Texas Sports Betting & Gambling News

HISTORICAL UPSETS: Texas Shocked Baylor in 2015 Affair

May 24, 2022 | By: Joshua Buckley

For the first time in 17 years, the Texas Longhorns entered their Dec. 5, 2015, contest against the Baylor Bears as more than 20-point underdogs. The Longhorns were closing out a bowl-less regular season, while the Bears had the Big 12 title in their grasp. Despite Texas being left for dead, it managed to pull […]

Houston Rockets Awarded No. 3 Pick in NBA Draft

May 17, 2022 | By: Joshua Buckley

While the Dallas Mavericks spent Tuesday preparing for their Western Conference Finals matchup against the Golden State Warriors, the other two NBA franchise in Texas learned when they would be selecting their next potential stars to compete their in-state rivals. The Houston Rockets, owners of the worst record in the NBA this past season, were […]

BetMGM Named Exclusive Sports Betting Partner Of Houston Astros

May 9, 2022 | By: Corey Roepken

The Houston Astros and BetMGM on Monday morning announced a partnership that makes BetMGM the MLB franchise’s exclusive sports betting partner. Sports betting partnerships with U.S. sports teams have become common in the last few years since states were given the right to launch sports betting, but the BetMGM-Astros deal is interesting because it doesn’t […]

Beto O’Rourke Calls For Legalized Texas Sports Betting, Casino Gaming

April 21, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

Texas gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke, a former U.S. Congressman, for the first time has advocated for his state to legalize sports betting and casino gaming. During a press briefing in Dallas on Wednesday, O’Rourke called sports betting legislation “a very popular proposal” among Texans he’s meeting on the campaign trail. According to FiveThirtyEight, O’Rourke, a […]