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Televised Poker Returns to Pittsburgh

Televised Poker Returns to Pittsburgh

Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) has awarded more than $2 million in prize pool money in the Pittsburgh market since it first visited The Meadows Racetrack and Casino in 2017. The acclaimed tour will add to that total when it returns to Pennsylvania this week for a 12-day poker series.

Submitted by Press Release on, Sep/26/2019

The Phenomenal Rise of Online Slots

The fact that the casino industry is vast and incredibly lucrative will probably come as no surprise to many readers, but did you know that more than 70% of casino profits actually come from online slots alone? Land-based fruit machines, or one-armed bandits, were the precursor to internet-based slot machines and are still enjoyed by punters across the world today. However, the popularity of online slots has skyrocketed over the years and continues to rise steadfastly.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/25/2019

New 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' Slot to be Introduced at G2E 2019

New 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' Slot to be Introduced at G2E 2019

Aristocrat's landmark EDGE X™ cabinet has players on the EDGE of their seats with excitement, and now the company has licensed Star Trek: The Next Generation from CBS Consumer Products for a new game that will further expand the cabinet's enviable library of leading content.

Submitted by Press Release on, Sep/25/2019

Minnesota Delegation Studies Sports Sports Betting in Iowa

Minnesota Delegation Studies Sports Sports Betting in Iowa

Minnesota Rep. Pat Garofalo, R-Farmington, led a delegation of three dozen state lawmakers, legislative staff, lobbyists and curious gawkers….to Iowa.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Sep/23/2019

Caesars Selling Rio All-Suite Hotel for $516.3 Million

Caesars Selling Rio All-Suite Hotel for $516.3 Million

Caesars Entertainment Corp. is selling the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino to an Imperial Cos. affiliate for $516.3 million.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Sep/23/2019

Can I Bet Sports Online at FanDuel From Arkansas

Can I Bet Sports Online at FanDuel From Arkansas

You will not be able to bet sports online with FanDuel from the state of Arkansas.  Online sports betting is accessible from the state at a few dozen other sites, some of which offer anonymous accounts that only require a valid email

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Sep/20/2019

Second Chance Bonuses and why they rock!

We’re always on the look out for the next best thing – the next best casino to hit the scene. The ones with that special sauce; a perfect blend of usability, fresh content, kickass features and of course, great bonuses.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/19/2019

Proposition DD Sports Betting Question Will Appear on Colorado Ballot in November

Proposition DD Sports Betting Question Will Appear on Colorado Ballot in November

If sports betting is approved, it will mark first major gambling expansion in Colorado since 2008

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Sep/17/2019

NetEnt Collaborates with IGT to Enter Canada’s Regulated Gambling Market

NetEnt Collaborates with IGT to Enter Canada’s Regulated Gambling Market

Earlier this year, NetEnt got into a collaboration with another well-known developer of casino games – IGT (International Game Technology) to supply online casino games to BCLC (British Columbia Lottery Corporation).

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/17/2019

Regulators Call for Law Change to Make Chicago Casino Viable

Regulators Call for Law Change to Make Chicago Casino Viable

The Illinois Gaming Board is calling on lawmakers to change state law to make a Chicago casino viable.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/16/2019

More Than $8.5 million Wagered on Sports in Iowa First Month of Business

More Than $8.5 million Wagered on Sports in Iowa First Month of Business

More than $8.5 million was wagered at 13 participating casinos in Iowa’s first month of sports betting.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Sep/16/2019

Where Can I Bet The 2019 Cy-Hawk Game From Iowa

Where Can I Bet The 2019 Cy-Hawk Game From Iowa

This weekend's Cy-Hawk game is getting more love than ever thanks to the legalization of sports betting in Iowa.  And with that a number of sportsbooks have cropped up throughout the state.  A handful of sportsbook operators now offer mobile betting, however one must register in-person on-site to open an account.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/13/2019

Atlantic City Rakes in $293M in Sport Bets

Atlantic City Rakes in $293M in Sport Bets

Gamblers wagered more than $293 million on sports in New Jersey in August, helping Atlantic City’s casinos win 13% more than they did a year ago.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Sep/13/2019

A-League Betting News

A-League Betting News

A new Australian A-League season is due to get underway in a few weeks from now. The format of the competition has changed slightly since last year.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/12/2019

Man Breaks From Handcuffs and Jumps to His Death at Casino

Man Breaks From Handcuffs and Jumps to His Death at Casino

Authorities pulled a Nevada man back from the edge of a Northern California casino parking garage and handcuffed him as a suicide risk before he broke free and jumped to his death.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Sep/11/2019

Talks Planned for Expanded Gambling at Indiana Tribal Casino

Talks Planned for Expanded Gambling at Indiana Tribal Casino

Indiana officials are going to start negotiating with a Native American tribe over allowing expanded gambling at its South Bend casino.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Sep/10/2019

Belterra Casino Resort in Indiana, Near Cincinnati Opens FanDuel Sportsbook

Belterra Casino Resort in Indiana, Near Cincinnati Opens FanDuel Sportsbook

FanDuel and Boyd Gaming have joined forces to open a sportsbook at the Belterra Casino Resort in Florence, Indiana.  The property is located approximately 45 minutes from Cincinnati.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/09/2019

DAO.Casino is Now DAObet

DAO.Casino is Now DAObet

The DAO.Casino Blockchain development team has decided to undertake a rebranding strategy for better positioning of the product on the blockchain market.

Submitted by Press Release on, Sep/09/2019

ThePOGG.com returns $2.5mil to players

ThePOGG.com returns $2.5mil to players

ThePOGG.com is delighted to announce that their complaints service has reached another milestone ñ as of Friday the 6th of September 2019 ñ the service has returned over $2,500,000 to players!

Submitted by Press Release on, Sep/09/2019

Reasons Why Online Betting is So Popular

Reasons Why Online Betting is So Popular

There's a surge of online users every year from social media to online gaming. This increase in number could be credited to the availability of the internet and the easy access using smartphones. Yes, everyone can access information instantaneously.


But that's not all.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/06/2019

Microgaming set to Continue Dominance after Expanding Independent Studio Network

Microgaming has long been a dominant force in the online casino industry, and the Isle of Man-based developer was responsible for one of the first-ever online gambling sites in 1994. The software is used by some of the biggest operators on the planet, and Microgaming has created some of the most popular games to date.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/04/2019

Try the immersive experience of live casino!

Casinos with live dealers became very important in the modern casino sector, thanks to the spread of mobile phones and high-speed connection, so it is understandable that more and more gamers prefer to play from home rather than in a traditional casino.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/02/2019

A Newbies Guide To Slot Machines

A Newbies Guide To Slot Machines

Slot machines have entertained gamblers for decades. Their flashing lights and appeal never seem to fade and they have remained a casino favourite. In fact, statistics suggest that slot machines are such a hit that they are responsible for over 70% of all casino revenues. 

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/30/2019

Elite Sportsbook Goes Online, Isle Keeping Busy With Sportsbook

Isle Casino in Iowa Keeping Busy With Sports Betting, Rhythm City Goes Online

Rhythm City Casino in Davenport, Iowa, now allows sports betting via its website.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/28/2019

Gambling Skills and Strategies

So, you want to be a master gambler but you don’t have to time to sit through hours of online courses, YouTube videos and training. Never fear, we’re going to give you a few skills and strategies that can make you a better gambler in an instant. 

Gambling is vast, from card games to dice games, so well start with the most important detail of gambling, that every gambler must know. 

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/27/2019

Man Sought in Robbery of Two Gas Stations, Then Spotted at Casino

Man Sought in Robbery of Two Gas Stations, Then Spotted at Casino

Police are on the lookout for forty-year-old Everett "Buster" Henry, who is considered armed and dangerous.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/26/2019

Online Sports Betting in West Virgina Finally Thanks to FanDuel

Online Sports Betting in West Virgina Finally Thanks to FanDuel

West Virginia sports betting is coming back online thanks to FanDuel.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/26/2019

Hooters Hotel Casino Becomes OYO

Hooters Hotel Casino Becomes OYO

The Hooters hotel-casino off the Las Vegas Strip has been sold to an Indian hotel company and will be rebranded as the OYO Hotel and Casino.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Aug/26/2019

Hard Rock Sioux City to Open Sportsbook

Hard Rock Sioux City to Open Sportsbook

There are more sportsbooks cropping up in Iowa these days than there is corn, or so it seems.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/25/2019

Diamond Jo FanDuel Sportsbook in Iowa to Open August 29

Diamond Jo FanDuel Sportsbook in Iowa to Open August 29

FanDuel has announced the grand opening of its retail sportsbook at Diamond Jo Casino in Northwood, Iowa, an hour south of Rochester, Minnesota.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/25/2019

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Daily Casino Gambling News - October 20, 2019

Gambling911.com has all your latest casino news, both online and brick and mortar, as it happens for Sunday October 20, 2019.

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - October 20 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Sunday October 20, 2019.

Ohioans May Not Be Able to Bet on College Sports

Ohioans May Not Be Able to Bet on College Sports

Ohio's public colleges and universities are asking lawmakers to prohibit betting on collegiate sports as the state moves to authorize sports wagering.