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Louisiana Looking to Compete in the Legalized Sports Betting Market

Joan Mantini
The Louisiana House’s criminal justice committee approved a bill yesterday (May 21) that could allow for voters to decide if sports betting will be legal in their parishes during the October election. This bill would allow for betting to be legal inside Louisiana’s casinos, on riverboats and on racetracks. Mobile......
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Sports Betting Coming to Isleta Resort & Casino

Joan Mantini
Isleta Resort & Casino has announced it plans to bring Las Vegas-style sports gambling to its resort. The move follows a 2017 U.S. Supreme Court ruling, which opened the door for tribes to legalize wagers on everything from college basketball to professional football. It’s a victory for those pushing for......
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New Report Assesses Proposals to Legalize Sports Betting in Illinois

Joan Mantini
A program to legalize sports betting could create 2,500 jobs, increase tax revenue by $100 million annually, grow the Illinois economy by over $500 million and reduce illicit black market gambling, according to a new study by the Illinois Economic Policy Institute (ILEPI) and the Project for Middle Class Renewal......
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Game Day Predictions and Protection with Zac Cohen

Joan Mantini
Last year, Super Bowl LII shattered its betting record handling $158.6 million and now with legalized sports betting, 2019 could double with more states on board – more than $300 million, which is just a fraction of the amount of money that could be wagered on the Super Bowl worldwide and......
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AGA Releases New Survey Results Stating Americans Will Wager $6 Billion on Super Bowl LIII

Joan Mantini
Image credit : Mike Lawrie/Getty Images Nearly 1-in-10 American adults plan to bet on Super Bowl LIII between the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams, according to a new survey released by the American Gaming Association (AGA). Key findings from the survey, conducted by Morning Consult, include: 22.7 million American adults......
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AGA Urges District of Columbia Policymakers to Reevaluate

Joan Mantini
Although sports betting enthusiasts can’t rush off to place legal sports bets just yet in Washington, D.C., the District of Columbia Council has approved legislation that will allow for the lottery to be able to administer sports betting legally within federal jurisdiction boundaries.   The lottery can now begin developing regulations......
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Legalized Sports Betting Talk For Kansas

Joan Mantini
All eyes are on Kansas as talk begins for the state in its sports betting regulation legalization. Kansas lawmakers recently received a crash course in sports gambling as they consider how to capitalize on a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in May that lifted a federal ban on it. Democratic Gov.-elect......