Legal

5th July 2019

State of the Union: California, Illinois and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers Illinois Governor signing a wide-ranging gaming expansion bill into law, as well as…

4th July 2019

Maine sports betting on hold until 2020

Hopes for the launch of sports betting in Maine have suffered a setback after the state’s Governor Janet Mills failed to sign legislation into law…

4th July 2019

Puerto Rico legislature passes sports betting bill

A bill to regulate sports betting in Puerto Rico is headed to Governor Ricardo Rosselló Nevares to be signed into law after passing the unincorporated…

3rd July 2019

Indiana launches public consultation on sports betting regulations

The Indiana Gaming Commission has launched a public consultation on the state’s sports betting regulations, with stakeholders and members of the public able to submit…

1st July 2019

Illinois Governor signs gaming expansion legislation into law

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has signed into law the far-reaching gaming expansion bill passed by the state legislature early in June, paving the way for…

28th June 2019

AGA reshuffles management team with trio of promotions

The American Gaming Association (AGA) reshuffled its management team to reflect the industry body’s focus on market modernization and advocacy, while high-profile executives Sarah Slane…

28th June 2019

Budget legislation strengthens Sportech position in CT

Legislation passed as part of the Connecticut State Budget has strengthened Sportech’s exclusive license to conduct pari-mutuel betting in the state.  Sportech, via its Ventures…

28th June 2019

California Assemblymember files sports betting proposal

California Assemblymember Adam Gray has filed a constitutional amendment to clear the way for the state to regulate sports betting, provided it is ratified by citizens…

27th June 2019

State of the Union: Maine, Oregon, NJ, PA and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers positive developments in Maine, less happy news in New York, and provides more…

25th June 2019

Rush Street launches second PA sportsbook app

Rush Street Interactive begun the final launch process for its second online and mobile sportsbook in the Pennsylvania market. The BetRivers.com app has been launched…

25th June 2019

NJ Senate weighs bill to allow Golden Nugget to take NBA bets

A bill that would lift the prohibition on casinos that share an owner with a professional sports franchise from taking bets on leagues involving the…

25th June 2019

Parx begins PA live test of online sportsbook

Greenwood Gaming and Entertainment’s Parx Casino has become the second Pennsylvania licensee to begin a live test of its online sportsbook, ahead of a full…

21st June 2019

California Court dismisses tribal card games lawsuit

A California court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by three Indian tribes that claimed the state government had violated their gaming compacts.  The Yocha Dehe…

21st June 2019

New York mobile betting bill dies in Assembly

New York bettors will have to travel to upstate casinos to bet on sports after Senator Joseph Addabbo’s mobile wagering bill failed to progress through…