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Rivers Casino Schenectady Lives Up to Name as Freak Flood Video Goes Viral

A video of floodwater racing through the Rivers Casino in Schenectady, upstate New York went viral on Sunday after it was uploaded to Facebook and viewed by more than 265,000 people. Rivers may have… Read More

William Hill Opens Its First Sportsbook in New Mexico at Inn of the Mountain Gods

William Hill officially branched out into its sixth state last week when it opened a sportsbook at Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino in Mescalero, N.M. Former UFC champion and New Mexico… Read More

Amid Chaos in Puerto Rico, Gov. Rossello Signs Bill Legalizing Sports Betting

Puerto Rico became the latest in the United States to legalize sports betting as outgoing Gov. Ricardo Rosselló signed a bill Monday allowing it on the Caribbean island, an American commonwealth. The bill signed… Read More

Harrah’s Set to Join Pennsylvania Rivals with Online Sports Betting, Ready for NFL Action

Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack expects to have its online sports wagering platform ready in August in advance of the start of football season. In May, the first online sports bet was booked in… Read More

Losing Gambler Faces Prison Time for Making Instagram Death Threats to Athletes

A gambler who posted death threats on social media to professional and collegiate athletes he blamed for his losing bets and mounting debts is expected to receive a federal prison sentence. According to court… Read More

China Lottery and Sports Betting Revenue Down Through June, 2018 Men’s World Cup Blamed for Decline

Revenues from the China lottery and sports betting are down considerably this year. Lottery officials point to last year’s men’s World Cup, as well as the ongoing trade war with the US, for the… Read More

Under US Scrutiny, Intralot Sheds Greek Lottery Stake to Shore up Flimsy Finances

Intralot, the Greek gaming company at the center of controversy in Montana and the District of Columbia, recently announced the sale of its 16.5 percent stake in Hellenic Lotteries for $22.2 million, a move… Read More

Sportsbook Ads Featuring English Soccer Stars Mina, Kane Highlight Double Standard Some Want Ended

Another sports betting controversy popped up in soccer this past week, this time in England as a star player was charged by the country’s governing body for violating its rules related to gambling. Meanwhile,… Read More

Washington Mystics Enter Second Half of WNBA Season as Championship Favorites

The Washington Mystics may not have entered the All-Star Break with the best record in the WNBA, but they’ll leave it as favorites to win the club’s first championship. The Mystics were swept in… Read More

DraftKings Inks Agreement with Major League Baseball to Become Authorized Sportsbook, Will Receive Official League Data

DraftKings has become the latest sportsbook to partner with Major League Baseball (MLB). The Boston-based company announced on Thursday it signed a multi-year agreement to serve as an authorized gaming operator for MLB. It’s… Read More

North Carolina Casinos Gain Sports Betting Approval, But No Mobile Wagering

The two North Carolina tribal casinos located in the southwestern part of the state owned by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians have officially gained approval to take sports bets. On Friday, North Carolina… Read More

Ready For Some Football? Iowa Could Open Sportsbooks Before College, NFL Seasons Kick Off

In May, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a law making the state the 11th to legalize sports betting, and it looks like the Hawkeye State could have sports betting operations up and running prior… Read More

UFC 240: Holloway, Cyborg Heavily Favored at Top of Edmonton Card

Max Holloway is expected to continue his featherweight dominance on Saturday, with DraftKings Sportsbook making the champion a -400 favorite over Frankie Edgar (+310) in the main event at UFC 240 in Edmonton. Holloway… Read More

Jose Ramirez Given Slight Edge Over Maurice Hooker in Battle of Super Lightweight Champions

Jose Carlos Ramirez is being given the slightest of advantages against Maurice Hooker in their super lightweight title unification bout Saturday in Arlington, Texas. Ramirez is a -139 favorite according to DraftKings Sportsbook, with… Read More

Tacitus, War of Will Highlight Field for Saturday’s Grade II Jim Dandy Stakes at Saratoga

Saturday’s Jim Dandy Stakes at Saratoga Race Course doesn’t feature a deep field in size, but the Grade II prep for next month’s Travers Stakes features a couple of 3-year-old who had success leading… Read More

UNC Greensboro on NCAA Probation After Ex-Coach, Former Staffer Gambled on Sporting Events

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced Thursday it placed the University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG) on a three-year probationary period after an investigation discovered two former members of the school’s athletic staff… Read More

Work Begins on First New Jersey Standalone Sportsbook, Despite Legal Spat with Parx Owner Greenwood

A developer determined to bring the first-ever New Jersey standalone retail sports betting outlet to the former Garden State Park Racetrack in Cherry Hill has said he is close to choosing a partner to… Read More

Indiana Gaming Officials Unveil First List of Sports Available for Betting Once Books Can Open in September

When sports betting goes live in Indiana in just over a month, the state’s sportsbooks will have a plethora of competitions they can offer to their customers. The standard fare – football (college and… Read More

Jeopardy James the Horse Doesn’t Match His Namesake, Finishes Second in Racing Debut

A horse named for professional sports gambler and Jeopardy! record holder James Holzhauer made his racing debut Thursday at Delaware Park. While Jeopardy James did not win in his first race, the 2-year-colt shows… Read More

DC Lottery Sports Betting Regulations Propose Provisional Licenses for Experienced Operators

Officials with the District of Columbia Lottery have begun the process of reviewing feedback to the proposed regulations it published last month, and a lottery spokeswoman told that the final rules should be… Read More

College Football Betting Already Underway as the 2019 Season Kicks Off in a Month

The 2019 college football season is now just a month away. The University of Miami and the University of Florida will meet in Orlando on Aug. 24 in the made-for-TV Camping World Kickoff, one… Read More

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao Exchange Social Media Jabs, Prompts Rematch Speculation, Fight Odds

Boxing greats Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are fighting again, though for now only on social media. Pacquiao was a slight favorite against Keith Thurman during last Saturday night’s fight at the MGM Grand… Read More

50 Percent of EPL Jersey Sponsors Are Now Sports Betting Operators, Most Focused on Unregulated Asian Markets

English Premiere League teams are still winning big with bookies, but with brands many domestic fans have barely heard of. The elite soccer league will enjoy a tenth successive record-breaking year of revenues from… Read More

Monmouth Park Sees Steep Drop in Handle for Haskell Card as Heat Forces Delays and Cancellations

Thanks to the weather, Monmouth Park saw its handle for Saturday’s Haskell Invitational card drop by more than a third from last year. Bettors wagered just $8.6 million on the races at the New… Read More

Nasdaq Inc Partners With Football Index, Popular UK Sports Betting Exchange

Nasdaq Inc, the parent company to its namesake stock market composite index, is partnering with an online sports betting exchange in the United Kingdom that allows gamblers to buy and sell shares of soccer… Read More