Entain Executive Writes ‘Hotel California’ Parody in Support of Prop 27

September 15, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

Backers of Prop 27 are doing anything they can to make up ground in what’s looking more and more like a losing battle to legalize California online sports betting in the November election. That includes writing songs, apparently. Or, more specifically, changing the lyrics of an iconic California song. Martin Lycka, the SVP of American Regulatory Affairs […]

54% of Likely California Voters Plan to Vote No on Prop 27, New Poll Finds

September 15, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

A new statewide survey casts serious doubt on if Prop 27 will pass in California this November. The Public Policy Institute of California, an independent non-profit research firm based in San Francisco, found that 54%  of likely voters plan to vote no on Prop 27, compared to 34% who plan to vote yes. The other 12% is unsure. The PPIC survey, which was conducted […]

California Democratic Party Makes First Financial Contribution to No on Prop 27

September 13, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

The California Democratic Party is now financially involved with the sports betting battle of Prop 26 and Prop 27. On Sept. 9, the California Democratic Party donated $1,055.09 to No on 27 – Californians for Tribal Sovereignty and Safe Gaming, according to records kept by the California Secretary of State. That was the party’s first financial contribution in relation […]

FanDuel Adds $6 Million Donation to Prop 27 Campaign to Start September

September 7, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

FanDuel is now the leading funder of the Prop 27 campaign in California. The sportsbook giant gave a $6 million contribution to the online sports betting initiative on Sept. 1. It added $5,000 in two other early-September contributions, too. That means FanDuel, which would launch FanDuel California if Prop 27 passes, has donated just north of $31 […]

DraftKings Email Urges California Customers to Vote Yes on Prop 27

September 7, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

What are the chances Prop 27 will pass in November, legalizing online sports betting in California? A recent move from DraftKings suggests the sportsbook giant might not be extremely confident. This week, the company sent a mass email to DraftKings customers who live in California, urging them to vote yes on Prop 27. The email […]

Report: FanDuel, DraftKings, BetMGM Would Own 70% of Early CA Sports Betting Market

September 6, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

If Prop 27 passes in California this November, expect DraftKings, FanDuel, and BetMGM to dominate the California online sports betting market. At least in the early stages. That’s according to a report published by Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, an independent research and consulting firm, in mid-August. In their report, the experts at Eilers & Krejcik Gaming predicted that DraftKings California, FanDuel […]

Report: Prop 27 Would Create $2.8 Billion in California Sports Betting Revenue

September 1, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

If Prop 27 passes in California, the California online sports betting market would generate $2.8 billion in annual revenue. That’s according to a mid-August report published by Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, an independent research and consulting firm in the gaming and gambling space. According to Business Insider, the report projected that revenue would swell to $3.1 billion if […]