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GAMBLERS LOST $1.5 million on sports betting in Rhode Island in March. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ JUSTIN CHIN

R.I. sports bettors lose $1.5M amid March Madness

PROVIDENCE – Sports betting revenue after payouts in Rhode Island was $1.5 million in March, a sharp turnaround from an $890,623 loss in February,...
RHODE ISLAND BETTORS bested the sportsbook in February. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ JUSTIN CHIN

Bettors best the R.I. sportsbook during Super Bowl month

PROVIDENCE – Total revenue from sports betting for the state in February was -$890,623, bringing the to-date fiscal 2019 total sports betting revenue to...

Raimondo signs legislation to allow mobile sports betting

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has signed legislation that will allow mobile sports betting through the Twin River Casino Hotel in Lincoln and...
RHODE ISLAND cash collections in January increased 1.9 percent year over year to $350.4 million. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ARTISTIC IMAGES

R.I. cash collections in Jan. up 1.9%

PROVIDENCE - Rhode Island cash collections totaled $350.4 million in January, an increase of 1.9 percent year over year from $343.9 million in January...
LEGISLATION ALLOWING for the launch of mobile sports betting in Rhode Island has been passed by the R.I. General Assembly. The governor is supportive of the legislation. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ JUSTIN CHIN

General Assembly passes mobile betting legislation

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. General Assembly approved legislation to allow mobile sports betting in the state through the Twin River casinos in Lincoln and...
FISCAL YEAR TO DATE in January, book revenue from sports betting totaled $1.2 million on $32.8 million in bets. The state receives 51 percent of book revenue after operating and allocable expenses. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ JUSTIN CHIN

Sports betting revenue through Jan. trails projections

PROVIDENCE – Sports book revenue from late November through January in Rhode Island has totaled $1.2 million, of which, the state would collect roughly...
SENATE PRESIDENT Dominick J. Ruggerio's bill allowing mobile sports betting at Twin River's two Rhode Island casinos was approved by the Senate on Wednesday. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Senate approves mobile sports betting

PROVIDENCE – The Senate on Wednesday approved a bill allowing mobile sports betting through Twin River casinos in Lincoln and Tiverton.“The new in-person Sportsbook...

Business and political leaders discuss state priorities at Chamber lunch

PROVIDENCE – Business and political leaders gathered on Wednesday to consider new proposals before the General Assembly this year, including mobile sports betting, legalizing...
SPORTS BETTING: Pictured is the new sports-betting facilities at Twin River Casino Hotel in Lincoln. The expansion of sports betting to mobile options is expected to be introduced in the General Assembly this year. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Did the state make the right move in legalizing sports betting?

Heavy betting in Rhode Island on the Feb.3 Super Bowl will help boost state coffers. That's because the state receives 51 percent of the revenue from...
SPORTS BETTING: Pictured is the new sports-betting facilities at Twin River Casino Hotel in Lincoln. The expansion of sports betting to mobile options is expected to be introduced in the General Assembly this year. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Super Bowl boosts R.I. coffers

Rhode Islanders can thank the New England Patriots for more than just another NFL championship.While the long-term success of legalized sports betting in Rhode...
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