Sports betting numbers in Colorado continue to impress in the early days of the industry in the Mile-High State. The state’s sportsbooks saw $207.6 million wagered in September 2020, posting a record for the nascent legalized sports betting industry in the state.
Tennessee sports betting fans! No need to wait any longer. The Volunteer State’s legal sports betting industry has kicked off with Tennessee Action 24/7, DraftKings, FanDuel, BetMGM all beginning operations on Sunday 1 November.
Indiana sportsbooks enjoyed a record-breaking October, setting highs in both betting handle and revenue with the state’s bettors interest spurned on by an increasing interest in the NFL and the return of Big Ten college football.
After a successful launch in New Jersey last month, giant European sportsbook, Tipico has recently announced it will expand its wings further into the U.S. sports betting marketplace, by enabling the citizens of Colorado to take part in its unique sports wagering services. No official date has been set for the Tipico Colorado launch, however, anticipate it becoming reality soon to take advantage of the traditional fall and holiday sports betting high season.
New Illinois sports bettors will be able to continue to sign up to online sportsbooks remotely for at least another month, following State Governor J.B. Pritzker’s decision to extend the Remote Registration Order for special circumstances. It’s the fourth time that the Governor has extended the law to allow sports bettors to sign-up to an online sportsbook remotely (rather than in-house in a land-based casino under permanent state law) in the wake of the closures and current limited capacities of bricks-and-mortar casinos.
Clearly, the Indiana Online Sportsbook industry currently riding the crest of a wave. Thanks to a full month of NFL and MLB regular season matchups plus the added attraction of the NBA playoffs and the NHL’s Stanley Cup Finals, Indiana found itself in a good position to capitalize on a massive month of sports betting events.
As reported last week, voters in the states of Nebraska, Louisiana and Maryland are heading to the polls on November 3, and in addition to making their choice for President, residents of those states will be exercising their democratic right to choose whether or not their state will adopt legal sports betting. However, just like the influence of lobbyists and big business fund either the red or blue side of politics, so too vested interests are making their mark in the sports betting referenda.
Voters in Nebraska, Louisiana and Maryland are set to decide on legal sports betting becoming available for residents of, and visitors to their respective states. The vote will take place as part of the Presidential Election in those states on November 3.