Tag Archives: Illinois
- Camelot wins 10-year, $2.2b Illinois Lottery contract
September 26, 2017
UK National Lottery operator Camelot has won the $2.2b management contract for the troubled Illinois Lottery. On Friday, the Illinois Lottery announced that it was handing responsibility for managing its affairs over the next decade to Camelot Illinois, a local subsidiary of UK lottery giant Camelot Global. Camelot established a...
- Illinois video gambling business sets new highs
September 14, 2017
The state of Illinois continues to enjoy a robust video gambling business five years after legislators approved the legalization of gaming terminals. Data from the Illinois Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability shows that Illinois pocketed $300.5 million in tax revenues from 26,873 machines for the 12-month period ending June...
- Illinois political inertia leaves online gambling on life support
June 29, 2017
Online gambling legalization hopes are fading in Illinois as the clock counts down to the end of the current legislative session. The Illinois state senate stunned observers on the last day of May by approving online casino, poker and daily fantasy sports legislation with little advance notice. With a full...
- New York online poker bill dies of neglect for second year in a row
June 22, 2017
New York’s legal online poker hopes appear to have died of neglect in the state Assembly for the second year in a row. The New York state legislature wrapped up the final day of its legislative session on Wednesday without the Assembly taking any action on the online poker bill...
- Illinois senate approves online gambling, daily fantasy sports bill
June 1, 2017
Illinois state senators stunned observers on Wednesday by overwhelmingly approving online gambling and daily fantasy sports legislation. Before we go any further, understand that the state House of Representatives adjourned without considering the legislation in question, and won’t be back in session until June 8. Meaning the state’s online gamblers...
- Daily fantasy sports bill hurdles Illinois Senate Committee
May 31, 2017
A bill that would allow residents of Illinois to participate in regulated fantasy sports betting has moved forward in Illinois. The State Journal-Register reported that the Illinois Senate Gaming Committee has advanced Senate Bill 208, which aims to supersede a 2015 advisory opinion by Attorney General Lisa Madigan that daily...
Why the DraftKings & FanDuel merger may not go ahead
March 24, 2017
Maine legalizes daily fantasy sports
August 3, 2017
New Jersey formally approves daily fantasy sports
August 25, 2017