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PlayUSA Rewind: Illinois Extends Online Betting Registration Period Again

Election season is in full swing. And while the all-important race for presidency obviously overshadows all else, several states could be in the home stretch of legalizing sports betting in November. To boot, several others could work up some bill proposals to accomplish the same feat. It’s grind season for lawmakers in that regard. First, though, […]

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How Much Influence Will The Las Vegas Raiders Have On Nevada Sports Betting?

If you listened closely last week, you could hear the collective sighs of relief combined with holiday-like celebration from legal sports betting operators; the NFL season had arrived. Although, you might not have needed to listen that intently. It was no doubt tangible, and it permeated the country from bookmakers to bettors to casual fans. At […]

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DraftKings’ Sportsbook Director On Business, Underdogs, Home-field Booming

Week One of the National Football League left bettors reconsidering what they thought they knew. The Eagles losing to Washington and the Colts to Jacksonville was part of the process on a Sunday when five underdogs won. The same goes for oddsmakers, and DraftKings Sportsbook Director Johnny Avello was eagerly jotting notes. Among his takeaways: […]

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Who Are The Biggest NFL Players By Size?

They call football a big boy’s game. If you excel at it, you’re the big man on campus. Or the big shot. Or big dog. It’s no small task to reach the NFL. That said, for some players in the league, seemingly everything is too small. It would be for you, too, if you stood a […]

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Election Betting: European And Offshore Craze Creates An American Conundrum

Andrew Cuomo probably didn’t realize he was indulging in a bit of local political tradition. Nor that he might be stoking a debate that continues to grow with the legal sports betting industry in the United States. The Democratic governor of New York was in the moment simply engaging in a colloquial response to a […]

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PlayUSA Rewind: Kentucky Derby Betting Way Down At Churchill Downs

Welcome back, America. Shake off that likely infuriating Kentucky Derby (for a majority of you) and start fresh. Though we are curious who is more incensed: Tiz the Law backers this year or Maximum Security bettors a year ago. In any case, as always, to keep up on the day-to-day happenings across the country, be sure […]

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Who Are The Top 7 Richest NFL Players?

There is no better representation of American greed than US sports. Especially for athletes who participate for “the love of the game” but request lucrative six-figure deals before stepping on the field. But I get it – professional football, like all other sports, is a business. It’s entertainment. Football is television deals, sneakers sales, SUV […]

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BetMGM Inks Sports Betting Deal With Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions’ last winning season came in 2016. They went 9-7 and made the playoffs but went on to lose in the wild card round against the Seattle Seahawks. It’s been a string of disappointments and underachievements since then. Lions fans need to hear some good news. How about the recent announcement that BetMGM will […]

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New Chicago Cubs Deal Plans To Bring DraftKings Sportsbook To Wrigley Field

The Wrigleyville neighborhood nestled just north of downtown Chicago doesn’t look like it did five years ago. Gone are some of the local bars and restaurants that gave the place a true neighborhood feel. Lead by a revamped Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs, some local spots are no more. In their place, a […]

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A Notable Las Vegas Presence Is Significant For DraftKings and FanDuel Sportsbooks

Johnny Avello left without ever having to leave. Former bookmaker at Wynn Las Vegas for 13 years, the affable New Yorker became the head of sportsbook at DraftKings in 2018 when legal sports betting became a possibility outside of Nevada with the repeal of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act. But the technology-based nature […]