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The National Hockey League and its teams have been quick to embrace legalized sports wagering in the U.S. after the Supreme Court ruled in May that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 was unconstitutional.

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11/12/2018

article Flurry Of Gambling Partnerships Are Enhancing The In-Stadium Sports Experience
(Las Vegas) -- Pro sports leagues (pre-May 2018): Sports betting is the scourge of the earth and will ruin the integrity of our games. Also pro sports leagues (post-May...

11/11/2018

article Banner critical of Jets’ deal with casino flies over stadium
(New Jersey) -- An airplane banner criticizing the New York Jets' gaming deal partnership with casino operator MGM Resorts International circled MetLife Stadium...

11/7/2018

article Gambling revenue could affect NHL ticket prices
(New York) -- The National Hockey League and its teams have been quick to embrace legalized sports wagering in the U.S. after the Supreme Court ruled in May that the...
article Could lack of sports wagering be a factor for a possible Jaguars move?
(Florida) -- As the saying goes, elections have consequences. Both obvious and otherwise. Of the three NFL franchises located in Florida, the Dolphins opted to take a...
article It’s Official: 888 Moves All-In With Historic Deal With The NFL’s New York Jets
(New Jersey) -- About a week after reports of the partnership, licensed global gaming giant 888.com — which operates Internet-based poker, casino, and sports...

11/6/2018

article Fan Duel Becomes Official Sports Betting Partner of the NHL, New Jersey Devils
(New Jersey) -- FanDuel and the National Hockey League (NHL) announced a multi-year partnership, making FanDuel the exclusive official daily fantasy partner and an...

11/5/2018

article Here's how legalized gambling will make sports leagues even richer
(USA) -- An anticipated boom in legalized sports gambling should not only prove to be a source of significant revenue for the NFL and its 32 franchises, but may very...
article Media, gambling, new stadiums to push North American sports market to $80 billion
(USA) -- Media has stormed the gate. Or at least that’s the case when it comes to North American sports revenue. According to a report scheduled to be released...
article Devils latest sports betting partnership is with FanDuel
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Devils announced a partnership agreement with FanDuel on Monday, the organization’s third deal with a sports gambling establishment...
article FanDuel Becomes Official Sports Betting Partner For NHL
(New York) -- FanDuel and the NHL are officially partners. The multi-year deal makes FanDuel the official daily fantasy sports partner and an official sports betting...
article FanDuel Partnering with NHL, New Jersey Devils--What It Means
(New Jersey) -- Daily fantasy and sports betting company FanDuel announced Monday it is partnering with both the NHL and the New Jersey Devils. FanDuel will be the...

11/3/2018

article Gambling deal signals new era for NHL
(Massachusetts) -- If the NHL and gambling were set to the tune “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald,” the announcement this past week of the league’s...
article Golden Knights played part in NHL’s sports betting deal
(Las Vegas) -- The NHL, which is not known for its progressive ideas, might be ahead of the curve for once and it has the Golden Knights to thank. The league made a...

11/1/2018

article How NBA sparked the American sports gambling gold rush
(New Jersey) -- On a Saturday afternoon in October, the race and sportsbook at the Borgata Hotel Casino is packed with horse racing enthusiasts cheering on the ponies....
article Sports betting to accelerate significant growth of North American sports
(North America) -- Increased sponsorship opportunities and the heightened value of media rights are set to elevate the growth of North American sports in the coming...

10/31/2018

article NHL’s casino partnership puts a dollar value on data
(Las Vegas) -- Monday morning, the NHL partnered with Las Vegas-based casino and resort titan MGM to unveil the league’s first-ever sports gambling partnership....
article Jets and MGM Resorts Strike First NFL Casino Partnership
(New York) -- The New York Jets and MGM Resorts came to an agreement of a gaming partnership, the first NFL deal that consists of more than just a casino sponsorship....
article Jets Announce MGM Resorts as Official Gaming Partner
(New York) -- The New York Jets announced a multiyear partnership with MGM Resorts International on Tuesday to make MGM Resorts the official gaming partner of the team.
article MGM Resorts, Jets forge gaming partnership, first deal of its kind
(New York) -- MGM Resorts has signed a gaming partnership with the New York Jets, the first NFL deal that involves more than a casino sponsorship. The deal includes a...
article New York Jets, MGM Resorts announce gaming partnership
(New York) -- The New York Jets and MGM Resorts International have agreed on a multiyear deal that is the first of its kind in the NFL.

10/30/2018

article Critics Say The New York Jets Are Fumbling Their New 888 Partnership
(New York) -- While the Dallas Cowboys and Baltimore Ravens drew attention when they announced sponsorship deals with casinos, the New York Jets flew under the radar....
article Jets catch flak for gambling ads at MetLife Stadium
(New York) -- Ads promoting an online gambling website at this past Sunday's New York Jets game are being blasted for violating league policy. er The New York Post,...
article New Jets gambling sponsorship raises NFL concerns
(New York) -- The Supreme Court’s decision to open the doors to sports wagering has opened the floodgates for legal, and illegal, gambling operations to spend...
article New York Jets first NFL team to partner with online gambling site
(New York) -- The New York Jets have become the first National Football League team to ink a sponsorship deal with an online gambling operator. Late Monday, the New York...
article 76ers and New Jersey Devils get Caesars Entertainment backing
(USA) -- Gaming firm Caesars Entertainment has struck a multi-year deal landmark deal with Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment (HBSE). The firm owns both the...
article Caesars Announces New Sponsorship Deals With Philadelphia 76ers, New Jersey Devils
(USA) -- The not-so-novel concept of sports teams partnering with gambling companies is catching on like gangbusters in the US. According to a tweet from ESPN reporter...
article Caesars Lands Sports Betting Partnership With Sixers, Devils In Unique Cross-Sport Deal
(USA) -- Less than 24 hours after MGM Resorts International announced a historic sports betting agreement with the NHL, one of its competitors made a bit of history of...
article Caesars signs promotional betting partnership with NBA, NHL teams
(Las Vegas) -- Caesars Entertainment Corp. has signed a multi-year partnership to promote its sports betting business during New Jersey Devils and Philadelphia 76ers...
article Devils, 76ers owner going all in on sports betting
(New Jersey) -- The company that owns the Devils, 76ers and a major New Jersey sports arena is going all in on promoting sports betting. Harris Blitzer Sports and...
article NJ sports betting: Devils have Prudential Center deals with Caesars, William Hill
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Devils now have two sports betting sponsorships. Caesars Entertainment became the second gambling outfit, along with William Hill, to...

10/29/2018

article MGM, NHL Strike Data Deal With Possible State Gambling Law Impact
(New York) -- The casino industry is cheering the second professional sports data deal signed by MGM Resorts International as proof that states shouldn’t force...
article NHL Announces Deal With MGM Resorts as Official Sports Betting Partner
(New York) -- The NHL announced a multiyear agreement Monday to provide MGM Resorts International with data for use in betting, the second major U.S. professional sports...
article NHL announces first sports betting partnership with MGM
(New York) -- In the wake of May’s Supreme Court ruling that allows states to determine the legality of sports wagering, the NHL has partnered with MGM Resorts...
article NHL Partners with MGM for Official Sports Betting on Hockey as States Pass Laws To Legalize It
(New York) -- The National Hockey League has selected MGM Resorts International as its official partner for sports betting in the U.S. as more states legalize sports...
article NHL's Historic Deal With MGM Resorts Completes Gary Bettman's U-Turn On Sports Betting
(New York) -- On the surface, Monday's announcement by the NHL designating MGM Resorts International as an official sports betting partner of the league draws...
article NHL, MGM Resorts announce multi-year partnership deal
(New York) -- The National Hockey League and MGM Resorts International announced a multi-year marketing and data-share partnership agreement on Monday, the first-ever...
article What we learned in NHL last week: The league is betting on the future of gambling to increase revenue
(New York) -- The league’s multiyear partnership with MGM Resorts International, announced Monday, will create new revenue streams for the NHL by capitalizing on...
article Jets under fire over sponsorship deal with online casino
(New York) -- The New York Jets have signed a sponsorship agreement with an online casino — and critics claim the tie-up has already begun to promote sports...
article US sports betting set to score with myriad sponsorship deals
(USA) -- Scott Longley of Clear Concise Media lends his thoughts to SBC Americas on how sponsorship deals are fast becoming an integral feature of the sports betting...

10/28/2018

article NCAA Announces Establishment of New Committee to ‘Examine’ Sports Wagering
(New York) -- The NCAA announced on Friday the formation of a new committee to examine sports wagering. “The Board of Governors Ad Hoc Committee on Sports Wagering...
article NCAA Passes On Integrity Fees, But Does Form A Committee
(New York) -- Welp, the Legal Sports Report crew didn’t win the Mega Millions jackpot this week. And you better believe we tried. Maybe not as hard as this guy,...

10/27/2018

article NHL to announce plans to dive into lucrative sports betting industry
(New York) -- Gary is just about ready to take your bet, man. The NHL is apparently hungry and appears to be getting serious about devouring its piece of the money pie...

10/26/2018

article Gary Bettman to make major sports betting announcement Monday
(New York) -- Commissioner Gary Bettman will hold a press conference on Monday regarding the NHL’s position and involvement with regards to sports gambling....
article MLB, NBA Want a Slice of Sports Betting Money
(USA) -- Major League Baseball has not given up on collecting an integrity fee from states that offer legalized sports gambling. MLB executive Kenny Gersh thinks his...
article Betting industry chiefs reject proposed gambling levy for grassroots game
(UK) -- Plans to fund grassroots football through a gambling levy are “inappropriate”, according to the association promoting responsible betting.
article Gambling industry firmly rejects FA's proposal for 'fair return' of funds to support grass-roots game
(UK) -- Gambling bosses have reacted angrily to Football Association proposals to demand potentially tens of millions of pounds from the betting industry to support the...

10/25/2018

article COLUMN: Barrier between pro sports and gambling has crumbled
(Indiana) -- First it was the United States Supreme Court ruling last May when the justices decided that the long-standing federal ban on legalized sports betting was...
article Devils Ink Deal With William Hill, Becoming First Team In New Jersey To Land Sports Book Partnership
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Devils and William Hill US announced a multi-year partnership Thursday that will result in the opening of a permanent activation inside...
article William Hill Makes Deal With Devil, Opening Branded Sports Betting Lounge At Arena
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey Devils hockey games at the Prudential Center in Newark will soon feature a bit more action, with a lounge on site offering a convenient way to...
article William Hill to open sports lounge at New Jersey Devils arena
(New Jersey) -- Bookmaker William Hill has signed a deal with the National Hockey League’s New Jersey Devils to open a ‘sports lounge’ at the team...

10/23/2018

article Legal Sports Betting Will Give NBA, MLB A $1.7 Billion Revenue Bonanza: AGA Survey
(USA) -- The American Gaming Association (AGA) is reporting that the NBA and MLB will get a $1.7 billion revenue increase from legal sports betting. In total, the AGA...

10/22/2018

article NFL is Multiplying Bets and Revenue, But What About NCAA?
(USA) -- 2018 could go down in history as one of the most significant years of American sports betting. In May 2018, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of New Jersey,...

10/21/2018

article Horseshoe Casino Baltimore and NFL’s Ravens agree marketing deal
(Maryland) -- In Maryland, the second partnership between a casino and an NFL team is in the books as the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore announced on Friday that it had...
article Three’s a Trend: Caesars Property Partners With NFL’s Baltimore Ravens
(Maryland) -- This new trend of US sports franchises joining forces with gambling companies is starting to catch on. On Friday, Horseshoe Baltimore announced that it has...

10/20/2018

article MLB, NBA could see $1.7 billion revenue increase from sports betting, study finds
(Washington D.C.) -- Legalized sports gambling may increase annual revenue for Major League Baseball and the National Basketball Association by $1.7 billion, according...

10/19/2018

article Horseshoe Casino, Ravens announce marketing agreement — the 2nd-ever partnership between NFL team and casino
(Maryland) -- Horseshoe Casino Baltimore announced a multi-year marketing deal with the Ravens on Friday that will allow the casino to use team trademarks and logos for...

10/18/2018

article AGA Report: MLB, NBA Will Rake in $1.7 billion combined due to legal sports betting
(USA) -- The American Gaming Association is out to prove to the world that legalized sports betting is a win-win situation. In a press release sent out Thursday, the AGA...
article AGA: NBA & MLB Could See Combined $1.7 Billion From Legalized Sports Betting
(Las Vegas) -- Annual revenues for Major League Baseball (MLB) and the National Basketball Association (NBA) may increase by $1.1 billion and $585 million, respectively...
article Exclusive: U.S. sports leagues could see $4.2 billion annually from legal betting
(New York) -- The four major U.S. professional sports leagues could reap a combined $4.2 billion annually as a result of legal sports betting, most of it indirectly from...
article Legal sports betting could be $4.2B windfall for US leagues: report
(New York) -- The four major professional sports leagues in the United States could earn as much as $4.2 billion annually as a result of legalized sports gambling,...
article MLB Could See $1 Billion Revenue Increase From Legalized Sports Gambling
(New York) -- Major League Baseball might not be too excited by the Supreme Court ruling earlier this year that overturned a nation-wide ban on sports gambling.
article MLB, NBA could see $1.7 billion revenue increase from sports betting, study finds
(USA) -- Legalized sports gambling may increase annual revenue for Major League Baseball and the National Basketball League by $1.7 billion, according to a recent study...
press release NBA & MLB Could See Combined $1.7 Billion From Legalized Sports Betting
(USA) -- Annual revenues for Major League Baseball (MLB) and the National Basketball Association (NBA) may increase by $1.1 billion and $585 million, respectively, due...
article MLB annual revenue could increase by $1.1bn from sports betting
(USA) -- MLB annual revenue could rise by $1.1bn thanks to legalised sports betting, according to a study commissioned by the American Gaming Association (AGA).

10/15/2018

article MLB calls for ‘integrity fees’ from casinos to cash in on sports betting
(New York) -- Major League Baseball (MLB) has called for casinos to pay ‘integrity fees’ as North American sports continue to look for ways to cash in on the...

10/11/2018

article MLB Insists Gambling Companies Must Pay Integrity Fee on Sports Betting Revenue
(USA) -- Major League Baseball (MLB) and the casino industry seem to have established firm positions related to a proposal made by the league, under which MLB would...
article MLB wants 0.25% integrity fee from legalised sports betting
(USA) -- Representatives from Major League Baseball (MLB) and the casino industry met in Las Vegas on 10 October to discuss a potential integrity fee from money wagered...

10/10/2018

article MLB tells panel it wants 0.25 percent 'integrity fee' from casinos
(Las Vegas) -- Major League Baseball and the casino industry are entrenched in their views on a league proposal to get a cut from wagers placed on the sport following...
article MLB Wants Casinos to Pay It a Cut from Wagers Placed on the Sport
(Las Vegas) -- Kenny Gersh, Major League Baseball's executive vice president of gaming, said the league is seeking a fee from casinos if sportsbooks are going to profit...

10/7/2018

article American casinos looking for more business with NHL
(USA) -- The legalization of sports betting all across the United States could add $216 million to the annual revenue of the National Hockey League (NHL), according to...
article NASCAR promoters making a bet that sports gambling can attract new interest
(Delaware) -- Sandwiched between the Bud Light beer pavilion and the 46-foot Monster statue that dominates Dover International Speedway’s fan plaza was a new amenity for...
article NASCAR to set own betting guidelines next year
(Delaware) -- The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) will be implementing its policy for betting by 2019, according to an Associated Press report.
article NASCAR will add rules to clarify its gambling policy next season
(Delaware) -- In the wake of Dover International Speedway becoming the first track to make on-site betting available this weekend, NASCAR will add rules clarifying its...

10/6/2018

article NFL Players Association Says League Fumbling Sports Integrity Issue
(USA) -- NFL Players Association (NFLPA) President DeMaurice Smith says the league’s testimony before a congressional committee discussing the liberalization of...

10/4/2018

article NFLPA has issue with not being involved with gambling framework
(USA) -- The NFL’s logic is fairly simple — even if it’s incorrect. The NFL doesn’t want players involved with anything that even has a whiff of...

10/3/2018

article NFLPA concerned with NFL's sports betting approach
(Washington D.C.) -- The NFL Players Association was left with significant concerns after reviewing testimony given last week by a league executive at a congressional...

10/2/2018

article Study: Legal Betting Could Net NHL $216 Million Yearly
(USA) -- A Nielsen Company study commissioned by the American Gaming Association speculates that legalized sports betting could generate as much as $216 million revenue...

9/30/2018

article NFL and casinos clash over sports betting, again. Here's what it's all about.
(Washington D.C.) -- Should the federal government regulate sports betting? The National Football League said yes. "Without continued federal guidance and oversight...

9/29/2018

article NBA Dishes Layup to Sports Bettors With Fourth Quarter League Pass Viewing Offer
(New York) -- The NBA is embracing the expansion of sports betting more than the three other major professional leagues in the US.
article NFL still forbids on-air sports betting talk despite growing legalization
(USA) -- If you bet Troy Aikman, Terry Bradshaw and other NFL TV personalities would make like Jimmy the Greek this football season, you lost money. Despite the...

9/26/2018

article The Huge Asks From The NFL In Sports Betting Testimony To Congress
(Washington D.C.) -- Members of Congress will meet this week to formally discuss sports betting for the first time since the US Supreme Court struck down the federal ban...
article The NFL Is Really Worried About You Betting On Ghosts Playing Games
(USA) -- Even if you ain’t afraid of no ghost, Roger Goodell sure is. The NFL plans to present today in its testimony to Congress the perceived integrity threat of...

9/20/2018

article 'Integrity monitoring association' for sports betting under consideration
(Washington D.C.) -- Stakeholders in the sports betting industry have discussed the creation of an integrity monitor association that would share betting information in...

9/18/2018

article Steelers-Buccaneers betting lines and point spread updates for ‘Monday Night Football’
(USA) -- I don’t know if you could have two franchises with more disparate outlooks right now. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the New Orleans Saints on the road and...

9/17/2018

article Easier Gambling Has Sports Worried About Fighting the Fix
(Illinois) -- It’s early in a college basketball game and Team A, playing methodically and using up most of the 30-second shot clock, falls behind 10-6. Scattered...
article Source: NFL Likely To Testify At Sports Betting Hearing In Congress This Month
(Washington D.C.) -- A Congressional hearing on the topic of sports betting planned for later this month will likely feature representatives from both the NFL and the...

9/13/2018

article Three implications of the NBA’s gamble on sports betting
(USA) -- Whether it was imposing a lifetime ban on former Los Angeles Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling for making racist comments, pulling the NBA All-Star game out...

9/12/2018

article BLOG: How will legalized sports betting affect the SEC?
(USA) -- Online gambling and sports betting have been thriving for decades now. There are literally thousands of online casinos you can spend your money at and the...
article Why it’s time for the NFL to take center stage in the UK
(UK) -- As both Serie A and La Liga are absent from mainstream UK television this season, broadcasters are looking for alternative sports to fill key segments of their...

9/10/2018

article Alliance of American Football will have enhanced in-game betting
(USA) -- The future of gambling has found its home in an unlikely place: a professional football league that's five months away from playing its first game. The...
article Tony Romo said players ‘never’ know about betting lines. One NFC coach seems to disagree
(Texas) -- Tony Romo might be a bit naive. At least when it comes to how much players and coaches involved in NFL games are aware of sports gambling. Romo was on the...

9/8/2018

article New York Jets are trying to recruit a gambling venue sponsor
(New York) -- Legalized sports gambling really kicks off this weekend in New Jersey, as 14 different venues vie for NFL wagers. Interest is so great that The Post has...

9/7/2018

article The NFL, MLB, NBA and PGA Tour have all hired lobbyists in Kentucky. Here’s why.
(Kentucky) -- Professional sports organizations want a piece of the action if Kentucky allows sports betting. In recent weeks, Major League Baseball, National Basketball...

9/5/2018

article Nielsen projects NFL could make billions annually from gambling market
(New York) -- The number: $2.3 billion. That's how much Nielsen says a fully mature U.S. sports gambling market could be worth annually to the NFL. The report,...
article NFL appears ready to loosen constraints on casino advertising
(New York) -- The National Football League is reportedly loosening its rules regarding teams accepting advertising from casinos. The NFL changed its policy and will...

9/4/2018

article NFL will allow teams to accept advertising from casinos
(New York) -- When it comes to sniffing out additional revenue streams, NFL owners are like bloodhounds. Several team owners have recently persuaded the league to...

9/2/2018

article NFL opens to casino advertising with caveats
(New York) -- The NFL is set to allow land-based casino operators the right to sponsor its team franchises, lifting the league’s long-standing ban on gambling...

8/31/2018

article Casinos Can Now Advertise With NFL Teams, but With a Catch
(USA) -- This season, ads from casinos might start popping up around NFL games. Perhaps Giants and Jets supporters will start seeing ads from Harrah’s Atlantic...

8/30/2018

article Senator Eyes Bill That Could Give Leagues Unprecedented Control Over Sports Betting
(Washington D.C.) -- Despite federal lawmakers punting on all sorts of issues facing the country, sports betting regulation could come to fruition on Capitol Hill thanks...
article NFL to allow casino team sponsorships
(New York) -- The National Football League (NFL) team owners have agreed to permit franchises to sell sponsorship deals to casinos that work alongside bookmakers and...
article NFL, NBA and MLB all back plans for federal betting framework
(Washington D.C.) -- Several of the major sporting organisations in the United States have backed calls by Democratic Party senator Chuck Schumer for a federal outline...
article Reports Claim NFL Plans to Allow Casinos to Sponsor Teams
(New York) -- The National Football League’s Business Ventures Committee reportedly agreed to permit casinos to sponsor teams, including those that operate...

8/29/2018

article For Al Michaels, NFL gambling references no longer require a wink
(New York) -- Usually with a wink or a grin, Al Michaels has long sneaked subtle references to sports gambling into his NFL broadcasts, references often undetectable to...

8/28/2018

article Patriots' Robert Kraft, Cowboys' Jerry Jones retain DraftKings stakes amid shift to sportsbooks
(USA) -- Two prominent NFL owners have a stake in a bookmaker as the first season with expanded legal sports betting in the U.S. gets ready to kick off. New England...

8/27/2018

article Examining the Integrity Fees Argument in US Sports Betting
(Washington D.C.) -- The debate is philosophical and existential for sports leagues, the gaming industry, and state legislatures. The concept and term defining it...

8/20/2018

article Colleges mull pushing for share of legal sports gambling proceeds
(USA) -- Concerned that expanded sports gambling will bring additional costs for ensuring their games are on the up-and-up, college athletic departments are looking for...

8/16/2018

article College football will struggle to define 'integrity' in the age of legalized sports betting
(USA) -- Notice a trend? During their remarks to the media in the just-completed round of preseason media days, each Power Five commissioner mentioned the word "...

8/14/2018

article The NBA Finds A Partner For Sports Gambling
(Atlantic City) -- Despite fighting against sports betting in New Jersey for a handful of years, the National Basketball Association is partnering with the owner of...

8/13/2018

article NBA's gambling deal with MGM lays path for future
(Las Vegas) -- The National Basketball Association rolled out its new three-year sports betting partnership with MGM Resorts International in ballyhooed fashion last...
article US Leagues Call for Betting Integrity Fee
(New York) -- According to new reports, New York could become the first American state to regulate its sports betting industry through a clause involving a specialized...

8/10/2018

article NCAA injury debate pits player privacy vs. gambling concerns
(New York) -- Indiana safety Jonathan Crawford is very clear about what he thinks of colleges releasing information on player injuries. "No," he said. "...
article Making Sense Of Pro Sports Leagues’ Search For Sports Betting Data Fees: Case Study No. 6
(Las Vegas) -- In this series we will explore some of the important case law that is relevant to the sports leagues’ argument that they should be compensated for...
article Legal mobile wagering arrives in NFL at Browns-Giants game
(New York) -- The Cleveland Browns defeated the New York Giants 20-10 at MetLife Stadium on Thursday night in the NFL debuts of the top two overall picks in the 2018...

8/9/2018

article How The MGM-NBA Deal All But Ends The Integrity Fee Debate
(New York) -- The partnership between the NBA and MGM Resorts gave the sports betting world a lot to talk about. There’s also a lot to unpack and until full...
article New York could agree to sports leagues’ sports gambling fee demands
(New York) -- New Yorkers aren’t typically known as pushovers, but it seems like they may have dropped the ball this time. As reported by Reuters, gaming officials...
article NCAA Unveils A Number Of Major Changes To Rules & Policies
(USA) -- The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) recently passed a wide range of changes related to new policies and rules. This was in response to...

8/7/2018

article MGM, NBA deal hits mainstream, but plenty of other big sports betting stories
(Las Vegas) -- The sports betting world is getting fierce with competition as states slowly pass legislation to make it happen. It might have been the busiest week I...

8/6/2018

article Sports Betting Spotlight videos kick off with LA Chargers
(Las Vegas) -- Pro football is back and so are the Sports Betting Spotlight videos on the NFL. Review-Journal sports betting reporter Todd Dewey this week hosts the...

8/5/2018

article DC Sports Betting Lobbying Ramps Up, as Pro Leagues Fight for Revenue Cut
(Washington D.C.) -- With sports betting quickly expanding to states across the US, interest groups in DC are strategizing to persuade Congress to pass federal laws that...

8/4/2018

article COLLEGE: A sure bet? Universities wrestle with potential impact of betting
(Ohio) -- Someday in the near future, you might find yourself bored on a weekday afternoon and decide to turn on the television. Maybe you’ll scroll to ESPN or FS1...

8/2/2018

article NFL preseason lines provide betting advantages, and the pros know it
(USA) -- It happens every August, and it always puts a smile on my face. I casually mention the point spread of an NFL preseason game and then eagerly await what follows...

8/1/2018

article NBA agrees to sports gambling partnership with MGM
(New York) -- The NBA is diving head first into the world of sports betting. The league announced Tuesday that it has aligned with MGM Resorts International in a...
article NBA eyes jackpot with MGM casino deal
(New York) -- In the first such deal between a major US sports league and a casino, the NBA and WNBA will share official data with MGM Resorts International. Terms of...
article There is buzz around the NBA that legal betting could cause player salaries to spike again
(USA) -- The NBA on Tuesday announced an official partnership with MGM Resorts to make MGM the gaming partner of the NBA and WNBA. The deal, the NBA's first sports...

7/31/2018

article N.B.A. Makes MGM Resorts International Its First Gambling Partner
(New York) -- The N.B.A. announced Tuesday that MGM Resorts International will be the league’s official gaming partner, the first partnership of its kind with a...
article NBA first league with betting sponsor, has deal with MGM
(New York) -- The NBA has become the first major U.S. sports league to sign an official betting sponsor. On Tuesday, commissioner Adam Silver announced that the league...
article NBA Makes Deal With MGM for Betting, First for a U.S. League
(New York) -- The National Basketball Association now has an official sports book. The league announced Tuesday that it has formed a partnership with MGM Resorts...
article NBA strikes deal with MGM Resorts to become ‘gaming partner’
(New York) -- The NBA and WNBA will now share official data with MGM Resorts International, a major win for the leagues as they prepare for the anticipated growth of...
article NBA to partner with MGM as official betting sponsor
(New York) -- Las Vegas-based MGM has entered a sports gaming sponsorship agreement with the NBA, league commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday.
article NBA, WNBA Partner with MGM in Multiyear Agreement on Sports Gambling
(New York) -- The NBA and the WNBA just made history with their latest partnership. On Tuesday, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced a multiyear agreement that will...
article Transcript of Adam Silver's 'sports betting announcement'
(New York) -- On Tuesday, NBA commissioner Adam Silver held a news conference to announce the league's historic commercial partnership with MGM Resorts. Here is the...
article What you need to know about the NBA's new gambling partnership
(New York) -- The NBA announced a deal on Tuesday that will make MGM the league's official gaming partner. It's the first time a major U.S. sports league has a...
article Commissioner Gary Bettman says NHL wants cut of gambling action
(USA) -- NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said the league wants a cut of gambling profits if its intellectual property, data or video from games are used. Bettman told...

7/30/2018

article Can NBA, Vegas Casinos Reach Partnership With Millions At Stake Through Integrity Fees?
(Las Vegas) -- Over the last year, few measures related to the legalization of sports betting have received as much attention or garnered more controversy than a so-...
article Carolina Panthers Owner Says Sports Betting Is Bad, Also Thinks It’s Good
(USA) -- Trust what I say, not what my hedge fund does. David Tepper (pictured) hopes you’re watching his mouth move instead of his hands calling up his ETrade...

7/29/2018

article Big Ten addressing gambling issue
(Chicago) -- On May 14, in the case of Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a federal law banning states from legalizing...
article Sports gambling decision may mean a national injury report for college football
(USA) -- Last September, University of Houston All-America defensive tackle Ed Oliver suffered a knee injury that left his status in doubt for the following game. For...

7/27/2018

article Making Sense Of Pro Sports Leagues’ Search For Sports Betting Data Fees: Case Study No. 5
(USA) -- In this series we will explore some of the important case law that is relevant to the sports leagues’ argument that they should be compensated for “...

7/23/2018

article NBA Betting Ban Could Cost Golden Nugget Owner Millions in New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey sports betting kicked off last month to much fanfare, a celebration long in the making in the Garden State. At one New Jersey casino, though,...

7/20/2018

article As legal sports gambling arrives, the ACC is not placing any bets of its own
(North Carolina) -- The old maxim of the professional gambler is to only bet on sure things, which is why the most secretive and paranoid group of coaches and...
article MLB Commish Rob Manfred Opines on Impact of Legal Sports Betting for Baseball
(New York) -- In a series of interviews this week, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said that he sees both opportunities and challenges when it comes to...
article NCAA Announces Internal Team Studying Sports Betting Impact, Focused on Athletic Integrity, Student Athletes
(USA) -- The NCAA reveals this week it’s formed an internal team made up of “subject matter experts” to review the potential harm the legalization of...

7/19/2018

article NCAA forms team of experts to study possible effects of gambling
(USA) -- The NCAA announced on Thursday that it has formed a team of experts that will study the possible effects of widespread sports gambling.

7/18/2018

article Floodgates will soon open for NCAA betting. Will more scandals follow?
(USA) -- What happened to Mike Hamrick in Las Vegas didn’t stay in Vegas. It stayed with him. One particular memory from his six years as UNLV’s athletic...

7/17/2018

article MLB union chief says discussion needed on legalized gambling
(Washington D.C.) -- The head of the baseball players’ union says conversations will take place with the commissioner’s office over whether prohibitions...
article Players’ Claim of ‘Serious Consequences’ of Sports Betting Is A Hail Mary
(Las Vegas) -- Professional athletes are hungry for competition and compensation, and they’re now seeing the same thing as leagues and owners and gaming businesses...
article Pro sports leagues say racetrack lawsuit is frivolous
(New Jersey) -- Lawyers for the four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA say an attempt by a New Jersey horse racing association to collect betting revenue...

7/16/2018

article SEC braces for this week's start of legalized sports gambling in Mississippi
(Georgia) -- The state of Mississippi officially dives into legalized sports gambling at 12 a.m. Saturday. The Southeastern Conference knew this day would come. SEC...
article SEC commish says some kind of injury report likely coming, gambling is catalyst
(Georgia) -- News was light when Greg Sankey stepped to the podium to kickoff SEC Media Days on Monday in Atlanta. For the most part, it's status quo for the...
article SEC commissioner Greg Sankey shares his thoughts on legalized sports gambling
(Georgia) -- Sports gambling has been a hot-button topic around sports since May, when the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a federal law prohibiting states from legalizing...

7/15/2018

article BLOG: NBA’s Silver On Sports Betting Integrity Fees: ‘Not a Place Where We’ve Made A Lot Of Progress’
(Las Vegas) -- Welcome back to “Adam Silver Theater,” where we catch up with the NBA commissioner on legal sports betting. When last we heard from Silver at...

7/14/2018

article NFLPA exec on legalized betting: 'Serious consequences' to privacy
(Ohio) -- An executive for the NFLPA on Friday told a room of state legislators and gaming industry officials that players are concerned about what expanded legal sports...

7/12/2018

article NBA’s Silver On Sports Betting Integrity Fees: ‘Not a Place Where We’ve Made A Lot Of Progress’
(New York) -- Welcome back to “Adam Silver Theater,” where we catch up with the NBA commissioner on legal sports betting. When last we heard from Silver at...

6/29/2018

article MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred Says Casinos Can’t ‘Free Ride’ on Baseball
(New York) -- Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred explained his position this week that sportsbooks should be required to pay the league a percentage of...

6/17/2018

article Scott Boras has some thoughts on sports betting
(Massachusetts) -- The Red Sox’ problems pale in comparison to most others. Let’s consider a significant change to the business of baseball that occurred...

6/13/2018

article Unions seek player safeguards as sports gambling expands
(USA) -- Unions representing professional athletes are starting to lobby states that are considering legal sports gambling, seeking protection for athletes from threats...

6/11/2018

article MLB Says Nevada Sports Betting Laws Are Antiquated, Will Seek Regulatory Inclusion
(Nevada) -- Major League Baseball (MLB) says Nevada’s sports betting laws are outdated and therefore shouldn’t be used as a regulatory framework by Congress...

6/6/2018

article Like the Rest of College Football, the SEC Is Still Building Its Game Plan for Sports Betting
(USA) -- The poster hung in each clubhouse that John Cohen entered as a minor league baseball player in the early 1990s. Plastered on the wall outside of the manager...

6/4/2018

article MLB asks for a cut of sports gambling
(New York) -- Major League Baseball made the case on Monday for New York to cut them in on any potential sports gambling revenue. The league, along with the PGA and NBA...

6/2/2018

article NFL Sale Prices Being Hurt By League's Declining Popularity
(USA) -- To much fanfare, David Tepper agreed to pay $2.28 billion for the Carolina Panthers last month. The deal was ballyhooed as a "record price" that was...

5/29/2018

article Can Leagues Own Data Rights When It Comes To US Sports Betting?
(USA) -- Nearly as quickly as “integrity fees” began to emerge in state sports betting bills — starting in the Midwest and then spreading nationwide...

5/28/2018

article Group Of Gaming Regulators Slam Leagues’ Plan To Get Fees From US Sports Betting
(USA) -- Top gaming officials from four ideologically different states combined forces to push for a set of sports betting priorities. Leaders from Nevada, Michigan,...

5/25/2018

article BLOG: Leagues Are Losing The Sports Betting Debate And They Only Have Themselves To Blame
(USA) -- Since the US Supreme Court ruled the federal sports betting ban unconstitutional, I’ve often felt like I’m trapped in a Twilight Zone episode. Some...

5/24/2018

article NFL expected to clear the way for Las Vegas to host Super Bowl
(Las Vegas) -- The NFL, although still fine tuning its policy on the general public, beyond Nevada, legally wagering on its games, is expected to soon clear the way for...

5/23/2018

article States, leagues and casinos hope to hit legal sports gambling home run
(USA) -- Casinos around the country may soon feel a bit more like those in Las Vegas. That's what casinos and racetracks nationwide are betting on after last week...
article Could sports leagues end up paying for losing wager against sports gambling?
(Atlantic City) -- College and professional sports leagues lost their bet against legalized sports gambling. Now, New Jersey may make them pay up, nj.com reports.
article What does legalized sports gambling mean for baseball?
(New York) -- Ninety-nine years after the Black Sox scandal threatened to destroy Major League Baseball's credibility and almost three decades after Pete Rose ruined...

5/22/2018

article Gambling and the NFL? 'This isn't your grandfather's world of gaming'
(Michigan) -- A recent Supreme Court ruling opened the door for Michigan and other states to legalize sports gambling, but that doesn’t mean there will be betting...
article MLB’s Manfred Discusses Betting for First Time Since SCOTUS Decision
(New York) -- In his first public comments since the Supreme Court paved the way for states to legalize sports betting, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred renewed calls for a...

5/21/2018

article Game On For NFL And Sports Betting: Goodell Lays Out ‘Core Principles’ For Regulation
(USA) -- In the wake of the US Supreme Court’s decision striking down the federal ban on sports betting, the NFL has elaborated on its recent appeal to Congress to...
article Goodell details NFL’s stance on sports gambling after ruling
(USA) -- NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says Congress should enact uniform standards for any states that plan to legislate sports betting.
article GOODELL: NFL Statement on Sports Betting
(USA) -- As it was for my predecessors, there is no greater priority for me as the Commissioner of the National Football League than protecting the integrity of our...
article NBA: In wake of Supreme Court ruling, NBA preparing for impact of sports betting
(USA) -- The fable of what became known as Pandora’s Box, rather than Pandora’s Jar (the original wording, per Hesiod, having changed in translation over the...
article NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell: We don't trust N.J. to police sports betting
(USA) -- After the Supreme Court last week ruled in New Jersey's favor, allowing legalized sports betting in the state, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday...
article NFL's Roger Goodell asks Congress to set rules on sports gambling
(Washington D.C.) -- Now that the Supreme Court has given every state the option to legalize sports betting, the NFL has begun advocating for a uniform set of rules...
article Roger Goodell wants Congress to create uniform betting standards
(USA) -- Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL is prepared for expanded legalized sports betting in the United States and wants Congress to be involved.

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