It’s information overload everywhere, and there’s not enough time to sleep and eat and stay fully informed of what’s happening on this crazy blue dot of ours (two out of three, that’s not is not bad). Here’s the Sports Handle article from the “Get a Grip” weekend, recapping the top of the week American sports betting stories, highlighting fresh news and rounding out key stories.
Top stories around our network this week
As the ever-changing North American legal sports betting landscape matures, players will come in and they will come out.
Everyone seems to be waiting for Fanatics to enter the sports betting sphere, and WynnBET is looking to enter the Illinois market. Jan. 1 was also determined this week to be the start date for sports betting in Ohio, and Caesars launched its ADW white-label horse racing in Ohio and Florida.
On the other side, theScore Bet is expected to cease operations in the United States on July 1 and focus on Canada.
Which new players will arrive in the coming months and years, and which will exit? Stay tuned to find out.
The waiting is the hardest part
North Carolina mobile betting bill has yet to be discussed by House
Online sports betting may not launch in Maryland until late 2022 or early 2023
DC Lottery promises upcoming GambetDC interface improvements
What’s better, a sharp bet or a fun bet?
In defense of the single game bet
Lots of casino news
First ‘normal’ summer in three years could pay off big for NJ casinos
Bally’s may expire as downtown Chicago casino chess begins reset
With the purchase of Golden Nugget, DraftKings doubles down on the casino war
Will vocal opposition to Center County’s proposed mini-casino ultimately count?
River Casino’s Bad Beat jackpot could become the highest in US casino history this month
The New York sportsbook holding rate fell last week, amid falling weekly volumes
Virginia narrowly misses $400 million in sports betting for April
Ontario iGaming revenue reports await after provincial election
I didn’t see this one coming
Nicki Minaj named MaximBet strategic advisor, ambassador
Washington State Tribal Updates
The Snoqualmie Tribe, the first in Washington state to launch a retail sports betting site and on-site mobile app, announced plans on Tuesday to build a hotel and convention center next to its casino. by the end of 2024.
Snoqualmie Casino CEO Stanford Le said Sports handle that the Seattle suburban property’s on-site sports betting app — still the only one to go live in the state — was about to eclipse 1,000 signups. In accordance with state law, all mobile wagering must be conducted on the premises of a Tribal Gaming Facility.
On the same day the Snoqualmies announced the addition of their hotel, the Washington Indian Gaming Association released a Taylor Policy Group study, which showed the state’s tribes were responsible for the $6.6 billion contribution. dollars to gross state product in 2019 (and $5.6 billion in 2020 affected by the pandemic). ), while generating nearly 55,000 jobs statewide, compared to $2 billion in economic impact and 13,000 jobs in 2004.
More of the most important and interesting stories
FOR A VOTE: Richmond casino overhaul may be voted on, budget would delay licensing [Times-Dispatch]
LARGE PLAN: Backers unveil plans for $250 million casino resort in Cedar Rapids, Iowa [CDC]
PROGRESS: Rhode Island senators propose legislation to tackle gambling addiction [KPVI]
FRAME: Yardbarker launches sports betting-focused email newsletter “Bark Bets” [Business Wire]
Gambling could be a wildcard in the race for governor of Texas, with Governor Greg Abbott (R) not expecting to block gambling expansion, while Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke. supports sports betting, casinos @GamblingComp https://t.co/3Ix8YARbDi pic.twitter.com/Z1vZkjVa6l
— Chris Sieroty (@serotyfeatures) June 2, 2022
UH-OH: Massachusetts sports betting bills complicate horse racing expansion [Worcester Business Journal]
NEW BLOOD: Nevada Gaming Control Board Announces Two Appointments [CDC]
CHEERS: Former UK sports minister joins Genius Sports business advisory board [Yahoo!]
SO SAD: Scarborough Downs OTB closure, ending 72-year era [WMTW]