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WinView Creates New Niche in US Sports Betting Market

The US sports betting ban is becoming more and more porous as companies like DraftKings, FanDuel, and now WinView are proving. WinView is a Silicon Valley-based startup that’s looking to disrupt the sports betting scene with a unique business model that emphasizes in-play predictions. WinView’s operation is pretty original, but …

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Indiana Sports Betting Bill Includes Payoff to Sports Leagues

An Indiana lawmaker is looking to make regulated sports betting more appealing to professional sports leagues by including a one percent “integrity fee” in his latest effort to legislate legal wagering. The fee would be collected by operators and used by the leagues to combat the kind of game-fixing that …

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US States Prepping for Legal Sports Betting

Sometime in the next few months, the US Supreme Court will decide the fate of regulated sports betting in the United States. Though the outcome of the state of New Jersey’s epic quest to bring this form of gambling to its customers is anything but a sure thing, many US …

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Virtual Sports Betting Products Now Available in New Jersey

New Jersey sports betting enthusiasts who can’t wait for the Supreme Court to make up its mind about regulated sports betting now have an alternative – virtual sports betting. Late last week, PlaySugarHouse.com launched a suite of virtual sports betting products that include horse and greyhound racing; soccer; and motorsports …

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New York Examines Options for Regulated Sports Betting

Lawmakers in New York are feverishly examining their options for providing regulated sports betting to NY residents. All this activity is taking place in the shadow of the December 4 Supreme Court hearing at which the State of New Jersey will argue its case for legalized sports betting. New York …

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Surprise! Trump Administration Backs Sports Betting Ban

The Trump administration is lining up with the NFL and other professional sports leagues in support of maintaining the US sports betting ban. The move is surprising to anyone who thought the former casino owner would back the gaming industry on this contentious issue. News of the administration’s support of …

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UK Gambling Commission Warns Operators About Fantasy Sports

The UK Gambling Commission has a word of warning for fantasy football operators: don’t do anything that even resembles traditional sports betting if you want to keep your license. It’s a warning that illustrates the challenges fantasy sports and daily fantasy sports operators face as they market a product that, …

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California Jumps on Legal Sports Betting Bandwagon

California is the latest state to step up and prepare for the eventuality of legal sports betting in the United States with a proposal to amend its constitution to allow bookies to roam free across the Golden State. But before you start dreaming of placing parlays by the beach, you’ll …

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Hard Rock Atlantic City Plans to Offer Daily Fantasy Sports

The operators of the Hard Rock International are hoping to offer daily fantasy sports contests to their customers when they open on the site of the former Trump Taj Mahal in 2018. Their move is part of a growing trend of land-based casinos offering daily fantasy sports contests, but could …

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Major US Sports Unions Discuss Likelihood of Legal Sports Betting

Representatives of the United States’ four big players unions representing the NBA, NFL, NJL and MLB are quietly getting ready for the day when regulated sports betting comes to America. According to a recent report on MMBQ.si.com (a division of Sports Illustrated magazine) representatives of these groups have been meeting …

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