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Maryland Sports Betting Referendum Moves Forward In Mad Rush

May 20, 2020 | By: Cole Rush

Maryland state legislators pushed through a sports betting referendum in a mad rush of legislation before its COVID-19 related adjournment. With Governor Larry Hogan’s signature, the Maryland sports betting referendum could move forward in November as planned. Maryland is looking to join many of its Northeastern neighbors in the legal sports betting arena. The Free […]

Two Years Post-PASPA: Where US Sports Betting Stands

May 18, 2020 | By: Cole Rush

Two years ago this month, the Supreme Court of the United States overturned the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, known as PASPA.  The Federal government enacted PASPA over 25 years before. It effectively barred sports betting on a federal level. Notable exceptions included Nevada, a US land-based (and now digital) gambling hub and sports […]

Colorado’s First Week of Sports Betting Sees Some Oddball Leaders

May 10, 2020 | By: Cole Rush

Amid nationwide shutdowns and the complete cessation of professional sports leagues, Colorado became the latest US state to launch legalized sports betting on May 1, 2020. Colorado’s first week of sports betting saw some oddball bets in unique times.  Colorado’s First Week One week in, Colorado’s sports betting operators saw a rise in betting on […]

DraftKings Debuts Online Casino Product In Pennsylvania

May 4, 2020 | By: Cole Rush

On May 1, 2020, players saw the launch of DraftKings In Pennsylvania. The daily fantasy sports and sports betting juggernaut debuted its Pennsylvania online casino product in partnership with Hollywood Casino, a Penn National Gaming affiliate.  Following Caesars launch just a week prior, DraftKings (DKNG) becomes the tenth online casino in the Keystone State. Players can […]

Caesars Launches In Pennsylvania With State’s Ninth Online Casino

April 30, 2020 | By: Cole Rush

On April 23, Caesars Entertainment’s (NASDAQ: CZR) online casino launched in Pennsylvania. This follows the company’s March 10 sportsbook launch in the state. The Caesars launch in Pennsylvania marks the ninth online casino permitted in the state.  Caesars Online Casino, as the platform is branded, launched in partnership with Harrah’s Philadelphia. This followed the all-clear from […]

Colorado Sports Betting Will Launch May 1

April 30, 2020 | By: Cole Rush

We are set to see Colorado sports betting launch on May 1 as scheduled.  The state’s casinos remain closed under Governor Polis’ “safer at home” order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Sporting events are on hold indefinitely. Still, the Colorado Division of Gaming and state regulators are pushing forward. Punters will have access to […]

Will Advertising During COVID Provide A Good ROI?

April 29, 2020 | By: Brian Carlton

When things return to normal, some gaming companies might point to one decision that helped them survive the shutdown economy. Should they be advertising during COVID? In October 2019, Google signed off on several changes to how, when, and where companies can advertise online. This announcement applied to gaming companies. At a time when all […]

Using Casino Sounds To Encourage Bookings Post Shutdown

April 29, 2020 | By: Brian Carlton

People gamble more if they hear the typical sounds of the casino. These casino sounds and the Payout Memories they elicit can hold the key to helping casinos navigate the post-shutdown world. University Study Of Casino Sounds The data came from a study at the University of Alberta. During the study, professors analyzed 600 people […]