As the US goes to the polls for the midterm elections, there are plenty of races that could affect the progress of sports betting regulation and gaming expansion. Paul Girvan picks out the states to watch.
The 2022 US midterm elections, while important in so many ways, contain few issues directly related to gambling regulation.
Rather, they represent an opportunity to extract a thorn that has irritated the body politic and coloured the consideration and adoption of more gaming legislation, whether it be sports betting legislation or casino regulation.
Only in two states does gaming appear directly, or indirectly, on the ballot: California and Georgia.
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In California, a statewide ballot measures voter approval for constitutional changes, through Propositions 26 and 27.
Polling suggests both the tribal and commercial sports betting ballot measures are doomed to fail.
Prop 26 permits Native American casinos and four..