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Legal Sports Wagering Breaks Ground in IllinoisNew Active Sportsbook Active in Illinois

Legal Sports Wagering Breaks Ground in Illinois

Today (March 9) is the official opening day of the BetRivers Sportsbook. It was introduced today as the first legal sportsbook in Illinois during a 10 am opening ceremony at Rivers Casino Des Plaines. The casino is the largest and most lucrative land-based area for gamers in the state of Illinois. The previous nightclub within […]

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MGM Gives Fresh New Style MLS Sports Gaming For Free!Predict 6 MLB With MGM

MGM Gives Fresh New Style MLS Sports Gaming For Free!

A fresh new free-to-play weekly prediction game has been announced by the MLS (Major League Soccer) in union with their current relationship with MGM Resorts International. The new platform has been officially named ‘Predict 6’. This is the first time a ‘prediction system’ will unite with the marketing plans branded to competitive fan engagement. The […]

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Betting Bill In Maryland to Include Redskins FedEx FieldMaryland Gambling Expansion to FedEx Field

Betting Bill In Maryland to Include Redskins FedEx Field

Maryland has revised their current bill in regard to sports betting sites. If the initiative passes, it will also include in-stadium betting. The progression of this proposal is a huge win for legislators concerned of industry exclusion. Senate Revises Previous Bill to Spark Gaming Community Maryland Senator Craig Zucker presented revisions to the legality of […]

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Penn National and Boyd Gaming Score Sports Betting Licenses in IllinoisIncreasing Sports Books in Illinois

Penn National and Boyd Gaming Score Sports Betting Licenses in Illinois

Three temporary sports betting licenses have been granted to land-based casinos by the Illinois Gaming Board (IGB). The Illinois Gaming Board is a five-member board, appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate. Their main role in the industry is to assure integrity of gambling, overlooking casino gambling, riverboat casino gambling, video gaming, and […]

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Sports and Casino Gaming Making Their Way To GeorgiaGambling Soon To Be Legal In Georgia?

Sports and Casino Gaming Making Their Way To Georgia

Georgia has a thriving sports and casino gaming community currently prohibited by law as stated in Code Section 16-12-20 et seq.. Local citizens should at this time contact a local attorney to determine whether or not an activity is or not permitted. The Georgia State Lottery, however, is currently permitted in the state, as a […]

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Indiana Joins the Online Betting Community by Welcoming Roar Digital’s BetMGMIndiana Gambling Joins Forces With RoarDigital's BetMGM

Indiana Joins the Online Betting Community by Welcoming Roar Digital’s BetMGM

Roar Digital, the joint venture between MGM Resorts International and GVC Holdings, has officially launched the BetMGM mobile sports platform in the state of Indiana. BetMGM is now available throughout the state after the construction of a market-access agreement with Boyd Gaming. Roar Digital’s Increasing Role in Sports Gambling Roar Digital has exclusive access to […]

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Penn National Gaming Partners With Barstool Sports to Expand to Millennial MarketPenn And Barstool Collaboration

Penn National Gaming Partners With Barstool Sports to Expand to Millennial Market

Penn National Gaming has come to an agreement paying $163 million for a 36% acquisition of Barstool Sports. This transaction was aimed to gain exposure to the company’s 66 million users showing interest and usage of sports betting. The move is following the recent trend of multiple casinos following the mold of partnering with online […]

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Pennsylvania Progressive Numbers in Sports GamblingPennsylvania Betting Percentages

Pennsylvania Progressive Numbers in Sports Gambling

The PGCB (Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board) was pleased to report a 16.9% year-on-year rise in sports gaming revenue in January, 2020. The major influence of the jump was heavily aided from recent contributions from iGaming as well as the continued growth in interest of sports betting. The total revenue from land-based table games and slots, […]

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New Bill Passed Joining Colorado to Gaming CommunityNew Bill Passed Joining Colorado to Gaming Community

New Bill Passed Joining Colorado to Gaming Community

Colorado is cruising the state in an optimistic path, two months ahead of schedule to enable sports betting legal as soon as this week. The bill HB19-1327, if passed, will have the following conditions. Sports betting will be regulated by the Department of Revenue. Persons or entities currently licensed to conduct limited gaming (i.e. the […]

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Online Gambling Legal in MichiganGambling Michigan Legal

Online Gambling Legal in Michigan

The state of Michigan took another step toward legalizing the increasingly popular world of online gambling in December of 2019. Gretchen Whitmer, the governor of Michigan, passed legislation incorporating the legalization of online sports betting. This bill includes online casinos, sports betting, fantasy contests, and horse racing. The state currently has a running online lottery, […]

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