Legal Gambling USA

Online casino games, poker, sports and horse racing betting websites authorized in USA

Legal Gambling USA

Minnesota's lawmaker fights for legalizing sports betting

February 23, 2015

The member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, State Rep. Phyliss Kahn, has introduced a new bill to legalize sports wagering online services in the state of Minnesota. The lawmaker presented the bill last Monday 12th, looking forward to a positive response from the state government. Even though this is not her first time trying to legalize gambling in the state, this could finally be Minnesota’s first attempt to have an online gambling legislation, starting with legalizing sports betting. Last year, the state recorded more than $1 billion on online gaming, but only from charitable gaming. The main Native American Tribal casinos and the main horse races tracks, Canterbury Park and Running Aces Harness Track, they all have nothing to do with this figure, a fact that has led the State Representative to introduce the second bill of her career as one of Minnesota’s main politicians. She is also thinking on pushing the envelope by taking the fight to another stage. As soon as the bill passes, the lawmaker will take it all the way to the top of the administration, to the Federal Government. Minnesota’s bill could be one more formal request from another US state to regulate any category of gambling on a federal level.

For the US State Representative, this bill would make possible for Minnesota’s residents to bet online on any legal sport event, as well as for state to collect taxes. The member of the Minnesota House of Representatives sounded very optimistic this time during a recent interview for CBS 5 Eyewitness News: "There already is plenty of betting on sports happening on the internet and we don't get to take advantage of the benefits of this. It is hypocritical of us to allow certain forms of gaming, but not others". On the other side, Annette Meeks, from the Minnesota Freedom Foundation, has stood up against the bill that would bring taxes into online gambling: "This is nothing more than a tax on the poor and it just makes more money that allows for the expansion of government and not the private sector. No need to waste taxpayers’ money on a legal challenge to the federal law".


Online Fantasy Sports Games News in USA

Basketball Legend Michael Jordon Signs With DraftKings

September 7, 2020 — Online gambling conglomerate DraftKings is well on its way to becoming the most dominant provider of online gambling services in the U.S. In a move that assures the company will be able to maintain ...

DraftKings Launches Stand Alone Online Casino Mobile Platform

July 25, 2020 — Within the U.S. online gambling industry, it would be hard to not notice just how aggressive DraftKings has become. While already standing as one of the two largest providers of fantasy sports, the ...

Texas to Approve Daily Fantasy Sports Legislation?

December 21, 2018 — Back in 2016, Texas Attorney General, Ken Paxton issued an opinion that made clear the state felt as though participation in fantasy sports equated to gambling on athletic performance. Based on prio...

Fantasy Sports King Introduces Casino Gambling

December 21, 2018 — With all federal bans against sports betting and online gambling lifted in America, some states are moving quickly to take advantage of every available opportunity.  For years, DraftKings has he...

All the news from Fantasy Sports Games in USA

Copyright 2020 © LEGAL-GAMBLING-USA.COM - All rights reserved
Legal Disclaimer - Warning - Affiliate Program - Responsible Gaming - Contact on Twitter   RSS

Gambling involves risk: indebtedness, dependence, isolation. Helpline: 1.800.522.4700
Gambling is prohibited for minors.

-18 -21