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Inaugural SBC Digital Summit Underway, US Lottery Industry Under Siege from Covid19 Outbreak

Inaugural SBC Digital Summit Underway,  US Lottery Industry Under Siege from Covid19 Outbreak

Lottery executives from around the U.S. will come together as part of the Lottery Day at the SBC Digital Summit to host a session “State of Play -- U.S. Lotteries During the Coronavirus.”

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/27/2020

MGM Cancels All Vegas May Reservations

MGM Cancels All Vegas May Reservations

Whether Las Vegas opens or not in the coming weeks, MGM will not be.  That property has announced it will cease taking reservations for the month of May.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/26/2020

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Submitted by Guest on, Apr/24/2020

Treasure Island in Vegas Makes Plans to Open Mid-May

Treasure Island in Vegas Makes Plans to Open Mid-May

A major hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip is making plans to reopen in three weeks - if the governor lifts his closure order involving the coronavirus outbreak.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/24/2020

Why Are CS: GO Gambling Sites Rising in Popularity?

Why Are CS: GO Gambling Sites Rising in Popularity?

The Counter Strike Global Offensive that came like many other games before it has become so famous that it has changed the course of video gaming, attracting more than 700,000 players per month all over the world.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/23/2020

CNN Interview With Las Vegas Mayor Goodman Goes Off The Rails

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman is not beating around the bush when she says she wants her city open for business.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/22/2020

Watch Las Vegas Mayor: 'We'll Find Out the Facts After We Open the City'

Watch Las Vegas Mayor: 'We'll Find Out the Facts After We Open the City'

Speaking to MSNBC's Katy Tur on Tuesday, Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman advocated for opening the city.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/22/2020

Oklahoma Governor Announces Gambling Deal With 2 Tribes

Oklahoma Governor Announces Gambling Deal With 2  Tribes

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt announced Tuesday he reached a deal with two Native American tribes to increase the state’s share of revenue from new casinos, but the governor still remains locked in a legal dispute over gambling with 10 other tribes.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/21/2020

Tony George Talks to Steve Cyr - Las Vegas Super Host - About Coronavirus, More

Steve Cyr - Las Vegas Super Host - Author of the Best Selling Book "Whale Hunt in the Desert" - talks all things Las Vegas during the COVID 19 crisis

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/20/2020

Lottery Leaders to Address COVID-19 Crisis at SBC Digital Summit

Lottery Leaders to Address COVID-19 Crisis at SBC Digital Summit

High-profile figures from major European lotteries and US state lotteries are set to participate in the SBC Digital Summit to share their experiences of adapting to the new market conditions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/20/2020

Wynn Calls for Reopening of Nevada and Vegas Strip, Face Masks Will be Nightmare

Wynn Calls for Reopening of Nevada and Vegas Strip, Face Masks Will be Nightmare

Wynn Resorts Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Matt Maddox is calling for parts of the Nevada economy to reopen followed by the Vegas Strip, all by Memorial Day.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/19/2020

Nevada Approves Betting on Call of Duty League

Nevada Approves Betting on Call of Duty League

Nevada gamblers looking for action with traditional sports shut down now have one more option available.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Apr/18/2020

Professional Gamblers May Be Able to Claim Benefits During Pandemic

Professional Gamblers May Be Able to Claim Benefits During Pandemic

With Nevada closing down casinos over the past few weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic, professional gamblers may now be able to collect benefits from the US Government.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/18/2020

This Casino Bartender Faces Felony for Undercharging Drinks During Pandemic

This Casino Bartender Faces Felony for Undercharging Drinks During Pandemic

The Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office on Friday formally charged Jaime Rodriguez, 50, on a felony charge of theft of personal property by a hotel employee.  He is accused of undercharging $36.41 in drinks during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/17/2020

Tribal Casino Talk at SBC Digital Summit, Vegas Casino Dealers to Wear Masks?

Organizers of the gaming industry’s largest virtual conference, the SBC Digital Summit, announced a 5-star roster of speakers to address the Tribal gaming landscape at the upcoming event schedule for April 27- May 1.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/17/2020

Vegas Casinos to Open Slowly, PA Sportsbooks Losing Millions But Online Casinos Thrive

Vegas Casinos to Open Slowly, PA Sportsbooks Losing Millions But Online Casinos Thrive

“I’m putting the lives of my fellow Nevadans ahead of dollars,” Gov. Steve Sisolak said as the mayor of Las Vegas and others continued their criticism of the extended closures that began in mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/17/2020

Bookmaker Live Dealer Casino Debuts: Roulette, Blackjack, Baccarat

Bookmaker Live Dealer Casino Debuts: Roulette, Blackjack, Baccarat

Our friends at Bookmaker.eu, the oldest established North American facing sportsbook, has launched its new live dealer online casino.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/17/2020

March Revenue Plunges as Virus Shuts Casinos

March Revenue Plunges as Virus Shuts Casinos

Revenue from casinos in numerous U.S. states plunged in March as the coronavirus forced the shutdown of in-person gambling across the country in the middle of the month.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/16/2020

Bonusninja compares all the casino bonuses

Bonusninja compares all the casino bonuses

For many players casino bonuses such as free spins and deposit bonuses are the biggest criterions when selecting new online casino to play.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/15/2020

Pivekunkku.com is the place to find the best betting tips

Pivekunkku.com is the place to find the best betting tips

When you’re in need of a great betting tips or you wish to share your own thoughts, Finnish betting community Pivekunkku.com is the right place.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/15/2020

Looking for a new casino? Bonusetu.com tells you the best places to play

Looking for a new casino? Bonusetu.com tells you the best places to play

Looking for a new casino? Bonusetu.com tells you the best places to play

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/15/2020

The Evolution of Gambling in Pennsylvania

The Evolution of Gambling in Pennsylvania

Gambling in the US is everchanging. In 2018, dated legislation was scrapped and this paved way for the introduction of gambling on sports – something that was previously illegal in America. Now, individual states can decide whether or not to allow sports betting and, as of April 2020, a total of 42 have already signed up or are showing signs of offering such services. 

 

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/15/2020

How is the Latest Technology Influencing New Online Casinos?

How is the Latest Technology Influencing New Online Casinos?

Online casinos and technology go hand in hand. The evolution of online casinos exists purely because of technology and with technology advancing at an unprecedented rate, it can be quite difficult to keep a track of what exactly is going on behind the scenes. The iGaming industry is in a state of constant expansion with operators looking at new and inventive ways to incorporate technology, and this comes with one goal in mind – to attract players. 

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/15/2020

Online Gambling Affiliate Code of Conduct Rules Released, BetAffiliates Exits Germany

Online Gambling Affiliate Code of Conduct Rules Released, BetAffiliates Exits Germany

Casinomeister, the advocate of fair play, has finally launched its Code of Conduct for affiliate webmasters. With over 1500 affiliate webmasters who are members of Casinomeister, Casinomeister has a significant reach.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/15/2020

What Is Bitcoin And How Can You Use It For Online Games

What Is Bitcoin And How Can You Use It For Online Games

Online games give opportunities for players all around the world to place bets and earn money without having to move from their homes.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/13/2020

Virginia Gov. Amends Casino Bill in Final Hour, Horse Bettor Turns 50 Cents Into $500K

Virginia Gov. Amends Casino Bill in Final Hour, Horse Bettor Turns 50 Cents Into $500K

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) has amended a gambling expansion bill that would now direct  two-thirds of the state’s casino taxes to education construction projects.  The bill was returned to the General Assembly Saturday.  Northam had until that day to act on the bill.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Apr/12/2020

UK Online Casino Bonuses

UK Online Casino Bonuses

Many of us are looking online to source some entertainment, especially now as we try to combat the corona virus sweeping our world, and many of us are finding online casinos for the very first time. 

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/10/2020

Stones Gambling Hall Files Motion to Dismiss Tied to Cheating Scandal, Boyd Gaming Furloughs Without Pay

Stones Gambling Hall Files Motion to Dismiss Tied to Cheating Scandal, Boyd Gaming Furloughs Without Pay

“Casinos Do Not Owe a General Duty of Care to Gamblers".  So says Stones Gambling Hall in a Motion to Dismiss filing as it pertains to the scandal involving poker player Mike Postel's alleged cheating.  Some have accused employees of Stones to be in on the scheme.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/09/2020

US Casino Workers: Pay Us Through Pandemic

US Casino Workers: Pay Us Through Pandemic

Casino workers across the country are calling on the gambling industry to pay its laid-off workers their full salary and benefits for the duration of coronavirus shutdowns.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/09/2020

MGM Promises Support of Employees During Furlough, Vegas Casino Closures Extended

MGM Promises Support of Employees During Furlough, Vegas Casino Closures Extended

During this unprecedented time during the coronavirus pandemic, MGM Resorts International has announced its commitment to employees, most of whom are currently furloughed as casino properties remained closed.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/08/2020

Breaking News

Online Gambling Champion Ron Paul Has Stroke on Live Stream

Online Gambling Champion Ron Paul Has Stroke on Live Stream

Former Republican Congressman Ron Paul suffered an apparent stroke while appearing on a live stream.  Many may find the video below disturbing.

The War on Bitcoin: Arch Enemies Join Forces

The War on Bitcoin: Arch Enemies Join Forces

It appears the five year Civil War within the cryptocurrency space may finally be coming to an end, at least among some bitter foes, all focusing their attention on what they perceive to be the ultimate enemy, Bitcoin SV.

Biden, Trump Tied in Georgia: Latest Odds

Biden Up in Iowa, Tied in Georgia: Latest Odds

Former US Vice President Joe Biden pays $200 for every $100 bet should he win Georgia, this as the polls are tightening there.