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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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. […]Read More
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, […]Read More
How Does Your Sportsbook Handle Future Wagers with Cancellations?
Sports bettors and sportsbooks have been adjusting to life during the coronavirus pandemic for almost nine months now. First, they dealt with the wide-scale shutdowns of sports back in the spring. Then, they dealt with the return of sports in entirely different situations. The bubble environments for the NBA and NHL, and no fans in […]Read More
Coronavirus Pandemic Changing the Face of Sports Betting in U.S.
In a typical year, sportsbooks in Las Vegas would be packed to the brim with fans on football weekends. Especially on Sundays, NFL fans would rush to the sportsbook as early as possible to get a seat that they wouldn’t leave all day long. To accommodate the ridiculous crowds, sportsbook directors would set up extra […]Read More
The Coronavirus Pandemic’s Surprise Effect on Sports Betting
At the beginning of the year, sports betting in the United States was booming. States around the country that had already passed sports betting laws were reaping the benefits from extra revenue, while other states were formulating their own legislation to take advantage, too. Sportsbooks around the country were preparing for the spring push of […]Read More