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MO Sports Betting Seen As Legitimate Opportunity By Lawmakers

MO Sports Betting Seen As Legitimate Opportunity By Lawmakers
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The possibility of Missouri legalizing sports betting in 2020 seems more and more likely by the day. Earlier this week, the Missouri House Special Interim Committee on Gaming completed its report on the state’s gaming environment. The committee met with different stakeholders from the sports betting industry between the months of August and November to discuss how the industry would work in

Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Adds IGT As Their Sports Betting Provider

Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Adds IGT As Their Sports Betting Provider
AKWESASNE, N.Y. – On Wednesday, the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort announced their plans to institute a new technology for their sports betting operations. Under The Stars Group agreement with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, the retail sports betting technology will be switched over to PlaySports. This sports betting platform is operated by International Game Technology (IGT), who has become a nationwide name in ...

Ocean Gaming Casino, Lobbying Voters For A N.H. Sportsbook

Ocean Gaming Casino, Lobbying Voters For A N.H. Sportsbook
HAMPTON, N.H. – Hampton Selectmen voted 4-1 last week to allow voters to decide if they want to bring sports betting to the city. The Process To Open A Sportsbook Back in July, New Hampshire sports betting was officially legalized. NH HB 480 tells cities in New Hampshire the entire process of how to open a sportsbook. First, a potential sportsbook operator needs to petition to the city to allow retail sports ...

How Betting On Sports And Trading Stocks Could Merge In 2020

How Betting On Sports And Trading Stocks Could Merge In 2020
NEW YORK – With no-fee stock trading apps and sports betting apps in the US gaining popularity in recent years, there could be a product in 2020 that merges both. Bernstein, a founder of Intrade, a market for predicting political events founded six years ago, wants to create a sports betting exchange. The exchange which has been named Tradesports will begin beta-testing its product this week. During this phase, ...

Harrah’s, Philadelphia Eagles Partner For Marketing Deal

Harrah’s, Philadelphia Eagles Partner For Marketing Deal
PHILADELPHIA – On Monday, Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack entered into a marketing deal with none other than the Philadelphia Eagles. The partnership will include opportunities for Harrah’s Philadelphia to advertise itself inside of Lincoln Financial Field through in-stadium signage and branding as well as through direct mail and email marketing campaigns. The Eagles ‘Drive Summary’ videoboard will ...

New Year Same CA Sports Betting Bill, To Be Heard In January

New Year Same CA Sports Betting Bill, To Be Heard In January
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California lawmakers are expecting to begin sports betting hearings on January 15, 2020. Changing The Constitution State Senator Bill Dodd filed CA ACA 16 to be heard next year. This bill is a constitutional amendment that would allow sports betting to take place in California if it passes. At the moment, the bill is only three pages long. There is not enough information in the bill ...

Sports Betting And Amazon Prime’s Premier League Streaming

Sports Betting And Amazon Prime’s Premier League Streaming
LOS ANGELES – Amazon Prime’s Premier League streaming could have an effect on the sports betting world. English Premier League games will be available for all Prime members residing in the U.K. The partnership consists of a three-year deal that will allow Amazon to air 20 games each season with the use of the Prime Video feature on their website. The first ten games will air between Dec. 3-5. This new feature ...

Pro Sports Betting D.C. Councilmember Voted Out Of Office

Pro Sports Betting D.C. Councilmember Voted Out Of Office
Editors’ Update & Correction: Dec 5, 2019 4:48 pm - This story incorrectly states that Councilmember Jack Evans was removed from office from the decision of the council’s vote. LegalSportsBetting was informed by a spokesperson of Councilmember Evans that the vote was only a recommendation for expulsion from an Ad Hoc committee, that Evans is still the sitting Ward-2 councilmember, and that no action would ...

Illinois Sports Bettors Ready To Wager In-State

Illinois Sports Bettors Ready To Wager In-State
CHICAGO –The Illinois Gaming Board is projected to release licensed sports betting applications within the next week or two. Though the state is taking their time rolling out its industry, many experts believe Illinois will face no trouble getting off the ground. Neighboring states such as Indiana and Iowa have had legal sports betting for two and three months, respectively, and these states can be thankful for ...

Indian Tribes Now In Favor of MI Sports Betting Legislation

Indian Tribes Now In Favor of MI Sports Betting Legislation
DETROIT – The Indian Tribes of Michigan are in favor of legalizing sports betting in the state. MI HB 4916 passed on October 30 through the House and will now be presented on Tuesday before the Senate Committee on Regulatory Reform. Having the Tribes support could play a very big factor in the final result. However, not everyone is on board with the idea. Currently, the compacts that Michigan has with the Tribal