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The Super Bowl is Expected to Smash Betting Records

The volume of betting participation is projected to be 35% higher than last year, which was the previous record. read more >
Education / Tourism

New Sports Wagering Code Bans College Betting Partnerships

Although the new rules take effect immediately, companies that have existing advertising campaigns in place that would be affected by them will be allowed to continue them until July 1. read more >

Mobile Sports Bets Booming in Some States as Others Shy Away

Arkansas officials expect people from neighboring states to cross into the state to bet on March Madness. read more >

US Casinos Top $60B in Revenue in 2022, Their Best Year Ever

Online betting provided nearly a fifth of the industry's revenue. read more >

Record Number of Americans Plan to Bet on Super Bowl

Wagers are expected to total $16 billion. read more >

Defying Inflation Worries, US Casinos Have Best Quarter

Sports betting set a quarterly revenue record of $1.68 billion, up nearly 81% from a year ago. read more >

US Casinos Off to Best 2-Month Start Ever

Revenue in January and February is up more than 19% from the previous record set in 2020. read more >

Mobile Sports Betting Gets Final OK in Arkansas

It's on track to launch before March Madness. read more >

US Casinos Won $53B in 2021, Their Best Year Ever

Casino winnings were more than 21% higher than the previous best year, which came in 2019. read more >
Retail / Tourism

U.S. Gaming Revenue Plunged 31.3% in 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic hit the commercial gaming industry in the United States hard in 2020. read more >
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Mobile Sports Bets May Be Just a Tap AwayLock Icon

The state has three glittering gambling halls and a fourth on the drawing board, but Arkansas sports bettors could soon have a mini-casino in their pockets: their cellphones. read more >
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Sports Bets Scoring in the U.S.

This map from the American Gaming Association shows the states where sports betting is now legal, where sports betting has been approved but is not yet operational, and where bills have been prefiled or introduced to legalize sports betting and are under consideration. read more >
Oaklawn's sportsbook offers a theater-like ambiance for bettors.
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Book It: Sports Betting Takes Off in ArkansasLock Icon

In the last three months of 2019, Saracen Casino Resort in Pine Bluff handled nearly $1.4 million in bets on sports. read more >

Economic Impact of U.S. Gaming Industry

Consumers in the United States spent $89 billion at casinos in 2017, $13 billion more than they spent on tickets for sporting events, according to a report released by the American Gaming Association. read more >
Oaklawn General Manager Wayne Smith says sports betting will be an amenity at his racetrack, “but if we didn’t have it, we would have operated Oaklawn without it.”
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Bet on the Hogs? Soon, Sports Gambling Will Be Legal in Arkansas

Sports wagering is coming to Arkansas although its final form and true impact remain unknown. read more >