Colorado voters narrowly approved a referendum on November 5 legalizing sports betting, but what everyone in the Mile-High State wants to know is when will they be able to place their first legal real money bets on the Avalanche, Broncos, Nuggets or Rockies?
In June 2019, the Garden State of New Jersey overtook Nevada in terms of both handle and revenue, and it’s been widening ever since. From May 2019 to August 2019, New Jersey’s sportsbooks beat out Nevada sportsbooks in three of four of those months. In August 2019 alone, New Jersey’s sportsbooks took in $293.5 million in bets, and $25.5 million in revenue, beating up on Nevada’s $288 million and $18.7 million respectively.
Colorado voters will decide next month on whether to legalize sports betting and immediately subject it to taxation to help future-proof water supply for the Mile-High State’s farmers and agriculture in general.
Up to 38 million Americans — approximately 15 percent of the U.S. population of legal gaming age — are planning to bet legally on National Football League (NFL) games in the 2019/20 season, in a survey undertaken by the American Gaming Association (AGA).
After pushing in vain for years to bring casinos, online gaming and horse racing betting to the state of Georgia, supporters of legalized gambling in the Peach State are turning their attention to the fastest growing form of betting in the nation, sports betting.
12 months on from potentially being one of the first states to legalize land-based and online sports betting in the United States, North Carolina’s legislators are back on course to giving the Tar Heels State’s bettors the opportunity to wager on sports legally. North Carolina hasn’t garnered many headlines in the race to legalize sports betting of late following the derailed first attempt to get legal sports wagering over the line, however, several state leaders hope to change that as soon as possible.