Teachers’ Salaries The Latest Push For Maryland Online Gambling

Maryland Online Gambling

An online casino referendum in Maryland is on the table as seen with success in expanding sports betting. The Maryland Senate hesitates to advance due to addiction concerns and the impact on jobs and the economy of local casinos. ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Maryland Senator Ron Watson aims to push for an online casino referendum if … Read more

A Lottery And Half-Dozen Casinos In Alabama Remain The Focus

Alabama State House

The Alabama Track Owners Association is building up support for legal gambling in Alabama. In 2021, a legal gambling bill passed the Senate, but died in the House. In 2022, the pattern seems similar – significant support in the senate, but a lukewarm reception in the house. MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama Track Owners Association … Read more

Maine Gov Vetoes Tribal Casinos Citing Budget Impact

Maine Gov Janet Mills

Maine Gov. Janet Phillips has vetoed a bill that would allow Maine’s tribes to open casinos. The only current casinos in Maine share significant portions of their revenue with the state government. These hypothetical tribal casinos would not, a sticking point for Mills. AUGUSTA, Maine – Maine, a state that allows casinos to operate outside … Read more

New Jersey Voters Will Decide On In-State College Sports Betting

New Jersey, Senate

New Jersey could be getting in-state college betting beginning in 2022. Residents of the state will get to vote on whether or not to add in-state college wagers to sportsbooks on their November 2021 ballots. The sports gambling industry of New Jersey may see an influx of action if they were to add hometown college … Read more

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?


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