Sports Betting News

We’re Off to Chicago for a Non-Stop Gambling Weekend!

We’re traveling to the windy city next week to pound some beers and check out legal sports betting options available in the area. We will take in some games, make some b...

13 November, 2019
We’re Off to Chicago for a Non-Stop Gambling Weekend!
BETMAPS™ Inaugural Sports Bet (News Post)… the Post That Almost Didn’t Happen

This was supposed to be a story about the first legal sports bet in various states. Who made the bet? Where did they make the bet? What did they bet on? Did they win? It is sti...

07 September, 2019
BETMAPS™ Inaugural Sports Bet (News Post)… the Post That Almost Didn’t Happen
BETMAPS Launches the First Sports Betting Social Directory

BetMaps, Inc. was started by an unconventional group of sports fans and less-than amateur sports bettors who saw a need in the market and banded together against all odds to shake...

03 September, 2019
BETMAPS Launches the First Sports Betting Social Directory
Sports betting is coming to California...maybe?

Pack your bags, grab your boards, bring your big-boy liver...us Phoenicians may have another reason to cross the border into Cali. Legal sports betting is on its way! Well maybe. ...

17 August, 2019
Sports betting is coming to California...maybe?
Iowa. Yes, there will be sports betting in Iowa this fall.

UPDATE: Iowa sports betting went live August 15, 2019. Find and compare Iowa sportsbooks here. We understand the state of Iowa is sometimes overlooked. It sits in the middle of...

17 August, 2019
Iowa. Yes, there will be sports betting in Iowa this fall.
Soon you may be able to bet on the Cubs at Wrigley

When sports betting was legalized in Illinois and they were considering allowing betting in stadiums, initially we were thinking that Soldier Field would be the first to capitaliz...

17 August, 2019
Soon you may be able to bet on the Cubs at Wrigley
Sports Betting Law Breakdown

Now that most of the state lawmakers are done for the year, let's take a look back at where we're at: 1 year since the first legal sports bet outside of Nevada was placed In...

17 August, 2019
Sports Betting Law Breakdown
Ok, what is going on with sports betting in DC?

You may have seen a recent article and opinion piece in the Washington Post going over all the drama around legal sports betting in DC. And don't get us wrong, it is a mess. What ...

11 July, 2019
Ok, what is going on with sports betting in DC?
New Hampshire: In a land without casino expansion, online and retail sportsbooks are king

Following the death of a controversial casino expansion bill, sports betting legislation has passed the state legislature in New Hampshire (NH). It's headed to the governor's desk...

15 June, 2019
New Hampshire: In a land without casino expansion, online and retail sportsbooks are king
New York approves up to 11 casino sportsbooks this year

UPDATE: Sports betting is live in NY. Find and compare NY sportsbooks here. Sports betting was actually approved in NY following the supreme court ruling in 2018 which found th...

11 June, 2019
New York approves up to 11 casino sportsbooks this year