For some, the results of this year’s Super Bowl were disappointing, with the New England Patriots topping the Los Angeles Rams in a low-scoring, rather staid affair. This was somewhat reflected in legal sports wagering results for the big game.
When it comes to recent gaming expansion within the U.S., there is Pennsylvania and then everyplace else. Indeed, the Keystone State is now home to a rather impressive array of legalized gaming options, a list that includes casinos, racinos, pari-mutuel wagering, lottery, i-lottery and electronic gaming devices.
The ongoing expansion of e-sports across the globe was evident at this year's recently held ICE London, with a dedicated focus on the sector across the ICE VOX conference agenda, world-class teams competing live on the show floor and leading companies from established and emerging markets driving e-sports into its next phase.
The number of U.S. states with legally approved sports betting will more than double in 2019 from nine to 18 or more as lawmakers capitalize on last year’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that overturned a federal ban, according to a report published by GamblingCompliance, a London and Washington D.C.-based provider of independent business intelligence to the global sports betting industry.
Bleacher Report, a premier digital destination for Millennial and Gen Z sports fans, recently unveiled its first national study on legalized sports betting, providing insights into the behaviors and tendencies of sports fans aged 21-34.
An overwhelming majority of Americans—63 percent—support the U.S. Supreme Court decision to strike down the federal ban on sports betting, according to research recently released by the American Gaming Association (AGA).
The global gaming supplier industry generated a total economic impact of $55.8 billion, supported more than 202,000 employees, including 61,700 direct employees, according to a comprehensive report released by AGEM.
In a recently published EILERS-FANTINI Data Insights Report, we focused on including an additional layer to our ranking strategy of top performing slots. The new metric is a Percentile Rank, which further standardizes top games to the various diverse reporting operators.
Over the past five years, gaming growth can be attributed to market expansion as well as the opening of new casinos. Historically though, this market expansion has led to its neighboring states experiencing a decline in revenues.
November was a very good month for New Jersey’s online and retail sportsbooks. Since sports betting was legalized in June 2018, the Garden State’s sportsbooks have combined to generate a respectable $928 million in wagers.
In this issue of Sports Betting Management, read about the latest stories from the gaming industry's sports betting market, take a look at the optimization of sports betting, learn the status of legal sports betting, and much more!