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Roblox Faces Lawsuit Over Alleged Role in Children's Online Gambling

 

Roblox, the popular online game platform for children, is facing controversy over accusations that it enables and profits from underage gambling.

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/28/2024

Seminole Brighton Bay Hotel and Casino Stages Topping Out Ceremony

New casino, hotel and entertainment complex set to open in early 2025

Submitted by Press Release on, Jun/27/2024

Spanky Casting Call: Who Will Play Pro Bettor in Netflix Series?

Complaint claims masked man grabbed and violently spun plaintiff around, then threatened to kill him unless he paid $500,000 to pro bettor Spanky.  So we set out on a quest to find out who might be cast as the professional sports bettor should Netflix make this into a series.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/26/2024

Spanky Not Surprised a 'Masked Man' Would Attack 'Unhinged Poker Player' He Says Owes Millions

"Steve Jacobs is now seeking compensation by way of a frivolous lawsuit against DraftKings - to either pay off other debts or to keep gambling," Spanky claims.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/25/2024

Spanky Speaks: Identifies 'John Doe' as Steve Jacobs in Suit Claiming Assault, DraftKings Data Leak

The complainant says that a masked man grabbed and violently spun him around, then threatened to kill the plaintiff unless he paid $500,000 to Spanky.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/25/2024

DraftKings Responds to Crazy Lawsuit Alleging Extortion, Leaked Customer Info, Death Threats

The filing alleged that unidentified staff in the “upper echelons” of DraftKings knowingly provided the plaintiff’s address, sensitive personal information, financial history, and betting history to a professional sports bettor.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/25/2024

Blackhawks Announce Circa Sports as Official Home Jersey Patch Sponsor

The Chicago Blackhawks today announced a multi-year partnership agreement with sports betting venture Circa Sports to be the official jersey patch sponsor for the Blackhawks home red jerseys.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jun/25/2024

Complaint Claims DraftKings, Pro Bettor, Masked Man Threatened to Kill Plaintiff

The filing alleged that unidentified staff in the “upper echelons” of DraftKings knowingly provided the plaintiff’s address, sensitive personal information, financial history, and betting history to popular pro sports bettor and network event organizer.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/25/2024

Australia Blocks Three More Gambling Sites, Others Named in Tory Betting Probe

The party’s chief data officer, Nick Mason, is the latest Tory to be investigated in the growing scandal.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/24/2024

Kansas Gambling News - June 2024

State bonds would be used to cover up to 70% of each new stadium, paying them off over 30 years partially through revenues from sports betting.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/24/2024

Does Your Pay Per Head Site have Live Wagering?

One of the hottest sports betting trends in recent years is live wagers during the actual games. Live betting keeps the action coming throughout the entire contest with betting lines constantly adjusting to the action on the field or on the court. If you are an independent sports bookmaker and you are not taking full advantage of this piece of the action, you are missing out on a huge revenue stream.

Submitted by Matt Skinner on, Jun/23/2024

Aria Casino Hell as Computers Crash

No sign of a hack yet.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/23/2024

Conference Chair of the Indian Gaming Association Calls Out 'Dumbest Lawyer in Industry'

"This is the idiot that testified in Sacramento that the state didn’t need to change the constitution for sports betting," Rocha lashed out.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/23/2024

WagerWire Difficult Decisions Ahead as Marlins Co-Owner Funded Gambling Firm Hit With Patent Suit

Dominic LaRocca, a long time advisor in the gambling sector, tells Gambling911.com WagerWire is infringing on his patent.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/23/2024

Bovada to Michigan Customers: Don't Be Alarmed

A clearer picture of Bovada's status in Michigan was beginning to take hold late Saturday

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/23/2024

Spanky Promises More Women at This Year's Bet Bash

He also apparently got all the licensed sportsbooks in Massachusetts to attend an upcoming meeting on limits.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/22/2024

Michigan Gambling News - June 2024

Michigan Gambling News - June 2024

How effective has the Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) Cease & Desist letter been in regard to keeping Bovada out of Michigan really?

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/22/2024

Could the Popular Cashout Feature at DraftKings, ESPN Bet, Others Be Gone Following Lawsuit?

Get Out Ahead, LLC made waves late Friday night when Gambling911.com broke the news that it had filed a patent infringement lawsuit against one WagerWire, LLC and tells us they intend to go after all other alleged violators, namely pretty much every regulated sportsbook in the US.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/22/2024

Patent Lawsuit Targets Popular Cash Out Feature Offered at Top Sportsbooks

"Get Out Ahead LLC Will prosecute infringers on its IP to the fullest extent of the law."

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/21/2024

Boyd Gaming Eyes Penn Entertainment, ESPN Bet Deal

This potential acquisition led to a halt in trading of Penn Entertainment's stock on Thursday but the stock price was not up 20% on the month Friday afternoon.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/21/2024

Alberta to Enter Online Gambling Space, Betfred Exits Maryland

Betfred recorded a May handle below $500,000 compared to FanDuel, which accepted $195.2 million worth of online bets in Maryland last month.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/21/2024

Bovada Restricts New Michigan, Colorado Customers From Playing

Bovada is still accessible from the two states but is no longer allowing new accounts from those who enter a Michigan or Colorado ZIP code and all withdrawals must be via cryptocurrencies.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/21/2024

Overcoming the Challenges of Being an Online Gambling Affiliate in 2024

Everything from search engine updates to root out so-called "parasite SEO" to regulatory compliance, gambling affiliates must stay on top of their game more than ever before.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Jun/20/2024

Sports Betting Could Help Kansas Snatch Chiefs, Royals

Revenues from sports betting would help to build new facilities.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/19/2024

PrizePicks Makes Cover of Atlanta's Biggest Newspaper

Homegrown fantasy sports giant plants its flag in Georgia despite the state’s murky sports betting laws.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/19/2024

The Difference Between Online Casino Gameplay And Visiting A Physical Casino

Two different worlds of the casino gaming industry bridge the gap between one another for bettors to have varying experience. The glowing lights and bustling sounds of a physical casino with its gaming machines is a much different experience than virtual reality that is the modern-day casino online.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Jun/19/2024

Is Bookie.ag a Good Sportsbook? You BETter Believe It

Bookie.ag is the newly branded sportsbook of a long established betting company.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/18/2024

2024 Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Odds Now More Competitive With Chestnut Out

BetUS has James Webb favored to win this year's event.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jun/18/2024

Sports Betting Here to Stay in Florida as SCOTUS Refuses to Take Up Challenge

Decision not to take up case could provide a blow to state regulators looking to keep out offshore gambling companies.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/17/2024

How to Fund Your Online Casino Account in Finland (2024 - 2025)

The single most critical part of any online casino operation is the ability to receive funds on deposits and payout fast. 

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Jun/17/2024

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