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Louisiana sports betting

Louisiana Sports Betting Cleared For Sunday Launch

Louisiana sports betting is on its way with the first commercial casinos in the state receiving their licenses. Louisiana Gaming Control Board Chairman Ronnie Johns signed the LA sports betting licenses for four casinos Friday. Those casinos are: Harrah’s New Orleans (Caesars Sportsbook) Horseshoe Casino (Caesars Sportsbook) L’Auberge Casino (Penn National Gaming) Boomtown Casino (Penn […] Read More
Posted on: October 29, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Illinois sports betting

Illinois Sports Betting In-Person Registration Rule Gets Partial Fix

Illinois sports betting has a definitive date for the expiration of in-person registration. It still will not be anytime soon though. The Illinois General Assembly concurred on amendments to HB 3136 Thursday night, which sets March 5, 2022, as the date in-person registration will be removed. That restriction would also expire should the Illinois Gaming Board award […] Read More
Posted on: October 28, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Pat Evans
VA sportsbooks

Six VA Sportsbooks Plan To Launch In Coming Months

The Virginia sports betting market is about to expand significantly with six VA sportsbooks launching over the next few months. The first launch should be Bally Bet in mid-November. Bally’s was approved back in March but delayed most state launches until it closed its Gamesys acquisition. The other five operators, selected from 18 applications, were not […] Read More
Posted on: October 27, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
DFS

Opinion: How Blurred Are Lines Between DFS, Sports Betting?

Robin Thicke has largely disappeared from the public spotlight. (Beyond a few lawsuits, at least …) The lines between fantasy sports and sports betting, however, continue to be blurred in today’s environment. Back in 2014 when daily fantasy sports first became a part of the American sports ethos, many people noted the similarities between daily fantasy […] Read More
Posted on: October 26, 2021 | Daily Fantasy Sports Opinion Regulation Sports Betting | John Holden
Louisiana sports betting

Louisiana Sports Betting Gets New Start Date Target

A new start date for more Louisiana sports betting is on the table: Nov. 1. Louisiana Gaming Control Board Chairman Ronnie Johns said he believes retail sports betting in Louisiana can be up and running by Nov. 1. Johns met with the Louisiana State Police for an update on the background investigations Thursday. Regulators will […] Read More
Posted on: October 22, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Ontario sports betting

Analysis: Ontario Sports Betting Rules Appear Friendly To Industry

The comment period for draft Ontario sports betting standards closed in August, and the final regulatory standards were released in September. Operators will like the rules. Released in July, stakeholders were allowed to review the document, which became part of the Registrar’s Standards for Internet Gaming for when everything comes online later this year or […] Read More
Posted on: October 22, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | John Holden
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