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No More Apps: iPhone Sportsbook Apps in States to go Way of Dodo Bird?

No More Apps: iPhone Sportsbook Apps in States to go Way of Dodo Bird?

The dinosaurs, the dodo birds, the iPhone sportsbook apps.  Well the later isn't extinct yet, it soon could be.  At least that's what Calvin McAlee of LineUps.com warned in recent days.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/12/2019

Can't Use Sports Betting App on My iPhone From PA

Can't Use Sports Betting App on My iPhone From PA

What the Hell?  I'm being bombarded with sportsbook ads while here in Pennsylvania yet I'm prevented from loading the sports betting app onto my iPhone.  What's the deal?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/12/2019

More Headaches for PA Casinos as Losing Gamblers Sue for $250K

More Headaches for PA Casinos as Losing Gamblers Sue for $250K

High taxes, a slow rollout for online sports betting, Apple putting the kibash on gambling apps, and now this...

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/11/2019

Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort New Sportsbook Coming Soon

With sports betting legalized in the state of Iowa, the Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort is ready to start serving gamblers with its new sportsbook (coming soon).

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/11/2019

Sioux City Hard Rock New Sportsbook Coming Soon

Sioux City Hard Rock New Sportsbook Coming Soon

With sports betting legalized in the state of Iowa, we now have a glimpse at how retail sportsbooks are starting to materialize, beginning with the Sioux City Hard Rock. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/11/2019

Sports Betting Apps in US Set to Hit Roadblock With New iPhone Policy

Sports Betting Apps in US Set to Hit Roadblock With New iPhone Policy

The US legal online gambling market will be brought to their knees come September and beyond while there is speculation that more is at play here.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/11/2019

Assassinated Half Brother of Korean Supreme Leader Ran Gambling Websites

Assassinated Half Brother of Korean Supreme Leader Ran Gambling Websites

Half brother of Korean leader slain at Malaysian airport by women who rubbed deadly substance in his face

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/11/2019

UK regulators crack down on Ads targeting children

The UK market acts as a magnet for international operators, in spite of the strict gambling laws regulating the industry here. The United Kingdom Gambling Commission only awards licenses to gaming operators who meet their requirements and holds them to the highest security standards. This helps them project an image of honesty, which appeals to local players and international punters. License holders must abide by strict rules, including those regulating the manner in which advertising campaigns are conducted.

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/10/2019

Release of OnlineCasinoBox Sweden

Release of OnlineCasinoBox Sweden

Prepare for an excellent website with top reviews. OnlineCasinoBox represents website which includes all information about your favorite casino games, available bonuses and software companies.

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/08/2019

Casino Online: Roulette as a Fun Way to Spend Time and Get Lucky

Finding ways of entertainment is very easy in the modern times. There are numerous options that cater for all kinds of interests: the only relevant thing is how much money you are ready to spend on them, if any. Online casino falls in an entirely special sector. It can be completely free; you can bet some money when playing and in this case, you can also make some, gaining an impressive income.

 

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/08/2019

CEEGC Budapest 2019 Provisional Agenda and Already Confirmed Speakers List Now Available

CEEGC Budapest 2019 Provisional Agenda and Already Confirmed Speakers List Now Available

European Gaming Media and Events presents the official release of the provisional agenda for the 4th edition of CEEGC Budapest (The Central and Eastern European Gaming Conference).

Submitted by Press Release on, Jun/07/2019

Legalized Sports Betting in Illinois Will Mean Higher Taxes, Gas Price Hikes

Legalized Sports Betting in Illinois Will Mean Higher Taxes, Gas Price Hikes

On the surface, Illinois looked like the hippest state in the union this week, legalizing everything from sports wagering at Wrigley Field, to slot machines placement at O'Hare to recreational use of marijuana.  What could possibly go wrong?

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jun/05/2019

Get The Skinny On What You Need To Know About Live Dealer Casino Games

 Get The Skinny On What You Need To Know About Live Dealer Casino Games

Playing table games at brick-and-mortar casino resorts is an enthralling experience/. However, now that online casinos have launched their gambling sites with live dealers, you can play the same real money casino games from your home, work and on the go.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/05/2019

Insiders Talk Sports Betting in Illinois

Insiders Talk Sports Betting in Illinois

Joe Ostrowski of 670 The Score has been a busy man these past 24 plus hours.  He's been speaking to everyone who's anyone in the world of sports betting as Illinois prepares to legalize the activity.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jun/04/2019

New Five Card Poker Variant Added to B2B Provider’s Online Portfolio

New Five Card Poker Variant Added to B2B Provider’s Online Portfolio

Latvia-based B2B online casino provider Evolution Gaming has unveiled its latest variant, 2 Hand Casino Hold’em.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/03/2019

Draftkings CEO: 'Excluding Draftkings, FanDuel From Illinois Market Like Excluding Uber, Lyft From Ride Sharing Bill'

Draftkings CEO: 'Excluding Draftkings, FanDuel From Illinois Market

Illinois lawmakers, as part of a final hour effort this past weekend, past legislation that makes recreational marijuana legal in the state along with slots at O'Hare International Airport, a casino in Chicago and sports betting at Wrigley Field.  A little something to make everybody happy, except for two behemoth companies.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/03/2019

More Than Just Sports Betting in Illinois: O'Hare to Have Slot Machines

More Than Just Sports Betting in Illinois: O'Hare to Have Slot Machines

The state of Illinois has gone all-in with gambling expansion as a means to help boost the state economy.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/03/2019

New Sportsbook Circa Sports Opens in Downtown Vegas - No Juice, $1 Million NFL Contest

New Sportsbook Circa Sports Opens in Downtown Vegas - No Juice, $1 Million NFL Contest

Circa Sports, a new sportsbook in Downtown Las Vegas, had its grand opening on Saturday at 8 am.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jun/01/2019

Lucky Roulette Makes US National Debut at Seminole Hard Rock

Lucky Roulette Makes US National Debut at Seminole Hard Rock

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. is the first casino in the country to offer Aruze Gaming’s Lucky Roulette. 

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, May/31/2019

Nevada Gaming Revenues Drop as Sports Betting Up, Colorado Governor Signs Off on Sports Betting Bill

Nevada Gaming Revenues Drop as Sports Betting Up

Sportsbooks generated $21.6m for April on a $328m handle.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/30/2019

Phillies Player Put on Leave for Domestic Violence Arrest at Casino

Phillies Player Put on Leave for Domestic Violence Arrest at Casino

Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odúbel Herrera was placed on administrative leave Tuesday by Major League Baseball following his arrest in a domestic violence case at an Atlantic City casino a day earlier.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/28/2019

Sports Betting News: Hearings Underway in Mass, Rotogrinders, PocketFive Acquired

Hearings were underway Tuesday and Wednesday to determine if sports betting should be legalized in the state of Massachusetts.  The public will offer feedback on Wednesday. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/28/2019

Baltic and Scandinavian Gaming Summit and Awards Sets a Precedent in the Region

Baltic and Scandinavian Gaming Summit and Awards Sets a Precedent in the Region

The second edition of MARE BALTICUM Gaming Summit took place on the 9th of May in Vilnius and has set a precedent in the region, being confirmed as the only quality conference in the region that gathers a high number of delegates and provides quality content about the Baltic and Scandinavian region.

Submitted by Press Release on, May/27/2019

Is Online Sports Betting Legal in Massachusetts?

Is Online Sports Betting Legal in Massachusetts?

Massachusetts does not license online sportsbooks at the moment, however, a number of offshore gambling sites are accessible from the state. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/24/2019

Everything You’ll Ever Need To Know About Casino Bonuses

There are lots of different types of casino bonuses you might qualify for when heading online to play. But what do they all mean, and how do you get them? We’ve got all the answers to your casino bonus questions. Fire when ready!

Submitted by Payton on, May/24/2019

Is Online Sports Betting Legal in Washington?

Is Online Sports Betting Legal in Washington?

Washington is the only US state that explicitly makes placing an online sports bet a crime.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, May/23/2019

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Tennessee

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Tennessee

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from Tennessee at this time.  It remains to be seen whether Draftkings will be available now that the Volunteer State has legalized online sports betting.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/23/2019

Why Pay by Phone Casinos is a Big Thing in The UK

Why Pay by Phone Casinos is a Big Thing in The UK

According to the official statistics, every other person in the UK has gambled last year. Many people do it regularly too, so it’s not surprising that gambling is popular in all its forms

Submitted by Payton on, May/23/2019

More Means Less for Atlantic City as Profits Down

Atlantic City Revenues Way Down

More casinos have meant less profit in Atlantic City since two gambling halls reopened last summer.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/23/2019

Can I Bet Sports on FOX Bet Online From Alabama

Can I Bet Sports on FOX Bet Online From Alabama

While you may see advertisements and news stories about FOX Bet (the soon-to-launch betting app from Fox Sports and the Stars Group), betting on this app or website is prohibited from the state of Alabama.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/22/2019

Breaking News

Need a Sportsbook Solution Washington State for College Football

Need a Sportsbook Solution Washington State for College Football

Washington State will be huge for College Football in 2018 with a high demand for a sportsbook solution.

Can I Bet on FanDuel From Washington?

Can I Bet on FanDuel From Washington?

FanDuel is currently unavailable from the state of Washington.  Those looking to bet on sports from Washington can do so by accessing websites licensed outside the state.

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - September 21, 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Saturday September 21, 2019.