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 Frank Pallone has withdrawn his bill to create federal standards for sports betting, saying he no longer supports passage of the GAME Act.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.
Perhaps the reason states are in no rush to launch mobile sports betting is lingering concerns about federal money laundering issues.
Sports betting has become a hot topic, but online gambling is the most lucrative and logical tax revenue source.
As college sports betting talks heat up, the NCAA is creating a group of experts to look into officiating, rules and regulations, laws, and more.
It looked like Congress was going to talk sports betting, but a busy calendar pushed the hearing on wagering back on the calendar.