of House Bill 4926. Governor Rick Snyder is expected to sign the bill into law in the coming weeks. The bill passed through the lame duck Legislature session just before the weekend and...
 

It has been barely a year since Pennsylvania passed laws that expanded the state’s gambling industry significantly, but one thing is clear: The Keystone State seems to have hit the jackpot when it comes to revenue for its coffers. A US gambling news portal analyzed the state...
 

Kansas is not a state that shies away from betting. The Sunflower state, with a population of 3 million, allows casino gambling at its nine state regulated casinos and tribal facilities. Licensed facilities host wagering on horse racing, dog racing and pari-mutuel racing. And so...
 

One of the things that major sports leagues have tried - and largely failed - to get states to do is incorporate an 'integrity fee' into their new sports betting legislation. This money, collected from all sports wagers placed, would go to the leagues in a bid to enhance the...
 

Major League Baseball announced that it was making MGM Resorts International its "official gaming partner" last week. In a press release by the league, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred was quoted as saying: “We are pleased to partner with MGM Resorts International, a clear...
 

For sports fans across the US, watching pro and college players on the football field over Thanksgiving weekend is as traditional as eating Turkey and meeting with family. The week that incorporates Thanksgiving weekend is always the busiest time of the year for bookmakers, and...
 

Rhode Island joins seven other states that allow single-game wagering and will take its first bets on Monday afternoon.  The Ocean State will take ceremonial wagers from several key lawmakers and gambling executives at Twin River Casino in Lincoln.  The sports book will come...
 

Several California tribes have made the decision to take legal action against multiple casinos in Southern California over their offering percentage card games and house banked games such as poker. The Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians and the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians say...
 

Unable to accept that the United States is currently moving towards a whole different phase in its gambling sphere, yet another politician is making desperate attempts to breath life into the Wire Act.  Wisconsin Representative Jim Sensenbrenner wrote a letter to the US Deputy...
 
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