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New England Has Chilly Stance Towards Sports Betting

Within the northeastern region of New England, Rhode Island is the only state that has legal sports betting. Other states in the area have been discussing the topic during their respective legislative sessions, but it appears that Rhode Island may continue to be the sole representative from New England with …

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Arkansas Kills Mobile Sports Betting Bill, Rhode Island Facing Lawsuit

The month of April was enormous for sports betting legalization. Several states approved legislation to legalize the act, and many others are still in discussion. Arkansas has already legalized the act, but recently struck down any efforts to legalize placing bets on mobile or online. Rhode Island also has legalized …

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Mobile Sports Betting Now Legal In Rhode Island

On Monday, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo signed two bills, one each from the House and Senate. The bills now make it legal for the Twin River Management Company, which owns the state’s two casinos, to offer mobile sports betting. The bills, 2019-S 0037A and 2019-H 5241, moved rather quickly …

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Mobile Sports Betting Heads To Rhode Island Governor’s Desk

Mobile sports betting in Rhode Island is all but a guarantee at this point. On Tuesday a measure was passed in the Rhode Island House of Representatives that will legalize mobile sports betting throughout the entire state. HB 5241, co-sponsored by Speaker of the House Nicholas Mattiello (D-District 15), passed …

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Rhode Island Republican Lawmakers Considering Suing to Stop Sports Betting

Last week, the Rhode Island Republican Party stated it is may consider suing the State of Rhode Island in an effort to stop the expansion of sports betting in the Ocean State.  Specifically, the Republican Party of Rhode Island issued a condemnation of mobile sports betting in the state -claiming …

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Rhode Island Mobile Sports Betting Bill Advances

Mobile sports betting moved one step closer to becoming a reality in Rhode Island on Tuesday when a committee in the Rhode Island House of Representatives approved a measure that would provide for online and mobile wagering at authorized hosting facilities across the state. The bill, H 5241, passed in …

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As Rhode Island Thrives Connecticut Still Awaits Sports Gambling Legislation

While residents of neighboring Rhode Island are celebrating the legalization and implementation of sports gambling in the Ocean State – the same cannot be said for citizens of Connecticut.  While there were hopes that lawmakers would present legislation in Connecticut in 2018 to vote on sports betting – that did …

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