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Connecticut sports betting advances

Bill That Allows Sports Betting In Connecticut But Hurts Fantasy Passes House

The bill that approves updated agreements with two tribal partners and authorizes Connecticut sports betting hit the fast track Thursday. Connecticut’s House overwhelmingly approved HB 6451 122-21 just hours after it was hastily approved by a joint committee. That leaves approval for the Senate and Gov. Ned Lamont at the state level. The amended compacts […] Read More
Posted on: May 21, 2021 | Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
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FanDuel Dives Into Georgia Despite No Peach State Sports Betting

Despite Georgia sports betting legislation fizzling this session, FanDuel is investing in the state. Gov. Brian Kemp announced Tuesday that FanDuel Sportsbook plans to open a product development and IT operations hub in Atlanta. The project reportedly includes an investment of more than $15 million. The Georgia Department of Economic Development expects the creation of […] Read More
Posted on: May 20, 2021 | Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Florida sports betting

DraftKings, FanDuel Start Pitching Florida Sports Betting Inclusion

Sports betting in Florida could become a monopoly, but DraftKings and FanDuel are working hard to make sure that does not happen. That is according to Jim Allen, CEO of Seminole Gaming and chairman of Hard Rock International. His comments to the Senate Appropriations Committee came during the first day of Florida’s special session to consider […] Read More
Posted on: May 17, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
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Flutter Announces FanDuel CEO Matt King Plans To Step Down

FanDuel CEO Matt King will step down in the near future, putting plans for a US public listing in question. Flutter Entertainment, the parent company of FanDuel Sportsbook, announced King’s intent to depart the business in an email Tuesday evening. The announcement highlights King’s role in helping FanDuel navigate the post-PASPA landscape in the US; […] Read More
Posted on: May 12, 2021 | Industry News Sports Betting | Adam Candee
Arizona sports betting

Stadium Sportsbooks Next Door To Each Other In Arizona Sports Betting Market

The major stadiums in downtown Phoenix both will have sportsbooks, as the Arizona sports betting landscape takes shape. Gov. Doug Ducey signed Arizona sports betting legislation and a new tribal compact last month. Since then, Arizona sportsbook partnerships emerged, as well as clarity on when the state might launch. On Thursday, the Arizona Diamondbacks announced a […] Read More
Posted on: May 6, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Outkick

Fox Corporation Acquires Outkick With Sports Betting Content In Mind

Fox Corporation wants to push further into sports betting content through the purchase of media outfit Outkick. Fox executives announced Wednesday the acquisition of digital media company Outkick. During the company’s fiscal year 2021 third-quarter earnings call Wednesday, Fox CEO Lachlan Murdoch said the acquisition is key to a growing focus on sports betting content […] Read More
Posted on: May 6, 2021 | Sports Betting | Pat Evans
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