Sport League News:
- WBAL, 3.31.21 – MSA seeks changes to sports betting bill to allow Orioles, Ravens unrestricted licenses
- The Maryland Stadium Authority is advocating lawmakers to give the Baltimore Orioles and Ravens a bigger piece of the sports-betting action.
- Sports Handle, 3.30.21 – Latest Arizona Sports Betting Proposal Derailed By A Typo
- Arizona lawmakers filed a “strike everything” amendment Friday that would have revived the issue of legal sports betting and allowed WestWorld, a massive Scottsdale convention space that hosts the annual Barrett-Jackson collector car auction, to apply for an operator license. But a typo in the new language appears to have killed the latest attempt at moving a legal sports betting bill.
- Sports Handle, 3.30.21 – Legal Sports Betting In Georgia? Not This Year, Folks
- Despite repeated efforts, a source told Sports Handle Tuesday that the effort to legalize sports betting in Georgia is now six feet under. The legislature’s session ends Wednesday, and Democrats in the state are continuing to withhold votes over a controversial voting-rights bill that the Republicans sponsored earlier in the session.
- KSNT, 3.30.21 – Kansas House votes down bill that would legalize sports betting in-state
- Kansas lawmakers voted to reject a bill to legalize sports-betting in the state. The House voted down the measure, with 40 voting in favor and 77 against the bill. The bill did not pass to final action, so it could come back up in the House or go to committee.
- NY Daily News, 3.30.21 – Wealth taxes? Mobile sports betting? A look at what’s going on with New York’s budget
- Economic recovery from the COVID crisis, swirling scandals, federal aid and a host of contentious proposals to raise taxes on the wealthy and fund excluded workers are complicating budget negotiations as the state’s fiscal year draws to a close this week.
- iGB, 3.31.21 – Rhode Island sports betting revenue falls to $1.5m in February
- Rhode Island sportsbooks revenue totaled at $1.5m in February, a 33.0% decrease from February 2020 and 58.5% drop from January 2021.