Kansas is the latest state to consider legalizing sports betting and is holding private discussions on the issue. According to reports, an agreement on the issue could come by January 2019.
The UK Gambling Commission and gambling operators have come to an agreement that means no gambling ads will be shown during live sports events, following extensive criticism of the amount of gambling advertising during sporting events.
In an interesting twist, a number of the leading major sports leagues and sports betting operators are joining forces to lobby for their joint interests.
Draft legislation from Senator Orrin Hatch would require states to gain the approval of the US Attorney General before they can bring in new sports betting regulations or laws.
Michigan has a number of major gambling bills awaiting a decision from the Senate, including one that will make online gambling legal. There is also a possibility that integrity fees for sports betting could become a reality.
Casino revenue in Italy was down 12.3% from November 2017 and, there was also a significant decline in sports betting revenues.
William Hill wants to complete its purchase of the Mr Green group as soon as possible. This means that over 100 jobs will be under review.
MLB stands to benefit from legal sports betting through increased fan engagement as well as advertising and sponsorship deals.
A bill that would legalize sports betting in Missouri has been pre-filed by State Senator Denny Hoskins to be considered in 2019.
The first 16 licenses have been issued to 12 gambling operators as Sweden moves to improved regulation within a number of new gaming laws that come into effect in January 2019.