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Bookie Brief: Political Odds – The Transition Has Begun 11/24/2020

Bookie Brief: Political Odds – The Transition Has Begun 11/24/2020
WASHINGTON D.C. — The effects of the 2020 US Presidential Election still lingers as the General Services Administration approved the start of the formal presidential transition. Joe Biden has now continued to make appointments to his Presidential cabinet, and Trump continues to dispute the election results while most bettors have yet to receive their election payouts. GSA Approves Formal Presidential Transition ...

LegalSportsBetting Brief: MA & Ohio Sessions Wind Down 11/24/2020

LegalSportsBetting Brief: MA & Ohio Sessions Wind Down 11/24/2020
DENVER – Sportsbooks have flooded the news for the week. Launches occurred in Colorado and Pennsylvania while numerous other platforms are on the cusp of rolling out soon. A monumental deal was also made in the local TV world. The Sinclair Broadcast Group will be rebranding themselves as Bally’s Sports after entering a partnership with Bally’s Corporation. And as far as legislation is concerned, both Ohio and ...

Golden Nugget, Greenbrier Partner For Online Sportsbook And Casino

Golden Nugget, Greenbrier Partner For Online Sportsbook And Casino
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.V. – The Golden Nugget will be launching its Golden Nugget Online Gaming (GNOG) products in West Virginia thanks to a new partnership with The Greenbrier. The partnership allows GNOG to supply West Virginia sports bettors and online gamblers with its best in class gaming and betting offerings by using the third and final Greenbrier license. The Golden Nugget has been steadily expanding ...

Stakeholders Cosign Letter Urging Lawmakers To Legalize MA Sportsbooks

Stakeholders Cosign Letter Urging Lawmakers To Legalize MA Sportsbooks
BOSTON – Sports bettors in Massachusetts may soon have regulated sports betting, at least if local sports organizations and major sportsbooks have anything to say about it. DraftKings, FanDuel, MGM Resorts, the New England Patriots, and the Boston Red Sox have all come together and released a joint letter, urging legislators in the Bay State to approve the presented sports betting bill before the end of the ...

Capitol Hill Sportsbook Opening Delayed By Resident Opposition

Capitol Hill Sportsbook Opening Delayed By Resident Opposition
WASHINGTON – Residents of Capitol Hill continue to oppose the opening of a Washington, D.C. sportsbook in their neighborhood as they do not want one in their community. Handle 19 will be a full-service bar and restaurant, along with being a sportsbook as it has three different levels covering 6000 sq. ft of space. Its location is right on Pennsylvania Street, on a strip of Capitol Hill that is home to multiple ...

The Bookie Brief: Entertainment Betting Odds 11/23/2020

The Bookie Brief: Entertainment Betting Odds 11/23/2020
LAS VEGAS — Over the past few weeks, there have been many different events going on in the entertainment world such a Dancing With the Stars, a potential one-on-one basketball game between LaVar Ball and Michael Jordan and also the search for a new Jeopardy host. Starting off with Dancing With The Stars, legal sports betting sites currently have Kaitlyn Bristowe as the favorite to win Dancing With The Stars. ...

Odds For The Next U.S. Attorney General Split Between 3 Names

Odds For The Next U.S. Attorney General Split Between 3 Names
WASHINGTON – The election season continues and sports bettors are taking action on who Joe Biden will select as his Attorney General. With Biden’s long-standing relationship with former Alabama Senator Doug Jones, many sports bettors are leaning on the decorated attorney to claim the position. Sports bettors are also taking action on Sally Yates and Lisa Monaco as well, showing that election bettors are split on

Cincinnati Councilman Arrested For Bribes With Ties To Sports Betting

Cincinnati Councilman Arrested For Bribes With Ties To Sports Betting
CINCINNATI - A City Councilman from Cincinnati was arrested by the FBI on Thursday for accepting bribes to get a number of development projects off of the ground with the promise of votes to various developers. One such project was a sportsbook facility when Ohio legalizes sports betting. P.G. Sittenfeld was favored to become Cincinnati’s next Mayor in the 2021 election but now he could receive a maximum of 20 ...

Maverick Gaming And IGT To Launch Mobile Betting In Colorado

Maverick Gaming And IGT To Launch Mobile Betting In Colorado
LONDON, UK – The Colorado sports betting market is going to gain a new mobile betting app as Maverick Gaming tasks International Game Technology PLC (IGT) to power its Maverick Sports mobile sportsbook. The app will use IGT’s PlaySports platform to supply Colorado sports bettors with the best in class betting experience available. Maverick Gaming holds three Colorado-based casinos. All three will be supplying ...

7 Value & Sleeper Fantasy Football Picks For Monday Night Football

7 Value & Sleeper Fantasy Football Picks For Monday Night Football
TAMPA BAY, Fla. — Week 11 of the NFL will be coming to a close with a Monday Night Football matchup between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Los Angeles Rams. Throughout these teams, there are great value and sleeper picks for fantasy GM’s to look at. These DFS players listed all offer value based on either their skill and or their asking price which are two things to look at when drafting a player. Quarterback ...