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Maryland Takes Steps to Speed Up Sports Betting Licensing Process

September 30, 2022 — In the state of Maryland, the Maryland Sports Wagering Application Review Commission (SWARC) has been set up on a temporary basis. They have been charged with the task of receiving, reviewing, and app...

Missouri Sports Betting Legislation in Limbo

September 27, 2022 — As the country heads into the fall, several state legislatures are trying to get sports betting legislation on the books by the end of the year. That would allow certain state residents to perhaps be ...

Internet Vikings acquires registration in Nevada

September 26, 2022 — Internet Vikings is the first iGaming and online sport betting hosting provider to acquire a registration from the Nevada Gaming Control Board, which enables the global supplier to start serving bu...

Will Massachusetts Sports Betting Ever Become a Reality?

September 23, 2022 — Legislators in Massachusetts have been working hard to get the right sports betting legislation in place so state residents can start betting on sports. Unfortunately, every step forward seems to re...

California Sports Betting Legislation Hits a Major Obstacle

September 20, 2022 — For several years now, California’s Indian Tribes and U.S. corporate retail/online gambling concerns have been trying to get sports betting legislation on the California ballot. Earlier this year ...

Sporttrade launches sports betting exchange in New Jersey

September 19, 2022 — Sporttrade, a Philadelphia-based sports betting technology company, has launched its sports betting exchange in New Jersey. This move positions Sporttrade as the first and only dynamic sports tr...

The Ohio Casino Control Commissions Issues First Sports Betting Licenses

September 16, 2022 — It has been an arduous few months while the state of Ohio prepares to let its residents start legally wagering on sports. It’s been nine (9) months since the Ohio State legislature passed the requ...

Baltimore Orioles Retail Betting Partnership Prompting Move Towards Mobile Sports Betting

September 14, 2022 — In the state of Maryland, six retail sports books have been actively accepting sports bets for months. What hasn’t happened yet is the approval and setting of regulations for mobile/online sports ...

An American Sports Betting First

September 10, 2022 — When the Arizona state legislature passed its sports betting legislation last year, it did so with the intent of allowing the state's Indian Tribes and sports franchises to handle a great majority o...

BetMGM and Fanduel Make U.S. Online Gambling News

September 8, 2022 — After more than 4 years since the U.S. Supreme Court said no to the country's ban on legal sports wagering, the U.S. sports betting community is still growing by leaps and bounds. This week, leading...

When Will the Massachusetts Gaming Commission Pull Trigger on Sports Betting Legislation

September 1, 2022 — It took quite a while for the Massachusetts legislature to finally come together and pass sports betting legislation. In fact, it took them the better part of four (4) years. When they finally gave ...

Sports Betting Rumblings in Florida

August 26, 2022 — Late in 2021, a lower federal court ruled that a new Indian compact that was signed between the Seminole Tribe and Florida Governor Ron Desantis was invalid. They ruled it was invalid on the basis t...

Penn Entertainment to Buy 100% of Barstool

August 22, 2022 — In what has been a much-anticipated move, Penn Entertainment has decided to exercise its option to purchase Barstool Sports. The deal has been signed with Barstool owner David Portnoy, who is expect...

Kansas Launches Legal Online Sports Betting

August 21, 2022 — On September 1, 2022, Kansas will launch and legalize online sports betting. Kansas Governor Laura Kelly announced the new launch and said that licensed operators can accept wagers starting on the f...

Rush Street Interactive partners with Bingo World in Maryland

August 15, 2022 — Bingo World and Rush Street Interactive (RSI) have launched in-person sports betting at the BetRivers Sportsbook at Bingo World.  Eligible bettors are now able to place a wide array of bets at ...

BetMGM signs Jerry Ferrara as brand ambassador and podcast host

August 15, 2022 — BetMGM has announced the signing of actor Jerry Ferrara as celebrity brand ambassador and podcast host. The avid sports fan will co-host Unleashed, BetMGM's weekly sports podcast, participate in...

Massachusetts Retail Casinos Push for Legalized Sports Betting

August 1, 2022 — At this point, there is no remaining doubt that legalized sports betting has become a boon for casino operators throughout the U.S. Casino operators are benefiting from both having sportsbooks in th...

Will Minnesota Legalize Sports Betting in 2022?

July 28, 2022 — Through most of spring 2022, hopes were running high among legislators and residents that sports betting might become a reality in Minnesota before the year was up. Heading into the last part of the...

The Live in-Game Betting Issue

July 21, 2022 — In recent years, live in-game betting throuighout the world has been gaining in popularity. The ability to sense the flow of game action and then bet in anticipation of the next result has proven to...

U.S. Online Gambling News - Around the Horn

July 18, 2022 — Each week, news about online casino play or sports betting is abound all over the U.S. This week, we see important news coming out of California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. Let's get...

Update on Sports Betting in Ohio

July 18, 2022 — With a population of 11.7 million sports fans, many of which have been known to place a bet or two, Ohio stands as one of the top prizes within the sports betting community. Officially, the July 15t...

Sports Betting Initiative Makes It onto the California Ballot

July 2, 2022 — It would be an understatement to say that the U.S.’ top sports betting operators want access to the sports betting market in California. Aside from New York, gambling industry experts have made cl...

Fanatics Makes News Again With Possible Tipico Purchase

June 28, 2022 — Last week, Fanatics CEO Michael Rubin announced he was selling his 10% stake in the New Jersey Devils (NHL) and Philadelphia 76ers (NBA). He made that announcement to enable himself to dedicate his ...

Fanatics Abandons Sports Franchise Ownership in Favor of Retail/Online Sports Betting

June 23, 2022 — If there were any doubts about how Fanatics CEO Michael Rubin feels about the future growth of the U.S. sports betting market, those doubts can no be removed. Rubin has announced his intention to se...

News on Sports Betting in North Carolina and International Waters

June 21, 2022 — Some interesting news related to the U.S. sports betting community came out this week. Here is an update from the state of North Carolina and International Waters. North Carolina House to Finally D...

The Sports Betting Engines Have Started in Ohio

June 16, 2022 — On December 8, of 2021, the Ohio state legislature passed the state's sports betting legislation in the form of HB 29. The bill was subsequently signed into law by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine in the early...

Gaming Innovation Group signs head of terms agreement with Crab Sports

June 8, 2022 — Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has signed a head of terms agreement with US based sports betting brand, Crab Sports, to provide its platform and Sportsbook solution in Maryland. This is the first ...

California Teachers Association Could Deliver Blow to Sports Betting Legislation in California

June 6, 2022 — For the first time in more than three years, it looks like sports betting legislation has a real chance of passing in California. With no less than two sports betting initiatives that could end up o...

Ohio Sports Betting Date Set

June 2, 2022 — After Ohio's Governor Mike DeWine (R) signed sports betting legislation (HB 29) in March of this year, there was immediate conjecture about when retail and online sports betting might go live for th...

The Uneasy Relationship Between College Sports and Legal Sports Betting

June 1, 2022 — For decades, the number one reason cited in the argument against the legalization of sports betting in the U.S. was the potential for the corruption of college sports. The assumption was that financ...

Smarkets teams up with Affinity Interactive in Iowa

May 30, 2022 — Smarkets, one of the biggest betting exchange platforms in the world, and omni-channel gaming industry leader Affinity Interactive have signed a new agreement for sports betting market access in I...

Jack Entertainment launches free-to-play betting app in Ohio

May 27, 2022 — Ohio’s sports enthusiasts can practice their skills before real betting becomes available next year on the free-to-play betJACK sports betting app launched by Jack Entertainment early this mont...

Minnesota: Time is Running Out to Pass Sports Betting Legislation

May 21, 2022 — Minnesota has few obstacles against the legalization of online sports betting, but one obstacle has interfered with it again and again. The Native American tribes of Minnesota don't want the racetra...

Online Sports Betting News From Minnesota and North Carolina

May 17, 2022 — The rampage of legalized sports betting in America continues as 17 states have yet to resolve the issue. Given that it's very unlike that sports betting will ever see the light of day in Utah and ma...

Mobile Sports Betting Goes Live in Arkansas

May 13, 2022 — As legalized online sports betting spreads across the U.S., one thing, in particular, has become very clear. While U.S. sports bettors are more than willing to visit retail betting sites to make bet...

Tribes to Control Sports Betting in California

May 6, 2022 — In the eyes of U.S. sports betting operators, California is the crowned jewel of the remaining states that have yet to pass any sports betting legislation. Unfortunately for the operators, it's know...

Sports Betting News Coming Out of Missouri and Arkansas

May 3, 2022 — To date, the states of Missouri and Arkansas have yet to garner much attention regarding the legalization of sports betting. In Missouri, efforts to pass sports betting legislation have been going b...

Online Gambling News Coming Out of New York

April 28, 2022 — In January, New York opened its online sports betting windows to residents in the state. Within a week or two, it became very clear that New York was going to supplant New Jersey as the top sports b...

FanDuel expands partnership with New York Yankees

April 28, 2022 — FanDuel Group has signed a multi-year partnership renewal to become an official sports betting partner of the New York Yankees. Under the terms of the agreement, FanDuel will be permitted use of t...

Bally's Interactive scores partnership with Cleveland Browns ahead of launch in Ohio

April 28, 2022 — Bally's Interactive has signed a long-term partnership with the Cleveland Browns that features various fan-focused elements and establishes the gaming leader as an official sports betting partner ...

OSU Requests Changes to Ohio's Sports Betting Legislation

April 26, 2022 — In a very interesting twist regarding sports betting legislation in Ohio, there has been a special request for the Ohio state legislature to put limits on what sports bettors can wager on. It's an i...

Is Indiana Headed Towards Record Sports Betting Year in 2022?

April 14, 2022 — When the U.S. Supreme Court lifted the nation's ban on sports betting in 2018, gambling industry experts expected to see sports bettors in most states truly embrace the chance to legally bet on spor...

The Tax Man Cometh for U.S. Online Sports Bettors in 2022

April 11, 2022 — Every year, U.S. taxpayers are expected to file their tax returns by April 15th for the prior tax year. There are very few exceptions to this rule other than the fact that people who don’t earn su...

Is the Day of Sports Betting Reckoning in California Soon Coming?

April 7, 2022 — Of the 17 or so states that have been holdouts when it comes to legalizing sports betting for its residents, California sits as the state that has the most to win or lose. In the three years since t...

Sports Betting to Go Live in Puerto Rico

April 6, 2022 — Back in the early part of 2021, the Mashantucket Pequot announced plans to renovate and reopen its retail casino facility in Puerto Rico. This move represents the Tribe’s first gambling venture ou...

Missouri House Approves Sports Betting Legislation

March 28, 2022 — After several aborted attempts over the last couple of years, sports betting in Missouri moved one step closer to becoming a reality. The House has just passed the latest sports betting legislation ...

Kero Gaming announces pending launch of real money gaming product

March 28, 2022 — Kero Gaming, a provider of white label curated in-game sports betting products, has announced the completion of the company's first external round of funding and the pending launch of a real money...

Kentucky Online Gambling Legislation Passes House and Moves to Senate

March 25, 2022 — By a vote of 58-30, the Kentucky House passed House Bill 606. By the passage of this bill, various forms of online gambling moved one step closer to becoming a reality for the residents of the state...

U.S. Mobile Bookmakers Scrambling to Stay Atop MLB Futures Odds

March 14, 2022 — With the MLB labor dispute now settled and in the past, all MLB teams are scrambling to get ready for a full 162-game season that starts on April 7, 2022. That’s one week later than the original s...

FanDuel launches mobile sports betting in Wyoming

March 14, 2022 — FanDuel Group has launched it Sportsbook in Wyoming. Players in Wyoming can now place wagers across the state on professional and college football, basketball, baseball, hockey, golf, MMA, boxing,...

The Indefinite Suspension of the NFL's Calvin Ridley Raises Eyebrows

March 10, 2022 — For decades, major sports leagues were very defiant about supporting the expansion of sports betting outside of Nevada. Some leagues and team owners even went so far as to advocate for the cessation...

FaZe Clan welcomes Snoop Dog as board of directors and talent member

March 8, 2022 — Faze Clan, the digitally native lifestyle and media platform rooted in gaming and youth culture, announced that Snoop Dogg will become a member of FaZe Clan's talent network and, upon closing of ...

Betfred launches mobile sports betting offer in Arizona

March 8, 2022 — Betfred Sport and the We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort have launched mobile sports betting in Arizona after a soft launch in late January. Available on iOS and Android, the app allows players to access ded...

BetMGM and MGM Resorts strengthen commitment to responsible gaming

March 3, 2022 — MGM Resorts International and BetMGM, which joined the American Gaming Association (AGA) last September as official partners of its ‘Have a game plan. Bet responsibly’ public service campaign...

Kindred Group to expand footprint in the U.S.

March 3, 2022 — Only a couple of months after launching Unibet’s first retail sportsbook lounge in Arizona at Paradise Casino in Yuma, Kindred Group, which teamed up with Turf Paradise has obtained nine Limited...

Resorts WorldBET goes live in New York

March 3, 2022 — Resorts World New York City, New York City’s one and only casino-hotel operated by Genting Group, has made its debut as an online betting brand and operator in the United States by launching Res...

NY Tops $2.0 Billion in Mobile Sports Betting Handle / Caesars Secures 21% Market Share

March 1, 2022 — In sports betting news, the numbers are starting to roll in for the year ended December 31, 2021. Let’s take a look. NY Crushes One Month Sports Betting Handle Mark After posting the state’s m...

Wisconsin in the Sports Betting News

February 24, 2022 — The year 2022 figures to the year that several important states finally start the sports betting ball rolling. There could be a lot of activity coming over the news wires as things heat up in Califo...

Oregon in the Sports Betting News

February 24, 2022 — The year 2022 figures to the year that several important states finally start the sports betting ball rolling. There could be a lot of activity coming over the news wires as things heat up in Californ...

FanDuel named official sports betting partner of Buffalo Sabres

February 24, 2022 — FanDuel and the Buffalo Sabres have signed a multi-year partnership, making it an official sports betting partner of the club and giving it the exclusive rights to include branding, sports betting...

Caesars Entertainment scores multi-year partnership with Cleveland Cavaliers

February 24, 2022 — Caesars Entertainment has signed a multi-year partnership with the Cleveland Cavaliers that makes its Sportsbook an "Official Sports Betting Partner" and Caesars Entertainment the "Official Casi...

Europe's Influence on Sports Betting in the U.S.

February 22, 2022 — When the U.S. Supreme Court lifted the ban on sports betting in the U.S. in May of 2018, it caught the attention of the international sports betting community. Why? With experts claiming that the U....

BetMGM lands strategic partnership with SportsGrid

February 21, 2022 — BetMGM has signed a strategic partnership with SportsGrid, concentrating on integrating its content across SportsGrid's most popular shows. The content will be supported by television and social ...

Kentucky Inches Closer to Sports Betting Legislation / Super Bowl Data Coming Out

February 18, 2022 — Over the past couple of years, the Kentucky legislature has made several attempts to pass sports betting legislation. At every turn to date, those efforts fail because of opposition in the House. Th...

Penn National Gaming Set to Acquire Rest of Barstool Sports

February 14, 2022 — Currently, Penn National Gaming (PNG) holds a 36% stake in Barstool Sports. After a great 4th quarter in 2021 for the industry as a whole, PNG shareholders are moving ahead with a deal to move forwa...

Super Bowl Betting Update and What's Up With Sports Betting in South Dakota?

February 10, 2022 — With the Super Bowl just days away, a lot of focus is being placed on the amount of money that could be wagered on Super Bowl LVI. This will be the first Super Bowl in history where residents in 31 ...

New York Smashes Sports Betting Records

February 8, 2022 — For more than two years, New Jersey has led the U.S. in both sports betting handle and revenue. That happens to coincide with the state being one of the first two states to allow its residents to wa...

WynnBET goes live in New York

February 6, 2022 — WynnBET has launched its online sports betting platform last Friday in the state of New York, where it secured market access in partnership with the Oneida and St. Regis Mohawk compacted tribes as...

Online Sports Betting Soars On Opening Weekend in Louisiana

February 2, 2022 — Louisiana has become the most recent state to introduce legalized online sports betting. Six sportsbooks in the Pelican state went live on Friday, January 28, 2022. Another round of licensees is exp...

Sports Betting in Florida Might Have to Wait Until 2025

January 30, 2022 — In the latter part of 2021, Florida's Seminole Indian Nation began accepting sports bets through its Hard Rock Cafe Casino. They were licensed to do so after signing a new Indian compact with Florid...

FanDuel and Boyd Gaming launch sports betting in Louisiana

January 28, 2022 — Following the recent opening of five retail FanDuel Sportsbook location at Boys Gaming locations across Louisiana, the two partners have launched FanDuel Sportsbook in the state. The app is now av...

Mobile Sports Betting to Go Live in Louisiana

January 27, 2022 — In November of 2021, the retail sports betting windows opened at riverboat casinos all through the state of Louisiana. It was the first step in what had been a long journey to bring sports betting t...

New York Crushes Daily Sports Betting Average

January 25, 2022 — When the mobile sports betting windows opened in New York on January 8, 2022, the expectations were high that New York sports bettors would do something amazing. The numbers from the first two weeks...

Sports Betting News in U.S.: Around the Horn

January 20, 2022 — With a new year underway, the sports betting news is coming in very quickly. Several states are moving towards sports betting legislation while other states are seeing updates related to the additio...

Tribal Sports Betting Under Siege in Washington State

January 17, 2022 — When the federal courts negated the new Indian compact between Florida’s Seminole Tribe and the state of Florida late in 2021, it served as a warning that other compacts could get challenged. Many...

First Week of Mobile Sports Betting in New York Impresses

January 13, 2022 — It was over two years in the making. In fact, New York residents have been waiting a lifetime for the ability to legally wager on sports from home without the inconvenience of travel. That day final...

Mobile Sports Betting Goes Live in New York

January 10, 2022 — It was over two years in the making. It serves as a potential blow to the mobile sports betting community in New Jersey. Yes, mobile sports betting has officially gone live in the state of New York....

FanDuel to launch sportsbook in New York

January 8, 2022 — FanDuel Group, which retail sportsbook has been open since 2019 at Tioga Downs Casino Resort, is launching its sportsbook in the New York State this Saturday. Sports fans are now able to place wa...

FanDuel signs multi-year partnership with Buffalo Bills

January 7, 2022 — FanDuel Group has signed a multi-year partnership with the Buffalo Bill, which makes the sports-tech entertainment company an official mobile sports betting partner of the Buffalo Bills, property ...

Mississippi Legislators Looking to Expand Mobile Sports Betting Access

January 6, 2022 — According to current Mississippi mobile gambling legislation, mobile sports betting is restricted to certain areas. There are concerns that the current laws are unfair to far too many residents. ...

Arkansas Inches Closer To Allowing Mobile Sports Betting

January 6, 2022 — Very quietly, sports bettors have been able to wager on sports through retail sportsbooks. Unfortunately, the access has been limited to three retail casinos: Saracen Casino Resort, Southland Casino R...

Sports Betting News in U.S. ... A Look Ahead to 2022

January 3, 2022 — With no fewer than six states welcoming sports betting into their states, the sports betting industry has to consider 2021 to be a smashing success. Joining the fray were states like Arizona, Connec...

Sports Betting News From Ohio and New York

December 31, 2021 — With 2021 nearing an end, all sports betting industry eyes will be turning to 2022. In what is looking to be an exciting year for sports bettors throughout the U.S., several states figure to be in t...

Could 2022 Be the Year For Sports Betting in Missouri?

December 27, 2021 — Over the last two years, multiple attempts have been made to approve sports betting legislation in Missouri. In each and every case, attempts were shot down at the hands of lobbyists trying to prote...

BetMGM launches retail sports betting in Washington

December 23, 2021 — BetMGM has launched retail sports betting at Emerald Queen Casino (EQC) in Washington with the Puyallup Tribe of Indians. The BetMGM Sportsbook EQC features a 500-square-foot video wall, more than...

The Battle for Sports Betting Rights in Florida

December 21, 2021 — The state of Maryland has officially opened the doors for residents to legally wager on sports. So far, there are four licensed bookmakers operating in that state, that being the PointsBet-affiliate...

Chicago Sports Stadiums Approved for Sportsbooks

December 17, 2021 — In Arizona and Washington D.C., legal sports betting is tied closely to stadium venues where professional sports teams play. It makes perfect sense for this to happen given the fact that sports fans...

EEG and Hard Rock Casino Atlantic City partners for eSports skill-based wagering event

December 11, 2021 — Esports Entertainment Group has signed a new partnership with the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City that will be kicked-off by hosting the first sanctioned eSports skill-based wagering event ...

Up to $1.7 trillion estimated to be wagered on illicit betting markets

December 11, 2021 — According to the first-ever Global Report on Corruption in Sport released earlier this week by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), up to $1.7 trillion is estimated to be wagered...

Online Sports Betting in New York is Nearing

December 9, 2021 — It has been more than three years in the making. The battle that has ensured to bring online sports betting to the bettors of New York has been fierce and ugly. That's New York. As always, the playe...

SBC North America Summit Delivers Insight Into California Sports Betting Status in 2022

December 6, 2021 — At the recent SBC North America Summit held at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, N.J., elite members of the U.S. gambling industry came together to discuss the goings-on within the indu...

Sports Betting to Launch in North Dakota...But

December 2, 2021 — With a total North Dakota population of just over 762,000, that would make for approximately 500,000 residents who are of legal gambling age (21 years old). It’s the small gambling population that...

Big Sports Betting Numbers Rolling in Across the U.S.

November 29, 2021 — While states like Florida and Ohio struggle to get sports betting legislation on the books, there are a bunch of states that are seeing sports betting handle and related gross revenue hitting record...

Federal Blocks Seminole Tribe's Monopoly on Sports Betting

November 26, 2021 — Earlier this year, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a new 30-year compact with the state's Seminole Indian Tribe. Under the terms of the new compact, the Tribe is to receive the exclusive right ...

Maryland Government Approves Sports Betting Applications

November 22, 2021 — In November of 2020, the Maryland state legislature approved the framework for the legalization of sports betting for its residents. As part of the legislation, there is the potential for the approv...

Sports Betting in the U.S.: Around the Horn

November 19, 2021 — As usual, there was a lot of sports betting news in America this week. Among the hot topics was the state of Arkansas now considering the legalization of sports betting, Indiana hit a landmark in sp...

State of New York Issues Online Sports Betting Licenses

November 16, 2021 — It was a very complicated and drawn-out process. For all of the prospective U.S. online sports betting operators involved in the process, the prize at the end would be the right to offer sports bett...

Real Seminole Sports Betting Issue Rises to the Surface

November 12, 2021 — The Seminole Tribe in Florida has officially started taking sports bets. They were authorized to proceed effective October 15, 2021, based on a new compact agreement between Tribe officials and Flor...

WynnBET secures market access in New York

November 10, 2021 — WynnBET, premier online sports betting and casino app from Wynn Resorts, has been granted market access in New York for its online sportsbook operations. New York becomes the 19th jurisdiction whe...

Bally's Corporation awarded online sports betting license in New York

November 10, 2021 — Bally’s Corporation has been awarded one of nine licenses to conduct online sports betting in the State of New York. This license provides Bally's with significant opportunities to showcase it...

Sports Betting News in America for Early November

November 9, 2021 — Each week, sports betting around America is getting a lot of focus from sports bettors, the media, and state legislators. That’s why one of America’s fastest-growing industries is always finding...

BetMGM opens first retail sportsbook in Arizona

November 8, 2021 — BetMGM and Gila River Hotels & Casinos have announced the opening of The BetMGM Sportsbook at Vee Quiva, which marks the first opening of a BetMGM retail sportsbook in Arizona and Phoenix's fir...

Sports Betting in the U.S.: Around the Horn

November 4, 2021 — After looking at the news wires, it was an incredible week within the U.S. sports betting industry. The big news came in from California, Florida, Virginia, and Illinois. Let's get right to it. Wha...

SuperBook Sports signs sponsorship deal with UFC star Michael Chandler

November 4, 2021 — SuperBook Sports has signed a sponsorship agreement with lightweight Michael Chandler, who is scheduled to fight Justin Gaethje on November 6 in New York City. The fight is open to bets on the Sup...

WynnBET secures market access in West Virginia

November 4, 2021 — WynnBET has secured market access in West Virginia for online sportsbook and casino operation through a partnership with Delaware North, which owns and operates two casinos in West Virginia –...

Sports Betting Goes Live in Louisiana

November 2, 2021 — It was two years in the making. The state legislature went through several iterations before a ballot initiative was given to voters in November of 2020. The result was the approval of sports bettin...

Five Pari-Mutuels enters agreements with Seminole Tribe of Florida

November 1, 2021 — Five Florida pari-mutuels have signed marketing agreements with the Seminole Tribe of Florida in preparation for the launch of sports betting in the state : Palm Beach Kennel Club, West Palm B...

Update on Sports Betting Around the U.S.

October 29, 2021 — During this past week, several interesting pieces of sports betting news came out of Connecticut, Illinois, Louisiana, and Wyoming. Also, it looks like cruise lines leaving out of U.S. ports are loo...

Sports Betting Battle in Florida Intensifies

October 26, 2021 — With a population of nearly 21 million people, it's understandable why so many people and groups are interested in being part of Florida's sports betting community. As of right now, there is only on...

Fubo Sportsbook named authorized gaming operator of NASCAR

October 21, 2021 — Nextgen mobile sportsbook from Fubo Gaming Fubo Sportsbook has announced a partnership with NASCAR to become an Authorized Gaming Operator. Both partners will work together to provide racing fans...

U.S. Sports Betting: Around the Horn

October 21, 2021 — Every month, there is a lot of important sports betting news coming out from all over the U.S. Currently, the hot stories include the continuing sports betting debacle in Florida, the growing sports...

Sports Betting in U.S.: A Tale of Two States

October 15, 2021 — As a state issue, each state legislature has the responsibility of deciding on the sports betting issue without federal intervention. That has resulted in 28 or 29 states legalizing sports betting (...

First Legal Sportsbooks Open In Louisiana - Online Sports Betting to Follow

October 12, 2021 — The pathway to legalized online sports betting in Louisiana has been a long and winding one. After years of delay, the first legal sportsbook in Louisiana began taking bets in early October. The liv...

U.S. Sports Franchises Strengthening Ties With the U.S. Sports Gambling Community

October 5, 2021 — For decades, major U.S. sports leagues and teams were quick to shun the sports betting community. It was one of the primary reasons that the U.S. Department of Justice was unwilling to loosen the co...

BetMGM secures market access in Washington State

October 4, 2021 — BetMGM has signed an exclusive market access partnership with the Puyallup Tribe of Indians to operate retail sports betting at the Emerald Queen Casino (EQC) in Washington State. The casino opera...

It's Sports Betting Go Time in Connecticut

October 2, 2021 — Barring any unforeseen issues, the fine people of Connecticut will be able to start betting on sports on October 7, 2021. Sports bettors will enjoy having access to retail sportsbooks as well as hav...

FanDuel partners with Madison Enterprises to operate sports betting in Washington

October 1, 2021 — FanDuel Group and Port Madison Enterprises have partnered to bring FanDuel’s sportsbook to the state of Washington. FanDuel Group will form an exclusive partnership with the Suquamish Clearwate...

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) and FanDuel Group launch sports betting in Connecticut

October 1, 2021 — Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) and FanDuel Group have launched retail sports betting in Connecticut. To celebrate this launch, a temporary Mohegan Sun FanDuel Sportsbook retail location at B...

MaximBet secures market access in Pennsylvania and Ohio

September 24, 2021 — After successfully launching in Colorado, MaximBet.com has secured market access in Pennsylvania where it will gain access through Caesars Entertainment in order to provide iGaming, and Ohio wher...

Around the Sports Betting Horn in America

September 24, 2021 — Every now and then, we attempt to touch on the latest sports betting news from around America. It's a worthwhile endeavor considering the ever-changing landscape of the sports betting community from...

Connecticut Readies for Online Sports Betting

September 22, 2021 — Sports bettors in Connecticut will soon be able to wager online. The very first online sportsbooks in Connecticut will go live on October 7, 2021. This marks the first opportunity for Connecticut re...

Caesars Entertainment signs multi-year partnership with LSU Athletics

September 20, 2021 — Caesars Entertainment and Louisiana State University (LSU) have signed a multi-year partnership that makes Caesars Sportsbook the exclusive gaming and sportsbook partner of the LSU’s athletic de...

Sports Betting Kicksoff on October 7 in Connecticut

September 20, 2021 — It's been more than three years in the making. The journey for the approval of sports betting in Connecticut start in May of 2018 and now, the sports betting windows will be opening for state reside...

FanDuel Group launches mobile sportsbook in Arizona

September 17, 2021 — FanDuel Group has recently launched its leading mobile sportsbook and its online horse racing and advanced deposit wagering platform, TVG, in Arizona. The retail FanDuel Sportsbook will be located...

WynnBET named Official Sports Betting Partner of New York Jets

September 17, 2021 — WynnBET has signed a multi-year partnership with the New York Jets that makes the operator an Official Sports Betting partner of the team. The agreement includes the entitlement of the WynnBET Gre...

Connecticut Lottery Corporation signs ten-year contract with IGT

September 17, 2021 — IGT Global Solutions Corporation has signed a facilities management lottery contract with the Connecticut Lottery Corporation following a competitive procurement. The contract includes an implem...

Tonto Apache launches retail sportsbook at Mazatzal Hotel & Casino

September 17, 2021 — The Tonto Apache Tribe is the first Indian tribe in Arizona to launch a live onsite retail sportsbook at its Mazatzal Hotel & Casino. In partnership with TwinSpires Sportsbook owned by Churchill Do...

PointsBet joins Austin FC as Founding Partner

September 17, 2021 — PointsBet and Austin FC, which is currently competing in its inaugural Major League Soccer (MLS) season, have announced an agreement granting PointsBet rights as a Founding Partner of Austin FC. T...

BetMGM signs partnership with TAPPP

September 9, 2021 — BetMGM has signed a partnership with TAPPP, a leader in flexible payment options, to make its gift cards available at major convenience and grocery retail chains in select U.S. states offering le...

Caesars Sportsbook, Baltimore Ravens and Horseshoe Baltimore signs sports betting partnership

September 9, 2021 — Caesars Entertainment and the Baltimore Ravens have announced a multi-faceted five-year partnership with Caesars Sportsbook, becoming a premier sports betting partner of the team, while expanding...

Caesars Entertainment announces agreement to sell William Hill non-US assets to 888 Holdings

September 9, 2021 — Caesars Entertainment has announced an agreement to sell the non-US assets of William Hill to 888 Holdings Plc for approximately £2.2 billion. After the repayment of debt and other working capit...

Ben Affleck, Shaquille O'Neal and Melvin Gregg featured in WynnBET's new campaign

September 6, 2021 — WynnBET has launched its new advertising campaign starring Ben Affleck, Shaquille O’Neal and Melvin Gregg. Directed by Ben Affleck, the commercial spots detail his journey with Melvin Gregg to t...

Around the Sports Betting Horn in America

September 6, 2021 — With so much taking place in the U.S. sports betting market, it's near impossible for the everyday sports bettor in each state to know where things stand. In this article, we will address the goings...

Mobile Gambling Update for New York

August 30, 2021 — In April of this year, former Governor Andrew Cuomo suddenly flipped his position and indicated he would sign mobile gambling legislation for the residents of New York. Note the title "former Govern...

Caesars Sportsbook app goes live in Arizona

August 30, 2021 — The Caesars Sportsbook app is now available in Arizona. As an Authorized Gaming Operator of Major League Baseball and in partnership with the Arizona Diamondbacks, Caesars offers Arizona sports...

Caesars to Partner With the Fiesta Bowl

August 26, 2021 — Sports betting is quickly becoming a part of the fabric of life in America. There is evidence everywhere as the competition for sports betting customers turns fierce. With DraftKings and Fanduel ...

Sports Betting Update for Arizona

August 25, 2021 — In a little more than two weeks, the 2021 NFL season will begin. This will be the first NFL season in U.S. history when the residents in more than half the states will be able to legally bet on NFL ...

Caesars Entertainment and Fiesta Bowl signs multi-year agreement

August 25, 2021 — Caesars Entertainment and Fiesta Bowl have signed a multi-year exclusive sports betting and fantasy gaming partnership in newly-legalized Arizona sports betting market. The multi-faceted agreem...

ZenSports receives gaming license in Nevada

August 25, 2021 — Mobile sports betting app ZenSports has received its non-restricted gaming license from the Nevada Gaming Control Board, which will allow the company to exercise its option for the Big Wheel Ca...

The Sports Betting Battle Begins in Florida

August 20, 2021 — When Florida Governor Ron DeSantis negotiated the state's new compact with the Seminole Indian Tribe, he gave the tribe the exclusive right to control sports betting in the state. In return, the sta...

North Carolina: sports betting one step closer to being legal

August 20, 2021 — Sports betting is getting one step closer to being legal in North Carolina as the proposal to license and legalize it in the State, which was approved by the finance committee last week, has dr...

BetMGM to offer retail and mobile sports betting in South Dakota

August 20, 2021 — BetMGM has signed an exclusive partnership with Liv Hospitality’s Tin Lizzie Gaming Resort and Cadillac Jack's Gaming Resort to offer retail and mobile sports betting in Deadwood, South Dakot...

Bally's Corporation acquires Telescope

August 16, 2021 — Bally’s Corporation has acquired Telescope, the leading provider of real-time audience engagement solutions for live events, gamified second screen experiences and interactive livestreams. ...

U.S. Sports Betting News: Around the Horn

August 15, 2021 — It was another exciting week in the world of U.S. Sports Betting. With major news coming out of Florida, New Jersey, and North Carolina, it is clear that the U.S, sports betting industry is going to...

Shaquille O'Neal becomes WynnBET's app brand ambassador

August 12, 2021 — Professional Basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal will become WynnBET’s app new brand ambassador. A part of the category exclusive partnership, the entrepreneur will provide his expertise to ...

BetMGM to expand in Arizona

August 12, 2021 — BetMGM has make its first move in Arizona by signing partnerships with Gila River Hotels & Casinos and the Arizona Cardinals for retail and online sports betting. The sports betting and digit...

Sports Betting in Washington State Could Be Ready to Go By September

August 10, 2021 — Back in March of 2020, the Washington state legislature passed a law that would permit its residents to legally wager on sports. When the bill was signed by Gove. Jay Inslee, there was only one sign...

Louisiana on Target for Sports Betting Launch

August 6, 2021 — In a little more than 30 days, the NFL regular season will be getting underway. After surviving the 2020 COVID effected season, football fans will be back in the stands to support their favorite tea...

Sporttrade acquires Momentum Sports and Entertainment

August 6, 2021 — Sports Betting Company Sporttrade, which enables users to trade sports bets like stocks, has acquired Denver-based Momentum Sports and Entertainment, which owns and operates an Internet Sports...

TwinSpires targets sports betting market in Arizona in partnership with Tonto Apache Tribe

August 4, 2021 — Churchill Downs-owns online wagering brand for horse racing and sports TwinSpires has announced that it will seek to enter the newly legalized sports betting market in Arizona in partnership with ...

DraftKings Forgoes DFS in Oregon for Potential Exclusive Rights to Sports Betting Operations

July 31, 2021 — If there were any doubt about the importance of sports betting to U.S. bookmaker DraftKings, that doubt has been removed. For close to a decade, DraftKings has occupied a position as the top Dail...

Sportradar and Bally's Interactive agree five-year sports betting partnership

July 27, 2021 — Bally’s Interactive and leading global provider of sports betting and sports entertainment products and services Sportradar have announced a five-year sports betting partnership. Under the t...

Caesars Entertainment agrees 20-year naming rights partnership with New Orleans Saints

July 27, 2021 — Caesars Entertainment and The New Orleans Saints have announced the formation of a 20-year, exclusive naming-rights partnership. Under the terms of the agreement, the New Orleans' iconic downt...

Sports Betting in the U.S.: Around the Horn

July 27, 2021 — For the first time in their lifetimes, American sports bettors in 23 states will be able to bet on a full menu of Olympic events. A look around the nation's top bookmakers indicates that the bookmak...

Sports Betting Coming to Missouri and South Dakota

July 24, 2021 — It was reported last week that the state legislature in Missouri will be closing its summer session without passing any sports betting legislation. The news was a major disappointment to millions of...

WynnBET signs multi-year sponsorship with Detroit Lions

July 20, 2021 — WynnBET has announced its first partnership with an NFL team through a multi-year sponsorship with the Detroit Lions that makes Wynn Resorts’ mobile sports betting app an official sportsbook...

Sports Betting Coming Soon in Wyoming

July 20, 2021 — With the start of the NFL season now less than two months away, sports bettors in Wyoming are starting to get a little antsy about the launch of online sports gambling in the state. Residents of Wyo...

William Hill Michigan is Offering Make 3 Pointer Promo

July 17, 2021 — Its game five of the NBA Finals and the Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns are tied at two games apiece. With a maximum of three games remaining in the NBA season, sports bettors are running out of op...

Several States are Struggling to Get Sports Betting Legislation Passed

July 17, 2021 — Over the last 18 months, there have been a lot of success stories related to sports gambling in the U.S. States like New Jersey, Indiana, and Nevada have seen tremendous enthusiasm for sports gambli...

Chad Johnson, Tim Howard and Nick Mangold join WynnBET as ambassadors

July 14, 2021 — Chad ‘Ochocinco’ Johnson, Tim Howard and Nick Mangold are the new brand ambassadors of WynnBET. Under the terms of the agreement, the three football legends will appear in WynnBET’s adver...

FanDuel to operate sports betting, iGaming and DFS in Connecticut

July 11, 2021 — Innovative sports-tech entertainment company FanDuel Group has signed a market access partnership with Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) to operate retail and online sports betting, iGaming an...

Around the Sports Betting Horn in America

July 8, 2021 — In the U.S. sports betting community, nothing is set in stone until it is actually set in stone. This week, the U.S. sports betting community reported a few surprises. This is just further evidence ...

New Jersey Plays the Role of U.S. Gambling Industry Leader

July 7, 2021 — When the U.S. Supreme Court released the ban on U.S. sports betting back in May of 2018, it was very clear that the state of New Jersey had designs on becoming a major player in the U.S. gambling in...

BettorView enters partnership with NASCAR

July 3, 2021 — Leading in-venue sports betting and technology platform BettorView has entered an agreement with NASCAR to deliver content at venues located within legal only betting sales across the U.S. This p...

WynnBET partners with San Carlos Apache Tribe to purse online sports betting license

July 3, 2021 — Wynn Resorts’ casino and sports betting app WynnBET has signed a partnership with the San Carlos Apache Tribe, which operates the Apache Gold Casino and Apache Sky Casino, to secure online spor...

The Latest News on Sports Betting in America

July 3, 2021 — As the effects of COVID19 start to diminish, people are starting to show more interest in their favorite activities. For sports bettors, that would include being able to bet on sports. Currently...

DraftKings and FanDuel Ready to Challenge Seminole Tribe in Florida

June 29, 2021 — Last month, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a new compact agreement with leadership from the Seminole Indian Tribe. As part of the new compact, the Tribe would have exclusive rights to provide ...

Bally's Corporation enters agreement in Kansas

June 27, 2021 — Bally’s Corporation has signed a multi-year market arrangement with Boot Hill Casino & Resort located in Dodge City, Kansas. With the pending Kansas state sports betting legislation, the casi...

Sports Gambling Going Ons Around America

June 25, 2021 — With more than half the U.S. states yet to have decided on the legal sports betting issue, there is a lot of news going around out there in the sports betting world. In fact, the news is coming out ...

DOJ Declines to Appeal Court Ruling Regarding Wire Act of 1961

June 24, 2021 — In 2011, the Obama Department of Justice took the position that the Wire Act of 1961 was only applicable to sports gambling. The decision was made under the premise that the original law was directe...

Affinity Gaming merges with Sports Information Group

June 16, 2021 — Affinity Gaming, a diversified national casino gaming operator, and Sports Information Group (SIG), a New York-based B2B and B2C global omnichannel sports, technology, digital, media and wageri...

What's Up With the Sports Betting Numbers in New York?

June 14, 2021 — Retail sports betting has been available in New York since July of 2019. That puts New York residents among some of the first in the nation to be able to legally wager on sports outside of Nevada. I...

Tour of Sports Betting News in America

June 10, 2021 — With about half the states in America still undecided on the question of sports betting and online casinos/sports betting, there is a lot of news circulating within the U.S. gambling community. Let'...

FanDuel to Set AP Sports Odds

June 8, 2021 — In over 1,300 newspapers and sports broadcasts across America, the AP reporting organization is responsible for providing current betting odds on games of interest. Where does the AP get their infor...

Maine Moves Closer to Sports Betting Legislation

June 4, 2021 — The battle over the legalization of sports betting in Maine has been fierce. Surprisingly, the state legislature finally has another sports betting bill on the table, that being bill LD1352. Befo...

Illinois Trying to Right a Sports Betting Wrong or are They?

June 4, 2021 — When the sports betting bill was passed in Illinois about a year ago, the state legislature thought it was a good idea to not allow bettors to bet on in-state college teams. A year later, it looks lik...

IGT expands its sports betting footprint in North Dakota

June 4, 2021 — International Game Technology (IGT) announced that it has recently expanded its sports betting footprint in North Dakota with the IGT PlaySports agreement to power retail sports betting at the Dak...

Bally's Corporation completes acquisition of Bet.Works

June 2, 2021 — Leading american omnichannel provider of land-based gaming and interactive entertainment Bally’s Corporation has completed its previously announced acquisition of U.S. based sports betting platf...

Maryland Online Gambling Bill Most Comprehensive in U.S.

May 31, 2021 — On May 18, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed the state's online sports gambling legislation. After peeling back the layers to see what is inside the bill, it is clearly the most comprehensive onl...

Update on Nationwide Sports Gambling Legislation

May 28, 2021 — With approximately 50% of the states still influx regarding possible sports gambling legislation, there seems to be important breaking news every week. This week, the breaking news is coming out of ...

Details Emerging on Ohio Sports Gambling Bill

May 25, 2021 — Legislators in Ohio have been slow to come around to the understanding that eventually, every state with the exception of Utah and maybe Hawaii is going to legalize sports betting. In many states, t...

A Tale of Sports Gambling in Two States

May 21, 2021 — By population, Florida is the third-largest state in the U.S. with nearly 22 million residents. Conversely, Connecticut barely cracks the top 30 at just over 3.5 million residents. If any state coul...

Marketing for Online Bookmakers in the U.S.

May 17, 2021 — In smaller market cities in states that allow legal wagering on sports, there is a new marketing phenomenon taking place. Mom and dad are settling in to watch TV only to be bombarded with ads for on...

Around the Sports Betting Horn in America

May 14, 2021 — As the nation slowly returns to some form of normalcy, there is a lot of activity going on in America related to sports and online gambling. In this article, we will take you around the horn and giv...

Alabama Sports Betting Package Stalled

May 10, 2021 — In recent weeks, it looked like the Alabama legislature was making a serious move towards getting the appropriate sports betting legislation in place for Alabama residents. In a matter of days this ...

Is the Seminole Tribe Running the Gambling Industry in Florida

May 4, 2021 — Historically, Florida's Seminole Indian tribe is considered the pioneers of all tribal gambling operations in America. If there was ever any doubt about the power the Seminoles wield in their home s...

Caution Warranted as Florida Governor Reaches Agreement With Seminole Tribe

April 30, 2021 — Nothing on the gambling front moves in the state of Florida without first going through the Seminole Indian tribe. With that in mind, the notion that sports betting would be coming to Florida reside...

Connecticut is Ready to Join Sports Betting Population

April 23, 2021 — Thanks to the hard work of Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont and state lawmakers in Connecticut, Connecticut residents will be able to legally bet on sports at some time in the near future. The question o...

Caesars Entertainment completes acquisition of William Hill

April 23, 2021 — Caesars Entertainment has announced that it has completed its acquisition of William Hill Plc, one of the world’s leading betting and gambling companies, for approximately $4 billion. This move ...

What Will Mobile Sports Betting Look Like in New York?

April 20, 2021 — After the New York legislature and Governor Andrew Cuomo reached an agreement last week on legalizing online and mobile sports betting for New York residents, the clock started ticking in earnest. T...

Caesars Entertainment partnership with NFL and becomes official sports betting partner

April 20, 2021 — Caesars Entertainment has extended its rights as official casino sponsor of the National Football League (NFL) and has signed an agreement that also makes the Company the NFL’s official sports b...

Green Light for Sports Gambling in Arizona

April 15, 2021 — It was a hard-fought battle over the last year or so. However, the Arizona Senate has passed HB 2772 (an identical bill to SB 1797), and the bill is on the way to the desk of Gov. Doug Ducey, who is...

Update on Sports Betting Legislation in Key States

April 13, 2021 — To date, twenty-three states have already passed sports betting legislation with about half of them also legalizing online sports betting. While nearly half the states have moved forward on this wit...

New records for Iowa sportsbook in March

April 9, 2021 — Iowa sportsbooks, which capitalized on the popularity of March Madness, registered $161.4 million in wagering according to official data released by PlayIA.com, which tops the record $149.5 mill...

New York Finally Says Yes to Online Sports Betting

April 8, 2021 — Online bookmakers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania knew it was just a matter of time before New York would say yes to online sports betting. The news in recent weeks indicated it was coming sooner tha...

Did Politics Stop Sports Betting in Georgia?

April 5, 2021 — In recent weeks, there have been attempts by the Georgia state legislature to get some meaningful sports betting legislation on the table. The best of those efforts came with the Georgia House passi...

MLB is Back! Time to Bet on Baseball

April 2, 2021 — After a 2020 MLB season that was shortened due to the COVID19 pandemic, fans waited throughout the fall and winter in hopes the 2021 season would return with a flourish. Indeed, the 2021 MLB season ...

PointsBet extends agreement with Penn National Gaming

March 30, 2021 — PointsBet and Penn National Gaming have agreed to extend the Online Gaming Services Agreement dated 31 July 2019 to provide PointsBet with online sports betting and iGaming market access in Pen...

The Dreaded February Sports Betting Dip Hits Nevada...And Other Things

March 29, 2021 — After a record-breaking month of January 2021, the entire U.S. sports betting market positioned itself for the dreaded February dip in sports betting activity. True to form, the dip came to be, and ...

NFL Commissioner Goodell Changing Tune on Sports Gambling

March 25, 2021 — Over the last five years, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell stood very firmly on his opposition to legalized sports gambling in the U.S. It was back on March 28, 2017 (almost exactly four years ago) th...

Connecticut Moves Closer to Instituting Online Sports and Casino Gambling

March 23, 2021 — In what state experts are calling a historic agreement, three major players in the Connecticut gambling community have agreed to terms that would bring all forms of online gambling to the state's re...

North Carolina Opens Sports Betting With Questions That Need Addressing

March 19, 2021 — Due to the efforts of The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI), Caesars Entertainment, and William Hill, North Carolina sports bettors will be getting access to wagering opportunities on this yea...

March Madness Wagering Affected By Archaic Rule

March 17, 2021 — With 21 states now allowing residents to wager on sports legally, the ramifications of certain state laws are now coming into sight. In what has to be a major disappointment to confused sports betto...

Bally's Corporation granted temporary sports betting permit in Virginia

March 17, 2021 — Bally’s Corporation has announced that it has been granted a temporary sports wagering permit to conduct online sports betting in the Commonwealth of Virginia, which has legalized sports betting...

47.4 million Americans to wager on 2021 March Madness tournament

March 15, 2021 — According to a survey conducted on behalf of the American Gaming Association (AGA) by Morning Consultant between March 3-5, 47.4 million Americans will place bets on the 2021 March Madness tourna...

Conscious Gaming launches national consumer awareness campaign

March 11, 2021 — Conscious Gaming has launched “Bettor Safe”, a national consumer-orientated campaign which aims to raise awareness about the risks of betting on illegal websites and the benefits of legal and...

Operators Scrambling for Sports Betting Licenses in Maryland

March 11, 2021 —   During the elections last November, Maryland voters easily passed a referendum that authorizes Congress to craft sports betting legislation. While all of that sounds promising, the current le...

Massachusetts Moves to Include Small Business Owners in Sports Betting... And More

March 11, 2021 — In Florida, the state legislature made an overture to include small business owners in the online sports betting industry. The same actions are being considered in Arizona. The reaction in both states...

A Sports Betting Breakthrough in Florida?

March 4, 2021 — Just when the experts thought the notion of sports betting and online casino gambling were dead in Florida, someone comes up with a brilliant legislative idea. How about writing legislation that dir...

Nevada Sports Betting Numbers on the Move Again

March 2, 2021 — While the rest of the nation's bookmakers have been experiencing month-over-month growth over the past few months, the state of Nevada had been reporting declining numbers. It happened for two strai...

Vermont to Legalize Sports Betting?

February 26, 2021 — Vermont to Take Another Run at Legalizing Sports Betting After two failed attempts, it didn't look like the residents of Vermont was going to have much of a chance to wager on sports anytime soo...

Michigan Online Sports Bettors Shock the Experts

February 26, 2021 — It's a shocker. There was a lot expected with the rollout of online sports betting in the state of Michigan. There were even high expectations related to the introduction of online casino gambling a...

Esports Entertainment Group to conquer New Jersey

February 23, 2021 — Online gambling operator and eSports company Esports Entertainment Group has announced earlier this month that it has submitted its gaming license application with the New Jersey Division of Gamin...

Two States Toil Over Legalizing Sports Betting

February 18, 2021 — With 20 states already taking sports bets from their residents, there would seem to be an incentive for other states to join the fray. After all, those 20 states seem to be raking in tax revenues ba...

5Dimes to Make Bid to Offer Sports Gambling in U.S.?

February 16, 2021 — For more than two decades, 5Dimes was one of the very few offshore bookmakers to allow U.S. sports bettors to have access to its betting markets. While the debate raged on regarding the legality of ...

Florida Takes Another Shot at Sports Betting Legislation

February 11, 2021 — Over the past couple of years, the Florida state legislature has made several attempts to pass sports betting and online casino gambling legislation. Each time, legislators were met by the state’s...

Kindred Group to launch in California and Arizona

February 9, 2021 — After successful launches in Indiana, New Jersey and Pennsylvania and with signed agreements for seven additional states, Kindred Group has signed a 10-year partnership with the Quechan Tribe of t...

Iowa Sports Betting Handle Surges With Remote Registration

February 9, 2021 — Sometimes, the handling of logistical issues is all it takes to really open up a business. That’s something the online bookmakers in Iowa have recently learned. During the first month of remot...

U.S. Bookmakers Crush It in November

February 4, 2021 — With all states where sports betting is legal accounted for, the sports betting handle and revenue for November are in, and the news is very good. After cracking the $3 billion mark in October for t...

Google to Lift Ban on Mobile Gambling Apps

February 2, 2021 — With the exception of a few European countries like France and the UK, Google has taken a harsh stand against the inclusion of mobile gambling apps in its Google Play Store. Effective on March 1 of ...

Michigan and Virginia Open Sports Betting Windows

January 29, 2021 — For one state, it was business as expected. For the other state, it was a surprise launch of sports betting for the state’s residents. In the state of Michigan, there has been an ongoing effor...

Online sports betting operators launched in Michigan on January 22, 2021

January 25, 2021 — Operators licensed for sports betting can now open shop. You can now legally place sports wagers. That legislative move comes at a pivotal moment because you have four NFL teams all vying for a posi...

Michigan to Launch Mobile Sports Betting in a Matter of Days?

January 19, 2021 — For the last two months, Michigan sports betting enthusiasts have been waiting impatiently for the state to finally allow online sports betting providers to start taking wagers. For a while, it look...

New York Governor Has Change of Heart on Mobile Gambling

January 13, 2021 — For two years now, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has been adamant in his opposition to mobile gambling. While the reasons for his opposition are not clear, it has been enough to keep the state legi...

National Sports Betting Handle Skyrockets in U.S. in October

December 26, 2020 — With all reporting U.S. states now accounted for, the nation's sports betting handle for October is finally in, and the verdict? The numbers were simply off the charts. Keeping in mind that the n...

New Jersey Smashes U.S. One Month Sports Betting Record

December 22, 2020 — In recent weeks, information about the success of sports betting operations around the country has been filtering into the news cycle. In states like Indiana, Iowa, and even Nevada, the numbers have...

Iowa Sets Third Consecutive Sports Betting Handle Record

December 17, 2020 — It's very clear that sports bettors from Iowa are enjoying the current NFL season despite the challenges being presented by the COVID19 pandemic. For the third consecutive month, Iowa bettors help s...

Could Ohio Pass Sports Betting Legislation in 2020?

December 11, 2020 — The clock is ticking with the holidays nearing. In Ohio, the state legislature will be shutting down for the year on December 17, 2020. Before they close the door on the year, residents are hopeful ...

Louisiana Sports Betting Could Arrive Early in 2021

December 8, 2020 — Louisiana has become one of the most recent US states to legalize online sports betting. Residents of the Pelican State voted to allow sports betting with mobile devices and computers in the recent ...

Rhone Island Gambling Industry Banking on Online Gambling

December 4, 2020 — Beginning on Monday, December 1, 2020, two of Rhode Island's top retail casinos were forced to shutter due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The two casinos in question are the Twin River Casino Hotel in Li...

October Sports Betting Nandle Driven By Mobile Access

December 1, 2020 — As the nation's October sports betting handle numbers came rolling out of the top producing states in the nation, two things became very clear. First, the state of New Jersey has officially laid cla...

NBA Bettors Preparing to Get Right Back in Action

November 25, 2020 — Unlike past years when the NBA season would come to an end in June, the 2019-2020 season didn't end this year until October 12, 2020, when the Los Angeles Lakers won the Championship over the Miami ...

Important Post Election Online Gambling Updates

November 19, 2020 — While the winner of the U.S. Presidential election is still technically up in the air, most other election issues have been resolved. That means many state legislatures will be pressing to finish up...

Online Sports Betting Numbers Rise to Record Levels in November

November 17, 2020 — There should no longer be any doubt about the fact that Americans love betting on sports. In the 29 months since the U.S. Supreme Court lifted the nation's ban on legalized sports betting activities...

Online Sports Betting Goes Live in Tennessee

November 9, 2020 — On April 30, 2019, Tennesse Governor Bill Lee signed bill HB 1 into law. By signing the bill, the Governor effectively legalized sports betting for Tennessee residents. During April of 2019, three o...

New York Online Sports Betting Legislation Still Has Life

November 9, 2020 — Throughout the U.S., states that permit online sports and casino wagering are experiencing an impressive influx of tax revenue from online gambling operators. States like New Jersey, Indiana, Pennsy...

Midwest Sports Bettor Embrace Chance to Wager on NFL Games

October 19, 2020 — After a slow start to the sports betting year due to Coronavirus lockdowns, it looks like sports bettors in the midwest are thrilled with the opportunity to bet on NFL games. Three states (Illino...

U.S. Gambling Industry Hits Record $25 Billion in Handle During August

October 17, 2020 — Any doubts about the tremendous impact legalized sports and online betting might have in America can now be set aside. After only 27 months since the U.S. Supreme court lifted the nation’s ban on ...

Caesars Entertainment Makes Bid to Purchase William Hill

October 6, 2020 — In a move that is sure to shake up the online gambling market in the U.S., Caesars Entertainment has announced the company has made a tender offer to purchase British gambling conglomerate William H...

Tennessee and Michigan Moving Forward in Sports Betting Market

October 1, 2020 — It's a tale of two states that look ready to join the ranks of U.S. states where online sports gambling in up and running. First up is the state of Tennessee. It's been over a year since the Tenn...

Caesars Entertainment to acquire William Hill for £2.9 billion

October 1, 2020 — Caesars Entertainment and William Hill have announced yesterday in a statement that they have reached an agreement “on the terms of a recommended cash acquisition pursuant to which Caesars will ...

William Hill Launches Sports Betting Mobile App in Illinois

September 22, 2020 — For more than 85 years, William Hill has been one of the most prominent gambling conglomerates in Europe. When the U.S. market finally opened up for legalized sports betting, William Hill was one of...

Will U.S. Ever Have Election Betting?

September 14, 2020 — This year’s elections figure to be perhaps the most contested elections in U.S. history. There is a real sense that the fate of the country could turn with every contest in every state. That creat...

Online Casinos and Sportsbooks Prepare for NFL Season

September 11, 2020 — Online sports betting has been one of the casualties of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. With the majority of live sporting events cancelled, states with legalized online gambling have be...

Colorado Sports Gambling Revenue Soar in July

September 3, 2020 — On May 1 of this year, sports betting went live in Colorado. At the same time, all major league sports were sitting idle as the Coronavirus pandemic wrecked havoc all over the sports world. With not...

ESPN Adding Gambling Content for Online Sports Bettors

August 31, 2020 — It has become very clear that Americans are fully embracing the opportunity to legally wager on sports. Currently, 22 states have passed sports betting legislation with many of those states already ...

The Impact on US Bookmakers of College Football Closures

August 21, 2020 — Just this week, news came out that at least two of college football’s Power 5 conferences will not be playing football this fall. As the Big Ten and Pac 12 conferences opt out until perhaps the sp...

Update on Indiana/Illinois Online Sports Gambling News

August 17, 2020 — Big things were expected from Indiana sports bettors when legalized sports betting finally opened up for bettors in October of last year. Hope was especially high after the state’s retail bookmake...

U.S. Legislatures Focus Back on Sports Betting

August 6, 2020 — With major league sports returning in the U.S., the nation's sports bettors are returning to action. It will be interesting to see how sports betting revenues shake out in the coming months after se...

U.S. Sports Bettors Need More Education

July 27, 2020 — In recent months, it has been difficult to take the pulse of American based sports bettors. This has largely been due to their inactivity brought on by the COVID19 pandemic. With major U.S. sports l...

Colorado - Another Sports Betting Success Story

July 23, 2020 — One by one, states have been passing legislation that legalizes sports betting (land based, online) for its residents. When New Jersey sports bettors were finally turned loose, the state's sports be...

BetMGM and GVC Holdings Want Dominance Over U.S. Online Sports Betting Market

July 15, 2020 — Prior to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to drop the federal ban against sports betting in the U.S., gambling market experts believed that U.S. sports bettors were wagering in excess of $150 billi...

California Indian Tribes Battling for Sports Betting By 2022

July 10, 2020 — While facing strong opposition from Las Vegas lobbyists in support of that state's bookmakers, it's been a long road for Californians to get state access to legalized sports betting. The battle has ...

eSports Gets Its Day in the Sun

June 23, 2020 — During the COVID19 lockdown, major league sports all over the world have been shuttered until such time player safety is assured. This has left avid sports gamblers scratching their collective heads...

Wagering In The Time Of COVID-19

June 17, 2020 — COVID-19 has put the gambling industry on edge to say the least. The very real implications for the world economy extend deeply into the gambling industry as well. Some of the major players looking ...

Baseball Returns to Sports Betting Menu But Not MLB Yet

May 26, 2020 — As the COVID19 pandemic drags on towards the end of its third month in the U.S., online sports bettors throughout the nation are still looking for meaningful sports betting opportunities. It looks l...

Nevada Online Gambling Operators Offering Curbside Service

May 20, 2020 — When pressed, good business people will come up with good business ideas. In light of the current COVID19 pandemic, online gambling providers have been looking for ways to honor community standards ...

Colorado Sports Bettors are Off and Running

May 13, 2020 — Back in November of 2019, Colorado voters went to the polls and passed Proposition DD by a very narrow margin. In doing so, Colorado became the 23rd state to pass sports betting legislation. Additio...

Virginia Approves Sports Gambling

May 6, 2020 — As the sports world lies dormant due to the COVID19 pandemic, some US state legislators are still busy working on sports betting legislation for its residents. It looks like Virginia legislators hav...

Colorado Moves Closer to Online Sports Betting

May 1, 2020 — Colorado has taken the final steps to launch online sports betting in the state beginning May 1, 2020. The first online sports betting platforms to serve Colorado bettors are expected to go live wit...

Tennessee Could Be Next To Legalize Sports Betting Online

April 26, 2020 — Tennessee appears to be the next US state that will legalize online sports betting. The residents of Tennessee could be using their mobile devices to wager on sports as early as July. With many s...

The Reality of the Coronavirus Sports Shutdown Proves Out in Pennsylvania

April 21, 2020 — It comes as no surprise that Pennsylvania's land-based and online sports betting revenue took a major hit in March of 2020. Even with the world's major sports leagues shutting down during the early ...

Professional Gamblers May Be Eligible for Unemployment Payments

April 17, 2020 — As the Coronavirus pandemic rages on and keeps Americans shuttered in their homes, the range of people being adversely affected economically is reaching every profession. That includes the professio...

Colorado Looks to Stake Online Gambling Claim

April 14, 2020 — Colorado is preparing to join the online sports betting landscape in a big way. The analysts are predicting that sports gambling online in Colorado could rival that of betting in Las Vegas and New J...

Corona-virus Slows Down Online Gambling Legislation

April 10, 2020 — While US online casinos surge with business because of the Coronavirus pandemic, only eight states can be counted as beneficiaries. In those eight states, the revenue coming from online casino opera...

Colorado Could Open Sports Betting Windows by May 1

April 8, 2020 — In November of 2019, the residents of Colorado passed a referendum that legalized sports betting activities for the state's residents. Since the passing of the referendum, the state's gambling regul...

Tribal Casinos to Control Sports Gambling in Washington State

March 30, 2020 — For decades, the Indian tribes in Washington state have had a stranglehold on all forms of legal gambling aside from lotteries and race tracks. This control became evident many years back when the s...

US Sports Bettors on Sabbatical

March 23, 2020 — As far back as the mind can go, there doesn't appear to anything like what the sports world is experiencing now. Around the world, athletes, coaches, and sports fans are sitting on their proverbial ...

Wire Act Goes Back Before Courts

March 20, 2020 — In February of 2019, the US Department of Justice laid out a new interpretation of the Wire Act of 1961. The new interpretation stated that the Wire Act, which makes the funding of gambling accounts...

Sports Gambling in Illinois and Michigan is Ready to Go

March 12, 2020 — With the NCAA March Madness basketball tournament only a week away, sports bettors in Illinois and Michigan have been making plans to drive to states like Indiana and Iowa. These are states that alr...

New York Getting Pressure to Legalize Online Gambling Access

March 2, 2020 — At this point, there's no reason to deny there's a rapidly growing interest among US adult residents to bet on sports and play online casino games of chance for real cash. For any state that's diggi...

Illinois Sports Betting in Race to Hit March Madness

February 18, 2020 — After missing the opportunity to wager legally on the 2020 Super Bowl, sports bettors in Illinois are growing a little anxious. With college Basketball's March Madness sitting three weeks away, the ...

New Mobile Gambling App Opens for West Virginia Sports Gamblers

February 4, 2020 — As one of a dozen states to have already passed legislation to permit online and mobile gambling access for its resident, West Virginia is ready to begin accepting online sports bets through The Gre...

Sports Betting Applications Coming Forward in Washington DC

January 28, 2020 — In late 2018, legislators in Washington D.C. voted to legalize sports betting activities for the city's residents. It took the better part of a year to get all the details worked out related to putt...

Kentucky Governor Waking Up to Reality About Sports and Online Gambling

January 23, 2020 — With each passing state that passes legislation to legalize sports betting and online gambling for its residents, a new state steps forward to capture the spotlight. In recent weeks, the state of...

Maverick Gaming Offers Boost to Washington State Gambling Bill

January 21, 2020 — Currently, twenty US states have already passed bills to legalize online sports betting access for its residents. Of that number, at least a dozen states are already accepting bets with five of them...

Michigan Authorizes Two Online Sports Betting Providers

January 17, 2020 — The residents of Michigan are one step closer to online sports betting. The Stars Group and PointsBet were announced as the state's first sports betting partners in early January 2020. Each company ...

Maine Governor Says No to Legalized Sports Betting for Now

January 16, 2020 — While eastern states like New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware are raking in amazing tax revenues from sports and online gambling proceeds, it looks like the state of Maine is going to take a pass ...

Michigan Anticipating Huge Sports Betting Numbers

January 2, 2020 — Just two weeks after the Michigan state legislature has passed legislation to legalize sports and online gambling, much is being expected from sports bettors is the region. According to PlayMichigan...

Michigan Governor Signs Sports Betting Legislation

December 30, 2019 — It's official. The state of Michigan can now include itself among the growing group that have stepped forward to legalize sports with passage of the state's new Lawful Sports Betting Act (House Bill...

Montana Moving Forward with Sports Betting Licensing Process

December 17, 2019 — Back in May of this year, the Montana state legislature successfully passed sports betting legislation that will allow its residents to legally bet on sports. By doing so, the state became one of 17...

Michigan Poised to Legalize Sports and Internet Gambling

December 14, 2019 — It's been a little more than 18 months since the US Supreme Court ruled the nation's ban on sports gambling was unconstitutional. With the new ruling, each state legislature has been given the right...

Indiana's Sports Gambling Revenue Rockets Past $100 Million in November

December 13, 2019 — The pattern is becoming very familiar. A state approves sports betting and online gambling options. The sports betting community acts with great enthusiasm to drive the state's sports betting revenu...

Missouri Legislature Finds Comfort From Sports Betting Results in Other States

December 10, 2019 — Like many states before it, Missouri is lining itself up to legalize sports betting for its residents. Over the last several months, the state legislature has been listening to testimony regarding t...

NCLGS to Meet Regarding Tribal Gaming Contract Re-negotiations

December 5, 2019 — Beginning on January 10, 2020 and ending on January 12, the Winter Meeting of the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS) will be held at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina in ...

Could UK Based Sports Gambling Behemoth Dominant US Sports Betting Market?

December 3, 2019 — For well over 80 years, behemoth UK bookmaker William Hill has been the dominant land-based and online sports betting provider in Europe. With the US market opening up for for competition from one s...

William Hill US Get Sports Betting Deal in New Hampshire

November 29, 2019 — Some people in the US sports betting industry might feel the New Hampshire state legislature took a bit of a pass regarding the legalization of sports betting for state residents. While sports betti...

Sports Betting in California Gets Unexpected Boost

November 26, 2019 — It's been awhile since there have been any rumblings about sports betting in California. The state has been operating under the assumption that legalizing sports betting for California residents wou...

Colorado Jumps into Sports Betting End of the Pool

November 20, 2019 — It's official. Colorado residents have voted to bring legalized sports gambling to the state. It was really Touch n Go for most of the night the elections were held, but when the polls closed and th...

Colorado Becomes 19th State to Legalize Sports Betting

November 13, 2019 — Legalized sports betting will soon be making its way to Colorado after voters narrowly approved Proposition DD. The measure passed by a mere 2.5%, indicating a split in public opinion. Colorado beco...

Michigan Legislature Passes Sports and Online Gambling Legislation

November 4, 2019 — It's Official. Michigan is on the way to becoming the 16th US state to legalized sports gambling for it's residents. The state could also become the fifth state to legalize online casino and sports ...

Oregon Goes Live With Online and Mobile Gambling

October 18, 2019 — After the Oregon legislature passed legislation that legalized both retail and online sports betting earlier this year, there was a presumption everything would be up and running for sports bettors ...

Legal Sports Betting - Are You Watching Illinois?

October 14, 2019 — In recent articles, the state of Illinois was challenged to move forward and open access to retail and online sports betting for its residents. The challenges came as neighboring Indiana joined 14 o...

The Debut of Online Sports Betting for Indiana

October 11, 2019 — Indiana has become the latest in a long line of US states that have moved to legalize online sports betting. The Hoosier State saw its first sports betting providers go online in October 2019. Sport...

Online Sports Betting Goes Live in Indiana

October 7, 2019 — With a lot of information starting to leak out of the Illinois legislature related to legalized sports gambling and a host of other gambling topics, neighboring Indiana continues its march towards b...

Why California Will Likely Be the Last State to the Sports Betting Party

October 1, 2019 — With almost 40,000,000 residents, California is by far the most heavily populated state in the US. It is likely the most diversified as well. As one state after another moves forward to legalize...

New York's Legislature is Missing the Sports Betting Boat

September 20, 2019 — 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 ...

Full Speed Ahead for Sports Gambling in the US

September 16, 2019 — 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 ...

Churchill Downs Inc. Moves Into Sports Betting Arena

September 13, 2019 — 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 headquar...

The Stars Group and Fox Team Up in Pennsylvania for Online Gambling

September 11, 2019 — 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 partnershi...

Two NFL Teams Sign Casino Deals

September 6, 2019 — 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 Suprem...

NJ & PA Sports Gambling Results Confirm Power of Online Gambling

August 27, 2019 — 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 legal...

Oregon - First West Coast State to Offer Legalized Sports Gambling

August 27, 2019 — 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 o...

Indiana Moves Forward with Sports Betting

August 19, 2019 — 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 ex...

Illinois Sports Betting Still Under Debate

August 14, 2019 — 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 Illi...

US Territory Puerto Rico Legalizes Sports Betting

August 3, 2019 — 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...

Iowa Moves Quickly on Sports Betting Legislation

August 2, 2019 — 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 alre...

It's Official - Sports Betting Approved in New Hampshire

July 18, 2019 — 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 ...

Sports Betting Revenues are Beating Expectations

July 15, 2019 — 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 ...

When Will New York Address Online Gambling?

July 9, 2019 — 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 Cuo...

NBA Ban Hurting New Jersey Golden Nugget

July 2, 2019 — 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...

Alex Meruelo bought the majority share of the Arizona Coyotes

June 30, 2019 — 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 becom...

NY Online Sports Betting Legislation Faces Uphill Battle

June 24, 2019 — 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 legisl...

Fantasy Sports and Online Sports Betting Under Fire in Louisiana

June 14, 2019 — 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 sp...

Oregon Says Yes to Sports Gambling

June 11, 2019 — 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 read...

Illinois Senate Passes Sports Betting Legislation - On to Governor

June 6, 2019 — 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...

Ohio's Painful Approach to Legalizing Sports Gambling

May 29, 2019 — 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 legisl...

Tennessee Legalizes Online Sports Betting

May 27, 2019 — 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 startin...

Implementation of Mobile Gambling Delayed in Rhode Island

May 23, 2019 — 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 ...

After 1-Year - Sports Betting Gets Its Due

May 22, 2019 — 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...

New Hampshire Tackles Sports Gambling with New Senate Bill

May 20, 2019 — 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 betti...

It's Official - Indiana Governor Sign Sports Gambling Bill

May 14, 2019 — 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. Availabil...

Tennessee To Enact Legal Sports Betting

May 7, 2019 — 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 le...

Sports Betting and Live Game Broadcasting Coming Soon to America

May 4, 2019 — 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 Co...

Maine Prepares to Legalize Sports Betting

April 30, 2019 — 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 fo...

New States to Approve Sports Betting

April 25, 2019 — 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....

Ohio Looking at New Sports Betting Legislation

April 15, 2019 — 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 baseb...

Indiana's Gambling Bill Passed The Senate

April 15, 2019 — 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...

Las Vegas Continues to Lead March Madness Sports Betting

March 29, 2019 — 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...

Online Gambling - Many questions, Few Answers

March 21, 2019 — 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 a...

Montana has considered a new bill with the intention of legalizing sport betting

March 20, 2019 — 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...

Showtime to Air Docu-Series on Professional Sports Gambling

March 4, 2019 — 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 releas...

Illinois Governor Supports Legalized Sports Gambling

February 26, 2019 — 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 o...

Washington State Bill Would Legalize Online Sports Betting

February 15, 2019 — 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, Washing...

Indiana Set to Consider New Gambling Legislation

February 13, 2019 — 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 pro...

New Jersey Online Gambling Touted as Huge Success

February 12, 2019 — 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 ro...

A bill could turn online sports betting into a legal activity in Washington D.C.

February 1, 2019 — 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 ha...

Arizona and Hawaii Join the Movement to Legalize Online Betting

January 30, 2019 — 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 legislat...

Online Sports Betting is Legal in West Virginia

January 29, 2019 — 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 ac...

US Poised to Support Federal Bill for Online Casino and Sports Betting

January 11, 2019 — 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 throu...

Sports Betting Bill Will Bring Online Wagering to DC

January 4, 2019 — 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...

States Compete for Sports Betting Pie

January 2, 2019 — 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 opp...

US Sports Gamblers Respond to New Laws

December 7, 2018 — 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 co...

MLB Signs Deal with MGM Resorts

November 28, 2018 — 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 o...

Sports Betting to Arrive in New York Via Bet365 and Empire Resorts

November 17, 2018 — 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 gambli...

Virginia Will Debate Sports Betting in January 2019

November 7, 2018 — 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...

Congress Hears Testimony About Sports Wagering

October 8, 2018 — 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 ...

Online Sports Wagering Is About To Come To Michigan

June 16, 2018 — 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 l...

New NJ Sports Betting Bill Includes "Sports Wagering Integrity Fund"

May 31, 2018 — 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...

People Are Reacting To Sports Betting Decision

May 16, 2018 — 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 1...

Supreme Court Set To Make Major Gambling Decision

April 29, 2018 — 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 spo...

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