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A lot of people seem to be banking on the prospects of the US Supreme Court ushering in a new day for legal sports betting in the United States. But really, what are the odds? (Image: AP)

Oddsmakers: Bet on Monday for Ruling in Supreme Court PASPA Decision

Oddsmakers are prepared for Monday to be the day the Supreme Court renders a decision on sports betting in this country. Internet betting site BetDSI has made March 5 a +105 for the announcement on whether the justices will rule that states should be allowed to legalizebetting on professional and […]

An online sports betting site could be a natural expansion for Verizon, which already has a DFS operation through Yahoo. (Image: Eric Risberg/Associated Press)

Verizon Could Enter Sports Betting Arena if SCOTUS Overturns PASPA

Verizon Communications is considering entering the sports betting market if American laws change this year, according to a report by Bloomberg. Citing sources familiar with the matter, the report says that the telecom giant is speaking to experts on the subject to discuss the potential of an online sports betting […]

The Arizona Cardinals will bring a sportsbook to their stadium, the first one to appear in an NFL arena. (Image: Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Sports)

Arizona Cardinals Will Become First NFL Team to Host Sportsbook in Stadium

BetMGM has announced a partnership with the Arizona Cardinals and Gila River Holds & Casinos that will result in the first in-stadium sportsbook for an NFL team. The retail location at State Farm Stadium should open prior to the 2022 season, according to a BetMGM press release. Arizona Law Allows […]

The Monmouth Park toteboard is due for some changes on the win-place-show side when fixed-odds wagering takes effect. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is expected to sign the bill legalizing fixed-odds horse wagering in time for the July 17 Haskell Stakes. (Image: Seth Wenig/AP Photo)

New Jersey Legislators Pass Fixed-Odds Wagering in Time for Haskell

New Jersey took another step toward fixed-odds horse racing wagering on Monday when the bill legalizing that brand of wagering unanimously passed both legislative houses. After clearing the state senate 40-0 and the state assembly, 74-0-1, it now heads to Gov. Phil Murphy’s desk for his expected signature. The Thoroughbred […]

Betting on single games, like this NHL grudge match between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens, could finally be legal for Canadians. Two bills permitting legal sports wagering on single games are winding their way through Canada's government. (Image: Paul Chiasson/Canadian Press)

Canadian Single-Game Betting Gets Big Parliamentary Push

Canada moved one step closer to legalized single-game sports betting this past week when its House of Commons overwhelmingly passed a private measure bill, 303-15. The bill, authored by Conservative MP Kevin Waugh (Saskatoon-Grasswood), would open the windows for legalized single-event sports wagering throughout Canada. Much as the May 2018 […]

Pete Rose says he still bets on baseball to this day, though he now does so legally at casinos. (Image: Ron Vesely/MLB/Getty)

Pete Rose Admits He Still Bets on Baseball, 31 Years After MLB Ban

Former Cincinnati Reds player and manager Pete Rose is still seeking reinstatement from Major League Baseball, which banned him from the sport in 1989 for betting on games in which he played and managed. Now, Rose says he still enjoys betting on baseball, though the circumstances of those wagers have […]

The New York Giants are making DraftKings their official sports betting and daily fantasy sports partner. (Image: Robert Deutsch/USA Today Sports)

DraftKings Adds Another Betting Partner, Signs Exclusive Deal with New York Giants

DraftKings continued a busy week of deal-making on Wednesday, as the company announced a sports betting partnership with the New York Giants. Under the agreement, DraftKings becomes the official sports betting and daily fantasy sports partner of the Giants. DraftKings Expanding Pro Sports Presence The announcement comes just two days […]

NBABet Stream offers an alternative broadcast for NBA games featuring betting information and analysis. (Image: @BrandonLand_/Twitter/NBA)

NBA Launches Alternate NBABet Stream Broadcasts for Sports Bettors

The NBA continued its push to embrace betting as a tool for fan engagement on Monday, announcing that it will begin airing alternate telecasts known as NBABet Stream with a sports betting focus for some games on its media outlets. Bettors can see these broadcasts on NBA League Pass, NBA […]

Adam Wexler, creator of PrizePicks, said his goal was to "dumb down" the DFS format, making bets simpler for users. (Image: PrizePicks)

PrizePicks Carves a Space in the DFS Market with Unique Product

After “quite intentionally” flying under the radar in its first two years of existence, upstart PrizePicks is trying to grow its influence in the DFS world by offering a different format and focusing on unique contests compared to its peers. The Origins of PrizePicks Adam Wexler, CEO of Atlanta-based parent […]

FanDuel Sportsbook will begin streaming up to two NHL games a day in its mobile app thanks to a new deal with IMG Arena. (Image: David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire/Getty)

FanDuel to Livestream NHL Games in Mobile Sports Betting App

FanDuel Sportsbook will begin streaming National Hockey League games on a daily basis as part of a deal between the NHL and IMG Arena. The sportsbook will stream up to two games a day through its mobile app, with feeds available only to those who have funds in their sportsbook […]

PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan believes golf gambling can make the game more interesting for fans, and said the organization is creating a mobile betting app. (Image: Getty)

PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan Bets on Golf Gambling Success

While some professional sports are hesitant to explore wagering opportunities, PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan isn’t shying away from gambling on golf. The man in charge of professional golf in the US says he supports gambling on the game, if it’s done responsibly. In a Sunday press conference, he laid […]

Sports betting bills were approved in states across the country in 2019, and all signs are that expansion will continue in 2020. (Image: Ocean Resort Casino)

Sports Betting Legislative Roundup: Looking Ahead to 2020

2019 was a monumental year in the expansion of American sports betting. After a strong start in 2018, and following the Supreme Court decision that overturned the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), there was a steady stream of legislation throughout 2019. Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Montana, New […]