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Latest Gambling News Headlines June 29, 2023

These are the latest gambling news headlines from mid to late June 2023, in case you missed them.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/25/2023

Online Casino for Dummies: How to Stop Confusing RTP and RNG

Online Casino for Dummies: How to Stop Confusing RTP and RNG

Today, the iGaming industry is steadily growing. This is facilitated by the expansion of the internet, the growth of smartphone use, cultural and social approval from the authorities and celebrity influencers, as well as easy access to online gambling games.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Jun/23/2023

Rhode Island Sports Betting Still a Disaster: 'Hard to Get Excited Over Monopoly in Such a Tiny State'

Rhode Island Sports Betting Still a Disaster

Gambling911.com continues its trek across New England to monitor the status of legalized sports betting in states here, this time we head to Rhode Island, which this week became the 7th state to legalize online casino gambling.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/23/2023

The Top Pay By Mobile Casinos of 2023

One of the most significant advantages online and mobile casinos have had over their competition over the last decade is their ability to innovate in several fields. For example, when digital casinos started rising through the sector as a real, profound challenge to traditional land-based casinos, you could predominantly pay only by credit card.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Jun/22/2023

How Do Online Casino Owners Value Their Customers Without Harming Their Business?

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic, online activities have grown leaps and bounds. The rise of online gambling has given casinos and businesses new markets through different technological advancements. Along with gambling, virtual reality and other gaming technology have progressed, making it an excellent entertainment sector that reverberates today.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Jun/22/2023

89 Percent of Indiana Adults Report Having Gambled in Last Year?

When gambling first became legal in Indiana, options were limited to lottery scratch-off tickets and draw games; after that, it was riverboat casinos. Fast forward more than 30 years later, and anyone over 18 can place their bet with a cellphone.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jun/20/2023

How Casino Games Have Vastly Improved Over the Years

How Casino Games Have Vastly Improved Over the Years

When discussing the gambling industry, many people may think of Las Vegas and all the glamor that comes with it. Yet, when you dig a bit deeper, most casino-goers don't realize how much improvement has occurred since its birth in the 15th century regarding game selection and the technology involved. From slot machines to blackjack tables, look at how casino games have evolved and why players find them so enjoyable today.

Evolution of Digital Casino Games - How Technology Has Helped to Improve the Gaming Experience

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/19/2023

Lowen Play Continues to Expand Game Library with Prolific Slot Developers

iGaming company Lowen Play is looking to broaden its reach as new agreements with an assortment of popular software providers add to its portfolio. With a constant influx of additional digital software, these new releases aim to increase game availability through the introduction of industry heavyweights.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Jun/16/2023

MGM Wants 'Crazy Eddie' Nephew Case Thrown Out

MGM Wants 'Crazy Eddie' Nephew Case Thrown Out

In court papers, MGM says Sam Antar, a twice-jailed “fraudster” who repeatedly victimized friends, relatives and strangers, is engaging in “his latest scheme” by falsely accusing MGM of wrongdoing.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/14/2023

I Nelson Rose: Regulated Books May Be the One's Breaking Laws

I Nelson Rose: Regulated Books May Be the One's Breaking Laws

That $511 billion estimate bet does not include the hundreds of billions of dollars in wagers which the US licensed gaming sites accept from players overseas, where gambling is illegal.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/09/2023

Construction Begins on Canada's First Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Construction on the first-ever Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Canada has begun, on track to open its doors in spring 2025. This new investment is proposed to boast a wide range of gaming opportunities, as well as boost the wider economy in Ottawa.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Jun/08/2023

Why Do iGaming Sites Gamify Themselves?

Why Do iGaming Sites Gamify Themselves?

The world of online gambling has witnessed a significant rise in the gamification trend within iGaming sites in recent years. Gamifying iGaming sites refers to the process of incorporating game-like elements and mechanics into online gambling platforms to enhance the user experience.

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/07/2023

Regulation vs. Unregulated: Does It Really Matter When it Comes to Sports Betting?

Gambling911.com investigates 20 plus years of unregulated offshore sports betting and puts a pin in the theory that wagering improprieties would have always remained unchecked.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/06/2023

21-Year-Old Charged With First-Degree Murder in Seattle Area Casino Shootings

21-Year-Old Charge With First-Degree Murder in Seattle Area Casino Shootings

Intended target was a security guard at the casino who just got released from prison for participating in a 2019 robbery along side the shooter.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/05/2023

Sports Gambling Final Vote in NC Expected Next Week

Legalized sports gambling, starting next year in North Carolina, now seems a better bet as the state House's top leader said Thursday that he expected his chamber would accept alterations to its own proposal made by the Senate.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/01/2023

Roulette: How to Avoid the Gambler's Fallacy

Roulette is a game of luck, but many players believe they can predict the future and play accordingly. That's called "the gambler's fallacy," and ignoring it can lead to you suffering from huge losses.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Jun/01/2023

The Expanding Online Casino Industry in Estonia

The Expanding Online Casino Industry in Estonia

Are you taking your first steps in the gambling world and looking for reliable online casinos in Estonia? Or maybe you are an advanced gambler looking for variety on the Internet? Anyway, you will find all the information you need to start playing casino games in Estonia.

 

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/01/2023

The Evolution of Mobile Casinos From the Early 2010s

In the still of the early 2010s, a technological metamorphosis quietly emerged, destined to redefine the betting industry in unimaginable ways. Mobile casinos, a relatively new concept, started germinating, laying the foundation for an exciting journey toward what we now acknowledge as an industry standard.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/01/2023

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

The Ins and Outs of Gambling with Crypto in 2023

Anyone who had been with crypto since the earlier days will know that it has gone from a niche, outside the interest of tech entrepreneurs to a fully-fledged financial sector in its own right. Where once it was strictly traded between handfuls of people for various personal services, now it's common to find things like Bitcoin available for making payments to massive companies like Amazon or eBay.

Submitted by Payton on, May/31/2023

Vegas Looks to Get Rid of Deadbeats By Making Payout Odds Less Attractive

Look for lower payouts on blackjack hands, riskier bets on roulette wheels and the cash minimums to increase for some table games.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/30/2023

van Der Sloot Beaten Badly in Peruvian Prison

Van der Sloot's Peruvian attorney, Maximo Altez, said he doesn't believe the beating was related to the upcoming extradition

van der Sloot is set to be extradited to the U.S. on extortion and wire fraud charges stemming from an accusation that he tried to profit from his connection to the Natalie Holloway case. 

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/29/2023

Can I Use Cryptocurrencies Like Bitcoin to Open an Online Betting Account From California?

Whether its sports betting, casino games, horse racing, even eSports, if you live in California or happen to be visiting the state and wish to start gambling online, BetOnline will welcome you with open arms just as long as you're at least 18 years old and have access to a computer or smart phone....and, yes, cryptocurrencies are welcome.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/28/2023

What Do Alternative Payment Methods Offer to Gamblers?

What Do Alternative Payment Methods Offer to Gamblers?

The gambling industry is a multi-billion pound industry that is constantly evolving. In recent years, there has been a growing trend of using alternative payment methods for gambling. These alternative payment methods offer a number of advantages over traditional payment methods, such as credit cards and debit cards.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/26/2023

Indiana Sports Betting: Sites and Selection Criteria

Indiana Sports Betting: Sites and Selection Criteria

Time to place bets on Indiana sports! Pacers, Fever, Indians, or Colts fans can find the most reputable and licensed sites to place bets securely. In this article, we will discuss Indiana sports betting sites and factors to consider when choosing them. Ready? Let's dive in!

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/17/2023

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

How to Choose the Right Sportsbook

Choosing the right sportsbook should be like picking the winning team in sports betting, not just a reaction to an ad you come across on the internet or on television.  Just as athletes train relentless to achieve greatness, bettors (punters) must invest their time wisely to find the perfect sportsbook match

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, May/16/2023

This Year's SBC Awards Were the Most Ludicrous Ever: Entain 'Most Socially Responsible' Again?

This Year's SBC Awards Were the Most Ludricous Ever

FanDuel, the premium sponsor of this awards show, received "Best Sportsbook of the Year" and "Best Sponsor"?

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/13/2023

The rise of virtual reality in online gambling: How VR technology is transforming the way we experience online casinos

How VR technology is transforming the way we experience online casinos

Since the earliest days of dial-up connections, online casino gaming has advanced significantly. Simple PC games that could be downloaded and played at first only had rudimentary graphics.

Submitted by Payton on, May/11/2023

Colorado Rapids Soccer Player Suspended for Alleged Role in Global Match Fixing Scheme

Brazil prosecutors charge 16 in the alleged football match-fixing scheme with the Rapids midfielder's name appearing in court documents.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, May/11/2023

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