DraftKings Gets First Approval To Offer Iowa DFS Contests

Sports fans finally will be able to put together the team of their dreams from the fields of Iowa. The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission issued authorization Thursday for DraftKings to conduct daily fantasy sports contests in the state. “We are happy to confirm we have received our license to offer daily fantasy sports in […]

Daily Fantasy Sports Fans Will Soon Have Their Day In Iowa

The day is coming for regulated daily fantasy sports to make its long-anticipated debut in Iowa. Brian Ohorilko, administrator of the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission, tells Legal Sports Report there’s a good possibility that DraftKings and FanDuel get authorization to offer regulated DFS next week. Unexpected potholes and detours have marked the road to DFS approval […]

Two Touchdowns Of Iowa Sports Betting Options Open In Time For NFL Kickoff

For the first week of the NFL season, Iowa sports betting will be available at 14 of 19 casinos, with two mobile apps serving the state. Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission (IRGC) administrator Brian Ohorilko told Legal Sports Report that stakeholders are excited about the influx of people attending casinos to visit sportsbooks over the course of […]

Why The NBA Might Soon Boost Sports Betting And Daily Fantasy Sports

The NBA might adjust a key information distribution channel in deference to legal sports betting and daily fantasy sports. The league will look at releasing starting lineups as early as an hour before tipoff for the upcoming season. That consideration emerges as part of a broader review of injury information, according to The Action Network’s […]

The Week In Sports Betting: A New Deal For FanDuel; Two More For DraftKings

It’s a brand new week, ladies and gents, and the first one with a meaningful football game since February — unless you include the short-lived Alliance of American Football. But who counts that? The imminent return of peak sports season is happy news for bookmakers, and there are more of them working legally in the US […]

Louisiana Sports Betting Bill Could Ask Voters To Legalize Wagering

The recently passed daily fantasy sports bill will serve as the model for a new Louisiana sports betting effort. Alaska aside, the appetite for legal sports betting has touched every corner of the US map, including gambling states in the Deep South. This week, a sports betting bill in Louisiana appeared on the legislative tracker for […]

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 […]

Pennsylvania Daily Fantasy Sports Revenue Steps Up In August

Daily fantasy sports operators in Pennsylvania stopped a three-month revenue slide in August but returns paled in comparison to legal sports betting. DraftKings also generated more revenue than FanDuel for a third consecutive month in August, according to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB). DraftKings and FanDuel again far outpaced competitors in the fourth overall month of […]