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2/20/2018

article NCAA Opposes Sports Betting Legalization Campaign
(USA) -- The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) protested against sports betting legalization efforts. The opposition of the non-profit organization...

2/19/2018

article Adam Silver Just Made A Mess Of The NBA’s Talking Points On Sports Betting And Its Proposed ‘Integrity Fee’
(New York) -- NBA Commissioner Adam Silver probably made it tougher for the leagues to get paid directly from the legalization and regulation of sports betting, thanks...
article NBA Commissioner Pushes for Fee on Sports Betting Amid Mixed Signals
(New York) -- NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is still advocating an integrity fee from states that pass sports betting legislation, but seemed to contradict earlier...
article The NCAA Stays Mum On Sports Betting, But Head Of Athletic Directors Group Says ’80 Percent’ Oppose Legalization
(Washington D.C.) -- There is no doubt that Tom McMillen occupies a unique position in the sports betting legalization debate. He is a former pro basketball player. He...
article Iowa Sports Betting Bill Advances Without NBA, MLB's 'Integrity Fee'
(Iowa) -- A day before former NFL running back Napoleon Harris III of Illinois introduced a pro-league friendly Illinois sports betting bill, the Iowa House Government...

2/18/2018

article Commentary: Horserace handicappers hope they won’t be left in the dust by SCOTUS ruling on sports betting
(USA) -- The 2017 Breeders Cup is over, and Gunrunner was victorious in the $6 million Classic. He also finished second in the $10 million Dubai World Cup last March. In...

2/17/2018

article Leagues Shut Out As Iowa Committee Passes Sports-Betting Bill [sub req]
(Iowa) -- Bluntly rejecting demands by major professional sports leagues, an Iowa House committee on Thursday voted 16-7 to pass a sports-betting bill without a 1...
article New Jersey Shows Confidence Ahead of Supreme Court Decision that Will Affect Esports Betting
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey officials are encouraging businesses to apply for gambling licences ahead of a precedent setting United States Supreme Court decision that...

2/16/2018

article Sports betting: New Jersey expects Supreme Court win and is preparing
(Atlantic City) -- It may be weeks or even months before the U.S. Supreme Court rules, but New Jersey expects to win its attempt to end Nevada's virtual monopoly on...
article MLB Presents Missouri with Sports Betting Bill
(Missouri) -- MLB, until recently a staunch opponent of regulated sports wagering in the US, has drafted its very own sports betting bill, which it presented this week...

2/15/2018

article PURDUM: Will Vegas ever be the same?
(Las Vegas) -- Back in the September of his years, Frank Sinatra would take the mic and command this little lounge stage. Still the headliner of all headliners at The...
article New Jersey invites sports betting ops to start licensing process
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey gambling regulators are testing the limits of their state’s sports betting legislation by inviting operators to apply for licenses in...
article Cashing In on Sports Betting
(Pennsylvania) -- Have you ever placed a bet on a sporting event or played the squares during the Superbowl? If you did it outside of Vegas or through an off-shore...

2/14/2018

article BLOG: MLB Pushes New Sports Betting Bill That Gives A Lot Of Money And Power To… MLB
(USA) -- The sports betting lobbying push from Major League Baseball and the NBA kicked into high gear in a new state, as the former has drafted a bill in Missouri with...

2/13/2018

article Finance Committee approves sports betting bill
(West Virginia) -- After 3 1/2 hours of debate spread over two days, members of the state Senate’s Finance Committee approved a sports gambling bill Tuesday...
article Sports Betting Bill Advances To West Virginia Senate Floor
(West Virginia) -- Amid attempts to lessen involvement of casinos and retain more money for state coffers, legislation to legalize sports betting in West Virginia...
article West Virginia Senate committee passes sports betting bill
(West Virginia) -- A West Virginia Senate committee has advanced a bill that would introduce sports betting at the state's five casinos. The Senate Judiciary...
article Will Vegas ever be the same?
(Las Vegas) -- Back in the September of his years, Frank Sinatra would take the mic and command this little lounge stage. Still the headliner of all headliners at The...

2/12/2018

article Cash-hungry states betting Supreme Court will legalize sports gambling
(USA) -- From New York to California, lawmakers in at least 20 states are wagering that sports gambling could become legal by summer and are crafting legislation to make...
article Here’s How The Leagues Can Get Their ‘Integrity Fee’ From Regulated Sports Betting
(USA) -- The attempt by the NBA and MLB to insert a so-called “integrity fee” into state-level sports betting legislation has generated predictable pushback...

2/10/2018

article Las Vegas sports books buried by Eagles, mystery bettor who won $10M
(Las Vegas) -- The house doesn’t always win, especially when the Patriots are in the Super Bowl and a mystery bettor riding an epic hot streak is on the other side.

2/9/2018

article Sports betting bill advances in W.Va. Senate
(West Virginia) -- Measures to legalize sports betting in West Virginia passed the House and Senate Judiciary committees at the State Capitol on Wednesday. House Bill...

2/8/2018

article Sports Betting Bill Moves in West Virginia, Iowa
(USA) -- West Virginia’s sports betting bill, HB 4396, sailed through the typically gambling-averse lower house on Wednesday by an 18-6 vote, as the state progressed its...
article Bill to legalize sports betting advances in Iowa House
(Iowa) -- Sports betting would be legalized in Iowa under a bill that cleared an Iowa House subcommittee Wednesday, although it's far from decided how the gambling...
article Iowa Sports Betting Bill Clears First Subcommittee Vote
(Iowa) -- A bill legalizing sports betting in Iowa cleared a first legislative hurdle, after it got support from a House Subcommittee on Wednesday. Local news outlet Des...
article Football Gambling: Nevada Sports Books Take Record Wagers On Super Bowl
(Nevada) -- The nearly 200 sports books statewide in Nevada took $158.5 million in bets on last Sunday’s Super Bowl, according to a news release from gaming...

2/7/2018

article Casino sports betting bill clears major hurdle in WV House Judiciary
(West Virginia) -- With proponents seeing a chance to get a financial head start over neighboring states, the West Virginia House and Senate Judiciary committees began...
article Sports Betting Bill Advances in West Virginia Senate
(West Virginia) -- Measures to legalize sports betting in West Virginia passed both the House and Senate Judiciary committees at the State Capitol on Wednesday. House...

2/6/2018

article 2018 Super Bowl Most-Bet Game in NFL History With $158.58 Million Handle
(USA) -- The 2018 Super Bowl generated a record $158,586,934 handle at Nevada’s 198 sportsbooks, the most money ever placed on a NFL game in state history.
article Super Bowl LII generates record-shattering betting handle of $158.6M
(USA) -- A game that rewrote Super Bowl records for offense also shattered Nevada’s record for betting handle. But the state’s sports books finished with...

2/5/2018

article Gamblers wager a record $158.6 million on the Super Bowl in Nevada sports books
(Las Vegas) -- Lady Luck was most certainly not the side of Las Vegas sports books during the Super Bowl as some reported six- and seven-figure losses in part due to a...
article NBA, MLB oppose sports betting bill in Iowa House
(Iowa) -- The National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball have officially registered against an Iowa House bill aimed at legalizing sports betting in the...

2/4/2018

article How Much Is Bet on the Super Bowl?
(Nevada) -- The NFL won’t admit it but so much of the interest in their sport is driven by gambling. Betting on pro football is a multibillion-dollar industry, and...
article Super Bowl kicks off in the shadow of a court ruling that could make sports betting legal outside of Nevada
(Nevada) -- As Super Bowl LII kicks off Sunday, oddsmakers will be placing bets on whether the New England Patriots will roll to their sixth championship win — or...
article Betting On That Super Bowl: States Moving To Legalize Sports Gambling Ahead of Court
(USA) -- Lawmakers across the country are moving quickly to legalize sports betting, wagering that the U.S. Supreme Court will allow it by session’s end and set...
article The multibillion-dollar, shadow industry that could reshape US sport
(Australia) -- It's the kind of clandestine ritual a colourful Australian gambling identity would be proud of.
article Betting On That Super Bowl: States Moving To Legalize Sports Gambling Ahead of Court
(Florida) -- Lawmakers across the country are moving quickly to legalize sports betting, wagering that the U.S. Supreme Court will allow it by session’s end and...

2/3/2018

article DraftKings, which has long argued its business isn’t gambling, wants to build a sports gambling business
(USA) -- DraftKings has long argued that its business, a daily fantasy sports game where users can win cash prizes in exchange for cash entry fees, is a game of skill (...
article Americans will wager $4.76B on super Bowl LII, $4.6B of it illegally
(USA) -- The American Gaming Association (AGA) the national trade group representing U.S. gambling industry says Americans will wager approximately $4.76 billion on...
article Legalizing sports betting seen as boost to state
(West Virginia) -- Officials from the West Virginia Lottery and legislative supporters of bills moving through both chambers hope sports wagering revenue may one day...

2/2/2018

article Ball Gets Rolling on Iowa Legalization of Sports Betting With HSB 592
(Iowa) -- The possibility of Iowa legal sports betting took a step forward this week with the introduction of the conversation-starting House Study Bill 592 by...
article How states are gambling on sports betting case
(Washington D.C.) -- Lawmakers across the country are moving quickly to legalize sports betting, wagering that the U.S. Supreme Court will allow it by session’s...
press release Americans to Wager More than $4.6 Billion Illegally on Super Bowl 52
(Washington D.C.) -- The American Gaming Association (AGA) estimates Americans will wager approximately $4.76 billion on Super Bowl 52 between the New England Patriots...
press release FREEMAN: PASPA to Drive $4.6 Billion in Illegal Bets on Super Bowl 52
(USA) -- Dear Gaming Colleague: Earlier this week, we released our annual estimate on how much Americans will wager on the Super Bowl, this year topping $4.76 billion....
article William Hill bettor wagers $1.6 million on Eagles plus 4½ points
(Worldwide) -- A William Hill sports book bettor placed a total of $1.6 million in wagers Wednesday on the Eagles plus 4½ points over the Patriots in Super Bowl...
article The Big Game Has Spawned Big Promos From NJ Online Casino Sites
(New Jersey) -- As the last major event of the holiday season, the Super Bowl prompts one final gathering of family and friends around the television for some football,...

2/1/2018

article Gambling, the NFL’s boogeyman, is why league got $3B for despised ‘Thursday Night Football’
(USA) -- Roger Goodell and the NFL continue to say they are opposed to legalized sports wagering, battling it all the way to the Supreme Court and usually trotting out...

1/31/2018

article Americans are set to wager $4.6 billion on Super Bowl 2018 – and all of it illegally
(USA) -- Casino and sports betting lobby group the American Gaming Association (AGA) has highlighted the “staggering” $4.6 billion that is set to be wagered...
article How states are gambling on N.J.'s sports betting suit
(Philadelphia) -- Lawmakers across the country are moving quickly to legalize sports betting, wagering that the U.S. Supreme Court will allow it by session’s end...
article Some Indian casinos cautious about sports wagering
(Indian Country) -- Like other gambling industry members, Indian tribes are pondering their next move as the possibility of legal U.S. sports betting inches toward...
article OP/ED: Pot, sports betting won’t stay illegal
(USA) -- When millions of New Yorkers get together Sunday for the Super Bowl, many will have a rooting interest that goes far beyond casual (or even rabid) fandom. They...
article Nevada Sportsbooks Set Record Handle and Win in 2017, But December Strip Revenues Slide
(Nevada) -- Nevada sportsbooks enter 2018 fresh off their best year in state history. Final 2017 numbers issued by the Nevada Gaming Control Board this week show that...

1/30/2018

article Billions Will Once Again Be Illegally Wagered on the Super Bowl
(USA) -- Roughly $4.76 billion will be wagered on Super Bowl 52 between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots. 97% of that $4.76 billion, or approximately...
article Casino Industry Says 97 Percent Of Bets On NFL Super Bowl Will Be Illegal
(USA) -- The betting action on the upcoming Super Bowl is expected to be at record levels. The casino industry says about $4.76 billion will be bet on the big game, an...

1/29/2018

article New West Virginia Sports Betting Bill Surfaces With Support Of State Lottery; Allows For Mobile Wagering
(West Virginia) -- A sports betting bill that has the backing of the West Virginia Lottery Commission surfaced in the Senate on Monday, the latest indication that the...

1/28/2018

article BLOG: Should New Jersey Lessen its Expectations on Sports Betting?
(New Jersey) -- Atlantic City is dreaming of vast new riches that might come its way if the U.S. Supreme Court legalizes sports betting here and across the nation, but...

1/27/2018

article Deep Dive / The Future of Sports Betting in the United States
(USA) -- As the nation awaits the upcoming decision by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) in Christie v. NCAA, various stakeholders are evaluating their...
article Standout World Series gambler now looking to cash in on Super Bowl
(Las Vegas) -- The same bettor who took this city's sports books for millions of dollars on the World Series is looking to cash in again at the Super Bowl.
article Rhode Island ups ante in states’ bid for sports-betting revenue
(Rhode Island) -- Rhode Island leaders’ interest in the revenue that sports wagering would generate suggests what’s at stake for Connecticut and other states...
article Sports Betting Aggregator Prepares For Possible Push In The U.S.
(USA) -- Fantasy sports sites like DraftKings and FanDuel have blurred the lines between casual gaming and gambling. These platforms bring in significant year-over-year...

1/26/2018

article BLOG: National Bookie Association?
(New York) -- The NBA has made it known that it wants a piece of the pie if sports betting becomes legal in the U.S. In a statement this week, an attorney for the league...

1/25/2018

article Gaming Industry Execs Question Feasibility Of NBA's Proposed Integrity Fee
(New York) -- A key component of a proposal outlined by the National Basketball Association on Wednesday urging Congress to create a federal framework to allow states to...
article If sports gambling is legalized, the NBA wants in on the profits
(New York) -- As the Supreme Court chews over the legality of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992, the federal law that heavily restricts sports...
article In A Break With Other Sports Leagues, The NBA Wants To Legalize Betting
(New York) -- In most parts of the United States, it’s illegal to gamble on sports. Casinos and sportsbooks in Nevada – where it’s legal – took...
article NBA outlines its support for sports betting
(New York) -- Executives from the National Basketball Association (NBA) have been outlining their vision for legalised sports betting in New York State as a model for...
article NBA seeking 1 percent share of all money bet on its games
(New York) -- The National Basketball Association, long believed the major U.S. sports league with the least resistance to national sports wagering, is seeking a 1...
article Shots Fired: Leagues And Casinos Set To Do Battle Over Legalization Of Sports Betting
(New York) -- If it wasn’t clear a war was coming before, a hearing held Wednesday about New York sports betting saw battle lines being drawn. Who is the war...
article Should New York State Approve Gambling on the NBA?
(New York) -- Since he took over as commissioner of the NBA, Adam Silver has tried to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to sports gambling. Other professional...
article Kansas joins the sports betting bill bandwagon
(Kansas) -- Officials from the state of Kansas have become the latest in 2018 proposing legislation that would legalise sports betting within their borders.

1/24/2018

article AGA warns misguided policy could kill sports betting before it starts
(Washington D.C.) -- Legalized sports betting could soon be coming to a state near you, but these nascent markets are at risk of being suffocated before they even begin...
article NBA outlines plan for nationwide sports betting
(New York) -- In what could end up being a seminal moment for sports gambling in America, the NBA on Wednesday formally requested a set of laws that could be the basis...
article NBA outlines plan for nationwide sports betting
(New York) -- In what could end up being a seminal moment for sports gambling in America, the NBA on Wednesday formally requested a set of laws that could be the basis...
article NBA requests set of laws that would help legalize sports gambling in United States
(New York) -- The NBA is acknowledging an elephant that has been in the room for a very long time, and one that many sports leagues try to ignore: Gambling and sports go...
article NBA seeks 1 percent cut of all wagers should sports gambling be legalized
(New York) -- NBA commissioner Adam Silver has long been open to legalized sports gambling, so long as its regulated properly, and it now appears the league has...
article NBA wants 1% of bets if sports gambling becomes legal nationwide
(New York) -- The NBA is seeking compensation from betting operators if sports gambling in the USA is legalized beyond Nevada. Betting operators should pay each league 1...
article The NBA is coming around on sports gambling, and they want a cut
(New York) -- The NBA is all in. The premier professional basketball league on the planet has formally requested a set of laws that could lead the charge for national...
article NBA proposes legalized basketball betting in New York with league receiving cut of the gambling money
(New York) -- The NBA says betting on pro sports is a slam dunk. A league attorney tossed up a plan Wednesday for the NBA to get a cut of legalized sports-betting in New...
press release AGA Statement on NBA Proposal to Skim Money from American Taxpayers
(Washington D.C.) -- AGA President and CEO Geoff Freeman released this statement following the NBA's testimony in New York state today proposing that sports leagues...

1/22/2018

article Legalized sports betting bill working its way through Legislature
(West Virginia) -- West Virginia has the potential to generate more than $30 million in sports betting revenue in just the first year if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns...
article Verizon Weighs Sports Gambling as Legalization Nears
(New York) -- Verizon Communications Inc. is considering entering the multibillion-dollar market for sports betting, which could become legal in the U.S. before the year...
article Pa. is preparing for the possibility of sports betting
(Pennsylvania) -- David G. Schwartz is the director of the Center for Gaming Research at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, which has led to him fielding a few...
article Divided opinions in Mississippi over sports betting
(Mississippi) -- Lawmakers in Mississippi are divided over the potential legalisation of sports betting in the state, with two bills at odds in the state senate.
article Joey Barton claims ’50 per cent of footballers bet on matches’ and calls on FA to clear up guidelines
(UK) -- JOEY BARTON has amazingly claimed "50 per cent" of footballers bet on matches. And the former England midfielder has called on the FA to help tackle...

1/20/2018

article Why Indiana is suddenly the center of the sports betting world's focus
(Indiana) -- While the gambling world awaits the United States Supreme Court's ruling in the New Jersey case and whether single-game sports betting will be legal...
article Las Vegas Sportsbooks Rooting for Jacksonville Jaguars to Win Super Bowl
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas sportsbooks are pulling for the Jacksonville Jaguars to win Super Bowl LII. Despite the team having the longest preseason odds of winning the...

1/19/2018

article R.I. budget plan bets on legalization of sports wagers
(Rhode Island) -- When Gov. Gina Raimondo unveiled her state budget for the next fiscal year on Thursday, it looked for more revenue from gambling by allowing sports...
article Twin River casinos to get sports betting if U.S. supreme court approves
(Rhode Island) -- Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo’s newly released, $9.4 billion state budget plan is counting on sports betting revenue to help balance the state...
article FEIGENBAUM: Sports betting could mean millions for state coffers
(Indiana) -- Ed FeigenbaumIndiana’s 13 gambling properties largely enjoyed a profitable 2017, with win—the casino’s take from all wagering—of...

1/18/2018

article Rhode Island Governer submits nearly $9.4B state budget plan to lawmakers
(Rhode Island) -- Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo released a nearly $9.4 billion state budget plan on Thursday that cuts Medicaid programs and generates new revenue...
article Two Mississippi Legislators Introduce Bill Seeking to Ban Sports Betting
(Mississippi) -- Despite the fact that most US states and gambling operators are hoping to see a Supreme Court ruling that could legalize sports betting in the country,...

1/17/2018

article Corbett poll: Iowans support legalizing sports betting
(Iowa) -- Republican gubernatorial hopeful Ron Corbett says he’s not the only one who wants to legalize — and reap revenue from — sports betting, and...

1/16/2018

article Casinos prepare for Supreme Court ruling on sports betting
(USA) -- At least 18 states are poised to introduce bills this year to regulate sports betting, according to a new report. Of those, the report by Eilers & Krejcik...
article Mood still anti PASPA as everyone awaits Supreme Court decision
(USA) -- Anticipation is high and getting higher daily as seemingly the entire country awaits the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on New Jersey’s quest for...
article BLOG: The Lucky Seven States Already Pursuing Gambling Legislation In 2018
(USA) -- 2018 could be a big year on the legislative front in the United States when it comes to gaming. We’re two weeks into the new year, and no less than seven...
article SBTech And GAN Strike Deal To Take NJ’s First Online Sports Bets Should PASPA Fall
(USA) -- Two leaders of the internet sports betting and online gambling industries are getting together. All in anticipation that New Jersey will be awarded the right to...
press release GAN Announces SBTECH as a Strategic Partner for US Sports Betting
(London) -- GAN plc (“GAN” or the “Company”) a leading B2B supplier of Internet gaming enterprise software-as-a-service solutions to the US land-...

1/15/2018

press release SBTech and GAN ink strategic partnership in US Sports Betting sector
(USA) -- International betting and gaming industry supplier SBTech has announced the signing of strategic partnership with fellow gaming and B2B supplier GAN, which will...

1/14/2018

article Don't bet on sports gambling coming to South Carolina anytime soon, lawmakers say
(South Carolina) -- South Carolina's Democratic lawmakers still hope the state will one day legalize sports gambling, but they admit the risks may be too high for...

1/12/2018

article National Tribal Gaming Group: ‘We Need To Find Out If Indian Country Is Ready To Move Ahead’ On Sports Betting
(Indian Country) -- American Indian casino tribes remain sharply divided on legalized sports betting as a work group organized by the industry’s trade group and...

1/11/2018

article Indiana’s legal sports betting bill draws criticism from American Gambling Association
(Indiana) -- Indiana lawmakers have put forward proposals which prepare the ground for legalized sports betting in the state, joining more than a dozen other states also...
article Italy’s online betting revenue jumps nearly 60% in 2017
(Italy) -- Italy’s online gamblers spent a record sum on sports betting in 2017, accounting for over half of all betting wagers. Figures reported this week by...

1/10/2018

article 18 States Eye Sports Betting Bills in 2018, in Preparation for PASPA Overturn
(USA) -- Sports betting in America could soon drastically change if the US Supreme Court rules in favor of New Jersey’s appeal against the current federal ban. If...
article US Betting Could be Legalized Following Expected Act Repealing This Spring
(USA) -- The year of 2018 is likely to bring many changes in the gambling industry of the US, as many consider it the future market for many European betting companies....
article Virginia industry seeks historic betting legalization
(Virginia) -- Virginia horse racing officials want to legalize gaming machines that allow people to bet on past races as part of a deal to sell a popular racetrack.
article Local Politics: Could legalized sports betting come to Ohio?
(Ohio) -- Anticipated U.S. Supreme Court ruling could become wild-card issue in 2018 Ohio election The U.S. Supreme Court could toss a wild card into Ohio’s 2018...
article Place your bets: Supreme Court case could bring sports betting to Iowa
(Iowa) -- Would you like to bet on the Cyclones or Hawkeyes legally? A company that tracks gambling is betting that the Iowa Legislature will propose legislation this...
article Indiana betting integrity fee equivalent to 39.3% revenue tax
(Indiana) -- Gambling industry stakeholders are pushing back against an Indiana legislator’s plan to impose a punitive ‘integrity fee’ on legal sports...
article Luckbox CEO Lars Lien On Why He Is Marketing An ICO In Africa
(South Africa) -- Norwegian entrepreneur Lars Lien is the founder of Luckbox, an e-sports betting and casino platform that offers players a sociable environment to...

1/9/2018

article PASPA Sports Betting Ban May See SCOTUS Overturn, But with Caveats, Opines AGA CEO Geoff Freeman
(USA) -- The US Supreme Court is expected to issue its verdict in New Jersey’s federal PASPA sports betting ban appeal sometime before this June. When that ruling...
article Report: 18 states, including Michigan, may introduce sports betting bills in 2018
(Michigan) -- A new report predicts 18 states will introduce bills to regulate sports betting this year, with 11 having a good chance of passing legislation.
article Texas to sit out US sports betting legalization frenzy
(Texas) -- The San Antonio Express News reported that the state is unlikely to pass sports betting legislation any time soon even if the U.S. Supreme Court decides to...
article Report: 18 states may introduce sports betting bills in 2018
(New Jersey) -- A new report predicts 18 states will introduce bills to regulate sports betting this year, with 11 having a good chance of passing one. Eilers &...
article Florida Is Likely To Join 30 States In Introducing A Legalizing Sports Betting Bill
(Florida) -- Presently betting on sports is legal in Nevada and more narrow gaming is allowed in both Deleware and Oregon but that could change in June when the U.S....
article NY officials to study revenues from daily fantasy sports
(New York) -- New York lawmakers want to know how much money the state is making off daily fantasy sports. A committee of the state Assembly will meet Wednesday in...
article Sportradar signs up for match-fixing initiative
(Worldwide) -- Sports data company Sportradar has signed a new agreement with the Asian Football Confederation to address match-fixing issues. The partnership, focusing...

1/8/2018

article New Version Of Indiana Sports Betting Bill Includes Hefty ‘Integrity Fee’ Paid To Sports Leagues
(Indiana) -- A bill that would legalize and regulate sports betting in Indiana includes a fee on all money wagered in the state that would be paid to sports leagues to...
article Don’t bet on Texas getting to gamble
(Texas) -- Texans are unlikely to be able to plunk down Super Bowl or Final Four wagers with legal neighborhood bookies for the foreseeable future, even though the U.S....
article New York Senate Plans Hearing On ‘Potential Of Sports Betting’ In The State
(New York) -- The New York Senate committee that deals with gaming issues will hold a hearing about sports betting later this month.

1/5/2018

article US interest in ICE London may surge as Sports Betting USA added to ICE VOX
(New York) -- Focusing on growing demand following the inaugural Sports Betting USA conference that took place on 14-15 November 2017 in New York, NY, and on the...

1/4/2018

article Illinois Sports Betting Bill Surfaces As Interest Ramps Up Across The US
(Illinois) -- It seems like a new sports betting bill — or at least the possibility of one — surfaces almost daily in US jurisdictions in recent weeks.

1/3/2018

article Should Iowa legalize wagers on Hawkeye, Cyclone games? You bet, some say
(Iowa) -- Gamblers could be making legal sports bets on Hawkeye and Cyclone football games at Iowa casinos as soon as next fall if the chips fall the right way.
article Sports betting tax revenue soars past casinos in Tanzania
(Tanzania) -- In Tanzania, taxes collected from gaming companies are expected to increase by 18 percent in Fiscal Year 2017/2018. The expected growth is reportedly due...

1/2/2018

article 2018 Trend To Watch: Will Sports Betting Pull Legal Online Gambling Along With It?
(USA) -- For the moment, Nevada is the only state with both online poker and fully legal sports betting. That could change the moment the US Supreme Court renders a...
article Indiana latest state to consider legalising sports betting, despite being home of NCAA
(Indiana) -- A Republican representative from Indiana is the latest official to come out in favour of legalising sports betting in his home state, subject to a...
article Indiana lawmaker planning to sponsor bill legalizing sports betting in state
(Indiana) -- An Indiana lawmaker has publicly expressed his desire to have the Hoosier state join the growing number of states preparing to introduce sports betting at...
article NCAA’s Presence Means Indiana Primed To Be Key Sports Betting Battlefront
(Indiana) -- Indiana could provide an early look at how the legalization of sports betting progresses in the United States, or at least how the NCAA deals with the issue...
article 2018 Trend To Watch: Will Sports Betting Pull Legal Online Gambling Along With It?
(Nevada) -- For the moment, Nevada is the only state with both online poker and fully legal sports betting. That could change the moment the US Supreme Court renders a...
article CHAPMAN: Legalize sports betting
(USA) -- Americans have long since broken free of their Puritan past, but the Puritan impulse is not quite dead. Among the places it shows signs of life is the 1992...

1/1/2018

article Indiana Lawmaker Planning to Sponsor Bill Legalizing Sports Betting in State
(Indiana) -- An Indiana lawmaker has publicly expressed his desire to have the Hoosier state join the growing number of states preparing to introduce sports betting at...

12/31/2017

article A look back at Las Vegas sportsbook renovations in 2017
(Las Vegas) -- Technology is moving faster than ever. The place sports bettors see this most often in Las Vegas casinos is the sportsbook. Many Las Vegas casino...
article Agency turns into 1st in U.S. to supply on-line digital sports activities betting
(Atlantic City) -- The company behind internet gambling website PlaySugarHouse has become the first in the U.S. to let gamblers bet real money online on the outcome of...

12/30/2017

article Sports gambler banned by Las Vegas casinos
(Las Vegas) -- Robert Gorodetsky, a high-stakes sports gambler, said he has been banned from several Las Vegas sports books and casinos and likely faces additional bans...

12/29/2017

article Sports team moguls calling for legal sports betting industry
(USA) -- NBA owners Ted Leonsis and Mark Cuban are among the many sports team moguls calling for a legal betting industry that could bring benefits to a number of sports...
article Sports gambler linked to athletes banned by Las Vegas casinos
(Las Vegas) -- Robert Gorodetsky, a high-stakes sports gambler, said he has been banned from several Las Vegas sports books and casinos and likely faces additional bans...
article New Arizona State assistant tweets link to gambling website
(Arizona) -- A member of new Arizona State coach Herm Edwards' coaching staff tweeted a video of himself Friday morning with a link to the gambling website...
article Sun Devils assistant Antonio Pierce to cut ties with gambling site
(Arizona) -- Arizona State's compliance office has determined that new linebackers coach Antonio Pierce's promotional work with a sports gambling information...
article Delaware Getting Ready In Case New Jersey Wins SCOTUS Fight On Sports Betting
(Delaware) -- The state of Delaware is one of four across this country permitted under federal law to offer some form of sports betting. But officials in the First State...
article Vegas sportsbooks lose record $11.4M on baseball in November
(Las Vegas) -- The Houston Astros took an $11 million bite out of Las Vegas sportsbooks by winning the World Series. Nevada sportsbooks lost $11.4 million on baseball in...

12/28/2017

article Sports betting likely a long shot in Texas even if federal ban lifts
(Texas) -- Texans are unlikely to be able to plunk down Super Bowl or Final Four wagers with legal neighborhood bookies for the foreseeable future, even though the U.S....

12/27/2017

article Sports betting likely a long shot in Texas even if federal ban lifts
(Texas) -- Texans are unlikely to be able to plunk down Super Bowl or Final Four wagers with legal neighborhood bookies for the foreseeable future, even though the U.S....
article Some in Delaware Eye Expanded Sports Betting
(Delaware) -- With the U.S. Supreme Court willing to hear an appeal from New Jersey over its attempt to legalize sports betting, some in Delaware hope a decision in that...

12/26/2017

article Is this the future face of sports gambling?
(Las Vegas) -- A fat, Jewish kid from Chicago, by his own account, Robert Gorodetsky is also a 25-year-old college dropout who has emerged as one of the most compelling...
article Odell Beckham denies high-stakes gambler's accusation he considered betting $20,000 on baseball game: report
(New York) -- Odell Beckham Jr. once again finds himself embroiled in controversy. The Giants receiver, who is still recovering from season-ending ankle surgery,...
article Ted Leonsis: Legalized gambling is ‘the only thing that will save the NFL’
(Washington D.C.) -- Here is a true story: In the fall of 1994, fairly early during the ascension of fantasy football into a national obsession, I founded a league with...

12/25/2017

article Delaware could win race to offer sports betting
(Delaware) -- While New Jersey is betting big that the U.S. Supreme Court soon will open up sports betting to all 50 states, Delaware could be the first to cash in. The...
article Does sports activities betting damage conventional ‘fandom?‘
(USA) -- With the U.S. Supreme Court expected to hear arguments next month on the in New Jersey and elsewhere, it‘s worth asking: How do fantasy sports leagues and...
article LETTERS: Should Sports Betting Be Legalized?
(New York) -- To the Editor: In Congress, I represent the heart of Las Vegas, home of renowned gaming experts, regulators, casinos and sportsbooks. Accordingly, over the...

12/23/2017

article Should New Jersey Sports Books Emulate Nevada?
(Nevada) -- New Jersey and other jurisdictions will likely face the decision of what type of sports books to offer their customers in their respective sports betting...

12/22/2017

article Sports Betting Momentum / Supreme Court hearing seems to be favorable to sports betting advocates
(Washington D.C.) -- With day one of oral arguments in the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) case Christie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association complete...
article Sports Betting Momentum
(USA) -- With day one of oral arguments in the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) case Christie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association complete, the line...
article Sports Betting at Iowa Casinos?
(Iowa) -- A lot of people do it, but it’s technically illegal. Betting on sports happens every day in the U.S., but it’s all done “under the table....
article New Kentucky Bill Would Legalize Casinos, Possibly With Sports Betting
(Kentucky) -- Horse betting and racing is already big business in Kentucky. But the state appears to be serious about considering more gaming when 2018 arrives —...
article Legal Betting in Cricket Soon Be a Reality in India? Law Commission Says Yes
(India) -- It’s the penultimate over of the match between India and New Zealand. Emotions are running high, and it’s one of those events that is bound to...
article Denmark’s gambling market spurred to impressive growth
(Denmark) -- Denmark’s gambling market was spurred to impressive growth in the most recent quarter thanks to sports betting. The country’s regulator,...

12/21/2017

article GOUKER: Blurring The Lines On What Is ‘Legal Sports Betting’ In The US Will Continue Without Action
(USA) -- I’ve already opined on multiple occasions that the “ban” on sports betting in the US is a myth that people like to pretend still exists in any...

12/20/2017

article Interest In Legalizing Sports Betting Is Ramping Up In These Eight States
(USA) -- There’s been new chatter about the possibility of legalizing sports betting in more than half a dozen states since Christie vs. NCAA got its day in the US...
article MGM Having ‘Preliminary Discussions’ On Sports Betting Outside Of Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International has already had “preliminary discussions” about legal sports betting in several of the jurisdictions in which it has...
article Mississippi Locked and Loaded for Sports Betting, Pending Supreme Court Decision
(Mississippi) -- Having already opened the door for Mississippi legal sports betting, the state gaming commission “Will be ready to address sports gambling”...
article Interest In Legalizing Sports Betting Is Ramping Up In These Eight States
(USA) -- There’s been new chatter about the possibility of legalizing sports betting in more than half a dozen states since Christie vs. NCAA got its day in the US...
article Iowa Eyes Sports Betting Legalization, Pending U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision
(Iowa) -- The fight for the legalization of sports betting in Iowa got a well-needed shot in the arm after the American politician and a candidate for the Iowa...

12/18/2017

article Iowa and Rhode Island Officials Eyeing Legal Sports Betting Expansion
(Internet) -- With optimism rising for a United States in which sports betting is legal outside Nevada — or at least it’s up to individual states to decide...
article Could Rhode Island Legalize Online Sports Betting In 2018? ‘Absolutely,’ Key Lawmaker Says
(Rhode Island) -- Rhode Island state Sen. William Conley — the chair of the state’s Senate Finance Committee — is bullish on the prospect of being able...

12/17/2017

article Why the General Assembly might gamble on legalized sports betting (sub req)
(Maryland) -- Some Maryland lawmakers as well as officials in the gaming industry are wagering on the General Assembly legalizing sports betting in the state.
article Will sports betting return to the United States?
(Internet) -- Betting on sports has been illegal in the United States since 1992 when the government signed the PASPA (Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act)...

12/16/2017

article Could Rhode Island Legalize Online Sports Betting In 2018? ‘Absolutely,’ Key Lawmaker Says
(Rhode Island) -- Rhode Island is going to consider the possibility of legalizing sports betting next year — possibly even online wagering.

12/15/2017

article Let's not talk about NFL and NCAA betting
(New York) -- There's great current optimism for legalized U.S. sports wagering. Just don't expect network announcers chatting about it during games in the...

12/12/2017

article Police: Man fought with officers at Rivers Casino
(New York) -- A Clifton Park man accused of threatening Rivers Casino and Resort staff early Sunday morning fought with officers while they were arresting him,...

12/11/2017

article Hope for Sports Betting at SCOTUS
(Washington D.C.) -- On Monday, December 4, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in Christie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, New...
article PALERMO: Sports Betting Progress In California Faces Possible Roadblock Over Card Room Games
(California) -- A nearly six-year-old dispute over the legality of games being offered in California card rooms may jeopardize pending legislation to permit sports...
article How The Supreme Court Could Hand A Win To New Jersey And Sports Betting
(Washington D.C.) -- Proponents of legalized sports betting had to be feeling confident after last Monday’s oral argument in NCAA v. Christie — the so-called...
article New Jersey Racetracks Ready to Cash In on iGaming
(New Jersey) -- The iGaming industry in New Jersey may expand if a bill passed by the state Assembly becomes law. After hearings last week, the lower house passed a bill...
article Casino Industry Advocates Say MD Legislators Should Look At Sports Betting
(Maryland) -- Casino industry advocates say Maryland legislators should take a closer look at sports betting this coming legislative session as a Supreme Court decision...
article Massachusetts Stands in Front Line, Hoping U.S. Supreme Court to Allow Sports Betting Regulation
(Massachusetts) -- Sports betting is a rapidly-growing industry, but it is also a highly-controversial one. On multiple occasions, Casino Reports highlighted the complex...

12/10/2017

article Is sports betting about to go mainstream? Bet on it
(Las Vegas) -- Jimmy Vaccaro has been taking — and dispensing — money in sports books for the better part of 43 years. Until this week, he thought he’d...
article As Supreme Court Weighs Landmark Sports Betting Case, Push To Curb Underground Market Intensifies
(Washington D.C.) -- If a prominent bookmaker fielded a request to set a line on whether the Supreme Court will rule in favor of New Jersey in the landmark sports...

12/9/2017

article Sources: Federal agents seize documentation, cash from Ron & Mike's Football Pool
(New York) -- One of the largest football survivor pools was shut down this week after federal agents seized documentation and the money the pool organizers collected,...

12/8/2017

article NCAA President Mark Emmert No Fan of Collegiate Sports Betting If PASPA Overturned
(New York) -- NCAA President Mark Emmert said this week that the collegiate sporting organization has no plans to embrace the concept of wagering on its athletic...

12/7/2017

article Gaming Commission preparing for Supreme Court decision on sports betting
(Massachusetts) -- Anticipating that the Supreme Court might rule next year that states can legalize sports wagering, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Thursday...
article N.J. horse tracks may add internet gambling by partnering with casinos
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey lawmakers want to give the state’s horse racing tracks a piece of the action on internet gambling. The state Assembly on Thursday passed a...

12/6/2017

article Court's ruling on New Jersey sports betting is anybody’s guess
(Washington D.C.) -- With the United States Supreme Court set to hear oral arguments Monday (yesterday) on New Jersey’s efforts to legalize sports wagering, Sports...
article Justices seem skeptical of sports gambling ban
(Washington D.C.) -- A federal law that effectively bans commercial sports gambling across most of the nation faced skepticism at the Supreme Court on Monday.
article Why experts think N.J. will win sports gambling case
(Washington D.C.) -- Sports gamblers rely on trends to help them wager successfully. When the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments Monday in the Christie v. NCAA case...
article SALERNO: It’s Too Soon to Start High-Fiving Over Legal Sports Betting
(USA) -- As a long-time casino sports book industry executive, I am amazed by the exuberance of the gaming media and my professional associates regarding the possible...
article Titus calls for sports betting hearings
(Nevada) -- After the Supreme Court signaled Monday that it may open the $150 billion-a-year market for sports betting, Democrat Dina Titus, who backs lifting existing...
article McGovern: Bay State casinos eye ruling on sports books
(Massachusetts) -- The Supreme Court is expected to clear the way for sports gambling across the country, and the Bay State casino industry is keeping an eye on what...

12/5/2017

article PASPA Repeal Odds Tilt in New Jersey’s Favor Following Supreme Court Hearing
(Washington D.C.) -- The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) of 1992 might be nearing the end of its reign in banning sports betting in all but four...
article Supreme Court Justices Suggest They May Let States Legalize Sports Gambling
(Washington D.C.) -- U.S. Supreme Court justices suggested they may uphold New Jersey’s legalization of sports gambling, in a move that could ripple quickly across the...
article New Jersey case could change sports betting landscape
(Washington D.C.) -- If you like to bet on sports, odds are, you have a hard time finding a way to legally do it. However, the sports gaming industry is excited over the...
article New Jersey Online Gambling Sites Could Soon Accept International Players Should New Bill Become Law
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey online gambling and poker networks would be permitted to welcome international players in markets where internet casinos are legal should a...
article Opinion: Sports Betting Should Be Legal, But It's Bad Tax Policy
(USA) -- On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard a case involving sports betting in New Jersey that could pave the way for legal sports betting throughout the country.
article Outside Supreme Court, Christie upbeat about N.J. chances to legalize sports betting
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey Sen. Chris Christie, attorney Theodore Olson and state Sen. Raymond Lesniak speak outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 4, 2017 after...
article Iowa casino group hopes to legalize sports gambling
(Iowa) -- A pending decision by the U.S. Supreme Court could open the door to legalized sports gambling in any state that approves it. A nonprofit organization that...

12/4/2017

article Argument analysis: Justices seem to side with state on sports betting
(Washington D.C.) -- The Supreme Court heard oral argument today in New Jersey’s challenge to a 1992 federal law that bars states from allowing sports gambling....
article Ban on sport betting teeters at Supreme Court
(Washington D.C.) -- The Supreme Court on Monday appeared skeptical that a federal law can force New Jersey and the majority of states to ban sports betting. The case...
article High Court Primed to Toss Federal Limits on Sports Betting
(Washington D.C.) -- Forecasting a new era of sanctioned sports gambling, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court were critical Monday of federal intrusion of Congress...
article Justices could strike down federal law limiting sports betting
(Washington D.C.) -- New Jersey’s decade-long drive to legalize sports betting seems positioned to score a win at the Supreme Court, judging by the comments of...
article Justices Skeptical of Sports Gambling Ban
(Washington D.C.) -- A federal law that effectively bans commercial sports gambling across most of the nation faced skepticism at the Supreme Court on Monday. A majority...
article Gambling experts say the NBA is ahead of everybody in future of sports betting
(New York) -- Depending on the result of a case in the Supreme Court, sports gambling and the NBA could soon have a much closer relationship. If the case between Chris...
article How the NBA is planning to cash in on legalized sports betting
(USA) -- THERE'S 1:09 LEFT in Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals, and the Cleveland Cavaliers have called timeout. It's tied. Will it be LeBron James who takes the...
article NBA chief urges regulatory overhaul in US
(New York) -- Adam Silver, commissioner of North America’s NBA basketball league, has called for new federal law to regulate gambling in the US. Sports betting in...

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