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BetFred to Open its Sportsbook at Mohegan Sun in Vegas February 9

Betfred was granted approval from the Nevada Gaming Commission and Nevada Gaming Control Board to manage sports wagering at the Mohegan Sun Sportsbook on Thursday, January 25.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/06/2023

Online Sports Betting: Everything You Need to Know About Blockchain Integration

Online Sports Betting: Everything You Need to Know About Blockchain Integration

Cryptocurrency is continuing to gain popularity as more people become familiar with its benefits and use cases. With its advantages over traditional fiat currency, the popularity of cryptocurrency is expected to continue growing in the coming years.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Feb/06/2023

SpankOdds to Remain Free Through NFL Kickoff 2023, Last Call for London

SpankOdds to Remain Free Through NFL Kickoff 2023, Last Call for London

Plus this week may be the last time ICE, the i-Gaming mega event, is held in London as other cities are being looked at for the future.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/06/2023

BetFred Joins Forces With Vegas Golden Knights

BetFred Joins Forces With Vegas Golden Knights

“We're proud to be partnering with Betfred as they make their arrival here in Las Vegas,” said Golden Knights president Kerry Bubolz. “Betfred's US business is Vegas Born just like we are, and we're excited to help them launch their brand in Nevada.”

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/02/2023

Massachusetts Regulated Sports Betting Kicked Off Today

Caesars the Latest to be Awarded Mass Sports Betting License

Legalized sports betting officially kicked off Tuesday January 31, 2023 in Massachusetts immediately following the weekend's NFL conference championship games and right in time for the Super Bowl.  The first bet was placed at 10 am ET.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/31/2023

NBCU and PointsBet Extend Betting Deal: Book Must Spend $58 Mil Per Year on Marketing

And deal is not even exclusive as second largest sportsbook operator BetMGM is now joining forces with NBC Universal.  BetMGM expects to become profitable soon.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/31/2023

888 Account Suspensions, Exec Exits, Company Shares Lose More Than a Quarter of Value

888 Account Suspensions, Exec Exits, Company Shares Lose More Than a Quarter of Value

The company's shares tumbled as much as 14.4% on the news of its anti-laundering failures.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/30/2023

What Are the Best Casino Games to Win in Canada?

What Are the Best Casino Games to Win in Canada?

Which casino game has the highest chance of winning in Canada?

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/27/2023

Texas Legislature Mulls Over Sports Betting: Man Shot Dead Outside Gambling TX House

"Given the stiff headwinds to getting any expansion in gambling passed, sports betting and casino advocates may be competing against each other, rather than working in tandem".

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/27/2023

Blame Chris Christie for Sports Betting Ad Inundation

Blame Chris Christie for Sports Betting Ad Inundation

Plus a gambler has been sentenced for defrauding the goverment.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/26/2023

High Stakes Adventure Vietnam Announced by ACR

High Stakes Adventure Vietnam Announced by ACR

$100k in Tourney Buy-ins + All-Expense Paid Poker Trip of a Lifetime

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/24/2023

TikTok Gambling Scheme Uncovered, Cryptoqueen Vanishes With $4 Billion

Ruja Ignatova is now one of the FBI’s 10 most-wanted fugitives, alongside accused gang leaders and murderers.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/23/2023

Can I Play on PokerStars From Florida?

Can I Play on PokerStars From Florida?

PokerStars forbids those from Florida from playing for real money on their website.  Alternatives include Americas Cardroom, available to play for real money in all 50 states.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/20/2023

The Online Casinos to Check Out in 2023

The Online Casinos to Check Out in 2023

Are you ready to take your online casino gaming experience to the next level in 2023? If so, then you’re in for a real treat. The new wave of online casino games is here and it’s full of exciting twists and turns that will keep you on the edge of your seat! 

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Jan/18/2023

Macau Gambling Kingpin Alvin Chau Jailed for 18 Years

Macau Gambling Kingpin Alvin Chau Jailed for 18 Years

Chau served as chairman and founder of Suncity Group, Macau's biggest operator of junkets, or organised trips for wealthy gamblers to casinos. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/18/2023

Massachusetts Sports Betting Slated to Begin End of This Month

Massachusetts Sports Betting Slated to Begin End of This Month

Following a somewhat grueling process, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission is nearing the completion of their intial review of sports betting applications and the start of in-person sports gambling could begin as soon as January 31.  This would be a soft launch to review how the operators behave.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/17/2023

Texas Senate Probably Won't Pass Gambling Legislation

Texas Senate Probably Won't Pass Gambling Legislation

Folks are giddy over the prospect of gambling expansion in the Lone Star State after Democratic Sen. Carol Alvarado, of Houston filed a bill proposing a constitutional amendment to legalize casino and sports betting.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/17/2023

Enjoy a Variety of Games at Bitfiring Crypto Casino

Enjoy a Variety of Games at Bitfiring Crypto Casino

Bitfiring Casino's selection of over 3488 online games with superb graphics and impressive sound effects will keep you playing all hours of the day. 

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Jan/13/2023

QualityCasinos: Ensuring a Fun and Safe Online Experience

QualityCasinos: Ensuring a Fun and Safe Online Experience

The modern world of online gambling seems almost without bounds these days. There are plenty of iGaming games and platforms where players can partake in state-of-the-art games for real money and free play. Step by step it becomes quite the task to find a reliable and trusted online casino where you can gamble without fear or issues.  

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Jan/13/2023

What the Playtika Layoffs Mean for the Wider Mobile Industry

On the 12th of December, leading social gaming developer Playtika announced massive layoffs of 15% of their workforce, which accounts for around 600 of their 4000 employees. Is this just a one-off event though, or does it indicate a general issue within that market?

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/13/2023

MA Gaming Commission Considers Need to Take Stand Against Banning Sharps..for About a Minute

Massachusetts Gaming Commission Considers Needs to Take Stand Against Banning Sharps

In the end, it appears the commissioners lost interest in the topic...at least for now. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/12/2023

This Might Just Be the Most Saturated Sports Betting Market in the U.S.

This Might Just Be the Most Saturated Sports Betting Market in the U.S.

Tipico Sportsbook becomes the 21st sportsbook to obtain a license in the great state of Iowa, with its adult population of just over 2 million and 90% of the market share going to only five books.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/12/2023

CBC In-Depth Probe Into Canada Sports Betting Ads Similar to That of NYT it Appears

CBC's probe comes just weeks after a similar blockbuster investigative report appeared in the New York Times.  The NYT article found that some sports betting firms specifically targetted college campuses through big money deals.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jan/12/2023

Can I Bet Sports Using My Mobile Phone While Visiting Las Vegas?

Can I Bet Sports Using My Mobile Phone While in Vegas?

There are a number of ways to place sports bets via your mobile phone while visiting Las Vegas.  If you are already registered with a state app, that sportsbook might be licensed in Nevada as well.  Some of the biggest, however, are not.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jan/11/2023

Be Careful of These Sports Betting Scams Ohio Better Business Bureau Warns

Be Careful of These Sports Betting Scams Ohio Better Business Bureau Warns

Cleveland 19 reports that "many people are taking advantage of "risk-free bets" only to have their identity stolen. It's not explained how the two coincide.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/11/2023

Löwen Play Digital Becomes One of the Few Licensed German Gaming Sites

The Löwen Play brand is known from the land-based arcade business in Germany. The group of companies has almost 50 years of experience in the industry. Around 2,800 employees provide the best entertainment in the amusement segment in more than 400 arcades. 

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/11/2023

Women's Bingo Games Options in 2023

Women's Bingo Games Options in 2023

The bingo continues to hold the throne for being one of the most pleasing games in the iGaming industry. The online gaming sector's growth that is fuelled by the different types of innovations has incredibly boomed the number of bingo enthusiasts, with millions of active players. Women can be seen to enjoy playing this social game to other casino games in order to relax and relieve stress.

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/11/2023

New York State Becomes Biggest Sports Betting Market in U.S...By a Mile

New York State Becomes Biggest Sports Betting Market in U.S.

And now comes word that Hawaii, a state that does not even offer a lottery, is seriously considering legalizing sports gambling. ...and poker.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/10/2023

Is Internet Poker Legal in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah?

Is Internet Poker Legal in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah?

Web poker is not illegal in Arizona or New Mexico per se, however, these states do not currently license poker rooms for online access.  There are a handful of Internet poker sites available to Arizona and New Mexico residents operating outside the state.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/10/2023

Can I Bet on Bovada From Colorado?

Can I Bet on Bovada From Colorado?

Bovada and those sites offering even more lucrative bonus offers and betting options are still accessible in Colorado where they happily co-exist.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jan/10/2023

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