Tag Archive: Sports betting

New York Upstate Betting


New York To Add Betting To Upstate Casinos

June 13, 2019 3:02 pm

Betting will come to NY but in limited form. New York gambling regulators from the state Gaming Commission have approved of permitted sports gambling options at four upstate casino locations. The following upstate casinos are authorized to offer domestic sports betting: del Lago Resort Casino in the Finger Lakes, Resorts World Catskills in Monticello, Tioga Downs in the Southern Tier, and Rivers Casino and Resort in Schenectady. These casinos have yet to receive their sports gambling licenses from the state... View Article

Massachusetts Joint Committee Betting


Massachusetts To Hear Multiple Sports Betting Bills

May 28, 2019 4:03 pm

In the last week of May, MA lawmakers will hear from nine introduced sports betting bills. Massachusetts has yet to decide on whether to move forward with legalized domestic wagering. On May 28th through the 29th, the state will be hearing multiple sports betting bills presented in this year’s legislative session. The bills will be heard by the Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies, but co-chair to the Committee Senator Eric Lesser says he “wouldn’t bet on it,”... View Article

Iowa Flag Betting


Iowa Legitimizes Sports Gambling Via Law

May 20, 2019 7:46 pm

Iowa’s Governor has provided the state’s residents with expanded gambling via a recently signed sports gambling bill. Governor Kim Reynolds has signed Iowa’s Senate File 617, a sports gambling and daily fantasy sports bill into law. With the passage of this legislation, Iowa is now the 3rd US state in 2019 to legalize domestic betting following Montana and Indiana. IA will be offering sports betting by the beginning of 2021. The bill which was signed by Governor Reynolds received bipartisan... View Article

Tennessee Betting in July


Tennessee Sports Betting Law To Come July

May 17, 2019 4:46 pm

July 1st will see an explosion of change to the Volunteer state in the form of legal state-licensed online wagering. The Governor of Tennessee has decided after looking over the sports gambling bill presented to him that he would allow the bill to become law, without his signature. Governor Bill Lee of Tennessee is opposed to gambling but has decided to gift TN with a potential remedy to its financial woes. The bill-set-to-become-law will be effective on July 1st, 2019.... View Article

Montana Big Sky Country Sports Betting


Montana To Offer Modern Sports Betting Options

May 6, 2019 4:52 pm

The Big Sky Country has recently turned a domestic sports betting bill into law after Governor Steve Bullock signed one of two wagering bills on his desk. Several US states have tried to pass domestic sports gambling expansion bills in 2019 including Tennessee, Indiana, and Iowa. However, Montana successfully turned their pending bill into law in May of 2019, one year after PASPA’s formal removal by the Supreme Court of the United States. MT Gov. Bullock signed HB 725 into... View Article

Virginia State Symbol


Virginia Passes Bill Allowing Gambling Expansion

March 26, 2019 2:41 pm

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 expedited the passing of this bill because neighboring state West Virginia now offers sports gambling. Pre-filed by Senator Louise Lucas, SB 1126 swiftly cleared its... View Article

New York Madison Square Garden Sports Betting


Fine Tuning New York’s Sports Betting Bill

March 5, 2019 4:25 pm

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 venues like Yankee Stadium and Madison Square Garden. Pretlow will bring forth the bill before April and explained to CBS2’s Ali Bauman, “When people are... View Article


Mobile Sports Gambling Coming To Rhode Island

February 19, 2019 3:14 pm

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 currently in reading and awaiting its vote later on in February. These expanded wagering bills come well after Rhode Island legalized state-regulated and licensed sports... View Article

Kentucky Rep. Adam Koenig holds bat


Kentucky Adds More To Its Gambling Expansion Bill

February 13, 2019 3:14 pm

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 like online poker gambling, DFS, and sports betting. The bill presented will act as a test to see if the state legislature is even interested... View Article

Arizona Senator Sonny Borrelli


Arizona Hops On The Sports Betting Bandwagon

February 5, 2019 4:18 pm

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 Arizona casinos, bars, private clubs, sports stadiums, horse tracks through special sports gambling kiosks. The bill would allow tribes to offer sports betting not only... View Article