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Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelson PPV Price Set at $19.99, Odds Favor 14-Time Major Champ

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will go head-to-head next month at MGM Resorts’ Shadow Creek Golf Course in Las Vegas in a winner-take-all $9 million match, and viewers can watch for just $19.99. Turner… Read More

FA Chief Proposes Betting Industry Levy to Fund Grassroots UK Soccer

Martin Glenn, the head of English soccer’s governing body, the Football Association (FA), has called for a levy to be imposed on the gambling industry to fund amateur soccer in the country. In an… Read More

UK Lawmakers Angry Over Plan to Delay £2 FOBT Betting Limits Until October 2019

According to a report from The Guardian, a plan to cut the maximum bet on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBT) is being delayed until October 2019, sparking outrage from some UK lawmakers. The report said… Read More

UNLV Panel Examines Whether PASPA Repeal is Threat to Nevada Sports Betting Market

A UNLV panel discussion on the future of the Nevada sports betting market in post-PAPSA America produced diverging opinions about whether liberalization and proliferation will threaten Las Vegas’ status as a sports betting mecca…. Read More

Louisiana Sports Betting Back in the Frame as Mississippi Gleefully Rakes in the Dough

Louisiana is looking jealously over the border at Mississippi’s burgeoning sports betting operations. The Pelican State failed to pass a sports betting bill in 2018, just before the Supreme Court rejected the federal law… Read More

New Jersey Sports Betting Highlights Why Atlantic City Officials Strongly Oppose Casino Expansion

Nearly half of New Jersey sports betting revenues are being generated outside Atlantic City at the state’s two horse racetracks, the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, and Monmouth Park in Oceanport. Six Atlantic City casinos… Read More

Boston Red Sox Take 2-0 World Series Lead, Las Vegas Odds Say It’s All But Over

The Boston Red Sox have taken a commanding 2-0 World Series lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers, and that has prompted oddsmakers to push lines heavily in the American League pennant winners’ favor. Boston… Read More

NCAA Lays Down Its ‘Model’ Sports Betting Legislation in Indiana

Indiana lawmakers are interested in sports betting which means the sports leagues are interested in Indiana lawmakers. Last Friday, the NCCA submitted a framework of “principles” that it hopes will shape a future sports… Read More

Mark Cuban Backed Unikrn Approved For Crypto and Video Game Betting by Isle of Man

Esports betting platform Unikrn scored a major win this week when the Isle of Man approved a gambling license for the company to begin offering bettors the chance to place wagers using cryptocurrency on… Read More

William Hill Sues Rival FanDuel for Copyright Infringement, Claims Betting Guide Copied

Bookmaker William Hill is suing sports betting rival FanDuel in New Jersey on grounds that the company plagiarized its “How to Bet Guide.” In a lawsuit filed in the US District Court of New… Read More

World Series Odds Favor Boston Red Sox Over Los Angeles Dodgers

The World Series begins Tuesday night in Boston, and oddsmakers out in Las Vegas feel the Boston Red Sox have the best chance of winning the best-of-seven series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Los… Read More

College Football Odds Shorten on Alabama Following Ohio State Upset

The college football odds on Alabama winning another national championship have further shortened after Ohio State’s surprising upset to Purdue. It was Purdue’s night on Saturday, as the “Boiler Up” nation was fueled by… Read More

Legal Sports Betting Will Pump Billions Into Big Four Pro Leagues

The NFL, MLB, NBA, and NHL stand to collectively see revenues grow by more than $4 billion thanks to the liberalization of sports betting in the United States. That’s according to a new study… Read More

Virginia Joins Neighbor Washington DC in Race to Legalize Sports Betting in 2019

Virginia could legalize sports betting by next July, according to State Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church). Simon says he is working on a bill, to be introduced in January, which he hopes will do… Read More

Michigan vs. Michigan State Headlines College Football Week 8

No. 6 Michigan (6-1) travels to in-state rival No. 24 Michigan State (4-2) on Saturday in what is poised to be the college football game of the week. Four games feature two teams ranked… Read More

US Legal Sportsbetting Gaining More Support, University Survey Research Shows

A recent study from East Carolina University’s Center for Survey Research shows that legalized sports betting has plenty of fans among the American populace. The poll — which was part of the university’s recent… Read More

SugarHouse Casino Drops Golden Nugget Over NBA Sports Betting Ban in New Jersey

Pennsylvania’s SugarHouse casino is bailing on its New Jersey sports betting partner, the Golden Nugget, because the Nugget is forbidden from offering NBA betting under New Jersey gambling laws. As an out-of-state company, SugarHouse… Read More

Pennsylvania Casino Revenue Stagnant, as Gaming Expansion Continues in Commonwealth

Pennsylvania casino revenue dropped nearly one percent last month at the state’s 12 casinos, and that poses problems as gaming expansion continues across the Commonwealth. Table games revenue fell 4.37 percent in September to… Read More

Washington, DC Sports Betting Bill Gets City Council Boost at Public Hearing

A Washington, DC public hearing on legalized sports betting this week brought new energy to the issue, as city council members continued their push to get on board before neighboring cities do. Councilman Jack… Read More

Philly Mobster Joey Merlino Gets Two Years for Illegal Gambling Ops

“Skinny” Joey Merlino — reputed by some to be the boss of the Philadelphia Mob — was sentenced to two years in prison by a Manhattan judge on Wednesday for operating illegal gambling. In… Read More

5Dimes Sports Book Owner Reported Missing in Costa Rica, Possibly Kidnapped

Police in Costa Rica have confirmed they are investigating the disappearance of William Sean Creighton, a US ex-pat and owner of the 5Dimes online sports book. Chief of the Judiciary Investigative Police Walter Espinoza… Read More

New Mexico Tribal Casino Launches State’s First Legal Sports Book

The Santa Ana Pueblo tribe launched sports betting Tuesday at its Santa Ana Star Casino, in partnership with Nevada-based USBookmaking. In doing so, New Mexico became the sixth US state to offer full-scale, legal… Read More

Nevada Gaming Regulators Consider Interstate Sports Betting, But Federal Wire Act May Impede Action

Nevada gaming regulators are wrestling with the idea of allowing casinos to accept sports wagers from customers living in other states where the gambling activity is legal. Of course, the decision comes with a… Read More

Miami Dolphins Secretly Battling Florida’s Amendment 3

The Miami Dolphins are quietly opposing a Florida ballot initiative that would hand voters the exclusive right to decide whether to authorize casino gambling. Among a list of names that have made campaign donations… Read More

Paddy Power Betfair Fined £2.2 Million for Failing to Detect Criminal Gambling Sprees

UK regulators have fined Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) £2.2 million ($2.9 million), after the operator failed to stop two customers from gambling “significant sums” of stolen money on the Betfair betting exchange. According to… Read More