Rep. Ron Stephens is the primary sponsor of the Georgia Lottery Mobile Sports Wagering Integrity Act (HB 86), a bill that could pave the way for legal sports betting in Georgia. The bill has bipartisan support in the legislature and the support of Atlanta’s four professional sports teams.
Fubo saw its share prices rise significantly this week after the group announced that it would be acquiring the sports betting and interactive gaming company Vigtory and integrating it with its streaming service, FuboTV.
After years of legal complications, the official grand opening of the new Live! Casino and Hotel Philadelphia has finally been announced for February 11, 2021. Live! Rewards Club members will have special preview access beginning January 19. The opening will be the catalyst for the launch of a Live!-partnered FanDuel sportsbook and the PlayLive online…
In December 2019, we posed the question: Is retail and online sports betting coming to Florida in 2020? It didn’t, despite multiple efforts to introduce legislation. And now there’s a sense of deja vu as attention turns to what’s on the cards for 2021. One of Florida’s sports betting legislation crusaders, State Senator Jeff Brande,…
In a press release issued this week, the UK-based, Caesars-owned sportsbook, William Hill, announced the launch of mobile wagering in Washington DC. Well, sort of, as the company’s mobile sports betting app is only available in a small geographic area around the William Hill retail sportsbook at Capital One Arena.
A few months ago, we reported on the launch of a new responsible gaming tool, PlayPause, by the non-profit group Conscious Gaming. The GeoComply-powered technology allows gamblers to self-exclude through one single action across multiple jurisdictions.
Search engine giant Google is allowing YouTube users in the United States to opt-out of ads for gambling and alcohol. Google Ads and non-US YouTube users will gain this option in early 2021. YouTube users can still expect to run into contextual ads related to alcohol and gambling, based on the sites they visit.
Ohio lawmakers introduced a new draft of a proposed sports betting bill. The last-minute changes further diminish the state’s already marginal chances of legalizing sports betting this year.
In September 2020, we reported the non-profit group Conscious Gaming was launching a new responsible gaming tool, PlayPause. The technology, powered by GeoComply, operates across state lines and allows gamblers to self-exclude in multiple jurisdictions in one fell swoop.
According to the latest American Gaming Association research report, sports betting operations saw a 47% year-over-year revenue increase in the third quarter of the year, providing states with some much-needed revenue as they continue to deal with COVID-19 outbreaks.
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