Four States That Might Legalize Sports Betting In 2022

Massachusetts Sports Betting

Massachusetts began a legal sports betting study. A sports betting bill has been introduced to Missouri lawmakers. An Ohio bill is one Governor signature away from being implemented. LAS VEGAS – The US saw a handful of states launch their own regulated sports betting markets in 2021 building the expectation for a large 2022 season…

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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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Kentucky Bill Seeks To Legalize Online Sportsbooks, DFS, Poker

Kentucky Legislature

House Bill 241 would make sports betting, online poker, and Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) legal in Kentucky. The legislative session in the Bluegrass State must adjourn for the year by March 30, allowing for 30 full days of hearings. Legalizing historical horse racing (HHR) will take precedence over sports betting and online legalization if time…

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Kentucky Supreme Court Orders $870M Payment From PokerStars

PokerStars - Courtroom

Flutter could be stuck paying over one billion in damages from a five-year span where PokerStars was operating unlawfully in the state of Kentucky. Although the Supreme Court in Kentucky has ordered Flutter to pay this exorbitant sum, the company plans to fight the judgment. FRANKFORT, Ky. – A judgment in Kentucky against PokerStars from…

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