WTA Cancels China Tennis After Disappearance Of Peng Shuai

ATP Tournament China

Tennis Player Peng Shuai disappeared after attempting to expose the sexual assault of prominent Chinese official, Zhang Gaoli. The Women’s Tennis Association just cancelled all China and Hong Kong Tennis tournaments in protest of her disappearance ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) just suspended all tennis tournaments in China and Hong Kong…

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Deadwood Casinos See 20% Increase In October Gaming Revenue

Deadwood SD

Deadwood Casinos increased their October revenue by 20.54% year-over-year from the previous year’s October. 20% of this revenue increase is from the addition of sports betting to the casino’s offerings. LAS VEGAS – The Deadwood casinos in South Dakota saw huge growth in their October gaming revenue, much of which is due to the recent…

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Michigan Gambling Industry Booms In Record-Breaking October

Michigan Casino

Michigan Detroit-based casinos made $111.4 million in October revenue. Sportsbooks handled just under $500 million in sports wagers. Online casino games and sports wagers contributed $20.8 million in taxes. DETROIT – Michigan had a financially great October after commercial and tribal operators generated $109.7 million in revenue. During a very active Autumn season of legal…

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DraftKings Attempts Expansion Into Nevada, Massachusetts

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DraftKings and FanDuel have submitted applications for licenses to operate in Nevada. The DraftKings application was submitted over a year ago, and has yet to be approved. DraftKings formed a partnership with TD Garden and Bruins to operate Daily Fantasy Sports. LAS VEGAS – Popular sports betting companies DraftKings and FanDuel are making moves to…

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USA Gambling Industry Set Revenue Record In Q3 2021

Commercial Gaming Revenue

$12.05 billion of the Q3 revenue was from traditional gaming such as slots and table games. Despite a gaming industry record high, sports betting hit a quarterly low for 2021 in Q3 of 2021. LAS VEGAS – The reported revenue for the nationwide commercial gaming industry in the third quarter of 2021 has broken a…

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Mattress Mack Bet $3 Million On Astros To Win World Series

Mattress Mack

Jim McIngvale bet $3.3 million on the Houston Texas Astros to win the World Series. The massive bet was accepted by Caesars Entertainment’s ‘William Hill Indiana Sportsbook App. Should the Astros win, this will be the largest payout in U.S. sports betting history at almost $36M. HOUSTON – Notorious sports bettor Jim McIngvale, also known…

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Decision To Allow Maryland Sportsbooks Delayed Indefinitely

Maryland Sports Betting

The SWARC meeting to review and potentially approve three sportsbooks has been delayed indefinitely. The delay is due to Maryland Lottery and Gaming Director John Martin wanting to ensure everything is done correctly before launching. ANNAPOLIS Md. – Although Maryland voters approved regulated sports betting last November. sportsbooks still have not launched, and residents may…

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New Jersey Could Be Betting On Their Own College Events Soon

New Jersey Voting

There will be two ballot questions to expand gambling in New Jersey seen on November 2. Question one in in regards to expanding collegiate betting on New Jersey teams and events. Question two is about non-profit organizations using gaming as a way of raising funds. TRENTON N.J. – Citizens will soon be voting on two…

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Could Louisiana Sportsbooks Start Accepting Bets This Year?

Louisiana Sports Betting

Gaming Control Board Chairman Ronnie Johns may sign temporary certificates for Louisiana sportsbooks to begin taking wagers early. LA Casinos must adhere to requirements of a sectioned off lounge to allow for sports betting. BATON ROUGE, La. – Thirteen casinos in Louisiana have now applied to receive a sportsbook license and are awaiting a final…

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