Gambling

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Kentucky?

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Kentucky?

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from Kentucky as that state is yet to amend its laws applying to sports wagering.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/22/2019

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Louisiana?

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Louisiana?

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from Louisiana as that state is yet to amend its laws applying to sports wagering. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jan/22/2019

Soccer Player Contract Terminated Over Gambling

Gheorghe Hagi's soccer club in Romania says it has terminated a player's contract for gambling on games.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/22/2019

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Alabama?

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Alabama?

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from Alabama as that state is yet to amend its laws applying to sports wagering. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jan/22/2019

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Colorado?

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from Colorado as that state is yet to amend its laws applying to sports wagering. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jan/22/2019

New Wire Act Interpretation Biggest Hit likely on Out-of-State Payment Processing

New Wire Act Interpretation Biggest Hit likely on Out-of-State Payment Processing
  • New interpretation of Wire Act now applies to all forms of online gambling not just sports betting

  • Opinion is reversal for Justice Department opinion from 2011

  • States that have legalized online gambling or plan to do so may think twice about sending payouts beyond their respective borders

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/22/2019

Dario Extra: 5Dimes Owner Body Buried on Farm

Dario Extra is reporting that Sean "Tony" Creighton, the owner of 5Dimes Sportsbook in Costa Rica is presumed dead.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/22/2019

Hard Rock International's Kresimir Spajic to Speak at 2019 Betting on Sports America Conference

Hard Rock International's Kresimir Spajic to Speak at 2019 Betting on Sports America Conference

Kresimir Spajic, Hard Rock International, will be speaking at the 2019 Betting Sports America event in New York City.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/22/2019

Officers Tied to 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping Released

Officers Tied to 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping Released

Two transit police officers arrested for their alleged involvement in the kidnapping of 5Dimes owner Sean "Tony" Creighton have been released.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/21/2019

Sports Betting Conference USA - 2019: SBC Enters Into Partnership Deal With G911

Sports Betting Conference USA - 2019: SBC Enters Into Partnership Deal With G911

Gambling911.com is happy to announce it has entered into a media partnership with SBC Events, which will debut its uber popular sports betting conference format in the United States April 23-25, 2019.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/20/2019

Find a Bookie Near Me

Looking for a bookie near where you live.  Most online bookmakers are accessible from anywhere in the United States.  Check out your city, state or region and click on the link to learn more (in alphabetical order).

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/20/2019

Los Angeles Clippers vs. San Antonio Spurs

The struggling Los Angeles Clippers head to Texas on Sunday evening to take on the San Antonio Spurs. The Clippers have lost their last five and have been beaten by a combined 38 points in their last two outings against the Utah Jazz and Golden State Warriors.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/19/2019

Questions Remain Over Ocean Resort Casino New Owners

Questions Remain Over Ocean Resort Casino New Owners

ATLANTIC CITY — It’s been more than a week since it was revealed Ocean Resort Casino would be changing hands, and there’s still no word on what company is taking over.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/19/2019

Mississippi Casino Revenue Up in 2018 With Sports Betting

Mississippi casino revenues rose in 2018, with patronage noticeably increasing beginning in August, after the state legalized sports betting.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/18/2019

BOSA Ready to Debate Federal Oversight of US Sports Betting

BOSA Ready to Debate Federal Oversight of US Sports Betting

PASPA may have fallen, but its long-awaited demise hasn’t quite signalled the end of federal intervention into sports betting. Not yet at least.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jan/18/2019

How Can Online Bookies Use PPH Tools To Their Advantage?

How Can Online Bookies Use PPH Tools To Their Advantage?

Bookies that partner with a company like PayPerHead have access to tools they can use to, well, dominate their competition.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/17/2019

Retire Early With 5 Simple Habits Of Successful Master Online Bookies

Retire Early With 5 Simple Habits Of Successful Master Online Bookies

Those want to become master agents and run a profitable sportsbook business need to consider their habits. To start, consider these 5 simple habits, and start running a profitable bookie business today.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/17/2019

Fear Thy Neighbor: Guess Who Just Moved in Next Store to Conservative Firebrand Wayne Root

Fear Thy Neighbor:  Guess Who Just Moved in Next Store to Conservative Firebrand Wayne Root

Former Democrat Senate Leader Harry Reid moves in next store to conservative radio host Wayne Allyn Root.  This should provide endless material for us here at G911.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/17/2019

LPGA to Invest in Shot-Tracking Technology for Real Time Betting on Golf

LPGA to Invest in Shot-Tracking Technology for Real Time Betting on Golf

LPGA looking to follow in footsteps of PGA

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jan/17/2019

Prairie Meadows in Iowa Will Have Sportsbook

Prairie Meadows in Iowa Will Have Sportsbook

Assuming Iowa legalized sports betting, Prairie Meadows race track is ready after they secured a partnership deal with William Hill.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/16/2019

William Hill NJ Site Down

The William Hill sports betting app in New Jersey was reported down late Wednesday, much to the dismay of those trying to get in their night time basketball wagers.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/16/2019

Massive Tennis Match-Fixing Ring Unraveled

Massive Tennis Match-Fixing Ring Unraveled

The crooked tennis players knew him as “Maestro.” To European investigators, the Armenian based in Belgium is emerging as the suspected ringleader of an organized gambling syndicate suspected of fixing hundreds of matches and paying off more than 100 players from around Europe.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/16/2019

Death of Man Outside Casino Investigated as Homicide

Death of Man Outside Casino Investigated as Homicide

Sheriff’s officials say the death of a man whose body was found in a casino parking lot in Sauk County is being investigated as a homicide.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/16/2019

Justice Department Opinion Could Threaten Online Gambling

Justice Department Opinion Could Threaten Online Gambling

A legal opinion from the U.S. Department of Justice made public Monday could threaten the viability of online gambling that crosses state lines such as poker.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/15/2019

Sports Betting Included in New York State Budget for 2019

Sports Betting Included in New York State Budget for 2019

A $170 billion budget package for the state of New York appears to make room for legalized sports wagering.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/15/2019

One of 5Dimes Owner Kidnappers Appears to Have had Ties to Malta, Bookmaking

One of 5Dimes Owner Kidnappers Appear to Have had Ties to Malta, Bookmaking

The mother of a suspected ring leader in the alleged kidnapping of 5Dimes owner Sean “Tony” Creighton, appears to have some ties to Malta and bookmakers who once operated there.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jan/15/2019

New Jersey Probing Draftkings $1 Million Gambling Tourney

New Jersey Probing Draftkings $1 Million Gambling Tourney

New Jersey gambling regulators are looking into a sports betting tournament held over the weekend in which some competitors were unable to make bets on an NFL playoff game, costing them a shot at a $1 million top prize.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/14/2019

Player Wins $167,072 Jackpot at Seminole Classic Casino in Hollywood

Player Wins $167,072 Jackpot at Seminole Classic Casino in Hollywood

A Plantation, Fla. woman won more than $167,000 on a slot machine at Seminole Classic Casino in Hollywood Fla.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jan/14/2019

CNN on Top of Sean Creighton 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping Story

CNN on Top of Sean Creighton 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping Story

CNN is the latest mainstream news media outlet in the United States to cover the apparent kidnapping of Sean "Tony" Creighton in Costa Rica.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/14/2019

5Dimes Owner was Held at Grandma's House

5Dimes Owner was Held at Grandma's House

Sean "Tony" Creighton, the missing owner of 5Dimes Sportsbook in San Pedro, Costa Rica, was last seen at the home of a gang leader's grandmother.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/12/2019

Breaking News

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Kentucky?

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Kentucky?

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from Kentucky as that state is yet to amend its laws applying to sports wagering.

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Louisiana?

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Louisiana?

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from Louisiana as that state is yet to amend its laws applying to sports wagering. 

Soccer Player Contract Terminated Over Gambling

Gheorghe Hagi's soccer club in Romania says it has terminated a player's contract for gambling on games.