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Mississippi Appears To Be Slowing Its Roll On Legal Sports Betting

Mississippi lawmakers might be putting the stop sign up for legal sports betting in the state, according to recent reporting from state media outlets.

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11/18/2017

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

11/17/2017

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

11/16/2017

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

11/15/2017

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

11/14/2017

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

11/13/2017

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

11/11/2017

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

11/10/2017

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

11/8/2017

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

11/6/2017

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

11/5/2017

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

11/4/2017

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

11/3/2017

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

11/2/2017

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

11/1/2017

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

10/31/2017

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

10/30/2017

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

10/29/2017

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

10/28/2017

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

10/27/2017

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

10/26/2017

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

10/23/2017

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

10/22/2017

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

10/20/2017

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

10/17/2017

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

10/16/2017

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

10/12/2017

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

10/11/2017

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

10/10/2017

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

10/9/2017

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

10/8/2017

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

10/7/2017

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

10/5/2017

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

10/4/2017

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

10/3/2017

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

10/2/2017

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

10/1/2017

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

9/29/2017

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

9/28/2017

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

9/27/2017

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

9/26/2017

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

9/22/2017

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

9/21/2017

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

9/20/2017

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

9/19/2017

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

9/18/2017

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

9/17/2017

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

9/16/2017

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

9/15/2017

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

9/14/2017

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

9/12/2017

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

9/11/2017

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

9/10/2017

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

9/9/2017

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

9/8/2017

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

9/7/2017

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

9/6/2017

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

8/31/2017

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

8/29/2017

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

8/25/2017

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

8/24/2017

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

8/22/2017

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

8/18/2017

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

8/14/2017

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

8/13/2017

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

8/12/2017

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

8/11/2017

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

8/10/2017

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

8/8/2017

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

8/5/2017

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

8/3/2017

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

8/1/2017

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

7/25/2017

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

7/23/2017

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

7/22/2017

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

7/21/2017

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

7/20/2017

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

7/19/2017

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

7/18/2017

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

7/17/2017

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

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