Sports Wagering

23rd July 2021

Sports wagering bill passed by Massachusetts House

A bill that aims to introduce sports betting in Massachusetts has been passed by the state House and referred to the Committee on Senate Ways…

4th June 2021

Louisiana sports betting regulation bill heads to Senate

A Louisiana bill that would further regulate sports betting in the state has been passed to the Louisiana Senate after minor amendments from the state…

18th May 2021

Eleven more tribes agree to Washington sports wagering compacts

The Washington State Gambling Commission has reached a Class III sports wagering compact agreement with 11 more tribes across Washington, which will allow the tribes…

27th July 2020

Congressional bill aims to scrap 0.25% federal handle tax

Representatives and congressional Gaming Caucus co-chairs Dina Titus and Guy Reschenthaler have introduced a federal bill – HR7790 – to repeal the US’s 0.25% excise…

23rd April 2020

VA governor’s sports betting amendments adopted

Virginia is set to pass a bill legalizing sports betting after state lawmakers amended the proposal to factor in changes requested by Governor Ralph Northam. House…

21st November 2019

Stepping up to the plate

Freshly appointed managing director of US betting at Sportradar, Werner Becher spoke with iGaming Business to outline his aims for the new role, as well…

19th November 2019

Florida Senator submits sports betting legislation

Florida Senator Jeff Brandes submitted three bills in the state senate to regulate sports betting in Florida on Monday (18 November). The bills, SB 968,…

23rd October 2019

GAN extends FanDuel partnership into Indiana

Online betting and gaming platform provider GAN has extended its partnership with FanDuel into Indiana, after the company received a temporary supplier license. GAN will power…

22nd October 2019

FanDuel to launch mobile sportsbook in Indiana

FanDuel has been granted authorization to launch mobile sports betting in Indiana, effective today (22 October). FanDuel will operate mobile sports betting in partnership with…

21st October 2019

Mississippi sports betting handle skyrockets in September

Sports wagering revenue in Mississippi almost doubled month-on-month, and increased 19.2% year-on-year to $37.9m while the state took in $5.6m in revenue from sports bets.…

12th September 2019

Romney in discussions for federal sports betting bill

US Senator for Utah and former presidential nominee Mitt Romney has been involved in preliminary discussions about a federal sports gambling bill, a member of…

30th August 2019

Kentucky senator files sports betting legislation

Kentucky State Senator Julian Carroll has prefiled legislation that would allow sports wagering in the state. The legislation, Bill Request 236, would amend the state’s…

28th August 2019

Illinois Gaming Board launches sports betting consultation

The Illinois Gaming Board has launched a public consultation to gain input from the public, the gambling industry and other stakeholders about proposed sports wagering…

8th August 2019

NCAA reiterates wagering stance, opts not to introduce availability reports

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has reiterated its stance on student-athletes and university administrators providing information to others associated with sports wagering and has…