Legal

3rd February 2022

State of the Union: Ontario, New York, Louisiana and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes the launch of legal igaming in Ontario, more impressive results from New York…

31st January 2022

Hawaii state House passes lottery, casino and betting bills at first reading

Five different bills that would see a casino,  a lottery and sports wagering implemented in Hawaii have passed their first readings in the state House.…

24th January 2022

Esports Entertainment cleared to launch betting in New Jersey

Esports Entertainment Group has received approval from New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement to begin accepting bets in the state.  The operator has been granted…

17th January 2022

Virginia bill would remove bonus deduction for betting taxes

A bill that aims to remove the opportunity to deduct bonus spending from sports betting taxes in Virginia, effectively increasing the amount of tax that…

13th January 2022

State of the Union: New York, Delaware, Illinois and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes New York’s sports betting launch, a legal battle over tribal exclusivity in Washington…

13th January 2022

Washington bills challenge cardroom and racetrack sports betting exclusion

Two bills have been reintroduced in Washington that could allow sports wagering at racetracks and cardrooms in the state, amid a legal challenge filed by…

13th January 2022

Seminoles accuse LVS-backed group of fraud over gaming expansion petition

The Seminole Tribe of Florida has gone on the offensive over a Las Vegas Sands-backed political committee’s push to gather public support for commercial casinos…

12th January 2022

Maverick launches legal challenge over tribal gaming monopoly in Washington

Gaming and entertainment business Maverick Gaming has filed litigation challenging what it said is an “erroneous” application of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA), granting…

6th January 2022

State of the Union: Mississippi, Nevada, BCLC and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes attempts to bring sports betting to Mississippi, a change of leadership at the…

6th January 2022

Mississippi lawmaker tries once again to legalise online sports betting

A Mississippi lawmaker has filed a bill that would permit operators in the state to accept online sports bets, the fourth such attempt to legalise…

17th December 2021

888 halts operations in New Jersey ahead of SI sportsbook launch

Online gaming and betting operator 888 will no longer accept or offer sports betting in New Jersey, ahead of the launch of its Sports Illustrated-branded…

9th December 2021

House and Senate reach agreement over Ohio sports betting bill

Ohio’s state House and Senate have reached an agreement on the legalization of sports betting within the state, after a conference between both houses to…

6th December 2021

Hard Rock takes sportsbook offline after court ruling

Hard Rock Sportsbook, owned by Florida’s Seminole Tribe, has suspended betting on its platform within the state after a court ruled the tribe’s compact allowing…

6th December 2021

Michigan regulator warns against black market after nonpayment complaints

The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) has warned bettors of the dangers of betting on unlicensed platforms after it received complaints regarding nonpayment of winnings.…