Legal

30th July 2020

State of the Union: DraftKings, Rush Street, NV and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers DraftKings and Kambi’s decision to cooperate as the operator migrates from Kambi’s platform…

29th July 2020

Federal court sides with OK tribes in compact dispute

The US District Court for Western Oklahoma has ruled in favour of tribal operators in the state, determining that Oklahoma’s tribal gaming compacts automatically renewed…

29th July 2020

Massachusetts House clears amended sports betting bill

The Massachusetts House of Representatives has voted to approve an economic development package bill that includes a section to legalize sports betting in the state.…

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

MA includes betting in economic development package

Lawmakers in Massachusetts are to consider a new economic development package bill that includes a section aimed at legalizing sports wagering in the state. Sponsored…

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 July 2020

Senate Judiciary Committee debates college betting legality

The US Senate Committee on the judiciary heard evidence both for and against the continued legality of betting on college sports in a committee meeting…

22nd July 2020

Oklahoma Supreme Court rejects tribal gaming compacts

The Oklahoma Supreme Court has voted to reject two tribal gaming compacts signed by Governor Kevin Stitt, ruling that both agreements are invalid under state…

ICE North America Webinar Series – The Road Back

With American casinos beginning to reopen, questions still remain about the roadmap to long-term recovery. The Road Back four-part webinar series will examine measures and best practices to guide land-based operators and suppliers, as you work with your customers, your teams and your partners to provide a safe betting and gaming experience in the 'new normal' environment.

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21st July 2020

AGA study highlights confusion over legal betting in US

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has pledged to strengthen its education efforts after new research found that over half of consumers who wagered with unlicensed…

20th July 2020

Eldorado to complete Caesars merger following NJ approval

Eldorado Resorts is set to finalise its acquisition of Caesars Entertainment Corporation after the New Jersey Casino Control Commission gave its approval to the proposed…

16th July 2020

State of the Union: NJ, Boyd, CO and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, features betting revenue figures from states across the US – including strong figures from…

15th July 2020

Louisiana passes fantasy sports tax bill

Louisiana has finally passed a fantasy sports tax bill, more than 18 months after 47 of the state’s parishes approved the game, as governor John…

10th July 2020

RI amendment seeks to scrap in-person sports betting registration

Lawmakers in Rhode Island are to consider an amendment that would remove the requirement for consumers to register in-person in order to access online sports…

9th July 2020

State of the Union: PointsBet, OK, CA and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes the first partnership between a sportsbook and a Major League Baseball team, as…

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