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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
Wayne Parry/AP
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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Wayne Parry/AP
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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A woman using an internet gambling website to play online roulette.
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David Madden
February 06, 2019 - 12:40 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — There could be another legal fight that may pit federal authorities against several states over gambling — this time on the web. The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking to redefine the rules by going back in time. Local attorney Steve Schrier, an adjunct professor...
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Prop bets for Super Bowl LIII are on display before the start of the game at the Westgate Superbook sports book, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Las Vegas.
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February 04, 2019 - 2:57 pm
By Wayne Parry, Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — America's major professional sports leagues are split on how to get a piece of the action from legal sports betting after failing to get early adopting states to cut them in. But they are back in the game this year with several state...
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Christopher McCray, of Henderson, Nev., reacts while watching Super Bowl LIII at the Westgate Superbook sports book, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Las Vegas.
John Locher/AP
February 04, 2019 - 7:59 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Football fans bet legally on the Super Bowl from states other than Nevada for the first time Sunday, with the excitement spreading from Las Vegas to as far as Rhode Island. Sunday's big game was the first major sporting event for sportsbooks in a handful of states that opened after...
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Super Bowl Prop Bets
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Mike Dougherty
February 02, 2019 - 10:52 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Billions of dollars will be wagered on the Super Bowl. Some of it will be legal. Gamblers at SugarHouse Casino have placed their bets in the new sportsbook. Most of the cash is on the Patriots. "About 90-percent of the money that was wagered on the point spread has...
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John Locher/AP Photo, file
February 01, 2019 - 9:58 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thousands of football fans from around the country converge at Las Vegas casinos every February to place their bets on the Super Bowl's winner, MVP, first touchdown scorer and hundreds of other outcomes. They cheer, boo and hold their breath as they watch every moment of the game...
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January 21, 2019 - 7:16 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Many Americans in places where sports betting is legal for the first time are beginning to make wagers on the Super Bowl, including some bets on the performances of individual athletes. But if the National Football League had its way, bets on things like passing...
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