Regulation

26th May 2021

Canada’s single-event betting bill passes second Senate reading

A bill that would legalize single-event sports betting in Canada has passed its second reading in the Senate and will now advance to the Standing…

25th May 2021

BCLC urges Senate to pass single-event betting bill before summer recess

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has called on the Senate to prioritize a bill that will legalize single-event sports betting in Canada. Also known…

25th May 2021

Louisiana betting tax bill moves to Governor after Senate approval

A Louisiana sports betting bill dictating tax rates, licensing fees and other sports wagering requirements within the state has been approved by the Senate, meaning…

25th May 2021

WatchandWager receives West Virginia ADW license

Webis Holdings’ advanced deposit wagering (ADW) subsidiary WatchandWager has received approval for a one-year ADW license from the West Virginia Racing Commission. The ADW license…

24th May 2021

Esports Entertainment earns first US license after NJ approval

Esports Entertainment Group has received its first US license, after its New Jersey application was approved by the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE). With…

24th May 2021

DraftKings to fund new responsible gambling research with ICRG grant

Sports betting operator DraftKings has announced that it will provide a financial contribution to the International Center for Responsible Gaming’s (ICRG) Fund to Support Research…

20th May 2021

State of the Union: LeoVegas, Florida, Sportradar and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes LeoVegas’ entery into the US market, a step towards legal betting in Florida…

20th May 2021

Pennsylvania regulator issues first fine to fantasy sports operator

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has issued Fantasy Sports Games with a fine of $7,500 after ruling it operated fantasy sports contests prior to…

19th May 2021

NJ fixed-odds racing bills progress through committee stage

Bills to allow fixed-odds wagering on horse racing in New Jersey have been approved unanimously by committees in both the state General Assembly and Senate.…

18th May 2021

Maryland Governor Hogan to sign sports betting bill into law

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is set to sign a bill authorizing sports betting and fantasy sports into law today (18 May). The bill – HB…

18th May 2021

NCPG launches support campaign for military members

The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) has launched its Operation Responsible Gambling campaign, which aims to support members of the military community who are…

18th May 2021

Eleven more tribes agree to Washington sports wagering compacts

The Washington State Gambling Commission has reached a Class III sports wagering compact agreement with 11 more tribes across Washington, which will allow the tribes…

18th May 2021

Michigan Gaming Control Board confirms Williams as new executive director

The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) has formally announced Henry Williams as its new executive director following approval from the state’s Senate. The Michigan Senate…

17th May 2021

LeoVegas to enter US in H1 2022 with Caesars market access deal

Swedish operator LeoVegas has reached an agreement with Caesars Entertainment to launch its online casino product in the state of New Jersey in the first…