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Wisconsin lawmakers teasing sports betting could be coming

At the moment, if you’re living in Wisconsin and want to place a bet on the Green Bay Packers, your best option is to drive to Iowa, where sports betting is legal. Illinois will likely offer the activity soon, and Michigan and Minnesota options may not be too far off. But one state representative thinks its high time Wisconsin had its own sports betting industry.

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10/3/2019

article Wisconsin lawmakers want a seat at the table for legal sports gambling
(Wisconsin) -- States can now decide to legalize sports gambling after a 2018 Supreme Court decision — and some Wisconsin lawmakers want to get in on the action....

9/27/2019

article Wisconsin lawmaker pushes for legal sports betting
(Wisconsin) -- Wisconsinites can now cross state lines to bet on sports, but a Plymouth lawmaker doesn't think people should need to leave the state. Tyler Vorpagel...

9/23/2019

article Oneida Casino appointed official casino partner of Green Bay Packers
(Wisconsin) -- The Green Bay Packers has appointed Oneida Casino as its official team casino as part of an enhancement of its long-standing partnership with the Oneida...

9/18/2019

article Wisconsin sports betting regs lagging behind neighbors
(Wisconsin) -- Everywhere Wisconsin looks, it is there. To the southwest in Iowa, directly south in Illinois, and around the bend of Lake Michigan in Indiana. All three...

9/10/2019

article Wisconsin lawmakers teasing sports betting could be coming
(Wisconsin) -- At the moment, if you’re living in Wisconsin and want to place a bet on the Green Bay Packers, your best option is to drive to Iowa, where sports...

9/8/2019

article Sports gambling inches closer to Wisconsin, but its legalization in the state is uncertain
(Wisconsin) -- This city along the Mississippi River has long been a draw for Wisconsinites. Lead miners from what is now Grant County crossed the river in the 1800s and...

9/6/2019

article Is sports betting in the cards for Wisconsin?
(Wisconsin) -- A new season of NFL football is underway. With a return of first downs and touchdowns, some fans want to bet big on the green and gold. "Absolutely,...
article Wisconsin Lawmaker Calling For Legal Sports Betting In State
(Wisconsin) -- Wisconsin was one of just eight states nationwide to not consider a sports betting bill this year. The state’s lack of interest in the industry...

8/22/2019

article Casinos: Potawatomi Bids For Waukegan Location, Ho-Chunk Waits For Beloit Decision
(Wisconsin) -- You may see more casinos popping up in Illinois in the next year or two. Gov. J.B. Pritzker recently signed legislation allowing a massive expansion of...

7/12/2019

article Is it legal for bars, restaurants to have video gambling machines in Wisconsin?
(Wisconsin) -- After owners of a Middleton bar pleaded guilty to skimming cash from video gambling machines, News 3 Now started asking about whether it's legal for...

5/19/2019

article Just Ask Us: Why are Native American tribes allowed to run casinos?
(Wisconsin) -- Q: Why can Native American tribes run casinos in Wisconsin when municipalities and other businesses can't? A: Federal law stipulates that tribes can...

3/4/2019

article Oneida Nation names Thundercloud GM
(Wisconsin) -- A former Oneida Nation leader is returning to serve as the tribe's general manager. Debbie Thundercloud will begin her responsibilities April 7....

2/9/2019

article The long legal path from tribal sovereignty to Native American casinos in Wisconsin
(Wisconsin) -- Dotted across Wisconsin’s landscape, Native American casinos are a relatively recent addition to the state’s economic and social fabric. In...

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