Gambling

At Least 200 Sickened at Casino by Norovirus

At Least 200 Sickened at Casino by Norovirus

An outbreak of norovirus at a southwestern Louisiana casino has left at least 200 people sick and has prompted an investigation by state health officials.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/09/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News February 9, 2020: UK Storm Strands Dozens of Gambling Affiliates

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Sunday February 9, 2020.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/09/2020

Betting Could Be ‘X’ Factor for New Pro Football League

Knowing its season begins less than a week after one of the biggest betting events in America, the new XFL is embracing sports betting in a major way.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/08/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News February 6, 2020: Maine Sports Betting Veto Overridden

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Thursday February 6, 2020.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/06/2020

Beshear Joins GOP Lawmaker to Promote Sports Betting Bill

Beshear Joins GOP Lawmaker to Promote Sports Betting Bill

Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear teamed up with a Republican lawmaker on Thursday in a push to build momentum to legalize sports betting in Kentucky.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/06/2020

NBA Betting – Houston Rockets at Los Angeles Lakers

Since going with their ‘small’ lineup the Houston Rockets are 3-0.

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/06/2020

Lawmakers Advance Plan to Legalize Casinos in Virginia

Lawmakers Advance Plan to Legalize Casinos in Virginia

Virginia lawmakers took steps Feb. 4 to legalize casinos in five cities around the state.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/06/2020

Some Tennessee Online Sports Betting Rules Face Criticism

Professional sports leagues, players’ unions and major gambling companies are hoping to convince Tennessee officials to tweak proposed rules to their liking for the state’s yet-to-be-implemented sports betting program.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/04/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News February 4, 2020: Coronavirus Effect on Macau Like Shutting Vegas Strip Six Times Over

Coronavirus Affects on Macau Like Shutting Vegas Strip Six Times Over

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Tuesday February 4, 2020.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/04/2020

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

Breaking News

FanDuel Halts US Presidential Elections Betting in West Virginia

FanDuel Halts US Presidential Elections Betting in West Virginia

That didn't last long, 15 minutes to be exact.  After announcing Tuesday that West Virginia had become the first US state offering sports betting to approved wagering on US politics, FanDuel was forced to pull its odds on the 2020 Presidential race.

What Are the Odds of Your Sportsbook or PPH Shop Staying in Business?

What Are the Odds of Your Sportsbook or PPH Shop Staying in Business?

Everyone knew that the coronavirus would be bad. Yet, even the darkest forecast could not predict just how bad the whole situation has become. The sports betting industry has basically ground to a halt with every major sports betting event off the board. Even the most successful sports betting operations are feeling the pain in a situation that could get even worse before it starts to get better.

Give Your Sportsbook a Big Casino Boost With Price Per Head

Give Your Sportsbook a Big Casino Boost With Price Per Head

With sports betting on pause for a few weeks or even months, depending on how well things evolve in this coronavirus crisis, sportsbooks from all over the world have turned their focus and efforts to the next obvious product in stock, the casino.