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Florida sports betting challenge turned down by U.S. Supreme Court

Florida sports betting challenge turned down by U.S. Supreme Court

The court’s decision keeps online sports betting in Florida in the hands of the state’s Seminole Tribe. Dara Kam  |  News Service of Florida Video: Inside the Seminole Hard Rock casino and the world’s first guitar-shaped hotel Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida opened Thursday after a $1.5 billion expansion. Janine Zeitlin, jzeitlin@news-press.com In...

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Tuesday Headlines: Will Riley Visit

Tuesday Headlines: Will Riley Visit

Today marks the first of many visits high school recruits will make to the University of Kentucky with head coach Mark Pope leading the program. Will Riley is in visiting the school today and, according to 247S ports, currently sits as the 22nd-best player while ranked as the third-best small forward in the class of...

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Barnegat grad Jason Groome suspended by MLB for violating sports betting rules

Barnegat grad Jason Groome suspended by MLB for violating sports betting rules

Jason Groome, a former Barnegat High School star pitcher, has been suspended by Major League Baseball for one year for violating the sport’s betting rules and policies, it was announced Tuesday morning. Groome is in the San Diego Padres’ organization with that club’s’ Class AAA El Paso (Tex). Chihuahuas team. He was a first-round draft choice...

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MLB investigating Padres’ Tucupita Marcano for gambling on games in 2023

MLB investigating Padres’ Tucupita Marcano for gambling on games in 2023

Major League Baseball’s biggest nightmare since sports gambling’s widespread legalization has come to fruition: An active player faces a suspension and potential lifetime ban for betting on baseball. Tucupita Marcano, a utility player on the San Diego Padres’ injured list, is under investigation by MLB for gambling on baseball, according to the Wall Street Journal. Marcano,...

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Kentucky has a top-5 transfer portal class

Kentucky has a top-5 transfer portal class

When Mark Pope became the new head coach of the Kentucky Wildcats, he essentially had zero players on the roster and had to start from square one. However, with so few high school players remaining, Pope had to utilize the transfer portal in order to build his first roster in Lexington. In fact, Pope has...

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Tuesday Headlines: Jaxson Robinson Watch for Kentucky Basketball

Tuesday Headlines: Jaxson Robinson Watch for Kentucky Basketball

Happy Tuesday morning to everyone! The newest Kentucky Wildcats Basketball head coach, Mark Pope, has been working non-stop to build a solid roster for his season in Lexington as the lead man. Pope has brought in numerous veteran transfers and has had all kinds of conversations with some of the top high school players as...

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Sunday Headlines: AJ Dybantsa Edition

Sunday Headlines: AJ Dybantsa Edition

With Mark Pope now at the helm of the Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball program, the new coaching staff is reaching back out to some of the top prospects in the country. That includes the top prospect in all of high school basketball, AJ Dybantsa. Dybantsa is the consensus #1 recruit. The 6’9 forward is being...

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Thursday Headlines: Reed Sheppard & Rob Dillingham in the mix for #1 pick

Thursday Headlines: Reed Sheppard & Rob Dillingham in the mix for #1 pick

The NBA Draft lottery has passed, and now the conversations begin on where draft prospects will be picked. Former Kentucky Wildcats guards Reed Sheppard and Rob Dillingham are near-locks to be drafted in the top 10, but the two Kentucky guards could be in contention to be the No. 1 overall pick. This draft class...

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Iowa agents hoped to change betting laws with college gambling investigation, emails show

Iowa agents hoped to change betting laws with college gambling investigation, emails show

State investigators used a probe into betting among Iowa college athletes to advance their ambitions for a unit policing sports wagering, attorneys for the players alleged Thursday. In a statement, lawyers Matt Boles and Van Plumb released excerpts from a series of internal Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation emails that revealed agents’ hopes that politicians...

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Sports betting initiative could soon be added to Missouri ballot in November

Sports betting initiative could soon be added to Missouri ballot in November

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KCTV) – Voters in Missouri could soon see an initiative to legalize sports betting and fund Missouri classrooms on the November ballot after more than 340,000 signatures were submitted. The Winning for Missouri Education coalition announced on Thursday, May 2, that more than 340,000 signatures had been officially submitted to the Secretary...

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