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Influence of Blockchain on Internet Gambling

Influence of Blockchain on Internet Gambling

Ahead of the highly anticipated first ever segment on the long running CBS news magazine 60 Minutes covering bitcoin, Inside Financial looks at the impact blockchain has had on the gaming sector.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/19/2019

Looking for the Best Gaming Platform? 

Playing with odds has always been a classic form of entertainment. From poker games to slot machines, many people have had their own share of fun and winnings while playing in casinos. The industry has also evolved with technology and is now entering an era where anyone can play different games or slots all while sitting comfortably in their own home.

Submitted by Payton on, May/19/2019

Sports Betting News Updates: FanDuel Not Offering Eurovision Odds? Borgata Launches Sportsbook

Sports Betting News Updates: FanDuel Not Offering Eurovision Odds? Borgata Launches Sportsbook

FanDuel, arguably the biggest online sports betting site in the United States that only operates in one state, New Jersey, had not yet posted future bets on one of the world's largest competitions, Eurovision 2019.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, May/17/2019

MGM May Pay $800 Million in Shooting Settlement

MGM May Pay $800 Million in Shooting Settlement

Casino giant MGM Resorts told federal regulators Thursday it might pay up to $800 million to settle liability lawsuits stemming from the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas — the deadliest in modern U.S. history.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/17/2019

Sports Betting News Updates: $2.64 Billion Bet in NJ First Year ...BetMania Back to Normal? AZ and the Over

$2.64 Billion Bet in NJ First Year

Plus an easy win on the Arizona Cardinals OVER 5.5 NFL regular season wins in 2019?

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/16/2019

Sports Betting Coming to the Mohegan Sun PA

Sports Betting Coming to the Mohegan Sun PA

The casino got the green light Wednesday from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board in Harrisburg to open a sports betting lounge on site, making it the only casino in northeastern and central Pennsylvania to have legalized sports betting.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/16/2019

Four Online Casinos Fined $5.8m

Four Online Casinos Fined $5.8m

MrSpin.co.uk and Spin247.co.uk parent company will pay the biggest fine of the four operators, £2.2m

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/15/2019

Philly Casino Fined for Serving 17 Free Alcoholic Beverages to Gambler ...In 8 Hours

Philadelphia Casino Fined for Serving 17 Free Alcoholic Beverages to Gambler  ...In 8 Hours

The SugarHouse Casino must pay a $17,500 fine

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/15/2019

Can I Bet the PGA Championship From Iowa?

You can bet the PGA Championship online from Iowa at any number of top websites accessible from the state.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/15/2019

123 Bingo Online Review l Complaints

123 Bingo Online Review l Complaints l Online Bingo From the US

123 Bingo Online is a bingo and casino site that welcomes US players from most states excluding Maryland and New York.

Submitted by steve cooper on, May/14/2019

Latest Sports Betting News: ESPN Caesars Marriage, Iowa Bill Signed, More

Latest Sports Betting News: ESPN Caesars Marriage, Iowa Bill Signed, More

In the fast changing world of sports betting, more media outlets are coming out of the woodwork to join forces with gambling ventures.  Last week it was PokerStars parent company The Stars Group and Fox Sports.  Now comes word of a partnership between ESPN and Caesars.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/14/2019

ESPN Partners With Caesars to Produce Sports Betting Oriented Programming

ESPN Partners With Caesars to Produce Sports Betting Oriented Programming

ESPN partnership with Caesars will include integration of odds data and branding but no betting site tie-ins, unlike last week's announced Fox Sports/Stars Group deal.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/14/2019

Latest Regulations Aim To Make Gambling Safer and Fairer in the UK

Latest Regulations Aim To Make Gambling Safer and Fairer in the UK

In May 2019 the latest regulations to be imposed by the UK Gambling Commission came into force, with the stated aim of making the industry ‘safer and fairer’.

Submitted by Payton on, May/14/2019

Mobile Gambling Access – Financial Boon for Online Gambling Industry

Mobile Gambling Access – Financial Boon for Online Gambling Industry

The introduction of mobile gambling less that a decade ago did much more than offer online gamblers another mode of access . It gave them an option that was far more convenient than having to sit down with a PC or laptop in the living room. They were given the opportunity to gambler on casino games or sports at anytime from anywhere they could get a data connection. Something else very unexpected happened in the process.

Submitted by Payton on, May/14/2019

Iowa Sports Betting Bill Signed Into Law

Iowa Sports Betting Bill Signed Into Law

Gov. Kim Reynolds has signed a bill into law that establishes a legal way to bet on professional, collegiate and international sporting events.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/13/2019

Mobile Betting Gets a Lift in NY: Cuomo Says 'Under Review'

Mobile Betting Gets a Lift in NY: Cuomo Says 'Under Review'

A bill to legalize sports betting in the Empire State got a bit of a boost on Monday, advancing to the Senate Finance Committee.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/13/2019

China Holds Cards in Online Betting Boom in Philippines

China Holds Cards in Online Betting Boom in Philippines

Online casinos have gone on a hiring spree for Chinese nationals, to cater to their biggest group of customers.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/13/2019

Conflicts Rear Their Ugly Head in NY Sports Betting Hearing

Lawmakers bicker over tax to impose, integrity fee, more

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/08/2019

Gambling Informant Claims Billionaire Offered Millions to Sleep With His Wife

Gambling Informant Claims Billionaire Offered Millions to Sleep With His Wife

Robert Cipriani filed defamation suit in New York this past week against Oilers owner Daryl Katz PR guy

Submitted by Guest on, May/08/2019

3 Ways Online Casino Providers Stay Fresh

3 Ways Online Casino Providers Stay Fresh

Keeping games fresh for an online audience can be difficult. Games developers need to ensure that new ideas are constantly developed in order to show gamers exactly what they might want to play before they even realize they want to play it.

Submitted by Payton on, May/08/2019

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Massachusetts?

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Massachusetts?

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from Massachusetts.  MA residents can, however, set up their sports betting account via the app and place wagers when in New Jersey ONLY.  International websites are also accessible from Mass.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/08/2019

Mobile Sports Betting in New York - Hearing Wednesday

Mobile Sports Betting in New York - Hearing Wednesday

Revamped companion bills address problem gambling and tribal inclusion

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, May/07/2019

Can I Play on PokerStars From New York?

Can I Play on PokerStars From New York?

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

Submitted by Ace King on, May/07/2019

Winning Big Using Online Casino Bonuses

The internet has certainly revolutionized the casino industry. It has not only made gambling more convenient for the average punter, but it has also made the industry very lucrative and profitable. This has led to some governments legalizing gambling and allowing lots of private companies to invest in the industry.  

Submitted by Payton on, May/06/2019

Will WinStar World Casino in Oklahoma Soon Have a Sportsbook? (Updated)

Will WinStar World Casino in Oklahoma Soon Have a Sportsbook?

WinStar World Casino becomes first to partner with NFL

Submitted by Guest on, May/06/2019

New Jersey gaming regulators making striving to help casino operators flourish

New Jersey gaming regulators making striving to help casino operators flourish

The news that New Jersey regulators will continue to oversee gambling in Atlantic City until 2021 is a positive development for the industry as a whole.

The administration of New Jersey Governor, Phil Murphy, recently confirmed that it will leave a proposed state takeover in place to give the city more time to get its financial house in order.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/06/2019

How to Play Online Poker From Georgia - Best Sites

How to Play Online Poker From Georgia - Best Sites

Americas Cardroom offers free-to-play and real money online poker from Georgia

Submitted by Ace King on, May/05/2019

Where Can I Bet on Sports - Billings MT

Where Can I Bet on Sports - Billings MT

Montana's Governor signs sports betting legislation into law

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/05/2019

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, May/05/2019

New York Hearing on Mobile Sports Betting Wednesday

New York Hearing on Mobile Sports Betting Wednesday

New York lawmakers are considering legislation that would allow wagering on sports on mobile devices, an issue that’s also being debated in other states.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/05/2019

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Sports Betting News Updates: Disney,

Sports Betting News Updates: Disney, Others Risk Reputation, PointBet Refunds on Egregious No Call

A number of media companies have gotten into bed with gambling firms in recent weeks.  Caesars hooked up wtih ESPN last year, well ahead of more recent "open" marriages where the media firms like Fox and possibly Sinclair will act as bet takers.

60 Minutes Looks at Bitcoin

60 Minutes Looks at Bitcoin ...And the Guy Who Spent $800 Million of it on Pizza

This Sunday May 19 at 7 pm EST on CBS (though most certainly delayed a bit with the conclusion of the PGA Championship), the long running CBS news magazine takes a look at the cryptocurrency bitcoin.

Red Dead Online Poker Review - Access Issues

If any company is going to make a run at competing with the big name real money online poker sites like PokerStars, Americas Cardroom or 888, it would be an established gaming site the likes of Rock Star Games.  They recently incorporated poker into their Red Dead Online title, but - SURPRISE - most people can't play for real money.