Sports Betting

June 04, 2018 - 1:13 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — For the second time in a week, a former New York Yankees manager was in Albany to push for legislation regulating sports betting now that the U.S. Supreme Court says states can allow legal wagering. It was Hall of Famer Joe Torre's turn Monday. Torre was honored at an Italian-...
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June 04, 2018 - 6:33 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are scheduled to make some key decisions as they race to legalize sports betting after winning a case in the U.S. Supreme Court. Lawmakers in the state Senate and Assembly are scheduled Monday to take up several measures that would authorize sports betting...
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A sports jersey for Morris Bailey, left, the owner of the Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J., and another for Jason Robins, CEO and co-founder of DraftKings, adorn a table at the offices of DraftKings, in New York, Friday, June 1, 2018. DraftKings and Resorts Casino tell The Associated Press they signed a deal Friday to offer sports betting in New Jersey. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 01, 2018 - 7:53 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — One of the nation's largest daily fantasy sports companies is teaming up with an Atlantic City casino in the latest deal seeking to capitalize on the emerging legal sports betting market. DraftKings and Resorts Casino told The Associated Press they signed a deal Friday to...
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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at a news conference before Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
May 31, 2018 - 9:26 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Adam Silver has encouraged the Philadelphia 76ers to both quickly and thoroughly resolve the investigation into whether team president Bryan Colangelo used Twitter inappropriately, a story that the NBA commissioner acknowledged was not one he wants to be thinking about during...
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May 31, 2018 - 5:11 pm
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware will begin full-scale sports betting next week, wasting no time after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling cleared the way for states to implement wagering schemes. Full-scale sports betting will begin at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Delaware's three casinos, officials said Thursday. The...
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FILE – In this May 14, 2018, file photo, people make bets in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. A top New Jersey lawmaker, Democratic state Senate President Steve Sweeney, urged all 50 states on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, to reject "integrity fee" payments to professional sports leagues in any sports betting legislation, calling it "extortion" for leagues to demand money for hosting honest games. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
May 23, 2018 - 6:55 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A top New Jersey lawmaker is urging all 50 states to reject so-called "integrity fee" payments to professional sports leagues in any sports betting legislation they enact. Democratic state Senate President Steve Sweeney said Wednesday it is "extortion" for the leagues to...
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In this March 15, 2018 photo, people watch coverage of the first round of the NCAA college basketball tournament at the Westgate Superbook sports book in Las Vegas.
(AP Photo/John Locher)
May 14, 2018 - 10:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports. A great day for the rights of states and their people to make their own decisions...
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