Gambling

Liverpool’s Sturridge Charged With Breaching Betting Rules

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge could be facing a ban from football after being charged on Monday with breaching rules on betting.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/13/2018

Massachusetts, Rhode Island Residents Await Sportsbook Opening

Massachusetts, Rhode Island Residents Await Sportsbook Opening

Those in and around the Boston area will soon have a sportsbook within a 40 minute to 1-hour drive should the New England Patriots be playing in the 2019 Super Bowl.  Providence residence are in even better luck as that sportsbook is set to open just 15 minutes outside the city limits.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/12/2018

Wagerers Crossing the Delaware (and Hudson) for Sports Bets

Wagerers Crossing the Delaware (and Hudson) for Sports Bets

In the time it takes for a red light to turn green, Leonard Sciascia can get his sports bets made, turn around and head home.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/12/2018

Airplane Banner Denounces Jets’ Partnership With MGM

An airplane banner criticizing the New York Jets’ gaming deal partnership with casino operator MGM Resorts International circled MetLife Stadium several times a few hours before the team’s game against the Buffalo Bills.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/11/2018

The Death of The Bookie!

Are you ready for the future of gambling in America? If you’re wondering how you can prepare for the upcoming flood of competitors trying to steal your lunch, this is going to be the most important message you’ll ever read!

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/10/2018

The Remarkable Norwegian poker championship 2018 Held in Dublin

The Remarkable Norwegian poker championship 2018 Held in Dublin

Poker has become increasingly common among Norwegian players, as shown by the 2018 Norwegian Championships held in Dublin, which brought over 1200 players to the city. The tournament turned out to be the largest single nation poker event in the world.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/09/2018

5 Ways Bookies Are Losing Money On Their Pay Per Head Sites

5 Ways Bookies Are Losing Money On Their Pay Per Head Sites

Online bookie agents must be wary of anything that can harm their businesses. Check out 5 ways bookmakers are losing money on their pay per head sites.

1. DDoS Attacks

DDoS attacks, distributed denial of service attacks, can happen to bookmakers on the biggest days of the year. What’s a DDoS attack?

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/08/2018

Former Sports Radio Host Convicted in Fraud Case, Gambled Away Investors Funds

Former Sports Radio Host Convicted in Fraud Case, Gambled Away Investors Funds

Craig Carton, the former co-host of a sports radio show with ex-NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason, emerged from a courthouse where he was convicted of fraud Wednesday to say he was disappointed with the verdict, though he respected it.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/08/2018

LeoVegas Shares Fall Nearly 25 Percent as Compliance Costs Mount

LeoVegas Revenue Up But Shares Fall as Compliance Costs Mount

Compliance pressures in the European online gambling market are beginning to take its toll.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/08/2018

PokerStars Poker Revenues Static While Sports Betting Explodes

PokerStars Poker Revenues Static While Sports Betting Explodes

Q3 results for PokerStars show poker revenues dropped 3.9 percent year-over-year while sports betting shined.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/07/2018

Louisiana Approves Online Fantasy Sports Contests

Louisiana Approves Online Fantasy Sports Contests

Voters in nearly three-quarters of Louisiana's parishes agreed to legalize online fantasy sports contests for cash prizes, setting in motion a process that could see people in the state playing the games by late 2019.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/07/2018

Florida Amendment 3 Comes Through for Disney, Seminoles

Florida Amendment 3 Comes Through for Disney, Seminoles

Florida voters have stripped the state Legislature's power to authorize most casino gambling.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/07/2018

Playtech Deploys InfluxData to Power Predictive Monitoring

Playtech Deploys InfluxData to Power Predictive Monitoring

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)— -InfluxData, the modern Open Source Platform built specifically for metrics, events and other time series data that empowers developers to build next-generation monitoring, analytics and IoT applications, today announced that Playtech has deployed its InfluxDB Time Series Database for improved network observability for a deeper understanding of system behavior and causes, relationships between system components, and needed actions of its distributed global gaming network.

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/06/2018

Week 9 NFL was a Bloodbath for the Books - Titans Save the Day a Bit

Week 9 NFL was a Bloodbath for the Books - Hopes Hinge on Cowboys

Week 9 NFL was the worst ever for the books!

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/05/2018

FanDuel Inks Deals With NHL, Devils for Sports Bets, Fantasy

FanDuel Inks Deals With NHL, Devils for Sports Bets, Fantasy

FanDuel has reached deals with the National Hockey League and its New Jersey Devils franchise for sports betting and fantasy sports play.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/05/2018

Florida Amendment 3: How Should I Vote?

Florida Amendment 3 is being pushed by the Seminoles and Disney, two unlikely bedfellows.  Gambling sites that want in the Sunshine State market such as FanDuel are against Amendment 3.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/02/2018

UK Sports Minister Quits Over Delay in Reducing Wagers on 'Crack Cocaine of Gambling'

UK Sports Minister Quits Over Delay in Reducing Wagers on 'Crack Cocaine of Gambling'

Britain’s sports minister has resigned over what she calls an unjustifiable delay in reducing the maximum wager on gambling machines.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/02/2018

Former Driver Wants NASCAR to Accelerate on Gambling

Former Driver Wants NASCAR to Accelerate on Gambling

Amid sagging television ratings, dwindling attendance and longtime sponsors pulling out of the series, the former Cup driver  and current Xfinity Series contender Elliott Sadler thinks NASCAR should embrace race-day gambling.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/02/2018

Harrah's the Latest to Dive Into PA Sports Betting ...But When?

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has granted a sports betting license to Harrah's.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/01/2018

They Tried to Cut Off Whitey's Tongue

They Tried to Cut Off Whitey's Tongue

The attackers who killed notorious mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger at a high-security federal prison in West Virginia tried to remove his tongue, a federal law enforcement official said.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/01/2018

Jets, MGM Forge Relationship

Jets, MGM Forge Relationship

The New York Jets and MGM Resorts International have agreed on a multiyear deal that is the first of its kind in the NFL.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/01/2018

Legalized Sports Betting is One Bet Paying Off

Legalized Sports Betting is One Bet Paying Off

The action is coming fast and heavy.  A bettor in New Jersey used his mobile app to win $325,000 on a $500,000 wager on Boston to win the World Series. Another DraftKings bettor hit a longshot money line parlay on longshots Oregon State and Kansas to collect $4,313 on his $50 bet.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/31/2018

Devils, 76ers Go All-In With Sports Betting

The company that owns the NHL's New Jersey Devils, the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers and a major New Jersey sports arena is going all in on promoting sports betting.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/30/2018

James 'Whitey' Bulger Killed in Prison

James 'Whitey' Bulger Killed in Prison

Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger has been moved again to a prison in West Virginia.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/30/2018

NHL Partners With MGM to Share Data for Sports Betting

NHL Partners With MGM to Share Data for Sports Betting

The NHL announced a multiyear agreement Monday to provide MGM Resorts International with data for use in betting, the second major U.S. professional sports league to strike a deal with the casino giant since the Supreme Court opened the way for expanded gambling last spring.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/29/2018

Paddy Power Likens Old People to Zombies

The UK bookmaker has been accused of ageism

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/29/2018

Murder Number 582 and 583 This Year in Costa Rica as 5Dimes Tony Body Still Unaccounted For

Murder Number 582 and 583 This Year in Costa Rica as 5Dime Tony Body Still Unaccounted For

After reporting eight days ago that the body of 5Dimes owner Sean "Tony" Creighton had been found, the Costa Rica Star stopped reporting on the matter, has offered no further verification, and - according to what we are hearing within their office - have no intention to pursue the story any further.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/28/2018

Indiana Gets Serious About Sports Betting

Indiana Gets Serious About Sports Betting

Indiana could join several states in legalizing sports betting following a committee's unanimous recommendation that lawmakers consider the change.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/28/2018

Gambling Legalization : What Does it Mean?

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Any state that wishes to legalize gambling is free to do so after the New Jersey won their case in the Supreme Court. After this move, various state legislators have considered legalizing gambling in their various states. You can for now enjoy some great online casino games with BGO casino, but that’s not the only reason you should be happy.

 

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/26/2018

Mississippi Casinos Win More in Second Month of Sports Bets

Casino revenue rose sharply again in Mississippi in September in the state's second month of legal sports betting.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/26/2018

Breaking News

Liverpool’s Sturridge Charged With Breaching Betting Rules

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge could be facing a ban from football after being charged on Monday with breaching rules on betting.

Beto Now the 5-1 Favorite to Become Democratic Nominee for the 2020 Presidential Election

Beto Now the 5-1 Favorite to Become Democratic Nominee for the 2020 Presidential Election

Beto O'Rourke was now coming in at 5-1 odds of becoming the Democratic Nominee for the 2020 US Presidential Election.

Twitter Users Think Poker Players Are Unethical

Twitter Users Think Poker Players Are Unethical

British poker player and Twitter user Patrick Leonard recently conducted an unscientific survey that found a majority of Twitter followers feel poker players lack ethics.