Gambling

Live Dealer Online Casinos See Explosive Growth for 2024

Live dealer online casinos are especially popular with Polish players as the nation is sorely lacking when it comes to the real life casino experience at this moment.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Apr/17/2024

Elvis Jacket Casino Thief Nabbed

Man is alleged to have stolen a jacket once owned by Elvis Presley from the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and now faces grand theft charges that could result in up to 30 years in prison.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/17/2024

A Sports Bar for Cannabis?

And these lounges are popping up near the Vegas Strip.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/17/2024

Raptors Player Jontay Porter 'Game Fixing' Scandal Could Be Major Blow to NBA

On Tuesday, reports surfaced that Porter has long been a prolific gambler.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/16/2024

BlueBet is Merging With Betr

Betr is co-owned by YouTube influencer and professional boxer Jake Paul.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/16/2024

Shoemaker's Shop was Illegal Gambling Biz for Genovese Crime Family

A co-defendant operated PGWLines and is alleged to have relayed a message to a deadbeat sports bettor: "“Tell him I’m going to put him under the f------g bridge.”

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/16/2024

FanDuel Takes Over as DC Sports Betting Sole Sportsbook Following Epic Fail

GamBetDC had previously served as the exclusive sports betting vendor here but was mired in controversy.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/16/2024

Why PayID Casinos Are Hugely Popular in Australia

PayID casinos are transforming Australia's online gaming market as a result of their enormous appeal to gamers looking for quick, safe, and easy transactions.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Apr/16/2024

60 Minutes Dives Into MGM, Caesars Ransom Attack of Last Year

A surprisingly young cohort of hackers paralyzed some of Las Vegas’ biggest hotels and casinos last fall, demanding an exorbitant ransom. The FBI and cybersecurity researchers call them “Scattered Spider." Bill Whitaker reported on the story for 60 Minutes Sunday.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/15/2024

'Stop the Sports Betting Tax Hike in Illinois' FanDuel Demands, Other Operators Question Motives

"You’re the ones who gave IL license to ask for more taxes," another operator claims.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/14/2024

Unibet Employees Left in Dark About Sportsbook's Impending Closure: Virginia Shuttered

Unibet Employees Left in Dark About Sportsbook's Impending Closure

Customers must pull their funds by May 13.  Virginia, who knows?  The site there closed on April 11 we were told on April 12.  PA customers have a little longer time to work with as they were just informed of a June 21 closure.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Apr/13/2024

Kids Left Alone in Car for Four Hours at Casino Found Playing in the Street

Kids Left Alone in Car for Four Hours at Casino Found Playing in the Street

The children were left with a cell phone with a dead battery.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/13/2024

Does the IRS Report How Much I Won at DraftKings?

If you won over a certain amount of money betting at DraftKings, the online sportsbook is obligated to report your winnings to the IRS.  DraftKings and other regulated sportsbooks typically require you to provide your social security number during the registration process.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/13/2024

Odds and Evens: Exploring Fairness and Transparency in Online Casino Gaming

Odds and Evens: Exploring Fairness and Transparency in Online Casino Gaming

Online casinos have been booming in popularity recently, and new ones are popping out every day. Obviously, we are talking about a billion-dollar industry where everyone wants to get a piece of the pie.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/12/2024

Poker Player Dan Shak Reaches Settlement in Illegal Futures Trading 'Spoofing' Case

"While I am confident I could have prevailed at trial, I have concluded the right decision for my family and me is to resolve this matter with no admission of wrongdoing and without the cost, delay, and distraction of protracted litigation," the high stake player tells PokerNews.com.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/11/2024

Ex-Shohei Ohtani Interpreter Actually Stole $16 Million US Attorney Alleges, Faces Up to 30 Years Prison

LA Dodgers superstar Shohei Ohtani appears to be off the hook in the wake of a gambling scandal involving his former interpreter.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/11/2024

LinkedIn Account Promoting Sale of Gambling Domains Illegal

The sale of gambling domain names is big business.  Just don't do it on the popular business and social media platform LinkedIn.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/11/2024

OJ Simpson Dead

OJ Simpson, a former football star later acquitted of charges he killed his former wife and her friend but later found liable in a separate civil trial, has died. He was 76. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/11/2024

StatsDrone Co-Founder: Gaming Affiliate Networks Will Become More Prominent as More Programs Shutter

Another gambling affiliate program set to shutter in August.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/10/2024

PrizePicks Founder: Won't Let DraftKings and FanDuel Stifle Our Growth

Company expanding in Atlanta and hiring 1000 more people.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/10/2024

Top Poker Tournaments Unveiled for Spring 2024

Upcoming tournaments get boost as one more state, Michigan, added to US online player pool.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/10/2024

MLB May Have Tougher Time subpoenaing Shohei Ohtani Interpreter in Gambling Probe

Ippei Mizuhara reportedly left the country while the MLB only has the ability to investigate current employees of the league.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/10/2024

PPH Bookie Reviews: PricePerPlayer, AcePerHead.com, RealBookies

No other site covers the world of Pay Per Heads and bookmaking than here at Gambling911.com, now entering our 25th year online.  We break down each of the big companies, their pros and cons and pricing, as part of these capsule PPH bookie reviews.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/09/2024

ACR Venom Tournament Website's Biggest Yet: $12.5 Million

They are promising multiple millionaires to be crowned with a lot more players taking home life-changing scores.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/09/2024

Why Mobile Esports Are the Future of iGaming

Why Mobile Esports Are the Future of iGaming

In a fundamental sense, esports and iGaming appear to be made for one another. Both represent the digital successor to a legacy brick-and-mortar industry, and both have enjoyed significant and ongoing growth over the past decade.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/09/2024

'Shootout' at Casino Never Happened, Man Arrested for Calling in False Report

Eight people with multiple firearms.  That was the report dispatch received during the early morning hours Saturday.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/09/2024

Dominican Republic Blacklists Online Gambling Sites

The Dominican Republic was once among the very first offshore hosts for call center sportsbooks catering mostly to the US.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/08/2024

Demystifying the Technical Wizardry Behind Online Pokies

Online pokies are more than just flashy visuals and casino entertainment. These games are the product of advanced technology made by experts. Nowadays, online slot games are complex pieces of software built by talented programmers using a wide range of coding languages and tools.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Apr/08/2024

The Gaming Feud Between Indiana LawMakers & The Gaming Commission Explained

The Gaming Feud Between Indiana LawMakers & The Gaming Commission Explained

The Indiana gaming arena has recently transformed into a zone of slander and war as lawmakers battle the Indiana Gaming Commission over gaming regulations in the state. 

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/06/2024

Astropay Voucher: The Ultimate Guide to Secure Online Casino Payments

Security and ease are of the utmost importance while navigating the world of online casino payments, which can frequently feel like a complicated maze. The Astropay Voucher is one option that sticks out for being dependable and simple to use.

Submitted by B.E.Delmer on, Apr/06/2024

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