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Tom Dwan Wins Biggest Pot in Televised Poker History

Tom Dwan was the ultimate winner as he squared off against Dr.Hash“Wesley” Fei at the final table.  It was Wesley they were all talking about over the past weekend with Mike "The Mouth" Matusow calling him a "fraud".

Submitted by Ace King on, May/31/2023

Chicago Summer Events to Bet On: City Gears Up for First Ever NASCAR Street Race

Chicago Summer Events to Bet On: City Gears Up for First Ever NASCAR Street Race

Locals we've spoken to while Gambling911 is here worry about the lack of transportation and the mess this event is going to create starting as early as the first week in June. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/31/2023

5Dimes Little Canada Problem: Screwing Players on Future Bets

5Dimes Little Canada Problem: Screwing Players on Future Bets

5Dimes may claim it wants entry into the North American regulated sports betting market, but angry customers owed money from futures may have the last say.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/31/2023

The End of an Era as 5Dimes Shutters European Business Tuesday Night

The End of an Era as 5Dimes Shutters European Business Tuesday Night

Effective 11:59 pm ET Tuesday evening, the long established online sports betting company was shutting down to one of its last remaining markets, Europe.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/30/2023

Mouth Doubts Wesley is a Newbie: Fully Supports Huff in Poker Spat

"Reason I support Huss isn’t his antics it’s an honest poker player calling someone like Wesley out for the person he truly is! Huss knows what he is and is first person on stream to call him out for it! #facts."

Submitted by Ace King on, May/30/2023

Vegas Knew: 'Succession" Finale Betting Like Taking Candy From a Baby

Vegas Knew: 'Succession" Finale Betting Like Taking Candy From a Baby

Spoiler alert for those who did not watch the Succession finale Sunday night.  The favorite to become next CEO came through following a suspicious betting surge.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, May/29/2023

Wesley 'CryptoApprenti1' Fei Called Out as Latest Alleged Poker Cheat, Mouth Calls Him 'Poker Fraud'

"Wes Side" Wesley Fei was being billed last year as poker's newest entertaining character.  Now he's being called out as the "latest poker cheater" following a much talked about feud that took place during this past weekend's Hustler Live streaming event: The Million Dollar Game.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/29/2023

Heat Now at 14-1 Odds to Win 2023 NBA Championship Following Celtics Big Comeback

Boston is a 7.5-point favorite for Game 7 to win on its home floor (spread opened at -8.5) with a low total of 203.

Submitted by Press Release on, May/28/2023

Succession Irregular Betting Patterns Observed by Sportsbook

There are no spoilers here. "We don't have any inside information, we’re only moving odds based on where the bets are coming in," BetOnline tells us.

Submitted by Press Release on, May/28/2023

DraftKings Founder Waves White Flag in NY....One Year After Saying They Could Achieve a Profit

"One of the most misunderstood elements of our business? State unit economics — how the contribution profit scales and what the underlying drivers are as the state matures. We’re working to simplify what we see under the hood so investors can better understand @DraftKings's moves."

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/27/2023

More Betting Scandals: 5th Lions Player, Cincinnati Bearcats

Bert Eugene Neff Jr. placed wagers raising suspicion before an Alabama-LSU baseball game.  Neff's son is a player with the Bearcats and two of that team's staffers were let go in recent days as well.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, May/27/2023

DraftKings Pushes Taylor Swift NBA Conspiracy Theory

"Swift is traveling the country playing the Eras Tour, tickets are blowing up, and the same goes for the NBA teams that play in the city she performs in."

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/26/2023

Ron DeSantis Odds Worsened From +400 to +500 After Announced Run

Donald Trump's odds improved from -200 to -250

Submitted by Press Release on, May/25/2023

Fils Bets Voided By Some Books Following Ymer Striking Umpire

BetMGM was among the books that voided winning moneyline bets on Fils.  Some customers of FanDuel report that book graded Fils as a win only to void the bet moments later.  But were they right to void the bet?

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/24/2023

Judge Rules Taking Bets From Grey Market No Big Deal

Judge Rules Taking Bets From Grey Market No Big Deal

New York federal district court judge Paul A. Engelmayer has ruled that it is fine for an online sportsbook to take bets from so-called "grey areas" just as long as the business discloses they did so and that information is accurate.

Submitted by Frank Doyle on, May/23/2023

They Are Dropping Like Flies at the Kindred Group

Mass exodus reported as CCO and CMO will leave the company in the autumn.  They follow other top executives out the door.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/23/2023

Concerns Mount Over Ability to Access 5Dimes Funds After May 29

Concerns Mount Over Ability to Access 5Dimes Funds After May 29

5Dimes announced on Monday it will be pulling out of the European betting market entirely. 

Submitted by Frank Doyle on, May/23/2023

Maine Gambling Control Unit Official: Calls Women 'Bitches', Defends White Nationalists

Maine Gambling Control Unit Official: Calls Women 'Bitches', Defends White Nationalists

Milt Champion, head of the Gambling Control Unit in Maine, has been suspended after posting some insensitive comments pertaining to women and African Americans.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/22/2023

5Dimes Shuts Down its European Market

5Dimes Shuts Down its European Market

5Dimes will stop accepting wagers effective Monday May 29 at 11:59 pm EST. 

Submitted by Frank Doyle on, May/22/2023

Former State Trooper Who Tipped Off Illegal Sports Betting Ring Pleads Guilty

Former State Trooper Who Tipped Off Illegal Sports Betting Ring Pleads Guilty

Seven individuals were charged in January for their role in running the business.  It is alleged to have taken in millions of dollars over a multi-year period as part of a 48-page complaint. 

Submitted by Frank Doyle on, May/22/2023

Maryland Looks to Require Handicappers, Influencers to Back Their Records

Maryland Looks to Require Handicappers, Influencers to Back Their Records

Plus UK lawmakers call for cryptocurrency trading to be regulated.  They want the market to be treated as gambling.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/22/2023

Law Enforcement Detail Sportsbook Customer Account Hackings

Law Enforcement Detail Sportsbook Customer Account Hackings

The defendant had at least three co-conspirators with 30 of the compromised betting accounts are located within the Southern District of New York.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/19/2023

PointsBet Tweets Out Leaked Doc 'From NBA' Purporting to Show Upcoming Game Outcomes

PointsBet Shows Leaked Doc 'From NBA' Shows Upcoming Game Outcomes

Nikola Jokic to score 40 point triple double in Game 3 win 5/20/23 (please refer to NBA Referees Game Flow Management document).

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/18/2023

Poker Pro Phil Galfond: 'Hopefully Someone Will Infiltrate & Expose Cheater", CEO Offers Reward

Heeeee's baaaaack!  An alleged poker cheat is said to be recruiting folks to up his game.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/18/2023

Man Charged With Hacking Into DraftKings Accounts This Past November

Federal prosecutors on Thursday announced criminal charges against an 18-year-old Wisconsin man as part of an alleged scheme to hack user accounts for the sports betting website DraftKings.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/18/2023

Harnessing the Powers of AI and Blockchain: Bookmakers Can't Afford to Go Without CombatIQ

An automated system works in place of a person who identifies certain components of a fight such as the number of strikes on the ground.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/18/2023

Can't Use Betway From Kenya Any More: What Happened?

This move will be painful for affiliates who have worked extra hard over the years to promote Betway in a marketplace that requires customer volume several times that of Europe or North America....and without any notice.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/16/2023

Fanatics Acquisition of PointsBet as Latter Feared "Hemorrhaging Money" in US

Are the Saudis getting into online sports betting?

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/15/2023

Remembering Doyle Brunson: Was His Last Dying Wish Fulfilled?

Remembering Doyle Brunson: Was His Last Dying Wish Fulfilled?

Doyle loved being named "Sexiest Poker Player of the Year" two years straight and was always the life of the party.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/15/2023

Poker Great Doyle Brunson Dead at 89

The poker world was mourning overnight Sunday and will likely be waking up to the sad news that the great Doyle Brunson has passed away at the age of 89.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/15/2023

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