SportsHandle and sister site MiBets bring SBC Americas the first round-up of the week’s big developments in US sports betting in 2019.

The Official U.S. Sports Betting Timeline of 2018

Once the Supreme Court struck down the federal ban on full-fledged sports betting outside Nevada in a May ruling, there were bound to be a lot of firsts. Truly a watershed year for legal sports betting in the United States, 2018 brought quite a lot of milestones and surprises even prior to May 14.

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Breaking Down Caesars’ Deal To Run Tribal Sportsbooks In New York

The Oneida Indian Nation in central upstate New York announced Wednesday it has struck a deal with Caesars Entertainment to offer sports betting at its three tribal gaming locations.

The implementation of sports wagering, pending review by a federal agency and issuance of state gaming regulations, would begin at the Oneida’s flagship Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, about a 40-minute drive east of Syracuse. The tribal operator says it will also offer  sports betting at the tribe’s other two New York State casinos, Yellow Brick Road, in Chittenango; and Point Place, in Bridgeport.

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New York Sports Betting Bill: Mobile Betting Throughout State and .2% ‘Royalty’ to Pro Leagues

The first sports betting bill filed ahead of the 2019 session in New York includes a payout to the professional leagues, allows for mobile sports betting throughout the state, and mandates that state-licensed sportsbooks purchase of “official league data” from the leagues and/or their third-party partners.

The bill, S17, was filed by Senator Joseph Addabbo (D-District 15) in mid-December and immediately referred to the Senate Racing, Gaming And Wagering Committee, of which Addabbo is the incoming chairman.

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What Really Happened With The Michigan Online Casino Veto?

On Friday, outgoing Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, a Republican, gave a lump of coal to many in the online gaming industry and community when he vetoed a package of bills related to gaming, including a measure that would have authorized online casino gaming and paved the way for a comprehensive sports betting bill this year.

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