Gaming Yesterday | Sports betting and race/sportsbooks are on a fast track to who knows where or when. A new version of Daily Fantasy Sports is now before the Gaming Commission plus eSports is also being considered and refined.view
As many as 11 states may adopt regulations permitting and regulating daily fantasy sports by the end of the year. Six states have passed bills to regulate daily fantasy sports so far, and five more may do so soon.view
Gaming Insider | Hall of Fame bookmaker Vic Salerno’s bid to bring daily fantasy sports wagering to Nevada using a pari-mutuel platform is scheduled to go before Nevada gaming regulators in June.view
The fast growing pastime that is daily fantasy sports betting will benefit from a healthy dose of clarity. It needs to be freed from the tangle of conflicting rules and thoughts about what it is or is not. It needs clearly stated consumer protections.view
The Rhode Island Ethics Commission has OK’d a plan by the governor’s chief of staff to isolate himself from any work involving the state’s rules for online daily fantasy sports betting because his wife works for the industry.view
The Judiciary Committee of the Illinois House approved legislation by a 9-4 vote Wednesday that could legalize daily fantasy sports betting in the state and has sent the measure to the full chamber for a vote that could come this week.view
The Analyst | With the recent lawsuits over patent infringements filed by CG Technology (CG), formerly known as Cantor Gaming, against DraftKings and FanDuel, my first thoughts were, jeez what a bad couple of years for the two major fantasy sports contest companies.view
The Net Result | Bookmakers could well be playing catch-up against professional baseball bettors, as reported major league steam got off to a red-hot start to the season, according to line monitoring services that track such action.view
Missouri House members this week took action to be among the first states to pass laws protecting daily fantasy sports, a business that has fallen under national scrutiny by state lawmakers and attorneys general.view
The Missouri House is advancing a bill to allow daily fantasy sports and exempt the practice from gambling regulations. The House in a voice vote Tuesday gave the legislation initial approval.view
William Hill Chief Executive Philip Bowcock says the company is readying a war chest to invest into marketing in the U.S. should the Supreme Court end the ban on sports betting.
The 7 Clans First Council Hotel and Casino in Newkirk, Oklahoma says the area has a lack of family entertainment options and has announced a property expansion that includes an indoor water park with thrill rides including a lazy river for rafting.
The continuing gambling compact disagreement between New York State and the Seneca Nation of Indians has prompted Niagara County officials to call on the State Legislature and Governor Andrew Cuomo to resolve the conflict.
Mor Weizer, chief executive of London-based Playtech, the world's largest supplier of online gaming and sports betting software, says sports and horse betting would benefit if the United Kingdom implements its plan to cut stakes on fixed odds betting terminals.
Woodbine Entertainment has announced its stakes schedule for its 2018 thoroughbred racing season which includes 96 stakes highlighted by the 159th running of the $1 million Queen's Plate, the first jewel of the Canadian Triple Crown.