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Two Tribal Casinos In Iowa Still Enduring Sportsbook Delays

Two Tribal Casinos In Iowa Still Enduring Sportsbook Delays
DES MOINES, Iowa - Blackbird Bend and WinnaVegas casinos have not yet opened their sportsbooks in Iowa after experiencing a number of delays. In May 2019, Governor Kim Reynolds made sports betting legal in the state and the first sports betting locations opened as early as August 2019. But Blackbird and WinnaVegas continue to hit roadblocks in their quests to open up their casino sportsbook expansions. Tribal ...

NFL Prop Bets Flooding Sportsbooks During Sports Drought

NFL Prop Bets Flooding Sportsbooks During Sports Drought
LAS VEGAS — With the coronavirus pandemic still going on, the NFL has made no changes to their offseason plans as well as the regular season just yet. Commissioner, Roger Goodell plans to move forward with the season as normal. With the NFL season going forward, NFL prop bets have kept on coming. They are what is keeping sports bettors entertained through this sports drought. Hundreds of options include odds for

What Are The Odds Joe Exotic Receives Presidential Pardon?

What Are The Odds Joe Exotic Receives Presidential Pardon?
NEW YORK - Joe “Tiger King” Exotic is presently serving a 22-year prison sentence but is seeking a pardon from President Trump. Ironically enough, sports betting sites have released odds on this request. Joe “Exotic” Maldonado-Passage recently made his claim to fame through the Netflix true-crime series, “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness” documenting his life and its success with the public. The series’ ...

Virtual Tennis Betting Comes Through IMG Arena And ATP Media Deal

Virtual Tennis Betting Comes Through IMG Arena And ATP Media Deal
BOSTON - To help sportsbooks bridge the gap during the Coronavirus crisis, IMG ARENA and ATP Media have come together to offer virtual tennis after the ATP Tour Master 1000s April games were canceled. Although both companies have been working with one another for quite some time, this will be their first joint venture into virtual sports products. Since real sports have currently been suspended due to ...

Delaware Sportsbooks Once Again Struggle During The Super Bowl

Delaware Sportsbooks Once Again Struggle During The Super Bowl
WILMINGTON, Del. – For a second consecutive year, Delaware’s three licensed sports betting operators struggled to profit off the Super Bowl in 2020. Delaware sportsbooks handled a total of $7 million in sports wagers in February but earned only $159,800 in revenue—a hold rate of 2.27%. Both sports betting handle and revenue were down considerably from the previous month. Handle decreased by over $2 million (23%)

Oklahoma Tribes Reject The State’s Sports Betting Compact

Oklahoma Tribes Reject The State’s Sports Betting Compact
OKLAHOMA CITY – The tribes rejected Governor Kevin Stitt’s offer on Friday that would have allowed them to operate sports betting in Oklahoma. Since the start of 2020, Oklahoma tribes have been in a lawsuit with the state. The tribes believe that their 15-year gaming compact automatically renewed at the start of the new year. The state of Oklahoma claimed that the compact has expired. Now the Governor wants the ...

Twitch.tv Prop Bet, Will They Be A Top 10 Site In The USA?

Twitch.tv Prop Bet, Will They Be A Top 10 Site In The USA?
SAN FRANCISCO - With not much to bet on, oddsmakers have released a prop bet for whether the video gaming streaming site Twitch.tv will become a focus of every computer moving forward. The prop bet is asking whether Twitch becoming a top 10 ranked site in the US will be accomplished by April 25, 2020. Currently, no has the shortest odds at -500, showing that legal sports bettors are not on board with the idea. ...

Wildwood Casino Partners With ISI To Offer Sports Betting

Wildwood Casino Partners With ISI To Offer Sports Betting
CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. - The Wildwood Casino in Cripple Creek, Colorado has officially partnered with ISI Race & Sports (ISI) to bring sports betting technology to their location. Wildwood is operated by The American Gaming Group (AGG) and is currently awaiting a betting license from the Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission (CLGCC) to allow for on-location sports betting at the casino. Once approved, ...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Shortest Odds Of Being Next Justice To Retire

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Shortest Odds Of Being Next Justice To Retire
WASHINGTON – Online sportsbooks are taking odds on which Supreme Court Justice will be the next to retire and Ruth Bader Ginsburg has the shortest odds of doing so. The Supreme Court of the United States has shaped the laws of the country throughout the ages. Gay marriage and legal sports betting were only possible through the Supreme Court. Thanks to the lack of legal sports betting happening in the country, ...

Sports Betting Revenue In W.V. Free Falling With Casino Closures

Sports Betting Revenue In W.V. Free Falling With Casino Closures
CHARLESTON, W. Va. – The sports and sports betting industry has taken a major hit in the past few weeks and West Virginia’s sports betting revenue numbers are a shining example of that. When looking at just the week ending on March 7 to the week ending on March 21, the W.V. sports betting handle fell from about $8.5 million to $877,302. This also comes at a time when March Madness, the largest multi-day betting ...