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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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The Super Bowl “Script” Sees Shortened Odds for a 37-34 Eagles Win Over the Chiefs

Grant MitchellBy: Grant Mitchell
Joked that the league had a script on how the season would play out before it even began. A now-suspended Twitter account posted a picture of the supposed script, which said that the Philadelphia Eagles would beat the Kansas City Chiefs 37-34.
02/08/2023
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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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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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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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Football news

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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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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Ohio Sports Betting Market Benefitting from Cincinnati Bengals’ Success

Grant MitchellBy: 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…
01/25/2023
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Dayton Coach Says Players Receive More Hate Since Sports Betting Launch

Grant MitchellBy: 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.”
01/20/2023
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