Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving To Sign With Nets, Boost Brooklyn’s Title Odds

Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving

Kevin Durant has agreed to a four-year $164 million deal with the Nets. The Nets will also sign Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan to four-year deals. Reacting to the news, Vegas sportsbooks moves the Nets’ 2020 title odds from +2600 to +1700. LAS VEGAS – If losing the NBA Finals in six games to Toronto … Read more

DraftKings Reportedly Considers Buying Online Sportsbook Firm SBTech

DraftKings, SBTech

Betting industry insiders claim that DraftKings wants to purchase SBTech. The move would give DraftKings its own in-house sportsbook technology backend. DraftKings has not publicly indicated its interest in SBTech. BOSTON – According to several industry insiders, DraftKings is looking at buying SBTech. SBTech, headquartered in the Isle of Man, is an international sportsbook technology … Read more

William Hill Settles Lawsuit Against FanDuel, Donates $50,000 To Rutgers

William Hill Settles Lawsuit Against FanDuel

William Hill sued FanDuel in 2018. The suit, filed in federal court, was settled in February. William Hill has now donated $50,000 of the settlement to Rutgers University – Newark. ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Lawmakers have long feared that expanded sports betting would lead to integrity issues. And in the case of two major US … Read more

UFC Fight Night 154 Odds: Moicano Favored Over “Korean Zombie”

Moicano vs. Korean Zombie

Featherweight contender Renato Moicano (-200) is favored over Chan Sung Jung (+160) in the main event. The co-main event features a rematch between John Lineker (-220) and Rob Font (+170). The main card airs Saturday night on ESPN+ at 7:00 p.m. EST. GREENVILLE, S.C. – Fight fans are gearing up for another exciting UFC weekend. … Read more

Don’t Worry, Your Offshore Sportsbook Is Not Going Out Of Business

ffshore Sportsbooks Not Going Out Of Business

Sports betting legalization is not going to affect your offshore sportsbook or its odds prices. Offshore betting sites may lose some business to state-licensed books, but not enough to matter. The sports betting industry is big enough to support healthy competition. LAS VEGAS – Sports betting is a numbers game. And with all the legal … Read more

70-1 Longshot Gary Woodland Beats US Open Favorites, Wins First Career Major

Gary Woodland - 2019 US Open Champion

Gary Woodland was trending at +7000 to win the 2019 US Open at tee time Thursday. Woodland held off defending champion Brooks Koepka in Round 4 Sunday. Despite Woodland’s big payout, sportsbooks appear to have had a profitable US Open. LAS VEGAS – Two-time defending champion Brooks Koepka started the 2019 US Open tied atop … Read more

Tiger Woods Near Top Of Odds Boards For 2019 US Open

Tiger Woods - 2019 US Open

Tiger Woods is trending at +1100 to win the US Open at Pebble Beach, the site of his largest-ever major triumph. Three golfers, including Brooks Koepka, are co-favorites at +900. Koepka has won the last two US Open tournaments. LAS VEGAS – After winning the 2019 Masters in spectacular fashion, Tiger Woods struggled with the … Read more

App Store Rule Change Could Increase Costs For Legal Sportsbooks

Apple’s App Store

App Store Guideline 4.7 requires the use of native code in apps that offer real-money gaming. Sportsbook operators may have to spend significantly to come into compliance. Apple’s App Store practices are the subject of a Supreme Court challenge and an FTC antitrust investigation. CUPERTINO, Calif. – An interesting tidbit has emerged from Apple’s updated … Read more

Oneida Indian Nation Partners With Scientific Games For New York Sports Betting

Oneida Indian Nation - Scientific Games

Scientific Games has agreed to provide end-to-end sports betting solutions for New York’s Oneida Indian Nation. The Oneida tribe owns and operates three central-NY casino venues. The partnership is contingent on the state’s passage of expanded sports betting laws. NEW YORK – Scientific Games has entered into an agreement to provide sports wagering services for … Read more

District Court Reverses DOJ Wire Act Opinion, Win For NH Lottery

US District Court for New Hampshire

US District Court Judge Paul Barbadoro has ruled against the DOJ’s reinterpretation of the Wire Act. In 2018, the DOJ Office of Legal Counsel expanded the scope of the Wire Act to include all forms of gambling. The ruling allows New Hampshire and other states to continue operating their iLottery and iGaming products. CONCORD, N.H. … Read more