Gambling News

Florida Senate Moves Ahead With Major Gambling Expansion

Florida Senate Moves Ahead With Major Gambling Expansion

A dramatic expansion of gambling in Florida is moving ahead in the Florida Senate.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/26/2017

Trump’s Choice for Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin, Has Close Ties to Gambling

Trump’s Choice for Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin, Has Close Ties to Gambling

President Donald J. Trump's choice to be U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, Steven T. Mnuchin, will be in charge of the nation's money supply.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/25/2017

Man Wins $290,687 in Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open

Man Wins $290,687 in Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open

Michael Graffeo of Boca Raton, Fla. walked away with $290,687 after winning first place in the Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open (LHPO)  WPTDeepStacks Main Event on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/25/2017

Colorado Enacts Bonding Requirement for Fantasy Sports Operators

Colorado Enacts Bonding Requirement for Fantasy Sports Operators

On June 10, 2016, Colorado governor John Hickenlooper signed House Bill 16-1404, a bill to regulate fantasy contests and fantasy contest operators in the state.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/25/2017

Man Who Got ‘Mafia’ Mention Out of ‘Godfather’ Film has Died

Man Who Got ‘Mafia’ Mention Out of ‘Godfather’ Film has Died

The son of a legendary New York Mafia boss has died of complications from diabetes at the age of 71.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/25/2017

Paddy Power Betfair Ratings Reaffirmed by Advisors

Paddy Power Betfair Ratings Reaffirmed by Advisors

Advisors at both Numis and Shore Capital have reaffirmed their ratings for online gambling powerhouse Paddy Power and Betfair, albeit providing different recommendations.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/25/2017

Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Announces Grand Opening Details

Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Announces Grand Opening Details

Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady announced today details of the grand opening of the first Las Vegas-style casino in the Capital Region.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/25/2017

Judge Compares Texas Teacher Pot Consumption in Colorado to Gambling in Vegas

Judge Compares Texas Teacher Pot Consumption in Colorado to Gambling in Vegas

A Texas judge has ruled that a former teacher should not be punished for consuming marijuana while in Colorado. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/25/2017

Affiliate Gambling: 20 Percent of Online Casino Visitors Click on Banners

Affiliate Gambling: 20 Percent of Online Casino Visitors Click on Banners

A recent report shows that 20 percent of online casino visitors will click on a banner, especially those that mention variations of the message “free bets”.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/25/2017

Poker Pro Turned Singer, DJ Vanessa Rousso to Release First Single ‘Kiss Face’

Poker Pro Turned Singer, DJ Vanessa Rousso to Release First Single ‘Kiss Face’

One of the most successful women on the live poker circuit and former ambassador for PokerStars, Vanessa Rousso, is set to release her new single “Kiss Face”, on February 5.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/24/2017

State of Georgia Could be Getting Two Casinos

State of Georgia Could be Getting Two Casinos

Supporters of casino gambling hope to legalize the industry in Georgia after several failed attempts in recent legislative sessions.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/24/2017

Odds to Win Best Picture at 2017 Oscars as Nominations Announced

Odds to Win Best Picture at 2017 Oscars as Nominations Announced

BetOnline has your odds to win the Best Picture at this year’s Academy Awards following Tuesday’s Oscar nominations.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/24/2017

MGM National Harbor Celebrates the Year of the Rooster

MGM National Harbor Celebrates the Year of the Rooster

MGM National Harbor, the region’s hottest new destination resort casino, is celebrating Lunar New Year with festive entertainment, a vibrant Conservatory display and authentic culinary specials.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/24/2017

Western Union Fined $586 million for Colluding With Organized Crime

Western Union Fined $586 million for Colluding With Organized Crime

The popular money transfer service Western Union has been fined $586 million for allegedly colluding with organized criminal elements in an effort to circumvent money laundering laws.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/24/2017

Artificial Intelligence ‘Libratus’ About to Defeat Poker Champions for First Time

Artificial Intelligence ‘Libratus’ About to Defeat Poker Champions for First Time

So far, after 67,000 hands, Libratus has won $701,242 worth of chips after starting from a balance of zero

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/24/2017

Aussie Millions 2017 Attracts Over 700 Players: Will Final Number Exceed Last Year

Aussie Millions 2017 Attracts Over 700 Players

The Aussie Millions 2017 had attracted some 718 players by the final opening day Tuesday. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/24/2017

Three Casinos Fight for Adele With Potential of £400,000 a Night Payout

Three Casinos Fight for Adele With Potential of £400,000 a Night Payout

Recording artist Adele is being courted by three big Vegas Strip casinos: MGM, the Venetian and Caesars Resorts with what is being called the “biggest deals ever put together”. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/23/2017

Naked Man Gunned Down at Casino Identified

Naked Man Gunned Down at Casino Identified

Authorities are identifying a 57-year-old Arizona man who died and the Las Vegas police officer who shot him

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/23/2017

Skin in the Game Looks at How Counter-Strike Spawned Multi-Billion Dollar Gambling Sector

ESPN.com featured an excellent piece on how Counter-Strike helped to create a multibillion-dollar world of online casino gambling

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/23/2017

China Continues its Crackdown on Internet Gambling

China Continues its Crackdown on Internet Gambling

China is reinforcing its censorship of the internet with a campaign to crack down on unauthorised connections....

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/23/2017

Knife Wielding Naked Man Gunned Down in Gambling Hall by Police

Knife Wielding Naked Man Gunned Down in Gambling Hall by Police

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says one of its officers fatally shot a knife-wielding naked man when he charged the officer after not complying with the officer's commands

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/22/2017

No Deal as Florida Appeals Seminole Tribe Blackjack Ruling

Florida is pushing ahead in its legal tussle with the Seminole Tribe of Florida over the tribe's estimated $2 billion a year gambling operation.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/20/2017

Vegas 24 Votes Away From Snatching the Raiders

First the NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights. Soon, maybe, the Las Vegas Raiders.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/20/2017

Forget Legalized Online Gambling in the US: The Adelson Influence

Forget Legalized Online Gambling in the US: The Adelson Influence

Adelson has pushed for Web gambling prohibition in the States over the past few years

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/20/2017

Why Slot Games Are Continuing to Dominate the Online Casino Market

Why Slot Games Are Continuing to Dominate the Online Casino Market

As 2016 drew to a close, there was little doubt that the online casino market was established as the world's primary growth industry.

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/20/2017

Las Vegas Sands Settles Bribery Case

Las Vegas Sands Settles Bribery Case

Las Vegas Sands Corp agreed to pay a $6.96 million criminal penalty to end the U.S. Department of Justice probe

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/19/2017

Bookie Tips: Should You Get a Business Partner?

Bookie Tips:  Should You Get a Business Partner?

When should price per head agents get a business partner? Find out when to partner up, about per head softwares, and what they offer right here.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/19/2017

Police Arrest Armed Man at Casino: Barricaded Himself in Bathroom

Police Arrest Armed Man at Casino: Barricaded Himself in Bathroom

Sparks police have arrested an armed man after a standoff with a SWAT team at a hotel-casino where two floors briefly were evacuated.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/19/2017

New Mexico Tribe Goes to War With Gambling Panel

Oklahoma Tribe Goes to War With Gambling Panel

Attorneys for the Fort Sill Apache filed a motion Tuesday, calling for the Gaming Commission to be held in contempt.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/19/2017

IRS Announces New Rules for Gambling Winnings on Horse Racing, Slots

IRS Announces New Rules for Gambling Winnings on Horse Racing, Slots

The US Internal Revenue Service this week announced new rules for withholding and reporting of pari-mutuel winnings as well as games such as slots, keno and bingo.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/19/2017

Breaking News

One Dead in Vegas Strip Shooting

One Dead in Vegas Strip Shooting

A hospital spokeswoman says one person has died in a shooting on the Las Vegas strip.

Poker Tables Disappearing From Casinos

The Las Vegas Strip is about to lose nearly a quarter of the tables it had a decade ago.

Fight Over Gambling Led Man to Run Over Wife Four Times

Prosecutors in Massachusetts say a man drove over his ex-wife four times in the driveway of their Quincy home, killing her, after they fought over his alleged gambling last year.