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Davenport Iowa Wins Out With Sports Betting

Davenport Iowa Wins Out With Sports Betting

Outside of Vegas there are a few US cities that will have easy access to multiple sportsbooks.  Among them, Residents of Memphis can bet in person at a number of Tunica, Mississippi establishments.  In addition to sports betting websites already accessible from out-of-state operators, those in Memphis will soon be able to play on apps with in-state operators. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/13/2019

Find a Sportsbook Near Me - USA City Index

With the US Supreme Court ruling to abolish decades long sports betting prohibition last year, sportsbooks are popping up in limited locations based on licensing guidelines for each state.  Open your real money online sports betting account here with just your name, text number and a valid email to claim your up to $1000 free cash bonus (signing up takes under two minutes and available from your state)

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/13/2019

Mobile Sports Betting With In-State Operators to Start Thursday in Iowa

Mobile Sports Betting With In-State Operators to Start Thursday in Iowa

We knew sportsbooks were set to open on Thursday in Iowa.  We didn't realize how close they were to launching mobile wagering.....that same day apparently.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/13/2019

Onerous Tax Would Make Casino in Chicago Unprofitable

Onerous Tax Would Make Casino in Chicago Unprofitable

A casino in Chicago would not make enough profit under current Illinois law to be worth it, a consultant said Tuesday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Aug/13/2019

32Red, Wayne Rooney 'Exploiting Children' Professor Claims

32Red, Wayne Rooney 'Exploiting Children' Professor Claims

Lawmakers last week criticized former Manchester United star and England captain Wayne Rooney for his decision to wear the number 32 upon joining football club Derby's management team come January.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/13/2019

Iowa Looks to Sports Betting Wins to Collect Back Taxes, Child Support

Iowa Looks to Sports Betting Wins to Collect Back Taxes, Child Support

A legislative committee has delayed a portion of new sports gambling rules that would allow the state to collect some the winnings of those who owe child support, back taxes or criminal debt.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Aug/12/2019

Does Lakeside Hotel & Casino in Osceola Have Sports Betting

Lakeside Hotel & Casino in Osceola, Iowa is set to launch its sportsbook by the start of this football season (2019).  Sports betting, via mobile devices and laptops, is currently only available to those in Iowa from gambling sites licensed outside the US

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/12/2019

When Will Sports Betting Be Available in Omaha?

When Will Sports Betting Be Available in Omaha?

This football season (2019), those living in Omaha will be able to bet sports from Ameristar Casino in Council Bluffs, Iowa, a mere 10 minute drive from the city.  Offshore (internationally licensed) sportsbooks are also accessible from this region.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/12/2019

Does Ameristar Casino Council Bluffs Have Sports Betting

Does Ameristar Casino Council Bluffs Have Sports Betting

Ameristar Casino in Council Bluffs is set to open its sportsbook soon.  Sports betting here will be in easy access to those across the river in Omaha, Nebraska (just a 10 minute drive). 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/12/2019

Online Casinos in Europe

Online Casinos in Europe

The market for online casino in Europe continues to grow and evolve year on year.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/12/2019

1xBet Site Down Following Allegations of Slow Pays, Porn, Cock Fighting

1xBet Site Down Following Allegations of Slow Pays, Porn, Cock Fighting

The 1XBet.com website has been pulled in the United Kingdom following intense pressure by officials.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/12/2019

Detroit Casinos Prepare for Sports Betting

Despite Michigan not yet approving sports wagering, Detroit casinos are starting to get ready.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/09/2019

8 Charged in Florida Casino Theft

8 Charged in Florida Casino Theft

Eight people accused of stealing more than $5 million from a Florida casino operated by a Native American tribe are facing dozens of charges.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Aug/08/2019

Eldorado Wants to Spin Off Sports Betting Biz

Eldorado Wants to Spin Off Sports Betting Biz

Fresh off its deal to acquire Caesar's, Chief Executive Officer Tom Reeg tells Bloomberg News he sees great potential in spinning off that company's sports-betting and online-gambling businesses.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/08/2019

Sir Mix-A-Lot “I Like Big Bucks” Slot Machines Debut at Seminole Hard Rock

Sir Mix-A-Lot “I Like Big Bucks” Slot Machines Debut at Seminole Hard Rock

Hollywood, Fla. – The iconic lyrics penned by rapper Sir Mix-A-Lot fill the casino floor as Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. debuted the “I Like Big Bucks” slot machines in early August.

Submitted by Press Release on, Aug/07/2019

What are the Benefits of Choosing a Platform That Offers Multiple Games?

One of the biggest decisions when online gaming is to decide which platform you will be using. There are a multitude of different games out there – some general and appealing to all, while others are so unique and niche that a smaller subset will play them exclusively. With this in mind, it’s important to understand what kind of gaming you want to engage with. So, what are the benefits of choosing a platform that offers a multitude of games?

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/07/2019

Where Can I Bet Sports Near Omaha, Nebraska?

Where Can I Bet Sports Near Omaha, Nebraska?

You will soon be able to bet sports near Omaha, Nebraska via the Ameristar Casino in Council Bluffs, Iowa.  Online betting will only be available when in the state of Iowa.  Those looking to stay in their Omaha home can still bet with sports gambling sites based offshore.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/06/2019

Blow By Blow of the Crown Casino Saga: Where's the Outrage?

Peter Hartcher of The Age: “How good is the nexus between gambling, crime, foreign interference and Australian politics?  A trove of internal emails leaked from Crown Resorts, reported this week by The Age, the Herald and 60 Minutes, gave Australia a rare glimpse of just how good it really is. After this week, Australia no longer has any excuse for wilful ignorance or feigned innocence.”

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/05/2019

Can I Bet Sports From My Home in Mississippi?

Can I Bet Sports From My Home in Mississippi?

While in-state licensed sportsbooks are not available on mobile devices from the comfort of your home, many top sportsbooks licensed outside of Mississippi are accessible to residents and those visiting the state.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/02/2019

Investigation Into Crown Casino Yields Shocking Allegations

Investigation Into Crown Casino Yields Shocking Allegations

A six-month joint investigation by 60 MINUTES, The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald has exposed a corporate scandal unlike anything Australia has seen before.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/02/2019

Directors of Australia's Crown Resorts Attack 'Deceitful Campaign' in Letter

Directors of Australia's Crown Resorts Attack 'Deceitful Campaign' in Letter

Casino operator Crown Resorts (CWN.AX) on Wednesday dismissed media reports that it flouted visa rules to bring Chinese gamblers to Australia after the government ordered an inquiry into immigration officials’ dealings with the company.

Submitted by Reuters on, Aug/02/2019

Can I Place Sports Bets With PointsBet in Colorado?

Can I Place Sports Bets With PointsBet in Colorado?

You may soon be able to place sports bets with Pointsbet.com from Colorado, just not at the moment.  Online sports betting is still accessible from the state via a number of top online sportsbooks.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/01/2019

Penn Inks 20 Year Deal With Draftkings, Others for Sports Betting

Penn Inks 20 Year Deal With Draftkings, Others for Sports Betting

Penn National has forged a 20-year deal with Draftkings, the Stars Group, PointsBet, theScore, and Kambi to provide sports betting.  It is being called one of the biggest sports betting deals in the US to date.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/01/2019

William Hill Joins Forces With Income Access to Enhance Affiliate Program

William Hill Joins Forces With Income Access to Enhance Affiliate Program

William Hill has confirmed it is now aligning itself with one of the top affiliate management programs, Income Access, in order to gain a bigger piece of the US regulated sports betting marketshare.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/31/2019

Sports Betting at Prairie Meadows Ready by August 15

Sports Betting at Prairie Meadows Ready by August 15

Sports betting at Prairie Meadows in Altoona, Iowa will go mobile before the August 15 date when those in the state will officially be able to place bets with in-state operators.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jul/30/2019

Jury Selection Begins in Case Involving Motorcycle Gang Brawl, Death at Casino

Jury Selection Begins in Case Involving Motorcycle Gang Brawl, Death at Casino

Echoes and chaos of a deadly 2011 shootout between rival motorcycle gangs in a northern Nevada casino are set to be retold in a Las Vegas federal courtroom in coming weeks, during a racketeering trial of eight Vagos members charged with being part of a broad criminal enterprise in several Western states.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jul/30/2019

Man Leaves Dog in Hot Car to Go Gamble: Dog Dies

A pet dog succumbed to the heat of summer after being left in a locked car while his master went inside to go gamble.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/29/2019

New Jersey’s Struggle After Bringing in the Biggest Online Casino Revenue in May

New Jersey’s Struggle After Bringing in the Biggest Online Casino Revenue in May

Nevada has always been on top when it comes to the amount of sports bets they accept each month. It was in May 2019 when New Jersey finally triumphed the monthly amount they have received from sports bets.

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/29/2019

Am I Able to Bet on the Draftkings Sportsbook App From Iowa?

Am I Able to Bet on the Draftkings Sportsbook App From Iowa?

At the current time Draftkings does not accept customers from Iowa looking to bet on games, however, there are many sites that do take bets from Iowa residents and visitors to the state. 

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jul/27/2019

Are There Any Restrictions Betting Sports in Iowa?

Are There Any Restrictions Betting Sports in Iowa?

There are a few critical restrictions when it comes to betting on sports in Iowa that stand to allow a competitive landscape for offshore sportsbooks, many of which have been in business for more than 20 years now.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jul/27/2019

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Remembering Tony: A Love-Hate Relationship With Bettors

Remembering Tony: A Love-Hate Relationship With Bettors

Sports bettors loved to hate on Sean "Tony" Creighton and took to Twitter Tuesday to fondly remember the owner of San Pedro, Costa Rica-based 5Dimes Sportsbook.

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - September 18, 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Wednesday September 18, 2019.

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