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.


IGT Sees Value In Keeping Sports Betting Tech Division

It does not sound like IGT has any intention of exiting the US sports betting business anytime soon. That is according to comments from CEO Marco Sala on the company’s second quarter earnings call last week. IGT, a global gaming conglomerate that designs casino games and casino technology, provides sports betting tech and supplies lotteries […] Read More
Posted on: August 24, 2021 | Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
Florida sports betting

Lawsuit Filed Against Feds Over Florida Sports Betting Approval

The Department of Interior is named in  a lawsuit over its approval of the compact that allows sports betting in Florida through inaction. Two commercial gaming operations in Florida, Magic City Casino and Bonita Springs Poker Room, are suing the Department of Interior and Secretary Deb Haaland over the approval. Technically, the new compact was […] Read More
Posted on: August 18, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
NY sports betting

Mobile NY Sports Betting Rules Adopted With Few Changes, Unreleased Comments

The rules for mobile NY sports betting were adopted Monday with very little discussion during a quick commission meeting. The New York State Gaming Commission voted unanimously to adopt the proposed rules. Those were announced July 9, the same time the RFA went live. Aside from an explanation from NYSGC Executive Director Rob Williams, not […] Read More
Posted on: August 17, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
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