Parallels Between The Legal Sports Betting, Marijuana, And Alcohol Industries

The Legal Sports Betting, Marijuana, And Alcohol Industries

Legal sports betting is now offered in 13 states and 17 states in total have legalized the activity since the repeal of PASPA. There are a total of 10 states that have legalized recreational marijuana and 33 that have legalized the drug for medical use. The market value of alcoholic drinks is expected to reach … Read more

District Court Reverses DOJ Wire Act Opinion, Win For NH Lottery

US District Court for New Hampshire

US District Court Judge Paul Barbadoro has ruled against the DOJ’s reinterpretation of the Wire Act. In 2018, the DOJ Office of Legal Counsel expanded the scope of the Wire Act to include all forms of gambling. The ruling allows New Hampshire and other states to continue operating their iLottery and iGaming products. CONCORD, N.H. … Read more

Illinois Sports Betting Bill Passes, But With Online Restrictions

Illinois Senate Chamber

Illinois lawmakers passed IL SB 690 in the last day of the legislative session. This bill will allow for retail and online sportsbooks to open. Governor J.B. Pritzker will likely sign the bill later this month. SPRINGFIELD, Ill – Illinois lawmakers passed a sports betting bill in the very last minute. The legislative session for … Read more

Louisiana’s House Of Representatives Making Moves On Sports Betting Bill

Louisiana House of Representatives Votes on Sports Betting

Louisiana sports betting is projected to bring the state upwards of $60 million in revenue. Before sports betting would be legalized, voters would have to approve the idea on a parish-by-parish basis. Legislators have also discussed the advancement of the fantasy sports bill, as it is now in the Senate. BATON ROUGE, La. – Action … Read more

Online, Land-based Sports Betting A Concern For University of Montana

University of Montana and Sports Betting

University of Montana officials have concerns about legalized sports betting. Sports wagering became legal in Montana in early May. Everyone wants to maintain the integrity of sports. HELENA, Mont. – University of Montana athletic director has concerns over legal sports betting. Sports betting is legal in Montana. Governor Steve Bullock signed MT HB 725 to … Read more