Tag: sports betting

Do or Die Time for New Jersey Sports Betting

Thursday was an important day for the future of sports betting in New Jersey and the rest of the United States. But we won’t know what happened until Monday. The US Supreme Court justices met on Thursday to consider a number of cases for a possible appeal. Among them was Christie vs. NCAA et al…

AGA Goes After Federal Sports Betting Ban

The casino industry’s largest lobbying group in the U.S. is ramping up its efforts to repeal a 25-year-old federal law that bans sports betting in most states. The American Gaming Association on Monday announced the creation of a coalition involving organizations of attorneys general and police, policymakers and others to advocate for the repeal of…

Major Setback for New Jersey Sports Betting Challenge

Advocates of expanded sports betting suffered a setback yesterday when the acting Solicitor General recommended that the Supreme Court decline to hear New Jersey’s appeal in its challenge to the federal government. The recommendation substantially diminishes the odds that the high court will agree to hear the case, but the decision will only further ramp…

Sports Betting In The UK

There is a long history of sports betting in the United Kingdom and with the explosion of sportsbooks on the Internet the gaming possibilities are endless. There are not only many reputable online sportsbooks, but land based betting shops and there are over 1,000 in London alone. When gambling online players can have direct registration…

Betting on an NFL Game While at an NFL Game?

The new Las Vegas Raiders stadium — scheduled for completion in 2020 — sets up an interesting dynamic for gambling and the NFL. Namely, sports betting is legal in Nevada, while daily fantasy sports exists only in a limited fashion via the state’s existing gaming laws. Reporting from ESPN indicates that the state’s casinos and…

Will US Fantasy Regulations Bring Sports Betting Reform?

Many states have passed Fantasy Sports regulations in recent years, and may more states have legislation in place to follow suit.

Now, some believe this could be a pathway to sports betting reform in America!

Also, there are some changes at Amaya Gaming, and J.Todd’s cat makes a cameo.

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Could Fantasy Regulation Help US Sports Betting Reform?

No one has fully realized the potential that daily fantasy sports laws have opened up. Is that starting to change? So far, 12 states have passed laws that in some way legalize and/or regulate paid-entry fantasy sports. And more or are likely on the way. At the same time, there are several avenues for sports…

Most Americans Don’t Know Sports Betting Is Illegal

A new study from the American Gaming Association says that six in 10 Americans don’t realize sports betting is a legal activity in just the state of Nevada. Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research found that just 38 percent of respondents “recognize that it is not legal in most of the nation.” A 1992 federal law limits…

Pennsylvania Eyes Legalized Sports Betting

Pennsylvania has moved closer to the introduction of a legalised sports betting market after the Gaming and Oversight Committee in the US state’s House of Representatives voted to move legislation forward. Introduced in February, House Bill 519 would enable Pennsylvania to legalise sports betting activities, pending federal authorisation. The bill passed with a unanimous vote…

Trump Would Speak to League Commissioners about Sports Betting

Hours before the Super Bowl on Sunday, President Trump was interviewed by longtime TV and radio personality Jim Gray on a variety of topics – including sports betting. Gray referred to a recent American Gaming Association recent analysis on the volume of sports betting on the big game. “You know quite a bit, as a…

NBA Supports Fantasy Sports Around the World

North America’s National Basketball Association (NBA) has agreed a multi-year deal with sports entertainment company PlayON to launch daily fantasy sports (DFS) contests in regions around the world. PlayON will serve as the official daily fantasy partner of the league in a selection of major markets in Europe, Latin America and Asia. The partnership will…

Baseball Commissioner Willing to Discuss Sports Betting

Rob Manfred, commissioner of North America’s Major League Baseball (MLB), has said he would be prepared to hold further talks over wider legalisation of sports betting in the US. Nevada is the only US state in which wagering on sports is legal, but a number of other states have introduced legislation that could legalise the…

The Future of Sports Betting in the U.S.

Baseball season is underway, and millions of Americans will be betting on the games this season.

However, even as the NFL votes to send the Raiders to Las Vegas, Commissioner Roger Goodell still maintains the league is opposed to sports betting reform in America.

Also, we must say goodbye to the popular Marvel Comics super hero slots from Playtech.

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NFL Still Says ‘No’ to Sports Betting

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Tuesday that league ownership remains opposed to legalized sports betting because of integrity concerns, while also acknowledging that the regulatory framework in Nevada’s legal sports betting market could be “beneficial” when it comes to the Raiders eventually playing in Las Vegas. Owners voted 31-1 to approve the Raiders’ move from…

Mobile Gambling Market Enjoying Incredible Growth

Thanks to the vigorous developments in mobile technology and the spectacular shift towards the use of mobile devices over the past few years, it’s safe to state that the mobile gambling and betting markets will continue to grow at a quick pace and dominate their desktop counterparts. The speed of Wi-Fi and the explosion of…

Pennsylvania’s Sports Betting Bill

Pennsylvania has added another type of gambling offering to its wish list. A House Representative has recently informed fellow lawmakers that he plans to introduce a bill that would call for the legalization of sports betting within the Keystone State’s borders. Rep. Robert F. Matzie, who has been member of the state Legislature since 2009,…

Golden Nugget Rolls Out Sports Betting App

The Golden Nugget Casino in Las Vegas has joined forces with Miomni Gaming to develop and launch a new mobile sports betting application for punters in the US state of Nevada. Consumers can sign up for the app by visiting the casino’s sportsbook with photo ID, their social security number and placing a cash deposit.…

Brent Musburger Leaves ESPN for Sports Betting Network

You are listening live from the South Point sports book, which will serve as the hub of Brent Musburger’s new sports betting network in Las Vegas. Banners promoting the iconic broadcaster’s burgeoning Vegas Sports Information Network (VSIN) were already hanging inside the South Point on Wednesday, when it was announced that Musburger will end his…

US Supreme Court Delays Decision on New Jersey Sports Betting

The US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) has delayed a decision as to whether it will hear an appeal from New Jersey in its attempt to legalise sports betting in the state. According to various reports in the US media, SCOTUS has requested a brief from the Solicitor General on the ongoing case, before considering taking the…

Michigan Ready to “Take On The Government” Over Sports Betting

The Michigan state lawmaker who recently reintroduced a bill to legalize sports betting said he is optimistic for his chances of his bill to become law, although it may not happen in 2017. “I understand the federal law prohibits [sports] gambling, but I am the kind of guy that’s willing to take on the government,”…