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Alaska Governor launches lottery legalization proposal

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The Governor for Alaska, Mike Dunleavy (pictured), has reportedly proposed legislation that could see the giant northern state establish a lottery and legalize keno, video lottery terminals and online sportsbetting. According to a Thursday report from the Anchorage Daily News newspaper, the proposition from the 58-year-old Republican would also allow a newly-created Alaska Lottery ...

Washington Redskins lobbying for Maryland sportsbetting legalization

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The Washington Redskins franchise of the National Football League (NFL) is reportedly hoping to tempt legislators in either Maryland or Virginia into legalizing sportsbetting as part of an arrangement for a new stadium. According to a Sunday report from The Washington Post newspaper, the side has played its home games at the 82,000-seat FedExField ...

Sportsbetting legalization takes a step forward in Kentucky

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A committee of the Kentucky House of Representatives reportedly passed proposed legislation yesterday that could soon see the southern state become the latest to legalize sportsbetting, fantasy sports contests and online poker. According to a Wednesday report from The Courier-Journal newspaper, the unanimous approval of House Bill 137 by the nine-member House Licensing, Occupations ...

Michigan legislators approve sportsbetting legalization measure

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The Michigan House of Representatives reportedly passed a wide-ranging piece of legislation earlier this week that could soon see the Midwestern state become the latest to legalize sportsbetting, fantasy sports competitions and online casino gambling. According to a Wednesday report from The Detroit News newspaper, the 110-member body signed off on House Bill 4307 ...

California tribes to launch sportsbetting legalization campaign

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In California and a consortium of 18 casino-operating tribes is reportedly due to launch a campaign that could see voters asked whether they would like the western state to become the latest to legalize sportsbetting. According to a Wednesday report from the Los Angeles Times newspaper, this initiative is being led by the federally-recognized ...

California legislators to hold hearings into sportsbetting legalization

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Legislators in California are reportedly set to begin considering a measure later this month that could eventually lead to the western state legalizing sportsbetting via the passage of a local constitutional amendment. According to a Friday report from LegalSportsReport.com, members of the Democratic-controlled California State Senate have set a tentative November 20 start date ...