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Secretive Virginia Sports Betting Rollout Trickles On With BetMGM Launch

BetMGM will join the top two US sports betting operators in the new Virginia market when the brand launches its mobile sportsbook this week. VA sports betting launched last Thursday – to the surprise of many – when FanDuel Sportsbook accepted the state’s first legal bet. Three days later, DraftKings Sportsbook went live Sunday afternoon […] Read More
Posted on: January 26, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
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The Week In Sports Betting News: Michigan, Virginia Go Mobile

Happy Monday, everyone. Even during a presidential inauguration, sports betting managed to make significant news headlines last week. The latest LSR Podcast breaks down the two big stories of last week: mobile launches in Michigan and Virginia. While both states officially launched online last week, not all operators are live. Follow @LSPReport on Twitter for updates […] Read More
Posted on: January 25, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
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New Virginia Sports Betting Bill Adds Items It Meant To Add Last Year

One of the authors of last year’s Virginia sports betting bill wants to add some items he thought were in the bill that first legalized sportsbooks. Del. Mark Sickles wrote HB 1847 to clean up some inconsistencies from last year’s legislation that legalized VA sports betting. That includes adding five more online-only licenses and opening […] Read More
Posted on: January 19, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
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There Are 25 Virginia Sports Betting Applicants But Lottery Won’t Say Who

The state lottery’s application process concerning who will operate Virginia sports betting appears more secretive than necessary. The Virginia Lottery confirmed 25 sports betting operators applied between Oct. 15 and Halloween. Who they are, however, sounds like it will remain a secret until the winners are chosen. “The names of specific applicants will not be […] Read More
Posted on: November 4, 2020 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
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