Seminole Tribe, Gov. DeSantis sign new Deal Including Online Sports Betting

Seminole Tribe Gov. Ron DeSantis

The proposed agreement would allow the Seminole Tribe to offer statewide online sports betting. The Florida legislature will discuss sports betting in a special session on May 17. If approved, the 30-year compact would also bring Craps and Roulette to Florida’s tribal casinos. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Sports betting might be the latest addition to Florida’s … Read more

Barstool Sportsbook Launches In Illinois, Eyes Further Expansion In US

Barstool Sportsbook Launches In Illinois

Penn National Gaming/Barstool has joined the mobile sports betting market in Illinois through Barstool Sportsbook. Illinois now has six state-licensed sportsbooks including BetRivers, PointsBet, FanDuel, William Hill, and DraftKings. Barstool Sportsbook has already launched mobile sports betting apps in Michigan and Pennsylvania making Illinois the third state Barstool is active in. CHICAGO – The burgeoning … Read more

Online Gambling Notches Monster Handle In First Live Days In MI

Michigan Sports Betting Handle

In the first 10 days of legal online and sports gambling in Michigan, the revenue was over $42 million which was a US Record. The tax revenue generated from online and sports gambling provides funding for K-12 students. Michigan has 12 authorized operators for sports betting and online gaming spread out across the state. DETROIT … Read more

5Dimes Takes Major Step Toward Legitimacy With Gambling License

5Dimes license to operate

5Dimes has received a gaming license from the Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission which could open up the door for expansion opportunities for the sportsbook. In 2020, 5Dimes withdrew from operation in the US sports betting market after reaching a settlement with US prosecutors worth over $45 million. LAS VEGAS – One of the … Read more

Parent Company of GGPoker Receives Approval in Pennsylvania

GGPoker Receives Approval in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved two licenses at their monthly meeting. The NSUS Group, which is the parent company of GGPoker, received approval for an interactive gaming manufacturer license that could bring another online poker site to Pennsylvania. The World Series Of Poker/888Holdings and Party Poker have partnerships in place to launch poker sites … Read more

West Virginia iGaming and Sports Betting Revenue Sees Early 2021 Dip

West Virginia sports betting revenue

West Virginia’s sports betting handle for January was $50.7 million. Casinos are only allowed to operate at 50% capacity in West Virginia due to the COVID-19 pandemic. West Virginia’s sports betting handle had grown in three straight months before the January decline. CHARLESTON, W.V. – The month of January slowed the roll of sports betting … Read more

PlayStar Casino And Ocean Casino Tie Up Multi-Year Agreement

PlayStar Casino New Jersey Gaming

The PlayStar Casino has agreed to partner with the Ocean Casino Resort in order to gain access to the New Jersey gambling market. A regulatory agreement has not been reached between PlayStar and the New Jersey Division of Gaming. TRENTON, N.J. — The PlayStar and Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City have announced a multi-year … Read more

Online Gambling Apps Coming To Google Play Store

Online Gambling Apps Coming To Google Play Store

Android users in the US will be able to gamble and bet through apps available on the Google Play Store. The policy change will take place on March 1, 2021, according to Google Support. Along with the United States, Google will allow gambling apps to be available in 14 other countries as well. LOS ANGELES … Read more

North Dakota Online Poker Bill Introduced In Senate Legislature

North Dakota Online Poker Bill

House Concurrent Resolution No. 3012 has been proposed to legalize online poker in North Dakota. North Dakota could be the sixth state to legalize online poker in the United States. (R)Rep. Jim Kasper sponsor of House Concurrent Resolution No. 3012 also authored a bill in 2005 to legalize online poker. BISMARCK, N.D. — Gamblers in … Read more

Mobile Lottery App “Jackpocket” Launches In New York

Jackpocket Launches In New York

Jackpocket will allow New York residents to play the New York State Lottery from their mobile devices. New York is the tenth state that Jackpocket has launched in across the United States. NEW YORK —New York is on the brink of legalizing online sports betting but lottery players in the state have to be rejoicing … Read more