The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) submitted the final draft of proposed sports betting regulations last week to bring the market one significant step closer to launching.
BetMGM Sportsbook expanded its parlay betting features this morning with the launch of Parlay Builder by Betgenius.
Offshore sportsbook 5Dimes announced today that it plans to enter the regulated US sports betting market.
An Illinois bettor who missed out on a nearly $32,000 horse racing betting payout due to a horse that tested positive for a banned substance received a $20,000 settlement last month from a lawsuit initiated against the horse’s trainer and owner.
Lawmakers have introduced legislation to prohibit and phase out greyhound racing in the United States.
As SARS-Cov-2 wreaks havoc on our nation’s health and economy, horse racing is the only mainstream sport in the US still operational to any real degree. Most tracks are closed, but a few remain operational and more are now beginning to talk reopening plans.
The return of legal sports betting to its full capacity is contingent upon each state giving its casinos the go-ahead to reopen and for sports leagues to resume play so bettors have events to bet on.
Michigan’s first legal sportsbooks are now open for business, just in time for March Madness 2020.
More than two dozen horse racing trainers, veterinarians and others were indicted on Monday for their roles in a scheme that federal investigators describe as a “systematic and covert administration of illegal performance-enhancing drugs (“PEDs”) to racehorses competing across the United States and abroad.”
Update: Sports betting has officially begun in Illinois. Rivers Casino in Des Plaines accepted the state’s first-ever legal sports wager at noon. Illinois sports betting has set a tentative launch date: Monday, March 9th. BetRivers Sportsbook at Rivers Casino Des Plaines announced on Friday that it plans to launch at noon on Monday, pending final…
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