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Next Kentucky Sports Betting Bill Likely Won't Have Online Poker
Next Kentucky Sports Betting Bill Likely Won’t Have Online Poker

In an exclusive, Rep. Michael Meredith says he might need to drop online poker from his bill in order to win enough support for sports betting in the conservative state.


The 2023 Kentucky Online Poker & Sports Betting Bill: What You Need to Know
The 2023 Kentucky Online Poker & Sports Betting Bill: What You Need to Know

Three lawmakers have submitted HB 106 for consideration during the 2023 session, but time to act on the proposed bill is shorter than last year.


Which State is Next for US Online Poker? Part VI: Iowa
Which State is Next for US Online Poker? Part VI: Iowa

Analysts say the Hawkeye State is a likely candidate for expanded iGaming, but “gaming fatigue” among state lawmakers could spell few changes before 2024.


Which State is Next for US Online Poker? Part IV: Indiana
Which State is Next for US Online Poker? Part IV: Indiana

A report compiled by Spectrum Gaming Group could prove to be pivotal as supporters of igaming expansion look to win support from skeptical lawmakers.


Which State is Next for US Online Poker? Part I: West Virginia
Which State is Next for US Online Poker? Part I: West Virginia

The state regulator says it is eager to join the Multi-State Internet Gaming Agreement (MSIGA) and is just waiting for an operator to ask it to join the compact. First in a series.


A Win For All: IGT Court Victory is Good News for Online Poker, Too
A Win For All: IGT Court Victory is Good News for Online Poker, Too

Judge in US District Court for the District of Rhode Island rules in favor of IGT, says federal Wire Act applies only to sports betting, not online poker or casino gaming.


GOP Votes "Neigh," Blocks Kentucky Online Poker & Sports Betting Bill
GOP Votes “Neigh,” Blocks Kentucky Online Poker & Sports Betting Bill

Republicans also allowed a separate bill that would have created a $50 million problem gambling fund to die in a Senate committee.


This is the US Online Poker Shared Liquidity Agreement Michigan Has Under Review
This is the US Online Poker Shared Liquidity Agreement Michigan Has Under Review

Michigan is in the final stages before ratifying the agreement to join NV, NJ, DE in an interstate online poker compact. MGCB “confident” it will “sign [MSIGA] expeditiously” once review completed by the State Attorney General.


Kentucky Online Poker & Sports Betting Bill is Down to the Wire
Kentucky Online Poker & Sports Betting Bill is Down to the Wire

Supporters of expanded gaming in Kentucky caught a big break when legislation was read twice before a 10-day recess. But there are only two days left for this year’s legislative session and some conservatives remain opposed.


Michigan's Bid to Join Online Poker Compact "Still Under Review"
Michigan’s Bid to Join Online Poker Compact “Still Under Review”

No other states have submitted applications to join the interstate compact. If Michigan’s MSIGA application & suggested amendments are accepted, the door would open for BetMGM & PokerStars to challenge rival WSOP for top US online poker network.


Bill to Allow Online Poker & Sports Betting in KY Advances to State Senate
Bill to Allow Online Poker & Sports Betting in KY Advances to State Senate

In separate legislation, the House reduced the amount earmarked for the state’s problem gambling fund to $50 million, down from $225 million. But lawmakers are running out of time to pass both bills.


Michigan Poker Heading Towards an Interstate Gaming Compact
Michigan Poker Heading Towards an Interstate Gaming Compact

Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) sent out a five-page document outlining guidance for operators and platform providers ahead of the regulator signing a multijurisdictional agreement — likely the MSIGA.


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