Gambling

John Brennan: Former Mets Manager Looks to Get Into CT Sports Betting

John Brennan: Former Mets Manager Looks to Get Into CT Sports Betting

Approaching 8 pm EST and that hearing on sports betting is still going on in Connecticut, ten hours long thus far.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/26/2019

Legalized Sports Betting One Step Closer in Indiana, Connecticut Hearing Still Going

Legalized Sports Betting One Step Closer in Indiana, Connecticut Hearing Still Going

The Indiana Senate approved the bill on a 38-11 vote and is now heading to the House.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/26/2019

Nevada Declines MLB Request to Ban Betting on Spring Training

Nevada Declines MLB Request to Ban Betting on Spring Training

The Nevada Gaming Control Board said in a letter to MLB that casinos in Las Vegas and elsewhere have taken bets on exhibition baseball games for decades without problems.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/26/2019

Pay Per Head Bookmaking Benefits

Pay Per Head Bookmaking Benefits

Our friends at PricePerPlayer.com review the top benefits of running one's sportsbook using a Pay Per head software platform.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/26/2019

William Hill Seeks Lead Ad Agency in U.S.

William Hill Seeks Lead Ad Agency in U.S.

One of the world's largest bookmakers, William Hill, is in the hunt for a top ad agency for its U.S.A. brands.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/26/2019

Gambling in Czechia - Note on the 3 years of activity at Prague Gaming Summit 3

Gambling in Czechia - Note on the 3 years of activity at Prague Gaming Summit 3

Industry media has reported that the land-based gambling industry in Czechia is soaring and just recently the Finance Minister, Alena Schillerová, has declared victory in the battle to restrict, monitor – and collect taxes from – casinos and gaming machine bars.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/26/2019

New Hampshire Governor Supports Sports Betting

Proponents of legalized sports betting in New Hampshire believe backing from the governor is giving their proposal a boost.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/25/2019

Caesars, Draftkings Ink Multi-State Sports Betting Deal

Caesars, Draftkings Ink Multi-State Sports Betting Deal

Caesars Entertainment and DraftKings have reached a deal to grant DraftKings access to Caesars’ markets in several states.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/25/2019

Mega Storm in Online Gambling Hub Malta: Fish Falling From the Sky

Mega Storm in Online Gambling Hub Malta: Fish Falling From the Sky

A massive storm ravaged the Mediterranean island nation of Malta south of Italy on Sunday, causing it to rain fish, literally.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/25/2019

Buck to Send Out Key CSR Message at Betting on Sports America

Buck to Send Out Key CSR Message at Betting on Sports America

Corporate social responsibility; three words combined that the gambling industry is beginning to accept as an essential part of its vernacular far more often these days - and rightly so.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/25/2019

Bitcoin Catapults Above $4K Mark

Bitcoin Catapults Above $4K Mark

The cryptocurrency Bitcoin had risen above the $4000 mark Saturday afternoon, trading at $4111 at 2:38 pm EST.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/23/2019

Connecticut to Hold Sports Betting Hearing Today February 26

Connecticut to Hold Sports Betting Hearing Tuesday

There was lots of interest in betting sports at Connecticut's famed Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods casinos following news that a hearing on the topic is set to take place at 10 am this coming Tuesday. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/23/2019

Caesars Offers Few Clues on State of Talks With Carl Icahn

Caesars Entertainment Corp. gave few clues Thursday as to the status of its talks with billionaire Carl Icahn, who has taken a large stake in the casino giant and says he wants fundamental changes in the company.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/22/2019

Where Can I Bet the Oscars Online From Georgia?

Where Can I Bet the Oscars Online From Georgia?

You can bet the Oscars online from Georgia using any number of internationally-based websites.  Georgia itself does not host online sports betting sites that would offer Oscar betting.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/22/2019

Other Football Lagues Seek Boost From Legal Sports Betting

Other Football Lagues Seek Boost From Legal Sports Betting

The National Football League is king when it comes to legal sports bets, but other professional gridiron leagues are also looking to embrace and profit from it.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/21/2019

Betcris Supports Venezuela Aid Live

Betcris Supports Venezuela Aid Live

Betcris, pioneer in the online betting industry, is proud to support Venezuela by participating in Richard Branson’s initiative: Venezuela Aid Live. The goal is to raise $100 million in humanitarian aid for the Venezuelan people.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/21/2019

Kentucky Races to Legalize Sports Betting

Kentucky Races to Legalize Sports Betting

Kentucky took the first step to legalizing sports betting on Wednesday as a legislative committee strongly endorsed a bill that one estimate says would bring in at least $20 million a year in new taxes.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/20/2019

Gambling Regulators Authorize Settlement to End Wynn Lawsuit

Gambling Regulators Authorize Settlement to End Wynn Lawsuit

A settlement is pending in casino mogul Steve Wynn's lawsuit seeking to block the release of Massachusetts' investigation into allegations of sexual assault against him.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/20/2019

North Dakota House Passes Bill to Legalize Sports Betting

North Dakota House Passes Bill to Legalize Sports Betting

North Dakota’s Republican-led House reconsidered and passed legislation Wednesday that would allow legal betting on college and professional sports, reflecting a relaxation of anti-gambling attitudes in recent years in the highly conservative state.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/20/2019

Betting Shop Critic Chuka Umunna Receives £20,000 Gift From Gambling Exec

Betting Shop Critic Chuka Umunna Receives £20,000 Gift From Gambling Exec

A close ally of Ed Miliband has been accused of hypocrisy by the Tories in the United Kingdom following reports Chuka Umunn accepted a £20,000 gift from a gambling executive.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/20/2019

Dutch Remote Gambling Bill Passes

Dutch Remote Gambling Bill Passes

The process of issuing online gambling bills is set to begin sometime this year in the Netherlands.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/20/2019

Gambling, Tobacco Lobbyists Among Biggest Spenders in Maine

Gambling, Tobacco Lobbyists Among Biggest Spenders in Maine

New lobbying reports show that gambling, tobacco, utility and marijuana groups are among the top spenders on lobbying so far this session in Maine.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/20/2019

Sports Betting Software vs. a Pay Per Head

Sports Betting Software vs. a Pay Per Head

Everyone who has ever placed a sports wager has thought about opening their own sportsbook or bookie service.  Heck, most bettors would love to have the glamour and lifestyle that comes from owning a sportsbook.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/19/2019

Big Fish Games Class Action Suit: Used Illegal Gambling Practices

Big Fish Games Class Action Suit: Used Illegal Gambling Practices

Their commercials were everywhere and now the Big Fish Casino is paying the price for success.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/19/2019

PA Gambling Market Up 3.2% With Sports Betting

PA Gambling Market Up 3.2% With Sports Betting

The Pennsylvania gambling market witnessed a 3.2 percent increase in the month of January.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/19/2019

Governor Chris Christie to Join Sports Betting Hall of Fame at Betting on Sports America

Governor Chris Christie to Join Sports Betting Hall of Fame at Betting on Sports America

Governor Chris Christie is to be recognised by the sports betting industry for the pioneering role that he played in widening the scope for sports betting in the US.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/19/2019

Oddsshark Banned From New Jersey

Oddsshark Banned From New Jersey

The popular odds provider website Oddsshark.com has apparently been banned from the state of New Jersey.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/18/2019

Bitcoin Sees First Sharp Rise in Months: Possible End to Five-Month Losing Streak

Bitcoin Sees First Sharp Rise in Months: Possible End to Five-Month Losing Streak

Following a sharp decline in its price from over $6000 to around $3500 these last five months, Bitcoin was at a one-month high Monday, up nearly 7% on the day to just over $3800.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/18/2019

Malta Suspends Series of Online Gambling Licenses

Malta Suspends Series of Online Gambling Licenses

This week, the ‘Malta Gaming Authority -MGA’ has announced a trio of licensee suspensions for online gambling companies.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/18/2019

IT Security, Safe Gambling, Match-Fixing and More Headline Prague Gaming Summit 2019

IT Security, Safe Gambling, Match-Fixing and More Headline Prague Gaming Summit 2019

”Safe Gambling” is a new term used in the industry and is a possible replacer for the notion ”responsible gambling”.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/18/2019

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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.   

What is a Distributor in the Bookmaking Business?

What is a Distributor in the Bookmaking Business?

When it comes to a Pay Per Head, you may come across the terms "agent" and "distributor". 

GTBets Online Sportsbook Review l Complaints

GTBets Online Sportsbook Review l Complaints

GTBets is an online sports betting and casino site licensed out of Curacao.