Legal Sports Betting News

Florida Sports Betting Begins Discussions In Special Session

Florida Sports Betting Begins Discussions In Special Session
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Legislature opened up their special session to discuss sports betting regulations on Monday. These talks will continue well into Tuesday where lawmakers will get a better idea of exactly how everything will work within the industry. The original 30-year Tribal Gaming Compacts negotiated between the Seminole Tribe of Florida and Governor Ron DeSantis allowed for mobile sports ...

Indiana Welcomes Online Barstool Sportsbook In Time For NBA Playoffs

Indiana Welcomes Online Barstool Sportsbook In Time For NBA Playoffs
INDIANAPOLIS – Sports betting fans in Indiana now have an entirely new way to play with the official launch of the Barstool Sportsbook. The sportsbook will now offer betting lines to all residents, adding to the already thriving Indiana sports betting market. Indiana marks the fourth state to offer Barstool Sportsbook, now joining Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Illinois. Barstool Sportsbook is now the 12th mobile ...

Alabama Sports Betting, Gambling Hopes Dies In House On Final Day

Alabama Sports Betting, Gambling Hopes Dies In House On Final Day
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama Legislature held its final day of the 2021 session on Monday where the state did not move forward with sports betting legislation. Lawmakers decided not to discuss Senate Bill 319, which would have made regulated gaming and sports wagering a possibility in the Heart of Dixie. The measure passed in the Senate on April 13 where it was then read in the House on April 15. The House of ...

WV Sportsbooks Takes Major Dip In Handle And Revenue In April

WV Sportsbooks Takes Major Dip In Handle And Revenue In April
CHARLESTON, W.V. – The West Virginia Lottery Commission has officially released the April revenue report and it shows that there has been a big decline in both activity and revenue month over month. While March Madness betting ending could be a major factor as to why sports betting has declined so heavily, West Virginia as a whole has struggled to maintain consistently high sports betting revenue numbers. This ...

NBA Playoffs Betting Begin With Brooklyn Nets Favored To Win It All

NBA Playoffs Betting Begin With Brooklyn Nets Favored To Win It All
LAS VEGAS — With the NBA Regular Season coming to an end on Sunday night, NBA bettors can now shift all of their focus to the NBA Playoffs and take a deep dive into the futures odds that are being offered ahead of the first round. Legal sports betting sites have NBA futures odds for who will win both the Western and Eastern Conference as well as which team will outright win the NBA Finals. Western Conference ...

New Jersey Sees Monthly Sports Betting Loss In April, Yearly Growth

New Jersey Sees Monthly Sports Betting Loss In April, Yearly Growth
TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey sportsbooks saw a slight decline in activity month over month in April as March Madness betting comes to an end. The overall numbers were still much higher than in April 2020 when COVID-19 shut down major sports leagues. The year-over-year increases show the market has bounced back. Mobile sportsbooks dominated the New Jersey sports betting again, maintaining that local betting fans ...

Michigan Sports Betting Revenue Dips In April But Hits Milestone

Michigan Sports Betting Revenue Dips In April But Hits Milestone
LANSING, Mich. – Michigan sports betting experienced both highs and lows for April as they posted a drop in activity for the month but managed to exceed the $1 billion handle mark for mobile sportsbooks. A real April shower brings billion-dollar flowers situation. In the 99 days since launching its mobile sportsbook industry, Michigan operators have taken in a combined $1.03 billion in sports bets with these ...

The Rock First Athlete Favored To Run For 2024 President

The Rock First Athlete Favored To Run For 2024 President
WASHINGTON – The 2024 Presidential Election is years away, but betting fans are still starting to place action on who would potentially run for office. One betting line that has betting fans placing heavy action is on Who Will Be The First Of These Athletes To Run For The 2024 US Presidential Election. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has the shortest odds at online sportsbooks. The sports entertainment mogul has ...

Betway, NHL Make Ties In Newest Sports Betting Deal

Betway, NHL Make Ties In Newest Sports Betting Deal
NEW YORK – The NHL has just announced their newest sports betting partner, Betway. Betway is one of the largest sports betting media and platform providing brands in the world, with a huge following a user base in Europe. Looking to expand their hold in the US, Betway announced this week they would become the Official Sports Betting partner of the NHL as they head into the playoffs. The deal will see Betway ...

NE Amendments Take Away State College And Mobile Sports Betting

NE Amendments Take Away State College And Mobile Sports Betting
OMAHA, Neb. – Sports betting legislation in Nebraska changed on Thursday when in-state college sports betting was removed from Nebraska Legislature Bill 561 and the idea of mobile sportsbooks remained a no-go. Nebraska is a unicameral legislature which means there aren’t two chambers that a bill must go through to be passed. LB 561 has been receiving a favorable path within the Nebraska Legislature until the ...