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4th August 2020

AGA report: Michigan casinos worth $6.3bn annually to state

Michigan’s 27 combined commercial and tribal casinos have an annual economic impact of $6.3bn for the state, according to a new report from the American Gaming…

28th July 2020

MA amendments double betting tax and add ilottery component

The Massachusetts legislature has amended sports wagering bill put forward last week, adding provisions to legalize online lotteries, but doubling the tax rate for online…

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…

29th May 2020

California bill proposes exclusive betting rights for tribes and tracks

A constitutional amendment that would allow sports betting in California has been referred to the committee on governmental organisation, after details were added to the…

21st May 2020

AGA appeals for reform of jackpot tax reporting threshold

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has urged the US government to raise the slot jackpot reporting threshold, which requires machines to be temporarily taken out…

10th December 2019

Study: NJ online gambling created 1,851 jobs last year

New Jersey’s online gambling industry created 1,851  jobs in the state and brought in $52.3m in taxes in 2018, according to a new report from…

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,…

13th November 2019

Atlantic City Mayor eyes cut of NJ sports betting tax

Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small Sr. has called for the city to receive a direct cut of sports betting tax in New Jersey, arguing it has…

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.…