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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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Kansas
News 27-02-2020

Kansas Sports Betting Bill Passes: What’s Next?

Sports betting is getting some love from Kansas lawmakers, although there are still plenty of details to be worked out before it is legalized. A bill, SB 283, that would bring about both retail and mobile betting in the Sunflower State has at least cleared its first major hurdle after passing the Senate, although only […]

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Turtle Creek Casino and Hotel
News 26-02-2020

William Hill Seals Michigan Access

William Hill has sealed Michigan market access through a tribal gaming partner. The British-based operator announced on Monday that it plans to launch its sportsbook and casino apps in partnership with the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians (GTB), subject to regulatory approval by legislators in the state. In case you missed it, […]

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Indiana football team
News 26-02-2020

BetMGM Gets Green Light for Indiana Launch

BetMGM Sports betting app gets go ahead for Indiana Launch This past Monday (24 Feb) BetMGM officially received full approval from the Indiana Gaming Commission to launch their mobile sports betting app in Indiana. Roar Digital, which is the joint venture between MGM Resorts International and GVC, secured the approval and is now ready to […]

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Georgia
News 25-02-2020

Georgia Senator Files Bill To Legalize Sports Betting

Mobile sports betting has moved a step closer to being legalized in Georgia. That’s after state Sen. Burt Jones introduced a bill (SB 403) to the Georgia Senate, with the distinct aim of placing sports betting under the control of the Georgia Lottery. In addition, the bill sets out plans to create the Georgia Mobile […]

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Rivers Casino, Des Plaines
News 22-02-2020

Illinois Sports Betting to launch for March Madness

Legal Sports Betting looks like it is finally on its way to Illinois, just in time for March Madness. The long wait for residents of the state of Illinois who want to place some bets on their favorite sports will be coming to and end soon, with sports betting set to be going live just […]

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South Dakota
News 21-02-2020

South Dakota Legal Sports Betting One Step Closer

A bill to revise South Dakota’s State Constitution that would allow sports betting to go to a public vote has been passed by the Senate. The bill, SJR501, was proposed by Sen. Bob Ewing and passed the Senate by a 24-10 margin on Feb. 11. It will now move on to the House of Representatives, […]

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News 21-02-2020

DraftKings Sportsbook app now live in Iowa

DraftKings continues their sweep of the US as they go live in Iowa after partnership with three Wild Rose Casinos. One of the leading sports betting operators, DraftKings, has officially launched its mobile betting app in Iowa, which will allow anyone inside state lines aged 21 and over to place bets on their favorite teams […]

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