Portnoy, DraftKings Team Up In Support Of FL Sports Betting

Florida Sports Betting Petition

The Florida sports betting ballot initiative – backed by DraftKings, FanDuel, and Florida Education Champions – is thousands of signatures short of appearing on the 2022 ballot. For the final push, DraftKings is offering a huge free-bet incentive, while Barstool Sports’ Dave Portnoy is taking to social media to garner support for the sports betting … Read more

New York Online Sports Betting Up In Time For NFL Playoffs

New York Online Sports Betting

New York online sports betting opened at 9 a.m. on Saturday. Caesars, DraftKings, FanDuel and Rush Street Interactive are allowed to operate. New York will have the highest state tax rate on online sports betting at 51%. NEW YORK – New York State opened its first online sportsbooks on Saturday, as bettors are able to … Read more

Arizona Residents Bet Over $780m On Sports In First 2 Months

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Arizona’s sports betting market generated over $67.5 million in revenue. Sportsbooks handled just under $780 million in sports wagers withing the first two months of launch. LAS VEGAS – The Arizona sports betting market is still young, but already thriving as residents wagered almost $780 million in the first two active months of betting. A … Read more

BetMGM Launches Mobile Horse Racing App In FL, LA

Online Horse Racing Betting Games

The launch comes as the Seminole Tribe of Florida awaits an appellate court ruling and Louisiana awaits the state police force to finish their background investigations into licensees. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – BetMGM’s mobile horse racing app officially launched in both Florida and Louisiana on Devember 20, expanding the app’s presence to three states. The launch … Read more

Michigan Sports Betting Hits Half Billion For First Time

Michigan Stadium

Michigan residents wagered over $500 million in November, the most bets in a single month for the state. Sportsbooks in Michigan generated more than $58.4 million worth of revenue in November. Over 94% of the entire sports betting handle came from online sports betting. LANSING, Mich. – November was a record-breaking month for Michigan sportsbooks, … Read more

California’s Four Competing Gambling Bills Could Conflict

Homelessness - Gambling

There are currently four sports betting proposals that could end up on the California ballot in 2022. As the most populous US state, it is widely believed that California will be the most profitable betting market. The proposals differ in intent and effect, and each seeks to give a different group control over the nascent … Read more

Wyoming’s Sportsbooks Lose Money In First Month

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Wyoming’s sportsbooks saw $6.2 million in handle in their first month of operation. Due to promotions, the sportsbooks claim to have lost more than $100,000 in that month. They expect revenue to balance out once the major promotional launch deals are done. CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Wyoming’s sports betting is off to a fairly slow start … Read more

Louisiana Sports Betting Launches At Retail Locations

Louisiana has licensed four retail locations to open sportsbooks. Retail sportsbooks are launching well before online sportsbooks. Several online sportsbook apps are available, but only to claim promos, not to place wagers. BATON ROUGE, La. – Four retail sports betting licenses have been granted in Louisiana, but online sports betting will likely have to wait. … Read more

Will Sportsbooks Be Broadcasting NBA Games In 2025?

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FanDuel, Caesars Sportsbook, and DraftKings are expected to bid on NBA live game rights. The live rights take effect in 2025, but negotiations are set to begin in 2022. ESPN/ABC and TNT currently split NBA live game rights. LAS VEGAS – Gambling companies are expected to bid on NBA streaming rights once the current broadcast … Read more