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City Council Gives Green Light for Sports Betting in Chicago’s Pro-Sports Arenas | Chicago News

A rendering of the proposed two-story sports betting lounge at Addison Street and Sheffield Avenue next to Wrigley Field. (Provided) Chicago sports fans will soon be able to try their luck by purchasing a hot dog and beer on the way back to their seats at five of Chicago’s pro-sports stadiums and arenas. Chicago’s city […]

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Measure to Allow Sports Betting in Chicago’s Pro-Sports Arenas Stalled Despite Mayor’s Backing | Chicago News

A move that would allow five of Chicago’s professional sports teams to let fans place bets in their home arenas and during stalled games again on Tuesday despite backing from Mayor Lori Lightfoot, amid concerns that he could undermine long-delayed efforts to build a casino in Chicago. With Lightfoot’s backing, the revised measure that was […]

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The capacity of sports arenas and outdoor entertainment venues has increased as part of a new epidemic order

(WXYZ) – Sports stadiums and arenas are seeing their capacity increase under the latest epidemic order announced Tuesday by Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer. Related: Read the Latest Outbreak Order Relaxing COVID-19 Restrictions in Michigan Under the ordinance, which will come into force on Friday March 5, indoor stadiums and arenas are allowed to accommodate 750 […]

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Islanders fan Gary Noll advocates for closed captioning in sports arenas

Builders of UBS Arena tout cutting-edge, state-of-the-art design for the Islanders’ new billion dollar home in Belmont Park, scheduled to open in November 2021. Everything from concessions without contact to ventilation systems to dashboards is considered the most modern technology. Onsite captioning will also be available, with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 requiring […]

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Nearly 300,000 Americans voted in sports arenas in 2020 election

Top line More than 298,000 people voted in professional sports stadiums and arenas in the 2020 general election, according to voter turnout data compiled by USA TODAY, highlighting how important these sites were in a presidential election that was ruled by very fine margins in certain oscillating states. Los Angeles Lakers’ LeBron James # 23 […]

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Professional sports arenas and stadiums turn into voting “super centers” for the November elections

item FILE – General view of Dodger Stadium during its massive $ 100 million exterior pavilion renovation on February 12, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. LOS ANGELES – Professional sports stadiums and arenas have typically been closed to the public amid the coronavirus pandemic, but now major political groups are scrambling to turn some arenas […]

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Social distancing may require “necessary renovations” in sports arenas

TDECU Houston Stadium Slyworks photograph, courtesy of the DLR Group With the coronavirus pandemic dictating the capacity for social gatherings, a return to the design of the original Major League Baseball stadiums could be in the future, an architect and engineering firm said. Don Barnum, of the DLR Group, said teams should make “the required […]

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Sports arenas should receive public funding, says Warriors’ Rick Welts

Golden State Warriors president Rick Welts said he believes cities should help fund sports arenas. The Warriors have self-funded the $ 1.4 billion Chase Center, their new arena in San Francisco, because San Francisco does not allocate public money to sports buildings. The debate over whether sports arenas should receive public funding has been heated […]

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By exploring the most beautiful sports arenas in the world, World

Sport is a feeling that connects people from different regions, religions and races. For some there is no greater love than the love of football; for some, cricket is life and many live only to cheer on their favorite athlete or team! Often, we have seen the unmatched passion of spectators showing off in the […]

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Apple’s iBeacon Sports Arena Marketing Hopes to Deliver Relevant Information Without “Spamming” Fans

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and can earn commission as an Amazon Associate and Affiliate Partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Promoting products to iPhone users using Apple’s wireless location-based iBeacon technology is a fine line as professional sports teams try to provide useful information to fans […]