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Chicago Issues Request for Proposals for City's First Casino Resort

Chicago Issues Request for Proposals for City's First Casino Resort

Today, the City of Chicago officially issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the opportunity to apply for the sole casino license in the country’s third-largest metropolitan market. The selected partner will be able to propose its optimal site for the project, pending the approval by the City. Chicago aims to welcome the new casino-resort by 2025.

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/22/2021

Sports Betting Beat: NC Considers Online Sports Gambling

As strange as this may seem, North Carolina was among the first US states to legalize sports betting.  You'd hardly know it.  The only location offering bets on sporting events is the Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort in Cherokee, NC.  If you haven't heard of Cherokee, join the club. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/21/2021

Sports Betting Beat: Michigan Cracks Top 3

Sports Betting Beat: Michigan Cracks Top 3

Plus Facebook running an illegal gambling enterprise?  A group of individuals claim they are and have filed a suit in Northern California.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/21/2021

MGM National Harbor Debuts “Casino Al Fresco”

MGM National Harbor Debuts “Casino Al Fresco”

Panoramic views of Northern Virginia married with the thrill of the next jackpot create a one-of-a-kind venue that can only be experienced at MGM National Harbor. Today, the integrated resort across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. debuts an outdoor gaming terrace where guests can enjoy their favorite slot games in an unmatched setting.

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/21/2021

Atlantic City's Ocean Casino Plowing $15M Into Renovations

Atlantic City's Ocean Casino Plowing $15M Into Renovations

Following a year when it was the only Atlantic City casino to increase its operating profit during the coronavirus pandemic, the Ocean Casino Resort is spending $15 million mostly on renovations.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/20/2021

The Indian Online Casino Market Is Still Full of Potential

The Indian Online Casino Market Is Still Full of Potential

It shouldn’t come as news that online gambling has been on the rise the past decade. Spinning on slot machines, betting on sports and playing table games against real dealers over a livestream has absolutely exploded in popularity. The boom of internet gambling started off in Europe, but has quickly spread to countries all over the world. Nonetheless India. 

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/19/2021

Sports Betting Briefs: Don't Hold Your Breath on Alabama

Sports Betting Briefs: Don't Hold Your Breath on Alabama

A four-package bill has just gotten through Alabama Senate after falling short by two votes.  All it took was a little tweaking. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/19/2021

Sports Betting Briefs: Jake Paul Fight Big for Books, NFL Gets Cozy With Sports Betting

Sports Betting Briefs: Jake Paul Fight Big for Books, NFL Gets Cozy With Sports Betting

Though it may have seemed silly at the time, the fight between social media influencer Jake Paul and UFC fighter Ben Askren turned into a big win for the books.  Plus a $603K slots jackpot hits and casinos getting back to pre-pandemic numbers.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/19/2021

March Gambling Revenue Soars After 2020 Virus Shutdown

New Jersey’s casino and sports betting revenue more than doubled in March compared from year ago — but that’s because the emerging pandemic shut down casinos for the second half of the month last year.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/19/2021

New Slots 2021 – New Features and Even Higher Winnings

New Slots 2021 – New Features and Even Higher Winnings

The iGaming industry is constantly evolving, and video slots are a big part of that industry. With dozens of major slot developers active in the world in 2021, we are constantly seeing amazing new games appear in the online casino libraries. 

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/13/2021

Doctor Accused of Gambling While Kids Stayed in Locked Car

Doctor Accused of Gambling While Kids Stayed in Locked Car

Marieny Elena Guimera-Revelo was arrested by Seminole Police Sunday on two counts of child neglect after she was found gambling in the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood.  Her children, ages 3 and 11, were left in a locked car outside near what was described as "high foot traffic".

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/12/2021

PA Man Used Credit Card Swiped From Casino for Online Gambling

PA Man Used Credit Card Swiped From Casino for Online Gambling

A Bethleham, Pennsylvania man is accused of stealing a credit card from a casino guest that he later used to gamble online.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/11/2021

Florida Gambling Bills Don't Include Sports Betting

Florida Gambling Bills Don't Include Sports Betting

One of three bills introduced would allow for gambling at former US President Donald Trump's golf resort in Doral just outside Miami

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/08/2021

Detroit’s Ilitch Family Buying Half of Atlantic City Casino

Detroit’s Ilitch Family Buying Half of Atlantic City Casino

A New York hedge fund said Tuesday it is selling as much as half its ownership of Atlantic City’s Ocean Casino to the Ilitch family, which owns professional sports teams, a nationwide pizza chain and a casino in Detroit.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/06/2021

Can't Register to Open an Online Betting Account From My Phone in Illinois

The state of Illinois has returned to in-person registration to open an online sports betting account following a pause due to Covid-19. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/05/2021

Why Do the Best Online Casinos Use Self-Exclusion Tools?

Gambling, whether it takes the form of casino gaming, sports betting or buying a lotto ticket, is a pastime enjoyed by millions all over the world. In the vast majority of cases, it is all about fun and excitement. If you win, that’s the icing on the cake, and if you lose, that’s the risk you always take. 

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/03/2021

Sports Betting Industry News Rundown - April 2, 2021: NY Still in Play, More

Sports Betting Industry News Rundown - April 2, 2021: NY Still in Play, More

Sports Handle is reporting that a "deal in principle" could occur this weekend for mobile sports wagering in New York State while Wyoming's Governor could sign off on similar legislation by Midnight Friday.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/02/2021

Live Slots Jackpot Record Set at Hard Rock

A HardRockCasino.com player Kristen S. from Toms River, New Jersey won the largest Live Slots jackpot to date, taking home $200,000 after playing the Spitfire online slot machine on Wednesday, March 24.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/30/2021

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Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/29/2021

Where Can I Bet Sports Near Little Rock?

Where Can I Bet Sports Near Little Rock?

The nearest land-based retail sportsbook to Little Rock, Arkansas is the Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort in Hot Springs, a good hour away.  Beyond that point you have Tunica just over two hours.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Mar/26/2021

Where Can I Bet Sports Near Chicago?

Where Can I Bet Sports Near Chicago?

The following venues are open for betting on sports near the Chicago area.  Mobile wagering requires in-person registration

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Mar/26/2021

Mohegan Sun Casino at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas First Native American Casino in Sin City

LAS VEGAS – Mohegan Sun Casino at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, officially opened the 60,000-square foot premium gaming venue to the public, welcoming invited guests, celebrities, locals and visitors to the newly reimagined casino-resort on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 6 p.m.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/26/2021

How to Play Keno Slot Machines

How to Play Keno Slot Machines

I have recently discovered this guide on how to play keno slot machines as that is a game that many people will find on offer to them on the gaming floors of many land based casinos and decided to share some of that information with you. 

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/26/2021

What to Look for in an Online Casino

What to Look for in an Online Casino

We are very lucky to be living in a day and age where there are so many choices. Whether it’s a seemingly endless selection of food options or hundreds of TV channels to flick through, there is so much in life to pick from.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/26/2021

No Verification Casinos are the New Hype Among Bettors from USA – Casino Robots shares why?

No Verification Casinos are the New Hype Among Bettors from USA – Casino Robots shares why?

The COVID-19 pandemic saw governments around the globe issuing lockdowns and stay-at-home orders for the citizenry. As a result of the pandemic, many brick-and-mortar casinos closed in the wake of the ban on mass gatherings.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/25/2021

Nevada Casinos Get More Gamblers, But Revenues Still Lag

Nevada Casinos Get More Gamblers, But Revenues Still Lag

Casinos are getting more gamblers back a year after the coronavirus pandemic began, but house revenue for the Las Vegas Strip still lagged in February, state regulators said Thursday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/25/2021

Here Are A Must-Know Tips and Strategies for Playing at an Online Casino

Here Are A Must-Know Tips and Strategies for Playing at an Online Casino

People go to online casinos for many reasons, including to unwind, have fun, and, most importantly, win money. Many people want to make money or even hit the jackpot and become the next millionaire, and online casinos seem to be the most enjoyable way to do so. 

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/25/2021

Blackstone Rolls the Dice With $6.2 Billion Move on Australia's Crown Resorts

Blackstone Rolls the Dice With $6.2 Billion Move on Australia's Crown Resorts

Blackstone Group Inc proposed a buyout of Australia's Crown Resorts Ltd in a deal valuing the casino operator at $6.2 billion, a markdown from the troubled company's value a year ago but a possible reprieve from regulatory pressure.

Submitted by Reuters on, Mar/24/2021

Top Gambling News

Gambling911.com has all your latest gambling news headlines below along with any associated betting odds offered related to some stories. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/24/2021

How‌ ‌to‌ ‌Make‌ ‌Money‌ ‌through‌ ‌Online‌ ‌Gambling‌

How‌ ‌to‌ ‌Make‌ ‌Money‌ ‌through‌ ‌Online‌ ‌Gambling‌

Gambling is becoming extremely popular across the world and with many bookmakers opening shops online regularly; there are options of gambling sites to explore. Whether you are a sports bettor or casino player, you can be sure to find the perfect game or event that you can gamble on. 

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/24/2021

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Eagles Win Against Cowboys: 70 Percent Action on Dallas But Line Coming Down?

Eagles Win Against Cowboys: 70 Percent Action on Dallas But Line Coming Down?

Gambling911.com is suddenly liking the Philadelphia Eagles to cover against the Dallas Cowboys Monday night.

Updated Division, Conference and Super Bowl Odds 2021-2022

Updated Division, Conference and Super Bowl Odds 2021-2022

For the first time since Patrick Mahomes became the starting quarterback in Kansas City, the Chiefs have a losing record. But that hasn't changed the team's season forecast, at least according to the odds.

NFL Week 3 MNF Odds – Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys

NFL Week 3 MNF Odds – Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys

We’re only in Week 3 of the NFL season but the winner of Monday night’s game between the Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys will have sole possession of first place in the NFC East. This is a big deal since last year’s division champ finished with only seven wins and at least at the outset the group as a whole doesn’t appear all that much better. Again, it’s early and things can change, but the Cowboys look like a different team with Dak Prescott behind center.