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College Football Betting Already Underway as the 2019 Season Kicks Off in a Month

The 2019 college football season is now just a month away. The University of Miami and the University of Florida will meet in Orlando on Aug. 24 in the made-for-TV Camping World Kickoff, one… Read More

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao Exchange Social Media Jabs, Prompts Rematch Speculation, Fight Odds

Boxing greats Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are fighting again, though for now only on social media. Pacquiao was a slight favorite against Keith Thurman during last Saturday night’s fight at the MGM Grand… Read More

50 Percent of EPL Jersey Sponsors Are Now Sports Betting Operators, Most Focused on Unregulated Asian Markets

English Premiere League teams are still winning big with bookies, but with brands many domestic fans have barely heard of. The elite soccer league will enjoy a tenth successive record-breaking year of revenues from… Read More

Monmouth Park Sees Steep Drop in Handle for Haskell Card as Heat Forces Delays and Cancellations

Thanks to the weather, Monmouth Park saw its handle for Saturday’s Haskell Invitational card drop by more than a third from last year. Bettors wagered just $8.6 million on the races at the New… Read More

Nasdaq Inc Partners With Football Index, Popular UK Sports Betting Exchange

Nasdaq Inc, the parent company to its namesake stock market composite index, is partnering with an online sports betting exchange in the United Kingdom that allows gamblers to buy and sell shares of soccer… Read More

FanDuel Begins Three-Day Online Sportsbook Test Monday in Pennsylvania

FanDuel on Monday announced it would begin testing its online sports betting application in Pennsylvania, which would make it the latest company to go mobile in the Keystone State since May. The rollout is… Read More

NHL Partners With Former AGA Executive Sara Slane to Advise on Legal Sports Betting

The NHL has tapped Sara Slane, the former senior vice president of public affairs of the American Gaming Association (AGA), to advise the professional hockey league on all things sports betting. The 39-year-old Slane… Read More

Seneca Nation Asserts Right to Offer Sports Betting Despite New York’s Declaration of Compact Violation

The Seneca Nation said Friday it was “making preparations” to launch sports betting at its three casino properties in western New York State. The statement comes as the first legal sports book opened its… Read More

Kenyan Online Betting Operators Sportpesa and Betin Sue Government Over Industry Shutdown

Kenya’s top two online betting companies, Sportpesa and Betin, have initiated legal action against the country’s government and biggest telecommunications provider, as they push back against the state’s dramatic shutdown of the industry. Earlier… Read More

80/1 Longshot Irishman Shane Lowry Wins Open Championship at Royal Portrush by Six Shots

Irishman Shane Lowry is the Champion Golfer of the Year after winning The Open Championship at Royal Portrush by a commanding six shots. The victory was embraced by locals at the storied Northern Ireland… Read More

Manny Pacquiao Beats Keith Thurman and Father Time to Win WBA Super Welterweight Title

Manny Pacquiao didn’t just beat Keith Thurman on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. He also beat Father Time to claim the WBA Super Welterweight title. At age 40, when most… Read More

Strong Saturday Performance Puts Irishman Shane Lowry on the Cusp of the Open Championship

It’s Shane Lowry’s Open to lose on Sunday as the Irishman leads golf’s final major of the year by four strokes, thanks to an incredible eight-under 63 he carded on Saturday. Playing in front… Read More

Maximum Security Survives Inquiry, Fends Off Mucho Gusto to Claim Victory in Haskell Invitational

Maximum Security raced his way into the Breeders Cup Classic on Saturday but not without racing into more controversy after his win in the Grade I TVG.com Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park. The 3-year-old… Read More

Manny Pacquiao Enters Welterweight Title Fight as Slight Favorite Over Keith Thurman

Manny Pacquiao will step into the ring at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas as a slight favorite on Saturday night when he takes on the undefeated Keith Thurman for the WBA welterweight title…. Read More

UFC on ESPN 4: Welterweights Edwards, Dos Anjos Compete in Toss-Up Main Event

Rafael dos Anjos and Leon Edwards will face off in what should be a highly competitive bout between welterweight contenders for the main event of an interesting card at UFC on ESPN 4 in… Read More

British Bookmaker Betfred to Start US Sports Betting Operations in Iowa, Plans Locations Across the Country

The US sports betting market is about to get a new competitor. Betfred has signed an agreement with Elite Casino Resorts to bring the British-based sportsbook brand to Iowa. Last week, the Iowa Racing… Read More

Maximum Security Looks to Regain Winning Stride Saturday in $1M Haskell Invitational

UPDATE (7/20 – 2 pm ET): Monmouth Park officials announced earlier this afternoon that the Haskell Invitational will now run at 8:05 pm ET tonight. The track ran its first two races of the… Read More

Paddy Power Soccer Jersey Sponsorship Revealed as Clever Marketing Hoax

Bookmaker Paddy Power’s eye-popping jersey branding of English Championship team Huddersfield Town was revealed to be a hoax on Friday morning, but not before it had been condemned by a senior-level politician, vilified by… Read More

J.B. Holmes Shoots 5-Under, Grabs First Round Lead at the Open Championship

J.B. Holmes shot a 5-under-par 66 to take the early lead after the first round of the Open Championship at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. Holmes holds a one-shot advantage over Ireland’s Shane Lowry,… Read More

Kenya Orders Deportation of Foreign Online Sports Betting Execs After Dramatic Industry Shut Down

The Kenyan Interior Ministry has ordered 17 foreign directors of Kenyan-facing internet sports betting companies to be deported from the country immediately, the Associated Press reports. The move comes a week after the government… Read More

NASCAR Racing Towards Sports Betting Platform, Plans September Debut

NASCAR announced this week that come September, fans of America’s premiere stock car racing circuit will have the ability to make in-race bets on a variety of outcomes. Scott Warfield, the managing director of… Read More

Rory McIlroy Consensus Open Favorite in Native Northern Ireland, Star Shot 61 at Royal Portrush at Age 16

Rory McIlroy is the consensus betting favorite for this week’s Open Championship being played in his native home country of Northern Ireland at Royal Portrush Golf Club. The Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas says… Read More

Rivers Casino Opens First New York Sports Book, State Rep. Gary Pretlow Promises Mobile Next Year

Sports betting came to New York State on Tuesday – or at least one tiny corner of it. First-into-the-market kudos goes to Rivers Casino near Schenectady, which opened its sports book six years after… Read More

Allegations of La Liga Match Fixing Prompt Spanish Authorities to Create National Commission

Spanish authorities announced this week the creation of a commission that will work to stop match-fixing in the European nation’s sporting events. Created by presidential order, the commission will include representatives from the country’s… Read More

William Hill Announces Additional Sportsbook Sites for Iowa as State Gaming Officials Push to Launch in August

William Hill announced on Tuesday it will serve as the sportsbook for two more casinos in Iowa as state officials work to pass regulations that will allow casinos to offer sports betting. In a… Read More