New York, South Carolina Introduce Sports Betting BillsPosted on 25 January 2017
New York and South Carolina both introduced bills seeking to legalize sports betting this week.In New York, a bill sponsored by Senator Tony Avella (D-19th), and co-sponsored by four of his Democratic colleagues in the Senate, would authorize “gambling on professional sporting events and athletic events sponsored by universities or colleges.”Sports betting would be permitted to ta ...
Arizona Daily Fantasy Sports Remain Offline as Gambling Opposition RemainsPosted on 25 January 2017
Arizona daily fantasy sports (DFS) operators remain banned from the state as 2017 gets underway, and unfortunately for those wishing to compete in the online contests, that reality isn’t expected to change anytime soon.The legality of DFS has been widely discussed in state capitals across the country over the past 24 months. Today, 12 states have laws on the books authorizing daily f ...
Delaware Online Gaming Soars 62 Percent in 2016Posted on 25 January 2017
Delaware online gaming had its best online gaming year to
date in 2016. The state’s three internet casino operators collectively
generated $3 million in net revenue, a 62 percent premium on 2015.
The strong 12-month run came to a close with yet another solid performance in December. Gaming win came in at $229,987, a 29 percent year-over-year gain and the state’s best month since A ...
Pennsylvania Will Legalize Online Gambling Sometime in March, Says LawmakerPosted on 25 January 2017
As Pennsylvania prepares to receive two online gambling bills, at least
one lawmaker believes that the state’s chances of legalizing online
gambling are good, and that it will happen soon.
“Sometime in March, we’ll have something done and passed in the House and Senate,” said Senator Mario Scavello, chairman of the Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committe ...
Gibraltar One Entity With UK: EU Deals Body Blow to Gibraltar Online Gambling IndustryPosted on 25 January 2017
Online gaming hub Gibraltar should be treated as “one entity” with the UK in its freedom to provide services. That’s the opinion of the European Court of Justice,
the highest court in the European Union, and it could have far-reaching
consequences for the territory’s gambling industry, now and
The opinion, delivered Thursday by senior EU lawyer Maciej Szpuar, had be ...
Trump's Inauguration to Shatter Washington NormsPosted on 14 January 2017
Donald Trump’s inauguration is shaping up to be booming business for Washington. It’s just not the type of business the president-elect may want.Protesters distraught over Trump’s victory will be flooding into Washington next weekend, creating a potent — and potentially tense — mix as they collide with the billionaire’s die-hard supporters at hotels and restaurants, and on th ...