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.
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.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has reported a 23% decline in fantasy contests revenue for February, the vertical’s third consecutive month of decline. Total revenue for February fell to $1.6m (£1.2m/€1.4m), with DraftKings leading the market in the month.
The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has reported a 25.6% year-on-year increase in gaming revenue in February, though the contributions from igaming and sports betting fell sequentially.
The National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) Division I Men's Basketball Tournament, commonly known as March Madness, is set to attract up to $12.1bn (£9.2bn/€10.7bn) in wagers, according to figures from H2 Gambling Capital.
German sports betting operator association the Deutsche Sportwettenverband (DSWV) has fired a broadside at the latest incarnation of the State Treaty on Gambling, dismissing the legislation as unfit for purpose.
GAN is to extend its partnership with Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment into the regulated New Jersey market, while the igaming platform and software provider has also secured an interactive gaming licence in Pennsylvania.
German state lawmakers are set for a crunch meeting on the third incarnation of the State Treaty on Gambling next week, with Schleswig-Holstein set to be allowed to continue its liberalised regulatory regime alongside the federal framework.
A bill from New Jersey Assemblymember Ralph Caputo would formalise the penalties imposed on licensees that offer odds on sporting events for which betting is prohibited, with the guilty parties facing fines and automatic licence suspensions.
Lawmakers in the Michigan Senate and House of Representatives have launched new bids to legalise online gaming in the state, following the eleventh-hour veto of legislation by former Governor Rick Snyder in late 2018.
Social pool betting operator i-pools has launched a new, free-to-play fantasy horseracing game with a jackpot prize of £1m (€1.2m/$1.3m), while Matt Steer has been named chief executive of the business, after it closed a new funding round.