Online Gambling News + Headlines

Written By: Frank Horton - August 25th, 2015

Daily fantasy sports sites FanDuel and DraftKings aim to make millionaires out of Regular Joes as they bring in record-breaking contest numbers for week one in the NFL. Each site boasts about prize packages worth billions coming to the start of week one. FanDuel and DraftKings are the two leading names in online daily fantasy sports, and the lead up to week one was fraught with competition.... Continue Reading

Written By: Frank Horton - November 26th, 2013

Six of seven Atlantic City, New Jersey-based casinos were given the green light to open online gambling to the public. In an effort to buffer failing gambling revenue, the state saw the advantage in regulated on-shore betting for those within New Jersey’s borders. Thirteen sites were allowed to begin advertising and operating in full early this morning. In order to ensure the online launch would go as planned, the Division of Gaming Enforcement allowed... Continue Reading

Written By: Josh Bennett - November 14th, 2013

The Prop Squad shifts its focus for Week 11 to the NFC North and Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson's matchup versus the Pittsburgh Steelers. Known as Megatron, Johnson is a freak of nature and exhibits a build + skills that few other wide receivers in the league can match. Always a threat to hit a home run, it makes a lot of sense for Bovada to want to feature Johnson and the Prop Squad should get plenty of action... Continue Reading

Written By: Gina Henderson - November 12th, 2013

According to a recent blog, online betting tools are on the rise for app developers. A number of investors have already financed Betable, a London startup, with $23 million. The company is focused on designing gambling platforms that will be used by game developers interested in adding real-money betting to their videogame apps. Micro transactions were popularized by social media games and other online games. Paying pennies for an item, a bonus, or a new level... Continue Reading

Written By: Frank Horton - November 8th, 2013

It's a stark contrast in this week's 'Prop Squad' player from Bovada Sportsbook, as they switch from defense to a prolific offensive player. New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees will be the player of the week for Bovada Sportsbook's ongoing prop bet promotion. Last week Ravens' defensive lineman Terrell Suggs was the choice presented to users. And while there are certainly some great prop bets... Continue Reading

Written By: Lucy Hartman - November 6th, 2013

New Jersey is one of a few states that have taken steps toward the full legalization of online gambling; indeed, while Nevada currently recognizes Internet poker but little else, New Jersey is a state in which a full array of Internet casino games have been approved and legally sanctioned. There is, of course, one big exception... Continue Reading

Written By: Josh Bennett - November 4th, 2013

Nine players are returning to the table to face off in this year’s World Series of Poker final, which begins tonight. Among them are eight poker professionals—one of whom also moonlights as a tattoo artist—and a club promoter. According to reports, the nine competitors are in Las Vegas competing for poker’s ultimate prize—a prize that totals some $8.4 million, plus the title of WSOP champion... Continue Reading This Story

Written By: Cynthia Franks - November 1st, 2013

Legalized online gambling is coming—and in some areas, has already come—to the United States; once it arrives, gamers will have the opportunity to get truly lucky, striking it big with historic online jackpots. Just how much do online gamers stand to win? Only recently, a U.K. fisherman reeled in a monstrous online casino jackpot, ultimately walking away with £5.4 million... Continue Reading This Story

Written By: Frank Horton - October 29th, 2013

The Miami Heat are the two-time defending NBA champions as the 2013-14 season opens on Tuesday, October 29th. The Heat are eyeing a third-straight championship and big favorites to get it done once more. But, there are certainly some notable contenders to pay attention to throughout the year; don't hand the trophy to Miami just yet. Throughout all of the action of the upcoming season, there will be plenty of betting lines to get in on each week. With 82 games... Continue Reading This Story

Written By: Josh Bennett - October 25th, 2013

On November 26, the state of New Jersey will officially open its doors for legal, state-sanctioned and regulated, real-money Internet gambling. It will only be the second state in the country to do so, following Nevada—though Delaware will follow shortly thereafter—and as such, there has obviously been much speculation over how popular and profitable New Jersey’s gaming venture will be. By all accounts, the revenues stand to be staggering—therefore, it comes as no surprise... Continue Reading This Story

Written By: Kyle Young - October 23rd, 2013

On November 26, gamblers across the country will observe a true milestone - specifically, the official launch of totally legal, state-sanctioned, real-money online gambling in the state of New Jersey. While Nevada has already unveiled legal Internet poker, and states like Delaware will soon join New Jersey’s ranks, the Garden State will, for a time, be one of the few states with... Continue Reading This Story