Pat Evans

Pat Evans is a Las Vegas-based reporter covering sports business. Evans previously worked at Front Office Sports and the Grand Rapids Business Journal. He has authored two books: Grand Rapids Beer and Nevada Beer.

Colorado sports betting

Baseball Tops August Colorado Sports Betting As Promos Inch Back

Baseball betting stayed hot in August as Colorado sportsbooks started their upward climb into the busier sports season. Colorado sportsbooks reported $211.9 million in August wagers, according to a monthly state report. That figure is a 16.8% jump from July‘s handle of $181.3 million. While handle is back on the upswing, revenue dropped approximately 3% […] Read More
Posted on: September 28, 2021 | Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Maryland sports betting

Maryland Sports Betting Tracking Toward ‘Late Fall’ Launch

Maryland sports betting continues its “positive momentum” toward a “late fall launch,” according to a top regulator. Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency Director John Martin used those words Tuesday as he briefed the Sports Wagering Application Review Commission. SWARC is an appointed board tasked with awarding licenses before the MLGCA performs background checks and […] Read More
Posted on: September 22, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Arizona sports betting

Arizona Sports Betting Lawsuit Not Finished Just Yet

The Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe is making another attempt to stop Arizona sports betting. The tribe filed an amended complaint Thursday against Gov. Doug Ducey and Arizona Department of Gaming Director Ted Vogt in the Maricopa County Superior Court. The Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe’s first request for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction was denied on Labor Day. […] Read More
Posted on: September 14, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Indiana sports betting

DraftKings Extends Indiana Sports Betting Lead With Big August

DraftKings pushed forward its market lead in Indiana sports betting as the state rebounded in August from a summer floor. Indiana sportsbooks reported $215.6 million in August bets, according to an Indiana Gaming Commission report Friday. August’s figure is up 10.8% from July’s $194.5 million. July was the first month since August 2020 handle dropped […] Read More
Posted on: September 13, 2021 | Sports Betting | Pat Evans
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