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.

Connecticut sports betting

Connecticut Sports Betting Agreement Inches Closer To Completion

It sounds like an agreement to allow legal sports betting in Connecticut might be just days away. Gov. Ned Lamont said negotiations with the Mashantucket Pequot are at the “one-tenth of [the] one-inch line” during a COVID-19 update Monday. Lamont’s office previously announced a gaming expansion agreement with just the Mohegan Indians. An agreement with […] Read More
Posted on: March 17, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
NY sports betting

What’s Next In Mobile NY Sports Betting Negotiation Between Cuomo, Legislators?

Two of the biggest proponents for mobile NY sports betting will officially be at the negotiating table with the governor. Assemblyman Gary Pretlow and Sen. Joe Addabbo Jr. were both placed on the Economic Development Committee this week. That committee will, among other topics, handle negotiations over the mobile NY sports betting proposal made by […] Read More
Posted on: March 17, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
Virginia sportsbooks

Three More Virginia Sportsbooks Authorized For Launch

Another three operators joined the slowly evolving list of licensed Virginia sportsbooks Monday evening, bringing the total to eight. Barstool Sportsbook, Golden Nugget Online and Bally’s received temporary permits to launch sports betting in Virginia. Virginia could be the next market for Barstool, which is planning to launch a new state every three to five […] Read More
Posted on: March 16, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
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