Tag Archives: PASPA
- West Virginia joins the queue for legal sports betting
March 2, 2017
West Virginia has joined the queue of US states looking to add sports betting to their list of legal gaming options. On Wednesday, a bipartisan group of 11 state Delegates filed HB 2751, which would authorize the State Lottery Commission to draft rules for legal “sports pool betting” in West...
- Maryland joins chorus of states seeking legal sports betting
February 9, 2017
The new year is only six weeks old, yet already 10% of US states have filed new legislation aimed at authorizing legal sports betting within their borders. On Wednesday, a pair of Maryland Republican state delegates – Jason Buckel and Kevin Hornberger – filed HB 989, which would establish a...
- Major League Baseball “reexamining” sports bet position
February 8, 2017
Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said the league is “reexamining” its stance toward sports betting, offering further hope that the worm is turning for US legal wagering. On Wednesday, Manfred made an appearance at the Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit in New York, where he noted that there was...
- New Jersey pols revive federal sports betting bills
February 1, 2017
A pair of New Jersey congressmen have revived their push to have the US federal government lift its longstanding ban on legal sports betting. With the Super Bowl just days away, Representatives Frank LoBiondo and Frank Pallone Jr. have reintroduced legislation to overturn the federal PASPA sports betting prohibition, which...
- Brent Musburger fronts new sports betting info network
January 30, 2017
A new sports betting information network headed by broadcasting legend Brent Musburger is making its debut just in time for Super Bowl LI. Monday brought word of the official launch of VSiN (Vegas Stats & Information Network), a “multi-channel network dedicated to sports gambling information.” VSiN will be beamed via...
- PA, MI file sports betting bills, New Jersey pays legal bills
January 25, 2017
Pennsylvania and Michigan have joined the list of states angling for legal sports betting while leaving the heavy lifting up to New Jersey. On Monday, Pennsylvania State Rep. Robert Matzie announced his intention to introduce legislation in the near future that would allow the state’s licensed gaming facilities to add...