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Should You Bet Against Joey Chestnut & More Odd Facts About Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest

The 2020 edition of Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest comes our way on Saturday, July 4, with the world’s top competitive eaters squaring off for the “Mustard Belt” and a share of $40,000 in prize money. Bettors in New Jersey, New Hampshire and Colorado can get even closer to the action this year. Legal […]

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The NFL Is Game For Sports Betting Partnerships. So Who Would Be The Best Pairings?

The NFL season has yet to kick off. In fact, it was pushed back when you consider the cancellation of the Aug. 8 Hall of Fame Game. Yet already history has been made. The Denver Broncos took advantage of a rules modification and made FanDuel Sportsbook — a Colorado online sportsbook operator since May 1 — an official NFL […]

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PlayUSA Rewind: Michigan Hits Fast Forward On Online Sports Betting

Another week down, another week of headlines filled with COVID-19. More spikes in cases across the nation. It’s obviously a frightening time, and we hope you are maintaining sufficient caution to help curb the trend. Somehow, too, another week filled with gambling-related news, including another state that is ready to speed up its timeline for online […]

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The Upcoming 2020 SBC Digital Summit Is Packed With Expert Speakers, Panels

In a little over two weeks, the all-star game of gambling conferences is set to happen with the 2020 SBC Digital Summit. Some of the largest names in the industry will occupy a virtual conference to discuss relevant issues in the gaming world. The 2020 SBC Digital Summit North America will take place on July […]

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On Verge Of Public Listing, Luckbox Eyes eSports Challenges, Opportunities In North America

As the US embarks on a third year in the post-Murphy v. NCAA world, the state of legal wagering on sporting events in North America presents some challenges along with opportunities for countries outside the continent. Luckbox is one such company. Luckbox is an eSports-centric online wagering platform is based on the Isle of Mann. […]

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PlayUSA Rewind: Hopes For California Sports Betting Fizzle Out

Another week gone, another week closer to major sports returning. Another week of casino reopenings. Another week of normalization. That said, even with businesses opening their doors back up, continued emphasis on safety and distancing remains key if we wish to continue moving forward and away, hopefully, from the coronavirus pandemic. Regardless, we trudge along. […]

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What Happens To An Online Gambling License If Its Retail Casino Partner Goes Bust?

Across the US, casinos have been hit hard by the COVID lockdowns. Share prices have in some cases fallen by 90%. Even with the relaxation of restrictions, casinos are facing big revenue reductions. Casinos have warned employees on furlough that their layoffs may become permanent. In most states, online gaming licenses for sports betting, online […]

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Odds On The Oddities: COVID-19 Plunged Bookmakers Beyond Their Normal Lines Of Comfort

Johnny Avello doesn’t pretend to be an authority on the top tier of Faroe Island soccer. But right there atop the DraftKings live offerings on a late-May Tuesday afternoon, Klaksvik was a -50,000 moneyline favorite, leading 3-0 in the final two minutes against Streymur. But maybe everyone knows nobody parks the bus in the Faroe […]

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Online Sports Betting Launches in Illinois With BetRivers Sportsbook

The day few thought would ever arrive, is finally here — Illinois online sports betting. BetRivers has become the first mobile sportsbook in the state, going live Thursday, June 18 at 10 a.m. This marks another first for Rivers Casino Des Plains as the property was also the first to begin taking sports bets at […]

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PlayUSA Rewind: A Roller Coaster Week For California Sports Betting

What a week. The NBA is finalizing plans to resume play in Orlando, Florida, at the end of July. The PGA Tour returned in thrilling fashion. Casinos continue to reopen nationwide. Yet one state captured headlines seemingly every day, as a legalized sports betting tug of war continues out west. On to the Rewind: Wild week surrounding California sports betting Rarely […]