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In this Nov. 18, 2019 photo, a patron visits a betting kiosk in the sports betting area of Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I. Legalized sports betting's rapid march across the U.S. could face some bigger tests in 2020. Less than two years after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling opened the door to sportsbooks outside Nevada, they have been legalized in states that are home to about one-third of the nation's population. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Associated Press
December 19, 2019 - 4:44 am
LINCOLN, R.I. (AP) — The line for the ticket windows at a Rhode Island casino's sportsbook stretched to the door on one afternoon last month: Gamblers were cashing in their winnings from betting on the victorious New England Patriots the day before and placing new wagers for that night. “This...
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Brian Kelly
November 08, 2019 - 9:03 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMOX) — What if someone places a bag of cash at the front door of an athlete? That was one of the scenerios presented Thursday as the Missouri House Interim Committee on Gaming wrapped up its final hearing. "What is the player supposed to do?" asked Committee Chair Dan Shaul of...
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St. Louis Blues
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May 16, 2019 - 1:42 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — After last night's missed call of an illegal hand pass that led to a game-winning goal for the Sharks in Game 3 against the Blues, some bettors will receive refunds. Sports betting site FanDuel tweeted Thursday announcing it will refund all St. Louis moneyline bets due to the...
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This March 8, 2019 photo shows a wall of video screens in the sports betting lounge at the Tropicana casino in Atlantic City N.J. On May 8, 2019, Fox Sports announced it is buying nearly 5 percent of The Stars Group, the parent company of PokerStars, and that the two companies will offer sports betting in the fall in the U.S. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
May 08, 2019 - 7:20 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A major U.S. sports network is getting into the sports betting game. Fox Sports says it is buying just under 5% of The Stars Group, the parent company of PokerStars, for about $236 million. Both companies will offer real-money sports betting this fall in states where it...
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Horses race down the muddy track at Churchill Downs during the 2018 Kentucky Derby.
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May 02, 2019 - 1:44 pm
Stunning news out of the Kentucky Derby on Wednesday night as race favorite Omaha Beach was scratched for Saturday’s first leg of the horse racing Triple Crown due to a breathing issue. That dramatically alters the complexion of the field -- and leaves gamblers to rethink their plays at the betting...
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