Focus on Arizona; FanDuel crushing in Virginia
It’s information overload everywhere, and there’s not enough time to sleep, eat, and stay fully informed about what’s going on at our crazy blue dot (two out of three isn’t bad). Here’s the Sports Handle Weekend article, “Get a Grip,” recapping the week’s best American sports betting stories, highlighting new news, and pulling together key stories. Also consult This week’s Wild World of Gambling in American Bets.
Arizona lines up for NFL kickoff
The Arizona Department of Gaming (ADG) held its final public meeting to discuss the final version of the event betting rules on Friday, and the ADG director said the plan was to file those rules on Monday. with the Arizona Secretary of State in an effort to push for a September 9 launch date for sports betting.
Once the rules are passed to the Secretary of State, future sports betting operators will have 10 days to submit their requests to the ADG, department director Ted Vogt said. A few other dates and details were discussed during the 45-minute meeting on Friday morning, including:
- Daily fantasy sports are scheduled to start on August 28.
- Sports betting would be allowed to start marketing on the same day, and customers could also register – but not fund – their accounts.
- There will be no mobile betting on tribal lands.
- From August 30 to September 8, it will be time to finalize the licensing and certification issues ahead of the launch of sports betting.
Vogt also said that once the apps are launched, they will be made public on ADG’s website. All applications would be due no later than August 6.
– Jeff Edelstein
Learn more about Arizona:
Digital sports betting may not look like what stakeholders thought it would in Arizona
Penn National and PointsBet gain access to Arizona sports betting market
Potential litigation of the week
As the mobile sports betting process in New York City intensifies, the status of the tribes is in balance
Menu of the week dinner format
Colorado’s extensive sportsbook catalog for the Tokyo Olympics offers unique betting options
The opening of the eyes of the week
Exclusive: FanDuel has absolutely dominated the Virginia sports betting market so far
Prepare for the impact of the week
Amid Glorious Bounce, Las Vegas Casinos Again Face COVID Problems
Keep your minute of the week
Massachusetts House massively passes sports betting bill
Revelation of the week
FBI Documents Show Top Vegas Names Involved In Fixing Horse Racing In 1970s
Good god it’s a lot of money for the week
PA Gaming Industry On Track To Make $ 1 Billion More In 2021 Than In Any Previous Year
Rhetorical question of the week
Could California add sports betting without a ballot referendum?
Humans of the week
BetMGM and PokerStars Launch Live Dealer Online Casino Products in Michigan
Easy Money Sniper of the Week
United States basketball team to beat France, smaller favorites to take gold
More of the most important and interesting stories
The Lodge Casino SuperBook is now open! Make sure to take a trip to Black Hawk to fully enjoy the experience 🏔 pic.twitter.com/ES7vvjqE6U
– SuperBook Colorado (@SuperBookCO) July 19, 2021
Today, @DraftKings revealed plans to launch DraftKings Marketplace, a digital collectibles ecosystem designed for consumer accessibility that offers curated NFT drops and supports aftermarket transactions. For more details visit: https://t.co/57w3SvdO1h pic.twitter.com/XudBrcP65F
– DraftKings News (@DraftKingsNews) July 21, 2021
BAIL: Gold bars and Miami Heat ring seized as federal government attacks famous sports player [Sun-Sentinel]
CONNECT: Bally’s and Sportradar sign 5-year data pact [CDC Gaming]
FEEL GOOD : AC tribal chiefs optimistic about polling initiative [CDCGaming]
IN MY THOUGHTS: Major Gaming Companies Target Georgia For Legal Gambling [AtlBizJournal]
BEFORE ! : DraftKings Expands PGA Partnership with Events in TN, NJ [ProGolfWeekly]
SUPERCASINO: Caesars, the first casino company to secure naming rights for NFL stadiums [Times Picayune]
PERSPECTIVE: At NIGA, Allen keynote that sports betting is only a small part of the picture [CDC Gaming]
MAIN TAKE AWAY: States that adopt sports betting should devote more resources to #problem game instead of leaving this issue primarily to game operators. There is also a need for much more coordination and cooperation between states and operators. pic.twitter.com/RBKc5KfLAm
– NCPG (@NCPGambling) July 22, 2021
MAN OF FAITH: Bettor turns $ 6,000 into $ 60,000 after betting Bucks to win 6 after game 3 [Yahoo Sports]
FANTASY HALL:Virginia lawmakers join gaming lobbyists aboard a private jet to Illinois to study the games [Richmond]
AFTER DK: Kambi Q2 helped by Euro Championship as American sport experiences seasonal lull [SBC Americas]