It’s information overload everywhere, and there’s not time enough to sleep and eat and stay fully apprised of what’s happening on this crazy blue dot of ours (two out of three ain’t bad). Here’s the weekend Sports Handle item, “Get
Sobering news for New Yorkers hoping for the same kind of sports betting available in New Jersey: You may be waiting a while.
Three pieces of comprehensive sports betting legislation in Massachusetts are at odds — two allow for stand-alone mobile sportsbooks, while one calls for a paying the pro leagues a fee.
North Dakota’s first sports betting bill seeks to lay the groundwork for sports betting in a state that has a unique charitable-gaming structure.
Indiana House bill sets the tax rate at 6.25 percent, and would allow for betting on college sports and state-wide mobile sports betting.
The latest Missouri sports betting bill has an operator-friendly low tax rate, no fee to the pro leagues and would allow for mobile/internet sports betting.
Mississippi’s December handle was $40.9 million, down from $44.5 million in November, but sportsbooks had a high hold, based on the reported GGR.
From support for sports betting in Tennessee and Louisiana to Philadelphia’s first active sportsbook to arrests in the sports betting world, Get a Grip covers the week in sports and sports betting.
The first sports betting filed in Indiana calls for a $100,000 application fee, allows for betting on college sports, but taxes are not addressed.
Simon’s bill allows for mobile and internet sports betting throughout Virginia, and bettors would not be required to register for an account in person.
- New Jersey’s December Sports Betting Handle Drops $10 Million; $1.25 Billion Handle In 2018 January 14, 2019 It's a slight but understandable dip from November, attributable to weather, less football and some nearby competition.
- Two North Dakota Lawmakers Set to File Sports Betting Bills January 7, 2019 Neither will address mobile sports in their bills, as both believe they have the best chance of getting sports betting legalized with as few "frills"…
- D.C. Lottery Wants to Extend Monopoly to Intralot January 7, 2019 The D.C. Council Tuesday will consider legislation that would make Intralot the city's mobile operator without a bidding process.