Sportsbook Weekly News: NFL Gets Betting Partners


Happy Monday, everyone. There has been a fairly steady flow of sports betting news over the past week as legislatures continue and some of the first big states show how income reporting has been affected by March Madness.

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Top Sports Betting News: NFL Announces Sports Betting Partners

Caesars, DraftKings and FanDuel landed the American sports betting partnership that most sports betting would dream of.

The three have become “tri-exclusive” (yes, the NFL actually used that term in their press release) official NFL sports betting partners. Each of the three agreements includes differentiated details:

  • Caesars can activate clients during key events, including the Pro Bowl 2022 and the Draft 2022 in Las Vegas.
  • DraftKings will continue integrations into NFL properties, including its presence in the NFL Redzone channel.
  • FanDuel will launch content integrations including in-game and post-match highlights in its bookmaker.

Arizona is the latest to legalize, MD will follow soon

Another state joined the legal ranks of US sports betting last week, while another is on the sidelines.

Sports betting in Arizona officially became legal when Governor Doug Ducey sign HB 2772 place Thursday. Even before the bill was officially signed, partnerships began to fall. DraftKings Sportsbook signed an agreement for a bookmaker at TPC Sawgrass. FanDuel Sportsbook followed shortly after with a deal with the Phoenix suns.

While Arizona was a bit of a wild card to start 2021, sports betting in Maryland was still supposed to get enabling legislation this year. Voters approved sports betting last November by a tally of nearly 2 to 1.

The legislature sent HB 940 at Governor Larry Hoganoffice of Monday, on the last day of the session. The state could have more than 100 mature sports betting operators.

Other legislative measures include Texas, who debated sports betting last week at a committee hearing, and sports betting in Florida, who is not yet dead.

Connecticut Lottery Wants A Sports Betting Partner Quickly

An aggressive timeline that could see Connecticut The launch of sports betting at the start of the NFL season means the Connecticut Lottery needs a partner, and soon.

The Lottery has launched its Qualification request last week, which outlines the basics of what a potential bookmaker partner should have. The only true qualifications require the bookmaker to be active in at least three jurisdictions, national or international.

Answers are due by 3 p.m. Friday. The lottery will ask some bidders at this time to make presentations.

Anyone selected will likely provide a good chunk of the income. Lottery President Rob Simmelkjaer expects to share around 50% New York sports betting wants and New HampshireThe lottery is becoming.

TEL tries, fails to discipline Action 24/7

The final faulty action Tennessee Educational Lottery taken against 24/7 action, a suspension that was finally overturned by temporary injunction, made the sports betting news again last week.

Since TEL has determined the suspension to be a final action regarding multiple fraud issues related to the 24/7 Action, it is too late for the lottery to hold a hearing with the company to discuss the issues.

This would violate TEL rules and the jurisdiction established by the Chancellery Court, the court ruled.

Payday loan company now TN Sportsbook also scored another victory last week. Legislation that would have prevented bettors from betting with a company where they also have certain high-interest loans failed after Action’s lawyer punched holes in several modification attempts.

New Jersey and Pennsylvania feel the bumps of March madness

Two of America’s largest sports betting states definitely reflect March Madnesspopularity in their monthly figures.

NJ sports betting seen $ 859 million bet in march with $ 60.7 million in sports betting income. There was more than $ 434 million basketball bet during the month, although these numbers include all basketball bets and not just the tournament.

Pennsylvania doesn’t break down individual sports, but there was certainly a positive impact in March with $ 560.3 million in the handle. It is from $ 509.3 million in February.

Circa, PlayUp, Bookmaking US all approved in Iowa

More sports betting is heading to Iowa after the end of the registration in person at January made the market much more attractive.

About, Exaggerate and Bookmaking in the United States all had their sports betting deals approved last week Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission Meet.

Sports betting in Iowa hit a new record thanks to March Madness betting with $ 161.4 million in handful last month.

DraftKings strengthens KYC with Socure

DraftKings strengthened its KYC procedures through a new agreement with an identity verification company Socure.

The bookmaker will integrate the Socure ID + identity verification suite at its sports betting, daily fantasy sports and online gaming businesses.

Socure said its system improved DK’s automatic approval rate for new users of 4.5%. It also reduced manual revisions of 14%.

“It is a competitive advantage for online game operators”, Johnny ayers, CEO of Socure, said LSR. “If you think every player is worth $ 500 and you sign up hundreds of thousands of players, it can generate tens of millions of revenue. “

Socure said it was particularly effective in identifying young players who have sometimes failed through other systems due to a lack of credit history.

Ayers added, “It is an exciting time to work with an industry that is growing at such a rapid rate across the country while helping online gaming operators meet compliance requirements to ensure continued responsible growth and without. hinders.

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