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Sports snack: Giant pretzel
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Nate Diaz over Donald Cerrone at UFC 141. I was in Las Vegas at the time and saw my bet win while watching the fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday signed Bill H.5164, which will allow for both retail and online sports betting in the commonwealth.
While sports betting may not be the most popular way to gamble in Canada, recent legislative changes could increase adoption and prompt further scrutiny from researchers and policymakers, according to a new Statistics Canada study.
The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission found on Wednesday that Maryland Stadium Sub LLC, the designee of FedEx Field in Landover, Md., was qualified for a sports wagering facility license.
The already crowded field of online sportsbooks in Ontario has operators trying to find ways to stand out.
The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. (OLG) announced on Monday that its “first of its kind” app is now live, allowing players to place bets via the company’s PROLINE+ online sportsbook and a bet-builder feature for retail wagering.
The goods and services attached to the trademarks include "providing news, information, consultation and commentary in the field of sports, entertainment, sports teams, athletes, sporting events, sportsbetting and gaming."
"Now we want to prove we can make a profit," Caesars CEO Tom Reeg said on Tuesday.
A recent analysis of promotional spending by online sportsbooks found those expenses were at their lowest level since the first quarter of 2021.
The announcement followed an extension of the last formal session of the year in Beacon Hill, the end of which likely would have spelled doom for efforts to bring retail and online sports betting to the state this year.
Betway had begun warning its existing customers in Ontario that changes were coming, saying they would need to start using a new, provincially regulated website that would launch on Monday.
According to the New York State Gaming Commission, the mobile sports wagering handle for the week ended July 24 was $149.7 million, down 18.6% from the previous week and a new all-time low for weekly online wagering for the Empire State.
Australia-based PointsBet reported on Thursday that it handled approximately $14 million (Canadian) in sports bets in Ontario during the three months ended June 30, a period which included the launch of the province's new iGaming market on April 4.
Churchill Downs CEO Bill Carstanjen says the strategy for the company's TwinSpires platform will allow the Louisville-based firm to offer sports-betting sponsorships for its flagship event, the Kentucky Derby.
Louisville-based CDI on Wednesday reported record net revenue and net income for the second quarter of 2022, a period which included 80-1 longshot Rich Strike winning this year's Derby in early May.
Kambi on Wednesday reported its financial results for the second quarter of 2022, noting that revenue fell to €34.7 million for the period, a 19% drop compared to a year earlier.
The fantasy company “plans to build innovative licensed sports betting products” over the next year, in addition to hiring more than 100 new employees.
Although theScore Bet was one of the first bookmakers to go live in Ontario's iGaming market, it is facing a growing number of competitors in Canada's most populous province.
In the wake of such a rare decision, bookmakers stuck to their house rules, tapping the signs explaining how bettors will or won’t be paid in the event of certain things happening — including a historic disqualification.
According to the list maintained by the Ohio Casino Control Commission, the owner of BetRivers applied for a mobile management services provider license on July 19, just past a key deadline.
Government agency iGaming Ontario announced Wednesday that Bally Bet had joined the province's internet gambling market as a regulated and approved operator — there's just no sports betting, at least not yet.