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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

Can I Bet College Bowl Games Online From Florida

Can I Bet College Bowl Games Online From Florida

You can bet College Bowl games this year from Florida at any number of top international sports betting sites, some of which have been in business for 20 plus years.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Nov/22/2018

Can I Bet College Bowl Games Online From Mississippi

Can I Bet College Bowl Games Online From Mississippi

You can bet College Bowl games this year from Mississippi at any number of top international sports betting sites, some of which have been in business for 20 plus years, as well as Tunica and Biloxi casinos.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Nov/22/2018

Sports Betting in Rhode Island Could Become a Reality Thanksgiving Day

Sports Betting in Rhode Island Could Become a Reality Thanksgiving Day

Sports bettors in the tiny state of Rhode Island will have even more to be thankful this Thanksgiving Day as the Twin River Casino in Lincoln is set to launch its sportsbook.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/21/2018

Guitar Smash Celebrating Opening of New Hard Rock Cafe at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Guitar Smash Celebrating Opening of New Hard Rock Cafe at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

To celebrate the grand opening of the new Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood and adjacent casino expansion, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood will host a guitar smash and media availability Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 11 a.m.

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/21/2018

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Debuts Sportsbook

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Debuts Sportsbook

Pennsylvania has begun taking sports bets.  The Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Grantville is now open.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/20/2018

Find a Sportsbook Near Me - USA City Index

With the US Supreme Court ruling to abolish decades long sports betting prohibition back in May, a handful of states have jumped into the fray.  To date, only a few cities within the U.S. have access to land-based sportsbooks.  YouWager (in business since 1997) is accessible for betting sports from your location here

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/20/2018

Judge Schedules Hearing on Whether to Release Report on Wynn

A judge in Nevada has temporarily blocked the planned release of a Massachusetts Gaming Commission report about allegations of sexual misconduct against former casino mogul Steve Wynn, a court official said Monday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/19/2018

Philippines Government Begins Crackdown on Foreign Employees of Online Gambling Sites, Casinos

Philippine authorities have begun to crack down on foreign employees of Internet gambling sites and land-based casinos.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/19/2018

NJ Sports Betting Revenues Cut in Half for October

NJ Sports Betting Revenues Cut in Half for October

A nearly quarter billion handle in sports betting for the state of New Jersey sounds good.  After all, NJ wasn't even offering sports gambling prior to this past summer.  A deeper look revealed some troubling news from the month of October.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/16/2018

South Dakota Could Soon Get Sports Betting With Deadwood Request

South Dakota Could Soon Get Sports Betting With Deadwood Request

Four years after South Dakota enthusiastically voted to allow Deadwood casino patrons to play keno, craps and roulette, a gambling industry group plans to ask state lawmakers for a 2020 ballot measure to bring legal sports betting to the historic mining town.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/15/2018

Online casino comparison site CasinoGuide relaunches with new design, new features, and new content

Online casino comparison site CasinoGuide

CasinoGuide, one of the oldest and biggest online casino portal sites on the web, is relaunching with a fresh new look and feel.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/14/2018

Gambling Heroes Who Should Be Featured Over and Over Again

For the most part, poker players and successful gamblers in general tend to hog the glory. While some players rise to titanic levels of popularity, others tend to fade into the background, of no fault of their own. Simply put, there is only so much attention the public can give to professional gamblers. As a result, we have gathered here today not to give even more attention to the likes of Daniel Negreanu, but to talk about the unsung heroes of the industry that deserve more attention than they are current

For the most part, poker players and successful gamblers in general tend to hog the glory. While some players rise to titanic levels of popularity, others tend to fade into the background, of no fault of their own. Simply put, there is only so much attention the public can give to professional gamblers.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/14/2018

Massachusetts, Rhode Island Residents Await Sportsbook Opening

Massachusetts, Rhode Island Residents Await Sportsbook Opening

Those in and around the Boston area will soon have a sportsbook within a 40 minute to 1-hour drive should the New England Patriots be playing in the 2019 Super Bowl.  Providence residence are in even better luck as that sportsbook is set to open just 15 minutes outside the city limits.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/12/2018

Airplane Banner Denounces Jets’ Partnership With MGM

An airplane banner criticizing the New York Jets’ gaming deal partnership with casino operator MGM Resorts International circled MetLife Stadium several times a few hours before the team’s game against the Buffalo Bills.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/11/2018

The Remarkable Norwegian poker championship 2018 Held in Dublin

The Remarkable Norwegian poker championship 2018 Held in Dublin

Poker has become increasingly common among Norwegian players, as shown by the 2018 Norwegian Championships held in Dublin, which brought over 1200 players to the city. The tournament turned out to be the largest single nation poker event in the world.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/09/2018

Florida Amendment 3 Comes Through for Disney, Seminoles

Florida Amendment 3 Comes Through for Disney, Seminoles

Florida voters have stripped the state Legislature's power to authorize most casino gambling.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/07/2018

Florida Amendment 3: How Should I Vote?

Florida Amendment 3 is being pushed by the Seminoles and Disney, two unlikely bedfellows.  Gambling sites that want in the Sunshine State market such as FanDuel are against Amendment 3.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/02/2018

UK Sports Minister Quits Over Delay in Reducing Wagers on 'Crack Cocaine of Gambling'

UK Sports Minister Quits Over Delay in Reducing Wagers on 'Crack Cocaine of Gambling'

Britain’s sports minister has resigned over what she calls an unjustifiable delay in reducing the maximum wager on gambling machines.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/02/2018

How To Adjust Your Online Casino To Different Betting Strategies

How To Adjust Your Online Casino To Different Betting Strategies

Understanding pro casino players’ strategies can help bookies create a profitable online casino designed for profits. We’ll break down 4 strategies that can help bookies mitigate risk.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/01/2018

Harrah's the Latest to Dive Into PA Sports Betting ...But When?

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has granted a sports betting license to Harrah's.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/01/2018

NHL Partners With MGM to Share Data for Sports Betting

NHL Partners With MGM to Share Data for Sports Betting

The NHL announced a multiyear agreement Monday to provide MGM Resorts International with data for use in betting, the second major U.S. professional sports league to strike a deal with the casino giant since the Supreme Court opened the way for expanded gambling last spring.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/29/2018

Gambling Legalization : What Does it Mean?

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Any state that wishes to legalize gambling is free to do so after the New Jersey won their case in the Supreme Court. After this move, various state legislators have considered legalizing gambling in their various states. You can for now enjoy some great online casino games with BGO casino, but that’s not the only reason you should be happy.

 

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/26/2018

Tropicana Enters NJ Sports Betting Space Joining Forces With William Hill

Tropicana Enters NJ Sports Betting Space Joining Forces With William Hill

Atlantic City's Tropicana casino plans to start offering sports betting Thursday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/24/2018

Save the Date for Prague Gaming 3, March 12 - 2019 at Vienna House Andel's Prague

Save the Date for Prague Gaming 3, March 12 - 2019 at Vienna House Andel's Prague

Prague – European Gaming Media and Events is proud to announce the official date and location for Prague Gaming Summit 3, which will be held on the 12th of March at Vienna House Andel's Prague.

Submitted by Press Release on, Oct/22/2018

New Study Shows More Americans Support Legalized Sports Betting

New Study Shows More Americans Support Legalized Gambling

A new report using data from the Life, Liberty, and Happiness survey conducted by East Carolina University’s Center for Survey Research confirms that many Americans support legalized gambling on professional sports.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/18/2018

Sugarhouse Sportsbook Shifts From Golden Nugget to Monmouth Park in NJ

The newly opened Sugarhouse Sportsbook has found a brand new home after only a few weeks in business according to Legal Sports Report.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/17/2018

Sports Betting Officially Begins in New Mexico

Sports Betting Officially Begins in New Mexico

Sports betting in New Mexico officially kicked off Tuesday October 16 at the Santa Ana Star Casino outside of Albuquerque and business was brisk.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/16/2018

Borgata Seeks Permission to Go After Phil Ivey for More Than $10 Million: Bank Account Emptied

Borgata Seeks Permission to Go After Phil Ivey for More Than $10 Million

The Borgata Casino in Atlantic City has sought approval to go after poker pro Phil Ivey for the $10.1 million the property was awarded in an infamous edge-sorting case.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/16/2018

Springfield Casino Rolls In $27M In Its First Month

MGM has reported nearly $27 million in revenue during the first full month of operation at its Massachusetts casino.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/16/2018

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Man Claims Casino Responsible for Amputated Foot

Man Claims Casino Responsible for Amputated Foot

Howard Thompson claims that the sun deck at Harrah's Casino in Philadelphia is responsible for partially cooking his foot, resulting in an amputation.

The state of Maryland is inching closer towards legalizing sports wagering.

Bill Seeks to Legalize Sports Betting in Maryland

The state of Maryland is inching closer towards legalizing sports wagering.

Sports Betting Could Have to Contend With Insider Trading Laws

Sports Betting Could Have to Contend With Insider Trading Laws

Andrew Mentock of ozy.com details how insider trading laws could soon impact the world of sports wagering.