Business & Financial

Which Websites Allow Betting on the Kentucky Derby If Under the Age of 21?

No online gambling site will take bets from those under the age of 18.  But the age group of 18 to 21 are fair game when it comes to horse bets while many sites restricted those under the age of 21, mostly based on the state.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, May/03/2024

DraftKings Beats Expectations, Q1 Revenue Hits $1.175B

Plus Dave & Busters arcade betting concept raising some serious concerns.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/02/2024

Report: Shohei Ohtani Ex-Interpreter Betting Funds Converted to Chips in Vegas

The 49-year-old bookie Ohtani's ex-interpreter used allegedly lost $7.9 million at Resorts World between June 2022 and October 2023.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/01/2024

NC 'Fish Arcade' Raids Won't Stop Dave & Buster From Offering Arcade Betting

North Carolina law enforcement says "hell no" to arcade betting in the state where Dave & Buster's has four locations.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/30/2024

DraftKings Executive Accused of Stealing Company Info and Giving to Rival

The preliminary injunction was lodged against Michael Hermalyn, the former head of VIP operations at DraftKings, who left to join forces with Fanatics at the end of January.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/30/2024

Caesars Sportsbook Head Fears Federal Regulation

Caesars Sportsbook CEO Tom Reeg appearing on CNBC

The concern comes after Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal has demanded betting firms halt using data to deliberately seek out problem gamblers.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/30/2024

Why Can't I Bet the Kentucky Derby Online With FanDuel Racing From My State?

FanDuel Racing is only available in select states.  If yours does not offer FanDuel Racing, BetUS is available in all US states and offers a welcome bonus up to $3125.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Apr/30/2024

5G Coverage Assures Explosive Growth of Live Dealer Casinos for the Remainder of the 2020's

In 2022, around one tenth of all connections worldwide used 5G technology, but we probably won't reach beyond one half by the end of this decade.  The live dealer casino platforms are counting on steady to fast coverage.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/29/2024

Alleged Bookie, Poker Player Damien LeForbes Among Those Banned From Vegas Casinos

In recent days we are learning that the understaffed Gaming Control Board has now been assisting with an investigation into possible bookie ties to Vegas casino execs.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/28/2024

Before and After The Google March Core Update: 'Best Online Casino Bonuses'

Some affiliate site owners likely wanting to jump off a cliff.  So who benefitted and who got crushed?  You might be surprised.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/27/2024

DRF Bets Not Really Closing Ahead of Kentucky Derby

DRF Bets assured customers this week that their Iowa-only betting site will be up and running come the Kentucky Derby....but, yes, they did sort of send out a message they were closing too.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/27/2024

Are Self-Exclusions on Sportsbook Apps Leading to Multi Year Casino Bans?

In a shock tweet this week, a gentleman by the name of Kyle Cartwright is claiming that a friend partook in the much touted self-exclusion profess on various sportsbook apps....then this happened....

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/27/2024

NY Post: Jake Paul vs. Mike Tyson Betting Line Sees Massive Movement at BetUS

Our long time friend Tim Williams of BetUS was recently interviewed by the New York Post in regard to the big line shift for the widely anticipated July 24 Jake Paul vs. Mike Tyson exhibition fight.  So what gives?

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Apr/27/2024

Lawsuit Highlights Trend of Women Getting Drugged in Vegas Casinos

High roller Dwight Manley is embroiled in a legal battle with MGM, claiming he was drugged at their MGM Grand Mansion high-limit salon back in December 2021.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/26/2024

Gaming Control Board Now Involved in Probe of Alleged Money Laundering in Nevada Casinos

The federal investigation, first reported by the Current in August, landed the GCB in a pickle as they initially told the Las Vegas Review Journal "nothing to see here".

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/25/2024

ESPN Bet Opens First Retail Sportsbook Inside Hollywood Casino at Greektown Detroit

Coincides with downtown Detroit hosting the 2024 NFL Draft now through Saturday.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/25/2024

Adam Burns of BetOnline Also Despises the NFL Draft

The NFL Draft has become big business.  So, too, has the betting surrounding it.  You'd think this would be great for the sportsbooks.  It's not.

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Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Apr/25/2024

Maximizing Your Winnings with No Wagering Casino Bonuses in Canada

It may be thrilling and gratifying to start playing online casinos in Canada, especially if you find the benefits of no wagering casino bonuses. With no standard wagering limitations, these special promos you a remarkable chance to improve your gaming experience.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Apr/25/2024

The Impact of Online Casinos on Society: Good for Me, Not for Thee?

The rest of Canada is sick of seeing ads originating in Ontario for something they can't engage in while New York wants some of what New Jersey is having in the form of iGaming, but they'll have to break through the unions first. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/24/2024

Cryptocurrency and Blockchain: Revolutionizing Online Gambling at Lucky Green Casino

In an era where digital innovation is king, the online gambling sector has seen a transformative shift, especially with the introduction of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Apr/23/2024

Once Deemed as 'Unfit', Crown Learns it Can Keep Sydney Gaming License

Casino was once featured on 60 Minutes following a probe into money laundering, drugs and sex trafficking.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/22/2024

What is the Cutoff Time for Placing a Bet on This Year's NFL Draft From My State?

A handful of states like Nevada and Iowa require that NFL Draft bets be placed no later than 24 hours prior to the selection process starting time Thursday 8 pm ET.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Apr/22/2024

Players Report Being Unable to Log Into Jazz Sportsbook, ABC Island Sunday Morning

The company has been embroiled in a well publicized dispute with a group of sports bettors as well as some vendors.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/21/2024

Fish Arcades Net Two With More Than 800 Charges Filed

Law enforcement considers games to be illegal gambling while operators contend these are games of skill.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/19/2024

Did ’Ndrangheta Mafia Infiltrate Canadian Banks?

‘Ndrangheta mafia’s infiltration into the lucrative Malta i-gambling industry was revealed over the last year.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Apr/18/2024

A Sports Bar for Cannabis?

And these lounges are popping up near the Vegas Strip.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/17/2024

BlueBet is Merging With Betr

Betr is co-owned by YouTube influencer and professional boxer Jake Paul.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/16/2024

FanDuel Takes Over as DC Sports Betting Sole Sportsbook Following Epic Fail

GamBetDC had previously served as the exclusive sports betting vendor here but was mired in controversy.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/16/2024

Why PayID Casinos Are Hugely Popular in Australia

PayID casinos are transforming Australia's online gaming market as a result of their enormous appeal to gamers looking for quick, safe, and easy transactions.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Apr/16/2024

FanDuel Employee is a Prospective Juror in Trump Hush Money Trial

It's not immediately clear whether that individual will be selected.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/15/2024

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Crypto Casinos: The Future of Secure and Anonymous Betting

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