Checking Into What MLB Told Washington State Regulators About Sports Betting

Major League Baseball‘s vision for what sports betting in Washington state might look like if a genie granted wishes played out earlier this month. The public meeting of the state of Washington’s gambling commission is a sign of hope for those in the Evergreen State. MLB’s presentation might not be the same though. Who was […]

The Biggest Threat To Sports Integrity Is Not Betting, But Bad Officiating

For the past several decades, professional and amateur sports leagues in the United States have told Americans and policymakers that the biggest potential threat to the integrity of their competitions is sports betting. That rhetoric from the leagues has only ramped up in the past year and a half since the fall of the federal […]

Can Purdue Really Ban Students And Faculty From Sports Betting?

Purdue University’s Board of Trustees adopted a new sports wagering policy last week that applies to faculty, staff and non-student athletes. The legality of that policy at a public institution remains an open question. The news from Purdue that students and employees were banned from betting on Boilermakers’ sporting events follows a similar ban from […]

Remember The Federal Sports Betting Bill? Apparently It’s Still A Thing

While the country prepares for the start of its most popular sport, Congress apparently still wants to find a way to meddle in sports betting through official league data. That news comes in a report by Gambling Compliance, which cites sources saying Sens. Chuck Schumer and Mitt Romney are discussing a bill. That could revive […]

DraftKings, Penn National Finally Answer The Biggest Question In PA Sports Betting

Who loves ya, DK? Even Kojak would have struggled to sleuth out how and when DraftKings Sportsbook would enter the PA sports betting market. Rumors spanning months ranged from imminent potential partnerships to DraftKings passing on Pennsylvania entirely. Penn National definitively ended speculation last week by announcing a 10-year deal with DraftKings Sportsbook among four […]

How Kavanaugh’s History With Sports Betting Could Affect Him – And You

The recent hearings into the suitability of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States have raised many important questions. Kavanaugh faces serious scrutiny regarding allegations of sexual assault, as has been widely reported. We look today though at his views toward sports betting integrity. Prior to the assault allegations, Kavanaugh’s […]