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Sports Betting Bill Will Become Law in West Virginia

Gov. Jim Justice said Friday he will allow the sports betting bill adopted by the Legislature to become law, which means West Virginia’s four racetracks and The Greenbrier resort — which he owns — may eventually be allowed to offer this form of gambling.

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9/19/2018

article PURDUM: Are we doing enough to help problem gamblers?
(Washington D.C.) -- In May, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992, a federal statute that limited regulated...
article Westgate SuperBook Announces Plans to Expand Nationwide
(Las Vegas) -- On Wednesday, SuperBook — the sportsbook made famous at the Westgate Resort in Las Vegas — announced it would be expanding its gaming platform...
article Easier gambling has sports worried about fighting the fix
(New Jersey) -- It's early in a college basketball game and Team A, playing methodically and using up most of the 30-second shot clock, falls behind 10-6. Scattered...
article 4 Nevada tribes win $6M in Justice Department victim grants
(Nevada) -- The U.S. Justice Department has awarded nearly $6 million in crime victim assistance grants to four tribal entities in Nevada. The grants are intended to...
article Screen Options: NFL Mobile Betting Trends, Stats, And Curiosities Through Week 2
(Internet) -- They say once is a fluke, twice is a coincidence, three times is a trend. That means we probably should have waited one more week to try to find real...

9/18/2018

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

9/17/2018

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

9/16/2018

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

9/15/2018

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

9/14/2018

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

9/13/2018

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

9/12/2018

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

9/11/2018

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

9/10/2018

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

9/9/2018

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

9/8/2018

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

9/7/2018

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

9/6/2018

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

9/5/2018

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

9/4/2018

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

9/3/2018

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

9/2/2018

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

8/31/2018

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

8/30/2018

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

8/29/2018

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

8/28/2018

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

8/27/2018

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

8/25/2018

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

8/24/2018

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

8/22/2018

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

8/21/2018

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

8/20/2018

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

8/19/2018

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

8/18/2018

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

8/17/2018

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

8/16/2018

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

8/15/2018

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

8/13/2018

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

8/12/2018

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

8/11/2018

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

8/10/2018

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

8/9/2018

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

8/8/2018

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

8/7/2018

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

8/6/2018

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

8/5/2018

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

8/4/2018

article Legal Gambling Can Be Good for Sports—and Even for Opera
(USA) -- Europeans love to bet on sports. So do Americans, but until recently sports gambling was illegal in every state but Nevada. American sports leagues lobbied...

8/3/2018

article Lobbying fight heats up over sports gambling
(Washington D.C.) -- A major lobbying fight over the future of gambling on professional sports is poised to break out as powerful interests line up to influence Congress...
article FanDuel, Boyd Gaming Casinos Announce Deal For Sports Betting Nationwide
(USA) -- FanDuel Group continued its rapid expansion into US sports betting Thursday by partnering with Boyd Gaming for mobile and online wagering. FanDuel Group...
article Paddy Power strikes pact with US casino operator
(USA) -- Britain’s Paddy Power has forged an agreement with US casino company Boyd Gaming to expand its FanDuel sports betting site in the US, the latest such move...

8/2/2018

article CBS Sees ‘Unbelievable Upside’ as Sports Betting Starts to Grow
(New York) -- When the Supreme Court struck down a federal ban on sports betting earlier this year, many people wondered whether widespread access to gambling would help...
article FanDuel, Boyd Gaming Casinos Announce Deal For Sports Betting Nationwide
(USA) -- FanDuel Group continued its rapid expansion into US sports betting Thursday by partnering with Boyd Gaming for mobile and online wagering. FanDuel Group...
article Sportradar Is The Pick And Shovel Maker Of Sports Betting
(USA) -- During the great California gold rush in the mid-1800s, the folks who sold the picks and shovels usually got richer than those panning for gold. The great...
article Alabama Watches As Mississippi Implements Sports Betting
(Mississippi) -- Multiple Mississippi casinos are now taking sports bets, with up to two dozen more set to follow. Like when it first legalized casinos more than 25...

8/1/2018

article S&P: Expanding casinos, sports betting unlikely long-term revenue driver
(New England) -- Developing new casinos and expanding sports betting in New England may provide a short-term revenue boost to states, but it's doubtful those...

7/31/2018

article IFRAH: Why We Won’t See A Federal Sports Betting Bill Soon
(Washington D.C.) -- Following the Supreme Court decision to overturn The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) in Murphy v. NCAA, in June Delaware...
article Welcome to Our New Gambling Hell, Sports Fans
(New York) -- Every NFL season has its signature image, the way that year will be remembered forever. 1985 has the Super Bowl Shuffle Chicago Bears. 2001 has U2 singing...

7/30/2018

article Welcome to Our New Gambling Hell, Sports Fans
(USA) -- Every NFL season has its signature image, the way that year will be remembered forever. 1985 has the Super Bowl Shuffle Chicago Bears. 2001 has U2 singing at...
article OP/ED: America a Gambling El Dorado? The Odds Are Long
(USA) -- When Mr. Burns draws up plans for a casino in The Simpsons, he thinks he’s found the perfect business: “People swarm in, empty their pockets, and...
article Why Are States Legalizing Sports Betting And Fantasy Sports And Ignoring Online Gambling?
(USA) -- To the dismay of legal online poker advocates, the legalization of online gambling has never been a pressing issue for state legislatures. Even after three...
article Bally's Casino launching sports betting in New Jersey today
(Atlantic City) -- Two Atlantic City casinos owned by Caesars Entertainment will start taking sports bets this week, and another two in Mississippi will do so in mid-...
article What does "point spread" mean in sports betting?
(Internet) -- Commonly referred to as just the “spread.” It is the betting line or odds used to determine the parameters for wagering on either the favorite...
article Sports Data Company Genius Sold to Private Equity Apax Partners
(New York) -- Private equity firm Apax Partners LLP has agreed to acquire Genius Sports, the data and technology company with ties to a number of global gambling houses...

7/29/2018

article The Teen Gambling Problem: Why Parents Shouldn’t Make Bets in Front of the Kids
(USA) -- A federal ban against sports betting was recently struck down by the Supreme Court and, in the wake of that decision, 14 states have moved to legalize sports...

7/28/2018

article FanDuel Plans Sports-Gambling TV Shows as Betting Parlors Open
(USA) -- FanDuel Group, moving quickly after its merger with sports-book operator Paddy Power Betfair Plc, plans to create sports betting TV shows to coincide with the...

7/27/2018

article OP/ED: How An Investment Bank Missed The Mark In Evaluating US Sports Betting
(Las Vegas) -- Union Gaming recently released its analysis of the US legal sports betting market. Within it is summary and observation that generously needs context, and...
article OP/ED: How An Investment Bank Missed The Mark In Evaluating US Sports Betting
(Las Vegas) -- Union Gaming recently released its analysis of the US legal sports betting market. Within it is summary and observation that generously needs context, and...

7/24/2018

article Study into offshore gambling mirrors big issues facing US sports betting
(USA) -- As the post-PASPA sports betting landscape continues to take shape, one of the key questions that has yet to be answered is how a legalised business can compete...
article Tennessee’s New Governor Could Hold The Key To Legal Sports Betting
(Tennessee) -- Tennessee is one of at least 16 states that will elect a new governor this year. Incumbent Gov. Bill Haslam has reached his two-term limit, and more than...
article Philly-area investors bet on Vegas sports gambling network being the next CNBC
(Las Vegas) -- SeventySix Capital, the Conshohocken-based venture capital firm, is placing a bet on the growing sports gambling industry.

7/23/2018

article How legalized gambling could change college football's secretive style
(Illinois) -- Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany said he believes if college football begins its own version, the schools involved need to proceed cautiously to prevent...
article With legalized sports gambling expanding, Jim Delany in favor of player 'availability' reports
(Illinois) -- With the door opened to legalized sports gambling in every state across the country, there's an added wrinkle to college football.The health and...
article NCAA to study possible effects of widespread legal wagering
(USA) -- The NCAA plans to study how the expansion of legalized betting could affect college athletics and member schools. The NCAA announced July 19 it will create a...
article NCAA “must evolve and expand” post-PASPA, says chief legal officer
(New York) -- The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Chief Legal Officer Donald Remy has argued that the association must “evolve and expand”,...
article Non-Profit Fan Group Pitches A Different Kind of Sports Betting Bill
(Washington D.C.) -- A consumer non-profit once involved in NFL TV blackouts and stadium public financing is shifting focus to legal sports betting. Sports Fans...
article Guan Eng: No plan for Ascot sports betting license
(Malaysia) -- The government has clarified that it does not plan to re-issue a sports betting license to Ascot Sports Sdn Bhd, a gaming company owned by tycoon Vincent...

7/21/2018

article NCAA to study possible effects of widespread legal wagering
(Indiana) -- The NCAA plans to study how the expansion of legalized betting could affect college athletics and member schools. The NCAA announced Thursday it will create...

7/20/2018

article Sports Betting Terms Explained
(USA) -- Sports betting (aka sports gambling) is about to become more prevalent, following the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the 1992 Professional and...
article Monmouth Park In The Sports Betting Saddle As Historic Haskell Day Approaches
(New Jersey) -- Monmouth Park and the state of New Jersey have been making more headlines since the Supreme Court decision repealed the Professional Amateur Sports...
article The untold story of the craziest semi-legal NCAA tournament contest ever: Moo's March Madness
(Pennsylvania) -- To a college basketball gambling enthusiast, walking into Four Chapman’s modest townhouse apartment today and simply looking around is something...
article July Sports Betting - A Time to Think About the Future(s)
(USA) -- For serious and habitual sports bettors, the last two weeks of July offer the ultimate boring challenge. And for those not traditionally attracted by baseball...

7/19/2018

article Legalized sports betting could change fan experience, ASU experts say
(Arizona) -- As legalized betting becomes a force in the sports world, fans will likely experience games in a different way — both in the arena and watching on TV...

7/18/2018

article Where Each New England State Stands Right Now On Legalizing Sports Betting
(USA) -- If and when legalized sports betting comes to New England, how it’s implemented likely will vary among the region’s six states. In our series on...
article Peterson: Will legal sports gambling force college coaches to release weekly injury reports?
(Texas) -- Two days of thoughts after listening to Big 12 Conference coaches and players talk about everything from football to a Heisman Trophy campaign that won’...
article Prospect of sports betting frightens problem gamblers
(Arizona) -- Another football game hadn’t gone Joe Schiller’s way, and the thousands of dollars of debt he had accumulated from betting was about to bury him...

7/16/2018

article DraftKings ink sports betting deal with New York’s del Lago casino
(New York) -- Daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings has inked a prospective sports betting technology deal with New York’s del Lago Resort & Casino. On...
article Officials: Clock Is Ticking If Casinos Want Sportsbooks Approved By Football Season
(New Jersey) -- Atlantic City casinos will have to submit their sports betting plans by the end of the day Monday if they want to open sportsbooks by football season.

7/15/2018

article Sports betting no easy fix for U.S. gaming's most beleaguered industries
(Ohio) -- Long-struggling U.S. gambling industries hope to cash in on newly legal sports betting, but the growing wave of electronic and mobile gaming choices is...
article Cashing out: Legalized sports gambling raises concerns about addiction
(Arizona) -- Another football game hadn’t gone Joe Schiller’s way, and the thousands of dollars of debt he had accumulated from betting was about to bury him...

7/13/2018

article Ohio beginning to establish framework for sports betting
(Ohio) -- The process for establishing a framework for sports betting has begun in Ohio where two lawmakers are sponsoring a bill to legalize sports betting in the state.
article Ohio Introduces Bill To Legalize Sports Betting in Senate
(Ohio) -- A bipartisan bill to legalize sports betting in Ohio was introduced to the state’s senate on Thursday. Introduced by Senators John Eklund (Republican)...
article Sports betting bill introduced in Ohio legislature
(Ohio) -- State lawmakers have begun planning for passage of a yet to be defined proposal to legalize sports betting. The first of several anticipated bills on the...
article Will New Legal Online Sports Bettors Embrace One Big Different Rule?
(USA) -- The honeymoon is still on in New Jersey for bettors enjoying their first taste of legalized sports betting on-site at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, NJ and the...

7/12/2018

article Clarion recognised at Conference Awards for Sports Betting USA launch
(New York) -- Clarion celebrated its second award of the month when Sports Betting USA was named among the top three new conference launches of 2017. The Conference...
article Third annual Summit on Sports & Gambling to feature sports betting, problem gaming experts
(Ohio) -- Ohio legislators and stakeholders will join several national sports betting and gaming industry executives to discuss the potential for an increase in problem...
article Cashing out: Legalized sports gambling raises addiction concerns
(Arizona) -- Another football game hadn’t gone Joe Schiller’s way, and the thousands of dollars of debt he had accumulated from betting was about to bury him.

7/11/2018

article What to Expect at the Meadowlands’ FanDuel Sportsbook Launch
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey sports betting scene will gain a new player Saturday morning when the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, N.J., introduces the...
article New Jersey’s Monmouth Park Sues US Sport’s Major Leagues
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s Monmouth Park is suing US sport’s major leagues over blocking betting in the garden state for the last four years. New Jersey...

7/9/2018

article Networks expect to gain from legal sports gambling ad revenue
(Nevada) -- Now that the Supreme Court has opened the floodgates for legal sports gambling across the country, sports networks are expected to make a financial windfall...
article Monmouth Park’s Drazin: Leagues ‘Should Be Thanking Us’ For Legal Sports Betting
(New Jersey) -- To say Dennis Drazin has had an antagonistic relationship with professional sports leagues would be an understatement. During the course of New Jersey...
article ICE Sports Betting USA hits the ground running as Betgenius pledge support as Premium Sponsor
(New York) -- Within a fortnight of announcing the launch of ICE Sports Betting USA, organisers Clarion Gaming, have secured a slew of commercial event partners, with...
article Online Gambling Company GAN Raises £7.5 Million For US Sports Betting Push
(USA) -- Internet gaming supplier GAN has raised £7.5 million to support its ambitions in the US sports betting industry. A press release dated June 7 confirmed...
article India’s legal position clarified
(India) -- The Law Commission of India has issued a clarification on its recommendation to regulate gambling and betting on sports, saying that the legalisation of...
article Football crazy in Lima
(Peru) -- There was a party atmosphere at the 16th Peru Gaming Show in Lima, as it was held during the football World Cup and most of the country’s inhabitants are...

7/8/2018

article A Closer Look at Sports Betting
(USA) -- Ever since the first sports were played, you can bet that there were individuals making wagers on the outcome of those sports. It is this human compulsion that...

7/6/2018

article ICE Sports Betting USA gathers early momentum
(New York) -- Five months ahead of the two-day ICE Sports Betting USA event, set to be held at the Convene in New York from November 27-28, a number of industry experts...
article China more than doubles its World Cup betting in 2018
(China) -- Chinese gamblers wagered a massive 28.6 billion yuan (US$4.3 billion) in the three weeks to 1 July 2018 – almost six times more than the roughly 5...

7/5/2018

article A safe bet: Legal gambling could change the way we watch, talk and experience sports
(Washington D.C.) -- When sportscaster Scott Van Pelt was given the keys to the midnight edition of SportsCenter on ESPN, he saw no reason to pretend that gambling didn...
article Tony Romo-affiliated sports convention asks Texas Supreme Court to review NFL gambling policy case
(Texas) -- A fantasy football convention affiliated with former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has asked the Texas Supreme Court to review lower court decisions...
article A good bet: Kansas and Missouri should get ready to offer sports gambling
(Kansas) -- Legislators in Kansas and Missouri are taking a hard look this summer at how their states might offer sports gambling. Earlier this year, the U.S. Supreme...
article Allow Gambling, Betting on Sports as Regulated and Taxable Activities: Law Commission
(India) -- The Law Commission today recommended that gambling and betting on sports, including cricket, be allowed as regulated activities taxable under the direct and...
article Law Commission Okays Legalisation of Sports Betting and Gambling, Says Ban Counter-Productive
(India) -- The Law Commission of India has recommended the legalisation of regulated sports betting and gambling activities, stating that a complete ban has proved to be...

7/4/2018

article ‘Here comes gambling’: When sports betting is legal, the value of game data soars
(USA) -- Every weekend during soccer season in Britain, security personnel find them in stadiums, tapping furiously at their phones or talking nonstop into a mic,...

7/3/2018

article Is It ‘Revenue Sharing’ Or High Taxes For Sports Betting? Ask Rhode Island, Delaware How They Slice The Pie
(Rhode Island) -- Rhode Island sports betting received its official legislative go-ahead recently, allowing the state to join quickly a growing US legal sports betting...
article The LeBron Effect: Sportsbooks bracing for big L.A. handle
(California) -- It still sounds a bit strange to say out loud, but LeBron James is now with the Los Angeles Lakers. While his departure from the Cleveland Cavaliers has...

7/2/2018

article U.S. Sports Betting in 2018: Timeline of State and Sportsbook Developments
(USA) -- This has been a historic year for legal sports betting in the United States as the long-awaited Supreme Court decision in Murphy v NCAA erased a 26-year-long...

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