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Arizona sports betting revenue off to soft start

Jan. 03, 2022 17:32 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's general fund collected just over $1.3 million in taxes during the first two months of legalized sports betting, far below the high expectations set by Gov. Doug Ducey and other proponents of the new gambling law. Fantasy sports betting also was a bust for...

Wausau man wins $1.1 million in fantasy football

Dec. 30, 2021 11:54 AM EST

WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — A Wausau man has won $1.1 million playing fantasy football. The Wausau Daily Herald reported Wednesday that 45-year-old ginseng farmer Will Hsu won the money in a game hosted by website Draft Kings. The Green Bay Packers’ 31-30 win over the Baltimore Ravens...

Lawrence, McCaffrey, Jones headline 2021 All-Absent Team

Dec. 29, 2021 12:39 PM EST

Every year, players in every NFL city fail to meet expectations. Sometimes it’s due to injuries and other times it’s simply poor performance. They ruin fantasy teams and real teams alike. Often the biggest names become the biggest busts. Some are even repeat...

Arizona collects over $1,500 in fantasy sports tax in August

Oct. 25, 2021 16:45 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona collected just under $1,600 in tax revenue during the first four days of fantasy sports contests after they became legal in August. The Arizona Department of Gaming on Monday reported the first revenue figures from sports gambling authorized by...

Another fantasy sports betting firm gets Louisiana license

Oct. 21, 2021 15:28 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A second company is receiving a state license to run fantasy sports betting operations in the nearly three-quarters of Louisiana parishes where voters authorized the activity. The Louisiana Gaming Control Board voted unanimously Thursday for...