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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]