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The Alaska Department of Revenue collected just short of $2.5m in the fiscal year 2017 from gaming related taxes and license fees, predominantly taxes on pull tab games.

 

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Total number of betting/gambling premises

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State tax take

3% on pull tab sales.

What type of licenses are available?

No sports betting licenses are permitted. Currently the only gaming of note permitted in Alaska is the limited sale of land-based pull tab games.

 

How many skins are permitted per license?

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How do you apply for a license?

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What are the integrity fees?

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What is the current tax rate?

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Is there a self-exclusion register in the state?

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Is sports betting regulated or unregulated? 

Unregulated

With no land-based casinos, Alaska has show little appetite to regulate gambling of any form, and sports betting is unlikely to be any different. Currently, only limited charity gaming is permitted. With a population of just 740,000, it is unlikely to be high on the list of priorities for operators, either.

 

Regulator details

Martha D Abel

Alaska Department of Revenue

Tax Division, Gaming Group

PO Box 110420

Juneau, AK 99811-0420

907-465-2581

dor.tax.gaming@alaska.gov

 

Is sports betting permitted online?

Sports betting is not currently permitted online, although Alaska does not have a history of state-level enforcement again those using unregulated websites.

 

Is there any specific legislation for daily fantasy sports?

Alaska has not legislated for daily fantasy sports, and is unlikely to do so in the foreseeable future. The Alaska State Legislature includes games of skill in its broad definition of gambling.

 

What legislation, if any, is currently pending?

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