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Super Bowl LVII Betting Expected to Produce Another Record Betting Handle

Grant MitchellBy: Grant Mitchell
The Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles head into what should be an ultra-competitive Super Bowl LVII as the top seeds from their respective conferences. More importantly—for sportsbooks, at least—Philadelphia’s home state of Pennsylvania has legal sports betting, while nearby Kansas also accepts legal wagers.
02/10/2023
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USA Legal Betting

Massachusetts Regulators Reviewing Casinos’ Sports Betting Catalog Compliance

Grant MitchellBy: Grant Mitchell
The full details are not immediately available, but Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) agenda item says they are being investigated for “compliance with the Approved Massachusetts Sports Wagering Catalog.” It is unknown what the repercussions, if they are any, could be.
02/09/2023
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Casino Games

Los Angeles Rams Running Back Wins Over $500k Playing Poker in Las Vegas

Grant MitchellBy: Grant Mitchell
Ronnie Rivers, 24, won $514,837 playing three-card poker while in town to celebrate his and his mother’s birthday. Local television station KTNV reported that Rivers produced a royal flush between his three cards and the dealer's three cards to secure the “Mega Progressive Jackpot.”
02/07/2023
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New York Governor Will Use Casino Tax Revenue to Help Transportation Crisis

Grant MitchellBy: Grant Mitchell
Hochul shared her intent Wednesday during the reveal of a 2024 budget plan. The MTA, which includes the state subway and bus transits, is down roughly 40% on pre-pandemic levels, and could receive an extra $1.3 billion in attention.
02/03/2023
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USA Legal Betting

Massachusetts Sports Betting Finally Launches in Three Local Casinos

Grant MitchellBy: Grant Mitchell
Plainridge Park Casino, MGM Springfield and Encore Boston Harbor helped launch the new legal sports betting market after being previously approved as operators. Massachusetts is now the 33rd state with a legal and live sports betting ecosystem.
02/02/2023
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USA Legal Betting

GeoComply Seeks Injunction Against Competitor XPoint Over Alleged IP Breach

Grant MitchellBy: Grant Mitchell
XPoint services is being accused of also using geolocation services to supply data to gaming entities. GeoComply first raised the issue with its smaller competitor four months ago and submitted its latest request last Friday.
02/01/2023
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Drake Wins Over $2 Million as Chiefs Knock off the Bengals in AFC Title Match

Grant MitchellBy: Grant Mitchell
The night before the big game between the Chiefs and Cincinnati Bengals, Drake revealed via Instagram that he had bet $1.1 million on the top-seeded Chiefs. The Bengals had beaten the Chiefs in last year’s AFC title match…
01/31/2023
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Expert Warns of Problems of Gambling Addiction Ahead of Super Bowl LVII

Grant MitchellBy: Grant Mitchell
Legal sportsbooks accepted over $80 billion in wagers thanks to marquee events like the World Cup, as well as several states passing legislation allowing bettors to access betting sites. That was par for the course, as 36 states have now legalized sports betting since it became possible in 2018.
01/27/2023
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USA Legal Betting

Vermont Lawmakers Nearly Ready to Propose Bill to Legalize Sports Betting

Grant MitchellBy: Grant Mitchell
As 36 states continue to embrace their legal gambling markets, Vermont is now weighing up whether or not it will move to join the growing list of states with sports betting services. The state’s legislature is already meeting and expected to introduce a bill before the week ends.
01/26/2023
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Minnesota Illegal TikTok Casino Gambling Ring Being Heavily Investigated

Grant MitchellBy: Grant Mitchell
According to an agent with the Minnesota Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division (AGED), two men are charging a 25% premium to place bets at slot machines in Minnesota casinos on behalf of their followers. They record the bets being placed and the eventual outcome and broadcast it for everyone to see.
01/23/2023
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