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Is BetMGM Legal in Texas?

Is BetMGM Legal in Texas?

BetMGM is not available to bet on from the state of Texas.  You do have options though.  BetAdrian welcomes sports bettors from the Lone Star State and offers a FREE NO DEPOSIT, NO OBLIGATION $20 SIGNUP BONUS. 

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Nov/26/2022

Can I Bet on Fighting Illini College Football Games Online From Illinois

Can I Bet on Fighting Illini College Football Games Online From Illinois

You can bet on Illini college football games online from websites such as Jazz Sports.

Submitted by Tony Caliente on, Nov/26/2022

Can't Bet on the Draftkings Sportsbook From Oregon

Can't Bet on the Draftkings Sportsbook From Oregon

Despite the ads you might see for Draftkings, Oregon bettors are out of luck as Scoreboard is the official (and only) sportsbook licensed by the state, and they don't allow betting on any college games.  The good news is there are still options.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Nov/25/2022

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

ESPN Reporter Calls Out U.S. Regulated Sportsbooks Over Recent Hackings

ESPN Reporter Calls Out U.S. Regulated Sportsbooks Over Recent Hackings

David Payne Purdum blasts betting giants over poor response to recent crisis.  "Customers deserve better. Period," he says.

Submitted by C Costigan 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

$5 Flat Fee Pay Per Head Service

$5 Flat Fee Pay Per Head Service

PricePerPlayer.com is advertising a low $5 fee for its Pay Per Head service and you won't believe what you get as part of that package.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/22/2022

DraftKings Confirmed Some $300K Hacked From Accounts

DraftKings Confirmed Some $300K Hacked From Accounts

Hackers appeared to have changed phone numbers associated with the accounts and were able to change the two-factor authentications.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Nov/22/2022

Fanduel Sportsbook Temporarily Closing Some Betting Accounts Following Hackings

Fanduel Sportsbook Closing Some Betting Accounts Following Hackings

Competitor Draftkings confirmed "some of their customer accounts were hacked for $300,000".

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/21/2022

The Best Platform for Sports Betting

The Best Platform for Sports Betting

Are you looking for the right platform for your sports betting? Read here to find out about the best platform for sports betting and learn why you'll love it.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/21/2022

Soccer Betting Software Available Just in Time for World Cup

The 2022 FIFA World Cup has kicked off and for sports bookies the world over this means an additional revenue stream that is not present three out of every four years.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/21/2022

So Far Eight Universities in Bed With Sportsbook Companies

The online gambling deals have helped athletic departments recoup some of the revenue they lost during the pandemic. The partnerships bring in extra funds that schools can use to sign marquee coaches and build winning sports teams. Mr. Haller, Michigan State’s athletic director, said in a news release at the time of the Caesars deal that it would provide “significant resource.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/20/2022

FanDuel CEO to All Others "You're Going Down!"

FanDuel CEO to All Others "You're Going Down!"

That message might just apply to all of FanDuel's competitors as well, though she likely had one specific in mind.   That would be Fanatics.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/20/2022

Where Can I Bet the FIFA World Cup From Washington State?

Where Can I Bet the FIFA World Cup From Washington State?

An appellate court in Washington has ruled that the site Betcha.com did not violate state gambling laws because users were allowed to back out of bets without paying.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Nov/20/2022

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

BBC: Boy Gambled Away Thousands After Seeing Betting Advertisement

Nick Phillips, who helps those struggling with gambling addiction, "This poor lad has gone home an hour after the match and opened an account in his dad's name after seeing the gambling ad."

Nick Phillips, who helps those struggling with gambling addiction, "This poor lad has gone home an hour after the match and opened an account in his dad's name after seeing the gambling ad."

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/17/2022

Discussing Advanced Bookmaking and Betting, Plus Jockey Charged

Discussing Advanced Bookmaking and Betting, Plus Jockey Charged

"You always want to strive to increase limits long term," professional sports bettor Spanky says.  "The more you write - and if the sportsbook is run properly - the more you will earn".

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/16/2022

Ex-MLB Player Yasiel Puig Pleads Guilty to Lying About Illegal Sports Bets

Ex-MLB Player Yasiel Puig Pleads Guilty to Lying About Illegal Sports Bets

Former Major League Baseball player Yasiel Puig was set to plead guilty on Tuesday in U.S. District Court to a federal charge he lied to law enforcement officials about sports bets he made.

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

How to Calculate Winning Odds

How to Calculate Winning Odds

Learning how to calculate winning odds can help you to become a better gambler. Here are a few tips and tricks for calculating winning probability.

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

NFL and College Opening Lines for Week of November 14, 2022

NFL and College Opening Lines for Week of November 14, 2022

Here are your early football odds for both college and the NFL courtesy of our friends at BetOnline

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Nov/14/2022

BetMGM Warns Affiliates: Stop Abusing Bonus Codes to Game the System

BetMGM Warns Affiliates: Stop Abusing Bonus Codes to Game the System

BetMGM.com sent out notices to some of its affiliates warning that they could be in violations of the online sports betting company's terms of agreement. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/13/2022

Fox Bet Sportsbook Closing? Recent Arbitration Ruling Could Seal Company's Fate

Fox Bet Sportsbook Closed? What Next?

The app is only available in four states and  accounts for just 0.2% share of the U.S. market, according to researcher Vixio.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/12/2022

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

Trending News Stories in the World of Gambling - November 11, 2022 (11:30 am ET)

The FTX crypto exchange announced Friday morning it had filed for bankruptcy.  The company's Chief Regulatory Officer once played center stage in a highly publicized poker cheating scandal.  Plus updates on UFC gambling probe.  And what's next for California sports betting?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/11/2022

SBC Announces 2023 Conference and Exhibition

SBC Announces 2023 Conference and Exhibition

With SBC Summit Latinoamérica rounding off the main 2022 events programme for SBC, the events and media company has announced details of its 2023 betting and iGaming industry conferences and exhibitions schedule.

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/10/2022

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.