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.


After the Nevada Gaming Control Board recommended that PartyPoker’s parent company, GVC Holdings, be granted a gaming license, the state’s Gaming Commission approved a two-year limited license. It was unanimously decided to give the Isle of Man-based GVC an Interactive...
 

This month marks one year since the US Supreme Court made its landmark ruling that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) is considered unconstitutional. In one dramatic day, the US gambling landscape changed forever – especially for the sports and betting...
 

The New Hampshire Finance Committee is set to discuss an amended bill that could bring legal and regulated sports betting to the state.  House Bill 480 successfully passed New Hampshire’s Senate Ways and Means Committee with a number of amendments. This included a cap on...
 

On Thursday last week, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board released sports betting numbers for the month of April. The authority showed that figures declined in comparison to March. The drop in numbers highlights yet again the need for Pennsylvania to move as fast as possible...
 

According to an announcement by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, the state will make online sports betting available “imminently”. In the next couple of weeks, casino testing will begin and analysts predict a huge betting surge that could even rival New Jersey’s...
 

With the US sports betting industry growing at a rapid rate, it was only a matter of time that the American Gaming Association (AGA) would step in to create a code of conduct for all parties concerned. This week, the group released the industry’s first-ever Responsible Code...
 

Fox Sports, the major US sports network, announced that it was entering the sports betting arena by buying a 4.99% stake in the parent company of PokerStars, The Stars Group.  A direct result of that deal will be the launch of a real-money sports betting platform - Fox Bet - in...
 

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb waited until the last minute to sign a sports betting bill H 1015 into law last week, but the wait was certainly worth it. Legal and regulated sports betting now comes to the Hoosier State, following on the heels of Montana. This brings to ten the...
 

One of the key points of discussion at the 2019 Sports Decision Makers Summit held recently in Miami was the subject of sports betting. Top names in the business discussed the current betting landscape and the United States and examines the challenges and opportunities that came...
 

A bill that could legalize daily fantasy sports in Texas passed the House last week, sailing through at 116 – 27. The bill, authored by Rep. Joe Moody, seeks to change DFS from a game of chance (which is illegal) in Texas, to a game of skill.  If House Bill 2303 gets the...
 
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