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Tennessee Gaming

article OP/ED: Sports-betting operators shouldn't have to 'hold' 10% of wagers (9/25/2020)
(Tennessee) -- In November, Tennessee will join 19 other jurisdictions around the country where betting on sports through legal, regulated channels can occur. But it...
article Tennessee Lottery OKs conditional sports-gaming licenses (9/24/2020)
(Tennessee) -- With Tennessee online sports gambling set to go live Nov. 1, Tennessee Education Lottery officials this week granted conditional betting licenses to its...
article Online sports gambling may begin in Tennessee, starting in November (9/16/2020)
(Tennessee) -- The countdown is on before sports betting launches in Tennessee. Allan Bell, a sports commentator in Nashville, said that the excitement has been building...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Turtle Mountain

article Sports betting will soon come to Turtle Mountain casinos (9/25/2020)
(North Dakota) -- The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa recently signed a deal with a gaming company to bring sports betting at both of its casinos.
1 Article on this Issue

Arkansas Gaming

article Sports Wagering Soars at Arkansas Oaklawn Resort (9/24/2020)
(Arkansas) -- Sports betting is on the upswing at Oaklawn Resort in Hot Springs, Arkansas, where the casino at the historic horse track is gaining its stride after a...
1 Article on this Issue

Grand Traverse Band

article Tribe unveils sports book at Traverse City-area casinos (9/24/2020)
(Michigan) -- Grand Traverse Resort & Casinos has unveiled its new sports book, which will operate out of Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel near Traverse City and also...
article William Hill’s first Michigan sports book opens at Turtle Creek Casino (9/24/2020)
(Michigan) -- Famed sports betting company William Hill has opened its first Michigan sports book. The Onyx Sports Book by William Hill and its satellite location are...
article Now You Can Bet Legally In Traverse City On (Or Against) The Lions (9/20/2020)
(Michigan) -- It's official: sports gambling is legal in Michigan, at least at Native American casinos, and Onyx Sports Bar inside Turtle Creek Casino on M-72 is...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Indiana Gaming

article Football betting dynamics change with legal sports books (9/24/2020)
(Indiana) -- According to a new survey conducted by the American Gaming Association (AGA), interest among the public to wager on NFL football games remains high. Thanks...
article Despite months without sports, Indiana sports betting reaches $1 billion mark (9/17/2020)
(Indiana) -- Despite not having games for a chunk of this year, sports betting has done well in Indiana. Blue Chip brought in Bears hall of famer Brian Urlacher to make...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Michigan Gaming

article Michigan prepares for online sports betting by 'late fall' (9/24/2020)
(Michigan) -- Sports gambling fanatics soon could be able to save the gas. The head of the Michigan Gaming Control Board said this week that online gambling and sports...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Leagues

article Penguins partner with Rivers Casino Pittsburgh, BetRivers.com (9/23/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pittsburgh Penguins have announced that Rivers Casino Pittsburgh and Rush Street Interactive’s online gaming brand BetRivers.com have...
article Rivers Casino, Penguins extend partnership to place sportsbook in PPG Paints Arena (9/23/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- When PPG Paints Arena re-opens its doors — post-covid — for Pittsburgh Penguins games, fans will be able to watch while simultaneously...
article From ‘Irreparable Harm’ to Moneymaker: A Brief History of NCAA Sports Betting Policy (9/21/2020)
(USA) -- Earlier this month, NCAA member institution The University of Colorado announced a five-year agreement with PointsBet, a sports betting operator with soon-to-be...
article BetMGM now the official sports betting partner for the NFL’s Raiders (9/18/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- The competition by sports betting operators in the US is fast and fierce, with the operators working overtime to secure new deals ahead of their rivals....
press release As college football plays through COVID-19, a gambling market has developed around player availability (9/18/2020)
(USA) -- When Arkansas State upset Kansas State last Saturday, Las Vegas shook. The Red Wolves pulled off the stunner with a traveling squad of only 62. They were...
article DraftKings named New York Giants official sports betting operator (9/16/2020)
(New York) -- Sportsbook operator Draftkings will be the official sports betting operator for the New York Giants, based at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford,...
article Sports betting deal reached between DraftKings and NFL’s New York Giants (9/16/2020)
(New York) -- The latest sports betting deal has matched up DraftKings with the New York Giants and will include a “virtual” sports lounge on game day, which...
article Eagles & Fox Bet enter multi-year sponsorship deal (9/16/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- As the centerpiece of a new multi-year sponsorship with FOX Bet – an industry leader in the mobile casino, poker, and sportsbook space – the...
8 Total Articles on this Issue

DraftKings

article Five DraftKings Casino Games That Score Big With Sports Fans (9/22/2020)
(New Jersey) -- DraftKings built their reputation on sports — first as daily fantasy, then as a sportsbook. With the growth of DraftKings Casino, it only seems...
1 Article on this Issue

Louisiana Gaming

article Louisiana Sports Betting Gets Operator-Backed Campaign For School Funding (9/22/2020)
(Louisiana) -- A second campaign pushing sports betting as a way to fund education and more launched recently, this time in Louisiana.
1 Article on this Issue

Sports in Las Vegas

article OP/ED: Big night for Raiders and their new hometown (9/22/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- As the light outside faded, the glittering casinos on the Las Vegas Strip came to life Monday evening through the giant lanai doors in the new home of the...
article ‘Super-Strong’ Betting on Las Vegas Raiders’ Home Debut (9/22/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- For years, professional sports and Las Vegas went together like taking a hit on 20 in blackjack. The NFL wouldn’t even allow the Las Vegas...
article Las Vegas Raiders Partner with BetMGM (9/18/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- On Thursday, BetMGM became the official sports betting partner of the Las Vegas Raiders. The multi-year partnership is the first time a sports betting...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Colorado Gaming

article Sports betting finally hits its stride in Colorado as major sports return from COVID slumber (9/21/2020)
(Colorado) -- As the Nuggets enjoy post season success and the Broncos kick off their season, the newly legalized world of sports betting is giving Colorado fans a...
article Sports betting becoming more popular in Colorado with start of NFL season (9/19/2020)
(Colorado) -- "It’s a fun way, and a new way to experience the Broncos and watching sports," says Ian St. Clair of PlayColorado.com. If you watched...
article Why sports betting has gone down a storm in Colorado (9/17/2020)
(Colorado) -- So, the most significant subject right now is the legality of United States sports betting. At the moment, sports betting is only legal if and foremost,...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Illinois Gaming

article Pritzker Renews Executive Order, Sports Betting Remote Registration Extended In Illinois (9/19/2020)
(Illinois) -- Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker extended remote registration for sports betting, as the Secretary of State filed Executive Order 2020-55 on Friday which included...
article Remote registration gives Illinois a sports betting surge (9/18/2020)
(Illinois) -- Relaxing an in-person registration requirement for sports betting has been hailed as a critical moment in Illinois’ July performance, despite the...
article Will Pritzker Give Mobile Illinois Sports Betting Another Reprieve? (9/17/2020)
(Illinois) -- It sounds like an extension could be in the works to continue remote Illinois sports betting registration beyond Saturday. At least one sportsbook operator...
article Illinois racks up nearly $62M sports betting handle since pandemic-spoiled launch — and 90% is linked to state’s top grossing casino (9/16/2020)
(Illinois) -- Illinois’ new legal sports betting industry got off to a false start due to COVID-19, but it’s hitting pay dirt just as pro football teams return to the...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Maryland Gaming

article Voters to decide on sports betting (9/19/2020)
(Maryland) -- Washington County voters will find some statewide issues to consider on the 2020 general election ballot, most notably whether sports betting should be...
1 Article on this Issue

Ohio Gaming

article Ohio Sports Betting Excitement Slows After Senator’s Comments (9/19/2020)
(Ohio) -- Ohio sports betting has been in the works over the past year. Things began to pick up this summer as state lawmakers were working on a sports betting bill....
article Not So Fast: Eklund Pumps Brakes On Ohio Sports Betting Excitement (9/18/2020)
(Ohio) -- There’s been some excitement about finally legalizing Ohio sports betting, with reports surfacing of a compromise between the House and Senate. Sen. John...
article Ohio Lawmaker Says Goal Is To Reach Consensus, Vote On Sports Betting By Year’s End (9/18/2020)
(Ohio) -- Ohio lawmakers have been saying for months that they are close to a deal on sports betting, and stakeholders are gearing up to jump in — in the last...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

South Dakota Gaming

article SD voters to decide future of marijuana legalization and sports betting (9/19/2020)
(South Dakota) -- All eyes are on the race between President Donald Trump, and challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden. South Dakotans have more at stake on the...
article Deadwood casinos seek to offer cashless wagering, expect voters to approve sports betting (9/18/2020)
(South Dakota) -- While Deadwood casinos expect South Dakota voters to approve in November ballot the amendment that authorizes the Legislature to allow wagering on...
article Deadwood bets on sports wagering (9/16/2020)
(South Dakota) -- Deadwood casinos are once again betting on South Dakota voters to allow them to expand their gaming choices. Amendment B authorizes the Legislature to...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Virginia Gaming

article Teel: Sanctioned gambling on college sports better than the alternative (9/19/2020)
(Virginia) -- Sanctioned sports wagering in Virginia is ticketed to debut in 2021, almost certainly by college basketball’s March Madness. Too bad folks won’...
article Virginia Lottery Board approves sports betting regulations, brings Virginia closer to legal sports wagering (9/16/2020)
(Virginia) -- The Virginia Lottery Board announced Tuesday the formal approval of a regulatory framework for legal sports betting, meeting the Virginia General Assembly...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

William Hill

article US activist investor wages £115m on stake in William Hill (9/19/2020)
(UK) -- A US activist investor has wagered £115million on a stake in William Hill, fuelling speculation that it could push for a sale of the British bookmaker. HG...
1 Article on this Issue

Arizona Gaming

article OP/ED: Arizona Coyotes stiffing Glendale? And this team wants somebody to build a new arena? (9/18/2020)
(Arizona) -- So I’m guessing the Arizona Coyotes won’t be finding any suckers, excuse me, I mean taxpayers willing to build the team a new arena any time...
1 Article on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article Why A PointsBet Retail Sportsbook At Bally's Makes A Lot Of Sense (9/18/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- The Wild Wild West is one step closer to separating from Bally’s Atlantic City. During this week’s Casino Reinvestment Development...
1 Article on this Issue

Penn National

article Penn National stock soars as Barstool sports-betting app readies for launch (9/18/2020)
(Wall Street) -- What a roller-coaster ride it's been for Penn National Gaming investors – and the journey is expected to continue. Shares of the Wyomissing...
article OP/ED: Penn prepares for its ‘one chance’ with Barstool (9/16/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Ground zero for Dave Portnoy’s big sports-betting adventure would appear to be Pennsylvania. Or, rather, Barstool shareholder Penn National...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Betting

article As college football plays through COVID-19, a gambling market has developed around player availability (9/18/2020)
(USA) -- When Arkansas State upset Kansas State last Saturday, Las Vegas shook. The Red Wolves pulled off the stunner with a traveling squad of only 62. They were...
article SportsHandle: That was the week that was in US sports betting - September 18, 2020 (9/18/2020)
(USA) -- SportsHandle and friends deliver another round-up of the week’s big developments in US sports betting.
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Connecticut Gaming

article Chairman Of Mashantucket Pequot Tribe Talks CT Sports Betting Status (9/17/2020)
(Connecticut) -- When will Connecticut see a legal sports betting market? Tribal Chairman of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe, Rodney Butler, sat down with...
1 Article on this Issue

Hard Rock

article Hard Rock Sportsbook looking towards the future (9/17/2020)
(Iowa) -- When the sports world shut down, so did the wagers at sportsbooks across the nation. Instead of gamblers hitting their bets and major league baseball players...
1 Article on this Issue

Washington, D.C. Gaming

article A D.C. sports betting app was supposed to raise millions for the city. It’s off to a rough start. (9/16/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- The legalization of sports betting in D.C. has yet to deliver the windfall to the city treasury that officials promised, with the project hobbled by...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Spain Close to Suspending Existing Sports Betting Deals (9/13/2020)
(Spain) -- Spain is jumping the gun on a mulled sports betting advertisement ban that would affect existing gambling sports sponsorships. The government announced on...
press release Trilogy Group Joins Forces with TFA Capital Partners to Bring BetMGM Sports Betting To Tribal Gaming Casinos (8/26/2020)
(Arizona) -- Trilogy Group, a native woman managed company, whose principals possess over 50 years in the gaming industry, have extended their existing relationship with...
article Brazil President Bolsonaro Approved Sports Betting Privatization (8/23/2020)
(Brazil) -- Sports betting in Brazil will be privatized by the country after the proposed decree by the Ministry of Economy was signed into law by President Jair...
article NBA launches betting-centric telecast for select games of restart (8/3/2020)
(New York) -- The NBA on Monday announced the launch of an alternate telecast centered on sports betting for select games, the latest broadcast enhancement for the NBA...
article SCHUETZ: I’m Just a Casino Guy (7/13/2020)
(USA) -- Casinos today depend on technology to such an extent that the human touch and common sense are often overlooked. The recent mistake made by Bellagio and BetMGM...
article June 12: SportsHandle: that was the week that was in US sports betting (6/12/2020)
(USA) -- The Illinois Gaming Board approved seven casinos for Master Sports Wagering licenses Thursday, moving the Land of Lincoln another step closer to having mobile...
article TheScore CEO John Levy on why sports betting is going mainstream (6/2/2020)
(Canada) -- Sports media and betting are on their way to being inextricably intertwined. “If you look at the traditional way sports betting has been launched in...
article Cyprus flags ‘discrepancies’ in sports betting ops’ tax filings (5/12/2020)
(Cyprus) -- Cyprus-licensed online sports betting operators appear to be dodging their tax obligations, according to the country’s national auditor. On Tuesday,...
article Open Letter to the Industry: #FreeDataFriday – Racing’s Open Data Canyon (5/8/2020)
(New York) -- Two weeks ago, Microsoft announced the launch of its “Open Data Campaign,” in their words, “to help address the looming ‘data...
article ICE North America Digital unveils final speakers and sponsors (5/5/2020)
(USA) -- Clarion Gaming’s ICE North America Digital has unveiled its final line-up of speakers and sponsors as the number of attendees passes the 1,700 mark. The...
article GVC Announces Temporary Pay Cuts, Execs Forego Bonuses (5/2/2020)
(USA) -- GCV has announced pay cuts for high-ranking staff members. The measures will affect everyone up the command chain, and specifically the Executive Committee and...
press release Newgioco Pioneers Online Virtual Sports in Colombia (4/21/2020)
(Colombia) -- Newgioco Group, Inc. (“Newgioco” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:NWGI), a global sports betting and interactive gaming technology company...
article Betfred Accused of Backtracking on Pledge to Pay MoPlay Customers (4/20/2020)
(UK) -- UK betting operator Betfred is accused of reneging on a promise to honor the funds of former MoPlay customers. Betfred acquired MoPlay’s customer database...
article Sports Gambling Outlook (4/8/2020)
(Wall Street) -- The coronavirus pandemic has thrown the country into a personal and financial abyss like none other witnessed by generations of Americans, from the...
article "You need to be an ostrich" not to see illegal Indian sports betting market, says lawyer (3/20/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- The positives of legalising sports betting in India outweigh the negatives, according to an Indian gaming lawyer. Co-Head of Media Entertainment and...
article Fans comment on sport ban . . . Huge knock on betting houses (3/19/2020)
(Zimbabwe) -- BETTING houses have taken a huge knock from the recent global suspension of major sporting activities, particularly football. A survey of betting houses in...
article Ireland is closing down the betting shops to help slow down the pandemic (3/19/2020)
(Ireland) -- As the world is trying to flatten the curve of the outbreak to avoid the fate that some countries are currently battling with, many businesses are closing...
article BLOG: Biggest boxing bets come from these countries (3/3/2020)
(Worldwide) -- Boxing is a popular sport whose origins date back thousands of years. Nowadays, boxing events attract a huge number of viewers, especially the heavyweight...
article BLOG: Biggest Cheaters in Sports Gambling History (2/27/2020)
(Worldwide) -- There’s an old axiom that if you’re not cheating, you’re not trying (well, at least that’s what pro wrestling legend Eddie...
article Betting Boom Expected for the Japan 2020 Olympics (2/26/2020)
(Japan) -- The Japan 2020 Olympics, held in its capital Tokyo, will run from July 24th to August 9th. With over 11,000 athletes ready to compete. The games are expected...

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