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Connecticut Gaming

article Jacobs: Delay in legalizing sports betting in Connecticut a losing proposition (8/18/2019)
(Connecticut) -- THE LAND OF 169-to-1 ODDS — Permit me to add my voice to the sports betting debacle in Connecticut. Get it done! Get it done now! It’s a...
article OP/ED: Delay in legalizing sports betting in Connecticut a losing proposition (8/17/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Permit me to add my voice to the sports betting debacle in Connecticut. Get it done! Get it done now! It’s a year too late, but get it done...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Indiana Gaming

article First Chicago-area sports book coming soon — to Indiana (8/18/2019)
(Indiana) -- Thousands of Bears fans will make their way to Soldier Field Sept. 5 to witness the team’s latest grudge match against the Green Bay Packers. But...
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New Mexico Gaming

article Grammer: Allowing Lobo, Aggie wagering is a good bet (8/18/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Stevin Smith was in a hole. He owed his campus bookie, Benny Silman, around $10,000 and needed a way out. For most college students, that would mean a...
article Enormous expansion comes to Sandia Resort (8/18/2019)
(New Mexico) -- A massive expansion that includes a new third-floor sports bar is coming to Sandia Resort & Casino. “It’ll be an exciting addition,...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

New York Gaming

article Sports betting revenue at Rivers Casino in Schenectady dips following strong start (8/18/2019)
(New York) -- Just four weeks after opening with a splash, sports betting revenues have sharply declined. Sports wagering at Rivers Casino & Resort in Schenectady...
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West Virginia Gaming

article West Virginia Lawmaker Thinks Legislature Should Review Sports Betting Issues Plaguing the State (8/18/2019)
(West Virginia) -- One of sports betting’s most vocal proponents in the West Virginia Legislature spoke with Casino.org Friday, saying it may be time for him and...
article West Virginia Lawmaker Thinks Legislature Should Review Sports Betting Issues Plaguing the State (8/17/2019)
(West Virginia) -- One of sports betting’s most vocal proponents in the West Virginia Legislature spoke with Casino.org Friday, saying it may be time for him and...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Gambling Expansion

article How the United States is Benefiting from New Casino Laws (8/17/2019)
(Maryland) -- For many years, the United States had some of the strictest gambling laws in the world. But these laws didn’t always make sense. After all, this is...
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Iowa Gaming

article Six Iowa casinos launch sportsbooks on the first day they are legal (8/17/2019)
(Iowa) -- Casinos across the state of Iowa opened legal sports betting about three months after Governor Kim Reynolds signed a bill clearing the way for the vertical,...
article Iowa Sports Betting Day 1 Winner Is William Hill In A Rout (8/16/2019)
(Iowa) -- If anything could be gleaned from Thursday’s occasionally awkward yet orderly opening day of sports gambling in Iowa, it’s that William Hill US is...
article Iowa Takes First Legal Bets as Sportsbooks Open for Business on Thursday (8/16/2019)
(Iowa) -- The first legal sports bets in Iowa were accepted on Thursday, just three months after legislation was passed to legalize sportsbooks in the Hawkeye State.
article Iowa the 11th state in U.S. to allow sports gambling (8/16/2019)
(Iowa) -- Iowa just became the 11th state to allow sports betting, and six casinos said they were ready to sign up players and begin taking bets. New regulations allowed...
article Bluffs casino goes live after sports betting becomes legal statewide (8/16/2019)
(Iowa) -- Many people waited in line at the Amerisports Bar & Grill inside the Ameristar Casino Thursday in celebration of Iowa’s lift on the sports gambling...
article Sports betting takes root in Iowa casinos (8/16/2019)
(Iowa) -- Giant steps down the road from testing your luck on pickle tickets a new door opens for gaming options in the metro as sports betting moves toward the 24-hour...
article First day for sports betting in Iowa casinos (8/15/2019)
(Iowa) -- Sports gambling in Iowa is officially open Thursday and casinos in the state have been spending the time since it was given a thumbs up scrambling for the...
article Iowa casinos begin offering legal sports betting (8/15/2019)
(Iowa) -- Casinos across the state of Iowa opened legal sports betting at noon on Thursday, August 15. It comes about three months after Governor Kim Reynolds signed a...
article Iowans Get In The Game On First Day Of Sports Gambling (8/15/2019)
(Iowa) -- Iowa is officially open for business for sports betting. Several casinos across the state took their first wagers Thursday, making Iowa the 11th state in the U...
article Diamond Jo Casino prepares to kick off sports gambling (8/15/2019)
(Iowa) -- Iowa is now the 11th state in the country to allow sports betting. Today at noon, casinos began to take bets on professional, collegiate and international...
article How State Regulators Met Speedy Iowa Sports Betting Timeline (8/15/2019)
(Iowa) -- Iowa sports betting will launch today, an amazing statement given the quick timeline to get here. The state legislature initially tasked the Iowa Racing and...
article How will it work: Isle Casino officials explain how they will operate sports betting (8/15/2019)
(Iowa) -- Isle Casino Hotel Management opened its doors at noon Thursday to allow people to make some of the first bets in the state. They say a lot of planning went...
article Iowa Sports Betting Launch: What You Need To Know (8/15/2019)
(Iowa) -- Just 94 days after the Gov. Kim Reynolds signed the enabling legislation, Iowa sports betting joins the list of regulated US markets. The first sportsbooks...
article Legal Sports Betting Begins at Prairie Meadows Casino (8/15/2019)
(Iowa) -- Starting at noon on Thursday Iowans are able to place their first legal bets on sporting events. The William Hill Sports Book at Prairie Meadows Casino is...
article Waterloo’s Isle Casino welcomes first day of sports betting (8/15/2019)
(Iowa) -- Just more than a year after the U.S. Supreme Court lifted the ban on sports betting, people were able to place their bets at some Iowa casinos on their...
15 Total Articles on this Issue

Minnesota Gaming

article Could Minnesota Sports Betting Come From Lottery Provider? (8/17/2019)
(Minnesota) -- Earlier this week, the Minnesota State Lottery and International Game Technology (IGT), agreed to extend their current contract to run through November of...
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N.J. Sports Betting

article Media Heavyweight theScore Jumps Into NJ Sports Betting Marketplace (8/17/2019)
(New Jersey) -- Another new contender will enter the competitive NJ sports betting marketplace in the coming days. After receiving regulatory approval, the Score will...
article New Jersey Casinos Can Thank Online Gambling For Their Best July Since 2011 (8/16/2019)
(New Jersey) -- Online gambling and sports betting are paying huge dividends for New Jersey’s suddenly resurgent gambling industry. According to the New Jersey...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Oregon Gaming

article Oregon Online Sports Betting May Get Delayed Start (8/17/2019)
(Oregon) -- The Oregon Lottery may miss the planned kick-off date for legal digital sports betting — the start of the pro football season — which falls on...
article An Oregon Casino Could Be The First To Offer A Legal Sportsbook In The State (8/15/2019)
(Oregon) -- The Oregon Lottery appears to have competition in the world of legalized sports betting. And it has yet to even launch. According to a representative with...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Fantasy Sports

article Proposed Rules Would Ban "Autodraft" For DFS Games In Ohio (8/16/2019)
(Ohio) -- The Ohio Casino Control Commission’s draft rules for fantasy sports wagering in the state would "ban players from using 'autodraft,' which...
article Ohio moving to regulate fantasy sports ahead of NFL season (8/15/2019)
(Ohio) -- Ohioans who fashion themselves digital Bill Belichicks or Terry Franconas could have to draft their fantasy teams themselves rather than leaving it to their...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Illinois Gaming

article Get A Grip: The Week In Sports Betting: Illinois Lagging In Midwest (8/16/2019)
(Illinois) -- Iowa became the first Midwestern state to launch sports betting on Thursday, and more than two months after the Illinois General Assembly sent sports...
1 Article on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

article PA Online Sports Betting Overtook Retail In July With 66% Of Betting (8/16/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- July is not known as a big betting month, but that didn’t stop the expansion of the PA online betting market from posting the biggest month for...
article Pennsylvania iGaming reports initial results; from humble beginnings, 24/7 gambling is borne (8/16/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Three Pennsylvania casinos took in $812,306 in revenue from online gamblers playing slot machines and table games in the inaugural month of iGaming.
article Pennsylvania Releases July’s Sports Betting Results (8/16/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Sportsbooks in Pennsylvania have posted strong results for July, collecting $59.3 million in total digital bets over the month. Despite most sports...
article Pennsylvania’s online gambling stats; DOJ appeals Wire Act ruling (8/16/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania’s online gambling market has only just launched and it’s already under threat by the US Department of Justice.
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Pennsylvania Online

article Lack of Poker and Apple Support Impeding Pennsylvania Online Gambling (8/16/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- In trying to predict the performance of the online gaming market in Pennsylvania, many analysts looked to the neighboring state of New Jersey as a...
article Pennsylvania Online Sports Betting Record Numbers Continue (8/16/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Just two months into Pennsylvania’s online sports betting launch and the state is already achieving record highs in terms of total handle and...
article Gambling.Com Group Approved For Commercial Deals in PA, WV (8/15/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Gambling.com Group Plc is open for business in potentially one of the most lucrative legal sports betting markets in the country and another market...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Leagues

article FanDuel and Major League Baseball sign sports betting deal (8/16/2019)
(New York) -- The partnership provides FanDuel access to official MLB data, along with league and team marks and logos, across the company’s online sports betting...
article FanDuel Becomes Latest Authorized Gaming Operator for MLB, Gains Access to Official Data Feed (8/16/2019)
(USA) -- Major League Baseball has agreed to a multiyear deal with FanDuel, making the company its latest authorized gaming operator. The agreement puts FanDuel in line...
article FanDuel Becomes Third US Sports Betting Partner Of The MLB (8/16/2019)
(New York) -- On Thursday, Major League Baseball and FanDuel announced a multi-year partnership that would make FanDuel an Authorized Gaming Operator of the MLB. As part...
article FanDuel scores with new multi-year Major League Baseball deal (8/16/2019)
(New York) -- New York City-headquartered sports-tech entertainment company, FanDuel Group, and Major League Baseball (MLB), announced Thursday that they had entered...
article MLB Adds FanDuel as Authorized Sports Betting Operator, Joins Rival DraftKings and MGM Resorts (8/16/2019)
(New York) -- FanDuel is has become the third sportsbook operator to be designated an “Authorized Gaming Operator” by Major League Baseball. FanDuel joins...
article MLB Adds FanDuel as Authorized Sports Betting Operator, Joins Rival DraftKings and MGM Resorts (8/16/2019)
(USA) -- FanDuel has become the third sportsbook operator to be designated an “Authorized Gaming Operator” by Major League Baseball. FanDuel joins DraftKings...
article MLB adds FanDuel as third sports betting partner (8/16/2019)
(New York) -- Major League Baseball (MLB) has named fantasy sports provider and sportsbook operator FanDuel as an official gaming partner. The multi-year deal gives...
article CBS Broadcast Ticker for Pro Football Could Include NFL Odds and Sports Betting Lines (8/16/2019)
(USA) -- NFL odds and lines could be featured on the scrolling ticker during CBS broadcasts of pro football games this year. That represents a stark contrast from the...
article NFL Strikes First Canadian Casino Agreement With Gateway (8/16/2019)
(British Columbia) -- Gateway Casino & Entertainment has become the NFL’s first Canadian casino partner. The multi-year agreement will see the British Columbia...
article FanDuel Group and Major League Baseball Announce Sports Betting Partnership (8/15/2019)
(New York) -- FanDuel Group and Major League Baseball (MLB) today announced a multi-year partnership designating FanDuel as an Authorized Gaming Operator of MLB. This is...
10 Total Articles on this Issue

Shakopee Mdewakanton

article Little Six Casino, Polaris and CenturyLink Redesign Premium Spaces at U.S. Bank Stadium (8/15/2019)
(Minnesota) -- Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, an original 2016 U.S. Bank Stadium Founding Partner and one of the first casinos to ink an NFL partnership, will expand its...
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Other News

article Rush Street Interactive Partners With Michigan's Gun Lake Casino (8/18/2019)
(Michigan) -- The Gun Lake Casino4Fun site, which is powered by a proprietary Internet gaming platform owned by RSI, allows visitors to the website to play a wide range...
article That was the week that was in US sports betting (8/16/2019)
(USA) -- SportsHandle and friends deliver another round-up of the week’s big developments in US sports betting.
article Casino City’s Friday Five: Sports betting revenue edition (8/16/2019)
(USA) -- With the National Football League's new season kicking off in just three weeks, more U.S. states are joining in on the sports betting fun.
article US betting market trends: Google paid ads and the introduction of Fox Bet (8/13/2019)
(USA) -- The regulated US sports betting market generated handle of $690.4m for the month of June, which was down 3.7% on May’s total of $717.3m. The slight...
article Hoosier Park mounts campaign to hire 170 for sports betting, live dealing (8/13/2019)
(Indiana) -- As Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino adds sports betting and live dealers for table games to its mix of amusement, it is also planning to...
article Formula 1 In-Play Service with Sportradar Promises Unprecedented Data Access to Transform Betting on Races (8/7/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Formula 1 betting may be about to go into overdrive. Through its partnership deal with Sportradar, the racing car series will launch a live data feed for...
article Portugal’s online casino revenue surpasses sports betting (8/1/2019)
(Portugal) -- Portugal’s online gambling market set another revenue record in Q2, thanks to a serious surge in online casino activity. Figures released Thursday by...
article Relief For Gambling Operators In Kenya, Revenue Authority Clears 10 Betting Companies (7/23/2019)
(Kenya) -- Amidst the ongoing crackdown on betting companies in Kenya, to the relief of gambling operators, Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) cleared 10 betting firms on...
article Sports Bettors Of Different Stripes: Bill, A Healthcare Pro In D.C. (7/2/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- This story is part of a Sports Handle miniseries looking at sports bettors across the country: Regular Joes who bet recreationally or semi-...
press release Sportech appoints Richard McGuire as chief executive (7/2/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Betting technology provider Sportech has named its interim executive chairman Richard McGuire as its new chief executive officer. McGuire has served on...
article Rivers Casino names sports betting manager (6/28/2019)
(New York) -- A gambling industry veteran has come aboard to run Rivers Casino & Resorts’ soon-to-open sports betting lounge. Hal Wafer was announced as the...
press release Sportech Venues Secures Exclusive Off-Track Betting License Protections (6/28/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Sportech Venues, Inc., a division of Sportech PLC, announced that the Connecticut State Budget signed by Governor Lamont on June 26, 2019 included...
article What States have Legalized Sports Betting? (6/17/2019)
(USA) -- PASPA, the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act that prevented states from legalizing sports betting was finally struck down May last year.
article Here’s A Preview Of The First All American Sports Betting Summit At Monmouth (6/17/2019)
(New Jersey) -- The inaugural All American Sports Betting Summit (AASBS) is coming to Monmouth Park this week. It means New Jersey sports betting will be in the...
article Meek Mill Lost An Absurd Amount Of Money After The Raptors Beat The Warriors In NBA Finals (6/17/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Meek Mill might be from South Philly, but the rapper was one of the few in America who was all in on the Golden State Warriors to win this year’s...
article Get A Grip: The Week In Sports And Sports Betting: D.C., And More (6/14/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- It seems that every step of the way, Washington D.C.’s move to legalize and now launch sports betting has been controversial. Earlier this...
article That was the week that was in US sports betting (6/14/2019)
(USA) -- On Wednesday afternoon, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement released casino industry figures from May, including totals for sports betting. According...
article New Jersey’s Message To Other Sports Betting States: Be Prepared (6/14/2019)
(New Jersey) -- At this week’s annual East Coast Gaming Congress in Atlantic City, New Jersey’s chief regulator had a message for legislators and fellow...
article The Future of Sports Betting is Online, Says Experts (6/14/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Not long ago, we spoke about the East Coast Gaming Conference taking place in Atlantic City. This conference has now come and gone, and experts here...
article LPGA Takes Swing at Sports Betting Integrity Concerns, Partners With Data Monitoring Company (6/13/2019)
(USA) -- The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) is partnering with Genius Sports to better protect the tour from rogue outside influences linked to gambling.

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