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English Premier League restart

English Premier League, Italy’s Serie A Announce Mid-June Soccer Restart Dates

The English Premier League (EPL) announced Thursday that it will return to play on June 17, 100 days after the league paused because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The effort to finish the 2019-2020 season will begin with two games on Wednesday, June... Staff Writer May 28, 2020
NASCAR IMG Arena virtual racing

NASCAR, IMG Arena Partner on Virtual Sports Betting Game, International Streaming Rights

NASCAR and sports betting service provider IMG Arena announced Wednesday that they were partnering to create a virtual sports betting game that would be available to operators worldwide. The virtual NASCAR game was created by Leap Gaming, and features re-creations of some... Staff Writer May 21, 2020
Catawba EBCI casino

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Files Federal Lawsuit to Stop Catawba Casino in North Carolina

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) has filed a federal lawsuit in an attempt to reverse a US Department of the Interior decision. In that prior ruling, a request by the Catawba Indian Nation to place land in North Carolina in... Staff Writer May 21, 2020
UFC 249 record handle

UFC Return Provides Big Boost for Sportsbooks, Third Card in Eight Days Coming Saturday

The UFC typically generates modest business for sportsbooks when compared to heavy hitters like the NFL or March Madness. But when UFC 249 provided bettors with the first major sporting event in months last Saturday, it proved that gamblers were hungry to... Staff Writer May 14, 2020
Sports betting two years PASPA

US Sports Betting Industry Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary of PASPA Repeal

Thursday marked two years since the Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), a move which allowed states to regulate sports betting as they see fit. On that day in 2018, only one state – Nevada –... Staff Writer May 14, 2020
UFC 249 Ferguson Gaethje

UFC 249 Odds: Tony Ferguson, Henry Cejudo Favored in Pay-Per-View Title Fights

Tony Ferguson will try to win the interim lightweight title yet again on Saturday, as he battles Justin Gaethje in the main event of UFC 249 in Jacksonville, Florida on Saturday. Ferguson enters the fight as a -190 favorite over Gaethje (+160),... Staff Writer May 9, 2020
MLB proposal return to play

MLB Proposal Could Bring Baseball Back as Early as July 1, But Obstacles Remain

Major League Baseball is set to unveil a proposal that could see games being played in home stadiums without fans as soon as July 1. The move would give gamblers currently following Korean baseball something a little closer to home to bet... Staff Writer May 7, 2020
Magnus Carlsen Invitational chess betting odds

Chess Betting Odds: Magnus Carlsen Invitational Reaches Semifinal Round, Carlsen Favored

World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen remains favored to win his namesake tournament, as the Magnus Carlsen Invitational heads into its semifinal and final rounds this weekend. Online bookmaker Bwin lists Carlsen as the -152 pick to win the online chess tournament and... Staff Writer April 30, 2020
Match fixing coronavirus pandemic

SBC Digital Summit: Match-Fixing Concerns Amplified During Coronavirus Pandemic

Sports betting industry insiders said that match-fixing has become a particular concern since the sporting world shut down from the COVID-19 pandemic, though they have no reason to suspect that any specific competitions have been compromised so far. That discussion was part... Staff Writer April 30, 2020
Sweden online gambling coronavirus

Sweden Mandates Strict Limits for Online Gambling During Coronavirus Pandemic

The Swedish government is introducing limits on how much bettors are allowed to spend at online casinos, and plans to keep those restrictions in place for the remainder of the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the new restrictions, Swedish gamblers will be able to... Staff Writer April 23, 2020