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DraftKings and FanDuel Granted Illinois Sportsbook Operating Permits

July 20, 2020 | By: Chris Nesi

Two of the biggest names in online sports betting received temporary operating permits from the Illinois Gaming Board on Friday, July 17. DraftKings Sportsbook and FanDuel Sportsbook are both listed as recent licensees on the board’s website. Last month, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued an executive order suspending the requirement that sports bettors in the […]

These Are The Major Casino Projects That Were Halted Because Of COVID-19

July 17, 2020 | By: Geoff Fisk

The COVID-19 crisis compelled several casino-related projects across the U.S. to halt construction. Some of these projects are back on track for now, while others still sit dormant as the pandemic enters its fifth month. The following list looks at a few big-money casino ventures forced to put construction on pause due to the COVID-19 […]

Biden Solidifies Lead in 2020 US Presidential Race

July 15, 2020 | By: Derek Worlow

Another week passed in the 2020 US Presidential campaign without incumbent Donald Trump making progress to cut former Vice President Joe Biden’s lead, according to the Election Odds Tracker.  For the third straight week, Biden maintained a 20-point lead over Trump. The tracker continues to underline the President’s inability to redirect the national conversation […]

Atlantic City’s Final Holdout, the Borgata Casino, to Reopen July 26

July 14, 2020 | By: Chris Nesi

Atlantic City’s most profitable casino resort, the Borgata, has announced it will resume business on Sunday, July 26, more than three weeks after New Jersey’s other eight casinos reopened. In response to the coronavirus pandemic, N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy issued an executive order ordering casinos to close on March 16. July 2 was the first […]

Could Trump Drop Out of the 2020 US Presidential Election?

July 8, 2020 | By: Derek Worlow

The possibility of President Donald Trump dropping out of the 2020 US Presidential Election caused a slight tremor in the Election Odds Tracker this week. While the actual probability of Trump leaving the 2020 Presidential race remains slim, bookmakers have adjusted their markets to reflect the chance. Joe Biden’s lead has shrunk inside 20%, […]