Arizona Historic Horse Racing Bill Not Considered By Committee

Arizona Horse Racing

Senate Bill 1794 was proposed by (R)Sen. David Gowan in a move to modernize Historic Horse Racing in Arizona. Historic Horse Racing is only allowed in Arkansas, Wyoming, Virginia, Oregon, and Kentucky. The Arizona Senate Commerce Committee held over the discussion for the HHR Bill and another hearing hasn’t been scheduled yet. PHOENIX – Historic…

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Kentucky Legislature Passes Historic Horse Racing Betting Bill

Historical Horse Racing

Senate Bill 120 is intended to preserve historical horse racing machines which are vital to generating revenue for racetracks. KY SB 120 passed the Senate with a 22-15 vote and was approved in the House of Representatives by a 55-38 vote. Kentucky Governor (D)Andy Beshear previously endorsed the bill and said he would sign in…

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Texas Lt. Gov Patrick Says Legal Gambling Won’t See Light Of Day

Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick feels that a sports betting and casino bill will not make it through the political process. The Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, and Dallas Mavericks have supported the push to legalize sports betting in Texas. Sen. Roland Gutierrez and State Rep. Joe Deshotel have both filed bills that would allow casinos to…

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Bally’s Acquires Sport Caller, A Free-to-Play Games Provider

Bally's - SportCaller

Bally’s Corporation acquired SportCaller, a free-to-play game provider for betting companies around the world. Bally’s has 14 casino properties in 10 states across the U.S. already. Bally’s recently acquired Monkey Knife Fight the third-largest daily fantasy company in the U.S. and plans on further expanding in the U.S. sports betting market. LAS VEGAS – The…

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Georgia Republican Lawmakers File Casino, Horse Racing Bills

Georgia Representatives

Ron Stephens, R-Savannah filed House Resolution 30 would give Georgia residents the power to vote on whether casinos will be allowed in the state. Georgia lawmakers have currently proposed bills legalizing sports betting, casinos, and Horse racing. Sen. Brandon Beach proposed SB 30 which would create a Georgia Horse Racing Commission that would regulate legal…

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Online Michigan Sports Betting and Gambling Launches Friday

Sports Betting Screen

Michigan has authorized nine gambling operators to launch online sports betting and online gaming throughout the state on Friday. FanDuel, DraftKings, BetMGM, and Barstool Sportsbook are among the nine gambling operators launching in Michigan. Online sports betting in Michigan will be taxed at a rate of 8.4% while online gaming will be taxed between 20-28%.…

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Indiana iGaming Bill Introduced In State Legislature

Indiana Legislature

The proposal HB 1406 would legalize forms of online casino gaming in Indiana. The legislation would allow each licensed casino to partner with as many as three iGaming providers. In 2020, the state of Indiana’s sports betting handle surpassed $1 billion. INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana lawmakers are making a push to get iGaming legalized in the…

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FanDuel Set To Invest Millions In Fairmount Park Racetrack

Fairmount Park - FanDuel

The investment will rename Fairmount Park to FanDuel Sportsbook and Horse Racing along with other improvements to the track. This is FanDuel’s first investment in a racetrack as a company and could be the first of many investments of this nature. FanDuel’s investment in Fairmount Park will also bring back the St. Louis Derby which…

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New Jersey Casinos Opening With Increased COVID Restrictions

Masked Casino Workers

New Jersey Casinos are reopening with numerous restrictions designed to limit the spread of COVID-19. There is no smoking, drinking, or eating allowed inside of New Jersey casinos upon reopening. Governor Phil Murphy banned indoor dining saying crowds weren’t behaving responsibly enough. ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – New Jersey casinos are continuing their march towards reopening…

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The Denver Broncos Entertain Groundbreaking Sports Betting Deals

FanDuel - Denver Broncos

The Broncos and FanDuel partnership mark the first time an NFL team and sports betting company have partnered. FanDuel will be the official sports betting and daily fantasy sports partner for the Denver Broncos. The Denver Broncos also recently agreed to a deal with the Betfred group which is a betting company based in England.…

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