Michigan legalizes sports betting, online gambling

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has signed sports betting and online gambling into law.

From the top: Japan's new zaibatsu?

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

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

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

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

The NFL has suspended Josh Shaw of the Arizona Cardinals for wagering on multiple league games this season.

Report: Virginia casinos would generate $260m in gaming tax revenue annually

The creation of five state casinos in Virginia would bring in approximately $260m of gaming tax revenue per year, a study has found.

Montana Lottery: 'Sports wagering here will be much like in Las Vegas'

Six months after Montana lawmakers signed into law a bill legalizing sports betting, Big Sky Country is poised to launch live wagering by the end of the year.

Virginia lawmaker proposes bill that would give cities chance to legalize gambling

Virginia Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach) has introduced a house bill that would allow cities and other state localities to vote on a referendum to legalize sports betting and casino gambling.

Pennsylvania regulator denies Mount Airy casino application

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has ruled Mount Airy Casino lacks the appropriate funding to build a mini-casino in Big Beaver.

MGM Growth Properties starts public share offering to fund JV with MGM Resorts

MGM Growth Properties (MGP) plans to sell 30 million shares, with some of the capital going towards a joint venture with MGM Resorts.

Federal judge dismisses Massachusetts casino case against Wynn Resorts

Federal judge dismisses Massachusetts casino case against Wynn Resorts A federal judge has tossed out a suit claiming Wynn Resorts corrupted the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) and local officials as part of its efforts to win a casino license for a Boston resort.

New Florida bill would allow mobile sports betting under lottery control

Florida Sen. Jeff Brandes filed a trio of bills that would set the path for online sports betting in the US' third-most populated state.

Kentucky state lawmaker to file new sports betting bill

Kentucky Rep. Adam Koenig intends to bring a new sports betting bill to the table that would allow legalized sports betting at state racetracks along with mobile wagering.

Chicago mayor lobbies in favor of bringing casino to city

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot traveled to Springfield in an attempt to persuade lawmakers to rewrite a tax formula that would incentivize casino development in her city.

Atlanta pro franchises argue for sports betting

Four Atlanta pro sports franchises are lobbying state lawmakers to legalize online and mobile sports betting in Georgia.

Eldorado reports net revenue drop ahead of pending Caesars merger

Eldorado Resorts' Q3 net revenue fell 4% year-on-year to $663.2m as it looks to seal its merger with Caesars Entertainment by H1 2020.

Colorado sports betting vote too close to call

A Colorado measure to legalize sports wagering in the state leads by a small margin after voters turned out in large numbers on election day, with the vote stretching to a second day.

California lawmakers to introduce latest sports betting bill

Two California state legislators plan to introduce a sports betting bill they hope to get through to voters by next year.

Summary: The DC sports betting saga so far

The District of Columbia passed a bill in December 2018 to legalize and regulate sports betting. Since then, the state has been on a long journey centered around a controversial deal for betting rights.