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Ron Fritz

Ron joined Bookies.com in 2019 after nearly 13 years at The Baltimore Sun, including 12 as sports editor. He previously was sports editor at The News Journal in Wilmington, Delaware.
Arizona Judge Denies Injunction Over Sports Betting Launch

Arizona Judge Denies Injunction Over Sports Betting Launch

A judge in Arizona denied a tribe's challenge to the state's sports betting law after a 69-minute hearing earlier in the day.

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Casino Del Sol, Scientific Games Are Teaming Up in Arizona

Casino Del Sol, Scientific Games Are Teaming Up in Arizona

Another tribe has announced a partnership to offer sports betting in Arizona. The Pascua Yaqui Tribe and its two casinos will team up with Scientific Games.

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Big Ten to Start Football Season in October, Play 8 Games

Big Ten to Start Football Season in October, Play 8 Games

The presidents of Big Ten schools unanimously voted to start the football season on the weekend of Oct. 23-24 and play eight games in eight weeks.

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NHL Finally Joins Other Leagues in Postponing Playoff Games

NHL Finally Joins Other Leagues in Postponing Playoff Games

It took longer than other leagues, but the NHL postpones its two playoff games scheduled for Thursday.

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Broncos & BetMGM Reach Deal; 3rd Sportsbook Partner For Team

Broncos & BetMGM Reach Deal; 3rd Sportsbook Partner For Team

BetMGM becomes the Denver Broncos' third sportsbook partner, announcing a multiyear deal Thursday.

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Michigan Begins Accepting Online Horse Racing Wagers

Michigan Begins Accepting Online Horse Racing Wagers

In May, the Michigan Gaming Control Board issued an order allowing for advance deposit wagering for horse racing. This week the state started accepting those bets.

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MLB, Players Resolve Issues; 60-Game Season Starts In Late July

MLB, Players Resolve Issues; 60-Game Season Starts In Late July

After negotiating for months without a resolution, MLB imposed a 60-game schedule on players. It will start in late July with the playoffs in October.

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Broncos Add Second Sports Betting Partner With Betfred Deal

Broncos Add Second Sports Betting Partner With Betfred Deal

The Denver Broncos have another deal with a sportsbook. The NFL team reached agreement with Betfred USA Sports, the U.S. subsidiary of Manchester, U.K.-based Betfred Group, on a multi-year partnership that includes a sports betting lounge at Mile High Stadium.

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FanDuel, Broncos Make First NFL Sports Betting Deal

FanDuel, Broncos Make First NFL Sports Betting Deal

The Broncos on Monday became the first NFL team to reach a marketing deal with a sportsbook when it announced a partnership with FanDuel to be a sports betting and fantasy sports partner of the team.

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NHL Plans to Restart Season with 24-Team Playoff Format

NHL Plans to Restart Season with 24-Team Playoff Format

The NHL is closer to returning as it unveils its plan to have a 24-team playoff format.

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MLB Owners Send Plan To Players, Aim For July 4 Start

MLB Owners Send Plan To Players, Aim For July 4 Start

MLB owners sign off on plan to start the season around July 4. It's now up to the players to agree to the proposal.

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DraftKings, BetMGM Sought WV Presidential Election Betting

DraftKings, BetMGM Sought WV Presidential Election Betting

FanDuel wasn’t the only bookmaker looking to post 2020 presidential election odds in West Virginia last week. DraftKings and BetMGM also sought approval from the state to take the wagers, according to published reports.

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