Legal

8th May 2019

Walk the line

To ensure the long-term future of the US sports betting market, operators will need to effectively promote their brands without carpet-bombing states with advertising. But…

8th May 2019

Interview: David Foster, Deputy General Counsel, NBA

David Foster, deputy general counsel, NBA, talks to us about how his organization is working with the players in the labor union

8th May 2019

NJ Attorney General files lawsuit claiming DoJ FOIA violation

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has filed a lawsuit accusing the US Department of Justice (DoJ) of violating the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). …

8th May 2019

Tokin’ gesture

If the legal cannabis market in California is anything to go by, then lowering gaming taxes won't necessarily mean tax revenue taking a hit, writes…

7th May 2019

SciPlay begins trading on Nasdaq

SciPlay, the social gaming subsidiary of Scientific Games, has begun trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market following the launch of its initial public offering (IPO).…

7th May 2019

Colorado betting bill headed to Governor’s desk after Senate approval

A bill to legalise mobile and land-based wagering in Colorado has raced through the state legislature and now heads to Governor Jared Polis’ desk for…

7th May 2019

Montana first state to legalize sports betting in 2019

Montana Governor Steve Bullock has signed into law a bill allowing the state’s lottery to operate sports betting, which sees the Treasure State become the…

1st May 2019

Webinar: Translating the 2019 DoJ reinterpretation of the Wire Act

The implications for iGaming and iLottery in the US

23rd April 2019

PokerStars fined over college betting in New Jersey

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has fined PokerStars operator The Stars Group $10,000 for accepting bets on basketball games featuring teams from two…

18th April 2019

iGaming coming to PA in July, online wagering weeks away

Online gaming will go live in Pennsylvania from July the state’s Gaming Control Board reveals

9th April 2019

Lotteries not impacted by Wire Act opinion, DoJ claims

The revised stance on the 1961 Wire Act did not address the legality of lotteries, the Department of Justice has claimed

8th April 2019

SBTech takes step towards Oregon Lottery sportsbook contract

SBTech may be formally confirmed as the Oregon State Lottery’s sports betting partner this month, though its selection as the preferred vendor has been protested…

4th April 2019

Consensus building in Illinois

Illinois representative Michael Zalewski explains his build-as-you-go approach to bringing sports betting legislation into law as the state considers the range of regulatory models

28th March 2019

West Virginia Governor allows igaming bill to pass into law

West Virginia Governor passes bill allowing land-based casinos to launch online without signing the legislation