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New Hampshire Releases Sports Betting RFP, Seeks Established Platforms and ‘First-Rate’ Sportsbooks

Wednesday was a big day for companies interested in getting a share of the soon-to-open New Hampshire sports betting market, as the state’s lottery published its request for proposals (RFP) from interested vendors. The… Read More

Bricks and Mortar Gets the Spotlight Saturday as Arlington Million Favorite Seeks Sixth Straight Win

One of the top races for older horses happens Saturday evening, as a field of 10 will take to the Arlington Park turf course for the 37th running of the Grade I Arlington Million…. Read More

Fast-Tracked DC Sports Betting Market Not Fast Enough For New NFL Season

DC sports betting will not be ready for the start of the new National Football League season, District officials have said. This despite the controversial decision by the DC Council to forego customary procurement… Read More

William Hill Posts $77 Million First-Half Loss Due to UK FOBT Reforms, While US Ops Hit $1 Billion

William Hill booked a loss of £64 million ($77 million) in the first six months of 2019 as the fallout from fixed-odds betting terminal reforms in the UK set in. The government’s decision to… Read More

Saudi Arabia Emerges as Favorite to Land Ruiz-Joshua Heavyweight Title Rematch in December

It’s looking like we’re finally getting close to an announcement on the rematch between Andy Ruiz Jr. and Anthony Joshua. And if the first bout between the heavyweights wasn’t shocking enough, just wait until… Read More

Tiger Woods Rusty at Northern Trust, 13 Shots Back After Round One

Update: Woods has withdrawn from The Northern Trust due to an injury.  Tiger Woods has played just 10 rounds of competitive golf since the beginning of June, and his 11th round inside the ropes… Read More

Parx, Presque Isle Celebrate Opening Their Pennsylvania Sportsbooks

On opposite ends of the state, two Pennsylvania casinos celebrated the grand opening of their retail sportsbooks on Thursday. In Bensalem, near Philadelphia, Parx Casino cut the ribbon to showcase its new $10 million… Read More

Kerfuffle Erupts Over UK Soccer Star Wayne Rooney 32Red Derby County Jersey

Former England soccer star Wayne Rooney’s transfer move from DC United to Derby County in the English Football League’s second tier, the Championship, comes laced with controversy. At a time when questions are being… Read More

NCAA Against Requiring College Football Teams to Issue Injury Reports, Remains Opposed to Sports Betting

The NCAA announced Wednesday it will not require its college football teams to submit mandatory reports each week on their players’ availability for upcoming games. That was determined by the group’s Board of Governors… Read More

Rory McIlroy Joins Chorus of PGA Tour Players Concerned About Golf Hecklers Betting on Tournaments

Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy is the latest golfer to express opposition to expanded legal sports betting in the United States on concerns that such gambling will lead to an increase in fans heckling players…. Read More

Formula 1 In-Play Betting Service with Sportradar Promises New Data Access That May Transform Betting on Races

Formula 1 betting may be about to go into overdrive. Through its partnership deal with Sportradar, the racing car series will launch a live data feed for in-play betting, which promises to transform the… Read More

Washington Redskins First NFL Team to Offer Live Predictive Gaming During Telecasts

The Washington Redskins will offer in-game predictive gaming during television broadcasts of the team’s four preseason contests, becoming the first NFL franchise to do so. Dubbed “Predict The Game,” the offering will be free… Read More

Northern Trust Golf Odds Feature Unlikely Longshots, Including Tiger, Jordan, Phil

The Las Vegas golf odds for this week’s Northern Trust, the first of three tournaments in the 2019 FedEx Cup Playoffs, features some rather long lines on several superstars who are struggling to find… Read More

Syracuse Over/Under Season Win Total Drawing Action at FanDuel Sportsbook

FanDuel Sportsbook revealed on Monday some insights into the early college football action it’s taken so far, and one particular opportunity stood out among the rest. According to Kevin Hennessy, FanDuel’s director of publicity,… Read More

New England Patriots Extend Tom Brady Contract as Super Bowl Favorites Seek to Continue Dynasty

Tom Brady has won six Super Bowls, been named Super Bowl MVP four times, NFL MVP three times, and has been a Pro Bowl selection 14 times. However, the future Hall of Famerr isn’t… Read More

CT Governor Offers Incentives to Tribes for Casino in Bridgeport Instead of East Windsor

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont wants to persuade the state’s tribal casino operators to abandon their long-cherished goal of building a satellite venue in East Windsor. Instead of going north, the Democratic governor has proposed… Read More

Ladbrokes Coral Social Responsibility Failings Could Harm Credit Rating for GVC Holdings

GVC Holdings Plc, the owner of bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral, could face credit rating issues if the company doesn’t take adequate steps to prevent money laundering and protect gamblers vulnerable to addiction. In late July,… Read More

Vegas Favorites Clemson, Alabama Top First College Football 2019 Coaches Poll

The first major college football poll of the year came out late last week, and as expected, Clemson starts off the 2019 season where it ended last season: on top. The Tigers, the defending… Read More

Churchill Downs Wants To Expand Gambling Options in Illinois

Churchill Downs Inc., the majority owner of Rivers Casino Des Plaines in Illinois, plans to add more gaming offerings at the venue as well as a sportsbook. It is also trying to land one… Read More

Manchester City Favored Over Liverpool in Expected Two-Way Race for EPL Title

Bookmakers expect a repeat of last season’s thrilling English Premier League title chase, with FanDuel Sportsbook making Manchester City (-230) the favorite over Liverpool (+260) to win its third straight EPL crown. The 2018-2019… Read More

Christmas Comes in August as Sportsbooks Post Early Odds on NBA Holiday Games

Christmas has come early for basketball fans, as reports have surfaced regarding what NBA teams will play on the holiday this year. Christmas has become to the NBA what Thanksgiving means to the NFL… Read More

Houston Astros Pick Up Zack Greinke at Trade Deadline, Become World Series Co-Favorite

The Houston Astros made the biggest trade deadline acquisition of the year on Wednesday, acquiring Arizona Diamondbacks ace Zack Greinke, a move that now has Houston as one of the favorites to win the… Read More

Welterweight Contender Colby Covington Favored Over Robbie Lawler in UFC on ESPN 5 Main Event

Colby Covington will look to state his case for a welterweight title shot by booking a win over veteran Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC on ESPN 5 on Saturday afternoon in… Read More

Prairie Meadows Expects Mobile Sports Betting Will Start When William Hill Opens Iowa Retail Book on Aug. 15

When Prairie Meadows goes live with sports betting on Aug. 15, officials at the Iowa racetrack and casino anticipate they won’t just be celebrating the grand opening of the retail sportsbook. William Hill will… Read More

PGA Tour Players Concerned Legal Sports Betting Will Turn Respectful Crowds Rowdy

PGA Tour players are voicing worries that the spread of legal sports betting in the US will turn its typically polite patrons into rowdy and boisterous fans, not unlike those at NFL football games…. Read More