Gambling

Reuters: Anthem Costs Betting Company Dearly (BetOnline)

Gladys Knight’s rendition of the national anthem at the Super Bowl on Sunday caused a headache for one sports betting company after the singer extended the end of the song, the length of which had drawn intense wagering interest.

Submitted by Reuters on, Feb/04/2019

Can I Play on Bovada From Wisconsin?

Can I Play on Bovada From Wisconsin?

The popular online sportsbook, racebook, casino and poker site Bovada (formerly known as Bodog) is accessible to those living in the state of Wisconsin, as are most Gambling911.com endorsed Web sportsbooks. 

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Feb/02/2019

Can I Bet on Bovada Online From Georgia?

Can I Bet on Bovada Online From Georgia?

Federal law does not prevent one from placing online bets from the state of Georgia.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Feb/02/2019

Can I Bet on Bovada From South Carolina?

Bovada can be accessed from the state of South Carolina as can plenty of Gambling911.com-endorsed online gambling websites.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Feb/02/2019

Is Bovada Legal to Bet on From Washington State?

Is Bovada Legal to Bet on From Washington State?

While it is technically legal for Bovada and other top international online betting sites to accept bets from those living in Washington, this is the only state that makes placing a wager online a Class C felony.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Feb/02/2019

Is Bovada Legal to Bet on From Texas?

Is Bovada Legal to Bet on From Texas?

It is legal to bet on the Bovada website from Texas as well as a few dozen other popular online sports betting sites accessible to those living in the Lone Star State.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Feb/02/2019

Can I Play on Bovada From Oklahoma?

Can I Play on Bovada From Oklahoma?

The Bovada website (formerly known as Bodog) is accessible to those living in the state of Oklahoma, as are numerous other offshore sportsbooks more than happy to take bets from those living in the state.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Feb/02/2019

Is it Legal to Bet the Super Bowl Online From Massachusetts

Is it Legal to Bet the Super Bowl Online From Massachusetts

With the U.S. Supreme Court ruling to allow sports betting in all 50 states back in May, Massachusetts can now open sportsbooks within its borders, but will they?  For now, a few dozen offshore sports betting sites are accessible within Massachusetts to bet the Super Bowl.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/02/2019

GamblingCompliance signs up for SBC’s Betting on Football & Betting on Sports America

GamblingCompliance signs up for SBC’s Betting on Football & Betting on Sports America

Sports betting media and events company Sports Betting Community (SBC) and leading regulatory intelligence portal GamblingCompliance have joined forces in order to improve the dialogue around gambling regulations.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/01/2019

Can I Bet on Bovada From New York?

Can I Bet on Bovada From New York?

Bovada is no longer accessible to new customers from the state of New York.  YouWager is among the dozen or so online gambling sites that do accept customers from the Empire State.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/31/2019

Should Online Bookies Offer International Sports Betting?

Should Online Bookies Offer International Sports Betting?

Thinking about exapanding your sportsbook to offer international sports betting? Great idea, if you’ve considered it, find out 3 reasons why every bookie should be offering international sports.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/31/2019

SBC Again Running Sports Betting Tours at ICE London

Gambling911.com media partner SBC Events will once again be running sports betting tours at this year's ICE London event, which commences 5-7 February, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/31/2019

Is Being a Bookie Illegal?

Being a bookie just means that you are someone that is accepting wagers and bets on various sporting events.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/31/2019

It's Official - Atlantic City Hard Rock Launches Online Sports Betting, Opens Sportsbook

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City launched its land-based and online sportsbook in New Jersey at HardRockSports.com and HardRockCasino.com (Jan. 30, 2019).

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/30/2019

Sh***ing on Casino Magnate Sheldon Adelson ...Literally

File this under one we missed.  Two weeks ago, a California man was arrested for defecating on the property of the Sands Bethlehem Casino.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/30/2019

FBI: No Specific Motive in Vegas Mass Shooting That Killed 58

FBI: No Specific Motive in Vegas Mass Shooting That Killed 58

The high-stakes gambler responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history sought notoriety in the attack but left his specific motive a mystery, the FBI said Tuesday as it concluded the investigation of the 2017 massacre that killed 58 country music fans.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/29/2019

Former Kansas Trooper Sentenced in Wichita Gambling Probe

A retired 53-year-old highway patrol trooper was sentenced to a year of probation for lying to the FBI during an investigation into illegal gambling in Wichita.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/29/2019

Fast Tracking Sports Betting in D.C.

Fast Tracking Sports Betting in D.C.

Legislation that would allow the city to bypass a competitive bidding process and renegotiate the current vendor’s contract would make sports gambling possible by early September, 2019, according to WTOP.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/29/2019

Wynn Fined Over Sex Allegations

Wynn Fined Over Sex Allegations

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada gambling regulators announced a settlement Monday with casino mogul Steve Wynn's former company over allegations that former executives failed on multiple occasions to investigate claims of sexual misconduct against him.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/29/2019

AC Ocean Resort Casino Gets New Owner

AC Ocean Resort Casino Gets New Owner

A New York hedge fund that lent money to Atlantic City's Ocean Resort Casino is assuming ownership of it.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/28/2019

NASCAR Bans Drivers From Betting on Races

NASCAR Bans Drivers From Betting on Races

NASCAR has banned all drivers and team members from betting on its races as part of new gambling guidelines established in this season’s rulebook.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/28/2019

AGames partners with 1xBET

AGames partners with 1xBET

AGames, the casino slot developer, has integrated with 1xBET online gambling platform at the end of 2018. Now, every AGames slot game can be easily accessed through the official website of 1xBET.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jan/28/2019

Buyers Line Up to Purchase Mobster's Former Vegas Home

Buyers Line Up to Purchase Mobster's Former Vegas Home

A Las Vegas home that once belonged to notorious Chicago mobster Tony Spilotro is up for sale.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/27/2019

Hard Rock Casino New Jersey Online Sports Betting Site Debuts

Hard Rock Casino New Jersey Online Sports Betting Site Debuts

Atlantic City’s Hard Rock casino is now taking sports bets online after the company received permission late Friday from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement to do so. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/27/2019

Any Sports Betting Sites in Colorado

There are a few dozen offshore sports betting sites accessible to those live in the state of Colorado.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/27/2019

Can I Play on Bovada From Florida?

Can I Play on Bovada From Florida?

The Bovada website (formerly known as Bodog) is accessible to those living in the state of Florida.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/26/2019

Sky Bet Merger Process With PokerStars Results in Freezing Access in Italy

Italian players can no longer access the Sky Bet Italia portal effective this weekend as the company is in the process of merging with PokerStars.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/26/2019

Police Convicted on Gambling-Related Charges

Police Convicted on Gambling-Related Charges

A former Dallas police officer and two suspended officers have been convicted on gambling-related charges.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/25/2019

NCAA’s Emmert Expresses Concern Over Sports Betting, eSports

NCAA’s Emmert Expresses Concern Over Sports Betting, eSports

NCAA President Mark Emmert sounded alarms Thursday on the potential impact of sports betting on college sports, along with how esports should be handled by schools, and stressed a need for additional strides toward diversity at the coaching and administrative levels.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/25/2019

PA Told to Abide by DOJ Reversal of Opinion

PA Told to Abide by DOJ Reversal of Opinion

Pennsylvania online gambling firms will need to follow the US Department of Justice new guidelines.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/24/2019

Breaking News

Man Claims Casino Responsible for Amputated Foot

Man Claims Casino Responsible for Amputated Foot

Howard Thompson claims that the sun deck at Harrah's Casino in Philadelphia is responsible for partially cooking his foot, resulting in an amputation.

The state of Maryland is inching closer towards legalizing sports wagering.

Bill Seeks to Legalize Sports Betting in Maryland

The state of Maryland is inching closer towards legalizing sports wagering.

Sports Betting Could Have to Contend With Insider Trading Laws

Sports Betting Could Have to Contend With Insider Trading Laws

Andrew Mentock of ozy.com details how insider trading laws could soon impact the world of sports wagering.