Adam Candee

Adam Candee is the managing editor of Legal Sports Report. He covers sports business and news from Las Vegas, where he works as a sports radio host for ESPN and VSiN. Adam is a former editor and reporter at the Las Vegas Sun, Arizona Daily Sun, and KLAS-TV. He can be reached at [email protected]

2020 year in review sports betting

US Sports Betting Year In Review: LSR Staff Says Goodbye To 2020

Goodbye 2020. That’s it. That’s the tweet. We promise to get through this look back at 2020 without using the words ‘unprecedented’ or ‘times’ or any combination therein … 1) What non-coronavirus story made the biggest impact last year? Adam Candee: An offshore sportsbook paid a $46 million settlement to the United States federal government […] Read More
Posted on: December 28, 2020 | Sports Betting | Adam Candee
DraftKings

DraftKings Refutes Report NJ Sports Betting Whale Had Proxy Deal

DraftKings pushed back Friday on a report suggesting one of its VIP customers enjoyed a side deal to let him bet from outside New Jersey. A spokesperson for DraftKings told LSR that sportsbook director Johnny Avello did not have an arrangement with a customer claiming the company locked his account with a potentially winning $3 […] Read More
Posted on: November 6, 2020 | Daily Fantasy Sports Regulation Sports Betting | Adam Candee
Colorado sports betting

Robust September In Colorado Sports Betting Pushes National Handle Past $1.5 Billion

The first September with legal Colorado sports betting proved as fruitful as expected with more than $200 million wagered. The Colorado Division of Gaming released its September revenue report on Friday. It showed the Centennial State took quickly to mobile CO sports betting and loves a variety of sports, including cult favorite table tennis. Nearly […] Read More
Posted on: October 23, 2020 | Sports Betting | Adam Candee
Barstool Sportsbook

‘Haters’, ‘Critics’ Welcome Barstool Sportsbook To PA Sports Betting Market

The anticipated launch of Barstool Sportsbook formally occurs Friday as the company’s PA sports betting app is available for download. Penn National Gaming partnered in January with Barstool Sports to serve as its primary US sports betting brand. Pennsylvania becomes the first state with the reskinned Kambi app in time for Week 2 of NFL […] Read More
Posted on: September 18, 2020 | Sports Betting | Adam Candee
Penn National

Our View: Penn National Should Hold Itself Accountable On Barstool Sports

Penn National will not save Barstool Sports from itself. It can’t. Only the willing can rehabilitate. It shouldn’t. They’re partners, not parents. What Penn National can and should do, however, is stop trying to bleach its chosen sports betting brand. It’s time to own your investment in a media company laden with racist, misogynistic, xenophobic […] Read More
Posted on: August 18, 2020 | Opinion Sports Betting | Adam Candee
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