Tag Archives: Olympic betting
- Bitcoin sportsbook Sportsbet.io enjoys Olympics betting boom
August 26, 2016
26th August, 2016 – Rio 2016 was the most gambled on Olympics ever, according to figures from Sportsbet.io. The Bitcoin sportsbook enjoyed a bumper Games, with 40 per cent of bets taken during the 16-day event coming on Olympic markets, with tennis and football proving the most popular sports. Nearly a...
- Gold Rush: The Real Numbers behind Olympics Betting
August 4, 2016
This is a guest contribution by Julie Anderson a writer for VegasMaster Magazine. If you would like to submit a contribution please contact Bill Beatty for submission details. Thank you. The 2016 summer Olympics are just around the corner. Four long years have passed since the last summer Olympic Games, and now athletes...
- Nevada sportsbooks look forward to Olympic betting but don’t expect windfall
July 22, 2016
Nevada casino sportsbooks will accept bets on the Olympic Games for the first time in 16 years when the Rio Summer Games get underway on Aug. 5. In February 2015, Nevada gaming regulators gave their blessing to Olympic wagering, something the state’s sportsbooks used to offer until it was revoked...
- Nevada regulators vote to legalize Olympic betting
February 27, 2015
Nevada sports books received some good news on Thursday as the Nevada Gaming Commission unanimously approved an amendment to state gaming regulations to allow betting on Olympic athletic events. The change allows Nevada books to begin accepting wagers on the 2016 Summer Games in Rio De Janeiro and bookmakers wasted...
- Nevada Gaming Control Board recommends legalizing Olympics betting
February 18, 2015
Nevada casinos and sportsbooks received some good news after the Nevada Gaming Control Board acquiesced to legalize betting on the Olympics. A proposal from a group of Nevada casinos was discussed during a meeting held earlier this week and concluded with the board recommending to the Nevada Gaming Commission to overturn the long-standing...
- Las Vegas sportsbooks bid to legalize Olympic betting in Nevada
January 13, 2015
A group of Las Vegas Strip sports books have banded together to lobby the Nevada Gaming Commission to legalize bets on Olympic events in time for the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. Olympic betting is illegal in Nevada, largely because of its classification as an amateur sport. Vegas...
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017
Nevada legalizes Parimutuel Betting on eSports
October 17, 2017