GeoComply Seeks Injunction Against Competitor XPoint Over Alleged IP BreachBy: 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.
Drake Wins Over $2 Million as Chiefs Knock off the Bengals in AFC Title MatchBy: 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…
Expert Warns of Problems of Gambling Addiction Ahead of Super Bowl LVIIBy: 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.
Vermont Lawmakers Nearly Ready to Propose Bill to Legalize Sports BettingBy: 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.
Ohio Sports Betting Market Benefitting from Cincinnati Bengals’ SuccessBy: Grant Mitchell
Having opened for business less than a month ago, sportsbooks are capitalizing on the Bengals’ good fortune in the NFL playoffs. If they beat the Kansas City Chiefs this weekend, they will advance to play in their second straight Super Bowl…
Dayton Coach Says Players Receive More Hate Since Sports Betting LaunchBy: Grant Mitchell
Anthony Grant, head coach at the University of Dayton, spoke at a Tuesday press conference on threats and other negative comments that the Flyers have received online since the market launched on New Year’s day, telling critics “we don’t need you.”
Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones Supports Legalization of Texas Sports BettingBy: 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.
New York Sports Betting Bill Would Increase Operators, Cut Tax RatesBy: 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.
DraftKings Bettor Loses $1.4 Million As Jaguars Come Back on ChargersBy: 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.
Hawaii Lawmakers’ Sports Betting Bill Blocks Industry Giants like FanDuelBy: 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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