This year’s Super Bowl hangover may be longer lasting than in the past. That’s because the expected record handle in Nevada never materialized. We explore why and what may change that.
Opposite of the result on the field, West Coast sportsbooks were winners while East Coast sportsbooks were losers after the lowest-scoring Super Bowl in history.
As states across the country are discussing legal sports betting, there has been much ado about sportsbooks operating on thin margins, which is news to a lot of lawmakers. By most accounts, a sportsbook earns between $1-$2 in net revenue from
The parade of change continues in the nation’s nascent sports wagering industry with today’s announcement that Scientific Games Corporation is acquiring Las Vegas-based Don Best Sports Corporation and DBS Canada Corporation for an undisclosed purchase price. The deal is expected
A House Judiciary subcommittee hearing titled “Post-PASPA: An Examination of Sports Betting in America” proceeded on Thursday under the shadow of a more high-profile hearing in the Senate. Little new ground was covered during the one-and-a-half hour session that largely
Nevada Representative Dina Titus (NV-1) has been on record many times reiterating her distaste for a federal framework for sports betting. After all, the state of Nevada has had legal casino-style gaming, including sports betting, since 1949. With nearly 70
Paragon Gaming will take its “SuperBook” brand on the road, and expand beyond the company’s Westgate Las Vegas Casino & Resort, Jay Kornegay, the Westgate SuperBook’s Vice President of Race and Sports Operations told Sports Handle on Thursday. A formal announcement
As US gambling legislation produces new sports betting states and markets for legal sports wagering, more and more prospective bettors will have the long-awaited opportunity to join one or more now-legal “cash entry” football betting contests. Such contests have a rich
Last week the Nevada Gaming Control Board posted the following notice: “The Board recognizes the potential impact the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Murphy v. NCAA could have on Nevada’s sports wagering industry. In addition, various divisions of the
Back in the 1800’s Horace Greely was credited with the popular phrase “Go West Young Man, Go West” when offering advice about going west to seek fortune and opportunity. If Horace Greeley were alive today and were offering advice to
- 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.