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National Indian Gaming Association Supports Sports Betting Reform

The National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) has announced that it will join forces with the American Sports Betting Coalition (ASBC), a group which is campaigning for the repeal or amendment of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA). ASBC is primarily run by the American Gaming Association (AGA) and represents law enforcement officials, states…

Big Surprise: California Tribes Oppose Sports Betting

The CNIGA has warned that a sports betting bill in the state would violate the tribal-state compacts. After the announcement that assemblymember Adam Gray introduced a constitutional amendment that would allow California to offer sports betting in the state if the federal law changes, the CNIGA said that it would violate the tribal-state compacts. Steve…

California Wants Legal Sports Betting!

California has jumped into the ring in the fight for sports betting reform in the United States!

Making matters even more interesting, at least one major American professional sports league seems to support the idea of legalized sports betting!

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Could New Jersey Sports Betting Hurt Las Vegas?

The law of unintended consequences could apply to the New Jersey sports betting case. Many are focused on the prospect of the US Supreme Court ruling in favor of the state in its quest to offer legal sports betting within its borders. That could open the possibility of states around the country changing their laws…

New Jersey Sports Betting Case: Game On!

In a move that few people expected, the U.S. Supreme Court has decided that they will hear New Jersey’s challenge to the federal ban on sports betting.

While we wait to see how that battle plays out, we’re also looking at online gambling news coming out of the state.

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Supreme Court in Limbo Over New Jersey Sports Betting

Monday was expected to be the day the U.S. Supreme Court would announce whether it will hear New Jersey’s years-long effort to legalize sports betting at casinos and racetracks. But a decision never came, either for or against the state. Now, experts say, the nation’s highest court could make an announcement Tuesday — though even…

Russian Sports Betting Could Triple by 2022

Russia’s regulated sports betting market could triple its turnover over the next five years thanks to new market entrants and high-profile sports events like the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Russian gambling affiliate Bookmakers Ratings recently issued a new report that pegged current annual turnover of the Russian betting market at around RUB 677b (US $11.75b),…

Do or Die Time for New Jersey Sports Betting

Thursday was an important day for the future of sports betting in New Jersey and the rest of the United States. But we won’t know what happened until Monday. The US Supreme Court justices met on Thursday to consider a number of cases for a possible appeal. Among them was Christie vs. NCAA et al…

AGA Goes After Federal Sports Betting Ban

The casino industry’s largest lobbying group in the U.S. is ramping up its efforts to repeal a 25-year-old federal law that bans sports betting in most states. The American Gaming Association on Monday announced the creation of a coalition involving organizations of attorneys general and police, policymakers and others to advocate for the repeal of…

Major Setback for New Jersey Sports Betting Challenge

Advocates of expanded sports betting suffered a setback yesterday when the acting Solicitor General recommended that the Supreme Court decline to hear New Jersey’s appeal in its challenge to the federal government. The recommendation substantially diminishes the odds that the high court will agree to hear the case, but the decision will only further ramp…

Sports Betting In The UK

There is a long history of sports betting in the United Kingdom and with the explosion of sportsbooks on the Internet the gaming possibilities are endless. There are not only many reputable online sportsbooks, but land based betting shops and there are over 1,000 in London alone. When gambling online players can have direct registration…

Betting on an NFL Game While at an NFL Game?

The new Las Vegas Raiders stadium — scheduled for completion in 2020 — sets up an interesting dynamic for gambling and the NFL. Namely, sports betting is legal in Nevada, while daily fantasy sports exists only in a limited fashion via the state’s existing gaming laws. Reporting from ESPN indicates that the state’s casinos and…

Will US Fantasy Regulations Bring Sports Betting Reform?

Many states have passed Fantasy Sports regulations in recent years, and may more states have legislation in place to follow suit.

Now, some believe this could be a pathway to sports betting reform in America!

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Could Fantasy Regulation Help US Sports Betting Reform?

No one has fully realized the potential that daily fantasy sports laws have opened up. Is that starting to change? So far, 12 states have passed laws that in some way legalize and/or regulate paid-entry fantasy sports. And more or are likely on the way. At the same time, there are several avenues for sports…

Most Americans Don’t Know Sports Betting Is Illegal

A new study from the American Gaming Association says that six in 10 Americans don’t realize sports betting is a legal activity in just the state of Nevada. Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research found that just 38 percent of respondents “recognize that it is not legal in most of the nation.” A 1992 federal law limits…

Pennsylvania Eyes Legalized Sports Betting

Pennsylvania has moved closer to the introduction of a legalised sports betting market after the Gaming and Oversight Committee in the US state’s House of Representatives voted to move legislation forward. Introduced in February, House Bill 519 would enable Pennsylvania to legalise sports betting activities, pending federal authorisation. The bill passed with a unanimous vote…

Trump Would Speak to League Commissioners about Sports Betting

Hours before the Super Bowl on Sunday, President Trump was interviewed by longtime TV and radio personality Jim Gray on a variety of topics – including sports betting. Gray referred to a recent American Gaming Association recent analysis on the volume of sports betting on the big game. “You know quite a bit, as a…

NBA Supports Fantasy Sports Around the World

North America’s National Basketball Association (NBA) has agreed a multi-year deal with sports entertainment company PlayON to launch daily fantasy sports (DFS) contests in regions around the world. PlayON will serve as the official daily fantasy partner of the league in a selection of major markets in Europe, Latin America and Asia. The partnership will…

Baseball Commissioner Willing to Discuss Sports Betting

Rob Manfred, commissioner of North America’s Major League Baseball (MLB), has said he would be prepared to hold further talks over wider legalisation of sports betting in the US. Nevada is the only US state in which wagering on sports is legal, but a number of other states have introduced legislation that could legalise the…

The Future of Sports Betting in the U.S.

Baseball season is underway, and millions of Americans will be betting on the games this season.

However, even as the NFL votes to send the Raiders to Las Vegas, Commissioner Roger Goodell still maintains the league is opposed to sports betting reform in America.

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