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Report: Up to 30 States Could Be in Play for Legal Sports Betting in 2018

Report: Up to 30 States Could Be in Play for Legal Sports Betting in 2018

Jon Sofen - January 14th, 2018

Late in 2017, Pennsylvania passed a law that gave its land-based casinos the right to offer online gambling within state borders. Poker sites and internet casino operations are expected to […]

Annual Revenue for Partypoker Parent GVC Holdings Tops €1 Billion with Ladbrokes Coral Tie-Up in Sight

Annual Revenue for Partypoker Parent GVC Holdings Tops €1 Billion with Ladbrokes Coral Tie-Up in Sight

Daniel Smyth - January 12th, 2018

GVC Holdings has shown its financial might ahead of a proposed takeover of Ladbrokes Coral thanks to recent annual sales figures surpassing €1 billion ($1.2 billion). With an offer of […]

NFL Playoff Preview: Las Vegas Favors Falcons, Patriots, Steelers, Vikes

NFL Playoff Preview: Las Vegas Favors Falcons, Patriots, Steelers, Vikes

Jon Sofen - January 10th, 2018

Eight teams still have Super Bowl dreams, but four will have their hopes dashed this weekend as the NFL Playoffs kick off the divisional round on Saturday. Three of the […]

Kentucky Joins Growing List of States with Bills to Legalize Sports Betting

Kentucky Joins Growing List of States with Bills to Legalize Sports Betting

Daniel Smyth - January 7th, 2018

Kentucky sports betting could become a reality if the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) is repealed and senator Julian Carroll’s latest bill gains political support. Carroll (D-Frankfort) submitted […]

NFL Wild Card Weekend Preview: Home Teams Favored as Playoffs Kick Off

NFL Wild Card Weekend Preview: Home Teams Favored as Playoffs Kick Off

Jon Sofen - January 5th, 2018

Las Vegas oddsmakers expect all four home teams to win this weekend as the NFL playoffs get underway. That’s not necessarily a surprise considering that having a superior record is […]

College Football Championship: Alabama Opens as 4.5-Point Favorite over Georgia

College Football Championship: Alabama Opens as 4.5-Point Favorite over Georgia

Jon Sofen - January 2nd, 2018

The University of Alabama football team will roll into Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Jan. 8 favored to beat the Georgia Bulldogs to win the 2018 college football national championship. […]

How Supreme Court in 2017 Is Already Changing Future of Legal US Sports Betting

How Supreme Court in 2017 Is Already Changing Future of Legal US Sports Betting

Ed Scimia - December 27th, 2017

For the past few years, New Jersey’s bid to overturn the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) and regulate sports betting within its borders may have seemed like a […]

Tony Lay Sues Caesars for Seat in Global Casino Championship After Illegal Sports Betting Conviction Led to Ban

Tony Lay Sues Caesars for Seat in Global Casino Championship After Illegal Sports Betting Conviction Led to Ban

Jon Sofen - December 17th, 2017

Robert Anthony Lay, aka “Tony,” accumulated enough points during the 2016/2017 WSOP Circuit season to earn a spot in the season-ending Global Casino Championship in August. But Caesars Entertainment, the […]

New York Yankees Now Favored to Win 2018 World Series

New York Yankees Now Favored to Win 2018 World Series

Jon Sofen - December 13th, 2017

The New York Yankees, fresh off a surprising season that culminated with an appearance in the ALCS, are now favored to win the 2018 World Series following the acquisition of […]

Partypoker Owners GVC Holdings Back in Talks with Ladbrokes Coral Over Potential $5.2 Billion Merger

Partypoker Owners GVC Holdings Back in Talks with Ladbrokes Coral Over Potential $5.2 Billion Merger

Chad Holloway - December 7th, 2017

GVC Holdings entered talks to takeover British bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral last December, but they quickly broke down. Fast forward a year, and those talks have started again. If a takeover is […]

SCOTUS Questions on PASPA Leave Observers Optimistic Court Will Overturn Sportsbetting Ban

SCOTUS Questions on PASPA Leave Observers Optimistic Court Will Overturn Sportsbetting Ban

Ed Scimia - December 6th, 2017

The Supreme Court heard arguments on Monday over the state of New Jersey’s attempt to challenge the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA). A ruling won’t be made […]