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2016-11-04 16:40
Poll Majority Wants To Legalize Sports Betting in the U.S.
A new pool released by the Fairleigh Dickinson University finds that close to half of Americans approve to legalize sports betting.…
2016-10-12 06:02
State makes final thrust for sports betting
The state of New Jersey, in its multi-year pursuit of legalized sports betting, is hoping to draw up a miracle play in what may be their last legal chance to do so.…
2016-10-04 10:23
Former NBA commissiossioner David Stern hopes to see legal sports betting expand in the United States
Former NBA commissioner David Stern said Thursday that his position has evolved to a point where he now hopes to see legal sports betting expand in the United States.…
2016-08-18 06:00
New Jersey loses again on sports betting
New Jersey’s multi-year pursuit of legalized sports betting took another hit last week after a federal court ruled against the state law allowing sports betting at casinos and racetracks. …
2016-08-17 06:16
DraftKings launches Leagues that enable playing DFS with friends
Now that the legalization of daily fantasy sports is under control, DraftKings is trying to shift its attention back to improving the core product and user experience. DraftKings launched Leagues, a feature that makes it easier to play DFS with your friends.…
2016-08-08 08:31
New bill regulates daily fantasy sports in New York
Daily fantasy sports returned to New York when Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed into law a bill that said: Daily fantasy sports really is a game of skill. This is a big win for DraftKings and FanDuel, the two leading companies in the DFS business.…
2016-08-01 08:01
Playtech buys 90% of Best Gaming Technology
Playtech is expanding fast, and now they bought no less than 90% of the shares of Best Gaming Technology for €138 million.…
2016-06-23 11:13
New bill may ensure sports betting to become legal in New York
Efforts to make fantasy-sports betting legal in New York may climax soon. There could be a decision in a few weeks, although some details still need to be eradicated.…
2016-06-13 17:19
Bet365 wins court battle in Sofia Bulgaria and is now licensed for sports betting
Bet365 is back on the list of officially licensed sports betting operators in Bulgaria after a court in Sofia decided in its favor in an appeal against the state gambling regulator.…
2016-06-08 12:51
FanDuel threatens to leave New York unless state lawmakers vote to legalize Daily Fantasy Sports
FanDuel CEO Nigel Eccles warned the leaders of the state Legislature in a letter that the company would likely leave the state unless lawmakers adopt a law that allows them to resume operations in New York.…
2016-06-01 20:02
Illinois Daily Fantasy Sports betting bill postponed
Legislation to regulate DFS betting in Illionois was postponed Sunday after the proposal became embroiled in vote-buying allegations.…
2016-06-01 17:47
Macau Slot Macau's only sports bet firm gets licence renewal
According to Macau's Official Gazette, Macau sports betting licensee Macau Slot Co Ltd will have its sports betting concession extended to June 5, 2021.…
2016-05-07 05:55
Nevada wants to legalize online sports betting in all 50 states
The aspiration to legalize online sports betting for money in the United States might get a jump this year. The Nevada Gaming Commission (NGC) is considering a process that would legalize sports betting nationally.…
2016-04-25 16:24
AGA's president Geoff Freeman plans to push for a new approach to legalised and licensed sports betting in the US
Geoff Freeman, president and CEO of the American Gaming Association, announced that he will be discussing AGA's plans for a new approach to US sports betting at the iGaming Super Show.…
2016-04-21 11:00
Illionois scales legalization of DFS betting
Last Wednesday The Illinois House gave its initial approval to a measure that would legalize betting on DFS. However, some lawmakers promulgated their concern about the way the bill was vetted, so it is still uncertain if the bill get's full passage.…
2016-04-14 13:20
Iowa has another shot to legalize daily fantasy sports betting
Wednesday April 12th, a panel of state lawmakers approved a proposal to legalize fantasy sports betting, including online DFS websites like DraftKings and FanDuel.…
2016-04-12 09:01
CEO of AGA predicts the next U.S. president will legalize sports betting
Geoff Freeman, CEO of the American Gaming Association, predicts that the next president of the United States will legalize sports betting, to determine the activity is not limited to just a few states.…
2016-04-07 16:48
Legalization of fantasy sports betting in Illinios delayed
Illinois lawmakers are still trying to craft the proposal to legalize daily fantasy sports betting in the Prairie State, causing the legalization to be postponed. This affects sports betting sites such as DraftKings and FanDuel.…
2016-03-31 05:55
All Star Daily Fantasy FlowPlay's alternative to DFS
Some states in the USA consider Daily Fantasy Sports illegal gambling since the winnings are in real money. Seattle-based FlowPlay is offering an alternative with the launch of All Star Daily Fantasy.…
2016-03-22 12:36
DraftKings and FanDuel stop doing business in New York
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced that the biggest daily fantasy sports betting companies, DraftKings and FanDuel, have agreed to stop doing business in New York. The companies have also agreed to halt their legal challenge to Schneiderman if they lose in an upcoming decision by an appeals court in Manhattan.…

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