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

Senator Fontana Wants Sportsbook Kiosks In Pennsylvania Bars

Pennsylvania Gambling

Senator Fontana wants Pennsylvania bars to be able to have sports betting kiosks within their establishments. Kiosks could help local bars make extra money to aid in the financial relief needed due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. HARRISBURG, Pa. – Senator Wayne Fontana is currently spearheading a new effort to free Pennsylvania bars from a regulation … Read more

Connecticut Scrambles To Open Sports Betting Before NFL Season

Connecticut’s Regulations Review Committee has approved sports betting regulations. These regulations are emergency regulations, set to expire in 180 days. CT is still awaiting approval from the Department of the Interior regarding reworked tribal compacts. HARTFORD, Conn. – Connecticut has approved rules for legal sports betting and online gambling in the state. This approval comes … Read more

Spain Could Limit Gambler Bankrolls – Could Other Countries Follow?

Gambling Time Limits

The government of Spain is currently considering a law that would limit online gambling in the country. Instead of limiting the types of gambling offered or the age at which you could gamble, it would limit the amount of money you could wager. This is a departure from the general way in which gambling law … Read more

North Carolina Senate Passes New Sports Betting Legislation

North Carolina Senate

SB 688 passed the North Carolina Senate by a vote of 26 to 19. Mobile betting could take effect by January 1 2022 if approved by the House and signed into law. The bill includes an 8% tax rate on sportsbook operators and $500,000 license fees. RALEIGH, N.C. – A groundbreaking new sports betting bill … Read more