CBS sees unbelievable upside in sports betting | Media

CBS sees unbelievable upside in sports betting | Media

Illustration and animation by Tam Nguyen/Ad Age When the Supreme Court struck down a federal ban on sports betting earlier this year, many people wondered whether widespread access to gambling would help or hurt the TV networks that pay millions for the rights to broadcast live games. One of the networks, CBS Corp., has an […]

Mississippi Becomes Fourth State To Kick Of Sports Betting

Mississippi Becomes Fourth State To Kick Of Sports Betting

The state of Mississippi saw its first legal sports books take bets on Wednesday. According to a report from sunherald.com, gamblers began placing bets at noon local time at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi (pictured) and the Gold Strike Casino in Tunica. The state followed Delaware and New Jersey in launching sports books […]

Illinois To Hold Hearings On Online Poker, Sports Betting

Illinois To Hold Hearings On Online Poker, Sports Betting

The state of Illinois will continue its years-long consideration of legalizing online poker sites with a pair of hearings slated for the coming weeks. State Rep. Bob Rita said in a press release that on Aug. 22 in Chicago, lawmakers will consider expanding the Illinois gambling market. The discussion will include sports betting opportunities that […]

The Latest: 2 firms OK’d for Jersey online sports betting

The Latest: 2 firms OK’d for Jersey online sports betting

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Latest on the rapid expansion of sports betting in New Jersey (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Resorts Casino Hotel and DraftKings have received approval to become the first companies to offer online and mobile sports betting in New Jersey. The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement gave approval Wednesday afternoon […]

NBA strikes sports betting deal with MGM as official partner

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The National Basketball Association on Tuesday announced its first-ever official sports betting partner, MGM Resorts International (MGM.N), with the league agreeing to sell its official game data to the casino operator for undisclosed terms. Jun 19, 2016; Oakland, CA, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) and Golden State Warriors guard […]

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