California’s Four Competing Gambling Bills Could Conflict

Homelessness - Gambling

There are currently four sports betting proposals that could end up on the California ballot in 2022. As the most populous US state, it is widely believed that California will be the most profitable betting market. The proposals differ in intent and effect, and each seeks to give a different group control over the nascent … Read more

California Casino Will Pay DoJ $500,000 To Settle Probe

Bicycle Hotel & Casino

The Bicycle Hotel & Casino will pay $500,000 to the Department of Justice. This payment is due to the casino allowing incorrect suspicious activity reports to be filed. Over the course of eight months, the casino had a customer handle over $100 million, and reported them incorrectly. BELL GARDENS, Calif. – The Bicycle Hotel & … Read more

CA Tribal Leaders Worry Too Many Options Delays Sports Betting

California Sports Betting

There are three competing sports betting bills in California on the 2022 ballot. Tribal gaming advocates see potential problems if too many are around at the same time. The only time a tribal gaming initiative failed since 1998 was when there were multiple gaming initiatives on the ballot. SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The three competing proposals … Read more

The Koi Nation Is Drafting Plans For North Bay California Casino

North Bay Tribe Casino

The Koi Nation Tribe acquired a new piece of land for $12.3 million, where they plan to build a North Bay casino. The land will have to be approved for sovereignty by the federal government before the project can make any progress. The new casino faces some opposition from those worried about gambling issues in … 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

The Battle For California’s Sports Betting Future Continues

California iGaming

An initiative grants California tribes exclusive licensing for sports betting in California. Opposition fears initiative could mean no online sports betting options will ever be available. Newsom’s recall vote could be utilized to push online sports betting legislation forward. SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California lawmakers have demonstrated very little interest in providing their citizens a legal … Read more

Online Lottery Sales Contribute To Record $1.24 In Profits For GA

Georgia Online Lottery Sales

The Georgia Lottery closed out its fiscal year with an increase from last year’s sales making a record $1.24 billion in profits. This number can be attributed to the use of the lottery’s internet platform that has allowed residents to buy their tickets online during the nationwide closures from COVID-19. ATLANTA – Not even a … Read more