Legal Sports Betting News

First Sportsbook In Arkansas To Open On July 1

First Sportsbook In Arkansas To Open On July 1

The Arkansas Racing Commission approved the sports betting request from Oaklawn Racing Casino & Resort. The very first sportsbook in Arkansas will open on July 1. The owners are hoping that they can also offer state-wide mobile wagering. By Daniel Borjas HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – The Oaklawn Racing Casino & Resort gained approval to offer...

SugarHouse Casino To Be Rebranded, Include All-New Sportsbook

SugarHouse Casino To Be Rebranded, Include All-New Sportsbook

The SugarHouse Casino is being rebranded to Rivers Casino Philadelphia. SugarHouse owner Rush Street Gaming owns three Rivers Casino properties in the northeastern USA. The project will cost $15 million and be completed by Q3 2019. By: Andy Faust PHILADELPHIA – Philadelphia’s first casino is getting a facelift and a name change. This fall, the...

Betting On eSports Unlikely In US Sportsbooks Anytime Soon

Betting On eSports Unlikely In US Sportsbooks Anytime Soon

eSports is about to turn into a billion-dollar industry. Online sportsbooks online are picking up odds for eSports events. No land-based sportsbooks are taking action on eSports. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – eSports will become $1 billion industry in 2019 with plenty of opportunities to bet it. Traditional Sports and eSports The eSports industry is going...

One Year Of New Jersey Sports Betting, $3 Billion Wagered

One Year Of New Jersey Sports Betting, $3 Billion Wagered

New Jersey successfully challenged PASPA, fighting for states’ rights in regards to legal sports betting, on May 14, 2018. The legal bet in New Jersey was made on June 14, 2018, by Governor Phil Murphy at Monmouth Park. New Jersey has collected more tax revenue than Nevada from sports betting over the last 12 months. ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Friday...