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
The professional sports leagues struck out again on Wednesday when the D.C. City Council opted to remove language from its sports betting bill that would have payed the leagues a so-called royalty. Entering Wednesday’s “mark-up” hearing in the Finance and
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
So far the National Basketball Association, Major League Baseball and PGA Tour are 0-for-7 in persuading state lawmakers to mandate payment of an off-the-top “integrity fee” or “royalty,” putting a percentage of legal sports bets into league coffers. Now, a
After hearing from a bevy of sports betting professionals, major professional leagues, players’ associations, and those opposed to sports betting, Illinois lawmakers continue slow and steady on their approach to legal sports wagering. While the state legislature has been considering
Expect Kentucky to among the first movers on sports betting when the state legislature goes back into the session in January. On Friday, state lawmakers heard from a bevy of sports betting and gaming professionals during a hearing before the Interim
On The Pro Football Handle, Las Vegas-based sports talk voice Matt Perrault and veteran bookmaker Robert Walker of USBookmaking dive into select NFL games, line movements and bookmaker liabilities, plus greater sports betting topics and stories that may have nothing
New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement Director (DGE) David Rebuck on Tuesday offered his blunt assessment of the NFL’s characterization of the state of sports betting in the U.S.: “Nonsense.” The NFL’s stance, voiced again at a House of Representatives hearing
It was a busy summer for sports betting in Kentucky and it’s about to get even busier. Next week, the Interim Joint Committee on Licensing and Occupation will hold an extensive hearing exploring sports betting, according to co-chairman Adam Koenig. It
- New Jersey’s December Sports Betting Handle Drops $10 Million; $1.25 Billion Handle In 2018 January 14, 2019 It's a slight but understandable dip from November, attributable to weather, less football and some nearby competition.
- Two North Dakota Lawmakers Set to File Sports Betting Bills January 7, 2019 Neither will address mobile sports in their bills, as both believe they have the best chance of getting sports betting legalized with as few "frills"…
- D.C. Lottery Wants to Extend Monopoly to Intralot January 7, 2019 The D.C. Council Tuesday will consider legislation that would make Intralot the city's mobile operator without a bidding process.