Ohio Hits New Gambling Highs, Will Regulate Sports Betting

Ohio Gambling

Ohio’s gambling revenue has reached new heights, with $2.11 billion in handle so far. This is compared to $1.44 billion in handle in 2020. Ohio is also looking to regulate sports betting, a process that should be complete by 2023. COLUMBUS, Ohio – There is a double helping of good news for fans of gambling … Read more

NY Bill Would Legalize Online Horse Racing Gambling

New York Horse Racing Betting

Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. has introduced a bill, SB S7536, that would permit mobile sports betting operators to accept wagers on horse races. The bill would allow up to nine qualified sports betting operators to accept bets on horse races, and currently sits in the Senate Rules Committee. ALBANY, N.Y. – With the launch … Read more

New Bill Seeks To Amend Wire Act, Ban Greyhound Racing

Greyhound Protection Act of 2021

HR 3335, also known as The Greyhound Protection Act Of 2021, would amend the Wire Act and ban greyhound racing federally. The Wire Act was passed in 1961 to curb organized crime but has since been applied to online gambling, despite being passed before the existence of a widespread internet. WASHINGTON – A new bill, introduced … Read more

Newly Launched FL Sports Betting Could Be In Danger

Florida Sports Betting Lawsuit

A case that could overturn sports betting in Florida has reached U.S. District Court. Judge Dabney Friedrich seemed to not buy the government arguments in defense of sports betting. Sports betting went live in Florida on Monday. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Sports betting in Florida went live with the Hard Rock Sportsbook app, but it could … Read more

Bears Not Planning To Offer Horse Racing At Arlington Int’l Race Course

Arlington Heights Discontinue Horse Racing

The Chicago Bears entered a purchase agreement for Arlington International Racecourse from Churchill Downs for $197 million in September. A Bears executive named Scott Hagel told the Chicago Tribune Wednesday that the Bears were not planning on continuing to offer horse racing at Arlington International Racecourse. ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – The Senior Vice President of … Read more

Florida Sports Betting Is Legal, Where Are The Sportsbooks?

Florida sports betting became legal on Friday. Online Florida sports betting is set to launch on Nov. 15th, and the court hearing regarding its prevention will be on Nov. 5th. There is no set date for tribal casinos to launch their retail sportsbooks. TALLAHASSEE Fla. – Online Florida sports betting may not be arriving as … Read more

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