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.


Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Pennsylvania became the first casino in the state to launch legal single-game betting. Penn National Gaming began the testing of its sports betting product on Thursday. The general manager of Hollywood Casino, Dan Ihm said in a...
 

Yesterday, the Nevada Gaming Commission reviewed a new offer $2 million made by CG Technology to settle major violations made by the sportsbook operator. The penalty was later approved and accepted by the regulator.  The violations include taking out of state bets and erratic...
 

A circuit court in Kentucky rejected the assertions of a conservative religious group and ruled that gambling devices do not violate the state’s prohibition on casino gambling. Judge Thomas Wingate ruled that the Family Foundation was not correct in their claim that the...
 

A new study by the American Gaming Association revealed the top states for economic economy derived from tribal gaming. According to the report, which relied on the latest data, Arizona was fourth in the top six states mentioned in the study. Twenty-eight states overall have...
 

The past week saw some important developments in the US sports betting and gaming industry. Between the midterm elections on Tuesday, professional sports leagues scrambling to get in on the action and the approaching six month anniversary of the landmark US Supreme Court ruling...
 

Louisiana was one of six states that voted on gambling issues in the recent midterm elections. In the case of the Pelican State, voters were asked to decide whether or not to allow Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS).  Louisiana voters chose to allow DFS, but only in counties where a...
 

After Tuesday's elections, we are closer than ever to seeing an expansion of gambling in the state of Arkansas.  Voters approved a constitutional amendment to would allow gambling authorities to issue licenses for four new casinos. Issue 4 amended the Arkansas Constitution...
 

In Tuesday’s midterm elections, Floridians passed Amendment 3 which essentially awards the citizens exclusive rights to authorize and expand gambling in the state. After an aggressive $30 million campaign, largely financed by the Seminole Tribe and Disney, Amendment 3 passed...
 

Gambling operators doing business in New Jersey are hedging their bets by spreading their platforms across two states. Realizing that Pennsylvania’s fast-expanding gambling industry could serve as a real threat to the monopoly that Atlantic City once had on the East Coast, New...
 

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board held its monthly meeting today (Wednesday) and issued online gambling licenses to two more operators.  The gaming authority also awarded three sports betting licenses. Interim approval was given to the Churchill Downs owned Presque Isle...
 
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