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.


Two weeks after launching online poker, Michigan is celebrating a success story that is even grander than what was anticipated.  At present, Poker Stars is the only online poker operator in the state, but the popularity of poker is so wide in the Wolverine State that Poker...
 

January 2021 was a booming month for legalized sports betting in New York, compared to the same period last year. According to numbers recently released by the New Year State Gaming Commission, commercial sports wagering revenue jumped 75.7% year on year. The four legal...
 

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has indicated that he is ready to move towards mobile sports betting in the state. However, many are worried that the Governor wants to stick to his original proposal of appointing a single operator to run mobile sports betting in the state, under...
 

Online poker has finally gone live in Michigan. The Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa Indians has lauched an online gaming and poker platform with PokerStars, as well as sports betting with FoxBet. They were given authority to do so by the Michigan Gaming Control Board on...
 

On Friday, the Tennessee Lottery gave the green light for two more sports betting operators to enter the state's market. Both William Hill and WynnBet received approval by the Sports Wagering Committeee of the Tennessee Education Lottery. Unfortunately for fans, however, they...
 

A change in Google's Play Store policy, will see Android users in the US gain access to certain betting and gambling apps. The updated policy comes into effect on March 1st, 2021.  The changes were picked up by Reuters on January 28th. As a result, the share prices in some of...
 

The sports betting market in the state of New York has the potential to generate between $816 million and $1.14 billion in annual gross gaming revenue. This is the estimate of the New York Gaming Commission which recently released its study on sports betting. The long-awaited...
 

Caesars Entertainment has expanded its suite of online gambling options by making a "strategic investment" in the New Hampshire-based SuperDraft daily fantasy platform. As a result of this acquisition, daily fantasy sports players can now earn points in the casino players...
 

Legal sports betting came one step closer to Connecticut this week after the Public Safety and Security Committee voted overwhelmingly in favor (24-1) to have SB 146 drafted in as a full committee bill.  SB 146 has bipartisan support as the state looks for immediate ways to...
 

Michigan's Senator Curtis Hertel was credited for playing a big part in bringing legal online sports betting and casino games to the state. Michigan finally flipped the switch on its industry on Friday, allowing ten operators to launch their platforms and igaming apps. In a...
 
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