Gambling

Sinclair TV, MY LVTV and VSIN Partner for Sports Betting Broadcast Television Deal

Sinclair TV, MY LVTV and VSIN Partner for Sports Betting Broadcast Television Deal

LAS VEGAS  Sinclair Broadcast Group (Nasdaq: SBGI) and VSiN (Vegas Stats & Information Network), the first network dedicated exclusively to sports gambling, today announced a partnership that will bring sports betting content to broadcast television viewers in Nevada.  

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/15/2019

Ascend FS and SBC announce partnership ahead of Betting on Sports America

Ascend FS and SBC announce partnership ahead of Betting on Sports America

Ascend FS, the market leader in data-driven charitable fundraising solutions and sponsorship activation in the gaming sector, has been officially named a Supporting Partner for the largest sports betting trade conference in the United States – Betting on Sports America.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/15/2019

Caesars Jumps on News That Icahn is Pushing for Sale

Caesars Jumps on News That Icahn is Pushing for Sale

Caesars Entertainment shares rose 6 percent on news that activist shareholder Carl Icahn is pushing the company to sell.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/14/2019

Will Legalizing Sports Gambling Hinder Your Sportsbook Business?

Will Legalizing Sports Gambling Hinder Your Sportsbook Business?

Do you think legalization will help or hinder your sportsbook business? Trust us, it’s going to help individual bookies. Find out why and how, and stay ahead of the legalization!

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/14/2019

MGM CEO: New Wire Act Interpretation 'Unenforceable'

MGM CEO: New Wire Act Interpretation 'Unenforceable'

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The chairman and chief executive officer of casino operator MGM Resorts International on Wednesday decried a U.S. Department of Justice opinion that is threatening the viability of online gambling and also blamed the recent partial government shutdown for fewer Las Vegas visitors during the Chinese New Year.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/13/2019

Rhode Island One Step Closer to Offering Online Sports Betting Statewide

Rhode Island One Step Closer to Offering Online Sports Betting Statewide

A bill to allow mobile wagering for sports betting in Rhode Island has passed the state Senate.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/13/2019

Sports Betting Could Generate $20 Million Annually in Kentucky

Legal sports betting in Kentucky could be worth at least $20 million a year in new taxes, with most of it going to the state's struggling public pension systems, according to an analysis of a proposal in the House of Representatives.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/13/2019

Alabama Church Destroyed by Tornado Returns $25K Donation From Casino

Alabama Church Destroyed by Tornado Returns $25K Donation From Casino

An Alabama church damaged by a tornado is returning a $25,000 donation from a casino because it doesn't support gambling.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/13/2019

Advertisement Banning Trends in the European Union and the Balkans for Online Gambling

Advertisement Banning Trends in the European Union and the Balkans for Online Gambling

There has been a recent wave that has swept across the gambling industry and had the form of banning gambling related advertisement. This is the case in many European jurisdictions, but we are not excluding that this is a global wave. Media outlets have reported that such bans are scheduled to be included in Asia as well.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/13/2019

Mobile Transactions in Online Gambling Skyrocket: So Too Does Cheating and Credit Card Fraud

Mobile Transactions in Online Gambling Skyrocket: So Too Does Cheating and Credit Card Fraud

Mobile transactions in the online gambling space has grown 95% over the last five years, and that trend continues as 2019 is now underway.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/12/2019

NASCAR Goes All in With Sports Betting

NASCAR Goes All in With Sports Betting

Brendan Gaughan is the son of a casino magnate and has long grasped the allure of throwing down a few bucks to wager on a sporting event.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/12/2019

European Lotteries to Descend on Betting on Football

European Lotteries to Descend on Betting on Football

Operators from 17 different jurisdictions will be arriving at Stanford Bridge to discuss the future of sports betting in their sector.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/12/2019

Florida a Long Shot to Offer Sports Betting ...But One Lawmaker Will Try

Florida a Long Shot to Offer Sports Betting ...But One Lawmaker Will Try

At least one lawmaker is going to try to get legislation passed that would allow sports betting and an expansion of gambling overall in the Sunshine State.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/11/2019

Canadian Gamblers, Others Still Can't Retrieve More Than $190 Million From QuadrigaCX

Canadian Gamblers, Others Still Can't Retrieve More Than $190 Million From QuadrigaCX

Crtyptocurrency exchange founder Gerald Cotten died of complications from Crohn's disease back in December and now some 115,000 clients are left unable to retrieve approximately $190 million in funds.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/10/2019

Indiana Considers Sports Betting in 2020

Indiana Considers Sports Betting in 2020

A shake-up of Indiana's gambling laws being debated could see two new casinos being built and allow legalizing sports betting to start as early as next year.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/10/2019

Rep Raskin Inquires About Adelson Role in New Wire Act Interpretation

Rep Raskin Inquires About Adelson Role in New Wire Act Interpretation

During Friday's contentious House Judiciary Committee's oversight hearing with testimony from Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/08/2019

Online Gambling Developer Accused of Swindling Investors Out of Millions

Online Gambling Developer Accused of Swindling Investors Out of Millions

Federal regulators are accusing a Las Vegas online game developer of gambling away part of his investors’ money.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/08/2019

Nevada's Largest Casinos Report $1.2B Loss in Fiscal 2018

Nevada's largest casinos lost $1.2 billion during the fiscal year that ended June 30 despite seeing record revenues, bringing to an end a two-year streak of posted profits.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/07/2019

Only One Owner Profited From This Casino ....When it Was Closed

Only One Owner Profited From This Casino ....When it Was Closed

As a star-crossed Atlantic City casino changes hands yet again, only one owner has ever profited from it — the one who never had it open for even a day.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/06/2019

New Jersey, Pennsylvania Oppose Online Gambling Shift

The attorneys general of Pennsylvania and New Jersey have registered their objection to a Department of Justice legal opinion that could affect online gambling.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/05/2019

US Sports Leagues Split on How to Monetize Sports Betting

US Sports Leagues Split on How to Monetize Sports Betting

America's major professional sports leagues are split on how to get a piece of the action from legal sports betting after failing to get early adopting states to cut them in.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/04/2019

Darren Rovell Super Bowl 53 'Insider Info' for Halftime Show?

Darren Rovell Super Bowl 53 'Insider Info' for Halftime Show?

Action Network's Darren Rovell tweeted late Sunday that he had access to the Super Bowl Halftime Show rehersals and..... kept the song sequence quiet from gamblers.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/04/2019

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

Breaking News

Mississippi Casinos Continue Winning Streak

Mississippi Casinos Continue Winning Streak

The hot streak continues for Mississippi casinos, with gambling halls statewide posting another revenue increase in February.

What Sites Can I Bet Sports Online From California?

What Sites Can I Bet Sports Online From California?

You can bet sports online from California at BetOnline.

Is Draftkings Legal in Florida?

Is Draftkings Legal in Florida?

Draftkings is not licensed in Florida to take bets.  A number of other websites licensed outside the state do take bets from Florida residents however.