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  • FanDuel first for legal betting in Virginia thanks to NFL club ties January 22, 2021 3:46 pm Calvin Ayre Virginia’s legal sports betting market is off to a sputtering start following confusion over why FanDuel is the only brand to have received permission to launch.  On Thursday afternoon, Flutter Entertainment’s FanDuel brand officially began taking online …
  • Sports betting kicks off in Virginia after state awards permit to FanDuel January 22, 2021 5:30 am The Washington Post On Thursday morning, the Virginia Lottery began listing FanDuel as an approved sports-gambling vendor on the Virginia Lottery website “in conjunction with the Washington Football Team (temporary permit).” Virginia Lottery spokesman John Hagerty confirmed …
  • FanDuel announcements spur confusion about when Virginia might launch sports betting January 21, 2021 6:59 pm The Washington Post FanDuel also announced Wednesday evening on Twitter that its sports gambling operation in Virginia would be up and running “in less than 24 hrs.” However, that tweet was taken down and replaced by one saying that its sports gambling offerings merely were “ …
  • Attorney General Morrisey Appoints Chief Deputy January 17, 2021 7:39 am Huntington News - West Virginia CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced Friday his appointment of Senior Deputy Attorney General Douglas Buffington to the position of chief deputy.   “Doug brings a wealth of leadership and litigation experience to this …
  • $1 million New Years Raffle tickets sold in Fredericksburg, Woodbridge January 2, 2021 8:00 am Potomac Local - Virginia A winning lottery ticket was purchased at this 7-Eleven on Balls Ford Road at Prince William Parkway near Manassas. There are two new millionaires in our region this New Year’s Day. A winning $1 million ticket for Virginia’s New Year’s Millionaire Raffle …
  • Caesars - William Hill Deal Receives U.S. Antitrust Approval December 29, 2020 8:46 am RTTNews Caesars Entertainment Inc. (CZR) announced the early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 relating to the proposed acquisition of William Hill Plc. (WMH.L). Caesars said that the proposed …
  • Caesars Entertainment, Inc. Receives HSR Clearance for Proposed Combination with William Hill PLC (the "proposed combination") December 29, 2020 2:36 am GuruFocus.com RENO, Nev. and LAS VEGAS, Dec. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Caesars Entertainment, Inc., (NASDAQ: CZR) ("Caesars," "CZR," "CEI" or "the Company") announces the early termination of the waiting period under the …
  • Caesars on track to purchase William Hill December 29, 2020 12:35 am Las Vegas Review-Journal - Nevada Caesars Entertainment Inc. is on track to purchase global sports wagering giant William Hill PLC early next year. December 28, 2020 - 2:46 pm   Caesars Entertainment Inc. is on track to purchase global sports wagering giant William Hill PLC early next year …
  • Northern Virginia gets a taste of gaming with ‘horse slots’ December 28, 2020 7:14 am Federal News Network DUMFRIES, Va. (AP) — Caesar’s Palace it’s not, but for the first time northern Virginia is getting in on the expansion of gambling that has been spreading throughout the state. Early next month, Rosie’s Gaming is opening its fourth slots parlor of sorts in …
  • Online sports betting in Virginia nearing its debut December 21, 2020 9:52 pm The Washington Times FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) - Virginians have long been sidelined when it comes to gambling, but it’s a safe proposition that sometime before the upcoming Super Bowl they will be able to wager from the comfort of their couches as Virginia joins a growing list …
  • Rollout of sports gambling in Virginia may have hit a snag December 17, 2020 11:56 am Calvin Ayre When Virginia decided to launch legal sports gambling in the state, the response was overwhelming. 25 applications were received for a field of only 12 licenses, but some of those applicants may have jumped the gun. As the Virginia Lottery, the entity …
  • A man played the same numbers on the same day on 160 lottery tickets. He won $800,000 December 15, 2020 7:53 pm CNN Want more inspiring, positive news? Sign up for The Good Stuff, a newsletter for the good in life. It will brighten your inbox every Saturday morning. Kwame Cross bought 160 tickets this month for a Virginia Lottery Pick 4 game. And he played exactly the …
  • US sports betting handle November growth, unless you’re a state lottery December 15, 2020 4:27 am Calvin Ayre US sports betting states continue to report solid growth despite ongoing pandemic restrictions, proving once and forever that where there’s a will, there’s a wager. Last week, the Indiana Gaming Commission reported that the state’s licensed sportsbooks …
  • Virginia Lottery Executive Director weighs in on 'ambitious' Hard Rock Bristol temporary casino timeline December 15, 2020 2:43 am WJHL 11 - Tennessee BRISTOL, Va. (WJHL)- Before a Hard Rock casino can open at the site of the former Bristol Mall, the Virginia Lottery has to move through several steps as they set the rules for gaming in the Commonwealth. This follows voters overwhelmingly supporting …
  • 'I thought it was a trick': Lee County, Virginia woman wins $2 million in lottery scratcher game December 11, 2020 7:50 pm WJHL 11 - Tennessee by: News Channel 11 Staff Posted: Dec 11, 2020 / 12:13 PM EST / Updated: Dec 11, 2020 / 12:13 PM EST Source: Virginia Lottery LEE COUNTY, Va. (WJHL)- Officials with the Virginia Lottery said a Lee County woman claimed a grand prize of $2 …

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