Ohio Sports Betting To Be Pushed Back

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Ohio residents hoping to wager on their favorite local sports teams will have to wait a bit longer before that can happen. Larry Obhof, Ohio Senate President, recently disclosed that the Ohio sports betting bill (SB316) needs to be looked over by a committee. This will not happen until after the midterm elections in November. …

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PA Mount Airy Deal Includes Sports Betting

A view of the Mount Airy Casino in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania residents will have a bona fide sports gambling option through land-based, online and mobile platforms thanks to an agreement with Mount Airy Casino. We recently reported that The Stars Group, parent company to PokerStars, struck a deal with Mount Airy Casino to offer online casino and poker platforms to residents. This deal also includes …

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West Virginia Sports Betting Survives Delays

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West Virginia Governor Jim Justice refuses to abandon the prospect of adding language to the new sports betting legislation that would benefit professional sports leagues. Governor Justice and his aids attempted to stifle the launch of sports betting next month in order to add certain regulatory principles to the bill. The WV Lottery seems to …

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Illinois Begins Holding Hearings On Sports Betting

Bet lines behind Illinois capital.

State Representative Bob Rita is lobbying extensively for sports betting legislation in Illinois. He hopes that the new gambling platform(s) will help aid the state’s revenue, though it will take some serious collaboration between lawmakers for any legislation to go through. Rita has two hearings scheduled—August 22 in Chicago and October 3 in Springfield—to discuss …

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