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NY Times Shock Probe Into US Regulated Sports Betting Industry

NY Times Shock Probe Into US Regulated Sports Betting Industry

It's been a difficult last couple of weeks for the U.S. regulated sports betting sector.  In addition to brands shutting down and wagering accounts getting hacked, now the industry finds it must defend itself against a scathing New York Times investigation, all while the Times colleagues continue crawling into bed with said operators.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Nov/25/2022

Beloved Frugal Gambler Reported Dead at 84...IS ALIVE

Beloved Frugal Gambler Reported Dead at 84...IS ALIVE

She stays at hotel-casinos up to 120 nights a year and never has to pay for a room or meal. She gets shows, manicures, massages, clothes, jewelry, even gifts for her grandchildren

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Nov/24/2022

Trending News Stories in the World of Gambling - November 23, 2022 (Noon ET)

Gambling customers urged to change passwords and 2FAs in betting accounts following well publicized hacks earlier in the week, plus Gambling.com Group purchases the Casinos.com domain name.   GPWA Program Manager passes away days after attending SiGMA.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/23/2022

Trending News Stories in the World of Gambling - November 21, 2022 (10 am ET)

Another one bites the dust in the world of U.S. regulated sportsbooks and a bunch of companies damaged by the recent demise of the FTX Exchange as the later scrubs its page of any mention it employed an attorney tied to a massive poker cheating scheme as Head of Compliance.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/21/2022

Stagnation of the US Online Casino Market

Stagnation of the US Online Casino Market

In 2013, New Jersey approved online gambling. Delaware had already gone live, and Nevada offered online poker, but NJ was the first state to bring on a complete set of online casino games. In these first few years, several other US states were still moving to pass bills that would legalize online casino gaming.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Nov/18/2022

IGB Affiliate London 2023 - What to Expect?

IGB Affiliate London 2023 - What to Expect?

The conference season might seem far away, but now is as good time as any to get your tickets for the iGB Affiliate London 2023. The biggest event in the iGaming industry gathers experts from all spheres, including game creators, marketing experts and specialized websites such as CasinoHEX Denmark.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Nov/18/2022

DraftKings Slated to Launch Online Sportsbook in Maryland on November 23

DraftKings Slated to Launch Online Sportsbook in Maryland on November 23

DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) announced today that, following a mandatory early access test period from November 21-22, 2022, it expects to launch its online sportsbook in Maryland, pending receipt of regulatory approvals, on November 23, 2022. The top-rated DraftKings Sportsbook app is expected to be fully live for eligible customers ahead of the NFL action on Thanksgiving Day

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/18/2022

Britain’s Political Uncertainty Has Stifled The Online Gambling Industry

Britain’s Political Uncertainty Has Stifled The Online Gambling Industry

The current reforms within the United Kingdom’s government are again set to delay the Gambling Act white paper. Flutter Entertainment’s chief executive, Peter Jackson, believes that the Gambling Act white paper will be delayed until 2023, with new ministers possibly wanting to “make their mark” on the document.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Nov/18/2022

Browns Bills Bets Voided Due to Relocation

Browns Bills Bets Voided Due to Relocation

Caesars Sportsbook was now listing Buffalo as an 8-point favorite and the game had a total of 48.  But the line barely moved.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Nov/17/2022

Wind Creek Chicago Southland Casino Partners With Chicago Bulls

 Wind Creek Chicago Southland Casino Partners With Chicago Bulls

“As a new brand coming to the Chicagoland market, we believed it was important to establish a name for ourselves and a level of credibility with the local market as quickly as possible” says Brent Pinkston, Chief Operating Officer of Wind Creek Hospitality, parent company of the Wind Creek Chicago Southland Casino and Resort.

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/17/2022

Man Who Held Bartender at Knifepoint Following Gambling Spree Apprehended

Man Who Held Bartender at Knifepoint Following Gambling Spree Apprehended

Plus Salt Lake City Police arrest 2 for allegedly running gambling biz.  They also confiscated guns and drugs at the scene.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/15/2022

Trending News Stories in the World of Gambling - November 15, 2022 (9 am)

Trending News Stories in the World of Gambling - November 15, 2022 (9 am)

Line on Coastal Carolina vs. UVA Drops Nearly 2 Points in Wake of Shootings, The FTX Blood Bath Continues and SiGMA Kicks Off in Malta

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/15/2022

All You Need To Know About MMC996 Online Casino Singapore

This is our review of MMC996 for our friends living in Singapore.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Nov/14/2022

Trending News Stories in the World of Gambling - November 12, 2022 (1 pm)

Tom Brady's ties to now bankrupt FTX, Mattress Mack sits down with Gambling911 and over 30 arrested following raid of Mob-tied gambling establishment.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/12/2022

Study Finds That Over a Quarter of Children Gambling

Study Finds That Over a Quarter of Children Gambling

The Gambling Commission’s annual Young People and Gambling in the United Kingdom has found that a third of 11 to 16-year-olds (31%) spent their own money on some form of gambling in the last year.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/10/2022

Why Elk Studios’ Online Slots from the Nitropolis Series are a Must-Play

Why Elk Studios’ Online Slots from the Nitropolis Series are a Must-Play

In the dystopian world of Elk Studios’ Nitropolis series, humans have ceased to exist. Lions, elephants, and other creatures no longer roam the Earth. Raising havoc in the wastelands is a wacky bunch of canines, felines, and rodents grouped into four riotous clans - The Dirty Dawgs, the Gritty Kitties, the Pug Thugs, and the Rogue Rats.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/04/2022

Hero Gaming Slashes Half its Workforce... Sands Pulls Plug on Web Gambling

Its CEO also is exiting after just 10 months on the job.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/03/2022

Rivalry to Present at SBC Summit Latinoamérica 2022

Rivalry to Present at SBC Summit Latinoamérica 2022

Latin America is considered one of the world’s largest esports markets with an estimated 70 million fans.1 Rivalry has built a strong presence in the region through its Isle of Man license and intends to continue to expand its leadership position throughout LATAM.

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/01/2022

Is 12Joker Malaysia a Good Online Casino?

Is 12Joker Malaysia a Good Online Casino?

If you are looking for an online casino in Malaysia, 12Joker may be a great choice. This site offers a wide variety of games, top of the line customer service, and even sports betting.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/01/2022

What Makes These Online Casinos in Singapore Unique?

What Makes These Online Casinos in Singapore Unique?

From fishing games to stress-free bonus policies and even 4-digit lottery options, these Singapore online casinos truly stand out from the rest of the pack.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Oct/31/2022

Apple Places Gambling Ads Next to Kids Games

Apple Places Gambling Ads Next to Kids Games

"I went to Apple’s “Our Favorite Kids’ Apps” section of the App Store, selected an app, and got presented with an ad for gambling. Not okay, Apple."

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/28/2022

Despite Economic Slow Down, Casino Games Stay the Course

Despite Economic Slow Down, Casino Games Stay the Course

The gambling industry has been operating for 500 years.  Despite economic downturns that occasionally affect land-based casino properties year-over-year, online casinos show no signs of slowing down. 

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Oct/27/2022

Could PointsBet Go the Way of Fubo Gambling (or the Dodo Bird)?

Could PointsBet Go the Way of Fubo Gambling (or the Dodo Bird)?

The future is uncertain for PointsBet, especially in light of accusations made by the mysterious "Mr. X" back in September but one thing is for sure, The Malta Poker Festival has kicked off with a bang and continues to make its mark on the poker stage.  We look at both stories.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/26/2022

Ways Digital Currency is Transforming Virtual Gambling

Ways Digital Currency is Transforming Virtual Gambling

This article will discuss the ways in which cryptocurrency is influencing the online gaming market with a focus on medium of exchange, security and more.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/26/2022

South Dakota Casino Operator in Trouble With Feds Over Racist Rant

South Dakota Casino Operator in Trouble With Feds Over Racist Rant

"We don't know the bad natives from the good one's", owner writes in email to other property owners.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/25/2022

Some of the Better Variations of Blackjack to Try

Some of the Better Variations of Blackjack to Try

Explore some of the best blackjack variations for you to try. Learn about the house edge, the rules, and payouts.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Oct/25/2022

Taxes on Casino Winnings in America - Useful Tips

Taxes on Casino Winnings in America - Useful Tips

All gambling winnings, whether $5 or $5,000, must be declared as "other income" on Schedule 1 (Form 1040) of your tax return.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/25/2022

Card Player Founder Wins Own Tournament? Mouth 1 of 4 Left in NFL Survivor Pool Needing Bears

Card Player Founder Wins Own Tournament?

Our intrepid reporter Thomas Somach approached Barry's wife Allyn Jaffrey Shulman suggesting this might be viewed as a conflict of interest.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/24/2022

Maryland Due to Get Mobile Sports Betting Launch in December, BetR Founder Agrees Sector in U.S. Unsustainable

Maryland Due to Get Mobile Sports Betting Launch in December

"This isn't going to work over time if we're just trying to extract as much money from people as possible when they're betting on sports," Levy said of the current sports betting market in the U.S.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Oct/20/2022

Liz Truss Steps Down, Boris Johnson Coming Back? Latest Odds, and a Casino Coming to Times Square?

Liz Truss Steps Down, Boris Johnson Coming Back? Latest Odds

The favorite as of Thursday morning was Rishi Sunak at +165 odds, paying out $16.50 for every $10 bet or $165 for every $100 bet.  Both Boris Johnson and another former PM, Theresa May, are among the mix.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Oct/20/2022

Breaking News

Michigan Wolverines an Early +6.5 Underdog Versus Ohio State

Michigan Wolverines an Early +6.5 Underdog Versus Ohio State Stun the Buckeyes

We have seen the line on the Michigan Wolverines vs. Ohio State game November 26 ranging anywhere from Buckeyes -6.5 to -8 very early.  The line was trending towards -8.5.  Coming into Week 12, the Wolverines were among the few remaining undefeated teams (along with Ohio State) and that continues as they head into their game against Ohio State. 

Aggressive Line Movement on Clemson Game Was Tell-Tale Sign in Week 1

Clemson Tigers Betting Trends: Tough Test vs. Surging South Carolina November 26

Clemson goes into Saturday's Noon ET game versus the South Carolina Gamecocks as a -14.5 favorite but South Carolina cannot be overlooked following their shocking upset shellacking of the Tennessee Vols, a team that had been ranked number one in the nation just a few weeks ago. BetOnline had reported 72% on Clemson at -24 at the time of closing.