Caesars Announces New Sponsorship Deals With Philadelphia 76ers, New Jersey Devils

The not-so-novel concept of sports teams partnering with gambling companies is catching on like gangbusters in the US. According to a tweet from ESPN reporter David Purdum, casino giant Caesars Entertainment has partnered with two franchises in the east — the Philadelphia 76ers (NBA) and the New Jersey Devils (NHL). Caesars Entertainment announces a partnership with Philadelphia […]

Rocky Mountain Sigh: Colorado Sports Betting Likely Not Coming Until At Least 2020

State Representatives Cole Wist, R-Centennial, and Alec Garnett, D-Denver, want to put Colorado sports betting to a statewide vote in 2019. That likely would mean no sports wagering until 2020. Wist believes that state legal sports betting is an easy decision. He told the Denver Post: “It seems to me it’s a no-brainer. We should […]

MGM Inks Another Major Deal To Become Official Sports Betting Partner Of The NHL

The NHL announced Monday that MGM Resorts will become its official sports betting partner in a multiyear marketing and data agreement. The NHL betting partnership is the second such deal for MGM this year. The Las Vegas-based casino giant agreed to a $25 million contract with the NBA in July. The deal will allow MGM […]

NHL Schedules Sports Betting Announcement For Monday In New York City

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman will reveal major sports betting news involving the league at a Monday news conference in New York City. The league issued a brief media advisory Friday to alert reporters to the gathering at NHL headquarters in Manhattan. Bettman is the only scheduled speaker, according to the advisory. The release offers no […]

Upcoming DFS Vote Could Be A Window Into Appetite For Louisiana Sports Betting

If Louisiana wants to gauge residents’ temperature on sports betting, the state’s top gaming regulator says to use the November vote on daily fantasy sports as a starting point. “The same kind of people that play fantasy sports are the kind, at least a portion, that are going to bet on sports,” Jones told the […]

A Fine Nine As Tropicana Joins Bustling New Jersey Sports Betting Market Thursday

Tropicana Casino & Resort in Atlantic City launched its sportsbook Thursday, bringing a ninth operator into New Jersey sports betting. William Hill operates the new sportsbook at Tropicana, and threw open the doors in time for the second half of football season. Bets will be taken in the North Tower Casino for now, while a […]

What Exactly Is Going On At FanDuel Sportsbook After Its Latest Major Hiccup?

First, FanDuel Sportsbook refused to pay winning late-night bettors after closing its cage. Now, FanDuel does not want to pay a winner on a printed ticket and the operator faces serious questions. The newest error by FanDuel Sportsbook spawned a fresh wave of criticism this week. Several bettors placed a high-return, in-play NFL wager during the closing minutes […]