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Philadelphia Sportsbook Opens for Business But Players Must Pay 34 Percent Tax

Philadelphia Sportsbook Opens for Business

Players are likely to be taxed higher than most other states with PA players looking to shell out 34% of winnings

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/13/2018

Rivers Casino Sportsbook in Pittsburgh Opens Today

Rivers Casino Sportsbook in Pittsburgh Opens Today

The Rivers Casino was set to begin offering sports betting Thursday and Friday (December 13 and 14) as part of a limited test run.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/13/2018

2019 Lucky Hearts Poker Open Will Feature $1 Million Guarantee

2019 Lucky Hearts Poker Open Will Feature $1 Million Guarantee

The 2018/2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker (SHRP) season continues Jan. 10 with the Lucky Hearts Poker Open (LHPO) at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/12/2018

The Role of UKGC in Online Gambling Industry

The Role of UKGC in Online Gambling Industry

Apart from the League Championship, the United Kingdom is also one of the most important territories of the gambling industry. The technology revolution and the appearance of the internet have allowed this sector to rise there. With this inevitable growth, an authority was born in 2007 to regulate the gambling in this sovereign country.

Submitted by Payton on, Dec/12/2018

Catholic School in LA is Having Nun of This: Sisters Confirmed in Embezzlement Scheme

Catholic School in LA is Having Nun of This: Sisters Confirmed in Embezzlement Scheme

Two nuns who worked for decades at a Catholic school in California embezzled a “substantial” amount of money from tuition and other funds and used it to pay for gambling trips to Las Vegas, church officials said Monday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/11/2018

Mississippi Sports Bettor Hits $40 13-team parlay for $103K

Mississippi may be regretting opening up sportsbooks in the state following a landmark US Supreme Court decision legalizing the activity back in May.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Dec/10/2018

Nuns Gone Wild: Pilfer Catholic School to Support Gambling Habit

Nuns Gone Wild: Pilfer Catholic School to Support Gambling Habit

Two nuns at St. James Catholic School in Torrance, California allegedly embezzled as much as $500,000 in tuition, fees and donations, all to support their gambling addiction.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Dec/09/2018

Money Management Tips for Casino Gamblers

One of the main reasons why online gambling is a very profitable and booming business is because they know how to separate money from your account.

Submitted by Payton on, Dec/07/2018

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek to Host World Series of Poker Circuit in 2019

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek to Host World Series of Poker Circuit in 2019

The Seminole Casino Coconut Creek will again host the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/07/2018

Congress Last Desperate Attempt to Set Up State Framework for Allowing Sports Betting

Congress Last Desperate Attempt to Set Up State Framework for Allowing Sports Betting

Outgoing Republican Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) is pushing forward a bill that would establish a federal framework for states to regulate sports betting, but he only has days to find additional sponsors.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/06/2018

Where Can I Play Online Poker From Tennessee?

Where Can I Play Online Poker From Tennessee?

There are only a handful of online poker sites accessible to those living in the state of Tennessee.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/06/2018

Where Can I Play Online Poker From Arkansas?

Where Can I Play Online Poker From Arkansas?

There are only a handful of online poker sites accessible to those living in the state of Arkansas.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/06/2018

Where Can I Play Online Poker From Louisiana?

Where Can I Play Online Poker From Louisiana?

There are only a handful of online poker sites accessible to those living in the state of Louisiana.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/06/2018

High Roller Factory Acquires Kasino Curt and Hires a Finnish Reality TV Star to Promote it

Jasmine Tukiainen is excited to start her new job on International Dice Day.

Submitted by Press Release on, Dec/04/2018

PokerStars Coming to PA

PokerStars Coming to PA

Online poker is set to go live in the state of Pennsylvania and the world's largest real money site, PokerStars, has finally been granted permission to operate in the Keystone State.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/03/2018

Where Can I Play Online Poker From Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota?

There are only a handful of online poker sites accessible to those living in the states of Nebraska and the Dakotas.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/02/2018

Where Can I Play Online Poker From Kansas?

Where Can I Play Online Poker From Kansas?

There are only a handful of online poker sites accessible to those living in the state of Kansas.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/02/2018

Where Can I Play Online Poker From Oklahoma?

Where Can I Play Online Poker From Oklahoma?

There are only a handful of online poker sites accessible to those living in the state of Oklahoma.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/02/2018

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Massachusetts?

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Massachusetts?

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from Massachusetts.  MA residents can, however, set up their sports betting account via the app and place wagers when in New Jersey ONLY.  International websites are also accessible from Mass.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Dec/02/2018

Online Casinos: Distinguishing the Good from the Bad

Online Casinos: Distinguishing the Good from the Bad

The online gambling industry is one of the fastest rising industries in the world. As such, as you can expect where there is a good thing, some bad elements try to force themselves in. this has been exactly what’s been happening in the online gambling industry. Some unscrupulous elements are making a nuisance of themselves by opening up bogus online casinos whose sole purpose is to rip off the unsuspecting gamer.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/30/2018

Tiverton Twin River Casino Sportsbook to Open Monday

Following the opening of its Lincoln location sportsbook this week, Twin River Casino has confirmed its Tiverton casino sportsbook is set to do the same this coming Monday (December 3).

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/30/2018

Hard Rock to Launch Sportsbook

Gaming Innovation Group Inc. (GiG) has signed a contract with Hard Rock International (Hard Rock) for the provision of its omni-channel Sportsbook solution in the newly opened US market of New Jersey. Launch date is estimated for Q1 2019. This agreement follows a Letter of Intent signed between GiG and Hard Rock on 12 October 2018.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/29/2018

Tunica Casino Closing

Tunica Casino Closing

Caesars Entertainment will close a second casino in Mississippi's Tunica County, as the region's years-long decline in gambling revenues continues to weigh on business.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/28/2018

Top roulette strategies

Top roulette strategies

The game of roulette was invented by a scientist pursuing an impossible dream, and it has been inspiring impossible dreams ever since. Blaise Pascal created the iconic roulette wheel while trying to create a perpetual motion machine. Ironically, it is the friction that spoiled his original experiment that is so crucial to slowing and stopping the roulette wheel in order for the ball to drop.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/28/2018

Online Casino Tournaments and Competitions

Online Casino Tournaments and Competitions

Any online casino tournament is a kind of gambling competition with a prize fund distributed among the participants who have won prizes. The prizes can be very different: real money, bonuses, comp points (special loyalty points) or even expensive gifts (for example, a car, trip tickets, a laptop, a smartphone, and more).


The Main Types of Online Casino Tournaments

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/28/2018

MLB Commish Announces Two New Integrity Policies as Part of MGM Partnership

MLB Commish Announces Two New Integrity Policies as Part of MGM Partnership

MLB Commish Rob Manfred said during a 3 pm EST presser in New York City that Major League Baseball's new partnership with MGM Casino will result in the implementation of two new policies to preserve the integrity of the game.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Nov/27/2018

States Anxious to Offer Sports Betting But Wrestling With Regulations, Taxation

States Anxious to Offer Sports Betting But Wrestling With Regulations, Taxation

Numerous U.S. states are considering jumping on the legal sports betting bandwagon, even as they struggle with the details of regulating it.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/27/2018

Revenue Share Licenses for Online Sports Betting in New Jersey a Tough Sell

Revenue Share Licenses for Online Sports Betting in New Jersey a Tough Sell

Those affiliate marketers looking to promote online sports betting sites in the Garden State of New Jersey might be better off signing up with Amazon and taking advantage of their 24 hour cookie window.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/25/2018

Earnings Down in Expanded Atlantic City Casino Market

Earnings Down in Expanded Atlantic City Casino Market

Along with the excitement over the reopening of two of the five Atlantic City casinos that had shut down in recent years came this concern: Can a city that only just recently regained its footing as a smaller market handle the addition of two new competitors?

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/24/2018

Paddy Power Could Add €240m to Earnings Thanks to FanDuel USA Sports Betting

Paddy Power Could Add €240m to Earnings Thanks to FanDuel USA Sports Betting

Betting firm Paddy Power anticipates another €240m to be added to its earnings by 2023, a result of its foray into the U.S. market.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/22/2018

Breaking News

Do Bookies Always Win?

Do Bookies Always Win?

When it comes to casinos or other gambling establishments, you've probably heard the saying "The house always wins".

The NFL: A Bookie's Best Friend (PremierPerHead Podcast)

The NFL: A Bookie's Best Friend (PremierPerHead Podcast)

With the 2018 holiday season upon us, seasonal shoppers jump head first into the gift buying frenzy that marks this popular time of year.

Philadelphia Sportsbook Opens for Business

Philadelphia Sportsbook Opens for Business But Players Must Pay 34 Percent Tax

Players are likely to be taxed higher than most other states with PA players looking to shell out 34% of winnings