Alabama Legislators Preparing to Revisit Sports Betting Plans in 2024By: Grant Mitchell
A committee that will be in charge of drafting the bill is expected to introduce a plan to legalize sports betting at a variety of retail locations. It will also focus heavily on ridding the state of illegal operators, which is a priority for Ledbetter.
Casino-Goer Fatally Shot Fraud Suspect During Struggle with Police OfficerBy: Grant Mitchell
Police were present at the casino at the time of the shooting but did not fire their weapons. Instead, a bystander discharged their weapon when they noticed the suspect fleeing, ultimately killing them and ending their escape attempt.
Oklahoma Governor Unexpectedly Reveals Plans to Legalize Sports BettingBy: Grant Mitchell
During his announcement, Stitt rolled out a plan that would bring retail sports betting to facilities operated by local tribes. It would also allow Oklahomans to participate in mobile sports betting with commercial sportsbooks licensed and regulated by the state.
Maine Launching Sports Betting Market on Friday After 15-Month WaitBy: Grant Mitchell
The Department of Public Safety confirmed Tuesday that the state has accepted and adopted a series of rules and regulations for the legal sports betting market. Operators were allowed to start pre-launch advertising and promotions and customers were allowed to create accounts as of Wednesday.
Seminole Tribe to Launch Florida Retail Sports Betting in DecemberBy: Grant Mitchell
“Craps, roulette and sports betting will launch to the public on Thursday, December 7 at all three Seminole Casinos in South Florida: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, Seminole Classic Casino in Hollywood and Seminole Casino Coconut Creek,” the statement said.
Two California Sports Betting Measures Reopen Legal DiscussionsBy: Grant Mitchell
The California Attorney General’s office received two new proposals called “The Tribal Gaming Protection Act” and “The Sports Wagering Regulation and Tribal Gaming Protection Act.” The first deals with the creation of the legal sports betting market, and the second, the rules and regulations that would govern it.
Plans for Mississippi Sports Betting Back on the Menu for 2024 SessionBy: Grant Mitchell
Casey Eure (R) said to 11 members of the Mississippi mobile sports betting task force that he plans to follow up on his failed sports betting bill from last year, HB 606. The bill was created with the intent of legalizing sports wagering but was later amended and led to the creation of the task force.
Sports Betting Picking Up Momentum in Georgia Ahead of 2024 SessionBy: Grant Mitchell
Representatives of Entain Foundation U.S., part of FanDuel’s parent company Entain Plc, met with state lawmakers in Atlanta on Tuesday to discuss a path to legalization next year. The topic of gaming has been broached in congress the last few years but has failed to materialize into anything concrete.
Iowa Sports Betting Investigation Takes New Turn With Added Identity Theft ChargeBy: Grant Mitchell
The new charges that have been levied are the most serious thus far. Denver Broncos defensive end and former Iowa State Cyclones player Eyioma Uwazurike and ISU wrestler Paniro Johnson have both been hit with Class D felony identity theft.
Employees Detail Harassment, Racism at New York Gambling Regulator’s OfficeBy: Grant Mitchell
The accusations have risen to the surface as the commission deals with at least four pending lawsuits dealing with discrimination based on sex, race, and disability, among others. It’s already settled two age-related discrimination suits and forked out $75,000 as a result in the past four years.