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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 >
Tourism

Sports Betting Revenue Hit $7.5B in 2022

Sports betting continues to explode in the United States since its legalization starting in 2018, with gross gaming revenue from sports betting reaching $7.5 billion in 2022. That’s according to […] read more >
Media & Marketing / Tourism

As College Football Season Arrives, Schools Pay Monitors to Stop Players and Staff From Gambling

Schools feel they have no choice. The spread of legalized sports gambling — and some early scandals — have captured the full attention of athletic departments and conference offices. 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 >
Education

Sports Betting Grows on Campuses With Few Restrictions

College students are in the highest risk group for problem gambling, yet universities have been slow to create policies, educational programs or restrictions on sports betting. read more >
Tourism

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 >
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Tourism

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 >
Tourism

Record Number of Americans Plan to Bet on Super Bowl

Wagers are expected to total $16 billion. read more >
Sports betting at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas
Retail / Tourism

19% of US Adults Have Bet on Sports

The most common way that Americans bet on sports is with friends or family. read more >
The new gaming floor at Southland Casino Hotel in West Memphis
Construction / Tourism

Southland Casino Hotel Completes $320M Transformation

The three-year project includes a gleaming new 20-story hotel with 300 rooms. read more >
Tourism

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 >
Legal / Tourism

Execs: US Internet Casino Gambling is Poised for Expansion

So far, such gambling is legal in only six states: New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Michigan, West Virginia, Delaware and Connecticut. read more >
Gamblers enjoying the modern slot machines at the Saracen Annex in Pine Bluff earlier this month.  Casino gaming made its debut in Arkansas in 2019.
Tourism

US Casinos Had Best Month Ever in March, Winning $5.3B

Arkansas set a quarterly revenue record to start the year. read more >
Tourism

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 >
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Tourism

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 >
Ray Lunsford
Tourism

Oaklawn Names New Assistant Gaming Manager

Ray Lunsford, a 23-year veteran of the gaming industry, has joined the Oaklawn Team as assistant gaming manager. read more >