The Week In Sports Betting News: Open Season For NFL And College Football

With a successful rookie season under its belt, US sports betting is ready to put on a show in 2019. Bettors in 13 states are now cashing tickets (or licking wounds) following the long-awaited start of the NFL campaign. That’s up from just five states a year ago, with New Jersey beginning to establish itself as […]

Why The Planned Mobile NY Sports Betting Study Hasn’t Even Started Yet

So what’s the holdup, New York? With the Aug. 12 deadline long past for the state gaming commission to pick the winning bid to conduct an NY sports betting study, Sen. Joseph Addabbo Jr. recently met with executive director Rob Williams to get an explanation for the delay. Addabbo, who previously told Legal Sports Report […]

Resorts World Launches NY Sportsbook This Week Featuring IGT And Betgenius

Sports betting might be retail-only in New York, but the limitation isn’t scaring away some of the industry’s elite. Resorts World Catskills announced Tuesday that its sportsbook would open on Thursday. It also announced an extended supply chain, adding partnerships with IGT and Betgenius to complement its existing alliance with bet365. The well-timed announcement acts as […]

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 […]

How The Pivotal NY Sports Betting Study Winner Will Be Chosen

Who will win the right to convince Gov. Andrew Cuomo that mobile NY sports betting needs to happen? Bids are in to conduct a gaming study, which includes sports betting in New York. Sen. Joseph Addabbo Jr. shared with Legal Sports Report that four companies responded to a request for proposal (RFP) to conduct a […]

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 […]

Deal Or No Deal: Could Amended NY Sports Betting Bill Be The Winning Case?

The two legislators at the heart of NY sports betting bills have a deal. Whether it’s enough for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo remains to be seen. Their amended companion bills that authorize mobile sports betting in NY appeared Thursday ahead of a committee meeting planned next week in the Senate. The addition of licensing fees and a […]