The Week In Sports Betting: Iowa Standing In The On-Deck Circle

Hello, ladies and gents, and welcome to another Monday look-back at recent sports betting news. Good news for both of us this week: There’s not a ton to cover. What we do have is important, though, headlined by a new state preparing to open a region to the wonders of legal sports betting. Before we […]

What Do The Penn National Deals Mean For Sports Betting In Your State?

Penn National Gaming might not be a household name, but it is well on its way to becoming a dominant force in the sports betting industry. At a glance, its series of new partnerships announced last week appears likely to shift the long-term balance of power in the young US sports betting market. We’re putting the […]

How Mobile Could Start Early Before Iowa Sports Betting Launches

Those looking to beat the rush for the upcoming launch of Iowa sports betting might be able to sign up early for mobile accounts. Brian Ohorilko, administrator of the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission (IRGC), tells Legal Sports Report that casinos with approved account registration controls could start taking sign-ups early next week. The first such approval was issued Wednesday. […]

How Close Is Iowa Sports Betting? Just A Few Steps Remain Ahead Of Key Vote

The Iowa Senate sports betting bill is on the move, and it’s getting closer to matching the bill that already is on the House floor. Sen. Roby Smith, sponsor of S 366, tells Legal Sports Report that he expects his legislation to pass through the Ways and Means Committee on Thursday to reach the Senate […]