Gambling

Two Obstacles Stand in the Way of NY Mobile Sports Betting Measure Ahead of Wednesday Deadline

Two Obstacles Stand in the Way of NY Mobile Sports Betting Measure Ahead of Wednesday Deadline

A bill that would permit mobile sports betting in New York easily passed in the Senate Monday, but two major obstacles stand in the way of the measure moving any further.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/17/2019

Man Pleads Guilty to Decapitating Casino Patron

Man Pleads Guilty to Decapitating Casino Patron

Haverty and 32-year-old Donald Ray Cherry were both charged with deliberate homicide in the October 2017 death of 41-year-old Myron Wesley Knight.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/17/2019

Does My State Allow Sports Betting Online?

Does My State Allow Sports Betting Online?

Residents of all 50 states have long been able to bet online with several dozen internationally-licensed online sportsbooks, but now that the US Supreme Court has abolished decades long prohibition, many states are scrambling to offer their own sports wagering options, some of which will be available via the Web.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/17/2019

Scientific Games Shareholder Alleged to Have Been Tied to Terrorism

Scientific Games Shareholder Alleged to Have Been Tied to Terrorism

Scientific Games, a global supplier of interactive lotteries and casino solutions, was not exactly thrilled to discover that one of its shareholders has alleged ties to terroristic activities.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/17/2019

SafeEnt and Ninja Casino Ordered to Cease Operating

SafeEnt and Ninja Casino Ordered to Cease Operating

SafeEnt, which operates Ninja Casino, has been ordered to cease operations immediately by the Swedish government.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/17/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 17 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Monday June 17, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/17/2019

Encore Casino Report in Boston Set to Open June 23

Encore Casino Report in Boston Set to Open June 23

A $28 million statue of Popeye by the artist Jeff Koons. Luxury, "European-style" water shuttles. Five-star hotel rooms starting at about $650 a night.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/16/2019

Big Papi Had Ties to Accused Gambler, Still Recovering in Boston Hospital Following DR Shooting

Big Papi Had Ties to Accused Gambler, Still Recovering in Boston Hospital Following DR Shooting

43-year-old former Red Sox slugger recovering in Boston hospital following apparent failed hit on his life

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jun/16/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 16 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Sunday June 16, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/16/2019

1 Year of Legalized Betting in NJ, $3 Billion in Bets

1 Year of Legalized Betting in NJ, $3 Billion in Bets

The Action Network has broken down the numbers over the past year for legalized sports betting in New Jersey, and to say they are impressive would be a huge understatement.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/14/2019

Unibet Online Casino Provider Platinum Gaming Fined for Money Laundering, More

Unibet Online Casino Provider Platinum Gaming Fined for Money Laundering, More

The online casino provider for Unibet and Bingo.com has been fined by the UK Gambling Commission.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/14/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 14 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Friday June 14, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/14/2019

Darren Rovell’s “Suspicious” Sports Gambling Behavior Sets Off Alarms

Darren Rovell’s “Suspicious” Sports Gambling Behavior Sets Off Alarms

They make the claim that gambling aficionados on Twitter posted evidence Darren Rovell edited his bets after they’d been placed.  Rovell is now a contributor for The Action Network, a news media outlet focused on the sports gambling landscape.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/13/2019

New Hampshire Sending Sports Betting Legislation to Governor for Signature

New Hampshire Sending Sports Betting Legislation to Governor for Signature

New Hampshire was expected to become the latest state to legalize sports wagering.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/13/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 13 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Thursday June 13, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/13/2019

SharpBookie Shuts Down

SharpBookie Shuts Down

SharpBooie.com has closed shop, Gambling911.com is sad to report.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/12/2019

Argentina Opens Up for Online Gambling: Bet365, Betway Move In

One of the big stories here in Miami for the Juegos Miami 2019 was Argentina's move to begin allowing online gambling.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/12/2019

No More Apps: iPhone Sportsbook Apps in States to go Way of Dodo Bird?

No More Apps: iPhone Sportsbook Apps in States to go Way of Dodo Bird?

The dinosaurs, the dodo birds, the iPhone sportsbook apps.  Well the later isn't extinct yet, it soon could be.  At least that's what Calvin McAlee of LineUps.com warned in recent days.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/12/2019

Can't Use Sports Betting App on My iPhone From PA

Can't Use Sports Betting App on My iPhone From PA

What the Hell?  I'm being bombarded with sportsbook ads while here in Pennsylvania yet I'm prevented from loading the sports betting app onto my iPhone.  What's the deal?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/12/2019

Do I have to Buy a Whole Bitcoin to Bet Online?

Do I have to Buy a Whole Bitcoin to Bet Online?

With the price of Bitcoin hovering around the $8000 mark and online gambling sites pushing both current and prospective customers to deposit funds using the cryptocurrency, many people are reluctant as they mistakenly believe at least one Bitcoin is needed to deposit, or $8000 USD to purchase one Bitcoin.  This simply is not the case.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/12/2019

Where Can I Bet on the Conor McGregor vs. Mark Wahlberg Fight Online?

Where Can I Bet on the Conor McGregor vs. Mark Wahlberg Fight Online?

Sportsbetting.ag announced this week it will be offering fight odds on Conor McGregor vs. Mark Wahlberg.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/12/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 12 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Wednesday June 12, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/12/2019

More Headaches for PA Casinos as Losing Gamblers Sue for $250K

More Headaches for PA Casinos as Losing Gamblers Sue for $250K

High taxes, a slow rollout for online sports betting, Apple putting the kibash on gambling apps, and now this...

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/11/2019

Will I Be Able to Bet on Iowa College Teams From That State?

Will I Be Able to Bet on Iowa College Teams From That State?

With Iowa prepared to open sportsbooks throughout the state by college football season 2019, there will be some restrictions on betting the state college teams including the Hawkeyes and Cyclones.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/11/2019

Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort New Sportsbook Coming Soon

With sports betting legalized in the state of Iowa, the Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort is ready to start serving gamblers with its new sportsbook (coming soon).

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/11/2019

Sioux City Hard Rock New Sportsbook Coming Soon

Sioux City Hard Rock New Sportsbook Coming Soon

With sports betting legalized in the state of Iowa, we now have a glimpse at how retail sportsbooks are starting to materialize, beginning with the Sioux City Hard Rock. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/11/2019

Sports Betting Apps in US Set to Hit Roadblock With New iPhone Policy

Sports Betting Apps in US Set to Hit Roadblock With New iPhone Policy

The US legal online gambling market will be brought to their knees come September and beyond while there is speculation that more is at play here.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/11/2019

Assassinated Half Brother of Korean Supreme Leader Ran Gambling Websites

Assassinated Half Brother of Korean Supreme Leader Ran Gambling Websites

Half brother of Korean leader slain at Malaysian airport by women who rubbed deadly substance in his face

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/11/2019

New York Approves Sports Betting for Four State Casinos

The New York State Gaming Commission has approved sports betting in four of its upstate casinos Monday afternoon.  A bill to allow mobile wagering on sports remains stalled as it has yet to gain majority support within the legislative body.  Governor Andrew Cuomo says he opposes remote sports betting, insisting it would require voters to approve a statewide referendum. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/10/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 10 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Monday June 10, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/10/2019

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Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 26, 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Wednesday June 26, 2019.

More Sports Handicapping Sites Dump Offshore Ads in Favor of Regulated US Market

The popular sports handicapping website Picks and Parlays is the latest to remove offshore sportsbook ads in favor of legal betting sites in both New Jersey and Nevada.

6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Sportsbook Hub of Costa Rica

6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Sportsbook Hub of Costa Rica

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit the border of Costa Rica and Panama overnight Wednesday.  Costa Rica is home to several dozen online sportsbooks, casinos and Pay Per Heads.