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.


Sports betting fans in Washington DC, were left frustrated once more when it was announced that the launch of the long-awaited city-wide betting app would be delayed once more. Although the app was due to launch in fall this year, the process was halted after a judge issued a...
 

Although an official launch of the DC sports betting platform hasn’t yet been announced, the District will be taking one step closer to a legal and regulated industry next week. Washington DC will open the licensing process next Tuesday, enabling operators, suppliers and...
 

Following a meeting by the Tennessee Sports Wagering Advisory Council last week, a draft document was published on Friday, spelling out new sports betting rules in the state. The public has 30 days to comment on the draft document. The Tennessee Lottery needs to take this input...
 

The Montana Lottery and Sports Wagering Commission recently submitted a proposal that would allow betting on sports to take place at up to 1,400 locations around the state.  This is equivalent to approximately one location to every 764 person in the Big Sky State. On...
 

A Native American coalition has brought forward a proposal that has ignited the gambling dialogue in California once more. The tribes propose a 2020 ballot that could see sports betting legalized at Indian gaming casinos and licensed racetracks in the Golden State. A successful...
 

Indiana's sports betting numbers grew significantly in October 2019, with the handle climbing 160% to over $90 million compared to September. The introduction of mobile betting at the beginning of October directly impacted these numbers. The clear winner of Indiana's...
 

Trevor Croker has been named the new chairman of the industry group, the American Gaming Association (AGA). Croker serves as the chief executive and managing director of Aristocrat Leisure, a role that he has had since 2017. Besides holding a number of executive positions at...
 

Gamblers in the United States set a new record in September 2019, wagering an up-until-now unheard-of amount on sports. According to the industry trade group, the American Gaming Association, the total amount wagered in the legal US sports betting market was nearly $1.4...
 

Iowa is the latest state to allow Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) real money wagering.  Last week, the state’s Racing and Gaming Commission issued a license to DraftKings, the first DFS operator to go live with its services. Just before DraftKings’ launch, the operator was...
 

September was a bumper month for Rhode Island's betting industry, with numbers showing that betting revenue tripled to $2.5 million on a month to month basis in September 2019. According to official reports, the Ocean State saw revenue climb 195.4% compared to August 2019, when...
 
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