Sports betting

DraftKings partners with Detroit Pistons for daily fantasy sports, iGaming and betting


Tuesday, December 1, 2020

DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) has become the exclusive official daily fantasy sports partner of the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Detroit Pistons, as well as an official sports betting and iGaming partner of the team. Announced Monday, the new deal gives the Boston-based sports betting company access to Pistons logos and trademarks and includes DraftKings-branded ...

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Chicago Area Grocer Gets a Year in Federal Prison for Bookmaking, Tax Evasion


Tuesday, December 1, 2020

A 63-year-old meat market owner from suburban Chicago was sentenced to a year in prison by a federal judge Monday for running an illegal bookmaking operation and failing to report nearly $4 million in income from the sports betting enterprise. ...

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Colorado Sports Wagering Handle, Tax Receipts Notch Records in October


Tuesday, December 1, 2020

For the sixth consecutive month, Colorado’s sports betting handle hit all-time highs in October, and tax revenue finally went along for the ride. ...

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Bettors Couldn’t Pass on No-QB Denver Broncos in Sunday NFL Game


Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Drivers can’t help but look at a car accident. Likewise, bettors couldn’t help but wager on the New Orleans Saints at Denver Broncos game on Sunday. ...

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Successful October for Rhode Island sportsbetting market


Monday, November 30, 2020

In the small American state of Rhode Island and lottery officials have reportedly detailed an increase of 76% year-on-year in aggregated sportsbetting revenues to $4.4 million as associated handle swelled by 22.6% to $34.7 million. According to a short report from iGBNorthAmerica.com citing official data from the Rhode Island Lottery, last month’s revenue figure ...

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ZenSports Applies for Sports Betting Licenses in Tennessee and Virginia


Monday, November 30, 2020

ZenSports, which seeks to establish its sports betting marketplace in the United States, has filed for licenses Tennessee and Virginia. ZenSports cofounder and ...

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Canada well on its way to legalizing single-game sportsbetting


Monday, November 30, 2020

In Canada and proposed legislation that would amend the criminal code so as to legalize single-game sportsbetting nationwide has reportedly passed its second reading before the House of Commons. According to a Wednesday report from SBC News, Bill C-218 was authored by Brian Masse from the left-leaning New Democratic Party and is now undergoing ...

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Michigan Mobile Sports Betting and Online Gaming Kicks Off in December


Monday, November 30, 2020

Michigan online casino games and mobile sports betting platforms are expected to go live in December, nearly a full year after the expanded gambling was legalized. ...

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DraftKings Is Royal Idea as Canada Embraces Conventional Sports Wagering


Monday, November 30, 2020

DraftKings (NASDAQ:DKNG) is a gaming equity for investors to consider, as Canadian policymakers mull legislation that will allow betting on individual sporting events, according to one analyst. ...

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Money Pours in on New Orleans Saints After COVID Leaves Denver Broncos Without Quarterbacks


Sunday, November 29, 2020

Point spreads soared at sportsbooks after the Denver Broncos announced on Saturday that they’d be facing the New Orleans Saints on Sunday without a true quarterback. ...

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Score Media, Penn Among Potential Winners as Canada Moves Toward Single-Game Betting


Saturday, November 28, 2020

On Thursday, Canada’s Liberal Party introduced legislation that would end the country’s ban on single-game sports wagers, sparking rallies in some equities with exposure to the country’s betting market. ...

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Delasport announces new strategic partnership with Progress Play


Friday, November 27, 2020

Delasport is a software solutions company that recently announced a new strategic agreement with Progress Play. With the new deal, the supplier will be able to provide a sportsbook iFrame and enhance the operator’s services. Details of the Deal As a cutting-edge software supplier, Delasport also provides turnkey solutions to online gaming operators based ...

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DraftKings announces partnership with Triller for upcoming Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. boxing match


Friday, November 27, 2020

DraftKings announced this week the company is the new Official Sports Betting Partner of an upcoming boxing match involving Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr.  The highly anticipated fight will take place on November 28 and with DraftKings as the new partner, will allow wagering on the event in certain states. There will also ...

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Liberals, Canada’s Ruling Party, File Bill to Eliminate Ban on Single-Game Sports Betting


Thursday, November 26, 2020

The original sponsor of a bill to legalize single-game sports betting in Canada said he’s “skeptical” but also “encouraged” by similar legislation the country’s Liberal Party government filed on Thursday ...

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Steph Curry and Peyton Manning Favored Against Phil Mickelson and Charles Barkley in Charity Golf Match


Thursday, November 26, 2020

NBA superstar Steph Curry and future NFL Hall of Fame inductee Peyton Manning are the favorites in “The Match” charity golf event. Their opponents are five-time golf major winner Phil Mickelson and Basketball Hall of Fame member Charles Barkley. ...

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COVID-19 Takes Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers Off NFL’s Thanksgiving Dinner Table


Thursday, November 26, 2020

The NFL was supposed to have its usual three-course Thanksgiving buffet on Thursday. The cheese-and-crackers appetizer will be the Houston Texans (3-7) at Detroit Lions (4-6) in the first game. The main course of turkey, aptly, given the state of the NFC East, will be the Washington Football Team (3-7) at Dallas Cowboys (3-7) ...

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Sports Betting Becomes Even Bigger Part of New Thanksgiving Menu


Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Thanksgiving is about family, food, and football. And, perhaps more than ever, sports betting. Running back Mark Ingram devours a celebratory turkey leg ...

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Wind Creek Bethlehem opens new Betfred powered sportsbook


Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Wind Creek Hospitality, the gaming and hospitality arm of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians (PCI Gaming), and Betfred USA Sports, US subsidiary of UK-based bookmaker Betfred Group, recently debuted Pennsylvania‘s newest sportsbook at Wind Creek Bethlehem. Located in the space formerly occupied by Celebrity chef Buddy Valastro’s Buddy V’s Ristorante, the full-service sportsbook is ...

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DraftKings Earns Surprisingly Tepid Review in New UBS Coverage


Tuesday, November 24, 2020

DraftKings (NASDAQ:DKNG) is usually on the receiving end of heaping amounts of praise from Wall Street. But not all analysts following the name are overly enthusiastic. ...

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Biden Signals Possible Federal Role in Sports Betting Guidelines: Report


Monday, November 23, 2020

Joe Biden’s administration might support federal involvement in guidelines for sports betting, according to a financial news website. But Biden also has said he does not favor “unnecessary restrictions.” ...

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The Greenbrier and Golden Nugget Set West Virginia Partnership in Small Market


Monday, November 23, 2020

The Greenbrier, a historic luxury resort located in the Allegheny Mountains in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va, has reached yet another partnership with an internet gaming and sports betting platform. ...

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