Some State – Indian Compacts May Need To Be Renegotiated

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Sports betting is now technically legal in the US. While this is great news in the progress of domestic gambling expansion, it does not mean sports betting options will pop up overnight. In fact, some states may require a few months before anything is introduced. States with Indian tribal gambling compacts fall in the latter …

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Connecticut Sports Betting At Crossroads With Tribes

Connecticut is a state close to legalizing sports betting. However, they are also a state with tribal compacts that are designed to keep the local Indian tribes in the loop when it comes to gambling options. Lawmakers attempted to circumvent the tribes by passing a sports betting bill that would get around the compacts, much …

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Connecticut Nearing Sports Betting

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Connecticut looks ready to pull the trigger on legal sports legislation after a meeting was held regarding S 540, the bill that would introduce legal betting to the state. The Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee meeting saw testimony from Steve Wagner, Director of IT, and several other representatives. The bill makes some compromises where there were …

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MLB and NBA Ramping Up Lobbying Efforts

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The MLB and NBA appear to be stepping up their lobbying in states pushing for sports betting legalization. The 2 leagues have established a lobbying force that travels from state-to-state campaigning for their desired version of sports betting legislation. While they have already lost the battle in some states, the war is not over. This …

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Do The Sports Leagues Want To Win Or Lose SCOTUS Case?

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If you look at the Supreme Court sports betting case you will notice it is actually one big contradiction. The major sports leagues—NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, NCAA—have been fighting against sports betting legalization for years. Things seem to be moving in favor of New Jersey, meaning that sports gambling is close to becoming a real …

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Legal Sports Betting On The Brink

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The waiting line for sports betting options continues to grow. The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act’s fate resides with the US Supreme Court, and the odds are heavily in favor of its repeal. If PASPA does end up getting knocked off, there are several states legally cleared to pull the trigger on sports gambling …

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Connecticut Not Looking To Pay Integrity Fees

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Connecticut expressed its interest in getting in on the legalized sports gambling framework. However, they are not interested in lining the pockets of the major sports league for no good reason. This is in reference to the “integrity fees” proposed by the NBA and MLB—a 1% fee on all gross revenue from regulated sports betting. …

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Connecticut Legislation Calls For Legal Sports Betting Framework

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A new bill has passed through Connecticut legislature that could see a legal and regulated sports betting framework implemented should the federal government legalize sports betting nationwide. The bill’s primary concern was permitting another tribal casino to open, but there is some language regarding sports betting that was attached to the document. The bill will …

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