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China Internet Censor Gets 14 Years for Corruption

China Internet Censor Gets 14 Years for Corruption

China’s former internet censor, who once held high-profile meetings with industry leaders such as Apple CEO Tim Cook and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, was sentenced to 14 years in prison on corruption charges Tuesday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/26/2019

Rhode Island Governor Signs Bill for Mobile Sports Betting

Rhode Island's governor has signed a bill to allow mobile sports betting.  The General Assembly said Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo signed it Monday.   

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/26/2019

Epic Games Releases Qualification Process for Fortnite World Cup 2019

Epic Games Releases Qualification Process for Fortnite World Cup 2019

Players will utilize the new Arena Mode queue to earn enough points to enter one of the ten qualifier events beginning on April 13 for this year’s Epic Games’ Fortnite $30 million World Cup. 

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Mar/26/2019

Conor McGregor Under Investigation for Alleged Sexual Assault

Conor McGregor Under Investigation for Alleged Sexual Assault

UFC star Conor McGregor is accused of a sexual assault in his native Ireland, according to a report by The New York Times.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Mar/26/2019

Once Among the Most Successful Online Casino Affiliates, Erik Bergman Embarks on Changing the World

Young entrepreneur Erik Bergman made $15 million selling his ownership in online casino affiliate company

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/26/2019

Online Sportsbook Now Accepts Ethereum, Dash

Online Sportsbook Now Accepts Ethereum, Dash

Ethereum and Dash are fast becoming popular funding methods in the world of online gambling

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/25/2019

Mega eSports Stadium to be Constucted in Philadelphia

After the retirement of Rob Gronkowski, SportsBetting.ag posted a prop bet on the former tight end's next job.    Given Gronkowski's prior appearance in pro wrestling and his relationship with WWE superstar Mojo Rawley, going the route of Ronda Rousey and testing his strength in the WWE is the favorite at 3/2 or +150.    Gronk becoming an NFL commentator has the second-lowest odds while actor and podcast host are 5/1 or +500. The prop does note that Gronkowski's upcoming Hollywood debut (Boss Level, August

Stadium will feature 3,500 seats and is the first of its kind in the Western hemisphere

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Mar/25/2019

eSports and the Olympics May Not be Perfect Together

eSports and the Olympics May Not be Perfect Together

No medals for eSports in next Olympics

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Mar/25/2019

What is The Meaning of Pay Per Head?

What is The Meaning of Pay Per Head?

If you have any interest in sports betting or the sports betting industry, you have probably come across the term, “pay per head”.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/25/2019

This is How a Pay Per Head Works

This is How Pay Per Head Works

If you search the term “pay per head” online, you will come across a number of results pertaining to the sports betting business. You will find listings for bookie software solution providers and sportsbook services. What you probably will not find is a simple answer the question, “how does pay per head work?”

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/25/2019

NJ Governor Murphy to Deliver Keynote Address at Betting on Sports America

NJ Governor Murphy to Deliver Keynote Address at Betting on Sports America

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy will share his vision for the future of sports betting in the state at April’s Betting on Sports America conference, the biggest sports wagering trade event in the US.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/25/2019

14 Cent Bet on Tourney Pays Out $1346

A bettor at Draftkings correctly picked the side and total on seven NCAA tournaments games Saturday, according to David Payne Purdum of ESPN.com.  And it gets even better. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/25/2019

60 Minutes Explores Legallized Sports Betting in the US and Potential for College Athletes to be Compromised

Sports Betting Community Reacts to 60 Minutes Segment on College Athletes Throwing Games

Nobody can sit here and tell you they can deal with this and be a hundred percent clean, Marshall University's Mike Hamrick asserts

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/25/2019

How Do I Bet Sports on My Mobile Device From the US, My State

How Do I Bet Sports on My Mobile Device From the US, My State

You can bet sports and other events from your mobile device and from all 50 U.S. states.  Note that the below information will constantly be updated.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/24/2019

How to Create a Bookie Site

How to Create a Bookie Site

If you are looking to be a bookie then the fastest and easiest way to become one is by utilizing one of the many pay per head sites that offer a fully inclusive service with a website for your players to bet on all the sporting events in the world each day.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/24/2019

DraftKings Opening New Headquarters as it Plans Expansion

DraftKings Opening New Headquarters as it Plans Expansion

One of Boston’s largest tech companies is moving into a new corporate headquarters.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/23/2019

Poll Finds Those in Favor of Betting on Pro Sports, Not College

Poll Finds Those in Favor of Betting on Pro Sports, Not College

Scrambling to fill out a March Madness bracket? Betting lunch money that you can pinpoint the Final Four better than co-workers or family?

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/23/2019

Politician Admits to Gambling Relapse

Politician Admits to Gambling Relapse

Karen Carter Peterson, a state senator from New Orleans and chair of the Louisiana Democratic Party, admitted to a gambling problem Friday — minutes after WWL-TV posted a news story reporting that she had violated a ban on entering Louisiana casinos.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/23/2019

60 Minutes Looks at Legal Sports Betting in the US

60 Minutes Looks at Legal Sports Betting in the US

Sports gamblers will not want to miss 60 Minutes Sunday March 24 as the popular television news magazine will feature a segment on legalized sports betting in the United States.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Mar/23/2019

Maryland vs. LSU Game Biggest Decision Thus Far for This Bookmaker

Maryland vs. LSU Game Biggest Decision Thus Far for This Bookmaker

Some bookmakers were biting their nails Saturday as we headed into the second round of the NCAA Men's College Basketball Tournament. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Mar/23/2019

Mississippi Casinos Continue Winning Streak

Mississippi Casinos Continue Winning Streak

The hot streak continues for Mississippi casinos, with gambling halls statewide posting another revenue increase in February.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/23/2019

What Sites Can I Bet Sports Online From California?

What Sites Can I Bet Sports Online From California?

You can bet sports online from California at BetOnline.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Mar/23/2019

Wofford a $9K Value for Bettors This Season

Wofford a $9K Value for Bettors This Season

Wofford will enter Saturday's game against Kentucky as a $9000 value for sports bettors. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Mar/23/2019

Is Draftkings Legal in Florida?

Is Draftkings Legal in Florida?

Draftkings is not licensed in Florida to take bets.  A number of other websites licensed outside the state do take bets from Florida residents however.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/22/2019

Is Draftkings Legal in Texas?

Is Draftkings Legal in Texas?

Draftkings is not licensed in Texas to take bets.  A number of other websites licensed outside the state do take bets from Texas residents however.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/22/2019

Is Draftkings Legal in California?

Is Draftkings Legal in California?

Draftkings is not licensed in California to take bets.  A number of other websites licensed outside the state do take bets from California residents however.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/22/2019

Family Renews Appeal to Find Missing Poker Player

Family Renews Appeal to Find Missing Poker Player

The family of missing Icelandic poker player Jon Jonsson continue their efforts to help locate the poker player who vanished in Dublin Ireland February 9.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/22/2019

Mobster Hit Suspect Shows Symbol Linked to Conspiracy Theory

Mobster Hit Suspect Shows Symbol Linked to Conspiracy Theory

The man charged with killing the reputed boss of the Gambino crime family had a symbol on his hand that some say is associated with a conspiracy theory.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/22/2019

NY Can Start Taking Sports Bets in May

NY Can Start Taking Sports Bets in May

Upstate New York casinos authorized to offer sports gambling could be accepting wagers by Memorial Day weekend.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/21/2019

AP-NORC Poll: US Divided on College vs Pro Sports Betting

AP-NORC Poll: US Divided on College vs Pro Sports Betting

Scrambling to fill out a March Madness bracket? Betting lunch money that you can pinpoint the Final Four better than co-workers or family?

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/21/2019

Breaking News

Can I Bet Sports on FOX Bet Online From Alaska

Can I Bet Sports on FOX Bet Online From Alaska

FOX Bet will not be accessible to those in Alaska for real money play, though the site looks to have a free play platform launching.

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.