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David Madden
June 28, 2019 - 4:35 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — It’s been little more than a year since sports betting was expanded beyond Nevada and, to a lesser extent, three other states. New Jersey successfully fought for the expansion through the highest court in the country and now it appears they’ve won on the business...
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This is the first March Madness tournament since legal gambling expanded last year in the U.S. The spread of legalized sports betting is largely following regional boundaries.
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June 23, 2019 - 9:18 am
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — In the year since the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for every state to legalize sports betting , a regional divide has opened as states decide whether to expand their gambling options. By year's end, legalization is possible in a dozen states in the Northeast and...
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Ian Bush
June 12, 2019 - 2:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new name is in the works for SugarHouse Casino: It'll be called Rivers Casino Philadelphia. The owner, Rush Street Gaming, said the rebranding is designed to bring the Fishtown property in line with its other casinos across the country. Other sister casinos are...
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Borgata casino in Atlantic City
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May 22, 2019 - 1:11 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's Borgata casino is investing $12 million in a new sports betting and entertainment project. Casino officials tell The Associated Press it will open a sports bar and sports betting facility named Moneyline Bar & Book on June 29. The name is a reference...
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War of Will
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Andrew Kramer
May 19, 2019 - 10:06 am
BALTIMORE (AP/KYW Newsradio) — Mark Casse completed a lifelong quest two weeks after the scare of a lifetime. And he did so in a race featuring a riderless horse that threw his jockey out of the gate and kept running. Since he was a child, Casse wanted to win a Triple Crown race, and the well-...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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April 24, 2019 - 1:56 pm
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's quick growth in sports gambling means it could surpass Nevada next year as the top sports betting market in the United States, its governor said Wednesday. In the 10 months that New Jersey has allowed legal sports betting, gamblers have wagered more than $2.3...
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Tony Romeo
April 17, 2019 - 6:11 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The spokesman for Pennsylvania gaming regulators says online sports wagering will begin in just a few weeks. Sports betting at Pennsylvania casinos began last fall and now, Gaming Control Board spokesman Doug Harbach says it won’t be long before you will be able to...
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sports betting in Atlantic City
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March 13, 2019 - 4:27 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Nearly $2 billion has been wagered on sporting events in New Jersey in the nine months since such betting became legal last year. New Jersey gamblers plunked down more than $320 million on sporting events in February, led by action on the day of the Feb. 3 Super Bowl and...
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AFL
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February 22, 2019 - 9:53 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The National Football League is king when it comes to legal sports bets, but other professional gridiron leagues are looking to embrace and profit from it, too. Casino sportsbooks are already taking action on the Alliance of American Football, a new spring league. And the...
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An Oscar statue appears at the 91st Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon
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February 12, 2019 - 3:34 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Perhaps you weren't sure — or didn't care — if Gisele Bundchen's husband and the New England Patriots won the Super Bowl this month. But you know why "The Favourite" is a favorite to win an Oscar for best costume design and you're willing to bet on Lady Gaga snagging some hardware...
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