Rivers Casino Pittsburgh will officially enter the mobile sports betting business today at 4 PM. Sports fans across the state can head to BetRivers.com later today to sign up for an account, make a deposit and place real money wagers.
As legalized online gambling continues to gain momentum in states around the country, opposition of this national trend have begun to gain footing. When it comes to the opposition of online gambling, there is no singular voice as determined and well-funded than that of Sheldon Adelson.
It has been over a year since the landmark ruling from the Supreme Court of the United States which effectively placed the question of the legality of sports betting in the hands of state legislatures.
The NBA is set to enter the virtual sports betting business in the US and Europe. A product called NBA Last 90 will debut next season offering lottery players around the world always-on access to bet on 90-second simulated games complete with actual highlights and footage from the NBA.
Sports betting inside stadiums is much closer to reality than anyone realized as little as six months ago, as 2019 has seen a series of bills passed paving the way for sports teams to become operators of the largest sportsbooks in the world.
With the Supreme Court making PASPA a thing of the past back in 2018, many states were quick to jump at the chance to legalize gambling on sports. Perhaps more importantly, they were quick to take advantage of a way to raise some much-needed revenue for their respective state coffers.
Multiple reports indicate that Caesars Entertainment Corporation is moving closer towards a deal to merge with Eldorado Resorts Inc. Naturally, the deal is contingent upon financing and could still go by the wayside before coming to fruition.
Pennsylvania’s land-based casino operators are on a mission to put an end to the online scratch-off games hosted at PAiLottery.com. The PA Lottery went online in 2018 and local casino operators have been up in arms ever since.