Connecticut Sportsbooks To Open October 7

15 retail gambling operations will be able to launch with mobile sportsbooks also going live. The Connecticut Lottery will launch its mobile sportsbook with Rush Street Interactive (RSI). HARTFORD, Conn. – Sports betting fans in Connecticut are only a few weeks away from seeing its regulated market go live. Lawmakers have set the launch of … Read more

August Report: Ohio Casino And Racino Revenue Review

Ohio Casino

Ohio’s casino and racino market brought in $194.3 million in revenue for August. Casinos accounted for $82.47 million of that number. There are seven racinos in Ohio and four casinos. COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s casinos and racinos brought in $194.3 million in revenue over the month of August. August is typically a bad month for … Read more

AZ Judge Rules Against Tribe’s Attempt To Stop Sports Betting

Arizona Sports Betting Lawsuit

The Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe lost in the first step of their lawsuit against Arizona. This means that sports betting is likely to proceed without a hitch. The tribe was not eligible to apply for a license to offer mobile sports betting in Arizona. PHOENIX – Sports betting in Arizona will continue to launch on schedule … Read more

Race Tracks In Alabama Form Group To Advocate For Gambling

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Multiple bills failed to be enacted that could have legalized gambling in Alabama. Gov. Kay Ivey has generally been in favor of those bills. Race tracks in Alabama are looking to get a bill passed in the next legislative session. MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Multiple online gambling bills recently failed to pass in Alabama, but efforts … Read more

California Deepens Ties With 6 New Tribal Gaming Compacts

Cahto Tribe

California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed new gaming compacts with six local Tribes. The compacts are focused on revenue sharing while respecting Tribal sovereignty. In exchange, many of the Tribes will receive funding and support for Tribal government functions. SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed new gaming compacts with several Native American … Read more

Arizona Fantasy Sports Live, Event Wagering By NFL Season

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The Arizona Department Of Gaming has allocated 18 licenses to operate sportsbooks. 10 licenses have gone to tribes in the state, while eight have been distributed to sports teams. At least one of the tribes left out of the license deal is attempting legal action to stop it. PHOENIX – The Arizona Department Of Gaming … Read more

Several Vegas Casinos Re-Introducing Masks For Employees

Casinos Require Masks

COVID-19 case rates have been rising in Nevada. Several Las Vegas casinos have responded by mandating masks for employees. No mask mandates for customers have been instantiated as of yet. LAS VEGAS – While many states have relaxed restrictions due to the widespread availability of vaccines, the COVID-19 pandemic is still a danger in some … Read more

DraftKings Receives Approval To Operate DFS In Louisiana

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DraftKings has been approved to operate in Louisiana. The company will be up and running in the state as soon as possible – it could be a matter of hours. The approval was given by the Louisiana Gaming Control Board on Thursday. BATON ROUGE – DraftKings has received approval to operate daily fantasy sports in … Read more

States Consider Interstate Gaming In Wake Of Wire Act Case

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The West Virginia Lottery Commission is considering an online poker interstate compact. Currently, the major compact is the MSIGA, which covers Delaware, New Jersey and Nevada. Pennsylvania and Michigan are also potential interstate compact partners. LAS VEGAS – The West Virginia Lottery Commission is looking into the possibility of joining the MSIGA, which is a … Read more

Washington’s Tribes Are One Step Closer To Sports Betting

Colville Tribe

Sports betting may be coming to Washington by way of tribal casinos. Gov. Jay Inslee signed 15 sports betting compacts with different tribes. Should they be approved by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, sports betting would be allowed in WA. OLYMPIA, Wash. – Washington state may be one step closer to allowing tribal sports betting … Read more