Gambling

Compulsive Gambler in Recovery Podcast: ‘The Pitfalls of Rushing U.S. Sports Betting’ and is Poker Gambling

Will there be a rise in gambling addiction with expanded sports betting in U.S.?

Will there be a rise in gambling addiction with expanded sports betting in U.S.?

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/21/2018

Ontario Makes Arrest in Gangland Murders Tied to Mafia Power Struggle

Police are plotting grim landmarks of a sprawling underworld power struggle between Canadian Mafia clans — murders, bombings and arsons that stretch from suburban Ontario streets to a drainage ditch in Mexico.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/21/2018

FanDuel Agrees to Pay Player Disputed $82000 Following Mounting Pressure, Bad PR

Upon further review, a New Jersey man will get his full $82,000 payout on a disputed $110 sports bet.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/20/2018

House Hearing on Sports Betting Officially Scheduled

Congress is set to examine whether sports betting guidelines will be needed as more states legalize the activity.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Sep/20/2018

Pennsylvania's Ban on Gambling Contributions Struck Down

A federal court judge is striking down a Pennsylvania law that bars casino owners and others with a stake in the gambling industry from donating to political campaigns in the state.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/20/2018

News Flash FanDuel: Most Folks Betting Sports First Time in NJ Don't Understand the Odds

News Flash FanDuel: Most Folks Betting Sports First Time in NJ Don't Understand the Odds

FanDuel is taking heat this week for its refusal to pay out on an $82000 winning wager they claimed was a result of their in-game pricing system malfunctioning. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/20/2018

FanDuel New Jersey Sports Betting Probe: Company Refused to Pay Out on $82,000 Bet

Anthony Prince of Newark made $110 bet on Denver to win with a minute left in game at 750-1 odds and down two points

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/20/2018

DC Sports Betting Bill Introduced

Washington, DC Councilmember Jack Evan’s newly introduced bill would legalize sports betting while also placing regulations.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/19/2018

How to Make Money Bookmaking Online

There are obviously millions of different ways to make money in this world, and a lot of ways can be done online. However one of the best ways to make money online is to actually become a bookie and accept action through online websites.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/18/2018

BetStars is Paying 100-1 Odds for Any Team to Win Super Bowl ...Sort of

BetStars is Paying 100-1 Odds for Any Team to Win Super Bowl  ...Sort of

BetStars announced on Tuesday it is paying out 100/1 odds for any team to win the 2019 Super Bowl including the likes of the Patriots, Rams, Eagles and more.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Sep/18/2018

Big Fish Casino Comes Under Scrutiny From Nations Cracking Down on Social Gaming, Loot Boxes, More

15 nations involved in the crackdown while another study finds a particular game is resulting in a high divorce rate

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/18/2018

MGM Springfield Pulls In $9.5M From Gambling In First Week

Massachusetts gambling regulators are reporting MGM Springfield generated $9.5 million from gambling operations in its first week open.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/17/2018

Fear of the Fix With Sports Betting Sudden Growth in Popularity

Fear of the Fix With Sports Betting Sudden Growth in Popularity

It's early in a college basketball game and Team A, playing methodically and using up most of the 30-second shot clock, falls behind 10-6.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/17/2018

NFL Wants to Testify at House Sports Betting Hearing Later This Month

NFL Wants to Testify at House Sports Betting Hearing Later This Month

A hearing related to sports betting is supposed to be scheduled September 27 and the National Football League is more than willing to testify before it according to reports.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/17/2018

Macau Begins Cleanup Following Powerful Typhoon

Macau Begins Cleanup Following Powerful Typhoon

Packing winds of more than 200 kph (125 mph) at its peak, tropical cyclone Mangkhut is considered the strongest to hit the region this year.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/17/2018

Macau Shuts Down for First Time Ever

Macau Shuts Down for First Time Ever

A massive typhoon has resulted in Macau closing its casinos Saturday, the first time they have ever had to do so.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/16/2018

Where Can I Watch, Bet the Khabib-McGregor Fight Springfield MA

Many sports bars throughout the Springfield, MA area will be showing the much anticipated Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor UFC 229 fight and this includes the newly opened Springfield MGM Casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/16/2018

Firefox to Introduce its Own Affiliate-Tracking Block Feature

With all the recent talk in the affiliate community related to Apple's intention to block cookie tracking from third parties via its Safari browser, now comes word that Mozilla Firefox has an even more aggressive plan in the works.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/14/2018

House Hearing on Sports Betting to Be Held This Month

The U.S. federal government, perhaps at the urging of sports leagues, is determined to oversee legalized sports betting as opposed to allowing states to do so it seems.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/14/2018

AGA to Schumer: 'Get Lost!'

AGA to Schumer:  'Get Lost!'

Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer (New York) is one of the most powerful men in Washington.  Currently serving as the Senate Minority Leader, Schumer has the potential to become Majority Leader if things don't go well for the Republicans this November. Schumer has also indicated he would like to see a federal framework created for sports betting in the United States.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/13/2018

Can I Bet Sports From My Smartphone in West Virginia

Can I Bet Sports From My Smartphone in West Virginia

You can currently place a sports bet from your smartphone or tablet in West Virginia using any of a few dozen international websites, however, all of these sites are prohibited from offering apps in the state of West Virginia.  Access is via their online website only. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/13/2018

GVC to Focus on U.S. Market as UK Tightens Controls

The United States will be the biggest regulated market for Europe’s leading gambling companies within five years, GVC Holdings Chief Executive Kenny Alexander said on Thursday after reporting another decline in UK retail revenue.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/13/2018

Sports Betting Soars to $95M in New Jersey in August

Sports betting is a second-inning home run in New Jersey, where gamblers plunked down more than $95 million on sporting events in August, helping Atlantic City's casinos to one of their biggest monthly revenue increases in three decades.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/13/2018

What Does a 5X Sportsbook Bonus Mean?

What Does a 5X Sportsbook Bonus Mean?

When it comes to online sportsbook bonuses, you will often see the term "rollover requirement" with a number like 5X.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2018

100% Sportsbook Deposit Bonus Reviews

100% Sportsbook Deposit Bonus Reviews

Gambling911.com continues its extensive review of online sportsbook bonus programs, today looking at the 100% deposit bonus.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2018

Teen Sentenced for Stealing €150k From Maltese Online Casino Sentenced

Teen Sentenced for Stealing €150k From Maltese Online Casino Sentenced

A teenager from Finland who stole more than €150,000 from an online casino in Malta after discovering a glitch in their software will serve a 20-month sentence.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2018

Sportsbook Bonus Reviews for the 2018 NFL Season: Free Play vs. Free Cash

Which is better?  Free cash or free play bonuses?  This is the question many gamblers will be asking when selecting an online sportsbook for the 2018 NFL betting season.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2018

Content Providers Look to Cash in On Legal Sports Betting in the US

With legal sports betting spreading like wildfire in the United States, it's not surprising that content providers are looking to cash in bigly.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2018

Can I Bet on the FanDuel Sports Betting Site Outside of New Jersey?

FanDuel is now online taking sports bets in what is now a highly saturated New Jersey sports wagering market.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2018

Sports Betting Coming to Arkansas? Voters May Decide

Voters are set to decide whether sports betting should be legalized in the state of Arkansas, though one group looks to stand in the way.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2018

Breaking News

RI Senate Leader Worries About Casino Staffing for Sports Bets

RI Senate Leader Worries About Casino Staffing for Sports Bets

Rhode Island’s Senate president says there aren’t enough casino staff to take sports bets and he’s concerned about the state losing out on revenue.

Pennsylvania Casino Sees $1.4M in Sports Bets in 2 Weeks

Pennsylvania Casino Sees $1.4M in Sports Bets in 2 Weeks

The first two weeks of legal sports betting in Pennsylvania at a single casino saw just over $1.4 million in bets.

Surprise!  NBA and FanDuel Expand Partnership to Include Sports Betting

Surprise! NBA and FanDuel Expand Partnership to Include Sports Betting

FanDuel will become authorized gaming operator of the NBA