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How NBA Protests Could Affect Sportsbooks Throughout The Season

September 1, 2020 | By: Chris Gerlacher

Last week in Kenosha, Wis., Jacob Blake was tazed, then shot seven times in the back by police. He was unarmed and trying to get into his SUV with his three kids in the back seat before a police officer grabbed his shirt and shot him point-blank. His shooting inspired protests across the state. Two […]

PointsBet And NBC Sports Form Exclusive 5-Year Partnership

August 31, 2020 | By: Cole Rush

PointsBet and NBC Sports have announced a five-year partnership. The landmark deal makes PointsBet the official sports betting partner of the NBC Sports brand. The partnership will see NBC Sports provide PointsBet with marketing and media opportunities. Sam Swanell, Managing Director and Group CEO of PointsBet, said: “PointsBet Managing Director and Group CEO Sam Swanell […]

US Presidential Election Odds News Monthly Recap: August 2020

August 31, 2020 | By: Chris Nesi

August saw a major trend reversal in the odds to win the 2020 US presidential election, and Democrats should be sweating right about now with Biden’s lead in low single-digits and the election just two months away. All summer long former Vice President Joe Biden widened his lead over President Donald Trump, on the […]

A Look At What’s Trending Up and Down In The Era Of Online Gambling

August 28, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

The legal online gambling landscape in the US looks quite different in 2020 than it did just two years ago. The overturn of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) pushed the first domino down in what’s turned out as a boom period for online sports betting. Online casinos thrive as well, as legal […]

Trump Closes Biden’s Lead In Election Tracker

August 27, 2020 | By: Derek Worlow

With less than 70 days to the election, the US Presidential Election Odds Tracker shows a tightening race between President Donald Trump and Joe Biden. The former vice president holds a 10-point advantage over Trump in the latest tracker, leading 55% to 44.69%. The narrowing deficit signals a tightening race as both candidates begin […]

5 Of The Craziest Sports Betting Payouts Of All Time

August 25, 2020 | By: Cole Rush

Sports betting, like any other form of gambling, gives bettors massive win potential. Like a slot jackpot or hitting a progressive side bet on a Las Vegas table game, sportsbooks can yield larger-than-life returns for certain lucky bettors. It may take a lot of guts to front a hefty wager, but when it pays off, […]

Do Retail Casinos Reopening Lead to COVID-19 Spikes?

August 24, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

Most of the country’s commercial and tribal casinos have reopened across the US, after the COVID-19 forced nationwide shutdowns. The pandemic led to all of the more than 1,000 commercial and tribal casinos in the US to cease operations. In some cases, like Michigan, commercial casinos were shuttered for nearly five months. In other states, […]

Much-Ballyhooed IRS Memo Doesn’t Change Anything For DraftKings

August 19, 2020 | By: Brian Carlton

There’s one key part missed in coverage of the DraftKings IRS memo. This is not a legal document, this is legal advice. The July 23 memo, which just got released in late August, involves one IRS lawyer giving his perspective to another when asked. No, this doesn’t immediately cause any type of law to go […]

Boosted by NJ Online Gambling, Golden Nugget Has Record-Setting Q2

August 18, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

Golden Nugget Online Gaming (GNOG) announced record revenue earnings for the second quarter of 2020, as the Golden Nugget NJ online casino platform continues to flourish in the New Jersey market. GNOG second-quarter Gross Gaming Revenues reached $28.2 million, representing an 85 percent increase over the company’s 2019 Q2 earnings ($15.3 million). Net revenue for […]

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