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Virginia Wagers Nearly $60M in First Days of Legal Sports BettingVirginia rakes in loads during early days of sports betting

Virginia Wagers Nearly $60M in First Days of Legal Sports Betting

It didn’t take long for Virginia sports bettors to place their bets. In just the first 11 days of legal sports betting in Virginia, sportsbook operators reported taking $58.89 million in total bets. In less than two weeks, sports betting has proven popular in Virginia, where there are currently five licensed sportsbook operators. The sportsbooks […]

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Massachusetts Senator Proposes Conservative Sports Betting BillMassachusetts proposes conservative sports betting bill

Massachusetts Senator Proposes Conservative Sports Betting Bill

Massachusetts’ government is inching toward debating a sports betting bill. But, when it does, it will be considering a bill that’s the result of what state Senator Eric Lesser says is “a fairly cautious approach.” Speaking at a press conference earlier this week, Lesser, who introduced the sports betting bill, said Massachusetts studies how other […]

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Arizona Moves Ahead with Sports Betting Law after House ApprovalArizona moves ahead with sports betting bill

Arizona Moves Ahead with Sports Betting Law after House Approval

Sports betting passed a major milestone in Arizona this week. The state House of Representatives’ Rules Committee passed a bill by a vote of 6-2 that would legalize sports betting in Arizona. Now, that that hurdle has been overcome, the bill will now go to the full House for a vote among all the members. […]

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States Bring in Record Betting Handles for Super Bowl LVSuper Bowl betting reaches new highs

States Bring in Record Betting Handles for Super Bowl LV

The Super Bowl has always been the pinnacle of the National Football League season. It pits the best team from each conference against each other in the title game that crowns the league champion each year. The game is more than just a football game, though. It is an event that’s enjoyed by millions of […]

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Alabama to Introduce Sports Betting Legislation This WeekAlabama to introduce sports betting legislation

Alabama to Introduce Sports Betting Legislation This Week

Alabama doesn’t even offer a state lottery. But, lawmakers are hoping to make massive changes to the state’s gambling laws in 2021. This week, lawmakers in the state are planning to introduce legislation that would legalize sports betting in Alabama. The push for sports betting legalization is all part of an effort to expand gambling […]

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Mobile Fueling Sports Betting Industry Through COVID-19 PandemicMobile carrying sports betting through pandemic

Mobile Fueling Sports Betting Industry Through COVID-19 Pandemic

Thank goodness for the internet and mobile devices! That’s what a lot of sports betting operators are saying during the COVID-19 pandemic. Withphysical sportsbooks shuttered for much of the spring and summer — and significant restrictions still in place — mobile betting is fueling the sports betting industry. “Mobile is where it’s at,” as Jay […]

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Michigan to Begin Accepting Online Sports Bets Friday at NoonMichigan offers mobile sports betting

Michigan to Begin Accepting Online Sports Bets Friday at Noon

Starting Friday, January 22, people in Michigan can start placing sports wagers online. It’s been a long time in the making, too. Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed the state’s sports betting legislation into law on December 20, 2019, but it’s taken various agencies 13 months to get everything in place to roll out mobile sports […]

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Financial Analyst Sees Explosion in Sports Betting Industry in 2021Sports betting forecasted to explode in 2021

Financial Analyst Sees Explosion in Sports Betting Industry in 2021

The sports betting market had an up-and-down 2020. Like many other industries, the COVID-19 pandemic had an undeniable effect on sports betting last year. With many professional and collegiate sports shutting down for an extended period of time, sports betting came to a complete standstill in the spring and for parts of the early summer. […]

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New York Governor Flip-Flops, Will Support Mobile Sports GamblingStocks rise with New York mobile sports betting news

New York Governor Flip-Flops, Will Support Mobile Sports Gambling

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said this week that he plans on making online sports betting a central theme of his policy proposals that he’ll lay out during his annual State of the State address. But, it’s not just New York residents, lawmakers and businesses who are excited by the news. Stock traders are pumped, […]

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New York Governor Changes Tune, Backs Legal Online Sports WageringNew York could legalize mobile sports wager

New York Governor Changes Tune, Backs Legal Online Sports Wagering

State and local governments are looking for creative ways to fill significant budget funding gaps caused by the coronavirus pandemic. In New York, one way they could do that is by allowing online sports betting. This week, Governor Andrew Cuomo said he believes the state should introduce legislation that would permit online sports betting to […]

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