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News 19-09-2019

West Virginia Sports Betting: Make Way For PointsBet

Mobile sports betting is back in West Virginia and it’s about to get even better, with Pointsbet preparing to join William Hill in launching an app “as soon as possible”. There’s plenty of room for the extra competition as bettors have just two apps to choose from currently, albeit it’s not a bad choice by […]

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Michigan
News 14-09-2019

Michigan Sports Betting Could Be Legal By Super Bowl

Thirteen states have legalized and regulated sports betting and Michigan is in the mix to join them – and in time for Super Bowl LIV if a certain lawmaker has his way. State Rep. Brandt Iden is the driving force behind efforts to legalize sports betting in the Wolverine State, having ushered through a bill […]

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Legal betting in the USA
News 12-09-2019

Benefits of using regulated sportsbooks

The passing into law of Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) in 1992, along with the advent of the internet, saw the rise of offshore betting operators and they still maintain a large share of the US betting market – revenue is estimated at between $2.5 billion to $3 billion. However, the repeal of […]

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Diamond Jo casino in Iowa
News 10-09-2019

Casinos Bringing Las Vegas To Iowa

Legal sports betting in Iowa is well and truly here, having officially gone live on August 15th, and the first winning parlays of the new NFL season have been landed, or not. Bettors were able to register and start placing bets at 14 of the state’s 19 casinos during the opening weekend. That they must […]

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Charlotte, NC
News 10-09-2019

North Carolina Governor Approves Sports Betting Bill

Roy Cooper, the governor of North Carolina, has given his approval for a sports betting study bill – helping the state move one step closer to legal online sports wagering at authorized venues. In truth, though, the Democrat had little option to sign the bill as a veto would have been overridden by Republicans, who […]

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Yellow Brick Road Casino, New York
News 10-09-2019

NY Sports Betting Set For Boost From NFL’s Kickoff

Legal sports betting in New York is up and running at seven locations and revenue is set for a boost from NFL’s kickoff. NY sports betting timeline New York became the 10th state to offer legal sports gambling back in July, taking advantage of the Supreme Court’s 2018 decision to strike down a federal law […]

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Smarkets set to launch in the US
News 07-09-2019

Smarkets coming to Indiana and Colorado

Smarkets is coming to Indiana and Colorado in what is a landmark deal for the European sports betting operator. The operator, which has offices in London, Malta and Los Angeles, has signed a multi-million dollar deal with casino developer and operator Full House Resorts to offer sports wagering in the two states. What’s the story […]

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Betting in Montana
News 06-09-2019

Sports Bettors in Montana Kept Waiting

Montana was the seventh state – and the first in 2019 –  to sign sports betting into law after the repeal of PASPA, but it’s unlikely any bets will be placed before the end of the year, and possibly longer. The sponsor of the Montana bill, Rep. Ryan Lynch, had stated the goal was to […]

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State by state guide to legal betting
News 05-09-2019

State-by-State Guide to legal sports betting

The Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears opened the NFL season at Soldier Field on Thursday and bettors in 13 states were able to legally bet on the game. That’s six more than at the opening kickoff last season, with Indiana and Rhode Island the latecomers and just in the nick of time, although only […]

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FoxBet is now live
News 04-09-2019

Fox Bet Now Live in NJ After Re-branding

Fox Bet’s online sportsbook went live in New Jersey on Monday and that was a watershed moment in the emerging world of sports gambling in the U.S. By lending their brand to serve as the face of a sports betting platform, Fox Sports Media Group became the first North American media company to offer sports […]

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