The NFL signed a multi-year deal with data company Sportradar, which now has exclusive rights to distribute official NFL data to sportsbooks in the US.
The Indiana governor signed a bill bringing sports betting to the midwest. The Hoosier State now puts pressure on Michigan and Illinois to follow suit.
Penn National is slowly establishing itself as a gambling powerhouse after announcing deals with four sports betting operators on July 31.
Pennsylvania online sports betting added another entry to the mix on July 30 with the introduction of the FanDuel Sportsbook app.
Legal sports betting in Iowa could launch as early as August 15. The state gaming commission is expected to approve rules and regulations on July 30.
For the first year of nationwide legal sports betting, Mississippi secured itself as the only state in the south to offer wagering.
The FanDuel Group announced a multi-year partnership with the Breeders’ Cup, making it the premier sponsor of one of horse racing’s most prestigious events.
New York becomes the 10th state to launch legal sports betting. The first bets are at Rivers Casino on July 16, followed by FanDuel at Tioga Downs on Friday.
Sports betting is coming to Washington DC — it’s just a matter of when — despite all the problems with a new law. But when the time comes, small businesses will be ready for a slice of the pie.
Gaming experts predict if sports betting continues on its current path, it could one day be operating much like a finacial market similar to Wall Street.