Coronavirus cases top 800,000, ESPN is moving up the date of the 10-part documentary series on the Chicago Bulls and Michael Jordan and gambling may be moving online for now.
A Slam Dunk for ESPN?
ESPN is taking the bulls by the horn, according to Sports Illustrated’s Bill Enright. And by that, I mean that ESPN has moved up the date of the Chicago Bulls documentary that has over 100 interviews with celebrities and athletes and also has never before seen footage and exclusive conversations with Michael Jordan. The documentary, which is broken up in 10 parts, will air on April 19.
The Latest on the Coronavirus
Now, let’s take a look at the coronavirus cases worldwide. Cases have surpassed 800,000, with over 39,000 dead worldwide, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The U.S. itself has around 164,000 of the 800,000 cases and has over 3,000 deaths. The death toll from the virus in the U.S. has surpassed 9/11.And New York remains the epicenter for the virus in the U.S. There are over 75,000 cases of the virus in New York state, and 40,000 of those cases are in New York City.
The Growth of i-Gaming
And, finally, let’s go over i-Gaming. Can’t go to the casinos? Well, you’ll still be able to play the slots. Three states with legalized i-Gaming: New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware. These three states saw total revenues l of $71.7 million. Pennsylvania had a 40% increase from January, bringing in $19.4 million. New Jersey sees the most i-Gaming action. They brought in 51.9 million in February.Watch the video above for more.
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