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Sports Betting

Sports gambling in the state of Illinois was legalized in the summer of 2019 by Governor J.B. Pritzker. The first legal bet was made at Rivers Casino in Des Plaines in Spring 2020. Since then, several other sportsbooks have entered the state attempting to win market share. Covid 19 present legislative challenges to physical casinos, so a bill was passed allowing Illinois residents to bypass physical registration and simply register online. This opened up opportunities for digital sportsbooks like DraftKings and FanDuel to quickly enter the market. The early numbers show millions of dollars in revenue flowing into the state due to sports betting. Eventually, every state in the U.S. will legalize sports gambling; Tennessee went live shortly after Illinois.

Fallout From The Jake Paul – Tyron Woodley Fight Stirs Up Controversy

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Sunday August 29th saw one of boxing's most unique PPV cards as YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul took on former five-time UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley in an 8-round professional boxing fight on Showtime PPV.The bout...

Things Get HEATED At Woodley-Paul Press Conference

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Before YouTuber Jake Paul meets the former 5X UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley in an 8-round boxing match on Sunday August 29, the two met during a press conference on Thursday, and things got...

Chicago Superstar Makes THUNDEROUS Return!

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"I'm back."The famous two word fax that was sent by Chicago legend Michael Jordan has now been replicated by a Chicago legend of a different sport.Chicago's own CM Punk has returned to professional wrestling...
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UFC 265’s HOTTEST Bet!

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UFC 265 takes place tonight from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Headlining the card is the controversial interim Heavyweight title bout between Houston's own Derrick Lewis and France's Ciryl Gane.The Rest of the...

The Biggest MMA Event Of The Weekend Happened Outside The UFC

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The biggest event in MMA and the combat sports world this weekend was not a UFC event or even a boxing event.Bellator 263 took place Saturday night live on Showtime from The Forum in...

Why Conor McGregor’s Loss Could Actually Benefit Everybody Involved

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Saturday's highly anticipated UFC 264 ended in a way that nobody predicted, with Dustin Poirier winning via doctor stoppage after Conor McGregor snapped his tibia with only seconds remaining in the very first round.The...

Villain McGregor is BACK! UFC 264 Press Conference Review

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One of the quirky things that happens in combat sports is that fans and journalists love to over-analyze how fighters act at press conferences. We look at their demeanor and use how they act...

Conor McGregor’s First Triology: Looking Back & Preview

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The Irish megastar is back! Conor McGregor is returning for his second fight of 2021, and there's a lot that makes this one special. UFC 264 will take place on Saturday July 10 in...
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UFC Makes Shocking Heavyweight Title Fight Announcement

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The UFC made an announcement on Monday that surprised many, announcing that August 7's UFC 265 will be headlined by a fight for the interim heavyweight championship between Derrick Lewis and Ciryl Gane, first...

The UFC Has A New Superstar; UFC 263 Fallout

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The Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona played host to Saturday's massive UFC 263 event in front of a crowd that was not afraid to voice their opinion. When all was said and done,...