A bill that would legalise sports betting in Tennessee has been amended so that only online sports wagering would be permitted. Representative Rick Staples had originally proposed also opening shops similar to sportsbooks.
Representative Brandt Iden was just a signature away from legalising online gaming in Michigan last year. Having shrugged off his bills’ eventual veto by former Governor Rick Snyder, a new legislative effort is now underway. He tells iGamingBusiness.com why the climate is right for the new bills to pass into law - and why the DoJ’s new Wire Act interpretation does not worry him in the slightest.
Sports betting revenue in Pennsylvania fell by 25.4% month-on-month in February despite the state’s handle only falling slightly, according to the latest figures released by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB).
Lawmakers in Montana are to consider a new bill that would legalise land-based, online and mobile sports betting in the state. SB 330 is scheduled for a hearing in the Senate’s Business, Labour, and Economic Affairs Committee this week.
International Game Technology (IGT) has deployed its PlayDigital PlayShot technology to power in-person sports wagering services at FanDuel’s new sportsbook at the Valley Forge Casino Resort in Pennsylvania.