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.
Just based on Pennsylvania's size and professional sports franchises, sports books will enjoy advantages other states won't have. But it's up to lawmakers to do everything in their power not to muck it all up.
Churchill Downs Inc. (CDI) confirmed today that it would enter the US online casino and sports wagering market, using the SBTech software platform as its backbone.
The Supreme Court has handed New Jersey a massive victory in a case which has wide-ranging implications for the sports betting industry across the US, and Pennsylvania in particular.
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.
On the heels of Pennsylvania's 2017 passage of a transformative gambling expansion, a neighboring state is pursuing some of the same measures.