Gambling

Positive Influence of Gambling on the Human Psyche

Positive Influence of Gambling on the Human Psyche

Gambling itself is not always portrayed in a positive light. Some of the most often referred articles are the ones that condemn online casinos and gambling. According to other articles, including the scientific ones, prove just the opposite. Gambling can bring a player dozens of positive emotions, including excitement, engagement, and joy. Most individuals are unaware of numerous health effects gambling can bring to the life of any individual. Let us take a closer look at the positive influences of online casinos on one’s psyche, as follows.

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/27/2020

The Betting Battleground: Circa Set to Open in Downtown Vegas

The Betting Battleground: Circa Set to Open in Downtown Vegas

On Wednesday, Circa, Stevens' new resort in downtown Las Vegas, opens with what's being billed as the "world's largest sportsbook."

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/27/2020

Can't Bet the Illini From Illinois

Can't Bet the Illini From Illinois

Licensed Illinois sports betting apps do not permit wagering on in-state college teams.  You can get around this by signing up with a sportsbook licensed outside the state but still accessible within Illinois. 

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Oct/23/2020

Newest Downtown Vegas Casino Set to Open, Pandemic or Not

Newest Downtown Vegas Casino Set to Open, Pandemic or Not

If the 1,000-seat sports betting auditorium at the Circa Resort & Casino doesn’t get you, maybe the six rooftop swimming pools will.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/22/2020

The Buffet is Back at Hard Rock Casino....But Reinvented

The Buffet is Back at Hard Rock Casino....But Reinvented

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City is the first casino in Atlantic City to reopen their buffet as a new socially distanced all-you-can-eat concept. The newly reopened Fresh Harvest safely delivers all the classic comforts and international favorites of a buffet straight to the table for a one-time price of $29.99 per person. 

Submitted by Press Release on, Oct/22/2020

How Much Money Can You Make from Gambling?

If you are looking to make money from the gambling industry then you need to look at it from the simple way of the house and the player. The house always wins, is not just a saying, it is a reality. Over the long term players always lose, and just look at Vegas and other casinos around the world.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/21/2020

Accusations Levied Against William Hill for Cheating on In-Game Bets

Accusations Levied Against William Hill for Cheating on In-Game Bets

Nevada's William Hill operations have been accused of cheating players with in-game wagers, accusations that Hill calls "outrageous".

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/20/2020

Moving from Online Gambling to Virtual Reality Gambling 

Online gambling is one of the most flourishing businesses worldwide. A large number of people visit the internet to bet on their preferred sports and games.  In the last few decades, it has witnessed rapid growth due to technological innovations and advancement.

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/20/2020

New Jersey Shatters Sports Betting Record

New Jersey Shatters Sports Betting Record

New Jersey’s fast-growing sports betting market blew past its own national record in September, taking in more than $748 million in bets from sports gamblers finally able to wager on football amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/19/2020

Can't Bet on Draftkings From California

Can't Bet on Draftkings From California

You have seen the ads.  Draftkings is all over the place during sporting events.  But if you live in California, Draftkings is not available for betting.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Oct/19/2020

Dog Day Afternoon Week 6 NFL

Dog Day Afternoon Week 6 NFL

If you were betting the dogs this past weekend in the NFL, chances are you did pretty well.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Oct/19/2020

BetOnline Back Up After Massive Cyber Attack

BetOnline Under Aggressive Cyber Attack

BetOnline has come under an aggressive cyber attack per the site itself and Dave Mason, who continues to monitor the situation after taking a previously scheduled day off.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/18/2020

Real Bookies "Always Look for a Reason TO PAY a Customer”

Real Bookies "Always Look for a Reason TO PAY a Customer”

A common misconception: Bookies like to find ways NOT to pay players. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/16/2020

Gunman's Family Sues Casino Resort

Gunman's Family Sues Casino Resort

The family of an armed man shot and killed by security guards in a suburban Las Vegas casino-resort last year is suing.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/14/2020

US Books are Severely Limiting....More So Than Any Other Time in History

US Books are Severely Limiting....More So Than Any Other Time in History

David Purdum of ESPN joins Mitch Moss of "Follow The Money" to discuss the issues bettors are having with sportsbooks.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Oct/14/2020

Where Can I Bet College Sports From Massachusetts

Where Can I Bet College Sports From Massachusetts

You can bet college sports from Massachusetts using any number of top websites but it is likely you will not be able to do so with in-state licensed sportsbooks, assuming legislation is passed to allow these companies to be based here.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Oct/14/2020

Warning Issued Over WDS Media And Failed Delivery for iGaming Pros

Warning Issued Over WDS Media And Failed Delivery for iGaming Pros

A warning has been issued through a Facebook iGaming group pertaining to WDS Media.  The account was verified by other members of the group.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/14/2020

What Are Fair Limits in Sports Betting?

What Are Fair Limits in Sports Betting?

Circa Sportsbook in Vegas is known for taking sharp action, according to David Purdum of ESPN.  When asked how that book determines "fair limits", Sportsbook Director Matthew Metcalf tweeted the following....

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/14/2020

What Should the Media Do With Big Money Bets?

What Should the Media Do With Big Money Bets?

The reporting of “big” bets has become a controversial topic lately, writes Vik Chokshi of Barrett Sports Media.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Oct/14/2020

Can I Play Roulette in Massachusetts?

While Roulette has always been available to play online from the commonwealth of Massachusetts throughout the pandemic, just this past week two land-based casinos have been cleared by state gambling regulators to start offering roulette games once again.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/13/2020

PA Sportsbooks 18 and Up

PA Sportsbooks 18 and Up

While in-state licensed Pennsylvania sportsbooks only permit those 21 and up to place real money bets, there are sports betting sites accessible in the state that allow those 18 and up to place bets.  Let's take a look.

Submitted by Tony Caliente on, Oct/12/2020

Where Can I Bet the NFL Online From Maryland?

Where Can I Bet the NFL Online From Maryland?

You can bet the NFL online from Maryland using BetOnline.  The site is accessible to those 18 and up for wagering and offers a generous welcome bonus ($1000 max bonus).  BetOnline has been in business since 1999.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/12/2020

Can't Access the FanDuel App Outside of PA

Can't Access the FanDuel App Outside of PA

If you've loaded the FanDuel app within Pennsylvania and plan on traveling outside the state, beware there are only a few states that allow wagering on that app.  You may want to open a betting account with another site licensed outside of PA prior to your departure.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/10/2020

Can I Bet on BetMGM Outside of Colorado?

Can I Bet on BetMGM Outside of Colorado?

BetMGM is fast becoming a sweet success story in the state of Colorado.  But what happens when you travel outside the state and can no longer access your sports betting account?  Sites like Jazz Sports (established 1994) are available in all US states, and most of the rest of the world for that matter. 

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Oct/09/2020

Covid Hits Close to Home for Seminole Hard Rock

Covid Hits Close to Home for Seminole Hard Rock

Max B. Osceola Jr., 70, who served for more than two decades as a Tribal Council Representative on the Seminole Tribal Council from the Hollywood Seminole Reservation, passed away late Thursday night from complications due to COVID-19 at Cleveland Clinic in Weston, Fla. He had been hospitalized for treatment of the coronavirus for several weeks, having previously expressed his frequent concern that everyone should take the virus very seriously.

Submitted by Press Release on, Oct/09/2020

BetOnline's Mason: It's a Fairy Tale to Think Books Want Balanced Action

BetOnline's Mason: It's a Fairy Tale to Think Books Want Balanced Action

"This is the biggest decision of the season so far," BetOnline's Dave Mason said of the Tampa Bay Bucs vs. Chicago Bears Thursday Night Football game. "Never seen this much total volume on one side for a regular season game"

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/09/2020

Is MyBookie.ag Legal in Georgia

Is MyBookie.ag Legal in Georgia

MyBookie is a popular online sportsbook that is accessible from Georgia.  At this time they are not endorsed by Gambling911.com.  Instead, we recommend BetOnline, in business since 1999 and offering the best bonuses and fastest payouts.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Oct/08/2020

Can I Bet on Fox Bet From Florida?

Can I Bet on Fox Bet From Florida?

Fox Bet is the new sports betting platform as part of an arrangement between Fox Sports and the Stars Group available in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Fox Bet is not available in Florida.  Instead we recommend Jazz Sports, in business since 1996 and accessible to those in the Sunshine State that are 18 and up.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Oct/08/2020

Are You the PPH Kind of Person?

Not everyone is built to be a pay per head (PPH) bookie.  In this guide, we’re going to explain the most common things you’ll be doing as a PPH bookie. This will help you decide if you are the kind of person built for being a bookmaker.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/08/2020

Illinois Sports Betting Handle Reaches $114 Million

Illinois Sports Betting Handle Reaches $114 Million

The Illinois sports betting handle continues to improve month after month, and in September we saw the total sports betting handle for the month is $114 million. This is 166.7% higher than July’s $52.5 million. Out of the $140 million, almost $124 million comes from mobile or online sports betting.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Oct/07/2020

Breaking News

Texas Moves Toss Up: Biden Still Pays $25.50 Per $10 Bet

Texas Moves Toss Up: Biden Still Pays $25.50 Per $10 Bet

NBC News is reporting that Texas is moving towards Democratic candidate Joe Biden.

Positive Influence of Gambling on the Human Psyche

Positive Influence of Gambling on the Human Psyche

Gambling itself is not always portrayed in a positive light. Some of the most often referred articles are the ones that condemn online casinos and gambling. According to other articles, including the scientific ones, prove just the opposite. Gambling can bring a player dozens of positive emotions, including excitement, engagement, and joy. Most individuals are unaware of numerous health effects gambling can bring to the life of any individual. Let us take a closer look at the positive influences of online casinos on one’s psyche, as follows.

The Betting Battleground: Circa Set to Open in Downtown Vegas

The Betting Battleground: Circa Set to Open in Downtown Vegas

On Wednesday, Circa, Stevens' new resort in downtown Las Vegas, opens with what's being billed as the "world's largest sportsbook."