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09/20/2019 New York's Legislature is Missing the Sports Betting Boat
There's an old adage: "you can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink." Around the middle of last year, Aside from Nevada, New Jersey distinguished itself as the first state to legalize sports betting for its re... Read more

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09/16/2019 Full Speed Ahead for Sports Gambling in the US
Based on the data from a recent survey commissioned by the American Gaming Association (AGA), it looks like the future of sports betting in the US has never been brighter. It was only 16 months ago that the US Supreme C... Read more

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09/13/2019 Churchill Downs Inc. Moves Into Sports Betting Arena
With retail sports betting opportunities opening up all over the US, Churchill Downs Inc. has made the decision to jump in and participate at the highest levels possible. From the company's headquarters in Louisville, Kentu... Read more

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09/11/2019 The Stars Group and Fox Team Up in Pennsylvania for Online Gambling
Pennsylvania has wasted no time in moving forward with legalized online gambling. One of the gaming companies working hard to launch their platform is The Stars Group. Through an exciting partnership with FOX Bet The Stars ... Read more

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09/06/2019 Two NFL Teams Sign Casino Deals
In 2018 and the early part of 2019, we saw a number of American professional sports teams starting to form partnerships with US gambling interest. This phenomenon comes on the heels of the US Supreme Court overturning the n... Read more

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08/30/2019 DraftKings and FanDuel to Go Head-to-Head in West Virginia
With sports betting set to begin this next weekend in West Virginia, FanDuel, the current leading bookmaker in the US, made its play to offer sports betting services to West Virginia residents. The move revived the start of... Read more

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08/27/2019 NJ & PA Sports Gambling Results Confirm Power of Online Gambling
The July online gambling revenue figures are in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and the results indicate there are some very clear lessons to be learned by states that are still contemplating the legalization of sports gamblin... Read more

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08/27/2019 Oregon - First West Coast State to Offer Legalized Sports Gambling
For more than 50 years, Nevada had been the only American state that could offer legalized sports betting services. That stood until late last year when the US Supreme Court lifted the federal ban on other states offering s... Read more

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08/19/2019 Indiana Moves Forward with Sports Betting
Indiana residents will soon have to opportunity to bet on sporting events with online sportsbooks. Lawmakers in the state approved online gambling last May, and the first sports betting sites are expected to appear in Septe... Read more

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08/14/2019 Illinois Sports Betting Still Under Debate
Illinois seemed primed to become the latest US state to approve online sports betting in 2019. The approval of online gambling platforms is only a small part of a massive gambling initiative in Illinois that will expand bot... Read more

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08/03/2019 US Territory Puerto Rico Legalizes Sports Betting
If there is any doubt about the interest Americans have in sports betting, that doubt has been removed. It has been removed by the addition of Puerto Rico to the list of states or jurisdictions that have passed the required... Read more

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08/02/2019 Iowa Moves Quickly on Sports Betting Legislation
Across the nation, there appears no slowing of the sports gambling locomotive that's sweeping across the US. With Iowa now set to join the sports betting fray, there will be 15 states that have already passed sports betting... Read more

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07/18/2019 It's Official - Sports Betting Approved in New Hampshire
In the US, more states are starting to fall in line with the move to allow its residents to legally wager on sports. The latest state to take the plunge is New Hampshire. It was just announced that Governor Chris Sununu has... Read more

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07/15/2019 Sports Betting Revenues are Beating Expectations
In May 2018, the US Supreme Court ruled that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) of 1992 was unconstitutional. By doing so, the right to determine the fate of sports gamblers was remanded down to the ... Read more

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07/09/2019 When Will New York Address Online Gambling?
Before the New York state legislature recessed at the end of June for the remainder of the year, legislators were able to pass sports betting legislation that was sent to the desk of Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The bill was signed a... Read more

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07/02/2019 NBA Ban Hurting New Jersey Golden Nugget
When the New Jersey legislature was looking at sports betting legislation last year, they had concerns about allowing a casino to accept sports wagers if casino ownership also had ownership interest in a professional sports... Read more

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06/30/2019 Alex Meruelo bought the majority share of the Arizona Coyotes
A casino owner has recently made a purchase that gives him the majority share of the Arizona Coyotes. Alex Meruelo bought the majority share of the team for an undisclosed purchase price. That becomes big news in part becau... Read more

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06/24/2019 NY Online Sports Betting Legislation Faces Uphill Battle
Sports gambling is coming to New York. The sports gambling bill is pushing through the New York legislature at a pretty quick pace. With New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo fully prepared to sign said legislation when it gets to his... Read more

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06/14/2019 Fantasy Sports and Online Sports Betting Under Fire in Louisiana
Louisiana made headlines early in 2019 by approving fantasy sports betting for a majority of its residents. Now, some lawmakers are backtracking and trying to slow the progression of legal online sports betting platforms in... Read more

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06/11/2019 Oregon Says Yes to Sports Gambling
By all indications, it looks like Oregon is set to allow its resident to bet on sports by the start of the 2019 NFL season. The legislation has been passed, and the Oregon Lottery commission is ready to have bookmakers in p... Read more

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06/06/2019 Illinois Senate Passes Sports Betting Legislation - On to Governor
After months of hard work and a number of amendments, the Illinois Senate finally came to agreement with the House and passed SB 600 by a vote of 46-10. SB 600 legalizes sports gambling in the state of Illinois. It also pro... Read more

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05/29/2019 Ohio's Painful Approach to Legalizing Sports Gambling
With 11 states already on the books for legalizing sports gambling for its residents, the other 39 states are looking seriously at the results. In Ohio, legislators look ready to move on with legislation to legalize sports ... Read more

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05/27/2019 Tennessee Legalizes Online Sports Betting
The legislature of Tennessee made a decision recently to legalize online sports betting and tax those who operate these gambling sites. While gambling sites can begin to offer their services starting July 1, 2019, most expe... Read more

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05/23/2019 Implementation of Mobile Gambling Delayed in Rhode Island
Earlier this year, the Rhode Island legislature passed a bill that would allow the state's residents to bet on sports online or via a a PC or mobile app. While the bill was actually signed into law by Gov. Gina Raimondo sho... Read more

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05/22/2019 After 1-Year - Sports Betting Gets Its Due
It was exactly one year ago this week that the US Supreme Court lifted the federal ban against sports betting. With the right to decide the sports betting issue remanded to the state level, a number of states, including New... Read more

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05/20/2019 New Hampshire Tackles Sports Gambling with New Senate Bill
The rush of US states to legalize online and offline sports betting continues to gain momentum. New Hampshire legislators are currently set to debate an amended bill that would legalize sports betting in the state. A spo... Read more

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05/14/2019 It's Official - Indiana Governor Sign Sports Gambling Bill
It was a grind, a lot of give and take, but finally, Indiana residents will soon be able to legally wager on sports. On Wednesday, May 8, Gov. Eric Holcomb signed House Bill 1015 into law. Availability will occur as fast as... Read more

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05/07/2019 Tennessee To Enact Legal Sports Betting
Tennessee has taken a step forward in terms of legal sports wagering as the State Senate has now passed a bill that would legalize sports wagering. The Tennessee House had previously adopted a legalized sports wagering me... Read more

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05/04/2019 Sports Betting and Live Game Broadcasting Coming Soon to America
The American Gaming Association recently released a map that shows how legalized sports betting is spreading throughout America. Remember, it was a little less that a year ago that the US Supreme Court took the chains off s... Read more

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04/30/2019 Maine Prepares to Legalize Sports Betting
Maine has become the latest US state to take up the issue of legalized online and offline sports betting. The state is looking to resolve some of its financial woes by making sports betting legal for all residents of Maine ... Read more

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04/25/2019 New States to Approve Sports Betting
Towards the end of last year, the fist wave of states decided to take advantage of the US Supreme Court's decision to let state legislators decide on the issue of sports betting for their residents. Showing the way were New... Read more

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04/15/2019 Ohio Looking at New Sports Betting Legislation
888 Sport online sportsbook is getting ready for baseball season with a new promotion. Players that wager on MLB baseball games will be eligible to claim free bets all season long. Wagering on baseball at 888 Sport is legal... Read more

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04/15/2019 Indiana's Gambling Bill Passed The Senate
It's official. Residents living in the state of Indiana will now be able to legally wager on sports through registered sports books and online sites. With the lifting by the US Supreme Court of the federal ban on sports... Read more

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03/29/2019 Las Vegas Continues to Lead March Madness Sports Betting
While many states in the US have undertaken sports betting legalization, Las Vegas is still a major player when it comes to March Madness. Thousands of individuals flock to the Las Vegas sportsbooks each year when the NCAA ... Read more

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03/21/2019 Online Gambling - Many questions, Few Answers
When the US Supreme Court finally unleashed the sports betting beast in May of 2018, the entire gambling industry began feeling the rumblings. From one state to the next, decisions were being made at break-neck speed to dec... Read more

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03/20/2019 Montana has considered a new bill with the intention of legalizing sport betting
Legislature in Montana has considered the possibility of implementing a new bill with the intention of legalizing sport betting in the land-based, mobile-based and online-based setting. The bill has become known as SB 330. ... Read more

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03/04/2019 Showtime to Air Docu-Series on Professional Sports Gambling
For anyone who has ever wondered what it's like to be in the belly of the sports gambling beast, Showtime is prepared to answer all question. In late March of this year, Showtime will be releasing its first installment ... Read more

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02/26/2019 Illinois Governor Supports Legalized Sports Gambling
It's no secret that the state of Illinois is dealing with substantial financial deficits. More and more, the nation is seeing state legislators look towards legalized gambling as a possible source of revenues to help state ... Read more

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02/15/2019 Washington State Bill Would Legalize Online Sports Betting
We have witnessed a nationwide push to legalize online gambling on a national scale. Washington state follows several other states that have passed online gambling laws. On a historic level, Washington state hasn't always s... Read more

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02/13/2019 Indiana Set to Consider New Gambling Legislation
Indiana has become the latest state in the US to debate sports betting legislation. State lawmakers will consider a bill that would extend the current gambling operations in the state while also providing access to sports b... Read more

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02/12/2019 New Jersey Online Gambling Touted as Huge Success
Any US states that might be considering the legalization of online gambling for its residents won't have to look any further than New Jersey for a model of success. The numbers from 2018 are rolling in and by any measur... Read more

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02/01/2019 A bill could turn online sports betting into a legal activity in Washington D.C.
Online sports betting could soon become a legal activity in D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser signed a bill that could turn online sports betting into a legal activity here. However, the legislature still hasn't come to a formal agr... Read more

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01/30/2019 Arizona and Hawaii Join the Movement to Legalize Online Betting
Arizona and Hawaii have become the latest US jurisdictions to introduce sports betting legislation. Lawmakers in both states filed preliminary plans on January 23, 2019 to set the stage for legislative debate. It is expecte... Read more

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01/29/2019 Online Sports Betting is Legal in West Virginia
The good news has created shockwaves of enthusiasm throughout the community. West Virginia has joined the ranks of other states like New Jersey, Delaware and Nevada. Legislature approved gambling activities back in March 20... Read more

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01/11/2019 US Poised to Support Federal Bill for Online Casino and Sports Betting
Sports betting in the United States is a multi-billion dollar industry. More than $4.9 billion was bet on sports in Las Vegas in 2017, and that only reflects the money that was wagered legally through the city's casino spor... Read more

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01/04/2019 Sports Betting Bill Will Bring Online Wagering to DC
The capitol city of the United States is now set to join the states that have legalized online sports betting. Late December 2018 saw the passage of a bill that will allow residents of Washington, D.C. to participate in leg... Read more

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01/02/2019 States Compete for Sports Betting Pie
For more than two decades, Americans have illegally wagered billions of dollars through offshore accounts on sports events held in the US. In the process, governments across the nation have lost opportunities to rake in ten... Read more

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12/07/2018 US Sports Gamblers Respond to New Laws
Since 2006, Seton Hall University (NJ) has published regular surveys related to sports and sports business interests in the US. In it's most recent edition, some very interesting revelations have come to light about sport g... Read more

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11/28/2018 MLB Signs Deal with MGM Resorts
In the adult gaming industry, everything has a price. Anyone who wants to play can play if they are willing to pay the price. Ever since the US Supreme Court lifted the nation's federal ban on legalized sports betting i... Read more

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11/17/2018 Sports Betting to Arrive in New York Via Bet365 and Empire Resorts
Two gaming industry giants will be at the forefront when legalized sports betting makes its debut in New York. Bet365 and Empire Sports have joined forces to provide sports betting and online gambling in the Empire State. T... Read more

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11/07/2018 Virginia Will Debate Sports Betting in January 2019
Virginia has become the most recent state to take up the discussion of legalized sports betting. A bill to legalize sports betting in Virginia will be debated by the state legislature when it begins a new session in January... Read more

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10/08/2018 Congress Hears Testimony About Sports Wagering
The Supreme Court handed sports gamblers the ruling of their dreams in a seven to two decision in May of this year. The highest court in the country ruled that states should be allowed to establish their own laws regarding ... Read more

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06/16/2018 Online Sports Wagering Is About To Come To Michigan
The ruling from the Supreme Court earlier this month that made it possible to legalize sports wagering within any given state is starting to pick up stream in some states. The highest court in the land did not mandate that ... Read more

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05/31/2018 New NJ Sports Betting Bill Includes "Sports Wagering Integrity Fund"
Sports bettors throughout the US received great news this month (May) when the Supreme court ruled against the validity of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (aka PASPA). Now, each state has the abil... Read more

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05/16/2018 People Are Reacting To Sports Betting Decision
The Supreme Court has handed down its ruling that states are to be allowed to make their own laws governing gambling on sports (both professional and college level sports). This is a reversal of a 1992 law that was signed b... Read more

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04/29/2018 Supreme Court Set To Make Major Gambling Decision
The Supreme Court of the United States is right on the edge of making a massive decision related to online gambling, particularly gambling on sports. They will determine for the entire nation if sports betting will become a... Read more

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