Regulation

2nd April 2020

Nevada approves wagers for German CS:GO league

The Nevada Gaming Control Board has approved wagers on the 2020 Counter-Strike – ESL: Meisterschaft, the German championship for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO). Players will…

16th March 2020

Georgia sports betting bills die after missing legislative deadline

Two bills that would have legalised certain forms of sports wagering in Georgia have died after they failed to progress in time to meet a…

11th March 2020

Detroit casinos given green light for first legal MI bets

The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MCGB) have granted approval to Detroit’s three commercial casinos to accept Michigan’s first sports bets from 1PM Eastern Daylight Time…

3rd March 2020

Puerto Rico government seeks advisors for Gaming Commission

The Puerto Rico Fiscal Agency and Financial Advisory Authority (AAFAF) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) seeking a consultancy firm to provide advisory services…

21st February 2020

Colorado approves first sports betting licences

Colorado’s gambling regulator, the Limited Gaming Control Commission, has approved seven licences and the state’s regulations for sports betting. The seven casinos to receive master…

30th January 2020

Maryland Senators file competing sports betting bills

Two competing bills to authorize sports betting in Maryland have been introduced in the state senate. While Senate Bill 58, introduced by senator Chris West,…

5th December 2019

Evan Davis at Sports Betting USA

Evan Davis, vice president and general counsel of SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia, discusses the potential for a federal register of legal bet types and the…

5th December 2019

NJ DGE issues penalty packages to NYX and William Hill

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has issued two civil penalty packages to NYX for unapproved games and regulatory violations, as well as…

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25th November 2019

Tennessee releases sports betting regulations for public comment

Tennessee has released its draft sports wagering rules, including stringent advertising regulations, for public comment. The rules would only allow for wagers to be placed…

6th November 2019

Pennsylvania regulator releases new funding for illegal gambling probes

Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board is to offer $2m worth of grants to law enforcement agencies in the state to investigate violations of gambling laws. The…

28th October 2019

Presidential candidate Yang supports federal poker regulation

Andrew Yang, Democratic presidential candidate for 2020, announced his support for federally regulated online poker in a Tweet published on Saturday (October 26). “Online poker…

10th October 2019

Constitutional amendment could smooth Georgia’s path to legal wagering

Georgia’s deputy legislative counsel, D. Stuart Morelli stated that an amendment to legalise sports betting in the state may not be required, but is preferable…

17th September 2019

KY Governor candidate reveals gambling expansion plans

Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Andy Beshear has announced plans to significantly expand Kentucky’s legal gambling market by legalizing commercial casinos, sports betting and online gaming if…

31st July 2019

Puerto Rico governor signs sports betting bill into law

Puerto Rico’s outgoing governor, Ricardo Rosselló, on 29 July signed the Betting Committee Act, which would legalize sports wagering in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.…

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