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Biden’s Odds To Win The 2020 US Presidential Election Hit Double Digits

June 8, 2020 | By: Chris Nesi

After another tumultuous week marked by nationwide protest and biting criticism from former military officials, President Donald Trump saw his odds to win the November election slip to as low as -11% against former Vice President Joe Biden, according to the Election Odds Tracker at Though Biden’s lead has settled to hover around 10% […]

$400 Million Caesars Casino Could Be Coming To Virginia

June 8, 2020 | By: Brian Carlton

Southern Virginia could be home to a new $400 million Caesars casino by 2023. That’s the plan in Danville, where city officials have a deal with the company, pending a vote this coming November. In March 2019, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam signed a bill granting limited gaming in the commonwealth. The bill restricted casinos to […]

Illinois Governor Halts Mandatory In-Person Registration for Online Sports Betting Accounts

June 5, 2020 | By: Derek Worlow

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker ordered on Thursday evening that bettors no longer have to register for their online sports betting accounts at a casino. Effective immediately, bettors in Illinois can create their sports betting accounts online. Gov. Pritzker’s executive order comes a few weeks before Illinois sportsbooks hope to launch their mobile sports betting apps. […]

Las Vegas Casinos Face Challenging Reopening Amid Dueling National Crises

June 5, 2020 | By: Cole Rush

Las Vegas kicked off its reopening efforts this week, but turnout has so far been relatively sparse amid continuing Coronavirus concerns and nationwide political unrest.  The Nevada gambling hub expected to begin its reopening efforts after a hiatus exceeding two months due to the global Covid-19 pandemic. George Floyd’s death at the hands of police […]

Biden Continues Surging, Takes More Than 5% Lead Over Trump

June 2, 2020 | By: Chris Nesi

Following yesterday’s sudden reversal, former Vice President Joe Biden continues to widen the gap as the odds-on favorite to win the U.S. presidency in November. As we reported yesterday, Biden saw a sudden spike on June 1, seeing him edge ahead of President Donald Trump by a full 2% on the Election Odds Tracker at […]

Biden Overtakes Trump As Odds-On Favorite To Win 2020 US Presidential Election

June 1, 2020 | By: Chris Nesi

Following a tumultuous week of civil unrest and continued fears over the anticipated next phase of the coronavirus pandemic, President Donald Trump’s odds to win re-election have hit the skids, according to data from Election Tracker. One week after an unarmed black man was killed by a white Minneapolis police officer, cities across the […]

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 […]