The Biden government is requesting that an appeals court uphold an agreement that, for a brief period last year, permitted the Seminole Tribe to introduce a mobile casino app in Florida. There is no deadline for when the legal conflict might be settled and legalized sports betting could resume in the state.
November Ballot Sports Betting in California
In 30 states as well as Washington, D.C., sports betting is permissible and legal. In six other states, including Florida, it is legal but not available. California might be the next state to do so. Californians will have to choose between two competing ballot initiatives that would authorize sports betting on the voting day this year.
Sports Betting in Texas has to Wait
Jerry Jones, the owner of the Dallas Cowboys, has joined the camp in Texas that believes legalized sports betting will eventually take place there. This professional sports betting group will have to wait, though. It won’t be up for a vote again until the next legislative session at the Austin Capitol in 2023. The Texas Legislature has rejected sports betting legislation before.
The Fourth-largest City in the US
The fourth-largest city in the US, Houston, has added BetMGM Sportsbook advertising at Maid Maid Park, the home of the Houston Astros, as part of its campaign to reach prospective Louisiana sports betting consumers.