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2020 Olympics
News 25-03-2020

2020 Summer Olympics Officially Postponed

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) made the tough and unprecedented decision on Monday to postpone the 2020 Summer Olympics. The Olympic Games were set to take place in Tokyo, Japan, but the games will have to wait at least a year. This is the first time that the Olympics have ever been canceled for something […]

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5G mast
News 24-03-2020

Could 5G see a rise in sports betting in the US?

Will the introduction of 5G in 2021 see legal Sports Betting really take off in the US? At the moment, the state of the sports betting market, indeed many markets across the world, is in a state of flux due to the Coronavirus outbreak. There are a lot of unknown factors at play in terms […]

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Las Vegas closed all their casinos
News 23-03-2020

COVID-19 Shuts Casinos

US Online Gaming Group calls for Legal Online Gambling as Majority of US Casinos Close The online gaming advocacy group iDevelopment & Economic Association (iDEA) is pushing for online gambling to be legalized.  This comes amid the Coronavirus outbreak, which has led to nearly all US casinos slamming their doors shut to the general public […]

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DC to launch betting app
News 20-03-2020

DC Sports Betting App ready to launch

It has been announced by the D.C. Office of Lottery and Gaming that it is still on track to launch its sports betting app by the end of March despite the Coronavirus outbreak meaning there are currently no major sports to bet on. The app is currently in the user acceptance testing phase to ensure […]

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Coronavirus
News 17-03-2020

Will COVID-19 move players online?

Will the Coronavirus lead to a surge in online gamblers? As more land based casinos close, players are going online. The Coronavirus pandemic continues to cause mass disruption to businesses, large and small, around the world. The gambling industry in particular has been affected, with only a select few sporting events taking place, and as […]

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Michigan
News 14-03-2020

Sports betting now live in Michigan

The first legal bet has placed as Sports Betting finally takes off in Michigan. Michigan has become the latest in an ever-growing list of states to launch legal and regulated sports betting operations. Sports betting officially became active in the Great Lakes State after Penn National Gaming’s Greektown Casino and the MGM Grand Detroit opened […]

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eSports
News 12-03-2020

eSports betting bill close to full approval in New Jersey

eSports betting moves Ever closer to being legalized in New Jersey The rise and rise of eSports continues after a betting bill was recently introduced in New Jersey which, if approved, will become law and bring permanent eSports betting to the state. Following the approval of the New Jersey Assembly Tourism, Gaming and the Arts […]

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Illinois
News 11-03-2020

Illinois Sports Betting Here For March Madness

Illinois has become the 15th state with legal sports betting after the first-ever wagers were made at the BetRivers Sportsbook. The retail sportsbook, which is located inside the Rivers Casino in Des Plaines. opened its doors for business at noon Monday, following an open ceremony which saw Chicago Blackhawks great Eddie Olczyk make the first […]

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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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