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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

Tennessee Sports Betting Bill Invokes Slavery: No Betting on Sunday?

White Tennessee Rep Tells Black Sponsor of Sports Betting Bill: 'Gambling Addiction Like Slavery'

White representative tells Black rep, sports betting addiction like "slavery"

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/19/2019

William Hill: US Sports Betting Market Presents Unique Opportunity

William Hill: US Sports Betting Market Presents Unique Opportunity

British bookmaker William Hill's expansion into the U.S. market should enable the company to recover from poor 2018 results, many experts believe.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/19/2019

Fortnite Star Ninja Among Time's Most Influential People

Fortnite Star Ninja Among Time's Most Influential People

Joining the likes of U.S. President Donald Trump, recording artist Taylor Swift and Pope Francis,Fortnite's Ninja has become the first ever eSports personality named to Time's 100 Most Influential People list.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Apr/19/2019

Colorado Sports Betting Bill Introduced Late in Session

Colorado Sports Betting Bill Introduced Late in Session

Some Colorado lawmakers want to ask voters in November whether sports betting should be legal in the state.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/19/2019

Iowa Sports Betting Bill Passes in Senate

Iowa Sports Betting Bill Passes in Senate

A bill that would legalize betting on sporting events and fantasy sports in Iowa has passed the Senate and is expected to be considered as soon as Monday in the House.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/19/2019

MeccaBingo.com Review I Complaints

MeccaBingo.com is an online bingo and casino site based out of the United Kingdom. 

Submitted by steve cooper on, Apr/18/2019

Wichita Area Man Pleads Guilty in Illegal Poker Scheme

Wichita Area Man Pleads Guilty in Illegal Poker Scheme

WICHITA, Kan. A St. Mary's, Kan. man pleads guilty to a felony charge in connection with a federal investigation into illegal poker games in Wichita.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/18/2019

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

Coinbase Takes in Staggering $520 Mil

Coinbase Takes in Staggering $520 Mil

LONDON (Reuters) - Major finance and tech firms are pouring money into startups building technology to develop the crypto market, even though they’re steering clear of the volatile currencies themselves.

Submitted by Reuters on, Apr/18/2019

Google Lets Android Users in Europe Choose Rival Browsers, Search Engines

Google Lets Android Users in Europe Choose Rival Browsers, Search Engines

Users of Android devices in Europe will be able to choose rival browsers and search engines from five options starting on Thursday, a senior Google executive said, as the company tries to quell EU antitrust concerns and stave off fresh penalties.

Submitted by Reuters on, Apr/18/2019

Bernie Sanders Moves to the Top of the Pack

Bernie Sanders Moves to the Top of the Pack

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is now favored to win the Democratic nomination for the 2020 U.S. Presidential race following a highly rated Fox News Town Hall.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/17/2019

One of Canada's Biggest Mobsters Dead

One of Canada's Biggest Mobsters Dead

One of Canada's deadliest mobsters has passed away.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/17/2019

How Do I Access the Draftkings Sportsbook Site From My State?

How Do I Access the Draftkings Sportsbook Site From My State?

You can access the Draftkings.com website from every U.S. state but will only be able to place bets while in New Jersey for the time being.  Residents of most states can still bet sports online from licensed offshore books.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Apr/17/2019

MLB | Series Bets Strategies

MLB | Series Bets Strategies

The 2019 MLB season has kicked off with a roaring start and there have already been a few big surprises. The exciting thing about baseball is the betting options that come with it! This sport is a prolific moneymaker and one that sharp players rely on.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/17/2019

PA Mobile Sports Betting Starts Early May

PA Mobile Sports Betting Starts Early May

Online and mobile sports betting in Pennsylvania will kick off the beginning of May, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control board spokesman said Wednesday.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/17/2019

5 Advanced SEO Techiniques for the Online Gambling Sector Webmaster

5 Advanced SEO Techiniques for the Online Gambling Sector Webmaster

Akshay Hallur of 99Signals.com talks advanced SEO strategies.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/17/2019

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

How Much Money Should an Online Gambling Affiliate Expect to Make Month After Month?

Should an Online Gambling Affiliate Expect to Win Month After Month?

A poster on the Affiliate Guard Dog forum asks the question: How many of your (online gambling affiliate) brands do you actually make a profit from?

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/17/2019

TheStreet: How Betting is Shaping the eSports Landscape

TheStreet: How Betting is Shaping the eSports Landscape

The more people watch eSports, the more they are willing to place bets

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Apr/17/2019

What is the Payout on Tiger Woods Winning the 2019 Players Championship?

What is the Payout on Tiger Woods Winning the 2019 Players Championship?

Tiger Woods is promising a payout of $80 for every $10 bet should he go on to win the 2019 PGA Championship this May 16-19.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Apr/16/2019

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

AI Defeats Top DOTA Team

AI Defeats Top DOTA Team

First Artificial Intelligence (also known as AI) beat a bunch of professional poker players, and now they want a piece of professional gamers. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/16/2019

Wright Wages War on Twitter Trolls

Wright Wages War on Twitter Trolls

Perhaps taking a chapter from the Devin Nunes' Cow handbook on "How to Deal With Twitter Trolls", it was revealed that Satoshi Vision (BSV) founder Dr. Craig Wright had has filed legal papers against Adam Back, CEO of Blockstream, for defamation and libel.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba 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

Mobile Sports Betting in Indiana Looks Less Likely

Mobile Sports Betting in Indiana Looks Less Likely

The Indiana House voted 78-15 Monday in favor of a bill that includes limiting sports betting to casino establishments.  That legislation does not allow for mobile or online wagering.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/15/2019

EU Looks to Remold Internet With New Copyright Laws

EU Looks to Remold Internet With New Copyright Laws

The European Union on Monday approved a copyright overhaul aiming to protect artists, news organizations and photographers and punish smaller web companies that might publish said content without permission.   A final vote on the directive known as Article 13 will take place in May.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/15/2019

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

These Alt Coins Were Mostly Dead on Arrival

These Alt Coins Were Mostly Dead on Arrival

We've heard the names: Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin SV, Ethereum, Dash, Litecoin.  But for each of these cryptocurrencies, about a dozen others have vanished.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/15/2019

Breaking News

Sports Betting News Updates: Disney,

Sports Betting News Updates: Disney, Others Risk Reputation, PointBet Refunds on Egregious No Call

A number of media companies have gotten into bed with gambling firms in recent weeks.  Caesars hooked up wtih ESPN last year, well ahead of more recent "open" marriages where the media firms like Fox and possibly Sinclair will act as bet takers.

60 Minutes Looks at Bitcoin

60 Minutes Looks at Bitcoin ...And the Guy Who Spent $800 Million of it on Pizza

This Sunday May 19 at 7 pm EST on CBS (though most certainly delayed a bit with the conclusion of the PGA Championship), the long running CBS news magazine takes a look at the cryptocurrency bitcoin.

Red Dead Online Poker Review - Access Issues

If any company is going to make a run at competing with the big name real money online poker sites like PokerStars, Americas Cardroom or 888, it would be an established gaming site the likes of Rock Star Games.  They recently incorporated poker into their Red Dead Online title, but - SURPRISE - most people can't play for real money.