DraftKings, FanDuel Customer Loyalty Dents Omnichannel Thesis


Following the 2018 Supreme Court ruling on the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) and the subsequent boom in US iGaming and sports wagering, it was believed that land-based casino operators would have a leg up on online-only competitors. The opposite is proving true as bettors are displaying intense loyalty to DraftKings and FanDuel.

Worker Killed While Building Bellagio Grandstand for F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix


A construction worker has died while setting up for the inaugural Formula 1 Las Vegas Grand Prix, taking place Nov. 16-18. The Bellagio Grandstand is currently under construction over Bellagio Lake, home to the resort’s famous fountains. (Image: MGM Resorts) Workers construct a grandstand in preparation for the Formula 1 Las Vegas Grand Prix. (Image:

Los Angeles Rams Trade Running Back Cam Akers to Minnesota Vikings


The Los Angeles Rams sent running back Cam Akers to the Minnesota Vikings in a trade that involves pick swaps in the 2026 NFL Draft, plus conditional draft picks. Running back Cam Akers, seen here scoring a touchdown for the Los Angeles Rams against the Seattle Seahawks in Week 1, will join the Minnesota Vikings

Global Match-Fixing Ring Busted Following Odd Bets in Table Tennis


A string of questionable bets on table tennis has led to the bust of another huge match-fixing gang operating out of Spain. While table tennis matches were a part of the scheme, authorities soon realized that virtually no sport was left untouched. Miu Hirano and Kasumi Ishikawa of Japan in action (in blue) against Szandra

Pro Gambler Guilty in Tabcorp Insider Betting Scandal


A professional sports bettor married to a former senior trading manager at Australia’s biggest betting company, Tabcorp, has been charged with wagering with insider information, The Sydney Morning Herald reports. Nathan Snow, right, and Sally Snow, the married couple at the heart of the Tabcorp insider betting investigation that lasted for four years. (Image: Nathan

FIBA World Cup Sees Germany Upset Team USA, Reach Final


Germany upset Team USA in the FIBA World Cup semifinals as a +10 underdog. The gold medal game is set, and Serbia and Germany will meet in the FIBA World Cup final on Sunday evening in Manila. Germany shooting guard Andreas Obst defends Team USA point guard Jalen Brunson during an upset in the FIBA

NFL Season Could Stoke Upside for Betting Stocks, Albeit Temporary


The 2023 NFL campaign commences Thursday when the Detroit Lions travel to Kansas City to take on the defending Super Bowl champion Chiefs. That coupled with college football entering its second full week of action could mark the start of some favorable seasonality for select betting stocks. The famous charging bull on Wall Street. Some

NFC South: Wide Open Division in a Post-Tom Brady World


The New Orleans Saints enter this season as the betting favorite to win a lackluster NFC South at +105 odds, which is considered one of the weakest divisions in the NFL. Quarterback Derek Carr, seen here in warmups for a preseason game with the New Orleans Saints, has a chance to lead his new team

Kentucky Sports Betting Options Released: NFL and eSports are In, Slap Fighting is Out, Pickleball is Under Review


Kentucky regulators Thursday outlined the dozens of professional and collegiate competitions that will be eligible for wagers when newly legal sports betting goes into effect next week. A Welcome to Kentucky sign greets travelers entering the Bluegrass State. Regulators this week announced what events will be eligible for wagering when sports betting becomes legal on

Iowa Sports Betting Revenue Looking Up for Fall Football


Iowa’s sports betting market is welcoming preseason football and building on some momentum in summer sports wagering revenue. The Iowa Hawkeyes are ranked second in the Big 10 West division heading into the start of their 2023 season. (Image: Black Heart Gold Pants) The state’s handle stayed above $100 million in July. That is a