About the Author

Geoff Fisk

Geoff Fisk is a San Diego-based writer, specializing in the poker and gambling industries. He’s written for numerous platforms and has traveled the globe as a live poker tournament reporter. Geoff’s interests include the legal online poker industry in the U.S. and abroad.

Big Win For Online Poker: DOJ 2018 Wire Act Opinion Ruled Invalid

January 20, 2021 | By: Geoff Fisk

Advocates for legal interstate online poker in the US received a bit of good news Wednesday. The New Hampshire Lottery Commission scored a victory in court against the US Department of Justice’s 2018 opinion on the Federal Wire Act. The First Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the New Hampshire Lottery Commission, which […]

Online Sports Betting Bill Introduced In Mississippi

January 19, 2021 | By: Geoff Fisk

A proposed mobile sports betting bill could bring online wagering to Mississippi as early as July 2021. State Senator Scott DeLano introduced Senate Bill 2396 Monday, which contains language that would amend Mississippi’s current sports betting laws to include online wagering. Retail sports betting was legalized in the state in August 2018. DeLano’s proposed measure […]

Mobile Wagering Dominates In Top US Sports Betting States

December 30, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

The legal sports betting boom in the US continued in October. Overall betting handle in the US topped the $3 billion mark for the first time, as domestic sportsbooks took more than $3.2 billion in wagers. Each of the top six sports betting states generated more than $200 million in overall betting handle for October. […]

US Mobile Sports Betting Show Strong November Results

December 23, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

With football taking center stage in the US, online sports betting continued to hold strong in November. New Jersey broke its own record for monthly betting handle for any US state, with 94% of bets coming from online sportsbooks. Pennsylvania set a new high for monthly mobile sports betting revenue, as the Keystone State’s online […]

US Online Casinos Showed No Signs Of Slowing Down In November

December 22, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

The upward growth trend for online casino revenue slowed down in New Jersey and Pennsylvania this month, but iGaming is still booming in the two biggest US markets for mobile gambling. New Jersey’s online casinos posted the second-best month in the history of the state’s industry, while Pennsylvania extended its streak of record-breaking revenues for […]

Another Record-Breaking Month For US Online Sports Betting Revenue In October

December 1, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

October 2020 set yet another benchmark for mobile sports betting in the US. All five states on this month’s revenue roundup list (New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Iowa, and West Virginia) broke records for monthly mobile sports betting revenue. New Jersey continues to set the standard in the US mobile sports betting market, with Pennsylvania also […]

US Online Casinos Break Revenue Records Again In October

November 30, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

The upward potential of legal online gambling in the US continues to push the bar higher. In each of the last four months, New Jersey and Pennsylvania have reached record numbers in monthly revenue for online casinos. Revenue numbers for the two biggest online casino markets in the nation still haven’t shown any signs of […]

US Sports Betting Handle: Top 6 States For September 2020

November 20, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

September 2020 produced record-breaking numbers for combined legal sports betting handle in the US. The nation’s 18 legal sports betting jurisdictions (17 states plus Washington D.C.) saw nearly $3 billion in wagers come in for September. The return of NFL and NCAA football bolstered the surging US sports betting industry to its biggest month yet. […]

2020 US Election Recap: Gambling Ballot Measures Prevail Across the Board

November 4, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

Election Day 2020 included gambling initiatives on the ballot in six US states. Louisiana, Maryland, and South Dakota all voted on sports betting legalization, with the path to legal sports betting very different for each state. Nebraska and Virginia put retail casino gambling legalization to a public vote, while Colorado’s gambling initiative proposed an expansion […]

With Football Back In Full Swing, US Online Sportsbooks Surge in September

October 23, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

The September arrival of college and NFL football contributed to the usual boost in sports betting revenue across the US. With more online sports betting options than ever, all five of the states on this month’s revenue roundup list achieved new records for monthly combined retail and mobile betting handle. New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Iowa, […]