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GVC to Focus on U.S. Market as UK Tightens Controls

The United States will be the biggest regulated market for Europe’s leading gambling companies within five years, GVC Holdings Chief Executive Kenny Alexander said on Thursday after reporting another decline in UK retail revenue.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/13/2018

Sports Betting Soars to $95M in New Jersey in August

Sports betting is a second-inning home run in New Jersey, where gamblers plunked down more than $95 million on sporting events in August, helping Atlantic City's casinos to one of their biggest monthly revenue increases in three decades.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/13/2018

What Does a 5X Sportsbook Bonus Mean?

What Does a 5X Sportsbook Bonus Mean?

When it comes to online sportsbook bonuses, you will often see the term "rollover requirement" with a number like 5X.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2018

Kavanaugh Asked if He Ever Sought Help for Gambling Addiction (Response)

Kavanaugh Asked if He Ever Sought Help for Gambling Addiction

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s grilling by the Senate Judiciary Committee may be over, but Democrats still have questions about the man who would be President Donald Trump’s second selection to sit on the nation’s highest court.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2018

BetDSI on CNBC: Who Can Beat Trump

BetDSI on CNBC: Who Can Beat Trump

Oddsmakers at BetDSI.com, like a lot of books, have U.S. President Donald Trump getting re-elected in 2020.  A +150 odds, Trump would pay out $15 for every $10 bet. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2018

US-Facing Online Casino Affiliate Programs See Steep Drop in Conversions: And the Fall Won't Help

While sports betting takes hold in the United States, online casino affiliates who have long embraced internationally-based websites (also known as "offshores") that are accessible here are noticing a steep downturn in the conversion percentages.  And this trend is likely to continue.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2018

100% Sportsbook Deposit Bonus Reviews

100% Sportsbook Deposit Bonus Reviews

Gambling911.com continues its extensive review of online sportsbook bonus programs, today looking at the 100% deposit bonus.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2018

Teen Sentenced for Stealing €150k From Maltese Online Casino Sentenced

Teen Sentenced for Stealing €150k From Maltese Online Casino Sentenced

A teenager from Finland who stole more than €150,000 from an online casino in Malta after discovering a glitch in their software will serve a 20-month sentence.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2018

Jens Bader (MuchBetter) and Mario Ovcharov (UltraPlay) to join CEEGC 2018 as Speakers

The team at European Gaming Media and Event, organizers of CEEGC Budapest are honored to announce that two more experts will join the must attend event in Europe this September.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2018

Mountaineer Casino Sports Book in West Virginia Hopes to be Open for NFL

The Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort in West Virginia's Northern Panhandle expects to have its sports book up and running by the start of the new football season.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2018

Sportsbook Bonus Reviews for the 2018 NFL Season: Free Play vs. Free Cash

Which is better?  Free cash or free play bonuses?  This is the question many gamblers will be asking when selecting an online sportsbook for the 2018 NFL betting season.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2018

Content Providers Look to Cash in On Legal Sports Betting in the US

With legal sports betting spreading like wildfire in the United States, it's not surprising that content providers are looking to cash in bigly.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2018

It Does Not Appear That 888Poker is Behind DoS Attacks

It Does Not Appear That 888Poker is Behind DoS Attacks

PartyPoker, Americas Cardroom, even the world's largest online poker room, PokerStars, have not been immune to Denial of Service (DoS) attacks in recent weeks.  So it shouldn't come as any surprise that another bigwig in the world of Web poker, 888Poker, has also fallen victim.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2018

Can I Bet on the FanDuel Sports Betting Site Outside of New Jersey?

FanDuel is now online taking sports bets in what is now a highly saturated New Jersey sports wagering market.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2018

Legalized Sports Betting in Texas a Pipe Dream

Those looking to place sports bets online in Texas will be able to do so via a host of international websites and maybe even by driving to Oklahoma.  Otherwise, it's a give that the state won't be legalizing sports betting any time soon.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2018

Sports Betting Coming to Arkansas? Voters May Decide

Voters are set to decide whether sports betting should be legalized in the state of Arkansas, though one group looks to stand in the way.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2018

Draftkings Sports Betting 'Team Pick'em' Open to All in US

"Team Pick'em" is available in all 50 states and offers real cash prizes and is free to enter

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2018

Sports Betting Arrives at Meadowlands as Jets Look Like Serious Contenders Monday Night

Sports Betting Arrives at Meadowlands as Jets Look Like Serious Contenders Monday Night

There were hiccups with the first ever NFL Sunday for the new Meadowlands sportsbook.  Placing bets wasn't the problem.  Getting to the Meadowlands on a day that the Giants were playing and finding somewhere to park was.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2018

MGM Resorts International And The Alliance Of American Football Partner On Sports Betting Technology

MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and new professional football league, The Alliance of American Football, have entered into a transaction that includes an investment in The Alliance and a three-year sponsorship establishing MGM Resorts as the official sports betting sponsor of The Alliance and exclusive gaming partner.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/10/2018

Employee Charged in Casino Heist

Courtney Deandrea Stanton pleaded not guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States and employee theft from the casino in which she worked.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/10/2018

Ayre Commits to Never Allowing Bitmain to Chain Split Bitcoin Again

Ayre Commits to Never Allowing Bitmain to Chain Split Bitcoin Again

"We will fight any attempts by anyone else to cause a chain split. CoinGeek and friends believe in the Satoshi Vision for the evolution of Bitcoin and that means all disputes should be settled by Nakamoto consensus and Miner hash elections...."

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/10/2018

Online Gambling Affiliates Due to Lose a Quarter or More of Their Tracking Ability

The news keeps getting worse for online gambling affiliates.  Faced with a compliance adherence stranglehold this year thanks to a European Union crackdown, now these affiliates will have to contend with losing over a quarter of their referral traffic (that's if they are lucky).

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/10/2018

888 Sports Betting App Makes Its Debut in NJ

888 Sports Betting App Makes Its Debut in NJ

888 sports betting app is the 7th in New Jersey, making for a somewhat congested market

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/10/2018

Tencent Poker Platform Shut Down Amidst Crackdown

Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings announced it is shutting down the firm's popular Texas Hold’Em poker video game in an effot to comply with intensifying government scrutiny hitting the country’s gaming industry.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/10/2018

Jerseys on, Wallets Open as Sports Betting Meets NFL season

Jerseys on, Wallets Open as Sports Betting Meets NFL season

Football fans had their jerseys on and their wallets open as pro football season arrived in places where sports betting is newly legal.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/09/2018

Bet on the Giants From Across the Meadowlands Parking Lot ...My How Things Have Changed

Bet on the Giants From Across the Meadowlands Parking Lot ...My How Things Have Changed

This weekend marked the first time ever one could place a sports bet at a New Jersey facility on an NFL team.  Those going to see the Giants lose against the Jacksonville Jaguars at the Meadowlands Arena only needed to cross the parking lot and place their wagers at the newly constructed FanDuel Sportsbook.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/09/2018

Start My Own Sports Betting Site From California

It's never been easier to start your own sports betting site from the state of California. Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to allow sports betting in all 50 states, one can suddenly feel more confident about operating a sportsbook all their own. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/09/2018

Bet Sports Online From Texas

Bet Sports Online From Texas

You can bet sports online from Texas by accessing a few dozen internationally licensed websites, even from your own home.  Despite the U.S. Supreme Court ruling to allow sports betting in all 50 states, some have resisted amending their own state laws, Texas included.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/09/2018

Open an Online Sports Betting Account From My State

You can open an online sports betting account from all 50 states via a few dozen tax-free international websites that are accessible from all of them. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/09/2018

Accessing DraftKings Sports Betting App From Outside of New Jersey Might Lead to 'Enforcement Action'

Accessing DraftKings Sports Betting App From Outside of New Jersey Might Lead to 'Enforcement Action'

Trying to access the DraftKings sports betting app outside the state of New Jersey may land you in a whole heap of trouble, so says the ominous message that pops up when one attempts to do so.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/09/2018

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.