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DraftKings' Sportsbook Goes Live in Mississippi

Added on November 14, 2018 in SportsBetting News

After being brought to a halt in the state of New York, major daily fantasy sports operator, DraftKings, has continued its efforts in expanding the nationwide presence – this time in Mississippi. The company has launched its first physical sportsbook in The Magnolia State on Monday, marking the next step of growth outside New Jersey. ... Read more

By Jim Murphy

NetEnt to Provide William Hill With Live Games

Added on November 13, 2018 in General Gambling News

In what can only be described as coming together of greats, the renowned Swedish gambling company NetEnt has entered into a partnership with London-based global leviathan of the industry, William Hill. The news of this deal comes only several weeks after a similar agreement was signed by NetEnt and Penn National Gaming in USA. This ... Read more

By Jim Murphy

People of Arkansas Approve Casino Licensing

Added on November 12, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News, News

As an aftermath of Tuesday’s midterm elections in Arkansas, the voters of this state have approved the Issue 4 Amendment which will allow state lawmakers to allocate licenses to four casinos – two existing venues and other two that will be authorized in counties Jefferson and Pope. Hot Springs’ Oaklawn Racing and Gaming and West ... Read more

By Jim Murphy

Rhode Island Launches Sports Betting In November

Added on November 11, 2018 in General Gambling News

After several months of delays, residents of the Ocean State will finally be able to place their first sports wagers ever! Even though Rhode Island introduced first steps of legalizing wagering on sports couple of months ago when the its legislature passed a sports betting bill, there was no race to launch a sportsbook as ... Read more

By Kim Morrison Davis

5Dimes Tony Apparently Still Missing

Added on November 10, 2018 in General Gambling News

In case you’ve been under a rock for the past month or so, you’ve probably missed the fact that William Sean Creighton, better known simply as “5Dimes Tony”, was supposedly found dead by the police of Costa Rica! The owner of 5Dimes Casino, a 43-year old US expat, first disappeared on September 24th at 10 ... Read more

By Jim Murphy

888 Partners Up With NFL's NY Jets

Added on November 9, 2018 in General Gambling News

To simply say that NFL is a big deal in the U.S. would be the understatement of the millennia. National Football League is arguably the most popular of all professional sports outlets in the nation, which is proved by countless reports of NFL wagers contributing to total sports betting revenue with a lion’s share in ... Read more

By Christopher Hohenstein

The 2018 Ballot Could Change Gambling Measures

Added on November 8, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News

According to the Constitution of the United States, the gambling laws not specifically granted by Federal jurisdiction are something that each state needs to take care of on its own. So far, only the state of New Jersey has been allowed to have online casinos, but only offered to people who are physically in its ... Read more

By Jim Murphy

Hard Rock Atlantic City Penalized By NJDGE

Added on November 7, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News

It’s safe to say that Hard Rock International enjoyed a flying start to their Atlantic City campaign ever since opening in late June this year… …but they’ve also initiated a Renaissance of sorts for this legendary gambling hub of a city, prompting New Jersey as a whole to become U.S.’ number one gambling state, even ... Read more

By Kim Morrison Davis

What Makes a Good Online Casino Bonus?

Added on November 6, 2018 in Casino Bonuses and Promotions

Nowadays, it is common for an online casino to feature at least some sort of bonus for its players, otherwise it would end up with no visitors at all over a frighteningly short amount of time. In most cases these are “earned” the very moment you sign up for an account on yet another digital ... Read more

By Jim Murphy

Seminole Tribe Backs Florida Gambling Bill

Added on November 5, 2018 in General Gambling News

This week, the fate of gambling in the state of Florida will be decided as residents are to be faced with a casino ballot referendum question during midterm elections. There is at least one party who is strongly interested in seeing the ballot turn to success. Florida’s Seminole Tribe has reportedly provided $1 million to ... Read more

By Christopher Hohenstein

William Hill Hopes To Acquire Mr Green?

Added on November 4, 2018 in General Gambling News

This week the news broke out that Britain’s betting leviathan William Hill plots a $308 million purchase of hugely popular Swedish online casino brand Mr Green. The disclosure of their plan has immediately skyrocketed Hill’s shares value by over 8%. This possible acquisition is part of London-based operator’s wider scheme to prepare and expand its ... Read more

By Jim Murphy

New York Judge To Shut Down DFS Contests?

Added on November 3, 2018 in General Gambling News

Daily fantasy sports contests have been brought to a halt in the state of New York, after a judge declared such competitions illegal and in direct violation of constitutional prohibitions against gambling. To put it differently, the ruling that DFS are ‘not games of skill’, was actually passed by Acting Supreme Court Justice, Gerald W. ... Read more

By Jim Murphy

Evolution Gaming Enters New Jersey via PokerStars

Added on November 2, 2018 in General Gambling News

New Jersey’s gaming market has been booming of late, with numerous leading brands in the industry entering this state via local operators, who provide content to eager players. The territory is also going through a revival of online betting. The next to fall in this line is Evolution Gaming, a trailblazer in live gaming sector, ... Read more

By Kim Morrison Davis

NHL And MGM Sign a Strategic Partnership

Added on November 1, 2018 in General Gambling News

The National Hockey League (NHL) has made an official announcement this week, stating that they’ve found their sports betting partner: MGM Resorts. The major deal will see NHL provide its official data to the betting brand’s sportsbook which will gain access to the League’s new tracking systems, currently being developed and about to be launched ... Read more

By Kim Morrison Davis

Wynn Las Vegas Accepted Into EPA Green Power Partnership

Added on October 31, 2018 in General Gambling News

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Green Power Partnership has accepted Wynn Las Vegas as its newest member, making the resort nation’s largest hotel industry partner to join the collective. Getting recognized for innovation, production and use of green energy in the United States comes only after five months, which coincides with the amount of ... Read more

By Christopher Hohenstein