Gambling

Justice Department Opinion Could Threaten Online Gambling

Justice Department Opinion Could Threaten Online Gambling

A legal opinion from the U.S. Department of Justice made public Monday could threaten the viability of online gambling that crosses state lines such as poker.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/15/2019

Sports Betting Included in New York State Budget for 2019

Sports Betting Included in New York State Budget for 2019

A $170 billion budget package for the state of New York appears to make room for legalized sports wagering.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/15/2019

One of 5Dimes Owner Kidnappers Appears to Have had Ties to Malta, Bookmaking

One of 5Dimes Owner Kidnappers Appear to Have had Ties to Malta, Bookmaking

The mother of a suspected ring leader in the alleged kidnapping of 5Dimes owner Sean “Tony” Creighton, appears to have some ties to Malta and bookmakers who once operated there.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jan/15/2019

New Jersey Probing Draftkings $1 Million Gambling Tourney

New Jersey Probing Draftkings $1 Million Gambling Tourney

New Jersey gambling regulators are looking into a sports betting tournament held over the weekend in which some competitors were unable to make bets on an NFL playoff game, costing them a shot at a $1 million top prize.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/14/2019

Player Wins $167,072 Jackpot at Seminole Classic Casino in Hollywood

Player Wins $167,072 Jackpot at Seminole Classic Casino in Hollywood

A Plantation, Fla. woman won more than $167,000 on a slot machine at Seminole Classic Casino in Hollywood Fla.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jan/14/2019

CNN on Top of Sean Creighton 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping Story

CNN on Top of Sean Creighton 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping Story

CNN is the latest mainstream news media outlet in the United States to cover the apparent kidnapping of Sean "Tony" Creighton in Costa Rica.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/14/2019

5Dimes Owner was Held at Grandma's House

5Dimes Owner was Held at Grandma's House

Sean "Tony" Creighton, the missing owner of 5Dimes Sportsbook in San Pedro, Costa Rica, was last seen at the home of a gang leader's grandmother.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/12/2019

Spain Again Plays Key Role in Apprehending Suspects Tied to Crimes Against Online Gambling Figures

Spain Again Plays Key Role in Apprehending Suspects Tied to Crimes Against Online Gambling Figures

Three suspects have been arrested in Spain tied to the disappearance and reported kidnapping of 5Dimes owner

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jan/12/2019

Associated Press Reports on 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping Suspects Arrests

Costa Rican authorities are hoping the arrest of 12 people allegedly involved in the September kidnapping of the owner of an internet sports betting site will lead to the missing U.S. citizen.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/11/2019

10 Arrested in Kidnapping of 5Dimes Owner: His Whereabouts Not Known

10 Arrested in Kidnapping of 5Dimes Owner: His Whereabouts Not Known

Gambling911.com has confirmed the arrests of several individuals involved in the September kidnapping of Sean "Tony" Creighton, founder of 5Dimes Sportsbook out of San Pedro, Costa Rica.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/11/2019

Bookies Can Look Forward To These 10 Sports Betting Events of 2019

Bookies Can Look Forward To These 10 Sports Betting Events of 2019

2019 is full of sports betting events that bookies can profit from. Get a breakdown of up and coming events that are geared to make pay per head agents today.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/11/2019

Iowa Looking to Offer Sports Betting

Iowa Looking to Offer Sports Betting

It’s a sure bet that sports wagering will debated this year in the Iowa Capitol.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/10/2019

A Guide to Bitcoin Casinos - How to Choose One

A Guide to Bitcoin Casinos - How to Choose One

The gambling industry has changed beyond recognition. Not only has it gone online and experienced the rise in mobile traffic, but it has also started implementing cryptocurrencies. Now, there are many gambling websites that accept payments in Bitcoin, Dash, Ethereum, etc. This is because they can benefit from high level of security and anonymity that cryptocurrency provides.

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/10/2019

FanDuel Pays Out $40K on Bama Win That Never Happened

FanDuel Pays Out $40K on Bama Win That Never Happened

Believing the Alabama Crimson Tide to be invincible, online sorts betting firm FanDuel paid futures bet on their 2019 College Football Championship win in advance.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jan/10/2019

Former Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval Joins MGM Resorts

Former Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval Joins MGM Resorts

Former Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is joining casino giant MGM Resorts International to help push the company’s global expansion efforts, particularly in Japan, and work on state-level public policy related to sports betting.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/09/2019

Sports Betting at Foxwoods

Sports Betting at Foxwoods

Foxwoods is likely to offer legalized in-person sports betting some time in 2019.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/09/2019

Sports Betting at the Mohegan Sun

Sports Betting at the Mohegan Sun

The Mohegan Sun is likely to offer legalized in-person sports betting some time in 2019.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/09/2019

Connecticut to Push Ahead With Legislation That Allows In-Person Sports Betting at Tribal Casinos

Connecticut to Push Ahead With Legislation That Allows In-Person Sports Betting at Tribal Casinos

Various factions have begun angling to get a piece of the action if Connecticut pushes ahead with legalizing sports gambling in the new legislative session, which opens Wednesday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/09/2019

The Profit High Stakes Chronicles Las Vegas

The Profit High Stakes Chronicles Las Vegas

In this CNBC original documentary, The Profit, Marcus Lemonis takes you behind the scenes in Las Vegas, spending three days as a high roller to unlock the secrets of Sin City.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/08/2019

Maine Man Gets 15 Months for Running State's Largest Illegal Gambling Operation

Maine Man Gets 15 Months for Bust of State's Largest Gambling Operation

A Maine man who netted millions running an illegal sports gambling operation is going to prison for 15 months.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/08/2019

PokerStars Gets Reprieve in New Jersey

PokerStars Gets Reprieve in New Jersey

The Stars Group, parent company to PokerStars, will be extended another six months in which to operate online in the state of New Jersey.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/08/2019

Missouri Lawmakers to Consider Sports Betting

Missouri Lawmakers to Consider Sports Betting

Gamblers in the Show Me State may soon be able to trek on over to their local casino and place bets on sporting events.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/07/2019

Mobile Bookmaker in the US

Mobile Bookmaker in the US

When it comes to bookmaker apps, there are plenty of tools available and these are easy to use for today's savvy sportsbook operators. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/07/2019

Arrest Order Issued for Japan Casino Mogul

Arrest Order Issued for Japan Casino Mogul

A Philippine court has ordered the arrest of Japanese pachinko billionaire Kazuo Okada, about a month after the country’s Department of Justice recommended the filing of charges against him over three counts of fraud.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/07/2019

Cannabis, Gambling Interests Drive up Lobbying Registrations

More companies and groups in Virginia are getting into the political influence game ahead of a legislative session than they have in past years.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/05/2019

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Minnesota

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

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jan/05/2019

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Wisconsin

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Wisconsin

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

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jan/05/2019

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Maryland

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Maryland

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

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jan/05/2019

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Missouri

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

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jan/04/2019

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Indiana

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Indiana

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

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jan/04/2019

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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.