The staff at Legal Sports Report breaks down the emerging US sports betting industry each week, taking a closer look at industry news and new efforts to legalize wagering across the country. Filled with analysis and interviews with industry and legislative sources, the LSR Podcast is a must-listen t…
We break down what's going on in the first weekend with legal sportsbook apps in New York. We also talk about the controversy surround Draymond Green bets in the NBA, and we sit down with John Pappas from iDEA Growth to talk about legalization efforts in 2022.
We don't know quite where to start with a crazy story about an online gambling company suing its CEO regarding a possible sale to a crypto exchange. Yep, that's a sentence. We also talk about the November records for sports betting and sportsbooks coming to Chicago stadiums.
We should see online sports betting in Ohio sometime next year after the legislature passed a bill this week. But when? We also look more at Florida shutting down online sports betting, the news out of Maryland, and some state sports betting records. And a former NFL punter just got the bag in a deal with FanDuel.
DraftKings CEO Jason Robins ignited the sports betting community on Twitter with his comments about bettors seeking profit. Brad Allen joins the crew to discuss the situation, plus Nevada tops $1 billion and Florida stays on hold.
A federal court ruling says the compact that legalized sports betting in Florida needs to come off the books, so where does that leave things? We also speculate on the launch of New York sports betting, talk about ESPN's potential foray into gambling and the records we saw in October for wagering activity.
We now know who will be taking bets in New York but when will the state launch online betting? We also break down the latest news from DraftKings and Penn National/Barstool Sportsbook, as well as updates in Florida, Minnesota, and Ohio.
In one of the least hyped sports betting launches in history, online betting is now a thing in the Sunshine State, but legal challenges are still outstanding. We also talk about updates on New York and Louisiana sports betting. And is FanDuel's CEO right with a claim that turned some heads this week?
We break down where we think everything is heading in New York as operators decide if they approve of the state's tax rates. We also talk about the Tennessee minimum hold rule continuing to haunt us as we approach Halloween. And the DraftKings-Entain deal is officially going nowhere, so what's next?
We know more about what online sports betting in New York could look like, and it may come with a 64% tax rate on revenue. We also go over updates on sports betting in Connecticut and Florida, plus an important move by the NFL and the NCPG when it comes to responsible gambling.
With the report that Adam Schefter could be a target of Caesars Sportsbook, we break down what that means for the legal betting industry in in the US. We also see if Florida launched, how Connecticut sports betting is going, and we talk a lot about curling.
Connecticut and Louisiana now have retail sportsbooks, but we're still waiting for online betting. We also chat about what happened at the gambling conference G2E, the latest on DraftKings and Entain, and the legal wrangling in Florida.
Regulators warned of potential issues from the flood of gambling promotions and commercials in the US, something that the UK is familiar with. We also break down Arizona's huge opening week, sports betting arrives in Washington and is close in Connecticut, and more legal shenanigans crop up in Florida.
The LSR crew takes stock of the meteoric rise of American sports gambling heading into another NFL season, which will be the biggest yet in the US market. We also tell you whether to expect a launch in Arizona tomorrow and the latest on the Sportradar IPO.
The Arizona sports betting law is under threat of lawsuits ahead of a launch that is supposed to happen next week. We also talk about the Wyoming online sports betting launch, what's going on with legalization in Florida and California, and the NFL gets in even deeper with gambling.
Four sportsbooks are ready to go for the start of NFL season, and more are on the way. What do we know so far? Barstool Sportsbooks continues its US expansion, Nevada reports a huge July for sports betting, and what do we make of a sports betting deal for the Fiesta Bowl?
There's some news out of each of these three big states when it comes to sports betting. We also provide updates on Louisiana, Maryland, Arizona and North Carolina. And another big company in sports betting is going public.
That's a bit of hyperbole because that would have been the day the US opened up to legal betting. But we have huge news out of New York and Florida, as well as MA in the US in excess of $3.5 billion in a week involving the likes of DraftKings and Penn National. Plus the latest on Arizona sports betting.
Caesars is getting into sports betting in earnest, retiring the William Hill brand across much of the US. But does it have what it takes to compete with the biggest operators? We also look at the most recent development in New York and Arizona sports betting and the plans on the horizon for PointsBet.
The cost of doing business in New York could be extremely high, with revenue sharing with the state potentially exceeding any arrangement in the US. We also look into how FanDuel found its way into Connecticut, good news for Massachusetts sports betting and bad news for Maine sports betting.
On July 1, New York takes its next major step toward its launch of online sports betting; so what happens next? Also, we catch up with a surprise out of Florida and the future of sports betting, and Scientific Games announces it is spinning off its sports betting business.
We run down what you need to know about the Canada sports betting bill Parliament just passed. We talk about big deals involving Sports Illustrated and Nasdaq, plus updates on legal betting In Louisiana, Ohio, and Maine.
A group called Hindenberg Research shorted DraftKings and put out a negative report. So what happened with $DKNG stock? We also run down the prospects for legalization in Ohio and Canada, and the revenue and handle numbers out of three big states: Michigan, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
The co-founders of DraftKings just pulled in more than half a billion dollars because of the company's stock surge. How and why? Canada and Louisiana move tantalizingly close to allowing legal single-game sports betting, and an update on the issues facing Florida sports betting.
Voters in California are going to vote on whether they get sports betting, except it won't be online if they say "yes." Plus the latest dumb policy affecting Illinois sportsbooks, and updates on where Canada and Wyoming stand on legal sports wagering.
Why is an offshore sportsbook pulling out of a big state, and what it means for the climate for legal sports betting. We also look at how close Connecticut is to sports betting, and the odds that Canada legalizes regulated single-game wagering.
The state legislature just gave the go-ahead for legal betting in the state, but potential speedbumps or roadblocks stand in the way of a launch. So what will happen in the Sunshine State? Maryland is now official for legalizing sports betting after a governor's green light, and we look at the numbers from some of the biggest states with online sportsbooks.
Matt King stepped down as the head of the market leader in US sports betting, which already has reverberations in the industry. We also look at Wynn spinning out its online business publicly, and the good news and bad news for Illinois sports betting.
The William Hill brand is going away in the US; you will now be seeing Caesars Sports around the country. What does this mean for the sports betting industry in America? We also talk about the dust-up regarding Flutter and FoxBet, updates in Florida, and the big pricetag paid for a sports betting site.
Florida has a real chance at legal sports betting, a fitting topic to look back at how much has changed in our first 100 podcasts and since the start of LSR. We also talk NFL gambling deals, New York, and a chat with the PGA Tour VP of Gaming.
Maryland and Arizona are poised to get online sports betting in the near future, and we also circle back on the latest in New York sports betting. We also look at numbers from the midwest sports betting states and take a look at why DraftKings needs a chief media officer.
New York online sports betting is coming, but it's going to be a mess in more ways than one. Illinois joined New York in doing something stupid in ending remote registration. And rejoice, Wyoming, you two will get online sportsbooks!
Online sports betting is actively being negotiated as part of the NY state budget, but the outcome could be less than ideal. We also breakdown DraftKings buying the Vegas Sports Information Network, and talk about the latest shenanigans in Tennessee.
Matthew Waters joins the podcast to explain what in the world is happening with suspended Tennessee sportsbook Action 24/7. Later, Matt and Adam speculate on how long it will be before your Amazon Prime subscription comes with free bets.
The news continues to be good out of New York, but will the state finally legalize sports betting this year? We also breakdown all of the revenue and handle numbers, including the first full month in Michigan. Plus what do we make of a potential FanDuel listing in the US?
FanDuel is having to deal with what looks like a frivolous lawsuit in Illinois. We also breakdown DraftKings' investor day, Gov. Cuomo's issues, and what they mean for New York sports betting, plus updates on the legalization efforts around the US.
Reporter Matthew Waters joins the podcast to discuss his story on the Vegas Golden Knights ending their short-lived deal with a tout service from Mexico. Plus, a rundown of earnings calls for DraftKings and FanDuel with all the stock news you can handle.
The Vegas Golden Knights partnered with a sports betting pick service based in Mexico, and we break down the various ways this is an awful idea. The LSR team also runs down all of the legalization efforts across the country and we find out what "market access" in New York actually means for Barstool Sportsbook.
The LSR team breaks down just how big Super Bowl betting was in the US, plus the huge numbers out of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Illinois. We also get an early look at Michigan's online sports betting launch. Also, Barstool and the Superbook are going at it over a possible trademark infringement.
From money bet in legal US markets to the number of transactions placed online, it's clear that it was a big day for regulated sportsbook apps. But some of them also had some technical hiccups. We also touch on updates with PointsBet and the NHL, WynnBet and the status of legalization in Georgia and Arizona.
Two big deals involving casino companies and DFS sites got made this week, based on the present and future of sports betting. We also talk about the launches in Michigan and Virginia as well as the latest on legalization efforts in New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts.
Virginia and Michigan online sports betting are both live as of this week. What are the prospects for both markets? We also break down the latest chatter in New York, and how Barstool rose to the top of the revenue charts in Pennsylvania.
New Jersey set another record for sports betting activity, almost reaching $1 billion. The bad news is that some online gambling operators are engaging in shady practices when it comes to customer withdrawals. We also look at legalization developments in New York, Texas, Arizona, Oregon and Washington.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo makes some waves by saying he wants online sports betting, but the "how" could trip things up in 2021. At least there's a chance! We also look at the proposed (and rejected) deal between MGM and Entain, as well as possible positive developments for Kentucky sports betting.
Florida has a sports betting bill for the new year, but don't hold your breath waiting for it to pass. We also look at how much was bet across the US in November. And Iowa becomes the latest state with a truly statewide online sports betting industry on Jan. 1.
Tennessee launches sports betting and had the most money wagered of any US market in its first month. We take a look at the Kentucky court case in which FanDuel and PokerStars' parent company owes almost a billion (with a B) dollars. And is the NFL priming the pump for kids to bet on sports with its Nickelodeon activation?
Gov. Andrew Cuomo brings up the possibility of online betting being a part of a revenue package. We break down the massive November numbers from New Jersey sports betting, and we take a deep dive into Michigan's online casino and sports betting launch next month.
The gaming giant buys more of FanDuel for $4.2 billion. What's it mean for US sports betting? We also look at the increasing prospects for Connecticut sports betting after a DraftKings deal in the state. And the President Donald Trump tweets that "bookies" had him at a 97% chance of winning the election. Fact check: False.