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California Sports Betting

article Sports betting slow in coming to California: Here’s what it might look like (10/21/2019)
(California) -- A year and a half after a Supreme Court decision legalized sports betting across the country, California so far stands pat — not yet letting state...
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Colorado Gaming

article What You Need to Know About Proposition DD (10/21/2019)
(Colorado) -- It might not be the wisest decision to put $20 down on the Broncos given how they’ve been playing recently, but if voters pass Proposition DD in...
article How sports betting in Colorado would work if voters approve Proposition DD (10/17/2019)
(Colorado) -- Voters in November will decide whether or not Colorado becomes the ninth state to offer legalized betting on college and professional sports. Proposition...
article How the Colorado Sports Betting Referendum Came Together (10/16/2019)
(Colorado) -- Six months after he helped pass Colorado’s $30.5 billion annual budget, Alec Garnett is sitting in the state capitol building with unfinished...
article How legalizing sports betting would impact the future of Colorado's waters (10/15/2019)
(Colorado) -- By next year, sports fans could be placing bets on their favorite teams and also supporting the future of Colorado's water. Proposition DD on the...
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Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

article G2E: Sports betting continues to be hot topic of the casino industry (10/21/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- You couldn’t walk 20 feet within The Venetian and the Sands Expo and Convention Center last week without running into a conversation about some...
article G2E: PA Dumpster Fire? Try Using Facts, Mr. Christie (10/21/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Pennsylvania has “really screwed it up,” he said. “A rolling dumpster fire is sports gaming in Pennsylvania,” he said. “...
article G2E: U.S. Sports Betting Sector United In Focus On One Common Enemy (10/21/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- A casual follower of the U.S. legal, regulated sports betting industry might think that executives of a pro sports league, a leading sports TV provider, a...
article G2E: Chris Christie calls Pennsylvania sports betting 'a rolling dumpster fire' (10/17/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie lately hasn't been quite as visible (and audible) as he was during his eight years in office and during the 2016...
article G2E: Global Gaming Expo Wowed By Sports Betting, But Are We? (10/17/2019)
(Nevada) -- Legalized gambling is already a multi-billion dollar industry in several states. And from the looks of what’s happening across the country, it appears...
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Indiana Gaming

article FanDuel Sportsbook Cleared For Indiana Sports Betting Launch Tomorrow (10/21/2019)
(Indiana) -- FanDuel Sportsbook received approval to launch online sports betting in Indiana as early as Tuesday from the Indiana Gaming Commission over the weekend. The...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article ‘Mattress Mack’ wants Vegas bookmakers to call him. Here’s his number (10/21/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- If a Las Vegas bookmaker is looking to take more money on the Astros to win the World Series, call Mack at 281-844-1963.
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Mississippi Gaming

article Mississippi sports betting handle skyrockets in September (10/21/2019)
(Mississippi) -- Sports wagering revenue in Mississippi almost doubled month-on-month, and increased 19.2% year-on-year to $37.9m while the state took in $5.6m in...
article Scarlet Pearl Sportsbook buzzing after Houston Astros advance to World Series (10/21/2019)
(Mississippi) -- There’s a lot of buzz coming from the Scarlet Pearl Casino’s Sportsbook in D’Iberville as the Houston Astros advance to the World...
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New York Gaming

article New York Study on Sports Betting Delayed Until April 2020 (10/21/2019)
(New York) -- A highly anticipated study by the New York State Gambling Commission centered on the state’s private casinos implementing mobile sports betting,...
article Sports betting study delayed, could affect NYS gambling laws (10/18/2019)
(New York) -- A highly anticipated study from the New York State Gambling Commission has been delayed until next year. This comes as the state considers whether to allow...
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Rhode Island Gaming

article Over 12,000 sign up for RI mobile sports betting (10/21/2019)
(Rhode Island) -- More than 12,000 people have signed up for online sports betting in Rhode Island since the new offering launched last month, though many have not taken...
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Washington, D.C. Gaming

article DC court blocks Intralot sports betting injunction (10/21/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Washington DC Superior Court has denied a request for an injunction to block the DC Lottery’s no-bid contract with Intralot, meaning the...
article Judge Rules That The City’s Controversial Sports Betting Contract Is Probably Legal (10/21/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- A D.C. judge ruled on Friday that the D.C. Council likely did not violate the law when it granted a Greek gaming company a no-bid, $215 million...
article D.C.’s No-Bid Contract For Sports Betting Is Likely Legal, Judge Rules (10/20/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- A D.C. judge ruled on Friday that the D.C. Council likely did not violate the law when it granted a Greek gaming company a no-bid, $215 million...
article Court denies injuction against District’s no-bid sports gambling contract, dealing critical blow to legal challenge (10/18/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- A D.C. Superior Court judge on Friday denied a request for a preliminary injunction that would have blocked a controversial no-bid contract with a...
article Judge lifts hurdle to mobile sports betting in DC (10/18/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- An obstacle has been cleared amid efforts to bring mobile sports betting to D.C. On Friday, a District judge lifted a temporary restraining order...
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Iowa Gaming

article All but one of state-licensed casinos now have on site sports betting (10/20/2019)
(Iowa) -- Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission administrator, Brian Ohorilko, says the Wild Rose Casinos opened their on-site sports betting facilities last week and now...
article Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission reports September sports betting revenue (10/17/2019)
(Iowa) -- People spent more than $38 million on sports betting in Iowa in September, according to the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission. But only a small fraction of...
article Grand Falls Casino handled more than $1.1 million in sports betting in September (10/16/2019)
(Iowa) -- It’s been two months since sports betting officially started in Iowa and so far, the state is seeing a positive outcome. During the month of September,...
article CB casinos bring in $7 million in sports bets in September (10/15/2019)
(Iowa) -- Three casinos in Council Bluffs combined to bring in nearly $7 million in legal sports bets in September. Statistics released by the Iowa Racing and Gaming...
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Mobile Gaming

article Wynn, Full House Resorts Partner For Mobile Sports Betting (10/20/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Full House Resorts and Wynn Resorts have entered into an agreement to allow Wynn Resorts to operate mobile and online sports betting from Full House...
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Ohio Gaming

article Ohio schools ask lawmakers to ban betting on collegiate sports (10/20/2019)
(Ohio) -- Ohio’s public colleges and universities are asking lawmakers to prohibit betting on collegiate sports as the state moves to authorize sports wagering,...
article Ohio State wants lawmakers to ban betting on the Buckeyes (10/18/2019)
(Ohio) -- Ohio State doesn't want you taking Michigan and the points. The state's flagship public university and its four-year brethren are asking lawmakers to...
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Oregon Gaming

article Users of Oregon Lottery's new sports betting app wager $500,000 by first NFL Sunday (10/20/2019)
(Oregon) -- The Oregon Lottery unveiled their sports betting app this week, and today was the first Sunday with pro-football. The state said thousands of people have...
article Geotracking tech cuts off sports bets (10/18/2019)
(Oregon) -- Some Pendleton-area folks might have a harder time than others signing onto the Oregon Lottery’s new sports betting phone app. The Lottery on Wednesday...
article Lottery’s sports-wagering service already a winner (10/18/2019)
(Oregon) -- The Oregon Lottery debuted a new sports-wagering service this week, but Duck football fans won’t be able to put their money where their mouths are by...
article Oregon Lottery sports betting platform up and running, some users reporting trouble (10/18/2019)
(Oregon) -- It’s official: the new Oregon Lottery sports-betting app is up and running. “Scoreboard” launched for the first time on Wednesday, but a...
article Go West! Oregon Lottery Launches Mobile Sports Betting (10/17/2019)
(Oregon) -- The Oregon Lottery on Wednesday officially launched its “Scoreboard” sports betting app, making it the first state in the West to offer state-...
article Scoreboard Sports Betting App Now Available In Oregon (10/17/2019)
(Oregon) -- On Wednesday, the Oregon Lottery launched the much anticipated OR sports betting app, Scoreboard. Scoreboard is the only legal sports betting app in Oregon...
article Oregon Lottery to launch sports betting app Scoreboard with an expected $300 million in wagers (10/15/2019)
(Oregon) -- Matt Shelby’s memory was vivid, as if he were in college at the University of Oregon last week, sitting in his dorm room contemplating the weekend...
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Michigan Gaming

article Place Your Bets: Michigan eyes legalized sports betting as other states move to offer wagering on games (10/19/2019)
(Michigan) -- Had you placed a bet on the Detroit Lions in their one-point loss to the Green Bay Packers last week, you would have lost in a game widely criticized for...
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Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians

article Chinook Winds’ sports wagering lounge in Oregon off to a good start (10/18/2019)
(Oregon) -- The Lounge had held a soft opening on August 27 that featured former Super Bowl champion Ed ‘Too Tall’ Jones, who placed the inaugural bet. Then...
article Chinook Winds sports betting has strong early start (10/17/2019)
(Oregon) -- It might not be booming but betting on sports is good business at Chinook Winds. Officials from the Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Reservation, who own...
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Mississippi Band of Choctaw

article G2E: Like to gamble? Here's what's coming soon to your casino floor (10/18/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- A stand-alone sports betting booth where gamblers can place wagers, watch the games and cash out without visiting the sports book counter. A slot machine...
press release IGT and Pearl River Resort Introduce VIP Sports Betting with Launch of CrystalBetting Terminal (10/17/2019)
(Mississippi) -- International Game Technology PLC and the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians’ Pearl River Resort announce the launch of IGT’s...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Pennsylvania's sports betting revenue up 144%, boosted by NFL season start (10/18/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Legal bookmakers reported $14.9 million in gross revenue from sports betting last month, and the state took in $5.3 million in tax revenue from the...
article September PA Sports Betting Led By FanDuel’s $88.5M Betting Handle (10/18/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Sports bettors in Pennsylvania know exactly what they are doing, as the 11 Pennsylvania sportsbooks had an opportunity to capitalize on a much higher...
article Pennsylvania Could Rule US Sports Betting, NJ Official Says (10/15/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- David Rebuck could have sauntered into Nevada and declared New Jersey the new capital of legal sports betting in the United States.
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Agua Caliente

article Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians partners with GAN (10/17/2019)
(California) -- Online gaming service provider Gan has agreed to supply its simulated gaming software to the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, as part of a new...
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Sports Betting & Tribes

article ICYMI: G2E: Tribal leaders urge caution in sports-betting regulations (10/17/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Native American tribes must be cautious about the nationwide rush to legalize sports betting because of the potential threat to their casinos and the...
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Sports Leagues

article NHL’s Bettman: Sports betting can help grow league’s audience (10/16/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Don’t be surprised if National Hockey League broadcasts eventually include heavy dosages of sports gambling references and information. That was...
article NHL’s Gary Bettman goes from betting opponent to advocate (10/16/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Who would have thought a decade ago that NHL commissioner Gary Bettman not only would be a panelist on a sports betting forum at the world’s largest...
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MGM Resorts

article Taco Bell, BetMGM raise stakes on World Series ‘Steal a Taco’ promo (10/15/2019)
(Nevada) -- Sports bettors in Nevada will have the chance to win free tacos — and a bit of cash — through a new partnership between BetMGM and Taco Bell.
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New Hampshire Gaming

article Manchester residents asked to weigh in on sports betting ballot question (10/15/2019)
(New Hampshire) -- City voters will decide whether to allow a retail location for sports betting in the Queen City, and a public hearing on a ballot question on the...
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Other News

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...
article Regulators have clamped down on top sports gambling companies in Kenya but it’s a risky bet (10/2/2019)
(Kenya) -- Kenyan regulators battle with the country’s top sports betting companies has reached a tipping point. In response to a new 20% tax on betting stakes in...
article Regulators have clamped down on top sports gambling companies in Kenya but it’s a risky bet (10/2/2019)
(Kenya) -- Kenyan regulators battle with the country’s top sports betting companies has reached a tipping point. In response to a new 20% tax on betting stakes in...
article Bettor Jim 'Mattress Mack' McIngvale wagers $3.5 million on Houston Astros to win World Series (10/2/2019)
(Texas) -- The Houston Astros enter the 2019 postseason as the odds-on favorite to win the World Series. One bettor is banking on them to win it all in in a big way.
article Mattress salesman bets $3.5 million on Astros to win World Series (10/2/2019)
(Texas) -- A furniture salesman is just trying to hedge, and is having some fun in the process. Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale, owner of Gallery Furniture in...
press release Investment Opportunities in $150-Billion Sports Betting Market are Focus of Twin Industry Events by Clarion Gaming in New York City from Nov. 4 - 6 (10/2/2019)
(New York) -- New York City is set to become the epicenter of the $150-billion sports betting industry next month as a major investor summit, sponsored by Morgan Stanley...
article BLOG: The headwinds against legalized sports betting (9/30/2019)
(USA) -- In the 16 months since the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, the country’s wealthiest sports league, the NFL, has...
press release Big names at Sports Betting USA (9/28/2019)
(New York) -- All of the major sports leagues in the US are scheduled to address delegates at Sports Betting USA and Investors Summit, to be held November 4-6 in New...
press release DraftKings ties up NFL daily fantasy sports deal (9/28/2019)
(USA) -- The NFL has partnered with DraftKings to make the company its first-ever official daily fantasy partner.
article BLOG: The Future Of Sports Gambling (9/25/2019)
(Internet) -- You don’t have to be an avid gambler or even a professional sports analyst to understand that betting has always been prevalent in the world of...
article BLOG: Adam Sandler To Star In Upcoming Sports Betting Movie (9/25/2019)
(Hollywood) -- Adam Sandler is jumping into the world of sports betting in a movie set to be released this winter. The actor and comedian is starring in Uncut Gems,...
article A football fan explores the dark side of sports betting in Africa (9/24/2019)
(Africa) -- BBC Africa Eye follows one young football fan on a journey across Uganda, to find out what happens when global companies target some of the poorest and most...
article How sports betting plays a key role in Nigeria’s economic development (9/24/2019)
(Nigeria) -- Magnus Ekechukwu, deputy-director of Public Affairs at the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC), said that sports betting had greatly contributed...
article Corner bars want a piece of the action as sports betting moves out of the shadows (9/22/2019)
(Nevada) -- With the spectacular growth of mobile sports wagering in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, some bar and restaurant owners are looking to morph their venues into...

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