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Luckbox Suspends Operations, Unikrn Other eSports Gambling Operators Scale Back

Luckbox says " it has been unable to secure the required capital injection due to persistently challenging conditions in the capital markets."

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/11/2023

Why? BetMGM Wins Another Reward After Refusing to Pay Teacher

One half of the BetMGM partnership, MGM, is currently recovering from a massive cyber attack that resulted in compromised social security, driver's license and passport numbers.  The other half, Entain, was handed a record fine last year.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/10/2023

Week 4 NFL Games Some of the Most Watched in Years

Sportsbook operators are most certainly going to be licking their chops when they see these numbers, helped along by none other than singer Taylor Swift.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/03/2023

BetMGM Social Media Compares Daniel Jones to Bloodied Beaten Up Woman

We think it's a bit bizarre that these sportsbook social media folks seem to really enjoy this clip and keep posting it over and over again. Reader discretion advised.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Oct/02/2023

Mouth to Doug Polk: 'When I Beat Your Ass They’ll Be Calling to Learn!'

"This is real money to me I could give two fucks about clicks and views!" Mouth tells Polk.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/02/2023

Florida Gov Given Until November 1 to Respond to Sports Betting Petition

Gaming attorney Daniel Wallach revealed late Friday plenty of action on the Florida sports betting front.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Sep/29/2023

The Global Gambling Boom: How Tech Innovation Changed the Game

The iGaming and sports betting industries have experienced remarkable growth since the 1990s following the introduction of gambling. This exponential advancement can be attributed to the innovative technologies that have been introduced to these sectors.

The iGaming and sports betting industries have experienced remarkable growth since the 1990s following the introduction of gambling. This exponential advancement can be attributed to the innovative technologies that have been introduced to these sectors.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Sep/29/2023

Bob Baffert Sues Social Media Influencers: Accuses Them of Extortion, Defamation

Suit claims that one of the influencers “specifically asked his followers to bring dangerous objects to hurl at Baffert and his family."

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Sep/28/2023

Battle to Stop Sports Betting Monopoly in Florida Heats Up With Latest Filing

The odds remain long however.  Attorney Daniel Wallach on the petition with the Florida Supreme Court: "Of the 14 petitions decided, 7 were denied and 7 were transferred to the circuit courts."

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/28/2023

DC Enacts Emergency Amendment..... to Limit Sports Bettors to $60 at Kiosks After Winning Big

The Washington DC Lottery Corp is the district's sports betting monopoly that has been mired in controversy for years.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Sep/27/2023

Attorney: Twitter Bookies the Scourge of Sports Betting Today

Attorney Joe Durham names names and warns about Leighton Thetford III @purewage_. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/27/2023

Attorney Talks Going After Stiff Bookies and How Certain State Laws Make it Possible

No longer will so-called Twitter bookie say "What are you going to do, sue me for taking bets?"  Attorney Durham says "That's exactly what I'm going to do".  And he's going to sue him for every bet he's ever taken from anybody.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/26/2023

All State Regulators on Board With Voiding Bets at BarStool Sportsbook

All State Regulators on Board With Voiding Bets at BarStool Sportsbook

Parent company Penn National is blaming its odds provider, Swish Analytics.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Sep/26/2023

Broncos Russell Wilson Benched Odds

Broncos Russell Wilson Benched Odds

Plus Shawn Merriman talks Brandon Staley favorite to be first head coach fired and more.

Submitted by Press Release on, Sep/26/2023

Oddsmakers Move Trump to 2024 Favorite; Debate Betting Heats Up

There's been a major market move ahead of Wednesday’s Republican debate.

Submitted by Press Release on, Sep/26/2023

Sportsbook Software as Low as $3

How much will an online sportsbook cost you to set up?  Probably a million dollars?  Maybe two?  How about just $3?

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/25/2023

Bombshell Report: Bookie Being Sued Once Broke Into Home, Was Shot By Owner

"He was laying on his butt and crying," a neighbor said after the co-defendant was shot multiple times.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Sep/25/2023

Can't Use PrizePicks in Florida Any More? DFS Sites May Be Forced to Exit State

Daily Fantasy Sports sites were expected to exit the state of Florida after that's state's Gaming Control Commission sent a cease and desist order to three companies including PrizePicks.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Sep/24/2023

A Buffs Cover a Bookie Killer

BetOnline had nearly as much liability on the Colorado ML today vs. Oregon as we did for the Buffs' boosted CFP Championship odds on Prime Day.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Sep/23/2023

PointsBet Staffer Caroline Weeks Groped By Horny Male Clients Lawsuit Contends

One client earned a round of laughter on the golf course after declaring, “If I get the ball in the hole, Caroline gives me a b—job.”

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/23/2023

Saturday's College Football Action Final Look - Week 4

Until Saturday morning the Buffs spread and moneyline were the top two bets, which is unprecedented.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/23/2023

Confidential FBI Source Calls Resorts World Vegas Sleuth David Wheatley a 'Dope' Amidst Scandal

Sacked Resorts World President Scott Sibella's alleged improprieties, and rationale behind his termination, may jeopardize MGM's hopes to secure a NYC casino license.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Sep/22/2023

ESPN Bet Can and WILL Void Your Bets Should They Have Another Software Defect

ESPN Bet Can and WILL Void Your Bets Should They Have Another Software Defect

Consumers beware.  Regulators have sided with Penn National's Barstool Sportsbook for voiding bets on outcomes they claim were already known over an hour prior.  They blamed a software error for allowing this mishap to occur.

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Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/22/2023

Penn National Requests Massachusettes Void 257 Bets Amounting to $47.8K at Barstool Sportsbook

Penn State Requests Massachusettes Void 257 Bets Amounting to $47.8K at Barstool Sportsbook

There is one slight problem with Penn National's request:  Their software is supposed to have passed excruciating testing to show it is compliant.  Software that is screwing up during games is hardly compliant.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/22/2023

Some Live Giants Cardinals Bets Voided By Barstool Sports After Graded as Winners, Accounts Locked

No reason other than a "software glitch" given up to this point.  At least one regulator siding with Barstool Sportsbook? Soon to be Bet ESPN.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Sep/21/2023

Odds Boost for Colorado Buffaloes as BetOnline Launches 'Prime Day' for 24 Hours

A cleverly concocted marketing campaign could end up backfiring for one online sportsbook.

Submitted by Press Release on, Sep/21/2023

FanDuel Hit With Huge $20 Million Loss on House-Made Parlay

FanDuel Hit With Huge $20 Million Loss on House-Made Parlay

If you bet on each team in the NFL kicking a field goal during the 1pm, 4:05 and 4:25 Eastern Time slates, you were part of the $20 million loss dealt to FanDuel over the weekend.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/21/2023

Poker Player Rob Mercer Admits to Lying About Terminal Cancer Diagnosis

Poker pros raised between $30,000 to $50,000 to fulfill the "dying" wish of a poker pro.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/20/2023

Can Oregon Really Cover the 21-Point Spread Against Colorado?

Can Oregon Really Cover the 21-Point Spread Against Colorado?

Colorado versus Oregon will likely be the most wagered on game in college football this week despite the lopsided spread.  There is a huge overlay here but that might not be a bad thing for the Ducks.

Submitted by Tony Caliente on, Sep/20/2023

MGM Employees Report Not Getting Paid Amidst Cyber Attack

MGM Employees Report Not Getting Paid Amidst Cyber Attack

MGM insisted on Thursday payroll would not be affected by the attack, which shut down slot machines, ATMs and made room keys inoperable.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/17/2023

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