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Erich Richter

Erich Richter

A New York 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.

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Penn National Inc. and Barstool Sportsbook Prepare For A Huge 2021

December 15, 2020 | By: Erich Richter

Penn National Inc. agreed to acquire Hollywood Casino in Perryville, Maryland on Tuesday. The $31.1 million deal will allow Penn National to launch its Barstool Sportsbook in another state in 2021. This a crucial purchase for PENN as the company prepares for legalized sports betting in Maryland. On November’s election day, Maryland voters overwhelmingly approved […]

Hard Rock Partners With PokerStars Execs; Preparing For Online Sports Betting

Hard Rock International has put their chips forward, going all-in on the sports betting and digital gaming market. A joint venture with Seminole Gaming will help launch Hard Rock Digital in 2021. Hard Rock Digital intends to join online betting markets and bring innovative technology to the industry. Seminole Gaming owns six luxury casinos within […]

Why Isn’t The NFL Canceling Games Due To COVID-19?

December 2, 2020 | By: Erich Richter

Are you ready for Wednesday matinee football? Ready or not, for the first time, Wednesday will feature a game as 2020 continues to get wackier. Twenty Ravens players are on the COVID-19 list and the reigning NFL MVP himself, Lamar Jackson, has tested positive for COVID-19. The NFL canceling games seems to be out of […]

3 Sports Betting Strategies Sharps Use to Gain an Edge

November 20, 2020 | By: Erich Richter

As sports betting becomes more lucrative, strategies will become extremely important to the casual and sharp bettor alike. With this, fans will always be looking to get ahead; whether it is using advanced analytics or proven strategies. We take a look at some of these strategies that sharp bettors typically implement as well as success […]

Is The Gambling Industry Being Absorbed By Tech?

November 11, 2020 | By: Erich Richter

The gambling industry has been part of our culture for centuries, and not just since the advent of casinos. Historians estimate that gambling began before written history, around 3000 BC when it’s estimated the first six-sided dice were used. According to a 2014 American Gaming Association study, the gambling industry was worth $240 billion, including […]

5 Ways the Pandemic Has Changed Sports Betting

November 10, 2020 | By: Erich Richter

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned our lives upside down and sideways. The sports betting industry has been able to pivot in ways that few expected and companies are taking notice. In the future, we will look back at the COVID-19 pandemic as a major turning point for the sports betting industry. With things constantly in […]

Gambling Stocks Rip Higher on Hopes of COVID-19 Vaccine

November 9, 2020 | By: Erich Richter

Casinos are still reeling from being shut down during the early days of the pandemic, facing gaping holes in revenue streams and an anemic recovery due to continued capacity limitations. COVID-19 has forced gambling companies to change forever out of necessity to stay afloat, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. COVID-19 resulted in unprecedented chaos […]

Trump vs. Biden Betting Odds Fuel Wild 2020 Election Day Ups And Downs

November 4, 2020 | By: Erich Richter

Trump vs. Biden was always expected to be a chaotic affair with plenty of back and forth action between the two sides. The peaks and valleys between the two candidates on Tuesday far surpassed even the wildest expectations for Election Day on the Bonus.com 2020 US Presidential Election Odds Tracker. Shortly after the first round […]

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