There’s an ongoing arms race between supporters of California’s Prop 26 and Prop 27 sports betting ballot initiatives ahead of November’s election. Here are the largest monetary donations on the California Secretary of State’s database, as of Aug. 15. Largest Prop 26 Contributions California tribes dominate the list of largest contributions in support of Prop […]
The third-most populous city in California is urging its residents to vote no on both CA sports betting measures this election. San Jose’s city council unanimously voted last week to oppose both Prop 26 and Prop 27. Prop 26 would allow only in-person sports betting at California’s tribal casinos and the four CA horse racetracks. […]
Props 26 and 27, have raised over $256.4 million, becoming the most expensive ballot measures in California history.
In California’s sports betting battle, several lawmakers are siding with the Native American tribes by pushing back against Prop 27.
If Prop 27 passes this November, legal online sports betting could be live in California by September 2023. That’s according to Anita Lee, the principal fiscal and policy analyst for the California Department of Justice, who spoke at a joint hearing of the California Assembly and Senate Governmental Organization committees on Wednesday. The two California […]
In a recently commissioned California Casinos survey, 62% of respondents who identify as sports bettors or are interested in sports betting said they’re already placing sports wagers online. Recognizing the clear current demand for unregulated sportsbooks is critical for California regulators to understand. Not only is unregulated sports betting driving Californians to offshore sportsbooks. The […]
Two more California education organizations came out on Wednesday against Prop 27, the measure that would legalize online sports betting in the state. The California Federation of Teachers and the Association of California School Administrators both announced they oppose the ballot initiative. Their move comes weeks after the California Teachers Association made a similar announcement. […]
With California sports betting on the ballot this November, voters are busy trying to decide which initiative to support: a tribal-led in-person sports betting initiative under Prop 26, or a sportsbook-led online sports betting initiative under Prop 27. They may also want to look ahead to 2024. That’s when another tribal-led sports betting initiative hopes […]
An influential supporter of Prop 27 is “cautiously optimistic” that California voters will pass the measure in November, allowing mobile sportsbooks to operate in what should be a massive CA sports betting market. DraftKings sent out a press release Friday that focused on revenue statements for the second quarter of 2022. But the release also addressed […]
Another California tribe has publicly backed Prop 26, which would allow California sports betting exclusively in-person at Indian casinos and the state’s four horse racetracks. The Tejon Indian Tribe, the only federally recognized tribe in Kern County, told KBAK Bakersfield Thursday that they support Prop 26. They are also against Prop 27, the mobile sportsbooks-backed initiative […]