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House Committee Approves Mississippi Bill to Establish Online Sports Betting Task Force

Feb 2, 2023 • 6:45 PM ET

Baby steps are being made toward finally legalizing online sports betting in the Magnolia State.

Bally’s to Lay Off Up to 15% Of Interactive Staff as Bally Bet Challenges Continue

Jan 20, 2023 • 7:22 PM ET

Though CEO Lee Fenton did not specify which interactive divisions would be targeted for the layoffs, the company’s online sportsbook, Bally Bet, has been under the corporate microscope for some time.

Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones Supports Legalized Sports Betting Coming to Texas

Jan 17, 2023 • 7:05 PM ET

Jones’ endorsement of legalized sports betting isn’t new, as the owner of America's Team purchased stakes in DraftKings years before the Supreme Court lifted the US sports betting ban.

FanDuel announces Gronkowski Super Bowl LVII Kick of Destiny promotion worth $10 million

Jan 11, 2023 • 12:15 PM ET

Rob Gronkowski is a four-time Super Bowl champion, so he's no stranger to high-pressure situations. But he'll be trying to do something he never has before in his NFL career — on a live FanDuel commercial during the big game – make a field goal.

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry Lends His Voice to Legalize Sports Betting in Texas

Dec 16, 2022 • 4:58 PM ET

Just a few years ago, legalized sports betting in Texas was a non-starter. But times change, even in this largely conservative state.

Fanatics Meets With Wall Street Analysts, IPO on the Horizon?

Nov 22, 2022 • 10:23 AM ET

Fanatics has dominated the apparel and trading card business, and with BetFanatics set to launch in seven states come January, the company met with Wall Street analysts — signifying a potential move to go public.

Texas Senator Pre-Files Sports Betting and Casino Bill

Nov 17, 2022 • 5:20 PM ET

Even if the bill makes it out of committee, it will still be an uphill battle. A constitutional amendment requires a two-thirds legislative majority and would also require a statewide vote on Nov. 7, 2023.

GeoComply Sues XPoint Over Geolocation Used by Online Sportsbooks

Oct 12, 2022 • 6:04 PM ET

The lawsuit alleges XPoint is infringing on GeoComply's geolocation patent, claiming that XPoint is using GeoComply’s patented methodology, which determines whether an online bettor is within a legal jurisdiction.

Recent Report Shows Sports Betting Unhindered by U.S. Inflation Pressures in Q2

Sep 28, 2022 • 4:48 PM ET

YouGov report shows sports betting increased quarterly and year-over-year and bigger operators are seeing their stranglehold on the industry loosen.

Online Sportsbook PlayUp Strikes SPAC Deal, Plans to Keep Expanding

Sep 23, 2022 • 10:20 AM ET

PlayUp and IG Acquisition Corp., a publicly-traded SPAC, announced on Thursday that they have struck a deal that will eventually see the bookmaker's shares listed on the NASDAQ.

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