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Draftkings 'Inadvertently' Cancels WNBA Contests: Players Fuming

Some customers of Draftkings have taken to Twitter over the past 24 hours to express their disgust with the daily fantasy sports provider's decision to cancel three WNBA contests on Saturday (June 8).

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/09/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 9 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Sunday June 9, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/09/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 8 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Saturday June 8, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/08/2019

CEEGC Budapest 2019 Provisional Agenda and Already Confirmed Speakers List Now Available

CEEGC Budapest 2019 Provisional Agenda and Already Confirmed Speakers List Now Available

European Gaming Media and Events presents the official release of the provisional agenda for the 4th edition of CEEGC Budapest (The Central and Eastern European Gaming Conference).

Submitted by Press Release on, Jun/07/2019

The Dark Side of Sports Betting: Group Pleads Guilty to Loansharking, Kidnapping

The Dark Side of Sports Betting: Group Pleads Guilty to Loansharking, Kidnapping

Tam V. Nguyen, 51, of South Boston, pleaded guilty to loansharking and gambling charges in federal court in Boston Thursday. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/07/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 7 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Friday June 7, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/07/2019

More Headaches for West Virginia Sports Betting

More Headaches for West Virginia Sports Betting

West Virginia lottery officials say the launch of a sports betting app has been delayed to ensure compliance with a federal law that deals with interstate gambling.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/06/2019

Pro Sports Bettor: William Hill Manager The Public 'Never Really Finds Out' They Kick Out Winners

Pro Sports Bettor: William Hill Manager The Public 'Never Really Finds Out' They Kick Out Winners

Following an excellent piece by David Hill of theRinger.com entitled "Requiem for a Sports Bettor", the professional sports bettor profiled has since elaborated further regarding his experience with NJ-licensed William Hill.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/06/2019

Police in Astoria Bust Sports Betting Biz Using Wire Room Out of Costa Rica

Police in Astoria Bust Sports Betting Biz Using Wire Room Out of Costa Rica

Probe started in January 2016

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/06/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 6 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Thursday June 6, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/06/2019

Legalized Sports Betting in Illinois Will Mean Higher Taxes, Gas Price Hikes

Legalized Sports Betting in Illinois Will Mean Higher Taxes, Gas Price Hikes

On the surface, Illinois looked like the hippest state in the union this week, legalizing everything from sports wagering at Wrigley Field, to slot machines placement at O'Hare to recreational use of marijuana.  What could possibly go wrong?

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jun/05/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 5 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Wednesday June 5, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/05/2019

Sports Betting Language Could Kill Louisiana Fantasy Bill

Sports Betting Language Could Kill Louisiana Fantasy Bill

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana voters agreed in November to legalize online fantasy sports contests for cash prizes in 47 parishes. But it's unclear if lawmakers will approve the tax and regulatory provisions required to start the betting, before the legislative session ends Thursday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/04/2019

How Do I Create My Own Bookie Website

How Do I Create My Own Bookie Website

Our friends at PricePerPlayer.com offer up three guidelines for creating your own sports bookmaking website.  It's easy as 1-2-3.  Just make sure you have enough capital on hand to pay players just in case you have a few bad months getting off the ground.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/04/2019

Insiders Talk Sports Betting in Illinois

Insiders Talk Sports Betting in Illinois

Joe Ostrowski of 670 The Score has been a busy man these past 24 plus hours.  He's been speaking to everyone who's anyone in the world of sports betting as Illinois prepares to legalize the activity.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jun/04/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 4, 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Tuesday June 4, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/04/2019

What Online Sports Betting in Indiana Could Look Like

Legal in-state sports betting is slated to begin September 1, though some have suggested this date might be a bit aggressive.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/03/2019

Louisiana Sports Betting Effort Hail Mary

Louisiana Sports Betting Effort Hail Mary

Just a few days ago, a sports betting bill in Illinois was left for dead.  Lawmakers had hardly broached the subject as of Thursday.  A last minute extension into the weekend helped got the job done and the sports betting measure now sits on the Governor's desk ready to be signed.  With Governor J. B. Pritzker’s pen, sports betting at Wrigley Field, slot machines at Chicago’s two airports, and recreational marijuana will all become legalized.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/03/2019

Judge: Law Regarding Online Bets Across State Lines Only Applies to Sports Betting

Judge: Law Regarding Online Bets Across State Lines Only Applies to Sports Betting

A federal judge has ruled that a law prohibiting interstate wagering applies only to sports gambling and not to state lotteries as some had feared.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/03/2019

Draftkings CEO: 'Excluding Draftkings, FanDuel From Illinois Market Like Excluding Uber, Lyft From Ride Sharing Bill'

Draftkings CEO: 'Excluding Draftkings, FanDuel From Illinois Market

Illinois lawmakers, as part of a final hour effort this past weekend, past legislation that makes recreational marijuana legal in the state along with slots at O'Hare International Airport, a casino in Chicago and sports betting at Wrigley Field.  A little something to make everybody happy, except for two behemoth companies.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/03/2019

More Than Just Sports Betting in Illinois: O'Hare to Have Slot Machines

More Than Just Sports Betting in Illinois: O'Hare to Have Slot Machines

The state of Illinois has gone all-in with gambling expansion as a means to help boost the state economy.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/03/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 3, 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Monday June 3, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/03/2019

Can I Use Bovada to Bet Sports if I'm in California

Can I Use Bovada to Bet Sports if I'm in California

The popular online sportsbook, racebook, casino and poker site Bovada (formerly known as Bodog) is accessible to those living in the state of California.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/03/2019

Illinois Expected to Legalized Sports Betting Shortly

Illinois Expected to Legalized Sports Betting Shortly

It is now heading to Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker's desk where he is widely expected to sign it.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/02/2019

How to Create a Bookie Website?

How to Create a Bookie Website?

If you are looking to be a bookie and take action on sports and create a bookie website then the best way to do this is to get set up with a pay per head company.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/02/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 2, 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Sunday June 2, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/02/2019

Is Queen Elizabeth to Blame for Your Gambling Addiction?

Who knew?  It's all Queen Elizabeth's fault that Gambling911.com readers are all gambling addicts (or some of you at least).

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/01/2019

New Sportsbook Circa Sports Opens in Downtown Vegas - No Juice, $1 Million NFL Contest

New Sportsbook Circa Sports Opens in Downtown Vegas - No Juice, $1 Million NFL Contest

Circa Sports, a new sportsbook in Downtown Las Vegas, had its grand opening on Saturday at 8 am.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jun/01/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 1, 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Saturday June 1, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/01/2019

Illinois Sports Betting Bill All But Dead

Illinois Sports Betting Bill All But Dead

The Illinois Legislature has one day to churn out a state budget.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/31/2019

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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.