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3rd June 2020

Committee approves California sports betting bill

The California Senate Committee on Government Organization has approved a constitutional amendment bill to allow sports betting in the state. In a partisan 9-3 vote,…

1st June 2020

Playtech approved to launch online casino in New Jersey

Gaming solutions giant Playtech has secured regulatory approval from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE) to launch its online casino products in the…

29th May 2020

California bill proposes exclusive betting rights for tribes and tracks

A constitutional amendment that would allow sports betting in California has been referred to the committee on governmental organisation, after details were added to the…

29th May 2020

Ohio House passes sports betting bill

The Ohio House of Representatives has passed a bill that would legalise both retail and mobile sports wagering in the US state. First introduced by…

28th May 2020

Louisiana sports betting referendum bill passes house

A bill to arrange a parish-by-parish referendum on whether to legalise sports betting in Louisiana has been passed by the state House of Representatives. SB130,…

26th May 2020

Michigan legislator Iden honored for igaming contribution

Michigan State Representative Brandt Iden has received an honorary American Gambling Award for his pivotal role in Michigan’s successful legalization of sports betting, online poker…

26th May 2020

CDI and Aristocrat create $155m fund to settle Big Fish claims

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI), the former owner of social gaming studio Big Fish Games, and Aristocrat Leisure, its current owner, have entered into an agreement…

14th May 2020

ICE North America Digital: Day 3 round-up

The third day of ICE North America Digital focused on the brick-and-mortar industry, namely the path back to business for an industry shuttered since mid-March…

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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14th May 2020

Louisiana Senate passes sports betting referendum bill

The Louisiana State Senate has passed a bill to legalize sports betting in the state, by a margin of 29-8, and now passes to the…

12th May 2020

OIGA suspends two members over state compacts

The Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA) has voted to suspend two of its members after they signed new gaming compacts to offer Class III games,…

7th May 2020

State of the Union: Colorado, Nevada, MGM and more

This week’s state of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers the launch of sports betting in Colorado, restrictions on Nevada casinos when they…

23rd April 2020

VA governor’s sports betting amendments adopted

Virginia is set to pass a bill legalizing sports betting after state lawmakers amended the proposal to factor in changes requested by Governor Ralph Northam. House…

14th April 2020

Virginia Governor requests sports betting bill amendments

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has put forward a number of amendments to a bill that would legalise sports wagering in the state. House Bill 896,…

6th April 2020

AGA urges SBA to include gambling in Covid-19 loans scheme

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has reacted with dismay after the Small Business Administration (SBA)’s interim regulatory guidelines appeared to block gambling businesses from benefiting…

iGB North America Magazine Issue 45

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