6 03, 2019

Virginia Governor Signs Anonymity Bill into Law

2019-03-06T09:04:47-05:00

Virginia Lottery players who win a jackpot over $10 million or higher will now be able to protect their identity if they should choose when they are announced as a winner. The law goes into effect on July 1st. Virginia joins eight other states which have official lottery player anonymity laws: Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, [...]

Virginia Governor Signs Anonymity Bill into Law2019-03-06T09:04:47-05:00
6 03, 2019

New Mexico Senate Passes Anonymity Bill, Goes to House Next

2019-03-06T09:05:49-05:00

In a recent flurry of legislation that directly affects the New Mexico Lottery, the Senate has passed a bill that would protect the winners' identity when winning a large prize. It won by a 32-2 margin. It now goes to the House.

New Mexico Senate Passes Anonymity Bill, Goes to House Next2019-03-06T09:05:49-05:00
4 03, 2019

DOJ to Extend Wire Act Grace Period by 60 Days

2019-03-04T07:55:43-05:00

Perhaps it is only delaying the inevitable, but the DOJ has extended the grace period for entities to continue selling online from 90 days to 150 days. Once this grace period ends, the DOJ can begin building cases against entities that sell bets that are classified as "interstate". As discussed in this recent La Fleur's [...]

DOJ to Extend Wire Act Grace Period by 60 Days2019-03-04T07:55:43-05:00
4 03, 2019

New Mexico House Passes Bill to Stop Lottery Sports Betting Game

2019-03-05T09:33:14-05:00

The New Mexico Lottery has a new sports betting game that is supposed to come out later this year. Unfortunately, the state House has passed a bill, sponsored by representative Harper, that would stop this game from reaching market. The bill now moves to the state Senate. Recently, the Senate has passed a pro-lottery bill [...]

New Mexico House Passes Bill to Stop Lottery Sports Betting Game2019-03-05T09:33:14-05:00
27 02, 2019

Virginia General Assembly Passes Casino Bill; Lottery Board to Oversee

2019-02-28T10:19:45-05:00

The Virginia General Assembly passed casino legislation Saturday night. The Governor still has to sign the bill. Casino gaming would be regulated by the Virginia Lottery. Casinos would be allowed only in certain cities outlined in the bill. Furthermore, there would need to be a local vote to allow the casino within the city's jurisdiction. [...]

Virginia General Assembly Passes Casino Bill; Lottery Board to Oversee2019-02-28T10:19:45-05:00
21 02, 2019

New Mexico Lottery Clears Senate in Effort to Remove Profit Mandate

2019-02-21T09:55:25-05:00

A New Mexico Lottery bill that would remove their 30% profit mandate has cleared the Senate. Only one senator vote against the measure. A few changes were made to the bill in order to get its passage. Notably, the lottery must transfer $40 million to good causes in 2019-2020, a number that will increase the [...]

New Mexico Lottery Clears Senate in Effort to Remove Profit Mandate2019-02-21T09:55:25-05:00