Cardrooms Try To Stop California Online Gambling Expansion

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In November, voters will decide on whether to welcome California online gambling. With up to four different measures to choose from, the state’s options will be plenty. But California’s pari-mutuel gambling rooms don’t want to see this kind of expansion, especially if they don’t get a cut of the profits. The Tribes’ Initiative So far, … Read more

Legal Online Bets In Limbo As Russian Figure Skater Kamila Valieva Is Accused of Doping

Kamila Valieva

What started as a groundbreaking performance by 15-year-old Kamila Valieva has now spiraled into an international doping scandal. And for those that placed legal online bets on the event, the whole ordeal is extremely confusing. Historic Win Met With Defeat On Monday, Valieva participated in the team figure skating event for Russia. That day, she … Read more

DraftKings Loses First of Many Florida Gambling Battles, Why & What’s Next

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DraftKings’ and FanDuel’s $20 million Florida sports betting investment is officially a wash. How Ballot Initiatives Work The two sportsbooks had previously collaborated to fund a ballot initiative that would override the restrictions of Florida’s Seminole Gaming Compact. The compact gave Florida’s Seminole Tribe exclusive rights to host both in-person and legal online sports betting. … Read more

Sports Betting Remains in Limbo, FL Governor Ron DeSantis Begins Appointing Members to Gaming Commission

Florida Gov. DeSantis talks sports betting

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is quickly assembling the state’s new Gaming Control Commission despite the recent overturning of the Seminole Gaming Compact. DeSantis Shapes New Gaming Commission On Wednesday, the Governor announced that he would be appointing Professional Regulation Secretary Julie Brown as head of the 5-member panel. Other appointees included Michael Yaworsky and Charles … Read more

Massachusetts Senator Says US Gambling Expansion Is Not A Priority

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It seems that Massachusetts sports bettors and mobile gamblers will have to go another year without state-licensed online sportsbook or casino options. Massachusetts Passes on State-Licensed Gaming In a recent interview with Massachusetts Senate leader Karen Spilka, the lawmaker revealed that she had no intentions of trying to push such legislation this session. Spilka said … Read more

North Carolina Republicans Take a Gamble on Senate Bill 688

North Carolina sports betting bill moves forward 2021

In major news for sports bettors of North Carolina, the state’s Senate just voted in favor of domestic sports betting. Republican leaders in the Senate put the bill to a vote this week, despite waning popularity across the party. Domestic NC Sports Betting to Become a Reality Because sports betting is a bi-partisan issue, both … Read more

Wyoming Sports Betting Bill Stays Faithful To Offshore Model

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Since the US Supreme Court overturned 1992’s Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) in 2018, over 20 states have legalized domestic sports betting within their borders. And with 10-15 more states considering fresh betting legislation, the picture of sports gambling in America is really coming into focus. Within three to five years, market analysts … Read more

US Gamblers Bring High Action To Presidential Pardoning Betting Lines

Trump Pardon

It seems that every facet of Donald Trump’s presidential function falls under scrutiny by media critics and citizens alike. This time, that function is clemency. In the United States, presidents hold an absolute power to pardon individuals indicted under federal charges. Most presidents have exercised this authority during the final months of their presidency. Before … Read more

Nevada Casinos Must Choose: Will They Be Netflix Or Blockbuster?

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The future of domestic casino gaming is online, which is clear to anyone even cursorily involved with the US gambling industry. This has been especially highlighted during the 2020 coronavirus outbreak in the United States. During the months-long lockdowns – and even now with limited-capacity reopenings – states with physical brick-and-mortar gambling venues have been … Read more