College Football Betting Week 3: Big 12 Begins Conference Play

Oklahoma Sooners

The Big 12 kicks off its conference play this weekend with five matchups including No. 3 Oklahoma against Kansas State. Odds and point spreads are now available for each game, with No. 15 Oklahoma State only a 6.5-point favorite over West Virginia. Other matchups include Texas (-17.5) against Texas Tech, TCU against Iowa State (-2.5), … 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

How Sportsbooks Have Fared Over The Last Month

Sportsbook Revenues

Sports betting revenues in May have been rising in different states. Iowa sports betting revenues skyrocketed from April to May by 344%. With sports returning, sports betting revenues should continue to rise. CHARLESTON, W. Va. — After a disappointing month of April, sports betting revenues increased in May for the early reporting states. As sports … Read more

DraftKings Continues Expansion, Heads To Michigan Next

DraftKings - Michigan

DraftKings partnered with the Bay Mills Resort & Casino in Michigan to enter the state’s sports betting market. DraftKings now join FanDuel, William Hill, FOX Bet, PointsBet & BetMGM as sportsbook operators in Michigan. Over a third of Michigan residents interested in online sports betting had already placed a legal bet in another state or … Read more

Pandemic Causes U.S. Sports Betting Handle To Drop 88% In Months

Empty Sportsbook

The sports betting handle in the U.S. has dropped significantly by 79% since February. All major sports leagues are still on hiatus which is playing a major role in the loss of sports betting revenue. UFC, NASCAR, and the NFL Draft have seen large betting handles, but it is not enough to fill the void … Read more

Draftkings Purchases Live Betting Streaming Rights To Bundesliga

Bundesliga and DraftKings

DraftKings has bought the exclusive US live betting streaming rights to the German soccer league Bundesliga. The Bundesliga is one of the first international soccer leagues to resume play amid the coronavirus pandemic. DraftKings is also launching Bundesliga DFS contests for the first time. NEW YORK – DraftKings has reached an agreement giving the sports … Read more

Election Betting Handle Could Surpass Super Bowl Says Westgate Exec

Donald Trump

Political Odds can’t be bet on at any sports book based in the United States. Bookmakers believe election betting could generate 10 to 15 times more money wagered than the Super Bowl. Political Betting in West Virginia went live for one hour then the odds were taken down. LAS VEGAS — The coronavirus pandemic has … Read more

What Do West Virginia’s Revenue Numbers Mean For Sports Betting?

WV Sports Betting Revenue

West Virginia’s sportsbook revenues show a steady decline in March. This is likely due to the cancellation of many major sporting events, including March Madness. March Madness is one of the highest volume betting opportunities of the entire year and was canceled just before it was set to start. CHARLESTON, W.V. – The effects of … Read more

US Mobile Sports Betting Is A Multi-Million Dollar Industry

Mobile Sports Betting

In their first year of legalized sports betting, New Jersey residents bet $3.2 million on sporting events and $2.4 million of those wagers came from their internet/mobile platforms. June 2019 showed that 83% of all sports wagers done in the state of New Jersey were done online while only 17% occurred at sports betting locations. … Read more

DraftKings Mobile App Launch Postponed In West Virginia

DraftKings Sportsbook

The DraftKings sports betting app is delayed because of its server location. One part of the mobile betting server is located outside of West Virginia. West Virginia still does not have mobile betting after BetLucky shut down. CHARLES TOWN, W. Va. – The new DraftKings sports betting app in West Virginia will be pushed back … Read more