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DraftKings Suffers Big Loss in AZ, Prophet Exchange First Bet Placed by New York Giants Player, KS Soft Launch Thursday

DraftKings Suffers Big Loss in AZ

Gamblers won $3.2 million with $92.8 million wagered during the month of June.  This resulted in a -3.4% win rate.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/30/2022

Sex Trafficker Name Added to Notorious Las Vegas Black Book

Sex Trafficker Name Added to Notorious Las Vegas Black Book

Weatherspoon has a long rap record that includes a history of violence against women and alleged sex trafficking in Las Vegas Casinos. Weatherspoon was arrested in 2011 for allegedly punching a 15-year-old boy in the face.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/29/2022

New Jersey's Already Saturated Sports Betting Market Just Got More Saturated

New Jersey's Already Saturated Sports Betting Market Just Got More Saturated

Prophet Sports Betting Exchange and Sporttrade will introduce the Garden State to the “betting exchange” or peer-to-peer betting models while the future of a third anticipated entry to the NJ market, Fubo Sportsbook, is uncertain.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/29/2022

Ex-NBA Exec and Gambling Expert Wants to Take on Real Madrid and Barcelona With Newly Purchased Football Club

Ex-NBA Exec and Gambling Expert Wants to Take on Real Madrid and Barcelona

Plus another online gambling operator fined for anti-money laundering (AML) and social responsibility failings.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/25/2022

The Reputation of the Gambola Casino Brand in the Japanese Poker Market

As gamblers across the globe are getting more attracted to online casino platforms where they can play their favorite casino games from their comfort zone, several brands are creating their spaces in the market. Gambola is one of the most famous casino brands that are open to players from multiple nationalities. Let's have a look at Gambola honest reputation from Japanese players

 

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/25/2022

$360 Million Spent on Dueling California Sports Betting Props So Far

$360 Million Spent on Dueling California Sports Betting Props So Far

Since June 30, some $16.5 million is being brought in to the state on a weekly basis. That number will surely increase as we inch closer to November.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/22/2022

Ray Lesniak's Book Tells Tale of How He Beat Feds Who Wanted to Ban Sports Betting

Ray Lesniak's Book Tells Tale of How He Beat Feds Who Wanted to Ban Sports Betting

Lesniak, a shrewd attorney, knew that PASPA violated the U.S. Constitution—the Federal government can’t let one state have an industry but ban another state from having the same industry, in this case legal sports betting.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/22/2022

Most Important Steps in the Merging of Crypto Gaming and Gambling

Most Important Steps in the Merging of Crypto Gaming and Gambling

There was a time when gaming companies and developers were at the cutting edge of technology, exploring innovative methods and future revenue streams. Yet that has become less apparent in the past few years, as the larger providers aim to stick with tried and tested properties to bring in revenue. As a direct result, crypto gaming, gambling and even the metaverse to a lesser extent, have been left to experiment.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/22/2022

Top Five Biggest Online Slot Jackpots

Top Five Biggest Online Slot Jackpots

The online gambling world seems to become better and more exciting day by day with the availability of slot jackpots. With the slot jackpots, the best players take home their jackpot. Players can take home a fortune even without spending so much money on a game. There are so many casinos worldwide that offer slot jackpots.

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/22/2022

FBI Agent Sentenced for Gambling Away Government Money at Bellagio

FBI Agent Sentenced for Gambling Away Government Money at Bellagio

U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro will determine if the former agent, Scott F. Carpenter, 40, can serve his sentence three-month in home confinement.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/21/2022

Entain Awarded Socially Responsible Operator of the Year Just Weeks Before £17mn Fine for Failing to Adhere to Social Responsibility

Entain Awarded Socially Responsible Operator of the Year

Prochaska, in his interview with the BBC, said he does not believe anything will change much.  "I am worried that they and other operators in this industry see these fines as simply the cost of doing business."

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/19/2022

FanDuel, DraftKings Scale Back on Marketing Ahead of New Football Season... With Some Exceptions

FanDuel, DraftKings Scale Back on Marketing Ahead of New Football Season... With Some Exceptions

“I think what we’re seeing is, everyone is looking around going ‘Hang on, it’s gone too far,’” BetMGM Chief Executive Adam Greenblatt told the New York Post. “We need to make money. The market, frankly, is expecting us and others to make money.”

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/19/2022

"Cleansed" Offshore Sportsbooks Will Be Welcome in Newly Regulated Ontario Market

"Cleansed" Offshore Sportsbooks Will Be Welcome in Newly Regulated Ontario Market

Plus Right Angle Sports looks at the pros and cons of modeling and power rating adjustments.  And Catena Media Reports continued strength in North America mmid more restrictions elsewhere.  Also: BetCRIS coming to the Hard Rock as SBC Summit Latinoamérica premium sponsor this November 1-3.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/18/2022

Former Indiana State Senator Sentenced in Casino Scheme

A former Indiana state senator and a longtime casino executive were sentenced Wednesday to federal prison terms for their roles in a scheme that illegally funneled gambling company money to the politician's unsuccessful 2016 congressional campaign.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Aug/17/2022

Entain Receives Historic £17mn Fine

Entain Receives Historic £17mn Fine

The company has admitted wrongdoing though it appears to be shifting blame towards previous owners....and continues to do so three years later.  Helen Thomas of the Financial Times calls them out.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/17/2022

NJ Sports Betting Handle Falls 16%

NJ Sports Betting Handle Falls 16%

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement show that the casinos in total won just shy of $299 million from in-person gamblers, slightly more than the $277 million won pre-pandemic in July 2019.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/17/2022

Brash Gambler Who Won $53K Gets Robbed Shortly After

Brash Gambler Who Won $53K Gets Robbed Shortly After

An unidentified man who took his winnings in cash was followed to his hotel in the early hours of June 14 and robbed.  Now Tampa police have two suspects they are questioning.  A third remains at large.  None of the suspects names have been released and no arrests made.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/15/2022

Weltbet and Rolletto.com Complaints: Do They Have Merit?

"Just a heads up for anyone thinking of promoting WeltBet or Rolletto.com - Don't," warns Head of Operations at Traffic Label Limited, Phil Blackwell, via his LinkedIn Page.

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

What Will Be the Tax for Ohio Sports Betting?

What Will Be the Tax for Ohio Sports Betting?

Everyone looks forward to sports betting becoming regulated in the state of Ohio some time in early 2023, perhaps in time for bets on the Buckeyes assuming they make the Playoffs.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/14/2022

Why You Need a Price Per Player Sportsbook Software

Why You Need a Price Per Player Sportsbook Software

A price per player sportsbook software typically charges $5 and up per player per week while offering everything from odds, live betting, full reporting, 24-7 customer service and even a live dealer online casino.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/12/2022

Why Do Crypto Bettors Prefer Provably Fair Casino Game

Why Do Crypto Bettors Prefer Provably Fair Casino Game

When we place wagers on casino games, we’re betting on the outcome of randomly generated numbers. In traditional online gaming, operators control the RGNs, but in provably fair casino games, those randomly generated numbers are out of the casino operator’s control.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Aug/12/2022

More Vegas Flooding: Casinos Under Water

More Vegas Flooding: Casinos Under Water

It's being called the worst monoon season in over ten years. Video from the strip showed water rushing through parking garages and flooding on streets along the Strip. Heavy rains caused water intrusion in the Planet Hollywood casino as well.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/12/2022

Poker Legend Molly Bloom to Host €10,000 'Molly's Game' at SBC Summit Barcelona

Poker Legend Molly Bloom to Host €10,000 'Molly's Game' at SBC Summit Barcelona

The real life author and organiser of high-stakes celebrity poker games that inspired the film "Molly's Game" will be delivering a keynote speech and host an exclusive €10,000 invitational poker tournament.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/11/2022

Custom Tabs At SpankOdds, The MMA Has a Judging Problem in Texas, And Feds Reviewing Wisconsin Sports Betting

"Open scoring doesn’t solve judging problems in mma or boxing. People just don’t see things the same and/or they have bias in their scoring for countless reasons," Oddessa noted in regard to the MMA judging concerns.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Aug/10/2022

GA Candidate for Governor Stacey Abrams: "It's time to Legalize Casino Gambling and Sports Betting"

GA Candidate for Governor Stacey Abrams: "It's time to Legalize Casino Gambling and Sports Betting"

Stacey Abrams is the 3-1 underdog to win against incumbent Republican Brian Kemp.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/09/2022

The Science Behind Gambling Addiction

The Science Behind Gambling Addiction

Risk-taking is ingrained in human nature. Every day, whether it be playing slots or riding a skateboard, we partake in activities that have both a risk and a reward potential.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/09/2022

Circa Sports to Host Free Football Preview Party and Sports Betting Panel With Brian Urlacher, Shaun King, More

Former Pro Football Players and Betting Experts to Share Insights on Upcoming Season, Predictions for Circa Sports’ Record-Breaking Football Contests and More

Submitted by Press Release on, Aug/09/2022

Carolina Hurricanes GM Wants Sports Betting in NC, Mass Bill Likely to be Signed by Gov This Week

Carolina Hurricanes GM Wants Sports Betting in NC

“[Not having legal mobile sports betting] just puts us behind,” Carolina Hurricanes General Manager Don Waddell told WRAL this week. “We’re behind because of ticket prices and sponsorship dollars and all that. It just puts us further behind from a revenue standpoint.” 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/08/2022

Bonuses Proving Too Costly to Sports Betting Sites in New York State: Assemblyman Wants Change

Bonuses Proving Too Costly to Sports Betting Sites in New York State: Assemblyman Wants Change

“If a sportsbook, let’s say Caesars for instance, gave you a $3,000 bonus on top of the $3,000 you deposited, then Caesars has to pay a 51 percent tax on the full $6,000,” State Assemblyman J. Gary Pretlow tells Casino.org. “The way the law is written, it does not differentiate between bonus funds and actual funds. Everything extra they gave you goes to the state, and they lose more than 3K.”

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/08/2022

Influencer Affiliate Marketing Tips From Instagram

Influencer Affiliate Marketing Tips From Instagram

Plus Tencent makes offer to buy majority stake in Ubisoft

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/08/2022

Breaking News

Georgia Runoff Betting Warnock-Walker 2022 Shows Heavy Favorite

Georgia Runoff Betting Warnock-Walker 2022 Shows Heavy Favorite

BetOnline has no shortage of political props, even after the Midterms have now concluded.  One midterm race that is heading into a runoff continues to attract plenty of betting activity.  That would be the Georgia Senate race between Democrate Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker.  Who will win?