Legal

12th June 2019

Oregon Senator files amendment to block mobile betting

The Oregon State Lottery’s plans to roll out mobile wagering ahead of the 2019 National Football League (NLF) could be halted by a proposed amendment…

10th June 2019

NY Gaming Commission approves sports betting regulations

The New York Gaming Commission has today (June 10) approved regulations governing sports betting in the state.  The approval clears the way for the licensing…

7th June 2019

Louisiana sports betting hopes die, take fantasy bill with them

The end of the Louisiana legislative session passed yesterday (June 6), with efforts to pass sports betting legislation failing.  This failure also saw Senator Daniel…

7th June 2019

NY betting bill amended to permit in-stadium wagering

Some of New York’s sporting arenas could be able to offer betting to patrons, after legislation to legalize land-based and mobile betting was amended by…

6th June 2019

Fantasy sports bill dies in North Carolina House committee

North Carolina’s latest attempt to develop a regulatory framework for fantasy sports has failed, after a bill that would have declared the contests games of…

6th June 2019

West Virginia Lottery delays launch of DraftKings sports betting app

Consumers in West Virginia are to remain without mobile sports betting services for the foreseeable further after the state’s Lottery announced that it is to…

6th June 2019

Louisiana sports betting hopes rest on conference committee

Louisiana’s prospects of passing a sports betting bill hinge on a conference committee, which will negotiate whether to include language to legalise sports betting in…

6th June 2019

State of the Union: Wire Act, Illinois, Pennsylvania and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers New Hampshire’s victory in its legal challenge to the Department of Justice’s revised…

6th June 2019

ICE North America Interview: Jim Ryan, CEO, Pala Interactive

Pala Interactive chief executive Jim Ryan shares his thoughts on the impact of the Department of Justice’s revised Wire Act opinion, explaining why he feels…

5th June 2019

Apple will only allow native iOS gambling apps in App Store

Apple has announced that it will only allow gambling apps native to iOS to be hosted in its App Store, giving operators until September 3…

5th June 2019

Louisiana sports betting suffers new blow as House rejects amended bill

Louisiana looks set to miss out on sports betting this year after the state’s House of Representatives rejected amendments to a fantasy sports bill that…

4th June 2019

Kindred’s Unibet debuts in US market with New Jersey launch

Kindred Group has launched its Unibet brand New Jersey through a partnership with the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City, marking its debut in…

4th June 2019

US antitrust laws force Penn National chair to step down

Peter Carlino, the long-serving chairman and former chief executive of Penn National Gaming (PNG), is to step down from his role to comply with federal…

4th June 2019

New Hampshire prevails in Wire Act challenge

A New Hampshire District Court Judge has ruled in favour of the state in its legal challenge against the US Department of Justice’s (DoJ) revised…