Legal

30th September 2021

State of the Union: OpenBet, Connecticut, Colorado and more

This week’s State of the Union – in partnership with Segev LLP – includes Scientific Games’ sale of its OpenBet sports betting division, as well…

29th September 2021

DraftKings and Mashantucket Pequot to launch CT betting on 30 September

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and DraftKings have announced that they will launch retail sports betting in Connecticut at Foxwoods Casino on 30 September.  Players…

23rd September 2021

NHL finds “no evidence” of gambling or match-fixing in Evander Kane probe

The National Hockey League (NHL) has found no evidence that San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane gambled on League games, after concluding an investigation that…

22nd September 2021

Pari-mutuel urges DoI to block Florida sports betting in new lawsuit

A Florida-based pari-mutuel betting operator has filed a suit calling for the US federal government to block online sports betting in Florida. The case has…

22nd September 2021

Flutter agrees $300m Kentucky settlement

PokerStars owner Flutter Entertainment has agreed to pay a $200m settlement to the Commonwealth of Kentucky, bringing an end to the long-running legal dispute between…

16th September 2021

North Carolina sports betting bill re-referred to Committee on Commerce

A bill than aims to authorize and regulate sports wagering in North Carolina has been re-referred to the Committee on Commerce. Titled Senate Bill 688,…

14th September 2021

Arizona tribe continues bid to block sports betting with amended lawsuit

Arizona’s Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe has resubmitted its complaint calling for courts to suspend sports betting, which was legalised earlier this month, within the state.  The…

10th September 2021

Connecticut secures DoI approval for amended gaming compacts

The US Department of the Interior (DoI) has given its approval to proposed revisions to gaming compacts between the state of Connecticut and both the…

10th September 2021

Audit finds DC Lottery sports betting app “fails to meet expectations”

An audit carried out by the Office of the District of Columbia Auditor (ODCA) has concluded that the DC Lottery’s sportsbook product GamBet has performed…

10th September 2021

Ontario releases final sports and events betting gaming standards

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has released its final igaming sports and event betting regulatory standards, which include changes to advertising standards…

7th September 2021

Arizona tribe fails in legal challenge over sports betting launch

A Superior Court in Arizona has ruled against the Yavapai Prescott Indian tribe’s bid to halt the planned launch of sports betting in the state…

6th September 2021

Arizona tribes fight to block anti-betting lawsuit

The Tonto Apache and Quechan tribes of Arizona are currently seeking to block a lawsuit brought forward by the Yavapai Prescott Indian tribe, to halt…

2nd September 2021

State of the Union: Canada, California, Arizona and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes the legalization of sports betting in Canada, and major sports betting developments in…

2nd September 2021

North Carolina video lottery bill referred to House committee

A bill that aims to regulate video lottery terminals in North Carolina has been referred to the the House of Representatives’ Committee on Rules, Calendar,…