DraftKings DFS Deal With The PGA Tour Is Really About Sports Betting

The DraftKings dry run with perhaps the only interesting official data product on the market begins now. DraftKings announced this week a “content and marketing relationship” with the PGA Tour that went live Monday. The deal will brand the operator’s daily fantasy golf product as the tour’s official offering. This represents an enormous step forward from just two years ago when the tour hesitated to get […]

Atlantic City benefits from early wager on legal sports betting

New Jersey legalized sports betting in June of 2018, following the Supreme Court’s landmark decision to strike down a law that largely banned sports betting outside of Nevada. The practice quickly took off: in May, New Jersey sports books took in the most bets of any state in the country. In Atlantic City, overall casino gaming revenue […]

Tar Heel Born: North Carolina Sports Betting Becomes Law

Sports betting is officially legal in North Carolina. Gov. Roy Cooper signed S 154 into law on Friday, making his state the seventh to pass a sports betting bill this year. The new NC sports betting law allows the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indiansto operate retail sportsbooks at two casinos in the Appalachian Mountains. A separate bill aimed at studying a […]

Sports Betting The Talk Of Washington State

Tuesday’s informational hearing one of a handful of recent discussions on the topic From Olympia in the west to the Northern Quest tribal casino in the east, legal sports gambling has become a hot topic in Washington State. In the three weeks since the start of the year, tribal interests have met to negotiate their position on sports betting, […]

What Are the Odds Verizon Becomes the New King of Sports Betting?

The acquisition of Yahoo! by Verizon (NYSE: VZ) hasn’t paid off quite the way the telecom giant likely hoped it would, but it may yet fuel some of its biggest growth opportunities.  In November, Verizon announced it was going to expand on the Yahoo Sports brand by making it a center for sports betting. When it debuted, only […]