New Poll Projects Clear Defeat for Prop 26 and Prop 27 in California

October 4, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

A new poll from the University of California at Berkeley projects overwhelming defeat for Prop 26 and Prop 27 on Nov. 8. According to the university’s survey of 6,939 likely California voters conducted Sept. 22-27, only 31% support Prop 26 and just 27% support Prop 27. Prop 26 would legalize in-person sports betting at California […]

Here’s How Many Votes Prop 27 Needs to Pass in California

September 29, 2022 | By: Erica Davis

Things don’t look too good for Prop 27, the California online sports betting measure on the Nov. 8 ballot. A yes vote on Prop 27  would help create a path forward for sports fans and bettors to legally gamble from computers or mobile devices anywhere in the state. It would create more than $3 billion […]

Who is Funding Prop 27 in California? How Can Voters Track Spending?

September 28, 2022 | By: Chris Gerlacher

California voters may be wondering who is funding Prop 27 in California. Anti-Prop 27 ads claim that “out-of-state corporations” are funding the California online sports betting initiative. While that’s true, there’s nothing negative about out-of-state corporations except their connotations. Most companies are outside of California and are accepted without a second thought. In this case, […]

Tribe That Owns Red Hawk Casino Adds $2 Million to Prop 26 Campaign

September 26, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

The California tribe that owns Red Hawk Casino, the state’s sixth-largest casino, made a splash in the sports betting campaign spending war. The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians filed a $2 million contribution to Yes on 26 on Sept. 23. The tribe had made nine previous donations, but none totaled more than $3,490.03. This most recent $2 million […]

Just How Much Can LA Times Affect California Sports Betting Election?

September 26, 2022 | By: Chris Kudialis

California’s most influential newspaper shared its opinion this month on Prop 26 and Prop 27 – a pair of initiatives that have sports bettors’ attention in California and across the country. The Los Angeles Times’ verdict on Prop 26 and Prop 27? A resounding “no.” And the paper, which has a daily readership of 1.4 […]

Gambling Expert: ‘We Don’t Think Prop 26 or 27 Passes’ in California

September 22, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

On Wednesday, an independent gambling expert said he believes Prop 26 and Prop 27 both won’t pass this November. That would delay legalization of sports betting in California to 2024 at the earliest. Adam Krejcik, partner at independent research firm Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, posted a tweet late Wednesday in which he cast further doubt on the chances of […]