Sports betting

FILE - In this June 5, 2012, file photo, then-Cal FC head coach Eric Wynalda smiles before a U.S. Open Cup fourth-round soccer match against the Seattle Sounders, in Tukwila, Wash. Wynalda and Las Vegas Lights FC are running a job search unlike any other on the Strip at the moment. Not that you would expect anything less from the United Soccer League team that partnered with a marijuana dispensary, dropped $5,000 from a helicopter as part of a halftime promotion and embraced gambling like no American sports franchise ever before. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
December 06, 2018 - 9:04 pm
Eric Wynalda and Las Vegas Lights FC are running a job search unlike any other on the Strip at the moment. Not that you would expect anything less from the United Soccer League team that partnered with a marijuana dispensary, dropped $5,000 from a helicopter as part of a halftime promotion and...
Read More
FILE - In this March 17, 2015, file photo, Major League Baseball Players Association executive director Tony Clark talks to the media before a spring training exhibition baseball game in Lakeland, Fla. Baseball players are concerned the Seattle Mariners have become yet another rebuilding team and may be joined by others. Union head Tony Clark and new collective bargaining director Bruce Meyer said Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018 their members also are concerned about rapid change in the way games are played, such as the increased use of relief pitchers, and are willing to speak with management this offseason about whether counteracting changes are needed.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
December 05, 2018 - 6:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball players are concerned the Seattle Mariners have become yet another rebuilding team and may be joined by others following a season of steep attendance drops among clubs that faded early and never contended for the playoffs. Union head Tony Clark and new collective bargaining...
Read More
This July 14, 2018 file photo shows workers at the FanDuel sports book at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, N.J., preparing to take bets moments before it opened. FanDuel on Nov. 30 paid off on bets customers made on Alabama to win the national college football championship a month before the game is played. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File)
November 30, 2018 - 8:48 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Roll in dough, Tide! FanDuel sportsbook is paying out bets from people who picked Alabama to win the college football national championship — over a month before the game will be played. The company announced Friday night it is treating the top-ranked Crimson Tide as the...
Read More
In this Nov. 20, 2018, photo a customer makes a sports bet at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. Professional sports leagues that once vehemently fought sports betting are now partnering with gambling companies to get in on it now that it's legal. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
November 28, 2018 - 11:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Professional sports leagues, which once vehemently fought the prospect of legal sports betting, are now scrambling to get in on it. In a pact announced Wednesday morning, the National Basketball Association is partnering with Sportradar and Genius Sports to distribute NBA betting...
Read More
MGM Resorts CEO James Murren, left, and MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred speak during a news conference at MLB headquarters in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 27, 2018 - 6:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — MGM Resorts International became Major League Baseball's official gambling partner in the U.S. and Japan, a deal made as the sport tries to ensure more prevalent legal sports betting does not lead to any scandals of the type sparked by illegal wagers in its past. "Over the past 18...
Read More
In this Nov. 20, 2018, photo, former New York Giants linebacker Harry Carson discusses a sports bet he had just placed on the New York Yankees to win the 2019 World Series at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. Numerous U.S. states are considering joining the seven states that currently offer legal sports betting. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
November 27, 2018 - 4:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Numerous U.S. states are considering jumping on the legal sports betting bandwagon, even as they struggle with the details of regulating it. How much to tax it, and how to regulate mobile betting on phones are emerging as thorny issues for states. So far, seven states offer legal...
Read More
Phil Mickelson, left, and Tiger Woods face off during a news conference at Shadow Creek Golf Course in North Las Vegas Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. The golfers will compete in a match play event on Friday. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP)
November 21, 2018 - 4:21 pm
Golf used to have a prominent place on the Thanksgiving weekend calendar with The Skins Game. That made-for-TV event ended in 2008 but Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will have their own high-stakes showdown Friday. After years of discussion, the two will compete in "The Match" at Shadow Creek in...
Read More
November 21, 2018 - 4:19 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Sports betting is live in Pennsylvania, making it the seventh state where it's allowed. Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course near Hershey is in its first week of taking bets after getting the green light from Pennsylvania regulators. A spokesman says Hollywood Casino...
Read More
November 16, 2018 - 6:07 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada gambling regulators have approved a $2 million offer to settle a complaint with a troubled sports books operator that acknowledged taking unlawful bets and making inaccurate payouts. The Nevada Gaming Commission agreed on Thursday to let CG Technology pay a $1.75 million...
Read More
In this Nov. 13, 2018 photo shows Mark Giannantonio, president of Resorts Casino in Atlantic City N.J., examines progress on the casino's new sports betting facility it will open with DraftKings on Nov. 20. The facility is the latest in a race among New Jersey casinos, racetracks and bookmakers to have not only an online operation but also a physical facility to attract gamblers in New Jersey's fast-growing sports betting market. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
November 14, 2018 - 8:03 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — DraftKings and Resorts Casino are firing the latest shot in New Jersey's sports book arms race, with a full-fledged sports betting facility due to open in a week. The two companies told The Associated Press their 5,000-square-foot sports book will open on Nov. 20 in a...
Read More

Pages