Legal sports betting is coming to the District? But when? What will it look like? When will you be able to place a bet, and what about college sports?
When the day finally arrives when you can legally throw $20 on the Redskins to lose again, the Washington Nationals are planning to have a sportsbook venue at Nationals Park, too.
Monumental Sports owner Ted Leonsis said Wednesday he hopes there will be a sports betting location on the Capital One Arena grounds. Its future home could be the Greene Turtle restaurant, which it was surprisingly announced earlier this month would close later this spring.
President Donald Trump said it was an honor to host the defending Stanley Cup champions because he is a hockey fan and a Capitals fan. The president called the Capitals “winners” and said there is “an awfully good chance” they will repeat this season.
The renovation project for the Fort Dupont Ice Arena is in the middle of a funding tug-of-war between political rivals Mayor Muriel Bowser and Council member Vincent Gray.
Monumental Sports CEO Ted Leonsis stopped by the WTOP studios Thursday morning and reflected fondly back to the Washington Capitals title run and potential White House visit, laid out his expectations for the Wizards this season, and detailed his vision for legalized sports betting in the District.
“I am confident that we have the team to do it again,” a Washington Capitals fan from Howard County, Maryland, told WTOP outside the Capital One Arena, where the Caps beat the Boston Bruins 7-0 in Wednesday’s home opener. See photos.
The Capitals are getting ready to put last year on ice, as the regular season gets underway Wednesday evening at Capital One Arena. But the team and its fans are going to enjoy every minute of that championship before they have to move on.
The Washington Valor and the Baltimore Brigade — two teams owned by Ted Leonsis — will play in the 2018 Arena Bowl 7 p.m. Saturday night at Royal Farms Arena in downtown Baltimore.
The Capitals star and owner posed for pictures and traded high fives with kids rocking the red, many of whom were on Cloud Nine after touching the Cup.
A season-ticket holder since 1974, Grace Cohen of Alexandria got to watch the Capitals’ Game 4 win Monday night from the owner’s box. She’ll watch Game 5 from home.
Until Washington’s sports owners commit to the basic decency of making sure their fans and employees have a ride home, they don’t deserve a title.
Keelan Moxley, the young hockey fan starring in a viral video from the Washington Capitals game on April 15, met with Ted Leonsis before playoff Game 5 against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
The region’s first “smart city” is being built at the future Ashburn Metro station on the Silver Line — developers are “baking-in” technology from the ground up.
Monumental Sports & Entertainment CEO Ted Leonsis is launching a second Arena Football League team in Baltimore to compete with the expansion Washington Valor.
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