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When Will NHL Return? There’s A New Plan In Place

The Chicago Blackhawks are returning to the playoffs! Well, them and 24 other teams when the National Hockey League (NHL) resumes play. Much like other major sports leagues, the NHL has been on hiatus since March but a return is possible by late July. Commissioner Gary Bettman recently announced the ‘Return To Play Plan’ which …

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Las Vegas Casinos Prepare For June 4 Reopenings

After what seems like months of quarantining, states across the country have started allowing businesses to reopen. Closed since mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic, casinos have begun resuming operations. Normalization is well underway. But that does not mean we can stop being safe and smart. If anything, we need to emphasize it more. On …

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When Are Major Horse Racing Events Scheduled To Return?

If it’s not already trademarked, Alex Waldrop should consider it. “We were the original sports bet. We’re still here. And we’re still going strong.” And with COVID-19 keeping sports contested by humans off their fields of play, the chief executive officer of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association earnestly hopes one of the United States’ original …

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Will Louisiana Sports Betting Hit The Ballot This Fall?

What a magical day May 24 became. Four of the greatest athletes in their respective sports took to the links at Medalist Golf Club in Florida, pitting Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning against Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady. Through a downpour, these GOATs persevered. Not just for bragging rights (which went to Tiger and Peyton). Not only for our own entertainment (with cart cams and …

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Odds & How To Watch ‘The Match’

Golf — and betting on golf — is back, thanks to Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. Golf and gambling have gone together like golf and the nineteenth hole since duffers first pulled wood clubs from “bags” made of twine. The pace and segmentation of play, granular to the shot and the hole allows for the …

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Casinos Beginning To Reopen Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

It appears the light at the end of the tunnel is nearing. Following weeks of social isolation and distancing, closed businesses and schools, shuttered casinos and sportsbooks, normalization has begun. A number of states across the country have authorized select businesses to resume operations. For some, that includes the reopening of brick-and-mortar casinos, which, for …

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Horse Racing Bets Supplementing Minimal Sports Betting Options

Welcome to another week of quarantine. Potentially, though, it won’t last much longer. States across the country have started reopening select businesses and easing isolation restrictions as they pertain to the coronavirus pandemic. They have developed policies and guidelines for the public and industries to follow in order to resume operations. In due time, it appears, …

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Horse Racing Bets Supplementing Minimal Sports Betting Options

Welcome to another week of quarantine. Potentially, though, it won’t last much longer. States across the country have started reopening select businesses and easing isolation restrictions as they pertain to the coronavirus pandemic. They have developed policies and guidelines for the public and industries to follow in order to resume operations. In due time, it appears, …

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Solid Numbers, Easy Launch Helps Set Groundwork for Future

By noon on Friday, Dan Hartman sensed reality settling in. Legalized sports betting in Colorado was two hours old. Four operators had live online sportsbooks. By that time, he recalled with a laugh, Hartman felt relief. The much-anticipated launch had occurred. What’s more, it went as smoothly as regulators, operators and the public could have wanted. That …

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PA, NJ See Uptick In Online Poker Championship Entries

While we’re not out of the woods yet, states across the country are beginning to ease restrictions surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. Some will soon allow select businesses to reopen, of course with capacity limitations and social distancing guidelines in place. Online poker and online casinos have thrived during the shutdown, but major sports remain sidelined and …

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PA, NJ See Uptick In Online Poker Championship Entries

While we’re not out of the woods yet, states across the country are beginning to ease restrictions surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. Some will soon allow select businesses to reopen, of course with capacity limitations and social distancing guidelines in place. Online poker and online casinos have thrived during the shutdown, but major sports remain sidelined and …

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US Sports Betting Industry Will Recover

The future of the American sports betting industry remains promising, perhaps even record-setting next year, said gaming industry analyst and SpringOwl Asset Management CEO Jason Ader. This year, though, amid a COVID-19 pandemic that has shut down sports with cascading detriment to sportsbooks and sports networks, is about mitigating damage and learning lessons on how …

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US Sports Betting Industry Will Recover

The future of the American sports betting industry remains promising, perhaps even record-setting next year, said gaming industry analyst and SpringOwl Asset Management CEO Jason Ader. This year, though, amid a COVID-19 pandemic that has shut down sports with cascading detriment to sportsbooks and sports networks, is about mitigating damage and learning lessons on how …

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TN, VA Sports Betting Slowly Moving Toward Launch

It remains incredible that each week, despite the lack of sports, we still find ample news surrounding legalized sports betting. Casinos are still shuttered. Major sports are on hiatus. Understandably, sports betting handles and revenues are plummeting. Still, states are powering ahead with legislation and pending launches. Sportsbooks are still landing partnerships. Apparently nothing can …