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.

Hawaii sports betting

Hawaii Sports Betting Bill Stuck In Waiting Game

Hawaii sports betting is on the back burner. Several gambling bills were discussed this week during a House Economic Development Committee meeting, with plentiful vocal opposition. While HB 736 was deferred, committee chair Rep. Sean Quinlan is supportive of the bill that proposes a sports betting pilot program in Hawaii. “I feel more comfortable with [over the other […] Read More
Posted on: February 12, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Arizona sports betting

Arizona Sports Betting Gets House Committee Backing But Trouble Could Loom

Arizona sports betting appeared full of momentum Tuesday, but sails quickly deflated Wednesday. The joint proposals in the House and Senate — HB 2772 and SB 1797 — would legalize AZ sports betting. The bills would help Gov. Doug Ducey enact recently renegotiated compacts with the state’s tribes. The House Commerce Committee voted 9-1 to advance […] Read More
Posted on: February 11, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Pat Evans

WynnBET Growth Plan To Ramp Up Before Next NFL Betting Season

Wynn Resorts plans to see its WynnBET endeavors explode in the latter part of 2021. During Wynn’s fourth-quarter earnings report late last week, Chief Executive Officer Matt Maddox spent time discussing the company’s bullish approach to online sports betting. Despite being relatively late to the party, Maddox referred to the addressable market for online US […] Read More
Posted on: February 8, 2021 | Sports Betting | Pat Evans
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