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Martin Lycka: Supreme Court’s (sports betting) punt return and beyond

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In the second of a series of columns on international gambling legislation, GVC’s Director of Regulatory Affairs Martin Lycka takes a look at the current activity around sports betting in the US and tracks how the industry has arrived there and where it should go next. It is 14 May 14 2018, which may be the US football offseason, yet …

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Indiana latest state to consider legalising sports betting, despite being home of NCAA

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A Republican representative from Indiana is the latest official to come out in favour of legalising sports betting in his home state, subject to a successful challenge by New Jersey in its ongoing US Supreme Court battle. State Representative Alan Morrison, who resides in the city of Terre Haute near Indiana’s western border with Illinois, told a local newspaper that …

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Super Bowl 50 triggers record betting figures

The Nevada Gaming Control Board have announced that bettors wagered $132.5 million on the Denver Broncos’ 24-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers. That figure topped the previous record of $119.4 million from two seasons ago, when the Seattle Seahawks beat the Broncos. The house won $13.31 million, making a profit for the 25th time in the past 27 years. It was …

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NBA chief trying to persuade other sports on betting legalisation

Outspoken NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has been trying to persuade other US sports to take a look at legalising sports betting in order to bring all the illegal betting that currently takes place in to a transparent and regulated environment. Speaking with ESPN, Silver suggested that the other sports were willing to at least take a look at his idea. …

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Indiana Rep Alan Morrison wants to legalise state sports betting

Indiana State Representative Alan Morrison has asked Indiana courts to review a draft sports betting bill proposal which Morrison put forward to the courts on Friday 9 January. The bill follows the mechanisms put forward by New Jersey State in 2014, which would allow for sports betting services to be offered by licensed state casinos and race tracks. Speaking to …

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