On Thursday night, Derek Stevens introduced his newest casino project in Sin City. Circa Las Vegas will open in downtown Las Vegas in late 2020. The vision for the entire casino sounds great, but the Michigan native and huge sports fan saved the best for the sportsbook.
The college football season just ended and it’s time to move on. While multiple sportsbook operators just posted futures for the 2019 college football season, Caesars Entertainment has already moved on to baseball. Caesars is the first sportsbook operator in the US to open betting on 2019 Major League Baseball (MLB) season win totals.
The repeal of the Professional Amateur Sports Protection Act ( PASPA) in 2018 opened the doors for states to legalize sports betting. It also opened the doors for mainstream sports media to embrace sports betting more than ever. Websites and podcasts were the first to act since those are the forms of media that are quickest to respond.
Toward the end of 2018, SuperBook USA, the national brand for the Las Vegas SuperBook at the Westgate, asked bettors what they look for when choosing a sportsbook. As the look and feel of sportsbooks change across the country, this is probably a good time to ask what was once a simple question.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced a deal to make FanDuel Sportsbook an authorized gaming operator of the league. FanDuel will continue to be the official daily fantasy partner of the NBA and the WNBA. The new and expanded partnership gives FanDuel access to official NBA betting data as well as the use of NBA and WNBA marks and logos across FanDuel’s sports betting offerings.
The American Sports Gambler is the most influential person in the sports business according to the Sports Business Journal . That didn’t take long. You’re the best and you’ll probably be the best again next year! This is only the beginning as the expansion of sports betting outside of is only beginning.
The college basketball season tipped off this week with more than 100 teams in action across the country. Before the season started most bettors were focused on getting down futures wagers for the team that will win the NCAA basketball championship in 2019. Now that there’s game action, the focus on betting is changing.
Derek Stevens recently announced that he’s submitted paperwork with the Nevada Gaming Control Board to start taking sports bets at The D, Golden Gate, and his soon to be built 18 Fremont casinos. William Hill currently operates The D sportsbook while the Golden Gate offers guests a William Hill kiosk.
The Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday, Oct. 23 will be an all-time high of $1.6 billion. Winning the Mega Millions is a pipe dream and it’s getting even more difficult according to the Washington Post. The newspaper reminds us that last year lottery officials changed the rules and odds to make winning Mega Millions jackpots larger and more difficult to win.