by Ken Edwards, 19 December 2018. Colorado is the latest of the U.S. states to openly express an interest in introducing legalized sports betting for the state’s sports-mad public. The Centennial State’s Department of Revenue (DOR) has released a public policy information document describing a series of possible options around legal sports betting in the state, and
The Twin River Casino at the Tiverton Casino Hotel in Rhode Island recently became the second-premises in the state to launch a sportsbook. Fully legal sports betting operations at the Tiverton venue officially began last Monday at 3 pm. The news came a bare one week after the first Rhode Island sportsbook
FanDuel Sportsbook has introduced a bold new feature that will ensures it keeps one step ahead of the mobile sportsbook competition in the lucrative New Jersey sports-betting market. Last week, FanDuel launched to its mobile app and also released on its website, a "Cash Out" option.
by Ken Edwards, 06 December 2018 Last week’s ICE Sports Betting USA conference in Manhattan was dominated by discussions on the swift and momentous changes in U.S. gaming legalization in the last few months. Nothing has changed the landscape more than the landmark May 2018 U.S. Supreme Court decision in the case of New Jersey
Feel free to add Missouri to the growing list of states set to consider sports betting legislation in the 2019 legislative-season. Delaware, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Mississippi, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Nevada and West Virginia have already begun their sports betting operations, and many other states are queueing-up to become among the next
By Ken Edwards, 03 December 2018 Kansas legislators are anticipated to begin discussion on the topic of sports betting legalization in the Sunflower State to take advantage of the landmark US Supreme Court’s ruling under which the federal ban on sports-betting was lifted. Eight states across-the-nation have already begun with their legalized sports betting operations. Kansas is
By Ken Edwards, 29 November 2018 A U.S. Republican Congressman out of Wisconsin, Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wisconsin), believes the states don’t have the understanding, skills, nor intelligence to decide on their own sports betting legislation and make informed decisions. This month, Congressman Sensenbrenner penned a letter to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, requesting Federal Department of Justice (DOJ)
Since New Jersey’s first sportsbooks opened in August 2018, residents of the Big Apple have been making the short trip across the Hudson by car, ferry, PATH subway, bus or shuttle (in short, anyway they can) in droves to place a legal sports bet. Some even just ride a bicycle halfway across the George Washington
The NHL has recently become only the second major North American league to announce an official sports betting partner. Like the NBA before it, the NHL is joining forces with MGM Resorts on a non-binding, non-exclusive deal that includes access to the Hockey League’s official data and player statistics.
The New York Supreme Court has flung the future of Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) in the state into disarray. After a ruling by the court that constitutes DFS as illegal gambling in the state, the future for the likes of FanDuel and DraftKings in New York is uncertain at