Legal Sports Betting News

Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg To Launch Sports Betting On September 1

Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg To Launch Sports Betting On September 1
LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. – The Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg Sportsbook is set to launch on September 1. This was revealed in a press release from Penn National Gaming. Penn National Gaming is one of the biggest gaming operators in the United States. Ever since the repeal of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), Penn has dived into the sports betting world. The new sportsbook is going to be ...

DraftKings, Kambi Extend Sports Betting Contract To Include 9 States

DraftKings, Kambi Extend Sports Betting Contract To Include 9 States
BOSTON – The sports betting technology provider, Kambi Group plc, and daily fantasy company turned sportsbook operator, DraftKings, have agreed to extend their partnership. The extension was announced by Kambi on Thursday and gives the pairing the ability to venture into eight additional states than previously planned. “I’m delighted the extension of our relationship through this new agreement will enable ...

Mobile Sports Betting In R.I. Set To Launch Amid Lawsuit

Mobile Sports Betting In R.I. Set To Launch Amid Lawsuit
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Mobile sports betting in Rhode Island seems to be imminent, despite the fact that the state and several sports gambling partners are caught in a lawsuit. The person filing the legal preceding is none other than former GOP Mayoral candidate of Providence, Daniel Harrop. Harrop argues that sports betting in Rhode Island, like all other forms of gambling expansion, must be approved by a voter ...

Delaware Sports Betting Handle Hits All-Time Low During July

Delaware Sports Betting Handle Hits All-Time Low During July
DOVER, Del. – Sports betting hit careers lows during July in Delaware as all three sportsbooks posted their lowest betting handle numbers on record. The $3.9 million collected, according to the latest Delaware Lottery report was even worse than their launch month (June 2018), which typically is reserved for any state’s worst reporting month. Still, the three sportsbooks were able to secure their highest revenue ...

Pennsylvania Breaks $300 Million Sports Betting Handle Mark

Pennsylvania Breaks $300 Million Sports Betting Handle Mark
HARRISBURG, Pa. – New highs are being set in Pennsylvania regarding sports betting, despite summer being known as the slowest betting time of the year. In the most recent report released by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, the regulator detailed that the July handle was $59.3 million. This is the highest handle on record in the state’s eight-and-a-half -month history of legal sports betting. For the third ...

Mississippi Sports Betting Bottoms Out On Handle, Revenue Totals

Mississippi Sports Betting Bottoms Out On Handle, Revenue Totals
BILOXI, Miss. – For the fifth straight month of legal sports betting in Mississippi, the sportsbooks have seen a decline in the monthly betting handle. Being as high as $32 million a few months ago, July reported a handle of only $13.38 million – the lowest total since their August 2018 launch. On the revenue side, things didn’t fare much better, as the $1.05 million kept by the books was also the lowest since ...

Oregon Sports Betting Set To Go Live With Tribal Casino Next Week

Oregon Sports Betting Set To Go Live With Tribal Casino Next Week
LINCOLN CITY, Ore. – Sports betting in Oregon will finally launch next Tuesday, August 27 at 9 a.m. But it won’t be through the Oregon Lottery, as many people have anticipated all year. Instead, the Chinook Winds Casino Resort in Lincoln City will be the first place that sports bettors in the Beaver state will be able to place their wagers. The Las Vegas Dissemination Company (LVDC) will be the sports betting ...

Del Lago To Open Fifth NY Sportsbook, Opening This Week

Del Lago To Open Fifth NY Sportsbook, Opening This Week
WATERLOO, N.Y. – New York sports betting is set to open in the Finger Lakes region just in time for football season. On Friday, del Lago Resort & Casino is set to unveil their DraftKings Sportsbook to the public. The sports betting area spans across a 6,000-square-foot lounge that features 23 self-service betting kiosks and can accommodate seating for 200 viewers. The DraftKings Sportsbook also has 1,000 ...

DraftKings CEO Gives Prediction For Nationwide Online Sports Betting

DraftKings CEO Gives Prediction For Nationwide Online Sports Betting
BOSTON – Always set to be compared to FanDuel Sportsbook, the only real daily fantasy competitor, DraftKings, is also looking to make their mark in the sports betting world. DraftKings is currently active in three states (New Jersey, New York, and Mississippi) but is set to expand into many more in the near future. Of the three states above, only New Jersey allows for mobile betting, which has proven to be the ...

US Sportsbooks Hit $10 Billion In Collective Betting Handle

US Sportsbooks Hit $10 Billion In Collective Betting Handle
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – With the repeal of PASPA being over a year removed, there were many gambling experts and analysts who expected legal sports betting to take off immediately. Some estimated that only a few states would be interested in looking to legalize the pastime while others knew the underground market needed to be brought into the light. Regardless of what those with industry knowledge thought, there has