You Should Bet on March Madness, But Not For the Cash

On a certain few days in March, I know exactly what’ll wake me every morning at six: text messages from my buddy Gordo, an ex-athlete and East Coast finance guy who, in full ex-athlete-and-East-Coast-finance-guy fashion, will need to talk sporting numbers and figures. March Madness, to be exact. I know this because Gordo woke me […]

Wire Act Opinion Crippling Potential Growth Of Mobile WV Sports Betting

Wire Act Opinion Crippling Potential Growth Of Mobile WV Sports Betting

The US Department of Justice and its new stance on the Wire Act continue to create headaches for some state-regulated gambling industries. In a Wednesday interview with WV Metro News, the top regulator in West Virginia blamed the DOJ for the delay in fully implementing mobile WV sports betting. According to WV Lottery Director John Myers, any further approvals […]

Cuomo Will Not Bend on New York Online Sports Betting

Cuomo Will Not Bend on New York Online Sports Betting

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has reaffirmed that online sports betting is not welcome in the Empire State on his watch in a fresh blow to two state senators’ efforts to legalize it. Despite the “good authority” Rep. Gary Pretlow said he had to the contrary, Governor Andrew Cuomo (pictured) is unwavering about his distaste […]

MGM adds Major League Soccer to betting sponsorship portfolio

MGM adds Major League Soccer to betting sponsorship portfolio

In the 10 months since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down PASPA, the federal ban on sports betting, last May, the five major U.S. pro sports leagues have now each made their first official betting partnerships. In August, the NBA announced MGM as its first official casino partner. In October, the NHL did the same. In November, Major […]

MLS Signs Deal With MGM Resorts, NESN Will Air ViSN Betting Show

MLS Signs Deal With MGM Resorts, NESN Will Air ViSN Betting Show

FC Cincinnati won its inaugural home match 3-0 against the Portland Timbers. The MLS is embracing more changes with a new deal with MGM. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images) Monday, Mar. 18, 2019 – A roundup of some of the key sports technology stories you need to know, including SportTechie’s own content and stories from […]

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