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2017-01-28 03:11
Australian Fraudster Charged with 3.2 Million Dollar Scam
Police have accused Tomas Anthony Novak, 51, of participating in a scheme and being personally responsible for 3.2 million Australian dollars robbed of the victims of the scam…
2017-01-27 01:32
Georgia Prepares to Vote on Fantasy Sports Bill
A bill to license fantasy sports operators to ensure consumer protection for players has been introduced in Georgia’s House.…
2017-01-26 01:13
Sports Betting Subject to Expanded Scrutiny by CMA
According to the regulatory body, promotional gaming offers are too rigid and elaborate for consumers to make sense of and thus may be impossible to accomplish…
2017-01-25 01:53
New Jersey s Expenses in Sports Betting Quest on the Rise
One of the major law firms in New Jersey, Gibson Dunn Crutcher LLC, has been paid $282,000 in legal fees in an effort to resolve a case for expanding the state’s gambling industry.…
2017-01-24 05:01
Bookmakers Approached for Odds on Trump s Assassination
Around the time of his recent inauguration, there has been a heightened interest in betting odds on the chance of Donald Trump's assassination…
2017-01-23 03:48
Floyd Moneymaking Mayweather Does It Again
All Falcons bets won - Including Floyd Mayweather’s $25,000 cash-in during a string of bets which netted him over $160,000 in a matter of days. …
2016-11-04 16:40
Poll Majority Wants To Legalize Sports Betting in the U.S.
A new pool released by the Fairleigh Dickinson University finds that close to half of Americans approve to legalize sports betting.…
2016-10-12 06:02
State makes final thrust for sports betting
The state of New Jersey, in its multi-year pursuit of legalized sports betting, is hoping to draw up a miracle play in what may be their last legal chance to do so.…
2016-10-04 10:23
Former NBA commissiossioner David Stern hopes to see legal sports betting expand in the United States
Former NBA commissioner David Stern said Thursday that his position has evolved to a point where he now hopes to see legal sports betting expand in the United States.…
2016-08-18 06:00
New Jersey loses again on sports betting
New Jersey’s multi-year pursuit of legalized sports betting took another hit last week after a federal court ruled against the state law allowing sports betting at casinos and racetracks. …
2016-08-17 06:16
DraftKings launches Leagues that enable playing DFS with friends
Now that the legalization of daily fantasy sports is under control, DraftKings is trying to shift its attention back to improving the core product and user experience. DraftKings launched Leagues, a feature that makes it easier to play DFS with your friends.…
2016-08-08 08:31
New bill regulates daily fantasy sports in New York
Daily fantasy sports returned to New York when Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed into law a bill that said: Daily fantasy sports really is a game of skill. This is a big win for DraftKings and FanDuel, the two leading companies in the DFS business.…
2016-08-01 08:01
Playtech buys 90% of Best Gaming Technology
Playtech is expanding fast, and now they bought no less than 90% of the shares of Best Gaming Technology for €138 million.…
2016-06-23 11:13
New bill may ensure sports betting to become legal in New York
Efforts to make fantasy-sports betting legal in New York may climax soon. There could be a decision in a few weeks, although some details still need to be eradicated.…
2016-06-13 17:19
Bet365 wins court battle in Sofia Bulgaria and is now licensed for sports betting
Bet365 is back on the list of officially licensed sports betting operators in Bulgaria after a court in Sofia decided in its favor in an appeal against the state gambling regulator.…
2016-06-08 12:51
FanDuel threatens to leave New York unless state lawmakers vote to legalize Daily Fantasy Sports
FanDuel CEO Nigel Eccles warned the leaders of the state Legislature in a letter that the company would likely leave the state unless lawmakers adopt a law that allows them to resume operations in New York.…
2016-06-01 20:02
Illinois Daily Fantasy Sports betting bill postponed
Legislation to regulate DFS betting in Illionois was postponed Sunday after the proposal became embroiled in vote-buying allegations.…
2016-06-01 17:47
Macau Slot Macau's only sports bet firm gets licence renewal
According to Macau's Official Gazette, Macau sports betting licensee Macau Slot Co Ltd will have its sports betting concession extended to June 5, 2021.…
2016-05-07 05:55
Nevada wants to legalize online sports betting in all 50 states
The aspiration to legalize online sports betting for money in the United States might get a jump this year. The Nevada Gaming Commission (NGC) is considering a process that would legalize sports betting nationally.…
2016-04-25 16:24
AGA's president Geoff Freeman plans to push for a new approach to legalised and licensed sports betting in the US
Geoff Freeman, president and CEO of the American Gaming Association, announced that he will be discussing AGA's plans for a new approach to US sports betting at the iGaming Super Show.…

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