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Does Ameristar Casino Council Bluffs Have Sports Betting

Does Ameristar Casino Council Bluffs Have Sports Betting

Ameristar Casino in Council Bluffs is set to open its sportsbook soon.  Sports betting here will be in easy access to those across the river in Omaha, Nebraska (just a 10 minute drive). 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/12/2019

Online Casinos in Europe

Online Casinos in Europe

The market for online casino in Europe continues to grow and evolve year on year.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/12/2019

1xBet Site Down Following Allegations of Slow Pays, Porn, Cock Fighting

1xBet Site Down Following Allegations of Slow Pays, Porn, Cock Fighting

The 1XBet.com website has been pulled in the United Kingdom following intense pressure by officials.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/12/2019

Detroit Casinos Prepare for Sports Betting

Despite Michigan not yet approving sports wagering, Detroit casinos are starting to get ready.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/09/2019

8 Charged in Florida Casino Theft

8 Charged in Florida Casino Theft

Eight people accused of stealing more than $5 million from a Florida casino operated by a Native American tribe are facing dozens of charges.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Aug/08/2019

Eldorado Wants to Spin Off Sports Betting Biz

Eldorado Wants to Spin Off Sports Betting Biz

Fresh off its deal to acquire Caesar's, Chief Executive Officer Tom Reeg tells Bloomberg News he sees great potential in spinning off that company's sports-betting and online-gambling businesses.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/08/2019

Sir Mix-A-Lot “I Like Big Bucks” Slot Machines Debut at Seminole Hard Rock

Sir Mix-A-Lot “I Like Big Bucks” Slot Machines Debut at Seminole Hard Rock

Hollywood, Fla. – The iconic lyrics penned by rapper Sir Mix-A-Lot fill the casino floor as Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. debuted the “I Like Big Bucks” slot machines in early August.

Submitted by Press Release on, Aug/07/2019

What are the Benefits of Choosing a Platform That Offers Multiple Games?

One of the biggest decisions when online gaming is to decide which platform you will be using. There are a multitude of different games out there – some general and appealing to all, while others are so unique and niche that a smaller subset will play them exclusively. With this in mind, it’s important to understand what kind of gaming you want to engage with. So, what are the benefits of choosing a platform that offers a multitude of games?

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/07/2019

Where Can I Bet Sports Near Omaha, Nebraska?

Where Can I Bet Sports Near Omaha, Nebraska?

You will soon be able to bet sports near Omaha, Nebraska via the Ameristar Casino in Council Bluffs, Iowa.  Online betting will only be available when in the state of Iowa.  Those looking to stay in their Omaha home can still bet with sports gambling sites based offshore.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/06/2019

Blow By Blow of the Crown Casino Saga: Where's the Outrage?

Peter Hartcher of The Age: “How good is the nexus between gambling, crime, foreign interference and Australian politics?  A trove of internal emails leaked from Crown Resorts, reported this week by The Age, the Herald and 60 Minutes, gave Australia a rare glimpse of just how good it really is. After this week, Australia no longer has any excuse for wilful ignorance or feigned innocence.”

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/05/2019

Can I Bet Sports From My Home in Mississippi?

Can I Bet Sports From My Home in Mississippi?

While in-state licensed sportsbooks are not available on mobile devices from the comfort of your home, many top sportsbooks licensed outside of Mississippi are accessible to residents and those visiting the state.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/02/2019

Investigation Into Crown Casino Yields Shocking Allegations

Investigation Into Crown Casino Yields Shocking Allegations

A six-month joint investigation by 60 MINUTES, The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald has exposed a corporate scandal unlike anything Australia has seen before.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/02/2019

Directors of Australia's Crown Resorts Attack 'Deceitful Campaign' in Letter

Directors of Australia's Crown Resorts Attack 'Deceitful Campaign' in Letter

Casino operator Crown Resorts (CWN.AX) on Wednesday dismissed media reports that it flouted visa rules to bring Chinese gamblers to Australia after the government ordered an inquiry into immigration officials’ dealings with the company.

Submitted by Reuters on, Aug/02/2019

Can I Place Sports Bets With PointsBet in Colorado?

Can I Place Sports Bets With PointsBet in Colorado?

You may soon be able to place sports bets with Pointsbet.com from Colorado, just not at the moment.  Online sports betting is still accessible from the state via a number of top online sportsbooks.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/01/2019

Penn Inks 20 Year Deal With Draftkings, Others for Sports Betting

Penn Inks 20 Year Deal With Draftkings, Others for Sports Betting

Penn National has forged a 20-year deal with Draftkings, the Stars Group, PointsBet, theScore, and Kambi to provide sports betting.  It is being called one of the biggest sports betting deals in the US to date.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/01/2019

William Hill Joins Forces With Income Access to Enhance Affiliate Program

William Hill Joins Forces With Income Access to Enhance Affiliate Program

William Hill has confirmed it is now aligning itself with one of the top affiliate management programs, Income Access, in order to gain a bigger piece of the US regulated sports betting marketshare.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/31/2019

Sports Betting at Prairie Meadows Ready by August 15

Sports Betting at Prairie Meadows Ready by August 15

Sports betting at Prairie Meadows in Altoona, Iowa will go mobile before the August 15 date when those in the state will officially be able to place bets with in-state operators.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jul/30/2019

Jury Selection Begins in Case Involving Motorcycle Gang Brawl, Death at Casino

Jury Selection Begins in Case Involving Motorcycle Gang Brawl, Death at Casino

Echoes and chaos of a deadly 2011 shootout between rival motorcycle gangs in a northern Nevada casino are set to be retold in a Las Vegas federal courtroom in coming weeks, during a racketeering trial of eight Vagos members charged with being part of a broad criminal enterprise in several Western states.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jul/30/2019

Man Leaves Dog in Hot Car to Go Gamble: Dog Dies

A pet dog succumbed to the heat of summer after being left in a locked car while his master went inside to go gamble.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/29/2019

New Jersey’s Struggle After Bringing in the Biggest Online Casino Revenue in May

New Jersey’s Struggle After Bringing in the Biggest Online Casino Revenue in May

Nevada has always been on top when it comes to the amount of sports bets they accept each month. It was in May 2019 when New Jersey finally triumphed the monthly amount they have received from sports bets.

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/29/2019

Am I Able to Bet on the Draftkings Sportsbook App From Iowa?

Am I Able to Bet on the Draftkings Sportsbook App From Iowa?

At the current time Draftkings does not accept customers from Iowa looking to bet on games, however, there are many sites that do take bets from Iowa residents and visitors to the state. 

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jul/27/2019

Are There Any Restrictions Betting Sports in Iowa?

Are There Any Restrictions Betting Sports in Iowa?

There are a few critical restrictions when it comes to betting on sports in Iowa that stand to allow a competitive landscape for offshore sportsbooks, many of which have been in business for more than 20 years now.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jul/27/2019

Where Can I Watch, Bet UFC 240 From New York: NYC, Buffalo, Rochester More

Where Can I Watch, Bet UFC 240 From New York: NYC, Buffalo, Rochester More

The US Supreme Court recently ruled to allow sports betting nationwide. Two New York State casinos will offer sports wagering in their facilities while offshore sportsbooks will provide New Yorkers with a means to bet on UFC 240 via their mobile devices and laptops.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Jul/26/2019

Online Gambling Myths Busted

Online Gambling Myths Busted

Like with everything online, there is a plethora of myths and rumours going around about online gambling. Targeting everything from rigging conspiracies to security faults, or that you’ll spend more by playing online and face withheld winnings, a lot of these stories couldn’t be further away from the truth but continue to spread online. Others are echoed so often that they grow to be accepted as fact, although being nothing more than myths.

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/25/2019

Is Sports Betting Now Legal in New York?

Is Sports Betting Now Legal in New York?

 

It took the United States a while to embrace local sports betting. In fact, sports betting in general was considered illegal all in all states until 2018. There are only four states where sports betting, and these are Nevada, Oregon, Delaware, and Montana.

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/24/2019

$1.6 Million in Sports Betting June Revenue for MS

$1.6 Million in Sports Betting June Revenue for MS

Casino revenues sprinted ahead in Mississippi in June, powered by a strong performance at Gulf Coast gambling halls.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jul/24/2019

Where Can I Bet Sports in Indiana?

Where Can I Bet Sports in Indiana?

You will soon be able to bet sports in Indiana, both online and at retail sites.  Here is a list of sportsbooks were you will be able to place wagers.  Offshore sportsbooks are also accessible from Indiana and will look to compete with higher cash bonuses, more attractive lines and more extensive selection of prop bets.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jul/23/2019

Iowa Expects to Have Sports Betting by September

Iowa anticipates having sports betting available to residents and those visiting the state by the start of this upcoming football season, however, those wanting to place bets on the local college teams will only be able to do so with an offshore sportsbook.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/23/2019

6 Factors to Consider When Joining an Online Casino

6 Factors to Consider When Joining an Online Casino

If you enjoy playing casino games, then you’ll love playing them online.

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/23/2019

What’s the Deal with Online Casino Regulations?

If you've played on online casinos as much as we have, you've probably noticed the range of different regulations which seem to exist in various locales.

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/23/2019

Breaking News

Wilder-Fury 2 Will Likely Be Most Bet on Event of the Year

Wilder-Fury 2 Will Likely Be Most Bet on Event of the Year

An early analyses of the interest in Saturday's rematch between Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury suggests a historic betting event could be underway.  Bars and pubs across the world are likely to be packed wall-to-wall and most folks will want in on the action by placing a wager via their mobile device.

Bloomberg's Odds Worsen Following Debate

Bloomberg's Odds Worsen Following Debate

The scene in Las Vegas produced one of the wildest Democratic debates to date, and it prompted the oddsmakers in Sin City to adjust their nominee projections.

Chinese Hackers Have Breached Online Betting and Gambling Sites

Gambling and Sports Betting News February 19, 2020: Chinese Hackers Have Breached Online Betting and Gambling Sites

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Wednesday February 19, 2020.