A Congressional Hearing on sports betting showed the NFL wants a piece of the pie so badly it’s willing say game integrity is at stake to get it.
What came out of 90 minutes of testimony in Congress on the topic of legal US sports betting? More questions than answers.
A House Subcommittee will listen to testimony from industry stakeholders in the “Post-PASPA: An Examination of Sports Betting in America” hearing.
Ahead of a congressional hearing on sports betting, two members of Congress urge caution in introducing federal legislation to regulate the market.
On Sept. 27, a Congressional subcommittee will hold a Washington, DC meeting entitled “Post-PASPA: An Examination of Sports Betting in America.”
Rep. Frank Pallone has withdrawn his bill to create federal standards for sports betting, saying he no longer supports passage of the GAME Act.
The American Gaming Association (AGA) sent a letter to Sen. Chuck Schumer (D – NY) in opposition to his federal framework to oversee sports betting.
Senator John McCain eventually opened up to discussions of regulated sports betting. Now, gambling advocates are wondering if his replacement, Jon Kyl, will follow the same path.
With revenues of more than $40 billion and taxes paid in excess of $9 billion, 2017 was a record year for the commercial casino industry in the US.
Problem gambling groups are taking things too far by calling for McDonald’s restaurants to stop putting a Super Mario slot machine toy in its Happy Meals.