Senator Denny Hoskins’ sports betting bill, with its unique ‘integrity fee’ to the state, was well-received by colleagues, but the casino industry thinks it’s too penal.
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
Each week we’ll be providing our top college football picks. Also check out our NFL “Lookahead Lines” story, finding value (or not) by comparing earlier lines, and identifying recency bias. Back to the college game (season record: 11-9) … This week
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,
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