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State Senator Bill Dodd sponsors bill that could lead to sports betting in state

State Sen. Bill Dodd is betting that legal sports gambling can help build bridges and educate California’s youth. The Democrat from Napa, whose District 3 includes Petaluma, Rohnert Park and Sonoma, has proposed a ballot measure that could legalize gambling on sports throughout the state.

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California Sports Betting

7/3/2019

article California Lawmakers Introduce Another Sports Betting Bill
(California) -- California lawmakers introduced new legislation on Thursday that would allow voters the opportunity to legalize sports betting as soon as November 2020.

7/2/2019

article State Senator Bill Dodd sponsors bill that could lead to sports betting in state
(California) -- State Sen. Bill Dodd is betting that legal sports gambling can help build bridges and educate California’s youth. The Democrat from Napa, whose...

7/1/2019

article CHA-CHING: Adam Gray leading charge to legalize Calif. sports gambling
(California) -- Legalizing sports betting in California took a step forward last week. Merced Asm. Adam Gray and State Sen. Bill Dodd (D-Napa) proposed a ballot measure...
article Heavy Lift On California Sports Betting Could Take A Year To Sort Out
(California) -- If California has a decision whether to authorize sports betting on the ballot in November 2020, it will be voting on a full-fledged bill. Sen. Bill Dodd...

6/30/2019

article California Trying for Legal Sports Betting in 2020
(California) -- The landscape of sports in the state of California is rapidly changing as we know it. Last month, the Senate for the state of California gave their...
article Sports betting bill proposed in California
(California) -- Lawmakers in California have introduced a new sports betting bill. Assemblyman Adam Gray and Senator Bill Dodd are joint sponsors of the bill and want to...

6/29/2019

article California Could Put Sports Betting On The 2020 November Ballot
(California) -- “The Legislature by statute may authorize and provide for the regulation of sports wagering.” Those fourteen words are filed under California...
article Care to make a wager on that? Californians could vote on legalizing sports betting
(California) -- Californians could soon get to vote on whether to legalize sports betting. Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, introduced a constitutional amendment Thursday that...

6/28/2019

article California Could Put Sports Betting On The 2020 November Ballot
(California) -- “The Legislature by statute may authorize and provide for the regulation of sports wagering.” Those fourteen words are filed under California...
article California Lawmakers Pushing To Let Voters Decide On Legal Sports Betting
(California) -- It seems that nearly every state in the union has one sports betting champion. California’s is Adam Gray (21st District). The Assemblyman in the most...
article Lawmakers introduce amendment to legalize sports betting in California
(California) -- As one state after another embraces legalized sports betting in light of the Supreme Court’s decision last year to strike down a federal law...
article Sports betting bill proposed in California
(California) -- Lawmakers in California have introduced a new sports betting bill. Assemblyman Adam Gray and Senator Bill Dodd are joint sponsors of the bill and want to...
press release Sen. Dodd, Asm. Gray Introduce Sports Betting Legislation
(California) -- Working collaboratively, Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, and Assemblymember Adam Gray, D-Merced, introduced legislation today that would amend the California...

6/27/2019

article California Sports Betting Bill Appears Suddenly, But What Are Its Chances?
(California) -- Don’t look now, but the country’s most populous state is eying up legal sports betting. For the second year in a row, a pair of California...
article Make California sports betting legal? Lawmakers propose measure to go on 2020 ballot
(California) -- Joining a national wave, California lawmakers on Thursday proposed an initiative that would legalize sports betting in the state in response to last year...
article Sports-wagering bill introduced in California
(California) -- A California assemblyman on Thursday introduced legislation that aims to authorize sports betting. California Assemblyman Adam Gray said ACA 16, a...

5/24/2019

article BLOG: California Sports Betting
(California) -- Everything We Know about How Sports Betting Online Can Become Legal in California: California has attempted to legalize online gambling in the state...

3/24/2019

article Nevius: Legalized sports betting is a whole new ballgame
(California) -- It used to happen every year about this time. Some guy would get the NCAA Tournament office pool together and send out brackets. Then he’d collect...

3/6/2019

article California sports betting a no-go
(California) -- Sports betting in California is not going to happen this year. An initiative proposed in the state regarding sports betting was unable to move forward....
article California Sports Betting Ballot Initiative Goes Down in Flames, Gathers No Signatures
(California) -- A campaign to put sports betting on the California ballot has hit the skids without gathering a single signature of support, but Russel Lowery —...

3/5/2019

article Proposed California Sports Betting Initiative Fails Before It Ever Starts
(California) -- Momentum for California sports betting will not come this year from the legislature or the ballot. A proposed initiative to authorize CA sports betting...

2/22/2019

article Webis extends California gambling licence amid sports-betting optimism
(California) -- Webis Holdings' shares climbed on Friday after the company's advanced-deposit wagering business received a two-year licence approval until 2021...

10/22/2018

article OP/ED: May Supreme Court decision could open sports books
(California) -- On May 18, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA) in a 6-3 decision. The initial decision...

8/24/2018

article OP/ED: California Legalized Sports Betting May Be on the Horizon
(California) -- While sports betting in California is at least another couple of years away, there have been some positive moves recently. For example, the attorney...

8/21/2018

article California Sports Betting Takes Next Step on Long Journey
(California) -- Californians may still have to travel to Nevada to place a sports bet, but a key ballot initiative decision has brought in-state gambling on step closer...
article RUDDOCK: Like Online Poker, CA Sports Betting Is An Issue No One Can Agree On
(California) -- Sports betting supporters are learning a fast and simple truth: Gaming expansion in California is never easy. Since the Supreme Court decision that...

8/20/2018

article ICYMI: California effort to allow sports betting cleared to collect signatures as foes emerge
(California) -- A proponent of an initiative to allow sports betting in California received the state’s approval to begin collecting signatures to put the measure...

8/6/2018

article COLUMN: Legalized betting may not be a great panacea, after all
(California) -- It probably won’t be long before you can order a caffe macchiato at Starbucks and then tell the barista to put down a few sawbucks on Rams-49ers...

7/30/2018

article The complexities of California Gaming Market
(California) -- Complexities over the potential legalisation of sports betting in California are creating an issue that’s being replicated in many parts of the...

7/17/2018

article November Ballot For California Sports Betting Bill Unlikely
(California) -- In May 2018, the US Supreme Court struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball, and other sports in most states. This...

6/18/2018

article 'Betting Windows' Could Be Headed to LA's Staples Center
(California) -- Staples Center President Lee Zeidman told TheStadiumBusiness.com that the Los Angeles building is considering “betting windows” after the U.S...

6/16/2018

article Legal sports betting not coming to California, Sonoma County anytime soon
(California) -- d onto your wallet. Legal sports betting likely is still years off in Sonoma County. Almost immediately after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the...

6/14/2018

article Sports betting referendum possibly coming to California
(California) -- In California, a political consultant has reportedly initiated a campaign that could see registered voters asked whether the western state should alter...

6/12/2018

article California Sports Betting Initiative Proposed for 2020 Ballot
(California) -- Californians have never been ones to wait around and let government do the work. And keeping in theme with wanting to have a say in what’s next for...
article Initiative to legalize sports betting in California proposed for 2020 ballot
(California) -- An initiative to legalize sports betting in the state was proposed Monday for the November 2020 ballot by a political consultant working with California...
article LOWERY: Today, California is One Step Closer to Legal Sports Betting
(California) -- Californians across the state celebrated Friday night when the Warriors claimed another NBA title. But millions were cheering not just because they were...

6/11/2018

article New California Sports Betting Effort Comes Via Ballot Initiative Filed This Week
(California) -- If the state legislature does not allow voters to decide on legalizing California sports betting, an initiative filed Monday might give them the chance....

5/25/2018

article KIRKLAND: Legalized sports gambling in California? The Supreme Court is right – it’s a sure bet
(California) -- With this month’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling, individual states now have the ability to legalize sports wagering within their borders. Millions of...

5/18/2018

article California sports betting bill unlikely for November ballot
(California) -- Legalizing sports betting in California faces a difficult deadline to make the November ballot and could be years from implementation, according to state...
article Report: Sports betting in California unlikely to happen for at least two years
(California) -- Legalized sports betting in California could be several years away, according to a published report. The U.S. Supreme Court this week ruled states cannot...

5/15/2018

article California sports betting would need constitutional change
(California) -- Voters would have to change California's Constitution before legal sports betting could come to the nation's most populous state, state lawmakers...
article California voters could act on legalized sports betting as early as November
(California) -- The U.S. Supreme Court opened the door Monday to legalized sports gambling across the nation, and California could walk right on through it in November...
article Could the Supreme Court's sports gambling decision mean legal betting in California?
(California) -- Could California soon allow legal sports gambling? A U.S. Supreme Court decision on Monday sets that up as a possibility. In a 6-3 ruling, the nation...

5/14/2018

article California voters could act on legalized sports betting as early as November
(California) -- The U.S. Supreme Court opened the door Monday to legalized sports gambling across the nation, and California could walk right on through it in November...
article COLUMN: Next step for California in sports betting debate: Cash in
(California) -- Take the money, California. Take it because someone, somewhere absolutely will. Take it because sports wagering already is happening — in the...
article Legal sports betting set to explode after court ruling. But get ready for a battle over the dollars
(California) -- Suddenly, all bets are on regarding the future of American sports gambling. A surge in betting caused by the Supreme Court's lifting of a federal ban...
article Supreme Court ruling opens the door for legalized sports betting nationwide
(California) -- The Supreme Court on Monday cleared the way for an explosion in legalized sports betting across the nation, striking down a federal law that told states...
article What the Supreme Court ruling on sports betting means for California
(California) -- After a Supreme Court decision struck down federal restrictions on sports betting Monday, California’s gaming community gave a mixed response, with...
press release CNIGA Chairman Steve Stallings Statement on the U.S. Supreme Court Allowing for Sports Wagering
(California) -- Today the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) also known as the Bradley Act, which prohibited all...

10/4/2017

article Opinion: Congress should repeal sports gambling ban, let California chart its own path
(California) -- Southern California is now home to two NFL teams. And it has long been home to pro baseball, basketball and soccer teams, as well as two of the biggest...

8/3/2017

article California Prepares For Federal Sports Betting Reform
(California) -- In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court indicating that it will hear New Jersey’s appeal against the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act...

7/25/2017

article Tribes against sports betting in California
(California) -- After the announcement that assemblymember Adam Gray introduced a constitutional amendment that would allow California to offer sports betting in the...

7/24/2017

article California Sports-Betting Bill ‘Premature And Unnecessary’, Say Tribes [sub req]
(California) -- The chairman of the California Nations Indian Gaming Association (CNIGA) has warned that a proposed constitutional amendment laying the groundwork for a...
article California to authorise sports betting
(California) -- As sports betting keeps growing and proving one of the most profitable gambling sections, more and more states are jumping in the bandwagon and...

7/20/2017

article California Joins Legal Sports Betting Sweepstakes With Proposed Constitutional Amendment
(California) -- The latest possible entrant into sports betting legalization is a big one: California. Assemblymember Adam Gray announced the introduction of a...
article California joins push for legalised sports betting in US
(California) -- California has become the latest state to join a call for wider legalisation of sports betting in the US. Assembly member Adam C. Gray, chair of...
article California joins ‘me too’ parade of wannabe sports betting states
(California) -- California has joined the ‘me too’ parade of states looking to piggyback on New Jersey’s push to overturn the federal ban on sports...
article Gray Introduces Legislation to Authorize Sports Wagering in California
(California) -- Assemblymember Adam C. Gray (D-Merced), Chair of the Assembly Governmental Organization Committee, has announced the introduction of ACA 18, a...

9/7/2016

article Decisive vote looms for Canadian single-game sports wagering legislation
(Canada) -- In Canada, the future prospects for proposed federal legislation that would amend the national criminal code to legalize single-game sports wagering could be...

9/2/2016

article Canadian Sports Betting Bill To Face Crucial Vote This Month
(Canada) -- Canada’s sports betting hopes will come to a critical juncture later this month when its legislature votes on C-221, a bill seeking to amend the...

10/30/2014

article OP/ED: Should sport betting be legalized in California?
(California) -- With New Jersey recently attempting to legalize sports betting, the question we now face is should California join in? As of now New Jersey has yet to...

7/12/2013

article Legislation to Legalize Sports Betting in Calif.
(California) -- California could get their hands on hundreds of millions of dollars annually if betting on sports is legalized. A new legislation was introduced that...

5/7/2013

article With California bill on the table, momentum grows for legalized sports betting
(California) -- The movement to expand legalized sports betting in the United States is gaining momentum from coast to coast.

4/29/2013

article Question of the Week: Should California allow sports betting?
(California) -- Californians are allowed to bet on horses, cards and lottery numbers - and, a cynic might add, on real estate, the stock market and gold prices. So why...

4/27/2013

article Lawmaker Wants to Make Sports Betting Legal in Calif.
(California) -- It’s a debate that centers on how some people spend their money that could hit the Supreme Court: should sports betting be legal in states like...

4/26/2013

article New Calif. Sports Betting Bill Gets Started
(California) -- A revived bill to allow sports betting at California horse racing enclosures and other gambling establishments cleared its first committee test during...

2/26/2013

article All bets are on: Sports wagering on the table
(California) -- It's a safe bet that legalized sports wagering will be an important issue this year in California. There's a lot more than table stakes in play:...

2/11/2013

article California Senator Submits Sports Betting Bill
(California) -- Once again California State Senator Roderick Wright has introduced a sports betting bill for the state’s legislature to consider.

2/10/2013

article BLOG: California Reintroduces Bill to Legalize Sports Betting
(California) -- For the second year in a row, the California State Legislature will consider Senate Bill 190 to legalize sports betting within the state. Last year...

9/10/2012

blog Dave Palermo: Legal sports wagering in California an interesting proposition
(California) -- Should Congress or the U.S. Supreme Court reverse federal law prohibiting sports wagering, there appears to be a difference in opinion as to who might...

8/16/2012

article Bill to allow California sports betting shelved by Assembly panel
(California) -- If you were willing to bet that California would pass legislation this year to allow sports wagering, you would have lost. The Assembly killed Senate...
article Clock Runs Down On California Sports-Betting Bill [sub req'd]
(California) -- An effort to authorize sports-betting regulation in California appears dead amid mounting tribal objections that a proposed bill would be...

7/29/2012

article California looking to legalize sports bets
(California) -- If California lawmakers pass a controversial gambling measure now under consideration in Sacramento, the Golden State will join New Jersey in a bicoastal...

5/30/2012

article California lawmakers vote for legalizing sports betting
(California) -- A bill that could pave the way for betting on sports in California was approved Tuesday by the state Senate. Sen. Roderick Wright (D-Inglewood) said he...

5/29/2012

article Bill would allow sports wagering in California
(California) -- California would be in a position to allow sports betting at race tracks, card rooms and casinos under a bill approved by the state Senate.
article California Senate passes framework for sports betting
(California) -- The California state Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved legislation that would legalize sports betting in California if federal law is also...

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