Sport to bet on: Golf or NASCAR
Sports movie: Senna
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.
An “aggressive” timeline was shown during a meeting of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Thursday, with retail wagering proposed to go live in January and online sports betting in February.
Regulators have been weighing what to do about a temporary licensing conundrum as well, but a solution could be on the horizon.
The approvals are a major milestone for sports betting in Ohio, but they come as regulators are apparently being badgered by applicants for licenses.
The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario is bringing the "transition period" for unregulated sportsbooks to an end, which could cause some operators to shutter their digital doors in the province.
Maryland Lottery and Gaming Director John Martin said Tuesday during a webinar that the pace has been picking up in the state, which has yet to launch mobile wagering.
Another filing in the longstanding legal battle over sports betting in Florida suggests there is still a long way to go before the matter is finally settled.
There are only so many territories of consequence left for companies to break into in the U.S., and Ohio is the seventh-most populous state in the country, teeing it up as a major battleground for operators.
Numbers recently released by the Virginia Lottery show $4.5 million in sports betting-related tax was paid to the state in August, up from $3.1 million collected in July and $1.4 million a year earlier.
Malta-headquartered technology company Kambi Group PLC announced on Thursday that it will help power retail sports betting at Fallsview Casino Resort and Casino Niagara in Niagara Falls, Ont.
For various legal reasons, there is no wagering offered on horse racing by the legion of online sports betting apps and websites that have launched in Ontario. Woodbine wants to change that.
Numbers released on Thursday by the New York State Gaming Commission show online sportsbooks handled $301.6 million in bets for the week ended September 25, up about 1.7% from the prior seven-day period.
The latest results from the company offering the only legal sports betting options in Quebec come as Loto-Québec and some of its peers are urging federal action against offshore and illegal operators.
The recent comments from industry officials come as more than half of U.S. states have now legalized some form of sports betting and as internet-based casino gambling has taken root in several jurisdictions, making wagering more accessible overall.
GAN is eyeing further sales of its technology in the United States, which could include opportunities related to mobile sports betting.
The legislative activity of late in neighboring states has made the lack of legal sports betting in Vermont loom larger over lawmakers, as residents are already wagering with offshore or out-of-state bookmakers.
Bet99 is poised to launch soon in Ontario's competitive iGaming market, after recently securing a key approval from provincial regulators.
The online bookmaker continued to pay out early wins last week and will do so again for this week's Thursday nighter.
A group backed by DraftKings and FanDuel has organized a campaign to email Ontario lawmakers and lobby for tweaks to the province's internet-gambling regulations.
There are now more than 20 online sportsbooks live in Ontario’s regulated iGaming market — with even more on the way.
Numbers recently released by the New York State Gaming Commission show online sportsbooks handled $296.7 million in wagers during the week ended September 18, down 10.1% from the week ended September 11.