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Rhode Island Entangled in Sports Betting Lawsuit

Kate Rowland
Rhode Island took its first online sports wager September 4, just in time for the 2019 NFL opening kickoff despite a lawsuit, scheduled to be heard in district court the same day, seeking to declare sports wagering unconstitutional due to the lack of a voter referendum. The Rhode Island Lottery......
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Online Legal Sports Betting Goes Live in Rhode Island – at Least This Week

Kate Rowland
The Rhode Island lottery took the first online sports wager Wednesday, the day before ahead the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers opened the 2019 NFL season Thursday, but whether bettors will be able to place wagers on Week 2 NFL action remains to be seen. A lawsuit filed by......
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Mobile Sports Betting Moves Forward in Rhode Island

Joan Mantini
In the hopes to make sports betting more convenient and accessible to Rhode Island residents and visitors, Democratic Senate President Dominick Ruggerio and Democratic House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello want to expand sports betting to make mobile betting available to help the state generate revenue.  On Tuesday, March 12, Rhode Island......
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This Week In US Sports Betting January 15 To January 21

Joss Wood
Just as everything was moving forward nicely on legal sports betting, the DOJ Office of Legal Counsel dropped a bombshell. It no longer agrees with its previous legal opinion on the Wire Act. Remember that it was the DOJ opinion on the Wire Act in 2011 that opened the flood......
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IGT and William Hill Expand Sports Betting at Rhode Island Casinos

Joan Mantini
IGT Global Solutions Corp. (IGT) and William Hill U.S. announced the expansion of sports betting to Twin River Casino Hotel’s all-new Sportsbook Bar & Grill in Rhode Island. The new venue features more than 100 HD televisions showing live sporting events and dynamic betting lines. Fans can wager on a......