People with money on the line try harder than pundits to be right, and they adjust quickly when they've made a mistake.
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Over time, betting has been a better predictor than polls, pundits, statistical models, and everything else.
Messy, dueling ballot initiatives await voters in November.
The game won't be playable in Belgium or the Netherlands thanks to local gambling laws.
Despite having a near-monopoly on districtwide betting, poor decisions and mismanagement led to millions in losses on GambetDC.
But he still had to drive two hours to do it in a legal state.
Convenient online sports betting is legal and live in 14 states.
Much of what government does is tax people to try to fix problems that government caused.
Casinos, sports betting, and even online lottery sales are okay. Electronic skill games have no such luck.
Six states don’t allow any horse racing bets, but others still make it difficult.
Even the famously stodgy NCAA is changing its views on gambling. For the first time, games will be played in a state where sports betting is legal.
Betting sites have a better record of predicting election outcomes than most polls and pundits.
A week after being sued over his arbitrary COVID-19 policy, Gov. Charlie Baker says he will allow arcades to reopen.
A federal lawsuit argues that the distinction drawn by Massachusetts is unconstitutional.
Lawmakers legalized DFS betting. The state’s top justices say that’s not allowed.
Mayor Muriel Bowser: "Immediate action is necessary to regulate these electronic devices before they infiltrate the city."
Georgia Prosecutors Seized a Crab Shack Over Gambling Charges. A State Supreme Court Ruling Could Decide the Fate of Gaming in the State.
Prosecutors are hiring private attorneys to pursue asset forfeiture charges against establishments that offer coin-operated gaming.
Senator proposes telling publishers what virtual products they can and cannot sell to children.
Bringing sports betting out of the black market is a win for fans and sports leagues, and it's another indication of how prohibitionist policies fail.
It would have been better to let the sport fail on its own.
Respect federalism and leave the states alone.
Rahm Emanuel wants pot legalization and a casino so the city can grab more taxes for its pension debts.
The Mega Millions jackpot has reached an astounding $1.6 billion. You and I probably won't win, but the government definitely will.
Like powdered chocolate, laser pointers, and video games, legal sports betting has caught the attention of the Senate's most notorious nanny.
Leagues are lobbying states to institute an "integrity fee" that would entitle them to 1 percent of all the money bet at sportsbooks.
At 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, the state's three casinos will begin accepting single-game bets.
Judging the outcome of this week's SCOTUS opinion allowing states to legalize sports gambling.
Commentators are right to suggest that Murphy v. NCAA will help sanctuary cities, but wrong to claim it is like to undermine federal laws restricting state taxes.
Congress can't "commandeer" state legislators, but it can achieve the same result with "preemption."
U.S. politicians prevented the development of a legal market for sports betting, driving eager gamblers to underground bookies.
Monday's Supreme Court ruling didn't legalize sports betting, but lots of states are eager to cash-in. Will they make a smart bet?
The Supreme Court's invalidation of a federal law preventing state legalization of sports gambling strengthens protection for state autonomy from the federal government.
The black market will continue to thrive if taxes and regulations are too burdensome, a new CEI report warns.
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The Supreme Court will hear arguments in Christie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association this fall.
A new CEI paper argues that states should be free to decriminalize March Madness wagers.
Bill would subvert legal interpretation of Wire Act.
At close yesterday the odds were 12-1 against leaving. Whoops.