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Gambling experts say the NBA is ahead of everybody in future of sports betting

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 Christie against the NCAA ends in favor of Christie, then the state of New Jersey will be permitted to allow legal gambling on sports which in turn could have a domino effect nation wide.

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12/11/2017

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 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...

12/3/2017

article How Geoff Freeman and the AGA led the gaming industry to the Supreme Court
(Washington D.C.) -- Monday morning the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS, to its close friends) will hear Christie v. NCAA, the most important gaming industry...
article US sports leagues are hedging their bets on legal gambling
(Washington D.C.) -- In court, all four major U.S. sports leagues are fighting New Jersey's challenge to the federal ban on sports gambling, which the Supreme Court...

12/2/2017

article Court’s hearing of sports betting case weighs heavy for Nevada
(Nevada) -- This week’s long-awaited U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments on Christie v. the NCAA, which could influence whether sports wagering will be legalized...
article High court betting case pits states against sports leagues
(New Jersey) -- With its spacious bar and banks of TVs tuned to all-sports stations, the lounge at New Jersey’s Monmouth Park Racetrack is a sports gamblers...
article Indiana joins bid to upset prohibition against sports gambling
(Indiana) -- Eighteen states, including Indiana, have joined New Jersey at the United States Supreme Court in crying foul over a 25-year-old federal statute that...
article Should the Supreme Court legalize sports betting?
(New Jersey) -- For the past two decades, the thought of placing a bet on the Philadelphia Eagles winning the Super Bowl or the 76ers winning the NBA Title in Atlantic...
article Supreme Court to Hear Sports Gambling Case Monday
(Washington D.C.) -- On Monday the Supreme Court will hear a challenge to a federal gambling law that could have sweeping implications not just for sports betting but...
article ‘Most people don’t even realize it’s illegal’ but it could bring millions to Mississippi
(Mississippi) -- On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that could bring a lot of money to Mississippi and its casinos. The court’s...

12/1/2017

article NFL squandering chance to force President Trump to kneel on gambling case and be on side of fans
(Washington D.C.) -- The NFL can’t get out of its own way of late, feuding with its players, feuding with its fans, feuding with wedge-seeking politicians and, of...
article OP/ED: On sports gambling, high court should bet on federalism
(New York) -- American democracy's comic opera frequently features collaborations of "bootleggers and Baptists." These entertainments are so named because...
article OP/ED: Supreme Court could let states allow sports bets
(Illinois) -- If you are among the many Americans who enjoy investing a buck or two on a sporting contest, the most intriguing matchup of the next few days isn’t...
article Supreme Court To Determine Future Of Massive U.S. Sports Betting Market
(New York) -- On Monday, the highest court in the land will hear oral arguments for why the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 is unconstitutional....

11/30/2017

article In Sports Gambling Case, the Supreme Court Should Bet on Federalism
(Washington D.C.) -- American democracy’s comic opera frequently features collaborations of “bootleggers and Baptists.” These entertainments are so...
article Gambling Clash at U.S. Supreme Court Unites Trump and the NFL
(New Jersey) -- All it took to bring Donald Trump and the National Football League together was New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and his Supreme Court bid to legalize...
article Kambi Group signs Sportsbook deal with gaming operator Sun International
(South Africa) -- Kambi Group has signed a multi-channel agreement to provide gaming and hospitality group Sun International with its premium Sportsbook and technology...

11/29/2017

article George F. Will: On sports gambling, the Supreme Court should bet on federalism
(Washington D.C.) -- American democracy’s comic opera frequently features collaborations of “bootleggers and Baptists.” These entertainments are so...
article Adam Silver On WFAN: Whether NJ Wins Case Or Not, Federal Standards Needed For Sports Betting
(New York) -- NBA commissioner Adam Silver says regardless of how the U.S. Supreme Court rules in the New Jersey sports betting case, he hopes there will be a new...
article Among Bettors, College Football Is Shoving the N.F.L. Aside
(Las Vegas) -- Jimmy Vaccaro has spent four decades as a bookmaker watching money move through an increasingly lucrative sports market. He is, by necessity, an astute...

11/28/2017

article Top 10 questions and answers regarding New Jersey's sports betting US Supreme Court hearing
(Washington D.C.) -- We are less than one week away from what could be a revolutionary day for proponents of legalized, regulated sports betting in the U.S.
article Why ban on sports betting is close to being overturned
(Washington D.C.) -- The politician who has pushed as hard as any other to legalize sports gambling in the USA offered up some inside information. “I don’t...
article The U.S. Supreme Court Is Set to Decide on Sports Gambling. Is the NFL Ready for the Result?
(Washington D.C.) -- Having taught sports law for many years, I am well aware of the rarity of sports-related cases that reach the United States Supreme Court, a number...

11/27/2017

article Will Supreme Court open a 'dam burst' of legalized sports betting?
(Washington D.C.) -- Twelve television screens in Jay Kornegay's office just off the casino floor are filled with NFL action. His cellphone is blowing up. His inbox...
article NBA Commissioner Silver On Sports Betting: There’s ‘A Lot Of Interest In Congress’
(Washington D.C.) -- NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addressed the issue of sports betting again, just a week before his league defends the federal ban on single-game...
article US sports leagues are hedging their bets on legal gambling
(Washington D.C.) -- In court, all four major U.S. sports leagues are fighting New Jersey's challenge to the federal ban on sports gambling, which the Supreme Court...
article Chad: We should be allowed to bet on sports, then have sense not to
(USA) -- The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments next week on Christie v. NCAA. At issue for the justices: Whether the federal government has the right to control...

11/26/2017

article Sports betting case could pay off for internet gambling
(New Jersey) -- Internet gambling in the United States has been limited to just three states since it began in 2013, but it could soon get a big boost from an unlikely...
article Sports betting: Coming to a state near you?
(Nevada) -- Twelve television screens in Jay Kornegay’s office just off the casino floor are filled with NFL action. His cellphone is blowing up. His inbox blinks...
article N.J. is prepping for legal sports betting, but what will court rule?
(New Jersey) -- It was supposed to be the first of its kind in New Jersey: a lounge at Monmouth Park racetrack where people could legally bet on sports games -- just...

11/25/2017

article Supreme Court to hear arguments on federal sports gambling ban
(Washington) -- Supreme Court justices will soon hear arguments in a highly charged case over a federal ban on sports betting that, if thrown out, would open the doors...
article Chicago firm becomes 1st in US to offer online virtual sport betting
(Illinois) -- The company behind internet gambling website PlaySugarHouse.com has become the first in the U.S. to let gamblers bet real money online on the outcome of...

11/23/2017

article Sports betting to favour online gaming in the US
(Washington D.C.) -- The gaming industry is on the verge of a major turn in the United States as the Supreme Court could revoke the Professional and Amateur Sports...
article MGM Ready To Roll The Dice On $7 Million NJ Sportsbook If SCOTUS Fells PASPA
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s sports betting case will be heard by the highest court in the land on Dec. 4. Meanwhile, the state’s casinos are already betting...

11/22/2017

article Sports betting case could pay off for internet gambling
(New Jersey) -- Internet gambling in the United States has been limited to just three states since it began in 2013, but it could soon get a big boost from an unlikely...

11/20/2017

article NBA lawyer in favor of sports betting
(New York) -- NBA VP and assistant general counsel Dan Spillane said during a panel at the Sports Betting USA Conference in New York that the NBA has plans to lobby...
article Sports betting touted as potential source of new state revenue
(New York) -- Sports betting will likely be coming to New York's casinos and racinos if the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down the federal prohibition against betting...
article Sports Betting USA Publishes Five-Point Accord
(New York) -- Last week, over the 14th and 15th of November, delegates that attended Sports Betting USA, a two-day conference in the Manhattan, wherein they discussed...

11/18/2017

article Scientific Games joins scrum over sports betting market
(Nevada) -- The scramble to become leaders in a U.S. sports betting market that doesn't even exist yet is heating up. Las Vegas-based Scientific Games Corp. joined a...
article Sports betting challenge could shake up Texas gaming
(Texas) -- A lawsuit slated for oral argument at the U.S. Supreme Court in early December could change the face of legal gambling, not just in Texas but across the...
article It’s a good bet legalized gambling is coming to our sports leagues
(Boston) -- Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs is all in with Adam Silver, the NBA commissioner, who once again this past summer made his case for pro sports to adopt gambling....
article The NBA Says It Will Lobby Congress For Federal Regulation Of Sports Betting, Shifting From Previous Stance
(Pennsylvania) -- The NBA appears to be ready to lobby Congress to legalize and regulate sports betting in the US, a shift in the pro basketball league’s public...
article Does sports betting hurt traditional 'fandom?'
(Pennsylvania) -- With the U.S. Supreme Court expected to hear arguments next month on the legality of sports betting in New Jersey and elsewhere, it's worth asking...

11/17/2017

article Sports Betting USA publishes five-point Clarion Accord
(New York) -- Delegates attending Sports Betting USA (SBUSA), the two day conference held in New York from 14-15 November, have recommended a plan of initiatives to...
article Tribal gaming leaders: Significant hurdles block legal sports betting
(New York) -- High-ranking members of several major tribal gaming bodies cautioned the gaming industry Wednesday that significant hurdles remain on the path to legalized...
article Envisioning a Sports Betting Model That Works for the Sports Industry
(New York) -- In the gale of issues surrounding the upcoming Supreme Court hearing regarding New Jersey’s attempt to circumvent PASPA, one of the most pressing, as...
article NJ Sports Betting Fight 'Most Important Case Of This Century' Because Of Marijuana, Legal Expert Says
(New Jersey) -- Next month the U.S. Supreme Court will hold a hearing on the constitutionality of a controversial 1992 federal law that virtually bans sports betting...
article Sports betting challenge could change gaming
(Texas) -- A lawsuit slated for oral argument at the U.S. Supreme Court in early December could change the face of legal gambling, not just in Texas but across the...
article Upstate casinos await sports-bet ruling
(New York) -- Sports betting will likely be coming to New York's network of casinos and racinos if the U.S. Supreme Court moves in December to strike down the...
press release American Gaming Association CEO Highlights Two-Track Strategy to Legalized Sports Betting at National Conference
(Washington D.C.) -- American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman outlined AGA’s two-track strategy to a regulated sports betting market in...
article A Borgata Sportsbook, An NBA Pivot And What Else We Learned From A Week Of Sports Betting Conferences
(New York) -- The potential for legal sports betting in the US had the attention of many folks this week, with events going on in New York City and Washington DC. The...
article Inside Gaming: DraftKings to Sponsor Upcoming WPT European Championship
(Internet) -- This week's installment of Inside Gaming begins with a new partnership connecting daily fantasy sports and tournament poker, discusses news of the...

11/16/2017

article OP/ED: The Supreme Price You May Pay For U.S. Legalized Gambling
(New York) -- I found it shocking buying strawberries last week. Five dollars for a small package that cost $2.99 only a month ago. Was there a recent drought in Florida...
article Sports betting touted as potential source of new revenue for state coffers
(New York) -- Sports betting will likely be coming to New York's network of casinos and racinos if the U.S. Supreme Court moves in December to strike down the...

11/15/2017

article NJ Congressman asks for sports betting ban lift
(Washington D.C.) -- Frank Pallone, Congressman of New Jersey, said during a congressional hearing related to MMA regulations in the state that he believes that the...

11/14/2017

article Lawsuit highlights just how much is riding on a potential legal sports betting future in the US
(Washington D.C.) -- A number of gambling technology companies are involved in legal tussles ahead of a US Supreme Court ruling on legalizing sports betting next year.
article Possible Legalization of Sports Betting Stirs Gambling Tech Giants
(New Jersey) -- Some of the leading gambling technology companies are fighting for the top spot in the sports betting industry before courts have even made a decision to...
article SCOTUS sports betting decision to come by spring 2018
(Washington D.C.) -- With the U.S. Supreme Court slated to hear oral arguments in the case Christie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association on December 4, the gaming...
article Sports betting isn’t legal, but firms are jockeying already
(Atlantic City) -- Some gambling technology companies expect the U.S. Supreme Court to legalize sports betting and are jockeying for position in the new industry months...
article Betting conference tries to foresee future
(New York) -- A strong contingent of Nevada sports wagering and bookmaking leaders are set to appear today (Tuesday) at this week’s Sports Betting USA conference...
press release Sports Betting USA opens as worlds of sport and gaming gather in New York
(New York) -- The inaugural Sports Betting USA opened today (14 November) amongst a flurry of media interest and a level of demand which saw event creators, Clarion...

11/13/2017

article As Many As 15 States Could Be Online Gaming Candidates In 2018
(USA) -- If you’re optimistic, you consider the legalization of online gaming in Pennsylvania a pivotal moment in US online gaming history. The state is a linchpin...
article Is sports betting set for a return in Maryland in 2018?
(Maryland) -- The potential consideration of sports betting at Maryland’s General Assembly, in 2018, is currently big news amongst the state’s casino...
article Lawmakers look to bring legal sports betting to New York
(New York) -- New York voters just approved two amendments to the state constitution but lawmakers are already looking to next year, specifically with a proposal that...

11/11/2017

article Lawmakers look to get sports betting in New York
(New York) -- New York voters just approved two amendments to the state constitution but lawmakers are already looking to next year, specifically with a proposal that...

11/10/2017

article NY Lawmakers To Push For Sports Betting At Tracks, OTBs; 2013 Law Already Authorized It At Commercial Casinos
(New York) -- New York will again take a look at the possibility of widely legalizing and regulating sports betting, according to The Albany Times-Union.
article Lawmakers look to get sports betting in New York
(New York) -- New York voters just approved two amendments to the state constitution but lawmakers are already looking to next year, specifically with a proposal that...

11/8/2017

article Despite No Commercial Casinos, Texas Supports Change To Sports Betting Law
(Texas) -- Even without a commercial casino industry, the Lone Star State wants the federal government to keep its hands out of Texas’ gambling decisions.
article BetConstruct launches web seminars
(UK) -- As part of its partner advantage program, BetConstruct is launching a series of web seminars on operating and promoting a gaming and betting business.
article Betfred extends PBS SSBT deployment
(UK) -- Playtech BGT Sports, a leading provider of omni-channel sports betting solutions, is to install additional self-service betting terminals in bookmaker Betfred...
article Bored mother scoops enormous £600,000 betting win thanks to astonishing £1 soccer bet
(UK) -- A UK woman has landed a near £600,000 ($788,000) prize after placing a twelve-team soccer accumulator for just £1 ($1.30). The unnamed 59-year-old...
article Bookmakers warn of “tough times ahead” as regulators crack down on Australian gambling
(Australia) -- Australia hosted its 157th Melbourne Cup on Tuesday, and parties following the prestigious race event stretched into the early hours – particularly...

11/6/2017

article Over half a billion in bets for Nevada in September offers tantalising taste of what could follow if PASPA overturned
(Las Vegas) -- Sportsbooks in Nevada achieved a new milestone with statistics from the Nevada Gaming Control Board showing that that they took in $558 million in bets in...
article Inaugural Sports Betting USA conference bridges gap between sports, gaming
(New York) -- As the December date for New Jersey’s appeal of the U.S. federal betting ban draws near, a key conference is setting out to test the appetite for...

11/5/2017

article SCHUETZ: The Scourge of Golf Betting
(California) -- I was an employee of the state of California when the great debate concerning iPoker consumed the state. Moreover, I was close to the center of that...
article Is there really a ‘mystery gambler’ who won $14 million on the World Series?
(Nevada) -- On Halloween night, as the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Houston Astros were gearing up for Game 6 of the World Series, a prominent Las Vegas oddsmaker told a...
article Inaugural Sports Betting USA conference bridges gap between sports, gaming
(New Jersey) -- As the December date for New Jersey’s appeal of the U.S. federal betting ban draws near, a key conference is setting out to test the appetite for...
article Commercial radio looks to ban gambling ads during live sports coverage
(Australia) -- Commercial Radio Australia has begun consultations on draft provisions which could ban advertising gambling during live sporting events from March next...
article Consultation begins on draft provision relating to the promotion of gambling in live sports coverage
(Australia) -- Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) has today announced that the consultation period on the draft provisions relating to the promotion of gambling and...
article Radio to turn off gambling ads during live sports
(Australia) -- Gambling and betting ads could be axed from live sports broadcast on radio during daytime hours following a review process launching today.

11/4/2017

article Brent Musberger Predicts U.S. Supreme Court Will Legalize Sports Betting for All
(Las Vegas) -- Broadcaster-turned-handicapper Brent Musberger has predicted that the U.S. Supreme Court will rule next month that if sports betting is allowed in some...
article Iowa Sports Bar Betting Allowed (With One Important Caveat)
(Iowa) -- Looking to place a bet on your favorite Iowa College Football team at your favorite local sports bar? This year, that would be the Iowa State Cyclones, 6-2...
article Betting firms ‘should be taken out of sports sponsorship’
(Ireland) -- Betting firms as well as alcohol companies should be taken out of sports sponsorship to help combat gambling addiction, a conference on ethics in sport has...
article Dodgers favorites for 2018 title at 5-1 odds; Astros, Indians at 6-1
(California) -- The Houston Astros may be World Series champions, but the Los Angeles Dodgers are the favorites to win next year's title, according to the Westgate...

11/3/2017

article Inside Gaming: Nevada Sportsbooks Enjoy Record-Setting Month
(Las Vegas) -- Each year September brings cooler temperatures, leaves changing color, and the start of football season. And football brings out sports bettors —...

11/2/2017

article Brent Musburger in middle of Vegas’ brewing World Series war
(Las Vegas) -- What started as a fun story about a mysterious bettor going on the run of his life turned into an ugly spat between two high-profile Las Vegas betting...

11/1/2017

article West Virginia discusses sports betting
(West Virginia) -- The state Lottery Commission and casino executives from West Virginia gathered last week to discuss the results of a study conducted by Eilers &...
article Always leave them wanting more: Mysterious 'let it ride' gambler who made $14MILLION correctly calling every game of the World Series
(Las Vegas) -- The mystery man who 'let it ride' across successful bets on the first six games of the World Series has walked away with $14million in winnings...
article Mysterious World Series gambler reportedly walking away with $14 million instead of betting on Game 7
(Las Vegas) -- An Eastern European gambler has already won big on the World Series, and he has no signs of stopping. Now he has over $14 million on the line for Game 7...

10/31/2017

article CANTERBURY: Police Support Legalization of Sports Betting
(USA) -- The Fraternal Order of Police is the world’s largest organization of sworn law enforcement officers, with more than 330,000 members in more than 2,200...
article West Virginia Lottery, Casino Execs Meet To Discuss Sports Betting
(West Virginia) -- West Virginia continues to emerge as a possible early adopter of legal sports betting in the US. According to The Exponent Telegram, the state lottery...

10/30/2017

article MLS Commissioner Don Garber: ‘We can lead the charge on sports betting’
(USA) -- The Commissioner of MLS, Don Garber, has broken ranks with the other major US sports organizations and has come out in favor of legalizing sports betting on the...
article Sports Gambling Is Quant Trading Firm's Way to Beat Market Odds
(Ireland) -- Susquehanna International Group has always embraced game theory, taking employees to baseball games and using poker as a tool for teaching its traders. Now...

10/29/2017

article MLS commissioner on sports gambling: 'I don't think we can stop it'
(Washington D.C.) -- In December, the U.S. Supreme Court will finally hear the case of Christie vs NCAA, better known simply as the New Jersey sports betting case. New...

10/28/2017

article Federal Sports Betting Ban Marks 25th Anniversary, Gaming Industry Says Law’s Days Are Numbered
(Washington D.C.) -- Twenty-five years ago today sports betting became outlawed in all but four states, the exceptions provided due to those jurisdictions having some...

10/27/2017

article Probability in sports betting
(Atlantic City) -- A shuffle through the Gaming mailbag: Q. I've played some of those 243 ways to win slots, and I'm never exactly sure how I've won....

10/26/2017

article Trump administration backs sports betting ban
(New Jersey) -- Members of the American Gaming Association (AGA) and US President Donald Trump aren’t seeing eye to eye when it comes to the issue of legal sports...

10/23/2017

article High hopes for US sports betting
(USA) -- Legalised sports betting in the US would generate up to $5.8bn a year in gross gaming revenue, according to analysis undertaken by GamblingCompliance.

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.

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