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Buffalo Wild Wings Partners With MGM, Offers Free-To-Play NFL Betting App

Buffalo Wild Wings Partners With MGM, Offers Free-To-Play NFL Betting App
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Buffalo Wild Wings announced on Thursday that the nationwide restaurant will begin offering a free-to-play app in partnership with MGM. The app, called Picks and Props, is the first of its kind for a gaming company and a sports bar-restaurant. It is available for players located anywhere in the country, but to be eligible for prizes, contestants must check in to a Buffalo Wild Wings between ...

Betting On The NFL, The League’s Stance On The Issue 100 Years Later

Betting On The NFL, The League’s Stance On The Issue 100 Years Later
CHICAGO – The 2019 NFL season will kick off this Thursday at Soldier Field when the Green Bay Packers take on the Chicago Bears. It’s fitting that the 100th season of the league starts with one of the oldest rivalries in the sport. It is also ironic that it begins in a place where legal sports betting may soon come. In June of 2019, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed IL SB 690 into law. The bill not only ...

Mobile Rhode Island Sports Betting Launches, Lawsuit Looms

Mobile Rhode Island Sports Betting Launches, Lawsuit Looms
LINCOLN, R.I. – Mobile sports betting became active on Wednesday at the Twin River Casino in Lincoln. The Details For Rhode Island Mobile Betting The main thing to look out for is that bettors in the state must go to a Twin River Casino to sign up. The Rhode Island Sportsbook app is available for download no matter your location. But bettors cannot register their mobile sports betting account without visiting ...

Smarkets, Full House Resorts Partner For Mobile Betting

Smarkets, Full House Resorts Partner For Mobile Betting
RISING SUN, Ind. – UK sports betting exchange Smarkets announced on Tuesday that they have partnered with Full House Resorts. The European operator will provide mobile sports betting in the coming months at the Rising Star Casino property. Sports betting became active in Indiana when Governor Eric Holcomb made the first bet on September 1. At the moment, Rising Star Casino does not have an active sportsbook. ...

Resorts World Catskills To Open 7th NY Sportsbook This Week

Resorts World Catskills To Open 7th NY Sportsbook This Week
MONTICELLO, N.Y. - Resorts World Catskills is set to unveil the grand opening of Sportsbook 360 on Thursday, just in time for the first game of the NFL season. It will be the seventh sportsbook in New York to open and the final commercial casino in upstate N.Y. to offer sports betting. The opening reception for the event will begin at 6:30 p.m. EST and the first ceremonial bets will be placed at 7 p.m. EST. ...

Montana Sportsbooks Will Not Launch Ahead Of NFL Season Opener

Montana Sportsbooks Will Not Launch Ahead Of NFL Season Opener
HELENA, Mont. – Those hoping to place a sports bet in Montana in time for the 2019 NFL season opener are out of luck. On Tuesday, in a hearing of the State Administrative and Veterans Affairs interim committee, officials said that the launch of sports betting in Montana will likely come at the end of the year or sometime thereafter. According to the Associated Press, MT Lottery Director Angela Wong told the ...

AGA Survey Finds Increase In NFL Betting Among Americans

AGA Survey Finds Increase In NFL Betting Among Americans
BOSTON – A nationwide survey done by technology company Morning Consult, for the American Gaming Association (AGA), has concluded that bettors from the United States have a higher interest in NFL betting. Results showed that 38.1 million American adults totaling 15% of the population have plans to wager on the game this season. This number has increased significantly due to the legalization of sports betting ...

Oneida Casino Now An Official Sponsor For The Green Bay Packers

Oneida Casino Now An Official Sponsor For The Green Bay Packers
GREEN BAY, Wis. – The Oneida Casino has become the first casino in the franchise history of the Green Bay Packers to sponsor the team. The Oneida Nation has had a relationship with the Packers for over 17 years, with the name “Oneida Nation Gate” emblazoned over Lambeau Field’s east gate entrance. The Oneida Tribe has a few casino locations near the stadium, but were unable to sponsor the team fully due to NFL ...

Does Sportsradar Want A Payout For Live NFL Data Usage?

Does Sportsradar Want A Payout For Live NFL Data Usage?
Tallahassee, Fla. – With the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers set to kick-off this Thursday, many around the country will be looking to bet on NFL games. Those located in states with legal sports betting may want to make in-game wagers, and Sportradar is looking to cash-in on just that. According to a tweet sent out by ESPN’s David Purdum, “sports betting data distributor Sportradar is asking book makers for ...

Everything You Need To Know About Indiana Sports Betting

Everything You Need To Know About Indiana Sports Betting
INDIANAPOLIS – As many in the state know, sports betting in Indiana is now active and growing. On Sunday, three separate casinos opened the first sportsbooks in Indiana and Tuesday marks the launch of the first sports betting facility in the capital city of the Hoosier State, Indianapolis. Legal sports betting was signed into law on May 8, 2019, when IN Governor Eric Holcomb signed a large gambling expansion ...