Category: Sportsbook

States racing for piece of sports gambling action

The morning of May 14 started like any other for Jake Williams at Sportradar U.S. Hours later, following the U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing sports gambling nationwide, he felt like a fourth round National Football League draft pick — happy for the news yet aware of the long and uncertain road ahead. Williams is the…

World Cup 2018 opens, with a lot of intriguing predictions

The 2018 World Cup starts on Thursday with Russia vs. Saudi Arabia at 11:00 a.m. ET. A field of 32 teams will compete for the right to hoist the trophy on July 15, and Brazil enters as 7-2 favorites on the 2018 World Cup odds board, followed closely by defending champions Germany at 4-1 and…

Spanish online gambling and betting market poised to hit $1.22B by 2023

Online gambling and betting businesses in Spain are on track to becoming a billion-dollar industry, according to forecasts. An AFP report quoted consultancy firm Ficom Leisure, which said that Spain is now “on the radar of the international market” as it predicts the market’s annual online gambling and betting revenue to hit €1 billion (US$1.22…

Could this be the future of sports gambling?

A fat, Jewish kid from Chicago, by his own account, Robert Gorodetsky is also a 25-year-old college dropout who has emerged as one of the most compelling and controversial, albeit largely unknown, figures in sports. He wears a black cap with white letters that spell GAMBLR., and like his personal logo with the missing “e”…

As Supreme Court Weighs Landmark Sports Betting Case, Push To Curb Underground Market Intensifies

If a prominent bookmaker fielded a request to set a line on whether the Supreme Court will rule in favor of New Jersey in the landmark sports gambling case before the nation’s top court, the sportsbook may opt instead to keep the wager off the board. Following Monday’s hearing in Washington D.C., numerous gaming experts…

Industry told to up its game with Responsible Gambling Trust funding

Tracey Crouch MP, the Minister for Sport, has warned the gambling industry that ‘goodwill alone’ ‎would not be enough to minimise gambling-related harm. Speaking at the Responsible Gambling Trust‘s third annual harm minimisation conference at the King’s Fund, London, Crouch paid tribute to the good work of both RGT and the gambling industry in working…