online gambling

A man makes a bet at a kiosk in the Borgata casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on March 19, 2021, at the start of the March Madness college basketball tournament. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File)
Apr 14, 2023

Maryland adds ninth mobile sportsbook as revenue grows in March

The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission has granted a mobile sports betting license to SuperBook.

Jun 23, 2014

Supreme Court no help to N.J. on sports-wagering law

The Supreme Court on Monday left in place a ban on sports gambling in New Jersey, rebuffing an attempt to bring betting on professional and college sporting events to Atlantic City casinos and the state's racetracks.

Online lottery sales
May 9, 2014

Maryland task force eyes eLottery games

A nascent attempt by the Maryland Lottery to move into the world of digital lottery services will be delayed while a newly formed commission studies the proposal.

Feb 25, 2014

Let’s deal: Del., Nevada agree to online poker arrangement

The governors of Delaware and Nevada signed a first-of-its kind Internet gambling agreement on Tuesday that establishes a legal framework allowing residents of the two states to play online poker against one another.

Nov 18, 2013

Latest federal Internet gambling bill proposes tax

LAS VEGAS — If Congress makes no progress on a national framework for online gambling this session, it won’t be for a lack of legislation. Two lawmakers introduced bills over the summer that would legalize some form of Internet gambling nationwide. Last week, Rep. Jim McDermott, a Democrat from Washington, introduced a bill that would […]

Aug 9, 2013

The future of online gambling in Maryland

Legalizing online lottery ticket sales might be one way to prevent the first year-over-year decrease in lottery ticket revenue in 15 years from turning into a trend.

Feb 27, 2013

Senate passes Internet lottery ban; will House?

The Senate quietly passed legislation this week that would prevent what some have called an enormous electronic expansion of gambling, but the bill seems unlikely to move much further along the the legislative process.

Feb 1, 2012

D.C. Council committee OKs online gambling repeal

WASHINGTON — The D.C. Council has taken the first step toward repealing online gambling. The Finance and Revenue Committee voted Wednesday to send the repeal bill to the full Council, which will consider it Tuesday. A majority of councilmembers have said they support repealing the nation’s first government-sponsored online gambling program. The law is on […]

Jan 31, 2012

D.C. poised to pull plug on online gambling

WASHINGTON — After becoming the first jurisdiction in the nation to legalize online gambling within its borders, the District of Columbia is poised to repeal the program before it launches. The strong backlash on the D.C. Council to the district’s online gambling program has little to do with moral opposition to gambling. Instead, councilmembers are […]

Networking Calendar

Submit an entry for the business calendar