Georgia Governor Candidate Abrams Supports Legal Gambling

Stacy Abrams

Stacey Abrams showed support for legal gambling in Georgia while campaigning for being elected governor. Abrams explained how the tax from sports betting would be used to increase the amount of college scholarship money for average grade students through the HOPE programs. ATLANTA – The Georgia legislature has pushed back on legal gambling since 2018 … Read more

New Law Sets Colorado To Tackle Grey Casinos

Gray Casinos

A new law that allows the Colorado Division of Gaming to investigate “grey casinos” law was signed by Gov. Jared Polis back in June 2022. The law grants the division power to conduct investigations in more towns. DENVER – The Colorado Division of Gaming now has the jurisdiction to investigate outside of the three mountain … Read more

Alabama Courts Force Greenetrack To Pay $76 Million In Taxes


The Alabama Department of Revenue finally forced Greenetrack Inc. to pay over $76 million in taxes. Greenetrack will now be forced to pay the fine, because the Alabama Supreme Court ruled against them, exhausting their options. Getting Greenetrack to pay a fee may have been a win for lawmakers, but it really just showed the … Read more

Local Dems Reject California Online Sports Betting Amendment

California Voting

California Democrats spoke against a proposed state constitutional amendment regulating online sports betting. There are two potential sports betting bills being put to the vote in California in November; one would allow online betting while the other would only allow betting on tribal grounds. The California Democrats are not opposed to the tribal sportsbooks. SACRAMENTO, … Read more

Congress Requests DOJ Provide Online Sportsbook Answers By Sept 6


28 members of Congress have issued a letter to the US Department of Justice (DOJ) to address international online gambling sites. The letter is supported by the American Gambling Association (AGA) which issued its own letter to the DOJ in April. Congress believes international sites challenge the stability of state-regulated operations. WASHINGTON – International online … Read more

Portnoy, DraftKings Team Up In Support Of FL Sports Betting

Florida Sports Betting Petition

The Florida sports betting ballot initiative – backed by DraftKings, FanDuel, and Florida Education Champions – is thousands of signatures short of appearing on the 2022 ballot. For the final push, DraftKings is offering a huge free-bet incentive, while Barstool Sports’ Dave Portnoy is taking to social media to garner support for the sports betting … Read more

Seneca Tribe Offers Deal In Exchange For NY Gaming Compact

Seneca Casino

The Seneca Nation of Indians has withheld more than $500 million in payments to New York State. The Nation is willing to pay the money if they can renegotiate their gaming compact. N.Y. Gov. Kathy Hochul has agreed to the terms, and negotiations will commence soon. SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The Seneca Nation of Indians stopped … Read more

Maverick Gaming Lawsuit Claims Tribes Have WA Gaming Monopoly

Card Room

Maverick Gaming has filed a lawsuit alleging misuse in a Washington bill. Gibson Dun is the legal firm that will be representing Maverick on the issue. The Washington Indian Gaming Association’s Rebecca George opposes the lawsuit. OLYMPIA, Wash. – Maverick Gaming just put forward a lawsuit against alleged exclusivity on particular types of gambling given … Read more

MA Senator Eric Lesser To Support Wagering In Lt. Gov. Campaign

Eric Lesser

Sports betting advocate and state Senator Eric Lesser announced his bid for lieutenant governor. Lesser believes that a regulated wagering market can be launched before elections in November. Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr also support wagering. LAS VEGAS – State Senator Eric Lesser just announced his bid for lieutenant governor … Read more

Oregon Horse Racing Terminals Delay Results In Legal Petition

Oregon Horse Racing

Travis Boersma wants to have machines to bet on old horse races at his new venue. Governor Kate Brown doesn’t want to intervene, but has requested to be consulted. SALEM, Ore. – A legal petition was filed against the Oregon Racing Commission on Tuesday by backers of TMB Racing over delays for gambling machine licenses. … Read more