PRESS RELEASE: House and Senate Bills Filed Regulating Sports Betting in Texas, Backed by Alliance of Professional Sports Teams and Betting Platforms

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A simple regulatory framework will give consumers the freedom and safety to participate in the games they love.  AUSTIN, Texas – Today, Rep. Dan Huberty filed HB 2070/HJR 97, and Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa filed SB 736/SJR 39 to legalize and regulate sports betting in Texas. The legislation seeks to amend the Texas Constitution and allow Texans to vote on … Read More

The Dallas Morning News: Dallas Cowboys, Mavericks, and Texas Rangers help launch coalition to legalize sports betting

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The Sports Betting Alliance wants Texas voters to decide whether the state Constitution’s ban on sports wagering should be overturned. Signage at the DraftKings Sportsbook at The Brook ribbon cutting on October 23, 2020 in Seabrook, New Hampshire. A coalition of pro teams and mobile sports betting platforms want to legalize similar wagering in Texas. (Scott Eisen/Getty Images for DraftKings/TNS)(Scott … Read More

The Texas Tribune: Legislation backed by casino giant would allow casinos, sports gambling in

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Las Vegas Sands is pushing to create the opportunity for casinos at “destination resorts” in the state’s four largest metropolitan areas. Craps players at the Bellagio hotel and casino in Las Vegas. Lawmakers filed legislation Tuesday seeking to bring casino gambling to Texas. Credit: REUTERS/Steve Marcus Two Texas lawmakers on Tuesday filed legislation backed by the gaming empire Las Vegas Sands that … Read More