SportsHandle: the week that was in US sports betting

SportsHandle and friends deliver another round-up of the week’s big developments in US sports betting
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SportsHandle and friends deliver another round-up of the week’s big developments in US sports betting.

Report Confirms ‘Astounding Amount Of Dirty Money’ Laundered Through B.C. Casinos

An 1,800-page report commissioned by the province of British Columbia has confirmed that large amounts of cash were laundered through provincial casinos between 2008 and 2018.

B.C. Supreme Court Justice Austin Cullen was appointed to lead the inquiry in the wake of significant public concern about money laundering in British Columbia. Cullen and his team took three years, held 138 hearings, and reviewed 198 witness reports and 1,000 exhibits before making the report public on Wednesday afternoon.

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Former Penn National Engineer Charged With Insider Trading In Score Media Purchase

When Penn National Gaming acquired Score Media and Gaming Inc. for $2 billion last year, an employee in Penn National’s online division illegally enriched himself through advance knowledge of the deal, according to federal authorities.

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LIV-PGA Battle Lines Extend To Wagering Window For U.S. Open

Following last week’s debut of the LIV Golf Series, the rhetoric between golfers on the PGA Tour and its breakaway rival has become so contentious that some members of the media have jokingly referred to the current period as the “Revolutionary War of Golf.”

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Could LIV Tour Partner With A Sportsbook Or Get A Betting License In U.S.?

Consumers can already bet on a birdie in every legal sports betting state — and soon will be able to bet just steps off the fairway at a brick-and-mortar DraftKings sportsbook at TPC Scottsdale during the PGA Tour’s annual Waste Management Open

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Record Number Of People Participating In Sports Wagering

A study conducted by the market research firm Leger for the Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association revealed record-breaking numbers of people participating in both sports wagering and fantasy sports compared to last year.

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Northern Exposure: Canadian Poll Numbers, PROLINE Teams Up With MLB

Each Thursday, Sports Handle will recap all the top sports betting news in Canada, highlight the Game of the Week, and take a look ahead at some of the most intriguing games to bet on over the weekend.
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