Information overload is happening everywhere, and we don’t have enough time to sleep, eat, and be fully aware of what’s going on in this crazy blue dot of ours (2/3 is bad is not). Our weekend sports handle item “Get a Grip” rounds out this week’s top picks. US sports betting Highlight headlines, some fresh news, and wrap up major stories.
Top news about our network this week
regulators and operators Massachusetts — and likely thousands of prospective bettors — are busy preparing for the state to add Tuesday to its roll call of locales where one can walk into a casino and play legal sports bets.
Three Massachusetts casinos opened their new sportsbooks on Tuesday, accepting bets on the Super Bowl, Celtics, Bruins and most events allowed in dozens of other states. Bet until early March.
in the committee action of the week In preparation for the launch of approved a fairly extensive catalog of betting options available at retail outlets online sportsbook, entertainment awards shows, league drafts, regular sporting events and more.also expressed hope Making Responsible Gambling Messages More Visible However, it would delay the requirement for larger font sizes so that sportsbooks are not forced to discard what was already prepped ahead of the Super Bowl.
Two more retail sportsbooks are set to open at Pari-Mutuel properties across the state, though no dates have been set for the rest of next week. Raynham Park announced what it has caesars sportsbook As a partner ready to run an on-site sportsbook that is not yet built.
Massachusetts has much more development to come as it prepares to become the second major state after March Madness from now on. Ohio We will start legalized sports betting in 2023. sport handle And its network of sites and staff is on top of these developments and more, as these stories from last week show:
Yeah New York is big, maybe it’s getting bigger
New York preparing to process $2 billion in sports betting in January
New York tribes could finally sit at mobile sports betting tables
let’s cross the border
Missouri legislature mourns exodus of gamblers to neighboring states
Maryland build-up continues
SuperBook Sports Receives First Approval of Maryland Gaming License
FedEx Field’s Fanatics Sportsbook Offers Unique Retail Options in Maryland
This ankle turner was a head turner
Mahomes’ ankle speculation twists line move in Chiefs-Bengals rematch
Once again in violation, Washington
Cardroom-backed sports betting bill filed in Washington State
Big British joins Vegas big guys
Betfred ‘Finally’ Licensed to Accept Sports Betting in Nevada
OTB Expansion of Illinois
PointsBet Opens Last OTB Sportsbook in Illinois
The craziest gambling family
Sue BetMGM From Jail? In Eddie Unter’s Family, It’s Not Crazy
It was supposed to be here yesterday!
Sports betting kiosk delivery delays frustrating some Ohio businesses
Another surly turn in Puig’s story
Yasiel Puig faces obstruction of justice charges in illegal sports betting case
someone do something about these people
New Jersey sports bettor warns others: Stay away from sportsbooks unless they change
Might be worth a look…or shroom
Can Magic Mushroom Derivatives Help Treat Gambling Addiction?
As always, money speaks
Michigan sportsbook passes $50 million for third time in four months
Ontarians bet over $21 billion (Canadian) on iGaming in 2022
Connecticut Exceeds $1 Billion in Monthly Online Casino Handles Capped at 2022
Caesars Adds Two States to ADW Racebook
Caesars Racebook, Caesars’ horse racing upfront betting platform, announced this week that wyoming Washington is the 10th and 11th state to debut a mobile app.
The expansion of Caesars fan duel Be the first US sportsbook to allow customers to use a single account For pari-mutuel horse betting and traditional sports betting. Caesars seems to be one of his top contenders to create the next shared wallet, should the need arise. point bet Also Spotlight two products Alongside Illinois retail arena.
In addition to Washington and Wyoming, Caesars Racebook is now in Kentucky. florida, Ohio, Indiana, OregonMontana, North Dakota, MarylandWhen Massachusetts.
— Mike Seeley
DraftKings Partners with RG Consultants
As responsible gambling It remains at the forefront of regulators at this month’s state licensing hearings. draft kings are collaborating with Ontario-Based consulting on initiatives that may help the sportsbook improve its RG practices.
Under the collaboration DraftKings works with Gamres, incorporating a Canadian research practice, the so-called “Positive Play Scale”, into responsible gambling programs. intended to be measured. On behalf of DraftKings, Gamres will use a framework of scales to manage surveys of operators’ customers.
Gamres will analyze the findings to create a baseline indicator of positive play at DraftKings. From there, DraftKings can use the data to identify potential differences for specific player groups. This collaboration marks the first time that a multi-state US online gaming operator has incorporated scale into a responsible gambling program.
– Matt Rivaltowski
NBA Joins AGA’s Responsible Gambling Campaign
of NBA Participates in NHL, MLB, NASCAR, PGA TOUR, and other sports organizations that support the American Gaming Association. Have a game plan and bet responsibly public service campaign.
AGA and NBA Jointly announce new partnershipthe league and its teams are committed to helping educate basketball fans about the fundamentals of responsible sports betting. and with a platform designed to understand the odds and focus on patronizing legitimate and regulated operators.
“As one of the world’s most popular leagues, the NBA brings the key message of Have A Game Plan to a large audience,” said AGA Senior Vice President Casey Clark. “It is important that the entire sports betting ecosystem come together in our commitment to responsible gaming and we appreciate the NBA’s leadership in these efforts.”
— Gary Rotstein
The most important and interesting story details
Hand squeezed feed: Commentary: What sports betting brought us [Politico]
They are sure some losers will go too far. Professional athletes want protection from angry bettors at next week’s betting start [State House News Service]
Attorneys Busy in Washington State Disputes: Sports betting battle pitting casino owners against tribes could go all the way to the Supreme Court [Fox News]
Sports betting coming soon: Milwaukee’s Potawatomi Casino closes Northern Lights Theater to become new sportsbook venue [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
Milwaukee’s Potawatomi Casino Closes Northern Lights Theater, Turns It Into Sportsbook Venue https://t.co/eMQ3xdsUnR
— Journal Sentinel (@journalsentinel) January 23, 2023
Georgians want a chance: AJC Poll: Georgians Oppose Runoff Vote, Support Sports Betting and Abortion Rights [The Atlanta Journal-Constitution]
OKLAHOMA POL would like careful consideration of: Senate Speaker wants a more ‘systematic’ approach to sports betting [Public Radio Tulsa]
Experts downplay LSU for deal with Caesars: Faculty Council Questions LSU Athletics About ‘Secrecy’ Nature, Ethics of Sports Betting Partnerships [Reveille]
Great Timing in Ohio: Cincinnati Bengals’ NFL playoff advance only adds to the heat in the first month of sports betting in Ohio [News 5 Cleveland]