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Books Embrace Another Win Tuesday With Wildcats Cover Over Michigan

Books Embrace Another Win Tuesday With Wildcats Cover Over Michigan

The most wagered on side Tuesday won but failed to cover as the Michigan Wolverines came up short in a two-point victory over Northwestern, failing to cover the -4.5 spread.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Dec/05/2018

The Cons of Using Bitcoin to Play Online Poker (Part V)

The Cons of Using Bitcoin to Play Online Poker (Part V)

In this article we look at the cons of using Bitcoin to make deposits and play real money poker online.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/04/2018

The Pros of Using Bitcoin to Play Online Poker (Part IV)

The Pros of Using Bitcoin to Play Online Poker (Part IV)

In this article we look at the pros of using Bitcoin to make deposits and play real money poker online.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/04/2018

Poker Pro to Spend 30 Days in Dark Bathroom Alone Without Phone

Poker Pro to Spend 30 Days in Dark Bathroom Alone Without Phone

Richard Alati has won $333,661 in live career tournaments to date, and now he's entered the prop bet market.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Dec/04/2018

FanDuel Alabama 2019 Championship Win Bets Paid Out ....Before Actually Winning

FanDuel Alabama 2019 Championship Win Bets Paid Out ....Before Actually Winning

Roll in dough, Tide!  FanDuel sportsbook is paying out bets from people who picked Alabama to win the college football national championship — over a month before the game will be played.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/04/2018

High Roller Factory Acquires Kasino Curt and Hires a Finnish Reality TV Star to Promote it

Jasmine Tukiainen is excited to start her new job on International Dice Day.

Submitted by Press Release on, Dec/04/2018

ESPN: What Legalized Sports Betting in USA Means for Offshore Books

ESPN: What Legalized Sports Betting in USA Means for Offshore Books

ESPN featured a story Monday on the fate of offshore sports betting now that individual states have begun allowing sportsbook businesses. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/03/2018

PokerStars Coming to PA

PokerStars Coming to PA

Online poker is set to go live in the state of Pennsylvania and the world's largest real money site, PokerStars, has finally been granted permission to operate in the Keystone State.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/03/2018

Your Bookie Deserves a Lump of Coal This Christmas

Your Bookie Deserves a Lump of Coal This Christmas

This Sunday was a brutal day for sports bettors as big public favorites all fell short.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Dec/03/2018

Kansas Lawmakers Talk Sports Betting

Kansas Lawmakers Talk Sports Betting

Kansas lawmakers will get a crash course in sports gambling this week as they consider how to capitalize on a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in May that lifted a federal ban on it.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/02/2018

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From North Carolina?

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From North Carolina?

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from North Carolina.  NC residents can, however, set up their sports betting account via the app and place wagers when in New Jersey ONLY.  International websites are also accessible from North Carolina.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Dec/02/2018

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From South Carolina?

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From South Carolina?

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from South Carolina.  SC residents can, however, set up their sports betting account via the app and place wagers when in New Jersey ONLY.  International websites are also accessible from Georgia.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Dec/02/2018

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Georgia?

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Georgia?

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from Georgia.  GA residents can, however, set up their sports betting account via the app and place wagers when in New Jersey ONLY. International websites are also accessible from Georgia.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Dec/02/2018

Where Can I Play Online Poker From Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota?

There are only a handful of online poker sites accessible to those living in the states of Nebraska and the Dakotas.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/02/2018

Where Can I Play Online Poker From Kansas?

Where Can I Play Online Poker From Kansas?

There are only a handful of online poker sites accessible to those living in the state of Kansas.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/02/2018

Where Can I Play Online Poker From Oklahoma?

Where Can I Play Online Poker From Oklahoma?

There are only a handful of online poker sites accessible to those living in the state of Oklahoma.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/02/2018

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Massachusetts?

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Massachusetts?

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from Massachusetts.  MA residents can, however, set up their sports betting account via the app and place wagers when in New Jersey ONLY.  International websites are also accessible from Mass.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Dec/02/2018

Another American Goes Missing in Costa Rica

Another American Goes Missing in Costa Rica

Another American has gone missing in Costa Rica and the U.S. embassy still has no answers as to the whereabouts of 5Dimes owner Sean "Tony" Creighton.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/30/2018

Tiverton Twin River Casino Sportsbook to Open Monday

Following the opening of its Lincoln location sportsbook this week, Twin River Casino has confirmed its Tiverton casino sportsbook is set to do the same this coming Monday (December 3).

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/30/2018

Vietnam Jails 2 Ex-Police Generals for Role in Gambling Ring

A court in northern Vietnam on Friday jailed two former police generals for protecting a multimillion-dollar online gambling ring as the Communist government steps up its crackdown on graft.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/30/2018

Today's Most Wagered on Sides - November 29

Today's Most Wagered on Sides - November 29

The books have dropped the Saints-Cowboys line to -7 from -7.5, indicating an opinion on Dallas covering this evening.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Nov/29/2018

Sports Per Head Companies See Explosive Growth

Sports Per Head Companies See Explosive Growth

With the gambling industry constantly growing and increasing its revenues each year, there is a growing market for people that want to book action from their friends and family members.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/29/2018

DC Inches Even Closer to Allowing Sports Betting

DC Inches Even Closer to Allowing Sports Betting

Washington DC got a little bit closer to offering sports betting with news that the city counsil updated its proposal during a recent finance committee session.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/29/2018

Hard Rock to Launch Sportsbook

Gaming Innovation Group Inc. (GiG) has signed a contract with Hard Rock International (Hard Rock) for the provision of its omni-channel Sportsbook solution in the newly opened US market of New Jersey. Launch date is estimated for Q1 2019. This agreement follows a Letter of Intent signed between GiG and Hard Rock on 12 October 2018.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/29/2018

Tunica Casino Closing

Tunica Casino Closing

Caesars Entertainment will close a second casino in Mississippi's Tunica County, as the region's years-long decline in gambling revenues continues to weigh on business.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/28/2018

Can I Place a Bet on the FanDuel App From Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri

Can I Place a Bet on the FanDuel App From Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri

The new FanDuel sports betting app is available to those living in the states of Louisiana, Arkansas and Missouri but only internationally-licensed websites are accessible for real money bets from the state. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/28/2018

Can I Place a Bet on the FanDuel App From Texas

Can I Place a Bet on the FanDuel App From Texas

The new FanDuel sports betting app is available to those living in the state of Texas but only internationally-licensed websites are accessible for real money bets from the state. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/28/2018

Can I Place a Bet on the FanDuel App From New Mexico

Can I Place a Bet on the FanDuel App From New Mexico

The new FanDuel sports betting app is available to those living in the state of New Mexico but only internationally-licensed websites are accessible for real money bets from the state. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/28/2018

Can't Bet Seton Hall Basketball Games on New Jersey Sports Betting Apps

Can't Bet Seton Hall Basketball Games on New Jersey Sports Betting Apps

If you are looking to bet on the day's Seton Hall game from a sports betting app in New Jersey, fugetaboutit.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/28/2018

Can I Place a Bet on the FanDuel App From Arizona

Can I Place a Bet on the FanDuel App From Arizona

The new FanDuel sports betting app is available to those living in the state of Arizona but only internationally-licensed websites are accessible for real money bets from within the state. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/28/2018

Breaking News

Philadelphia Sportsbook Opens for Business

Philadelphia Sportsbook Opens for Business But Players Must Pay 34 Percent Tax

Players are likely to be taxed higher than most other states with PA players looking to shell out 34% of winnings

Rivers Casino Sportsbook in Pittsburgh Opens Today

Rivers Casino Sportsbook in Pittsburgh Opens Today

The Rivers Casino was set to begin offering sports betting Thursday and Friday (December 13 and 14) as part of a limited test run.

Books Right On With May Confidence Vote: Now Odds Favor Brexit Referendum

Books Right On With May Confidence Vote: Now Odds Favor Brexit Referendum

Brexit was one of the most wagered on political events ever, and now we have more bets coming in on the referendum.