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Say Bonjour to the Inaugural Tour de France Femmes Cycling Race 

The women’s Tour de France bicycle road race, known as the Tour de France Femmes, will take place for the very first time between Sunday, July 24th and Sunday, July 31st.    The 1,033.6 kilometer eight-stage race is a part of the UCI Women’s World Tour and is organized by the Amaury Sport Organization (ASO), which […]

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Gambling

Sportradar Working On Responsible Gambling With Athlete Wellbeing Program

This article originally appeared in LineUps. As sports betting has become a major part of our culture, questions have been raised about deeper details of wagering on sports, such as responsible betting. One hotly debated issue is the use of advertising, with concerns over younger viewers and overexposure to betting content. With massive ad dollars spent by […]

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deal

PGA Tour Partners with Bet365 in Three-Year Deal

This article originally appeared in Sports Business Journal. The PGA Tour and Bet365 reached a three-year content and marketing agreement through ’24 that includes designation as an official betting operator of the Tour. U.K.-based Bet365 becomes the Tour’s first OBO outside of North America. In the U.K., Ireland and Australia, Bet365 will be the exclusive source for […]

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California

California Sports Betting: Is Sports Betting Online Legal in CA?

This article originally appeared in Lineups. California Sports Betting Update 2022 While California sports betting isn’t legal yet, there’s definitely some hope for the future. A recent proposal for online sports betting needed just over 997,000 signatures and ended up getting an overwhelming 1.6 million, making it likely that an online sports betting bill will […]

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NBA

NBA Playoffs: Bracket, Schedule, Games Today, TV Channel, Live Stream, Dates, Times as First Round Rolls on

The article originally appeared in CBS Sports. Here’s what you need to know about this week’s playoff schedule, including the updated postseason bracket The first round of the 2022 NBA playoffs are in full swing. Sixteen teams are battling for the Larry O’Brien Trophy after the opening round tipped off April 16. After a season […]

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college

College Basketball Odds: How Professionals are Betting the Big Ten Tournament

The article originally appeared in Fox Sports. Professional bettors have varying approaches to the madness when it comes to wagering on conference basketball tournaments. I know some pros that’ll make a few bets here and there while others go hog wild and aim to pick off the best underdogs. Some people put way too much […]

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bettors

Four in 10 Sports Bettors to Place Wager on the Super Bowl

The article originally appeared in Gambling Insider. According to a survey completed by the Responsible Gambling Council (RGC) in Canada, over four in 10 (42%) sports bettors in Ontario intend to place wagers on the Super Bowl. It also identified that 38% of the people involved believe their sports knowledge gives them an edge when […]

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Online Wagering

Number of People Betting on Sports Doubled in 2021, Poll Finds, as New York Reports an Explosive Debut

This article originally appeared in Forbes. Topline – The number of American adults regularly gambling on sports rose from 5% to 12% between January and December 2021, according to a Morning Consult poll released Tuesday, the same day eye-popping data from the launch of online wagering in New York rolled out. KEY FACTS The Morning Consult survey conducted last month found […]

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Sports Betting News

Wild Week of U.S. Sports Betting News Culminates with NFL Wild Card Weekend

This article originally appeared in Sportsbook Review. The last seven days have provided its fair share of U.S. legal sports betting news. The fallout from New York’s online sports betting launch dominated headlines again, sportsbook profits from participating U.S. states continued to trickle in, Australian Open drama, and NFL Wild Card game action kept fans […]

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Legalizing Sports Betting

Wanna bet? Explaining where all 50 states stand on legalizing sports gambling

This article originally appeared in CBS Sports. It has been over three years since the United States Supreme Court delivered a landmark decision to strike down the federal ban on sports gambling that prohibited betting on sports in most states. Since that ruling, which left the legality of sports gambling up to state-level government, many states have […]

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Legal Sports Betting

5 Storylines That Shaped the 2021 U.S. Legal Sports Betting Narrative

This article originally appeared in Sportsbook Review. There was no shortage of game-changing events for the U.S. legal sports betting scene in 2021. From the overall growth of the industry to the partnership/mergers that took place, to the sheer amount of money taken in, analysts may look back on 2021 as the year that added […]

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Legal US Sports Betting

A Big Year For Legal US Sports Betting: A Rundown of Legalization, Launches in 2021

This article originally appeared in Forbes. The past year included a massive expansion of legalized sports betting in the US. Heading into 2021, 20 states and Washington, D.C., were legal US sports betting markets. Now, at the dawn of 2022, there are sportsbooks in 30 states and DC open for sports bets. Beyond those newly operating markets, several more are on the horizon […]

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