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Joss Wood has many years of experience in writing about gambling in general: poker, casino and now sports betting. He contributes daily to a number of leading publications, covering sports regulation in both US and internationally.
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This Week In US Sports Betting February 19 To February 25

Joss Wood
The year is still fresh but already sports betting legislative action is moving forward in several states. In New Jersey where legal sports betting is already well established, there is a new online sportsbook from the Golden Nugget. Last week was a busy one for sports betting news. The Golden......
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This Week In US Sports Betting February 5 To February 11

Joss Wood
A positive week for sports betting on several fronts. New Jersey and Pennsylvania’s Attorney Generals taken a stand against the DOJ’s new interpretation of the Wire Act; new legislation to legalize sports betting continues to proliferate and new sportsbooks are opening. First that pesky Wire Act opinion. Pennsylvania and New......
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This Week In US Sports Betting January 29 To February 4

Joss Wood
Starting at the end of the week for a change, Super Bowl LIII turned out to be the lowest scoring Super Bowl ever. The Patriots inhumanely executed the Rams 13-3. Early reports suggest that viewing figures were particularly low. This isn’t how it was supposed to be. After state-legal sports......
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This Week In US Sports Betting January 22 To January 28

Joss Wood
It still feels like mid-winter, but sports betting action is hotting up. This weekend is Super Bowl LIII, when a mountain of money will be wagered on the Rams and the Patriots. Thanks to the Supreme Court, some of that cash will actually be wagered legally! The Super Bowl 2019......
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This Week In US Sports Betting January 15 To January 21

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Just as everything was moving forward nicely on legal sports betting, the DOJ Office of Legal Counsel dropped a bombshell. It no longer agrees with its previous legal opinion on the Wire Act. Remember that it was the DOJ opinion on the Wire Act in 2011 that opened the flood......
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This Week In US Sports Betting January 8 To January 14

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A quiet week in sports betting but there was progress on several fronts. A new sports book in Pennsylvania, a long term deal signed between GAN and FanDuel, and the Borgata in New Jersey announced the construction of a new sports betting bar. But first, what is happening in Michigan?......
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This Week In US Sports Betting January 1 To January 7

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The first week of 2019 began with the news that the NFL has struck a deal with Caesars. The deal appoints Caesars as the NFL’s first ever “Official Casino Sponsor.” Starting with the 2019 NFL playoffs, Caesars will provide “unique experiences for NFL fans by using its casino properties, celebrity......
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This Week In US Sports Betting December 25 To December 31

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The last week in an incredible year for US sports betting brought an unexpected upset. Michigan lawmakers voted overwhelmingly to legalize online gambling and sports betting, but Governor Rick Snyder hit the big red veto button. Bill sponsor Representative Brandt Iden looked on in horror as his online gaming bill......
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This Week In US Sports Betting December 17 To December 24

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The inexorable expansion of legal sports betting continued this week as legislators rushed to beat their end-of-session deadlines. DC passes sports betting bill First up was the District of Columbia. B22-944 was approved by the District Council 11 votes to 2, authorizing both land-based and online and mobile sports betting.......