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Arizona sports betting

Arizona Sports Betting Launch Still On After Labor Day Hearing

Thursday‘s Arizona sports betting launch is still on track following a Labor Day hearing in Maricopa County Superior Court. With the Yavapai-Prescott Tribe seeking a restraining order or temporary injunction to stop Arizona sports betting, Judge James Smith listened to arguments Monday from representatives of the tribe and the lawsuit’s defendants, Gov. Doug Ducey and Arizona Department of Gaming […] Read More
Posted on: September 6, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Arizona sports betting

PointsBet, Cliff Castle Raise Questions In Arizona Sports Betting Process

Without a license, the Yavapai-Apache Nation and PointsBet will work to find new ways into Arizona sports betting. The partners were not among the 18 licenses awarded by the Arizona Department of Gaming last week. Arizona sports betting launches Sept. 9 but it appears the state’s bettors will be without PointsBet, a fairly large name in the […] Read More
Posted on: August 31, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Pat Evans
PointsBet

PointsBet Looks To More Than Double Cash On Hand As US Race Stays Hot

PointsBet announced a $300 million (A$400 million) capital raise to continue its North American expansion during its fourth-quarter conference call Wednesday evening. During the call, PointsBet CEO Sam Swanell laid out positives from the Australian company’s 2021 fiscal year. The company’s net revenue growth was 159%, up to $143.2 million, but expenses left the company with an […] Read More
Posted on: July 29, 2021 | Sports Betting | Pat Evans
NIL

Opinion: How NCAA Concession On NIL Rules Could Affect US Sports Betting Industry

The college sports world has undergone as much change in the last month as just about any period in recent memory, including new rules affecting name, image, and likeness (NIL.) It began with the Supreme Court‘s Alston decision that found NCAA restrictions on academic-related aid to violate federal antitrust laws and continued through July 1 when […] Read More
Posted on: July 29, 2021 | Opinion Regulation Sports Betting | John Holden
Canada sports betting

PointsBet Adds Former Rogers SVP As CEO For Canada Sports Betting

PointsBet is adding a former Rogers Communications senior vice president to its Canada sports betting operation. Scott Vanderwel will be CEO of PointsBet Canada, the Australian-based company announced Wednesday. Vanderwel will start August 17 and report to PointsBet Global CEO Sam Swanell. “We’re thrilled that Scott has agreed to serve as the first CEO of […] Read More
Posted on: July 22, 2021 | Sports Betting | Pat Evans
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