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Macau Shuts Down for First Time Ever

Macau Shuts Down for First Time Ever

A massive typhoon has resulted in Macau closing its casinos Saturday, the first time they have ever had to do so.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/16/2018

How Do Bookies Work?

How Do Bookies Work?

Bookies work pretty straightforwardly; they accept sporting event bets from their clients and then manage all of the bets through their “book”, which can be an actual book or some kind of sports bookie software program.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/15/2018

2018 Woodbine Mile Stakes Betting Odds

The Woodbine Mile is a Grade I stakes race run on turf for Thoroughbred racehorses three years old and up held annually in mid September at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Canada.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/15/2018

Modern Family Odds on Which Character Will be Killed Off Season 10

The co-creator behind the hit television show Modern Family have announced they plan to kill off one of the characters for Season 10.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/14/2018

Firefox to Introduce its Own Affiliate-Tracking Block Feature

With all the recent talk in the affiliate community related to Apple's intention to block cookie tracking from third parties via its Safari browser, now comes word that Mozilla Firefox has an even more aggressive plan in the works.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/14/2018

House Hearing on Sports Betting to Be Held This Month

The U.S. federal government, perhaps at the urging of sports leagues, is determined to oversee legalized sports betting as opposed to allowing states to do so it seems.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/14/2018

AGA to Schumer: 'Get Lost!'

AGA to Schumer:  'Get Lost!'

Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer (New York) is one of the most powerful men in Washington.  Currently serving as the Senate Minority Leader, Schumer has the potential to become Majority Leader if things don't go well for the Republicans this November. Schumer has also indicated he would like to see a federal framework created for sports betting in the United States.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/13/2018

TNF Prediction: Ravens will face off against Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium

There was something of a preseason taste to the outstanding victory of the Ravens over the Buffalo Bills, who fell a staggering 47-3 just over the weekend.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/13/2018

Can I Bet Sports From My Smartphone in West Virginia

Can I Bet Sports From My Smartphone in West Virginia

You can currently place a sports bet from your smartphone or tablet in West Virginia using any of a few dozen international websites, however, all of these sites are prohibited from offering apps in the state of West Virginia.  Access is via their online website only. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/13/2018

White Label Sportsbook Washington

White Label Sportsbook Washington

AcePerHead.com provides the perfect white label sportsbook product for those in Washington State now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled to abolish decades long prohibition of sports betting.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/13/2018

GVC to Focus on U.S. Market as UK Tightens Controls

The United States will be the biggest regulated market for Europe’s leading gambling companies within five years, GVC Holdings Chief Executive Kenny Alexander said on Thursday after reporting another decline in UK retail revenue.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/13/2018

Sports Betting Soars to $95M in New Jersey in August

Sports betting is a second-inning home run in New Jersey, where gamblers plunked down more than $95 million on sporting events in August, helping Atlantic City's casinos to one of their biggest monthly revenue increases in three decades.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/13/2018

What Does a 5X Sportsbook Bonus Mean?

What Does a 5X Sportsbook Bonus Mean?

When it comes to online sportsbook bonuses, you will often see the term "rollover requirement" with a number like 5X.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2018

Kavanaugh Asked if He Ever Sought Help for Gambling Addiction (Response)

Kavanaugh Asked if He Ever Sought Help for Gambling Addiction

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s grilling by the Senate Judiciary Committee may be over, but Democrats still have questions about the man who would be President Donald Trump’s second selection to sit on the nation’s highest court.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2018

BetDSI on CNBC: Who Can Beat Trump

BetDSI on CNBC: Who Can Beat Trump

Oddsmakers at BetDSI.com, like a lot of books, have U.S. President Donald Trump getting re-elected in 2020.  A +150 odds, Trump would pay out $15 for every $10 bet. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2018

US-Facing Online Casino Affiliate Programs See Steep Drop in Conversions: And the Fall Won't Help

While sports betting takes hold in the United States, online casino affiliates who have long embraced internationally-based websites (also known as "offshores") that are accessible here are noticing a steep downturn in the conversion percentages.  And this trend is likely to continue.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2018

100% Sportsbook Deposit Bonus Reviews

100% Sportsbook Deposit Bonus Reviews

Gambling911.com continues its extensive review of online sportsbook bonus programs, today looking at the 100% deposit bonus.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2018

Teen Sentenced for Stealing €150k From Maltese Online Casino Sentenced

Teen Sentenced for Stealing €150k From Maltese Online Casino Sentenced

A teenager from Finland who stole more than €150,000 from an online casino in Malta after discovering a glitch in their software will serve a 20-month sentence.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2018

Jens Bader (MuchBetter) and Mario Ovcharov (UltraPlay) to join CEEGC 2018 as Speakers

The team at European Gaming Media and Event, organizers of CEEGC Budapest are honored to announce that two more experts will join the must attend event in Europe this September.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2018

Mountaineer Casino Sports Book in West Virginia Hopes to be Open for NFL

The Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort in West Virginia's Northern Panhandle expects to have its sports book up and running by the start of the new football season.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2018

Sportsbook Bonus Reviews for the 2018 NFL Season: Free Play vs. Free Cash

Which is better?  Free cash or free play bonuses?  This is the question many gamblers will be asking when selecting an online sportsbook for the 2018 NFL betting season.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2018

Content Providers Look to Cash in On Legal Sports Betting in the US

With legal sports betting spreading like wildfire in the United States, it's not surprising that content providers are looking to cash in bigly.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2018

It Does Not Appear That 888Poker is Behind DoS Attacks

It Does Not Appear That 888Poker is Behind DoS Attacks

PartyPoker, Americas Cardroom, even the world's largest online poker room, PokerStars, have not been immune to Denial of Service (DoS) attacks in recent weeks.  So it shouldn't come as any surprise that another bigwig in the world of Web poker, 888Poker, has also fallen victim.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2018

Can I Bet on the FanDuel Sports Betting Site Outside of New Jersey?

FanDuel is now online taking sports bets in what is now a highly saturated New Jersey sports wagering market.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2018

Legalized Sports Betting in Texas a Pipe Dream

Those looking to place sports bets online in Texas will be able to do so via a host of international websites and maybe even by driving to Oklahoma.  Otherwise, it's a give that the state won't be legalizing sports betting any time soon.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2018

Sports Betting Coming to Arkansas? Voters May Decide

Voters are set to decide whether sports betting should be legalized in the state of Arkansas, though one group looks to stand in the way.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2018

Draftkings Sports Betting 'Team Pick'em' Open to All in US

"Team Pick'em" is available in all 50 states and offers real cash prizes and is free to enter

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2018

Sports Betting Arrives at Meadowlands as Jets Look Like Serious Contenders Monday Night

Sports Betting Arrives at Meadowlands as Jets Look Like Serious Contenders Monday Night

There were hiccups with the first ever NFL Sunday for the new Meadowlands sportsbook.  Placing bets wasn't the problem.  Getting to the Meadowlands on a day that the Giants were playing and finding somewhere to park was.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2018

MGM Resorts International And The Alliance Of American Football Partner On Sports Betting Technology

MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and new professional football league, The Alliance of American Football, have entered into a transaction that includes an investment in The Alliance and a three-year sponsorship establishing MGM Resorts as the official sports betting sponsor of The Alliance and exclusive gaming partner.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/10/2018

Employee Charged in Casino Heist

Courtney Deandrea Stanton pleaded not guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States and employee theft from the casino in which she worked.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/10/2018

Breaking News

Illinois Legislator Working on Bringing Sports Betting to That State

Illinois Legislator Working on Bringing Sports Betting to That State

An Illinois lawmaker says a bill to legalize sports gambling in the state likely won't be put before the General Assembly until next year.

Wife and Manager of Kidnapped 5Dimes Owner Met to Make Payment

Wife and Manager of Kidnapped 5Dimes Owner Met to Make Payment

A Diario report reveals that the wife of kidnapped 5Dimes owner communicated with a manager of the betting firm to send more than $700K in bitcoin ransom to Cuba hours after Sean "Tony" Creighton allegedly disappeared.

New Study Shows More Americans Support Legalized Gambling

New Study Shows More Americans Support Legalized Sports Betting

A new report using data from the Life, Liberty, and Happiness survey conducted by East Carolina University’s Center for Survey Research confirms that many Americans support legalized gambling on professional sports.