Tag: US Sports Betting

Illegal Sports Betting is 97% of US Market

Illegal sports wagering now accounts for an annual US$196bn or 97% of all US sports betting, according to a new analysis by the gambling sector’s leading market data provider, H2 Gambling Capital, exclusively provided to iGaming Business. The £196bn handle (or $10.4bn GGR) calculated for 2016 in H2’s ‘deep dive analysis’ (paywall) is substantially higher…

US Sports Betting Reform Keeps Picking Up Steam

As in years past, football fans who like a little bit of action can pick NFL games at Calder Casino: It’s a far cry from sports gambling, but it’s the best casino option we have. That may change, according to the American Gaming Association and legal experts. They see a day when sports betting is…

NBA Optimistic on US Sports Betting Changes

The idea of legalizing sports betting has been floated for years with no imminent change in sight, but NBA commissioner Adam Silver remains optimistic of a change that would make betting legal in the not-so-distant future. According to John Ourand of the Sports Business Journal, Silver says he senses that it could happen “in the…

US Sports Betting Reform May Not Mean Online Sports Betting

The New Jersey sports betting case heading to the US Supreme Court has let the imaginations of many run wild. Namely, the prospect of the state winning its appeal to allow sports betting also offers the possibility that a number of other states could quickly move to legalize sports wagering. (Some already are well on…

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…

New Jersey Sports Betting: The “Nuclear” Option

New Jersey’s bid to regulate sports betting has hit another major setback.

The Solicitor General has decided to not recommend the case to the US Supreme Court, and it appears they will not even listen to their argument.

However, the good news is that we’re not out of options just yet.

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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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The American Sports Betting Situation

There is a lot of talk about legalizing sports betting in the US, but we’re a long way from making that a reality.

However, public opinion seems to be in our favor, and the state of New Jersey is leading the charge to charge the laws!

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AGA Says 75% of Americans Favor Legalized Sports Betting

A majority of Americans are in favor of allowing states to decide whether to legalize sports betting, with avid sports fans even more likely to support such a move. That’s according to a survey commissioned by the American Gaming Association, the casino group pushing for regulation of sports wagering around the US. Perhaps the most…