Can Colorado Sports Betting Referendum Overcome Ballot Question Language?

Colorado sports betting passed in a bill in May, but whether it’s actually legalized will be decided by vote next week. Proposition DD is on Tuesday‘s ballot. The bill received strong support in the legislature, but now it’s on the public to choose whether sports betting in Colorado will commence this fiscal year. Colorado law […]

Michigan Sports Betting Bills Advance Without Governor’s Support

Sports betting legislation is moving in Michigan, advancing with a package of gambling bills through the House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday. The bills are off to the full House of Representatives, where they could get a vote later this week. It’s the first successful vote for Michigan sports betting this session, though sports […]

DraftKings Scores Best In New Hampshire Sports Betting Operator Search

DraftKings Sportsbook could be on its way to retail and mobile sports betting licenses in New Hampshire, with a chance to launch this NFL season. The company captured top scores in both segments, edging 12 other operators going for a mobile contract and five others looking for a retail contract. DraftKings showed its enthusiasm of adding […]

Newest Michigan Sports Betting Bill Gives US Pro Leagues What They Want: Official Data

Use of official league data for in-game wagers switches from a regulatory option to a legislative mandate in the latest draft of the Michigan sports betting bill. Draft five of a planned substitute for H 4916 permits sports governing bodies headquartered in the United States to notify the Michigan Gaming Control Board that they desire the […]

The Week In Sports Betting News: Missouri On The Table, Connecticut Off It

Happy Monday, y’all, and welcome back. We hope you survived this weekend’s sports betting equinox with minimal damage to your bankroll and/or relationship. Last week was a busy one for both sports and betting, including a FanDuel Sportsbook launch in Indiana and a much-anticipated legislative hearing in Missouri. As we’re accustomed to doing on Monday, […]

Latest Missouri Sports Betting Discussion Appears To Ditch Integrity Fee

The members of Missouri’s Special Interim Committee on Gaming seem focused on finding a model that gives sportsbooks a competitive product to keep Show-Me State residents away from offshore operators. The latest hearing included testimony from multiple industry experts that all supported mobile Missouri sports betting and a competitive tax structure. Chairman Dan Shaul recapped […]

DraftKings Gets First Approval To Offer Iowa DFS Contests

Sports fans finally will be able to put together the team of their dreams from the fields of Iowa. The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission issued authorization Thursday for DraftKings to conduct daily fantasy sports contests in the state. “We are happy to confirm we have received our license to offer daily fantasy sports in […]

Why The Special Session Will Skip Connecticut Sports Betting This Year

Connecticut might hold a special session this fall, but sports betting isn’t going to be part of it. Sen. Cathy Osten proposed comprehensive gaming expansion legislation including Connecticut sports betting in July. Osten hoped to get the Connecticut Jobs and Revenue Act taken up in a special session. It was presented as having bicameral, bipartisan […]