Nevada OKs Betting on Esports

Nevada last week became the first state to regulate esports when the state Gaming Control Board allowed betting on a league that features Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO).

Kentucky Sports Betting Bill Doubtful

Though the majority of residents support legalization of sports betting, lawmakers are not in a hurry to approve it. House Bill 137 went nowhere after a second reading in...

Kentucky Derby Moved to September

For 146 years, with one exception, the Kentucky Derby has run in early May. But concerns about the coronavirus has knocked the race into September.

Virus Curtails NFL Draft Fest

NFL Draft festivities were expected to draw 350,000 sports fans to Las Vegas next month. Covid-19 put a stop to that, but the draft itself will go on in...

FanDuel to Buy Illinois Track

To get around an 18-month waiting period for online-only sports betting, FanDuel has agreed to purchase a race track—Fairmount Park in Collinsville—to allow it to go live sooner.

Maryland Senate Clears Sports-Betting Bill

Maryland lawmakers have advanced a bill that would allow state voters to approve sports betting. A “yes” vote would bring the wagers to Pimlico Racecourse (l.) and Laurel Park,...

On-Site Registration A Handicap in RI

Rhode Island sports betting laws require bettors to register for accounts at one of the state’s two casinos (Twin River sportsbook at left). The guideline has left the state’s...

PGA, Action Network Launch GolfBet.com

The PGA Tour and the Action Network to have launched GolfBet.com, a betting content provider, making the golf tour the first professional organization in the country to profit from...
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