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Virginia edges closer to betting
News 09-03-2020

Legal sports betting one step closer in Virginia

Legal Sports betting is getting close to reality in Virginia after latest bill in passed. Following news that we revealed in February that stated legal sports betting could soon become legal in Virginia, it now seems a question of when and not if. This follows confirmation that state legislature passed a bill legalizing it in […]

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Super bowl 2020
News 09-03-2020

US Sports Betting Revenue Triples in a Year

US Sports betting revenues have skyrocketed from January 2019 to January 2020, proving how popular betting in the US really is. Reflecting the current signs of sports betting growth throughout the United States, it has been revealed American sportsbooks saw revenues more than triple from January 2019 to January 2020. As well as this, the […]

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XFL
News 07-03-2020

PointsBet Announced as Official Gaming Operator of XFL

Giant Australian and US sportsbook operator PointsBet has announced that it has struck a deal to be named as an authorized gaming operator of the XFL American football league. As part of the deal, PointsBet will be integrated into weekly digital content from the XFL, with the sportsbook being able to have access to official […]

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MotorCity Casino
News 06-03-2020

FanDuel Partners Detroit Casino For Michigan Access

Legal sports betting (retail at least) is coming soon to Michigan and FanDuel has moved to secure its market access via a deal with MotorCity Casino, Detroit. As is the case in other states that have legalized sports betting, operators must partner with authorized casinos to offer betting action and, under Michigan law, each of […]

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betting lounges to be allowed at stadiums
News 05-03-2020

NFL to allow sports betting lounges in 2020

In a dramatic change of approach from previously being against gambling, the National Football League (NFL) will allow teams to sign with casino and sportsbook sponsors and build out betting lounges inside their stadiums. Under the new policy, teams can designate official sportsbook sponsors and display signage in stadiums with some restrictions. More than half […]

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Fanduel streaming
Promotions 05-03-2020

FanDuel To Live Stream NHL Games Within App

FanDuel has announced an historic live streaming agreement with the National Hockey League (NHL). As a result, the gambling and fantasy sports giant will be able to stream up to two regular season games daily in states where online sports betting is legal and within its mobile wagering app. The games will be made available […]

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Alabama
Alabama 04-03-2020

Alabama Bill puts legal sports betting on the table

A new bill that aims to legalize land-based and mobile sports wagering in the state of Alabama will go before the House of Representatives. The Yellowhammer state is one of the most conservative in the US, with gambling seemingly very much a forbidden word. There is one tribal operated casino but attempts to introduce the […]

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Las Vegas Jan 2020 handle
News 03-03-2020

Nevada Reveals Mobile Betting Numbers

Nevada’s January numbers came in last Friday from the Nevada Gaming Control Board and they revealed far more than in previous months. Trending upwards was total sports betting handle, which reached $502 million in January. That’s 1.1% more than the corresponding month in 2019, but down from the $571.2 million wagered in December. Sports betting […]

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PointsBets US expansion
News 02-03-2020

PointsBet Indiana Launch Imminent

PointsBet will go into its third state when it launches a mobile sportsbook in Indiana before March Madness. It’s a widely expected move as the Australian bookmaker was handed a temporary vendor license by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) in January. Legal sports betting at retail locations in the Hoosier State began in September 2019, […]

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Virginia
News 02-03-2020

Pamunkey tribe hoping for high-stakes gambling in Virginia

The Pamunkey Indian Tribe is rolling out plans to introduce high-stakes gambling in Virginia. Gambling in any form has been illegal in Virginia for over a century, but things could be about to take a big turn. With the backing of a billionaire investor with years of experience in Indian gaming, the tribe has acquired […]

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