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First Virginia Retail Sportsbook Opens at Hard Rock Bristol Casino

July 13, 2022 | By: Staff

Virginia now has an in-person sportsbook. Hard Rock Bristol officially opened its temporary facility on July 8.  The facility is located at the site of the former Bristol Mall and will be the home of the casino until the full resort is ready, likely in 2024.  In April, the Virginia Lottery Board issued a facility […]

Temporary Virginia Casino Coming to Norfolk Baseball Stadium

June 22, 2022 | By: Staff

Harbor Park, the minor league baseball stadium in Norfolk, could be closer to getting a temporary casino opened inside the facility.  To get through a hurdle, city officials recently changed the address of Harbor Park to 200 Park Avenue. It was previously 150 Park Avenue.  When Norfolk voters approved a casino during a 2020 vote […]

Virginia Sports Betting Revenue Topped List Of 2021 Rookies

May 17, 2022 | By: Staff

The American Gaming Association released its annual State of the States analysis with details for each state including Virginia.  According to the report, the total revenue for U.S. sports betting was $4.33 billion last year with a handle of $57.71 billion. That’s a massive increase from the $21.6 billion in 2020. There are currently 30 […]

Virginia Sports Betting Tax Break Policy Costing State Millions In Revenue

May 9, 2022 | By: Staff

Virginia has brought in over $26 million in tax revenue since the inception of legalized sports betting last year, but is it enough? According to a review by the Richmond Times-Dispatch, sports betting operators in VA have paid $26.7 million to the state, while offering $168.8 million in promotions and bonuses to their customers since […]

Virginia Gives Go-Ahead For State’s First Retail Casino

April 29, 2022 | By: Staff

The Virginia Lottery Board has issued the first facility operator’s license to Hard Rock Bristol allowing it to open the first casino in the state.  Hard Rock Bristol underwent background checks and an application review before the board approved the license with a 7-0 vote on April 27. The licensure approval is a big step […]

Washington Football Team Vs. Dallas Cowboys Prop Bets, Picks, And Analysis

December 23, 2021 | By: Staff

The Washington Football Team laid a large egg in its highly touted meeting with the Cowboys on Dec. 12. The 27-20 loss was not as close as it appeared on the scoreboard. Dallas led 24-0 at halftime and 27-8 in the third quarter before Washington rallied, only to see its hopes dashed by a turnover […]

Washington Football Team Vs. Philadelphia Eagles Betting Odds And Analysis

December 13, 2021 | By: Staff

While the Philadelphia Eagles spent the weekend relaxing as their bye week drew to a close, the Washington Football Team was looking to make a statement against the Dallas Cowboys in a key NFC East contest. But if Washington made a statement, it was that it’s not yet ready to contend with the Cowboys for […]

Virginia Adds Two Mobile Sports Betting Platforms

December 3, 2021 | By: Staff

During the week of Thanksgiving, the Virginia Lottery posted approvals for two new mobile-only sportsbook operators — Digital Gaming Corporation VA and VHL, VA. Digital Gaming Corporation is the corporate entity for the sportsbook Betway, while VHL VA is the listed holding company for 888 sportsbook.  With two new licenses officially posted, the state of […]