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The state of Iowa has been opening a few eyes in the sports gambling industry with its pace of its growth, its forward-thinking and the way that they have been able to quickly make every one of the 19 casinos eligible to apply for a sports betting license.


The pairing of Pro Sports Teams and casinos in North America continues as the legal betting landscape evolves. The latest partnership was announced early last week with the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and Seneca Resorts & Casinos, the New York State tribal gaming operator, formalizing a partnership in a deal that makes Seneca the team’s exclusive sportsbook.


Score Media and Gaming Inc proudly unveiled its newest product FUSE on Tuesday - a game-changing integration between theScore's media operations and theScore Bet Sportsbook. theScore's evolving platform aims to improve its users' overall betting experience by linking its media and sports betting arms.


The Washington DC Office of Lottery and Gaming will open up the licensing process on December 3rd for sports betting operators. There is still no confirmed launch date but this news brings the District of Columbia one step closer to making legal sports betting a reality.


Things are looking up for the Fox Bet with Monday's announcement of an official partnership between them and the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers - the first of its kind since the U.S. Supreme Court repealed the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992.


DraftKings look set to become the exclusive operator for both mobile and retail sportsbooks in the state of New Hampshire. Many stakeholders feel like New Hampshire has rushed the entire process although they did allow for several proposals during their RFP process. 


It has been a grind in Montana but legal sports betting took a huge step forward last Thursday with The Montana Lottery Commission unanimously signing off on draft rules about who can apply for a sports wagering license in the state.


Fox Bet is off to a slow start in Pennsylvania finishing in fifth out of five sportsbooks in the state in terms of retail and mobile online handle. Many believed that when Fox Bet launched a few short months ago, it would threaten the market share dominance enjoyed by FanDuel and DraftKings


UK bookmaking heavy-hitter William Hill recognizes an opportunity when it sees it. Need proof? Look no further than their efforts to take advantage of an emerging US Betting Market that is poised to become the biggest in the world.


The West Virginia Lottery Commission approved license applications for suppliers at their monthly meeting on Wednesday. There are only three active sportsbooks in West Virginia at the moment but that could soon change. Sports betting laws in West Virginia allow for multiple sportsbooks at a single casino which would be a first in the United States.


Legalized betting in the US has definitely been gaining serious steam and state governments are taking notice of the tax revenues generated by pro-legalization jurisdictions thus far.


Senator Jeff Brandes filed three bills yesterday that would officially legalize sports betting in the state of Florida. The main bill would allow sports betting licenses to be obtained through the Department of Lottery but the bill does not mention the Seminole Tribe which could prove to be its undoing.


Kindred Group has gone live with both online sports and casino betting in Pennsylvania, just a few weeks after launching the Unibet Sportsbook at Mohegan Sun Pocono. Unibet joins 5 other online sportsbooks that generated an impressive $158.2 million in bets in October which was 82% of the state's $194.5 million total handle. In July, online sports betting was responsible for just 65% of the handle in the Keystone State.


The Poarch Band of Creek Indians in Alabama are proposing a plan called "Winning for Alabama" that would earn the state $1 billion in its first year. Meanwhile, the Poarch Creek Indians are also dealing with an interest group pressuring the state to find a way to tax the tribe's gaming revenue.