Mobile Sports Betting Appears to be Next in North Carolina

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

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 [...]

Governor of Maine Signs Sports Betting into Law

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 [...]

Sports Betting in Kansas Sits with Governor

Sports Betting in Kansas Sits with Governor
Sports betting in Kansas is now a signature away from being legalized as it now sits with Gov. Laura Kelly. The Senate passed SB 84 early Friday by a vote of 21-13, and the House passed it on Thursday by a vote of 73-49. What Will a Sports Betting Market Look Like in Kansas The Senate chamber rejected the House's changes to the bill on Wednesday, but both sides convened quickly to resolve the issues on Thursday morning. The bill cleared the chamber by mid-Thursday afternoon. Bettors across Read more [...]

Browns and Bally’s Create Betting Partnership

Browns and Bally's Create Betting Partnership
The Cleveland Browns have partnered with Bally Interactive as the company will become the official sports betting partner of the franchise. Sports betting in Ohio is legal, but it is not operational as the law is expected to go into full effect by January 1, 2023. What is the Focus of the Deal The partnership will bring free-to-play gaming opportunities. The real money betting system is still in the development stages. The Ohio sports betting must launch before the January 1, 2023 deadline. Although Read more [...]

Huge Increases Seen for Sports Betting in Tennessee and Michigan for March 2022

Huge Increases Seen for Sports Betting in Tennessee and Michigan for March 2022
Both Tennessee and Michigan's monthly handles bounced back after declining in February. Sportsbook operators in both states took a hit as there weren't many important sporting events taking place beside the Super Bowl. Breaking Down Tennessee's Sports Betting Handle Bettors in Tennessee can only place wagers online as the Volunteer State doesn't offer retail sports betting. Mobile sportsbook operators accepted $370.2 million in bets in March, which increased by 18.2 percent from February's Read more [...]

Sports Betting Deal did NOT get Completed in Kentucky

Sports Betting Deal did NOT get Completed in Kentucky
House Bill 606 would have legalized sports betting in Kentucky but didn't get enough support at the statehouse on Thursday. The bill died on the last day of the legislative session. House Bill 606 Didn't Get Much Support in the Senate Senate Majority Leader Damon Thayer gave a speech on the Senate floor as he listed the successes and failures of the legislative session; the bill lacked the support it needed from the Senate for the bill to be passed. The announcement came as a surprise as the Read more [...]