Sportsbooks accepted $249.0 million in May wagers online and in retail sportsbooks, or $8.0 million bets per day in May, according to data released Friday afternoon by the Colorado Division of Gaming. Those wagers were up 1.9% from $244.5 million in bets in April and up nearly 10-fold from $25.6 million in wagers in May 2020, the first month of sports betting in Colorado.… Read the rest
Unibet, a part of Kindred Group, collaborates with championship-winning NASCAR team Stewart-Haas Racing and driver Kevin Harvick to further grow its presence in the United States, specifically in motorsports. This is Unibet’s first US partnership in motorsports and within NASCAR.
For the first time in the US, Kindred Group, through its brand Unibet, will serve as a primary sponsor for two NASCAR Cup series at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and at Martinsville Speedway (VA).… Read the rest
The Chicago Bears, Rush Street Interactive, Inc., a Chicago-based gaming company that operates BetRivers.com, and Rivers Casino, Chicago’s leading casino, announced hat they have agreed to a multi-year exclusive partnership. The agreement is the Bears’ first multi-year exclusive deal in the Sportsbook and Casino categories and makes BetRivers the Bears’ Official Sportsbook Partner and Rivers Casino the Bears’ Official Casino Partner.… Read the rest
Bally’s Corporation announced that it has entered into a multi-year market arrangement with Boot Hill Casino & Resort, located in Dodge City, Kansas. With the pending Kansas state sports betting legislation, Boot Hill Casino is committed, as a manager on behalf of the Kansas Lottery, to timely and effectively implement “Bally Bet,” Bally’s mobile sportsbook, to provide Kansas sports fans access to sports betting upon enactment of the legislation. … Read the rest
Winners, Inc. subsidiary VegasWINNERS Inc., which provides sports betting enthusiasts with high quality content, analysis, research, data, guidance and professional advice, announced today they have received the company’s third sports gaming approval from The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement as a Registered Vendor Sports Gaming Affiliate able to refer customers in New Jersey in return for commission payments.… Read the rest
Sports betting affiliate company Leadstar Media today announced it has acquired a Vendor Minor sports betting license in the Centennial State. Colorado becomes the sixth state in which the company has been approved to operate.
Online sports betting in the US has grown at a rapid pace since the federal ban was removed. … Read the rest
Pennsylvania’s online and retail sportsbooks accepted $447.5 million in wagers in May, down 6.7% from $479.4 million in April, according to official data released Thursday. Through 11 months of the fiscal year, sportsbooks have accepted $5.2 billion in bets.
Sportsbooks won $37.4 million off May’s wagers, up 3.8% from $36 million in April, which produced $27.7 million in taxable revenue.… Read the rest
Bettors placed $814.3 million in wagers at New Jersey’s online and retail sportsbooks in May, according to official data released Wednesday. That is up 591.1% from $117.8 million in bets taken in May 2020 and more surprisingly, up 8.9% from $748 million in April.
May’s bets produced $52.9 million in revenue, up 433.6% from $9.9 million in May 2020.… Read the rest
Michigan sportsbooks took in $237.6 million in online wagers through the 31 days of May, down 4.9% from $249.9 million over the 30 days of April, according to official data released Tuesday. Combined with $20.2 million in retail handle, Michigan’s online and retail sportsbooks took in $257.7 million in bets. That total is down 6.0% from $274.2 million in bets in April.… Read the rest
The Table Tennis Federation of Ukraine (TTFU) and the Sport Integrity Team announced their partnership in an effort to counter violations of the principles of fair play by sportsmen. As part of the partnership, the organizations have created the “Code of Ethics and Fair Play” and have launched an Ethics and Fair Play Committee, as well as a system of new “rules of the game” for table tennis players in Ukraine.… Read the rest
If you’re intrigued by the idea of earning a little extra cash while rooting for your favorite teams, sports betting may be right up your alley. However, betting is a sport in its own right and competing requires skill and knowledge.
With top tier reporting, free and paid gaming, Yahoo Sports offers sports lovers unique opportunities to immerse themselves in the fan-powered betting experience.… Read the rest
WynnBET announced a new corporate partnership with the Cincinnati Reds. The two companies will collaborate on marketing efforts throughout the current 2021 season to introduce WynnBET to Reds fans in Indiana as the mobile sportsbook continues its expansion effort in the state.
WynnBET will have access to official Reds marks and logos for use across its online products, as well as robust marketing assets to create co-branded promotional offers for sports betting enthusiasts that are available only through the WynnBET app for users in Indiana.… Read the rest
Maryland is set to become the next US state to legalize online and in-person sports betting, with the official launch expected before the start of the new Football season this fall. Governor Larry Hogan’s signature makes Maryland the fifth state to pass legal sports wagering in 2021 after South Dakota, Wyoming, New York and Arizona.… Read the rest
Audacy announced the addition of new weekday programming on the “BetQL Network” as part of its multiplatform partnership with BetMGM. Beginning June 21, the network will launch “The Daily Tip,” featuring Michael Jenkins and Chelsea Messinger, and “BetMGM Tonight,” starring Ryan Horvat and Quinton Mayo. The “BetQL Network,” which features sports betting programming heard across Audacy’s robust portfolio of sports stations, can be heard on The Bet 1430AM (KEZW-AM) in Denver, 93.1 HD3 in Los Angeles and The Bet 105.9 FM-HD2 in Chicago, as well as via the Audacy digital platform.… Read the rest
Boston Red Sox legend and current FOX MLB analyst David “Big Papi” Ortiz will join the FOX Bet team for the remainder of the 2021 season, offering his unique, playful and spot-on insight for the highly anticipated MLB All-Star game, and postseason this fall.
FOX Bet Super 6, a free-to-play app where users make six predictions about what they think will happen in live games, races or events, introduces the “Win Big Papi’s Money” contest this Saturday, June 19.