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The Gambling911.com Crime Blog: Bulgaria Gambling Regulator Arrested

The Gambling911.com Crime Blog

Welcome to the Gambling911.com Crime Blog, all the latest news and social media stories about gambling-related crime as well as organized crime.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/03/2020

Is Running a Sportsbook Illegal?

Is Running a Sportsbook Illegal?

The legality of running a sportsbook basically comes down to where you are located. Many places in Europe are completely legal to run a sportsbook and now even certain states in the United States permit people to run a legal sportsbook.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/01/2020

Where Can I Bet the Super Bowl Online From Massachusetts?

Where Can I Bet the Super Bowl Online From Massachusetts?

You can bet the Super Bowl online from Massachusetts with any number of international sportsbooks eager to take your bet.  Many of these online sportsbook sites have been around for nearly 20 years.  Las Vegas-based sportsbooks do not accept online bets from out of state at this time.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/31/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News January 30, 2020: Rush Street Launches 2nd Online Casino in PA

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Thursday January 30, 2020.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/30/2020

Independent Report Raises Concerns About Gambling Extension

Independent Report Raises Concerns About Gambling Extension

The independent consultant hired to study the proposed no-bid, 20-year extension of International Game Technology’s contract to run gambling operations in Rhode Island is questioning the length of the contract, according to a published report.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/29/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News January 29, 2020: Barstool Sports Confirms Sale to Penn National

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Wednesday January 29, 2020.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/29/2020

Can I Bet With Bovada From Washington State

Can I Bet With Bovada From Washington State

Bovada does not accept residents or visitors from Washington State at the current time.  Jazz Sports, however, offers an excellent alternative.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/28/2020

Why the bet 10 get 30 offer is so popular with 888Sport, Betfred and Betway

Every so often a promotion, special offer or feature arrives on the scene that proves to be an instant hit with both bookmakers and bettors. Previous examples of this was both teams to score, the risk-free bet and cash out. Each of these changed the industry forever, transforming how we gamble on our favourite sports and raising the expectations of punters.

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/28/2020

The importance of understanding the small print of online betting offers

The importance of understanding the small print of online betting offers

The sports betting industry is awash with promotions, special offers, price boosts and even free bets. With the market more crowded and competitive than it has ever been before, bookmakers must battle just to stay relevant.

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/28/2020

Can I Bet at MyBookie From Kansas

MyBookie, Bovada, 5Dimes are all accessible from the state of Kansas, however, Jazz Sports is the sportsbook endorsed by Gambling911.com. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/27/2020

Gambling Stocks Hit By Coronavirus Fears

Gambling Stocks Hit By Coronavirus Fears

The Coronavirus is sending stocks plummeting and gambling companies appear to be among the hardest hit.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/27/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News January 27, 2020: Convergence Of Markets In Online Sports Betting at Prague Gaming Summit 2020

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Monday January 27, 2020

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/27/2020

Draftkings Mired in Controversy Over Ex-Bachelor Collusion Claims: Updates Standings

Draftkings Mired in Controversy Over Ex-Bachelor Collusion Claims: Updates Standings

Fantasy Sports behemoth DraftKings has come under intensive scrutiny after it was revealed that two former "Bachelor" contestants may have engaged in collusion as a means of winning first place in a recent contest.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/25/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News January 25, 2020: SI Looks at the Vibrant Life of Sports Betting Behind Bars

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Saturday January 25, 2020.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/25/2020

FanDuel Super Bowl 54 Prop Bets

FanDuel Super Bowl 54 Prop Bets

FanDuel Super Bowl 54 prop bets are available only to those living in or visiting the state of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Indiana and West Virginia.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jan/24/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News January 24, 2020: Ladbrokes Coral Review a Conflict of Interest, Say MPs

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Friday January 24, 2020.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/24/2020

UKGC Introduces a Scheme to Prevent Problem Gambling

 

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has announced that all iGaming companies operating in the UK will now be required to sign up to the self-exclusion scheme GamStop.

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/23/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News January 23, 2020: California Sports Betting Would be Retail Only

On Tuesday, a coalition of 18 Native Namerican tribes awas given state approval to begin circulating petitions for a statewide ballot initiative that would allow sports betting at tribal casinos and horse racing tracks, but not at rival card clubs or on the Internet.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/23/2020

Can I Bet on the BetFred Sportsbook App From Colorado

Can I Bet on the BetFred Sportsbook App From Colorado

BetFred, the popular UK sports betting brand, has inked a deal with the Saratoga Casino Black Hack for an entry in the state of Colorado.  They look to compete with PointsBet.com, which in recent months has set up an office hub in Denver ahead of all other competition. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/23/2020

High Stakes Sports Bettor Charged With Fraud Faces 20 Years Behind Bars

High Stakes Sports Bettor Charged With Fraud Sentenced to 20 Years

Robert Gorodetsky, 27, who goes by "BigRobStyle" on social media, is facing 20 years in prison after federal charges were filed Tuesday in U.S District Court in Chicago.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/23/2020

Can I Bet on the FanDuel Sportsbook App From Michigan?

Can I Bet on the FanDuel Sportsbook App From Michigan?

FanDuel is not available for betting from Michigan at this time and will not be until at least 2021. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/22/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News January 22, 2020: Redskins Owner Explores Sports Betting Option for New Stadium

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Wednesday January 22, 2020.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/22/2020

Mobile Sports Betting Left Out of Cuomo Budget

Mobile Sports Betting Left Out of Cuomo Budget

Attempts to get mobile sports betting legalized in New York State may already be dead on arrival.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/21/2020

Problem Gamblers, Cuomo Stand in Way of NY Mobile Sports Betting Legalization

Problem Gamblers, Cuomo Stand in Way of NY Mobile Sports Betting Legalization

Problem gamblers have stepped forward to discuss their own private Hell brought on by gambling addiction as fears mount that legalization of mobile sports betting in New York could lead to a surge in problem gamblers.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/21/2020

Coach Rats Himself Out for Violating Gambling Policy

Coach Rats Himself Out for Violating Gambling Policy

A manager in Scotland’s top division reported himself to the country’s soccer federation for breaching gambling rules.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/21/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News January 22, 2020: Ukraine, Slovakia and Poland Hot Topics at Prague Gaming Summit

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Wednesday January 22, 2020.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/21/2020

Red Gatorade Bath 2020 Super Bowl Could be Favorite for First Time

Red Gatorade Bath 2020 Super Bowl Could be Favorite for First Time

BetOnline is set to post odds on the color of the Gatorade Bath at Super Bowl 54 (2020).

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jan/19/2020

BetOnline News: Where is the Action at: NFL Conference Championship Games

Effective October 1, 2019, Gambling911.com is proud to present all the latest news pertaining to one of our long time partner sites BetOnline.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/18/2020

Where Can I Watch, Bet the McGregor vs Cowboy Fight UFC 246 From Bakersfield

Betting on UFC 246 Conor McGregor vs. Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone is available from Bakersfield via Jazz Sports (in business since 1996). 

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jan/17/2020

Man Convicted After Gambling Away Money Stolen From Armored Truck

Man Convicted After Gambling Away Money Stolen From Armored Truck

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Helena man has been convicted of taking $390,000 that was stolen from an armored truck and spending it on gambling, day trading, and travel.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/17/2020

Breaking News

Matchbook Betting Exchange UK License Suspended

Matchbook Betting Exchange UK License Suspended

The United Kingdom Gaming Commission has temporarily suspended the license of Matchbook betting exchange for reasons that are not yet clear.  All betting has ceased as a result.

Man Wounded, Another Arrested After Casino Stabbing

Man Wounded, Another Arrested After Casino Stabbing

A Massachusetts man has been charged with misdemeanors in connection with the stabbing of a Rhode Island man at a Connecticut casino.

Most Popular Slot Games of 2019

Playing online slot games is a pastime that many people enjoy. The games are easy to play, and many of them offer the chance to win a life-changing sum of money as the jackpot.