New Jersey is not the end game for theScore.Company executives said in a quarterly earnings conference call on Wednesday that sports content app with more than 4 million average monthly active users is on target to acquire licensing and approvals to launch a sports betting platform in New Jersey by "mid-2019."That, company founder and chief executive officer John Levy said, "is just the beginning."“I'm pleased to report that we remain on track to deliver what we believe will be a best-in-class sports betting experience for the U.S. market in mid-2019 as previously announced of course subject to receiving all required approvals and licenses,” Levy said.“Our team is creating a unique integrated media and betting experience, which we believe will be a truly differentiated offering that position theScore very well in the rapidly developing sports betting landscape throughout the U.S.”Expansion Expensive, But theScore Sees GainsPreparing for the expansion has not been inexpensive.
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here are seven matchups that stick for having great betting potential.Yes, there is the historic Green Bay-Chicago matchup on Thursday, Sept. 5, to start the NFL’s 100th season.The Colts won 10 of their final 11 games to make the playoffs after a 1-5 start.The tough reality for the Chargers was the Chiefs won the tiebreaker.Both the Colts and the Chargers can represent the AFC in the Super Bowl.The NFL gods may be up to providing that juicy history.
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The issues of improving and profiting from legal sports betting are similar in the 10 former Soviet republics known as the Commonwealth of Independent States as they are in the fledgling United States market.Site director Ambartzumian, the grandson and namesake of a noted Armenian theoretical astrophysicist, oversees a ratings network that helps potential bettors select a bookmaker and a clearinghouse for settling potential disputes that may arise from misunderstandings or malpractice.This Q is presented as part of Gambling.com's media partnership with Betting on Sports America 2019, which is April 23-25.My partner Paruyr Shahbazyan, he was a professional gambler and, basically, he got hit by a bookmaker who didn’t pay him out just because of some stupid rule that they had which was absolutely unacceptable.And, so, if there is a guy who wins several times, the bookmakers tend to limit him.Those such disputes are resolved as well.And sometimes there are absolutely, really, really, bad cases when it's absolute incompetence of the bookmaker.
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Child protection in the gambling industry is one key focus of The Gambling Commission for England, Scotland and Wales’ business plan for 2019/20.The Commission — the UK’s regulatory body on gambling — has set out its aims for the year ahead, in line with its aims to deliver its ‘Strategy 2018-2021’.Central to the 2019 Business Plan is protecting customers and vulnerable people, including children, from the risks of gambling.“Protecting children and the vulnerable from being harmed or exploited by gambling will continue to be a priority, with a focus on the exposure of children to gambling products,” said Neil McArthur, chief executive of the Gambling Commission.The Commission also aims to improve ‘alternative dispute resolution standards’, having already published new standards in October last year.And the industry can expect a ‘series of events focussed at raising standards’ across the board.Children and Gambling Advertising
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A bill that would legalize betting on sporting events and fantasy sports in Iowa has passed the Senate and is expected to be considered as soon as Monday in the House.The bill authorizes the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission, which regulates the state casinos, to establish rules for betting on professional, collegiate and international sporting events, including motor racing.The bill excludes betting on some events, including minor leagues and in-state college team players.The bill also legalizes fantasy sports contests and internet fantasy sports betting but delays betting based on college sporting event statistics until May 2020.Sports betting would be limited to those 21 and older, and the bill sets a 6.75% tax on net receipts.Taxes and licensing fees could bring in estimated annual revenue of $2.3 million to $4 million annually.
We have three Game 3s in the NBA playoffs on Thursday night, with each series shifting venues.6 Brooklyn Nets, who are 3.5-point underdogs.Philly didn’t play well in a 111-102 home loss in Game 1, but to a man the players said they weren’t concerned.The Sixers were up just one point at halftime of Game 2 but blew it open with an NBA playoff-record-tying 51-point third quarter on the way to a 145-123 victory.Philadelphia shot 18-for-25 from the field in the quarter and 11-for-11 from the free-throw line.Ben Simmons finished with a triple-double of 18 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds, and Joel Embiid again played through a knee injury to finish with 23 points and 10 rebounds.
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James Holzhauer keeps hitting the over on his personal run of dominance on “Jeopardy!”The 34-year-old professional sports better from Illinois won $106,181 in an episode that aired on Tuesday, marking the second-highest total ever registered in the 35-year run of the pop culture staple.He earned $89,159 on April 12.In winning for the ninth-consecutive show, Holzhauer improved his cache of cash to $566,660.The records for all-time regular-play earnings ($2,520,700) and wins (74, in 2004) are held by Ken Jennings.Fan” handicaps Holzhauer as a strong bet to continue winning, projecting a 95.34-percent chance of triumphing ten times, 90-percent for 11, 86.67 for 12, 82.63 for 13, and 78.78 for 14.
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All North Carolina gaming entities could fall into one overseeing body under a bill introduced Tuesday, which could help pave the way for further expansion measures in a state traditionally averse to most forms of gambling.HB 929 would create the North Carolina Gaming Commission, which would restructure the state’s existing regulatory structure to encompass the North Carolina Education Lottery as well as sanctioned bingo offerings, raffles and would also codify fantasy sport leagues regulations.The bill follows a separate proposal introduced earlier this legislative session to legalize sports betting at the state’s two casinos.Though both bills pale in comparison to more aggressive efforts in over a dozen other states, the proposals are still major developments in a region with one of the nation’s least-developed gaming markets.Gaming Commission Would Prove Key DevelopmentAs introduced, the proposed commission would be one of the most significant gaming measures in the Tar Heel State since the lottery was introduced in 2005.The commission would examine the potential positive and negative effects on the state, as well as financial resources needed to implement these forms of gaming.
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Once upon a time, Amir Khan sported a 18-0 record, an Olympic gold medal and many thought he was the next great No.In 2008, one Breidis Prescott left hook badly hurt Khan, followed by a two-punch combination and Khan was on his back.But another left hook put him down in the corner and it was all over.Since that night, Khan has gone 15-3.Yet he has managed to still be a PPV draw thanks to his British Olympian star power and the fact that top fighters were willing to fight him due to the lack of a solid chin.But that continues to make Khan the perfect PPV opponent.
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Why, it’s the Rays, of course.Yes, in winning 12 of their first 16 games on the schedule, Tampa Bay has not only vaulted out to a surprising head start in the AL East, but they also sit atop baseball as well.That pitching staff — and its penchant for unders — will be put to the test this weekend when they host the reigning world champion Boston Red Sox  in a three-game set at Tropicana Field.But that hasn’t come to fruition yet in 2019.Instead, a freak accident as the fourth-year southpaw was trying to move a granite stand in his bathroom took place, and now Snell is on the shelf for one start -- if not more.Enter the Rays’ “bullpen game” strategy, which is the expected option for the AL East division leaders to replace Snell in the first meeting.
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Considering how the Seattle Mariners’ roster was decimated during an offseason that followed an 89-win campaign, their hot start to 2019 has been the biggest surprise during the first month of the 2019 season.In a year the Mariners were supposed to suffer through rebuilding growing pains, after selling off several veteran players from the core in exchange for prospects who were to help the team win in the future, it turns out the young guys can play.The Mariners became just the third team since 1987 to open with at least 13 wins in the first 15 games after Milwaukee (14-1 in 1987) and Boston (13-2 last year).They became just the 17th team since 1900 to win at least 13 of their first 15 games in a season, something that takes place about once every seven years.A recent 0-4 skid brought them back to reality.Guys like Dan Vogelbach and Domingo Santana and Jay Bruce and Edwin Encarnacion have sparked a lineup that headed into Tuesday’s action ranked third with a .275 batting average.
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Baseball’s 2026 All-Star Game will be played in Philadelphia to mark the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.Commissioner Rob Manfred made the announcement Tuesday at Independence Hall with a cast of All-Stars past and present on stage behind him.Phillies Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt and six-time All-Star Bryce Harper were the last two speakers to address the crowd.This will be the first All-Star Game at Citizens Bank Park, which opened in 2004.The 1976 All-Star Game was played at Veterans Stadium to mark the 200th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, and the 1996 All-Star Game also was played at the Vet, which stood in the same sports complex in South Philadelphia.The 1943 and 1952 games were at Shibe Park.
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Santa Anita missed 13 racing days in March when the track was closed and the main track was inspected, evaluated, and repaired following a severe rise in equine fatalities this winter.The horse population figured to be ready to go once racing resumed on March 29, but instead, field sizes have dropped significantly.This past Saturday, just 57 horses started on the nine-race card, an average of just 6.3 horses per race.Last weekend at Keeneland in Kentucky and at Oaklawn Park in Arkansas, the following SoCal trainers had at least one starter: Richard Baltas, Bob Baffert, Phil D’Amato, John Sadler, Ron Ellis, Doug O’Neill, Jeff Mullins, Keith Desormeaux, and Shelbe Ruis.When racing did resume March 29, new medication restrictions including a reduction in the allowable dosage of the anti-bleeding medication Lasix has forced some horses to leave the circuit.Trainer Mark Glatt told the Daily Racing Form he will be sending as many as 15 horses to Kentucky to participate at the upcoming Churchill Downs spring-summer meet.
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The NASCAR Cup Series gets their first break of the season for Easter Weekend after 10 straight weeks of racing and will return the following week at Talladega Superspeedway’s monstrous 2.66-mile layout.There have been nine points-paying races so far this season and all nine wins have come from two organizations: Joe Gibbs Racing with six wins and Team Penske with three wins.Despite the appearance of the new race packages introduced at Atlanta (engines with 550 horsepower) and Phoenix (750 horsepower) being elitist, I’m seeing several other teams compete well because of the package that in the past hadn’t come close to being able to compete with the top teams.For instance, Ryan Newman from Roush Fenway Racing has had top-10 finishes the past two weeks.They said the driver’s skill was going to be taken away due to the package featuring a huge spoiler and creating loads of downforce.If you’ve noticed in the past eight races this season, there aren’t many drivers spinning out for trying to max out their speed around turns.
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Todd Pletcher has had 52 starters in the Kentucky Derby since he first saddled one up in 2000.He’s won twice (Super Saver 2010, Always Dreaming 2017) and was third last year with one of his four starters, Audible.Yet, this might be the year he sneaks up on his competition.He’ll have two in the field this year, but I believe his better option will be the lightly raced Spinoff.He was last seen finishing second in the Louisiana Derby to a 22-1 long shot By My Standards.Spinoff had a very wide trip in Louisiana, surged to the lead in early stretch and was outfinished by By My Standards late while five clear of the rest of the field.
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The books will likely budge slightly on their stance that the Warriors must be so heavily favored to win the West (-400) and the NBA Finals (-200), so there should be more value in backing them going forward.The first three days of NBA postseason action featured the largest comeback ever, four outright upsets in 10 games, a 51-point quarter from the 76ers and the unlikely emergence of Orlando’s D.J.Augustin and Portland’s Enes Kanter as playoff standouts.Portland took advantage of OKC’s worst 3-point shooting game of the season (5-for-33) to survive nearly blowing a 19-point lead.I’ve got the Spurs eliminating the Nuggets as my lone upset pick and was encouraged that they managed to pull out a victory despite being LaMarcus Aldridge and DeMar DeRozan being held to 12-for-36 shooting (33 percent).The Nuggets shot 6-for-28 from 3-point range, which included starters missing 19 of 22.
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He just didn’t think about it.The vice president of race and sports for Station Casinos who rose to prominence in the 1990s as sports book manager of the Las Vegas Hilton’s SuperBook, will be honored April 25 in New York as a member of the Sports Betting Hall of Fame’s 2019 Class.“I’m very proud of my company, my team and my industry.”Manteris, who has been in the industry since 1978, has worked at some of the biggest casinos in Las Vegas, including Caesars Palace and the Hilton.And when they come to one of the Station’s 19 properties, they find themselves sitting in comfortable sports books with state-of-the-art humongous TV screens that can be adjusted to either show one event or several.The TV sets at the seats in both race and sports are easy to operate and offer a clear picture.
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It can’t be just a coincidence, but Mark Stone and Paul Stastny, both newcomers to the Vegas Golden Knights, each scored five points in the Knights’ 6-3 win in Game 3 of their first-round series with San Jose.Stone produced the franchise’s first postseason hat trick, while Stastny, who never did meld with winger Vladimir Tarasenko in St. Louis, seems to fit like a glove with wingers in Stone and Max Pacioretty, another acquisition this season.However, after Ryan Reaves distinguished himself in a Game 3 fight with Evander “Candy” Kane, putting down one of the league’s least popular players — that plan may not work either.Sharks coach Peter DeBoer might possess a law degree, but except for 2016 — and one very, very lucky New Jersey team that reached the ‘12 Stanley Cup Final, he’s never even won a division title in 11 NHL campaigns.More and more, you to be able to skate and be tough to win.When  CBC and Flames Radio both stated, the Avalanche were clearly the predominant club in winning two games — well, I just love the honesty of Canadian broadcasters, who can’t fool their audience.
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