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Illinois sports betting

This Bookmaker Should Be Happy About Illinois Sports Betting Mess, And It’s Not Rivers

The agenda for today’s Illinois Gaming Board meeting does not mention Rush Street, DraftKings, or FanDuel in the sports betting section. In reality, though, any discussion of sports betting in Illinois returns to those bookmakers. Governor J.B. Pritzker‘s abrupt move Friday to restore the state’s in-person signup requirement for sports wagering accounts assures it. Outside […] Read More
Posted on: July 30, 2020 | Regulation Sports Betting | Adam Candee
sports betting news

The Week In Sports Betting News: Making A Big Mess Even Bigger And Messier

Happy Monday, everyone. Major sports are back with MLB‘s return last week, but sports betting enthusiasts are waiting impatiently to see what the news of a coronavirus outbreak in the Miami Marlins‘ clubhouse will mean for the season. Last week included a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing featuring some out-of-touch takes on sports betting. Hear more […] Read More
Posted on: July 27, 2020 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
Illinois sports betting

Springfield Shocker: Illinois Sports Betting Remote Registration Ends Today

Governor J.B. Pritzker abruptly rescinded remote registration for mobile Illinois sports betting accounts as of tomorrow, effectively ending DraftKings‘ plans to launch its app in the state for now. Pritzker issued Friday a new Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation and he will no longer suspend the state’s in-person registration requirement. He reissued a number of executive orders […] Read More
Posted on: July 26, 2020 | Regulation Sports Betting | Adam Candee
federal excise tax

Federal Handle Tax Targeted In New Bipartisan House Bill

The co-chairs of the recently-relaunched Congressional Gaming Congress introduced bipartisan legislation Friday to end the federal excise tax on legal sports bets. Rep. Dina Titus (D) of Nevada and Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (R) of Pennsylvania co-sponsored a bill that would repeal the long-standing 0.25% tax paid on the handle for legal wagers. US sports betting […] Read More
Posted on: July 24, 2020 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
RI sports betting

Rhode To Redemption? Mobile RI Sports Betting Bill Signed

Nearly a year after mobile RI sports betting launched, the state legislature finally righted a major flaw in the law. Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo signed SB 2919 and HB 8097 Thursday to allow potential bettors to complete account registrations without going to a casino. The bills overwhelmingly passed in each chamber. Previously, the registration process […] Read More
Posted on: July 23, 2020 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
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