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Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones Supports Legalization of Texas Sports Betting

Grant MitchellBy: Grant Mitchell
Many states around America—36 to be exact (plus Washington D.C.)—already have legal sports betting markets. Texas, however, remains one of the few states that have not kept up with the times. Jones is encouraging lawmakers to consider the positives that would come from reversing the precedent.
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01/19/2023
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New York Sports Betting Bill Would Increase Operators, Cut Tax Rates

Grant MitchellBy: Grant Mitchell
Under the framework of [the] bill, New York would have at least 14 online operators up and running by the end of January 2024, and no less than 16 by the same time a year later. There would also be a tax cut for operators.
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01/18/2023
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DraftKings Bettor Loses $1.4 Million As Jaguars Come Back on Chargers

Grant MitchellBy: Grant Mitchell
The anonymous gambler placed a live bet with -12500 odds, meaning that they would have profited just $11,000 from their enormous bet. Much to the bettor’s assured horror, the Chargers blew a 27-0 lead and lost 31-30 eliminating them from playoff contention.
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01/16/2023
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Hawaii Lawmakers’ Sports Betting Bill Blocks Industry Giants like FanDuel

Grant MitchellBy: Grant Mitchell
The group of policymakers has proposed a bill that would allow sports betting and poker in Oahu, the most-populated Hawaiian island, but bans the top operators in the industry from joining the market. This means that FanDuel, DraftKings, and other gambling giants would be locked out.
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01/15/2023
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New RICO Suit Against Wynn Resorts Owner Steve Wynn Dropped in Court

Grant MitchellBy: Grant Mitchell
The lawsuit was levied by Angelica Limcaco, an ex-salon manager at Wynn Las Vegas. She previously sued him in 2018 for alleged sexual harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination. The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals ultimately rejected the woman’s case.
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01/15/2023
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Rob Gronkowski to Kick for $10 million at FanDuel During the Super Bowl

Grant MitchellBy: Grant Mitchell
Now, he is back to try his hand as a kicker. If he converts from 25 yards, he will win FanDuel bettors $10 million in free bets, and if he misses, well, let’s hope he practiced his smile.
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01/11/2023
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Cleveland Browns Fire Radio Host Bernie Kosar for Betting on Steelers Game

Grant MitchellBy: Grant Mitchell
While live on The Bernie Kosar Show With Hanford Dixon last week, Kosar said that he was betting $19,000 on the Browns to beat their AFC North rivals, the Steelers. The former national champion at the University of Miami wore #19 during his playing days.
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01/10/2023
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Missouri Lawmakers Apply Pressure with Two Sports Betting Propositions

Grant MitchellBy: Grant Mitchell
Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer (R-MO) has already pre-filed Senate Bill (SB) 30, which he says would create $10-20 million in funding for Missouri schools through the legalization of sports betting. Several other policymakers are backing the effort as Missouri looks to join six of its eight neighboring states.
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01/06/2023
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Texas Senator Pushing for Gambling and Sports Betting Legalization

Grant MitchellBy: Grant Mitchell
Democratic Senator Carol Alvarado has created a proposal, known as Senate Joint Resolution 17, which calls for citizens to vote on the future of both casinos and brick-and-mortar sports betting facilities. She has introduced similar plans off and on since 2009 and is renewing her commitment on the back of recent expansions in the gambling community.
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01/05/2023
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Cavs’ J.B. Bickerstaff Issues Warning Amid Ohio Sports Betting Launch

Grant MitchellBy: Grant Mitchell
The Cavs were a focal point for Caesars in the pre-launch buildup, with weekly raffles for free tickets until the recent inauguration. Their coach is not disavowing sports betting, but his hesitance is a careful reminder that sports betting is a tricky path to go down.
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01/04/2023
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