Canadian Sports Betting Laws ‘Mind Boggling,’ in Need of Change Say Politicians and Union Leaders

Politicians and union leaders are the latest to make a push to finally legalize single-game sports betting in Canada. Member of Parliament Tracey Ramsey is among those who want to see changes to Canadian sports betting regulations. (Image: Blackburn News) David Cassidy, the president of…

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…

Maryland Voters Support Sports Betting, But Their Voices Won’t Be Heard Until 2020

Maryland voters want sports betting legalized, but state law, which requires any form of gambling expansion to be approved through a ballot referendum, will keep the issue at bay until at least 2020. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (right) won re-election last week, but voters weren’t…

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…