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Sports Betting Legalization in the US may Speed Up Because of the Pandemic

May 14, 2020

It has been over two years since the Supreme Court of the United States has stricken down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act or PASPA of 1992. This finally made sports betting federally legal. This happening allows the states in the US to decide for themselves whether they would legalize and regulate sports betting […]

Why Online Sportsbooks Continue to Be Popular Across the US

March 10, 2020

Online sportsbooks are growing in popularity across the US. With the lifting of the federal ban on sports betting, more states have legalized sports betting, making the revenue and sales to increase as a result. Today, more people bet on sports online on such events as the NFL Super Bowl, which is regarded as the […]

Offshore Sportsbooks Will Be Fine

December 12, 2019

North American facing offshore sportsbooks have been online since 1996. They have offered sports betting to Americans and Canadians who didn’t live near a sportsbook or casino. In the United States, 95+ of the country didn’t live in a state where sports betting was legalized and regulated. A bettor would have to fly to Nevada […]

Pennsylvania Expecting Huge Surge in Sports Betting

September 6, 2019

One of the earlier states to adopt and implement sports betting was Pennsylvania. The Key Stone State followed directly in the footsteps of New jersey and now it seems to be paying off dividends. The state’s incentive, of course, is money. They charge an estimated 34% taxes on a sportsbook’s net profit. No matter, the […]

Will the United States Become the Biggest Gambling Market in the World?

May 22, 2019

Many countries around the world have enjoyed the freedom to bet on casino and sports games for many decades. And with the advent of the internet, people in those countries have had even easier access to place their bets. In the United States, betting, and specifically sports betting, has been taboo. The government in that […]

Odds to Win U.S. Presidency

April 23, 2019

The presidential futures are always changing as news about a potential candidate develops. It is important to note that the sitting president is always odds-on favorite to win. There is no clear-cut democratic party leader for candidacy so that only shortens President Trump’s odds. And as soon as it looks like they may have a […]

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 […]

Most Popular Sports in North America

February 22, 2018

With football season in the books the american public turns its attention to other sports. The NBA and college basketball are both reaching their final stretch of their regular season. Many people see this as the end to the sports surge that starts with football in late August and ends with March Madness in early […]

U.S. Women Slight Favorites Over Japan in World Cup Final on Sunday

July 3, 2015

The U.S. women are short regulation favorites against Japan in the World Cup final on most sportsbooks. The Americans are -120 favorites for the 90-minute line for Sunday’s World Cup final. On the -120 line, you must bet $120 to win $100. The defending champion Japanese squad is at 7 to 2 odds or +350. […]

Could John McCain Play a Key Role in Legalizing Sports Betting in America Nationwide?

February 7, 2015

Millions of people in the United States gamble on sports, and not just in Nevada. However, the only place where sports betting is technically legal in America is in the state of Nevada. The bad news is sports betting has been technically illegal outside Nevada for many years. But the good news is we are […]