Posts tagged ‘law’

Sports Betting News from Around the States

May 9, 2019

Ever since the PAPSA repeal, states, gambling companies and for that matter non-gambling companies have been looking at how they can get a piece of the action. We have reported on much of these events in the last year. In this article we want to bring you some quick summaries of developments that have happened […]

Suspects Arrested in Disappearance of Tony from 5Dimes

January 14, 2019

Updated: 9/16/19 As we reported back in October, the owner and operator of offshore sportsbook 5Dimes was kidnapped and feared dead. Since then, the information coming out of Costa Rica has been nil. Law enforcement there had asked the media to not release any information they were getting because the situation was fluid and they […]

Sports Betting in Virginia is a Very Real Possibility

January 1, 2019

There has already been a lot of activity regarding sports betting in the U.S. State of Virginia. It seems that Virginia may be the one of the next states to adopt a legalized and regulated form of sports betting. A bill introduced by¬†Delegate Mark Sickles¬†is different than new gambling legislation in other states in that […]

Rhode Island Sports Betting Leaves Scraps for Operators

July 9, 2018

Rhode Island became the third state in the union to legalize sports betting. Governor Gina Raimondo (D) signed off on the budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Attached to the budget were mandates to allow for sports betting by October 2018. The state is taking a very conservative approach to the new venture. They will […]

DraftKings Partners with Kambi to Offer Sports Betting

June 22, 2018

A month ago, we reported how FanDuel partnered with Paddy Power Sportsbook (in a partial buyout) in order to offer users a sports betting option. Now, the other major U.S. facing fantasy sports provider, DraftKings, has secured a gaming partner to help power their push into the sports betting world. That partner is known as […]

Pete Rose Sports Betting Back in the News

June 2, 2018

With the recent striking down of the law that made sports gambling illegal in 46 states, many baseball fans have turned their attention to Pete Rose and his current ban from the Baseball Hall of Fame. They started wondering that if Pete Rose is banned from the MLB Hall of Fame because of sports betting, […]

MLB and NBA Drop Equity Stakes in Daily Fantasy Sports

April 21, 2018

This is good news for people out there wanting to be able to bet sports at a local state level. MLB and the NBA have officially dropped their investment stakes in FanDuel and DraftKings. This is an obvious sign that they fully expect the Supreme Court to allow states to regulate sports betting on their […]

Sports Betting vs Lottery

April 12, 2018

With the supreme court expected to strike down PAPSA, the topic of sports betting has been discussed amongst American citizens more so than ever. People who know little about sports betting question if it is morally responsible to give sports betting access to the american masses. There is a good chance that these very same […]

Professional Sports Prepare for Sports Betting

April 12, 2018

Although the Supreme Court of the United States has not published their verdict on whether sports gambling can be legalized and regulated at the State level, there are plenty of signs that it is going to happen. The most recent sign is the fact that the players unions for the top four professional sports in […]

NFL Will Recover with Help of Sports Betting

March 31, 2018

We are all well aware of the troubles the NFL has had with ratings last season. Wether that decline in ratings is due to slower moving games (replay), less violent hits, or players kneeling during the national anthem is unclear at this point. The cold hard fact is that NFL ratings and profits are down […]