West Virginia political betting situation remains unclear
April 9, 2020
Uncertainty remains after FanDuel briefly offers presidential election betting, before having it taken down.
AGA President and CEO Bill Miller pens letter to White House requesting inclusion of gaming in Paycheck Protection Program
April 8, 2020
American Gaming Association President and CEO Bill Miller penned a letter to President Trump requesting assistance for gaming in the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Payback Protection Program (PPP).
Oklahoma AG: Governor cannot divert gaming revenue
March 10, 2020
Oklahoma’s Attorney General issued an opinion stating that Governor Kevin Stitt cannot divert gaming revenues as the state and tribes continue a dispute over gaming compacts.
Maine sports betting bill dies as Legislature upholds governor's veto
February 11, 2020
The Maine House effectively killed a sports betting bill by sustaining Governor Janet Mills’ veto on the legislation.
New York court rules fantasy sports are illegal gambling
February 7, 2020
A New York appellate court ruled that fantasy sports count as illegal gambling, putting the Empire State’s DFS market in jeopardy.
Agreements between stakeholders vital in sports betting expansion, says Fantini analyst
January 24, 2020
Reaching a consensus between the relevant stakeholders will be key in the continued expansion of legalizing sports betting in the US, according to an industry analyst.
Oklahoma governor requests judge to declare casino gambling illegal
January 23, 2020
Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt has filed a response in federal court that seeks to put a halt to most gambling in the state.
Does strong Pennsylvania revenue have implications for sports betting tax rates?
January 17, 2020
Tim Poole looks into the relative success of the Keystone State's first full year of sports betting and examines whether it justifies Pennsylvania's 36% sports betting tax rate.
Winds of change set to continue for US sports betting, according to Fantini report
January 14, 2020
A state lottery may finally become legal in Alabama this year, with tribal casino expansion plans offering to support a lottery, according to a Fantini Research report.
Maine Governor vetoes bill to legalize sports betting
January 13, 2020
The Governor of Maine has vetoed a bill that would have legalized sports betting, becoming just the second Governor to do so since PASPA was overturned in 2018.
Mobile sports betting bill submitted in Vermont
January 9, 2020
A bill has been introduced that could see sports betting legalized in Vermont.
Bragg Gaming expands US reach with New Jersey affiliate approval
January 9, 2020
Bragg Gaming Group has expanded its growth in the US market, with its sports media outlet GiveMeSport (GMS) now able to run affiliate traffic for New Jersey operators.
Roar Digital gains “tentative approval” from Nevada regulator
January 9, 2020
The Nevada Gaming Control Board has granted Roar Digital tentative approval to operate digital sports betting within the Silver State.
Oklahoma tribes, governor remain at standstill over gaming compacts renewal
January 2, 2020
Three Oklahoma tribes have filed a federal lawsuit against Governor Kevin Stitt over the status of tribal gaming compacts.
Michigan legalizes sports betting, online gambling
December 20, 2019
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has signed sports betting and online gambling into law.
From the top: Japan's new zaibatsu?
December 13, 2019
Tim Poole examines US bids to land an integrated resort license in Japan, as the race to build a casino in Osaka in particular begins to capture the imagination.
Michigan on verge of legalizing sports betting, internet gaming
December 12, 2019
The Michigan Senate overwhelmingly approved bills that would legalize sports betting and internet gaming in the state, joining their colleagues in the House who already passed similar bills earlier this fall.
Steve Wynn questions authority of gaming control board
December 10, 2019
Lawyers for Steve Wynn filed a 19-page legal reply against the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB), arguing the governing body lacks the authority to impose action against individuals no longer licensed to carry out gaming operations.
Eldorado acquisition receives approval from Missouri Gaming Commission
December 5, 2019
Eldorado Resorts has cleared a hurdle in its acquisition of Caesars Entertainment by gaining necessary approval from the Missouri Gaming Commission (MGC).
NFL suspends player for betting on league games
November 29, 2019
The NFL has suspended Josh Shaw of the Arizona Cardinals for wagering on multiple league games this season.
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