Ohio Casino Control Commission Relaxes Sports Betting License Rules

The Ohio Casino Control Commission (OCCC) has eased its regulatory rules regarding issued sports betting licenses that have gone unused. Matthew Schuler, executive director of the Ohio Casino Control Commission, in his office during a December 2021 interview. Schuler says recent changes to the commission’s sportsbook licensing rules will remove unnecessary regulatory requirements regarding unused…

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Sportradar Could See DraftKings-Like Resurgence, Says Fund Manager

On the back of a strong first-quarter earnings report, Sportradar (NASDAQ: SRAD) surged on Wednesday. Prior to that, shares of the sports betting data provider did a lot of nothing for an extended period of time. One professional money manager believes the stock’s best days are ahead. Sportradar participating in a gaming expo. A professional…

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Maryland to Buy Historic Pimlico Race Course for $1

The Stronach Group, owner of Baltimore’s Pimlico Race Course – home of the Preakness Stakes – will sell the historic track to the State of Maryland for $1. The Preakness Stakes, above, is the second biggest horse racing event in the US and culturally important to Maryland, which hopes to consolidate all racing at a…

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New Hampshire Bans Greyhound Simulcasts

On Tuesday, New Hampshire’s Republican Governor Chris Sununu signed a bill to prohibit greyhound simulcasting from Jan. 1, 2027. The state joins Kansas, Colorado, and Massachusetts in recently outlawing the broadcasts, in which races are streamed in real-time enabling bettors who are far from the racetrack to wager on races. Greyhound racing is a dying…

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Minnesota’s Running Aces Racino Adds More Casinos to RICO Suit

Minnesota harness racing track Running Aces has added two more casinos to a federal racketeering suit that claims tribal operators in the state are running “illegal” games. Running Aces president and CEO Taro Ito, above, says that all he wants to do is compete on a level playing field. But tribal interests dismissed his lawsuit…

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iGaming, Sports Betting Promotions Not Easing, Claims Analyst

It was widely believed that as the iGaming and online sports wagering industries matured and as analysts and investors demanded tighter focuses on profitability, promotional spending would rationalize. One analyst said that while that’s happening, the extent to which promotional expenditures have declined is debatable. FanDuel advertises a risk-free bet up to $1,000. An analyst…

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