After a pre-filing frenzy in November and December, expect sports betting to be in the news across the country. And before things get really crazy, here’s a look at the states where bills already are in.
Missouri lawmakers seem intent on charging licensed sportsbooks some sort of royalty or other fee above and beyond taxes, application fees and other administrative costs. Representative Cody Smith (R-District 163) became the second lawmaker to pre-file sports betting legislation in
Kansas lawmakers are going to school on sports betting again … and being lobbied for an integrity fee, again. But the Day 2 of their hearing was cancelled.
Missouri state senator Denny Hoskins (D-District 21) isn’t opposed to a sports betting “integrity fee” — an off-the-top cut of all wagers. He’s just not willing to give it to the professional leagues. Hoskins said it’s not unusual for owners of
Days after Representative Dean Plocher, (R-District 89) told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that he anticipates sports betting “being out there” for discussion when the Missouri state legislature returns to session in January, Senator Denny Hoskins (D-District 21) is preparing to pre-file
Add Missouri to the growing list of states set to consider sports betting legislation in 2019. “I certainly anticipate it being out there (in 2019) for discussion before the House and the Senate,” Representative Dean Plocher, (R-Des Peres) told the
Voters in six states will decide issues related to gaming during the mid-term elections on Tuesday, but only two will consider measures directly related to sports betting and daily fantasy sports. Arkansans will have the opportunity to issue casino licenses
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If Missouri Representative Bart Korman were a betting man, he’d say that neighboring Kansas will beat Missouri to the sports-betting punch. Why? Because Missouri’s state legislature is currently handcuffed by a governor battling felony charges and because, in Korman’s view,
As the Supreme Court continues to mull over Murphy v NCAA, nearly 20 states across the U.S. have taken up the issue of legalizing sports betting in their respective legislatures. But so far, only Pennsylvania and West Virginia have passed laws
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- PointsBet Brings High-Risk Spread Betting Concept From Down Under To New Jersey January 18, 2019 So far in NJ, no sportsbook offers more intrigue than PointsBet's exclusive spread-betting concept, a high-risk, high-reward product that could engage sharp bettors and casual…
- U.S. Department Of Justice Reverses 2011 Opinion, Expanding Wire Act Reach Beyond Sports Betting January 15, 2019 An opinion issued by the Justice Department makes the Federal Wire Act applicable to all forms of online gambling beyond sports betting.