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Delaware to be first state since ban lifted to offer sports betting

Delaware will begin offering Las Vegas-style sports betting at its three casinos on Tuesday, becoming the first state to open for business since the United States Supreme Court struck down the federal ban on state-sponsored sports gambling three weeks...

FanDuel Goes All-In on Gambling With Paddy Power Betfair

Daily fantasy sports site FanDuel is being taken over by U.K.-based betting house Paddy Power Betfair, a deal that will give one of Europe’s largest bookmaking companies access to the U.S. market in a new era of legalized sports...

MLB’s Manfred Discusses Betting for First Time Since SCOTUS Decision

In his first public comments since the Supreme Court paved the way for states to legalize sports betting, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred renewed calls for a so-called “integrity fee.” He said he felt the league should get a slice...

Adam Silver: ‘We Should Be Compensated’ If Sports Gambling Is Legalized

NBA commissioner Adam Silver reiterated Friday the league believes it should receive compensation if sports betting becomes legal in the United States. Silver explained his stance during an appearance on ESPN's Get Up!, per Andrew Joe Potter of The...
The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states today. The decision gives states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports. The Supreme Court on Monday struck...