With 48 hours remaining in his term, outgoing Republican Michigan Governor Rick Snyder on Friday vetoed the package of iGaming bills that passed the state legislature earlier this week, Representative Brandt Iden (R-District 61) told Sports Handle. “The governor just
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.
A LOT happened this week: A new federal sports betting bill, Washington D.C. legalizes sports betting, possible DOJ re-interpretation of Wire Act, and much more.
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
Besides the 36 gubernatorial races decided on Tuesday, the Nov. 6 elections will have an impact on the future of sports betting in some states. Several key lawmakers in states actively considering legalizing sports betting lost their seats or were
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Thirty-six states will elect governors next month, and we at Sports Handle wondered if sports betting was among the key issues in any states, or at least on the keychain. In most cases, sports betting is not a hot topic
In the first half of the year, midwestern states in general weren’t able to legalize sports betting, but some began to lay the groundwork for passable legislation to be crafted. For Illinois, Michigan and Ohio lawmakers, the summer months were
Arizona lawmakers are finding themselves in a pinch similar to other states — it’s slow going on the sports betting front because of existing tribal compacts with Indian gaming interests. Arizona hasn’t made any real progress on sports betting this
Ohio state senator John Eklund (R-District 18) had an “aha! moment” with regards to sports betting earlier this year. “At one point, I may have had a preconceived notion” about what sports betting in Ohio would look like, Eklund said.
- Indiana Spent Over Four Years, Untold Resources To Arrest A Single Bar Owner For Sports Betting February 13, 2019 Four-plus years investigating an alleged crime that is so low-level that it results in effectively no bond? Residents of Indiana should be very displeased with…
- Tribal Gaming Interests Will Have Major Influence On U.S. Sports Betting February 12, 2019 Tribal gaming operations have a huge presence in some of the most populous states. Legal sports betting, now quickly expanding in the U.S., presents various…
- 63 Essential Sports Betting Twitter Follows, Accounts April 23, 2018 This rundown represents a mixture of sports bettors, sportsbook directors, radio guys and sources of data and analytics to inform your own wagers.