About the Author

Erich Richter

A New York based freelance writer and gambling expert specializing in the sports industry. Written on numerous platforms with SEO certifications and a diehard Mets, Giants and Knicks fan (it’s been tough). Interests include keeping up to date on the newest features and technologies from sportsbooks since beta testing several of the legal gaming companies upon their inception.

PlayStar Casino Gains Access To NJ Online Gambling

February 3, 2021 | By: Erich Richter

One of the largest online gambling states in the United States added another competitor to the industry on Tuesday. PlayStar Casino gained access to New Jersey via a partnership with Oceans Casino Resort, sparking interest across the industry.   For those not familiar, PlayStar Casino is an Asia-based real-money gambling developer. PlayStar is not currently available […]

Where To Bet On Entertainment Shows And Elections

January 27, 2021 | By: Erich Richter

Seemingly an untapped market for years, betting on outcomes of awards shows and even elections has seen massive increases in popularity. Moreover, bettors can be drawn to these bets because no bettor will never turn down +EV bets. For those that are unfamiliar, +EV refers to a “positive effected value” implying profit over time. There […]

Stoolies Struggle Is Barstool Sportsbook’s Path To Dominance

January 20, 2021 | By: Erich Richter

Barstool Sportsbook holds a major feather in their cap for the month of December, but they may not want you to know it. Penn National Gaming (36% stakeholder of Barstool Sports) put forward a fantastic $13 million in total sportsbook revenue for the month of December in Pennsylvania. This is more than DraftKings and FanDuel […]

WynnBET Plans Expansion Into Seven New States

January 18, 2021 | By: Erich Richter

Wynn Resorts Limited (NSDQ: WYNN) had a troublesome 2020 but is looking to reverse its fortunes early in 2021. The company’s online sports betting platform, WynnBET, is preparing to launch in seven new states. Currently, WynnBET is available in New Jersey and Colorado. The newest additions will include Michigan, which is preparing to launch online […]

Georgia Lawmakers Introducing New Bill To Legalize Sports Betting

January 15, 2021 | By: Erich Richter

Another state is looking to bring in some sports betting tax revenue in 2021. In a filing to the state legislatures, Georgia Republican Ron Stephens and five other co-sponsors are attempting to push forward sports betting in the Peach State. The proposed bill would give sports bettors six online-only sportsbooks with remote registration. The model […]

FuboTV Wants In On The Party; Purchases Vigtory Sportsbook

January 12, 2021 | By: Erich Richter

FuboTV (NYSE: FUBO) saw massive stock gains early Tuesday as they agreed to purchase sportsbook startup Vigtory. The purchase signals another company that is adding itself to the massive US online sports betting market. The expectation is that FuboTV will launch Vigtory Sportsbook before the end of 2021. The terms of the deal were not […]

NFL Wild Card Weekend Betting Preview

January 8, 2021 | By: Erich Richter

NFL Wild Card Weekend betting has become a staple among football fans and bettors. Sportsbooks across the country are preparing for high betting volumes as teams compete on Saturday and Sunday. This is with sportsbooks launching in new states and a variety of bets that we have not seen. Sports betting will see record volume […]

Churchill Downs Overhauls BetAmerica; Will Rebrand As TwinSpires

January 6, 2021 | By: Erich Richter

On Tuesday, Churchill Downs Incorporated announced a BetAmerica brand overhaul. According to the CDI press release, BetAmerica will be rebranded as TwinSpires, previously the name of the company’s online horse betting platform. The rebrand will take place during the first half of 2021. TwinSpires will first launch in Michigan, where online sports betting is expected […]

New Bill Gives Florida Hope For 2021 Sports Betting Legalization

December 30, 2020 | By: Erich Richter

After a failed legal sports betting attempt in 2020, Florida State Senator Jeff Brandes has introduced a new bill that could give Florida legal sports betting in 2021. The main motivation for Florida to legalize sports betting is tax revenue. The proposed bill would net the state 15% of all revenue and charge each sportsbook […]

Golden Nugget Online Merger Nearly Complete; Could Look To Expand

December 22, 2020 | By: Erich Richter

The future of Golden Nugget Online got a little more clear with the expectation of a completed merger. On Monday, Golden Nugget announced that the Landcadia Holdings and Golden Nugget Online merger could be official in the coming weeks. The vote was originally expected to take place on Dec. 11 but was pushed back to Dec. 29. […]