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Mississippi Appears To Be Slowing Its Roll On Legal Sports Betting

Mississippi lawmakers might be putting the stop sign up for legal sports betting in the state, according to recent reporting from state media outlets.

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1/17/2018

article Corbett poll: Iowans support legalizing sports betting
(Iowa) -- Republican gubernatorial hopeful Ron Corbett says he’s not the only one who wants to legalize — and reap revenue from — sports betting, and...

1/16/2018

article Casinos prepare for Supreme Court ruling on sports betting
(USA) -- At least 18 states are poised to introduce bills this year to regulate sports betting, according to a new report. Of those, the report by Eilers & Krejcik...
article Mood still anti PASPA as everyone awaits Supreme Court decision
(USA) -- Anticipation is high and getting higher daily as seemingly the entire country awaits the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on New Jersey’s quest for...
article BLOG: The Lucky Seven States Already Pursuing Gambling Legislation In 2018
(USA) -- 2018 could be a big year on the legislative front in the United States when it comes to gaming. We’re two weeks into the new year, and no less than seven...
article SBTech And GAN Strike Deal To Take NJ’s First Online Sports Bets Should PASPA Fall
(USA) -- Two leaders of the internet sports betting and online gambling industries are getting together. All in anticipation that New Jersey will be awarded the right to...
press release GAN Announces SBTECH as a Strategic Partner for US Sports Betting
(London) -- GAN plc (“GAN” or the “Company”) a leading B2B supplier of Internet gaming enterprise software-as-a-service solutions to the US land-...

1/15/2018

press release SBTech and GAN ink strategic partnership in US Sports Betting sector
(USA) -- International betting and gaming industry supplier SBTech has announced the signing of strategic partnership with fellow gaming and B2B supplier GAN, which will...

1/14/2018

article Don't bet on sports gambling coming to South Carolina anytime soon, lawmakers say
(South Carolina) -- South Carolina's Democratic lawmakers still hope the state will one day legalize sports gambling, but they admit the risks may be too high for...

1/12/2018

article National Tribal Gaming Group: ‘We Need To Find Out If Indian Country Is Ready To Move Ahead’ On Sports Betting
(Indian Country) -- American Indian casino tribes remain sharply divided on legalized sports betting as a work group organized by the industry’s trade group and...

1/11/2018

article Indiana’s legal sports betting bill draws criticism from American Gambling Association
(Indiana) -- Indiana lawmakers have put forward proposals which prepare the ground for legalized sports betting in the state, joining more than a dozen other states also...
article Italy’s online betting revenue jumps nearly 60% in 2017
(Italy) -- Italy’s online gamblers spent a record sum on sports betting in 2017, accounting for over half of all betting wagers. Figures reported this week by...

1/10/2018

article 18 States Eye Sports Betting Bills in 2018, in Preparation for PASPA Overturn
(USA) -- Sports betting in America could soon drastically change if the US Supreme Court rules in favor of New Jersey’s appeal against the current federal ban. If...
article US Betting Could be Legalized Following Expected Act Repealing This Spring
(USA) -- The year of 2018 is likely to bring many changes in the gambling industry of the US, as many consider it the future market for many European betting companies....
article Virginia industry seeks historic betting legalization
(Virginia) -- Virginia horse racing officials want to legalize gaming machines that allow people to bet on past races as part of a deal to sell a popular racetrack.
article Local Politics: Could legalized sports betting come to Ohio?
(Ohio) -- Anticipated U.S. Supreme Court ruling could become wild-card issue in 2018 Ohio election The U.S. Supreme Court could toss a wild card into Ohio’s 2018...
article Place your bets: Supreme Court case could bring sports betting to Iowa
(Iowa) -- Would you like to bet on the Cyclones or Hawkeyes legally? A company that tracks gambling is betting that the Iowa Legislature will propose legislation this...
article Indiana betting integrity fee equivalent to 39.3% revenue tax
(Indiana) -- Gambling industry stakeholders are pushing back against an Indiana legislator’s plan to impose a punitive ‘integrity fee’ on legal sports...
article Luckbox CEO Lars Lien On Why He Is Marketing An ICO In Africa
(South Africa) -- Norwegian entrepreneur Lars Lien is the founder of Luckbox, an e-sports betting and casino platform that offers players a sociable environment to...

1/9/2018

article PASPA Sports Betting Ban May See SCOTUS Overturn, But with Caveats, Opines AGA CEO Geoff Freeman
(USA) -- The US Supreme Court is expected to issue its verdict in New Jersey’s federal PASPA sports betting ban appeal sometime before this June. When that ruling...
article Report: 18 states, including Michigan, may introduce sports betting bills in 2018
(Michigan) -- A new report predicts 18 states will introduce bills to regulate sports betting this year, with 11 having a good chance of passing legislation.
article Texas to sit out US sports betting legalization frenzy
(Texas) -- The San Antonio Express News reported that the state is unlikely to pass sports betting legislation any time soon even if the U.S. Supreme Court decides to...
article Report: 18 states may introduce sports betting bills in 2018
(New Jersey) -- A new report predicts 18 states will introduce bills to regulate sports betting this year, with 11 having a good chance of passing one. Eilers &...
article Florida Is Likely To Join 30 States In Introducing A Legalizing Sports Betting Bill
(Florida) -- Presently betting on sports is legal in Nevada and more narrow gaming is allowed in both Deleware and Oregon but that could change in June when the U.S....
article NY officials to study revenues from daily fantasy sports
(New York) -- New York lawmakers want to know how much money the state is making off daily fantasy sports. A committee of the state Assembly will meet Wednesday in...
article Sportradar signs up for match-fixing initiative
(Worldwide) -- Sports data company Sportradar has signed a new agreement with the Asian Football Confederation to address match-fixing issues. The partnership, focusing...

1/8/2018

article New Version Of Indiana Sports Betting Bill Includes Hefty ‘Integrity Fee’ Paid To Sports Leagues
(Indiana) -- A bill that would legalize and regulate sports betting in Indiana includes a fee on all money wagered in the state that would be paid to sports leagues to...
article Don’t bet on Texas getting to gamble
(Texas) -- Texans are unlikely to be able to plunk down Super Bowl or Final Four wagers with legal neighborhood bookies for the foreseeable future, even though the U.S....
article New York Senate Plans Hearing On ‘Potential Of Sports Betting’ In The State
(New York) -- The New York Senate committee that deals with gaming issues will hold a hearing about sports betting later this month.

1/5/2018

article US interest in ICE London may surge as Sports Betting USA added to ICE VOX
(New York) -- Focusing on growing demand following the inaugural Sports Betting USA conference that took place on 14-15 November 2017 in New York, NY, and on the...

1/4/2018

article Illinois Sports Betting Bill Surfaces As Interest Ramps Up Across The US
(Illinois) -- It seems like a new sports betting bill — or at least the possibility of one — surfaces almost daily in US jurisdictions in recent weeks.

1/3/2018

article Should Iowa legalize wagers on Hawkeye, Cyclone games? You bet, some say
(Iowa) -- Gamblers could be making legal sports bets on Hawkeye and Cyclone football games at Iowa casinos as soon as next fall if the chips fall the right way.
article Sports betting tax revenue soars past casinos in Tanzania
(Tanzania) -- In Tanzania, taxes collected from gaming companies are expected to increase by 18 percent in Fiscal Year 2017/2018. The expected growth is reportedly due...

1/2/2018

article 2018 Trend To Watch: Will Sports Betting Pull Legal Online Gambling Along With It?
(USA) -- For the moment, Nevada is the only state with both online poker and fully legal sports betting. That could change the moment the US Supreme Court renders a...
article Indiana latest state to consider legalising sports betting, despite being home of NCAA
(Indiana) -- A Republican representative from Indiana is the latest official to come out in favour of legalising sports betting in his home state, subject to a...
article Indiana lawmaker planning to sponsor bill legalizing sports betting in state
(Indiana) -- An Indiana lawmaker has publicly expressed his desire to have the Hoosier state join the growing number of states preparing to introduce sports betting at...
article NCAA’s Presence Means Indiana Primed To Be Key Sports Betting Battlefront
(Indiana) -- Indiana could provide an early look at how the legalization of sports betting progresses in the United States, or at least how the NCAA deals with the issue...
article 2018 Trend To Watch: Will Sports Betting Pull Legal Online Gambling Along With It?
(Nevada) -- For the moment, Nevada is the only state with both online poker and fully legal sports betting. That could change the moment the US Supreme Court renders a...
article CHAPMAN: Legalize sports betting
(USA) -- Americans have long since broken free of their Puritan past, but the Puritan impulse is not quite dead. Among the places it shows signs of life is the 1992...

1/1/2018

article Indiana Lawmaker Planning to Sponsor Bill Legalizing Sports Betting in State
(Indiana) -- An Indiana lawmaker has publicly expressed his desire to have the Hoosier state join the growing number of states preparing to introduce sports betting at...

12/31/2017

article A look back at Las Vegas sportsbook renovations in 2017
(Las Vegas) -- Technology is moving faster than ever. The place sports bettors see this most often in Las Vegas casinos is the sportsbook. Many Las Vegas casino...
article Agency turns into 1st in U.S. to supply on-line digital sports activities betting
(Atlantic City) -- The company behind internet gambling website PlaySugarHouse has become the first in the U.S. to let gamblers bet real money online on the outcome of...

12/30/2017

article Sports gambler banned by Las Vegas casinos
(Las Vegas) -- Robert Gorodetsky, a high-stakes sports gambler, said he has been banned from several Las Vegas sports books and casinos and likely faces additional bans...

12/29/2017

article Sports team moguls calling for legal sports betting industry
(USA) -- NBA owners Ted Leonsis and Mark Cuban are among the many sports team moguls calling for a legal betting industry that could bring benefits to a number of sports...
article Sports gambler linked to athletes banned by Las Vegas casinos
(Las Vegas) -- Robert Gorodetsky, a high-stakes sports gambler, said he has been banned from several Las Vegas sports books and casinos and likely faces additional bans...
article New Arizona State assistant tweets link to gambling website
(Arizona) -- A member of new Arizona State coach Herm Edwards' coaching staff tweeted a video of himself Friday morning with a link to the gambling website...
article Sun Devils assistant Antonio Pierce to cut ties with gambling site
(Arizona) -- Arizona State's compliance office has determined that new linebackers coach Antonio Pierce's promotional work with a sports gambling information...
article Delaware Getting Ready In Case New Jersey Wins SCOTUS Fight On Sports Betting
(Delaware) -- The state of Delaware is one of four across this country permitted under federal law to offer some form of sports betting. But officials in the First State...
article Vegas sportsbooks lose record $11.4M on baseball in November
(Las Vegas) -- The Houston Astros took an $11 million bite out of Las Vegas sportsbooks by winning the World Series. Nevada sportsbooks lost $11.4 million on baseball in...

12/28/2017

article Sports betting likely a long shot in Texas even if federal ban lifts
(Texas) -- Texans are unlikely to be able to plunk down Super Bowl or Final Four wagers with legal neighborhood bookies for the foreseeable future, even though the U.S....

12/27/2017

article Sports betting likely a long shot in Texas even if federal ban lifts
(Texas) -- Texans are unlikely to be able to plunk down Super Bowl or Final Four wagers with legal neighborhood bookies for the foreseeable future, even though the U.S....
article Some in Delaware Eye Expanded Sports Betting
(Delaware) -- With the U.S. Supreme Court willing to hear an appeal from New Jersey over its attempt to legalize sports betting, some in Delaware hope a decision in that...

12/26/2017

article Is this the future face of sports gambling?
(Las Vegas) -- A fat, Jewish kid from Chicago, by his own account, Robert Gorodetsky is also a 25-year-old college dropout who has emerged as one of the most compelling...
article Odell Beckham denies high-stakes gambler's accusation he considered betting $20,000 on baseball game: report
(New York) -- Odell Beckham Jr. once again finds himself embroiled in controversy. The Giants receiver, who is still recovering from season-ending ankle surgery,...
article Ted Leonsis: Legalized gambling is ‘the only thing that will save the NFL’
(Washington D.C.) -- Here is a true story: In the fall of 1994, fairly early during the ascension of fantasy football into a national obsession, I founded a league with...

12/25/2017

article Delaware could win race to offer sports betting
(Delaware) -- While New Jersey is betting big that the U.S. Supreme Court soon will open up sports betting to all 50 states, Delaware could be the first to cash in. The...
article Does sports activities betting damage conventional ‘fandom?‘
(USA) -- With the U.S. Supreme Court expected to hear arguments next month on the in New Jersey and elsewhere, it‘s worth asking: How do fantasy sports leagues and...
article LETTERS: Should Sports Betting Be Legalized?
(New York) -- To the Editor: In Congress, I represent the heart of Las Vegas, home of renowned gaming experts, regulators, casinos and sportsbooks. Accordingly, over the...

12/23/2017

article Should New Jersey Sports Books Emulate Nevada?
(Nevada) -- New Jersey and other jurisdictions will likely face the decision of what type of sports books to offer their customers in their respective sports betting...

12/22/2017

article Sports Betting Momentum / Supreme Court hearing seems to be favorable to sports betting advocates
(Washington D.C.) -- With day one of oral arguments in the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) case Christie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association complete...
article Sports Betting Momentum
(USA) -- With day one of oral arguments in the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) case Christie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association complete, the line...
article Sports Betting at Iowa Casinos?
(Iowa) -- A lot of people do it, but it’s technically illegal. Betting on sports happens every day in the U.S., but it’s all done “under the table....
article New Kentucky Bill Would Legalize Casinos, Possibly With Sports Betting
(Kentucky) -- Horse betting and racing is already big business in Kentucky. But the state appears to be serious about considering more gaming when 2018 arrives —...
article Legal Betting in Cricket Soon Be a Reality in India? Law Commission Says Yes
(India) -- It’s the penultimate over of the match between India and New Zealand. Emotions are running high, and it’s one of those events that is bound to...
article Denmark’s gambling market spurred to impressive growth
(Denmark) -- Denmark’s gambling market was spurred to impressive growth in the most recent quarter thanks to sports betting. The country’s regulator,...

12/21/2017

article GOUKER: Blurring The Lines On What Is ‘Legal Sports Betting’ In The US Will Continue Without Action
(USA) -- I’ve already opined on multiple occasions that the “ban” on sports betting in the US is a myth that people like to pretend still exists in any...

12/20/2017

article Interest In Legalizing Sports Betting Is Ramping Up In These Eight States
(USA) -- There’s been new chatter about the possibility of legalizing sports betting in more than half a dozen states since Christie vs. NCAA got its day in the US...
article MGM Having ‘Preliminary Discussions’ On Sports Betting Outside Of Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International has already had “preliminary discussions” about legal sports betting in several of the jurisdictions in which it has...
article Mississippi Locked and Loaded for Sports Betting, Pending Supreme Court Decision
(Mississippi) -- Having already opened the door for Mississippi legal sports betting, the state gaming commission “Will be ready to address sports gambling”...
article Interest In Legalizing Sports Betting Is Ramping Up In These Eight States
(USA) -- There’s been new chatter about the possibility of legalizing sports betting in more than half a dozen states since Christie vs. NCAA got its day in the US...
article Iowa Eyes Sports Betting Legalization, Pending U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision
(Iowa) -- The fight for the legalization of sports betting in Iowa got a well-needed shot in the arm after the American politician and a candidate for the Iowa...

12/18/2017

article Iowa and Rhode Island Officials Eyeing Legal Sports Betting Expansion
(Internet) -- With optimism rising for a United States in which sports betting is legal outside Nevada — or at least it’s up to individual states to decide...
article Could Rhode Island Legalize Online Sports Betting In 2018? ‘Absolutely,’ Key Lawmaker Says
(Rhode Island) -- Rhode Island state Sen. William Conley — the chair of the state’s Senate Finance Committee — is bullish on the prospect of being able...

12/17/2017

article Why the General Assembly might gamble on legalized sports betting (sub req)
(Maryland) -- Some Maryland lawmakers as well as officials in the gaming industry are wagering on the General Assembly legalizing sports betting in the state.
article Will sports betting return to the United States?
(Internet) -- Betting on sports has been illegal in the United States since 1992 when the government signed the PASPA (Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act)...

12/16/2017

article Could Rhode Island Legalize Online Sports Betting In 2018? ‘Absolutely,’ Key Lawmaker Says
(Rhode Island) -- Rhode Island is going to consider the possibility of legalizing sports betting next year — possibly even online wagering.

12/15/2017

article Let's not talk about NFL and NCAA betting
(New York) -- There's great current optimism for legalized U.S. sports wagering. Just don't expect network announcers chatting about it during games in the...

12/12/2017

article Police: Man fought with officers at Rivers Casino
(New York) -- A Clifton Park man accused of threatening Rivers Casino and Resort staff early Sunday morning fought with officers while they were arresting him,...

12/11/2017

article Hope for Sports Betting at SCOTUS
(Washington D.C.) -- On Monday, December 4, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in Christie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, New...
article PALERMO: Sports Betting Progress In California Faces Possible Roadblock Over Card Room Games
(California) -- A nearly six-year-old dispute over the legality of games being offered in California card rooms may jeopardize pending legislation to permit sports...
article How The Supreme Court Could Hand A Win To New Jersey And Sports Betting
(Washington D.C.) -- Proponents of legalized sports betting had to be feeling confident after last Monday’s oral argument in NCAA v. Christie — the so-called...
article New Jersey Racetracks Ready to Cash In on iGaming
(New Jersey) -- The iGaming industry in New Jersey may expand if a bill passed by the state Assembly becomes law. After hearings last week, the lower house passed a bill...
article Casino Industry Advocates Say MD Legislators Should Look At Sports Betting
(Maryland) -- Casino industry advocates say Maryland legislators should take a closer look at sports betting this coming legislative session as a Supreme Court decision...
article Massachusetts Stands in Front Line, Hoping U.S. Supreme Court to Allow Sports Betting Regulation
(Massachusetts) -- Sports betting is a rapidly-growing industry, but it is also a highly-controversial one. On multiple occasions, Casino Reports highlighted the complex...

12/10/2017

article Is sports betting about to go mainstream? Bet on it
(Las Vegas) -- Jimmy Vaccaro has been taking — and dispensing — money in sports books for the better part of 43 years. Until this week, he thought he’d...
article As Supreme Court Weighs Landmark Sports Betting Case, Push To Curb Underground Market Intensifies
(Washington D.C.) -- If a prominent bookmaker fielded a request to set a line on whether the Supreme Court will rule in favor of New Jersey in the landmark sports...

12/9/2017

article Sources: Federal agents seize documentation, cash from Ron & Mike's Football Pool
(New York) -- One of the largest football survivor pools was shut down this week after federal agents seized documentation and the money the pool organizers collected,...

12/8/2017

article NCAA President Mark Emmert No Fan of Collegiate Sports Betting If PASPA Overturned
(New York) -- NCAA President Mark Emmert said this week that the collegiate sporting organization has no plans to embrace the concept of wagering on its athletic...

12/7/2017

article Gaming Commission preparing for Supreme Court decision on sports betting
(Massachusetts) -- Anticipating that the Supreme Court might rule next year that states can legalize sports wagering, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Thursday...
article N.J. horse tracks may add internet gambling by partnering with casinos
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey lawmakers want to give the state’s horse racing tracks a piece of the action on internet gambling. The state Assembly on Thursday passed a...

12/6/2017

article Court's ruling on New Jersey sports betting is anybody’s guess
(Washington D.C.) -- With the United States Supreme Court set to hear oral arguments Monday (yesterday) on New Jersey’s efforts to legalize sports wagering, Sports...
article Justices seem skeptical of sports gambling ban
(Washington D.C.) -- A federal law that effectively bans commercial sports gambling across most of the nation faced skepticism at the Supreme Court on Monday.
article Why experts think N.J. will win sports gambling case
(Washington D.C.) -- Sports gamblers rely on trends to help them wager successfully. When the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments Monday in the Christie v. NCAA case...
article SALERNO: It’s Too Soon to Start High-Fiving Over Legal Sports Betting
(USA) -- As a long-time casino sports book industry executive, I am amazed by the exuberance of the gaming media and my professional associates regarding the possible...
article Titus calls for sports betting hearings
(Nevada) -- After the Supreme Court signaled Monday that it may open the $150 billion-a-year market for sports betting, Democrat Dina Titus, who backs lifting existing...
article McGovern: Bay State casinos eye ruling on sports books
(Massachusetts) -- The Supreme Court is expected to clear the way for sports gambling across the country, and the Bay State casino industry is keeping an eye on what...

12/5/2017

article PASPA Repeal Odds Tilt in New Jersey’s Favor Following Supreme Court Hearing
(Washington D.C.) -- The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) of 1992 might be nearing the end of its reign in banning sports betting in all but four...
article Supreme Court Justices Suggest They May Let States Legalize Sports Gambling
(Washington D.C.) -- U.S. Supreme Court justices suggested they may uphold New Jersey’s legalization of sports gambling, in a move that could ripple quickly across the...
article New Jersey case could change sports betting landscape
(Washington D.C.) -- If you like to bet on sports, odds are, you have a hard time finding a way to legally do it. However, the sports gaming industry is excited over the...
article New Jersey Online Gambling Sites Could Soon Accept International Players Should New Bill Become Law
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey online gambling and poker networks would be permitted to welcome international players in markets where internet casinos are legal should a...
article Opinion: Sports Betting Should Be Legal, But It's Bad Tax Policy
(USA) -- On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard a case involving sports betting in New Jersey that could pave the way for legal sports betting throughout the country.
article Outside Supreme Court, Christie upbeat about N.J. chances to legalize sports betting
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey Sen. Chris Christie, attorney Theodore Olson and state Sen. Raymond Lesniak speak outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 4, 2017 after...
article Iowa casino group hopes to legalize sports gambling
(Iowa) -- A pending decision by the U.S. Supreme Court could open the door to legalized sports gambling in any state that approves it. A nonprofit organization that...

12/4/2017

article Argument analysis: Justices seem to side with state on sports betting
(Washington D.C.) -- The Supreme Court heard oral argument today in New Jersey’s challenge to a 1992 federal law that bars states from allowing sports gambling....
article Ban on sport betting teeters at Supreme Court
(Washington D.C.) -- The Supreme Court on Monday appeared skeptical that a federal law can force New Jersey and the majority of states to ban sports betting. The case...
article High Court Primed to Toss Federal Limits on Sports Betting
(Washington D.C.) -- Forecasting a new era of sanctioned sports gambling, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court were critical Monday of federal intrusion of Congress...
article Justices could strike down federal law limiting sports betting
(Washington D.C.) -- New Jersey’s decade-long drive to legalize sports betting seems positioned to score a win at the Supreme Court, judging by the comments of...
article Justices Skeptical of Sports Gambling Ban
(Washington D.C.) -- A federal law that effectively bans commercial sports gambling across most of the nation faced skepticism at the Supreme Court on Monday. A majority...
article Gambling experts say the NBA is ahead of everybody in future of sports betting
(New York) -- Depending on the result of a case in the Supreme Court, sports gambling and the NBA could soon have a much closer relationship. If the case between Chris...
article How the NBA is planning to cash in on legalized sports betting
(USA) -- THERE'S 1:09 LEFT in Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals, and the Cleveland Cavaliers have called timeout. It's tied. Will it be LeBron James who takes the...
article NBA chief urges regulatory overhaul in US
(New York) -- Adam Silver, commissioner of North America’s NBA basketball league, has called for new federal law to regulate gambling in the US. Sports betting in...

12/3/2017

article How Geoff Freeman and the AGA led the gaming industry to the Supreme Court
(Washington D.C.) -- Monday morning the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS, to its close friends) will hear Christie v. NCAA, the most important gaming industry...
article US sports leagues are hedging their bets on legal gambling
(Washington D.C.) -- In court, all four major U.S. sports leagues are fighting New Jersey's challenge to the federal ban on sports gambling, which the Supreme Court...

12/2/2017

article Court’s hearing of sports betting case weighs heavy for Nevada
(Nevada) -- This week’s long-awaited U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments on Christie v. the NCAA, which could influence whether sports wagering will be legalized...
article High court betting case pits states against sports leagues
(New Jersey) -- With its spacious bar and banks of TVs tuned to all-sports stations, the lounge at New Jersey’s Monmouth Park Racetrack is a sports gamblers...
article Indiana joins bid to upset prohibition against sports gambling
(Indiana) -- Eighteen states, including Indiana, have joined New Jersey at the United States Supreme Court in crying foul over a 25-year-old federal statute that...
article Should the Supreme Court legalize sports betting?
(New Jersey) -- For the past two decades, the thought of placing a bet on the Philadelphia Eagles winning the Super Bowl or the 76ers winning the NBA Title in Atlantic...
article Supreme Court to Hear Sports Gambling Case Monday
(Washington D.C.) -- On Monday the Supreme Court will hear a challenge to a federal gambling law that could have sweeping implications not just for sports betting but...
article ‘Most people don’t even realize it’s illegal’ but it could bring millions to Mississippi
(Mississippi) -- On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that could bring a lot of money to Mississippi and its casinos. The court’s...

12/1/2017

article NFL squandering chance to force President Trump to kneel on gambling case and be on side of fans
(Washington D.C.) -- The NFL can’t get out of its own way of late, feuding with its players, feuding with its fans, feuding with wedge-seeking politicians and, of...
article OP/ED: On sports gambling, high court should bet on federalism
(New York) -- American democracy's comic opera frequently features collaborations of "bootleggers and Baptists." These entertainments are so named because...
article OP/ED: Supreme Court could let states allow sports bets
(Illinois) -- If you are among the many Americans who enjoy investing a buck or two on a sporting contest, the most intriguing matchup of the next few days isn’t...
article Supreme Court To Determine Future Of Massive U.S. Sports Betting Market
(New York) -- On Monday, the highest court in the land will hear oral arguments for why the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 is unconstitutional....

11/30/2017

article In Sports Gambling Case, the Supreme Court Should Bet on Federalism
(Washington D.C.) -- American democracy’s comic opera frequently features collaborations of “bootleggers and Baptists.” These entertainments are so...
article Gambling Clash at U.S. Supreme Court Unites Trump and the NFL
(New Jersey) -- All it took to bring Donald Trump and the National Football League together was New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and his Supreme Court bid to legalize...
article Kambi Group signs Sportsbook deal with gaming operator Sun International
(South Africa) -- Kambi Group has signed a multi-channel agreement to provide gaming and hospitality group Sun International with its premium Sportsbook and technology...

11/29/2017

article George F. Will: On sports gambling, the Supreme Court should bet on federalism
(Washington D.C.) -- American democracy’s comic opera frequently features collaborations of “bootleggers and Baptists.” These entertainments are so...
article Adam Silver On WFAN: Whether NJ Wins Case Or Not, Federal Standards Needed For Sports Betting
(New York) -- NBA commissioner Adam Silver says regardless of how the U.S. Supreme Court rules in the New Jersey sports betting case, he hopes there will be a new...
article Among Bettors, College Football Is Shoving the N.F.L. Aside
(Las Vegas) -- Jimmy Vaccaro has spent four decades as a bookmaker watching money move through an increasingly lucrative sports market. He is, by necessity, an astute...

11/28/2017

article Top 10 questions and answers regarding New Jersey's sports betting US Supreme Court hearing
(Washington D.C.) -- We are less than one week away from what could be a revolutionary day for proponents of legalized, regulated sports betting in the U.S.
article Why ban on sports betting is close to being overturned
(Washington D.C.) -- The politician who has pushed as hard as any other to legalize sports gambling in the USA offered up some inside information. “I don’t...
article The U.S. Supreme Court Is Set to Decide on Sports Gambling. Is the NFL Ready for the Result?
(Washington D.C.) -- Having taught sports law for many years, I am well aware of the rarity of sports-related cases that reach the United States Supreme Court, a number...

11/27/2017

article Will Supreme Court open a 'dam burst' of legalized sports betting?
(Washington D.C.) -- Twelve television screens in Jay Kornegay's office just off the casino floor are filled with NFL action. His cellphone is blowing up. His inbox...
article NBA Commissioner Silver On Sports Betting: There’s ‘A Lot Of Interest In Congress’
(Washington D.C.) -- NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addressed the issue of sports betting again, just a week before his league defends the federal ban on single-game...
article US sports leagues are hedging their bets on legal gambling
(Washington D.C.) -- In court, all four major U.S. sports leagues are fighting New Jersey's challenge to the federal ban on sports gambling, which the Supreme Court...
article Chad: We should be allowed to bet on sports, then have sense not to
(USA) -- The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments next week on Christie v. NCAA. At issue for the justices: Whether the federal government has the right to control...

11/26/2017

article Sports betting case could pay off for internet gambling
(New Jersey) -- Internet gambling in the United States has been limited to just three states since it began in 2013, but it could soon get a big boost from an unlikely...
article Sports betting: Coming to a state near you?
(Nevada) -- Twelve television screens in Jay Kornegay’s office just off the casino floor are filled with NFL action. His cellphone is blowing up. His inbox blinks...
article N.J. is prepping for legal sports betting, but what will court rule?
(New Jersey) -- It was supposed to be the first of its kind in New Jersey: a lounge at Monmouth Park racetrack where people could legally bet on sports games -- just...

11/25/2017

article Supreme Court to hear arguments on federal sports gambling ban
(Washington) -- Supreme Court justices will soon hear arguments in a highly charged case over a federal ban on sports betting that, if thrown out, would open the doors...
article Chicago firm becomes 1st in US to offer online virtual sport betting
(Illinois) -- The company behind internet gambling website PlaySugarHouse.com has become the first in the U.S. to let gamblers bet real money online on the outcome of...

11/23/2017

article Sports betting to favour online gaming in the US
(Washington D.C.) -- The gaming industry is on the verge of a major turn in the United States as the Supreme Court could revoke the Professional and Amateur Sports...
article MGM Ready To Roll The Dice On $7 Million NJ Sportsbook If SCOTUS Fells PASPA
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s sports betting case will be heard by the highest court in the land on Dec. 4. Meanwhile, the state’s casinos are already betting...

11/22/2017

article Sports betting case could pay off for internet gambling
(New Jersey) -- Internet gambling in the United States has been limited to just three states since it began in 2013, but it could soon get a big boost from an unlikely...

11/20/2017

article NBA lawyer in favor of sports betting
(New York) -- NBA VP and assistant general counsel Dan Spillane said during a panel at the Sports Betting USA Conference in New York that the NBA has plans to lobby...
article Sports betting touted as potential source of new state revenue
(New York) -- Sports betting will likely be coming to New York's casinos and racinos if the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down the federal prohibition against betting...
article Sports Betting USA Publishes Five-Point Accord
(New York) -- Last week, over the 14th and 15th of November, delegates that attended Sports Betting USA, a two-day conference in the Manhattan, wherein they discussed...

11/18/2017

article Scientific Games joins scrum over sports betting market
(Nevada) -- The scramble to become leaders in a U.S. sports betting market that doesn't even exist yet is heating up. Las Vegas-based Scientific Games Corp. joined a...
article Sports betting challenge could shake up Texas gaming
(Texas) -- A lawsuit slated for oral argument at the U.S. Supreme Court in early December could change the face of legal gambling, not just in Texas but across the...
article It’s a good bet legalized gambling is coming to our sports leagues
(Boston) -- Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs is all in with Adam Silver, the NBA commissioner, who once again this past summer made his case for pro sports to adopt gambling....
article The NBA Says It Will Lobby Congress For Federal Regulation Of Sports Betting, Shifting From Previous Stance
(Pennsylvania) -- The NBA appears to be ready to lobby Congress to legalize and regulate sports betting in the US, a shift in the pro basketball league’s public...
article Does sports betting hurt traditional 'fandom?'
(Pennsylvania) -- With the U.S. Supreme Court expected to hear arguments next month on the legality of sports betting in New Jersey and elsewhere, it's worth asking...

11/17/2017

article Sports Betting USA publishes five-point Clarion Accord
(New York) -- Delegates attending Sports Betting USA (SBUSA), the two day conference held in New York from 14-15 November, have recommended a plan of initiatives to...
article Tribal gaming leaders: Significant hurdles block legal sports betting
(New York) -- High-ranking members of several major tribal gaming bodies cautioned the gaming industry Wednesday that significant hurdles remain on the path to legalized...
article Envisioning a Sports Betting Model That Works for the Sports Industry
(New York) -- In the gale of issues surrounding the upcoming Supreme Court hearing regarding New Jersey’s attempt to circumvent PASPA, one of the most pressing, as...
article NJ Sports Betting Fight 'Most Important Case Of This Century' Because Of Marijuana, Legal Expert Says
(New Jersey) -- Next month the U.S. Supreme Court will hold a hearing on the constitutionality of a controversial 1992 federal law that virtually bans sports betting...
article Sports betting challenge could change gaming
(Texas) -- A lawsuit slated for oral argument at the U.S. Supreme Court in early December could change the face of legal gambling, not just in Texas but across the...
article Upstate casinos await sports-bet ruling
(New York) -- Sports betting will likely be coming to New York's network of casinos and racinos if the U.S. Supreme Court moves in December to strike down the...
press release American Gaming Association CEO Highlights Two-Track Strategy to Legalized Sports Betting at National Conference
(Washington D.C.) -- American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman outlined AGA’s two-track strategy to a regulated sports betting market in...
article A Borgata Sportsbook, An NBA Pivot And What Else We Learned From A Week Of Sports Betting Conferences
(New York) -- The potential for legal sports betting in the US had the attention of many folks this week, with events going on in New York City and Washington DC. The...
article Inside Gaming: DraftKings to Sponsor Upcoming WPT European Championship
(Internet) -- This week's installment of Inside Gaming begins with a new partnership connecting daily fantasy sports and tournament poker, discusses news of the...

11/16/2017

article OP/ED: The Supreme Price You May Pay For U.S. Legalized Gambling
(New York) -- I found it shocking buying strawberries last week. Five dollars for a small package that cost $2.99 only a month ago. Was there a recent drought in Florida...
article Sports betting touted as potential source of new revenue for state coffers
(New York) -- Sports betting will likely be coming to New York's network of casinos and racinos if the U.S. Supreme Court moves in December to strike down the...

11/15/2017

article NJ Congressman asks for sports betting ban lift
(Washington D.C.) -- Frank Pallone, Congressman of New Jersey, said during a congressional hearing related to MMA regulations in the state that he believes that the...

11/14/2017

article Lawsuit highlights just how much is riding on a potential legal sports betting future in the US
(Washington D.C.) -- A number of gambling technology companies are involved in legal tussles ahead of a US Supreme Court ruling on legalizing sports betting next year.
article Possible Legalization of Sports Betting Stirs Gambling Tech Giants
(New Jersey) -- Some of the leading gambling technology companies are fighting for the top spot in the sports betting industry before courts have even made a decision to...
article SCOTUS sports betting decision to come by spring 2018
(Washington D.C.) -- With the U.S. Supreme Court slated to hear oral arguments in the case Christie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association on December 4, the gaming...
article Sports betting isn’t legal, but firms are jockeying already
(Atlantic City) -- Some gambling technology companies expect the U.S. Supreme Court to legalize sports betting and are jockeying for position in the new industry months...
article Betting conference tries to foresee future
(New York) -- A strong contingent of Nevada sports wagering and bookmaking leaders are set to appear today (Tuesday) at this week’s Sports Betting USA conference...
press release Sports Betting USA opens as worlds of sport and gaming gather in New York
(New York) -- The inaugural Sports Betting USA opened today (14 November) amongst a flurry of media interest and a level of demand which saw event creators, Clarion...

11/13/2017

article As Many As 15 States Could Be Online Gaming Candidates In 2018
(USA) -- If you’re optimistic, you consider the legalization of online gaming in Pennsylvania a pivotal moment in US online gaming history. The state is a linchpin...
article Is sports betting set for a return in Maryland in 2018?
(Maryland) -- The potential consideration of sports betting at Maryland’s General Assembly, in 2018, is currently big news amongst the state’s casino...
article Lawmakers look to bring legal sports betting to New York
(New York) -- New York voters just approved two amendments to the state constitution but lawmakers are already looking to next year, specifically with a proposal that...

11/11/2017

article Lawmakers look to get sports betting in New York
(New York) -- New York voters just approved two amendments to the state constitution but lawmakers are already looking to next year, specifically with a proposal that...

11/10/2017

article NY Lawmakers To Push For Sports Betting At Tracks, OTBs; 2013 Law Already Authorized It At Commercial Casinos
(New York) -- New York will again take a look at the possibility of widely legalizing and regulating sports betting, according to The Albany Times-Union.
article Lawmakers look to get sports betting in New York
(New York) -- New York voters just approved two amendments to the state constitution but lawmakers are already looking to next year, specifically with a proposal that...

11/8/2017

article Despite No Commercial Casinos, Texas Supports Change To Sports Betting Law
(Texas) -- Even without a commercial casino industry, the Lone Star State wants the federal government to keep its hands out of Texas’ gambling decisions.
article BetConstruct launches web seminars
(UK) -- As part of its partner advantage program, BetConstruct is launching a series of web seminars on operating and promoting a gaming and betting business.
article Betfred extends PBS SSBT deployment
(UK) -- Playtech BGT Sports, a leading provider of omni-channel sports betting solutions, is to install additional self-service betting terminals in bookmaker Betfred...
article Bored mother scoops enormous £600,000 betting win thanks to astonishing £1 soccer bet
(UK) -- A UK woman has landed a near £600,000 ($788,000) prize after placing a twelve-team soccer accumulator for just £1 ($1.30). The unnamed 59-year-old...
article Bookmakers warn of “tough times ahead” as regulators crack down on Australian gambling
(Australia) -- Australia hosted its 157th Melbourne Cup on Tuesday, and parties following the prestigious race event stretched into the early hours – particularly...

11/6/2017

article Over half a billion in bets for Nevada in September offers tantalising taste of what could follow if PASPA overturned
(Las Vegas) -- Sportsbooks in Nevada achieved a new milestone with statistics from the Nevada Gaming Control Board showing that that they took in $558 million in bets in...
article Inaugural Sports Betting USA conference bridges gap between sports, gaming
(New York) -- As the December date for New Jersey’s appeal of the U.S. federal betting ban draws near, a key conference is setting out to test the appetite for...

11/5/2017

article SCHUETZ: The Scourge of Golf Betting
(California) -- I was an employee of the state of California when the great debate concerning iPoker consumed the state. Moreover, I was close to the center of that...
article Is there really a ‘mystery gambler’ who won $14 million on the World Series?
(Nevada) -- On Halloween night, as the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Houston Astros were gearing up for Game 6 of the World Series, a prominent Las Vegas oddsmaker told a...
article Inaugural Sports Betting USA conference bridges gap between sports, gaming
(New Jersey) -- As the December date for New Jersey’s appeal of the U.S. federal betting ban draws near, a key conference is setting out to test the appetite for...
article Commercial radio looks to ban gambling ads during live sports coverage
(Australia) -- Commercial Radio Australia has begun consultations on draft provisions which could ban advertising gambling during live sporting events from March next...
article Consultation begins on draft provision relating to the promotion of gambling in live sports coverage
(Australia) -- Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) has today announced that the consultation period on the draft provisions relating to the promotion of gambling and...
article Radio to turn off gambling ads during live sports
(Australia) -- Gambling and betting ads could be axed from live sports broadcast on radio during daytime hours following a review process launching today.

11/4/2017

article Brent Musberger Predicts U.S. Supreme Court Will Legalize Sports Betting for All
(Las Vegas) -- Broadcaster-turned-handicapper Brent Musberger has predicted that the U.S. Supreme Court will rule next month that if sports betting is allowed in some...
article Iowa Sports Bar Betting Allowed (With One Important Caveat)
(Iowa) -- Looking to place a bet on your favorite Iowa College Football team at your favorite local sports bar? This year, that would be the Iowa State Cyclones, 6-2...
article Betting firms ‘should be taken out of sports sponsorship’
(Ireland) -- Betting firms as well as alcohol companies should be taken out of sports sponsorship to help combat gambling addiction, a conference on ethics in sport has...
article Dodgers favorites for 2018 title at 5-1 odds; Astros, Indians at 6-1
(California) -- The Houston Astros may be World Series champions, but the Los Angeles Dodgers are the favorites to win next year's title, according to the Westgate...

11/3/2017

article Inside Gaming: Nevada Sportsbooks Enjoy Record-Setting Month
(Las Vegas) -- Each year September brings cooler temperatures, leaves changing color, and the start of football season. And football brings out sports bettors —...

11/2/2017

article Brent Musburger in middle of Vegas’ brewing World Series war
(Las Vegas) -- What started as a fun story about a mysterious bettor going on the run of his life turned into an ugly spat between two high-profile Las Vegas betting...

11/1/2017

article West Virginia discusses sports betting
(West Virginia) -- The state Lottery Commission and casino executives from West Virginia gathered last week to discuss the results of a study conducted by Eilers &...
article Always leave them wanting more: Mysterious 'let it ride' gambler who made $14MILLION correctly calling every game of the World Series
(Las Vegas) -- The mystery man who 'let it ride' across successful bets on the first six games of the World Series has walked away with $14million in winnings...
article Mysterious World Series gambler reportedly walking away with $14 million instead of betting on Game 7
(Las Vegas) -- An Eastern European gambler has already won big on the World Series, and he has no signs of stopping. Now he has over $14 million on the line for Game 7...

10/31/2017

article CANTERBURY: Police Support Legalization of Sports Betting
(USA) -- The Fraternal Order of Police is the world’s largest organization of sworn law enforcement officers, with more than 330,000 members in more than 2,200...
article West Virginia Lottery, Casino Execs Meet To Discuss Sports Betting
(West Virginia) -- West Virginia continues to emerge as a possible early adopter of legal sports betting in the US. According to The Exponent Telegram, the state lottery...

10/30/2017

article MLS Commissioner Don Garber: ‘We can lead the charge on sports betting’
(USA) -- The Commissioner of MLS, Don Garber, has broken ranks with the other major US sports organizations and has come out in favor of legalizing sports betting on the...

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