PokerStars To Feature In PA Online Casinos And Poker Rooms

Pennsylvania is ready for action.

Pennsylvania is amidst a sudden pivot in their domestic online gambling offerings, and PokerStars is looking to steer them in the right direction. The online gambling provider is partnering with Mount Airy Casino Resort to introduce legal online casino, poker, and sports betting options to PA residents. This makes Pennsylvania the second conquest of PokerStars, …

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West Virginia Files Rules For Sports Betting

Sports betting legislation has passed in WV

The West Virginia Lottery Commission successfully filed proposed rules for local sports betting with the Secretary of State’s Office. This happened just two days before the deadline, meaning West Virginia narrowly escaped the possibility of having their sports betting launch delayed until the next legislative session. This opens public comment but more importantly, lets the …

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New Jersey Becomes First State to Allow Online Sports Betting

Draft Kings going mobile

On Monday, August 6, 2018, New Jersey became the first state in the United States to allow statewide legal online sports betting permitting DraftKings, Inc. to become the first company to launch a legal sports betting platform for online and mobile devices in the country with the announcement of the DraftKings Sportsbook app. The DraftKings …

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Sportsbooks Quickly Pull, Adjust Odds After Urban Meyer Placed on Administrative Leave

Coach answers questions about the game.

After news broke of Ohio State University placing head coach Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave, oddsmakers acted quickly and adjusted all Ohio State Buckeyes futures and prop bets for the 2018 college football season. Some sportsbooks chose to remove all Ohio State football odds entirely until the university completes their investigation. On Wednesday, August …

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Mississippi Set To Become the Southern Capital of Sports Betting

Arial view of the MS capital

Legal sports betting finally made its way down the Mississippi River and docked at what could become the center for gambling on sports in the southern United States. On Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at 12 p.m. Central Time, two MGM-owned properties, the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi and the Gold Strike Casino Resort …

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Golden Nugget Strikes Sports Betting Deal

Mississippi's Golden Nugget

It seems the next wave of domestic online sports betting is about to come to fruition. SBTech, one of the largest digital sportsbook solutions provider, forged a partnership with Golden Nugget to introduce betting options for their casino locations in New Jersey and Mississippi. This partnership will bolster the new sports betting operations within these …

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Federal Wire Act In Post-PASPA Era

Scotus Building

The Supreme Court set up the United States for sports betting overhaul with their decision in the Murphy v. NCAA case. After the drawn-out case involving New Jersey and the major sports leagues, SCOTUS deemed the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act unconstitutional on the grounds that it was commandeering states. This decision didn’t legalize …

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World Cup Reaches Semifinals

Soccer players ready for the big match

Out of the 32 teams that started the World Cup, the playing field has been narrowed down to 4. France will play Belgium and Croatia faces off against England in the semifinal matchups. Each team seems deserving of their spot, some more than others, but both matches will be entertaining. Tuesday’s France-Belgium fixture is being …

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Mississippi Hoping To Get Sports Betting Legislation Back On Track

Mississippi-Governor

Once upon a time, Mississippi looked to be eager to introduce legal sports betting. Development crashed out and any progress towards opening the new market stalled. Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant wants lawmakers to get the ball rolling again and may call legislators into a special summer session in order to do so. Part of their …

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