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Beloved South Point Bookmaker Discloses Illness

Beloved South Point Bookmaker Discloses Illness

South Point bookmaker Chris Andrews announced Monday he has been suffering from an illness that has made life challenging at the moment.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Apr/29/2019

Legalized Sports Betting in the United States Will be Like Wild West

Legalized Sports Betting in the United States Will be Like Wild West

So far, Draftkings and FanDuel control 84% of the NJ sports gambling market

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/29/2019

When Can I Bet Sports From My State

When Can I Bet Sports From My State

You can bet sports online from all 50 states, but only a few have begun licencing sportsbooks for retail betting. Scroll down to find your state in alphabetical order.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/28/2019

The Best New Online Casinos

It’s strange to think about, but it wasn’t too long ago now that the only casino you could visit would be the one you could get to in person. For many of us, a choice of casino was the sort of thing we’d only enjoy if we took a flight to Las Vegas.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/27/2019

5 Great Slot Games Based on Movies

5 Great Slot Games Based on Movies

Movies don’t always end on-screen – they often appear in the form of merchandise, posters, memorabilia and sometimes even slot games.  That’s right, some of the top slot developers have memorialised some classic movies – and are even giving players the chance to win some money when giving them a spin.  Here, we have listed some of the best slot games there are based on movies.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/27/2019

Austria Gaming in Focus With Julia Kotanko

Austria Gaming in Focus With Julia Kotanko

Austria may be the home of the biggest gaming machine producer in the world, but it is also the home of the most un-attractive gaming regulation in Europe.

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/26/2019

Former Nebraska Attorney General: 'No Place for Online Gambling in US'

Former Nebraska Attorney General serves as legal counsel for Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/23/2019

Are you Ready for Virtual Casinos — the Future of Online Gambling?

Are you Ready for Virtual Casinos — the Future of Online Gambling?

When the online gambling scene started flourishing numerous casino owners recognized the potential of spreading gambling business on the web. Lately, online gambling has become one of the most successful industries with profits that soar to billions of dollars a year.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/22/2019

Wisconsin Tribe Accused of Embezzling $1.5 Million From Casino

Wisconsin Tribe Accused of Embezzling $1.5 Million From Casino

Federal gaming regulators are accusing St. Croix Chippewa tribal leaders of pocketing at least $1.5 million in casino funds with little or no documentation or receipts.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/21/2019

Sports Book at Gold Strike Tunica - Nearly One Year Later

Mississippi is among the first states to legalize sports betting following a ruling by the US Supreme Court that abolishes previous decades long prohibition.  The Gold Strike Casino in Tunica immediately capitalized, having announced the opening of its sports book back on August 1 2018.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/21/2019

Rhode Island's $40 Million Sports Betting Error

Rhode Island's $40 Million Sports Betting Error

Rhode Island's newly created sports betting market is underperforming by 90%.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/19/2019

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Announces Results of 2019 Poker Showdown

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Announces Results of 2019 Poker Showdown

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood continued its 2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown series Tuesday with World Poker Tour® play.

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/18/2019

Kevin Hart Banned From Vegas

Kevin Hart Banned From Vegas

Hart made the bold claim on the Jimmy Kimmel Show the other night.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/17/2019

Caesars Names Gambling-Industry Veteran as New CEO

Caesars Names Gambling-Industry Veteran as New CEO

Caesars Entertainment is appointing a gambling-industry veteran as its new chief executive.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/16/2019

Gaming Commission Probes LeoVegas

Gaming Commission Probes LeoVegas

Gambling addict said to have been bombarded by company emails

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/16/2019

Record $44.5 Mil Bet at PA Sportsbooks

Record $44.5 Mil Bet a PA Sportsbooks

Sports betting leaped by almost one-third in Pennsylvania’s fourth full month, as more venues opened amid March Madness.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/16/2019

Tech Made the Best Mobile Casinos Canada to Offer

Tech Made the Best Mobile Casinos Canada to Offer

One of the oldest professions and sources of pleasure in the world, many forms of the games of chance we see today have been with us since at least the middle ages. With the advent of internet and advances in graphics, web technology and e-payments, online casinos are now a part and parcel of the gambling industry.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/16/2019

Seminole Classic Casino Guest Wins $177,258

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – A Seminole Classic Casino guest (who wished to remain anonymous) hit a $177,258 jackpot early Sunday morning.

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/15/2019

Televised Poker Coming to Ohio in April

Columbus, OH - To date, the state of Ohio has never held a nationally televised poker tournament. That will change in a matter of weeks. Hollywood Casino Columbus is set to host the renowned Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) April 18-29.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/12/2019

'Sports Betting is Part of the Discussions' Florida Senate President Bill Galvano Says

'Sports Betting is Part of the Discussions' Florida Senate President Bill Galvano Says

Senate President Bill Galvano says he is optimistic about revamping a gambling agreement, known as a “compact,” between the Seminols and the state.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/12/2019

AC Casino Profits See Nosedive

ATLANTIC CITY — Casino profits fell by more than 15% in Atlantic City in 2018, a year in which the downsized market reopened two shuttered gambling halls, according to figures released Monday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/09/2019

Seminole Hard Rock Named Top “Employer of Choice” in Gaming Industry for Fourth Year in a Row

Seminole Hard Rock Named Top “Employer of Choice” in Gaming Industry for Fourth Year in a Row

Results of the latest Casino Gaming Executive Satisfaction Survey have further cemented the top spot of Seminole Hard Rock as the clear “Employer of Choice” among the industry’s 34 casino companies or standalone casinos.

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/09/2019

Casino-Operating Tribes Influence Sports Betting Debate

Casino-Operating Tribes Influence Sports Betting Debate

Native American tribes have emerged as key players in the legislative debates over whether states should legalize sports betting, with some opposing the idea because it could threaten their casinos and others supporting legalization but only if they retain a monopoly.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/08/2019

The Best Slots Games so Far in 2019

The Best Slots Games so Far in 2019

Since moving online, slots have been evolving at an astonishing rate. The online casino industry is constantly moving forward with innovation, and online slots are not an exception. What was popular last year might not be popular today, as new innovative features take the gaming world by storm.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/08/2019

Casino Company Las Vegas Sands Announces Singapore Expansion

Casino Company Las Vegas Sands Announces Singapore Expansion

Casino company Las Vegas Sands says it’ll spend $3.3 billion to expand its property in Singapore by adding an entertainment arena, new hotel tower and more convention space.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/04/2019

A Year After #MeToo Scandal, Wynn Resorts Faces Regulators

A Year After #MeToo Scandal, Wynn Resorts Faces Regulators

Wynn Resorts has taken laudable steps to transform a culture that allowed sexual misconduct complaints against its founder to remain hidden for decades, women’s rights advocates and business experts say.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/02/2019

U.S. Based Sportsbooks to Fall Short of Projections

Casinos in Rhode Island lost nearly $900,000 on sports betting in February after winning bets for the Super Bowl and other professional sports were paid out, the state lottery said Friday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/01/2019

Blacklisted Gambler Calls Security on Himself to Get Removed From Casino

Blacklisted Gambler Calls Security on Himself to Get Removed From Casino

Critics are questioning whether Michigan’s voluntary gambling blacklist is an effective way to prevent problematic betting since many Detroit casinos aren’t able to effectively screen banned gamblers.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/31/2019

NJ Seizes Gambling Winnings

NJ Seizes Gambling Winnings

New Jersey regulators have seized more than $107,000 won by underage or otherwise prohibited gamblers at Atlantic City's Borgata casino.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/27/2019

Salmonella Outbreak at Casino

Salmonella Outbreak at Casino

17 individuals infected, one files suit

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/27/2019

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Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - November 15, 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Friday November 15, 2019.

Live! Casino Breaks Ground in PA

Live! Casino Breaks Ground in PA

Stadium Casino Westmoreland RE, LLC, an affiliate of The Cordish Companies, today celebrated the groundbreaking ceremony for the new $150 million Live! Casino.

How the Record Breaking Mega Moolah Jackpot is Played

How the Record Breaking Mega Moolah Jackpot is Played

Mega Moolah is an online slot that broke the world record back in September 2018, with an amazing jackpot win of an unbelievable 18,910,668.0 euro (21,480,854 USD).