sports betting

Sports Betting Coming to Iowa

LARCHWOOD, I.A.- Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a bill that enables sports betting in the state of Iowa. For casino’s like Grand Falls, they have been preparing for this for a while now. “Anxious to put our plans together and put them in front of the State,” said Sharon Haselhoff, General Manager Grand Falls Casino and Golf Resort. “Once we’re ready, …

Tribes Emerge as Key Players in Debate Over Sports Betting

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Native American tribes have emerged as key players in the legislative debates over whether states should legalize sports betting. Some oppose the idea because it could threaten their casinos. Others support legalization, but only if they retain a monopoly. In many states, tribes are fighting sports betting or taking a go-slow approach because they worry it…

Sports Betting Will Be No Home Run for State Budgets

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The race to legalize sports betting is on now that the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed it in all 50 states, but will it provide enough extra tax revenue to make much of a difference for schools, roads or pension debt? Don’t bet on it. Just look to the states that capitalized immediately after the court’s…