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.

Indiana sports betting

Indiana Sports Betting Dips After Five Months of Record Handle

Indiana sports betting took a small dip in February. Followingfive consecutive record monthly handles, Indiana bettors wagered $273.9 million, according to a state report released Friday. That’s down from the $348.2 million bet in January. The wagers generated $17 million in adjusted gross operator revenue, down from January’s $29.3 million record. That represents about a […] Read More
Posted on: March 12, 2021 | Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Parlay Patz

Parlay Patz Admitted The Crime And Now Will Do The Time

Parlay Patz has pled guilty. Benjamin Tucker Patz, better known as “Parlay Patz,” pled guilty to a charge of transmitting threats in interstate or foreign commerce on Wednesday, according to a release from the US Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida. The 24-year-old faces up to five years in prison and a fine […] Read More
Posted on: March 12, 2021 | Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Illinois sports betting

Illinois Sports Betting Handle Nears New Heights In January

Illinois sports betting reached another record in January with $581.6 million in wagers. Operators generated $49.4 million in revenue, for roughly an 8.5% hold. The state collecting $7.2 million in taxes, according to numbers released by the state Wednesday. The Illinois sports betting numbers all are up from December’s $491.7 million in bets and $23.9 million […] Read More
Posted on: March 10, 2021 | Sports Betting | Pat Evans

DraftKings Readies For Investor Day Following Improved Guidance

As DraftKings stock continues to soar despite big losses, the company is set to host a virtual investor day on Tuesday. The event comes after DraftKings released its fourth-quarter and year-end 2020 results on Feb. 26. DraftKings Investor Day begins 9 a.m. ET Tuesday. A look into DraftKings future Presentations from multiple executives will be […] Read More
Posted on: March 8, 2021 | Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Iowa sports betting

Mixed News From Iowa Sports Betting Revenue Report For February

Following a record January, Iowa sports betting handle dipped a bit in February. Iowa sportsbooks took $144 million in wagers, according to an Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission report released Friday. Operators generated $7.7 million in revenue, while the state collected $520,444 in taxes. Iowa’s in-person registration requirement expired in January 2021, helping fuel the two […] Read More
Posted on: March 8, 2021 | Sports Betting | Pat Evans
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