Gambling News

House Hearing on Sports Betting Officially Scheduled

Congress is set to examine whether sports betting guidelines will be needed as more states legalize the activity.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Sep/20/2018

Pennsylvania's Ban on Gambling Contributions Struck Down

A federal court judge is striking down a Pennsylvania law that bars casino owners and others with a stake in the gambling industry from donating to political campaigns in the state.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/20/2018

News Flash FanDuel: Most Folks Betting Sports First Time in NJ Don't Understand the Odds

News Flash FanDuel: Most Folks Betting Sports First Time in NJ Don't Understand the Odds

FanDuel is taking heat this week for its refusal to pay out on an $82000 winning wager they claimed was a result of their in-game pricing system malfunctioning. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/20/2018

FanDuel New Jersey Sports Betting Probe: Company Refused to Pay Out on $82,000 Bet

Anthony Prince of Newark made $110 bet on Denver to win with a minute left in game at 750-1 odds and down two points

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/20/2018

Matusow Wish for the New Year: 'Have @Potus Quit Tweeting Like A 3 yr Old'

Matusow Wish for the New Year: 'Have @Potus Quit Tweeting Like A 3 yr Old'

Poker pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow makes no secret of the fact that he is a big supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump.  But at the conclusion of Rosh Hashanah, he wished the following via Twitter

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/19/2018

Blake Shelton Video Slots Are Now Here

Blake Shelton Video Slots Are Now Here

If you are a fan of country music, and more importantly, one of the genre's biggest starts, Blake Shelton, get ready to start gambling at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Tampa.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/19/2018

DC Sports Betting Bill Introduced

Washington, DC Councilmember Jack Evan’s newly introduced bill would legalize sports betting while also placing regulations.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/19/2018

CEEGC 2018 Budapest Kicks Off in Under a Week

CEEGC 2018 Budapest Kicks Off in Under a Week

There are only 6 days left until the third edition of the Central and Eastern European Gaming Conference (CEEGC) and Awards (CEEG Awards) opens its doors and gives access for the industry to benefit of this unique opportunity in the CEE region for learning and networking.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/19/2018

How to Make Money Bookmaking Online

There are obviously millions of different ways to make money in this world, and a lot of ways can be done online. However one of the best ways to make money online is to actually become a bookie and accept action through online websites.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/18/2018

BetStars is Paying 100-1 Odds for Any Team to Win Super Bowl ...Sort of

BetStars is Paying 100-1 Odds for Any Team to Win Super Bowl  ...Sort of

BetStars announced on Tuesday it is paying out 100/1 odds for any team to win the 2019 Super Bowl including the likes of the Patriots, Rams, Eagles and more.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Sep/18/2018

Big Fish Casino Comes Under Scrutiny From Nations Cracking Down on Social Gaming, Loot Boxes, More

15 nations involved in the crackdown while another study finds a particular game is resulting in a high divorce rate

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/18/2018

Formula One Enables In-Play Betting

Formula One announced a sponsorship and data rights deal with Interregional Sports Group (ISG) on Tuesday that it said will enable the development of live in-play betting.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/18/2018

MGM Springfield Pulls In $9.5M From Gambling In First Week

Massachusetts gambling regulators are reporting MGM Springfield generated $9.5 million from gambling operations in its first week open.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/17/2018

Fear of the Fix With Sports Betting Sudden Growth in Popularity

Fear of the Fix With Sports Betting Sudden Growth in Popularity

It's early in a college basketball game and Team A, playing methodically and using up most of the 30-second shot clock, falls behind 10-6.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/17/2018

Black Ops 4 Betting Favor Doritos Bowl Win

With the recent announcement of the Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 release date, online wagering website BetDSI.com has posted odds surrounding the highly-anticipated video game. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/17/2018

NFL Wants to Testify at House Sports Betting Hearing Later This Month

NFL Wants to Testify at House Sports Betting Hearing Later This Month

A hearing related to sports betting is supposed to be scheduled September 27 and the National Football League is more than willing to testify before it according to reports.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/17/2018

Macau Begins Cleanup Following Powerful Typhoon

Macau Begins Cleanup Following Powerful Typhoon

Packing winds of more than 200 kph (125 mph) at its peak, tropical cyclone Mangkhut is considered the strongest to hit the region this year.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/17/2018

Advertising Ban Takes Center Stage at EGC 2018 Ljubljana

Chris Elliott (Wiggin) to speak about advertisement banning in the UK at EGC 2018 Ljubljana

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/17/2018

2018 NFL Week 3 Odds: Jaguars Provide Big Win for Books

2018 NFL Week 3 Odds: Jaguars Provide Big Win for Books

The Jacksonville Jaguars big win over the New England Patriots late Sunday afternoon provided a nice boost to the sportsbooks.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/17/2018

PokerStars Lawsuit Goes Before Judge

2016 World Series of Poker Main Event runner up Gordon Vayo’s lawsuit against the world’s largest poker site is set to go before a judge.  He filed the suit earlier this year.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/17/2018

Macau Shuts Down for First Time Ever

Macau Shuts Down for First Time Ever

A massive typhoon has resulted in Macau closing its casinos Saturday, the first time they have ever had to do so.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/16/2018

How Do Bookies Work?

How Do Bookies Work?

Bookies work pretty straightforwardly; they accept sporting event bets from their clients and then manage all of the bets through their “book”, which can be an actual book or some kind of sports bookie software program.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/15/2018

2018 Woodbine Mile Stakes Betting Odds

The Woodbine Mile is a Grade I stakes race run on turf for Thoroughbred racehorses three years old and up held annually in mid September at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Canada.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/15/2018

Modern Family Odds on Which Character Will be Killed Off Season 10

The co-creator behind the hit television show Modern Family have announced they plan to kill off one of the characters for Season 10.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/14/2018

Firefox to Introduce its Own Affiliate-Tracking Block Feature

With all the recent talk in the affiliate community related to Apple's intention to block cookie tracking from third parties via its Safari browser, now comes word that Mozilla Firefox has an even more aggressive plan in the works.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/14/2018

House Hearing on Sports Betting to Be Held This Month

The U.S. federal government, perhaps at the urging of sports leagues, is determined to oversee legalized sports betting as opposed to allowing states to do so it seems.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/14/2018

AGA to Schumer: 'Get Lost!'

AGA to Schumer:  'Get Lost!'

Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer (New York) is one of the most powerful men in Washington.  Currently serving as the Senate Minority Leader, Schumer has the potential to become Majority Leader if things don't go well for the Republicans this November. Schumer has also indicated he would like to see a federal framework created for sports betting in the United States.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/13/2018

TNF Prediction: Ravens will face off against Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium

There was something of a preseason taste to the outstanding victory of the Ravens over the Buffalo Bills, who fell a staggering 47-3 just over the weekend.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/13/2018

Can I Bet Sports From My Smartphone in West Virginia

Can I Bet Sports From My Smartphone in West Virginia

You can currently place a sports bet from your smartphone or tablet in West Virginia using any of a few dozen international websites, however, all of these sites are prohibited from offering apps in the state of West Virginia.  Access is via their online website only. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/13/2018

White Label Sportsbook Washington

White Label Sportsbook Washington

AcePerHead.com provides the perfect white label sportsbook product for those in Washington State now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled to abolish decades long prohibition of sports betting.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/13/2018

Breaking News

Liverpool’s Sturridge Charged With Breaching Betting Rules

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge could be facing a ban from football after being charged on Monday with breaching rules on betting.

Beto Now the 5-1 Favorite to Become Democratic Nominee for the 2020 Presidential Election

Beto Now the 5-1 Favorite to Become Democratic Nominee for the 2020 Presidential Election

Beto O'Rourke was now coming in at 5-1 odds of becoming the Democratic Nominee for the 2020 US Presidential Election.

Twitter Users Think Poker Players Are Unethical

Twitter Users Think Poker Players Are Unethical

British poker player and Twitter user Patrick Leonard recently conducted an unscientific survey that found a majority of Twitter followers feel poker players lack ethics.