The list of states taking an interest in online gambling and poker has grown in recent years. We’re now seeing more jurisdictions than ever looking at the issue.
States considering online gambling bills in 2018
|State||Bill number(s)||Bill synopsis||Latest news|
|California||A 1677||Bill would legalize online poker.||Latest news|
|Connecticut||277||Bill would legalize online lottery|
|Bills would legalize online gambling, poker and daily fantasy sports.||Latest news|
|Louisiana||S 322||Bill would legalize and regulate online gambling via a referendum.|
|Massachusetts||S 200||Bill would legalize and regulate online gambling.||Latest news|
|Bills relate to legalization of online gambling.||Latest news|
|New York||A 5250|
|Bills would legalize online poker.||Latest news|
|New Hampshire||H 562|
|First bill would legalize online gambling. Second would legalize poker in land-based casinos.||Latest news|
|(Enacted October 2017) Online gambling and poker would be legalized as part of an omnibus gambling bill.||Latest news|
|West Virginia||H 3067||Bill would legalize and regulate online gambling.||Latest news|
New York is the state closest to legalizing online poker and/or gambling this year or in the near future. California has been considering online poker regulation for a decade.
For information on bills dealing with daily fantasy sports and sports betting, visit Legal Sports Report.