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 […]

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 […]

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 […]