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Gary McLellan

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Gary is an editor here at legalsportsbooks.com and an avid sports fan with a plethora of sports betting knowledge. Using his expertise to bring you the latest tips for betting on your favorite teams, sports news, and other sports betting-related content from across the US.

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$1.08 Billion Powerball Jackpot Won in California


The California Lottery has made a historic announcement about a major win in the recent Powerball drawing held on July 19. A ticket purchased at the Las Palmitas Mini Market in downtown Los Angeles, a neighborhood known for its struggles with homelessness and crime, has successfully matched all six winning numbers, resulting in an astonishing …

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Sports Betting Is Finally On Its Way To Maine


Maine residents will finally be allowed to bet on sports later this year. November 2023 will see the launch of sports betting in Maine after an announcement by the Gambling Control Unit. Governor Janel Mills signed the legislation in May last year. Sports betting officially became legal on August 2nd, 2022. Rules are now in …

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Monday saw the moment many WSOP players were waiting for – the bubble being burst. Making the cash in the Main Event this year is a feat in itself, with a record-breaking 10,043 players. Controversy has surrounded this year’s Main Event with many amateur and well-known faces taking issue with the payout structure of the …

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NFL Cracking Down on Players Gambling


The 2018 landmark decision by the Supreme Court in Murphy vs. NCAA revolutionized sports betting in the United States. This ruling allowed individual states to establish their own laws on sports wagering, effectively overturning the 1992 Professional Amateur Sports Protection Act that prohibited most states from allowing betting on football, basketball, baseball, and other sports. …

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AI is Revolutionizing Sports Betting


The incorporation of cutting-edge technology, particularly artificial intelligence (AI), is revolutionizing the landscape of US sports betting. The utilization of AI brings forth faster decision-making, enhanced accuracy, and deeper insights, empowering bettors to make well-informed wagers. By harnessing machine learning algorithms and advanced data analysis, AI unravels intricate patterns within vast datasets, providing both novice …

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Superstar Messi Making His Inter Miami Debut in July


Lionel Messi will have his first start with Inter Miami on July 21st according to reports. The Argentinian superstar joining the Florida-based team has resulted in record-breaking ticket sales, with ticket prices reaching 1000% more if their original value. Almost all upcoming games are already sold out. Delighted Inter Miami fans are eager to see …

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The potential sale involving DraftKings, Fanatics, and PointsBet has taken a new twist as the board of directors at PointsBet has assessed DraftKings’ proposal and believes it could result in an offer. PointsBet’s board provided an update on the potential sale of the company’s U.S. assets, stating that they have thoroughly reviewed DraftKings’ proposal and, …

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NCAA Displaying Mixed Response to Sports Betting

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Ever since the legalization of sports betting in various states across the United States and the subsequent collaboration between sports leagues and sportsbooks, it was only a matter of time before the NCAA followed suit. Although that moment has not yet arrived, recent statements made by NCAA president Charlie Baker alluded to its imminent arrival. …

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The WSOP attracts thousands of poker players from across the world including many celebrities. Millions of people tune in and watch the cards being dealt for the main event every summer. How much do you know about the WSOP? Let’s look at some interesting facts you probably didn’t know. Young Players Dominating – The average …

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Fanatics Betting and Gaming, the renowned sports apparel and memorabilia giant is making a significant move in the American sports betting and online casino markets by acquiring the U.S. operations of Australian sportsbook PointsBet for a hefty sum of $150 million. The deal, pending approval from PointsBet shareholders and various regulatory bodies, aims to bolster …

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