Legal

8th April 2021

New York mobile betting legislation sets $25m license fee, details RFP process

New York’s budget bill, which contains provisions for legal mobile sports betting, has been published, revealing a $25m license fee and the bidding process for…

7th April 2021

Fox sues Flutter over pricing of FanDuel stake

Media giant Fox Corporation has filed an arbitration suit against Flutter Entertainment, as the businesses dispute the purchase price of Fox’s option to acquire an…

6th April 2021

Maine sports betting bill introduced in state Senate

A bill to authorize and regulate sports betting has been introduced in the Maine State Senate, echoing previous attempts. Senate Bill 1352 was introduced by…

6th April 2021

US Congress to consider repealing 0.25% federal handle tax

The United States Congress is to consider a new federal bill aiming to remove a national 0.25% excise tax on sports wagering handle. HB2350, also…

29th March 2021

Action 24/7 sports betting license reinstated after court grants injunction

A court ruling has ordered that Tennessee-based sportsbook Action 24/7 has its license reinstated after an appeal for a temporary injunction was granted. On March…

25th March 2021

KY court rejects Flutter bid for new hearing on $870m judgement

The Kentucky Supreme Court has denied Flutter Entertainment’s request for a new hearing on a decision that could see the operator ordered to pay $870m…

25th March 2021

IBIA and John Levy submit evidence backing Canadian single-event betting

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) and theScore chairman and chief executive John Levy have both backed the legalization of single-event sports betting in Canada,…

25th March 2021

Wyoming sports betting heads to Senate floor after clearing committee

The Wyoming Senate is to discuss a bill seeking to legalize online sports betting in the state after it secured approval from the Senate Appropriations…

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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24th March 2021

Action 24/7 appeals Tennessee license suspension with lawsuit

Tennessee-based operator Action 24/7 has filed a lawsuit appealing the license suspension handed down by the Tennessee Education Lottery in Davidson County Chancery Court, arguing…

23rd March 2021

New York problem gambling education bill passes Senate

The New York State Senate have passed a bill that requires the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services to create a problem gambling education…

22nd March 2021

South Dakota Governor signs sports betting bill into law

Kristi Noem, Governor of South Dakota, has signed off on a bill that will legalize sports wagering in the city of Deadwood. Introduced in January,…

18th March 2021

State of the Union: FanDuel, PointsBet, New York and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes Flutter’s potential plans to spin off its FanDuel brand, as well as PointsBet’s…

18th March 2021

Wyoming sports betting bill moves to Senate after initial rejection

A bill to legalise online sports wagering in the state of Wyoming has finally passed the  House of Representatives and moves onto the Senate after…

16th March 2021

Everi appoints Kate Lowenhar-Fisher as legal chief

Digital casino product and fintech provider Everi Holdings has appointed Kate Lowenhar-Fisher as executive vice president, chief legal officer, general counsel and corporate secretary. Lowenhar-Fisher…

iGB North America Magazine Issue 47

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