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Canada Says ‘No’ to Regulated Sports Betting

Canadian lawmakers have said, “no,” to a bill that would have allowed regulated single game sports betting for citizens of America’s northern neighbor. The Safe and Regulated Sports Betting Act, was shot down in a 153-133 House of Commons vote that supporters of the bill say is a victory for …

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Survey Says: NFL Would Reap Rewards from Regulated US Sports Betting

A new study commissioned by the American Gaming Association (AGA) suggests that the NFL, the biggest enemy of American sports betting, could  reap major rewards if sports betting was legalized. The study, which was actually conducted by Nielson Sports, is titled Legal Sports Betting:What it Would Mean for NFL TV …

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Expanded US Sports Betting Market Could Be Worth $12 Billion

Expanding regulated sports betting into states where gambling is already legal could pump an additional $ 12 billion into the US economy. That’s the estimate given in a recent report from a group called GamblingCompliance Research Services. That $ 12 billion figure is roughly four times the entire UK sports …

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Olympic Sports Betting Flops on Vegas Strip

If you think that sports betting and the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro are a perfect fit, you might want to have a chat with owners and operators of Nevada’s legal sports books. The purveyors of Sin City sports betting offered action on the games for the first …

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Chris Christie Looks to Take Sports Betting Fight to Supreme Court

New Jersey Governor, and failed GOP presidential candidate, Chris Christie is ready to take his state’s fight for legalized sports betting to the highest court in the land. During an appearance on the Boomer & Carton sports-talk radio show, the embattled Governor expressed his frustration with the US Justice Department …

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AGA Says Sports Betting and DFS Are One in the Same

The president of the American Gaming Association (AGA) came out in favor of regulated US sports betting in a major way this week, according to an article from the Associated Press. While addressing an AGA gathering in Biloxi, Mississippi, the group’s president, Geoff Freeman, unloaded with both barrels on the, …

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3 Tips for Promoting Olympic Sports Betting

The Summer Olympics Games, which start today in Rio de Jineiro and run through August 21, are a great opportunity for sports betting affiliates to pick up a few new players during the traditional summer slump. This effort won’t necessarily be easy as sports betting isn’t necessarily synonymous with Olympic …

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Cyprus Readies Regulated Online Sports Betting

Thousands of Cypriots will have access to regulated sports betting as soon as October 3 as their country preps for its first legal online sports books. It’s a massive leap forward for a country that once shunned regulated gambling of all kinds. The idea of regulated online sports betting isn’t …

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Nevada Casinos Ready Prep for Olympic Betting

Nevada sports books are prepping for their first venture into Olympic betting for the first time in more than a decade. Their expectations for making big bucks, however, are pretty low. Olympic betting is hardly new and has been offered in practically every country except the United States for a …

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