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Tribal gaming could throw wrench into sports betting expansion

If and when, perhaps as early as June, the U.S. Supreme Court allows each state to institute its own sports wagering laws, it may not be as smooth a path to execution as many observers believe. The reason is the complicated relationships many states have with Tribal gaming, now a nearly $100 billion business in this country.

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Sports Betting & Tribes

2/21/2018

article BLOG: Supreme Court To Decide Future Of Sports Betting: Implications For Tribal Casinos
(USA) -- The Supreme Court's forthcoming decision in Christie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association (Nos. 16-476, 16-477) will have profound implications for...

2/19/2018

article PALERMO: Tribes weighing pros and cons cool toward sports betting
(USA) -- On a handful of major racing days, horse players flock to the off-track betting (OTB) windows at the Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn, Wash.  But business at...

2/15/2018

article Tribal Gaming and US Sports Betting
(USA) -- The will they won’t they sporting outlook encapsulating many a conversation within the industry regarding the United States, and particularly New Jersey,...

2/12/2018

article As States Gear Up For Sports Betting, California Tribes Stay On Sideline [sub req]
(California) -- The more remote location of many tribal casinos in California may leave politically powerful tribes reluctant to support a complex initiative to legalize...

1/22/2018

article Haar: Legalized sports gambling a strong bet as debate takes shape
(Connecticut) -- If you think Connecticut already depends too heavily on gambling, between the two tribal casinos, the lottery, a robust off-track betting network and an...

1/17/2018

article The big thing that’s not in the Senate’s gambling bill
(Florida) -- The Senate on Wednesday began moving its omnibus gambling bill for 2018 without addressing one looming issue sure to cause headaches: Sports betting. To...
article Minnesota legislators support sports betting bill
(Minnesota) -- As Minnesota State’s authorities confirmed last week their interest in developing a legal sports betting industry, the State’s Rep. Pat...

1/16/2018

article Minnesota Lawmaker On Legal Sports Betting: ‘I Expect A Bill Will Become Law’
(Minnesota) -- The likely sponsor of sports betting regulation in Minnesota, Rep. Pat Garofalo, said he believes his planned legislation will make it to the finish line...

1/9/2018

article Tribal gaming could throw wrench into sports betting expansion
(USA) -- If and when, perhaps as early as June, the U.S. Supreme Court allows each state to institute its own sports wagering laws, it may not be as smooth a path to...

1/2/2018

article BROADMAN: Game On: Christie v. NCAA and Tribal Governmental Sports Betting
(Washington) -- If the bookmakers are right, the U.S. Supreme Court will lift the national ban on sports betting sometime in early 2018. If the Court makes clean work of...

12/29/2017

article Sports Betting And Tribal Gaming Will Be The Focus Of Upcoming Conference For State Lawmakers
(Florida) -- The National Council Of Legislators From Gaming States (NCLGS) will host its annual winter meeting in Miami from Jan. 5-7. The organization will discuss...

11/5/2017

article Nevada bets $558.2m on sports betting in September
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Control board has announced that a record breaking $558.2m was bet by individuals on the state’s legal sports books during the month...

10/27/2017

article Sporting Chance
(California) -- Victor Rocha, consultant and owner of the American Indian news service Pechanga.net, was asked at the October G2E conference and trade show in Las Vegas...

10/9/2017

article Why Sports Betting May Not Make Business Sense For Many Tribal Casinos
(Washington D.C.) -- The diversity of the nation’s American Indian casino markets, regulatory issues and low profit margins would likely limit sports betting to...

10/7/2017

article Tribes ‘Oversold’ on Sports Betting, Suggests Pechanga Chairman
(Las Vegas) -- The economic benefits of legal and regulated sports betting may have been oversold to tribal operators, according to the leader of California’s...
article Connecticut seen as prime candidate for legalizing sports betting
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut bettors could be placing legal wagers on NFL games by the end of next year, with the state's cut eventually amounting to tens of...

10/6/2017

article Tribal Gaming Lobby Forms Group To Examine Future Of Sports Betting, Embraces AGA Partnership
(Las Vegas) -- The trade group and lobby for tribal government casinos has begun forming a work group to explore how the $31.2 billion industry can leverage itself to...

9/26/2017

article AGA calls for tribal support
(Washington D.C.) -- Sports betting is one of the most demanded gambling segments in the world but the US still has a negative stance regarding the activity. A federal...
article Poll: For first time, majority of Americans approve of legalizing sports betting
(Washington D.C.) -- With the U.S. Supreme Court expected to hear arguments soon on a case that could upend the country’s sports gambling laws, for the first time...

9/25/2017

article AGA Asks Native Gaming Community To Lend Its Support To NJ Sports Betting Case
(Washington D.C.) -- The American Gaming Association (AGA) says New Jersey’s efforts to overturn a federal ban on sports betting are gaining momentum. Now, the AGA...
article Sports Betting – Will the Tribes be Shutout?
(Washington D.C.) -- Whether it’s members of Congress making highly publicized bets against each other on their hometown teams in the college national...
article Tribal And Commercial Casino Alliance On Sports Betting Gains Momentum After Slow Start
(Washington D.C.) -- After a rocky start, a lobby alliance teaming the American Indian and commercial casino industries on the potential repeal of a federal ban on...

9/5/2017

article Casino Group Trying To Make Tribes Happy In Sports Betting Legalization Push
(Washington D.C.) -- A website advocating repeal of a national prohibition on sports betting has been heavily edited to downplay the commercial gambling industry’s...

8/26/2017

article Tribes Divided Over Sports Betting
(Washington D.C.) -- Should sports betting be legalized? That question divides America’s gaming tribes, with the tribes who represent the lion’s share of the...

8/22/2017

article Indian Country warms up to legislation to repeal federal ban on sports betting
(Washington D.C.) -- Tribes are slowly warming up to legislation that would repeal the federal government's ban on sports betting, according to Legal Sports Report.
article Sports betting federal bill includes tribal operators
(Washington D.C.) -- Whilst state governments are pushing for a legal sports betting industry nationwide, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) introduced a bill to...

8/21/2017

article Tribes Pleased With Congressional Sports Betting Bill Draft, But Philosophical Split Remains
(USA) -- Draft federal legislation to repeal a national sports betting prohibition and regulate the activity goes a long way toward resolving concerns by American Indian...

8/7/2017

article Tribes Split On Whether To Embrace Sports Betting: No ‘One-Size-Fits-All’ Answer
(Washington D.C.) -- The American Indian segment of the legal gambling industry is sharply split over the potential legalization of sports betting, a nationwide...

8/4/2017

press release Clarification on Recent Media Reports Regarding NIGA's Participation in the Sports Betting Coalition
(Washington D.C.) -- At our most recent NIGA Board Meeting on July 17, 2017, the Board voted to join the AGA's Coalition on Sports Betting.  By joining this...

8/2/2017

article NIGA joins the American Sports Betting Coalition
(Washington D.C.) -- The American Gaming Association trade group has announced that the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) has joined the ranks of its American...

8/1/2017

article National Indian Gaming Association backs effort to legalize sports betting
(Washington D.C.) -- The National Indian Gaming Association is supporting efforts to legalize sports betting in order to ensure tribal concerns are addressed. The...
article National Indian Gaming Association joins PASPA repeal campaign
(Washington D.C.) -- The National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) has announced that it will join forces with the American Sports Betting Coalition (ASBC), a group...
article NIGA joins American sports betting coalition
(Washington D.C.) -- The American Sports Betting Coalition (ASBC) has announced that the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) has joined the campaign to end the 25-...
article Californian tribes may push back on sports betting
(California) -- Efforts to legalize sports betting in the state may conflict with federal law and casino regulatory agreements governing American Indian tribes in 29...
article Gaming tribes back campaign against federal ban on sports betting
(Connecticut) -- Southeastern Connecticut’s casino-owning tribes reacted favorably to a national Indian gaming group’s announcement this week that it has...

7/31/2017

article NIGA joins sports betting push despite compact concerns
(Washington D.C.) -- The National Indian Gaming Association has joined the ranks of those in favor of legalized sports betting outside of Nevada, though questions over...
article Push For Legal Sports Betting Adds National Indian Gaming Association To Coalition
(Washington D.C.) -- A national group for tribal gaming has joined the American Sports Betting Coalition in its push to repeal the federal ban on sports wagering.
article Tribal gaming throws support behind sports betting legalization
(Washington D.C.) -- American tribal gaming operators have thrown their weight behind the US commercial casino lobby group’s push for legal sports betting.
article Not So Fast On Sports Betting: Legislation Will Need Approval Of Tribes In Many States
(USA) -- Efforts to legalize sports betting in California and elsewhere may conflict with federal law and casino regulatory agreements governing American Indian tribes...
press release National Indian Gaming Association Joins American Sports Betting Coalition
(Washington D.C.) -- The American Sports Betting Coalition (ASBC) is proud to announce that the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) has joined the campaign to end...

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