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SBTech Suing Oregon Lottery Over Contract Confidentiality

SBTech Suing Oregon Lottery Over Contract Confidentiality
SALEM, Ore. – SBTech, a sports betting and iGaming provider, is suing the Oregon Lottery over contract confidentiality. Such contracts like the one between the lottery and an iGaming company are typically deemed public information but SBTech has had issues with this rule since the beginning. They agreed to release documents of the deal to the public but much of what’s been released has been heavily redacted. The

Poll Shows Voters In Georgia Want Sports Betting Legalized

Poll Shows Voters In Georgia Want Sports Betting Legalized
ATLANTA – A new poll released last week shows that a majority of Georgia voters want sports betting to come to the state. On Friday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC) released a poll about issues that voters will likely vote on in November. Some of the issues voters were polled on concerned gun reform and seat belt safety laws. The voters were also polled on what they thought about gambling expansion in ...

Las Vegas’ Maverick Gaming Supports WA Sports Betting Bills

Las Vegas’ Maverick Gaming Supports WA Sports Betting Bills
SEATTLE - Las Vegas gaming company Maverick Gaming has spoken out with their support of two bills that have recently reached the House in the state of Washington. Both bills would legalize retail and internet/mobile sports betting platforms in the state. Maverick employs over 2,000 people in the Evergreen State with 19 card rooms which are a type of business that would be allowed to offer legal sports wagers ...

Ohio Sports Betting Bills Lagging Behind Neighboring States

Ohio Sports Betting Bills Lagging Behind Neighboring States
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Two Ohio sports betting bills have been locked in a stalemate for months, and a clear path to get out of that stalemate is unclear. This legislative hold comes during the weeks leading up to the Super Bowl, which is the peak sports wagering season. One of the bills is OH SB 111, which would put the Ohio Casino Control Commission as the chief agency in charge of regulating the state’s sports ...

Sports Betting In Kentucky May Not Be As Lucrative As Projected

Sports Betting In Kentucky May Not Be As Lucrative As Projected
FRANKFORT, Ky. – With a measure in the Kentucky Legislature regarding legal sports betting making advancements, the amount of potential revenue for the state is becoming clearer. If the bill, KY HB 137 – which was reported favorably last week by the House Licensing, Occupations and Administrative Regulations – were to remain unchanged through the House and Senate’s votes, the state would receive up to $22.5 ...

Big Changes Coming to MLR After Huge Deal With Catapult

Big Changes Coming to MLR After Huge Deal With Catapult
SALT LAKE CITY - While rugby fans are gearing up for the forthcoming Major League Rugby season beginning February 8, big moves are being made with the MLR signing a major deal with sports tech company Catapult. This deal will see Catapults products being utilized by all 12 of the MLR’s teams. Catapult is a sports analytics, technology, and performance company that provides products to over 2970 teams spread ...

NFL Championship Weekend Betting Preview And Prop Bets

NFL Championship Weekend Betting Preview And Prop Bets
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – The AFC and NFC championship games are this weekend, and are going to be some of the biggest betting events of the year. The winner of each game will go on to play in the Super Bowl in Miami, the biggest sporting and sports betting event in the United States. In the AFC Championship Game, the Tennessee Titans take on the Kansas City Chiefs. Over in the NFC, the Green Bay Packers visit the

WA Has Two Sports Betting Bills Not Expected To Move This Year

WA Has Two Sports Betting Bills Not Expected To Move This Year
SEATTLE – The state of Washington has two sports betting bills being presented to the Legislature but they are not expected to get any traction for 2020. This is an election year in the state, making the session a condensed 60-day period where everything needs to be heard. The legalization of sports betting in Washington is not high up on the list of priorities with such a small window for hearing all topics of ...

Over 50 Applicants Are Ready For Colorado Sports Betting

Over 50 Applicants Are Ready For Colorado Sports Betting
DENVER – There have been over 50 applications submitted to operate sportsbooks in Colorado since the Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission (CLGCC) began accepting them in November. On Thursday, the CLGCC completed drafting the rules for receiving a sports betting license in Colorado. Completing the rules will allow for the CLGCC to look through the sports betting license applications and see who is an ...

The Navajo Tribe Are Preparing To Take Sports Bets In N.M.

The Navajo Tribe Are Preparing To Take Sports Bets In N.M.
SANTA FE, N.M. – The Navajo Tribe started making moves on Tuesday to get sports betting operational in their resorts in New Mexico. Opening A Sportsbook In New Mexico It has been almost two years since states began legalizing sports betting around the country. One of the more surprising states to have sports betting was New Mexico. The main reason why it was a surprise was that no sports betting laws were ...