Month: June 2016

Pennsylvania Online Gambling Law Passes State House as Legislature Looks for Revenue

A bill to legalize Pennsylvania online gambling and daily fantasy sports (DFS) passed the State House of Representatives this week by a margin of 114-85. The legislation, House Bill 2150, would allow brick-and-mortar casinos to partner with licensed software providers to offer online games. In addition, the measure authorizes DFS […]

DraftKings and FanDuel Consider Joining Forces as Legal Controversies Continue

DraftKings and FanDuel once appeared to be headed towards a bounty of unlimited riches, the two market leading daily fantasy sports (DFS) platforms seemingly unchallenged in the emerging gaming concept that quickly blossomed into a multibillion-dollar enterprise. Fast-forward to 2016 and the two websites are being swallowed in lawsuits from […]

Rio Olympics Concerns Mount as 2016 Summer Games Quickly Approach

The Rio Olympics commence on August 5, which means Brazil has less than 60 days before the world descends on the country that is currently engulfed in political turmoil. Former President Dilma Rousseff is fighting her impeachment, the nation’s economy has plummeted over the last five years, and the ongoing Zika […]

Phil Mickelson Linked to Illegal Sports Betting, But Not Facing Charges

Phil Mickelson will try and complete the career Grand Slam next week at Oakmont Country Club when the 116th United States Open commences outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This week, however, Mickelson is in Memphis, Tennessee, for the FedEx St. Jude Classic where the 42-time PGA Tour winner is fielding questions […]