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.


Montana became the first state this year to legalize sports betting, and the 9th state overall to do so. Governor Steve Bullock gave the green light to HB725, which revises existing lottery laws in order to legalize and regulate sports betting in the Big Sky State. While the...
 

A bill that could give Louisiana parishes the right to approve sports betting in their casinos and racetracks has been given the green light by the state Senate. SB 153 sailed through on a 24 - 15 vote. Rep. Danny Martiny's bill now heads to the House where it faces stronger...
 

In a bid to make way on their casino floors for sports betting products, and to lower costs, three out of the four upstate casinos in the state have asked for permission to lower their slot machine inventories. Del Lago Resort and Casino is the latest casino to ask for...
 

Recently, the executive director of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB), Kevin O’Toole, announced the official start date of legal online gambling launch in the state. According to the authority, the 10 online gambling certificate holders, and three igaming...
 

Tennessee's House voted 58-37 in favor of HB1, a sports betting bill that will allow residents of the state to use a computer or mobile device to bet on sports.  The bill was not without its opponents and a fiery debate was held before the House of Representatives finally...
 

Five companies were approved by the West Virginia Lottery for licenses to offer online sports betting in the state.  The companies, namely FanDuel, DraftKings, William Hill, IGT and GeoComply, have been working diligently together with the state lottery in a bid to launch...
 

Maine began the slow road to the introduction of legal sports betting on Friday, with a public hearing held on five different bills moving through the legal pipelines. A number of the bills will allow online sports betting on things like football, baseball and other events....
 

The Supreme Court in Pennsylvania ruled that certain casinos are eligible to have millions of dollars returned to them, after they were forced to pay a disproportionate amount of tax that only benefited their competitors. In a case brought against the state by two of the...
 

Pennsylvania's 12 licensed igaming operators will be able to go live with their products by July 15th, 2019. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said that the launch of online gambling will be a coordinated one in order to create a level playing field.  The authority wants to...
 

A bi-partisan sports betting bill, recently introduced in Colorado, could have voters deciding about the future of the industry in the state. Democratic House Majority, Alec Garnett, along with Republican Minority Leader Patrick Neville, introduced their House Bill 19-1327...
 
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