Gambling

Valve Says They'll Start Cracking Down On Gambling Sites That Use Steam

Following over a week of silence when it was uncovered that two YouTubers with millions of subscribers had ownership interests in a site they repeatedly promoted without full disclosure, video game developer Valve has finally spoken out.  

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/13/2016

Best Sportsbook Betting Tips

More and more people are getting involved with the challenge and excitement of sports betting. Many of them have found that the safest and most convenient way to do their sports betting is online by going to a top rated sportsbook.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/13/2016

MGM Launches First Ever Real Money Mobile Tournaments in Vegas

MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) has launched a mobile gaming platform, easyPLAY® Mobile Tournaments, the first digital and interactive tournament to be offered by a regulated casino in the United States.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/13/2016

Online Gambling in PA: Decision Will Have to Wait Until the Fall

State government began operating Tuesday under a $31 billion election-year spending bill that nevertheless lacks the tax collections to sustain it for the entire fiscal year, and lawmakers say they are scrambling to fix that before it draws a lawsuit or bond downgrade.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/12/2016

Five Indicted for Running New York City Sports Betting Ring

Five Indicted for Running New York City Sports Betting Ring

The Queens DA office has announced the indictment of five individuals charged with enterprise corruption – a violation of the New York State Organized Crime Control Act – and 1st Degree Promotion of Gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/12/2016

Rob Gronkowski to Take Part in First Ever DraftKings ‘Fantasy Sports Fest’

DraftKings on Tuesday announced it will host the first ever “Fantasy Sports Fest” at Gillette Stadium this August (exact dates not immediately known at the time this was going to press). 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/12/2016

Bookmakers Slash Odds on Obama UFO Disclosures

Stephen Bassett's advice on what reporters should be asking their Government and Prime Ministers representatives.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/12/2016

Rocket League Not Interested in Gambling Amidst Recent Scandals

An upcoming Rocket League update is set to introduce a new loot system that practically mimics that of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) whereby players will be able to purchase keys to unlock random drop crates containing cosmetic items.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/11/2016

Gambling Primates Steer Towards High Risk Big Win Choices, Study Reveals

A study, conducted by Professor Wolfram Schultz at the University of Cambridge and his team, discovered that when food is introduced, monkeys are able to weigh up the choices they face and even show mild risk-taking behavior. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/11/2016

Sports Betting 'Tsunami' Leaving Young Lives in Ruins

ABC Australia this past weekend featured a scathing report on the lives of young men “left in ruinsfrom sports betting.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/11/2016

PA Governor Allows Spending Plan With Online Gambling Measure Into Law

In an unexpected move that immediately raised a host of legal questions, Gov. Wolf said on Sunday that he will allow the $31.5 billion spending plan the legislature has sent him to become law - even though there is no plan for how to pay for it.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/10/2016

PA Lawmakers Meet Sunday: Legalized Online Poker Fate to be Determined

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives will return for an unusual weekend session as Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and lawmakers face big budget decisions.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/10/2016

Five Year Old Girl Ran Messages to Italy’s Top Mafia Boss

A five-year-old girl was utilized to run secret messages (handwritten notes known as “pizzini”) for Italy’s most wanted and – at the time of his disappearance - most powerful mob boss, Matteo Messina Denaro.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/10/2016

Virtual Assault Rifles, Minors and Online Gambling Perfect Together

Welcome to the new unregulated Wild West world of online gambling, one that features, among other things, virtual assault rifles.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/09/2016

Forbes: ’Counter-Strike: Global Offensive’ Gambling Scandal ‘Beyond Contempt’

Trevor ‘TmarTn’ Martin and Tom ‘ProSyndicate’ Cassell, the two YouTubers behind the scandal, have run a long-con, willfully, gleefully scamming their own fans—many of whom are just kids—and then dodging accountability after the fact....

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/08/2016

Delaware DOJ Declares Daily Fantasy Sports Illegal in That State

Delaware DOJ Declares Daily Fantasy Sports Illegal in That State

The Delaware Department of Justice announced Friday that real cash Daily Fantasy Sports sites have officially been ordered to cease operations in that state. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/08/2016

63 Page Forfeiture Request Submitted in Legends Sports Case

US Attorney Mark A. Yancey submitted a 63 page forfeiture request last week against Legends Sports founder Bartice “Luke” King and six other individuals as well as the business itself.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/08/2016

Parrot Witness to Murder – ‘Don’t F***ing Shoot Me’: Gambling Addiction Center Stage

Glenna Duram of West Michigan appeared in court Thursday accused of killing her husband just over a year ago.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/08/2016

TmarTn's Lawyer Says ‘No Further Public Comments’ Regarding Gambling Scandal

TmarTn's Lawyer Says ‘No Further Public Comments’ Regarding Gambling Scandal

Shamed YouTube star Trevor "TmarTn" Martin has yet to respond to requests for comment on the matter of his promotion of an online gambling website while failing to disclose his co-ownership interest in said site.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/07/2016

NY Times: American Casinos Will Look More Like Video Game Arcades

The New York Times featured a story on how some land-based casinos could soon look like video gaming arcades.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/07/2016

Casino Fined for Discriminating Against Older and ‘Less Attractive’ Females

The owners of a Colorado casino will have to pay out $250,000 to four women they refused to employ based on their age and their looks.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/07/2016

Quick Online Bookie Tips: Sports Bettors Are Wagering On During July

Get your books ready with this quick guide to July sports events your players will definitely be wagering on. Grab PayPerHead.com’s $3 per head deal today.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/07/2016

Valve Public Silence in Wake of Gambling Scandal ‘Unconscionable’

The fallout from a scandal involving popular YouTubers failing to disclose their ties to an online gambling site continued Wednesday with a lawyer representing a player suing the game developer over “illegal gambling” saying that Valve’s public silence is “unconscionable”.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/06/2016

Pete Rose Sues Former Investigator Over Rape Charges

Former baseball star Pete Rose has sued the lawyer whose investigative report got him kicked out of the league for gambling.  He alleges that the lawyer defamed him by suggesting Rose raped under age.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/06/2016

Hargett Says Tennessee Ready to Enforce New Law Regulating Fantasy Sports Companies

A state agency has a new name and new rules to handle a General Assembly-passed law last session that legalized fantasy sports betting in Tennessee and regulates it

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/05/2016

Steamer Reveals: CS:GO Gambling Sites Can be Rigged (Video)

The reaction on YouTube, Reddit and elsewhere make it abundantly clear that what Trevor "TmarTn" Martin and Tom "Syndicate" Cassell had done was wrong.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/05/2016

Tonight’s Mega Millions Jackpot Nears $450 Million

Tonight’s Mega Millions Jackpot Nears $450 Million

The estimated jackpot for Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing has risen to $449 million, which would make it the seventh largest lottery jackpot in US history.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/05/2016

Cash Bonus vs. Free Play – Which One is Better?

When the gambling industry moved offshore, the whole business changed. The offshore companies expanded and they were no longer bound to a certain area, they found themselves in a position to solicit customers from all over the country.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/05/2016

Ladbrokes to End Live Betting in Australia – Are They Behind the Times?

Ladbrokes to End Live Betting in Australia – Are They Behind the Times?

​Bookmaker Ladbrokes has announced that live betting through its platform will cease to be available in response to local laws – we analyse their position.

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/05/2016

Trevor ‘TmarTn’ Martin to Issue Statement on CS:GO Lotto Fiasco: ‘TmarTn’ Twitter Hacked

Trevor ‘TmarTn’ Martin to Issue Statement on CS:GO Lotto Fiasco: ‘TmarTn’ Twitter Hacked

There were plenty of fireworks this 4th of July as YouTube and eSports stars, Trevor "TmarTn" Martin and Tom "Syndicate" Cassell, came under fire for failing to reveal their ownership interests in Counter-Strike: GO gambling website CS:GO Lotto.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/04/2016

Breaking News

William Hill Gives Frosty Reception to Merger Talks

British bookmaker William Hill (WMH.L) gave a frosty response to a proposed takeover bid from 888 Holdings (888.L) and Rank Group (RNK.L) on Monday, saying it saw little merit in the merger.

Phil Ivey Launches Daily Fantasy Sports App

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eSports Gambling News: How Valve’s Stance on Gambling Ban Could Change the Game

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