Matthew Waters

Matthew Waters is a reporter covering legal sports betting and the gambling industry. Previous stops include Fantini Research and various freelance jobs covering professional and amateur sports in Delaware and the Philadelphia area.

VA sports betting

Next VA Sports Betting License Awarded To Unibet, More Coming

Old Dominion is finally in double digits for betting licenses as the state lottery handed out its 10th VA sports betting license. The Virginia Lottery posted a Unibet temporary license approval on its website Thursday, though approval date was technically Wednesday. Unibet’s parent company Kindred sent out a release Thursday confirming the license. “We are excited […] Read More
Posted on: April 22, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
William Hill

William Hill US CEO Joe Asher Out As Caesars Finishes Takeover

New William Hill owner Caesars Entertainment will be moving forward without the head of the sportsbook’s US operations. Joe Asher, CEO of William Hill US since 2012, stepped down, both Caesars and Asher confirmed Thursday. CDC Gaming Reports first reported the information. “This is true,” Asher told LSR in an email. “Future plans are to take a little […] Read More
Posted on: April 22, 2021 | Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
Virginia sportsbooks

Finally We Know That FanDuel Leads Virginia Sportsbooks To Date

There is finally a bit of detailed information available on Virginia sportsbooks, thanks to a VA Lottery presentation Wednesday morning. FanDuel Sportsbook leads the state’s six online sportsbooks in handle share, according to preliminary data from launch on Jan. 21 through March. FanDuel had the advantage of launching first in Virginia and has taken 53% […] Read More
Posted on: April 21, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
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