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.

Caesars’ William Hill Takeover Could Signal a Coming Sports Betting Arms Race

September 30, 2020 | By: Erich Richter

Caesars Entertainment and William Hill agreed to a deal that would allow Caesars to absorb William Hill. The British sportsbook accepted Caesars’ bid on Wednesday over the private equity firm Apollo Management. Surprisingly, the expectation is that Caesars Entertainment will specifically hold on to William Hill’s US assets. The major caveat to that will be […]

William Hill Shares Zoomed 43% Amid Potential Buyout Talks

September 28, 2020 | By: Erich Richter

On Friday, William Hill (OTCMKTS: WIMHY) saw massive movement on the stock market as rumors began to swirl about a potential buyout. Caesars Entertainment (NSDQ: CZR) and Apollo Global Management INC. (NYSE: APO) each submitted takeover bids to purchase the British gambling company. Now the potential for a bidding war has ensued with shareholders taking […]

ESPN Doubles Down as Optimism Continues to Grow Within the Gambling Industry

September 18, 2020 | By: Erich Richter

On Monday, ESPN struck a deal with DraftKings (NASDAQ: DKNG) and Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ: CZR) sending DraftKings up 17.27% gains and Caesars Entertainment up 8% by midday.  The gains are not just limited to DraftKings and Caesars, however. MGM Resorts International (NASDAQ: MGM) has seen a 20% growth in the last 3 months and Penn […]

Penn National Shoots For the Moon With Barstool Sportsbook Launch

September 16, 2020 | By: Erich Richter

The long-awaited, Barstool Sportsbook will take its first bets in Pennsylvania this week drawing plenty of buzz across the industry. Their sportsbook will officially soft launch on Friday, Sept. 18, garnering excitement from investors and players alike.  Earlier in the week, fans were able to download the app but that is where the product stopped. […]