Washington State Legalizes In-State Sports Betting, But Not Online

Washington Tribal Sports Betting

On Wednesday, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill that will allow for regulated sports betting to occur in-state. Those looking forward to brick-and-mortar sportsbooks to pop up their hometown will have to wait, as the measure only allows for wagering on sports at casinos located on Native American reservations. The language of the bill …

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Illinois Legislature Paves Way For Additional Sports Betting

Illinois Sports Betting

Last Summer, sports betting in the state of Illinois was declared legal by the state legislature. The state has now awarded temporary sportsbook licenses to six casino locations within their borders to offer sports betting. They cannot take bets at the moment, but they are preparing their operations to begin accepting wagers once the legislature …

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Rocky Mountain High: Colorado Prepares for In-State, Regulated Sports Betting

Colorado Sports Betting

The state of Colorado will soon feature in-state, regulated sports betting and is preparing for a May 1st rollout. Voters were able to approve of Proposition DD, allowing for legal sports betting in Colorado. Colorado residents, or visitors to the state, that are interested in placing a sports bet after May 1st have a few options. …

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Legislative Update: States Where Legal Sports Betting Faces Long Odds

Legal Sports Betting America

Following the repeal of PAPSA in 2018, many states have introduced or passed legislation that allows for regulated in-state sports betting. While some states were eager to pass legislation and start collecting the tax revenue that legal gaming provides, other states were not as enthusiastic and have placed many hurdles in the way of new …

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Atlanta’s Major Sports Teams Push for Online Gambling in GA

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Executives for major sports teams in Atlanta pushed to legalize online gambling in the state of Georgia at a recent Atlanta Press Club luncheon. Representatives from the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Hawks, and Atlanta Falcons were in attendance in an attempt to jumpstart their gaming agenda, which they hope will attract younger fans to their product. …

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CBS Sports, William Hill Strike Sports Betting Content Partnership

William Hill

CBS Sports has entered into a partnership with U.K. based oddsmaker William Hill, one of the largest sportsbooks in the world. The deal makes William Hill the official sportsbook of CBS Sports. They will now provide all betting lines and other gambling information that CBS features on their vast array of products. This week’s announcement …

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Sun could shine on sports betting bills in Florida next year

sports betting florida bills

Everyone goes to Florida to retire. But given the new sports betting bills filed by Republican Senator Jeff Brandes, the state could play host to fresh life. Brandes, who has represented Pinellas County since 2012, introduced SB 968, SB 970, and SB 972, last Monday. The group’s main bill, SB 968, would establish the regulations …

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States with legal sports betting one year after PASPA repeal

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It’s been quite the year for legal sports betting in the United States. May 14 marked the one-year anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that struck down PASPA, allowing states — outside of Nevada — to legalize sports betting within their jurisdictions. Prior to the PASPA repeal, Nevada was granted exemption from the law since …

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Indiana Signs Mobile Sports Betting Bill Into Law

Gov. Holcomb signs first ever sports betting bill

The Indiana State Legislature has officially passed House Bill 1015 into law. HB1015 is an Indiana state sports betting law that will allow domestic and mobile wagering on sports. Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed the new legislation into law on May 8th, 2019.  The law is now in effect, but sports betting won’t begin overnight. …

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Montana Governor Bullock Signs One Betting Bill Vetoes Other

Montana sports betting

MT Governor Steve Bullock has legalized domestic wagering in hopes of generating much-needed tax revenue. Montana is the first US state in 2019 to officially legalize an introduced sports gambling expansion bill. This state beat Iowa, Indiana, and Tennessee to the punch and isn’t stopping there. Licensing applications, sorting procedures, and venue arrangements are already …

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