Report: Prop 27 Pulls TV Ads, Changes Strategy 7 Weeks Before Election

September 21, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

The Prop 27 campaign is changing tactics in what seems to be an uphill battle to pass the online sports betting ballot initiative, according to reporting by the San Francisco Chronicle. With the Nov. 8 election just under seven weeks away, Californians will see far fewer ads in support of Prop 27 or that attack […]

Crypto Prediction Market Expects Prop 26 and Prop 27 to Both Fail in California

September 21, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

A popular online crypto currency prediction market thinks Prop 26 and Prop 27 will both fail in California this November. Polymarket, an information markets platform that lets users trade on topics such as elections, weather events, global matters, sports outcomes, and more, listed markets on the success of Prop 26 and Prop 27 on Tuesday. As of the […]

Entain Executive Writes ‘Hotel California’ Parody to Support 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 […]

Beyond Legalize Sports Betting, What Else Would California Prop 26 Do?

September 15, 2022 | By: Rebecca Hanchett

Sports betting is the face of two California ballot initiatives this fall. But there is more to the ballot measures than sports odds and prop bets. High-end casino games and high-dollar private lawsuits are also in the mix.  Prop 26, specifically, has enough sweeteners to give the 60-plus tribes and tribal organizations behind the initiative […]

54% of Likely California Voters Oppose 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 […]

New September Prop 27 Ad Makes Claims on Homelessness. Are They True?

September 9, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

When the California election is over and we find out if Prop 27 passed or failed, it might be the decision to tie the initiative to California’s homeless problem that proves crucial to the outcome. The latest ad from Yes on 27 stresses that Prop 27, which would legalize online sports betting only, will help […]

FanDuel Donates $6 Million 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 […]