New CA Sports Betting Poll: Prop 27 Is Down 10% With Young Voters

October 27, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

If Prop 26 and Prop 27 weren’t already dead in California, the latest polling data might be the nail in the coffin. In a new survey, conducted from Oct. 14-23 by the Public Policy Institute of California, only 34% of likely California voters planned to vote yes on Prop 26 and just 26% planned to vote […]

California Gov. Gavin Newsom Breaks His Silence: ‘Vote No on 27’

October 27, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

With just under two weeks left before the November 2022 election, California Gov. Gavin Newsom has taken a stance on Prop 26 vs. Prop 27. Newsom said in a statement released Wednesday that he opposes Prop 27, which would legalize online sports betting in California via private sports betting companies partnered with California tribes. “Proposition […]

Gambling Expert: CA May Not Legalize Sports Betting for ‘5-10 Years’

October 26, 2022 | By: Brant James

Paul Martino is a Philly guy — Doylestown, actually. But he has a sense for the mood in California after spending 13 years in Silicon Valley as a tech and gambling entrepreneur. The managing partner of Bullpen Capital and early FanDuel investor doesn’t have to make any bold predictions about the dire forecasts for Prop […]

It Looks Like Sportsbooks Have Stopped Funding California Prop 27

October 25, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

In elections, the proverbial waving of the white flag usually comes when money stops flowing into a campaign’s coffers. And it appears that time has come for California Prop 27. Prop 27, which would legalize online sports betting in California via sportsbooks partnered with state tribes, has not received a financial contribution since Oct. 1. And even […]

A California Tribe Is Launching a Legal Sports Betting Bingo App. How?

October 20, 2022 | By: Cheryl Coward

In a savvy move that may result in a financial windfall, the Chicken Ranch Tribe of Me-Wuk Indians recently revealed plans to launch a sports betting-themed bingo app in a partnership with gaming company Vetnos LLC. The tribe owns the Chicken Ranch Casino in Tuolumne County. As of now, sports betting is not legal in […]

How Much Has the California Democratic Party Spent to Beat Prop 27?

October 19, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

California Indian casinos, card rooms, and private sports betting companies have funded the vast majority of the $450 million Prop 26 and Prop 27 campaigns. In terms of financial impact, those three groups are the most significant players. But, in terms of optics, another contributor is perhaps the most significant: the California Democratic Party. According to […]

Why Is Prop 26 Polling Better Than Prop 27? Legal Expert Explains

October 17, 2022 | By: Rebecca Hanchett

California is home to more Native Americans than any other state, with nearly 100 separate tribal reservations. But for such a big place with so many tribes, California actually has very little tribal land. Tribes own only about 7% of California land. That’s much less than much smaller Oklahoma, where nearly 43% of the land […]

New Poll Says 43% of Likely California Voters Support Prop 26

October 14, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

Maybe all hope isn’t lost for Prop 26 and Prop 27 in California. At least, that’s what one new poll is suggesting. A poll conducted by SurveyUSA for the San Diego Union-Tribune and KGTV had 43% of likely voters say they support Prop 26 and 37% say they support Prop 27. Meanwhile, 32% opposed Prop 26 and 43% […]