NFL season rockets Pennsylvania to new sports betting record
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Sports betting in Pennsylvania blew through its previous monthly record with the start of the NFL season.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said Thursday that...
New Jersey breaks its monthly sports betting record
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Gamblers wagered a record-breaking $445 million on sports in New Jersey in September, the largest monthly total in the state since legal sports betting began in June...
1st month of Indiana sports betting draws $34.5M in wagers
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana Gaming Commission says the opening month of sports betting at Indiana casinos attracted $34.5 million in wagers.
Purdue bans staff, students from betting on Boilermakers
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — The Purdue University trustees have approved a policy banning faculty, staff and non-athlete students from gambling on sporting events involving any Purdue teams,...
Column: Mattress Mack bets big as sports betting spreads
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mattress Mack is the kind of character who fits nicely into the Las Vegas betting scene, skipping from sports book to sports book in search of a big score.
Bookmaker, Washington teams plan sports bets inside stadium
A well-known bookmaker and the owner of three Washington D.C. professional sports teams plan to open the nation’s first on-premises sports betting facility inside an arena.
Franklin becomes 1st NH city to authorize sports betting
FRANKLIN, N.H. (AP) — The city of Franklin, New Hampshire, has become the first in the state to authorize in-person sports betting, but not without some confusion.
Mobile sports betting set to start in Indiana on Thursday
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sports betting is ready to go legally online in Indiana on Thursday, a little more than a month after the state’s casinos started taking game wagers.
DraftKings ready for Pennsylvania online sports betting
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Regulators in Pennsylvania approved a sports wagering license for a casino near Pittsburgh, providing a platform for DraftKings to finally enter the state’s online sports betting...
Tennessee gov names his 3 picks to sports betting board
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Lee's appointees to a regulatory board for Tennessee's new online-only sports betting law include a law enforcement official, a local school board member and a...
Restraining order on DC’s sports betting contract granted
WASHINGTON (AP) — A D.C. Superior Court judge has issued a restraining order blocking the District from moving forward on its $215 million no-bid sports gambling contract.
NJ horsemen in the money after sports betting appeal ruling
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey horsemen could get millions of dollars in damages after a federal appeals court ruled that the horsemen were financially harmed while the legality of sports...
NFL partners with DraftKings for daily fantasy sports
The NFL has joined with DraftKings as its provider for daily fantasy sports, moving the league closer to a full embrace of legal sports betting.
DC man requests injunction on sports betting contract
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Washington, D.C., technology developer who filed a lawsuit against the District's $215 million no-bid sports gambling contract has now requested a temporary restraining order...
Racetrack sports betting kiosk glitch idles some machines
ALTOONA, Iowa (AP) — Sports betting kiosks at Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Altoona have been shut down while a vendor figures out why they came on in the middle of the night when they...
New Hampshire gets 13 bids for sports betting
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Thirteen companies have submitted proposals to run New Hampshire's new sports betting system, lottery officials said Monday.
Fertitta: Working both sides of sports bets not a slam dunk
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Tilman Fertitta has looked at sports betting from both sides now: as the owner of a professional basketball team, as well as the owner of casinos that take bets on the...
Rhode Island expands sports betting app to second casino
TIVERTON, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Department of Revenue says mobile sports betting in the state has expanded to a second casino.
The Providence Journal reports the Sportsbook Rhode...
Correction: Sports Betting Contract story
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Sept. 3 about D.C. councilmembers requesting an investigation into a large public contract, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Councilmember Elissa...
$8.5M-plus wagered in Iowa’s first month of sports betting
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — More than $8.5 million was wagered at 13 participating casinos in Iowa's first month of sports betting.
Ames station WOI reports that figures release by the Iowa...
Capitol Watch: Doomsday for e-cigs?
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In New York state government news, lawmakers are taking aim at e-cigarettes amid a worrisome wave of lung illnesses thought to be linked to the popular products.
New Jersey to allow Golden Nugget to take most NBA bets
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's governor has signed a bill allowing Atlantic City's Golden Nugget casino to accept bets on most National Basketball Association games.
NFL At 100: League is all in on the action of sports betting
LAS VEGAS (AP) — When Roxy Roxborough set the lines for the big Las Vegas sports books in the '80s and '90s, he was also working behind the scenes to help the head of the NFL's security team keep...
Kentucky candidates focus on abortion, gambling
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic challenger Andy Beshear fought to shift the battleground of their bitter campaign Thursday, both turning to divisive issues to...
$293M in sport bets; Atlantic City casino revenue up 13%
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Gamblers wagered more than $293 million on sports in New Jersey in August, helping Atlantic City's casinos win 13% more than they did a year ago.
Mobile sports betting gets slow start in West Virginia
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Early reports from the West Virginia Lottery Commission show a slow start to mobile sports betting in the state, with the apps earning less than 4% of what three on-site...
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Town rejects more helicopter flights to sports betting site
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey shore town has rejected a proposal to allow more helicopter flights to access a racetrack that also has a sports betting operation.
Talks planned for expanded gambling at Indiana tribal casino
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Indiana officials are going to start negotiating with a Native American tribe over allowing expanded gambling at its South Bend casino.
Lawsuit dismissed over Rhode Island launching sports betting
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island judge has dismissed a lawsuit about the state legalizing and launching sports betting.
The Providence Journal reports a Superior Court judge sided with...
Georgia lawmakers again consider gambling to pay for HOPE
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia state lawmakers again are exploring the idea of new legalized gambling to help fund the HOPE scholarship program.
If gambling in the state is expanded, the type of...
Ruling deals blow to developer’s bid to open betting parlor
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey developer seeking to build a sports betting parlor on the site of a former racetrack has lost the latest round in its court battle with the track's former...
Rhode Island launches mobile sports betting application
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island launched mobile sports betting at one casino and plans to add it to a second casino next week.
The mobile application launched Wednesday at Twin River...
MGM Resorts, Buffalo Wild Wings launch mobile football game
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A casino company and a nationwide sports bar are launching a mobile football game designed to let customers pick favorite NFL teams, choose weekly fantasy performers and make...
Larger US sports betting market races for (online) end zone
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — As the second NFL season following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling clearing the way for legal sports betting begins, the industry is growing larger and ever-more...
Borgata casino spending $14M on another renovation
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's top casino is taking out its checkbook again.
The Borgata told The Associated Press on Wednesday that it will spend $14 million redoing its lobby...
Sports betting timeline in Montana pushed to year’s end
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials say the state won't offer sports betting until the end of the year, and possibly longer.
Montana Lottery Director Angela Wong told an interim...
Fox Sports launches media, sports wagering partnership
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Fox Sports has announced the launch of its real-time national media and sports wagering partnership that will allow New Jersey sports fan to wager on contests this...
Sports betting on in Indiana, governor bets on home teams
SHELBYVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Sports betting is underway in Indiana, with Gov. Eric Holcomb placing a bet at the Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in Shelbyville.
Indiana casinos ready for start of sports wagering
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Three casinos are set with celebrations Sunday that will mark Indiana becoming the 12th state allowing sports betting.
Casinos near Indianapolis, Chicago and Cincinnati...
Indiana just days away from legalized sports betting
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sports betting is days away from becoming legal in Indiana and the state's casinos are lining up to start collecting wagers.
Town wants quick ruling on Rhode Island sports betting suit
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island town is asking a judge to quickly decide whether the state should have sought voter approval before legalizing and launching sports betting.
Public comments sought on shaping Illinois sports betting
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Gaming Board is seeking comments and suggestions on shaping the state's newly legalized sports betting industry.
Lawmakers pass bill to allow most NBA bets at Golden Nugget
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers have approved a bill that would allow bettors to gamble on most NBA games at Atlantic City's Golden Nugget casino.
Grizzlies official tapped for Tennessee sports betting panel
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Memphis Grizzlies official is joining a council that will regulate Tennessee's new online-only sports betting law.
FanDuel debuts sportsbook app in West Virginia
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia resort owned by Gov. Jim Justice has launched a sportsbook app with fantasy sports company FanDuel.
Rhode Island attempt to block challenge to sports betting
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island lottery officials are trying to block a Republican-backed constitutional challenge to legal sports betting.