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Jumping Into NJ Sports Betting: Scientific Games Conducts ‘Product Review Sessions’ With Regulators

Scientific Games indicated that it has met with New Jersey regulators about its sports betting product, should the state win its US Supreme Court case. The company said in a press release Monday that its arm that deals with sports wagering, SG Digital, “has commenced sportsbook product review sessions” with the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement.

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10/15/2018

article What We Learned About Sports Betting In Congress, Part Two: The Witnesses
(Washington D.C.) -- We’ll take a look back at the recent Congressional sports betting hearing in this short series. In Part two we take a look at the testimony of...

10/14/2018

article COMMENTARY: Why Sports Betting Revenue Should Be Directed Toward Youth Sports
(Washington D.C.) -- One of the strongest arguments for using revenue from legalized sports betting to finance youth sports is that the proceeds are expected to be such...

10/12/2018

article Hallman: At Dover, NASCAR and sports betting met for the first time
(Delaware) -- I made the four-hour drive, mostly up U.S. Route 301, to Dover, Del., wondering if I would get a glimpse of the future of stock car racing. The weekend was...

10/11/2018

article ESPN’s Van Pelt tells G2E audience legalizing sports betting is good ‘common sense’
(Las Vegas) -- ESPN personality and anchor Scott Van Pelt was an early proponent for the legalization of sports betting in the U.S. His reasoning was simple, he told an...
article For brave new world of legalized sports betting, biggest news yet to come
(Las Vegas) -- If you think the world of legalized sports betting turned upside down in 2018, just wait until next year. That’s the clear message sent Tuesday at...
article Report: Congress ‘Unlikely’ to Impose Sports-Betting Regulation
(Washington D.C.) -- A prominent analyst with Height Capital Markets is predicting that the U.S. Congress is “unlikely” to pass legislation to impose federal...
article Where Do Gubernatorial Candidates Stand on Sports Betting? East Edition
(USA) -- Thirty-six states will elect governors next month, and we at Sports Handle wondered if sports betting was among the key issues in any states, or at least on the...
article G2E: MGM Sports-Betting Chief Expects to See Wagering in Stadiums
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International executive Scott Butera envisions a day when teams put sports-betting parlors inside their stadiums to make it easier for fans to...
article G2E: Sports betting panel gets testy as MLB asks again for cut of the gambling action
(Las Vegas) -- Executives of Major League Baseball and the American Gaming Association squared off Wednesday over the league’s demand for a cut of sports betting...
article Ohio Lawmakers Hold Meetings in Preparation of Drafting Sports Betting Bill
(Ohio) -- Ohio lawmakers on Tuesday hosted two meetings as the first step to crafting passable sports betting legislation. The meetings, hosted by senators John Eklund...
article Minnesota discusses sports betting
(Minnesota) -- Sports betting continues to be a main discussion topic across the US and Minnesota entrepreneurs discussed its potential during business start-up week.

10/10/2018

article Hallman: At Dover, NASCAR and sports betting met for the first time
(Delaware) -- I made the four-hour drive, mostly up U.S. 301, to Dover, Del., wondering if I would get a glimpse of the future of stock car racing. The weekend was the...

10/9/2018

article Clarion introduces waiting list for ICE Sports Betting USA
(USA) -- “One of the fastest selling Clarion Gaming events that I’ve worked on” is how Event Director, Rory Credland announced the news that next month...
article Eventus International discusses BiG Africa Supershow
(South Africa) -- Eventus International’s staff reached out to Best Sports Betting Media managing director Robert Koning to gain his thoughts on the following...
article 3 chair umpires banned for life for match-fixing, gambling
(UK) -- Three chair umpires from Thailand have been banned for life from tennis after being found guilty of match-fixing and betting offenses. The Tennis Integrity Unit...

10/8/2018

article SuzoHapp-Digitote agreement
(Las Vegas) -- A joint marketing agreement between parts supplier SuzoHapp and software company Digitote will provide flexible hardware and software for the emerging US...

10/7/2018

article DC councilman ‘very confident’ on progress of sports wagering bill
(Washington D.C.) -- One of the sponsors of a bill allowing for sports betting in D.C. said that he has the numbers to advance it to the next step. D.C. Councilman Jack...
article Why Is DraftKings Investor Fox Sports Pushing An Offshore Sportsbook?
(New York) -- The battle between legal sports betting and illegal offshore sports betting is hiding in plain sight in the US. Just look at this capture from yesterday...
article OP/ED: Think Wagering Will Help Sports? Don’t Bet on It
(New Hampshire) -- The baseball playoffs are at hand. So in the spirit of Goldman Sachs helping you invest, I want to provide you with valuable gambling advice.

10/5/2018

article If legalized gambling is the future, our sports are really in trouble
(Washington D.C.) -- The baseball playoffs are at hand. So in the spirit of Goldman Sachs helping you invest, I want to provide you with valuable gambling advice. My...
article Why Is DraftKings Investor Fox Sports Pushing An Offshore Sportsbook?
(USA) -- The 0-13 run of picks from host Clay Travis is now the second-least trustworthy thing to emerge from this young show. This is a betting program on Fox Sports,...

10/3/2018

article Delaware North Chooses Miomni For Nationwide Sports Betting Expansion Plans
(West Virginia) -- Regional casino operator Delaware North will link up with gaming technology provider Miomni to power its sports betting operations. The partnership...

10/2/2018

article Council Aims To Bring DC Sports Betting To The Nation’s Capital By 2019
(Washington D.C.) -- If all goes according to plan, Washington, DC sports betting could become a reality by spring of 2019. “If everything falls into place...
article Would Conservative House Members Defy CPAC Group On Sports Betting Regulation?
(Washington D.C.) -- The American Conservative Union (ACU) leads an unlikely de facto coalition of conservative groups and law enforcement officials telling Congress to...
article Legalized sports betting could net NHL $216 million annually
(Atlantic City) -- Legalized sports betting could increase annual revenue for the National Hockey League by $216 million, according to a recent study from Nielsen Sports.
article World Cup Boosts Online Sports Betting in Greece
(Greece) -- While the Greek national football floundered in an attempt to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, the nation’s online betting market was a big winner.

10/1/2018

article AGA exclusive: Need for federal regulation is “complete and utter fallacy”
(Washington D.C.) -- The American Gaming Association’s (AGA) Sara Slane believes it is a “complete and utter fallacy” that an additional federal...
article Metric Gaming Gets $10 Million Injection To Take On Sports Betting’s Big Boys
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas-based Metric Gaming has raised $10 million from new and existing investors to compete in the expanding US sports betting market. The company was...

9/30/2018

article MINTON: Congress already ruined sports betting once; don't let them do it again
(Washington D.C.) -- After a prohibition lasting more than two decades, Americans outside Nevada can at last bet on sports without breaking the law. The newfound freedom...
article Say What? The Five Worst Takes From The Sports Betting Hearing In Congress
(Washington D.C.) -- What happens when you mix underinformed legislators and ranting advocates with sports betting? You get Thursday’s hearing in Congress. A House...
article From Oddsmaker To Betting Pundit: Todd Fuhrman Flourishes In New Role On FS1's Sports Betting Show
(Las Vegas) -- Stop by the CoverEdge studios on a weekday afternoon and you will receive a front-row seat to the encyclopedic mind of one of the sports gambling industry...

9/29/2018

article Republicans favor new federal regulation on sports gambling
(Washington D.C.) -- House Republicans strongly favor new federal regulations on sports gambling after the Supreme Court allowed states to open sports books. At a...
article VELOTTA: Lawmakers, pro sports officials need educating on sports betting
(Las Vegas) -- For months, representatives of the gaming industry have marveled at how sports leagues, particularly the NBA, have made such great strides toward...

9/27/2018

article West Virginia sees over $600,000 is first weekend sports bets
(West Virginia) -- The gamblers in West Virginia had a wonderful weekend of legalized sports betting during their first weekend of activity. Gamers wagered over $600,000...
article 888 profits rise as focus shifts from UK to US
(UK) -- 888 Holdings profits have risen, with US opportunitites and less of a dependency on the UK targeted for future growth. The online gaming operator released its...
article 3 casinos signal plans for sports betting
(Pennsylvania) -- Three casinos have now applied to offer sports betting in Pennsylvania, but none have yet been approved to do so. Harrah’s Philadelphia applied to the...
article Harrah’s Philadelphia applies for sports betting license
(Pennsylvania) -- Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack have applied for sports betting license in Pennsylvania, becoming the third applicant in the state,...
article Number of High-Street Betting Shops in Isle of Wight Remains Stable Regardless of FOBT Maximum Stake Cut
(UK) -- The gambling businesses operating in the Isle of Wight has remained steady in number since 2010, despite the recently unveiled crackdown on controversial fixed-...

9/26/2018

article Online Gambling Opponent To Float Wire Act ‘Fix’ To Allow Internet Sports Betting In Congressional Hearing
(Washington D.C.) -- An anti-online gambling group testifying Thursday in front of a Congressional subcommittee hearing about sports betting will float a “fix...
article Nevada and New Jersey Warn Feds to Back off on Sports Betting Ahead of Thursday Hearing in Washington
(Washington D.C.) -- Federal intervention in the regulation of sports betting is unnecessary and unwelcome. That’s the message from Nevada and New Jersey ahead of...

9/25/2018

article Federal hearing on sports betting to occur Thursday
(Washington D.C.) -- The gaming industry might get a better perception of how the NFL feels about regulated sports betting Thursday when a House subcommittee conducts a...
press release IGT And William Hill U.S. Form Strategic Partnership For U.S. Lotteries
(USA) -- IGT Global Solutions Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of International Game Technology PLC ("IGT") (NYSE :IGT ) and William Hill U.S., a...
article IGT and William Hill US join forces to offer sports betting to state lotteries (sub req)
(USA) -- The new partnership builds on the successful collaboration between the two companies, which has already seen IGT win a contract to run sports betting operations...
article IGT, William Hill US sign agreement to bring sports betting to lotteries
(USA) -- Sports betting is heading to state lotteries. Gaming equipment giant International Game Technology and sports book provider William Hill U.S. announced a deal...
article William Hill Teams With IGT For Nationwide Sports Betting Offering
(USA) -- Two heavy hitters have joined up to create a stronger pitch in competing for share in the emerging US sports betting market. International Game Technology (IGT...
article Why Sports Executives Are Betting Golf Is the Next Big Gambling Sport
(USA) -- As TV ratings continue to decline for even championship sporting events, sports industry executives are running a new play: getting more fans gambling.
article Harrah’s 3rd to Apply for PA Sports Betting License, and PGCB Likely to Vote on 2 Applications Next Week
(Pennsylvania) -- A third Pennsylvania casino has submitted a petition for a sports wagering license, according the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.
article Harrah’s Philadelphia Becomes Third PA Casino To Petition To Offer Sports Betting
(Pennsylvania) -- Another casino is going to wade into sports betting in Pennsylvania. Harrah’s Philadelphia has petitioned the PA Gaming Control Board to request...
article Gambler X: Why I don't like sports betting legalization
(Las Vegas) -- Gambler X is a professional sports bettor who makes his living betting legally in Las Vegas. He has agreed to share insights and experiences in the...
article Professional Gamblers Let Down by Legalized Sports Betting in U.S.
(Las Vegas) -- A 30-something sports bettor shared his experience with the newly expanded legalized sports wagering market in the United States and he's not very...

9/24/2018

article The US supplier race: Jostling for early position
(USA) -- The initial steps in the newly regulated sports betting supplier markets in the US are currently similar to the first few laps of a game of monopoly. One of the...
article Sports Betting Hearing To Feature Sheldon Adelson's Anti-Online Poker Group
(Washington D.C.) -- Anti-online poker crusaders appear to be lining up for one last Hail Mary. On Thursday, a congressional subcommittee will hold a hearing on sports...
article OP/ED: The morality of sports betting
(Louisiana) -- Gambling in sports, for a long time, has been viewed as somewhat of a taboo among many circles of athletics.
article Sports Betting is just one slice of the gaming cake in Africa, claim VNE
(South Africa) -- Kai Buenger, International Sales Director of the international payment solutions provider, VNE, has confirmed its focus on linking up younger players...
article Problem Gamblers Help Network of West Virginia hosts summit on sports gambling this week
(West Virginia) -- The new option of legal sports betting in West Virginia could lead to new kinds of gambling addictions and the director of quality assurance at the...
article A CG Technology sports book bettor hit a $366 eight-team parlay for $61,567 on Saturday.
(Las Vegas) -- A CG Technology sports book bettor hit a $366 eight-team parlay for $61,567 on Saturday.

9/21/2018

article FanDuel will pay off bets that won thanks to a computer glitch. One will cost $82,000.
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey sportsbooks and the gamblers who frequent them had to expect some glitches as the state got its sports-gambling operation up and running this...
article Congressional Hearing Will Examine Federal Framework to Guide States on Sports Betting
(Washington D.C.) -- A long-rumored congressional hearing on sports betting was finally confirmed Thursday and penciled in for next Tuesday, September 27.
article Why America Should Embrace Market Surveillance in Sports Betting Before It’s Too Late
(USA) -- The American gambling industry and its regulators have an opportunity to police digital sports betting. They should take it before fraud becomes rife. Wagering...
article The Week In Sports Betting: FanDuel Sportsbook Glitch Nearly Causes Apocalypse
(USA) -- Happy Friday! And not just any Friday, mind you. It’s the Friday before another holiday weekend — if you count football as a holiday, of course. Or...

9/20/2018

article Congressional Hearing On Federal Sports Betting Oversight Confirmed For Next Week
(Washington D.C.) -- A U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee will meet Thursday morning to discuss legal sports betting, a source confirmed today to Legal Sports...
article Sports Betting: As The Dust Begins To Settle, These 2 Companies Deliver The Best Upside Odds
(USA) -- Summary: The musical chairs game is on with dozens of wannabe operators already shuffling for position for the estimated $150bn illegal sports betting business...
article Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook Announces Turnkey Product, Seeks Partnerships Outside Nevada
(Las Vegas) -- The Westgate Las Vegas casino is taking its SuperBook on the road, with the resort company announcing this week that a new turnkey product based on its...
article Westgate Resorts, Paragon Gaming Taking SuperBook Sports Betting Brand Nationwide
(Las Vegas) -- For three decades, the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook has been the biggest name in American sports betting, frequently cited by pundits and media when...
article Opinion: Football Goes Long on Gambling
(New York) -- Elliot Harrison works for a multibillion-dollar limited-liability company, where he studies research reports, crunches numbers, and prepares weekly...
article FanDuel has reversed course and will payout $82,000 to bettor that mistakenly received 750/1 odds due to pricing error
(New Jersey) -- On Thursday, FanDuel announced that the company would honor Prince's $82,000 payout, as well as the payouts of other bettors that got a ticket at the...
article FanDuel will pay out $82K to N.J. man who won on big mistake
(New Jersey) -- Upon further review, a New Jersey man will get his full $82,000 payout on a disputed $110 sports bet. And several other gamblers who made similar bets at...
article Betting on Sports 2018 day one recap
(London) -- The annual Betting on Sports (BOS) opened its doors today at London’s Olympia, an event that has managed to expand exponentially in size since its...
article BLOG: Update on European firms’ entry points into US sports betting market
(Las Vegas) -- As everyone in the gambling industry must know by now, there’s a tremendous gold rush going on in the US market thanks to the legalisation of sports...
article Sports Betting: As The Dust Begins To Settle, These 2 Companies Deliver The Best Upside Odds
(Wall Street) -- This article examines what we believe to be the two best bets in the casino space to achieve the fastest ramp up in sports betting as legalization...

9/19/2018

article PURDUM: Are we doing enough to help problem gamblers?
(Washington D.C.) -- In May, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992, a federal statute that limited regulated...
article Westgate SuperBook Announces Plans to Expand Nationwide
(Las Vegas) -- On Wednesday, SuperBook — the sportsbook made famous at the Westgate Resort in Las Vegas — announced it would be expanding its gaming platform...
article Easier gambling has sports worried about fighting the fix
(New Jersey) -- 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 4 Nevada tribes win $6M in Justice Department victim grants
(Nevada) -- The U.S. Justice Department has awarded nearly $6 million in crime victim assistance grants to four tribal entities in Nevada. The grants are intended to...
article Screen Options: NFL Mobile Betting Trends, Stats, And Curiosities Through Week 2
(Internet) -- They say once is a fluke, twice is a coincidence, three times is a trend. That means we probably should have waited one more week to try to find real...

9/18/2018

article D.C. Council will introduce bill to legalize sports betting
(Washington D.C.) -- Sports gambling could be coming to a casino near you, D.C. denizens. D.C. Council member Jack Evans, Ward 2 Democrat, plans to introduce Tuesday the...
article Formula One agrees $100 million deal to add in-race betting and gambling partners
(Worldwide) -- Formula One has announced a sponsorship and data rights deal with sports marketing company Interregional Sports Group (ISG) that it said will enable the...
article The Chaotic Nature Of U.S. Sports Betting Expansion — How Did We Get Here?
(Washington D.C.) -- Yesterday, fresh off last week’s The Aspen Institute panels in Washington, D.C., I wrote about how multiple interested parties explained quite...
article How to Understand Sports Betting Odds: A Guide to Figuring Out How Betting Lines Are Set
(USA) -- Figuring out how to understand sports betting odds isn’t all that simple. It’s a delicate dance that relies on a perfect blend of mathematics,...
article Sportradar and ISG agree Formula One live odds and sponsorship deals
(Worldwide) -- Sportradar and Interregional Sports Group (ISG) have secured a long-term deal with Liberty Media over Formula One’s betting sponsorship rights. The...
press release Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, Winner of Supreme Court Case to Overturn Sports Betting Ban, to Keynote Winter Meeting of Legislators from Gaming States January 4-6 in New Orleans
(Louisiana) -- Former two-term New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, whose arguments before the Supreme Court of the United States resulted in overturning the federal...

9/17/2018

article Where The Midwest Is at on Sports Betting Legislation
(USA) -- In the first half of the year, midwestern states in general weren’t able to legalize sports betting, but some began to lay the groundwork for passable...
article Sports Betting, an Opportunity for the Payments Industry
(USA) -- On May 14, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a ruling in the case of Murphy v. NCAA overturning a 1992 federal law that prohibited states...
article BLOG: Sports Betting In An Alternate Universe: Experts Opine On What They Would Change
(USA) -- Can you picture an alternate universe in which all stakeholders in the legalization of sports betting across the U.S. collaborated beforehand to figure out the...

9/16/2018

article NASCAR Believes Sports Betting Could Grow Interest in Auto Racing
(USA) -- The 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs begin this weekend with the South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. And with the Strip roughly 15 miles...

9/15/2018

article Show me the money: Sports betting off and running
(USA) -- Are you ready for some football? How about some football bets? With the NFL season now underway, states that recently legalized sports gambling are hoping to...
article What are the odds? Colleges fear sports betting will lead to cheating.
(Pennsylvania) -- Every year, typically before the Super Bowl and the annual men's college basketball tournament, university sports departments issue a standard...

9/14/2018

article Sports betting does not need federal engagement AGA tells Schumer
(Washington D.C.) -- The American Gaming Association has written to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), reinforcing its priorities for successful legal sports...

9/13/2018

article ‘Jimmy Kimmel’ alum helps Fox go all in on sports gambling
(New York) -- It feels like a sure thing. There have been gambling experts on the fringes of the media for years, but now with the first states (including New Jersey)...

9/12/2018

article Veteran Oddsmaker Explains ‘Integrity Monitoring’ From Sportsbook Perspective
(Las Vegas) -- Even before the United States Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) in May, the NBA and Major League...
article Why Ryan Howard is investing in the gambling space
(Las Vegas) -- Standing on the outside, looking back in at baseball, former MLB slugger Ryan Howard sometimes wonders how much money was bet on him and his team's...
article NFL season kicks off sports betting surge for DraftKings
(New York) -- The start of the National Football League season brought a rush of online betting for sports wagering provider DraftKings, where total bets in a single day...
article DraftKings CEO rules out entering casino business
(Atlantic City) -- DraftKings CEO Jason Robbins does not believe the operator is well positioned to enter the casino industry. There has been speculation surrounding the...
article PAPPANO: Worldpay and Draftkings Kick off Legalized Sports Gambling
(USA) -- There are billions of dollars at stake. An estimated $150 billion is spent on illegal sports gambling in the US per year. Following the Supreme Court verdict...

9/11/2018

article Sports Betting Moves Forward In The U.S. — With or Without ‘Integrity Fees’
(USA) -- The U.S. sports betting wave could become one of the hottest payments and commerce trends of 2018, with lawmakers and gamblers bringing the activity to more...
article Despite legal sports betting, black market is still king: DraftKings CEO
(USA) -- As more states look to legalize sports betting, gamblers are still ponying up in the black market, according to DraftKings CEO Jason Robins. The Supreme Court...

9/10/2018

article DraftKings Sportsbook Upgrade Allows PayPal For Deposits
(New Jersey) -- DraftKings is now the fourth New Jersey sports betting operator to add PayPal as a payment method. Users were informed via email that the highly popular...
article Sports publishers look to cash in on legal sports betting, starting with new video shows
(USA) -- As more states across the U.S. legalize sports betting, sports publishers are looking to put a flag in the ground by creating gambling-themed video programming.

9/9/2018

article Show Me the Money: Sports Betting Off and Running
(USA) -- Are you ready for some football? How about some football bets? With the opening of the NFL season, states that recently legalized sports gambling are hoping to...
article EDITORIAL: North Carolina should legalize sports gambling
(North Dakota) -- This weekend, NC State will welcome West Virginia to Carter-Finley Stadium for a highly anticipated nonconference battle. West Virginia sits as a three...

9/8/2018

article Will Sports Betting Drive Gaming Growth in 2018?
(Wall Street) -- Gaming companies have been extremely excited about the Supreme Court's decision earlier this year to allow sports gambling across the U.S. MGM...

9/7/2018

article The Week In Sports Betting: NFL Betting Kicks The Market Into Overdrive
(USA) -- For the first time, US sportsbooks outside of Nevada are booking legal bets as the NFL season kicked off. Even before that, folks were able to bet on preseason...
article Football clubs criticised for showing links to online gambling sites on junior pages of their websites
(UK) -- A Premier League team and several Football League sides are some of 15 clubs to have been criticised for placing links to online gambling sites on the junior...
article BLOG: The Sports Gambling Gold Rush Is Upon Us and Everyone Is Scrambling to Capitalize
(USA) -- It was always a matter of when and not if sports gambling content would mushroom in the event that legalization ever occurred. While there still aren’t...
article If You're Betting On A Great Football Season, Don't Forget Tax Law Changes
(USA) -- This morning, I was greeted on my laptop with two words: Draft Day? It seems that my brother is eager to get our fantasy football season going. He’s got a...
article How Legal Sports Betting Platforms Are About to Skyrocket
(Wall Street) -- Yesterday, I showed you how big the sports betting market really is, and how some of the biggest players in sports betting - including the sports...

9/6/2018

article Nielsen Report Says NFL Could Earn Billions from Higher Ratings Thanks to Legal Sports Betting
(USA) -- A new report by Nielsen suggests that the NFL could make billions of dollars from legalized sports betting in the United States, in the form of improved ratings...
article Federal push calling for nationwide sports betting laws gets mixed reactions
(Washington D.C.) -- A federal push is underway to establish a national framework for legalized sports betting even as several states have already undertaken the...
article William Hill And Eldorado Form Powerful Sports Betting And Online Gambling Partnership
(New Jersey) -- The country’s largest sportsbook operator and a growing Reno, Nevada-based casino company have struck a deal to become nationwide partners on...
article Sports gambling: This is where you can legally place a bet on sports
(USA) -- Delaware Gov. John Carney’s $10 wager on the Philadelphia Phillies in June was the first legal sports bet placed outside Nevada since the Supreme Court...
article AUDIO: Bloomberg Businessweek: Legal Gambling, Weaker Chips
(Wall Street) -- Jay Masurekar, Head of Gaming at KeyBanc Capital Markets, talks about the impact of legal sports betting as football season begins. Anand Srinivasan,...

9/5/2018

article Bleacher Report Rolls Dice On Gambling With New NFL Show
(USA) -- Bleacher Report is launching an NFL show that aims to provide a resource for gamblers, part of what media executives believe will be a wave of such content in...
article Nielsen Report: NFL Could Make $2.3 Billion a Year from Gambling Market
(New York) -- Legalized sports betting stands to become a highly lucrative endeavor, and perhaps no entity will benefit more from its implementation than the NFL.
article Survey says gambling could be worth $2.3 billion per year for NFL
(New York) -- For years, the NFL tried to keep all topics gambling at arm’s length. The perception has changed, and even if it’s not a full-blown embrace yet...
article N.J. sports betting could overtake Nevada by 2021
(New Jersey) -- In just a few years, New Jersey's fledgling sports betting industry could overtake the well-established Nevada market, according to a new Eilers...

9/4/2018

article How Incoming Senator Jon Kyl Could Impact US Sports Betting
(Washington D.C.) -- The replacement for the late Sen. John McCain has a chance of shaping the future of sports betting in the United States. Former Sen. Jon Kyl has...
article The Last Great Season of the NFL May Be Upon Us
(New York) -- The NFL season is about to kick off, and however preposterous the National Football League may be—each year it strives mightily to become more...
article Sports Betting Companies Dominate Google Searches in Kenya as MPs Reject Gambling Tax Cut
(Kenya) -- Sports betting companies were the most popular search terms on Google in August, according to data recently released by the major search engine. ‘...

9/3/2018

article Senator Chuck Schumer Advocating for Federal Sports Betting Regulation
(Washington D.C.) -- Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) wants to create a legal framework for sports betting in a move backed by the majors US sports leagues...
article SBTech Powers First Sports Betting Kiosks In NJ, Mississippi
(Mississippi) -- SBTech has announced that the launch of sports betting at the Golden Nugget and Churchill Downs casinos in Mississippi, means that the company now has...

9/2/2018

article How the Deep South's Casinos Survived the First College Football Saturday With Legal Sports Betting
(Mississippi) -- At the Imperial Palace Casino’s new sports book, each sport has its own betting sheet, and the sheets, stacked neatly in baskets for prospective...

8/31/2018

article BLOG: The Economic Benefits of Legalized Sports Betting in the U.S. Would Be Huge
(USA) -- With sports betting making waves in the news sphere, it seems advocates for the legalization of sports wagering have hit a lucky streak—and gambling fans...
article BLOG: Get a Grip: The Week in Sports Betting and Sports
(USA) -- It’s information overload everywhere, and there’s not time enough to sleep and eat and stay fully apprised of what’s happening on this crazy...

8/30/2018

article Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer Says Congress Should Set Sports Betting Regulations
(Washington D.C.) -- US Senator Chuck Schumer (D-New York) is calling on Congress to form a regulatory framework for sports betting and require states wishing to...
article PGA Tour supports Senate proposal for betting
(Washington D.C.) -- Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) outlined his proposal for a federal framework that would govern sports betting on Wednesday. Schumer...

8/29/2018

article BLOG: Federal Sports Gambling Legislation on the Way?
(Washington D.C.) -- Last week, Utah Senator Orrin Hatch gave a speech from the Senate floor lamenting the lack of congressional debate over sports gambling in the...
article Chuck Schumer pushes for federal sports gambling bill
(Washington D.C.) -- Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) wants Congress to create a federal framework for sports betting, reports ESPN's Darren Rovell.
article Chuck Schumer's Sports Betting Plan Could Require Books To Use Official League Data
(Washington D.C.) -- Less than three months before Election Night, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer outlined a policy proposal on Wednesday aimed at creating a...
article Schumer Helps Leagues With Call For Federal Sports Betting Framework; Gaming Opposed
(Washington D.C.) -- Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) slightly advanced the ball Wednesday on a federal sports betting framework, but stopped short of...
article Schumer Joins Hatch in Pushing for Federal Sports Betting Framework
(Washington D.C.) -- After being a lone voice this summer pushing for a federal framework on sports betting, Utah senator Orrin Hatch got some company on Wednesday when...
article Schumer outlines federal sports betting framework
(Washington D.C.) -- Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday laid out specific proposals for a federal outline for sports betting Wednesday. In a...
article Schumer seeks federal framework for sports betting
(Washington D.C.) -- As more states turn to sports gambling in the wake of a May Supreme Court decision that overturned a federal ban on state-sponsored sports betting,...
article Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer suggests federal framework for sports betting
(Washington D.C.) -- Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) became the latest member of Congress to put forth specific suggestions for a federal framework for...
article Senator Chuck Schumer Offers Suggestions for Federal Guidelines on Sports Betting
(Washington D.C.) -- Among the many ideas suggested for a federal framework on sports gambling, Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) proposed that sports leagues...
article AGA slams federal sports betting framework proposal
(Washington D.C.) -- The American Gaming Association (AGA) has warned Chuck Schumer that his new proposals for a federal framework for sports betting in the US are...
article CBS President Explains Why Network Won't Mention Point Spreads During NFL Telecasts: Traina Thoughts
(New York) -- The network that brought us Jimmy The Greek is not quite ready to embrace sports betting when it comes to the NFL. CBS president Sean McManus said...
article Buffalo Wild Wings Partners With DraftKings To Enter World Of Fantasy Football
(USA) -- It already built itself up to be the go-to spot for fantasy football drafts and watch parties. Now, Buffalo Wild Wings is creating its own daily fantasy sports...
article American Dream Meadowlands Nears Completion And Brings Casino Talk With It
(New Jersey) -- With a population approaching 12 million and an existing land-based casino industry dating back to 2009, Ohio may appear to be a natural match for the...

8/28/2018

article Five Ways Legal Sports Betting Could Run Off The Rails
(USA) -- Forgive the Debbie Downer tone of this article: As September 1 will mark the date that another state (West Virginia) launches full-scale sports betting, it is...
article CBS announcers told not to make gambling reference during NFL broadcasts
(USA) -- It can be a bit awkward when sports announcers make gambling references about a particular game during national broadcasts, and CBS does not want its NFL crews...
article Into The Juicer Part 1: Does DraftKings Approach To Booking Return More To The Player?
(New Jersey) -- It was meant to be a celebration, but was received with ire by the betting community. On Saturday, DraftKings Sportsbook announced on Twitter that...

8/27/2018

article Action Network to launch sports gambling podcast network
(Las Vegas) -- The Action Network and Cadence13 are partnering to launch a podcast network this fall dedicated to sports gambling, as the race to capitalize on legalized...
article The coming wave of sports gambling isn't a win for casino stocks
(Wall Street) -- A lot more Americans will be doing just that as sports betting becomes legal in more and more states. But that doesn't make it a good idea to place...

8/25/2018

article COMMENTARY: Doing The Math On The US Sports Betting Opportunity
(USA) -- Following the repeal of PASPA, industry stakeholders have not been afraid to band around large numbers highlighting the scale of opportunity for US sports...
article The coming wave of sports gambling isn't a win for casino stocks
(Wall Street) -- A lot more Americans will be doing just that as sports betting becomes legal in more and more states. But that doesn't make it a good idea to place...

8/24/2018

article Sen. Orrin Hatch Delivers Speech On Sports Betting In Congress, Will Introduce Bill Soon
(Washington D.C.) -- Sen. Orrin Hatch delivered a speech on the Senate floor about sports betting, promising to offer legislation “in the coming weeks” that...
article Sen. Orrin Hatch Says Federal Sports Betting Oversight Needed, Gaming Industry Rejects Argument
(Washington D.C.) -- US Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) spoke for 12 minutes on the Senate floor this week about a need for federal regulation of sports betting, a gambling...
article DraftKings CEO predicts sports betting will grow to a $multi-billion business
(Las Vegas) -- DraftKings CEO Jason Robins, in a televised interview with Bloomberg, has predicted that the nascent legalised sports betting market in the US could be...
article The Brewing Storm: Is It OK For U.S. Sportsbooks To Refuse Sharp Money?
(Washington D.C.) -- David Purdum from ESPN Chalk detailed this week how many U.S. sportsbooks are employing a controversial tactic used in the U.K. of refusing money...

8/22/2018

article Advocates urge Senate to help ‘heal this wound’ of native language loss
(Washington D.C.) -- The government must help reverse generations of federally backed assimilation programs that left Native Americans “robbed of the ability to...
article VIDEO: DraftKings CEO: Legalized Sports Betting Is Amazing
(New York) -- Jason Robins, CEO of DraftKings, discusses the new games his platform is offering for the upcoming NFL season and the SCOTUS ruling paving the way for...
article VIDEO: DraftKings CEO: We're Going All-In on Legalized Sports Betting
(New York) -- Jason Robbins, DraftKings CEO, told Cheddar the company has been working on several ventures to capitalize on the Supreme Court ruling that cleared the way...
article Sportech “well positioned in US” as profits stagnate
(London) -- Sportech has seen its profits stagnate as the company looks to expand in the US. The London-based online gambling company’s revenue totalled £31....

8/21/2018

article Practice of Banning Successful Sports Bettors Increasing in US
(USA) -- Sports bettors who win more often than most are becoming increasingly subjected to bans at casinos in the United States. As new jurisdictions regulate sports...
article The Big Bet: A/V Industry Sees Potential Boom in Sports Betting
(New Jersey) -- Sound and video may not have immediately sprung to mind in May when the Supreme Court cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, but they are...
article PODCAST: The PropCast Episode 5: Business of Betting w/ David Purdum of ESPN
(Internet) -- Dan talks with ESPN Chalk’s David Purdum about the business of betting. They discuss a trend of books not taking winning players’ bets, a potential license...

8/20/2018

article PURDUM: Won and done? Sportsbooks banning the smart money
(Worldwide) -- Already a hot-button issue in the United Kingdom, a controversial bookmaking practice is starting to spread in the U.S.'s growing legal sports betting...
article Sports betting is coming to Charles Town. Will it impact Maryland's casinos?
(West Virginia) -- The owner of Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races in West Virginia says the casino — located a little more than 60 miles from downtown D.C....
article Will The Philadelphia Suburb Of Cherry Hill Be Able To Offer NJ Sports Betting Too?
(New Jersey) -- Those interested in the New Jersey sports betting legalization saga may already know that the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision in May opened the...

8/19/2018

article Colleges mull pushing for share of legal wagering proceeds
(Florida) -- Concerned that expanded sports gambling will bring additional costs for ensuring their games are on the up-and-up, college athletic departments are looking...
article Sports gambling is finally legal. So why can’t I bet on my football team?
(USA) -- When the US Supreme Court struck down a federal law banning sports betting in the US in May, football fans across the nation rejoiced. Betting on football, not...
article Get a Grip: The Week in Sports Betting and Sports: PA, WV, NJ, MS
(USA) -- It’s information overload everywhere, and there’s not time enough to sleep and eat and stay fully apprised of what’s happening on this crazy...

8/18/2018

article Sports Betting Makes Sense While Online Gambling Makes Dollars
(New Jersey) -- Sports betting has become the shiny new toy for lawmakers across the land — and they just can’t seem to put it down. However, revenue numbers coming out...

8/17/2018

article Gambling on Gambling
(USA) -- Colin Cowherd has a theory about the NFL. When a good quarterback gets blown out on national television, the Fox Sports host believes, he’s likely to lead...
article Are Western States Lagging on Sports Betting? Mountain States
(USA) -- Six states have either legalized sports betting or issued licenses for companies to offer sports betting since the Supreme Court on May 14 struck down the...
article How to fix a college football game and influence its outcome -- in four steps
(USA) -- Michael Franzese knows a fixed game when he sees one. "I usually do [recognize it], yes," the former New York mobster said. "Especially garbage...
article The Week In Sports Betting: Penn National Pulls An ‘MGM’, DraftKings Sportsbook Gets Lonely
(USA) -- Careful — sports betting news can really sneak up on you if you’re not paying attention. This week began with a mostly quiet Monday, which rolled...
article Full Speed Ahead For DraftKings As It Hires Sports Betting Executives, Opens New Office
(Las Vegas) -- DraftKings‘ all-out assault on the fledgling US sports betting market continued. In fact, the company hired new executives, opened a West Coast...
article The Action Network wants to be a sports-betting unicorn. Will it make a billion or be a bust?
(New Jersey) -- Colin Cowherd has a theory about the NFL. When a good quarterback gets blown out on national television, the Fox Sports host believes, he’s likely...

8/16/2018

article Oddsmakers apparently research the Little League World Series, and they aren't big fans of Iowa's chances
(Iowa) -- The real news here is that you can place bets on the Little League World Series. And that oddsmakers somewhere do enough research to allow you to wager on...

8/15/2018

article Are Western States Lagging on Sports Betting? West Coast Edition
(California) -- While the blossoming business of sport betting continues to flower or, at least, attempt to flower on the east coast of the U.S., the western states,...
article Study: Regulated Sports Betting Will Attract Millennials, Increase Fan Engagement, Hurt Underground Bookies
(Washington D.C.) -- A new study concludes that the expansion of regulated sports betting across the United States will increase fan engagement, grow younger...
article Study: Sports wagering increases gaming, casino share returns
(Kentucky) -- Dr. Steven S. Vickner, an associate professor at the University of Louisville's Equine Industry Program, has published an analytics brief studying the...
article Study: Sports wagering increases gaming, casino share returns
(New York) -- Dr. Steven S. Vickner, an associate professor at the University of Louisville's Equine Industry Program, has published an analytics brief studying the...

8/13/2018

article Sports betting is now legal in several states. Many others are watching from the sidelines.
(USA) -- On a recent sweltering afternoon in Las Vegas, the action at the sports book at Mandalay Bay seemed cool — there was baseball and horse racing, but the...
article Buffalo Wild Wings eyes allowing sports betting at its restaurants
(Alabama) -- Restaurant chain Buffalo Wild Wings is considering adding sports betting to its menu. The sports bar chain, which operates 1,200 restaurants in all 50...
article The Life-Changing Magic of Chicken Wings and Sports Betting
(Las Vegas) -- Buffalo Wild Wings is looking at getting into sports gambling. The local B-Dubs has always been an attractive choice for sports TV excitement, but someday...
article DraftKings opens San Francisco office, plans Las Vegas expansion
(California) -- On August 10, Victoria O’Keefe, PhD, — Assistant Professor in the Center for American Indian Health, Department of International Health (...
article DraftKings Sportsbook Keeps Pedal Down By Adding New Office And Sports Betting Executives
(California) -- Did you know DraftKings has an office in San Francisco? Neither did anyone else until today. The gambling company based in Boston issued a press release...
article VIDEO: Police release video of Gators football player discussing acquaintance with reported gambler
(Florida) -- University of Florida Police Department released video Monday to First Coast News of Gators tight end C'yontai Lewis discussing the players'...

8/12/2018

article About Buffalo Wild Wings…Those Sports Betting Talks Are Serious
(USA) -- Sports betting and daily fantasy sports company DraftKings is close to a marketing deal with Buffalo Wild Wings. Sources near the deal confirmed that...
article PURDUM: Inside how sports betting went mainstream
(USA) -- The sports betting landscape in America shifted forever on a Monday morning in May, when the U.S. Supreme Court released a game-changing ruling that put the...
article Sports Gambling In Kentucky? Bet On It
(Kentucky) -- Finding a bookie to bet on sports in Kentucky could be over according to a Kentucky State Senator. Democratic State Senator Morgan McGarvey, of Louisville...

8/11/2018

article Buffalo Wild Wings wants to place a bet on sports gambling
(USA) -- Wings and wagers? Buffalo Wild Wings thinks they're a natural fit. The sports bar chain, which has about 1,200 restaurants in all 50 states, said it is...
article DraftKings Close To Marketing Deal With Buffalo Wild Wings, Which Is Eyeing Sports Betting
(USA) -- Sports betting and daily fantasy sports company DraftKings is close to an agreement for a marketing partnership with Buffalo Wild Wings, according to a source...
article Is Sportradar Taking A Wrecking Ball To League Arguments On Intellectual Property In Sports Data?
(Las Vegas) -- Here’s an interesting twist in the debate over official data and intellectual property debate when it comes to sports betting in the US: The twitter...
article Now That Sports Betting Is Legal, Why Are American Companies Struggling to Make a Play?
(USA) -- Summer brings with it the traditional all-American pastime–baseball. This year, for the first time in more than two decades, fans will be able to lay...

8/10/2018

article Inside how sports betting went mainstream
(Worldwide) -- The sports betting landscape in America shifted forever on a Monday morning in May, when the U.S. Supreme Court released a game-changing ruling that put...

8/9/2018

article Buffalo Wild Wings Considers Sports Betting
(USA) -- The nation’s largest sports bar chain could be one of the leading proprietors in American sports gambling expansion.
article Buffalo Wild Wings Is Looking Into Letting Customers Place Bets On Sporting Events
(USA) -- Buffalo Wild Wings is exploring ways to allow its patrons to place bets on sporting events inside its restaurants. According to ESPN, citing a report by Las...

8/8/2018

article CBS looks at sports gambling to improve ad revenue
(Las Vegas) -- Lee Moonves, current CEO at CBS, predicts that sports gambling will provide a huge boost in advertising revenue for the broadcaster. In a recent earning...
article Philadelphia TV Advertising Could Be More Useful To NJ Sportsbooks Than PA Casinos
(Pennsylvania) -- Legalized sports betting is already proving to be an asset for television advertising revenue. Three states outside of Nevada have rolled out regulated...

8/7/2018

article DraftKings Co-Founder Matt Kalish: Drafting a plan for the future
(New York) -- In what ways have DraftKings been active in the lead up to the Supreme Court’s ruling on PASPA? DraftKings has been actively discussing and preparing...
article Sports betting the talk of Saratoga law conference
(New York) -- The U.S. racing industry should seek to raise its profile in the gambling market by piggybacking on the expected growth of sports wagering in the future,...
article MANN: Legal Sports Betting In The U.S.: The British are Coming! The British are Coming!
(USA) -- Historians now say Paul Revere never said it, but currently, at least in the world of expanded legal sports betting, it’s certainly true. But, just why...
article Ohio Lawmaker Wants to School Himself, Colleagues on Sports Betting
(Ohio) -- Ohio state senator John Eklund (R-District 18) had an “aha! moment” with regards to sports betting earlier this year. “At one point, I may...
article INTERPOL and Integrity in Sports Betting
(Worldwide) -- Over the past two weeks, several match-fixing investigations unfolded. In Fiji, an investigation committee was formed by the Football Association to look...
article Fifa World Cup leads to surge in sports lottery bets in Taiwan
(Taiwan) -- The 2018 Fifa World Cup led to a spike in sales for Taiwan’s sports lottery in June. The month’s figures showed total revenue of NT$5.06bn ($170m...

8/6/2018

article CBS is already seeing the benefits of sports gambling ads
(Pennsylvania) -- As sports gambling grows thanks to this year’s Supreme Court decision striking down a federal ban, there was speculation on just how much TV...

8/5/2018

article Las Vegas gaming experts provide sports-betting policy guide
(Las Vegas) -- Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court first announced it was going to look at the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act last year and then moved to...

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