Sightline Applauds Nevada Gaming Commission’s Remote Identity Verification Change

Sightline Petition Allows Nevada Casino Visitors to Create and Verify Accounts Remotely. Nevada casino visitors will now be able to create, verify, and fund their cashless wagering accounts remotely after the Nevada Gaming Commission approved Sightline’s petition to change Nevada’s gaming regulations. Sightline Payments submitted the petition for the regulation change seeking to provide Nevada […]

Michigan legal online gambling and sports betting to start Friday

Source: link Michigan online sports betting begins: What you need to knowMichigan authorities are letting casinos and their partners to allow online sports bets more than a year after gambling was made legal here. Michigan regulators have given the green light for online gambling and online sports betting to start at noon Friday. The Michigan […]

Online sports betting to begin in Michigan on Jan. 22

Source: link Michigan will officially allow online sports betting for the first time starting on Friday, Jan. 22. The Michigan Gaming Control Board today authorized nine operators to begin online sports betting or both online gaming and sports betting at noon on Friday, Jan. 22. “The Michigan Gaming Control Board and the state’s commercial and […]

A guide to Michigan legal online sports betting and gambling, which starts Friday

Source: link Sports betting has been legal in Michigan since last March. But to do that, you had to go to an actual casino that offered a sportsbook. But a new era of sports gambling dawns for casual and hard-core bettors alike as online gambling and sports betting officially kicks off Friday in the state. Nine sites […]

Showtime Sets ‘Action’ Docuseries Exploring Legalization Of Sports Gambling

by Ryan Rodenberg Showtime Sports Documentary Films is ready for you to take a gamble on their forthcoming four-part docuseries Action. The premium cabler’s new series will take a deep dive into the legalization of the once taboo industry of sports gambling and its evolving impact on the gambling community as the industry navigates a landmark 2018 court ruling. Action is […]

Map: Sports Betting in the United States

The map above shows the states where sports betting is currently legal, where sports betting has been approved but is not yet operational, where sports betting legislation has been introduced and is under consideration, and where sports betting legislation is reported to be forthcoming.

State-by-state sports betting bill tracker

After New Jersey’s Supreme Court victory last year, any state that wishes can legalize sports betting. At the same time various state lawmakers are considering sports betting legislation, Congress is too. Senators Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and now-retired Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, co-introduced comprehensive sports betting legislation at the end of 2018. On Sept. 27, 2018 the […]

Americans to bet $8.5 billion on 2019 March Madness

Nearly 50 million Americans will wager a collective $8.5 billion on the NCAA men’s basketball tournament better known as March Madness, according to the American Gaming Association (AGA). This year’s tournament — in which 68 college teams will compete for the national title — will be the first championship to take place since the Supreme Court in […]

A hundred years after the Black Sox scandal, MLB embraces baseball betting

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — On the 100th anniversary of the Black Sox gambling scandal that threatened to destroy the game, betting on baseball is front and center again in a way that must have Kennesaw Mountain Landis, the game’s first commissioner, spinning in his grave. Major League Baseball is embracing legal betting at unprecedented levels. The […]

Major League Soccer makes MGM betting deal, following NBA, MLB, NHL

In the 10 months since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down PASPA, the federal ban on sports betting, last May, the five major U.S. pro sports leagues have now each made their first official betting partnerships. In August, the NBA announced MGM as its first official gaming partner. In October, the NHL did the same. In November, Major […]