After the PASPA ruling, we dove into the existing industry framework in the state and concluded the road was all clear for legal sports betting in Pennsylvania. With temporary regulations now in place, Pennsylvania continues to show a willingness to move quickly on the regulation of sports betting.
While DraftKings has certainly made some strides towards improving its player experience, its still a long way from truly delighting and surprising its customers – something only the best of the best can deliver.
The WSOP’s announcement that they’ll be featuring BB antes in many of their 2018 tournaments makes perfect sense. What’s harder to understand is why it doesn’t make the same sense to every single other poker player.
For The Stars Group, the torrid growth of global online sports betting coupled with the United States’ pending repeal of PASPA makes increasing its sports betting capabilities an undoubtedly smart move.
Sports betting detractors – mainly politicians and state-appointed officials who simply can’t see what’s in it for them – are continually missing the point when it comes to the relationship between sports, fans and gamblers.
Sports leagues have realized $150 billion worth of bets could soon be legal, so they want their slice of the pie. There’s just one problem: they have no rights to any of the money – legal or otherwise.
Following a mini casino auction with no participants, Pennsylvania opens bidding to past winners and new casinos, and also plans to discuss iGaming and fantasy sports.