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Christopher Boan covers sports betting and casino gambling for U.S. Betting Report. He has reported on sports and sports betting in Arizona for nearly a decade, including stops at ArizonaSports.com, the Tucson Weekly and the Green Valley News.
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BetMGM Casino, FanDuel Sportsbook Are Big Winners at 2022 American Gambling Awards

Christopher Boan
A collective of the United States gaming industry’s heaviest hitters were among the winners at Thursday’s American Gambling Awards in New York City, presented by the Gambling.com Group. FanDuel beat out Caesars and DraftKings to be named Online Sportsbook of the Year, while BetMGM received Online Casino of the Year......
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Luke Fickell Has Big Shoes to Fill in First Year at Wisconsin

Christopher Boan
The University of Wisconsin shocked the college football world on Sunday, naming Cincinnati coach Luke Fickell as the successor to Paul Chryst in Madison. Fickell moves into the Big Ten after going 57-18 across six seasons with the Bearcats and leading Cincinnati to the College Football Playoff in 2022. He......
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MaximBet’s Closure Marks More Change in Fast Growing U.S. Sports Betting Market 

Christopher Boan
Niche sports betting brand MaximBet became the third U.S. online sports betting site to close earlier this month, joining TwinSpires Sportsbook and Fubo Sportsbook. The Carousel Group-owned brand, which was licensed in Indiana and Colorado, is the latest victim of contraction in the online sports betting space. Representatives from the......
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Kansas Sportsbooks Thriving Two Months After Sports Betting Launch

Christopher Boan
It’s been just over two months since a half-dozen Kansas sportsbooks began operations in earnest. In that time, the six operators have raked in more than $350 million in wagers and $2.6 million in net revenues, showing how strong the state’s market can be once it hits its stride. The......
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U.S. Sports Betting Industry in Strong Shape as Fubo Sportsbook Exits Scene

Christopher Boan
The topic of consolidation has been fresh on many industry insiders’ minds given the news last week that FuboTV would shutter its mobile sports betting brand, Fubo Sportsbook, immediately. The boutique player in the wagering industry became the second operator, after Churchill Downs’ TwinSpires, to exit the mobile sports betting......
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December Figures Cap Off Historic Year US Sports Betting Industry

Christopher Boan
The final month of 2021 capped off a historic year for the American sports betting revenues, with more than $7.3 billion in wagers placed across the country. The December total represented a 0.7% decrease from the $7.402 billion in wagers placed during November, though the biggest drop was in the......