North Carolina Gambling News

NC State Wolfpack Futures Odds

June 8, 2022 | By: Caleb Tallman

After going 9-3 last season, NC State is looking to continue its ascent towards the top of the ACC. Coach Dave Doeren has the program going in the right direction. NC State finds itself not only in contention for an ACC title but potentially as one of the favorites. Most sportsbooks have NC State’s season […]

North Carolina Sports Betting Tax Rate Expected to Double

June 7, 2022 | By: Hannah Vanbiber

As a bill to legalize online sports betting moves through the North Carolina legislature, lawmakers have signaled that they will increase the North Carolina sports betting tax rate in follow-up legislation. North Carolina lawmakers say they have enough votes to clear the House by the time the current session ends on June 30, but the […]

Big Voices Support Legalization Of North Carolina Sports Betting

April 29, 2022 | By: Hannah Vanbiber

In a recent interview with Spectrum News, North Carolina-based sports lobbyist Ches McDowell and North Carolina State Representative Jason Saine discussed their reasons for supporting the effort to get a sports betting bill passed in North Carolina. McDowell represents several sports organizations that favor legalizing North Carolina sports betting, including the NBA, PGA Tour, MLB, […]

North Carolina Sports Betting Options Are Limited

April 11, 2022 | By: Hannah Vanbiber

For sports fans in North Carolina, access to NC sports betting or even local retail sportsbooks is lagging behind nearby states.  Even though a majority of North Carolina residents favor the expansion of sports betting, a bill to legalize mobile sports betting is currently moving sluggishly through the House. Once online sports betting attains legal […]

Governor Urges Action On North Carolina Sports Betting

February 10, 2022 | By: Staff

North Carolina needs to act and act quickly to pass legislation legalizing sports betting, Gov. Roy Cooper said recently. While acknowledging the reality of legal sports betting in and around North Carolina, Gov. Cooper in an appearance on the ACC Now podcast earlier this week, “It’s here whether we like it or not.” Then he […]

Action On NC Sports Betting Bill Probably On Hold Until Next Year

November 16, 2021 | By: Cole Rush

It looks like North Carolina sports betting will have to wait. The state’s bill, SB 688, is unlikely to make any additional progress along the legislative path until 2022. On Nov. 4, 2021, the House Commerce Committee passed SB 688 by a vote of 12-4. Rep. Jason Saine told that vote followed a discussion […]

Legislative Committee Approves North Carolina Sports Betting Bill

November 5, 2021 | By: Corey Roepken

The legislative process to legalize online sports betting in North Carolina took another important step on Nov. 4, but it is still highly unlikely that the process will end before the end of the year. The House Commerce Committee approved Senate Bill 688 by a 12-4 vote. That follows a 26-19 vote to pass in […]