Alliance to Back Another Texas Casino Resort Bill In 2024

Texas Casino

The Texas Destination Resort Alliance is pushing for Texas legislators to pass a bill to legalize in-person casinos in 2024. This will be the second straight year the alliance will support such a bill. Any bill for casinos that the Texas Destination Resort Alliance supports will likely not include online gambling sites. AUSTIN, Texas – … Read more

Massachusetts Sets March Madness as Mobile Sportsbook Launch

Mobile Sports Betting

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission approved launch dates for mobile and retail sports betting. Planning for Super Bowl (retail) and March Madness (online) launches, the next step is for potential sportsbooks to submit their initial survey by Monday. BOSTON – By a 4-0 vote, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission set a sportsbook launch timeline. Online sportsbooks in … Read more

Iowa Casino Commission Takes Stance on Underage Gambling

Casino Gambling

The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission wants to raise underage gambling fines from a minimum of $1,000 to $3,000. The Legislative Administrative Rules Review Committee must review and comment before the commission can adopt the change. A $160,000 fine in Pennsylvania for underage gambling could be something to help move this forward. WEST DES MOINES, … Read more

NYSGC Puts Focus On Casino Expansion As CHDN Waits

del Lago Casino Resort

Churchill Downs acquired del Lago Resort and is awaiting approval. Instead, the commission focused on casino expansion elsewhere. Churchill Downs continues their efforts to expand in gambling. NEW YORK – Churchill Downs is looking to continue their expansion. But, a New York State Gaming Commission (NYSGC) meeting delayed this idea for a month. Churchill Downs … Read more

Will Arkansas Have Access To Mobile Sports Betting In 2022?

The Arkansas Racing Commission met on Thursday with mobile sports betting on their agenda. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Arkansas has offered regulated sports betting for some time now, but its restrictions on mobile betting have caused residents to seek other options. A proposal hopes to open the doors to a regulated mobile sports betting market … Read more

Governor DeSantis Appoints Members For New Gaming Commission

Florida Gambling

Governor DeSantis appointed Julie Brown to lead the new gaming commission. DeSantis has until Saturday to finish appointing. Melanie Griffin will take over Julie Brown’s previous position. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Ron DeSantis has selected someone to lead a new commission responsible for Florida’s gaming market. Julie Brown from the Department of Business and Professional … Read more

Supreme Court To Decide Fate Of Tigua Gambling In Texas

Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Tribe

The US Supreme Court will be taking the case between the Tigua Indians and Texas. The Tigua Indians wish to offer gambling on their sovereign land and Texas continues to block it from happening. This is a nearly 30-year long battle coming to a head. EL PASO, Texas – The Tigua Indians are attempting to … Read more

Regulated Maryland Sports Betting Misses Out On NFL Week 1

Maryland General Assembly

Maryland was unable to launch sports betting by the beginning of the NFL season as was previously projected. Estimates vary as to when the industry will launch, with some pegging mid-fall to early 2022. The launch date will likely influence the perception of the market as revenue will be affected. BALTIMORE, Md. – Many states … Read more

On Eve Of NFL Opener, Connecticut Receives Sports Betting Approval

Connecticut has received federal approval for its regulated sports betting industry . This greenlight from the DOI occurred a bit late – Sept. 9, the day the NFL season started. Connecticut will now try to get sports betting up and running by October. HARTFORD, Conn. – Connecticut has received federal approval for its renegotiated gaming … Read more