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3/26/2017

article OP/ED: Vegas gambling issues falling on deaf ears within NFL
(Las Vegas) -- When it comes to the potential practical consequences of putting a professional football team in Las Vegas, the NFL isn’t completely ignoring the...
article 'In-Play Facts' Gives Online Sports Betting New Life
(Internet) -- Information is a key component of sports betting and the punter who uses info wisely could possibly make a better bet. Knowing what is going on and having...
article NFL Owners And Their Righteous Anti-Gambling Hypocrisy
(Florida) -- Las Vegas is considered the gambling capital of America. The NFL shunned Las Vegas in the past even saying no to a commercial promoting the city prepared...

3/25/2017

article OP/ED: Lewis's tragic story highlights the danger of online betting as well as the hidden nature of gambling addiction
(UK) -- Tune into any sporting event on your television and sooner or later an advertisement for a betting company will be screened. Quite naturally these will make...

3/24/2017

article Gambling isn't one of NFL's 3 biggest concerns about Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- If the Oakland Raiders do end up moving to Las Vegas, the city's rampant gambling won't be the NFL's biggest concern. In fact, it won't...
article Vegas casino owner no longer has to sweat $1M March Madness payout
(Las Vegas) -- Michigan’s loss to Oregon has saved a Las Vegas casino owner $1 million. Golden Nugget owner Tilman Fertitta personally approved a $12,500 bet on...
article As billions are wagered during March Madness games, National Council on Problem Gambling reminds people it can be addicting
(Missouri) -- You may be surprised to hear workplace brackets where money is awarded is technically illegal, but the feds likely aren’t going to bust you over $10...
article Australia Outlaws Online Poker, Live Sports Betting
(Australia) -- Australian federal parliament banned online poker Tuesday after the Senate passed an amendment bill to close "loopholes," moving from tightening...

3/23/2017

article Vegas casino owner eyes $1M March Madness win from rival
(Atlantic City) -- This is March Madness on a whole different level. A bet between two Las Vegas casino owners will cost one of them $1 million if Michigan wins the NCAA...
article Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino Sports Book Director Credits Ronda Rousey For Surge In MMA Gambling
(Las Vegas) -- Mike Piranio is the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino Race/Sports Book Director and he has been in that position for quite some time now.

3/21/2017

article Down $109,000, casino owner still has shot at $1 million NCAA Tournament bet
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas casino owner Derek Stevens had a forgettable first weekend of NCAA Tournament betting, but he still has hope for a possible $1 million payout....

3/19/2017

article Las Vegas casino owner loses $109K on first round of NCAA Tournament
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas casino owner Derek Stevens bet a total of $352,000 on the first round of the NCAA Tournament, wagering $11,000 to win $10,000 on each of the...

3/18/2017

article Group warns about problem gambling as March Madness rolls on
(Chicago) -- A Boston group wants to make sure March Madness doesn't turn into a year-round gambling habit for some people. The Massachusetts Council on Compulsive...
article Regulating betting better than ban: Law commission
(India) -- Tasked by the Supreme Court to examine whether betting should be legalised in the backdrop of the infamous 2013 IPL betting scandal that rocked the careers of...

3/17/2017

article This $352K gamble is why Brent Musburger rushed out to Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- It was like no Selection Sunday show you — or anyone — have ever seen. Brent Musburger sat surrounded by bookmakers with $352,000 in cash...

3/16/2017

article Warren Buffett cold on legalising US sports betting
(USA) -- Speaking to Yahoo Finance, Warren Buffett the world’s most powerful hedge fund magnate with a speculated wealth of $76 billion remains tepid on the...
article State gambling commission: Your NCAA bracket could be illegal
(Washington) -- As the state of Washington waits to see just how far the Gonzaga men will go in the NCAA tournament, the state’s gambling arm says keep your money...
article This NCAA tournament gambling guide goes beyond the brackets
(Washington D.C.) -- If your idea of NCAA tournament gambling goes beyond simply filling out your bracket, this preview is for you. Here are some things to consider...
article Early wagering on March Madness has sports books giddy
(Las Vegas) -- If March Madness seems a little madder than usual this year, you’re not hallucinating. Las Vegas sports betting pros say this year’s college...
article March Madness finds spiritual home in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Like it or not — and the NCAA almost certainly doesn’t — for many, the true spiritual home of college basketball this month is not in...

3/15/2017

article Virtual Sports Betting Growth Continues, As GVC Extends Deal With Leap Gaming
(UK) -- Bwin and SportingBet owner GVC is committing to expanding its virtual sports betting vertical with an extension to its existing deal with Leap Gaming.
article Two Men Escape Prison Time in Illegal $32 Million Sports Betting Operation
(New York) -- Two of 17 people charged in an illegal $32 million sports betting venture learned their fate Monday, and it was a lot less severe than they might have...
article Brent Musburger used to make veiled gambling references. Now he's dropped the veil.
(Las Vegas) -- Brent Musburger walked through the sportsbook inside the South Point casino, past the whirl of numbers and teams on the wall showing favorites and...
article This Wall Street Legend Failed to Conquer Vegas Sports Betting
(USA) -- March Madness, the ultimate in U.S. college basketball, hits Las Vegas like a tomahawk jam. Each year, hundreds of millions of dollars course through the Vegas...
article Warren Buffett Has Millions at Stake on March Madness, But Doesn’t Support Sports Betting
(USA) -- Billionaire Warren Buffett is one of the richest people in the world, and while his attention is normally focused on the financial markets, come March he sets...
article Pick a winner? Las Vegas casinos can't agree on NCAA fave
(Las Vegas) -- Can't decide the winner in your March Madness bracket? Don't feel bad. Las Vegas casinos can't agree on an NCAA Tournament favorite, either.

3/14/2017

article German Bundestag strengthens sports integrity laws against match fixing
(Germany) -- The German Bundestag (lower house of parliament) has strengthened the nation’s code on match-fixing and sports corruption by introducing new laws that...
article Betting on Football is ready for a new edition
(UK) -- Betting on Football will carry out another edition from May 3–5 at Stamford Bridge in London, England. The event has demonstrated its pulling power amongst...
article Americans to Place $10.1 Billion in Illegal March Madness Bets
(USA) -- Americans will place around $10.4 billion in bets on this year’s March Madness, an infographic presented by the American Gaming Association shows.
article Casino Industry: $10.4 Billion Will Be Gambled On March Madness
(USA) -- March Madness this year will see $10.4 billion worth of wagers in America, with the vast majority occurring outside of Nevada’s legal sports betting...
article Is it legal to bet on the NCAA Basketball Tournament?
(USA) -- With the NCAA Basketball Tournament set to begin, you are probably getting your brackets ready for the office pool in the hopes of winning the pot collected...

3/13/2017

article 70 million brackets, $10.4 billion in bets expected for March Madness
(USA) -- Americans are expected to complete 70 million NCAA tournament brackets this year, risking on average $29 per bracket and contributing to the $10.4 billion that...
article March Madness: No wagering, please, but go ahead and fill a bracket
(USA) -- Here's one thing millions of Americans can agree on: March Madness is fun, especially when there's a little money on the line. So fun, in fact, that...
article Counselor on the battle Iowans face with sports gambling
(Iowa) -- March is National Gambling Awareness Month. Somewhat coincidentally, it's also during the time of the NCAA tournament. It's a busy month for bookies...
article Downtown Las Vegas casino owner bets $352,000 on March Madness
(Las Vegas) -- March Madness is here, and casino owner and sports bettor Derek Stevens is at it again. Two years ago, Stevens, owner of The D Las Vegas, came two wins...
press release March Madness Betting to Top $10 Billion
(Washington D.C.) -- Just days before the NCAA men’s basketball tournament tips off, the American Gaming Association (AGA) is estimating that Americans will wager...

3/10/2017

article UNLV to host sports gaming seminar
(Las Vegas) -- With the prospect of sports betting being legalized nationwide, UNLV is hosting a two-day seminar in April to help regulators and policy makers understand...

3/5/2017

article NRL life ban for gambling too harsh, says Wests Tigers captain Aaron Woods
(New Zealand) -- As teammate Tim Simona gets set to front the NRL, Wests Tigers skipper Aaron Woods says a life ban is too harsh for anyone found guilty of gambling...

3/2/2017

article Free-market group says Congress should repeal federal sports gambling ban
(Washington D.C.) -- As the nation preps for March Madness, a free-market group argues that Congress should give the power to legalize and regulate sports gambling to...
article US Congress Should End Federal Sports Betting Ban, New Report Argues
(Washington D.C.) -- A report released today by a Washington D.C.-based libertarian think tank argues that the US government should end the federal ban on sports betting...

3/1/2017

article Report calls for end to federal ban on sports betting
(Washington D.C.) -- When President Barack Obama rolled out his March Madness college basketball bracket predictions on television every year, he acknowledged his...

2/27/2017

article MLB Commish On Sports Betting: Baseball Has Done ‘Research On How Gambling Relates To Fan Engagement’
(USA) -- Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred is not shy talking about the possibility of legalized sports betting in the US as the sport embarks upon spring...

2/26/2017

article Casinos must change games to survive, 2 execs say
(New York) -- Casinos cannot survive if they keep doing business as usual, say two management executives with experience appealing to current and future generations of...
article Sports Betting Legalization as Polarizing as National Politics, New Poll Finds
(Washington D.C.) -- Sports betting legalization is on the minds of many state politicians across the country, and gaming companies are licking their chops at the...
article NRL chief Todd Greenberg defends code's commercial ties to gambling
(Australia) -- NRL chief Todd Greenberg on Sunday defended the game's commercial links to gambling in the wake of the allegations levelled at Tim Simona, insisting...

2/25/2017

article Gambling Commission investigating breaches of new rules on football betting
(UK) -- In the United Kingdom, some 53 football players from the nation’s top eight leagues were reportedly flagged to the Gambling Commission regulator in the 29...

2/24/2017

article A 'perfect storm' is brewing for legalized sports gambling
(USA) -- The American Gaming Association, the foremost lobbying group on behalf of casinos and gaming operators, began ramping up its PR effort to repeal PASPA (the 1992...
article New Poll On Sports Betting: Younger People More Likely To Support Legalization In US
(USA) -- New data from the Seton Hall Sports Poll shows that younger people are more likely to support the legalization of sports betting in the US. Meanwhile, a...
article Gambling on Soccer Prevalent Among UK Players, BBC Finds
(UK) -- Gambling on matches is “rife” in soccer, according to figures obtained by the BBC. The claim comes just days after Sutton United reserve goalkeeper...
article League Two Cowdenbeath sack Dean Brett over gambling offences
(UK) -- Cowdenbeath defender Dean Brett has been sacked by the League Two club after admitting betting against his own team. Brett this week told BBC Scotland he hoped...

2/23/2017

article A 'perfect storm' is brewing for legalized sports gambling
(USA) -- The American Gaming Association, the foremost lobbying group on behalf of casinos and gaming operators, began ramping up its PR effort to repeal PASPA (the 1992...
article Gambling Commission believes insider betting is rife within football
(UK) -- Former FIFA and Interpol adviser Chris Eaton has told BBC Sport that 53 footballers that have been reported for breaching betting rules are only "the tip of...

2/19/2017

article Player busted for gambling on matches
(Australia) -- Football Federation Australia (FFA) has sanctioned a registered player from Western Australia for betting on football matches, in breach of the FFA...

2/18/2017

article Dunlap: State Rep. Gets It Right With Sports Gambling
(Pennsylvania) -- Rob Matzie! What a guy. He’s a man after my own heart — and certainly after the hearts of many who just want to place a couple bucks down...

2/15/2017

article Matzie's bill OKs sports betting in PA if federal law tossed
(Pennsylvania) -- If the federal law limiting sports betting in most states is overturned, state Rep. Rob Matzie wants Pennsylvania to be in a position to quickly take...

2/13/2017

article Maryland submits sports betting bill
(Maryland) -- Several states have been trying to legalise the sports betting industry in the country for quite some time now. Whilst Maryland is the latest one to...
article NFL Would Boost TV Ratings, Ad Revenue If US Ban On Sports Betting Lifted, New Report Says
(USA) -- The legalization of sports betting would help the bottom line of the NFL in a number of ways, according to a new report from a leading media research company.
article Study says legal sports betting would boost NFL TV ratings and ad revenue
(Las Vegas) -- It’s no secret that a large chunk of the NFL’s runaway dominance of the American sports market is due to gambling, even though it’s only...
article Why pro sports are rethinking bans on betting
(USA) -- Slowly but surely, professional sports leagues are warming to the idea of fans gambling on their games, largely as a way to connect with them in a digital world...

2/12/2017

article Interwetten and Pariplay Integrate Casino Gaming Content
(Internet) -- Online casinos rely on exciting and reliable content that keeps customers returning to play and wager on. Interwetten Gaming Ltd. was founded in 1990 and...
article AFL and gambling? Don’t bet on it
(Australia) -- Western Bulldogs premiership captain Easton Wood made headlines this week when he tweeted his thoughts on the touchy subject of gambling and the AFL.
article Gambling debate needs to happen: Taylor
(Australia) -- Resolving the issues surrounding gambling in the AFL won't be easy but the conversation needs to happen, Geelong veteran Harry Taylor says.

2/11/2017

article Sports betting fever grips Africa
(Ghana) -- More and more African sports lovers are turning to sports betting as the multi-billion dollar industry continues to grow. Officials in Ghana have expressed...

2/10/2017

article MLB Commish Might Actually be Cool with Sports Betting
(USA) -- Professional sports leagues have historically been real sticks-in-the-mud when it comes to sports betting (Too strong of a term? Perhaps fuddy-duddies?).
article SBIF Announces Its SBI Action Plan Objectives for 2017
(UK) -- The Sports Betting Integrity Forum, also known under the abbreviation SBIF, published the 2017 edition of its Sport and Sport Betting Integrity Action Plan (SBI...

2/9/2017

article MLB commissioner admits the league is rethinking its stance on gambling
(USA) -- Major League Baseball has always taken a hard stance against gambling of any kind. But MLB commissioner Rob Manfred has indicated that the league might be open...

2/8/2017

article MLB commissioner: 'We are re-examining our stance on gambling'
(USA) -- With former casino owner Donald Trump in the White House, there has been renewed momentum around the effort to get sports betting legalized in America.
article Super Bowl Betting Tally Helps Make the Case for Legalized Sports Gambling
(USA) -- Gamblers placed wagers totaling a record $132 million on Super Bowl LI Sunday at Nevada sports books. However that amount represents a drop in bucket compared...
article President Trump Talks Sports Betting, Nevada Books Collect Record Handle on Super Bowl
(USA) -- Sports betting legalization is a controversial subject that has recently been debated in several state capitals, and the US Supreme Court is considering...
article Vietnam’s sports bets for locals spooks Cambodia
(Vietnam) -- Vietnam’s relaxation of rules on sports betting by locals – coming hard on the heels of news about a pilot scheme allowing domestic casino...

2/7/2017

article Super Bowl sets gambling record at Nevada sports books
(Nevada) -- Tom Brady and the New England Patriots were not the only ones breaking records at Sunday's Super Bowl as gamblers in Nevada set a new mark for betting on...
article Fifa 17 YouTuber Nepenthez Fined For Running Illegal Fifa Betting Website
(UK) -- Fifa gamer and YouTuber Nepenthez, also known as, Craig Douglas and his business partner Dylan Rigby, have been fined £91,000 and £164,000,...
article UK Pair Plead Guilty to Gambling Crimes Connected to Video Games, Minors
(UK) -- Two British men who were charged by the United Kingdom Gambling Commission for crimes relating to a site they owned have pleaded guilty to multiple charges.
article YouTuber fined for Fifa gambling offence
(UK) -- Two men who ran a betting website connected to the Fifa video game have been fined after pleading guilty to offences under the UK's Gambling Act.
article Vietnamese allowed to bet on football games, horse and dog races
(Vietnam) -- Vietnam's government has issued a long-awaited decree allowing citizens to bet on international football matches and on horse and dog races.
article Trump Punts on Issues of Legalizing Pot for NFL Players, Sports Gambling
(USA) -- Pres. Trump refused to take a knee-jerk position on efforts to legalize either the use of marijuana by NFL players or nationwide gambling on sports, during an...

2/6/2017

article Congressmen Introduce Federal Sports Betting Bills
(Washington D.C.) -- Two separate proposals that would greatly reduce an estimated $150 billion unregulated sports betting market in America have been reintroduced in...
article All Eyes on U.S. Sports Betting
(USA) -- Last week’s Super Bowl marked a renewed focus on the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA), which banned full sports betting in...
article Football betting ban lifted in Vietnam
(Vietnam) -- A new decree released by the Vietnam government on Friday, allows Vietnamese punters to bet on international football matches from the end of March,...

2/5/2017

article “One of the biggest gambling days of the year:” Super Bowl Sunday brings big temptation for gambling addicts
(Wisconsin) -- The Super Bowl is the biggest sporting event of the year, but with the good there is the bad. It is also one of the biggest betting days of the year...
article Jackpot! Argentine cup tie decided by lottery numbers
(Argentina) -- From replays to penalty shoot-outs, golden or even silver goals, football has come up with many ways of deciding a winner after a hard-fought cup tie. But...
article How Joe Gagliano’s love for sports gambling led him down a dark road
(Illinois) -- Raised by a loving family, living in a good neighbourhood and on his way to getting a college education, Joe Gagliano was your typical all-American boy....

2/4/2017

article Brent Musburger opens new studio in Las Vegas sportsbook
(Las Vegas) -- Legendary broadcaster Brent Musburger stepped up, giant scissors in hand, and with one snip of a red ribbon, you were looking live at a sparkling...
article New network for gambling information debuts
(Nevada) -- In Southern Nevada, another unique and first of its kind launching took place Friday afternoon. The Vegas Stats and Information Network will kick off this...
article Someone Bet $1 Million on Falcons
(Las Vegas) -- Many people have considered the last year in the sports world to be the Year of the Underdog. Leicester City beat astronomical odds to win the English...
article Vietnam legalises betting on football, racing
(Vietnam) -- Punters in gambling-mad Vietnam cheered the easing of a ban on sports betting Saturday, as the communist government moves to bring a booming black market...
article VSiN, First Media Network for Sports Betting Information, Forecasts Biggest Gambling Event in American History
(Las Vegas) -- VSiN (Vegas Stats & Information Network), the first multi-channel network dedicated to sports gambling information, predicts that Americans will wager...
article Morocco's gambling industry saw total betting rise 6.65 percent to $941M in 2016
(Morocco) -- The Casablanca-based economic daily La Vie Écho reports that Morocco’s gambling industry, not including its seven brick-and-mortar casinos, saw total...
press release SuperLenny Casino Re-Opens in the UK with Its Brand New Sportsbook
(Internet) -- TheCasinoDB.com broke the news on 2nd February 2017 that SuperLenny, an online casino originally launched back in January 2013 has officially opened its...

2/3/2017

article Michigan Could Join Sports Betting Fight
(Michigan) -- New Jersey could be picking up some allies in its fight to allow sports betting with Michigan one of the latest states to introduce a sports betting bill.
article Column: Goodell makes it clear odds are against Las Vegas
(Texas) -- Roger Goodell’s position on Las Vegas is evolving. Now he can at least say the city’s name without a look of disgust spreading across his face.
article Take a Gamble on Sports Betting
(USA) -- In the wake of an intensely polarizing presidential election, there's comfort in knowing that about half of the nation, regardless of race, gender or...
article ‘Props’ Rule Super Bowl Bets
(Las Vegas) -- Announcing the all-time method for getting your “props.” Super Bowl LI side bets, or proposition wagers, have reached a historic 400 at the...

2/2/2017

article More regulation is necessary in the sports betting industry
(Arizona) -- Illegal sports betting has escalated to a unprecedented extent, and it won't stop growing until the industry experiences regulation instead of...
article Bucky Gleason: Looking for a safe bet? Take gamblers calling this man after Super Bowl
(New York) -- This week marks the calm before the storm, as they say, a time in which Arnie Wexler can hunker down and brace for the destruction ahead.
article Super Bowl Shocker: Majority of Bets in US Wagered Illegally
(USA) -- Super Bowl LI goes down this Sunday between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons in Houston, Texas, and while Americans are expected to wager roughly $4...
article D.A.: Two ex-cops helped run $4 million illegal sports-gambling operations
(New York) -- Two former cops, including one who once served state prison time for participating in an advertising scheme, were key members of illegal Internet-based...

1/29/2017

article Gambling911 Urges President Trump to Legalize Sports Betting Nationally
(Washington D.C.) -- Donald Trump has said in the past that he supports the idea. And now that he is President of the United States, Gambling 911 is asking him--via a...

1/28/2017

article Station Casinos offers several Las Vegas-themed Super Bowl props
(Las Vegas) -- The Patriots remain a consensus 3-point favorite over the Falcons in Super Bowl LI and the total is holding steady at 59 at Las Vegas sports books a...

1/23/2017

article Paddy Power Betfair expects full-year growth despite unfavourable sports results
(Ireland) -- Paddy Power Betfair has said that despite unfavourable sports results during the fourth quarter, it expects full-year revenue to increase by 18% year-on-...
article Floyd Mayweather Made A Ton Of Money Gambling On The NFC Championship Game
(USA) -- "Just made $25,000 in 30 minutes." Floyd Mayweather is no stranger to making a boat load of cash in a short amount of time whether it be in the ring...

1/22/2017

article Boon for Kenyan gamblers as another betting company set to join fray
(Kenya) -- Competition in the local sports betting industry is set to intensify, with another international firm showing interest in the Kenyan market. The Standard has...
article James Gill: Fighting for the Constitution and sports betting
(Louisiana) -- Louisiana's Jeff Landry is one of five state attorneys general who are supporting New Jersey in its challenge to the federal law that says only Nevada...
press release Btobet presenting both the 1st casino-games and sports betting recommendation engine at ICE 2017.
(UK) -- Recommendation engines (RE) are arguably one of the trendiest uses of data science in e-commerce and entertainment markets today, but not yet sufficiently...

1/19/2017

article Bill introduced to allow vote on sports gambling in Michigan
(Michigan) -- A Michigan representative has introduced a bill to allow sports gambling at Michigan casinos. Representative Robert Kosowski (D-Westland) introduced House...
article Casino Lobby: Supreme Court 'Has Expressed Interest' In Looking At Sports Betting Law
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s years-long battle to bring sports books to Atlantic City scored a small win this week when the U.S. Supreme Court invited the U.S....
article Appellate court reinstates gambling charges
(Indiana) -- The state court of appeals has overturned a LaPorte County judge's decision to toss out gambling charges against four men charged in an area sports...

1/18/2017

article Gaming attorney shines light on on-line sports wagering
(Massachusetts) -- It generates about $275 million in revenue annually in North America, drew 134 million viewers in the United States in 2015, attracts illegal wagers...
article Atlantic City gets sliver of hope from sports betting fight
(Atlantic City) -- Once again, my wagers on the upcoming Super Bowl will be reserved for a neighborhood block pool and the Pick the Pros contest at Borgata Hotel Casino...
article Ballarat man loses $65,000 to sports betting
(Australia) -- Sports wagerers with debts of tens of thousands of dollars are regularly presenting to Child and Family Services Ballarat, the service said.

1/15/2017

article PGA Tour Commissioner Latest Sports Leader to Consider Sports Betting
(New York) -- PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan is joining the NBA’s Adam Silver in explaining that his sports isn’t necessarily against sports betting and...

1/13/2017

article How Donald Trump Could Help Legalize Sports Betting
(USA) -- Casino industry lobbyists are betting that President-elect Donald Trump’s history as a casino magnate and opportunistic businessman is the key to...
article New York, South Carolina Introduce Sports Betting Bills
(USA) -- New York and South Carolina both introduced bills seeking to legalize sports betting this week. In New York, a bill sponsored by Senator Tony Avella (D-19th),...

1/11/2017

article New York, South Carolina pols intro state sports betting bills
(USA) -- Two US states have introduced new sports betting legislation but it won’t mean much unless the US Supreme Court agrees that it’s time to reconsider...
article NY lawmakers seek sports betting a la NJ battle for same
(New York) -- Five New York state Senators this week introduced a bill that would, if enacted, amend the state's gambling laws.

1/10/2017

article New PGA Tour Commissioner Says He Has ‘Open Mind’ On Sports Betting, Daily Fantasy Sports
(USA) -- New PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan spoke optimistically about the tour’s future relationship with sports betting, saying his golf organization has an...
article PGA Tour's Jay Monahan: Opportunity, complexities with gaming
(USA) -- The PGA Tour has been examining potential opportunities with sports betting, and new commissioner Jay Monahan says he'll have an "open mind toward it...
article Clemson victory makes big winners out of bettors in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Bookmakers were feeling so good about things with Alabama up 14-0 midway through the second quarter of the College Football Championship that they offered...

1/6/2017

article When A Wall Street Firm Took A Stab At Casino Capitalism
(New York) -- ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: When people want to get in a jab at Wall Street, they sometimes call what bankers do casino capitalism. Today, Keith Romer from our...
article A Starbucks barista and a farmer enter Vegas’s most famous NFL gambling contest — and win
(Las Vegas) -- The first-place winner in Las Vegas’s most prestigious NFL handicapping contest spent Sunday afternoon working at Starbucks, making fancy coffee...
article Phil Mickelson Acquaintance Billy Walters to Seek Dismissal of Insider Trading Charges
(USA) -- Pro golfer Phil Mickelson is beloved on the PGA Tour, but when the superstar steps outside the ropes, he sometimes doesn’t run with the noblest crowd.

1/5/2017

article Why Is New York So Interested In Challenging The Federal Sports Betting Law?
(New York) -- We’re reportedly a month away from New York starting down the road that New Jersey has unsuccessfully traveled when it comes to sports betting. A...

1/2/2017

article ‘Well That’s OVER-whelming’: Watch NBC’s Al Michaels Pull Some Crazy Gambling Voodoo on Sunday Night’s Game
(USA) -- Longtime followers of NBC football broadcaster Al Michaels know that the man has a penchant for being acutely aware of the point spread in games he is...

1/1/2017

article Efforts to expand legalized betting on sports gain momentum
(Washington) -- Some powerful folks in the American casino world are betting on Donald Trump fast-forwarding the push toward legalized sports gambling in this country.

12/22/2016

article Does The Will To Pass A Federal Sports Betting Law Exist Without Pro Sports Leagues’ Active Support?
(Washington D.C.) -- The American Gaming Association held a press call wrapping up 2016 and looking ahead to its plans for 2017 this week. The push for legal sports...

12/20/2016

article American Gaming Association Tries To Get Sports Betting On Trump Transition Team’s Radar
(Washington D.C.) -- The American Gaming Association released a memo it sent to the transition team of President-elect Donald Trump, outlining the casino industry’...

12/19/2016

article The odds of legalized sports betting in Donald Trump's America
(Washington D.C.) -- The surprise election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. president was one of the biggest betting upsets in recent years, with the Republican nominee...

12/12/2016

article MGM CEO: ‘Give American Public What It Wants’ On Sports Betting
(Maryland) -- MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren renewed his call for legalized and regulated sports betting in the US during recent comments ahead of the opening...
article A New York Sports Betting Bill Is Coming, But It Is No Slam Dunk
(New York) -- An effort to legalize sports betting in New York appears to be on the way for 2017. But such legislation is likely to run up against hurdles in the Empire...
article Virtual Sports Betting In Nevada Will Soon Be A Reality
(Nevada) -- Virtual sports have been around in Europe for roughly a decade. But the idea of betting on virtual sporting events — from football to darts to horse...

12/9/2016

article MGM CEO: ‘Give American Public What It Wants’ On Sports Betting
(Maryland) -- MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren renewed his call for legalized and regulated sports betting in the US during recent comments ahead of the opening...
article New Hope for Sports Betting Under President Trump, Says AGA
(Washington D.C.) -- Sara Rayme, senior vice president of the American Gaming Association, says the casino industry will renew its efforts in 2017 to legalize sports...

12/7/2016

article States Passing Daily Fantasy Sports Bills May Be Authorizing Far More Sports Betting Than They Realize
(USA) -- Some 28 states are considering legislation dealing with daily fantasy sports. More than half are advancing legislation based on a model bill – the Fantasy...

12/6/2016

article What’s the outlook for legal sports betting in the Trump era?
(Washington D.C.) -- With the state-level battles over daily fantasy sports (DFS) largely settled, the online gambling industry, along with professional and recreational...

11/30/2016

article Sports Bettors Wager More Than Half A Billion Dollars In Nevada In October
(Nevada) -- October was one of the biggest months for Nevada sports betting ever, as bettors wagered more than half a billion dollars at sportsbooks.

11/28/2016

article Mississippi Is Most Aggressive State On Sports Betting After New Jersey
(Mississippi) -- As the fight to expand legal sports betting in the US eyes new fronts, Mississippi has clearly become one of that effort’s biggest proponents....
article OP/ED: States should control sports betting
(Mississippi) -- Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood made the right move when he backed a suit that seeks to overturn the federal ban on sports betting. It doesn...
article WALLACH: Nevada's eSports Betting Scheme Not a Gamble Under PASPA
(Florida) -- The inevitable partnership between eSports and the U.S. casino industry cleared another major hurdle earlier this month when the Nevada Gaming Control Board...

11/26/2016

article Editorial: States should control sports betting
(Mississippi) -- Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood made the right move when he backed a suit that seeks to overturn the federal ban on sports betting.

11/25/2016

article PASPA And Selective Enforcement: Leagues Allow A Lot Of Sports Betting To Occur
(Washington D.C.) -- From parts one and two of this series, it’s clear that the legislative and judicial branches of the federal government intended and believe...

11/23/2016

article The Scope Of PASPA: Parsing The Intent Of The Federal US Sports Betting Law
(Washington D.C.) -- This is the second in a series of articles taking a closer look at the federal law that bans sports betting in most of the US.

11/20/2016

article Two Years Later, To What Degree Does NBA Commish Adam Silver ‘Support’ Legal Sports Betting?
(New York) -- For those hoping to see expanded legal sports betting in the United States eventually, most point to a single moment as the start of that journey.
article Legalise sports betting, gaming, suggests CBI ex-chief
(India) -- Former CBI Director Ranjit Sinha has advocated legalisation of sports betting and gaming since, he said, these had a massive revenue generation potential and...
article Gambling addiction in sport will become 'huge issue'
(Ireland) -- The new president of the Law Society believes betting companies should be restricted from advertising at sporting events as gambling addiction is "the...

11/19/2016

article American casino owners to renew efforts at overturning federal sportsbetting ban
(USA) -- American casino owners are reportedly soon set to renew their push to overturn the federal Professional And Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) of 1992 and...
article 20 places to watch football in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Kickoff for the first Sunday games of the NFL season was still hours away when Willie Scott headed to the sports book at Westgate Las Vegas Resort &...

11/18/2016

article Five States, American Gaming Association Join New Jersey In Sports Betting Court Battle
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey is not going down without a fight in its quest to offer legal sports betting. And it is getting some help. A pair of NJ sports betting cases...

11/17/2016

article Raiders Bets On Nevada Sports Books Despite Move to Vegas
(Nevada) -- Bettors will still be able to have their money on the Raiders at Nevada’s sports books if the team makes a proposed move to Las Vegas, even if the NFL...

11/16/2016

article Experts See Trump’s Shadow on Future of Sports Betting
(Washington D.C.) -- With the United States poised to see its first casino mogul in the Oval Office, experts are weighing in about the sports-betting law that New Jersey...

11/15/2016

article Growth of Gambling Across US Is Helping Pull NFL Wagering Out of the Shadows
(USA) -- Ten years from now, everything will be legal. Well, not everything. Just many of the things folks do to add a little sizzle to Sunday's NFL action. Wanna...

11/13/2016

article Station Casinos sports books to start accepting wagers on UFC 205 event
(Nevada) -- Station Casinos recently announced that their sports books will once again start accepting bets on the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 205 event which...

11/12/2016

article Future of sports betting: The bettors
(USA) -- There is an ongoing arms race between elite sports betting syndicates. Each group is doing whatever it takes to stay one step ahead of the other. They're...
article Future of sports betting: the pitfalls
(Australia) -- When Dr. Christopher Hunt first began working at the University of Sydney Gambling Treatment Clinic in Australia, he recalls seeing "one or two...

11/5/2016

article Poll: Nearly half in US support legalized sports betting
(Atlantic City) -- A new poll finds nearly half of Americans approve of legalized sports betting, reasoning that so many people are already doing it. The Fairleigh...

11/4/2016

article Taxation of the soccer betting industry: What do the shadows hide?
(UK) -- Betting and gambling in general have always been controversial in terms of their legal status. With legal status being changed regularly, betting and gambling...

11/2/2016

article Legal Sports Gambling: Americans Weigh In
(New Jersey) -- A growing number of Americans want to turn sports betting from a clandestine pastime into a legalized national industry, according to poll results...

11/1/2016

article Opinion: America Should Legalize Sports Betting Now
(Texas) -- Former UTEP student Michael Karpus pled guilty recently to charges relating to a gambling ring, which he ran while enrolled at the university.

10/31/2016

article German states reach agreement for new gambling treaty
(Germany) -- Late last week, it was announced that the states of Germany were able to reach an agreement to see a new gambling treaty created.
article Germany’s new gambling law creates huge uncertainty
(Germany) -- Germany’s gaming sector is upheaval as sharper regulations threaten the very existence of many arcade businesses. EurActiv Germany reports.

10/28/2016

article Future of sports betting: the pitfalls
(USA) -- When Dr. Christopher Hunt first began working at the University of Sydney Gambling Treatment Clinic in Australia, he recalls seeing "one or two"...
article At AGA, spirits go up as NFL television ratings go down
(Washington D.C.) -- Ask 10 different people why National Football League ratings are down this year and you’ll get 10 different answers. The presidential election...

10/27/2016

article AGA highlights reasons why federal sports betting ban should be overturned
(Washington D.C.) -- Friday marks the 24th anniversary of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) that has driven billions of dollars in illegal bets...

10/26/2016

article Power Rankings: The reasons why NFL ratings are down
(USA) -- Even as NFL television ratings grew to record levels over the last several years, there was no shortage of “The NFL is in trouble” columns. As the...
article Will The NFL Change Its Tune On Sports Betting If Ratings Decline Persists?
(USA) -- One of the storylines early in the NFL season has had nothing to do with the actual games on the field. Fewer people are watching the games on television this...
article Future of sports betting: the marketplace
(USA) -- There are no immediate plans for Patent No. 0125691. The description contains plain words like "computer," "real-time" and "online....

10/25/2016

article Editorial: UTEP did right thing with gambling case
(Texas) -- The guilty plea of a former UTEP student in connection with sports gambling is a cautionary tale for many reasons. Michael Karpus, 26, a 2015 graduate of UTEP...

10/24/2016

article Congressional Committee To Tackle US Sports Betting: What It Means And What’s Next
(Washington D.C.) -- A new effort to eliminate or amend the federal sports betting prohibition in the United States is underway in earnest, according to a report from...
article RUDDOCK: Poker Players Should Embrace the Convergence of Poker and Gambling
(USA) -- If you listen to poker players, the mergers of poker sites and traditional online casinos and sports books, along with the convergence of poker and casino games...

10/23/2016

article How One Man Made $2.5M Betting on the World Series
(Las Vegas) -- "Vegas" Dave Oancea started his career as a professional gambler by taking out a $10,000 student loan, going straight to Vegas, and putting it...

10/21/2016

article Congress reviewing 'obsolete' federal gambling laws, to introduce new legislation
(Washington D.C.) -- A congressional committee is reviewing federal gambling laws, including the 24-year-old prohibition on sports betting, and plans to introduce...
article Congress takes a huge step toward legalizing sports betting in America
(Washington D.C.) -- Ever since NBA commissioner Adam Silver wrote a passionate New York Times op-ed in 2014 in favor of legalizing sports betting, those with skin in...
article New Jersey rep preps pro-online gambling legislation
(Washington) -- A New Jersey congressman says he’ll mount a fresh push to drag America’s “obsolete” federal gambling laws screaming and kicking...
article U.S. Congress to take first concrete step toward legalizing sports gambling
(Washington D.C.) -- Calling the federal laws that mostly prohibit sports gambling “obsolete” and “in desperate need of updating,” U.S. Rep....
article Will Sports Gambling Be Made Legal? How Daily Fantasy Sports Have Changed The Conversation
(Washington D.C.) -- Sports gambling has long been considered taboo, as bettors have had to slink into the shadows to place wagers with illegal bookmakers because of...

10/20/2016

article NFL’s Goodell: ‘We Remain Very Much Opposed To Gambling On Sports’
(USA) -- The NFL is still not a very big fan of sports betting, according to the league’s commissioner, despite the fact that it is flirting with putting a...

10/19/2016

article Tempobet Nets Arsenal Betting Partnership Deal
(UK) -- English Premier League’s Arsenal FC announced today that online sports betting operator Tempobet has become its newest Regional Betting Partner.

10/16/2016

article American Gaming Association Statement on Nevada Legislature's Approval of Funding for New Stadium in Las Vegas
(Washington D.C.) -- American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman released the following after the Nevada Legislature approved funding for a new...

10/9/2016

article New Jersey once again asks the United States Supreme Court to hear sports betting case
(New Jersey) -- In an attempt to legalize sports betting at the state’s casinos and racetracks, the New Jersey Thoroughbred Racing Association has appealed to the...
article Wimbledon Gambling Highlights Ongoing Match-Fixing Concerns
(UK) -- Suspicious gambling on Wimbledon matches at this year’s Grand Slam event has led to yet another probe by the sport’s investigators. The body in...

10/8/2016

article Single Game Sports Betting Bill gets Voted Down
(Canada) -- As of now, single game sports betting is currently illegal throughout Canada. This is why a recently proposed bill was put up to a vote to try and legalize...

10/7/2016

article Nevada Gaming Board discuss proposal to strengthen sports books money laundering regulations
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Control Board met earlier this week to discuss a proposal aimed at money laundering regulation for sports books to be tightened.
article Nevada gaming board refers proposal on money laundering to staff
(Nevada) -- The state Gaming Control Board will refer a proposal to strengthen money-laundering regulations for Nevada sports books to its staff to determine if it would...
article New Jersey group presses Supreme Court for sports betting
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s horse racing industry is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to consider whether the state can allow sports betting at its racetracks and...
article Investigators to probe betting activity on Wimbledon match
(UK) -- The Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) is to investigate suspicious betting patterns from a match at this year’s Wimbledon tournament. The TIU has not said which...

10/6/2016

article As Calls For Legalized Sports Betting Increase, So Do Nevada’s Mobile, In-Play Handles
(Nevada) -- Last week’s Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas highlighted the broad-based support from business leaders, law enforcement and former pro sports officials...
article N.J. horse industry appeals sports betting ruling to U.S. Supreme Court
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s thoroughbred horsemen have filed an appeal asking the U.S. Supreme Court to take up the long-running battle they have been waging...

10/4/2016

article London NFL game attracts betting '10 times greater' than normal
(London) -- The betting action on the Indianapolis Colts-Jacksonville Jaguars game at Wembley Stadium in London was more than double that of any other NFL game on the...

10/1/2016

article David Stern changes tune, comes out in favor of legalized sports gambling
(Las Vegas) -- If you’ve ever been to a casino, you’ve noted the ample retirees on the floor, dropping their pensions one penny at a time into the slot...
article Stern hopes legalized betting expands in U.S.
(Las Vegas) -- Former NBA commissioner David Stern, a longtime ardent opponent of sports betting legalization, said Thursday that his position has evolved to a point...

9/30/2016

article Former NBA Commissioner David Stern Calls For Legal US Sports Betting At Vegas Gaming Conference
(Las Vegas) -- Former NBA Commissioner David Stern made his case for regulated and legal sports betting in the US, speaking at the Global Gaming Expo on Thursday. Stern...
article NBA’s Stern provides valuable assist in AGA’s sports betting strategy.
(Las Vegas) -- Talk about a timely assist. The American Gaming Association on Thursday showcased a powerful ally in its emerging strategy to expand legalized sports...
article Stern: Legal sports betting nationwide would be ‘big hit to organized crime’
(Las Vegas) -- Legal betting nationwide on professional sports would help protect the integrity of American sports while cutting down substantially on black market...

9/27/2016

article Gaming and gambling in Liberty's F1 growth plan
(New York) -- Gaming and gambling are among potential growth areas for Formula One as the sport's new owners seek to develop largely untapped digital markets,...

9/26/2016

article American Gaming Association calls for legalized sports wagering
(Las Vegas) -- In advance of kicking off its three-day Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas, the American Gaming Association trade group has called for the federal...
article SBTech Powers Hero Gaming’s Gamified Sportsbook
(Malta) -- Malta-based gambling operator Hero Gaming today announced that provider of sports betting solutions for the international gambling industry SBTech has been...

9/24/2016

article American Gaming Association Recommends Repealing Sports Betting Ban
(Las Vegas) -- The American Gaming Association (AGA) is recommending to Congress that it repeal the nearly quarter-century old federal ban on sports betting.
article Despite setback, fight not over to get single-event sports betting, chamber says
(Ontario) -- The vote in the House of Commons may have been lost Wednesday, but the CEO of the Windsor-Essex chamber said the fight will continue to secure approval for...
article Liberty Media Thinks Formula One Is Missing Out on Gambling Revenue
(USA) -- Formula One’s new owner, Liberty Media, believes that gambling is a largely untapped revenue stream that offers the sport huge potential.

9/23/2016

article Motor racing-Gaming and gambling in Liberty's F1 growth plan
(Worldwide) -- Gaming and gambling are among potential growth areas for Formula One as the sport's new owners seek to develop largely untapped digital markets,...

9/22/2016

article Liberty boss says gambling could boost F1's future income
(Worldwide) -- Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei says that race sanction fees, broadcast rights and sponsorship can all contribute to increased revenues for the F1 Group,...

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