Browns and Bally’s Create Betting Partnership

The Cleveland Browns have partnered with Bally Interactive as the company will become the official sports betting partner of the franchise. Sports betting in Ohio is legal, but it is not operational as the law is expected to go into full effect by January 1, 2023. What is the Focus of the Deal The partnership will bring free-to-play gaming opportunities. The real money betting system is still in the development stages. The Ohio sports betting must launch before the January 1, 2023 deadline. Although Read more […]

Huge Increases Seen for Sports Betting in Tennessee and Michigan for March 2022

Both Tennessee and Michigan’s monthly handles bounced back after declining in February. Sportsbook operators in both states took a hit as there weren’t many important sporting events taking place beside the Super Bowl. Breaking Down Tennessee’s Sports Betting Handle Bettors in Tennessee can only place wagers online as the Volunteer State doesn’t offer retail sports betting. Mobile sportsbook operators accepted $370.2 million in bets in March, which increased by 18.2 percent from February’s Read more […]

Sports Betting Deal did NOT get Completed in Kentucky

House Bill 606 would have legalized sports betting in Kentucky but didn’t get enough support at the statehouse on Thursday. The bill died on the last day of the legislative session. House Bill 606 Didn’t Get Much Support in the Senate Senate Majority Leader Damon Thayer gave a speech on the Senate floor as he listed the successes and failures of the legislative session; the bill lacked the support it needed from the Senate for the bill to be passed. The announcement came as a surprise as the Read more […]

Lawmakers Delay Kentucky Sports Betting Another Year

Kentucky sports betting enthusiasts will have to wait at least another year before being able to access legalized services. Unfortunately, the final day of the legislative session in the state has ended, and sports betting legislation was not voted on. Representative Adam Koenig introduced HB 606 to see sports betting come to pass in the state. Still, the measure never received a hearing or vote within the Senate Committee on Economic Development. Kentucky Sports Betting is Probably a Long Read more […]

Illinois Records Massive March Madness Sports Betting Numbers

Sportsbook operators across the sports betting industry expected to bounce back in March with the help of March Madness. The Kansas Jayhawks had the biggest 16-point comeback in NCAA men’s basketball history but weren’t the only record-setters as the Illinois March Madness handle also set records. Taking a Look at Illinois March Madness Handle According to the Illinois Gaming Board, bettors across the Prairie State wagered a total of $286.2 million on the tournament as the numbers were Read more […]

Indiana and Iowa See Increase in Sports Betting for March

Both Indiana and Iowa reported their March sports betting numbers. Sportsbook operators in both jurisdictions were expecting the numbers to jump as March Madness would provide bettors with more games to bet on as the only event that garnered a lot of attention in February was the Super Bowl. Breaking Down March Sports Betting Handle in Indiana Sportsbook operators in Indiana combined to bring in a sports betting handle of $476.8 million which was a 16.5 percent increase from the month prior Read more […]

Georgia Looking like a Longshot for Sports Betting

Sports betting isn’t going to be on Georgia’s radar once again, as Senate Bill 142 never made it to the House floor. The bill would have legalized 18 online sportsbooks, but daily fantasy is the only option to wager on competition pools. Professional Sports Franchises Back Sports Betting Bill Across the Country The House Economic Development and Tourism Committee approved Senate Resolution 135, which would remove the state’s constitutional ban on gaming the current Georgia Lottery, but Read more […]

Record Month for Arizona in Sports Betting for January

January was a record-setting month for the Arizona sports betting market. To open up in 2022, the Copper State became the eighth state to accept more than $500 million, with a handle record of $563.7 million. Arizona Sets a Record Month in Sports Betting in January The new monthly handle record signified an increase of 12.9 percent from December’s previous record of $499.2 million. Arizona became the ninth state in the post-PASPA era with a handle of at least $500 million. The jurisdictions Read more […]

New York Reports Three Online Sportsbooks Each Top $1B

New York continues to be the top market in the sports betting industry. Three mobile sportsbook operators have surpassed the $1 billion market, which includes FanDuel Sportsbook ($1.55 billion), Caesars Sportsbook ($1.14 billion), and DraftKings Sportsbook ($1.06 billion). New York’s Sports Betting Handle Since Launch As of right, eight sportsbook operators are accepting wagers in the Empire State. Overall, the eight mobile bookmakers have combined to have a handle that exceeds $4.35 billion, Read more […]