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Michigan Gaming

article Michigan nears deal to legalize sports, online gambling (12/8/2019)
(Michigan) -- The Legislature and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are closing in on an agreement to legalize sports betting and internet gambling in Michigan, with final votes...
article Michigan legislators approve sports betting legalization measure (12/6/2019)
(Michigan) -- The Michigan House of Representatives reportedly passed a wide-ranging piece of legislation earlier this week that could soon see the Midwestern state...
article Michigan Pushing Sports Betting To Limit Again (12/5/2019)
(Michigan) -- If anything came out of Tuesday’s Regulatory Reform Committee meeting in the Michigan Senate it was this: legal sports betting faces the same two...
article Michigan Senator: Sports Betting, Online Casino 'Signed Before Christmas' (12/5/2019)
(Michigan) -- Michigan residents may have an unexpected present under the tree this Christmas. State Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr. tells Legal Sports Report that negotiations...
article Michigan Sports Betting Bid Gets Tribal Support (12/5/2019)
(Michigan) -- In a signal that supports Michigan’s sports betting bill is gaining steam, the Native American tribes in the state have suggested they approve the...
article Michigan tribes back sports betting legislation, bill sponsor says (12/4/2019)
(Michigan) -- Leaders of Michigan's Indian tribes, whose support could be crucial to allowing sports betting in Michigan, are generally on board with legislation...
article Michigan Tribes Ready to Get Behind Sports Betting, Governor Not So Sure (12/4/2019)
(Michigan) -- Michigan’s tribal operators are broadly supportive of sports betting in the sate – at least according to State Rep. Brandt Iden (R-Oshtemo...
article Budget battle still looms for Michigan lawmakers as they return from break (12/2/2019)
(Michigan) -- The Michigan Legislature is returning from its hunting and Thanksgiving break this week, a session recess that’s been a long-standing tradition over...
article Sports betting legislation getting support from Michigan Indian tribes (12/2/2019)
(Michigan) -- Leaders of Michigan's Indian tribes, whose support could be crucial to allowing sports betting in Michigan, are generally on board with legislation...
9 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Leagues

article NFL peddles its integrity on gambling while reaching deeper into fans’ pockets (12/8/2019)
(New York) -- Before going any further, let’s briefly summarize Couch Slouch v. The National Football League on a key, burgeoning issue: I remain pro-gambling (as...
article Josh Shaw’s gambling appeal will be handled by the league office (12/7/2019)
(Arizona) -- Eight days ago, the NFL suspended Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw through the 2020 season for betting on pro football. He reportedly has appealed. So...
article With his wager, Arizona’s Josh Shaw committed a cardinal sin (12/7/2019)
(Arizona) -- The suspension of Arizona Cardinals cornerback Josh Shaw through next season for placing a legal bet on NFL games underscores just how serious a sin the NFL...
article Source: Arizona Cardinals' Josh Shaw appeals suspension for gambling (12/4/2019)
(Arizona) -- Arizona Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw has appealed his suspension for violating the NFL gambling policy, a source familiar with the matter told ESPN on...
article How the Blues' predictive gaming app reveals the future of NHL gambling (12/4/2019)
(USA) -- It was a seemingly meaningless shot on goal, at least within the context of the St. Louis Blues' Western Conference finals Game 3 against the San Jose...
article How the Blues' predictive gaming app reveals the future of NHL gambling (12/4/2019)
(Missouri) -- It was a seemingly meaningless shot on goal, at least within the context of the St. Louis Blues' Western Conference finals Game 3 against the San Jose...
article Josh Shaw Appeals NFL Suspension For Betting On League Games (12/3/2019)
(Arizona) -- Arizona Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw, who faces a suspension at least through the 2020 season for betting on NFL games, has appealed the league’...
article NFL Suspension Of Josh Shaw Shows Where Communication Can Improve In Legal Sports Betting Era (12/3/2019)
(USA) -- With the NFL‘s recent announcement to suspend Arizona Cardinals cornerback Josh Shaw, everyone in the legal US sports betting market should keep their...
article Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino Reaches Marketing Deal With Eagles, Expands Caesars NFL Reach (12/3/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack, which is operated by Caesars Entertainment Corp., said Monday it landed a marketing pact with the NFL...
article Josh Shaw reportedly bet against the Arizona Cardinals ... and lost (12/2/2019)
(Arizona) -- The strange saga of Arizona Cardinals safety Josh Shaw has taken another interesting turn. The safety, who was suspended Friday through at least the 2020...
article Report: Josh Shaw Bet on Cardinals Game as Part of Parlay Leading to Suspension (12/2/2019)
(Arizona) -- Arizona Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw was suspended through the 2020 season for betting on NFL games, and David Purdum of ESPN reported Monday a three-...
article Report: Josh Shaw made three-team parlay bet that included Cardinals (12/2/2019)
(Arizona) -- It’s becoming readily apparent why the NFL felt it appropriate to come down hard on Arizona Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw for betting on NFL...
article Sources: Josh Shaw's parlay bet included Arizona Cardinals game (12/2/2019)
(Arizona) -- A three-team parlay that included an Arizona Cardinals game led the NFL in part to suspend Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw for violating the league's...
article The Cardinals player suspended for betting on the NFL listed job as ‘professional football player’ in casino account (12/2/2019)
(Arizona) -- Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw, suspended until 2020 for betting on the NFL, got caught because a Las Vegas casino reported him to the league. How did...
article How much player gambling is happening? (12/2/2019)
(USA) -- Cardinals cornerback Josh Shaw, who is spending the current season on Injured Reserve, will spend all of next season on the Reverse/Suspended list for violating...
15 Total Articles on this Issue

California Sports Betting

article Tribal casinos make bold play to control sports betting in California — and legislators are not happy (12/7/2019)
(California) -- Betting that California is moving toward legalizing sports wagers, American Indian tribes are looking to dominate the action. A powerful coalition of...
article Lawmakers To Tackle California Sports Betting Bill In January Hearing (12/2/2019)
(California) -- California lawmakers plan to continue their effort to put a sports betting initiative on the ballot despite the state’s Native American tribes...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Ohio Gaming

article Lawmakers Hopeful Ohio Sports Betting Will Come In 2020 (12/7/2019)
(Ohio) -- Ohio is one of several states with a chance to sign sports betting into law before the end of 2019. However, with distinct differences among key lawmakers in...
article Eklund Shares Cautious Optimism in Ohio Sports Betting Moving Forward (12/4/2019)
(Ohio) -- Ohio state senator John Eklund, like his state house counterpart, is cautiously optimistic there will be a sports betting law to pass in the Buckeye State in...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Colorado Gaming

article Colorado Sports Betting Summit: Who’s In, Who’s Out, Who’s Who (12/6/2019)
(Colorado) -- Colorado sports betting stakeholders will huddle next week with state regulators to provide input for the state’s upcoming launch. Coloradans...
1 Article on this Issue

Australia Gaming

article Australian banks mull credit card gambling ban; Bet365 under fire (12/5/2019)
(Australia) -- Australia’s online sports betting companies could be blocked from accepting credit card wagers depending on the results of a public consultation by...
1 Article on this Issue

International Game Technology

press release IGT powers sports betting launch at Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort in New York (12/5/2019)
(New York) -- International Game Technology (IGT) announced Wednesday that its PlaySports sports betting technology is now powering retail sports betting at Akwesasne...
1 Article on this Issue

New York Gaming

article 2020 Vision: NY Sports Betting Still Trying To Phone Home (12/5/2019)
(New York) -- Legal sports betting in New York began this year with sportsbooks opening at four commercial and three tribal casinos, all located upstate. However,...
1 Article on this Issue

California Gaming

article New Year Same CA Sports Betting Bill, To Be Heard In January (12/4/2019)
(California) -- California lawmakers are expecting to begin sports betting hearings on January 15, 2020. State Senator Bill Dodd filed CA ACA 16 to be heard next year....
1 Article on this Issue

Florida Gaming

article LEGAL BLOG: Rolling the Dice: Florida Sports Betting and Gambling (12/4/2019)
(Florida) -- In Murray v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, the U.S. Supreme Court’s (SCOTUS) decision paved the way for states to enact sports gambling...
1 Article on this Issue

Illinois Gaming

article Illinois sports betting market could rival Nevada’s — once it finally launches (12/4/2019)
(Illinois) -- Sports betting was a pet project of Gov. J.B. Pritzker as part of Illinois’ sprawling gambling expansion law that passed over the summer, and...
article Illinois Could Become Sports Betting Mecca Rivaling Nevada, New Jersey – When it Goes Live There (12/3/2019)
(Illinois) -- The Illinois Gaming Board (IGB) expects to make sports betting applications for casinos, horse racetracks and professional sports arenas and fields...
article Illinois sports betting market could rival Nevada’s — once it finally launches (12/2/2019)
(Illinois) -- Sports betting was a pet project of Gov. J.B. Pritzker as part of Illinois’ sprawling gambling expansion law that passed over the summer, and...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Kentucky Gaming

article COLUMN: It’s time to make a good political bet on sports wagering in Kentucky (12/4/2019)
(Kentucky) -- Last week, state Rep. Cluster Howard, D-Jackson, wrote an editorial about why the General Assembly should just go ahead and legalize recreational marijuana...
1 Article on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article Intrade Founder Takes Another Shot at a Sports-Betting Exchange (12/4/2019)
(USA) -- One of the founders of Intrade, a popular marketplace for political predictions that shuttered in 2013, is betting that Americans are ready to gamble on sports...
1 Article on this Issue

Mobile Gaming

article Smartphones blamed as the majority of adults now gamble (12/3/2019)
(UK) -- More than half of adults in the UK now gamble, new figures show, prompting warnings that smartphone betting is fuelling increasingly addictive behaviour. The...
1 Article on this Issue

Mohegan Sun

article Mohegan Sun launches online sports betting (12/3/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Customers can now bet on sports at Mohegan Sun Pocono without stepping foot in the Plains Twp. casino. Mohegan Sun Pocono partnered with Kindred Group...
press release Kindred, in partnership with Mohegan Sun Pocono, goes online in PA (12/2/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Not long after launching the Unibet Sportsbook at Mohegan Sun Pocono, Kindred Group has gone live with online sports and casino in Pennsylvania. As of...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Iowa Gaming

article Bettors flock to legal sports gambling in Iowa Quad-Cities (12/2/2019)
(Iowa) -- Late in the second quarter, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson went on a run. Momentum was building for the Ravens to blow out the Los Angeles Rams on...
article Millions have already been wagered on sports in Iowa, with most bets placed online (12/2/2019)
(Iowa) -- Casinos across the state have had three full months to take bets on sporting events, leading to to millions of dollars in wagers, but a majority of the money...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Missouri Gaming

article Sports betting and alleged illegal slots addressed in Missouri House committee report (12/2/2019)
(Missouri) -- Legislation legalizing sports wagering has the backing of a bipartisan Missouri House gaming committee. The Missouri House Special Interim Committee on...
1 Article on this Issue

Oregon Gaming

article Oregon Lottery Sports Betting App Scoreboard Posts First Month Handle of $13.1 Million (12/2/2019)
(Oregon) -- The Oregon Lottery’s sports betting mobile application, known as “Scoreboard,” notched a decent first month handle of $13.1 million, paying...
1 Article on this Issue

Tennessee Gaming

article Spread of sports wagering snags one of Nevada’s top women in gaming (12/2/2019)
(Nevada) -- The U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision on sports wagering in 2018 was widely expected to result in other states drawing upon Nevada’s...
1 Article on this Issue

Washington, D.C. Gaming

article ANALYSIS: Sports Betting (12/2/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- One of the main objections to legalizing sports betting used to be that it would tempt players and officials to rig games. But that’s become...
article Washington D.C. Sports Betting Applications To Go Live This Week (12/2/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- After months of delays, those hoping to get involved in the Washington D.C. sports betting industry will have a chance to apply to the District of...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Mississippi Gaming

article Casino sportsbooks enjoy a strong Thanksgiving thanks to Egg Bowl and Saints (12/1/2019)
(Mississippi) -- Renee Joyner knows how to celebrate Thanksgiving Day. “Our family’s all in Germany right now, so we’re just over here relaxing, having...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article After Fast Start In The U.S., How Far Can Kambi Go? (12/3/2019)
(USA) -- As legalized sports betting proliferates across the U.S. landscape, a European-based company the public will rarely if ever hear about is originating the odds...
article SportsHandle: that was the week that was in US Sports Betting - November 22. 2019 (11/22/2019)
(USA) -- SportsHandle and friends deliver another round-up of the week’s big developments in US sports betting.
article Tribal Compacts: A Primer For Legal US Sports Betting (11/15/2019)
(USA) -- The spread of legal sports betting in the United States accelerated greatly in the past year. Thirteen states now offer some form of sports wagering, with...
article TribalNet: Visa lauded for efforts to enable sports betting (11/13/2019)
(Tennessee) -- A looming move by Visa to enable debit-type cards to be used at sports betting windows received accolades Tuesday from the wagering industry that said it...
article Public Company Sports Bettor Billy Walters Found Guilty of Insider Trading Files for Bankruptcy (11/13/2019)
(USA) -- The public company sports bettor Billy Walters was found guilty of insider trading has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Dean Foods, the largest dairy company in...
article Gambling operators sponsoring Spanish teams (11/9/2019)
(Spain) -- Eight of the teams playing in Spain’s top league have shirt sponsorship deals with a gambling operator. Just because the logo isn’t on the shirt,...
article Charley Steiner Symposium tackles sports betting (11/6/2019)
(Illinois) -- When it comes to sports gambling, not everyone is betting it’ll bring in a lot of money. Bradley University hosted the 5th Charley Steiner Symposium...
article Sportradar: driving innovation in the US sports betting arena (11/6/2019)
(USA) -- Paolo Personeni, Managing Director MTS at Sportradar, talks exclusively with SBC Americas about the company’s current position in the US sports betting...
article OP/ED: The top 3 challenges US sports betting must overcome (11/5/2019)
(USA) -- Remember when former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie infamously predicted a $200 million annual increase in tax revenue from online gambling? He not only...
article GAN attributes revenue rise to US sports betting demand (11/5/2019)
(USA) -- GameAccount Network (GAN) has reported gross operator revenue of $121.5m for the four-month period ending 31 Oct, an increase of 222% year-on-year. The supplier...
article Feds investigate owner of Campisi’s as ‘large bookmaker’ (11/3/2019)
(Texas) -- Federal agents say the owner of Dallas’ iconic Italian restaurant Campisi’s is a large illegal sports bookie with ties to internet bookmaking...
article BLOG: The Fix: Why Jake LaMotta Threw His 1947 Fight With Billy Fox (10/25/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- June 14th 1960. A warm summer’s day in Washington DC. Former Middleweight champion Jake LaMotta is in town.
press release Taco Bell’s “Steal a Base, Steal a Taco” Is Back -- And With More on the Line (10/23/2019)
(California) -- For the seventh year in a row, Taco Bell is giving fans across the country another reason to get excited for the World Series: free tacos. But this year...
article How gambling built baseball – and then almost destroyed it (10/17/2019)
(New Jersey) -- Imagine if, after watching the thrilling victory of the Chicago Cubs in Game 7 of the 2016 World Series over the Cleveland Indians – a game in...
article Poll: Approximately 80% Of Americans Support Legalized Sports Betting (10/15/2019)
(USA) -- Approximately 80% of Americans support legalized sports betting, according to a recent poll conducted by the Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall...
article Keith O’Loughlin: Football will be a key driver of US sports betting growth (10/10/2019)
(USA) -- Keith O’Loughlin, SVP of Sportsbook and Platforms at SG Digital, talks to SBC Americas about the ways that responsible sports betting is altering...
article Poll: 80% of Americans Now in Favor of Sports Betting Legalization (10/10/2019)
(USA) -- Americans have flip flopped on how much they embrace legal sports betting. In February 2017, results of a Seton Hall Sports Poll revealed that only 46% of...
article Ladbrokes owner sees profits boost despite gambling crackdown (10/10/2019)
(UK) -- GVC, the company that owns Ladbrokes, says it expects its profits to be bigger than expected despite the government's clampdown on gambling.
article Purdue about to ban sports betting for faculty, staff; here's how one NCAA school did it (10/5/2019)
(Indiana) -- Since Purdue President Mitch Daniels first hinted three weeks that the university was on the verge of telling staff, faculty and, potentially, 44,551...
article AGA and SBC ring the market changes in latest sports betting webinar (10/4/2019)
(USA) -- SBC hosted the latest iteration of its Betting on Sports webinar series this week in partnership with the American Gaming Association (AGA). ‘US Betting...

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