Gambling Industry

What Is in Store for the Future of Massachusetts Sports Betting?

What Is in Store for the Future of Massachusetts Sports Betting?

While it appears that sports betting in Massachusetts will be a significant boon to the commonwealth’s economy and a fun pastime for MA residents, many question marks are still at hand as to how its future will play out. Retail casinos launched in the state on January 31st, albeit with […]

Fanatics Sportsbook Will Not Launch in Massachusetts on March 10th

Fanatics Sportsbook Will Not Launch in Massachusetts on March 10th

While it was previously reported that Fanatics Sportsbook should be among the six untethered (not connected to a physical sportsbook location) sportsbook operators to launch in early March, the famous brand appears to be running behind schedule. Matt King, the CEO of betting and gaming at Fanatics told the Massachusetts […]

Massachusetts Gaming Commission Meets Today

Massachusetts Gaming Commission Meets Today

As the proposed early March launch date for online sports betting in Massachusetts approaches, MA residents are getting geared up for mobile betting. Yet, retail sportsbooks have already been open since January 31st, and more are on the way. This week’s Massachusetts Gaming Commission meeting will result in progress toward […]

Massachusetts Releases Early Financial Results of Legal Sports Betting

Massachusetts Releases Early Financial Results of Legal Sports Betting

On Wednesday, January 31st, Massachusetts sports betting went live with three retail sportsbooks, including Encore Boston Harbor, MGM Springfield and Plainridge Park. There is an expectation that online sports betting in Massachusetts will be ready to go in time for the popular NCAA basketball tournament March Madness, with a tentative […]

Which Sportsbooks Will Launch in Massachusetts in March? 

Which Sportsbooks Will Launch in Massachusetts in March? 

With legal online sports betting in Massachusetts arriving soon, only particular sportsbooks are already licensed and ready to begin operation in the commonwealth. Still, compared to many states that have legalized online sports betting, many top operators in the industry already have their ducks in a row before the permitted […]

Massachusetts College Sports Gambling Regulations Violated by Two Casinos

Massachusetts College Sports Gambling Regulations Violated by Two Casinos

Legal sports betting in Massachusetts has gotten off to a rocky start with immediate violations to the regulations in regards to college sports betting in the commonwealth. While Massachusetts online sports betting has yet to go live, with an expected launch date of March 10th, retail locations have opened as […]

How Will Legal Online Sports Betting Impact Massachusetts? 

How Will Legal Online Sports Betting Impact Massachusetts? 

Mobile sports betting in Massachusetts is set to go live in time for March Madness, and much of the focus has been placed on the tremendous amount of profit to be made. House Speaker Ron Mariano said it best, before apologizing for the Massachusetts Gaming Commission taking six months to […]

Is New York Set to Legalize iGaming in 2023?

Is New York Set to Legalize iGaming in 2023?

When Bill A3634 moved forward into the State Assembly on February 3rd, New York’s likelihood of legalizing online gaming in 2023 grew significantly. State Senator Joseph Abbaddo recently went on record to talk about the huge opportunity staring the Empire State in the face regarding iGaming legalization. Matt Blake, Online […]

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Redbird Capital acquired the XFL in XXX. With the third time be the charm for the professional football spring league? (Image: Frank Franklin II/ AP)

XFL and Its New Host Cities Hope the Third Time is the Charm

Recently, the XFL announced eight cities that will host the league’s teams next year. Coaches have been assigned. Meanwhile, Ticketmaster is lined up to sell tickets for the 43-game season. But the troubled league will have to do more than just plan to find vindication. The XFL plans to start […]

The Kansas Jayhawks won their fourth national championship in school history by beating North Carolina in the 2022 NCAA Tournament title game. (Image: Robert Deutsch/USA Today Sports)

Kansas Sports Betting Regulations Taking Time

As analysts salivate at the prospect of legalized sports betting in Kansas, officials say the wagers may not begin until after football season kicks off. Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission Director Todd Allen recently said that the commission hasn’t set a “go-live date” yet. He noted that “a lot of […]

The Hungarian GP second place finisher. Lewis Hamilton, sprays winner Max Verstappen with champagne on Sunday. Two days later Hamilton announced his ownership stake in the Denver Broncos. (Image: Reuters)

F1 Champion Lewis Hamilton Joins Denver Broncos Ownership Group

On Tuesday, Lewis Hamilton announced he has joined the Denver Broncos ownership group. The legendary F1 driver just missed out on a first place finish at the Hungarian Grand Prix this week. But Hamilton won’t be missing out on the hottest investment trend, professional sports teams. Sports franchise ownership is […]

Mac Jones (10) from the New England Patriots calls an audible against the Atlanta Falcons last season. (Image: Todd Kirkland/Getty)

Massachusetts Could See Sports Betting by Football Season

Lawmakers in Massachusetts voted overwhelmingly Monday to allow sports betting in the state, paving the way for wagers to begin this fall. Gov. Charlie Baker must sign the Massachusetts Sports Wagering Act within 10 days before it can become law, but he has already expressed support for the motion. Legislators […]

In 2017,  Sebastian Vettel won the Hungarian Grand Prix. Five years later, the four time world champion announced his pending retirement. (Image: Laszlo Balogh/Reuters)

Aston Martin Shakes Up F1 With Vettel Retirement and New Rear Wing

While the Hungarian Grand Prix isn’t until tomorrow, Aston Martin and Sebastian Vettel have already made F1 headlines this week. On Thursday, the four-time world champion Vettel announced he will retire after this season. Meanwhile, both team and driver shook things up by introducing a controversial rear wing during weekend […]

Enthusiasts flocked to the National Sports Collectors Convention in Atlantic City on Thursday. (Image: Sports Collectors Daily)

National Sports Collectors Convention Takes Atlantic City by Storm

As I write this month’s column from my card store in Cullman, Alabama, the National Sports Collectors Convention is taking place in Atlantic City. The 42nd event is the biggest annual gathering of sports card enthusiasts, and with the growth of the hobby in recent years this event keeps growing. […]

When it comes to a casino at Citi Field, NY Mets owner is playing long ball. (Image: Mary Altaffer/AP)

Mets Owner Steve Cohen Continues to Press for Citi Field Casino

NY Mets owner Steve Cohen isn’t letting off the gas in his attempt to score a casino near Citi Field. While the Mets’ front office focuses on MLB’s pending trade deadline, Cohen’s lobbyists continue to pursue a casino in Willets Point. Over the years, redevelopment of Willets Point, Citi Field’s […]

NFL is launching its own streaming service. NFL+ will join a decidedly crowded field of sports streaming services.(Image:NFL)

The NFL Launches Its New Streaming Service Into a Crowded Field

On Monday, the NFL announced a new streaming service, NFL+. Since the sports streaming landscape is already crowded, the announcement made little splash. Also, NFL+ will have some limitations, so as not to irritate both current and future NFL media providers. For instance, one provider is getting ready to pay […]

Due to construction of tunnels to Belmont Park's infield, the Belmont Park Fall Meet moves to Aqueduct Racetrack this fall. (Image: NYRA)

NYRA Moves Belmont Fall Meet to Aqueduct as ‘Belmont at the Big A’

Belmont at the Big A sounds like a mash-up of two tracks, which – thanks to construction – this year’s Belmont Fall Meet became. The New York Racing Associations announced Thursday that this year’s Belmont Fall Meet will run at Aqueduct Racetrack. The reason for the switch is ongoing tunnel […]

FIFA 23's official launch is awaited by hundreds of millions around the world. (Image: twitter/dannyaaronsfut)

EA Sports Releases FIFA 23 Gameplay Video

Just a week after publishing the game’s official trailer, EA Sports revealed more of the secrets behind FIFA 23 in a brand new gameplay video. HyperMotion 2, women’s club football, and new defending, attacking and goalkeeping features add more realism than ever to FIFA. The skill moves also promise to […]

In order to honor the war victims and show solidarity with those fighting at home, Dynamo's players come out for all their friendlies in the 'Tournament for Peace' with the Ukrainian flag on their backs. (Image: twitter/dynamokyiv)
Dynamo Kyiv

Everton Offering Free Tickets to Ukrainian Refugees for Dynamo Kyiv Friendly

Dynamo Kyiv is touring Europe to promote Ukraine’s cause after the Russian invasion which ruined millions of lives. Dynamo played matches all around the continent over the past months and will head to England next week to meet Everton at Goodison Park. The Ukrainian giants played in France, Germany, Belgium, […]