- AP, 3.20.19 – Hoops fans line up to bet (legally) on March Madness tourney
- College basketball fans lined up at casinos and racetracks or furiously tapped smartphone screens Thursday to get down bets on March Madness, many in states where it is legal for the first time.
- The Lines, 3.20.19 – Finally, Pennsylvanians Can Take In A Vegas-Like March Madness Betting Experience
- For the first time ever, basketball fans in Pennsylvania can (legally) bet on the NCAA Basketball Tournament in their own back yard. SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia is one of the many venues across the state taking March Madness bets this month and has some exciting offers to fans who want to catch the action and take some action as well.
- Penn Live, 3.21.19 – More sports-betting sites come online, revenue increases, and more Pa. gambling notes
- Figures released and posted in March by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board showed that February revenue from table games and slot machines rose slightly compared to February 2018.
- Chicago Tribune, 3.21.19 – Some Illinois lawmakers want to let you bet on the NCAA Tournament by next year. Where you’d place bets is up for debate.
- Illinois House Democrats are laying out four potential paths for legalizing sports betting in the state, with options ranging from creating a limited number of licenses for existing casinos and horse tracks to allowing gamblers to place bets wherever lottery tickets are sold.
- Online Poker Report, 3.21.19 – Virginia Poised To Legalize Sports Betting And Online Gambling With Governor’s Approval
- Virginia is one of the last casino gaming holdouts. That is about to change. After the passage of a casino expansion by the Virginia Legislature, the Old Dominion State is just a Gov. Ralph Northam signature away from legalizing casino gambling, online gambling, and sports betting.
- Online Sports Report, 3.21.19 – Kentucky Online Poker Bill Back In The Barn Until Next Year
- One thing is certain about Kentucky politics. No matter how much support a bill seems to have on any given day, that can quickly change. Case in point, just one month ago a bill to legalize online poker, daily fantasy sports, and sports betting appeared to be on the path to passage.
- Sports Handle, 3.21.19 – Indiana Sports Betting Vehicle Debated At House Hearing
- An Indiana committee held a nearly five-hour-long hearing on Wednesday evening on a controversial gambling expansion package that is the state’s 2019 vehicle for legalizing sports betting.
- New York Times, 3.20.19 – Could New York City Get Real Casinos? State Leaders Are Listening
- With New York’s upstate casinos struggling, some state officials are considering the once unthinkable: putting casinos in New York City itself. Representatives from major gaming companies have been meeting this week with lawmakers in Albany, including the Assembly speaker, Carl E. Heastie, to push a proposal to open as many as three full-fledged casinos in the New York City area.
- News10, 3.20.19 – Sports betting closer to becoming legal in NY
- On Wednesday, the New York State Gaming Commission posted regulations online to legalize sports betting and is now taking public comment.
- New England Public Radio, 3.20.19 – Sports Betting One Step Closer To Being Legal In Connecticut
- Proposals that would expand gaming in Connecticut are on their way to the floor of the state legislature. Lawmakers passed several bills Tuesday, ranging from legislation that would skirt federal approval to authorize the building of a casino in East Windsor, to blueprints for how sports betting could be adopted in the state.