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Winamax Under Fire for Homophobic Tweet

Winamax Under Fire for Homophobic Tweet

French online gambling giant Winamax is in hot water after its sportsbook arm posted an offensive Champions League celebration tweet that was considered homophobic.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/21/2020

Draftkings Sportsbook Wants Illinois Online Registration, An NFL Bubble for the Playoffs?

Draftkings Sportsbook Wants Illinois Online Registration, An NFL Bubble for the Playoffs?

Draftkings sportsbook wasn't even allowed in the state of Illinois as originally planned.  That soon changed.  But the popular US-based web gambling site is looking for something more: To allow online registration.  Currently, folks who want to join the site in Illinois must do so by registering in person, thus allowing for online sportsbooks licensed in other jurisdictions to remain competitive in Illinois.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/19/2020

Tennessee Sports Betting Will Feature Dreaded Payout Cap

Once appearing to be among the most enticing states in which to place sports bets, Tennessee gamblers may be out of luck if they are looking for a lucrative pay day.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/18/2020

The Best New Jersey Online Casinos—7 Things to Look Out For

The Best New Jersey Online Casinos—7 Things to Look Out For

If you’re looking for the best online casino in New Jersey, you probably want to win decent money playing slots and poker. You also want to play a wide range of games, get bonuses regularly and receive quality customer service. 

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/18/2020

Draftkings Loses $161M Amid Pandemic, LeoVegas Revenues Surge

Draftkings Loses $161M Amid Pandemic, LeoVegas Revenues Surge

Without sports, the bookmakers were bound to take quite a hit.  During the global pandemic, books had to resort to simulations, Belarus football and - by far the most popular of all sports - Russian table tennis.   None of this really helped it seems.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/14/2020

NJ Sports Bettors Screwed for Now, Kentucky Derby Updates Covid Protocols

NJ Sports Bettors Screwed for Now, Kentucky Derby Updates Covid Protocols

Soccer bets at FanDuel Sportsbook remain unpaid in New Jersey and Indiana since Mid-July as gaming regulators conduct an investigation. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/12/2020

Stones Talks Settlement With Cheated Poker Players

Stones Talks Settlement With Cheated Poker Players

Attorneys for those negatively impacted by high-profile Mike Postle cheating case have informed the judge overseeing the case that a settlement has been reached in principle, and that negotiations are ongoing over details.  These attorneys have indicated they will require more time, however.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/12/2020

These Online Casino Trends Set to Take Hold for Remainder of 2020

These Online Casino Trends Set to Take Hold for Remainder of 2020

2020 is the year we all want to escape, unless of course you are an online casino operator, run a virtual meeting platform, or food/grocery delivery app.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/10/2020

iGaming Sector's Best Scenario: Some College Football in Both Fall and Spring

iGaming Sector's Best Scenario: Some College Football in Both Fall and Spring

We have had bookmakers across the board suggest early on that the Ivy League playing college football in the spring would be ideal. 

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Aug/10/2020

Hard Rock, Seminole Gaming Win Corporate Social Responsibility Award

Hard Rock, Seminole Gaming Win Corporate Social Responsibility Award

Hard Rock International and Seminole Gaming have won the Corporate Social Responsibility Award from the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG).  The award recognizes the PlayersEdge casino team member training program, which was introduced in December, 2019.  The award was presented at the recent NCPG Digital Symposium and National Awards Ceremony.  In 2014, Seminole Gaming also received the Corporate Social Responsibility Award from NCPG.

Submitted by Press Release on, Aug/07/2020

PointsBet to Partner With Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche, More

Sports Illustrated Gambling has learned exclusively that PointsBet Sportsbook has entered into a multi-year partnership with Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, LLC ("KSE").

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/06/2020

"Evolve or Die": Tribal Chief Talks Draftkings Partnership in MI

"Evolve or Die": Tribal Chief Talks Draftkings Partnership in MI

Bryan Newland, chairman of the Bay Mills Indian Community, explained why his tribe was so quick to partner with Draftkings in an effort to bring legalized sports betting to Michigan.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/04/2020

Hill's Asher in Line of Fire Following Twitter Tirade Attacking Offshores

Hill's Asher in Line of Fire Following Twitter Tirade Attacking Offshores

VSiN's Gill Alexander @beatingthebook is the latest to lash out at William Hill CEO Joe Asher for his attack on the offshore sports betting industry.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/30/2020

DraftKings Becomes PGA TOUR’s First Official Betting Operator

DraftKings Becomes PGA TOUR’s First Official Betting Operator

The PGA TOUR and DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG), have announced an expansion of their multi-year content and marketing relationship today that now designates DraftKings as the first “Official Betting Operator of the PGA TOUR.” In July 2019, DraftKings became the TOUR’s first “Official Daily Fantasy Game of the PGA TOUR” as part of a multi-year, exclusive arrangement.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jul/29/2020

Pro Sports Bettor Goes on Epic Twitter Rant Against Will Hill

Pro Sports Bettor Goes on Epic Twitter Rant Against Will Hill

A popular professional sports bettor blasted bookmaker Wililam Hill Wednesday in epic fashion.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/29/2020

ESPN Online Gaming Allows Bitcoin Deposits, Withdrawals

ESPN Global has now launched a blockchain-powered gaming platform.  Individuals will now be able to make deposits using Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/28/2020

Important Factors to Consider When Choosing USA Online Casinos

Important Factors to Consider When Choosing USA Online Casinos

https://www.gambling911.com/online-casinos-reviewsYou don’t have to visit Las Vegas to enjoy gambling and casinos. You can simply play your favorite casino games in the comfort of our home or office at any time and with real money. USA online casinos have complexly revolutionized the way people play casinos.

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/26/2020

Probe Into Ladbrokes Parent Company Expands, $890K in Bitcoin Seized

Probe Into Ladbrokes Parent Company Expands, $890K in Bitcoin Seized

The United Kingdom tax authorities have widened their ongoing investigation into online sportsbook operator GVC Holdings allegedly regarding the activities of its former Turkish subsidiary.  GVC Holdings is the parent company of Ladbroke, PartyPoker and Bwin.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/22/2020

3 Minute Sportsbook Payouts at BetOnline! Whales Move USDT 110,000,000 in 1 Hour

3 Minute Sportsbook Payouts at BetOnline!  Whales Move USDT 110,000,000 in 1 Hour

Talk about fast online sportsbook payouts, one customer of BetOnline reported via Twitter he received his within - drum roll please - three minutes.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/20/2020

Judge Dismisses Harassment Lawsuit Against Wynn Resorts

Judge Dismisses Harassment Lawsuit Against Wynn Resorts

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by nine women who alleged they were sexually harassed by former casino mogul Steve Wynn.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jul/20/2020

Ellmount Gaming Partners With Rightlander.com

Ellmount Gaming Partners With Rightlander.com

Tier-one operator continues its commitment to marketing compliance by partnering with the industry’s leading compliance platform

Submitted by Press Release on, Jul/20/2020

Why Offshore Sportsbooks Will Never Die

Why Offshore Sportsbooks Will Never Die

When the Supreme Court ruled in 2018 that the federal government was wrong to stand in the way of legal sports betting and that each state could enact its own sports betting laws, people on the fringes of the industry believed that this marked the beginning of the end for offshore bookmakers.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/13/2020

Coinbase Readies Landmark Stock Market Listing

Coinbase Inc has started plans for a stock market listing that could come as early as this year, making it the first major U.S. cryptocurrency exchange to go public, according to three people familiar with the matter.

Submitted by Reuters on, Jul/12/2020

Can I Bet on Mybookie.ag From Iowa

Can I Bet on Mybookie.ag From Iowa

MyBookie.ag is among the most searched for online sportsbooks on the Web today but there are so many other great options from which to choose from if you live in Iowa

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jul/10/2020

Popular Gambling App Exposed Millions of Users in Massive Data Leak

Popular Gambling App Exposed Millions of Users in Massive Data Leak

VPNMentor published the report about a leak affecting Clubillion, a free online casino game available for iOS and Android, offering players 30+ free slot games.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/07/2020

STS Completes Betsys Acquisition, BetFred Hopeful re USA Sports Betting in '20

STS Completes Betsys Acquisition, BetFred Hopeful re USA Sports Betting in '20

Polish bookmaker STS has completed the acquisition of Czech betting software provider Betsys, in a deal it said will support its ongoing European expansion plans.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jul/07/2020

Bellagio Sports Betting Error Was Biggest Ever in Vegas

Longtime Las Vegas bookmakers say they can't remember a bigger blunder in that city's history of taking sports bets.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/06/2020

Tigers Become First MLB Team to Partner With Sportsbook

The Detroit Tigers on Thursday announced a multiyear deal with sportsbook PointsBet, the first such partnership between a Major League Baseball franchise and a bookmaker.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jul/02/2020

Vera And John Leads Online Casino Industry In Japan

Vera And John Leads Online Casino Industry In Japan

With the Japanese government embracing the gambling industry with an open-minded approach, Japan is set to become one of the hottest markets for online casino and gambling industries. It has also been reported that government authorities are planning to transform the city of Osaka into a casino hub to promote tourism and travel.  

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/02/2020

Bettors Exploit BetMGM Error, RHONJ Ex Hires Mobster to Attack Husband

Bettors Exploit BetMGM Error, RHONJ Ex Hires Mobster to Attack Husband

Bettors in Las Vegas last weekend exploited a mistake by BetMGM and wagered on baseball games that had already started, thus giving them an incredibly strong chance to win tens of thousands of dollars.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/30/2020

Breaking News

Should You Bet the A's This Weekend?

Should You Bet the A's This Weekend?

The Oakland Athletics may be a dangerous team to bet on at 5-7 coming into their series against the Detroit Tigers, but there is an interesting trend you need to be aware of that could prove profitable.

Where Can I Bet the Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren Fight Online?

Where Can I Bet the Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren Fight Online?

Social media mogul Jake Paul and former UFC fighter Ben Askren are set to fight Saturday night and this one should get plenty of bets.

NFL Inks Sports Bet Deals With Caesars, FanDuel, DraftKings

NFL Inks Sports Bet Deals With Caesars, FanDuel, DraftKings

Once one of the staunchest opponents of allowing people to bet legally on its games, the NFL on Thursday announced deals with three major gambling companies to become official sports betting partners.