New Jersey Governor Pushing for Massachusetts to Legalize Sports Betting

After the PASPA was overturned by the Supreme Court, New Jersey was the main catalyst for starting the sports betting industry. Now, New Jersey’s Governor, Phil Murphy, is pushing for Massachusetts lawmakers to legalize sports betting as time is running out. How Has the New Jersey Sports Betting Market Done New Jersey’s sports betting market has done the unthinkable when it first launched. For the longest time, Nevada was considered the sports betting capital of the United States until the Read more […]

North Carolina Seeking Football Season for Sports Betting Launch

Sports betting in North Carolina is very limited as bettors can only place wagers at the two tribal casinos that are operated by the Cherokee Indians. However, lawmakers have been supporting the operation to bring mobile sports betting to the Tar Heel State. A Sports Betting Market in North Carolina is Closer to Reality SB 688 passed through the Senate last year, and supporters of the bill believe that the bill can pass through the House in the even years. The reason is that North Carolina Read more […]

Minnesota Sports Betting Sees a Little Snag

The sports betting operation in Minnesota will have to wait another year as the legislature failed to pass the bill. The chances looked less likely as the weekend progressed as the Senate Finance Committee approved a proposal by a vote of 5-4 on Thursday. Tribes Were Adamant on Their Sports Betting Exclusivity Stance Rep. Zack Stephenson stated that he would legalize the sports betting efforts in the North Star State. However, the bill Sen. Roger Chamberlain sponsored mobile and retail sports Read more […]

Mobile Sports Betting Appears to be Next in North Carolina

Mobile sports betting could be on the radar in North Carolina as the legislative session begins in Raleigh on Wednesday. The bill has already made it to the final stretch with strong support. Lawmakers are Ready to Make the Push in the Tar Heel State SB 688 was co-sponsored by Sen. Paul A. Lowe Jr, and this is steady progress as it passed through the Senate chamber last August by a vote of 26-19. It also passed through the House Commerce Committee by a vote of 12-4. This session will run through Read more […]

Potential Sports Betting in Missouri Squashed by Casinos

Legalizing sports betting looked promising at the start of the 2022 session. It seemed like the Show-Me State was going to have a sports betting market before the neighboring state Kansas. What Went Wrong During the Process? The Missouri state Senate adjourned a day early on Thursday without approving a sports betting bill. The initiative cleared the House but faced opposition in the Senate. Unfortunately, the sports betting push ran out of steam as lawmakers will have to make another push Read more […]

New York Reaches Over $6.2bn in Total Online Sports Bets

Online sports betting was first launched in New York State on January 8, 2022. Since then, several operators have entered the market, with players having access to online and retail sports betting services. Such providers as DraftKings, FanDuel, Caesars, BetMGM, and WynnBET can be found in the state. The New York State Gaming Commission recently released the revenue reports for sports betting operators in the Empire State, showing that over $6.2 billion in sports bets have been placed online. The Read more […]

Will Smaller Companies Be Left Out of the California Sports Betting Industry?

Sports betting efforts are moving steadily along in California, with residents possibly able to vote on the option this fall. There are currently four sports betting initiatives on the table in the state, each looking to make the November ballot for consideration. As the efforts ramp up, critics have started to speak out, revealing that the fine print could leave smaller companies left out of the new industry, if sports betting comes to pass in the state. No Small Companies? It is expected Read more […]

Governor of Maine Signs Sports Betting into Law

Back in early 2020, sports betting seemed to be a long shot as Gov. Janet Mills vetoed a bill that would have brought launched a legalized sports wagering market. The situation has completely changed in the past two years. Who Controls the Market Moving Forward? On Monday, Gov. Mills signed LD 585 into law that legalizes sports betting. Under the bill, bettors will be able to place wagers on mobile devices or retail sportsbook locations in the Pine Tree State. In-person betting would be Read more […]