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Lucky Roulette Makes US National Debut at Seminole Hard Rock

Lucky Roulette Makes US National Debut at Seminole Hard Rock

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. is the first casino in the country to offer Aruze Gaming’s Lucky Roulette. 

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, May/31/2019

Monkey Knife Fight PGA Games - Tiger Wood Refunds

Monkey Knife Fight PGA Games - Tiger Wood Refunds

Gambling911.com has previously highlighted How to Play on Monkey Knife Fight, the exciting new hybrid fantasy sports product that inches ever so close to sports betting now that the US Supreme Court has ruled to allow this form of gambling.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/31/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - May 31, 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Friday May 31, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/31/2019

WagerTalk Announces Intent to Purchase The Gold Sheet

WagerTalk Announces Intent to Purchase The Gold Sheet

WagerTalk, the largest sports betting content provider in the world, has announced its intent to acquire The Gold Sheet.

Submitted by Press Release on, May/30/2019

Procure an Advanced Sportsbook Solution

Procure an Advanced Sportsbook Solution

The modern sportsbook looks much different than it did say fifteen years ago, for that matter, it looks a lot different than it did just five years ago. In ever changing times, sportsbooks are “keeping up with the Jones” so to speak.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/30/2019

Man Threatened to Kill Athletes Over Gambling Losses

Man Threatened to Kill Athletes Over Gambling Losses

A former college soccer player in Massachusetts has agreed to plead guilty to sending death threats to dozens of professional and collegiate athletes whom he blamed for his gambling losses.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/30/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - May 30, 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Thursday May 30, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/30/2019

Intersection of Blockchain and i-Gaming Stronger Than Ever

Intersection of Blockchain and i-Gaming Stronger Than Ever

Carla Maree Vella of Consultxd opined that iGaming is among the "leading sectors in the space in terms of monatization and exemplication of blockchain".

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/30/2019

Nevada Gaming Revenues Drop as Sports Betting Up, Colorado Governor Signs Off on Sports Betting Bill

Nevada Gaming Revenues Drop as Sports Betting Up

Sportsbooks generated $21.6m for April on a $328m handle.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/30/2019

Public Weighs in on Massachusetts Sports Betting Bill

Public Weighs in on Massachusetts Sports Betting Bill

Day 3 of a hearing to determine whether sports betting should be legalized in Massachusetts residents joined municipal officials to provide their feedback.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/29/2019

Mobile Sports Betting Live in PA, Could Go Live in NY Next Month

Mobile Sports Betting Live in PA, Could Go Live in NY Next Month

Left for dead, online sports betting may happen in New York this year after all.

Submitted by Guest on, May/29/2019

VHS Rental Store Accused of Running Illegal Sports Betting Business

VHS Rental Store Accused of Running Illegal Sports Betting Business

The owner of a Gwinnett County Georgia VHS rental store in , Boonlert Boonsawang, was arrested and later released on bond.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/29/2019

Phillies Player Put on Leave for Domestic Violence Arrest at Casino

Phillies Player Put on Leave for Domestic Violence Arrest at Casino

Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odúbel Herrera was placed on administrative leave Tuesday by Major League Baseball following his arrest in a domestic violence case at an Atlantic City casino a day earlier.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/28/2019

Louisiana Won't Be Legalizing Sports Betting This Year

Louisiana Won't Be Legalizing Sports Betting This Year

The House Appropriations Committee voted 14-6 Tuesday to shelve Republican Sen. Danny Martiny's proposal to allow sports wagering in the state.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/28/2019

Sports Betting News: Hearings Underway in Mass, Rotogrinders, PocketFive Acquired

Hearings were underway Tuesday and Wednesday to determine if sports betting should be legalized in the state of Massachusetts.  The public will offer feedback on Wednesday. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/28/2019

Top USA Sportsbook Apps

Top USA Sportsbook Apps

Being a sports bettor from the United States can sometimes be a sad experience. Due to over reaching regulations from Uncle Sam, many gambling sites don’t want to touch Americans at all.

Submitted by Payton on, May/28/2019

Man Charged in Murder of Mobster Angelo Musitano Denied Bail

Man Charged in Murder of Mobster Angelo Musitano Denied Bail

27-year-old Hamilton resident Jabril Abdalla has been denied bail.  He is accused of conspiracy to commit murder for the May 2, 2017 slaying of 39-year-old Hamilton mobster Angelo Musitano outside his Waterdown home. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/27/2019

Baltic and Scandinavian Gaming Summit and Awards Sets a Precedent in the Region

Baltic and Scandinavian Gaming Summit and Awards Sets a Precedent in the Region

The second edition of MARE BALTICUM Gaming Summit took place on the 9th of May in Vilnius and has set a precedent in the region, being confirmed as the only quality conference in the region that gathers a high number of delegates and provides quality content about the Baltic and Scandinavian region.

Submitted by Press Release on, May/27/2019

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Ohio

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Ohio

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from Ohio as that state is yet to amend its laws applying to sports wagering. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/26/2019

Is Online Sports Betting Legal in Ohio?

Is Online Sports Betting Legal in Ohio?

Sports betting has not yet been legalized in Buckeye State.  As such, those living in Ohio can access offshore sportsbooks that operate in jurisdictions where sports wagering is legal.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/26/2019

BingoSpirit.com Review l Complaints l Online Bingo From the US

BingoSpirit.com Review l Complaints l Online Bingo From the US

BingoSpirit.com is an online Bingo site licensed in Curacao that welcomes players from the United States and around the world.

Submitted by steve cooper on, May/25/2019

GalaBingo.com Review l Complaints l Online Bingo From New Zealand, Netherlands

GalaBingo.com Review l Complaints l Online Bingo From New Zealand, Netherlands

GalaBingo.com is an online bingo site that also offers roulette, scratch cards, and video poker.  It is available to those in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand and another dozen nations.

Submitted by steve cooper on, May/25/2019

How to Run an In-Play Sportsbook the Right Way

How to Run an In-Play Sportsbook the Right Way

In their "must read" book "The Logic of Sports Betting", Ed Miller and Matthew Davidow discuss the pitfalls of offering live in-play wagering, which now accounts for more than half of the betting activity at some offshore sportsbooks.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/25/2019

It's Official: Sports Betting Now Legal in Tennessee, Bookies Sweating the Blues

It's Official: Sports Betting Now Legal in Tennessee, Bookies Sweating the Blues

Check this off under "Knew it all along".  Tennessee officially legalized sports betting on Friday (May 24, 2019).

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/24/2019

Tiger Drops the F Bomb After Being Asked About $85K Bet Made on Him to Win Masters

Tiger Woods dropped the F Bomb after being asked how he felt about someone wagering $85K on him to win the Masters.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/24/2019

Sports Betting News: 'US Gaming Companies Need to Look at Asia', Louisiana Bill Doesn't Pass

Sports Betting News: 'US Gaming Companies Need to Look at Asia',

At 65-27, the tally came up five votes shy of the 70 needed for House Bill 587 to progress.  That bill looks to set up the tax and regulatory structure for sports betting in Louisiana.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/23/2019

Gamblers Claim Illegitimate Decks of Cards Lost Them $250K

Gamblers Claim Illegitimate Decks of Cards Lost Them $250K

Two gamblers have filed a federal lawsuit against a Philadelphia casino claiming they lost $250,000 because of faulty shuffling machines and illegitimate decks of cards.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/23/2019

Is Online Sports Betting Legal in Washington?

Is Online Sports Betting Legal in Washington?

Washington is the only US state that explicitly makes placing an online sports bet a crime.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, May/23/2019

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Tennessee

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Tennessee

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from Tennessee at this time.  It remains to be seen whether Draftkings will be available now that the Volunteer State has legalized online sports betting.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/23/2019

Bookies Behaving Badly Part 7: Al Ross Was Bad, His Son Denny Was Worse

This article was originally published in November 2015.  OWN featured a Dateline episode profiling this case on January 2, 2018 at 9 am EST with a rebroadcast expected at Midnight.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/23/2019

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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.