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.


According to an article in CNBC, as many as 40 states may be offering legal and regulated sports betting within five years. Soon, half of all Americans will be living in a state that does or soon will offer sports gambling. The trend follows the monumental decision by the...
 

The Rivers Casino Resort in Schenectady became the first casino in New York to take wagers on sport betting events under new regulations introduced by the state. Another seven sports betting lounges are due to open in the coming weeks and months. Tioga Downs in Nichols...
 

New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement said on Friday that since it first opened legal sports betting books last June, its casinos and racetracks have recorded $3.2 billion worth of bets. These numbers are excellent for the state’s first year of legal operations....
 

New Hampshire's Governor Chris Sununu has given his stamp of approval to a law that will legalize sports betting in the state.  Sununu signed the measure - H480 - into law on Friday. The New Hampshire Lottery will regulate the sports betting industry. A new Division of...
 

Casino operators from Pennsylvania have had their application to shut down online lottery games turned down. The Commonwealth Court ruled on Friday that the Pennsylvania Lottery can continue to run their online lottery games, despite some casinos arguing that they violate a 2017...
 

International Game Technology (IGT) continues to make its mark in the North American lottery industry. The group recently extended its partnership with the Colorado Lottery for another four years. The terms of the new agreement, among others, will see IGT provide the Colorado...
 

The Hoosier State is planning to launch retail sports betting as early as September this year.  Various media outlets have reported that Indiana will have sports betting activities rolled out as soon as it is legally possible – starting from September 1st.  If all goes...
 

The Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians, a tribe based in Coarsegold, California, voted to suspend the membership of around 60 people. The official explanation was that the people – who received tribal statues less than two years ago – did not meet the Tribe’s...
 

The well-known Caesars casino group has been snapped up by Eldorado Resorts in a $17.3 billion cash-and-stock deal, it was announced last week.  If gambling regulators and shareholders approve the deal, it will create the biggest gambling operator in the US.  The deal is...
 

As part of a massive $45 billion capital plan named Rebuild Illinois, the Governor of the Prairie State, JB Pritzker has signed into law a new gambling expansion bill. By introducing an array of new gambling options in the state and slapping higher taxes on things like...
 
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