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]

DC sports betting

William Hill Brings DC Sports Betting An Alternative To Flopping GambetDC

Rejoice, District residents: you’re no longer stuck with Intralot‘s underwhelming DC sports betting platform and odds. William Hill soft-launched its temporary retail sportsbook Friday in the box office of Capital One Arena, with a grand opening planned for Monday. The sportsbook represents the first retail iteration a William Hill partnership deal with owner Ted Leonsis […] Read More
Posted on: July 31, 2020 | Sports Betting | Adam Candee
Illinois sports betting

This Bookmaker Should Be Happy About Illinois Sports Betting Mess, And It’s Not Rivers

The agenda for today’s Illinois Gaming Board meeting does not mention Rush Street, DraftKings, or FanDuel in the sports betting section. In reality, though, any discussion of sports betting in Illinois returns to those bookmakers. Governor J.B. Pritzker‘s abrupt move Friday to restore the state’s in-person signup requirement for sports wagering accounts assures it. Outside […] Read More
Posted on: July 30, 2020 | Regulation Sports Betting | Adam Candee
Illinois sports betting

Springfield Shocker: Illinois Sports Betting Remote Registration Ends Today

Governor J.B. Pritzker abruptly rescinded remote registration for mobile Illinois sports betting accounts as of tomorrow, effectively ending DraftKings‘ plans to launch its app in the state for now. Pritzker issued Friday a new Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation and he will no longer suspend the state’s in-person registration requirement. He reissued a number of executive orders […] Read More
Posted on: July 26, 2020 | Regulation Sports Betting | Adam Candee
Rush Street

Report: Rush Street Interactive Looking At US Public Listing

Rush Street Interactive could become the next US-facing sportsbook operator to list publicly, according to a published report. An article Thursday evening from Bloomberg indicates Rush Street could utilize the same reverse-merger avenue employed earlier this year by DraftKings to go public. The special purpose acquisition company identified by Bloomberg is dMY Technology Group Inc. […] Read More
Posted on: July 23, 2020 | Sports Betting | Adam Candee
Illinois sports betting

FanDuel, DraftKings Licenses Make Illinois Sports Betting Land Of Thinkin’

The buzz around mobile Illinois sports betting reaches new volume this week as FanDuel and DraftKings receive their temporary permits. The Illinois Gaming Board website shows that both companies are now licensed for sports betting as of Friday. Could the approvals mean launch is imminent for FanDuel and DraftKings apps under newly loosened signup regulations? […] Read More
Posted on: July 20, 2020 | Regulation Sports Betting | Adam Candee
RI sports betting

New RI Sports Betting Bill Shows It’s Never Too Late To Do The Right Thing

File the latest RI sports betting news under the ‘better late than never’ category. A bill introduced Wednesday in the Rhode Island House would finally allow for remote registration of sports wagering accounts. H 8097 would make Rhode Island sports betting more competitive by eliminating the in-person registration signup requirement. Sports bettors in Rhode Island […] Read More
Posted on: July 9, 2020 | Regulation Sports Betting | Adam Candee
Circa Sports

LSR Q+A: How Circa Sports Owner Will Attack Colorado Sports Betting Launch

Circa Sports launches its Colorado sports betting app today, the first venture outside Nevada for the Las Vegas company. Owner Derek Stevens values the sportsbook experience because he’s a significant bettor himself. How will his experience in Nevada influence the launch of Circa in the highly competitive CO sports betting market? We spoke with Stevens […] Read More
Posted on: July 1, 2020 | Sports Betting | Adam Candee
DraftKings stock

How Many Millions Of DraftKings Stock Shares Just Sold Today?

Remember when DraftKings upsized its stock offering last week? That sale turned out to be even larger than expected. A total of 46 million shares of DraftKings stock were purchased Tuesday as the offering completed. The number of new shares held at 16 million, but shareholders exercised their full option for additional sales, bringing that […] Read More
Posted on: June 23, 2020 | Sports Betting | Adam Candee
Georgia sports betting

How Georgia Sports Betting Bill Found New Life In Budget Crisis

Legislators revived a dormant Georgia sports betting bill Friday as the state wrestles with pandemic-induced budget issues. The Senate Special Judiciary Committee tacked the sports wagering measure onto HB 903, an unrelated bill about traffic tickets that passed the House in March. The measure now moves to the Senate floor, bringing sports betting in Georgia […] Read More
Posted on: June 19, 2020 | Regulation Sports Betting | Adam Candee
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