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Rhode Island Lottery – IGT (sports betting at Twin River Casino’s two locations)
IGT – William Hill (sports betting)
There are no major league teams in Rhode Island.
Online/offline revenue split
Total number of betting premises
Two land-based casinos
Stake tax take
$362.7m from lottery in FY 2017
What type of licenses are available?
None – only the two land-based casinos are permitted to offer sports betting.
How many skins are permitted per license?
How do you apply for a license?
What are the integrity fees?
What is the current tax rate?
The casino will retain just 17% of sports betting revenues, with the state taking 51% and the remainder going to providers.
Is there a self-exclusion register in the state?
Is sports betting regulated or unregulated?
Rhode Island signed legal sports betting into law in June 2018. Twin River commenced sports betting in November 2018, shortly followed by Tiverton Casino. These are the only two casino operators allowed to offer sports wagering.
Rhode Island Lottery,
1425 Pontiac Avenue,
Executive Director: Gerald S. Aubin
Is sports betting permitted online?
No, although there is provision for on-site mobile betting.
Is there any specific legislation for daily fantasy sports?
The state AG has expressed favorable opinions, but no legislation has passed yet, despite a bill being introduced.
What legislation, if any, is currently pending?
Just DFS legislation