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Tag: MLB

When They Say Integrity Fee, Are Pro Sports Leagues Really Asking For A Private Tax?

Since January, some professional sports leagues, most notably the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Major League Baseball (MLB), have sought…

MLB Makes MGM Resorts ‘Official Gaming Partner’ As Sports Betting Deals Proliferate

Major League Baseball now has a sports betting partner in MGM Resorts International, which has casinos with legal wagering in…

Legal Sports Betting Will Give NBA, MLB A $1.7 Billion Revenue Bonanza: AGA Survey

More research from the AGA suggests that the NBA and MLB sports leagues will reap huge benefits from the growth…

Schumer Helps Leagues With Call For Federal Sports Betting Framework; Gaming Opposed

Schumer offered a federal sports betting framework that would, in part, require bookmakers to purchase official league data and give…

MLB Investigations Unit Brings More Questions Than Answers In Integrity Fee Debate

MLB launched its investigations unit in response to Senator George Mitchell’s report on the use of performance-enhancing drugs in baseball.

What MLB’s Entrance Into Cryptocurrency Could Mean For Sports Gambling

Major League Baseball is set to launch “MLB Crypto Baseball,” through a licensing agreement this summer. Its interest in the…

MLB Commish On Sports Betting: ‘We Will Never Delegate Responsibility For Those Integrity Issues To State Regulators’

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred charted an interesting new course in justifying integrity fees during an All-Star Week media tour.

MLB Commish Takes A Shot At State Gaming Regulators On Sports Betting

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred had this to say about state regulators on sports betting integrity matters: "I don't…

Here Is The Pittsburgh Pirates’ Insane Stance On Sports Betting

The Pirates are making an interesting request from the state of Pennsylvania when it comes to sports betting revenue.

MLB Executive Makes Wild Assertion About Offshore Sportsbooks And Data

Why is Major League Baseball saying that it needs an integrity fee to try to stop data providers from working…