DraftKings, FanDuel Offering New Sportsbook Options This Weekend

Draftkings - Fanduel Betting

DraftKings will offer betting odds for the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Contest. FanDuel is also allowing bettors in four states a chance to wager on the “The Basketball Tournament”. Joey Chestnut (-1600 odds) is the favorite to win for the men’s contest in the Hot Dog Contest. BOSTON – Starting this holiday weekend, two of … Read more

Almost All Of West Virginia Sports Betting Happens Online Now

WV Online Sports Betting

Mobile sports betting continues to dominate the West Virginia sports betting market. Only two percent of sports betting handle happened in retail sports betting windows. Wheeling Island Casino and Mardi Gras Casino are the only two sportsbooks still closed in the state. The odds that this rate continues into the NFL season are slim, as … Read more

FanDuel Increases The Arms Race With SportsGrid Partnership

SportsGrid - FanDuel

FanDuel will now be a television affiliated sportsbook due to their newest partnership with the network SportsGrid. SportsGrid will air all of FanDuel’s odds and bets sporadically during their 24 hour a day sports betting programs. NEW YORK – FanDuel and their sports betting greatness will be coming to television screens near you through their … Read more

Online Sports Betting In Illinois Comes First Through BetRivers

BetRivers Sportsbook

BetRivers online sportsbook launched today marking the start of regulated online sports betting in Illinois. Illinois also approved the sports betting licenses of seven brick-and-mortar casinos including ones to be built throughout the state. BetRivers will live stream numerous sporting events while allowing bettors to bet on their platform simultaneously. CHICAGO — Online sports betting … Read more

Denver Broncos Make Sports Betting Partnership History

Denver Broncos - Fanduel

The Denver Broncos have become the first team in the NFL to partner with a sportsbook. FanDuel Sportsbook and the Broncos have entered into a multi-year partnership. The odds featured on FanDuel will be boosted for many Broncos prop bets. DENVER – FanDuel has signed a multi-year deal that partners them with the Denver Broncos … Read more

Colorado Online Sports Betting Expands With New Sportsbook App

Sky Ute App

Sky Ute Casino has launched a statewide mobile sportsbook app available for those living in Colorado. The casino has teamed up the only Native American-owned sportsbook company to produce this app The Sky Ute Sportsbook will be joining a market in a state with many other big-name online sportsbooks NORTH IGNACIO, Colo. – The Sky … Read more

Online Sports Betting App Users Increase 212% During May

FanDuel - DraftKings

DraftKings and FanDuel, the two most popular mobile sportsbooks in the US, saw their usage triple in May. New users of mobile betting apps increased by 212% during the month of May. The expected return of the NBA, NHL, and PGA Tour has led to more optimism on sports betting during the coronavirus pandemic. NEW … Read more

Virginia Becomes Second State To Legalize Sports Betting In 2020

Virginia Legalizes Sports Betting

Virginia is now the second state to legalize sports betting in 2020, after Washington. New sports betting legislation goes into effect beginning July 1. The Virginia Lottery Board can grant as many as 12 total sports betting licenses and must approve at least four of these licenses by September 15. Virginia also passed another bill … Read more

Flutter Entertainment Revenue Up In First Quarter, Despite Shutdowns

Flutter Entertainment

Flutter Entertainment saw a profit of 16% in its first quarter reports. Prior to sporting events being canceled due to COVID-19, they had a 29% growth. NEW YORK – Flutter Entertainment has reported a 16% growth in revenue for their first quarter despite sporting events being on hiatus. Before professional sports ceased all play due … Read more

Flutter-Stars Group Merger Approved In U.K., But What About U.S.?

Flutter Entertainment and Stars Group Merger

Their partnership accounts for 30% of the UK online gambling market. Their merger could have an impact on the US sports betting market as well. UNITED KINGDOM — The merger between Flutter Entertainment Group and The Stars Group has already made an impact on the online sports betting and gambling market in The United Kingdom … Read more