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Washington Gaming

article Washington State to consider new sports betting bills (1/17/2020)
(Washington) -- Lawmakers in Washington State are to consider bills that have been introduced to legalise certain forms of sports wagering. Senate Bill 6277 is currently...
article Washington State Suddenly Awash In Sports Betting Bills (1/16/2020)
(Washington) -- Two tribal sports betting bills have been filed in the Washington state legislature in the last two days, and both include the college “carve out...
article What Are The Prospects For New Washington Sports Betting Bills? (1/16/2020)
(Washington) -- An initiative to get Washington sports betting is underway in the legislature but one man behind the bill doesn’t expect passage this year. The...
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Indiana Gaming

article Hoosiers wagered $436 million on sports in first 4 months of legal betting (1/16/2020)
(Indiana) -- Sports gambling has boosted Indiana’s tax coffers by $3.7 million since it became legal in September. People in the Hoosier state have wagered nearly...
article Seven categories of Super Bowl 'prop bets' approved for wagers in Indiana (1/16/2020)
(Indiana) -- Some of those wacky bets Nevada casinos typically offer on unlikely events during the Super Bowl will be available this year at Indiana casino sportsbooks...
article Kravitz: Legal sports gambling in Indiana is generating big business – and big concerns about addiction (1/15/2020)
(Indiana) -- Legal sports betting in Indiana began Sept. 1, 2019, first through sportsbooks and then on mobile apps, and for an enthusiastic gambler named Joe (not his...
article Indiana's sports betting obsession: Gamblers wagered $436 million in 4 months (1/14/2020)
(Indiana) -- The money shelled out on sports bets in Indiana during the state's first four months of legal gambling was more than the advertising revenue raked in...
article Indiana Gaming Commission Releases Year-End Sports Betting Numbers (1/13/2020)
(Indiana) -- Sports betting revenues totaled almost $30 million since sportsbooks opened in September. The Indiana Gaming Commission’s year-end report shows that...
article Indiana's sports betting obsession: Gamblers wagered $436 million in 4 months (1/13/2020)
(Indiana) -- The money shelled out on sports bets in Indiana during the state's first four months of legal gambling was more than the advertising revenue raked in...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

MGM Resorts

article National Lacrosse League, MGM make sports betting deal (1/16/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- BetMGM has been named the official and exclusive gaming partner of the National Lacrosse League. The BetMGM app comes from Roar Digital, a joint...
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Nebraska Gaming

article Nebraska Games Of Skill Act Would Legalize Poker, Sports Gambling (1/16/2020)
(Nebraska) -- Online poker in Nebraska could become a reality if a new gaming bill passes through the legislature this year. The Games of Skill Act (LB990), filed by Sen...
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New York Gaming

article New York Senate Committee Advances Bill On Online Sports Betting But Will Impasse On Mobile Continue? (1/16/2020)
(New York) -- A New York State Senate committee passed a measure that could lead to the legalization of online sports gambling in the Empire State, firing the latest...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Gamblers bet $1.5 billion on sports in Pennsylvania last year (1/16/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- Gamblers placed almost $1.5 billion in wagers and generated $30 million in revenue for the state in the first full year of legalized sports gambling....
article PA Sports Betting Needs Less Than A Year To Reach Mobile Potential (1/16/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- Peak mobile share for PA sports betting reached new heights in December, another telling sign of public preference in the US market. Online sports...
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Sports Betting & Tribes

article Ute Mountain Utes plan to open sports book (1/16/2020)
(Colorado) -- The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe plans to open a sports book at its Ute Mountain Casino in Towaoc by May 1. Nicki Green, an attorney with the tribe, said tribal...
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Tennessee Gaming

article OP/ED: The Tennessee Lottery shouldn't oversee sports gambling. Here is why (1/16/2020)
(Tennessee) -- Placing the Tennessee Lottery in charge of sports betting illustrates a fundamental misunderstanding our state legislature has about sports betting....
article How Many Millions Would Tennessee Sports Betting Forfeit With Minimum Hold Rule? (1/13/2020)
(Tennessee) -- Tennessee sports betting could cost itself nearly $11 million annually in tax revenue by imposing minimum hold requirements on operators. That’s...
article Tenn. Sports Betting Draft Regs Draw Remarks on Parlay, Payout Issues (1/13/2020)
(Tennessee) -- The Tennessee State Lottery received more than 580 comments on its draft regulations for sports betting. That’s according to a document posted on...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

American Gaming Association

article NBA Boss Adam Silver To Headline AGA Sports Betting Summit (1/15/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- NBA commissioner Adam Silver is the top name scheduled for the American Gaming Association’s Sports Betting Executive Summit in March. Silver...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article Harrington named vice chair of Casino Control Commission (1/15/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Sharon Anne Harrington was selected to serve as vice chair of the Casino Control Commission for the upcoming year. Harrington, 65, of Bradley Beach,...
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Canada Gaming

article Masse wants to raise stakes for sports betting (1/15/2020)
(Canada) -- A local Member of Parliament is gathering support for the legalizing of single-game sports betting in Canada. Windsor West MP Brian Masse was in Toronto and...
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DraftKings

article DraftKings Opens Las Vegas Office But When Will Its Sportsbook Follow? (1/15/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- DraftKings co-founder Matt Kalish and sportsbook director Johnny Avello led a tour Wednesday through the company’s expansive new Las Vegas office....
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Kentucky Gaming

article Bill that allows betting on University of Kentucky sports advances in legislature (1/15/2020)
(Kentucky) -- A bill to legalize sports betting in Kentucky was amended Wednesday to allow betting on the sports teams of in-state public universities, opening the door...
article Sports Betting Bill Advances In Kentucky Legislature (1/15/2020)
(Kentucky) -- A legislative committee has unanimously approved a bill that would legalize sports betting in Kentucky, sending it to be considered by the state House of...
article Sports betting bill unanimously passes through KY House Committee (1/15/2020)
(Kentucky) -- The idea of sports wagering in Kentucky took a big step Wednesday. House Bill 137, which would make sports betting legal in the state, passed the House...
article Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear Hails Sports Betting Bill, Wants Casinos for Additional Education Funding (1/14/2020)
(Kentucky) -- On the night before Kentucky’s sports betting bill gets its first hearing in the General Assembly, Gov. Andy Beshear told lawmakers he supports state...
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Maine Gaming

article Opposition In Maine After Governor Vetoed Sports Betting Bill (1/15/2020)
(Maine) -- Governor Janet Mills vetoed ME LD 553 on January 10th that would have made sports betting legal in Maine. Lobbyists and other advocates of the legalization of...
article Our View: Gov. Mills’ sports betting veto was the right call (1/13/2020)
(Maine) -- You can buy a lottery ticket in Maine. You can put down a bet on a horse race. You can push the buttons on a slot machine, fill out a card for high-stakes...
article Maine Rejected Sports Betting While Washington, DC Will Debut App Soon (1/12/2020)
(Maine) -- Last Friday, Maine Gov. Janet Mills vetoed a bill that would have paved the way for the state to become the third in New England to permit sports betting. The...
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Montana Gaming

article Billings group challenges Montana Lottery rule requiring alcohol license to offer sports betting (1/15/2020)
(Montana) -- A Billings-based investment group is suing the Montana State Lottery for the right to be granted a sports wagering license. In a lawsuit filed in Lewis and...
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Navajo Nation

article Sports betting in Navajo casinos draws closer (1/15/2020)
(Arizona) -- The Navajo Gaming Enterprise is getting closer to a time when it will be able to offer visitors to its casinos an opportunity to bet on their favorite...
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Nevada Gaming

article Revised Nevada Sports Betting Data Could Reveal Deeper Revenue Breakdown (1/15/2020)
(Nevada) -- Nevada was once the only face on the Mount Rushmore of US sports betting. When the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) was repealed in...
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Nottawaseppi Huron

article Firekeepers Casino partners with Scientific Games to provide sports betting; timeline unknown (1/15/2020)
(Michigan) -- FireKeepers Casino will soon offer sports betting after selecting the sportsbook Scientific Games Corporation to provide the service in Battle Creek. The...
article Scientific Games enters Michigan sports betting and iGaming market (1/15/2020)
(Michigan) -- Following the recent passage of a bill legalizing sports betting and online casino, Scientific Games will launch retail sports betting at FireKeepers...
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Ontario Gaming

article Masse wants to raise stakes for sports betting (1/15/2020)
(Ontario) -- A local Member of Parliament is gathering support for the legalizing of single-game sports betting in Canada. Windsor West MP Brian Masse was in Toronto and...
1 Article on this Issue

Rhode Island Gaming

article $2.5M in Rhode Island sports betting revenue made last month (1/15/2020)
(Rhode Island) -- The Rhode Island sportsbook made nearly 2 1/2 times more in sports betting revenue last month compared to the previous December, according to a lottery...
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Sports Leagues

press release National Lacrosse League and BetMGM Announce First-Ever U.S. Gaming Partnership in Lacrosse (1/15/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- The National Lacrosse League (NLL) today announced a landmark partnership with Roar Digital – a joint venture between global gaming industry...
article DraftKings Will Serve Football Hungry DFS Players With an XFL Offering (1/14/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Super Bowl LIV is scheduled for Feb. 2 and in most years, the premier contest marks the end of competitive football until August when the NFL’s...
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St. Regis Mohawk

article A sneak peek at sports betting at Akwesasne Mohawk Casino (1/15/2020)
(New York) -- 7 News gets a sneak preview of sports betting at Akwesasne Mohawk Casino. Some of bets are already in at the new Sticks Sports Book and Grill. Want to bet...
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Washington, D.C. Gaming

article Washington D.C. sports betting app delayed to March, William Hill sole license applicant (1/15/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- The D.C. Lottery says the app, later aimed for January, should be live in March. Regulators met with the applicant on Friday, and with other...
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Connecticut Gaming

article 2020 Vision: Can Connecticut Sports Betting Overcome Roadblocks? (1/14/2020)
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut sports betting presents a tricky situation. Gambling entities in the state are limited to two powerful Indian tribes and the state lottery,...
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Illinois Gaming

article Lottery Sales Sink As Other Gambling Options Take Off (1/14/2020)
(Illinois) -- Something troubling is brewing at the Illinois Lottery. And it’s leading to millions of dollars missing for the state. As sports wagering emerges in...
article Boyd's Par-A-Dice Hotel and Casino planning to open a sportsbook (1/14/2020)
(Illinois) -- Par-A-Dice Hotel and Casino, operated by Boyd Gaming in East Peoria, Illinois, announced four projects to roll out this year. Boyd Gaming CEO, Keith Smith...
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New Jersey Gaming

article NJ sports betting: $4.5 billion wagered in 2019, closing in on Nevada for No. 1 (1/14/2020)
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey sports betting industry continues to grow at a dizzying pace, according to numbers released by the New Jersey Division of Gaming...
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Iowa Gaming

article Is Iowa sports betting leveling off? (1/13/2020)
(Iowa) -- After a race-horse start out of the Aug. 15 gates, legal wagering on professional and collegiate sporting events may be starting to level off in Iowa. December...
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Michigan Gaming

article Michigan Online Gambling Scores Its First Partnerships. Who Will Follow? (1/13/2020)
(Michigan) -- Michigan got its first pair of sports betting partnership deals just over a week into the new year. On Jan. 6, both PointsBet and The Stars Group announced...
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Mobile Gaming

article Journey To Mobile NY Sports Betting Restarts With A Single Step (1/13/2020)
(New York) -- Sen. Joseph Addabbo Jr. is wasting no time beginning the push for mobile NY sports betting in 2020. Addabbo tells Legal Sports Report that the Senate...
1 Article on this Issue

Poarch Creek

article Wind Creek to Join PA Sports Betting Market in Partnership (1/13/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- Wind Creek Bethlehem seems to have met its match. Now, it’s only a matter of time before the casino will enter the sports betting fray. The...
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California Sports Betting

article California Sports Betting Unlikely In 2020, Stakeholders Say (1/12/2020)
(California) -- Gaming industry stakeholders and officials here weren’t able to place a legal sports bet on the San Francisco 49ers ahead of this weekend’s...
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Missouri Gaming

article Missouri senator places odds on legal sports betting (1/12/2020)
(Missouri) -- Missouri could be one step closer to allowing legal sports gambling. Under legislation proposed by Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer, R-Parkville, betting on sports...
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Other News

article Kindred hit by weak sports betting margins in France (1/15/2020)
(France) -- Since Kindred Group's publication of the third quarter report on 25 October 2019, gross winnings revenues across most markets have been impacted by weak...
article Years Ago | January 11th (1/11/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- 1995: U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant Jr., D-Poland, says he won't submit a Democratic tax proposal and prefers Republican Newt Gingrich's "...
article California Takes First Step Toward Legal Sports Betting (1/10/2020)
(California) -- In 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a federal ban on sports betting in most states. Since that landmark decision, several states have jumped...
article Vermont Sports Betting Bill Introduced, Would Legalize Mobile Wagering (1/9/2020)
(Vermont) -- A Vermont sports betting bill has been prefiled in the Montpelier capital, and if the legislation becomes law, mobile wagering would be permitted throughout...
article FA urged to reconsider deal with betting firm (1/9/2020)
(UK) -- Culture Secretary Nicky Morgan has said she hopes the Football Association will “reconsider” after it allowed a betting company to broadcast FA Cup...
article GFA to sue betting companies who provide odds on GPL (1/6/2020)
(Ghana) -- The Ghana Football Association has sent a stern warning to betting companies to desist from providing odds for matches in the local league without any form of...
article 2020 predictions and thoughts from sports industry figures (1/2/2020)
(USA) -- The Athletic asked sports industry leaders and analysts to give their predictions for 2020 and discuss the stories they’ll be most interested in following...
article NFL viewing on Twitch up 34% (12/23/2019)
(Internet) -- The NFL’s efforts to expand its audience to younger fans through online streaming is ‘gaining yards’ after its second season on Twitch...
article Australian punter loses six-figure bet in biggest NBA comeback of decade (12/23/2019)
(Australia) -- Odds are you had a more enjoyable Sunday than one unfortunate punter in Australia. Australian sportsbook TAB reported taking a $139,500 money-line bet on...
article Winamax Employees Arrested in France over Algeria Soccer Match-fixing (12/23/2019)
(France) -- Four employees of French online gambling giant Winamax have been arrested and questioned over a series of suspicious bets placed on a match in the top tier...
article U.S. Senator Working On Sports-Betting Bill To Protect Amateur Athletes (12/18/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut is working on a sports-betting bill that would establish a non-federal agency to protect...
article Ex-Wales assistant Howley apologises for betting after battling 'demons' (12/17/2019)
(UK) -- Former Wales assistant coach Rob Howley has apologised and opened up on his battle with "demons" after being banned for making 363 bets on rugby over a...
article The Week In Sports Betting: Michigan Nears Finish Line; FanDuel In Philly (12/16/2019)
(USA) -- Happy Monday, everyone, and welcome to one of the most stressful weeks of the year: fantasy football championship week. It’s also the last full week...
article Winter Meeting of NCLGS to focus on US sports betting (12/16/2019)
(California) -- Sessions will cover sports betting from the perspective of the leagues and the athletes; regulatory best practices in sports betting; and the unique...
article EU igaming, Incheon & the world’s largest sportsbook: The week in numbers (12/16/2019)
(USA) -- Each week, CasinoBeats breaks down the numbers behind some of the industry’s most interesting stories. In this latest entry we look at South Korean...
article Rob Howley: Ex-Wales backs coach banned for betting breach (12/16/2019)
(UK) -- Robert Howley won 59 Wales caps and two more for the British and Irish Lions at scrum-half between 1996 and 2002. Former Wales backs coach Rob Howley has been...
article Brazil set to revert to 3% turnover tax for sports betting (12/16/2019)
(Brazil) -- The Brazilian government looks set to levy a 3% turnover tax on licensed betting operators, as opposed to the reduced 1% rate put forward in a draft...
article Hesse: no sports betting licence applications received (12/11/2019)
(Germany) -- The Minister for the Interior in the German state of Hesse has claimed no operator has filed an application for a federal sports betting licence, warning...
article India’s Anti-Corruption Unit questions domestic T20 cricket leagues after US$32 million bet on state-level game (12/11/2019)
(India) -- The Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has asked the governing body to consider shutting down domestic Twenty 20 (...
article Sports Betting, Fantasy Sports Boosting NFL TV Ratings, Says Giants Co-Owner Tisch (12/9/2019)
(USA) -- Expanded sports wagering in the US is providing an assist to the country’s most popular professional sport. NFL television ratings are rising and some...

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