Tribal gaming posts posts record revenue for 2018

Tribal gaming is a segment of the American gambling market that doesn't always get a lot of attention. Aside from Foxwoods and a few other very large operations, most Indian casinos operate somewhat out of the public's view, despite being legal and licensed operations. But despite its low profile, tribal gaming has been going absolutely…

NCAA pushes to influence Senate sports betting bill

For decades, the leaders of college and professional sports did everything they possibly could to prevent the rise of regulated sports betting in America. Now that they've lost that fight, thanks to the Supreme Court of the United States of America, the professional sports leagues (NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL) along with the National Collegiate…

College sports gets ready to (quietly) cash in on sports betting

The rise of regulated sports betting in the United States has been great news for the gaming industry. After all, it’s a move they’ve been advocating for decades and it’s a great way to get people to walk through the doors of their local sportsbook and casino. For professional sports leagues, especially the NCAA, however,…

Lame duck US Congress attempting to hobble US sports betting market

When the US Supreme Court put the power to regulate sports betting in the hands of the states, it was fundamentally undercutting the power of the US Congress and the the politicians in Congress didn't like the action one bit. Now they're making a last ditch effort to use the power of a lame duck…

Draft Senate bill takes gambling decisions away from US States

A draft bill circulating through the US Congress would radically reshape the way regulated sports is implemented across the country by requiring federal approval in new markets. Other aspects of the proposed bill include a professional sports league-friendly clause that forces bookmakers to buy data from the leagues; as well as a version of the…

Utah Senator Rails Against Current State of Sports Betting in America

Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) is none too pleased with the current status of regulated sports betting in America and wants to the federal government to do something about it. Hatch made his beef with sports betting known in a speech to the US Senate late last week. During his oration, the Senator from the Beehive…

Angtigua Still Looking to WTO to Solve US Gambling Dispute

The government of Antigua thought it had scored a big win back in 20003 when the World Trade Organization (WTO)ruled that US authorities were engaging in unfair business practices by blocking its citizens from engaging in online gambling. The actions in America had a big impact on the Antiguan online gambling industry, so much so…

US Court Opens Sports Betting Market, Now What Happens?

When the US Supreme Court released its landmark decision on sports betting earlier this week, it opened the gates for US States to make the decision regarding this lucrative gaming sector themselves. While this is, ostensibly, good news for the gambling industry there are still a few questions about exactly what happens next? Here are…

US Supreme Court OK's Sports Betting

In a 6-3 decision, the US Supreme Court has overturned the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) and opened the gates for regulated sports betting in the United States. The ruling also puts aside decades of wrong-headed, puritanical thought that pushed a huge sector of the gaming industry into the arms of the black…

Survey Says: Americans Want Sports Betting No Matter What it Does to the Game

When it comes to regulated sports betting, Americans want to start wagering right away and they don't seem to care much about what it does to the integrity of the games they're wagering on. That's one of the major takeaways from a recent survey conducted by the Seton Hall Sport Poll. They survey, which was…