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Activist Rev. Al Sharpton issues stark warning to the FTC about two gambling giants

Activist Rev. Al Sharpton issues stark warning to the FTC about two gambling giants

Shohei Ohtani’s former translator to plea guilty following DOJ charges Ippei Mizuhara, Shohei Ohtani’s former interpreter, has agreed to plea guilty after he was accused of stealing $16 million from Ohtani. Civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton has written a letter to the Federal Trade Commission about what he called a “gambling duopoly” of DraftKings...

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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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Mississippi Legislature kills mobile sports betting bill Monday

Mississippi Legislature kills mobile sports betting bill Monday

Blount says work on legislation could be rehashed in 2025 Recovery from online sports betting addiction saves a marriage. After an online sports gambling addiction nearly destroyed his marriage, an upstate N.Y. man has gotten his life and his marriage back on track. Seth Harrison/USA/Today Network It looks like Mississippians won’t have the chance to...

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Iowa, Iowa State athletes sue state investigators over sports betting probe

Iowa, Iowa State athletes sue state investigators over sports betting probe

GeoComply’s role in Iowa’s sports betting probe, explained A look at GeoComply’s working relationship with the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation during gambling investigation involving Iowa and Iowa State athletes. Twenty-six former University of Iowa and Iowa State athletes sued state law enforcement leaders Friday, alleging that investigators illegally inspected their cellphone use in a...