Interstate Sports Betting Compacts? Ohio Lawmaker Pitches Them At DC Summit

WASHINGTON — Interstate sports betting compacts might be a thing in the U.S. if one lawmaker has his way. Next year, sports betting is expected to be a hot-button topic across the country as more lawmakers look to capitalize on the demise of the federal ban…

PA Sports Betting Is Finally Here: Hollywood Casino Is Taking First Wagers Today

Pennsylvania sports betting is finally here. Welcome to PA sports betting at Hollywood Casino Penn National Gaming began testing its sports betting product today at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in PA, according to the company. Penn National is the first casino in the Keystone…

If Sports Betting Is Going To Happen In Florida, It’s Going To Have To Come Via Seminole Hard Rock

Florida voters just made it harder to change its laws regarding gaming. What does that mean for the future of sports betting in the state? Florida and Amendment 3 On election night, as most of the country was watching to see if there was going to…

Bet365 Finds A Partner For New York Sports Betting In Empire Resorts

New York is stuck in a holding pattern around sports betting, but that’s not keeping its casinos from filing into position. On Wednesday, Empire Resorts announced a “strategic alliance” with a subsidiary of bet365 to offer sports betting and online gambling for a period of 20…

NBA Strikes First-Ever European Sports Betting Deal, With French National Lottery

The National Basketball Association is taking its gambling partnerships overseas. On Tuesday, the league struck a multi-year partnership with Francaise des Jeux (FDJ), making it the NBA’s first-ever European gaming partner. The past few weeks have been filled with similar partnerships between major casino gaming operators…

Kambi Confirms It Will Power Pennsylvania Sports Betting For Parx, South Philly Turf Club

Parx Casino has secured a partner to power its Pennsylvania sports betting operations. Owners Greenwood Gaming and Entertainment selected Kambi to run the books at both their flagship property and the South Philly Turf Club. Kambi is a business-facing operator from Europe with big ambitions in the expanding…

DraftKings’ First Land-Based Sportsbook Is Coming This Week To Mississippi

This is a developing story and will be updated. DraftKings Sportsbook is officially getting into the land-based sports betting business, via a casino in Mississippi. After being the first operator to launch online sports betting in New Jersey in August, DraftKings Sportsbook is making its first…

An NFL Team Wants You To Vote To ‘Protect Your Right To Legally Bet On Sports’

A funny thing related to sports betting happened on the way to the voting machines this Election Day. The Miami Dolphins are actively telling people to vote so that they might have legal sports betting in Florida in the future. The scenario where an NFL…

CG Makes Significantly Increased Settlement Offer To Keep Nevada Sports Betting License

Months after the Nevada Gaming Commission rejected a smaller agreement, CG Technology will offer to pay $2 million to settle major violations. The commission will review the massive new offer at Thursday’s regular meeting in Las Vegas. Attorney Todd Bice filed Thursday the settlement offer…

The Week In Sports Betting: MGM, NHL, Southern Voters All Want In On The Action

We’re approaching the six-month anniversary of the day the US Supreme Court struck down the federal ban on sports betting. Did you pick out a gift for Justice Samuel Alito yet? Although speculating on sports is as old as money, much has changed since May 14. Professional…