Author: Bart Shirley

Bart Shirley is a writer who covers the NJ online gambling industry as well as a poker player from Houston, Texas. He has a master's degree in business administration from Texas Christian University and a degree in English from Texas A&M. In his spare time, Bart teaches math and business at Memorial High School in Houston.

WV Lottery Commissioner Resigns Day After Sports Betting Launch

West Virginia Lottery Commissioner Alan Larrick resigned his position on Aug. 31. The resignation came one day after sports betting soft-launched in West Virginia. Larrick gave no official reason for his sudden departure. In response to the news, Gov. Jim Justice appointed West Virginia Deputy Revenue Secretary Doug Buffington to act as the interim director […]

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Updated on: September 5, 2018 | News | Bart Shirley
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Hollywood Casino Will Be First To Offer WV Sports Betting On Sept. 1

Sports betting is almost here, West Virginia. Penn National announced that its Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races would start taking wagers on Sept. 1. Gaming companies Penn National and FanDuel are the first to receive sports betting permits in West Virginia. According to Legal Sports Report, the two companies received interim permits from the […]

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Updated on: August 17, 2018 | News | Bart Shirley
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