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Prairie Meadows in Iowa Will Have Sportsbook

Prairie Meadows in Iowa Will Have Sportsbook

Assuming Iowa legalized sports betting, Prairie Meadows race track is ready after they secured a partnership deal with William Hill.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/16/2019

William Hill NJ Site Down

The William Hill sports betting app in New Jersey was reported down late Wednesday, much to the dismay of those trying to get in their night time basketball wagers.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/16/2019

Poker Playing Robot Comes to Work for the Pentagon

While the U.S. Government is dealing with a partial shutdown, there is a new employee that's coming to work at the Pentagon.  His name is Libratus.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/16/2019

Massive Tennis Match-Fixing Ring Unraveled

Massive Tennis Match-Fixing Ring Unraveled

The crooked tennis players knew him as “Maestro.” To European investigators, the Armenian based in Belgium is emerging as the suspected ringleader of an organized gambling syndicate suspected of fixing hundreds of matches and paying off more than 100 players from around Europe.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/16/2019

Death of Man Outside Casino Investigated as Homicide

Death of Man Outside Casino Investigated as Homicide

Sheriff’s officials say the death of a man whose body was found in a casino parking lot in Sauk County is being investigated as a homicide.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/16/2019

When is the Cleveland Poker Open in 2019, the Buy-in: Mid-States Poker Tour Schedule

When is the Cleveland Poker Open in 2019, the Buy-in: Mid-States Poker Tour Schedule

The Cleveland Open Poker is a four day event that kicks off January 17 and ends January 20 in 2019.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/15/2019

Gavin Smith GoFundMe Account Reaches Above 30K

Gavin Smith GoFundMe Account

In just a few short hours of learning that poker pro Gavin Smith had passed away unexpectedly, a GoFundMe account was set up in his name in order to provide financial support for his two young sons. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/15/2019

Aussie Millions 2019 Already Looking to Beat Expectations

Aussie Millions 2019 Already Looking to Beat Expectations

"Not cautiously optimistic, optimistic," says Tournament Director

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/15/2019

Poker Pro Gavin Smith Dead

Poker Pro Gavin Smith Dead

PokerNews.com is reporting that big name poker pro Gavin Smith has passed away unexpectedly.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/15/2019

Justice Department Opinion Could Threaten Online Gambling

Justice Department Opinion Could Threaten Online Gambling

A legal opinion from the U.S. Department of Justice made public Monday could threaten the viability of online gambling that crosses state lines such as poker.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/15/2019

Sports Betting Included in New York State Budget for 2019

Sports Betting Included in New York State Budget for 2019

A $170 billion budget package for the state of New York appears to make room for legalized sports wagering.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/15/2019

One of 5Dimes Owner Kidnappers Appears to Have had Ties to Malta, Bookmaking

One of 5Dimes Owner Kidnappers Appear to Have had Ties to Malta, Bookmaking

The mother of a suspected ring leader in the alleged kidnapping of 5Dimes owner Sean “Tony” Creighton, appears to have some ties to Malta and bookmakers who once operated there.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jan/15/2019

New Jersey Probing Draftkings $1 Million Gambling Tourney

New Jersey Probing Draftkings $1 Million Gambling Tourney

New Jersey gambling regulators are looking into a sports betting tournament held over the weekend in which some competitors were unable to make bets on an NFL playoff game, costing them a shot at a $1 million top prize.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/14/2019

Player Wins $167,072 Jackpot at Seminole Classic Casino in Hollywood

Player Wins $167,072 Jackpot at Seminole Classic Casino in Hollywood

A Plantation, Fla. woman won more than $167,000 on a slot machine at Seminole Classic Casino in Hollywood Fla.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jan/14/2019

Upcoming Online Poker Tournaments February 2019: Online Super Series Cub3d Returns

Upcoming Online Poker Tournaments Feburary 2019

The uber popular massive Online Super Series Cub3d returns to Americas Cardroom for a 7th time with over $8 Million in tournament guarantees.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/14/2019

CNN on Top of Sean Creighton 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping Story

CNN on Top of Sean Creighton 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping Story

CNN is the latest mainstream news media outlet in the United States to cover the apparent kidnapping of Sean "Tony" Creighton in Costa Rica.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/14/2019

Good Morning America Delves Into 5Dimes Sean Creighton Kidnapping Case

Sean Creighton, who lived in Costa Rica with his wife and children, was kidnapped over three months ago with a ransom demand.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/13/2019

5Dimes Owner was Held at Grandma's House

5Dimes Owner was Held at Grandma's House

Sean "Tony" Creighton, the missing owner of 5Dimes Sportsbook in San Pedro, Costa Rica, was last seen at the home of a gang leader's grandmother.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/12/2019

Spain Again Plays Key Role in Apprehending Suspects Tied to Crimes Against Online Gambling Figures

Spain Again Plays Key Role in Apprehending Suspects Tied to Crimes Against Online Gambling Figures

Three suspects have been arrested in Spain tied to the disappearance and reported kidnapping of 5Dimes owner

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jan/12/2019

Associated Press Reports on 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping Suspects Arrests

Costa Rican authorities are hoping the arrest of 12 people allegedly involved in the September kidnapping of the owner of an internet sports betting site will lead to the missing U.S. citizen.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/11/2019

Sportsbooks Need All Four Favorites to Cover, Win Outright in NFL Divisional Round

Dave Mason of BetOnline Friday evening pointed out a rare phenomenon that's about to occur this weekend.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jan/11/2019

Police Able to Track Bitcoin Transaction in Finding Suspects in 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping

Police Able to Track Bitcoin Transaction in Finding Suspects in 5Dimes Owner Kidnapping

11 raids conducted early Friday morning

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jan/11/2019

10 Arrested in Kidnapping of 5Dimes Owner: His Whereabouts Not Known

10 Arrested in Kidnapping of 5Dimes Owner: His Whereabouts Not Known

Gambling911.com has confirmed the arrests of several individuals involved in the September kidnapping of Sean "Tony" Creighton, founder of 5Dimes Sportsbook out of San Pedro, Costa Rica.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/11/2019

What Online Bookies Need To Know For The NFL Divisional Rounds

What Online Bookies Need To Know For The NFL Divisional Rounds

The NFL Divisional Round is here. Pay per head agents must be aware of the keys for each game. By knowing the keys for each game, agents can prepare their sportsbooks to ensure profit.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/11/2019

Today's Most Bet on Sides - January 11

Today's Most Bet on Sides - January 11

The Wisconsin Badgers were seeing the heaviest one-sided action Friday in College Basketball.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jan/11/2019

Ramon Colillas Wins 2019 PSPC and More Than $5 Million

Ramon Colillas Wins 2019 PSPC and More Than $5 Million

The PokerStars Players Championship (PSPC) was a crazy idea.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/10/2019

Iowa Looking to Offer Sports Betting

Iowa Looking to Offer Sports Betting

It’s a sure bet that sports wagering will debated this year in the Iowa Capitol.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/10/2019

Will the New Bachelor Colton Lose His Virginity? Bet on It

Will the New Bachelor Colton Lose His Virginity? Bet on It

This season's Bachelor series comes with a new twist.  The bachelor, 26-year-old Colton Underwood, is a virgin, and one online gambling site has posted odds that this is about to change.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/10/2019

2019 PSPC Final Table Determined

2019 PSPC Final Table Determined

The 2019 PokerStars Players NFL Hold'em Championship (PSPC) final table was underway Thursday with a winner to be crowned by day's end presumably.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jan/10/2019

FanDuel Pays Out $40K on Bama Win That Never Happened

FanDuel Pays Out $40K on Bama Win That Never Happened

Believing the Alabama Crimson Tide to be invincible, online sorts betting firm FanDuel paid futures bet on their 2019 College Football Championship win in advance.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jan/10/2019

Breaking News

Prairie Meadows in Iowa Will Have Sportsbook

Prairie Meadows in Iowa Will Have Sportsbook

Assuming Iowa legalized sports betting, Prairie Meadows race track is ready after they secured a partnership deal with William Hill.

William Hill NJ Site Down

The William Hill sports betting app in New Jersey was reported down late Wednesday, much to the dismay of those trying to get in their night time basketball wagers.

Poker Playing Robot Comes to Work for the Pentagon

While the U.S. Government is dealing with a partial shutdown, there is a new employee that's coming to work at the Pentagon.  His name is Libratus.