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Jun 18, 2018

Major League Baseball decided that if it couldn’t get a piece of the sports betting pie, it would divert revenue in any way it could, starting with advertising.

Jun 7, 2018

Sports and gambling fans cheered as Delaware Gov. John Carney made the first official bet on baseball at the Dover Downs Hotel & Casino Tuesday as the First State became the second in the nation to offer full sports betting.

May 25, 2018

In the wake of a United States Supreme Court ruling striking down a ban on sports betting, state gambling regulators are fighting suggestions by major sports leagues that gambling should be overseen at the federal level.

May 24, 2018

In the wake of a United States Supreme Court ruling striking down a ban on sports betting, state gambling regulators are fighting suggestions by major sports leagues that gambling should be overseen at the federal level.

May 24, 2018

The top gambling regulator in Massachusetts on Wednesday joined colleagues from several other states in rebuking the nation’s professional sports leagues over the future of sports betting, in particular rejecting requests that the teams share in the spoils of legalized wagering on their games.

May 22, 2018

If there is one sure bet Californians can make now that the Supreme Court has cleared the way for legalized sports gambling, it’s this: Months, if not years, of haggling lie ahead before residents can wager a dime on any game.

May 16, 2018

There's a lot of work to be done and decisions to be made, starting with whether states will legalize the practice.

May 15, 2018

First booze. Then pot. Now sports gambling.

May 15, 2018

The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports.

May 15, 2018

Because states have now been given the freedom to design their own sports gambling framework, uncertainty reigns over just how much effect the ruling could have on commercial real estate.

May 15, 2018

When the Loyola Ramblers reached the Final Four in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, you can be sure a lot of giddy alumni and other local fans were willing to put their money where their hearts were. But any bets that the Ramblers would upset Michigan in the semifinal — or at least beat the point spread — were placed outside the law in Illinois and 48 other states. Wagering on individual games is prohibited everywhere but Nevada.

Apr 30, 2018

The gambling world is waiting with bated breath for the United States Supreme Court decision that could result in an expansion of sports betting. The decision could be announced anytime between today and the end of June.

Apr 27, 2018

This case is about more than sports betting, which is simply the subject matter before the Supreme Court. It has more to do with state’s rights, and the decision has the potential to affect other areas of dispute, from marijuana legalization, to the ability of cities to protect undocumented immigrants, to gun control.

Apr 27, 2018

Although Nevada has had a robust sports betting industry for decades, New Jersey has been at the forefront of the push to legalize sports betting.

Apr 27, 2018

The gambling world is waiting with bated breath for the United States Supreme Court decision that could result in an expansion of sports betting.

Apr 25, 2018

Esports is breaking yet another major barrier in the Las Vegas valley. Not only are fans able to watch major events in the new Esports Arena, but they can now bet on video games.

Apr 6, 2018

Since 2015, at least a dozen NBA teams, owners and players have invested heavily in the growing e-sports market, backing or buying competitive gaming teams around the globe. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, a dot-com pioneer who built a fortune in the tech world, opted for a different route. Instead of buying an e-sports team of his own, Cuban made a bet on betting, investing in a company called Unikrn that sets lines and takes wagers from around the world on e-sports competitions.

Nov 17, 2017

A plan to bring the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission under ministerial control has been described as “flying in the face” of best practice and a “recipe for disaster” by overseas experts.