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.


The state of Florida is seeking to legalize daily fantasy sports, with the Sunshine State moving to approve two bills that would create regulatory oversight for the industry. Bills SB 832 and HB 707 were approved by the House Finance and Tax Committee and the Senate Regulated...
 

The Daily Fantasy Sports industry is coming under fire in state after state, with attorney generals making their opinions about these games heard loud and clear. The latest AG to declare that DFS games are illegal is Jim Hood of Mississippi who was asked by the executive...
 

Hawaii’s Attorney General is the latest to come out with a negative opinion about daily fantasy sports contests, joining AGs from New York, Illinois, Texas and other states. Doug Chin’s formal opinion states that DFS contests should be considered illegal gambling under...
 

The leading global technology research group, Technavio announced in a press release this week predictions regarding the US casino gambling market by 2020. According to the group, the market could be worth as much as $93 billion within four years. In 2013, the market was worth...
 

A new bill in the state of California affecting daily fantasy sports (DFS) is making progress in legal channels. AB 1437, the Internet Fantasy Sports Games Consumer Protection Act, has progressed through State Legislature and could allow DFS websites such as DraftKings and...
 
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