Ryan Butler

Ryan Butler

Ryan Butler is a legislation analyst for Gambling.com specializing in US sports betting legislation. Ryan breaks down the latest bills in each state to ensure our readers are up-to-date on where their states sits on sports betting. You'll often find Ryan listening to committee hearings or preparing for the latest legislation based conference. Reach him at ryan.butler@kaxmedia.com.

Maine Sports Betting Bill Not Signed, Future Uncertain
Maine Sports Betting Bill Not Signed, Future Uncertain
Maine sports betting took an unexpected, and significant, hit when Gov. Janet Mills pocket vetoed th...
South Dakota Sports Betting Dies, Short of Another Miracle
South Dakota Sports Betting Dies, Short of Another Miracle
A bill to allow Deadwood sports betting survived thanks to a rarely used legislative procedure, but...
Rhode Island Mobile Sports Betting Requires In-Person Sign Up
Rhode Island Mobile Sports Betting Requires In-Person Sign Up
Rhode Island seems poised to allow mobile sports betting, but the current legislation would require...
West Virginia Online Gaming Bill Lingers as Deadline Nears
West Virginia Online Gaming Bill Lingers as Deadline Nears
West Virginia is closer than ever to passing a major online casino bill, but political difficulties,...
New Jersey Rebukes LCB for Promoting Unlicensed Partners
New Jersey Rebukes LCB for Promoting Unlicensed Partners
New Jersey officials reprimanded LatestCasinoBonuses (http://www.lcb.org) March 1st for promoting un...
PGA Tour Wades Into Player Gambling, Casino Sponsorships
PGA Tour Wades Into Player Gambling, Casino Sponsorships
Professional golfers can now partner with certain types of gambling companies for sponsorships, the...
Betting on Sports America Conference to Host Industry Leaders
Betting on Sports America Conference to Host Industry Leaders
April will bring about the most consequential gathering yet of the sports betting industries biggest...
Arizona Sports Betting Bill Stalls in State Legislature
Arizona Sports Betting Bill Stalls in State Legislature
Arizona lawmakers introduced a sports betting bill in the early days of the state's 2019 legislative...
Arkansas Sports Betting, Casino Regulations Advanced Again
Arkansas Sports Betting, Casino Regulations Advanced Again
Some public opposition has not derailed gambling expansion in Arkansas as regulators approved anothe...
Minnesota Sports Betting Bill Begins Long Journey in House
Minnesota Sports Betting Bill Begins Long Journey in House
One of the more high-profile sports betting legalization candidates formally introduced its bill to...
North Dakota Sports Betting Bill Advances on Second Attempt
North Dakota Sports Betting Bill Advances on Second Attempt
Though rejected in an initial vote, a second effort passed sports betting through the North Dakota H...
Missouri Sports Betting Actions Underscore Legalization Efforts
Missouri Sports Betting Actions Underscore Legalization Efforts
Missouri sports betting continues to percolate in Jefferson City, with more debates - and votes - on...
Kentucky Sports Betting Discussed in House Committee
Kentucky Sports Betting Discussed in House Committee
While challenges remain on multiple fronts, Kentucky gaming expansion maintained its stop atop the m...
New Hampshire Sports Betting Bill Awaits Next Step
New Hampshire Sports Betting Bill Awaits Next Step
A sports betting bill was introduced in New Hampshire earlier this year. Where it goes from there is...
Does Political Turmoil Affect Virginia Sports Betting Bills?
Does Political Turmoil Affect Virginia Sports Betting Bills?
Political scandals have jeopardized the offices of all three of Virginia’s highest-ranking elected o...
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