New Wire Act Opinion Might Cause Clash with Lotteries

NH Powerball Mega Millions

The new DOJ Opinion on the Federal Wire Act has caused a stir in the domestic gaming industry. New Hampshire challenged the Justice Department’s new opinion memo on the Wire Act citing its disruptive nature to their lottery vendors, multi-state associated lotteries, and their recently legalized online lottery operations. Other states attempted to enter the …

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West Virginia Moves On Online Casinos & Poker Without Governor

Casino Gambling Mardi Gras

Much like the process of sports gambling legalization in West Virginia, Jim Justice refused to take a stand lapsing the bills into law West Virginia Governor Jim Justice did not sign or veto legislation on his desk which allowed the legalization of online casino gambling and poker in the state as of March 28. West …

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Virginia Passes Bill Allowing Gambling Expansion

Virginia State Symbol

Virginia’s new bill signed into law will permit expanded casino gambling, online gaming, and sports betting. One gambling expansion bill has swept through the Senate and House and to the Governor’s desk, SB 1126. The lawmakers and people in the Commonwealth are excited to see new gaming services and options. It is likely that Virginia …

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Rhode Island To See Online & Mobile Betting

Twin River Casino

Rhode Island will see a wider variety of betting opportunities at locations other than the Twin Rivers Casinos in Lincoln and Tiverton. The Rhode Island House of Representatives passed SB 37, a bill which will allow statewide mobile and online betting. This bill comes months after Rhode Island launched their physical sportsbooks in late 2018. …

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Fine Tuning New York’s Sports Betting Bill

New York Madison Square Garden Sports Betting

The desire for sports gambling in New York is no secret and one bill sponsor has aspirations to provide betting kiosks within NY’s iconic venues like Madison Square Garden. A Democratic Assemblyman, Gary Pretlow, is hoping to introduce finalized legislation to the New York assembly which will include provisions to allow in-stadium sports wagering at …

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States Pushing Domestic Online Poker Despite DOJ Opinion Reversal

Online Poker Bills In West Virginia and Kentucky

West Virginia and Kentucky are pushing through with online poker expansion in their respective state, despite the recent release of a modified Opinion by the Justice Department. West Virginia’s Lottery Interactive Wagering Act also known as HB 2934 has made sweeping legislative progress. The bill would permit five WV brick and mortar casinos to offer …

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Mobile Sports Gambling Coming To Rhode Island

odds screen in a domestic sportsobok

After legalizing sports gambling for eighteen year olds in Rhode Island, the state is considering mobile expansion. The Rhode Island state Senate permitted a bill which would allow mobile sports gambling in the state, but the state Senate isn’t the only branch attempting RI mobile wagering as the House has their own mobile betting bill …

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Kentucky Adds More To Its Gambling Expansion Bill

Kentucky Rep. Adam Koenig holds bat

Kentucky has thrown in a bill that could potentially legalize Daily Fantasy Sports, online poker, and sports gambling. Republican state Representative Adam Koenig introduced a bill to the Kentucky state Senate on February 5th, 2019 which would expand the state’s current gambling options from pari-mutuel horse betting and lotteries to include various forms of gambling …

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Arizona Hops On The Sports Betting Bandwagon

Arizona Senator Sonny Borrelli

Arizona is finally through with living in Nevada’s shadow, the state now plans to license sports gambling. Republican Senator Sonny Borrelli introduced Senate Bill 1158 at the Arizona State Capitol which contains provisions to allow sports gambling to be operated by domestic federally-recognized native tribes with tribal gaming compacts. Sports betting would be available in …

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Florida Legislators Uncertain Over Future With Tribal Gaming

Florida Legislature

Florida lawmakers are worried that the monopoly they’ve long empowered the Seminole Tribe with will come back to haunt them. The State of Florida has long entangled with the Seminole Tribe via negotiations. In fact, the State Government would accept $343 million in direct cash flow annually from the Tribe in exchange for suppressing and …

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