Regulated Maryland Sports Betting Misses Out On NFL Week 1

Maryland General Assembly

Maryland was unable to launch sports betting by the beginning of the NFL season as was previously projected. Estimates vary as to when the industry will launch, with some pegging mid-fall to early 2022. The launch date will likely influence the perception of the market as revenue will be affected. BALTIMORE, Md. – Many states … Read more

Gaming Company MediaTroopers Receives Arizona License To Operate

MediaTroopers has received a temporary license to operate in Arizona. The company works to provide services to sports betting and gambling companies. Sports betting went live in Arizona on Sept. 9, 2021. PHOENIX – Arizona has approved MediaTroopers for a temporary license as a sports betting supplier in the state. MediaTroopers is an online gaming … Read more

Senator Fontana Wants Sportsbook Kiosks In Pennsylvania Bars

Pennsylvania Gambling

Senator Fontana wants Pennsylvania bars to be able to have sports betting kiosks within their establishments. Kiosks could help local bars make extra money to aid in the financial relief needed due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. HARRISBURG, Pa. – Senator Wayne Fontana is currently spearheading a new effort to free Pennsylvania bars from a regulation … Read more

Why Is GambetDC, DC’s Mobile Sportsbook Struggling So Much?

GambetDC

GambetDC was launched to the excitement of sports bettors in 2020 but has underperformed ever since. The online sportsbook in Washington, D.C. had a handle of just over $2 million in July. GambetDC is notorious for having lower payouts than other sportsbooks across the nation. WASHINGTON- Washington, D.C. introduced a sports betting app, GambetDC in … Read more

Could DraftKings Be Accepting Bitcoin Deposits Soon?

Bitcoin - DraftKings

During a Q&A with fans, DraftKings CEO Jason Robins expressed his interest in accepting Bitcoin as a deposit method. Robins states that state regulators determine what currency can and cannot be accepted. Wyoming has regulations for sportsbooks accepting cryptocurrencies. BOSTON – DraftKings CEO Jason Robins was recently doing a Q&A with fans via Public.com and … Read more

PlayUp Adds Sports Betting In Iowa, Indiana, iGaming In NJ

PlayUp

PlayUp has announced plans for mobile sportsbooks in Indiana and Iowa. They also plan to expand their New Jersey offerings to include iGaming. Their Iowa and Indiana sportsbooks will be operated via a partnership with Caesar’s entertainment. LAS VEGAS – PlayUp has reportedly gained access to three new states for sports betting and iGaming offerings. … Read more

New Jersey Passes Pandemic Relief For Casinos

New Jersey Legislature

New Jersey’s lawmakers have passed a bill to alleviate taxes on casinos in the state. They cite the COVID-19 pandemic and the closures it necessitated as a proximate cause. Several other casino-related bills are up for approval in the General Assembly as well. LAS VEGAS – New Jersey lawmakers passed one of several proposed bills … Read more

Is BetMGM Signing Gretzky Good News For Canadian Bettors?

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BetMGM has signed Wayne Gretzky as a brand ambassador. This could portend the passage of single-game sports betting in Canada. If such betting is legalized, Gretzky is perhaps the top brand ambassador signing possible. LAS VEGAS – BetMGM has signed Wayne Gretzky to a brand ambassador deal, even as Canadian sports betting remains in limbo. … Read more

Louisiana Sports Betting Seems To Be On The Way

Louisiana legislation

Louisiana’s state House approved SB 247, which would partner with another bill to legalize sports betting in the state. Amendments to SB 247 mean that it must be approved by the Senate one more time before heading to the desk of Gov. John Bel Edwards. 55 of Louisiana’s 64 parishes approved sports betting. BATON ROUGE, … Read more