Gambling

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.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/18/2018

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.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/18/2018

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

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/18/2018

Unibet Enters the US Online Gambling Market

Unibet Enters the US Online Gambling Market

While its parent company entered the New Jersey online gambling market last June, Unibet will be making its debut shortly.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/17/2018

Revenues Dip at Massachusetts and Connecticut Casinos

Gambling revenues have dipped at Massachusetts' casinos for another month.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/17/2018

Bettor Loses $569K on Seahawks

Bettor Loses $569K on Seahawks

Seahawks had won ten straight against San Francisco prior to Sunday's shock loss

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Dec/17/2018

How Much Tax Will I Pay Betting Sports in PA?

How Much Tax Will I Pay Betting Sports in PA?

Sports bettors are generally subject to a flat 24% tax

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/16/2018

Officers: About 40 video gaming machines seized in NC raid

Law enforcement officers have raided a property that the Tuscarora Indian Nation of North Carolina claims as sovereign territory in eastern North Carolina after they received complaints that an illegal casino was being operated there.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/15/2018

Philadelphia Sportsbook Opens for Business But Players Must Pay 34 Percent Tax

Philadelphia Sportsbook Opens for Business

Players are likely to be taxed higher than most other states with PA players looking to shell out 34% of winnings

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/13/2018

Rivers Casino Sportsbook in Pittsburgh Opens Today

Rivers Casino Sportsbook in Pittsburgh Opens Today

The Rivers Casino was set to begin offering sports betting Thursday and Friday (December 13 and 14) as part of a limited test run.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/13/2018

New Jersey Sports Betting Market Closing in on $1B Mark

New Jersey Sports Betting Market Closing in on $1B Mark

New Jersey’s sports betting market is closing in on the $1 billion dollar mark after less than six months of operation.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/12/2018

Ace Per Head Now Accepting Amex Gift Cards

Ace Per Head Now Accepting Amex Gift Cards

In the world of sports betting and pay per head sites one of the best bookie services in the market is AcePerHead.com.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/12/2018

The Role of UKGC in Online Gambling Industry

The Role of UKGC in Online Gambling Industry

Apart from the League Championship, the United Kingdom is also one of the most important territories of the gambling industry. The technology revolution and the appearance of the internet have allowed this sector to rise there. With this inevitable growth, an authority was born in 2007 to regulate the gambling in this sovereign country.

Submitted by Payton on, Dec/12/2018

Two Former College Football Players Indicted in Armed Robbery, Were Running Gambling Ring

Two Former College Football Players Indicted in Armed Robbery, Were Running Gambling Ring

A Cobb County grand jury has formally charged four men with running a gambling operation on the Kennesaw State campus and robbing some participants at gunpoint, the Atlanta Constitution Journal reported on Wednesday.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/12/2018

Catholic School in LA is Having Nun of This: Sisters Confirmed in Embezzlement Scheme

Catholic School in LA is Having Nun of This: Sisters Confirmed in Embezzlement Scheme

Two nuns who worked for decades at a Catholic school in California embezzled a “substantial” amount of money from tuition and other funds and used it to pay for gambling trips to Las Vegas, church officials said Monday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/11/2018

Aussie Firm Enters NJ Sports Betting Market

Aussie Firm Enters NJ Sports Betting Market

New Jersey has given preliminary approval for an Australian sports book provider to offer online sports betting.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/11/2018

Where Are Your Players From? 2018 Global Market Overview

Where Are Your Players From? 2018 Global Market Overview

BOSS. Gaming solutions has collected the latest iGaming market research by H2 agency and classified it to help you to get a full picture of players’ preferences worldwide.

Submitted by Press Release on, Dec/11/2018

Whitey Bulger Family to Sue Following Brutal Prison Murder

The family of notorious Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger plans to file a lawsuit against the government claiming wrongful death and negligence more than a month after his mysterious murder inside a West Virginia prison.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/10/2018

Mississippi Sports Bettor Hits $40 13-team parlay for $103K

Mississippi may be regretting opening up sportsbooks in the state following a landmark US Supreme Court decision legalizing the activity back in May.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Dec/10/2018

Emergency Briefing Regarding Visa and MasterCard's New Gambling Requirements Announced

Visa and MasterCard's New Gambling Requirements

Prague – Based on reports, a new fight is brewing between merchants and card companies as major card networks Visa and MasterCard are requiring online merchants from hi-risk industries to present legal opinions from IMGL and STEP accredited local lawyers in jurisdictions in which they operate.

Submitted by Press Release on, Dec/10/2018

Nuns Gone Wild: Pilfer Catholic School to Support Gambling Habit

Nuns Gone Wild: Pilfer Catholic School to Support Gambling Habit

Two nuns at St. James Catholic School in Torrance, California allegedly embezzled as much as $500,000 in tuition, fees and donations, all to support their gambling addiction.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Dec/09/2018

NCAA Denies Monitizing for Sports Betting

The NCAA denies it is looking to monetize legalized sports betting but Forbes reports they laying the groundwork to do exactly that.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/07/2018

Start My Own Sports Betting Site From Wisconsin?

Start My Own Sports Betting Site From Wisconsin?

You can start your online sports betting site from the state of Wisconsin

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Dec/07/2018

How To Make More Cash During The Holidays: Matchups To Consider This Dec.

How To Make More Cash During The Holidays: Matchups To Consider This Dec.

Why not make more profits during the holiday season? Bookies

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/06/2018

Congress Last Desperate Attempt to Set Up State Framework for Allowing Sports Betting

Congress Last Desperate Attempt to Set Up State Framework for Allowing Sports Betting

Outgoing Republican Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) is pushing forward a bill that would establish a federal framework for states to regulate sports betting, but he only has days to find additional sponsors.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/06/2018

Police Offer $50K Reward for Info Regarding ''Execution' of Mobster Angelo Musitano

Hamilton police are offering a $50,000 reward for information pertaining to the murder of notorious mobster Angelo Musitano.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/06/2018

Thunderpick Targets US eSports Market with Unique Social Betting Platform

Thunderpick Targets US eSports Market with Unique Social Betting Platform

eSports betting operator Thunderpick is looking to bring its unique social betting platform to the United States after the removal of regulatory obstacles earlier this year.

Submitted by Press Release on, Dec/06/2018

DC Anticipates Sports Betting By Start of Next Baseball Season

DC Anticipates Sports Betting By Start of Next Baseball Season

The D.C. Council voted Tuesday in favor of a bill that would allow sports betting in Washington, the first of two votes necessary for the bill to pass.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/05/2018

Missouri Latest State to Consider Legalized Sports Betting

Missouri Latest State to Consider Legalized Sports Betting

“I certainly anticipate it being out there for discussion before the House and the Senate,” said Republican Rep. Dean Plocher.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/05/2018

FanDuel Alabama 2019 Championship Win Bets Paid Out ....Before Actually Winning

FanDuel Alabama 2019 Championship Win Bets Paid Out ....Before Actually Winning

Roll in dough, Tide!  FanDuel sportsbook is paying out bets from people who picked Alabama to win the college football national championship — over a month before the game will be played.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/04/2018

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