Latest Sports betting News

New Jersey sport bets pass half-billion dollars in November

Dec. 12, 2019 3:32 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's fast-growing sports betting market continued to set monthly records in November as more than a half-billion dollars' worth of wagers were placed on sports. The extra money also helped Atlantic City's casino industry, which saw its annual winnings surpass the $3...

Not changing horses in midstream: Saratoga keeps race format

Dec. 3, 2019 5:12 PM EST

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Saratoga Race Course will again have races five days a week next summer. The New York Racing Association said Tuesday the 2020 schedule will once more feature 40 days of racing, with Mondays and Tuesdays dark. The meet opens July 16 and ends Labor Day on Sept. 7. Last...

Cardinals’ Josh Shaw suspended for betting on NFL games

Nov. 29, 2019 6:30 PM EST

Arizona Cardinals cornerback Josh Shaw has been suspended through at least the end of the 2020 season for betting on NFL games on multiple occasions this season, the first time in more than 35 years a player has been banned for gambling. The little-known Shaw hasn’t played for the Cardinals this season...

Arizona Cardinals cornerback Josh Shaw suspended indefinitely for betting on NFL games on multiple occasions

Nov. 29, 2019 3:52 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — Arizona Cardinals cornerback Josh Shaw suspended indefinitely for betting on NFL games on multiple occasions.

Sports betting: Even Thanksgiving pickup football isn’t safe

Nov. 26, 2019 8:53 AM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Each Thanksgiving, families and friends across America face off in backyards or public parks in pre-meal football games they dub “Turkey Bowl.” Now, there’s a way to determine which side is favored to win — a way you can bet on. Bookmaker William Hill...

Sports betting approved in New Hampshire for next year

Nov. 25, 2019 4:11 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Lottery Commission approved a sports-betting contract with DraftKings on Monday, paving the way for the state to become the second in New England to allow wagering on games. The Executive Council, an advisory body to Republican Gov. Chris Sununu, voted Monday to...

Democrat Beshear looking for ways to bridge partisan divide

Nov. 23, 2019 12:08 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Preparing for his first encounters with an overwhelmingly Republican legislature as Kentucky’s next chief executive, Democratic Gov.-elect Andy Beshear is looking for ways to bridge the partisan divide. Combating drug-abuse problems should be achievable because...

Another record month for sports betting in NJ: $487M in bets

Nov. 14, 2019 3:29 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s sports betting industry set another monthly record in October for the amount bet as gamblers plunked down close to a half-billion dollars while baseball’s playoffs and World Series, football, basketball and hockey were all on the betting board. Figures...

Column: NFL riding wave of sports betting

Nov. 7, 2019 2:54 PM EST

Luckily, the black cat making its primetime debut at MetLife Stadium didn't seem to be an omen. The cat not only found the end zone but found a way to escape Monday night, which is more than most members of the Giants can do before their season is mercifully over. That's life midway through the NFL's 100th...

Colorado voters narrowly approve legalized sports betting

Nov. 6, 2019 4:55 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Colorado became the 19th U.S. state to legalize some form of sports betting as election officials tallied Wednesday a surprisingly close vote in which ballots for the measure narrowly surpassed "no" votes. More than 1.3 million Coloradans voted Tuesday on Proposition DD, a bipartisan ballot...