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Nebraska Sports Betting Bill Clears First Round of Approval

A Nebraska sports betting bill – LB561 – has received its first round of approval by state lawmakers earlier on Tuesday with 37 yes votes, which comes after voters approved the casino gambling constitutional amendment at the 2020 election. If lawmakers approve the sports betting proposal on final reading, Nebraska …

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Governor Cuomo

Cuomo Signs New York Mobile Sports Betting into Law

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the 2022 fiscal budget legislation into law on Monday in a move that also legalized New York online sports betting. The executive signature ended months of negotiations and years of clamoring for getting mobile sports betting in the Empire State. It is a huge leap in …

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Online Sports Betting Bill Introduced in Arkansas

Arkansas lawmakers filed a bill on Monday that would allow statewide online sports betting through four commercial casinos in the state. Each casino may get up to three mobile skins, the bill would allow many as 12 statewide mobile licenses through four licensed casinos in the Natural State. New bettors …

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Nashville

Tennessee Sports Betting Bill to Separate Funding Withdrawn

A Tennessee sports betting bill seeking to change the funding methods of sportsbooks was withdrawn after it was deemed too broad. The two companion bills HB 824 and SB 1029 are no longer a part of the Tennessee General Assembly’s agenda, and their prospects of approval are doomed for this …

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Arizona Governor Signs Sports Betting Bill & Updates Tribal Compacts

On Thursday, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed the sports betting bill into law, while also renegotiating the existing tribal gaming compacts. The sports betting measure approved by the Legislature earlier this week extends gaming options at tribal casinos, besides introducing sports betting through licenses issued to tribes and professional sports …

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Alabama Senate Passes New Sports Betting Legislation

On Tuesday, the Alabama Senate approved a sports betting bill that would allow the state to legalize retail and online betting, besides creating a lottery, by a 23-9 vote. The proposal now goes to the House, where the fate of Alabama sports betting will be decided by one of the …

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Texas Sports Betting Gets Immense Support in Committee Hearing

Renewed support for sports betting echoed in the legislature on Wednesday when State Rep. Dan Huberty presented his bill to legalize the industry in Texas. In a public hearing on sports betting, the House State Affairs Committee received both aspects of HB 2070, which decriminalizes sports betting before setting regulation …

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Ohio Lawmakers Renew Efforts to Legalize Sports Betting

Another Ohio sports betting bill is expected by the end of April with the hope of having an operational industry by fall or within a year from now. The development comes after nine hearings and nearly 50 witnesses led the state’s Senate Select Committee on Gaming to begin the process …

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Governor Doug Ducey

Arizona Sports Betting Bill Awaits Governor’s Signature, Could Launch by Fall

The Arizona Senate approved a bill on Monday that will bring statewide mobile sports betting and daily fantasy sports as soon as this fall. State bettors would also be allowed to play limited Keno games at off-track betting venues and social clubs. The bill, which should be on the governor’s …

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Maine

Maine Sports Betting Bill Revives Year After its Unusual Death

Legal sports betting is ready to assert itself for the second time in Maine a year after the last attempt was stifled by Gov. Janet Mills. Again, it’s Sen. Louis Luchini who filed Senate Bill 1352 to do what its predecessor bill couldn’t a year ago: legalize sports betting in …

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