Ryan Butler

Ryan Butler is a legislation analyst for BettingUSA.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 sit on sports betting. You'll often find Ryan listening to committee hearings or preparing for the latest legislation based conference.

WV political betting timeline

West Virginia Political Betting Timeline

For roughly an hour Tuesday night, America had a legal betting option for a presidential election. FanDuel sportsbook in West Virginia technically became the first regulated entity to offer bets on a political event, posting lines on the 2020 presidential election. A day after lines opened, the political betting option is closed.

888 Yaniv Sherman coronavirus

888’s Yaniv Sherman Talks Gaming’s Reaction to Coronavirus

Coronavirus has altered or effectively halted nearly every industry in all corners of the world. Legal gaming has been especially devastated. As casino floors and hotel rooms sit vacant, Americans have shifted their attention to online casinos and poker rooms in the handful of states with regulated options.

Washington DC sports betting delay

Washington DC Online Sports Betting Delayed Again

At the beginning of the month, Washington D.C. sports betting was set to begin in time for the Washington Nationals’ March 26 season opener. Now a week after what was supposed to be the season’s first pitch, Major League Baseball has yet to begin its season and the city’s sports betting app is still sidelined.

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