Despite concerns about in-person registration and offering a monopoly to the Twin River Corporation, the Rhode Island Senate approved a measure to legalize mobile sports betting.
Rhode Island starts moving on mobile while Mississippi’s mobile bills die in committee. Plus a personal account of “Why I Love Sports Betting,” and more in this week’s roundup.
Rhode Island lawmakers and industry representatives call in-person registration a deterrent, and suggest the state should revisit its sports betting tax structure for mobile products.
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
Five months after legalizing sports betting and nearly 60 days after the projected opening date, a group of lawmakers and a corporate executive placed the ceremonial first sports bet at Rhode Island’s Twin River Sportsbook on Monday. In so doing,
Rhode Island lawmakers were counting on an immediate windfall of revenue from sports betting when they legalized sports wagering in June. But five months later, neither of the state’s two commercial casinos have opened their sportsbooks, and the projected opening
International Game Technology (IGT) and William Hill U.S. announced via press release late Friday that they that they have been chosen by the Rhode Island Lottery to be the “end-to-end” sports betting service operator in the state. IGT is providing
When Governor Gina Raimondo put pen to paper at noon on Friday, signing S7200A , she made RI sports betting legal. Thus the Ocean State will join the first wave of non-Nevada states to offer legal sports betting this year with
All that’s left before sports betting can become legal in Rhode Island is for Governor Gina Raimondo to sign on the dotted line. Less than a week after the House passed the state’s sweeping appropriations bill, which includes 15 pages
Rhode Island’s Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday voted in favor of S7200, a sweeping appropriations bill that includes a 15-page section that calls for legal RI sports betting. The bill passed the House, 66-7, late Friday and after the nod
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