Gambling

Sports Betting News Updates: No Sports Betting in Washington Any Time Soon, Team Liquid Pulls Off Biggest Upset in LoL

While other states are moving full speed ahead with their plans to allow sports betting, Washington State doesn't appear to have any appetite for it.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/17/2019

Sports Betting News Updates: FanDuel Not Offering Eurovision Odds? Borgata Launches Sportsbook

Sports Betting News Updates: FanDuel Not Offering Eurovision Odds? Borgata Launches Sportsbook

FanDuel, arguably the biggest online sports betting site in the United States that only operates in one state, New Jersey, had not yet posted future bets on one of the world's largest competitions, Eurovision 2019.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, May/17/2019

Hard Knocks Odds Have Redskins Favored

Hard Knocks Odds Have Redskins Favored

SportsBetting.ag has set odds on which team will be featured in the upcoming season of HBO's Hard Knocks. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/17/2019

MGM May Pay $800 Million in Shooting Settlement

MGM May Pay $800 Million in Shooting Settlement

Casino giant MGM Resorts told federal regulators Thursday it might pay up to $800 million to settle liability lawsuits stemming from the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas — the deadliest in modern U.S. history.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/17/2019

Sports Betting News Updates: $2.64 Billion Bet in NJ First Year ...BetMania Back to Normal? AZ and the Over

$2.64 Billion Bet in NJ First Year

Plus an easy win on the Arizona Cardinals OVER 5.5 NFL regular season wins in 2019?

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/16/2019

Sports Betting News Updates: Mass Lawmakers Not All on Board With Betting, Parx Leads Way in PA

Sports Betting News Updates: Mass Lawmakers Not All on Board With Betting, Parx Leads the Way in PA

Massachusetts state senator: "“I wouldn’t bet on it,” in regard to sports betting coming to the state.  Meanwhile, PA sees big dropoff in April

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/16/2019

Sports Betting News Updates: One Year After PASPA Overturned, Iowa Casino Preparing to Open New Sportsbook, More

Sports Betting News Updates

The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 was overturned one year ago this week (May 14, 2018) by the US Supreme Court, thus heralding in a new era of legalized sports betting across the USA.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/16/2019

How to Start a Profitable Bookie Business

How to Start a Profitable Bookie Business

Moving forward 2019 and beyond, the bookie industry is filled with many challenges and many opportunities, especially the rise of the new media like the internet.  According to Ace Per Head, the online gaming market is one of the fastest growing industries in the world.

Submitted by Guest on, May/16/2019

3 Benefits of Using a Sportsbook Software

3 Benefits of Using a Sportsbook Software

There are lots of good points if you still want to pursue how to become a bookie.  Due to the digital era, the betting business was made easy especially with the use of Sports betting software.

Submitted by Guest on, May/16/2019

Sports Betting Coming to the Mohegan Sun PA

Sports Betting Coming to the Mohegan Sun PA

The casino got the green light Wednesday from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board in Harrisburg to open a sports betting lounge on site, making it the only casino in northeastern and central Pennsylvania to have legalized sports betting.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/16/2019

Philly Casino Fined for Serving 17 Free Alcoholic Beverages to Gambler ...In 8 Hours

Philadelphia Casino Fined for Serving 17 Free Alcoholic Beverages to Gambler  ...In 8 Hours

The SugarHouse Casino must pay a $17,500 fine

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/15/2019

Can I Bet the PGA Championship From Iowa?

You can bet the PGA Championship online from Iowa at any number of top websites accessible from the state.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/15/2019

US Sports Betting Affiliates May Soon Be Dealing With UK-Like Compliance Mandates

US Sports Betting Affiliates May Soon Be Dealing With UK-Like Compliance Mandates

It's deja vu for those online gambling affiliates entering the newly legalized US sports betting market as The American Gaming Association (AGA) released a set of set of guidelines for advertising entitled “Responsible Marketing Code for Sports Wagering”.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/15/2019

Is Bovada Legal From My State?

Is Bovada Legal From My State?

Bovada is legal from most states, though Washington State does have a provision specifically aimed at betting online whereby anyone found to be doing so could be prosecuted with a felony. Bovada cannot be accessed from all states.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/15/2019

What is a Good Scores and Odds Site?

What is a Good Scores and Odds Site?

Looking for a good scores and odds site?  Which one has the best information?  In order to qualify among the best, these scores and odds sites must feature a live feed. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/15/2019

Where Can I Find a Bookie?

Where Can I Find a Bookie?

Want to know where to find a bookie?  Look no further than your local sports bar, race track, pool hall, but first check with friends and co-workers, especially those who are sports fanatics.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/15/2019

Place a Bet Right at Wrigley Field: Bill Would Allow This

Place a Bet Right at Wrigley Field: Bill Would Allow This

Wrigley Field, Soldier Field and other sports venues would offer sports betting under current legislation

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/14/2019

Monkey Knife Fight Review l Complaints

Monkey Knife Fight Review l Complaints

Monkey Knife Fight is an online fantasy sports prop hybrid site that is licensed in California.  It has evolved (pun intended) out of a May 2018 US Supreme Court decision that now permits sports wagering, essentially testing the limits, but not quite crossing the line.   

Submitted by steve cooper on, May/14/2019

Latest Sports Betting News: ESPN Caesars Marriage, Iowa Bill Signed, More

Latest Sports Betting News: ESPN Caesars Marriage, Iowa Bill Signed, More

In the fast changing world of sports betting, more media outlets are coming out of the woodwork to join forces with gambling ventures.  Last week it was PokerStars parent company The Stars Group and Fox Sports.  Now comes word of a partnership between ESPN and Caesars.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/14/2019

ESPN Partners With Caesars to Produce Sports Betting Oriented Programming

ESPN Partners With Caesars to Produce Sports Betting Oriented Programming

ESPN partnership with Caesars will include integration of odds data and branding but no betting site tie-ins, unlike last week's announced Fox Sports/Stars Group deal.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/14/2019

I Live in Florida But Will be Traveling to New Jersey - Can I Bet Sports Online There?

I Live in Florida But Will be Traveling to New Jersey - Can I Bet Sports Online There?

If you are living in Florida, can you bet online while visiting New Jersey? The answer is "Yes" provided you are physically within the state's borders.  Geo-location technology ensures you can only access these apps while physically in NJ.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/14/2019

Where to Wager Online From My State

Where to Wager Online From My State

You can wager online from all US states using a sportsbook located offshore in Web sports betting hubs across the globe.  Some of the biggest are Malta, Costa Rica, the United Kingdom and Gibraltar.  Some states are beginning to open sportsbooks themselves.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/14/2019

BetMania, Skybook Betting Accounts Wiped Out

BetMania, Skybook Betting Accounts Wiped Out

For the past two weeks, customers of Skybook and BetMania have complained of having their betting accounts disappear.  Sister book, BetPhoenix has also been impacted.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/13/2019

Iowa Sports Betting Bill Signed Into Law

Iowa Sports Betting Bill Signed Into Law

Gov. Kim Reynolds has signed a bill into law that establishes a legal way to bet on professional, collegiate and international sporting events.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/13/2019

Mobile Betting Gets a Lift in NY: Cuomo Says 'Under Review'

Mobile Betting Gets a Lift in NY: Cuomo Says 'Under Review'

A bill to legalize sports betting in the Empire State got a bit of a boost on Monday, advancing to the Senate Finance Committee.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/13/2019

Sinclair Broadcasting to Benefit From Sports Betting

Sinclair Broadcasting to Benefit From Sports Betting Deal

Sinclair Broadcasting's ownership of 21 regional sports networks will help the company to gain an instant foothold into the lucrative newly legalized sports betting industry in the US.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/13/2019

ESPN Parent Company Disney 'No Plans for Sports Betting'

ESPN Parent Company Disney 'No Plans for Sports Betting'

Following news of a Fox Sports/BetStars joint venture into the world of legalized sports betting in the US, ESPN parent company Disney says it has not intention of following that same route.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/13/2019

China Holds Cards in Online Betting Boom in Philippines

China Holds Cards in Online Betting Boom in Philippines

Online casinos have gone on a hiring spree for Chinese nationals, to cater to their biggest group of customers.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/13/2019

Gambling Sites, Pay Per Heads Prepare for Big Betting Week Ahead

Gambling Sites, Pay Per Heads Prepare for Big Betting Week Ahead

While we don't typically think of Mid-May as high season when it comes to peak sports betting, 2019 will most certainly be a rare exception to that rule.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, May/12/2019

Can I Bet on Bovada From New York?

Can I Bet on Bovada From New York?

Bovada is no longer accessible to new customers from the state of New York.  YouWager is among the dozen or so online gambling sites that do accept customers from the Empire State.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/12/2019

Breaking News

2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open to Be Held August 1-13

2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open to Be Held August 1-13

The Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) will celebrate its seventh season of highly anticipated, top tournament play at South Florida’s iconic entertainment destination Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. SHRPO will kick off Thursday, Aug. 1 with the $600 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (NLH) series opener highlighting a $1 Million Guarantee.

Bitcoin Bang as Crypto Tops $9200

Bitcoin Bang as Crypto Tops $9200

Bitcoin, the best known of the cryptocurrencies, has reached over $9200 Monday morning. 

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 17 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Monday June 17, 2019.