Indiana Introduces Sports Betting Bill, Would Offer Lowest Tax Rate in the US

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If the 1980’s taught us anything, it’s that you should never bet against the Hoosiers. And if last year taught us anything, it’s that you should definitely not bet against state lawmakers passing sports betting legislation in order to bring in more tax revenue. To entice sportsbook operators to get licensed and set up in …

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NFL Partners with Caesars, Becomes League’s First Official Casino Sponsor

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The most popular professional sports league in the country has officially partnered with a casino for the first time ever. On Thursday, Jan. 3, the NFL announced a partnership with Caesars Entertainment to become the professional football league’s first-ever “Official Casino Sponsor of the NFL.” The deal is reportedly for three years and is worth …

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Nick Saban Becomes the G.O.A.T. if He Wins a 7th National Title

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“I think everybody should take the attitude that we’re working to be a champion, that we want to be a champion in everything that we do. Every choice, every decision, everything that we do every day, we want to be a champion.” Those were the words from Nick Saban on January 4, 2007, during his …

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Top 10 Must-Watch Games this Bowl Season

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Watching all 40 of the 2018-19 college football bowl games and the national championship is no easy task and most of them will likely be snoozers anyways. Because of this, we decided to rank the top 10 games you must watch this bowl season, so you know which games will be the most exciting to …

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Legal Sports Betting Bill Approved in Washington D.C.

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The legalization of sports betting in the nation’s capital is one of the safest bets you can make right now. The D.C. Council voted 11-2 on Tuesday, Dec. 18, and gave its second and final approval of legalizing sports betting in Washington D.C., allowing residents and visitors to bet money on professional sports teams and …

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MLB Strikes Sports Betting Partnership with MGM Resorts

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On Tuesday, Major League Baseball became the third U.S. major sports league to announce a partnership with MGM Resorts International, allowing the sports betting operator to use MLB licenses and game data across all of its platforms. MLB becomes the most recent major sports league to partner with MGM. The NBA made a deal with …

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NHL Announces Sports Betting Partnership With MGM

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MGM brought the champagne, and the NHL brought the ice. The National Hockey League announced a multi-year partnership with MGM Resorts International on Monday, Oct. 29th, making MGM the first official sports betting partner of the NHL. With this agreement, MGM will receive an official, proprietary game and player data from the NHL, which had …

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New York Senator To Propose Sports Betting Legislation

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NY Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer recently announced his plans to forward sports betting legislation on the federal level. Schumer’s goal is not to impose nationwide legalization, but rather establish a framework that can be applied to each state. He hopes to create some type of standard protocol that can foster uniformity regarding sports gambling. …

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New Jersey Becomes First State to Allow Online Sports Betting

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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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Mississippi Hoping To Get Sports Betting Legislation Back On Track

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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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