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Negotiations Begin for Sports Betting in Massachusetts

It is clear that a majority of lawmakers in Massachusetts are in favor of legal sports betting, but that much support has actually created an issue. Both the House of Representatives and the Senate have passed a sports betting bill, and the bills are not similar. There is currently a committee of both Representatives and Senators that are working to condense both bills into one. It’s unclear what a final sports betting bill would look like as each side is firm in what it believes should be Read more […]

Oregon and Montana See Caesars Racebook Go Live

Caesars Sportsbook has made some big moves over the past couple of years in the legal online sports betting industry. Caesars isn’t satisfied with simply offering sports betting though as it is also getting into horse race betting.  Through a partnership with NYRA Bets LLC, Caesars Sportsbook has launched its racebook in Oregon and Montana. These are now the fourth and fifth states in the U.S. that have this racebook, and more markets are planned for the future.  This has been a pretty Read more […]

Ohio Sees Two Sportsbooks Apply for Early Licensing

The Ohio Casino Control Commission has finally taken the next step as it pertains to legal online sports betting as it is now accepting applications. Online sports betting in Ohio will not officially begin until January 1, 2023, and it will take that group that long to receive applications and hand out licenses. Ohio could have a massive online sports betting market when things are fully operational, and it is a state that is going to attract plenty of big names. When the first application period Read more […]

North Carolina Making Progress on Legal Sports Betting

As the short legislative session is nearing the end in North Carolina, the push to legalize mobile sports betting is expected to move through the General Assembly. House Majority Whip Jon Hardister told a news source that sports betting will likely be on the move once again after it stayed stagnant from the start, which began on May 18th. What are the Amendments to the Bill? The Senate approved SB 688 last year, and was placed in the House Judiciary Committee at the beginning of the session. Read more […]

Nebraska Sees Hold on Sports Betting

Sports betting has been on Nebraska’s radar for quite some time as the initial push began in November 2020. Voters across the state-approved retail sports betting as it was one of the three constitutional amendments that were presented to them. Is Sports Betting a Possibility in Nebraska? In May 2021, it was signed into law after being considered by Gov. Pete Ricketts. However, some markets take longer than others to allow bettors to place wagers legally within the state’s borders. For Read more […]

The Squeeze is on for North Carolina Legal Sports Betting

The window of opportunity to legalize sports betting in North Carolina is slowly shrinking as time is running out during the short legislative session. The session ends on June 30th, so there are less than 30 days left for the House to discuss the topic. The Clock is Ticking in the Tar Heel State Sports betting is allowed in two tribal casinos in the Western part of the state, which isn’t easy for most living on the other side of the state to get to. Senate Bill 688 had solid support in Read more […]

January 1, 2023, Official Launch Date for Sports Betting in Ohio

The biggest gaming expansion in Buckeye State’s history. Ohio sports betting will begin on January 1, 2023, after Gov. Mike DeWine signed into law that the operation would begin on or before the new year. Things Leading Up to the Ohio Sports Betting Market Launch The Casino Control Commission decided to set the sports betting launch date to January 1, 2023, on Wednesday. Lawmakers that supported the sports betting bill wanted the market to launch sooner so that bettors across the state could Read more […]