Regulation

25th January 2021

DraftKings launches in Virginia’s mobile betting market

DraftKings has become the second sports betting brand to launch in Virginia, with BetMGM securing a license ahead of its own rollout in the state. …

21st January 2021

FanDuel first to secure approval for Virginia sports betting launch

FanDuel is set to be the first operator to launch in Virginia today (21 January), after receiving approval from the Virginia Lottery. The operator is…

21st January 2021

State of the Union: MGM, Wire Act, Michigan and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes MGM’s decision not to submit a bid for European igaming operator Entain, as…

20th January 2021

Virginia subcommittee approves casino betting license amendment

The Virginia House Subcommittee on Gaming has approved an amendment, HB1847, that means the state’s proposed land-based casinos would not count against the limit on…

19th January 2021

Michigan sets January 22 launch date for online betting and gaming

The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) has approved eight operators to launch both online betting and gaming – and a ninth permission to launch online wagering…

19th January 2021

New Mexico bill would permit online betting, table games

Two New Mexico legislators have pre-filed a bill that would permit sports betting – both retail and online – and table games at the state’s…

19th January 2021

Mississippi to revisit online sports betting in new bill

Lawmakers in Mississippi are to consider a new bill that seeks to legalize online sports betting in the US state. Introduced by Senator Scott DeLane,…

15th January 2021

NJ DGE rebukes operators for incentivizing reverse withdrawals

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has issued a warning to its online licensees, after a review found a number were offering bonuses to players…

14th January 2021

Indiana lawmakers launch push for legal igaming

Indiana gamblers may soon have access to online casino games, after Representative Alan Morrison filed a proposal to regulate the vertical.  Morrison’s House Bill 1406…

14th January 2021

Canada’s PASPA moment?

Canada has long been hailed as potentially lucrative territory for the industry, but the ban on single-event betting has stunted the legal market’s growth. With…

14th January 2021

State of the Union: New York, Adelson, New Jersey and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s plans for legal sports betting in the state,…

8th January 2021

Lawmakers set out competing sports betting proposals in New York 

Senator Joseph Addabbo and Assemblymember Gary Pretlow have put forward a new proposal to regulate mobile sports betting in New York, days after Governor Andrew…

7th January 2021

State of the Union: MGM-Entain, Michigan, Adelson and more

The first State of the Union of 2021, in partnership with Segev LLP, is headlined by MGM Resorts’ proposal to acquire igaming giant Entain, formerly…

7th January 2021

CT Governor throws support behind legal betting and igaming

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has followed his New York counterpart Andrew Cuomo in voicing his support for legal sports betting and online gambling.  Giving his…