Michigan Finally Launches Online Sportsbook & Casinos

It feels like it has been a long time in coming following the launch of land-based sports betting back in March 2020, however, Michigan finally welcomed online sports betting and online casinos on Friday, 22 January 2021.

Georgia Warms to the Idea of Sports Betting by Summer 2021

Georgia lawmakers have decided to get serious about introducing legal online sports betting to the Peach State and have planted another bill for debate.

Arizona Tribal Casinos Give Sports Betting the Green Light

Having got the state’s tribal casinos onside with his plan to legalize sports betting, Arizona State Governor Doug Ducey wants to open the door to allow all Arizonans 21 years-of-age and older to place legal sports wagers on the Diamondbacks, Cardinals and Suns, and perhaps even the Sun Devils and Wildcats.

Pennsylvania Sports Betting Handle Bounces Back in December

Pennsylvania online sportsbooks did not take long to return to their record-setting ways. After a relatively disappointing sports betting handle result in November, the Keystone State’s sportsbooks generated a record high of $548.6 million in sports wagering in December 2020, edging October 2020’s previous high-water mark of $525.8 million.

Virginia Online Sports Betting: LAUNCHED & NOW LIVE!

Virginia had been on record as announcing it was on course to launch its online sports betting industry before the Super Bowl. However, what no-one expected was that Virginia would launch more than 2 weeks earlier than anticipated.

BetMGM & the MLB’s Washington Nationals Join Forces

BetMGM has secured an exclusive multi-year partnership deal with the Washington Nationals of the MLB.

Governor Cuomo Backs NY to become #1 Sports Betting State

It now only seems to be a matter of time until mobile sports betting becomes reality in New York State, given Governor Cuomo’s latest remarks.

Tennessee Approves Sports Betting/High Interest Loan Mix

When Tennessee proposed legal online sports betting, it was considered a bold move as up until then the state had no gambling heritage whatsoever, not even a casino culture, tribal or commercial. However, the state managed to get online sports betting legalized and up-and-running. What’s more, straight out of the gates, Tennessee sports betting has been a raging success story recording the biggest debut month by any legal online sports betting state ever in November 2020.

Iowa’s First $100 million Sports Betting Handle Month

Online sportsbooks and the state government of Iowa are celebrating the state’s first-ever sports betting handle of more than $100 million. After first hinting at breaching the possibility of $100 million handle mark in November, Iowa continued its sports betting momentum, recording $104.8 million in wagers placed in December, an increase of 20.2% compared to the $87.2 million bet in the Hawkeye State in November 2020. The record monthly number resulted in Iowa breaking through the $600 million mark in handle for the year.

Adelson Sets Sights on Texas – Could Lead to Sports Betting

Long thought to be an absolute longshot to introduce casinos, let alone permit online sports betting, the Lone Star State of Texas might have just sniffed the first breezes of change. The casino empire helmed by multi-billionaire owner and GOP megadonor, Sheldon Adelson, is beginning to get serious about bringing casino gaming and sports betting to Texas.
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