Arizona

Arizona Senate Committee Approves Sports Betting Bill Amid Concerns

A Senate bill to expand sports betting in Arizona is finally making progress following the committee’s approval of SB 1797 earlier this week. While passing the move cautiously, the Senators called for the clarity regarding governor’s renegotiated compact with the tribes. The bill moved forward after Wednesday’s three-hour long session of the Senate Committee on …

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Pennsylvania: Third State Ever to Cross $600M Monthly Handle

Pennsylvania has become the third US state ever to cross $600 million monthly sports betting in handle in January, after New Jersey and Nevada. As Pennsylvania sportsbooks continue to snowball the state’s monthly sports betting records, January brought in an unprecedented $615 million of bets. According to the official report released by the Pennsylvania Gaming …

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North Dakota

North Dakota Committee Endorses Sports Betting Legislation

On Wednesday, the Republican-led House Judiciary Committee endorsed a resolution that would allow North Dakotans to decide whether they want to see sports betting in the state. The full House will take it up for consideration now. If approved by the House and the Senate, North Dakota sports betting would appear as soon as the …

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Michigan Online Sports Betting Posts $115M Handle in First 10 Days

As monthly sports betting handles are pouring in from US states, Michigan has revealed it’s ten online sportsbooks posted a handle of $115.2 million from January 22 when the state’s industry went live, to January 31. The debut month of the Great Lakes State marks the most successful iGaming launch in US history, and Michigan’s …

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New Jersey Sports Betting Sets National Revenue Record in January

New Jersey sports betting, which narrowly missed the $1 billion mark in handle for the second consecutive month, was consoled by nearly a 25% increase month-over-month in revenue to set another national record of $82.6 million. The previous revenue record was $66.4 million recorded in December 2020. Last month’s record revenue is also a 54% …

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WynnBET Inks Multi-State Deal With Genius Sports Group

Genius Sports Group announced Tuesday a multi-year partnership with WynnBET, Wynn Resorts’ digital sportsbook brand in the United States. Under the agreement, WynnBET consumers across New Jersey, Colorado, and Michigan will be able to enjoy improved in-play markets, thanks to Genius Sports’ LiveData and LiveTrading services. As WynnBET’s other launches in more states are underway, …

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Michigan Regulators Authorize Four Winds Casino Provider, Pala Interactive

The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) authorized Monday to launch the eleventh mobile gaming and sports betting operator in the state. The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, who operate three casinos under the Four Winds brand in Hartford, Dowagiac, and Buffalo, received approval for their platform provider, Pala Interactive LLC, to go live in Michigan …

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Illinois Sports Betting Posts Record Handle of $492M in December

Illinois sports betting witnessed another record-setting handle for the seventh straight month in December 2020, hitting $491.7 million. According to the report released Tuesday by the Illinois Gaming Board, the December figure represented a 9.5% increase from November’s $449 million. With the Prairie State being the final state to post its monthly figures, the US …

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Mississippi

Mississippi Sees Monthly Sports Betting Record in January

Like Indiana, Mississippi sports betting also enters the new year with a record-setting handle of $67.7 million for the month of January. According to the state report released by the Mississippi Gaming Commission, last month’s figure represented a 22.4% increase from December’s handle ($55.3 million) and $6.5 million more than the previous best ($61.2 million) …

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Connecticut Gov Announces Support For Sports Betting

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont has recently filed a piece of legislation aimed at regulating the sports betting and iGaming industry this year. The governor’s support comes amid an economic downturn due to the coronavirus that affected the entire world, particularly the United States. With revenues down less than what the Nutmeg State requires to run …

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