Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy has introduced legislation that seeks to create a state lottery. Alaska is one of only five states in the country that does not have a state lottery. As part of the bill introduced by Governor Dunleavy, there is a provision that would legalize sports gambling.
The state of Kansas moved closer to the realization of legalized sports betting Monday thanks to a long-awaited bill that passed through The Senate Committee on Federal and State Affairs. The bill still has to go through full legislative oversight and be taken up in the House before it is taken to the people for a vote and enacted into law.
Technology will be forever tied to the success of legal sports betting industry around the world. Paysafe, an online payment service and owners of such brands as Skrill, Neteller, and Paysafecard is out with a study to show just how big 5G technology will be for the business of sports betting.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker has declared that sports betting will be up and running in Illinois before the start of March Madness. The governor campaigned upon a pledge to increase tax revenue by legalizing sports betting, recreational marijuana and other libertarian projects.