Bill Ordine

Bill Ordine
Bill Ordine was a reporter and editor in news and sports for the Philadelphia Inquirer and Baltimore Sun for 25 years, and was a lead reporter on a team that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News. Bill started reporting on casinos and gaming shortly after Atlantic City’s first gambling halls opened and wrote a syndicated column on travel to casino destinations for 10 years. He covered the World Series of Poker for a decade and his articles on gaming have appeared in many major U.S. newspapers, such as the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Miami Herald and others.
Sports Betting Exchange Firm Sporttrade Gains $36M in Funding
Sports Betting Exchange Firm Sporttrade Gains $36M in Funding
With $36 million in new funding, a Philadelphia-based firm is looking to bring a sports betting exch...
With Acies Shareholders OK, PLAYSTUDIOS Set to go Public
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With Acies Shareholders OK, PLAYSTUDIOS Set to go Public
A SPAC merger that was announced in January is close to having the newly formed company listed on NA...
WSOP Brings Players Back Together From September to November
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WSOP Brings Players Back Together From September to November
The World Series of Poker will have 88 bracelet events and some online events, though most of the ev...
Washington D.C. Sports Betting Handle Up 28.2% From April
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Washington D.C. Sports Betting Handle Up 28.2% From April
Sports betting in the District is still heavily weighted toward retail rather than online.
Maryland Sports Betting Summit Educates, Details Next Steps
Maryland Sports Betting Summit Educates, Details Next Steps
Three panels of experts at the “Maryland Educational Summit: Sports Betting 101” gave the scores of...
Indiana Posts $254M in May Sports Betting Handle, Up 7.6%
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Indiana Posts $254M in May Sports Betting Handle, Up 7.6%
One of the early states to report May sports wagering handle, Indiana was up 7.6% to $254.4 million.
Iowa May Sports Betting Handle Shows Slight Decrease
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Iowa May Sports Betting Handle Shows Slight Decrease
Sports betting in Iowa was down about about 3% in May.
PointsBet Secures Sports Betting Market Access in Maryland
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PointsBet Secures Sports Betting Market Access in Maryland
The Riverboat on-the-Potomac and PointsBet have announced an agreement that gives the Australian spo...
Smarkets Gets Financial Boost in US from Philadelphia Fund
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Smarkets Gets Financial Boost in US from Philadelphia Fund
Philadelphia-area investment fund Susquehanna Growth Equity has invested in London-based Smarkets.
Genius Sports Announces Public Offering of 20 Million Shares
Genius Sports Announces Public Offering of 20 Million Shares
Depending on share price and how many shares are transacted, Genius Sports could raise in the neighb...
PokerStars Summer Tournament Series Set for PA, NJ & Michigan
PokerStars Summer Tournament Series Set for PA, NJ & Michigan
After a success with a spring online poker tournament in Michigan, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Poke...
Bally's Completes Bet.Works Deal; What Happens Next?
Bally's Completes Bet.Works Deal; What Happens Next?
With its reported $125 million deal to acquire Bet.Works closed, Bally's Corp. has charted an agress...
Virginia Posts April Sports Betting Handle of $236.4 Million
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Virginia Posts April Sports Betting Handle of $236.4 Million
Although Virginia showed a decrease in April total sports betting handle, taxes paid to the state we...
Barstool On Way To Maryland After Casino Deal Approval
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Barstool On Way To Maryland After Casino Deal Approval
WIth Penn National getting approval to buy a Maryland casino, a Barstool retail sportsbook and onlin...
Nevada Sees 28.5% Decline in April Sports Betting Handle
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Nevada Sees 28.5% Decline in April Sports Betting Handle
The Nevada April sports betting handle of $458.2 million was down about 28.5% from March. Nevada was...
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