sports wagering

With Carryovers And Sports Betting, Meadowlands Expects Big Handle Weekend

With a pair of wagers sporting carryovers that promise to offer huge pools and likely payoffs to match, a signature stakes event that offers a purse of $701,830 and the long-awaited birth of the sports betting era, this weekend will be one to remember at the Meadowlands. First up is Friday, which has a first-race post […]

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Sports Betting On The Agenda For Next ARCI Model Rules Committee Meeting

In the aftermath of the US Supreme Court ruling which clears the way for states to authorize and regulate wagering on sports other than horseracing, the ARCI will consider expanding its portfolio beyond wagering on pari-mutuel horse and greyhound contests to those involving human athletes and teams. When it meets next Tuesday and Wednesday in […]

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Kentucky General Assembly Forms Panel To Draft Sports Betting Legislation

Members from both the Republican and Democratic parties, as well as from both chambers of Kentucky’s General Assembly, have come together to form a panel that will be looking into drafting sports betting legislation, according to bizjournals.com. The nine-person panel will be tasked with the regulatory structure for “limited” sports betting in the state of […]

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Monmouth: Handle, Attendance Increase For First Father’s Day Of Sports Betting

Both the total handle and on-track attendance demonstrated increases on Father’s Day Sunday at Monmouth Park, the first such holiday during which the track has offered sports wagering, according to the Asbury Park Press. The Father’s Day crowd of 23,768 patrons bested last year’s crowd by 5,241, while the on-track handle showed a 17-percent increase. […]

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Paulick Report 6/14 News Minute Presented By Woodbine’s North America Cup June 16

It’s been a banner day in New Jersey for advocates of sports gambling as Monmouth Park’s sports book opened for business. Plus, an unprecedented deal was announced today in Kentucky involving purses and horsemen. Those stories and more in today’s Paulick Report News Minute with Scott Jagow. Watch below.

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Monmouth Park Sports Book Opens; New Jersey Governor Places First Bets

The sports book at Monmouth Park racetrack opened for business Thursday, and New Jersey governor Phil Murphy kicked things off by placing the first sports bets since a Supreme Court ruling last month opened the door to states legalizing the practice. Murphy bet $20 on Germany to win the soccer World Cup, which kicked off […]

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Governor Signs Sports Wagering Bill, Monmouth To Accept Bets As Early As Thursday

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed the state’s sports wagering bill into law on Monday, according to nj.com. The New Jersey Racing Commission will be in charge of approving licenses, and is scheduled to meet on Wednesday for a review of regulations. Murphy must then ratify the decision before tracks can apply for a temporary waiver […]

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New Jersey Governor Won’t Be Rushed Into Signing Sports Betting Bill

One day after New Jersey’s legislature unanimously voted to pass a sports wagering bill, Gov. Phil Murphy told espn.com that he wouldn’t be rushed into signing the bill himself just to take advantage of Saturday’s running of the Belmont Stakes, a major wagering event. “I’m not gonna change my stripes just because it’s a big weekend,” […]

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Delaware Park, Two Other State Casinos To Launch Full-Scale Sports Gaming Tuesday

Delaware has offered limited sports wagering since 2009, but the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn a federal law that banned sports betting has enticed Governor John Carney to announce that the state will now launch a full-scale sports gaming operation. On Tuesday, June 5, all three of the state’s casinos, including Delaware Park, will offer single-game […]

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Push For Sports Gambling Ramps Up In New York

Lobbyists are making a full-throttled charge on New York’s state capitol to push for the legalization of sports wagering. This week, representatives from racetracks, casinos, and other interested parties came to Albany to make their case for a law that could be passed before the New York legislature ends its current session in mid-June. Among […]

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