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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PointsBet Signs New Contract With Canada For Sports Betting

PointsBet Canada

PointsBet signed new deal with Daily Faceoff and The Nation Network in Canada for the newly regulated sports betting market. Companies will be sharing assets between one another to better the user experience on sportsbook platforms in Canadian provinces. LAS VEGAS – PointsBet Canada just signed off on a multi-year contract deal to be the…

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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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Sportsbooks Are Gearing Up For Biggest Sports Betting Season Yet

Sports Betting Stocks

The sports betting market is a rapidly expanding and likely fastest growing industry in recent U.S. history. Multiple sportsbook providers are gearing up for this football season to be their biggest one yet. LAS VEGAS – The sports betting industry seems to be one of the quickest expanding industries in the United States right now.…

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California Legal Sports Betting Battle Heats Up

California Sports Betting Initiative

California has yet another potential sports betting measure that could be on the 2022 ballot. This new measure seeks to redirect sports betting funds toward mental health and the homeless. Other potential ballot measures include one through tribal gambling interests and one by commercial operators. SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Online sports betting is going to be…

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Rhode Island Sportsbooks See Surge In Revenue Year-Over-Year

Rhode Island Sports Betting

Rhode Island sportsbooks posted 828.6% more revenue in July 2021 than they did in July 2020. July 2021 saw RI sportsbooks make over $3.3 million in revenue for the month. PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Rhode Island is doing surprisingly well for itself in the sports betting industry considering it only has two retail casinos in the…

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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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