The legalization of sports betting in the United States has opened new opportunities for established casino operators and startups alike. Penn National Gaming is the largest regional casino operator to take advantage of the opportunity.
Football season will be in full swing before we know it. The college football regular season gets underway today with a pair of games and the schedule kicks into overdrive the following week. The NFL season gets underway on Thursday, September 5 with a game between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears.
The college football regular season is right around the corner. For those hoping for an update on the reporting of player availability requirements, you’re in luck. If you were hoping the update would say that reporting on the status of players prior to contests getting underway would become standard, not so much.
As the sports betting industry picks up steam here in the US, numerous operators are already aggressively battling for market share. These battles are playing out across the country, even in states that have yet to legalize sports as operators pursue deals with land-based casinos for market access just in case favorable legislation is passed.
NBC Sports Washington garnered a bit of attention back in January when it debuted an alternate betting-themed feed of select Washington Wizards games. Also included in the broadcast was a free predictive contest called “Predict the Game” in which viewers could compete for prizes by answering questions about what would happen in the game.