These Groups Have Donated the Most Money to Prop 26 and Prop 27 So Far

August 15, 2022 | By: Kris Johnson

There’s an ongoing arms race between supporters of California’s Prop 26 and Prop 27 sports betting ballot initiatives ahead of November’s election. Here are the largest monetary donations on the California Secretary of State’s database, as of Aug. 15. Largest Prop 26 Contributions California tribes dominate the list of largest contributions in support of Prop […]

Exclusive Survey: 62% of CA Sports Bettors Already Place Sports Bets Online

August 11, 2022 | By: Chris Gerlacher

In a recently commissioned California Casinos survey, 62% of respondents who identify as sports bettors or are interested in sports betting said they’re already placing sports wagers online. Recognizing the clear current demand for unregulated sportsbooks is critical for California regulators to understand. Not only is unregulated sports betting driving Californians to offshore sportsbooks. The […]

Two More California Education Organizations Vote to Oppose Prop 27

August 10, 2022 | By: Mary Shaffrey

Two more California education organizations came out on Wednesday against Prop 27, the measure that would legalize online sports betting in the state.  The California Federation of Teachers and the Association of California School Administrators both announced they oppose the ballot initiative. Their move comes weeks after the California Teachers Association made a similar announcement.  […]

DraftKings Is ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ Prop 27 Will Pass in California

August 5, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

An influential supporter of Prop 27 is “cautiously optimistic” that California voters will pass the measure in November, allowing mobile sportsbooks to operate in what should be a massive CA sports betting market. DraftKings sent out a press release Friday that focused on revenue statements for the second quarter of 2022. But the release also addressed […]

Fact-Checking Latest Prop 26, Prop 27 Attack Ads in CA Sports Betting Battle

August 4, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

In recent weeks, the latest blows were traded in the fight for California sports betting supremacy. Prop 26 and Prop 27 each released negative ads targeted toward one another. They were the newest pieces of advertising campaigns that have dominated California airwaves and totaled up to $218 million in spending. Those ads are becoming increasingly vitriolic. […]

California Sports Betting Revenue: An Insider’s Guide

August 4, 2022 | By: Chris Gerlacher

The heights that California sports betting revenue could reach make California a tantalizing sports betting market. California is the most populous states, at just under 40 million people, and it has enough wealth to support a lucrative sports betting industry. However, the financial terms can be confusing for bettors and analysts outside the sports betting […]