Prop 26 would have legalized California sports betting at racetracks. Had it passed, Golden Gate Fields could have built a sportsbook.
California certified its 2022 election results last Friday. So, we’ve known for a long time that the two California sports betting measures, Prop 26 and Prop 27, lost in landslides. Now, we can detail exactly how miserably they lost, and break it down by county. Ready? Let’s dive into the epic election failures of Prop […]
The Agua Caliente Tribal Chairman says voters did the right thing after two California sports betting initiatives fail in the 2022 election.
It’s been a long time coming, but the inevitable has officially reared its ugly face. After months of confusing advertising and unrealistic promises, the campaigns for Prop 26 and Prop 27 earned an emphatic “No” from California voters Tuesday. Record-setting fundraising for the two campaigns resulted in a net-zero as both California sports betting propositions […]
With Prop 26 and Prop 27 failing in the 2022 election, California will miss out on up to $500 million in new tax revenue. Both California sports betting initiatives had been polling poorly leading up to the midterm elections. Neither were expected to pass. The main arguments in favor of sports betting legalization were that […]
California voters rejected both Prop 26 and Prop 27 on Tuesday, rebuking two distinctly different attempts to legalize sports betting in the state. Prop 26 would have allowed for retail sportsbooks at tribal casinos and the state’s four licensed horse racetracks. Prop 27 would have allowed national sports betting companies like BetMGM, DraftKings, or FanDuel […]
The 2022 midterms election is tomorrow. For Californians, that means we’ll finally get an answer to the sports betting question: Prop 26 or Prop 27? Or neither? When California voters head to the polls on Nov. 8, they’ll have the option to vote for Prop 26 (in-person sports betting at Indian casinos and horse racetracks), […]
Even California horse racetracks are skeptical that voters will approve of California sports betting and pass Prop 26 and Prop 27. But that hasn’t stopped them from at least planning ahead. Prop 26 would allow for in-person sports betting at tribal casinos and California’s four licensed horse racetracks. The state’s four racetracks covered in Prop […]
Props 26 and 27 aren’t polling well in California. But there have been some underdog measures that voters ended up passing on election day.
With both Prop 26 and Prop 27 headed for likely defeat in California in next week’s election, it’s a good time to evaluate how much was spent on a flawed effort to legalize sports betting in CA. Flawed and costly. Supporters of Prop 26 and Prop 27 have spent more than $450 million supporting their […]