From New Jersey’s online explosion to DraftKings’ dominance, to job creation and MLB bullying, we run through an whirlwind year in sports betting.
‘Tis the season for gift-giving, and outgoing Republican Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah found a willing donor in Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer of New York to introduce the Sports Wagering Market Integrity Act of 2018 on Wednesday during Congress’ lame
A draft of a federal sports betting bill that surfaced Tuesday would force states to obtain approval from the U.S. Attorney General’s office for their sports betting legalization plans – while also mandating that operators purchase official statistical data from
One year ago on this day, four hours before the sun rose, I stood on a sidewalk adjacent to the United States Supreme Court, waiting for one of 50 public tickets to hear 60 minutes of oral argument that would
The fifth smallest state in the nation by population, South Dakota doesn’t want to be left out of the sports betting game. Known for Mount Rushmore and the scenic Black Hills, South Dakota has more than 30 commercial and tribal
It was not that long ago here in the United States that the idea of professional sports teams partnering with casinos, sportsbooks or online betting sites would seem as likely as seeing a dog and cat dancing the Merengue together.
The Congressional hearing on sports betting, which was postponed in late June, is back on the docket. Staff for the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday confirmed that the hearing “Post-PASPA: An Examination of Sports Betting in America” is slated for 10
“Additional federal engagement is not warranted at this time.” Those words close the first paragraph of the American Gaming Association‘s latest volley in the discussion about the creation of federal sports betting regulation. The AGA, a national trade group, has been
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
Kentucky lawmakers on Thursday got a primer on sports betting when staff members presented a detailed look at sports betting to the Interim Joint Committee on Appropriations and Revenue. The presentation likely created more questions than answers, but it was
- 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.