Betting

BetMGM launches sportsbook in New York

Morning Buzz / Monday, January 17, 2022
BetMGM today "will launch as the fifth online New York sports betting operator," meaning it "will be live for NFL betting online on the final game of Wild Card Weekend" in tonight's Cardinals-Rams. BetMGM "will have some work to do catching up to the other four NY sportsbook apps...

DraftKings set to replace Scoreboard as Oregon's betting app

Daily / Friday, January 14, 2022
The Scoreboard app, which has served as Oregon's mobile sports betting app since October ‘19, "will go dark next week and be replaced by DraftKings" at midnight on Tuesday, according to Joe Freeman of the Portland OREGONIAN. The move, "which has been in the works for more...

Learfield, U.S. Integrity partner for new service

Morning Buzz / Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Learfield and sports betting monitoring service U.S. Integrity have formed a joint venture that will offer services and advice to schools grappling with the impact of legalized sports wagering. BetDetect will marry U.S. Integrity’s services to Learfield’s expansive college client base, which includes 50 Power 5 schools,...

Caesars CEO sees "massive" numbers in N.Y.

Closing Bell / Monday, January 10, 2022
Mobile sports wagering went live in New York state this weekend, with Caesars as one of the licensed operators, and Caesars Entertainment CEO Tom Reeg said, “We knew that New York sports betters were a passionate group and they didn’t disappoint this weekend.” Reeg added...

PGA Tour sees high ceiling with betting prospects

Closing Bell / Friday, January 7, 2022
With the PGA Tour resuming its schedule this weekend in Hawaii, Tour execs are bullish on the sport’s betting potential and envision a wagering experience that will engage fans across four days, with bets available on every shot by every player on every hole. They believe they are putting...

Sportsbooks ready to capitalize on N.Y. market as state launches mobile betting

Daily / Friday, January 7, 2022
Mobile sports betting "will go live in New York this week," beginning at 9:00am ET Saturday, according to Yancey Roy of NEWSDAY. N.Y.'s Gaming Commission "gave the green light to four of the nine operators who have secured mobile betting licenses: Caesars Sportsbook, FanDuel, DraftKings and Rush Street." The...

LPGA hones sports betting through IMG Arena deal

Daily / Friday, January 7, 2022
The LPGA has made a "significant move in terms of getting serious about sports betting by signing an agreement with IMG Arena," according to Keely Levins of GOLF DIGEST. IMG Arena has both "sports betting data and distribution rights for live streaming of tour events and can deliver new...

Existing/future betting partners, media deals have Tour on right path

SBJ Newsletters / Friday, January 7, 2022
The commercial pieces are in place to move the Tour forward here. The Tour is far along on renewing sportsbooks in its official operators, whose deals all were aligned to expire with the prior media-rights deals. PointsBet’s new deal includes a free-to-play game that will simulate the in-play betting...

The sports betting map as 2022 gets rolling

SBJ Newsletters / Friday, January 7, 2022
For those who misplaced their scorebooks over the holidays, here’s the rundown of what the U.S. sports betting map looks like: Thirty-three states and D.C. have legalized in some form, with all but two up and running after the Empire State flips the switch tomorrow. More importantly, New York...