Sports betting

22nd June 2022

North Carolina House committee passes sports wagering bills as deadline looms

North Carolina’s House Judiciary Committee has passed two bills that would bring sports wagering to the state, just nine days before the legislative session ends…

9th May 2022

Kansas sports betting bill presented to governor

A bill that would authorize sports betting, as well as historical horse racing machines, in Kansas has been sent to the state governor for approval.…

25th April 2022

Maine sports wagering bill placed on Special Appropriations Table

A bill that would permit Maine’s tribes, off-track betting facilities and some commercial racetracks to conduct sports wagering has been placed on the state’s Special…

25th April 2022

South Carolina sports betting bill introduced

A bill that would permit sports wagering in South Carolina has been introduced and referred to the state Committee on Judiciary. House Bill 5277 was…

7th April 2022

TheScore Bet pens first partnership with Toronto Blue Jays

TheScore Bet, a subsidiary of Penn National Gaming, has entered into a 10-year partnership with baseball team the Toronto Blue Jays, becoming the team’s exclusive…

25th March 2022

Missouri sports betting bill passed to state senate

A bill that aims to legalize sports betting in Missouri is heading to the state senate after it passed its final house reading yesterday (March…

8th February 2022

PointsBet soft launches sports betting in Pennsylvania

PointsBet has announced the soft launch of its online sportsbook in Pennsylvania, with plans to be fully operational in time for this weekend’s Super Bowl. The…

7th February 2022

WynnBet joins the fray in New York’s mobile betting market

WynnBet, the online arm Wynn Resorts, has become the latest operator to launch its online sports wagering platform in New York. Players in New York…

27th January 2022

Louisiana to launch mobile sports betting on January 28

The US state of Louisiana is to launch its regulated mobile sports betting market tomorrow (January 28), with a number of licensed operators set to…

19th January 2022

Gambling.com Group scores sports betting deal with McClatchy Company

Affiliate business Gambling.com Group has entered into a sports betting partnership with US news media organisation The McClatchy Company. Under the deal, McClatchy will have…

17th January 2022

Virginia bill would remove bonus deduction for betting taxes

A bill that aims to remove the opportunity to deduct bonus spending from sports betting taxes in Virginia, effectively increasing the amount of tax that…

13th January 2022

Indiana falls marginally short of new betting handle record in December

Indiana fell just short of setting a new sports betting handle record in December, though the US state was able to report year-on-year growth across…

6th January 2022

Delaware betting revenue up 34.4% in 2021 but still below 2019 levels

Sports betting revenue in Delaware totaled at $11.2m (£8.3m/€9.9m) for 2021, a year-on-year rise of 34.4% as the state recovered from the effects of the…

6th December 2021

Stillaguamish and Kalispel tribes launch betting in Washington State

Three tribal casinos in Washington State now offer sports betting after the Stillaguamish and Kalispel tribes joined Snoqualmie Casino in launching a sportsbook. The Stillaguamish…