Michigan Sees Major September Revenue Boom At Detroit Casinos

Motor City Casino

The MGM Resorts, MotorCity Casino, and Greektown Casino have seen a combined $110.4 million in gambling revenue for September 2021. Table games and slots reported $106.9 million, while retail sportsbooks reported $3.5 million. Revenue has spiked year-over-year compared to September 2020’s $87.9 million that was reported. DETROIT – Detroit casinos have seen a successful September,…

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Chicago Bears Purchase Arlington Casino From Churchill Downs

Arlington Park

Churchill Downs has sold its Arlington International Racecourse to the Chicago Bears. Churchill Downs also withdrew its bid for a new casino in Waukegan, Illinois. CHICAGO – The Chicago Bears have purchased the Arlington International Racecourse from Churchill Downs. The purchase came to be a $197.2 million acquisition between the two entities and will ensure…

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Jesse Klein Wins $552,182 At WSOP Event For $25,000 H.O.R.S.E.

Jesse Klein

Jesse Klein wins the grand prize at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) $25,000 H.O.R.S.E. tournament. Klein was a relatively unknown competitor up until this victory. Klein took out Benny Glaser to claim the winning prize and title. LAS VEGAS – The World Series of Poker (WSOP) Event #2 Maiden WSOP Bracelet $25,000 H.O.R.S.E. saw…

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Connecticut Adds Self Exclusion Ahead Of Sports Betting Launch

Connecticut Online Gaming Self-Exclusion

The Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling posted an option on their website to allow residents to join the self-exclusion from gambling list. Residents can voluntarily add their names to the list and be blocked from gambling activity in Connecticut on a statewide basis. Names on the list will be banned from land-based properties, online gambling,…

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LSU Names Caesars Sports As Official Sportsbook For Tigers

LSU partners with Caesars

The LSU Athletic Department has named Caesars Sportsbook the LSU Tigers official sports betting partner. LSU, Caesars Sports, and Playfly Sports are creating a gaming and sponsorship rights relationship that will be the first of its kind. This deal will focus on unique alumni and fan engagement products for the LSU Tigers. BATON ROUGE, La.…

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Florida Horse Racetracks Move To Launch Retail Sportsbooks

Florida Sportsbook

Local Florida Pari-Mutuel racetracks are negotiating with the Florida Seminole Tribe to launch retail sportsbooks at their venues. Florida can launch retail sportsbooks after October 15. There are multiple lawsuits surrounding the Florida sports betting compacts. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida sports betting market is gearing up for an October 15 launch and local horse…

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Arizona Grants Four Sports Betting Licenses Ahead Of NFL Season

Arizona Sports Betting

Arizona lawmakers have issued out four sports betting licenses to operators. BetMGM, DraftKings, FanDuel, and Penn National are now licensed sportsbooks in Arizona. These operators will go live ahead of the NFL season so residents can wager on the NFL with the use of their platforms. PHOENIX – Arizona sports betting is progressing nicely as…

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Illinois Sees Sports Betting Handle And Revenue Dip In May

Illinois Sportsbook

Sportsbooks in Illinois saw $507.3 million wagered on sports in May. This is a 5.6% decline month over month. Sports betting revenue is also down a whopping 17%. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Sportsbooks in Illinois saw a slight decline in sports betting activity in May compared to April’s strong numbers. Sports betting revenue is also down…

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Team USA Basketball Roster Set For 2021 Tokyo Olympics

Kevin Durant

Team USA Men’s Basketball has announced its final roster. Kevin Durant, Damian Lillard, and James Harden are among NBA All-Stars that have committed to the team. The USA has -375 favorite odds to win the gold medal for Olympic Basketball. TOKYO – Sports betting fans who are placing action on the Olympic Games Men’s Basketball…

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