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.


Deborah Goldberg, the State Treasurer for Massachusetts is not giving up on her dream of seeing legislation passed for the introduction of legal online lottery products in the Bay State. Goldberg believes that this is the only way that the state lottery will be able to turn a...
 

David Stern, the former Commissioner for the National Basketball Association (NBA), called for a federal framework on sports betting in the United States. Speaking at the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas, Stern said that legalizing sports betting across the country would deal a...
 

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court made a dramatic ruling this week that will affect the way local casinos make payments to their host communities, as has been required up until now by state law. On Wednesday, the court struck down the requirement that casinos need to fork out the...
 

A deal has been struck between the Canadian-based Kahnawake Gaming Commission and the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, that will stop Kahnawake licensed operators from accepting players from the United States. The ban comes into effect on September 30th, according to a...
 

A new bill, S3376, was quietly introduced to the Senate by Senator Tom Cotton, R-Ark last week, putting the issue of a federal online gambling ban back on the agenda. The bill was added to the Senate agenda on September 21st before making its way to the Committee on the...
 

The fight in Alabama over the right for Victoryland entertainment venue to remain open and offer electronic bingo continues. This week, Governor Robert Bentley penned a letter together with Attorney General Luther Strange, demanding that the sheriffs and district attorneys of...
 

A report undertaken by a global technology and advisory research company predicts that the US online gambling market will be worth $4 billion by 2020. Technavio forecasts that factors such as the easing of government regulations, the wider reach of online gambling and the scope...
 

The issue of online gambling in Pennsylvania made headlines again this week as it was revealed that there are still a few more opportunities for a bill to pass this year. HB 2150, which is currently sitting in the State Senate, could be readdressed when the Senate reconvenes for...
 

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has been pushing for changes to federal laws in the United States that would lift the ban on sports betting. The group has long contended that such a ban pushes the hugely popular pastime into the illegal market, and has called for the...
 

A new report about the state of New Jersey's online gambling industry has been released, following a study done by Rutgers University and commissioned by the Garden State's gambling authorities. According to the study, entitled 'Internet Gambling in New Jersey: Calendar Year...
 
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