Ping pong, anyone? Sports fans find new games to bet on during the pandemic

Jul 16, 2020
While U.S. pro sports leagues suspend play, table tennis, darts and other more obscure competitions find new fans.
Sports fans have had to look elsewhere for betting opportunities. Above, the final match of the Düsseldorf Masters table tennis competition.
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Atlantic City benefits from early wager on legal sports betting

Jul 29, 2019
Total gaming revenue at Atlantic City’s casinos is up about 20% on last year, but the city is now starting competition from neighboring states.
Bruce DeFino came from Long Island to place sports bets in Atlantic City.
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Regulators in Kenya concerned about growing popularity of online gambling

May 31, 2019
Mobile phones are allowing ordinary Kenyans to try their luck on sports gambling.
A billboard advertising a popular sports betting site is seen along a highway in Nairobi, on November 8, 2017.
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Now that states can legalize sports betting, venture capital wants in

Apr 8, 2019
One investor says sports bets could evolve into a different type of asset.
Sports Adviser Stuart Feiner, who was portrayed by actor Al Pacino in the film "Two for the Money," displays his betting tickets on Major League Baseball at Dover Downs Casino on June 5, 2018 in Dover, Delaware.
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NFL inks first leaguewide gambling sponsorship

Jan 4, 2019
The NFL has partnered with casino operator Caesars Entertainment as the league’s first official casino sponsor.


The NFL draft has evolved over the years
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How much will sports leagues make from legal betting?

Oct 18, 2018
The Supreme Court cleared the way for bookmakers to take in more than $70 billion.
Guests attend a viewing party for the NCAA men's college basketball tournament inside the Race & Sports SuperBook at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort Casino in March.
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How much will sports leagues make from legal betting?

Oct 18, 2018
The Supreme Court cleared the way for bookmakers to take in more than $70 billion.
Guests attend a viewing party for the NCAA men's college basketball tournament inside the Race & Sports SuperBook at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort Casino in March.
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NBA signs deal with MGM Resorts as legal sports betting takes root

Aug 1, 2018
If you’re the kind of sports fan who likes to put a little money on games, there was some news for you this week. The National Basketball Association has become the first major sports league in this country to sign a deal with a sports betting operation. Back in May the Supreme Court said it […]
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Supreme Court makes sports betting a possibility nationwide

May 14, 2018
The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act. The 1992 law barred state-authorized sports gambling with some exceptions.
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