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Minnesota Mulls Another Sports Betting Bill


Minnesota isn’t just the “Land of 10,000 Lakes.” It’s also the land of failed sports betting legislative efforts. But politicians in the state are giving it another go. Minnesota State Sen. Jeremy Miller (R-Winona) on the floor of that chamber. He’s proposing new sports betting legislation. (Image: Minnesota Reformer) Minnesota State Sen. Jeremy Miller (R-Winona)

Jake Paul Favored Over Tommy Fury in Feb. 26 Saudi Arabia Bout


It looks like the Jake Paul-Tommy Fury fight is finally back on again. Fighter and social media star Jake Paul trains for a fight. On Friday, the Betr cofounder and Tommy Fury announced they would fight each other on Feb. 26 in Saudi Arabia. (Image: Most Valuable Promotions/Twitter) Media reports Friday indicated the two sides

Milwaukee Bucks Center/Forward Bobby Portis Out with Injury


The Milwaukee Bucks have discovered that big man Bobby Portis will miss multiple weeks with a right knee injury. Milwaukee Bucks big man Bobby Portis has been invaluable as a Sixth Man and spot starter over the last few seasons. (Image: Getty) Portis suffered the injury against the Detroit Pistons when an opponent fell into

Three Bets For New Yorkers Without Crossing State Lines


The Brooklyn Nets had a quality win last night on the road in San Francisco, defeating the Golden State Warriors 120-116 behind 38 points from Kyrie Irving. They then flew home overnight and will have a couple days off in New York before playing again Wednesday at Philadelphia. Detroit visits Thursday, and there are three

League of Ireland Embroiled in Match-Fixing Controversy


An ongoing scandal involving Irish soccer and alleged match-fixing is the latest target of international lawmakers. There have been several arrests over the course of the past few years, including those of a participant and someone who worked for the Football Association of Ireland (FAI). Southampton goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu makes a save against Lincoln City

Los Angeles Chargers Receiver Mike Williams to Miss AFC Wild Card Game


The Los Angeles Chargers announced that wide receiver Mike Williams has a fractured back. The injury will prevent him from playing in the AFC Wild Card round against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams walks off the field with a back injury in a game against the Denver Broncos at Empower

Slidell Wants to Scratch Historical Horse Racing Machines from OTB


Slidell government officials say their constituents don’t want casino-style gambling. And that’s why those local leaders are developing a plan to rid historical horse racing (HHR) machines from the city. Gamblers play historical horse racing machines in Louisville, Ky. City officials in Slidell want to rid the controversial pari-mutuel wagering devices from the Louisiana town.

Buffalo Bills Must Try to Win For Damar Hamlin And AFC Playoffs Positioning


The Buffalo Bills no longer control their own destiny. There are more than a half dozen playoff scenarios now in play, including neutral site options for several potential playoff games. But the next order of business is finishing the regular season against Bill Belichick’s New England Patriots. And if the Bills are inspired rather than

BetMGM, Caesars, and DraftKings Face $150K Fines for Violating Ohio Rules


Ohio gaming authorities announced plans on Thursday to fine BetMGM, Caesars Sportsbook, and DraftKings $150,000 apiece. That’s after each was found violating state standards for responsible gambling messaging. A bank of sports betting kiosks are ready to go live before the grand opening Sunday of BetMGM’s retail sportsbook at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati.