Why Is Prop 26 Polling Better Than Prop 27? Legal Expert Explains

October 17, 2022 | By: Rebecca Hanchett

California is home to more Native Americans than any other state, with nearly 100 separate tribal reservations. But for such a big place with so many tribes, California actually has very little tribal land. Tribes own only about 7% of California land. That’s much less than much smaller Oklahoma, where nearly 43% of the land […]

New Poll Says 43% of Likely California Voters Support Prop 26

October 14, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

Maybe all hope isn’t lost for Prop 26 and Prop 27 in California. At least, that’s what one new poll is suggesting. A poll conducted by SurveyUSA for the San Diego Union-Tribune and KGTV had 43% of likely voters say they support Prop 26 and 37% say they support Prop 27. Meanwhile, 32% opposed Prop 26 and 43% […]

DraftKings Stock Price Tumbles as Prop 27 Appears Likely to Fail in CA

October 14, 2022 | By: Kris Johnson

DraftKings stock price tumbled this week after the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday that the Prop 27 campaign pulled ad spending to support the sports betting initiative leading up to the Nov. 8 election. The Wall Street Journal noted that the Prop 27 campaign pulled close to $11 million in broadcast and cable TV […]

DraftKings, FanDuel CEOs Doubt Prop 26 or Prop 27 Will Pass in California

October 12, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

The CEOs of DraftKings and FanDuel don’t believe California sports betting will be legalized in the November 2022 election. They said so Tuesday at the Global Gaming Expo, or G2E, in Las Vegas. “More than likely, this will pass in 2024,” DraftKings CEO Jason Robins said at the event, referring to getting another sports betting […]

Prop 26 vs. Prop 27: 28 Lingering Questions, 28 Days Before Election

October 10, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

We’re just four weeks from the Nov. 8 election … and Californians still have questions about Prop 26 and Prop 27. Part of that is because the campaigns behind the two California sports betting ballot initiatives have spent way too much time (and money) attacking each other instead of actually explaining their initiative. And part […]

Newest Target for Prop 26 Attack Ads? California Card Rooms

October 7, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

In a second salvo of attack ads, the Prop 26 campaign has released advertisements that paint California card room casino operators in an unflattering light. Previously, Yes on 26/No on 27 has concentrated its venom on large out-of-state sports betting companies that support Prop 27. This latest tactic signals an untrammeled effort to target groups […]

Full List of California Tribes That Support Prop 26 and Prop 27

October 7, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

In the California sports betting battle, supporters of Prop 26 have preached that the vast majority of California tribes support Prop 26 and oppose Prop 27. That’s no surprise. Prop 26 would allow sports betting only in-person at California Indian casinos and the state’s horse racetracks. Prop 27, meanwhile, would allow online sports betting and eat at […]

Despite Grim Outlook, DraftKings, FanDuel Funding Prop 27 in October

October 6, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

Private sports betting companies aren’t giving up on Prop 27 in California just yet, despite polling suggesting it has a slim-to-none chance of passing Nov. 8. According to the California Secretary of State’s database, FanDuel and DraftKings have continued funding the Prop 27 campaign into the month of October. On Oct. 1, DraftKings contributed $101,700 to Yes […]