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Geoff Fisk

Geoff Fisk

Geoff Fisk is a San Diego-based freelance writer, specializing in the poker and gambling industries. He’s written for numerous platforms and has traveled the globe as a live poker tournament reporter. Geoff is an avid sports fan, but poker is his passion.

Latest articles

2020 US Election Recap: Gambling Ballot Measures Prevail Across the Board

November 4, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

Election Day 2020 included gambling initiatives on the ballot in six US states. Louisiana, Maryland, and South Dakota all voted on sports betting legalization, with the path to legal sports betting very different for each state. Nebraska and Virginia put retail casino gambling legalization to a public vote, while Colorado’s gambling initiative proposed an expansion […]

With Football Back In Full Swing, US Online Sportsbooks Surge in September

October 23, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

The September arrival of college and NFL football contributed to the usual boost in sports betting revenue across the US. With more online sports betting options than ever, all five of the states on this month’s revenue roundup list achieved new records for monthly combined retail and mobile betting handle. New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Iowa, […]

The Most Gambling-Friendly US States, Ranked

October 14, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

Mobile sports betting continues to post record numbers in the US, with the number of states approving online wagering growing by the year. Online casino gaming, while operating in fewer states, shows a continued upward trajectory as well. While daily fantasy sports (DFS) platforms operate in more than 40 states, the process for legalization for […]

Online Vs. Retail: Mobile Wagering Dominates The US Sports Betting Market

October 9, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

As the legal online sports betting industry enters its third year, states that offer both retail and online sports betting show a clear trend. US bettors prefer mobile betting by a significant margin. According to August 2020 monthly revenue figures, online betting handle accounted for 87% or more of overall betting handle in five of […]

Sportsbook Brands Have Partnered With US Teams in Every Pro Sport

October 8, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

The list of partnerships between sports betting brands and US professional sports teams gets longer every week. It’s probably not a stretch to predict that every team in the NFL, NBA, NHL, and MLB will operate with one or more sports betting partnerships at some point. The dawning of the 2020 football season yielded several […]

3 US States Have Sports Betting on the Ballot This November

October 5, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

Sports betting is legal in 22 states and Washington D.C. as the end of 2020 approaches. Three more states will put sports betting legalization in the hands of state voters this November. Louisiana, Maryland, and South Dakota all have referendums on the ballot for the upcoming 2020 Election Day. The three states have taken very […]

US Online Sports Betting Sets Records In August 2020

September 25, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

The unprecedented rescheduling of major US sports leagues in 2020 saw the NBA and NHL playoffs, as well as the first full month of MLB regular season play, happening concurrently in August. After months of hiatus, August marked the first full month of “normalcy” for US sports leagues. Sports betting revenue figures across the US […]

Legal US Online Casinos Break Records in August 2020

September 22, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

The resumption of business for land-based casinos appears to have no negative effect on mobile casinos in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Both states realized record-setting monthly revenue figures in August 2020, as the popularity of legal online gambling continues to gain. Annual revenue crossed the half-billion mark for the year in New Jersey, while Pennsylvania’s […]

With US Sports Back In Action, Online Sportsbooks Had A Big July

September 3, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

July 2020 represented an unprecedented month in the history of US sports. After months of postponement for major US sports leagues, Major League Baseball and the NBA hearkened the return of two of the most beloved sports in the US. MLB spring training began on July 1, and the shortened 2020 regular season began July […]

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