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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
Rhode Island sports betting

House, Senate Advance Rhode Island Sports Betting Remote Registration

Mobile sports betting registration in Rhode Island is a signature away from legalization. HB 8097 and SB 2919 both hit Gov. Gina Raimondo‘s desk after they overwhelmingly passed their chambers of origin and passed to the governor in concurrence Thursday evening. The bills strip the requirement for sports bettors to complete the registration process at either […] Read More
Posted on: July 16, 2020 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
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New RI Sports Betting Bill Shows It’s Never Too Late To Do The Right Thing

File the latest RI sports betting news under the ‘better late than never’ category. A bill introduced Wednesday in the Rhode Island House would finally allow for remote registration of sports wagering accounts. H 8097 would make Rhode Island sports betting more competitive by eliminating the in-person registration signup requirement. Sports bettors in Rhode Island […] Read More
Posted on: July 9, 2020 | Regulation Sports Betting | Adam Candee
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Another Bump In The Rhode Island: How A Sports Betting Lawsuit Could Derail Progress

Rhode Island has been slow to hit its stride with legal sports betting, despite its head start. The state which saw a $22.2 million handle in September has not seen that translate into significant revenue via the 51 percent tax that was imposed. While the small state may still eliminate potential hurdles to profit maximization […] Read More
Posted on: December 24, 2019 | Legal Developments Sports Betting | John Holden
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