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PA Teacher Stole Nearly $200K From Union to Fuel Gambling Addiction

PA Teacher Stole Nearly $200K From Union to Fuel Gambling Addiction
A business teacher has been charged with stealing $175,000 he blew on lottery tickets and at casinos while serving as treasurer of his union at suburban Pittsburgh school district.

Campaign for Liberty Strongly Opposes Online Gambling Ban

Campaign for Liberty Strongly Opposes Online Gambling Ban
Today, Campaign for Liberty issued the following statement from C4L President John Tate strongly opposing the reintroduction of the “Restoration of America’s Wire Act” (RAWA) by Rep. Jason Chaffetz 

Bill to Outlaw Online Gambling in US Resurfaces in Congress

A bill to prohibit online gambling in the United States has resurfaced in Congress this week.  The legislation, reintroduced by Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) is heavily backed by GOP megadonor and casino mogul Sheldon Adelson.

Iowa Moves Closer to Legalizing Fantasy Sports

Iowa Moves Closer to Legalizing Fantasy Sports
Iowa, a state that has dabbled with the notion of legalizing online gambling including poker, has moved to legalize Fantasy sports.

Minnesota Man Wins $300,000 Playing Daily Fantasy Sports

Minnesota Man Wins $300,000 Playing Daily Fantasy Sports
Jake Sanders, 38, of Edina, Minnesota, recently won $300,000 from the Daily Fantasy Sports site FanDuel.com.  And that was by finishing in 4th place!

Daily Fantasy Freerolls – ScoreStreak.com, FantasyAces.com

Daily Fantasy Freerolls – ScoreStreak.com, FantasyAces.com
Daily Fantasy freerolls allow folks to enter a tournament without having to pay a fee.  This is an attractive option not just in the world of Daily Fantasy Sports, but also in online poker.

Can I Bet on the Aaron Hernandez Trial Online?

Can I Bet on the Aaron Hernandez Trial Online?
While many folks would love to bet on the Aaron Hernandez murder trial, none of the online bookmakers are offering such odds at this time.

Golden Nugget Fined for Losing Slot Machine, Failing to Shuffle Cards

Golden Nugget Fined for Losing Slot Machine, Failing to Shuffle Cards
Two tasks should be among the most basic at any casino: Keep track of how many slot machines are in use, and shuffle the cards before using them.

Adam Silver Talks Legalized Betting on the NBA With ESPN

Adam Silver Talks Legalized Betting on the NBA With ESPN
NBA commissioner Adam Silver sits down with Andy Katz on "Outside The Lines" to discuss legalized sports betting on the NBA.

Vulcun Announces the Largest League of Legends Fantasy Prize: $1 Million

Vulcun Announces the Largest League of Legends Fantasy Prize: $1 Million
In business for just over a month now and kicking off with a $250000 prize pool, Vulcun will now be offering a $1 million prize for the upcoming League of Legends League Championship Series (LCS). 

Judge Finds Evidence Tainted in Poker Pro Paul Phua Case: FBI in the Wrong

Undercover FBI and Nevada regulatory agents misled a federal judge and violated the rights of a wealthy Malaysian businessman and his son by posing as Internet repairmen

Senator John McCain Wants Congress to Look at Legalized Sports Betting

Senator John McCain Wants Congress to Look at Legalized Sports Betting
Senator John McCain told “Capital Games” hosts Rick Klein and Andy Katz this past week that Congress needs to debate whether sports betting should be legalized.

Fantasy Sports New Kid Sideleague.com has an App for You

Fantasy Sports New Kid Sideleague.com has an App for You
Are you a fantasy sports player?  There's an app for that.  As more and more people play in fantasy sports leagues that they access via their mobile devices, the leagues are making it easier for them to do so.

Bitcoin Sportsbook For Super Bowl 49: The Importance of the Bookmaker News

Bitcoin Sportsbook For Super Bowl 49: The Importance of the Bookmaker News
Many fans of Bitcoin, the anonymous digital currency, may not have fully grasped the importance of Bookmaker.eu announcing its new Bitcoin sportsbook platform this past week.

Nevada Casino Winnings Drop to $11 Billion in 2014

Nevada Casino Winnings Drop to $11 Billion in 2014
Nevada's slow and steady gambling winning streak ended in 2014 with $11 billion captured behind casino cages, down 1.1 percent from a year ago.

Bookmaker Offers Bitcoin Just in Time for Super Bowl XLIX

Bookmaker Offers Bitcoin Just in Time for Super Bowl XLIX
The hype for Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks is reaching a fever pitch, and Bookmaker.eu is making its own worldwide headlines by now accepting Bitcoin

Washington State Lawmakers Want to Legalize Fantasy Sports

Washington State Lawmakers Want to Legalize Fantasy Sports
Lawmakers in Washington state - home to the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks - may legalize gambling on fantasy football by classifying fantasy sports as games of skill.

Parlay Bet Pays $100K From BetDSI.com

Parlay Bet Pays $100K From BetDSI.com
The Wizards' 107-105 win in overtime at Denver put the finishing touches on a winning ticket in near-miraculous style.

FanDuel Sued: Daily Fantasy Sports and the Start of Class Action Season

FanDuel Sued: Daily Fantasy Sports and the Start of Class Action Season
At least one of the big two Fantasy Sports companies, FanDuel, is now experiencing a big dose of reality as it battles a class action suit filed last month in federal court in Miami. 

Online Gambling, Marijuana Ring Busted in Oregon

Online Gambling, Marijuana Ring Busted in Oregon
US federal authorities have taken down an online gambling ring operating out of four Oregon counties.  Raids were conducted Wednesday morning in a number of towns including the state’s largest city of Portland. 

What’s a Good Pay Per Head for Super Bowl 49

What’s a Good Pay Per Head for Super Bowl 49
There will most certainly be a high demand for a solid Pay Per Head this Super Bowl 49 and RealBookies.com per head service should certainly be considered.  

Jets Hire Brother of Judge in New Jersey Sports Betting Suit

Jets Hire Brother of Judge in New Jersey Sports Betting Suit
The New York Jets have hired the brother of a federal judge who has ruled on New Jersey's efforts to allow sports betting, but that won't affect the case for now.

BetDSI.com Begins Offering Bitcoin as Payment Option

BetDSI.com Begins Offering Bitcoin as Payment Option
BetDSI.com, one of the biggest and most established online sportsbooks, has officially opened Bitcoin as an option for all members just in time for the Super Bowl.

Defunct Revel Casino Gets Big Tax Break for 2015

Defunct Revel Casino Gets Big Tax Break for 2015
Revel has finally won something.  The former Atlantic City casino is getting a big tax break this year under a settlement it reached

Nitrogen Sports Bitcoin Book to Begin Accepting US Dollars

Nitrogen Sports Bitcoin Book to Begin Accepting US Dollars
Nitrogen Sports is beginning to distinguish itself from one of those many fly-by-night “Bitcoin-only” books that have come and gone with the drop of a….well, the drop of the anonymous digital currency’s price.
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