Gambling News

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

Google Says DeIndexing Bug Issue Resolved

Google Says DeIndexing Bug Issue Resolved

While most online gambling affiliates and operators appear to have walked away unscathed, some 4% of websites suffered a massive loss in Google rankings last week certain to have given a few webmasters heartburn.....or something worse.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/15/2019

2019 PGA Tournament Bets Could Prove Record Shattering

2019 PGA Tournament Bets Could Prove Record Shattering

A combination of Tiger Woods resurgence and big name fantasy sports companies heavy promotion of golf events will likely translate into this year's PGA Championship being among the most wagered on events in 2019.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Apr/15/2019

Tiger Woods Costs FanDuel $2 Million

Tiger Woods Costs FanDuel $2 Million

Company claims 21 percent of future bets were on Tiger Woods

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Apr/15/2019

Bet on Game of Thrones Final Season Who Will Die

The final season of Game of Thrones kicked off Sunday night and gamblers will be able to bet which characters will be killed off, at least for the first couple of shows.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Apr/14/2019

Bitcoin SV Founder Announces $5K Bounty to Find Out Twitter User's True Identity

Bitcoin SV Founder Announces $5K Bounty to Find Out Twitter User's True Identity

It may not be the dreaded hashwars of late this past year, but it's getting ugly out there in Crypto World.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/14/2019

Tiger Woods the Biggest Futures Loss of Any Sport in History of BetOnline

Tiger Woods the Biggest Futures Loss of Any Sport in History of BetOnline

Tiger Woods made history Sunday, and so too did one of the largest online sportsbooks on the planet, BetOnline.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Apr/14/2019

Valve Hit With Illegal Gambling Lawsuit

State tribe claims Valve helps in facilitating scams and unfair gambling

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/13/2019

Televised Poker Coming to Ohio in April

Columbus, OH - To date, the state of Ohio has never held a nationally televised poker tournament. That will change in a matter of weeks. Hollywood Casino Columbus is set to host the renowned Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) April 18-29.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/12/2019

Multiple Bingo Halls Raided in Alabama

Multiple Bingo Halls Raided in Alabama

More than a dozen individuals were arrested following the raids of four illegal Bingo halls in Alabama this week, all in Jefferson County.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/12/2019

'Sports Betting is Part of the Discussions' Florida Senate President Bill Galvano Says

'Sports Betting is Part of the Discussions' Florida Senate President Bill Galvano Says

Senate President Bill Galvano says he is optimistic about revamping a gambling agreement, known as a “compact,” between the Seminols and the state.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/12/2019

Justice Department has Two Weeks to Clarify its Stance on Web Gambling

A federal judge on Thursday gave the U.S. Justice Department two weeks to clarify its stance on laws regulating internet gambling after hearing arguments from New Hampshire officials in a case with potential implications for the future of state lotteries and the programs, often educational, that they fund.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/11/2019

Sports Betting Tips and How You Can Have a Better Chance of Winning

Sports Betting Tips

Sports entertainment on its own can be very exciting and fulfilling. What makes watching sports more interesting these days is when it starts to include the opportunity for you to win money.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/11/2019

Monmouth Park’s Dennis Drazin latest to join Sports Betting Hall of Fame

Monmouth Park’s Dennis Drazin latest to join Sports Betting Hall of Fame

Dennis Drazin of Monmouth Park racecourse is to be the third industry stalwart to be inducted into the Sports Betting Hall of Fame.

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/11/2019

Should Universities Get Cut of College Sports Betting? LSU’s President Says Maybe

Should Universities Get Cut of College Sports Betting? LSU’s President Says Maybe

Should the state of Louisiana opt to legalize sports betting, they may need to give a cut to the likes of LSU.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/10/2019

The Missing Millions: States Await Gambling Windfall From Sports Betting

The Missing Millions: States Await Gambling Windfall From Sports Betting

ProPublica Illinois has an excellent piece on the expected windfall tied to newly allowed gambling activity and why it might be a long wait.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/10/2019

New Photo Released of Missing Icelandic Poker Pro

New Photo Released of Missing Icelandic Poker Pro

A new photo of a missing Icelandic poker pro has been released by Ireland's gardaí.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/09/2019

AC Casino Profits See Nosedive

ATLANTIC CITY — Casino profits fell by more than 15% in Atlantic City in 2018, a year in which the downsized market reopened two shuttered gambling halls, according to figures released Monday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/09/2019

Ohio Takes First Steps to Legalize Sports Betting

Ohio Takes First Steps to Legalize Sports Betting

Ohio state Reps. Dave Greenspan, R-Westlake, and Brigid Kelly, D-Cincinnati on Tuesday introduced a bill that would legalize sports wagering in the Buckeye State.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/09/2019

Seminole Hard Rock Named Top “Employer of Choice” in Gaming Industry for Fourth Year in a Row

Seminole Hard Rock Named Top “Employer of Choice” in Gaming Industry for Fourth Year in a Row

Results of the latest Casino Gaming Executive Satisfaction Survey have further cemented the top spot of Seminole Hard Rock as the clear “Employer of Choice” among the industry’s 34 casino companies or standalone casinos.

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/09/2019

Grand Casino Poker Room Massive Expansion Underway

Grand Casino Poker Room Massive Expansion Underway

While Poker rooms are on the drop in Latin America, Grand Casino Escazu in Costa Rica hopes to change all that. The new expansion and renovations of the Casino and Poker room will be the ultimate poker destination in Central America. 

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/09/2019

Breaking News

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.

Can I Use the Draftkings App in West Virginia?

Can I Use the Draftkings App in West Virginia?

You will soon be able to use the Draftkings app from within the state of West Virginia.

Will I Be Able to Bet the Indy 500 Online From Indiana?

Will I Be Able to Bet the Indy 500 Online From Indiana?

Beginning in 2020, you will be able to bet the Indianapolis 500 online from Indiana with state-based sportsbooks (both mobile and retail).  You can currently place Indy 500 bets with any number of top offshore sportsbooks.