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More Names Announced for EGC2018

More Names Announced for EGC2018

European Gaming Congress will take place at Grand Union Hotel Ljubljana on the 16th of October and is a must attend event for European operators who are actively involved with regulated and non-regulated markets in Europe and the Balkans.

Submitted by Press Release on, Oct/11/2018

New Mexico Santa Ana Star Casino to Have Sportsbook

New Mexico could become the first state west of the Mississippi to offer sports betting following a landmark ruling by the US Supreme Court in May abolishing decades long prohibition.  Nevada was the only state to offer full service sports gambling previous to the decision.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/10/2018

MLB Says it Wants Cut From Sports Betting

MLB Says it Wants Cut From Sports Betting

Major League Baseball is insisting to casino executives that the league should get a cut from wagers placed on the sport following the repeal of a federal ban on sports betting.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/10/2018

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Submitted by Guest on, Oct/10/2018

PokerStars and Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood Team Up for Action-Packed Poker Schedule

PokerStars and Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood have teamed up to bring Florida players an action-packed live poker schedule throughout November, when PokerStars will award three Platinum Passes to the PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC), which will take place in the Bahamas in January 2019.

Submitted by Press Release on, Oct/10/2018

PokerStars to Shut Down Costa Rica Office

The world's largest online poker site, PokerStars, is due to shut down its Costa Rica office by March 2019 as it focuses more on the legal poker and sports betting landscape in the US.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/10/2018

Scientific Games Acquires Don Best Sports

Scientific Games Acquires Don Best Sports

Scientific Games has announced the acquisition of Don Best Sports, a real time line service and sports data collection company encompassing quite the colorful history.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/09/2018

Kentucky Sports Betting Legislation Introduced Via Pre-Filing

A bill to legalize sports betting in the state of Kentucky has been prefiled by two lawmakers.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/09/2018

7 Reasons Why You Should Use Bookie Software to Run Your Sportsbook

Today it’s possible to run a world-class sportsbook even if you’re a one-man-show. You can actually rival most online sportsbooks by using bookie software to run every aspect of your operation.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/09/2018

DraftKings New Jersey Sports Betting App Review - Now Live!

DraftKings New Jersey Sports Betting App Review - Now Live!

The initial review of this app are mixed with many long time sports bettors offering comparisons to the popular long established internationally-licensed online sports books, but there are some unique features. 

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/09/2018

NCAA Injury Debate Pits Player Privacy vs. Gambling Concerns

NCAA Injury Debate Pits Player Privacy vs. Gambling Concerns

Indiana safety Jonathan Crawford is very clear about what he thinks of colleges releasing information on player injuries.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/09/2018

Winamax Sued Over Poker Bots

France-based Winamax Online Poker Network is being sued for allowing poker bots to play in its Winamax’s Expresso games.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/09/2018

Man Accused of Murdering Player at Poker Game Finally Goes on Trial

Eric Norris is finally on trial four years after allegedly killing a Missouri City businessman during a high stakes poker game.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/09/2018

Despite Record Shattering Season Thus Far TopBet Continues to Struggle With Making Payouts

Despite Record Shattering Season Thus Far TopBet Continues to Struggle With Making Payouts

Payout complaints continue to mount, this despite reports that internationally-licensed online sportsbooks catering to the North American market have reported record shattering numbers during the month of September.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/09/2018

Play Sugarhouse NJ Revenue Doubles Thanks to Sports Betting

Play Sugarhouse NJ Revenue Doubles Thanks to Sports Betting

New Jersey online gambling app Play Sugarhouse has seen its revenues more than double during the month of September thanks to legalized sports betting in the state.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/09/2018

NASCAR Gets Serious About Promoting Sports Betting

NASCAR Gets Serious About Promoting Sports Betting

About $5,000 on average has been wagered during NASCAR race weekends in Delaware, amounting to about $53,300 of the overall $37.06 million bet on all non-parlay sports cards since June 5....Those numbers are likely to increase dramatically, some believe. 

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Oct/08/2018

Extreme Live Gaming Casino Software Review

Extreme Live Gaming is among the more popular live dealer casino platforms on the market today.  Our friends at Live Casino have unveiled their review of Extreme Live Gaming.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/08/2018

3 Chair Umpires Banned for Life for Match-Fixing, Gambling

3 Chair Umpires Banned for Life for Match-Fixing, Gambling

Three chair umpires from Thailand have been banned for life from tennis after being found guilty of match-fixing and betting offenses.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/08/2018

Authentic Gaming Live Dealer Casino Software Review

Authentic Gaming Live Dealer Casino Software Review

One of the worldwide leaders in software for live dealer online casinos, Authentic Gaming goes by the slogan: ’It isn’t Realistic – it’s Real".

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Oct/08/2018

NFL Week 5 Sharps Moving These Team Lines

What teams are the sharp sports bettors are backing in Week 5 of the NFL?

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/07/2018

Legalized Sports Betting in DC Coming to Fruition: Bars and Hotels Could Prosper

Washington, DC is on a fast track to legalized sports betting, so says D.C. Councilman Jack Evans, a Democrat who represents Ward 2.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/07/2018

Our Sports Are in Trouble With Legalized Sports Betting

Our Sports Are in Trouble With Legalized Sports Betting

Thomas Boswell of the Washington Post writes: "Right now, everyone — from teams and leagues to state governments to the Supreme Court (which decided in May each state can decide if it wants to legalize gambling on pro and college sports) — wants you to run right out and place a bet on the Dodgers, Caps, Blue Devils or Pats."

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/07/2018

Casino Catches Fire on Live TV

A casino outside of Las Vegas was forced to evacuate due to an apparent electrical fire, and this was all captured on live television.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/05/2018

Boss Gaming Acquires Malta License

iGaming software developer BOSS. Gaming solutions are proud to announce about getting the new Gaming Service License from Malta Gaming Authority.

Submitted by Press Release on, Oct/05/2018

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Submitted by Guest on, Oct/04/2018

Two More Casinos to Offer Sports Betting in West Virginia

Two More Casinos to Offer Sports Betting in West Virginia

Delaware North says in a news release it has chosen Miomni Gaming to handle sports books at Wheeling Island Casino in Wheeling and Mardi Gras Casino in Nitro.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/04/2018

iGamingRadio Opens Up Platform for Industry

The team at European Gaming Media and Events are excited to announce that starting this week they are opening up the iGamingRadio platform for the industry to share their audio content.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/04/2018

Justice Finally as Adam Anhang Wife Found Guilty

A woman accused of killing her husband, an online gambling executive, has finally been found guilty more than a decade later.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/03/2018

NFL Players Union Concerned Over Last Week's House Hearing on Sports Betting Testimony

NFL Players Union Concerned Over Last Week's House Hearing on Sports Betting Testimony

The NFL Players Association expressed concerns over last week’s hearing on legalized sports betting in the U.S.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/03/2018

New Online Poker Tournament Payout Record Set

New Online Poker Tournament Payout Record Set

Over a 30 day period, ten online poker tournaments paid a whopping total $217,803,107 in guaranteed prize pools.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/03/2018

Breaking News

Illinois Legislator Working on Bringing Sports Betting to That State

Illinois Legislator Working on Bringing Sports Betting to That State

An Illinois lawmaker says a bill to legalize sports gambling in the state likely won't be put before the General Assembly until next year.

Wife and Manager of Kidnapped 5Dimes Owner Met to Make Payment

Wife and Manager of Kidnapped 5Dimes Owner Met to Make Payment

A Diario report reveals that the wife of kidnapped 5Dimes owner communicated with a manager of the betting firm to send more than $700K in bitcoin ransom to Cuba hours after Sean "Tony" Creighton allegedly disappeared.

New Study Shows More Americans Support Legalized Gambling

New Study Shows More Americans Support Legalized Sports Betting

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.