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DraftKings CEO Jason Robins pushes iGaming legislation in California

On Friday, during the National Council of Legislators from the Gaming States (NCLGS) in Boston, DraftKings CEO Jason Robins pushed legislation for iGaming and casinos in California state. Robins encouraged the state lawmakers by telling the potential benefits of betting. According to sources, he spoke and touted to state-elected officials, regulators, and industry stakeholders. Robins […]

DraftKings California

DraftKings California is a highly respected name in the DFS (Daily Fantasy Sports) and sports betting industry. As a matter of fact, this operator was the first to take mobile sports wagering beyond Nevada’s borders. Sports betting is yet to be legalized in the state of California. However, DraftKings’ successful prevalence in other states where […]

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MLB supports sports betting authorization in California

On Friday, Major League Baseball announced its support for authorizing sports betting in California. The MLB became the first U.S. major sports league to take a side between sports betting companies and the state’s tribal gaming operators. Two primary sports betting initiatives are on the November ballot that includes Proposition 26 in-person betting restriction, while […]

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California political betting ad could cost billions by November

The amount of money that is allocated for two propositions in the California general election has reached $350 million, according to reports. According to the Los Angeles Times, the number could rise up to half a billion by the time of election day this November. California is the most populous state in the U.S. With […]

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California sports betting initiatives raise over $256.4 million

Committees supporting and opposing California Propositions 26 and 27 are reported to successfully raised over $256.4 million. This makes the two propositions, which would legalize in-person and mobile sports betting respectively, become the most expensive ballot measures in California history. This funding eclipsed the previous record which was reached in 2020 for Proposition 22 regarding […]

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California AFSCME union opposes tribal ballot measure

A major political organization in California revealed its position on Thursday’s upcoming sports betting ballot measures. The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) District Council 36 opposes the proposed amendment to the state constitution that would allow sports betting. It has the support of several tribal gaming entities. The council, based in […]

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California Democratic Party opposes online sports betting legalization

California Democratic Party has taken contradictory positions on an expansion project for online sports betting within the state that is scheduled to begin in the fall. The party made the opposing statement against this proposed referendum on Monday. There are two propositions being brought to the legislative, Proposition 26 and Proposition 27. Proposition 26 enables […]

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California online betting initiative qualification faces state-tribal opposition

California Secretary of State Shirley Weber announced on June 27 that the proposed online sports betting law would be featured in a vote. However, the tribal-specific initiatives strongly contradict the proposal. The proposal would allow retail betting at tribal casinos and four-horse races across the state of California. Out of four points on California’s sports […]

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Californians on betting initiatives, how it happen when it’s legal

California is set for the legalization of betting in November. As a result, the decision will make Californians allowed to bet on sports. The initiative for sports betting is run by the group of Native American gaming which comprises casinos, bingo halls, and other gambling operations that are eligible for the ballot to the California […]

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California tribes begin ad campaign to oppose online sports betting initiative

Before the proposition to enable online sports betting in California formally passes for the November ballot, California tribes have begun an ad campaign opposing it. The legislation would permit in-person sports betting at tribal casinos and racetracks, as well as online sports betting for businesses like DraftKings and FanDuel. The ad campaign by California tribes […]