MLS Suspends Felipe Hernandez for Betting on Matches

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Major League Soccer (MLS) announced on Friday that it has suspended Sporting Kansas City midfielder Felipe Hernandez for the rest of the season without pay for betting on MLS games. The league said that he “engaged in extensive and unlawful sports gambling” while he was on the team, gambling which included wagering on two MLS… Read more »

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DraftKings Ups Bid for Entain to $22.4 Billion

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Apparently that wasn’t DraftKings’ best offer Late Tuesday, after partypoker’s parent company Entain confirmed that DraftKings had put forth an offer to buy the UK-based gambling company, Entain pulled back the curtain further, revealing that it was already considering a second offer from DraftKings. The original offer, according to CNBC, was for $20 billion. Entain… Read more »

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Arizona Sports Betting Ready to Go September 9 as Judge Denies Tribe’s Injunction Request

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Plenty of sports betting options in Arizona Sports betting operators can start taking bets in Arizona on Thursday, September 9, after a judge ruled against a tribe that had filed an injunction to block the industry’s launch. On Monday, Maricopa County Superior Court Judge James Smith rejected most of Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe’s arguments. Arizona Governor… Read more »

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Social Sportsbook Wagr Earns Sports Betting License in Tennessee

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Facilitating bets between friends The Tennessee Education Lottery (TEL) has approved social sports betting site Wagr to begin offering its product in the Volunteer State. With the green-lighting of both Wagr and Barstool Sportsbook on Tuesday, Tennessee now has nine sports betting operators. Wagr is an interesting sportsbook, different than most traditional bookmakers. It is… Read more »

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Allied Esports Entertainment Looking Into Selling Esports Business

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Starting with its esports venue Former World Poker Tour owner Allied Esports Entertainment is reportedly considering getting out of esports altogether, a move which would include selling the HyperX Esports Arena at the Luxor in Las Vegas. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, this isn’t just a “well, anything is possible” situation, but rather a… Read more »

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NHL’s Evander Kane Accused of Fixing Games by His Wife

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Allegations of a sports capital offense The National Hockey League (NHL) said it will conduct a full investigation into comments on social media made by the wife of San Jose Sharks’ player Evander Kane regarding his gambling and alleged match fixing. Kane has vehemently denied all accusations. Over the weekend, Anna Kane posted a serious… Read more »

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Venetian and Other Las Vegas Sands Properties Requiring Employees to Wear Masks Again

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Taking cue from public health department The Venetian, Palazzo, and Sands Expo & Convention Center are re-instituting face mask requirements for employees following new recommendations from the Southern Nevada Health District. All three properties are owned and operated by Las Vegas Sands Corp., though they will soon be under new ownership after VICI Properties and… Read more »

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Football Index Customers Can Withdraw Their Cash Balances

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Something is better than nothing Football Index account holders are now able to login and withdraw their cash balances. In an announcement on Tuesday, the now defunct soccer betting site said that the cash out procedures are the same as they have always been. Customers should expect funds to reach their bank accounts in two… Read more »

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Fixed-Odds Horse Racing Betting Coming to New Jersey

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Fixed-odds betting on horse races is on the way in New Jersey, as a bill to legalize the odds structure has passed the Senate and is on the way to Governor Phil Murphy’s desk. It looks like an absolute lock to be destined for Murphy’s signature, as the Senate voted for the bill 40-0 and… Read more »

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Court Orders Football Index to Repay Customers £3.2m

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Defunct soccer gambling site Football Index announced Tuesday that the UK High Court has handed down an order that will allow many of the site’s customers to find financial relief. Football Index is required to reimburse its customers £3.2m ($4.5m). The judge ruled that administration (essentially bankruptcy) began on March 26, 2021, so customers who… Read more »

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