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Could Trump Disqualify for New Hampshire Primary? Plus Vivek Hasn't Voted: Latest Odds

As BetOnline gears up for the primary season and continues to update its 2024 US presidential betting odds, New Hampshire's Secretary of State is said to be reviewing whether the GOP front runner, Donald Trump, can even appear on the ballot.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/26/2023

Trump Weight Gate: BetOnline to Pay Out on UNDERS, Refund on Overs

Trump Weight Gate: BetOnline to Refund ALL Totals Bets

BetOnline made the decision after it was revealed that the former president apparently never stepped on the scale.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/25/2023

Weight for It! Trump Poundage Total Hits 278.5

Weight for It!  Trump Poundage Total Hits 278.5

Gamblers bet the total on former US President Donald Trump's weight at booking time in a Fulton County, Georgia jail from 262.5 to 278.5, Gambling911 can reveal.  So what was the official number?

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/24/2023

Post-GOP Debate Odds: First to Withdraw, Nikki Haley, Vivek Ramaswamy Odds Shifts Likely

Nikki Haley and Mike Pence held their own and Vivek Ramaswamy took up much of the oxygen in the room.  Former President Donald Trump did not appear but his presence was felt.

Submitted by Frank Doyle on, Aug/24/2023

Trump Weight, Skin Color Booking Wagering Goes Viral, Makes the Top Headline of Drudge Report

Donald Trump's accusation that Fox News uses unflattering photos has spurred a bevy of betting action with one bookmaker.

Submitted by Press Release on, Aug/23/2023

Teacher at Center of BetMGM Cancelled $214K Bet Controversy Says He Saw Nothing Wrong With Odds

Also tells Gambling911 he received star treatment first day back to school, including congratulations from the principal.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/23/2023

Rob Mercer Stage 4 Cancer GoFundMe to Play in WSOP a Fraud?

Well known poker players and advocates for Mercer now feel duped as he responds to their allegations.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/22/2023

Michigan Wolverines Total Wins Odds 2023: Still Favored to Win Over 10.5 Despite Harbaugh Suspension

Michigan Wolverines Total Wins Odds 2023

What effect will the Harbaugh suspension have on the first three games?  Probably very little based on who they are set to play....all at home.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Aug/21/2023

Draconian Kentucky Gambling Law Likely to Spook Regulated Sports Betting Operators

A class action suit against Bovada relies on an old draconian (1800's) law that dates back prior to other laws on the book, one forbidding dogs from molesting automobiles and another prohibiting a woman from buying a fancy hat without her husband's permission.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/21/2023

PrizePicks Named to Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies for Second Straight Year

The three-year growth rate of PrizePicks was 3,712 percent.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/20/2023

Trump Weight Gambling Gains Momentum at BetOnline

Trump Weight Gambling Gains Momentum at BetOnline

BetOnline is the go-to website for all things former US President Donald Trump betting.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/19/2023

Pro Sports Bettor Spanky Agrees BetMGM Should Never Have Cancelled Teacher's $214K Bet

One of the world’s most famous professional sports bettors has spoken out on the ongoing controversy involving sportsbook BetMGM refusing to pay out over $200,000 in winning wagers to a Virginia high school special education teacher and agrees with the decision to finally pay him.  Here's his take.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/19/2023

BetMGM Pays Teacher His $214K After Cancelling Bet

An attorney at BetMGM called Kris Benton apologizing for the inconvenience and reiterating that there was "an error with the odds." That being said, the attorney said they're going to give Benton the entire amount he won.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/19/2023

CT AG Reiterates 'Only Three Legal Sportsbooks in the State', Sports Bettors Call These Books 'Crap'

One sports bettor asks American Gaming Association President Bill Miller "Are you thanking the AG for actively acquiring and creating gambling addicts?" through some of the practices employed by the regulated sportsbooks.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/18/2023

MGM Resorts Kicks US Partner Entain to the Curb as BetMGM Mobile Comes to UK

Calls to boycott BetMGM mobile site intensify in US amidst "betting scandal of the century".

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/17/2023

Gamblers Lash Out at BetMGM via Homemade Videos After Cancelling Special Ed Teacher's $215K Bet

"Imagine winning $200,000 on parlays and not getting paid out," tweeted Trent Attyah to his more than 185.5K followers.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/17/2023

Gambling World Overwhelmingly Sides With Teacher After BetMGM Cancels $215,000 Bet

Gambling World Overwhelmingly Sides With Teacher After BetMGM Cancels $215,000 Bet

By early Wednesday morning, Somach's article had gone viral.  By Wednesday night it had become the most trafficked news article on the Gambling911 website ever.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/16/2023

You Can Bet on How Much Trump Weighs at Time He is Booked in Georgia

Our friends at BetOnline have posted booking odds for former US President Donald Trump, including how much he will weigh (Over/Under).

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/16/2023

Gambling 911 World Exclusive: Teacher Stiffed by Sportsbook Hires Lawyer to Recover $215K

Blockbuster story goes viral across the Net as Virginia Lottery now in communication with BetMGM and player.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/15/2023

Trump Georgia Arrest Odds: Tie, Suit Color, Facial Expression, More

Trump Georgia Arrest Odds

The scenario surrounding the surrender and arraignment of former President Donald Trump will take a new turn in Georgia compared to his prior three legal proceedings.

Submitted by Press Release on, Aug/15/2023

Longtime Gaming Executive Feels Exonerated After Conviction Overturned on Appeal

Longtime Gaming Executive Feels Exonerated After Conviction Overturned on Appeal

Was among those previously convicted of participating in a vast U.S. college admissions fraud scheme by paying $300,000 to bribe his daughter's way into a top university and the only one to walk away unpunished.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/14/2023

Rovell, Pizzola in Heated Exchange at BetBash

Pizzola tells Rovell he and the site he works for, The Action Network: “You’re creating a false allure that people can win".

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/13/2023

Resorts World and MGM Grand Employees Subpoenaed in Widening Justice Dept Probe

Resorts World and MGM Grand Employees Subpoenaed in Widening Justice Dept Probe

A federal investigation of Southern California bookie Wayne Nix's gambling ring has expanded to Las Vegas with over a dozen casino employees questioned.

Submitted by t c jackson on, Aug/12/2023

WynnBET Shuts Down

WynnBet on Friday announced it will be shutting its doors to all US states except for Nevada and Massachusetts.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/11/2023

It's War! Underdog Fantasy Founder Tears Into DraftKings, FanDuel, Says New Sportsbook Coming

Jeremy Levy accuses both companies of working behind the scenes to undermine Underdog.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/10/2023

New Billy Walters Book Claims Phil Mickelson Bet Over $1 Billion in the Last Three Decades

Excerpts from Walters upcoming book "Gambler: Secrets from a Life of Risk" make the startling claims in addition to allegations that the golfer tried to place a $400K bet on the Ryder Cup through Walters.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/10/2023

DraftKings Sees 10 Percent Plunge in Share Price on News of ESPN-Penn Sports Betting Deal

DraftKings Sees 10 Percent Plunge in Share Price on News of ESPN-Penn Sports Betting Deal

Mickey Mouse goes all-in on sports betting, at least as long as Disney remains the parent company of ESPN.

Submitted by Frank Doyle on, Aug/10/2023

Gambling 911 World Exclusive: Government Agency Investigating BetMGM for Stiffing Special Ed Teacher

Gambling 911 World Exclusive: Government Agency Investigating BetMGM for Stiffing Special Ed Teacher

The Virginia Lottery, a government agency that regulates all gambling in the State of Virginia, is investigating a situation in which a Virginia teacher won $214,500 betting on the women’s World Cup with sportsbook BetMGM.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/09/2023

Prime Sports to Offer Highest Limits to US Bettors, Vows Not to Boot Them

Prime Sports to Offer Highest Limits to US Bettors, Vows Not to Boot Them

Newcomer Prime Sports is the latest to join the regulated sports gambling market.  This isn't just any newcomer as many of those involved are long time friends of Gambling911.com.

Submitted by t c jackson on, Aug/09/2023

Teacher's Bet: Virginia Lottery Wants Answers as to Why BetMGM Cancelled $214K Bet

The Virginia Lottery on Tuesday promised Gambling911's Thomas Somach it will get to the bottom of a controversy surrounding BetMGM's decision to cancel a Fairfax County teacher's $214,000 winning bet based on what it claimed to be an "obvious error".

Submitted by t c jackson on, Aug/09/2023

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The Legal Status of Crypto Gambling Sites Around the World

The Legal Status of Crypto Gambling Sites Around the World

Many gamers and casino operators are in the dark, trying to understand the legal uncertainties surrounding the global cryptocurrency gambling sector. Moreover, the lack of a standardized regulatory framework results in challenges that hinder the optimal performance of crypto betting platforms.