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10/22/2017

article Outlook Rosy for Sports Betting if Supreme Court Approves Legalization
(Washington D.C.) -- If the Supreme Court rules in favor of an upcoming case that would legalize sports betting a recently published report said the US could make...

10/20/2017

article Analysts put value of a legalized US sports betting market at nearly $6 billion
(USA) -- Analysts at GamblingCompliance have put an estimated value of between $2 billion and $5.8 billion on a legal sports betting market in the US, ahead of a key...

10/17/2017

article NCAA, Big Four File Sports Betting Brief With US Supreme Court, Congressional Lawmakers Seek Hearings
(Washington D.C.) -- The NCAA, along with the so-called Big Four, the NFL, MLB, NBA, and NHL, filed a brief with the US Supreme Court this week in defense of its...

10/16/2017

article Supreme Court Sets December Hearing on New Jersey Sports Betting Case
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey gets its day in the U.S. Supreme Court on December 4 as it seeks to challenge a federal ban on sports betting. New Jersey has made several...
article Supreme Court will hear NJ Sports Betting case
(New Jersey) -- The Supreme Court hears less than 0.001% of decisions from the federal circuit courts of appeal. So, why the New Jersey sports betting case?
article Sports Betting Law 'Is Toast' Even If New Jersey Loses Case, Expert Says
(New Jersey) -- One way or the other sports betting in America is about to undergo some big changes. On Dec. 4, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the state of New Jersey...

10/12/2017

article Maryland Casino Operators Push For Sports Betting To Be Legalized
(Maryland) -- There have been a number of states in recent times that have objected to the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) of 1992 which bans...

10/11/2017

article BLOG: Sports Betting Case Could Be Online Gambling’s Turning Point
(Washington D.C.) -- In the coming months, the Supreme Court of the United States will decide the future of sports betting in the US. On Dec. 4, SCOTUS will listen to...
article OP/ED: Sports betting? No reason to rush
(Maryland) -- In less than two months, the U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear a New Jersey case that could repeal federal limits on sports betting. Not surprisingly,...
article Maryland encouraged to consider sports betting
(Maryland) -- Casino industry advocates have said that Maryland lawmakers should consider sports betting during the upcoming legislative session as the Supreme Court...

10/10/2017

article Why Pennsylvania Shouldn’t Dawdle On Legalizing Sports Betting During Budget Impasse
(Pennsylvania) -- Every state has an exciting opportunity in front of it when it comes to gaming. Namely, the New Jersey sports betting case that will be heard in the US...
article Casino industry pushes for action on sports betting in Maryland
(Maryland) -- Maryland legislators should take a closer look at sports betting this coming legislative session as a Supreme Court decision that could open the door to...
article Sports betting at Maryland casinos could return for 2018 agenda in General Assembly
(Maryland) -- The issue of casino gambling, largely absent from the General Assembly’s agenda for the past five years, could return to Annapolis in 2018. Joe...
article Chernin to Court Sports Bettors With New Data and Analysis Service
(USA) -- Betting on sports isn’t legal in most of the U.S., but that isn’t stopping entrepreneurs from building a new digital media platform that will be...

10/9/2017

article Supreme Court grants new date for sports betting case
(Washington D.C.) -- After the Supreme Court of the United States updated its calendar on Friday, it was revealed that a date has been set to hear oral arguments in New...
article Connecticut to legalise sports betting
(Connecticut) -- The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) of 1992 could soon be struck down by the US Supreme Court after New Jersey challenged the...

10/8/2017

article PURDUM: My NFL Sunday with a sports betting syndicate
(Las Vegas) -- The multi-story, adobe-style house is located 30 minutes off the Strip in Henderson, Nevada. Sitting on a corner lot in a gated community littered with...

10/7/2017

article Majorities Support Legalized Sports Betting, Convenience Of Going Bankrupt From Home
(California) -- Betting on sports is a popular pastime in America, but it’s often a burdensome one. For decades, federal law has dictated that citizens must travel...
article Alan Eskander back with SportChamps, raises $3.5 million
(UK) -- Bookmaker and former Financial Review Young Rich Lister Alan Eskander has raised $3.5 million from several high-profile wealthy investors to expand his new...

10/5/2017

article My NFL Sunday with a sports betting syndicate
(Las Vegas) -- The multi-story, adobe-style house is located 30 minutes off the Strip in Henderson, Nevada. Sitting on a corner lot in a gated community littered with...

10/4/2017

article About betting on the most popular football leagues of the world
(Europe) -- As almost all the European football leagues are in full swing now, and the early-season form of the teams have given a fair indication of how they might...

10/3/2017

article West Virginia looking ahead to sports betting
(West Virginia) -- In West Virginia, a $160,000 contract to study the potential economic impact of legalizing sports betting in the state has been awarded to a...
article Chernin to Court Sports Bettors With New Data and Analysis Service
(USA) -- Betting on sports isn’t legal in most of the U.S., but that isn’t stopping entrepreneurs from building a new digital media platform that will be...
article Chiefs' last-second touchdown won one gambler $100,000
(USA) -- For the Kansas City Chiefs, Justin Houston’s late defensive touchdown was merely the capstone on a strong game against a viable, if erratic, Washington...
article Kansas City Chiefs' miraculous and meaningless last-second touchdown had a huge impact on gamblers
(USA) -- The Kansas City Chiefs pulled off what will go down in history as one of the wildest covers in gambling history on Monday night. Going into their matchup...

10/2/2017

article Sports betting surge hinges on N.J. case, report finds
(Atlantic City) -- Legal sports betting could be offered in 32 states within five years if the U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of New Jersey’s quest to offer...

10/1/2017

article Report: 32 US states could offer sports betting in 5 years
(New Jersey) -- Legal sports betting could be offered in 32 states within five years if the U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of New Jersey's quest to offer such...

9/29/2017

article Legalization of sports betting campaign goes all the way to Capitol Hill
(Washington D.C.) -- Casino lobby group the American Gaming Association and the American Sports Betting Coalition met with lawmakers and industry insiders yesterday as...
article WV Lottery Commission inks sports betting study
(West Virginia) -- A $160,000 contract to study the potential economic impact of legalizing sports betting in West Virginia has been awarded to a California-based gaming...

9/28/2017

article Poll: Americans Want to Legalize Sports Betting, as Gaming Industry Calls for PASPA Repeal
(Massachusetts) -- Sports betting has been banned in America in all but four states since 1992, but a new poll shows that the majority of US adults support amending that...
article OP/ED: Sports gambling a much-better bet for A.C. area than Amazon
(Atlantic City) -- A few years of near-depression in the Atlantic County economy has made some officials and residents almost desperate for relief. That’s...
article WV Lottery Commission inks sports betting study
(West Virginia) -- A $160,000 contract to study the potential economic impact of legalizing sports betting in West Virginia has been awarded to a California-based gaming...
article ESSA to support trio of new initiatives to combat match-fixing
(Internet) -- Sports betting integrity organisation ESSA is to work on three new projects to combat match-fixing after being granted funding by the European Commission...

9/27/2017

article Poll: 55% back legalized gambling on pro sports
(USA) -- Fifty-five percent of Americans support making gambling on professional sports legal in all states, according to poll results released Tuesday. Such gambling is...
article Poll: Americans support legalized betting on pro sports
(USA) -- The majority of Americans support legalizing betting on professional sports, according to poll results released Tuesday. The poll, conducted in August by the...
press release American Sports Betting Coalition details benefits of legalized sports betting at Capitol Hill briefing
(Washington D.C.) -- The American Gaming Association and American Sports Betting Coalition addressed the benefits of a legalized sports betting market on Capitol Hill...

9/26/2017

article Momentum continues toward legal sports gambling
(Florida) -- As in years past, football fans who like a little bit of action can pick NFL games at Calder Casino: It’s a far cry from sports gambling, but it...
article More Than 30 States Would Likely Legalize Sports Betting By 2023 If Federal Ban Ends, New Report Says
(USA) -- More than 30 states are likely to legalize sports betting in some fashion by 2023 if the federal ban is lifted, according to a new report from Eilers &...
article Poll: Majority of Americans support legalizing sports betting
(USA) -- Support for legalizing sports betting nationwide continues to grow, according to the results of a national UMass Lowell-Washington Post poll released Tuesday.
article Most support legalized sports betting in UMass Lowell poll
(Massachusetts) -- Fifty-five percent of Americans support making gambling on pro sports legal in all states, according to poll results released Tuesday. Such gambling...
article Poll: Majority of Americans support legalization of sports betting
(Massachusetts) -- Although gambling on professional sports is illegal in most states, one in five fans have placed a bet and 73 percent of those who did so said it made...

9/22/2017

article Can NFL's presence in England influence landmark Supreme Court case on gambling?
(UK) -- Sunday, on the way to an NFL game, fans can step into one of the numerous betting parlors that dot each city block here. They can wager on that afternoon’s...
article Paddy Power gets fined
(UK) -- The leading sports betting operator in the United Kingdom, Paddy Power, has been censured by the country’s Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) arguing the...

9/21/2017

article Billy Walters Ordered to Pay $25 Million Penalty Following Securities Fraud Conviction
(Las Vegas) -- Legendary Las Vegas figures can be found winning big all over the city, but legendary sports betting icon Billy Walters would like to forget his recent...
article Match-fixing goes digital
(Internet) -- Competitive video-gaming, collectively known as eSports, is surging in popularity, packing out stadiums from Germany to South Korea, and attracting a...
article Match-fixing is more common than ever
(Internet) -- In 2008 Lou Vincent, a former New Zealand international cricketer, was playing in a now-defunct Indian Twenty20 cricket league. A man claiming to represent...

9/20/2017

article Senate Gaming Chair: Legal sports book would be good for New York
(New York) -- The chair of the Senate’s Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee is urging for the repeal of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act as a...
article Sportsbooks To Stop Taking WWE Bets?
(Las Vegas) -- Sportsbooks are on the verge of stopping their betting markets being offered for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) matches after it was revealed that...

9/19/2017

article PGA Tour hires company to monitor betting for irregularities
(USA) -- The PGA Tour has entered into an agreement with London-based Genius Sports to monitor wagering information worldwide for any irregular activity. The move is...

9/18/2017

article Controversial GGG-Canelo decision prompts Las Vegas refunds
(Las Vegas) -- Large bets for as much as $500,000 showed up on Gennady Golovkin at Las Vegas sportsbooks in the final hours before Saturday's title fight against...
article OP/ED: Legalizing sports betting: Odds improving for the next big thing
(Nevada) -- Like the flashing numbers on the board at your favorite Las Vegas sports book, the odds of legalizing American gambling’s last taboo are gradually...
article Golf: PGA Tour hires London firm to monitor betting activity
(USA) -- The PGA Tour said on Monday it will implement a more comprehensive gambling policy from 2018 to monitor global betting markets for any irregular activity....
article PGA Tour to expand gambling ban starting in 2018
(Florida) -- The PGA Tour has taken its battle against gambling beyond Tour pro themselves. Starting in 2018, it will implement a new Integrity Program to “protect...
article PGA Tour to toughen gambling policy in 2018
(USA) -- Professional golf’s primary organizing body is rolling out a new gambling policy intended to “protect its competitions from potential outside...
article Resignations prompt Sportech to launch strategic review
(UK) -- British pools betting innovator Sportech has announced that it will be launching a wide-ranging review of its business and capital structures following news that...
article Resignations prompt Sportech to launch strategic review
(UK) -- British pools betting innovator Sportech has announced that it will be launching a wide-ranging review of its business and capital structures following news that...

9/17/2017

article U.S. Sports-Betting Market Projected To Hit $2bn, Despite Online Uncertainty
(USA) -- The U.S. sports-betting market would spread to more than 20 states and be worth $2bn in annual gross gaming revenue within roughly five years of the end of a...

9/16/2017

article PURDUM: Sports betting legalization: Where do we stand right now?
(USA) -- Most estimates are in the hundreds of billions of dollars, but no one knows for sure how much money Americans bet on sports every year. Whatever the amount, it...

9/15/2017

article The Best Case For Legal Online Sports Betting: The Success Of Nevada Mobile Apps
(Nevada) -- If and when sports betting becomes legal in the United States, it’s not likely to proliferate quickly via mobile devices and online. That’s not...
article U.S. Sports-Betting Market Projected To Hit $2bn, Despite Online Uncertainty
(USA) -- The U.S. sports-betting market would spread to more than 20 states and be worth $2bn in annual gross gaming revenue within roughly five years of the end of a...
article Grand Victoria hopes for concert pavilion, ponders sports gambling
(Illinois) -- The Grand Victoria Casino is taking a look at working with Elgin to have a concert pavilion built in Festival Park adjacent to its facility, but is taking...
article Bettorlogic, Mr Green to deliver Sportsbook 2.0
(Internet) -- Mr Green has announced that it is to launch ‘Sportsbook 2.0’, after developing the new product in partnership with Bettorlogic. Designed using...

9/14/2017

article Sports betting legalization: Where do we stand right now?
(Washington D.C.) -- Most estimates are in the hundreds of billions of dollars, but no one knows for sure how much money Americans bet on sports every year. Whatever the...
press release American Bar Association Forum on Entertainment and Sports
(Las Vegas) -- The American Bar Association (ABA) Sports Division and is putting on its annual conference this year in Las Vegas, October 5-7. Topics of this year’...

9/12/2017

article Minnesota would join sports betting fight
(Minnesota) -- Minnesota Rep. Pat Garofalo would be preparing a draft to legalise sports betting industry in the state, although the federal government has not approved...
article Study shows gambling could be worth $531M for Minnesota
(Minnesota) -- The American Sports Betting Coalition and the American Gaming Association have released data from an Oxford Economics study that shows legal sports...
article Atlantic City in great position to take advantage of sports betting
(Atlantic City) -- For decades, sports fans have dreamed about heading to a casino property in the resort and placing a bet on their favorite National Football League...

9/11/2017

article BLOG: Legal Sports Betting in the US Might be Closer than you Think
(New York) -- Sports betting has been off limits for the majority of US states’ residents for ages. A bill meant to protect the integrity of professional and...

9/10/2017

article One sports bettor's conversion from NFL to college football
(USA) -- I wasn’t born and raised as a college football fan like many who enjoy the sport. I grew up in New York City and we had two NFL teams and no college teams...

9/9/2017

article Bookmakers could be banned from UK Football Kit Sponsorships
(UK) -- Football clubs could be banned from creating any shirt sponsorship agreements with bookies according to the Labour representatives. According to them, a future...
article Utah vs. BYU is a popular bet at Nevada casinos
(Nevada) -- Move over Donny and Marie, Penn and Teller. One of the most popular tickets in Nevada this week has been Utah-BYU. This weekend’s rivalry game in Provo...
article Station Casinos' Chuck Esposito talks NFL, NCAA Football gambling
(Las Vegas) -- It's opening weekend for the NFL, which for many means a mad dash to the sports books around Las Vegas to place their pro and college football bets....

9/8/2017

article Minnesota Bracing for Super Bowl Gambling
(Minnesota) -- The 2017 Super Bowl generated an estimated $5 billion in gambling, much of it illegal and a big share of it taking place in the city hosting the game.

9/7/2017

article $2.2 Billion Deal for Rockets Is a Casino Mogul’s Bet on Houston
(New York) -- An American casino mogul is making a timely bet on Houston. The owner of both the Golden Nugget gambling enterprise and the Landry’s restaurant...
article Fertitta Owns Casinos And Steak Houses, Why Not An NBA Team?
(New Jersey) -- In a week of devastating news coming out of Houston, one story could be a big boon for one of the city’s major sports franchises. Casino owner and...

9/6/2017

article Gaming group promotes tribal interests in Supreme Court sports betting case
(Washington D.C.) -- Tribal sovereignty is being hindered by a long-running ban on sports betting, the American Gaming Association is telling the nation's highest...
article Start of the NFL season is big for some books, not others
(Las Vegas) -- Football fans aren’t the only ones looking forward to the start of the NFL regular season on Thursday. The sports books in Las Vegas have also been...
article Labour calls for ban on gambling firms sponsoring football shirts
(UK) -- With 25 of the 92 league clubs, including nine out of 20 Premier League sides, currently engaged in such sponsoring, shadow Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (...

8/31/2017

article New Jersey Pushes for Lifting the Single-Game Sports Betting Federal Ban
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey filed an amicus brief with the United States’ Supreme Court, arguing that the current ban the federal government has imposed on single-...

8/29/2017

article What did sportsbooks learn from Mayweather-McGregor? 'Business as usual'
(Las Vegas) -- In the end, Floyd Mayweather won his fight against Conor McGregor, pushing his record to 50-0, as most expected. The house won, and corporate spreadsheets...

8/25/2017

article USBookmaking is now 'large and in charge' at Baldini’s
(Nevada) -- USBookmaking is now “large and in charge” of the sports book at Baldini’s in Sparks. The changeover at the book, near Reno, is effective...
article A plausible explanation for why there are $1 million bets coming in on Floyd Mayweather
(Las Vegas) -- The big Mayweather-McGregor betting news this week are the massive bets coming in on Floyd Mayweather. From sportsbook William Hill in their newsletter:...
article Atlantic City casinos trying to get piece of Mayweather-McGregor pie
(Atlantic City) -- Billboards heading into the resort make it feel like Saturday night’s Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor megafight is happening at Boardwalk...
article Casino City's Friday Five: The Mayweather vs. McGregor edition
(Las Vegas) -- The Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight is dominating headlines all across the globe. Everyone, everywhere, it seems, wants to talk about and/or has an...
article Online Sports Betting among Popular Organized Crime Targets in Australia, Report Finds
(Australia) -- Australia is losing A$36 billion per year from organized crime activities, a report by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) showed. The...

8/24/2017

article Bookies will lose millions if McGregor knocks out Mayweather
(Las Vegas) -- Conor McGregor is making a lot of wise guys nervous in this gambling city. Should he somehow manage to knock out Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the early rounds...
article Mayweather Took Fight Because He's A Degenerate Gambler At Vegas Casinos, McGregor Speculates
(Las Vegas) -- Floyd “Money” Mayweather loves Las Vegas and he’s known to enjoy placing some hefty wagers on sporting events. That’s part of the...
article McGregor Accuses Mayweather of Having Gambling Problem
(Las Vegas) -- In a war of words that will probably be more entertaining than the fight itself, Conor McGregor delivered a verbal haymaker when he accused Floyd...
article NYX CEO Sees ‘Great Potential’ For Future Of US Online Gambling, Sports Betting
(USA) -- NYX is a gaming company that provides software for both the land-based and online gambling industries. It already has a substantial footprint in NJ online...

8/22/2017

article Goodell’s New Contract Means NFL Commish Stands In The Path Toward Legal Sports Betting
(USA) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has made it abundantly clear that he and the league he oversees are not supporters of legal sports betting, at least in public...

8/18/2017

article Floyd Mayweather Will Bet on His Conor McGregor Fight, and There’s No Law Stopping Him
(Las Vegas) -- Floyd Mayweather revealed this week that he will indeed be betting on his fight against UFC champ Conor McGregor later this month at T-Mobile Arena in Las...
article Vegas Knights Owner Tells ESPN Hockey Gambling Will Be Non-Issue for Team, NHL
(Las Vegas) -- One issue the NHL had to address before awarding Las Vegas its first major professional sports franchise, was what influence gambling might have on the...

8/14/2017

article Implementation Of Sports Betting Would Be ‘Tricky’ In Indian Country, If Federal Ban Lifted
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot tribes, who share Connecticut’s American Indian casino market, operating gambling resorts in Uncasville and...
article Tribes Divided Over Sports Betting
(Indian Country) -- U.S. gaming tribes are divided over whether sports betting should be legalized, something that many of them believes would threaten the exclusivity...
article Maloof Brothers Place $880,000 on Floyd Mayweather Against Conor McGregor
(Las Vegas) -- Gavin and Joe Maloof are thought to have recently made the largest bet on the August 26 Floyd Mayweather versus Conor McGregor fight, with two tickets...
article Maloofs Bet $880K On Mayweather To Give Winnings To Charity
(Las Vegas) -- Gavin and Joe Maloof are so confident Floyd Mayweather Jr. will beat Conor McGregor that they bet $880,000 on it. And if the Maloof brothers are big...
press release K1 invests over $100 million to create market leading pure-play legal software platform
(Las Vegas) -- The combined business will better serve more than 1,000 legal and corporate customers with solutions across the full document lifecycle. Its software...

8/13/2017

article FREEMAN: Rest Easy, Nevada
(Nevada) -- In June, the Supreme Court of the United States announced it will hear New Jersey’s appeal challenging the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection...
article New Jersey And Texas Challenge The Gambling Law Status Quo
(USA) -- As summer is winding down, the number of swimming pool days is limited. However, thanks to some news on the US online casino front, the days of shared player...
article $880K wager on Floyd Mayweather rewritten as two separate bets
(Las Vegas) -- A Las Vegas casino on Friday took a bet on Floyd Mayweather that was so large, the sportsbook computer system couldn't handle it.

8/12/2017

article Looming legalization of gambling nudges NFL toward full-time officials
(USA) -- The NFL has resisted legalized gambling over the years for a variety of reasons. Here’s one of them: Once fans can place bets on point spreads, over-...
article Sporting Index launches first spread betting app on Google Play Store
(USA) -- Updating the market, industry spread betting firm Sporting Index (Sporting Group subsidiary), has rolled out its sports spread betting app on Google Play Store...
article Poker Pro Tony Bloom’s Ascent to Premier League Highlights Double Standard for British Soccer Betting
(UK) -- High-stakes poker player Tony Bloom made his fortune betting on soccer, so much so that he was able to buy a professional team in 2009. At this weekend’s...

8/11/2017

article NFL Anticipating Legalized Gambling, Hires Full-Time Refs to Improve Officiating
(USA) -- In an effort to improve the game and with an eye on the possible legalization of sports gambling nationwide, the NFL announced Wednesday that it will hire up to...
article England Bans Betting in Soccer, but Not for ‘The Lizard’
(UK) -- They call Tony Bloom “The Lizard” in poker circles. But the Lizard is more than just a gambler. For the first time in more than three decades, the...

8/10/2017

article California Gaming Industry Contemplating Limited Sports-Betting Launch (sub req)
(California) -- Members of California’s expansive gambling industry have only just begun to stake out their positions on sports betting, but a nascent point of...
article SBTech confirms top commercial role for Cochrane
(UK) -- SBTech has appointed Andrew Cochrane as its new chief commercial officer. Cochrane joins the sports betting and online gaming solutions provider having most...
article India to assess legal sports betting
(India) -- Member associations of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) were asked by the Law Commission secretary Sanjay Singh “to forward the views of...

8/8/2017

article BAKUN: State vs. federal: will sports and gambling agree on a regulatory vision for sports betting?
(USA) -- On June 27th this year, in a surprising turn of events, the US Supreme Court, against the recommendation of the Solicitor General, agreed to hear the arguments...

8/5/2017

article Ex-MLB Commissioner Fay Vincent Says Sports Gambling Likely to Be Legalized Soon
(USA) -- Former MLB commissioner Fay Vincent said he believes legalized sports gambling is an inevitability that will fundamentally alter sports as we know it.
article Fay Vincent says legalized sports gambling coming soon
(New York) -- Former Major League Baseball commissioner Fay Vincent believes that legalized sports betting in the United States would be one of the biggest developments...

8/3/2017

article Tribes Scramble To Figure Out How Sports Betting Can Fit Into Indian Gambling Under Federal Law
(California) -- American Indians are scrambling to grasp the potential legal and regulatory impact the legalization of sports betting could have on the $31.2 billion...
article Forget The Political Posturing: California Sports Betting Would Not Violate Tribal Rights
(California) -- With the introduction of a constitutional amendment to allow sports wagering legislation in California, some state tribal representatives have asserted...
article Coral advert banned for suggesting betting on sport was better than watching
(UK) -- Coral have seen their latest advertisement banned from television after two complaints to the Advertising Standards Authority were upheld. The ad, which focused...
article Latest odds on boxer Anthony Joshua’s next fight after Wladimir Klitschko retires
(Internet) -- With Wladimir Klitschko deciding to hang up his gloves today, any talks of a possible Anthony Joshua rematch are now dead in the water. Boxing pundits are...

8/1/2017

article 'The Super Bowl of boxing': How Vegas made Mayweather-McGregor odds
(Las Vegas) -- On Feb. 16, nearly four months before the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight was made official, iconic bookmaker Jimmy Vaccaro and the odds-making crew...

7/25/2017

article Supreme Court case could bring sports betting to Dubuque casinos
(Iowa) -- A U.S. Supreme Court case could pave the way for sports betting to come to Dubuque's casinos. The state of New Jersey has appealed to the high court to...

7/23/2017

article BILL CRAWFORD: Casinos may get sports betting on the sly
(Mississippi) -- Speaking of doofuses, did you see Geoff Pender’s column entitled “Did legislative leadership really fall for sports-betting rope-a-dope?...
article UK Gambling Commission Reminds Organizers of Fantasy Football Leagues to Ensure They Are Within the Standards
(UK) -- All fantasy football league organizers have been reminded by the UK Gambling Commission to ensure they are within the standards of the UK Gambling Law. What the...

7/22/2017

article California introduce a sports betting amendment to regulate the industry
(California) -- California has joined a whole host of states attempts to overturn the federal ban on sports betting now that New Jersey look close to achieving success....
article US Supreme Court is Listening; Sports Betting USA 2017 Can Unify the Voice
(New York) -- In what amounted to a stunning late turn of events, the Supreme Court agreed to hear New Jersey’s arguments in a sports betting case that has been...
article OP/ED: Sports betting provision slips by some Mississippi lawmakers
(Mississippi) -- Speaking of doofuses, did you see Geoff Pender’s column entitled “Did legislative leadership really fall for sports-betting rope-a-dope?...
article Some hope sports betting boosts sluggish casino revenue
(Mississippi) -- Some believe allowing sports betting at Mississippi casinos could be a big boost for the state’s gambling industry that has stalled in recent...

7/21/2017

article California Amendment Would Legalize Sports Betting … if New Jersey Pulls off SCOTUS Win
(California) -- Governmental Organization Committee Chair Adam Gray introduced a state constitutional amendment that would authorize sports betting in California should...
article New Jersey Online Gambling Pulls Ahead Of The Field Again, This Time With Sports Betting
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey is light years ahead of the rest of the United States when it comes to online gambling, and sports betting in NJ may be available sooner than...
article Sports Betting West Africa event in Lagos gives rise to regulatory cooperation
(Nigeria) -- Sports Betting West Africa has completed their recent industry summit with resounding success. The 3rd annual event was held at the Federal Palace Hotel...

7/20/2017

article Adam Silver goes all-in on sports gambling, expects legalization to come soon
(New York) -- If and when sports gambling becomes legal, NBA commissioner Adam Silver is not going to fight it. While some other commissioners are wary of potentially...
article Adam Silver on sports gambling: “My sense is the law will change in the next few years”
(New York) -- This isn’t new ground for NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. He has called legalized sports gambling in the United States “inevitable” and...
article NBA Commish: Legalized Sports Gambling Is a Safe Bet
(New York) -- In an unprecedented public gathering of the heads of the nation's top sports leagues, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Tuesday made a bold prediction...
article NBA commissioner Adam Silver makes a case for legalized in-game betting
(New York) -- While Major League Baseball’s Rob Manfred and the NHL’s Gary Bettman took a wait-and-see approach to potential legalized sports gambling and...
article NBA commissioner says the legalisation of sports gambling is on the horizon
(New York) -- NBA commissioner Adam Silver has announced he sees the legalisation of sports gambling happening in the not-so-distant future. Silver is one of the...

7/19/2017

article Goodell mostly silent as his peers discuss gambling
(New York) -- During a Tuesday night appearance in New York City, the four commissioners made like the heads of the five families and convened for a public forum. One...
article GOUKER: Is NBA Commissioner Adam Silver A Hero Of Sports Betting, Or Just A Hypocrite?
(New York) -- NBA Commissioner Adam Silver likes to say positive things when it comes to sports betting — namely that it should be legal and regulated. Silver...
article NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Believes Sports Betting Legalization a Slam Dunk in Coming Years
(New York) -- NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is the strongest proponent of legalizing sports gambling of the four major professional sports leagues, and this week he...
article NBA commissioner optimistic sports betting will be legalized 'in the next few years'
(New York) -- The idea of legalizing sports betting has been floated for years with no imminent change in sight, but NBA commissioner Adam Silver remains optimistic of a...
article ESSA reports 53 suspicious betting alerts during Q2 2017
(Worldwide) -- International betting integrity body ESSA reported 53 cases of suspicious betting to the relevant authorities during the second quarter (Q2) of 2017; this...
article Wimbledon, French Open matches flagged for unusual betting, possible match-fixing
(Worldwide) -- The Tennis Integrity Unit says a total of four matches at Wimbledon and the French Open have been flagged for unusual betting patterns. The TIU's...

7/18/2017

article Adam Silver Expects Sports Gambling to Be Legalized 'In the Next Few Years'
(New York) -- NBA commissioner Adam Silver maintained an optimistic outlook Tuesday that legislation will be enacted in the coming years to make gambling on professional...

7/17/2017

article Legislature most likely can revisit sports betting before U.S. Supreme Court ruling
(Mississippi) -- During the 2017 session, many experts contend the Mississippi Legislature passed a bill, unbeknownst to most members, legalizing betting on sports...
article Connecticut joins list of states banking on NJ Supreme Court case
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut Governor Danell Malloy signed a bill into law that would allow the state to offer legal sports betting, should officials at the Supreme...

7/16/2017

article Mississippi Appears To Be Slowing Its Roll On Legal Sports Betting
(Mississippi) -- Mississippi lawmakers might be putting the stop sign up for legal sports betting in the state, according to recent reporting from state media outlets.
article In An Unexpected Move, The Sports Ministry Might Soon Legalise Online Betting
(India) -- The Sports Ministry is in the initial stages of making online betting legal in India. An official stated that they have consulted many stakeholders in the...
article India Sports Ministry in Early Talks to Legalize Online Sports Betting
(India) -- The legalization and regulation of online sports betting has been brought up for discussion by India’s Sports Ministry, The India Express reported...
article Reports: India two years away from legal online sports betting
(India) -- India’s sports minister is denying media reports that he is holding early talks on finally legalizing sports betting in the country. Last week, the All...
press release Sports Betting USA conference to analyse stakeholders’ response to Supreme Court decision re: NJ challenge to PASPA
(New York) -- In an unexpected turn of events, the Supreme Court agreed to hear the arguments in New Jersey’s sports betting case, giving new life to a years...

7/15/2017

article Las Vegas to vote on pro soccer stadium as city aims to boost sports betting
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas City Council will vote next week on whether a United Soccer League team can take up the lease for the Cashman Field. If approved, the team...
article Did legislative leadership really fall for sports-betting rope-a-dope? Geoff Pender
(Mississippi) -- Did the Mississippi Legislature approve what could be the largest expansion of gambling in 25 years either inadvertently or through sleight of hand,...
article Lawmakers: Didn’t think law would legalize sports betting
(Mississippi) -- Sponsors of a new state fantasy sports betting law that could allow gambling on real sporting events say they never considered that possibility when...

7/14/2017

article Bookmaker Ratings gives detailed breakdown of Russian betting market numbers
(Russia) -- Detailing new market insight, Industry affiliate Bookmaker Ratings has issued a detailed breakdown and analysis of the current state of play for the Russian...
article Cubs fans keep betting slips as mementos instead of cashing
(Chicago) -- This spring, Las Vegas sportsbooks were treated to unexpected windfalls so unusually large, managers felt the need to recheck the numbers to figure out the...

7/13/2017

article Baseball Hunches and Horse Race Value Hunting
(Internet) -- Demand value. The horse racing adage beckoning bettors to rate shop becomes more important amid myriad options. Value comes in several forms, like with...
article Overwatch Laying Groundwork For Integration Of Real-Money Fantasy Sports
(New York) -- As the Overwatch League moves closer to becoming a reality, Activision Blizzard is considering another step that would draw the esports title into an even...
article Cyprus launches first sports betting site
(Cyprus) -- With the launch of SBTech’s Winmasters.cy, Cyprus has inaugurated its sports betting market. Last year, Cyprus decided to create a new gambling system and...

7/12/2017

article MLB Commish On NJ Sports Betting: Wants ‘To Shape What The New Regulatory Scheme Looks Like’
(New Jersey) -- Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said his league has an eye on the New Jersey sports betting case, and is preparing for a world in which...

7/10/2017

article GOUKER: Legal Sports Betting In The US Would Not Instantly Mean Legal Online Sports Betting
(Washington D.C.) -- The New Jersey sports betting case heading to the US Supreme Court has let the imaginations of many run wild. Namely, the prospect of the state...

7/9/2017

article Student takes on bookie after refusal to pay out $1m winnings
(UK) -- One of Britain's biggest bookmakers is being taken to court by a student after the company refused to pay out $1.694 million on a winning bet on the horses....

7/5/2017

article Ready for sports betting; Mississippi includes specific language in daily fantasy sports measure
(Mississippi) -- Earlier this year, the legislature of Mississippi decided to pass a fantasy sports bill in order to allow daily fantasy sports to take place within...
article Casino industry ramps up effort to repeal sports betting ban
(USA) -- A national campaign to overturn the federal ban on sports betting outside Nevada got under way this month, giving momentum to sports betting supporters in...

7/4/2017

article Lawmaker itching to legalize sports betting in West Virginia
(West Virginia) -- The surprise decision of the U.S. Supreme Court to hear arguments in a case that aims to legalize sports betting has pushed lawmakers to introduce a...
article Mississippi ready to win the race to implement sports betting
(Mississippi) -- State legislators in Mississippi have introduced wording into a daily fantasy sports bill which paves the way for sports betting in the state, should...

7/3/2017

article West Virginia in favor of sports betting
(West Virginia) -- As West Virginia could face revenue problems, legislators from the state have expressed that they support a possible legalisation of sports betting at...

7/2/2017

article West Virginia lawmaker eyes high court's sports betting case
(West Virginia) -- A West Virginia lawmaker is eager for the state to be ready to introduce sports betting in the event that a U.S. Supreme Court case leads to the...

7/1/2017

article Some legislators eager to see WV cash in on legalized sports betting
(West Virginia) -- Last week’s surprise decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to hear arguments in a case that aims to legalize sports betting has caught the...

6/30/2017

article BetConstruct reaches a deal with Royal Panda
(UK) -- Award-winning technology provider BetConstruct has signed an agreement to provide its industry-leading sportsbook solution to UK and Maltese online operator...
article Mr Green and SBTech to exhibit at Betting on Sports
(UK) -- Mr Green and SBTech are among the 15 first-time exhibitors at the Betting on Sports 2017 Conference organised by SBC Events across September 12-15.

6/29/2017

article Brent Musburger's big, new adventure involves sports gambling
(Nevada) -- Brent Musburger is riding a hot hand. The sportscasting legend just chipped in for birdie on the eighth hole at Cascata, 20 miles southeast of Las Vegas....
article New Jersey sports betting future is in the hands of SCOTUS
(New Jersey) -- After years of legal challenges, the state of New Jersey was dealt its first good hand; The United States Supreme Court has agreed to hear the State...
article Sports betting advocates see momentum building
(Washington D.C.) -- Supporters of legalizing the multibillion-dollar sports betting marketplace are ramping up efforts to enshrine policy changes nationwide. The...
article Supreme Court decision to take on sports gambling issue might force NCAA to accept Las Vegas
(New Jersey) -- On the heels of a federal judge issuing an injunction on March 7, 2013, that barred New Jersey from allowing sports betting in the midst of an ongoing...

6/27/2017

article Legalized sports gambling just got one step closer
(Washington D.C.) -- So is America finally going to have legalized sports wagering – a book on every street block taking NFL action, just like in Europe, or online...
article SCOTUS sports betting case to be watched in Connecticut
(Connecticut) -- Giving new significance to recently passed legislation in Connecticut, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to review New Jersey’s challenge of a...
article Tribes welcome U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to take up sports gambling
(Washington D.C.) -- On the day their third-casino bill became law, southeastern Connecticut’s casino-owning Indian tribes also welcomed news Tuesday that the U.S...
article Sports betting bill tracker
(USA) -- Sports betting is increasingly getting the attention of state lawmakers. The uptick in legislative activity for traditional sports betting -- think point...

6/25/2017

article Will U.S. Supreme Court agree to hear N.J. sports betting case?
(New Jersey) -- The U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to announce Monday morning whether it will hear New Jersey's years-long effort to allow sports betting at the...

6/23/2017

article Seven Reasons Why The New Jersey Sports Betting Case May Get Its Day In The Supreme Court
(New Jersey) -- This Monday marks a critical pivot point in the effort to legalize sports betting in the United States. That morning, the US Supreme Court will release...
article Kenya: Sportpesa Likely to Withdraw Sponsorships Over Betting Tax
(Kenya) -- Sportspesa Kenya will withdraw all its affiliate sponsorships effective January 1 2018. The company's CEO Ronald Karauri says the move follows passing of...
article Sporting Index Holdings Limited acquires Touchbet Limited
(London) -- Sports spread betting firm Sporting Index Holdings Limited has announced that it has boosted its business-to-business arm with the acquisition of algorithmic...

6/22/2017

article COOPER: Gambling And Sport: "It's An Insidious Addiction"
(UK) -- The Football Association has announced it will end all sponsorship arrangements with betting companies. Is this the start of the separation between sport and...
article Despite new FA stance, clubs' seedy relationship with gambling companies as strong as ever
(Ireland) -- IT WAS FOUR years ago when the former Bolton striker Kevin Davies wrote about a team-mate who was checking his phone in the toilet during half-time of a...
article Floyd Mayweather Vs Conor McGregor: Just a fraction of US bets will be made legally
(Las Vegas) -- The upcoming fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather is set to attract millions of dollars in betting from Americans – the vast majority...

6/19/2017

article Betting on Freedom: The Federal Ban on States Legalizing Sports Gambling
(Washington D.C.) -- Have you ever played fantasy sports for money? Have you ever participated in your office March Madness pool? Well, if you did, you may have broken...

6/18/2017

article As cricket fever soars, betting menace resurfaces
(India) -- As the final match of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy is due today (Sunday) between archrivals Pakistan and India at Oval Ground,...

6/16/2017

article Online gambling industry using data scouts to target suburban sports
(Australia) -- International gambling sites are collecting play-by-play data on suburban basketball and football games around Australia, raising the spectre of match-...

6/15/2017

article Gambling Lobby Pushes for Overturn of Federal Ban on Sports Betting
(USA) -- This year is the 25th anniversary of the federal law that prohibits sports betting in almost every state, yet 50 million Americans bet on Super Bowl LI this...
article Betting on hockey and sports still a booming industry post-Brexit
(UK) -- With the British pound taking hit after hit after last year’s decision to Brexit, and the hint of a hung government last week, many industries and their...
article Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor expected to smash gambling records as punters prepare to stake £40MILLION
(UK) -- Punters are expected to stake an incredible £40million on the outcome of Floyd Mayweather's mega-fight with Conor McGregor. The two biggest egos in...

6/14/2017

article Casino Industry Lobbying To Repeal Ban On Sports Betting
(Washington D.C.) -- The casino industry's largest lobbying group in the United States is ramping up its efforts this week to repeal a 25-year-old federal law that...

6/13/2017

article Casino Lobby Launches Sports Betting Campaign
(Washington D.C.) -- The American Gaming Association is making a wager that a new coalition will convince Congress to repeal a 1992 law that bans most states from...
article U.S casino industry steps up efforts to repeal sports betting ban
(Washington D.C.) -- The American Gaming Association (AGA) is ramping up its efforts to repeal a 25 year-old federal law that bans sports betting in most states. On...
article Sports betting keeps Chris Christie expectant
(New Jersey) -- Chris Christie, the current governor of New Jersey, said that sports betting at the Monmouth Park Racetrack could be open in a week if the Supreme Court...

6/12/2017

article American Gaming Association makes play to overturn federal ban on sports betting
(Washington D.C.) -- This year is the 25th anniversary of the federal law that prohibits sports betting in almost every state, yet 50 million Americans bet on Super Bowl...
article OP/ED: The federal sports betting ban has failed: Let’s legalize and regulate it
(Washington D.C.) -- America’s federal ban on sports betting has failed. That’s why a new, diverse coalition including law enforcement, elected officials and...
article Casino industry launches campaign to legalize sports betting
(Washington D.C.) -- Casino industry officials on Monday launched a new campaign to legalize sports betting, something New Jersey has been trying to get for years. They...
article Casino industry ramps up effort to repeal sports betting ban
(Washington D.C.) -- The casino industry's largest lobbying group in the U.S. is ramping up its efforts to repeal a federal law that bans sports betting in most...
article Gaming industry chief: New Jersey "has done with it needed to do" on sports betting
(Washington D.C.) -- The specific topic for the American Gaming Association national conference call on Monday was the formation of a sports betting coalition that will...
article GOUKER: Getting NFL Commish Goodell Under Oath On Gambling Would Be Great For Legal US Sports Betting
(Washington D.C.) -- Could we finally get straight answers from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on wagering on sports? USA Today published a pair of stories about the NFL...
article NFL’s gambling policy appears consistently inconsistent
(Washington D.C.) -- Now more than ever before, the NFL’s public position on gambling has become quite an artful dance. On one side of the ballroom, the league...

6/11/2017

article Major Sports Leagues Secretly Talk ‘Inevitable’ Likelihood of Legal Sports Betting
(New York) -- Representatives from the players associations of the four major professional sports league have been meeting in NYC to discuss what’s becoming almost...
article Emerging Markets: Sports Betting & Gaming India
(India) -- The world’s largest democracy has embarked on a course to relax draconian gambling legislation by signaling a willingness to consider and clarify...

6/10/2017

article As Vegas sports books expand betting options, MVP voting is fair game. Will presidential elections be next?
(Las Vegas) -- Kevin Durant had missed his first shot. So did Stephen Curry. Then 33-year-old Zaza Pachulia grabbed a rebound and scored for the Golden State Warriors....

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