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New Jersey Sports Betting Battle About to Go ‘Nuclear’

The State of New Jersey has truly been fighting the good fight when it comes to their efforts to legalize sports betting and, maybe, alter the fate of Atlantic City. But now that it seems unlikely that the Supreme Court will be hearing their pleas, the state’s lawmakers are getting …

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Aussie Stakeholders React to Sports Betting Ad Ban

Australian bookmakers and online operators are not happy about a proposed “bell to bell” ban on sports betting ads during live sports broadcasts. Groups from the Australian Football League (AFL) and the National Rugby League (NRL) to broadcaster like Channel Nine, have all chimed in their dismay regarding the draconian new …

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Legalized Sports Betting in the US, Will it Happen Under Trump?

Will Donald Trump be the person who finally brings down the utterly absurd US ban on regulated sports betting? Many people are saying just that and, no matter what he does, there seems to be a clear softening of attitudes towards the ban from its biggest supporters, US professional sports …

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PlayON Secures Spot as Official NBA Daily Fantasy Sports Operator

PlayON Sports is partnering with the NBA to become the league’s official daily fantasy sports operator for international markets. The deal is a major step forward for PlayON and something of a slap in the face to DFS giants DraftKings and FanDuel. Under the terms of the deal, PlayON will …

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Is Sheldon Aldelson Changing His Tune on Legalized Sports Betting?

Is Sheldon Adelson softening his stance on regulated sports betting inside the United States? If a recent editorial in the Adelson-owned Las Vegas Review-Journal is any indication, the answer to that question is a soft, “yes.” Late last week, the Review-Journal posted an article titled, Reports calls for end to …

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Super Bowl 51 Sports Betting: An After-Game Report

Last night the New England Patriots pulled off one of the greatest comeback wins in NFL history with their 34-28 overtime win over the Atlanta Falcons and entered into the legends and lore of American sports betting. Besides offering up the first overtime in Super Bowl history, the Patriots also …

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Pennsylvania and Michigan Ready to Join US Sports Betting Fight

Lawmakers in Pennsylvania and Michigan are gearing up to join New Jersey in the fight for legalized sports betting in the United States. There’s just one catch, they want New Jersey to foot the bill. Early this week, Pennsylvania State Rep. Robert Matzie wrote in a memo to fellow lawmakers …

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Supreme Court Delay Boosts NJ Sports Betting Hopes

The State of New Jersey’s dreams of legalizing sports betting were boosted slightly on Tuesday when the US Supreme Court asked the US Solicitor General to file a brief on the matter. It’s a move that will actually delay the court’s decision as to whether it will take on the …

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Poker Sports League to Launch in India

An Indian entrepreneur is launching the Poker Sports League (PSL), a 12-team poker league that will be open to both established professionals and promising amateurs. The PSL is the brainchild of Amit Burman, an Indian billionaire who made his fortune in the processed food business. Teams in the PSL will …

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