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Montana Gaming

6/24/2019

article South Crossing: Woodury to raze Best Bet Casino in final piece of development
(Montana) -- The last piece of the South Crossing development off South Brooks Street will see the old International House of Pancakes building come down and replaced...

6/11/2019

article Veto override effort stalls for Montana sports betting bill
(Montana) -- Montana lawmakers have failed to override a Gov. Steve Bullock veto of a bill that would have allowed private companies to run sports betting operations...

6/3/2019

article A look at compulsive gambling issues in Montana
(Montana) -- Chasing after a rush is something most addicts are familiar with when it comes to substance abuse problems. But there’s another type of addiction that...

5/6/2019

article Why Montana’s Governor vetoed a sports betting bill
(Montana) -- Montana Senator Mark Blasdel was worried this would happen. As his sports betting bill, SB 330, was making its way through the Montana Legislature alongside...

5/5/2019

article Montana Governor Steve Bullock Legalizes Sports Betting but Rejects Private Market
(Montana) -- Montana has become the ninth US state to legalize sports betting and the first this year, although bills also sit on the desks of governors in Tennessee,...

5/4/2019

article Montana Governor Signs Sports Betting Bill
(Montana) -- Montana became the first state to legalize sports betting this year after Gov. Steve Bullock signed a bill Friday for the state lottery to oversee a system...

5/3/2019

article Montana Becomes Ninth State to Legalize Sports Betting
(Montana) -- Montana Governor Steve Bullock signed a bill on Friday that will legalize sports betting. The Treasure State joins the likes of Nevada, New Jersey, Rhode...
article Montana governor signs sports betting bill
(Montana) -- Montana became the first state to legalize sports betting this year after Gov. Steve Bullock signed a bill Friday for the state lottery to oversee a system...
article Sports betting legal in Montana, to be rolled out within the year
(Montana) -- Within a year, sports betting on professional and collegiate athletics will be available in Montana. Governor Steve Bullock signed HB725, An Act Generally...

4/19/2019

article Legal Montana Sports Betting a Pen Stroke Away as Two Bills Reach Governor’s Desk
(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’...

4/10/2019

article Bills to legalize sports betting advancing through Montana Legislature
(Montana) -- Two bills to legalize sports betting in Montana are working their way through the Legislature — and the sponsors say it’s OK with them if both...
article Bills would legalize sports betting and regulate it
(Montana) -- In 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a federal gambling law, giving individual states the power to legalize and regulate sports gambling. In the...
article Montana House Bills Start March Through Senate
(Montana) -- Montana senators heard yet another round of testimony about sports betting as the Senate Committee on Business, Labor and Economic Affairs on Wednesday...
article OP/ED: Start discussion on benefits of sports betting
(Montana) -- Add Montana to the long list of states considering legalized sports betting. Kalispell Republican Sen. Mark Blasdel recently introduced a bill to the state...
article OP/ED: Tying sports betting to bars drives up alcohol license prices
(Montana) -- Once again, the Legislature avoids a chance to help Montana consumers, restaurants and communities. And once again, they have the gleeful support of the...

4/9/2019

article Betting on Sports Wagering
(Montana) -- A pair of bills making their way through the 2019 Legislature could bring sports wagering to Montana after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a ban on...

4/2/2019

article Montana Legislature Introduces New Dice Gambling Bill
(Montana) -- It all began with a bust on the day before Thanksgiving 2018 in Butte, Mont. People were playing dice games at the Butte Country Club when police came in...

3/31/2019

article The Montana House and Senate have endorsed separate bills that would legalize sports betting in the state.
(Montana) -- The Montana House and Senate have endorsed separate bills that would legalize sports betting in the state. The House voted 90-10 Friday to approve a measure...

3/26/2019

article Montana Senator Faces Short Deadline to Pass Sports Betting Bill in Current Legislative Session
(Montana) -- This week stands as a big one for a Montana lawmaker shepherding a bill that would allow sports betting in Big Sky Country. State Sen. Mark Blasdel (R-...
article Montana Sports Betting Bill Would Make Lottery Regulator And Sole Operator
(Montana) -- Montana lawmakers heard testimony about sports betting for the second consecutive week Tuesday morning, this time for HB 725, a bill that would not only...

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