Vermont Will Study Sports Betting After Bill Signed By Governor

Governor Phil Scott

Vermont will begin studying sports betting for a possible 2022 regulated industry launch. Governor Phil Scott would like to open a sports wagering market, as so many neighboring states have already done. It is estimated that the state could see up to $3 million in revenue annually from sports gaming. MONTPELIER, Vt. – Vermont Governor … Read more

Is BetMGM Signing Gretzky Good News For Canadian Bettors?

gretzky

BetMGM has signed Wayne Gretzky as a brand ambassador. This could portend the passage of single-game sports betting in Canada. If such betting is legalized, Gretzky is perhaps the top brand ambassador signing possible. LAS VEGAS – BetMGM has signed Wayne Gretzky to a brand ambassador deal, even as Canadian sports betting remains in limbo. … Read more

Louisiana Sports Betting Seems To Be On The Way

Louisiana legislation

Louisiana’s state House approved SB 247, which would partner with another bill to legalize sports betting in the state. Amendments to SB 247 mean that it must be approved by the Senate one more time before heading to the desk of Gov. John Bel Edwards. 55 of Louisiana’s 64 parishes approved sports betting. BATON ROUGE, … Read more

Massachusetts Removes COVID-19 Gaming Restrictions

No More Masks In Massachusetts

Massachusetts has approved removal of COVID-19 restrictions on gambling. This means a return to pre-pandemic procedures for the most part. Masks are no longer required for those who are vaccinated. LAS VEGAS – The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has voted to remove many of the COVID-19 restrictions on gaming in the state. The two casinos in … Read more

Governor DeSantis Signs Florida Gambling Expansion Bill

Governor Ron DeSantis

Ron DeSantis signed a tribal compact into law that would legalize online sports betting in Florida. DeSantis negotiated the compact, which was then approved by the House and Senate. There are still several legal obstacles to be overcome before sports betting is available in FL. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed several bills … Read more

CT House Overwhelmingly Passes Online Gambling Bill

Connecticut House of Representatives

Connecticut’s State House approved online gambling in the state. The bill passed 122-21, an overwhelming victory for gambling advocates. Online sports betting, online casinos, and online lottery sales are all included in the bill. LAS VEGAS – The Connecticut House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to approve online gambling in the state. The bill passed 122-21, … Read more

South Dakota Approves Several Regulations For Deadwood Sportsbooks

South Dakota Gambling Commission

South Dakota’s voters approved sports betting in November 2020. Sports betting license applications will cost $5,000 in Deadwood, SD. License applications are set to begin Friday. LAS VEGAS – South Dakota has taken yet another step towards the launch of sports betting in the state. The South Dakota Gaming Commission has approved a set of … Read more

Sports Betting Compact Passes Florida House

Florida House of Representatives

Florida’s online sports betting compact passed the House on Wednesday. The bill was approved with a vote tally of 97-17. Legal challenges are expected, but the compact’s proponents expect them to be dealt with handily. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida’s House of Representatives approved a deal for online sports betting in the Sunshine State. The House … Read more

Florida Removes Online Gambling From Compact, Keeps Sports Betting

Seminole Pact

Florida has removed language relating to future online gambling expansion from its compact with the Seminole Tribe. The compact originally included a provision for negotiation regarding full online gambling expansion by the tribe. The compact is on the floor of the Florida State Senate on Tuesday. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida’s renegotiated compact with the Seminole … Read more

Washington Adds Two More Tribes To Sports Betting Roster

Kalispel Casino

Washington state has agreed to two more modified tribal compacts. These compacts would allow sports betting on the casinos run by the Kalispel and Snoqualmie tribes. These tribes join the Tulalip and Squamish tribe as tribes that can offer sports betting after renegotiating their compacts. LAS VEGAS – The state of Washington has reached agreements … Read more