..

Bet365 Enters US Sports Betting Market

Written by:
Guest
Published on:
Jul/11/2018

One of the top sports betting firms in Europe has announced it will be re-entering the US sports betting market after a more than ten year absense.

Bet365 had allowed sports wagering online from US citizens prior to the passage of the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act (UIGEA) in 2006.

Bet365, which is a privately held company out of Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom, will partner with the Florida's Seminole Indian tribe to offer sports betting at the new Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

New Jersey is one of only two states that have passed laws allowing sports betting after the US Supreme Court ruled in favor of abolishing previous federal prohibition. 

Other states are expected to follow suit but not until 2019 when the new legislative sessions begin. 

According to a June 25 letter from division Director David Rebuck, made public on Monday, Hard Rock and Bet365 signed a deal on June 19 to offer sports betting. Rebuck approved only part of the agreement - a section called Article 3 - and has yet to act on the full request.

The division has not yet responded to a request made Monday by The Associated Press to make the document public; it typically gives companies 24 hours to ask that portions of their filings be blacked out before being released. The agency then assesses those requests and releases what it determines can be made public under state law.

Hard Rock and Bet365 did not immediately respond to messages seeking comment Tuesday.

- Aaron Goldstein, Gambling911.com

Gambling News

Is Draftkings Sportsbook Legal From Louisiana?

Is Draftkings Sportsbook Legal From Louisiana?

Draftkings does not accept customers from the great state of Louisiana.  A number of other top online sportsbooks are accessible from the state, including Jazz Sports, which is offering a generous welcome bonus with a maximum of $1000.

California, Ohio, Louisiana Sports Betting in Play, Plaza Hotel & Casino Set to Reopen

California, Ohio, Louisiana Sports Betting in Play, Plaza Hotel & Casino Set to Reopen

The likelihood of mobile sports betting coming to California is not very good but land-based tribal casinos could offer in-person wagering at some point.

Man Charged in Scheme That Used Bitcoin to Buy Personal Data

Man Charged in Scheme That Used Bitcoin to Buy Personal Data

A New Hampshire man has been charged in a fraud scheme that involved using Bitcoin to buy stolen personal data belonging to people across the country, officials said. 

Ace Per Head Platform

Ace Per Head Platform

If you are looking to book action, then the first thing you are going to need to do is getting set up with a pay per head service.

Las Vegas CEO Offering $1000 Free Flights to Stimulate Sin City Economy

Las Vegas CEO Offering $1000 Free Flights to Stimulate Sin City Economy

As Las Vegas begins to welcome visitors back to the city, one CEO has found a creative way to help reignite tourism. Derek Stevens, who announced plans today to reopen his Downtown Las Vegas properties the D Las Vegas and Golden Gate Hotel & Casino on June 4, will give away 1,000 free flights to Las Vegas from more than 20 major U.S. cities.

Syndicate