Tag Archives: Frank LoBiondo
- 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...
- Sports betting prohibition “clearly failing” according to American Gaming Association
January 23, 2015
Americans betting on the 2015 Super Bowl will wager over $3.8b with unauthorized sportsbooks, 38x the $100m that will be wagered with Nevada casino sportsbooks. So sayeth the American Gaming Association (AGA), whose CEO Geoff Freeman believes the numbers indicate that the current prohibition on sports betting outside Nevada is...
- Delaware adds over/under sports betting; Hawaii bookie sentenced to 20 months
August 10, 2013
Parlay sports betting fans in Delaware not only have many new locations at which to register their wagers this football season, but they’re also getting new betting options. Brand new for 2013, the Delaware Lottery is debuting Over/Under wagers on its Half-Point, Teaser and Super Teaser Parlay Cards, while the...
- Canada’s Senate resumes sports betting debate; No pope props in Québec
February 13, 2013
Thursday is Valentine’s Day, but there will be no love lost between the state of New Jersey and the sports leagues opposing the state’s sports betting aspirations. The two sides – with the US Department of Justice squarely in the leagues’ corner – are set to square off in oral...
- New Jersey pols introduce sports betting bills; one would allow all states to opt in
January 25, 2012
On Tuesday, Nevada Gaming Control Board chairman Mark Lipparelli shed a bit more light on his state’s online poker plans at an ICE seminar in London. As live tweeted by James Barnes (@JamesBarnesEsq), Lipparelli said the GCB expects to grant its first online poker licenses in late spring/early summer 2012,...
Nevada legalizes Parimutuel Betting on eSports
October 17, 2017