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.

CT sports betting

CT Sports Betting Regulations Passed But Process Continues

The CT sports betting market took a step forward Tuesday as a joint legislative committee approved emergency betting regulations. The emergency regulations crafted by the Department of Consumer Protection passed, 9-4, as some legislators were clearly unhappy with the process. Online Connecticut sportsbooks still need federal approval before they can launch. That will come by […] Read More
Posted on: August 31, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
AZ sports betting

Nearly All AZ Sportsbook Licenses Announced But Will Launch Be Delayed?

The Arizona Department of Gaming announced 18 of the 20 available licenses for AZ sportsbooks despite a potentially delayed launch. The regulator announced 10 tribal licensees and eight professional sports licensees. Sports betting in Arizona is scheduled to launch Sept. 9, the same night the NFL season begins. That might not be the case if […] Read More
Posted on: August 28, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
Oregon sports betting

Oregon Sports Betting To Get DraftKings Sportsbook After Lotto Approval

DraftKings Sportsbook will take over the only Oregon sports betting app as soon as possible after the Oregon Lottery approved the switch. The Oregon Lottery Commission unanimously approved the switch to the namesake DraftKings app from the SBTech-powered Scoreboard. The change has been in the works for a while now: Director Barry Pack first mentioned […] Read More
Posted on: August 27, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
AZ sports betting

Four Sportsbooks Confirm AZ Sports Betting License Approval

BetMGM and DraftKings Sportsbook are the latest operators to acknowledge receiving an AZ sports betting license for a planned Sept. 9 launch. BetMGM receiving a license is not exactly unexpected, of course. The sportsbook is partnered with two significant Arizona businesses: Gila River Hotels & Casinos and the NFL‘s Arizona Cardinals. “It is an exciting […] Read More
Posted on: August 26, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
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