Latest Online Gambling News
New York lawmakers are closing in on their entry into the casino gambling industry, and the latest proposal comes courtesy of a state senator that wants to bring a casino to Long Island.
It was a busy week for law enforcement officials across the US as illegal gambling operations were raided in Alabama, Arizona, and California, with Internet cafes being the main targets.
This was the year that the New York Yankees were supposed to come back to the pack in the American League East, but after a Spring full of injuries, New York is back on top.
Pennsylvania has become the second-largest gaming state in the country, and its cities are now starting to be recognized as being top gaming destinations as well.
New Hampshire lawmakers indicated this week that they would be open to authorizing the states first casino, but the concession would come at the expense of higher taxes on the gaming.
Gambling used to be the main draw in Atlantic City, but a recent study suggests that vacations, not casinos, are the top reason travelers head out to AC.
The race to become the first state to offer online gambling in the US ended this week when Ultimate Poker opened to legions of online poker fans in Nevada.
The best team in the NBA this season just may be the final team standing at the end of a playoff run that has already seen some of the top players in the league go down with injuries.
The ongoing battle between legislators looking to add casinos in Illinois and Governor Pat Quinn took another turn recently when online gambling language was removed from the latest bill.
While US players wait for their turns to hit big at online casinos, foreign players are seeing an increase in jackpots, with one player even winning multiple times in a week.
The Australian government and Free TV Australia are pulling together to cut the live betting odds that appear on sports telecasts out of the broadcasts completely.
An online gambling game provider in the UK has predicted that over the next couple of years, more than half of American citizens will have access to regulated online gambling.
The betting odds for the NBA playoffs are solidified and the Miami Heat are the overwhelming favorite to win their second straight NBA championship come June.
Raymond Bitar has avoided any further jail time in the US after he pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the operation of his company, Full Tilt Poker.
The state is rolling out flyers to warn patrons that Internet cafe gambling is now illegal, but protesters are considering lawsuits, saying the law is too vague.
The federal government has taken aim once again at illegal online gambling operations, the latest of which is a sports betting operation that netted a 34-person indictment unsealed Wednesday in Oklahoma City.
The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe holds a monopoly on future casino gambling in Southeastern Massachusetts, but that monopoly may be coming to an end as regulators consider licensing a commercial casino in the region.
The Louisville Cardinals have been the betting favorite since the NCAA Tournament began several weeks ago, and with the final teams heading off to the Final Four, the Cardinals remain the top choice of odds makers.
Now that states are getting around to regulating online gambling, the gamer community is setting their sites on taking advantage of the new laws by offering video game wagering.
Andy Shymske is becoming the luckiest loser in history after the poker player hit his third bad beat jackpot in four years earlier this month at Wheeling Island Casino in West Virginia.
In July, researchers at the University of Alberta "solved the game" using brute computer force. As such, their computer knew the best strategy to play as much as possible to 50 billion positions auditor. The man must now be very scared to bet money against a virtual opponent, for fear that they are really facing the Alberta computer or its clone.