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SBC Summit North America Returns to US Rebranded

SBC Summit North America Returns to US Rebranded

Betting On Sports America has taken the downtime during Covid-19 to rethink its branding strategy.  The result is expanding beyond the original sports betting focus.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/29/2021

New Florida Sports Betting Voter Ballot Initiative Favors Seminoles, Draftkings and FanDuel

New Florida Sports Betting Voter Ballot Initiative Favors Seminoles, Draftkings and FanDuel

It is looking less likely that mobile sports betting will be coming to fruition for the 2021 college football season.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/27/2021

Online Gambling Affiliate, Search Beat - June 25, 2021: End of the Cookie Delayed

Google plans to delay the removal of its tracking cookie on the Chrome Web browser another two years until 2024.  Plus Malta lands on a very bad list.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/25/2021

Casino tech: Even Chips Have Chips at Newest Vegas Resort

Casino tech: Even Chips Have Chips at Newest Vegas Resort

When Resorts World Las Vegas opens to guests and gamblers late Thursday, card players will bet with house chips implanted with sensors at tables that take cashless transactions and track every bet, split, double-down and side wager.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/25/2021

Fresh Canadian Gambling Stats

Fresh Canadian Gambling Stats

Lotteries are by far the most well-loved gambling entertainment in Canada, with 50% of the local population taking part in the lottery activities in the past year. The most popular lotteries are scratch tickets and raffles, closely followed by casinos (both physical and online). Lotto is at the very bottom of the list, accounting for just 3.1% of the market. Poker and horse betting boasts an equally small percentage - 3.5% and 3.6%, respectively.

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/24/2021

Macau Beefs Up Casino Rules, More Than Doubles Number of Gaming Investigators

The world's biggest casino hub of Macau will shake up its casino regulator by more than doubling the number of gaming inspectors and restructuring several departments in its latest move to ramp up supervision.

Submitted by Reuters on, Jun/22/2021

BetRivers, Chicago Bears Join Forces

BetRivers, Chicago Bears Join Forces

Plus Fanatics taps FanDuel CEO Matt King for sports betting and gaming venture and a New way to score: The brand new platform shaking up sports betting

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/22/2021

New Jersey Closer to Extending Atlantic City Takeover

New Jersey Closer to Extending Atlantic City Takeover

New Jersey lawmakers passed a bill Monday that would extend the state takeover of most of Atlantic City’s major decision-making powers for another four years.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/22/2021

Sports Betting Beat - June 21, 2021

Sports Betting Beat - June 21, 2021

Deadbeat dads in Arizona will still need to resort to betting with local bookies if they want to continue avoiding child support.  Plus tight squeeze for Canada sports betting bill to pass this week.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/21/2021

Man Suspected of 3 Killings Near Oregon Casino is Still at Large

Man Suspected of 3 Killings Near Oregon Casino is Still at Large

A man sought in the killings of three people after a hit-and-run crash near a casino and a shooting at a marijuana dispensary in a small Oregon city was still at large Saturday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/21/2021

Proposed Bill Could Leave Ohio Casinos Without Sports Books

Proposed Bill Could Leave Ohio Casinos Without Sports Books

Legislation enacted by the Ohio Senate to legalize sports betting in the state could leave casinos in Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus out in the cold

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/18/2021

Live Casino Pros & Cons

Live Casino Pros & Cons

A Live Casino experience emulates in-person gaming that used to be globally popular. Here’s what’s so great about live games and some downsides.

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/18/2021

New Jersey Inches Closer to Allowing Bets on Its In-State College Teams

New Jersey Inches Closer to Allowing Bets on Its In-State College Teams

When Rutgers University’s men’s basketball team made the NCAA tournament this year for the first time in three decades, it stood to reason that fans in the nation’s top sports betting market would flood casinos and racetracks with bets on their local team.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/17/2021

Reddit Co-Founder Invests in Sports Betting App Wagr

Reddit Co-Founder Invests in Sports Betting App Wagr

Reddit Inc. co-founder and the hubby of tennis super star Serena Williams, Alexis Ohanian, is leading a $4 million seed-funding round for the sports-betting startup app Wagr, which allows fans to bet on sports with each other as opposed to at a sportsbook or casino.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/17/2021

Online Gambling Affiliate, Search Beat - June 17, 2021

Online Gambling Affiliate, Search Beat - June 17, 2021

First Look’s sentiment analysis tool uses natural language processing and artificial intelligence to read and decipher the sentiment behind reviews written by all of the affiliates, Blockchain & iGaming: Why the future looks great with Calvin Ayre and Becky Liggero and Catena Media talks growing momentum for online casino in the US.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/17/2021

Sports Betting Beat - June 17, 2021

Sports Betting Beat - June 17, 2021

Ohio Senate passes bill that will legalize sports betting in Ohio including bars and bowling alleys, G3 Esports bolsters executive lineup and MGM's CEO touts iGaming as the secret for success.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/17/2021

The Crypto Beat - June 17, 2021

World Bank rejects El Salvador request for help on bitcoin implementation, Resorts World Las Vegas to be First Casino to employ digital payments and David Case: Building killer eSports apps on Bitcoin | Top Picks

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/16/2021

Casinos’ Online Win Still Growing Despite Return of Gamblers

Casinos’ Online Win Still Growing Despite Return of Gamblers

A year ago, Atlantic City’s casinos were closed due to the coronavirus outbreak, and internet gambling was the only game in town for slots or table games players.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/16/2021

Benefits Online Casinos Can Reap From Blockchain

Benefits Online Casinos Can Reap From Blockchain

Blockchain technology would allow for universal, trusted information system that would allow operators that demonstrates to regulators a desire to follow all the right procedures.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/16/2021

NEW: Online Gambling Affiliate, Search Beat - June 16, 2021

NEW: Online Gambling Affiliate, Search Beat - June 16, 2021

One of Google's most widely anticipated rollouts could mark the end to those annoying popup banners.  Plus attempts to sabotage iGB Live.

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/16/2021

5 Casino Trends in 2020-2021 

5 Casino Trends in 2020-2021 

With online gambling ever-growing further, players are looking forward to the latest gaming trends of the new year. Even before that, these trends have been growing popular by themselves.

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/16/2021

​These Casino Games Are Reeling in Players at Bitcoin Casinos

What Are the Most Popular Games at Bitcoin Casinos?

The crypto casino boom got off to a flying start since Bitcoin was created in 2009. Over the space of a few years, this industry has blossomed into a viable alternative to established online casinos.

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/16/2021

New Owners Try to Get Bally's Atlantic City Back in the Game

New Owners Try to Get Bally's Atlantic City Back in the Game

Phil Juliano was looking at Bally's casino through rose-colored glass. Or more accurately, rose-colored glass flecked with jarringly out-of-place blue squares.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/15/2021

Philly Man Surrenders in Fatal Atlantic City Casino Stabbing

Philly Man Surrenders in Fatal Atlantic City Casino Stabbing

A Philadelphia man wanted in the deadly stabbing of his girlfriend at an Atlantic City casino last week has turned himself in

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/15/2021

2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open to be Held July 22 to Aug. 10

2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open to be Held July 22 to Aug. 10

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Announces 2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Held July 22 to Aug. 10 with the $400 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (NLH) series opener highlighting a $500,000 guarantee.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jun/15/2021

Spanish Company Using AI to Battle Problem Gambling

Spanish Company Using AI to Battle Problem Gambling

Gambling911.com's Thomas Somach sits down with Josh Tromans-Jones, the chief technology officer of Jada Gaming, to talk about how the Spanish software giant has begun to utilize AI to help those who market and operate online gambling in determining how much a gambler will lose or win how likely he or she will be to return after leaving.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jun/10/2021

First North American In-Person Live iGaming Event Since Pre-Covid

First North American In-Person Live iGaming Event Since Pre-Covid

Gambling911.com was thrilled to take part in the first in-person iGaming event in North America - and perhaps the world - since before the start of Covid-19. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/10/2021

Nun to Plead Guilty in $835K Embezzlement Scheme to Support Gambling Habit

Nun to Plead Guilty in $835,000 Embezzlement to Support Gambling Habit

An L.A. nun is expected to plead guilty to stealing $835,000 in donations, tuition and fee money from her school to pay for a gambling habit.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/09/2021

Tips on Choosing the Right US Online Casino to Play At

Tips on Choosing the Right US Online Casino to Play At

Figuring out how to choose the best online casino for you is the first step you need to make to ensure that you have an enjoyable and smooth experience when gambling online for real money. There is a lot of variety where you can choose from which might be confusing and overwhelming.

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/09/2021

Top 3 no download slots from IGT company

IGT is a gambling company and it was launched in 1975. The founder was William S. Redd. The first online slot machine was created in 2005 and it was the beginning of the new epoch of the manufacturer.

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/09/2021

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Safer Gambling in 2022 - Tips for Users and Potential Legislation from the Govt

Safer Gambling in 2022 - Tips for Users and Potential Legislation from the Govt

The gambling and iGaming industry in Ireland is worth millions of Euros a year. This shows, if nothing else, that those in Ireland are huge fans of online casinos and sports betting. The issues in Ireland are that many of the laws that regulate gambling are somewhat outdated. Some of these date back as far as 1930 and so can obviously never cover the phenomenon of online gambling.

Justice Stephen Breyer to Retire: Odds on Who Might Replace Him

Justice Stephen Breyer to Retire: Odds on Who Might Replace Him

Federal Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, who is a former Breyer law clerk, is among the early favorites to replace Breyer.

What Makes a Good Sportsbook

What Makes a Good Sportsbook

There are over a thousand sportsbooks today. Yet, some operators have hundreds of thousands of gamblers while others are struggling to widen their clientele.