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WV is blueprint for sports betting in states—WVVA

As one of the pioneer states, West Virginia has been a blueprint for the way other state’s role out sports betting. The issue of integrity fees paid to major sports leagues creates that tone. John Cavacini, President of the West Virginia Gaming and Racing Association explained how it went in West Virginia saying, “The Governor…

West Virginia Sports Betting: $3.4 Million In Wagers Over First Three Weeks—Legal Sports Report

West Virginia sports betting appears healthy in its infancy. Through the first three weeks of operation, sportsbooks took in almost $3.4 million in total wagers. More than $1 million of that turned into revenue, though that number is artificially inflated with the inclusion of outstanding futures wagers. Read full story here. Stay informed: Follow us on Facebook & Twitter for more updates.

W.Va. finally finds itself on top with betting—The Journal

Time is almost up for a little-known law called the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) that’s been putting otherwise law-abiding citizens in conflict with federal law for placing friendly wagers on sports since 1992. Because the power to authorize lotteries or other gaming activities within each state’s borders resides with the states, the…