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Titus calls for sports betting hearings

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 state restrictions, requested that Congress look at the issue.

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6/21/2018

article Sports media: Gambling media is coming, and it will be everywhere
(Illinois) -- The Score program director Mitch Rosen didn’t have a crystal ball, but he sure looked prescient. On May 3, the station announced it would air one-...
press release GeoComply Inks Geolocation Deal with DraftKings for New Sports Betting Platform
(USA) -- GeoComply today announced that it has signed an agreement to provide its market-leading geolocation compliance services to DraftKings.

6/20/2018

article Odds Shift In Race for Operator Dominance In Legal U.S. Sports Betting Market
(USA) -- The post Odds Shift In Race for Operator Dominance In Legal U.S. Sports Betting Market appeared first on SportsHandle. It’s been three months since Sports...
article Will legal sports betting increase problem gambling in New Jersey?
(New Jersey) -- Sports betting is now legal in New Jersey and you can bet the Council on Compulsive Gambling has some big concerns. The executive director Neva Pryor...
article 888 Partners With Evolution Gaming To Spread Live Dealer Games
(New Jersey) -- 888 Casino has announced a partnership with gambling software provider Evolution Gaming to bring Live Dealer tables to its online gaming site this summer.
article VSiN and the New York Post Create Content Partnership
(Las Vegas) -- Since the Supreme Court announced last month that states could decide whether or not to legalize sports gambling, the momentum train has gained speed for...
press release Legislators from 20 Gaming States to Examine Rollout of Sports Betting, Other Critical Issues at NCLGS Summer Meeting, July 13-15 in Cleveland
(Ohio) -- Nearly three dozen legislators from a record 20 states will convene July 13-15 at the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States Summer Meeting to...

6/19/2018

article NFL to testify at congressional hearing on sports betting
(Washington D.C.) -- A congressional hearing on sports betting is being scheduled for next week in Washington, D.C., with the NFL among those invited to testify, sources...
article OP/ED: Move over Las Vegas...sports betting here to stay in N.J.
(New Jersey) -- It could be called former Gov. Chris Christie's "Last Hurrah." On May 14, the U.S. Supreme Court declared unconstitutional a 1992 law...
article OP/ED: Betting on sports — from our phones
(Washington D.C.) -- Though sports betting has been technically illegal for years, it hasn't stopped anybody from joining in the office pool, participating in a March...

6/18/2018

article California Sports Betting Appears Unlikely Until 2020 Referendum: Report
(California) -- California will move slowly toward sports betting, but any pace would be faster than the speed at which the Golden State moved on internet poker...
article Legal sports betting not coming to California, Sonoma County anytime soon
(California) -- Hold 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...

6/17/2018

article William Hill CEO Says Pro Sports Teams Want Partnerships With Sportsbook Company
(Atlantic City) -- William Hill CEO Joe Asher tells Reuters this week that numerous franchises in the “big four” of American professional sports have reached...

6/16/2018

article BLOG: The Future of Sports Gambling and How It’s Changing
(Wisconsin) -- In 1992, Congress passed the Bradley Act. The New Jersey Senator Bill Bradley at the time, who was a former NBA player, introduced the act. The Bradley...
article Ian McCaw Q&A, Part 4: NCAA legislation, gambling, other sports' performances
(USA) -- The final part of the Q&A with Ian McCaw touches on several different topics ranging from recent legislation passed by the NCAA, McCaw’s concerns...
article Bettors in New Jersey no longer ‘have to go to my corner bookie’
(New Jersey) -- The line formed at the Borgata casino well before 11 a.m., the designated time that sports betting in New Jersey was set to begin Thursday.
article The Future of Sports Gambling and How It’s Changing
(USA) -- In 1992, Congress passed the Bradley Act. The New Jersey Senator Bill Bradley at the time, who was a former NBA player, introduced the act. The Bradley Act is...
article R.I. House approves $9.6B budget that would open door to sports betting
(Rhode Island) -- After state leaders struck a deal with Rhode Island’s top gaming companies to share new gambling profits, House lawmakers Friday approved a $9.6-...
article West Virginia aiming to be first in Tri-State to take sports bets
(West Virginia) -- As states jockey for position in the newly legal sports betting industry, West Virginia looks to be ahead of the game as one of the next to offer a...

6/15/2018

article New York Sports Betting Bill Appears Dead in State Assembly for 2018
(New York) -- On the same day that neighboring New Jersey opened its first sportsbooks, a prominent New York politician announced that his fellow legislators were...
article Oneida Indian Nation Disagrees with Proposed New York Sports Wagering Bills
(New York) -- New York State has very few days remaining to make up its mind whether to legalize sports betting or not and to push ahead the proposed bills which are...
article Speaker: Sports gambling unlikely to pass in NY this year
(New York) -- The speaker of the New York state Assembly says there isn’t enough support to pass legislation authorizing sports wagering this year. Bronx Democrat...
article Caesars hiring sports betting management for MS casinos
(Mississippi) -- If you are on the job hunt and looking to live in Mississippi, have we got jobs for you. It appears Caesars Entertainment is ready to start setting...
article How Borgata became first A.C. casino to offer sports betting
(Atlantic City) -- The legalization of sports betting in New Jersey will produce countless winners — and losers — but no one in the city was more victorious...
article You Can’t Bet On Rutgers To Win The National Title: The First Day Of Sports Gambling In New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- I almost didn’t get to place a bet that ended up winning me $100. I had gone to Delaware for the start of sports gambling there last week, and won...

6/14/2018

article Oneida Nation Opposes NY Sports Betting Bill In Letter To Governor
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation voiced its opposition to the current New York sports betting legislation in a letter to counsel for Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Legal...
article Sports gambling measure facing wall in Assembly
(New York) -- A measure to legalize sports wagering in New York is on life support in the Legislature, the state Legislature's top Democrat said Thursday as there...
article Michigan House Passes Online Gambling Bill that Includes Sports Betting and Poker
(Michigan) -- The possibility of playing online poker and other casino games is suddenly a reality for residents of Michigan. Michigan’s House of Representatives...
article Michigan House passes sports betting and online gambling bill
(Michigan) -- Dormant since January, the Lawful Internet Gaming Act made it through the Michigan House by a margin of 68-40 on Tuesday, the last day of the legislative...
article New Jersey begins taking legal sports bets
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey's governor kicked off a new era of gambling Thursday in the state that led the charge for the entire nation to bet on sports legally.
article New Jersey governor signs bill allowing sports betting
(New Jersey) -- Gamblers in New Jersey will be able to start betting on sports by Thursday, June 14 under legislation the governor signed Monday legalizing a pastime...
article New Jersey kicks off legal sports betting at Monmouth Park and Borgata
(New Jersey) -- Place your bets New Jersey. After close to a decade of court battles, the state finally began legal betting Thursday morning at Monmouth Park racetrack...
article Julius Erving Wagers on Eagles to Repeat With 1st Sports Bet at Borgata
(New Jersey) -- The sports gambling gates have officially opened in New Jersey. Julius Erving on Thursday placed the first sports bet at the Borgata Hotel Casino &...
article OP/ED: Betting on sports - from our phones
(Maryland) -- Though sports betting has been technically illegal for years, it hasn’t stopped anybody from joining in the office pool, participating in a March...

6/13/2018

article The Law: Now sports betting is up to the states
(Florida) -- On May 14, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 by ruling that the entire act was unconstitutional...

6/12/2018

article ‘Athletes Aren’t Roulette Chips’: Bill Bradley Speaks Out on Gambling in Sports
(Atlantic City) -- Senator William W. Bradley, 74, served in the U.S. Senate from 1979 to 1997 representing the state of New Jersey. Before his time in the Senate, he...

6/11/2018

article OP/ED: Everyone wants a piece of the legalized sports gambling pie
(Washington D.C.) -- Depending on what city you are in, what establishment you are in, and your willingness to lay down a bet, that risk is regulated by someone —...
press release ICE brand to land in the United States
(New York) -- Clarion Gaming has confirmed the launch of ICE Sports Betting USA, a two day event that’s being held in New York across 27th and 28th November, 2018...

6/10/2018

article The Future of Legal Sports Gambling and the Media
(Delaware) -- Thursday night was a night to remember for D.C sports fans. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, the Washington Capitals hockey team took home its...
article Paddy Power Betfair Teams with Meadowlands, Tioga Downs on Sports Betting
(New York) -- Paddy Power Betfair announced it has signed a deal to provide sports betting to the Meadowlands Racetrack in North New Jersey and Tioga Downs in New York...
article The impact of sports gambling
(Tennessee) -- When the U.S. Supreme Court by a 6-3 vote recently announced a decision to enable more states to make money off sports gambling, Tennessee Gov. Bill...

6/9/2018

article VELOTTA: Gambling addiction may follow national wave of sports betting
(Las Vegas) -- Advocates for responsible gaming are worried that addictive gambling behavior could balloon with the arrival of nationwide sports wagering.

6/8/2018

article Legal Gambling Could Spur Bettors to Watch More TV
(USA) -- Legalized betting on sports could lead potential gamblers to watch more sports live on TV, according to a study by National Research Group. NRG found that 79%...

6/7/2018

article Legal Sports Gambling’s Future: Younger and Less Wealthy Bettors
(USA) -- The Supreme Court overturned the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act on May 14, creating a path for states to legalize sports betting if they...
article State should study potential financial impact of sports betting
(Tennessee) -- When the U.S. Supreme Court by a 6-3 vote recently announced a decision to enable more states to make money off sports gambling, Tennessee Gov. Bill...
article Betfair US Inks NJ, NY Sports Betting Deals; FanDuel ‘Very Likely’ To Be Used As Primary Brand
(New Jersey) -- As New Jersey sports betting neared reality on Thursday, a new deal came down that would impact both NJ and New York. Betfair US — the American arm...
press release GLI Releases Draft Event Wagering Technical Standard for Industry-Wide Comment
(New Jersey) -- After more than a year of working closely with domestic and international gaming stakeholders, Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) announced that it...

6/6/2018

article States, businesses may bet big on Supreme Court's gambling move
(USA) -- After the Supreme Court ruled last month against a law banning sports betting in the United States, an industry likely worth billions of dollars will soon come...
article What the U.S. can learn about legalized sports betting from the U.K.
(UK) -- Imagine it is five years from now, and you’re walking across the parking lot at a shopping center, perhaps to collect some dry cleaning or a quart of milk...

6/5/2018

article Where states stand on legal sports gambling
(Washington D.C.) -- With Delaware expanding legal sports gambling on Tuesday, a look at where states stand three weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled states could...

6/3/2018

article Vegas' Caesars Palace and Baltimore's Horseshoe Casino are betting on Stanley Cup finals
(Maryland) -- Since sports betting is nearly legal now, everyone’s getting in on making a friendly wager over the Vegas Golden Knights and Washington Capitals...
article Lottery tickets on live sports events expected in the future
(USA) -- Brad Cummings can envision when sports fans will buy a quick draw lottery ticket for $5, watch National Football League games, and maybe end up winning $1,000...
article World Cup offers Latin American sports books opportunities and danger
(Colombia) -- The FIFA World Cup 2018 from Russia offers Latin American sport books the opportunity to generate new revenue, gain customers and build brand loyalty. But...

6/2/2018

article How college athletic departments plan to tackle sports gambling
(USA) -- College athletic directors like Kansas State’s Gene Taylor had one less thing to worry about prior to the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on sports...
article NBA’s Adam Silver On Sports Betting: ‘The Integrity Fee Is Something That We Are Entitled To’
(USA) -- NBA Commissioner Adam Silver went deep on sports betting and data rights at his annual press conference before the league finals. The finals typically bring...

6/1/2018

article GiGse panel says no to federal sports betting intervention
(Florida) -- Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed states to legalize sports betting, a group of sports wagering experts at GiGse Miami had a suggestion for...
article Lawmaker says look for sports leagues to seek in-play betting control
(Florida) -- A Minnesota state lawmaker said Thursday to look for professional sports leagues to seek gambling revenue from in-running sports betting from their games.
article Delaware Lottery Director on Sports Betting: ‘We’ve Been Ready Since 2009’
(Delaware) -- The state of Delaware announced on Thursday that it will offer full-fledged sports betting beginning June 5, making it the first state to seize the...
article Delaware Sports Betting Goes Live June 5; Will Be First To Launch Outside Of Nevada
(Delaware) -- Delaware is going to be the First State … with single-game wagering outside Nevada. Gov. John Carney announced Thursday that Delaware Park, Dover...
article Delaware Will Start Accepting Sports Bets On June 5
(Delaware) -- The race to become the first state outside Nevada to offer full-fledged sports betting is over. The tiny state of Delaware will start accepting wagers only...
article The Week In Sports Betting: Delaware At The Starting Line, DraftKings Finds NJ Home
(Delaware) -- Brighter days are here! June has officially arrived, the first of the summer months. Those in foul-weather states are finally starting to thaw out from...
article Connecticut legislators balk at on-line betting on sports
(Connecticut) -- The Connecticut General Assembly is unlikely take up on-line gambling when it returns in special session to consider legalizing sports betting —...
article Column | Should we really be gambling on 19-year-old college kids?
(California) -- Anyone who has watched a college basketball game in Las Vegas knows the sound, the eerie blend of roars and groans. It happens late in a game long since...
article Now That States Can Legalize Sports Gambling, the Only Guaranteed Winner Is the IRS
(USA) -- A friend is thrilled by the news that sports gambling should soon be legal in his state. He looks forward to the day betting on sports will be convenient,...
article N.Y. senate leader says Legislature must bet on sports gambling
(New York) -- Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan said Friday it’s “critically important” for the Legislature to take action that enables sports...
article Paddy Power eyes big leagues as bet ban struck out by US court
(Indiana) -- The share price of Paddy Power Betfair and those of the other quoted bookies soared following last Monday‘s US Supreme Court decision striking down...
article Don’t bet that gambling can save Illinois
(Illinois) -- State governments are salivating now that the U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for them to authorize sports gambling, a legal (Nevada only right now...
article Online gaming is ready in Pennsylvania, but are operators willing?
(Florida) -- Legally, Pennsylvania is in position to begin online gaming and sports betting. But financially, there’s a long way to go. The head of the...
article Where sports gambling stands in Pennsylvania and surrounding states
(Pennsylvania) -- Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled sports gambling bans unconstitutional, legislators in Pennsylvania and surrounding states are gearing up for...
article Could sports betting be in Washington state’s future?
(Washington) -- With 20 states around the country making moves toward allowing sports betting thanks to a May 14 Supreme Court decision, some lawmakers in Olympia hope...
article Vegas' Caesars Palace and Baltimore's Horseshoe Casino are betting on Stanley Cup finals
(Maryland) -- Since sports betting is nearly legal now, everyone’s getting in on making a friendly wager over the Vegas Golden Knights and Washington Capitals...
article Sports gambling law a major topic of discussion at SEC Spring Meetings
(Florida) -- The only gambling Greg Byrne ever participated in left the future Alabama athletic director with $100 less money in his wallet. “I remember I was...
article BLOG: A Quick Review of Sports Betting Show ‘I’ll Take That Bet’ on ESPN+
(Internet) -- ESPN+ on Thursday night aired its first episode of “I’ll Take That Bet” – a partnership between the Worldwide Leader and The Action...
article ESPN Launches First Gambling-Focused Show — And It’s Only The Beginning
(USA) -- Apparently ESPN’s least favorite movie from the 2000s is “Waiting.” Less than three weeks since the U.S. Supreme Court opened the door for...

5/31/2018

article Delaware becomes first new state to legalize sports betting and will be ready to go in days
(Delaware) -- Delaware will become the first state to offer single-game sports betting outside of Nevada, with three properties — Delaware Park, Dover Downs Hotel...
article Delaware casinos will allow sports gambling starting June 5 following Supreme Court decision
(Delaware) -- Delaware will launch full-scale sports gambling next week, becoming one of the first states to do so in the wake of the Supreme Court’s ruling that...
article Delaware is first state to allow sports betting after Supreme Court ruling
(Delaware) -- Delaware isn't wasting time welcoming sports betting. Governor John Carney announced that the state would launch a "full-scale sports gaming...
article Delaware to begin allowing sports betting next week
(Delaware) -- Delaware is set to launch full-scale sports betting next week, making it the first state to do so following the Supreme Court ruling striking down a ban on...
article Delaware will start offering legal sports gambling on June 5
(Delaware) -- Delaware will begin full-scale sports betting next week, wasting no time after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling cleared the way for states to implement wagering...
article Sportech expands offerings while state mulls sports betting law
(Connecticut) -- Sportech Venues Inc., Connecticut's lone off-tracking betting operator, announced its partnership with a global sports data firm to expand its...
article Legalized sports betting: Bill Pascrell III's insight on what's next in New Jersey and beyond
(New Jersey) -- Bill "BP3" Pascrell III, Esq., an internationally recognized authority on the current status, implementation, future prospects and litigation history of...
article Poll: NJ Residents Are All In On Sports Betting, But Integrity Fees Get No Love
(New Jersey) -- Good news came for New Jersey sports bettors two weeks ago: The US Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act to clear...
article Day After Temp Regs Approved, PGCB Opens Sports Betting Applications
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) is ready to review the first sports betting applications. Thursday morning, the board announced that the...
article PA Casinos Can Start Applying For Sports Betting Licenses Today
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board announced today “that it has notified casino license holders that they can begin submission of petitions...
article Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Sets Temporary Sports Betting Regulations
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) agreed on temporary regulations for the state’s sports betting industry on Wednesday, setting the stage...
article Could Legalized Betting Trickle Down to HS Sports?
(USA) -- The odds are slim the Supreme Court's recent decision to allow states to offer legal sports betting will impact high school sports. Nevada, for now, is the...

5/30/2018

article Lobbying push accelerates in Albany to pass sports gambling legalization measure
(New York) -- The push to legalize sports gambling in New York this year is on. Advocates, from casino companies to former Yankees manager Joe Girardi, descended on the...
article NJ Sports Betting Could Breathe New Life Into Former Atlantic City Race Course
(New Jersey) -- There’s another race course in New Jersey that’s getting a little attention. New Jersey Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo whipped up speculation of...
article Sports Leagues: NJ Sports Betting Lawsuit Seeking $150 Million Is ‘Meritless’
(New Jersey) -- Murphy vs. NCAA is decided in full, but the legal fallout from the New Jersey sports betting case is still peaking. Stakeholders are now gearing up for...
article After Late Flurry, Legal Illinois Sports Betting Looks Like It’s On Hold For Now
(Illinois) -- You can probably scratch Illinois off the list of states that might have sports betting this year. After months of consideration and a false alarm in the...
article Pa. gaming board opens door for casinos to seek sports betting certificates
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board’s seven members decided on temporary regulations for sports betting — including a process by which...
article PGCB Temporary Sports Betting Regs Appear To Leave Mini-Casinos High and Dry
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) took its first big step towards regulating sports betting on Wednesday. The group drafted and approved...

5/29/2018

article New NY Sports Betting Bill Changes ‘Integrity Fee’ Language To ‘Royalty’
(New York) -- New York Assemblyman Gary Pretlow is giving the professional sports leagues what they want on NY sports betting, but he’s calling it what it is....
article The future of sports betting; Interview with AG Burnett – Pt I
(Nevada) -- When New Jersey filed briefs with the Supreme Court on the future of sports betting last August, many legal experts predicted that the conservative court...
article Small startups go for broke into legal sports gambling
(USA) -- As the chief executive officer of a fledgling sports gambling company, Tom King said there have been two watershed moments in the last year. One, of course, was...
article Startups Want to Lure You Into Sports Betting
(California) -- As the chief executive officer of a fledgling sports gambling company, Tom King said there have been two watershed moments in the last year. One, of...

5/28/2018

article State sees green in high court sports-gambling ruling
(USA) -- A new ruling earlier this month by the U.S. Supreme Court could open the door to Arizonans legally betting for – or against – the Diamondbacks, the...
article Washington DC to legalize sports betting?
(Washington D.C.) -- The issue of sports betting is being debated by every state in the U.S. at this moment and lawmakers in Washington D.C. have opened a discussion...

5/27/2018

article What will be discussed at SEC meetings? Perhaps a cocktail of booze, transfers, gambling
(Tennessee) -- Phillip Fulmer figures participating in the SEC spring meetings as an athletic director will be different than it was as a football coach. “The...
article Sports gambling for North Carolina not a sure thing just yet, local lawmakers say
(North Carolina) -- First down and goal to go. The Carolina Panthers are trying to score a touchdown. Think they’ll make it? Your phone buzzes and an alert asks if...

5/26/2018

article LEGATO: Sports Betting and the Chocolate Flower
(Nevada) -- Well, this month, I had planned to write about the ancient loaded die they dug up in Norway, or the health study of Japanese gamblers that enlisted...
article Don’t Expect to Use Your Credit Card to Bet on Sports Anytime Soon
(USA) -- On May 14, the United States Supreme Court ruled that states can allow betting on individual sporting events. This overturns the 1992 federal law, the...
article COMMENTARY: You can bet that sports bookies aren’t going away
(Massachusetts) -- The government is coming, the government is coming, but Dave’s not giving it a penny’s worth of worry. Dave has been a corner bookie for...

5/25/2018

article This Week In Credit Card News: Card Payments A Problem For Sports Gambling; Card Delinquencies Rise
(USA) -- For U.S. states ready to legalize gambling, banks hold many of the cards. The Supreme Court ruled that states can allow betting on individual sporting events,...
article Will TV Networks Hit The Jackpot With Sports Betting?
(USA) -- I have no doubt that broadcast and cable executives are, as the Wall Street Journal suggested, “salivating” over the potential windfall they will...
article New York Bookies Ponder Their Future on Eve of Legalized Sports Gambling
(New York) -- A recent Supreme Court ruling that legalized sports gambling in the United States is about to unleash a stampede of established and upstart enterprises...
article Paul Lo Duca on sports gambling: Pete Rose is why I never bet on baseball
(USA) -- Former Major League Baseball catcher Paul Lo Duca took part in a candid interview about sports gambling with The Athletic's Katie Strang, insisting that Hit...

5/23/2018

article States Are Pushing to Keep Federal Regulation Out of Sports Gambling
(USA) -- In the wake of a United States Supreme Court ruling striking down a ban on sports betting, state gambling regulators are fighting suggestions by major sports...
article N.J. may launch lawsuit against NFL, MLB and other leagues that fought sports betting
(New Jersey) -- For seven years, America's major professional and college sports leagues fought New Jersey in court to stop the state from legalizing sports betting...
article NJ Senate President Urges States To Shun ‘League Extortion’ On Sports Betting
(New Jersey) -- Just as New Jersey led the nationwide push for legal sports betting, it’s leading the pushback against the financial interests of sports leagues....
article Sweeney comes out against sports betting 'integrity fees' for leagues
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s top lawmaker urged leaders in all 50 states to reject “extortion attempts” by sports leagues to collect so-called...
article Mass. gaming board chair says states should oversee sports bets
(Massachusetts) -- The top gambling regulator in Massachusetts on Wednesday joined colleagues from several other states in rebuking the nation’s professional...
article Mass. Gaming Chairman Stephen Crosby endorses legalization and regulation of sports betting
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts Gaming Commission Chairman Stephen Crosby has endorsed the legalization of sports betting, following a recent Supreme Court ruling that...
article Massachusetts Lawmakers: Slow and Steady on Sports Betting
(Massachusetts) -- Don’t expect to be able to place a sports wager in Massachusetts any time soon. Though the state’s gaming commission released results of a...
article Rep. Joseph Wagner expected to lead Massachusetts' review of sports betting
(Massachusetts) -- If Massachusetts legalizes sports betting, expect State Rep. Joseph Wagner, D-Chicopee, to be quarterbacking the effort. Wagner is the House chairman...
article Will D.C. legalize sports gambling? ‘Everything is on the table,’ one lawmaker says.
(Washington D.C.) -- In November 1989, the D.C. lottery board came up with a rather daring way to raise revenue for the cash-strapped city without raising taxes or...
article Sports Betting and Racing: After Jersey, Then What?
(USA) -- Barring any more political or legislative bumps in the road, the new target date for opening up a sports book at Monmouth Park is the second week in June. But...
article The Big Gamble: Is Sports Betting Really a $7 Billion Media Windfall?
(USA) -- The Supreme Court’s decision to effectively legalize sports betting could be a big boon for media companies, according to a forecast from Evercore ISI...

5/22/2018

article Lottery Industry Stakes Claim to US Sports Betting Market
(USA) -- Around two dozen states are either exploring legislation to legalize sports betting or have already done so, as America braces itself for a brand new regulated...
article Sports betting logistics a mix of data, integrity, taxes and politics
(New York) -- The squabbling over legal sports betting has only just begun, now that business people and politicians are involved. But all of that is mere logistics and...
article Sports gambling ‘integrity fee’ supporters are not doing themselves any favors
(USA) -- So-called “integrity fees” were a topic of conversation even before the Supreme Court ruled on May 14 that the federal law limiting sports gambling...
article Gambling expansion vote not expected anytime soon
(Kentucky) -- While last week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling cleared the way for states to legalize betting on college and professional sports, Kentucky legislators...
article Legalized sports betting in Indiana a sure bet for Hoosier gamblers
(Indiana) -- Al the bookie was a short, heavyset man in his 60s whose Old Spice cologne seemed to arrive before he did. He spoke mostly in whispers through broken...
article Self says educating athletes, families will be key if states allow sports gambling
(Kansas) -- The Supreme Court ruled recently that individual states can legalize sports betting if they so desire. What that means locally is that college basketball...
article While gambling can be a tax revenue generator, sports betting historically has fallen short
(Ohio) -- In state legislatures around the country, there is a likely gleam in the eye of lawmakers anxious to grab a piece of the $150 billion the American Gaming...
article Sports Betting to open new doors for US lotteries
(USA) -- “The next big growth category” is how Brad Cummings, Founder and CEO at EquiLottery, has described the potential development of live sports...
article Sports Betting and Booze: A Tale of Two Prohibitions
(USA) -- The 18th Amendment was passed by Congress on Dec. 18, 1917 and ratification became official on Jan. 16, 1919, shortly after the Great War ended. The so-called...
article Legalized Gambling Is a Game-Changer
(New York) -- The recent Supreme Court decision on sports gambling will lead to a surge in revenue that fuels an explosion of new companies and software. So says Steve...
press release GiGSE: Sports Betting to open new doors for US lotteries
(Florida) -- “The next big growth category” is how Brad Cummings, Founder and CEO at EquiLottery, has described the potential development of live sports...

5/21/2018

article U.S. lottery industry wants involvement in emerging legal sports betting market
(USA) -- The U.S. Supreme Court opened the door for states to legalize sports wagering and the American lottery industry said it doesn’t want to be shut out of the...
article Legalized Sports Wagering Is A Tempest In A Teapot
(Washington D.C.) -- The Supreme Court decision last week to overturn the federal ban on sports gambling beyond the state of Nevada is a watershed moment. At least that...
article Legalized wagering: Schools shouldn’t “have this big fear” over the potential for point shaving
(California) -- For athletic departments across the Pac-12 nervously anticipating the moment sports wagering becomes legal in their state, Doug Knuth offered two...
article Sports Gambling's Next Hurdle Is Credit Cards After Court Ruling
(USA) -- For U.S. states ready to legalize gambling, banks hold many of the cards. The Supreme Court ruled this week that states can allow betting on individual sporting...
article Legal Betting On Sports Games In Colorado Won’t Happen Anytime Soon
(Colorado) -- According to the Nevada Gaming Commission, in 2017, $1.8 billion worth of bets were placed on football, $1.5 billion on basketball, and $1.1 billion on...
article Despite Supreme Court decision, wait for sports gambling in Wisconsin likely to be a long one
(Wisconsin) -- Wisconsin gamblers may have thought they were dealt pocket aces by the Supreme Court of the United States when actually it may have been more like a pair...
article Sports Gambling 101: What might our future of legalized betting look like?
(California) -- First, it was legalized weed, now it’s sports gambling. What’s next, prostitution? The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to strike down a...
article Why A Congressional Sports Betting Bill Will Fail In 2018
(USA) -- The US Supreme Court caused a seismic shift in US gaming policy last week. In a landmark decision, the nation’s high court ruled the Professional and...
article Why Pine Brook marketing firm Rymax could win big in sports betting
(New Jersey) -- Paul Gordon was having a hard time finding a quiet place to talk with ROI-NJ. It was hard to blame him, though. He was in Las Vegas. As a top executive...
article The Larger Costs Of The Explosion In Sports Gambling
(Washington D.C.) -- David Greene talks to Les Bernal, who heads the group Stop Predatory Gambling, about last week's Supreme Court decision that threw out a law...
article How Big Will The U.S. Sports Betting Market Become?
(USA) -- Anyone who has been following the sports betting issue in recent years will be aware of one important figure: $150 billion. That’s the amount the...

5/20/2018

article With billions of sports betting dollars at stake, everyone wants a piece of the action
(USA) -- Months before the Supreme Court would rule against them, opening the door for legalized sports betting in the United States, the NBA and MLB had already hedged...
article NFL not worried about casino investments of Carolina Panther’s new owner
(New York) -- David Tepper is now the new owner of the Carolina Panthers NFL team, after sealing a deal last week to purchase the team for around $2.2 billion. Tepper is...
article States that allow sports gambling now allowed to host NCAA championship events, for now
(USA) -- The NCAA has always supported federal gambling laws. One example of that was a policy that prohibited NCAA championship events from taking place in states that...
article Gambling, tech firms scramble for foothold in now-legal sports betting
(USA) -- The prospect of legal sports betting throughout the United States has prompted a flurry of deals among gambling and technology firms who want a foothold in the...
article COLUMN: We should have the freedom to gamble more but the good sense to gamble less
(Washington D.C.) -- I contacted Kramer, Jerry Seinfeld’s old neighbor in Apartment 5B, to get his take on the Supreme Court clearing the way for states to...
article Joe Henderson: Cover your ears, the sports betting debate is on
(Florida) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that it’s legal for Congress or individual states to allow gambling on college and pro sports if they want to.
article Sports betting ruling good for states’ rights
(Iowa) -- Last week’s U.S. Supreme Court decision to strike down a 1992 federal law that prohibited states from authorizing sports betting will allow states to...
article Paddy Power eyes big leagues as bet ban struck out by US court
(USA) -- The share price of Paddy Power Betfair and those of the other quoted bookies soared following last Monday's US Supreme Court decision striking down the...

5/19/2018

article Poll Finds Half of Americans Now Approve of Sports Gambling
(USA) -- Bill Bradley isn’t one of them, but a new poll has found half of Americans approve of legalized sports gambling. Conducted shortly before the Supreme...
article The big wager is on who'll win the fight for the sports betting jackpot
(Washington) -- Gambling is as woven into the fabric of American life and history as stars and stripes are woven into the pattern of an American flag.
article Editorial: Gambling ban wasn’t sporting or winning
(California) -- Anyone betting on how quickly California will accept the Supreme Court’s invitation to legalize sports gambling should, to put it in bookmaking...
article Sunday Gravy: Leagues will benefit from legal betting despite objections
(USA) -- The boy had to write an essay about an important school-related issue he felt was in need of fixing along with solutions to solve the problem. He produced a...
article Sports betting venues could be boon to Idaho
(Idaho) -- When a subject like gambling comes up in Idaho, the citizenry tends to think the worst. In fact, though, placing a bet on a football game is no different than...
article The Future of Sportsbooks: What to Expect From the Big Casino Operators
(Nevada) -- Park MGM in Las Vegas (formerly Monte Carlo) opened a new sports bar and book for the first weekend of the NCAA basketball tournament.
article Legal sports betting is about to sweep the nation. Services for gambling addicts probably won’t
(USA) -- Oklahoma’s 128 tribal casinos host 46 million visits and rake in $4.5 billion a year — but there isn’t a single billboard in the state that...
article Wiedmer: Legalized gambling could hurt the college sports experience
(Kentucky) -- Feb. 15, 1978, inside the University of Kentucky's Rupp Arena won't mean much to most college basketball fans. It was a cold, snow-covered...
article Expanded sports betting fuels fears about gambling addiction
(Atlantic City) -- For sports leagues and gambling industries, the imminent expansion of legalized sports betting promises a bonanza. For the experts and organizations...
article Sports betting is on the fast track in Delaware, New Jersey; betting windows could be open by June
(Pennsylvania) -- Good thing or bad thing, sports betting is coming. And faster than we thought. Good thing or bad thing, sports betting is coming. And faster than we...
article RON SEIBEL: Sports books coming, but likely not here
(Georgia) -- For those who believe states should be the ones determining laws of a local nature, Monday’s Supreme Court decision to overturn the Professional and...
article Kevin Pendergast represents side of legal gambling story easy to overlook
(Illinois) -- A couple of years ago, Kevin Pendergast decided to tell his two young sons about the unsavory part of his past as a convicted sports gambler who spent two...
article COLUMN: Sports gambling is a dangerous bet
(New Mexico) -- Stop Predatory Gambling New Mexico was very disappointed by the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out the Professional and Amateur Sports...

5/18/2018

article AGA: Next Steps on Sports Betting
(Las Vegas) -- Dear Gaming Colleague: This was a momentous week for the gaming industry as the United States Supreme Court struck down the failed Professional and...
article Half of Americans support expanding U.S. sports betting: poll
(USA) -- Half of Americans favor legalizing sports betting across the United States, largely because they support the additional tax revenue it could bring for states,...
article How the NBA, MLB are lobbying states to cash in on sports betting
(USA) -- A little before 1 a.m. on Feb. 10, 2017, an analyst working the night shift on the third floor of a stately stone building in central London saw his computer...
article CLARY: How the Supreme Court's sports gambling decision may affect your bets
(California) -- Every spring, a severe case of March Madness sweeps across America. Symptoms include a sudden interest in obscure college basketball teams and an...
article Betting on sports will at least get a vote in the Michigan Legislature
(Michigan) -- State Rep. Brandt Iden thinks the odds are good that Michiganders will be able to place wagers on college and professional sporting events later this year.
article ROBB: Sports betting ruling isn't the win everyone thinks it is
(Arizona) -- The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision on sports betting wasn’t the decisive blow for states' rights it was commonly depicted as being. The court did not...
article VIDEO: How Will The Legalization Of Sports Gambling Impact How People Bet On Sports?
(Texas) -- On this week's episode of The Line, Priya Desai and Todd Fuhrman discuss the impact that the recent supreme court decision to legalize gambling will have...
article Supreme Court ruling could help effort to open casinos in Georgia; Gov. Deal signs bill requiring tax on online sales
(Georgia) -- A U.S. Supreme Court decision throwing open the door to legalized sports betting across the country could aid supporters of bringing casinos to Georgia,...
article Local, global movements surround sports gambling
(New York) -- The race is on in the multi-billion dollar sports-betting industry, which took a major step forward on Monday when the Supreme Court ruled it...
article NASCAR will look for ways to cash in on legalized sports gambling
(USA) -- Don't expect the recent Supreme Court ruling to be a gold mine for NASCAR, racetracks and teams in the coming months. But it certainly could be, well, let...

5/17/2018

article Gambling, tech firms scramble for foothold in sports betting
(New Jersey) -- The prospect of legal sports betting throughout the United States has prompted a flurry of deals among gambling and technology firms who want a foothold...
article Poll: Half of Americans approve of legal sports betting
(USA) -- A new poll finds that half of Americans approve of legal sports betting. The Fairleigh Dickinson University poll conducted shortly before the U.S. Supreme Court...
article The future of sports viewing — a flurry of in-game bets
(USA) -- It’s a night game, but fans start showing up to the arena by lunch. Some catch a couple European soccer games on the Jumbotron, placing bets in an app...
article Why the NFL Stopped Seeing Gambling as a Threat—and Started to See a Windfall [sub req]
(USA) -- Even ahead of the Supreme Court’s ruling, the league had shifted its focus to how sports betting could help grow football in the NFL’s most coveted...
article With states free to legalize sports betting, do the pro leagues deserve a cut?
(USA) -- In late January, NBA vice president Dan Spillane explained to the New York state Senate why the state, one day, should give the league some cash. In a joint...
article NCAA opens door to championship games for states with sports bets
(USA) -- The NCAA is opening a door for states with legalized sports gambling to host NCAA championship events and officials in Nevada are already set to get in the game...
article NCAA will allow championships in states with sports gambling. It had no choice.
(USA) -- In the wake of Monday’s Supreme Court ruling, the NCAA announced Thursday that it has temporarily suspended its prohibition on championship events being...
article Now that sports gambling is spreading, is it time to pay college athletes?
(USA) -- The NCAA has relented on its longstanding opposition to allowing tournaments in states where sports gambling is allowed; not that it had much of a choice...
article Could the Supreme Court's decision bring sports gambling, fantasy sports to Alabama?
(Alabama) -- A Supreme Court ruling Monday paves a path for sports gambling to be legal in Alabama, should the state or Alabama's Indian reservations choose to go...
article Mississippi proposes rules to govern legal sports betting
(Mississippi) -- Mississippi’s sprint toward legalized sports betting has begun. The state Gaming Commission on Thursday proposed rules to govern sports books at...
article Sen. Perry says odds are against sports gambling in Texas
(Texas) -- After the Supreme Court passed legislation on Monday allowing states to decide if they will legalize sports gambling, heads turned toward Texas to see what...
article RIP Las Vegas? Please. Sin City Bookies Say Bring It On, America
(Las Vegas) -- You can’t miss the world’s largest sports-betting parlor, just past the bronze Elvis statue at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino. It...
article Fairmount Park in Collinsville wants in on sports wagering -- if Illinois legalizes it
(Illinois) -- With the U.S. Supreme Court decision to strike down a federal law banning states from allowing sports betting, the potential opportunity for new revenue...
article Where The Action Is – Or May Be: Architects, Building Operators Get Set As Gambling Moves Toward Sports Venues
(Michigan) -- Sports gambling destinations are coming to arenas and stadiums, according to officials with Detroit architecture firm Rossetti, which has done work for...
article Don't bet on being able to wager on Cavs at Cleveland casino, even if Ohio legalizes sports wagering
(Ohio) -- Don't expect to be able to bet on the Cavs at the JACK Cleveland Casino before heading down the walkway to a game at Quicken Loans Arena, even if sports...
article Iowa casinos on a winning streak will make a strong play for sports betting
(Iowa) -- Iowa’s casino cartel may have just hit another jackpot, this time courtesy of the U.S. Supreme Court. The high court struck down a 1992 federal law...
press release Sports Betting to be Focal Point at East Coast Gaming Congress, June 13-14 in Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- The introduction, implementation, and implications of legalized sports betting across the United States will be a focal point of the 22nd annual East...

5/16/2018

article Who will referee billion-dollar sports betting industry?
(USA) -- Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, the race is on to see who will referee the multibillion-dollar...
article 6 Reasons Why States Shouldn't Be Counting Their Sports Betting Tax Revenue Yet
(USA) -- Will the Supreme Court’s decision allowing states to legalize sports betting be the tax revenue jackpot that some states hope for? Perhaps, but plenty of...
article The Supreme Court Killed a Prohibition on Sports Betting. Now Let the Mergers Begin
(USA) -- Paddy Power Betfair is in talks to merge its U.S. unit with closely held website FanDuel as the Irish bookmaker positions itself for expanded sports betting in...
article Gov. Ducey open to major change in state gambling laws
(Arizona) -- Gov. Doug Ducey is open to the idea of allowing Arizonans to place bets on sporting events at 55 off-track betting sites around the state. The governor said...
article Las Vegas Welcomes The Spread Of Sports Gambling
(Las Vegas) -- At MGM Grand Las Vegas, a bookmaker takes bets on sports events at the round counter at the Race & Sports Book near the casino. Hockey is among the...
article NFL has no problem with new owner’s casino investments
(New York) -- Newly minted Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper’s casino investments pose no problem for the NFL. Tepper’s $17 billion Appaloosa Management...
article NFL will be bullish on betting soon enough as it enters a brave new lucrative world
(USA) -- The NFL backed the losing argument in the recent Supreme Court ruling on legalized sports wagering at the statewide level, and did so at the same time several...
article Court ruling allowing gambling will poison sports and values it teaches, says Bradley
(New Jersey) -- Former Sen. Bill Bradley had nothing good to say Tuesday about the Supreme Court ruling that overturned the 1992 law he wrote that banned betting on...
article Sports betting in New York: Coming soon, or not so fast?
(New York) -- A Republican state senator wants to fast-track the rules for sports betting in New York so gamblers can place wagers as soon as the upcoming football...
article Churchill Downs in deal to enter sports betting in three states
(USA) -- Churchill Downs Inc on Wednesday signed a deal with SBTech, a sports betting platform, which will allow the gaming company to offer bets on events in New Jersey...
article Churchill Downs Incorporated Announces Entry into Real Money Online Gaming and Sports Betting Markets
(Kentucky) -- Churchill Downs Incorporated ("CDI") (Nasdaq:CHDN) today announced its entry into real money online gaming ("iGaming") and sports...
article OP/ED: Iowa should pursue legalized sports betting
(Iowa) -- In light of Monday's U.S. Supreme Court decision, we support plans already under discussion for the Iowa Legislature to revisit next year the legalization...

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