Legal sports betting is coming to Illinois
News 10-11-2019

Game On For Illinois Sports Betting

Legal sports betting is coming to Illinois, but all bets are off as to when exactly. From next month, state casinos, racetracks and large sports stadiums will be able to apply for sportsbook ‘master’ licenses at a cost of up to $10 million each; the first major development since Gov. J.B.Pritzker signed sports betting into […]

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Legal betting is coming to Colorado
News 07-11-2019

Colorado Voters Legalize Sports Betting

Legalized sports betting is coming to Colorado after a narrow “yes” vote in Tuesday’s referendum. Proposition DD, the measure to legalize sports betting in the state, attracted more than 1.3 million votes (roughly a one-third turnout) and while some counties in the Centennial State had yet to call at the time of writing, the “yes” […]

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PokerStars now live in Pennsylvania
News 07-11-2019

PokerStars Launches in Pennsylvania: First Of Many?

More than two years after it was legalized, online poker has arrived in Pennsylvania courtesy of PokerStars Today’s the day! PokerStars has launched in Pennsylvania! — PokerStarsBlog (@PokerStarsBlog) 4 November 2019 Last week we reported on a proposed soft launch on November 4th and that indeed took place, with players able to download […]

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DraftKings team up with the NBA
News 05-11-2019

DraftKings Partners With NBA: Boost For In-Play Bettors

The National Basketball Association has a new official sports betting operator in DFS and sportsbook giant DraftKings. The Boston-based company becomes the latest sports betting operator to partner with the NBA, who have inked similar deals with MGM Resorts, FanDuel and William Hill, among others The multi-year deal is effective immediately for the 2019-20 season […]

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Legal Sports Betting on the way to California
News 05-11-2019

California Legal Sports Betting Inching Closer

Since the repeal of PASPA in May 2018, 17 states have rushed to cash in on the opportunity by legalizing sports betting, but California is not among them. Sports betting has been a long-avoided topic in the Golden State, with any sports bills that pop up given only a cursory glance, but the conversation is […]

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Las Vegas in Nevada
News 04-11-2019

Nevada Back On Top As Legal Sports Betting Sets New Record

Americans legally wagered a record amount of money on sports in September, with Nevada providing the lion’s share. According to the American Gaming Association, the monthly handle, or total amount wagered, reached nearly $1.4 billion last month. Of that total, 40% of all wagers originated in Nevada, with the retail and online sportsbooks in the […]

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PokerStars to launch in Pennsylvania
DraftKings 01-11-2019

Both Draftkings & PokerStars Coming to Pennsylvania

DraftKings will become Pennsylvania’s sixth online sportsbook when it debuts on Monday. Rumors of the launch have been circulating for months and it was finally confirmed when the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) approved DraftKings‘ PA sports betting license on Wednesday The operator’s Chief Compliance Officer said in a statement: “DraftKings is excited to receive […]

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Americans now in favor of legalized gambling
News 30-10-2019

Four in Five Americans in Favor of Sports Betting

Around four in five Americans believe sports betting should be legal nationwide, according to a recent telephone poll – almost double (46%) that of a similar poll in 2017. The poll was conducted by the Sharkey Institute within the Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University, and surveyed 714 adult Americans. The poll was […]

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Missouri to legalize gambling?
News 29-10-2019

Missouri One step Closer to Legal Sports Betting

Looking ahead to 2020 and those states that might legalize sports betting, it would appear that Missouri is an increasingly good candidate. Legal sports betting is now live in 15 states and growing and they include Iowa, which borders Missouri to the north. Bettors in the Hawkeye State have been able to wager legally, including […]

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