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Mississippi Committee Fails to Pass Sports Betting Resolution

House Bill 774 was up for review by both chambers, which had until 8:00 p.m. local time to file a report outlining a resolution. Officials met and negotiated with one another but could not agree upon the final terms of a compromise by the time the deadline hit, meaning that lawmakers are essentially back to square one.

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Dave and Buster’s to Offer “Friendly” Betting on Arcade Games

The new era inspired by the rapid proliferation of legal sports betting was confirmed by an unlikely source on Tuesday: arcade and gaming company Dave and Buster’s. The family-friendly entertainment destination with more than 222 North American locations will soon allow visitors to place “friendly” bets on different machines.

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Public Beat Books in NFL Draft 2024 as ROTY Betting Odds Take Shape

Sportsbooks regularly take huge losses during the annual seven-round selection of top college prospects by the 32 NFL franchises. That’s because it’s a time of year when sharps represent a larger portion of the betting population, along with the wide availability of information via reporting and months of preparation.

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Sportsbooks Brace for Major Annual Losses During 2024 NFL Draft

As straightforward as that sounds, it can be quite controversial. Last year, a Reddit user posted a few days before the draft that University of Kentucky quarterback Will Levis had told his family that he was going to be taken by the Carolina Panthers with the first pick in the draft.

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Nevada Casino Union Workers Key to 2024 Presidential Election

The Culinary Union, which represents 60,000 hotel and casino employees mostly based out of Las Vegas, is ready to help back incumbent president Joe Biden’s campaign against the 45th President Donald Trump, who is seeking to become the second president to serve two non-consecutive terms.


FanDuel Launches in Washington D.C. as Lone Sports Betting Operator

The move transitions the nation’s capital from its previous endeavor with Intralot’s maligned GambetDC product to the most frequented online sportsbook in America. All D.C. customers could access the FanDuel online and mobile betting app or use any of their betting kiosks at retail locations as of noon local time.

Baseball news

Shohei Ohtani Defrauded $16 Million by Ex-Interpreter, Says DOJ

Mizuhara, 39, was originally believed to have stolen $4.5 million from his friend and longtime associate to pay off gambling debts to an illegal bookmaker based in California. However, a probe into the scandal led to the discovery of more than $16 million missing funds, the Department of Justice revealed Thursday.

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Researcher Finds Link Between Sports Betting and Binge Drinking

Grubbs said that the research team did not explore the differences in drinking habits between sports bettors who frequent retail locations or who use online sports betting apps. However, he suggested that online sports bettors could be linked more heavily with unhealthy drinking standards. 

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BetMGM Partners with Identity Security Company Prove Identity

Prove Pre-Fill will help remedy that issue and will also work to stop the abuse of promotional bonuses. Sportsbooks often offer special promo codes for first-time users to entice them to create an account, but these codes have been used multiple times by returning bettors in the face of their primary intention.

Basketball news

New York Sports Betting Market Flourishes During March Madness

March Madness earned its name through, well, the complete opposite of normality. While it’s normal for New York sports betting to produce eye-watering totals, the New York Gaming Commission (NYGC) reported a mammoth $539.6 million in total wagers on the week that ended on March 24. 

Sports Betting Now Live in DraftKings Sportsbook at Wrigley Field

The new sportsbook will feature next to DraftKings’ retail betting parlor next to Wrigley on the corner of Addison Street and Sheffield Avenue. Customers will be treated to 32 betting kiosks and seven counters inside a 17,000-square-foot facility with 2,000 square feet of screens.

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Washington D.C. Switching Operators from GambetDC to FanDuel

D.C. Council member and chairman of the business and economic development committee, Kenyan R. McDuffie (I-At Large), said that the operator produced just over $4.3 million from the time it launched to the start of the new year, an underperformance of more than 95%.