Indiana looks to begin Sports Betting in time for NFL season

Indiana looks to begin Sports Betting in time for NFL season

Indiana’s State Gaming regulators, have begun accepting applications from July 1 from the Hoosier State’s casinos, horse-racing ‘racinos’ and off-track betting facilities to conduct legal sports betting. Whilst hoping the rollout will begin in earnest to coincide with the biggest sports betting period of the year (NFL and college football), they’ve made no promises in being able to meet the September 1 launch date goal for both in-person and online sports betting.
New York State Approves Limited Casino Sports Betting

New York State Approves Limited Casino Sports Betting

This week, the New York Gaming Commission adopted regulations that will soon allow for New York State's four upstate casinos and its Tribal casinos to start accepting wagers on sporting events.
A Short History (& Future) of Pennsylvania Sports Betting

A Short History (and Future) of Pennsylvania Sports Betting

Pennsylvania looks set to introduce legal online sports wagering any day now. With that in mind, our panel of sports betting experts here at USALegalBetting have put together everything you need to know on how we arrived where we are with sports wagering in the Keystone Stone, and when we can place
West Virginia becomes the 5th Legal Online Casino State

West Virginia becomes the 5th Legal Online Casino State

On March 27, West Virginia officially became only the fifth state in the United States to legalize online casino and online poker. Online casino gambling in West Virginia became legal when act H 2934 (commonly known as the West Virginia Lottery Interactive Wagering Act) passed into state law legalizing all online casinos and online casino
NY’s lack of Sports Betting Options is New Jersey’s Gain

NY’s lack of Sports Betting Options is New Jersey’s Gain

While State Legislators in New York’s state capital of Albany snooze on legal sports betting, online sports books and casinos in neighboring New Jersey are reaping the benefits as hordes of New Yorkers travel to the Garden State to place their bets. As each day that passes without the legislature in New York
States Ignore MLB Request to Halt Betting on Spring Training

States Ignore MLB Request

It seems like a storm in a tea cup given than fewer than an estimated 1% of regular sports bettors routinely place wagers on Spring Training baseball matches. However, there’s more to the issue than meets the eye. Major League Baseball (MLB) recently made an official written request to state gaming regulators across the United
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
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