It was another eventful week in the world of gambling.
In this installment of the weekly roundup from US Bets, we’re giving you a rundown of some of the more interesting news nuggets from the world of sports betting and beyond.
Also, be sure to check out Sports Handle for its weekly news recap, “Get a Grip.”
Brees gets equity stake in sportsbook in marketing deal
Drew Brees signs on to become a brand ambassador with sportsbook PointsBet, a deal that will give the retired Saints QB an equity stake in the company. pic.twitter.com/MloatnaUBr
— David Payne Purdum (@DavidPurdum) July 7, 2021
Chestnut, a -3000 favorite, sets new hot dog record
JOEY CHESTNUT WITH A NEW WORLD RECORD 76 HOTDOGS IN 10 MINUTES
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— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 4, 2021
WSOP coming to Pennsylvania on July 12
HUGE NEWS: https://t.co/k6cF9BfdmO is coming soon to PA The #1 poker site in the nation will be launching on July 12. Expect the best sign up offer, the largest guarantees, and new a new and improved https://t.co/k6cF9BfdmO poker client. pic.twitter.com/tlky8SsyZB
— WSOP (@WSOP) July 5, 2021
Rebranded Cincinnati Hard Rock Casino to open next week
The former Jack Horshoe Casino on Central Parkway is almost ready to reopen under new management as the Hard Rock Casino.https://t.co/RwyIaEyrtp
— WCPO 9 (@WCPO) July 7, 2021
Man arrested in poker chip heist
JUST IN: A second man wanted in a February armed home invasion where police said $1 million in poker chips and cash were stolen from a professional poker player was taken into custody this weekend, court records obtained by the I-Team indicate #8NNhttps://t.co/txS91sqinP
— 8 News NOW (@8NewsNow) July 7, 2021
DraftKings sued over alleged patent infringement
Engine Media Announces Filing of Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against DraftKingshttps://t.co/k0HBbzqVsz
— Alfonso Straffon (@astraffon) July 8, 2021
Nevada sets record for monthly casino revenue
VEGAS CASHES IN: Nevada casinos took in a record $1.23 billion in gaming revenue in May — that's the highest single-month in state history https://t.co/VQ4BnLf5sL
— ABC7 Eyewitness News (@ABC7) July 1, 2021
PointsBets Sportsbook could be on the market
Rumor du jour: @Fanatics looking to gobble up @PointsBetUSA. Makes enough sense, I suppose.
Whether it’s this or something else, I have little doubt we’ll see at least one material + unexpected sports betting M&A before the year is up.
— Chris Grove (@OPReport) July 7, 2021
First lawsuit filed over Florida sports betting deal
BREAKING: The first lawsuit challenging the Florida tribal sports betting compact has been filed in federal court by West Flagler Associates (Magic City Casino) and Bonita Springs Poker Room. Lawsuit alleges that the online sports betting component violates federal law (IGRA). pic.twitter.com/TfE3zRaa4P
— Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL) July 5, 2021
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