News & Analysis

Problem Gambling Funding Bills Face Difficult Legislative Process

Following the rapid expansion of sports betting and online gaming in the U.S. over the last five years, lawmakers in several states have introduced bills during the 2023 legislative sessions that are designed to increase awareness as well as funding for problem gambling prevention and treatment services.

News In Brief: February 20-February 24, 2023

Brazilian state launches first ever regulated sports-betting site, Hong Kong will extract an additional HK$12bn from the Hong Kong Jockey Club over five years and Missouri committee favours bill without VLTs.

Washington Cardrooms, Racetracks Seek To Expand Sports Betting

Eric Persson, chief executive of Maverick Gaming, has unsuccessfully lobbied lawmakers for more than two years to allow cardrooms in Washington state to offer legal and regulated sports betting, but that has not stopped him from getting behind another legalization effort this year.

Problem Gambling Prevention Funding Focus Of U.S. State Lawmakers

In 2023, lawmakers in several states will consider proposals to increase funding for problem gambling or prioritize treatment services as they deal with the impact of new forms of legalized gambling on their communities, including sports betting and casino gaming.

Research & Reports

U.S. Regulatory Roundup: October 2019

This roundup of key legislative and regulatory developments from October 2019 includes information on a gaming legislation in Michigan; regulations in Nevada; litigation in Connecticut and California; and a settlement agreement in Washington.  

U.S. Regulatory Roundup: July 2019

This roundup of key legislative and regulatory developments from July 2019 includes information on tribal gaming in Oklahoma and Washington; gaming litigation in Pennsylvania; and federal gaming legislation.

U.S. Regulatory Roundup: April 2019

This roundup of key legislative and regulatory developments from April 2019 includes information on gaming litigation in Washington and West Virginia, gaming legislation in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland and Montana; lottery legislation in Alabama, Arizona, Florida and Illinois; and tribal gaming litigation in New York.

Tribal Gaming: Supplier Licensing

This special report outlines the licensing requirements for suppliers of gaming equipment to Indian casinos in major tribal gaming markets across the United States.

U.S. Regulatory Roundup: March 2018

This roundup of key legislative and regulatory developments from March 2018 includes information on gaming legislation in Connecticut, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and South Dakota; sports betting legislation in Connecticut, Maryland and New York; and gaming litigation in Washington.

For more in-depth coverage on sports-betting bills, please see the Special Report: U.S. Sports Betting Tracker.

Data & Forecasts

Market Monitor: U.S. Lotteries

This report provides comprehensive benchmarking of key operational metrics across all 46 state lotteries in the $100bn+ U.S. lottery market. Featuring an interactive dashboard which facilitates visual cross-lottery comparisons, the dataset aggregates information from more than 900 annual lottery reports since 2000.

Washington - Lottery Annual Report - FY1998 to FY2022

Latest Annual Report data from Washington's Lottery. The data released for the state contains the following information: Sales by game, prizes, retailer commissions and transfers to the state. There are approximately 520 data points in this document.

Washington - Gambling Overview Report - FY1996 to FY2021

Latest annual Gambling Overview Report data from the Washington State Gambling Commission. The data released for the state contains the following information: Net gambling receipts by sector. There are approximately 200 data points in this document.

United States - American Gaming Association Report - 1994 to 2012

Latest Annual State of the States Report data from the American Gaming Association (AGA). The data released for the country contains the following information: A breakdown of casinos by state, consumer spending on commercial casinos by state, quantity of casino jobs by state, commercial casino wages, consumer spending on racinos, commerical casino and racino detail by state, quantity of gaming machines by state and a comparison of Nevada and New Jersey poker revenue. There are approximately 4,175 data points in this document.
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