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Colorado Gaming

article Colorado makes last-ditch effort to legalize sports betting (4/22/2019)
(Colorado) -- If the Colorado legislature passes a new sports betting bill that was introduced late last week, the western U.S. state could see the activity legalized at...
article Colorado sports gambling passes first legislative hearing (4/22/2019)
(Colorado) -- A bill to let Colorado voters decide in November whether to allow wagering on sporting events, with a 10% state tax, won approval Monday from the House...
article Betting Business: Colorado looking at legal sports betting (4/20/2019)
(Colorado) -- The state of Colorado could be in the mix to have legal sports betting, according to a report in The Colorado Springs Gazette. House Bill 1327 would allow...
article Sports betting measure introduced (4/20/2019)
(Colorado) -- A long-awaited bill to legalize sports betting was introduced into the Colorado Legislature last week. The measure, HB1327, would send a question to this...
article Colorado lawmakers consider sports gambling bill (4/19/2019)
(Colorado) -- A new bill introduced to the Colorado House this week which would legalize sports gambling at casinos. “We know that people are betting illegally...
article Colorado lawmakers introduce bill to legalize sports betting (4/18/2019)
(Colorado) -- If the Rockies make the playoffs in 2020, it’s possible Coloradans could legally bet on the innings from Coors Field. Two lawmakers introduced a bill...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Indiana Gaming

article Deal would allow Indiana sports betting by mobile devices (4/22/2019)
(Indiana) -- Sports betting will be allowed by using mobile devices in Indiana under an expected agreement in the state Legislature on a wide-ranging gambling bill that...
article Gaming bill will allow mobile sports betting, private casino meetings with governors (4/22/2019)
(Indiana) -- Hoosiers may soon be able to place sports bets anywhere in the state, but they won’t know if casino bosses are meeting privately with public officials...
article Latest version of gambling bill brings back mobile sports betting (4/22/2019)
(Indiana) -- Hoosiers could legally place sports bets on their smartphones and horse-track casinos could offer live-dealer table games prior to 2021 under the latest...
article Mobile betting back in legislation (4/22/2019)
(Indiana) -- Hoosiers could wager on sporting events from their phone or desktop computer under a general agreement reached Monday on a gambling bill. Sen. Mark Messmer...
article Mobile Sports Betting Apps Return From Dead In Indiana Bill (4/22/2019)
(Indiana) -- An Indiana conference committee is reinserting provisions for sports betting apps into the gambling bill approaching the finish line. The two chambers...
article Catfish Bend Casino will bring in sports book upon legalization of new betting rules (4/22/2019)
(Indiana) -- Though the Iowa House and Senate have passed legislation to legalize sports betting, Gov. Kim Reynolds has yet to weigh in on the issue. Sports betting...
article Sportsbook plans approved for Catfish Bend Casino (4/22/2019)
(Indiana) -- The Catfish Bend Casino in Burlington got approval from the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission during their meeting last week for a plan to create a space...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

Iowa Gaming

article Iowa House OKs legalization of sports betting, sends bill to Reynolds (4/22/2019)
(Iowa) -- A bill to legalize sports betting in Iowa is headed to the desk of Gov. Kim Reynolds after it passed the state’s House on Monday on a 67-31 vote. It...
article Iowa lawmakers approve sports betting and fantasy sports sites; bill heads to Reynolds (4/22/2019)
(Iowa) -- Iowans, get ready to start placing bets on your favorite college and professional sports teams. Iowa lawmakers on Monday finalized legislation that would...
article Iowa Sports Betting Almost A Done Deal: Bill Likely Heads To Governor Today (4/22/2019)
(Iowa) -- The Iowa legislature is ready to authorize the state’s casinos and racetracks to build sportsbooks, and it doesn’t take a giant leap of faith to...
article Legalized sports betting in Iowa passes, but still needs governor's signature (4/22/2019)
(Iowa) -- Whether sports betting will become legal in Iowa now rests with Gov. Kim Reynolds. A proposal to legalize betting on professional and college athletics, and on...
article On 67-31 vote, Iowa House sends sports betting bill to governor (4/22/2019)
(Iowa) -- The governor must now decide whether sports betting should be legal in Iowa. Tonight, the Iowa House gave final legislative approval to a bill that would let...
article Sports betting: What Iowans need to know about the Iowa Legislature's passed bill (4/22/2019)
(Iowa) -- The Iowa Legislature has passed a bill that would shape the future of sports betting in the state for years to come. There are a few steps left before sports...
article Iowa casinos anticipate new law allowing sports betting (4/20/2019)
(Iowa) -- Iowa is one step closer to legalizing sports betting and fantasy sports. States began legalizing sports gambling last year after the U.S. Supreme Court ended...
article Iowa casinos anticipate new law allowing sports betting (4/19/2019)
(Iowa) -- Iowa is one step closer to legalizing sports betting and fantasy sports. States began legalizing sports gambling last year after the U.S. Supreme Court ended...
article Local senators split on sports wagering bill (4/19/2019)
(Iowa) -- A plan to legalize sports betting in Iowa has been approved by the state Senate, with one of the senators serving Webster County supporting it and the other...
article Sports betting moves ahead in Iowa Senate (4/19/2019)
(Iowa) -- Yesterday, Iowa's Senate passed a bill that would allow sports betting in Iowa. It still has some hurdles before it would become law but some are already...
10 Total Articles on this Issue

Mississippi Gaming

article Mississippi Handle Rises, Courtesy March Madness (4/22/2019)
(Mississippi) -- With the NFL season completely over but basketball dominating at Mississippi sportsbooks, the state saw an increase in betting handle and hold in March...
1 Article on this Issue

New Mexico Gaming

article Sports betting paying off at Buffalo Thunder, Santa Ana Star Casino (4/22/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Legalized sports betting in New Mexico seems to be paying off. New Mexico's two casinos that operate legal sportsbooks are Buffalo Thunder and Santa...
1 Article on this Issue

Oregon Gaming

article Oregon Lottery planning for sports wagering (4/22/2019)
(Oregon) -- Imagine a day when you could go to a Portland Trail Blazers or Timbers soccer game and in addition to spending $20 on a burger and beverage you could wager $...
article Oregon Lottery’s game changer: Big-league sports betting (4/21/2019)
(Oregon) -- Imagine a day when you could go to a Portland Trail Blazers or Timbers game and in addition to spending $20 on a burger and Coke you could wager $100 on the...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Rhode Island Gaming

article R.I. sports betting numbers improved in March, but remained below expectations (4/22/2019)
(Rhode Island) -- Rhode Island’s legal sports betting business had its best month yet in March, but still fell short of the profits the state anticipated when it...
article Twin River booked $71 million profit in 2018 (4/22/2019)
(Rhode Island) -- Twin River Casino's parent company earned a profit of $71 million in 2018, up nearly 60% from two years earlier, according to documents filed with...
article American Gaming Association Says Rhode Island Misused Sports Betting Data (4/19/2019)
(Rhode Island) -- The American Gaming Association (AGA) says Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo (D)and state politicians misused statistics on sports betting in order...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Seminole Tribe

article Florida, Seminole Tribe Talk Sports Betting (4/22/2019)
(Florida) -- Talks between Senator Wilton Simpson (R-Trilby, FL) and the Seminole Tribe could bring sports betting to Florida possibly bypassing the need of a statewide...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Leagues

article Most Chicago pro sports teams are all-in on sports betting — if their leagues get a cut (4/22/2019)
(Illinois) -- Professional sports teams historically have taken an arm’s-length approach to gambling, but after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year overturned a...
article How Do Soccer Fans React to Gambling Company Sponsorship? (4/22/2019)
(UK) -- The growth of the Soccer League in the UK has been accompanied by a proliferation of gambling marketing. This global betting brand has dominated the Premier...
article Cubs, White Sox, Bulls and Blackhawks are all-in on sports betting — if their leagues get a cut (4/20/2019)
(Illinois) -- Professional sports teams historically have taken an arm's-length approach to gambling, but after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year overturned a...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

West Virginia Gaming

article Lawsuit filed after two casinos couldn’t take March Madness bets (4/22/2019)
(West Virginia) -- A casino operator is suing a tech company after a contract dispute shuttered its sports betting platform at two West Virginia casinos ahead of the...
article Hotel, casino, racetrack sues sports app provider (4/22/2019)
(West Virginia) -- Owners of the Wheeling Island Hotel, Casino and Racetrack are suing the providers of their sports betting app, which has now been off-line for more...
article Gazette-Mail editorial: Sports betting woes continue (4/22/2019)
(West Virginia) -- It doesn’t look like the issues dogging sports betting at two West Virginia casinos and their smartphone app are going to be resolved anytime...
article Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack suing sports app provider (4/21/2019)
(West Virginia) -- Owners of the Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack are suing the providers of their sports betting app, which has now been off-line for more than...
article Lawsuit after 2 casinos couldn't take March Madness bets (4/20/2019)
(West Virginia) -- A casino operator is suing a tech company after a contract dispute shuttered its sports betting platform at two West Virginia casinos ahead of the...
article Casino operator suing tech company over sports betting outage (4/19/2019)
(West Virginia) -- A casino operator is suing a tech company after a contract dispute shuttered its sports betting platform at two West Virginia casinos ahead of the...
article Delaware North Sues Miomni Over West Virginia Sportsbook Snafu (4/19/2019)
(West Virginia) -- Delaware North iGaming, Inc. announced on Friday it filed a lawsuit against its partner on claims it lied about owning technology needed for a joint...
article Fraud, breach of contract claimed in lawsuit linked to sports betting going dark at 2 WV casinos (4/19/2019)
(West Virginia) -- A civil lawsuit has been filed in connection with the sports betting controversy that’s impacted two casinos in West Virginia. Delaware North...
article Mardi Gras casino owner sues over sportsbook shutdown (4/19/2019)
(West Virginia) -- Delaware North, owner of the Mardi Gras and Wheeling Island casinos, has filed a lawsuit against Miomni Gaming, which had operated onsite and online/...
article Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack Suing Sports App Provider (4/19/2019)
(West Virginia) -- Owners of the Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack are suing the providers of their sports betting app, which has now been off-line for more than...
10 Total Articles on this Issue

Wynn Resorts

article Can Wynn Online Casino Make A Dent In Crowded NJ Industry? (4/22/2019)
(New Jersey) -- The already crowded New Jersey online casino market is going to have to make room for another new entrant: Wynn Resorts.The news of Wynn’s imminent...
1 Article on this Issue

Massachusetts Gaming

article Some items off the table as House takes up state budget (4/20/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts House lawmakers preparing for debate on the state's $42.7 billion budget have submitted more than 1,300 amendments to the July 1...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Betting & Tribes

article Early line indicates New Mexico sportsbooks good for casinos (4/20/2019)
(New Mexico) -- The business of legalized sports betting in New Mexico is, to borrow the phrase, paying off. The state’s only legal sportsbooks — at Buffalo...
1 Article on this Issue

Montana Gaming

article Legal Montana Sports Betting a Pen Stroke Away as Two Bills Reach Governor’s Desk (4/19/2019)
(Montana) -- Montana is expected to become the first state to legalize sports betting in 2019, after two bills were propelled to Democratic governor Steve Bullock’...
1 Article on this Issue

New Hampshire Gaming

article Legalizing Sports Betting: A Common-Sense Move or a Boon for Gambling Interests In N.H.? (4/19/2019)
(New Hampshire) -- It’s now legal for all states to allow sports betting, after a 2018 U.S. Supreme Court ruling, and it looks as though New Hampshire is likely to...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Betting

article Sports Wagering Integrity Monitoring Association Launches With 26 Member Gaming Companies (4/19/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The Sports Wagering Integrity Monitoring Association (SWIMA) launched this week with 26 gaming industry companies lending their support to the...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Anthony Seariac of Holden sentenced to supervised release for running illegal gambling business that placed bets on NFL, NBA games (4/22/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Anthony Seariac stood in front of a federal judge, his wife and family crying in the background, and promised to never make a mistake that would bring...
article Why Is America Taking So Long To Legalize Gambling? (4/16/2019)
(USA) -- For a nation which is home to the world capital of gambling in Las Vegas, the United States has an approach to the activity that could well be described as...
article Indiana House backs bill prohibiting online sports betting (4/16/2019)
(Indiana) -- The question of whether Indiana will allow sports betting by mobile devices is still up for debate in the state Legislature. The Indiana House voted 78-15...
article Showtime to Produce Series on Legalization of Sports Betting (4/16/2019)
(USA) -- Showtime has recently announced that it will produce a four-part documentary entitled Action. The series premiered on Showtime on March 24 and followed several...
article Sports Betting East Africa Summit 2019 (4/16/2019)
(Uganda) -- Last week, Sports Betting East Africa 2019 brought together stakeholders from across the continent to gain valuable insight into the greatest opportunities...
article Russia to Tight the Rules for Bookmakers (4/16/2019)
(Russia) -- Russia is going to make the law on gambling tougher. A new bill having more rigorous rules for casino operators and bookmakers is recommended for approval by...
article ‘Jeopardy!’ Win Streak Continues for Las Vegas Sports Bettor, James Holzhauer Now Second All-Time Winningest Player (4/16/2019)
(USA) -- “Jeopardy!” player James Holzhauer – a self-described professional sports bettor in Las Vegas – has now won more than $460,000 in just...
article Diana? Alice? Elizabeth? Britons bet on new royal baby name (4/15/2019)
(UK) -- Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, may be keeping plans about their impending baby under wraps, but that hasn’t stopped everyone in Britain...
article Las Vegas gambler takes home $1.19 million on Tiger Woods’ Masters wager (4/15/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- A Las Vegas sports gambler turned Tiger Woods’ historic victory in the Masters on Sunday into $1.19 million payout. William Hill US said a customer...
article Tribes emerge over sports betting (4/12/2019)
(New Jersey) -- Native American tribes have emerged as key players in the legislative debates over whether states need to legalize sports betting, with some opposing the...
article Sports Betting: From Being Legalized To States Going On Full-Scale Legalization (4/3/2019)
(USA) -- For a long time, states were prohibited from sponsoring sports gambling. But on May 14, 2018, the 26-year-old law was eliminated by the United States Supreme...
article AP: Most states’ sports betting revenue misses estimates (4/3/2019)
(Rhode Island) -- When the Patriots won the Super Bowl again — and covered the spread, too — all of New England was delirious, with the possible exception of...
article Sports Betting Revenue Not Delivering Forecasted Tax Benefit, Four States Say Sportsbooks Underperforming (4/3/2019)
(USA) -- Legalized sports betting is now operational in eight states, but officials in four of the markets where the liberalized gambling began last year say revenues...
article Puerto Rico Governor Plans to Introduce Sports Betting (4/3/2019)
(Puerto Rico) -- Puerto Rico is planning to get in on the sports betting race. Governor Rosselló Nevares has announced that Puerto Rico will seek to introduce legal...
article Puerto Rico proposes bill authorising betting at casinos (4/3/2019)
(Puerto Rico) -- In a statement released by the office of Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló, plans have been released which propose the authorisation of sports...
article Responsible Gambling (4/3/2019)
(USA) -- Sports betting, like all kinds of gambling, is best experienced as entertainment. However, some people unfortunately lose control and veer from entertainment...
article Column: 100 years after the Black Sox scandal, MLB — now aligned with a gambling partner — owes Buck Weaver and Shoeless Joe Jackson another look (4/3/2019)
(Illinois) -- Never in 100 years would Buck Weaver have imagined Major League Baseball going into business with a “sports gaming” outfit. A century removed...
article US sports betting should be more online than onground, says Morgan Stanley (4/2/2019)
(USA) -- For the latest Morgan Stanley Research, the company visited Atlantic City, attended investor days, and hosted meetings related to sports betting last week.
article Puerto Rico Looks to Tap Into Lucrative Sports Betting Field (4/2/2019)
(Puerto Rico) -- The Governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, announced Monday that a bill calling for the legalization and regulation of in-person and online sports...
article Buenos Aires legalises online gambling and sports betting (4/2/2019)
(Argentina) -- The Governor of Buenos Aires, Maria Eugenia Vidal, has signed an official decree making online gambling legal in the Argentinian province.

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