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AGA survey finds improving American attitude towards gambling

The rise of regulated sports betting in the United States is having a very positive impact on the way that Americans view gambling as a whole. That's the big takeaway from a recent survey conducted by the American Gaming Association (AGA) about how Americans perceive both regulated gambling, and the industry that provides regulated gambling…

New Jersey sports betting success: $664 million in one month

Regulated sports betting is enjoying unfettered success in the state to which all sports betting fans in the United States owe a big thank you to - New Jersey. Every month, Garden State sportsbooks seem to be breaking revenue records and August 2021 proved to be no exception with operators reporting $664 million in business.…

Facebook launches sports prediction games

Facebook is launching a series of free-to-play sports prediction games as part of its recently launched Facebook Fantasy Games features. The new game series is, in many ways, similar to the long-standing, and very popular, Yahoo Fantasy Sports. But is Facebook harboring bigger plans, such as starting its own sportsbook? At its heart, Facebook Fantasy…

Daily Racing Form set to launch DRF Bets mobile betting site

Daily Racing Form (DRF), the leading name in horse racing information since 1894, is getting ready to launch two new mobile betting site DRF Bets and DRF Sports. The new sites will feature localized sports betting content and could make DRF a competitive player in the booming regulated US sports betting industry. DRF Bets, and…

GeoComply has bad news for black market sports betting

The rise of regulated sport betting in the United States has been great news for licensed operators such as DraftKings and BetMGM. These companies have seen business boom as Americans of all stripes throw down hundreds of millions of dollars every week on their beloved NFL and college football games. But the sports betting boom…

Audit reveals DC sports betting app ‘fails to meet expectations’

Washington DC's new sports betting app is being panned in a recent audit as offering poor odds for players and low revenue for the city. The GameBet audit, which was carried out by the Office of the District of Columbia Auditor (ODCA) said that GameBet was performing well below expectations and that the DC sports…

888 to acquire William Hill properties in $3 billion deal

888, one of the top gambling operators in the world, is entering a deal with Caesars Entertainment to purchase William Hill's non-US properties for £2.2 billion ($3 billion USD). It's a move that will greatly expand 888's UK footprint and will put a nice chunk of change into the coffers of Caesars, as they focus…

AGA predicts 45.2 million Americans will bet on football this season

About one out of every three Americans lives in a state where regulated sports betting will give them an opportunity to place a bet on a football game this season. About 13 percent of those folks will actually be placing a wager. Of those folks who can legally wager on a game, about 45.2 million,…

Flutter imposes £500 monthly loss limit for players under 25

Flutter Entertainment, proprietors of major UK gaming brands such as Paddy Power, Betfair and Sky Betting & Gaming, is taking a bold, new move to protect younger players against the ravages of problem gambling. Starting this week, all players under the age of 25 will subject to a new £500 ($692 USD) monthly loss limit.…

BetMGM makes move on Puerto Rican sports betting market

BetMGM is making a move to grab valuable regulated sports betting market share in Puerto Rico as it teams with Casino Del Mar at La Concha Resort for its first partnership outside the Continental United States. The proposed new operation, which is subject to regulatory approval, will include both retail and mobile sports betting operations.…