The U.S. Supreme Court’s monumental decision in May to strike down the long-standing federal law banning full-fledged sports wagering outside Nevada has opened up legal sports betting to states across the country. Already New Jersey and Mississippi and its residents (and
The NBA and Major League Baseball have proclaimed that a 1-percent “integrity fee” on sports betting is essential to secure fair, legal contests for bettors to wager on. The PGA Tour recently joined the cause and so too have players’ associations
Sports fans and prospective sports bettors, should a legal sports wagering market become available to them, are certain to be greeted by massive advertising and marketing campaigns as bookmaking entities try to earn their patronage. Right now bookmakers and casinos
The prospect of expanded sports betting in the United States presents great opportunities for sports fans who may have shied away from their local bookies or offshore websites operating in the black market. It also presents major opportunity for sports
Daily fantasy company DraftKings has expended a lot of resources going state-by-state demonstrating why daily fantasy sports (DFS) is not illegal gambling under U.S. law. Now as the national sports betting conversation gets more serious and urgent, the company is actively monitoring
As the sports betting world, the entire world that is, awaits the U.S. Supreme Court decision that is expected to lead to an expansion of Nevada-style sports betting nationally, let’s handicap the future. It’s a precarious endeavor, but let’s speculate
In the first of our two-part installment on local bookies, we focused on misconceptions, sports betting operations and client relations in our conversation with a look bookmaker, “John.” In this installment, we turn to the current U.S. sports betting landscape.
Though the Massachusetts state legislature has yet to draft any sports betting legislation, the state’s Gaming Commission on Thursday released a white paper that examines the future Massachusetts sports betting and may be used by lawmakers as a guide when drafting bills.
One of the prevailing ideas in the conversation about expanded legal sports betting in the United States is that the illegal sports betting market — consisting of local bookies and offshore bookmakers — will go out of business. What we
After sports bettors put down a record-breaking $158.6 million on Super Bowl LII between the 4.5-point underdog Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots, we’re learning that the preceding 10 playoffs games did not generate quite as much action for the
- 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.