Tag Archives: West Virginia
- Lawmaker itching to legalize sports betting in West Virginia
July 4, 2017
The surprise decision of the U.S. Supreme Court to hear arguments in a case that aims to legalize sports betting has pushed lawmakers to introduce a pro-betting bill in West Virginia. Democratic Delegate Shawn Fluharty of Ohio believes that allowing sports betting will provide additional revenue for the cash-strapped state...
- West Virginia Dems want to give racinos online gambling options
March 15, 2017
West Virginia has become the latest US state to seek legal online gambling within its borders. Tuesday saw the introduction of HB 3067 into the West Virginia House of Delegates. The bill, introduced by five Democratic delegates, seeks to authorize the West Virginia Lottery Commission to oversee the licensing and...
- 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...
- EquiLottery joins West Virginia Racing United, will pursue legislation
February 21, 2017
Lexington, KY – EquiLottery has joined West Virginia Racing United as an Honorary Member as part of its effort to bring its innovative lottery game based on the results of live horse racing to the state. EquiLottery, working with this well-established trade organization that represents horsemen and The Jockeys’ Guild...
- Daily fantasy sports considered game of skill in West Virginia, AG says
July 14, 2016
There’s no need to legalize daily fantasy sports in West Virginia, since the state already considers it a game of skills. This was the answer that Attorney General Patrick Morrisey had in response to West Virginia Senate President Bill Cole’s query over the legality of DFS in the state. A...
- Indiana few steps away from legalizing daily fantasy sports
February 19, 2016
The debate over the legality of daily fantasy sports is intensifying but a number of states agree on one thing: it needs to be regulated. S.B. 339, a bill that would legalize daily fantasy sports in Indiana, went before the House Public Policy Committee on Wednesday, after it passed the...
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