Online Gaming to reach global value of $128 billion by 2026

Online Gaming to reach global value of $128 billion by 2026

According to a recent market research report published by Transparency Market Research, the global online gambling market is expected to reach a value of US$ 128.2 billion by 2026, increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.8% to 2026. While in 2017, Europe held the leading share of the global online gambling market,
Super Bowl gives Online Sports Betting its 1st big workout

Super Bowl Gives Online Sports Betting its 1st Big Workout

Many football fans across the United States were able to bet legally on the Superbowl for the first time with the legal betting spread from Rhode Island to Las Vegas. Last Sunday’s big game was a test for the States with legal sports betting (Nevada, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Mexico, Rhode Island, West Virginia, New Jersey
Why West Virginia Sports Betting is Expected to Be a Big Hit

Why West Virginia Sports Betting is Expected to Be a Big Hit

West Virginia became only the fifth U.S. State to introduce legal sports betting on August 30 2018, and just two weeks ago, the Mountain State became only the third state to launch online sports betting. However, West Virginia defies expectations in many ways. It all just goes to prove that you don’t need successful sporting
Online Gambling in the USA Under Threat by DOJ Reversal

Online Gambling in the USA Under Threat by DOJ Reversal

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a new opinion last week effectively reversing the Office of Legal Counsel’s 2011 position that prohibitions from the U.S. Federal Wire Act 1961 are limited to sports gambling. DOJ Reversal Not yet Law The DOJ’s reversal makes the Act applicable to any form of online gambling that occurs across state lines, including online-lottery-games
Is Legal Connecticut Sports Betting Just Around the Corner

Is Legal Connecticut Sports Betting Just Around the Corner?

Legalized Sports Betting in Connecticut could soon be a reality soon for the states residents. Connecticut Senator Cathy Osten and fellow members of the Southeastern Connecticut legislative delegation have submitted a bipartisan bill to legalize and regulate sports betting in the state. The bill would effectively amend Connecticut’s existing state laws to allow for both
West Virginia - Third State to Begin Online Sports Betting

West Virginia Third State to Begin Online Sports Betting

West Virginia’s very first online sports betting site launched last week, making it only the third state of the union that now has legal online sports betting. New Jersey and Nevada are the other two states that also offers legal mobile and online sports wagering. With the online gambling
Michigan’s Outgoing Governor Vetoes Online Gaming Bill

Michigan’s Outgoing Governor Vetoes Online Gaming Bill

By Ken Edwards, 10 January 2019 Just days before finishing his term as Michigan Governor on January 1 2019, Rick Snyder vetoed legislation that would have authorized online gambling in Michigan through Detroit’s three casinos and tribal casinos throughout the state because of his fear of reduced online lottery tax revenue for schools and his
Virginia closing in on Legalized Sports Betting in 2019

Virginia closing in on Legalized Sports Betting in 2019

Three Virginia lawmakers are looking to introduce sports betting bills early into the upcoming 45-day legislative session beginning later-this-month. Neighboring West Virginia has already enacted legal sports wagering, and Virginians are hitting-the-highways in droves to place bets at the sports book in nearby Charles Town, West Virginia. Given
Illinois Legislators Eye Online Gambling and Sports Betting

Illinois Legislators Eye Online Gambling and Sports Betting

By Ken Edwards, 01 January 2019   In the ‘Land of Lincoln’, Sports Betting and Online Gambling experts have universally come out in support of Illinois’ State Lawmakers looking to make it easier for the state’s many sports gamblers and online betting aficiandos to place a bet on the Bears, Bulls, Blackhawks, Cubs and White
Sports Gambling Tracker

Which U.S. States could have Legal Sports Betting in 2019

Sports Betting experts have recently indicated that as many as 12-to-15 more U.S. states could potentially legalize sports betting in 2019, and up-to eight more could have fully-fledged and operating sports books ready to take wagers before the start of the 2019 NFL season next September. So far, The
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