A list of nearly everything that’s happened in U.S. sports betting in 2018 — a watershed year for legal sports wagering in America.
From New Jersey’s online explosion to DraftKings’ dominance, to job creation and MLB bullying, we run through an whirlwind year in sports betting.
In 2019, it’s likely that several or many more states will legalize sports betting. As each considers the most suitable way to do so, there is much to be learned from the states that have already legalized.
Missouri state senator Denny Hoskins (D-District 21) isn’t opposed to a sports betting “integrity fee” — an off-the-top cut of all wagers. He’s just not willing to give it to the professional leagues. Hoskins said it’s not unusual for owners of
North Carolina lawmakers haven’t officially broached the subject of legal sports betting, but that doesn’t mean ideas and conversations about the topic aren’t circulating around the state. “This is an issue that’s on people’s minds, but I don’t know where
A Washington Post poll conducted in Sept. 2017 showed that 55 percent of respondents approved of legalizing sports betting with only 33 percent disapproving — the highest level of support ever recorded by the Roper Center public opinion archive.
Besides the 36 gubernatorial races decided on Tuesday, the Nov. 6 elections will have an impact on the future of sports betting in some states. Several key lawmakers in states actively considering legalizing sports betting lost their seats or were
The New York Jets have joined with MGM Resorts International (MGM) in a first-of-its-kind partnership making MGM Resorts the Jets’ official gaming partner in an arrangement that goes beyond a basic casino sponsorship, the companies announced Wednesday. The move is
The NCAA announced on Friday the formation of a new committee to examine sports wagering. “The Board of Governors Ad Hoc Committee on Sports Wagering will examine the sports wagering landscape and its potential impact on current NCAA rules, educational
If in-state LSU fans want to legally bet on the home team as a double-digit home underdog to No. 1-ranked Alabama on Nov. 3rd, they’ll most likely drive to Mississippi to do it. Or wager offshore. Meanwhile, Louisiana officials continue
- Indiana Spent Over Four Years, Untold Resources To Arrest A Single Bar Owner For Sports Betting February 13, 2019 Four-plus years investigating an alleged crime that is so low-level that it results in effectively no bond? Residents of Indiana should be very displeased with…
- Tribal Gaming Interests Will Have Major Influence On U.S. Sports Betting February 12, 2019 Tribal gaming operations have a huge presence in some of the most populous states. Legal sports betting, now quickly expanding in the U.S., presents various…
- 63 Essential Sports Betting Twitter Follows, Accounts April 23, 2018 This rundown represents a mixture of sports bettors, sportsbook directors, radio guys and sources of data and analytics to inform your own wagers.