Single-sports betting is in the hands of the government

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There are many laws on the books in Canada and other countries that were created years ago for valid reasons. Today, though, society seems to have outgrown some of these laws, and many are pushing to change them. One of those laws makes it illegal to wager on the outcome of a single sports game. In Canada, it is only ... Read more

DraftKings is authorized sports betting operator for NBA

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A landmark agreement was made recently when DraftKings became an Authorized Sports Betting Operator of the National Basketball Association. The agreement will give DraftKings full access to official data from the NBA that it will use in its betting platform on both desktop and mobile devices. The company is also able to use the NBA league marks in all of ... Read more

World Women’s Handball Championship betting & odds – 2019

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Teams from around the world are gearing up for the 2019 Women's Handball World Championship, set to take place this year in Japan. The competition, dubbed as the world cup of women's handball, is held every two years on odd-numbered years. This year, the favorites entering the tournament are Norway, France and Russia, although there are certainly plenty of people ... Read more

PDC World Darts Championship betting & odds

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The PDC World Darts Championship is one of the sport's most prized competitions throughout the year. It began way back in 1994 and has been taking place annually ever since. Known now as the William Hill World Darts Championship, it is easy to see that this event is very popular for betting. It's held every year in late December, commencing ... Read more

Younger generations changing the nature of sports gambling

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Sports betting has been around for ages, but the way in which people bet on sports -- and which sports they are betting on -- is changing rapidly. There once was a time when sports such as horse racing and boxing led the charge in terms of sports gambling. People would flock to arenas and tracks to watch their bets ... Read more

FIFA Club World Cup betting odds 2019

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The FIFA Club World Cup is one of football's largest events outside of the World Cup itself. The competition is hosted every year, and pits some of the world's best club teams against each other to name a champion. This year's competition will be held from Wednesday, December 11 to Sunday, December 22 in Qatar. Real Madrid from Spain is ... Read more

Experts predict huge sports betting market

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It's no secret that sports betting is popular around the world. For years, people in Europe, Asia and in some parts of North America have been able to bet legally on single game sports. It was difficult to truly gauge the potential of the sports betting market, though, because some of the world's largest regions -- including Canada and the ... Read more

Videoslots partners with Betradar as it creates sportsbook

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Another online sportsbook is making moves in preparation of opening sometime next year. Videoslots, based in Malta, recently came to an agreement for a partnership with Betradar, allowing Videoslots to use the company's Integrated Trading Solutions into its sportsbooks. This will help, in part, to make Videslots' venture into the sportsbook world possible in a more timely manner. Betradar has ... Read more

FOX Bet, MLB come to multi-year agreement

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FOX Bet, the U.S. sports betting arm of Canadian-based The Stars Group, recently announced a new deal with Major League Baseball. The multi-year agreement will make FOX Bet an Authorized Gaming Operator of MLB in the U.S. This gives FOX Bet the rights to use MLB's official feed of data as well as the league's logos and marks in its ... Read more

theScore reports increased losses with launch of sportsbook

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Canadian sports and information company theScore reported a huge increase in its net losses for the year. Year-over-year, from the end of August 2018 to the end of August 2019, the company reported a total net loss increase of 59.3%. In most years, a significant increase in net losses experienced by a company would be disappointing, if not downright alarming. ... Read more