Owner of Capitals and Wizards Outlines Plan for Washington D.C. Sports Betting

The nation’s capital will soon become a sports betting haven within the Beltway region, and billionaire Ted Leonsis can’t wait to get started. The owner of Washington D.C.’s professional hockey and basketball teams – the Capitals and Wizards, respectively – made headlines in March when he announced that an onsite sportsbook would be built within …

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GVC Holdings Approved to Offer Online Sports Betting and Poker in Nevada

Online poker players in the Silver State who want an alternative to WSOP.com may be in luck after the Nevada Gaming Commission (NGC) approved GVC Holdings’ application for an interactive gaming license. That probationary two-year approval allows GVC Holdings – the Isle of Man-based parent company of European-facing online sportsbooks including SportingBet, Coral, Ladbrokes, and …

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New Jersey Issues Second Operator Fine for iGaming Geolocation Violation

For just the second time in the agency’s nearly yearlong history regulating online gambling, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE) has fined an operator for allowing wagers to be placed from outside state lines. In a civil action order dated April 30th and signed by director David Rebuck, the NJDGE levied a fine …

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FOX Sports Joins Forces with Stars Group to Launch Sportsbook App

FOX Sports is preparing to make its first major sports betting play after signing a deal with PokerStars parent company The Stars Group. As part of a press release issued earlier this month, the new partners teased the Fall 2019 launch of two online FOX Bet sports betting platforms. In addition to a free-to-play picks …

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New Hampshire Legislature Poised to Pass Sports Betting Bill

Lawmakers in New Hampshire are on the verge of finalizing the Granite State’s sports betting bill and sending it to the desk of Governor Chris Sununu. During a special session of the state’s Senate Finance Committee held on May 21st, members huddled to add final amendments to House Bill 480. The legislation – which would …

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Maine’s Sports Betting Bill Clears Key Committee Vote

Following a meeting of the Maine Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs on Friday, yet another state is on the verge of sports betting legalization. Per reporting from WGME-13 News, members of the Committee came together to hash out differences over the regulatory setup which would underpin Maine’s proposed sportsbook industry. The …

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Tennessee Passes America’s First Online-Only Sports Betting Bill

While he declined to join three other Governors (Montana, Indiana, Iowa) who signed legislation earlier this month, Bill Lee of Tennessee did allow the Volunteer State to legalize online sports betting. Senate Bill 16 was sent to Lee’s desk back on April 30th, and after nearly a month of deliberation, the Governor declined to either …

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Iowa Third State to Legalize Sports Betting This Month

Nearly one year to the day after sports betting became legal on the federal level, Iowa became the third state to officially regulate the industry in 2019. In fact, when Governor Kim Reynolds signed Senate File 617 – which legalizes both brick and mortar and online/mobile sports wagering – on May 13th, Iowa was the …

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Indiana Governor Approves Bill to Legalize Sports Betting

Five days after his counterpart in Montana did the same, Governor Eric Holcomb of Indiana signed legislation to regulate the sports betting industry. Holcomb officially made House Bill 1015 – which allows adults in Indiana to wager with both brick and mortar and online/mobile sportsbooks – the law of the land on May 8th. Governor …

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Montana’s Governor Signs Sports Betting Bill into Law

With the stroke of his pen, Montana Governor Steve Bullock made single-game sports betting legal in the Big Sky State on May 3rd 2019. Montana became the first state to authorize and regulate sportsbooks this year, following last May’s landmark ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court which repealed a federal ban on the industry. Under …

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