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SBUSA: Gambling firms see $7B to $8B sports betting market by 2025

Investors and sports betting companies are running up the score when it comes to sports betting, predicting the fast-growing industry will be a $7 billion to $8 billion business in the U.S. within five years. But not all the many companies flocking to get in on the ground floor will make it, they predict.

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12/5/2019

article Google confirms plans to okay online casino ads in four US states
(USA) -- Search engine colossus Google has decided it will allow online casino advertising by operators based in the four US states that currently permit intrastate...

12/3/2019

article The Week In Sports Betting News: Yeah, It’s Never Been OK For NFL Players To Bet On NFL Games
(USA) -- Happy Monday, everyone. We’re now 20 days from Hanukkah and 23 from Christmas so hopefully those Black Friday sales helped get your holiday shopping...

12/1/2019

article Miami Dolphins Owner Invests Into Action Network
(Florida) -- Miami Dolphins owner, Stephen Ross, has invested money into the Action Network media group. Stephen Ross not only owns the Miami Dolphins, but he also owns...

11/27/2019

article Ross’s venture fund invests in sports gambling startup
(USA) -- Billionaire Stephen Ross has invested in the sports gambling startup the Action Network, yet another move by a National Football League owner to capitalize on...

11/26/2019

article Analysis: US marketing approach must learn from Europe’s mistakes
(USA) -- In the last year, we have seen operators partner up with franchises from across various US leagues. Fox Bet signing with the Philadelphia 76ers is one of the...
article More sportsbook consolidation coming, asserts analysts
(USA) -- The recent acquisition of CG Technology assets by William Hill was just the beginning, according to several industry analysts. While many sports gambling fans...

11/23/2019

article Where Legal Sports Betting Goes, A Rush Of TV Ads Is Sure To Follow
(USA) -- When sportsbooks open in newly legalized states, one thing follows as surely as the posed, ensemble end zone gathering that comes after every NFL touchdown...

11/22/2019

article COLUMN: Legalized Sports Gambling May Bring An Unwanted Guest To The Market
(USA) -- As various states prepare to offer sports wagering in some form, foreign companies eager to gain a foothold in U.S. markets are routinely showing up on the...
article Betting integrity in question after Louisiana Tech suspensions
(USA) -- Investigations by multiple authorities have been launched into the Louisiana Tech football program’s delayed announcement of the suspension of three...

11/21/2019

article Wall Street Wades Into Sports Gambling as Legalization Spreads
(Wall Street) -- The line between trading and gambling has always been fuzzy. So now that many U.S. states have legalized sports betting, following a 2018 Supreme Court...
article Meet the 22 power players leading the explosion of the US sports betting space
(USA) -- Business Insider is recognizing the early leaders who who are capitalizing on legal sports betting in the US. We are highlighting 22 power players, based on a...
article Indiana and Pennsylvania Post Strong October Revenue Figures
(Indiana) -- Indiana and Pennsylvania’s sports betting market continues to prosper as the sportsbooks in both states enjoyed surging revenue numbers in October, as they...
article CBA Signs Sportradar For Sports Betting Integrity Services
(Las Vegas) -- The Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) has officially signed a multi-year deal with Sportradar to be their supplier of sports integrity solutions. Under...

11/20/2019

article BLOG: Legal But Not Live: Projecting When Colorado, Illinois, Montana, NH, Tennessee And D.C. Will Be Online
(USA) -- Six jurisdictions have legalized sports betting but have not yet given the green light for the launch of legal operations. While Indiana and Iowa sprinted from...

11/19/2019

article 'I was very bitter': Inside the $20 bet that almost became $50K
(Las Vegas) -- For one 24-year-old ticket writer at Circa Sports in Las Vegas, it was anything but an ordinary weekend. That will happen when you bet $20 on a 12-leg...

11/15/2019

article Yahoo Sports becomes the latest media company to offer sports betting
(New Jersey) -- Another major media company now officially has some skin in the legal US sports betting game. The Yahoo Sportsbook app and desktop platforms went live in...
article 3 takeaways from symposium on 'Sports Betting and Horse Racing'
(Kentucky) -- The University of Louisville's Equine Industry Program, in conjunction with Horse Racing Nation, hosted the final of three speaker series events for...

11/14/2019

article TD Ameritrade Looking To Enter Sports Gambling Business: Report
(USA) -- As it looks to make up lost revenue from slashing commission fees to zero, brokerage firm TD Ameritrade is reportedly testing different ways it can tap into the...
article HOLDEN: Tribal Compacts: A Primer For Legal US Sports Betting
(Tennessee) -- The spread of legal sports betting in the United States accelerated greatly in the past year. Thirteen states now offer some form of sports wagering, with...

11/12/2019

article Optimal Sportsbook Revenues Elusive For New York, Iowa Without Full Online Betting
(USA) -- The release of sports betting figures in Iowa and New York continues to show why a full mobile sports betting component is needed for a healthy industry. The...
article Sharing Is Caring: Fluharty To Introduce Bill Allowing College Athletes To Profit From Endorsements
(West Virginia) -- The NCAA is considering to allow college athletes to earn income from endorsement deals. The move comes one month after Gov. Gavin Newsom signed...

11/10/2019

article Casino CEOs love potential of sports wagering nationwide
(Las Vegas) -- When the Supreme Court opened the door to nationwide sports wagering with its decision striking down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act,...

11/9/2019

article MSG Networks and FanDuel announce sports betting partnership
(New York) -- The partnership includes a mix of in-game and halftime integrations, branded content and commercial spots that will air during MSG Networks’ Knicks...

11/8/2019

article Panel: Media companies cautious as states legalize sports betting
(New York) -- U.S. sports betting legalization is expected to be a bonanza for media companies, but executives at an industry conference this week said they are moving...
article Mobile sports wagering platform proves to be smart bet for Ameristar
(Illinois) -- Ameristar Casino's partnership with DraftKing to offer mobile wagering is proving to be a winning gamble, with the East Chicago casino's sports wagering...
article Get A Grip: The Week In Sports Betting: All The OHs: MO, CO, OH
(USA) -- Major League Baseball on Thursday suggested that it would invest more in Missouri if lawmakers agreed to include a royalty or “integrity fee” when...
article How this Canadian company is making waves in the burgeoning mobile sports-betting industry
(North America) -- There is a lot of money ready to flow into the emerging legal single-event sports betting industry in North America, but regulations and a robust...
article The DeanBeat: Gaming is still at the mercy of larger forces
(Worldwide) -- The week was thick with gaming news, so some folks may not have noticed that Playtika, the Tel Aviv-based social casino games company, is considering...

11/7/2019

article SBUSA: Sports Betting USA 2019 Day Two recap
(New York) -- The excitement surrounding the opportunities in the regulated Sports Betting market continued today in New York City at Sports Betting USA. The selection...
article Gambling and sport: how bookmakers win in voluntary 'whistle-to-whistle' advert ban
(UK) -- When Huddersfield Town FC unveiled its 2019-20 match shirt emblazoned with an enormous sash bearing the logo of bookmakers Paddy Power, fans were horrified and...

11/6/2019

article Firms Foresee $7 Billion in Sports Betting Markets by 2025
(New York) -- Sports betting in the United States is close to crossing the one billion dollar threshold in generated revenue annually. But that does not mean that...

11/4/2019

article SBUSA: Gambling firms see $7B to $8B sports betting market by 2025
(New York) -- Investors and sports betting companies are running up the score when it comes to sports betting, predicting the fast-growing industry will be a $7 billion...
article The Emergence of Sports Betting
(USA) -- In May 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court repealed the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992. Once the federal ban on sport betting had been removed...
article Sports Betting Geolocation Maps Show Wagers At Highway Rest Stops
(USA) -- As more states continue to roll out mobile sportsbook offerings, the task of geofencing areas with unique geographic features has become increasingly more...
article The Week In Sports Betting: Y Ask Y? Yahoo Finally Makes The Jump Into Betting
(USA) -- Happy Monday, y’all, and welcome back to reality. For most of us, this is the day we drink a couple of extra cups of coffee and hunker down for another...
article Gambling firms forecast $7B to $8B sports betting market by 2025
(New York) -- Investors and sports betting companies are running up the score when it comes to sports betting, predicting the fast-growing industry will be a $7 billion...
article Still growing strong: PwC report projects sports industry revenue to rise 3% this year
(USA) -- Revenue generated in 2019 by the North American sports market will increase by nearly 3% for the third consecutive year to a record $73 billion, according to a...

11/3/2019

article Sports betters wager new record amount of money on legalized betting
(Kentucky) -- Sports betters set the September bar high after the legalization of sports betting. Betters wagered a new record amount of money on legalized sports...

11/1/2019

article This Thread Perfectly Illustrates The Unmet Demand For Legal Sports Betting
(Internet) -- Despite the rapid pace of legalization and launches of state-regulated sports betting markets across this great land, the vast majority of U.S. sports...
article Las Vegas-based Full House excited about sports-betting deals
(Las Vegas) -- New sports wagering deals inked by Las Vegas-based Full House Resorts Inc. in the third quarter has CEO Dan Lee shooting for the big leagues. The small...
article Get A Grip: The Week In Sports Betting: DK Gets PA Mobile Nod, Wisconsin, More
(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 blue dot of ours (...
article ‘Mattress Mack’ says he lost $13 million betting on the Houston Astros. Silver lining?
(Texas) -- Jim McIngvale says the bets were a hedge to cover losses he would have incurred for a promotion he offered customers if the Astros won the World Series.

10/31/2019

article Despite Losing More Than $13 Million on the Houston Astros, Superfan Mattress Mack Says He Would Do It Again
(Texas) -- The Houston Astros World Series loss to the Washington Nationals saw Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale to lose more than $13 million in sports bets, but...

10/30/2019

article Did ‘Mattress Mack’ win or lose millions on his Astros bets after World Series final?
(Texas) -- It went all the way to Game 7 of the World Series, and Coast residents who aren’t even fans of the Houston Astros or the Washington Nationals tuned in...
article Mattress Mack loses at least $11.6 million in Astros bets
(Texas) -- While many Houston Astros fans must now recover from the heartbreaking loss to the Washington Nationals that ended their race for a second World Series title...
article Nevada Still The King, Reigns Supreme Over New Jersey Sports Betting In September
(USA) -- As much as the sports betting world seems to want New Jersey’s industry to overtake Nevada’s, the Silver State reminded everyone in September that...
article Billionaire Throws Shade At Bitcoin In Call To Build Casinos Like Apple
(Michigan) -- Billionaire Ted Leonsis held court today on stage at the gargantuan Freemason Temple in Detroit, surrounded on either side by towering 40-foot-tall organ...

10/29/2019

article MGM Resorts, Yahoo Sports sign sports betting partnership deal
(Las Vegas) -- A wide-ranging new partnership between subsidiaries of MGM Resorts International and Verizon Communications Inc. will result in a new sports betting...
article New Jersey sports books could lose millions to high roller if Astros win World Series
(New Jersey) -- The Houston Astros are one game away from winning the World Series, something that would be costly for New Jersey sports books — largely due to one...

10/28/2019

article Yahoo Sports, BetMGM enter historic partnership in sports betting
(USA) -- When the United States Supreme Court overturned a federal ban on sports gambling in 2018, allowing individual states to decide whether to make sports betting...
article BLOG: Legal sports betting breakdown for the week of October 28
(USA) -- Halloween is just a few days away, but things are already looking grim for the Washington Nationals, who were up 2-0 in the World Series and are now down 3-2...
article BLOG: The Week In Sports Betting News: Missouri On The Table, Connecticut Off It
(USA) -- Happy Monday, y’all, and welcome back. We hope you survived this weekend’s sports betting equinox with minimal damage to your bankroll and/or...
article ‘Mattress Mack’ in position to win $22M on Astros in World Series
(Las Vegas) -- The Astros are a win away from winning the World Series and Mattress Mack is on the edge of his bed. Houston furniture store owner Jim “Mattress...
article NJ sports books to lose millions to high roller 'Mattress Mack' if Astros win World Series
(New Jersey) -- The Houston Astros are one game away from winning the World Series, something that would be costly for New Jersey sports books -- largely due to one...
article Notable bets: Bettor drops $300K on Carolina Panthers
(Atlantic City) -- The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 would've turned 27 today. Signed into law by President George H.W. Bush on Oct. 28,...
article Sportsbook PointsBet Raising $80 Million To Fuel US Sports Betting Expansion
(USA) -- PointsBet is making it clear it plans to be a force in the US sports betting industry after announcing plans Monday to raise more than $80 million to fund...

10/27/2019

article Las Vegas company joins sports betting gold rush
(Las Vegas) -- Matthew Holt recognized the proliferation of legal sports betting as a modern-day gold rush and quickly staked his claim, launching a Las Vegas company...

10/25/2019

article OP/ED: Legalized Sports betting is expanding nationally and Vegas supports the effort
(Las Vegas) -- On a recent afternoon in downtown Las Vegas along famed Fremont Street, there is a flurry of activity in the William Hill Sportsbook inside Binion’s...
article Bettors put most money on Lakers to win title
(USA) -- The Lake Show has been playing nonstop at U.S. sportsbooks, leaving bookmakers staring at sizable liabilities on the Los Angeles Lakers to win the NBA...
article That was the week that was in US sports betting
(USA) -- SportsHandle and friends deliver another round-up of the week’s big developments in US sports betting.

10/23/2019

article Visa Ready To Offer Card Acceptance At Sportsbook Windows
(USA) -- After months of remaining on the sidelines, Visa appears ready to establish a considerable presence inside brick-and-mortar sportsbooks nationwide. Visa is...

10/22/2019

article A machine-learning system may have predicted the World Series winner
(USA) -- The 2019 MLB postseason has been a wild one. The Dodgers imploded in the first round, clearing the way for the Washington Nationals to rout a listless Cardinals...

10/21/2019

article Can Colleges Police Sports Betting? Some Are Trying
(USA) -- In Mississippi, university officials sent state gambling regulators names for a “watch list” for big bets. Iowa colleges have simply kept teaching...
article Casino Industry’s Image Better Than Ever — How Much Is That Due To Legal Sports Betting?
(Washington D.C.) -- A study released by the American Gaming Association last week revealed that 49% of American adults have a favorable view of the casino gaming...
article Not Quite All in on Sports Betting
(USA) -- Cable networks and operators waiting patiently to cash in on the sports gambling bonanza are going to have to wait a little longer, some current and former TV...
article After A Year In The US, Kambi Has Some Takeaways On American Bettors
(Pennsylvania) -- If you were putting together an expert panel on sports betting in Pennsylvania, Kambi would warrant a spot. The European bookmaker handles sports...
article Buckeyes Want a Ban on Betting on Ohio College Teams
(Ohio) -- With Ohio moving closer to approving sports wagering, the state’s largest university is pressing lawmakers there to ban bets on college athletics.
article Google allows five more US states to advertise sports betting
(USA) -- Google has updated its gambling and games policy, authorizing advertising for sports betting services in Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Montana, Iowa and Indiana....
article Officials trying to keep college betting out of Ohio’s sport gambling bill in Columbus
(Ohio) -- Ohio House Bill 194 (HB 194) has been in consideration for years, trying to determine if Ohio should be the next state to legalize betting on sports. Bruce...
article BLOG: Sports betting jumpstarts gaming and kiosks; (hey, cash isn't dead)
(Ottawa) -- What a week it was in Las Vegas when the Global Gaming Expo came to town. Gaming continues to become a popular form of entertainment as more states permit...

10/18/2019

article Get A Grip: The Week In Sports Betting: NH Cities Want Sports Betting, Revenue Reports
(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...
article Google permits five more states to advertise sports betting
(USA) -- Google has updated its gambling and games policy, authorizing advertising for sports betting services in Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Montana, Iowa and Indiana.
article U.K. Sports Betting Firm Gambles on the U.S. Here’s Why It Could Pay Off.
(UK) -- GVC Holdings ‘ stock looks like a good bet as the global gambling group positions itself to capitalize on the flourishing U.S. sports betting market....

10/17/2019

article How Gambling Built Baseball – & Then Almost Destroyed It
(Illinois) -- Imagine if, after watching the thrilling victory of the Chicago Cubs in Game 7 of the 2016 World Series over the Cleveland Indians – a game in which...
article Alabama Student Called in Bomb Threat to LSU Tiger Stadium Because Friend was Losing Bet
(Alabama) -- A student at the University of Alabama is suspected of dialing in a hoax bomb threat to the Louisiana State University’s Tiger Stadium in a bid to...
article Alabama student made bomb threat during LSU-Florida game to save friend from losing bet: police
(Alabama) -- A University of Alabama student was arrested Sunday for allegedly calling in a bomb threat at Tiger Stadium during a big conference matchup between LSU and...

10/15/2019

article A bet on America: the sports gambling gold rush
(USA) -- The boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey, looks like a forgotten film set. Scant tourists look in vain for its Prohibition-era glory. The windows of the...
article Sam Darnold’s return sparked NFL gambling bloodbath
(Las Vegas) -- When an undrafted rookie quarterback from Samford is winning on the road in October, it’s a sign of an odd NFL season. Devlin Hodges of the Steelers...

10/13/2019

article Pope Francis Accidentally Tweets His Support For The NFL’s New Orleans Saints
(Internet) -- If you had to pick one man on Earth who probably doesn’t know how to use emojis or hashtags, you’d be pretty safe picking the Pope. Pope...

10/11/2019

article Purdue Approves Ban Against Boilermaker Betting
(Indiana) -- With the Boilermakers preparing to take on the University of Maryland Terrapins on Saturday, Purdue University employees and students might think twice...
article How bettors can avoid being rink amateurs when wagering NHL
(New York) -- The popularity of NHL betting has risen exponentially in recent years, thanks in large part to the meteoric rise of the Vegas Golden Knights and the...

10/9/2019

article BLOG: Understanding Soccer Betting Markets
(Worldwide) -- Soccer is the biggest sport in the world and with that comes an array of ways to bet on it. Punters who are just starting out on their gambling career may...
article Ladbrokes-owner GVC raises profit forecast again as U.S. offers bigger bets.
(UK) -- GVC, owner of British gambling firm Ladbrokes, raised its annual core earnings forecast for the second time in three months as a joint venture cashed in on a...

10/8/2019

article Column: Mattress Mack bets big as sports betting spreads
(Las Vegas) -- Mattress Mack is the kind of character who fits nicely into the Las Vegas betting scene, skipping from sports book to sports book in search of a big score...

10/7/2019

article BLOG: Sports betting explosion expected in the USA
(Internet) -- In May 2018, PASPA was repealed – in effect overturning the federal ban on sports betting. The consequence of this legal decision means that states...
article Feds Indict Mob Member For Trying To Fix An NCAA Basketball Game In 2018
(New York) -- The US government is alleging that members of an organized crime family tried to fix a top-level college basketball game in 2018. Wiretaps on the Colombo...

10/3/2019

article Houston furniture mogul makes $3.5 MILLION World Series bet on Astros—and he's not done
(Texas) -- A Houston man named Jim McIngvale made one of the largest wagers in U.S. history on the eve of the 2019 MLB Playoffs by placing $3.5 million on the Astros to...
article This baseball fan is betting $5 million that the Houston Astros will win the World Series
(Texas) -- Here’s one Houston Astros fan who’s putting his considerable money where his mouth is. Jim McIngvale, a 68-year-old mattress store owner from...
article Will Adam Sandler Finally Get an Oscar Nomination?
(Hollywood) -- It was just two years ago that Adam Sandler was getting early Oscar buzz for his role in Noah Baumbach’s The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)....
press release Newgioco Group Engages Experienced Bookmaker to Lead U.S. Development
(New York) -- Newgioco Group, Inc. (“Newgioco” or the “Company”) (OTCQB: NWGI), a global gaming technology company providing fully integrated software solutions to...

10/2/2019

press release Pioneering VC Fund Targeting Legal U.S. Sports Betting Opportunity
(Las Vegas) -- The market for sports betting in the U.S. is expanding at an unprecedented pace following a 2018 Supreme Court decision that allowed all states to...

10/1/2019

press release Newgioco Group operates first commercial betting on Indian Horse Relay event
(Montana) -- Newgioco Group Inc made tribal sports wagering history over the weekend, conducting the first-ever commercial betting made on an Indian Horse Relay Class I...
press release Newgioco and Northern Winz Make Tribal Sports Wagering History
(Montana) -- Newgioco Group, Inc., a global sports betting and gaming technology company providing software solutions to regulated online and land-based sports betting...

9/30/2019

article CSM: The headwinds against legalized sports betting
(USA) -- In the 16 months since the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, the country’s wealthiest sports league, the NFL, has...
article The Week In Sports Betting: Indiana, Oregon Ready To Go Online
(USA) -- It’s Monday, which means we’re a couple days behind in the sports betting news cycle. What’d we miss? Oh wait, right, that’s our job. Of...

9/27/2019

article That was the week that was in US sports betting - Week Ending September 27
(USA) -- SportsHandle and friends deliver another round-up of the week’s big developments in US sports betting.
article Column: ‘Mattress Mack’ could lose $15 million if Astros win World Series. He’s OK with that
(Texas) -- Jim McIngvale isn’t much of a gambler. At least that’s what the Houston furniture store owner known as “Mattress Mack” claims when...

9/26/2019

article Did Sports Betting Kill The Horse Racing Industry? Or Was It The DOA?
(USA) -- Doug Reed has been around the horse racing industry as a consultant and stakeholder for 40 years. He has a stark message for the sport to which he has dedicated...
article BLOG: We're Finally Going to Know How Tall NBA Players Really Are
(USA) -- Players have been listed at taller and heavier than they are in reality in their home programs since the inception of the printing press. Telling white lies...

9/25/2019

article Mobile Indiana Sports Betting Nearing The Starting Line As Proposals Arrive
(Indiana) -- Indiana sports betting is getting close to launching its mobile component, which appears to be just weeks away. Executive Director Sara Gonso Tait confirmed...
article The Changing U.S. Betting Landscape Can Deliver Both Higher Handle & Purses
(USA) -- Back in 2008, Australia began opening up their betting markets. In particular, corporate bookmakers and exchanges were allowed to flourish, offering racing and...
article Ex-NFL Doctor’s New Career: Helping Gamblers Analyze Injuries
(New York) -- For years, former San Diego Chargers team doctor David Chao has been giving instant injury analysis to NFL fans around the world. Tweeting under the...

9/24/2019

article Each State Different On Combating Problem Sports Gambling Under New Laws
(USA) -- Sports wagering is spreading across the country. The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 fell in May 2018, and as of September 2019 many...
article Sports TV Fans Likely To Be 'Sticky' With Pay Services, Fewer Cord-Cutters
(USA) -- A new study says regular TV sports viewers are not likely to be “cord cutters,” and they tend to be “sticky” with traditional pay TV...
press release Sportradar’s ad:s Launches Programmatic Ad Offering to Fundamentally Shift How Sports Betting Operators Run their Businesses
(Worldwide) -- Sportradar, the world’s leading provider of sports data and content, announced the launch of its programmatic ad solution. The offering comes from...

9/23/2019

article Sports betting isn't a big win for states after all: expert
(USA) -- It was supposed to be a windfall for states, but sports betting hasn’t gone the way many had hoped. One tax policy expert says sports betting is not...
article Fox 29 launching sports betting show hosted by Garry Cobb, Todd Fuhrman
(Philadelphia) -- Fox has already backed a radio station in Philly devoted in part to sports gambling. Now it’s getting behind a new local TV show.
article The Cautionary Tale For US Sports Betting In Esports Match-Fixing Struggles
(Australia) -- Esports have been fighting to gain a foothold in the American entertainment market for a number of years. Recently, their efforts have been rewarded with...
article Brazilian sports betting expected to be regulated in Q4 2019
(Brazil) -- Marcelo Munhoz da Rocha, Legal Advisor at BetConsult, speaks to Gambling Insider, providing an update on Brazilian sports betting legislation. What is the...

9/21/2019

article Q+A: Former gaming regulator A.G. Burnett on sports betting, industry trends
(Nevada) -- A well-known name in Nevada gaming circles, A.G. Burnett served on the state’s Gaming Control Board from 2011 to 2017, taking over as chairman in 2012...
article Making Sense of Leagues’ Search for Sports Betting Data Fees: Case Study No. 9
(USA) -- In this series, we will explore some of the important case law that is relevant to sports leagues’ argument that they should be compensated for “...

9/20/2019

article FanDuel Bids For First-Party Data And Audiences With New Content Play
(USA) -- FanDuel isn’t waiting for US states to move the ball forward on sports betting regulations. Last year, the company launched a fantasy sports property, The...

9/19/2019

article Fertitta: Working sports bets no slam dunk
(Las Vegas) -- Tilman Fertitta has looked at sports betting from both sides now: as the owner of a professional basketball team, as well as the owner of casinos that...
article Analysis: Winners And Losers From The First $10 Billion In Legal US Sports Betting
(USA) -- Barely a year after the US Supreme Court overturned the federal ban on sports betting, the emerging industry already is exceeding expectations. A recent tweet...

9/18/2019

article Betting on Sports 2019 Day 1 recap
(London) -- SBC’s annual Betting on Sports kicked off today at the Olympia London, an event that has ballooned far beyond its name over the past few years, now...

9/14/2019

article Could a gambling conspiracy like the 1919 Black Sox scandal happen again?
(Chicago) -- If you’re wondering whether we’re likely to see a World Series thrown again, as in the 1919 Black Sox scandal, the answer is it’s unlikely...

9/11/2019

article Romney in discussions for federal sports betting bill
(Washington D.C.) -- US Senator for Utah and former presidential nominee Mitt Romney has been involved in preliminary discussions about a federal sports gambling bill, a...

9/9/2019

article Want to bet on sports? Iowa is your best option. It’s taking a lot of Chiefs wagers
(Iowa) -- Jim Newhouse is a lifelong NFL fan living in college football territory. As his friends make extravagant plans to watch the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Saturdays...
article theScore Raises $40 Million To Grow Media And Sports Betting Platform
(Wall Street) -- Score Media and Gaming Inc. recently announced it has entered into an investment agreement with a fund managed and controlled by Fengate Asset...

9/8/2019

article As sports gambling becomes more mainstream, publishers place their own bets
(USA) -- When it comes to editorial coverage, the sports betting market is already getting crowded. Over the years, many sports publishers, including Bleacher Report,...
article Madison-based RotoWire to launch sports gambling information service
(Wisconsin) -- The expansion of sports gambling across the country is leading to a business opportunity for at least one Madison company. RotoWire, one of the most...

9/7/2019

article Urlacher a proponent of sports gambling
(Michigan) -- Brian Urlacher leaned over the counter at the FanDuel SportsBook at the Blue Chip Casino on Thursday, eager to place the innagural first bet at the book on...

9/6/2019

article Remember The Federal Sports Betting Bill? Apparently It’s Still A Thing
(Washington D.C.) -- While the country prepares for the start of its most popular sport, Congress apparently still wants to find a way to meddle in sports betting...
article Report: Romney To Carry Federal Sports Betting Bill Torch With New York’s Schumer
(Washington D.C.) -- Republican Utah Senator and former presidential candidate Mitt Romney is poised to take the place of his predecessor Orrin Hatch on a bill that...
article 7M say they’ll bet on NFL, thanks to repeal of sport betting ban
(USA) -- Two organizations took advantage of the kickoff of the National Football League season this weekend to provide some eye-catching survey results related to how...
article COLUMN: Packers Beat Bears And Survey Shows Millions Of American’s Bet On Week 1 NFL Games
(USA) -- A defensive duel between pro football’s oldest rivals kicked off the 100th anniversary NFL season Thursday. The Green Bay Packers shut down the Chicago...

9/5/2019

article Survey: 15% of American adults to bet on NFL
(USA) -- The sports betting landscape is evolving rapidly, but one thing remains the same: American bettors love the NFL. According to survey results released Wednesday...
article As NFL season prepares to kick off, online gambling poses biggest challenge for casinos
(Pennsylvania) -- As the second NFL season following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling clearing the way for legal sports betting begins, the industry is growing larger and...

9/4/2019

article FanDuel CEO on expanding legal online betting ahead of NFL Kickoff
(Massachusetts) -- As the NFL kicks off its 100th season, it's the biggest time of the year for fantasy football. FanDuel, the daily fantasy sports app, also now...
article Fox is the first US sports network to put its name on a gambling app
(New Jersey) -- At the same time as sports hub theScore announced it's launching a new betting app, media giant Fox has unveiled its own gambling platform. Fox Bet...
article Larger US sports betting market races for (online) end zone
(New Jersey) -- As the second NFL season following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling clearing the way for legal sports betting begins, the industry is growing larger and ever-...

9/3/2019

article Fox Sports goes all-in on betting, launches its gambling service in New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- Fox Sports is launching a betting service that's now available to New Jersey residents starting this week. Fox Bet will allow New Jersey residents to...
article FoxBet Launches, Poised To Become The Biggest Name In New Jersey Sports Betting
(New Jersey) -- Consumers who use PokerStars’ sports wagering vertical, BetStars, to survey lines and place wagers in New Jersey noticed something different when...
article Indiana Man Charged for Allegedly Running Bookmaking Scheme Involving $17M in Bets
(Indiana) -- An Indiana illegal sports wagering operation where gamblers placed more than $17 million in bets since 2016 has led to the arrest of one suspect —...
press release Eilers & Krejcik Gaming Releases Most Comprehensive Survey of American Sports Bettors to Date
(California) -- Eilers & Krejcik Gaming — a leading, objective source for analysis of the U.S. gaming industry — offers a clearer picture of American...

9/2/2019

article Murdoch's Fox launches sports betting with FOX Bet
(New York) -- When Rupert Murdoch's Fox Corp launches the FOX Bet sports betting platform on Monday, it will do what no other major media company has done in North...
article Sportradar and Genius Sports embroiled in data dispute
(UK) -- Sports and betting-related services company Sportradar is threatening legal action against rival firm Genius Sports over a dispute concerning the latter’s...
article Sportradar considering legal action against Genius Sports
(UK) -- Sportradar has reportedly threatened to take legal action against Genius Sports in a row over the data supplier’s deal for exclusive rights to the English...
article Wait, Lawmakers Did What With Sports Betting Bills in 2019?
(USA) -- The legislative calendar has slowed to a crawl, a relief amid the busiest year of sports betting bills yet. The big batch of new policy is fairly well-conceived...
article Company Focus: Kambi CCO: Bringing online pace to the retail space
(Pennsylvania) -- Gambling Insider visited Kambi’s head office to speak with CCO, Max Meltzer and learn more about some of its recent partnerships and plans for...

8/31/2019

article Launch Of Fox Bet Sportsbook In NJ Kicks Off New Era For U.S. Sports Media Companies
(New Jersey) -- Fox Bet’s online sportsbook is now live in New Jersey. The launch marks a watershed moment in the emerging market for legal U.S. sports betting,...

8/30/2019

article Fox Bet Sports Betting App Launches In New Jersey, Replacing BetStars
(New Jersey) -- Fox Sports has made its first move into legal sports betting. The media giant’s Fox Bet sportsbook product is available to New Jersey customers as...

8/29/2019

article Legalized Sports Gambling Passes $10 Billion, Likely Just Tip Of The Iceberg
(USA) -- Legalized sports gambling is growing slowly in the United States since the Supreme Court’s landmark lifting the federal ban on sports. The legal sports...

8/28/2019

article Wanna bet? Here's where all 50 states stand on the legalization of sports gambling
(USA) -- It's been nearly a year-and-a-half since the United States Supreme Court delivered a landmark decision to strike down the federal ban on sports gambling...
article OP/ED: Where do we go from here?
(Las Vegas) -- Reading the annual results of some betting and gaming operators, you’d think the picture was quite rosy, with a whole world still out there waiting...

8/26/2019

article After Legalizing Sports Betting, NJ & PA Hit Record Online Gambling Revenues
(New Jersey) -- Latest monthly figures from gaming regulators in Pennsylvania and New Jersey report staggering growth. New Jersey sports betting handle reached over $250...

8/22/2019

article Kambi agrees multi-state contract extension with DraftKings
(USA) -- Kambi has agreed a multi-state contract extension with US operator DraftKings to launch its sportsbook services in eight new states. The expansion to the deal...
article So What’s Up With The SBTech Deal After DraftKings Extension With Kambi?
(USA) -- Kambi announced early Thursday an extension of its New Jersey sports betting contract with DraftKings Sportsbook, as well as a major expansion.

8/20/2019

article BLOG: US Sportsbooks Hit $10 Billion In Collective Betting Handle
(USA) -- With the repeal of PASPA being over a year removed, there were many gambling experts and analysts who expected legal sports betting to take off immediately.
article Former MLB Pitcher Backs Betting Software With $10K Refund
(New York) -- Michael Schwimer knows what most people think of tout services, sellers of sports-gambling picks. And even though he’s getting into the business...

8/19/2019

article TV Broadcasters, Networks Betting Big On U.S. Sports Gambling
(Florida) -- While sports bettors across the country are beginning to bet at their local sportsbooks, T.V. broadcasters and regional sports networks are also looking to...

8/15/2019

article OP/ED: GVC’s City punters are having to wait for a better in-play price
(London) -- Is in-play betting, during a sporting event, becoming a social problem? GVC, owner of Ladbrokes Coral, does not believe . . . oh...

8/12/2019

article Gambling Addiction Expected to Rise With Legalized Sports Betting
(Iowa) -- Legalized sports betting is set to begin on Thursday here in Iowa, and while the move will provide a new source of revenue, it can provide a new source of...

8/8/2019

press release Presque Isle Downs & Casino Celebrates Grand Opening of BetAmerica Sportsbook
(Kentucky) -- Churchill Downs Incorporated (“CDI”) (Nasdaq: CHDN) is celebrating the grand opening of its BetAmerica Sportsbook today at Presque Isle Downs...

8/7/2019

article When Will Online Sports Betting Be Legal? Projections for All 50 States
(USA) -- It’s been a year since the Supreme Court struck down the federal ban on sports betting, allowing states to legalize it if they wish. So where do we stand a year...
article Flutter ‘delighted’ with US sports betting but counts the cost of future growth
(Wall Street) -- Flutter Entertainment plc, formerly branded Paddy Power Betfair, has posted its interim financials for the six-month period ended June 30, 2019. A drop...

8/2/2019

article 42 states have or are moving towards legalizing sports betting – here are the states where sports betting is legal
(USA) -- The Supreme Court of the United States lifted the federal ban on sports betting on May 14, 2018. The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act was...
article 42 states have or are moving towards legalizing sports betting – here are the states where sports betting is legal
(USA) -- The Supreme Court of the United States lifted the federal ban on sports betting on May 14, 2018. The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act was...

8/1/2019

article Breaking Down The Rise and Fall of Legendz Sportsbook, Part II
(USA) -- This is the second in a periodic series for Legal Sports Report looking at famous sports betting cases, how the cases came together and how they eventually...
article As Sports Betting Expands, Gambling Treatment Services Do Too
(New York) -- Sports betting has expanded to casinos in upstate New York, including Tioga Downs in Nichols. At the same time, there’s now more help for folks with...
article Boyd Gaming says sports betting is all about driving casino traffic
(Las Vegas) -- Regional casino operator Boyd Gaming says its new sports betting partnership with FanDuel could turn out to be gangbusters down the road, but for now, it...
article SEC files charges against Nevada sports betting mutual fund
(Nevada) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filed multiple fraud charges and violations against the founder of one of the first sports betting mutual funds...

7/31/2019

article Breaking Down The Rise and Fall of Legendz Sportsbook, Part I
(USA) -- This is an installment in a periodic series for Legal Sports Report looking at famous sports betting cases, how the cases came together, and how they eventually...
article Puerto Rico governor signs sports betting bill into law
(Puerto Rico) -- Puerto Rico’s outgoing governor, Ricardo Rosselló, on 29 July signed the Betting Committee Act, which would legalize sports wagering in the...
article What New Jersey Players Need To Know As FanDuel Dives Into Pennsylvania
(Pennsylvania) -- By now it is a known fact that FanDuel Sportsbook is a major player in the Garden State. In less than one year, the company has climbed to the top of...

7/29/2019

article The Week In Sports Betting: A New Deal For FanDuel; Two More For DraftKings
(USA) -- It’s a brand new week, ladies and gents, and the first one with a meaningful football game since February — unless you include the short-lived...

7/27/2019

article BLOG: Have US Sports Bettors Figured Out How To Beat The Books?
(USA) -- Sportsbook live and die by how the gamblers in their area are utilizing the books. As we enter into the 15th month of legal sports betting since the PASPA...

7/26/2019

article Excitement Behind The Sports Gambling
(Maryland) -- Betting with friends on the outcome of important sports matches is exciting enough for the thrill of it. But that scenario is greatly improved when you can...
article Company sweated out $1M payout on Nolan Ryan no-hitter
(Las Vegas) -- Thirty years ago, Bob Hamman was on the hook for $1 million if Nolan Ryan threw a no-hitter in his first season with the Texas Rangers. Hamman, 80,...

7/25/2019

article Sports Betting’s Legality in the United States
(USA) -- Sports betting has been known to illegal in the US for a very long time. It was just last year when the Supreme Court repealed PASPA or the Professional and...

7/23/2019

article Nasdaq Makes Bet on Sports Gambling
(Worldwide) -- Nasdaq Inc. is lending its technology and brand to a U.K. soccer-betting platform that lets users wager on players by buying and selling stakes tied to...

7/22/2019

article The Week In Sports Betting: New York Gets a Taste, Pennsylvania Gets The Whole Shebang
(USA) -- Greetings, fellow humans, and welcome to another rundown of the recent sports betting news. We actually have a lot to cover this time around, so let’s get...

7/20/2019

article Where Does Sports Betting Tax Revenue Go?
(Florida) -- Since the sports betting ban in the United States was lifted in May of last year, over $66 million in tax revenue has been contributed to state and city...

7/19/2019

article RUDDOCK: Legal Online Gambling And Sports Betting Were Meant For Each Other
(USA) -- Legal sports betting is spreading across the nation like wildfire. Look no further than this map of sports betting bills for visual evidence. Unfortunately, in...
article Pete Rose not bitter about MLB entering gambling realms
(New York) -- Pete Rose sat less than a block away from the National Baseball Hall of Fame, at Safe at Home Ballpark Collectibles, autographing baseballs and meeting...

7/17/2019

article Allegations of La Liga Match Fixing Prompt Spanish Authorities to Create National Commission
(Spain) -- Spanish authorities announced this week the creation of a commission that will work to stop match-fixing in the European nation’s sporting events.
article Spain to create commission to combat match-fixing
(Spain) -- Several high-profile, and rather embarrassing, incidents of match-fixing in the world of sports has caused Spain’s government to stand up and take...

7/16/2019

article BLOG: The Growth of the Sports Gambling Industry
(USA) -- Just this spring alone, US citizens spent a whopping $8.5 billion betting on a single sport: college basketball. The legalization of sports betting in the US...
article OP/ED: It's a sure bet: States will keep legalizing sports gambling
(Washington D.C.) -- Just over a year ago, the United States Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), a federal law that...

7/15/2019

article Beyond the Margin: What Else Does Sports Betting Do for Your Casino?
(Indian Country) -- At the 2019 NIGA Trade Show in San Diego, I moderated a panel on sportsbetting. The objective was to illustratewhat added benefits sports betting...
article What sports betting brings to the total casino property
(Indian Country) -- When the tribal gaming industry convened at the national Indian Gaming Association’s annual convention in April, sports betting was at the top...

7/13/2019

article Online Sports Betting States Face Hurdles Not Found in NJ
(Minnesota) -- New Jersey has been far and away the largest beneficiary of last year’s Supreme Court decision to strike down the federal sports wagering ban,...

7/10/2019

article As States Consider Anti-Courtsiding Measures, Debate On Transmission Of Live Data Intensifies
(New York) -- Buried in an 18-page sports betting bill that passed last month in the New York Senate is an anti-courtsiding provision that gives venues the authority to...
article What Would Legal Sports Betting Look Like in the United States?
(Washington D.C.) -- Sports betting is legal in the United States!!! That was the verdict in 2018 when the Supreme Court determined the federal ban on sports betting was...
article US Sports Betting Revenue And Handle
(USA) -- US sports betting once only happened in Nevada. Now, as legal sports betting has expanded to more states starting in 2018, the amount of sports betting revenue...

7/8/2019

article The Week In Sports Betting: Arkansas Shifts Into First; Maine Stuck In Neutral
(USA) -- Last week was surprisingly busy considering it was such a quiet week of sports betting news. Everything is relative, of course. We actually have a fair amount...

7/7/2019

article Puerto Rico Announces Legalization of Sports Betting
(Puerto Rico) -- There has been plenty of news coverage in the United States about the legalization of sports betting, but Puerto Rico is stealing some headlines of late...
article Puerto Rico Online, In-Person Sports Betting Proposal Likely to Soon Get Approval from Gov. Ricardo Rossello
(Puerto Rico) -- Legal sports betting is moving ahead in Puerto Rico as legislation probably will be signed promptly by Gov. Ricardo Rossello. It is seen as a way to...
article European bookmaker is betting big on Philly, and is hiring sports nuts with math skills
(Pennsylvania) -- Kambi Group is a growing presence on the sports-betting scene. The European bookmaker, whose leadership is Swedish, handles a good chunk of the sports...

7/3/2019

article OP/ED: Take a cue from Britain on sports gambling
(Washington D.C.) -- A rise in the number of children as problem gamblers has the government cracking down. States in the U.S. rushing to allow sports gambling should...

7/2/2019

article Five States Still Could Pass Sports Betting Proposals In The Second Half Of 2019
(USA) -- We aren’t that far past the halfway point in calendar year 2019, but most states have wrapped up their respective legislative sessions for the year. Just...

7/1/2019

article How sports bettors can avoid beginners’ mistakes
(New York) -- It’s a question that’s challenged recreational bettors since the earliest days of sports wagering. Should they focus on just one or two picks...

6/29/2019

article The challenges and potential of legalized sports betting in Kansas and Missouri
(Kansas) -- This week, many families in Kansas received back-to-school shopping lists. Those schools are constitutionally funded, finally, though the state Supreme Court...
article The future of sports gambling
(USA) -- States, casinos, teams, and fans all hope to cash in on legal sports betting. Can they all be winners? Here's everything you need to know:

6/28/2019

article Kambi share price falls following DraftKings – SBTech reports
(New York) -- Kambi’s value on the Nasdaq fell 19% to SEK148 ($15.96) the morning after reports claimed its rival SBTech is close to being acquired by operator...

6/25/2019

article Legal Sports Betting Bill Schedule For June 24 – June 30
(USA) -- Summer may have finally arrived, but which sports betting bills will beat the legislative heat and become law? Arkansas is just one week away from launching...

6/24/2019

article Sports Gambling on TV: Is It a Sure Bet?
(New York) -- A year after the United States Supreme Court struck down a 26-year-old federal law that prohibited sports betting, many broadcasters are still hedging...
article The Week In Sports Betting: So New York, We’re Really Doing This Again?
(New York) -- Hello folks, and welcome back to another edition of what the heck happened in sports betting this week. Like their schoolchildren, lawmakers have mostly...
article Region-By-Region Outlook On Legal Sports Betting In U.S.
(USA) -- With legislative sessions having either ended this year or coming to a close, the current landscape for legal sports betting in the U.S. is becoming quite clear...

6/23/2019

article Why sports betting hasn't gone nationwide yet after Supreme Court ruling
(USA) -- In the year since the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for every state to legalize sports betting , a regional divide has opened as states decide whether to...

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