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
Ohio lawmakers on Tuesday hosted two meetings as the first step to crafting passable sports betting legislation. The meetings, hosted by senators John Eklund and Sean O’Brien (D-District 32), left Eklund feeling like lawmakers are on the right path. “We’re
Is the timing finally right for sports betting in Kentucky? According to a study by the law firm Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP, it may well be. At Wednesday’s meeting of the Kentucky sports betting working group, lawmakers will hear that
Legal sports betting in New York could occur before the start of the next legislative session in January, but it wouldn’t be statewide. Why? Because an existing law allows for sports betting at four commercial casinos only, rather than all
It’s information overload everywhere, and there’s not time enough to sleep and eat and stay fully apprised of what’s happening on this crazy blue dot of ours (two out of three ain’t bad). Here’s the weekend Sports Handle item, “Get a
With less than a month remaining before the Illinois general assembly adjourns, the prospects for sports betting becoming legal in the state this year look bleak. There are three bills relating to sports betting in Illinois’ senate and two, SB
Should the United States Supreme Court allow the legalization of sports betting nationwide, the state of Mississippi will have its doors open – possibly as soon as the start of the 2018 football season. At least that’s the plan for
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,
Despite a feeling that a Connecticut sports betting law won’t reach completion during this legislative session, one bill on the table, SB 540, continues to move through the process of getting to the Senate floor. Earlier this week, the bill, initially introduced by the
In New York City this week, the inaugural Sports Betting USA Conference kicked off with full schedule of panels including sports betting industry veterans, seasoned experts in regulation and gaming integrity, representatives from sports leagues, state legislators and media folks,
- 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.