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APNewsBreak: FanDuel to pay out disputed $82K football bet

Sep. 20, 2018 5:16 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Upon further review, a New Jersey man will get his full $82,000 payout on a disputed $110 sports bet. And several other gamblers who made similar bets at wildly inflated odds will also be paid in full, FanDuel said Thursday. The online sports betting company said it will pay...

NJ probes FanDuel refusal to pay $82K on wrong football odds

Sep. 19, 2018 11:39 AM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey gambling regulators are investigating whether FanDuel's sports book should pay out more than $82,000 to a man who was given exorbitant odds for the Denver Broncos to win Sunday against the Oakland Raiders. Anthony Prince of Newark made his bet and was handed a ticket...

MGM pulls in $9.5 million from gambling in first week open

Sep. 17, 2018 6:49 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — MGM's Massachusetts casino generated $9.5 million from gambling operations in its first week open, state regulators reported Monday. The state Gaming Commission said in its monthly casino revenue report that MGM Springfield earned $2.1 million in gross revenues from table games like blackjack...

Easier gambling has sports worried about fighting the fix

Sep. 17, 2018 1:47 PM EDT

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — It's early in a college basketball game and Team A, playing methodically and using up most of the 30-second shot clock, falls behind 10-6. Scattered around the bleachers, several fans staring at their smartphones celebrate silently: they have bet on Team B to be the first to reach 10...

MGM says initial attendance, revenues strong for new casino

Sep. 13, 2018 3:34 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Attendance from MGM's nearly $1 billion casino in Massachusetts is exceeding expectations, and revenues appear strong nearly a month after opening, MGM Springfield President Michael Mathis told state regulators Thursday. Mathis and other MGM officials updating the state Gaming Commission said...

Sports betting soars to $95M in New Jersey in August

Sep. 12, 2018 3:52 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Sports betting is a second-inning home run in New Jersey, where gamblers plunked down more than $95 million on sporting events in August, helping Atlantic City's casinos to one of their biggest monthly revenue increases in three decades. The $95.6 million wagered on sports in...

Cowboys say they have NFL's 1st sponsorship deal with casino

Sep. 6, 2018 4:40 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys say they are the first NFL team to have a sponsorship agreement with a casino. The deal with WinStar World Casino and Resort in Oklahoma was announced Thursday. League owners voted recently to allow clubs to strike such deals. Owner and general manager Jerry Jones...

The Latest: Weakening Gordon still dumping lots of rain

Sep. 5, 2018 1:32 PM EDT

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Depression Gordon (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Tropical Depression Gordon is piling up huge rainfall totals in parts of the South, including more than 10 inches (25 centimeters) in the Florida Panhandle. The Southeast Regional Climate Center reports that about...

A safe bet: Injury info tougher to find around ACC this year

Sep. 5, 2018 1:13 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren was headed out the door when he was asked a follow-up question about an injured player. Cracking a grin, Doeren jokingly responded, "I don't have to tell you." He's right, and that could mean injury information could be tougher to find around the...

Sports betting debuts in West Virginia

Aug. 30, 2018 3:47 PM EDT

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Sports betting has debuted in West Virginia, just in time for college football season. West Virginia Lottery general managing counsel Danielle Boyd says in an email the first legal wager was accepted Thursday at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. She says it's the first...