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19th November 2020

ASA upholds complaint against betting tipster over irresponsible Instagram post

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld complaints against betting tipster’s irresponsible Instagram ad. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has issued a warning to the betting tipster service, Thebettingman, after ruling that an Instagram post was not labelled as an advert and the content was irresponsible. The ad The post in question received one complaint…

19th November 2020

Illinois casinos to close on Friday as coronavirus cases rise

The 10 casinos in the state of Illinois are set to close on Friday due to a rise in coronavirus cases. Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker announced that the state’s 10 casinos will be forced to close their doors from Friday in order to help combat the spread of coronavirus in the state. The announcement came…

18th November 2020

Half of Scotland’s betting shops to close on Friday under new COVID restrictions

More than half of Scotland’s betting shops are set to close on Friday after new coronavirus measures were introduced earlier this week. Approximately 500 betting shops in Scotland are expected to close their doors on Friday evening as part of new coronavirus measures announced earlier this week. This comes after Scotland’s government announced the introduction…

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18th November 2020

PA betting handle hits record $525.8m in October

Pennsylvania’s betting market set a new sports betting handle record in October. In October, Pennsylvania became the third US state to surpass $500m in sports betting handle in a single month. According to the latest figures from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB), bettors in the state wagered $525.8m in October, setting a new record…

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18th November 2020

PointsBet goes live in Colorado

PointsBet will now join the long list of sportsbook operators legally operating in the state of Colorado. The Australian sportsbook operator PointsBet has launched its mobile sports betting product in the state of Colorado. Colorado marks the fourth legal US sports betting market for the Australian sportsbook operator. PointsBet in Colorado PointsBet launched its mobile…

17th November 2020

William Hill continues to lead DC betting market in October

William Hill’s land-based sportsbook in Washington DC continued to outperform the DC Lottery’s Gambet sports betting app in October. According to the latest figures from the DC Lottery, William Hill’s land-based sportsbook at the Capital One Arena continued to outperform the District’s mobile betting app in October. This marks the third month in a row…

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17th November 2020

Tennessee bettors wager $27.4m in first week of betting

Bettors in the state of Tennessee wagered $24.7m in the first seven days of legal sports wagering. According to data from the Tennessee Education Lottery (TEL), the state’s licensing board, bettors in the state wagered $27.4m on sports in the first week of legal betting operations. This comes after the state’s online-only sports betting market…

17th November 2020

Michigan to close casinos again as coronavirus cases surge

Casinos in the state of Michigan have been ordered to close their doors to the public again amid a rise in coronavirus cases. Casinos in the state of Michigan will be forced to close their doors again this week under new coronavirus measures implemented by Governor Gretchen Whitmer. Michigan’s new restrictions The new restrictions, which…

16th November 2020

Illinois bettors wager $305m on sporting events in September

Illinois betting handle surpassed $300m in September but sportsbooks generated little revenue. According to the latest figures from the Illinois Gaming Board (IGB), bettors in the state wagered $305.1m on sporting events in September representing a significant increase on the $140m wagered the month prior. Land-based sportsbooks accounted for $22.1m of the state’s total handle…

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16th November 2020

NJ sportsbooks post record $803m handle in October

New Jersey sportsbooks have set another sports betting record in the US sports betting space. According to the latest figures from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE), bettors in the Garden State wagered a record $803m on sporting events in October. October’s handle was up more than $50m on the $748.6m wagered in…

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9th November 2020

Glen Johnson Exclusive: Southgate “Right” to Pick Mount over Grealish

We spoke with former Liverpool defender Glen Johnson before the November international break.

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4th November 2020

Manchester United Have No Choice but to Play the Waiting Game with Underperforming Harry Maguire

His £85 million move to Manchester United in 2019 made him the most expensive defender in the world, but after a series of high-profile off-field incidents, Harry Maguire has struggled to cope with the spotlight on the pitch. So what next for the United captain and England international?