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This Aug. 1 2018 photo shows a board at Harrah's casino in Atlantic City, N.J., listing the odds on pro football games in the first week of the NFL season. Resorts casino will begin taking sports bets in person on Wednesday, Aug. 15, becoming the fifth Atlantic City casino to do so.

Sponsors Of Ohio Sports Betting Bills Optimistic On A Deal

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Sponsors of Ohio’s legislative efforts to make sports betting legal believe the House and Senate can work out a compromise despite differences on who would regulate it. The House overwhelmingly approved legislation in late May to put the Ohio Lottery Commission in charge of sports betting and give much of the tax… Read More

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Ohio’s Universities Tell Lawmakers To Deal Them Out Of Sports Betting Bills

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Ohio lawmakers have introduced bills to legalize sports betting. But Ohio’s universities don’t want to be dealt in on those bills or any others that involve expanded sports gambling. The President of the Inter-University Council of Ohio, Bruce Johnson, says leaders of state universities want college sports excluded from sports betting. “People who run athletics… Read More

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FanDuel Debuts Sportsbook App in West Virginia

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WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia resort owned by Gov. Jim Justice has launched a sportsbook app with fantasy sports company FanDuel. The app debuted Monday for use by people inside West Virginia’s border. Last year, New York-based FanDuel reached an agreement for retail, online and mobile sports wagering services for The… Read More

This Aug. 1 2018 photo shows a board at Harrah's casino in Atlantic City, N.J., listing the odds on pro football games in the first week of the NFL season. Resorts casino will begin taking sports bets in person on Wednesday, Aug. 15, becoming the fifth Atlantic City casino to do so.

Sports Betting Remains Offline at 2 W.Va. Casinos As March Madness Begins

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Sports wagering will remain offline at two West Virginia casinos at the start of the NCAA Tournament. West Virginia Lottery Director John Myers says in a news release a contractual dispute that caused a shutdown of the sports books earlier this month continues at Delaware North’s Mardi Gras Casino in Nitro… Read More

This Aug. 1 2018 photo shows a board at Harrah's casino in Atlantic City, N.J., listing the odds on pro football games in the first week of the NFL season. Resorts casino will begin taking sports bets in person on Wednesday, Aug. 15, becoming the fifth Atlantic City casino to do so.

Sports Betting Bill Advances in Kentucky Legislature

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky lawmakers have taken the first step to legalize sports betting. A legislative committee approved House bill 175 on Wednesday. The bill would make it legal to bet on sports in Kentucky. It would also make internet poker and fantasy sports gambling legal. Bill sponsor Republican Rep. Adam Koenig said the… Read More

This Aug. 1 2018 photo shows a board at Harrah's casino in Atlantic City, N.J., listing the odds on pro football games in the first week of the NFL season. Resorts casino will begin taking sports bets in person on Wednesday, Aug. 15, becoming the fifth Atlantic City casino to do so.

Analysis Says Sports Betting Could Generate Kentucky $20M Annually

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – An analysis of a proposal to legalize sports betting in Kentucky says it could generate about $20 million per year in tax money. House bill 175 would tax sports betting in Kentucky at 10.25 percent for in-person wagers and 14.25 percent for wagers made online. An analysis by Commonwealth Economics said… Read More