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 push to regulate the sports betting industry in the United States continues to gather momentum as a recent poll conducted by the Mellman Group reveals that while organizations like the NFL, NHL and NBA have opposed the concept of legalizing the sports betting industry in the...
 

This week saw a new bill introduced to the Kentucky State Senate that would see the expansion of gaming and allow casinos in the state. The bill was introduced by Senators Morgan McGarvey and Julie Raque Adams, both of Louisville. The bill now needs to gain approval from both of...
 

A New York senate committee has taken the legalization and regulation of online poker up a rung, leading to applause by poker proponents in the United States. The voice of 1.2 million poker fans, the Poker Players Alliance (PPA), congratulated the Senate Committee on Racing,...
 

Nevada casinos are experiencing a positive trend, albeit a small one, as figures from 2015 emerged this week. The house won just over $11.1 billion of the money wagered by players in Nevada casinos last year. This was 1% above what was recorded in 2014, according to the figures...
 

DraftKings, the high profile operator of Daily Sports Fantasy games, will exit the state of Hawaii, it was announced this week. This follows cease and desist orders made by Honolulu prosecuting attorney Keith Kaneshiro which were sent to DraftKings, as well as its rival FanDuel....
 

The Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) industry in the U.S. has faced a severe backlash during the last few months as a number of state attorneys have gone after DFS operators and have sought to have these DFS websites blacklisted. Vantiv, one of the biggest online payment processing...
 

The Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) market in the United States is a multi-billion dollar industry that enjoyed a lot of freedom in the past but has recently faced a lot of opposition in a number of states such as Nevada, New York and Illinois. The main reason for the opposition is...
 

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...
 
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