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

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 […]

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 […]

Why California Card Rooms Oppose Prop 26 in CA Sports Betting Battle

September 1, 2022 | By: Rebecca Hanchett

California card rooms compete with tribal casinos for customers and for profit. So card room operators were quick to respond last year when a group of California tribes succeeded in getting a sports betting initiative — now known as Prop 26 — on the 2022 general election ballot. Soon, card rooms were backing a rival […]

Report: Prop 27 Would Create $2.8 Billion in California Sports Betting Revenue

September 1, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

If Prop 27 passes in California, the California online sports betting market would generate $2.8 billion in annual revenue. That’s according to a mid-August report published by Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, an independent research and consulting firm in the gaming and gambling space. According to Business Insider, the report projected that revenue would swell to $3.1 billion if […]

Here Are the Groups That Support Prop 26 and Prop 27 in California, and Why

August 30, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

If you live in California and watch TV, chances are you may be overwhelmed with constant ads for Prop 26 and Prop 27, the two sports betting initiatives on the November ballot. Sifting through political noise can be difficult in any election, let alone one that is shattering California campaign spending records. One way, however, […]