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Chav Vasilev

Chav Vasilev

Having worked in restaurant management for years, Chav turned his passion for sports into a career as a sports betting and online gambling freelance writer. Having grown up in Europe, he has been exposed to betting and gambling for years and has closely followed the U.S. growth. When not writing, you can find him playing poker online or watching and betting on soccer (Hala Madrid/YNWA), NFL, NBA, and F1.

Latest articles

Illinois Gaming Board Grants a Mob-Related Man a Gaming License

May 22, 2023 | By: Chav Vasilev

Here’s a question for the Illinois Gaming Board (IGB). How can a man connected to organized crime be granted a gaming license? At first glance, there is nothing unusual about Jeffrey Bertucci, who operates six video gaming terminals (VGTs) in his Steak ‘N Egger franchise in Cicero, Ill. However, records show that in testimony, Bertucci […]

Fanatics Follows Through on Expected PointsBet Acquisition

May 16, 2023 | By: Chav Vasilev

Sports apparel company Fanatics has agreed to purchase the US assets of Australian gaming operator PointsBet. The deal is worth $150 million in cash, pending investor and regulatory approval. Currently, Fanatics is beta-testing an online sportsbook in Ohio and Tennessee. Additionally, it operates a retail sportsbook in Maryland and has a license in Massachusetts, where […]

MSG Sphere: Will the Payoff be Worth the Investment?

May 15, 2023 | By: Chav Vasilev

Sphere Entertainment Co. is projecting even more cost overruns for the MSG Sphere, set to open in Las Vegas later this year. Its latest quarterly financial results show that the company has spent $2.08 billion on the project, which is 73% more than the original budget. That initial $1.2 billion projection has been upped repeatedly. As […]

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