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New York Rules Daily Fantasy Sports Illegal Gambling

New York Makes Daily Fantasy Sports Illegal Gambling

The New York Supreme Court has thrown the future of Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) in the state into a state of confusion. This comes after a ruling by the court that DFS constitutes illegal gambling in the state. This means that the future for the likes of FanDuel and DraftKings in New York is uncertain […]

The $1.6 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot Has Been Won

Mega Millions $1.6 billion jackpot won

The record-breaking $1.6 billion Mega Millions lottery jackpot has officially been won! There was just one winning ticket, which was bought by someone from South Carolina. The laws in South Carolina allow winners to remain anonymous, so it’s unlikely we will find out who won. The final official total of the jackpot came to $1.537 […]

Mega Millions Jackpot Largest in History

Mega Millions Lottery Jackpot hits $1.6 billion

The Mega Millions lottery jackpot currently sits at a staggering $1.6 billion, which makes it the largest jackpot in history. This comes after no one managed to pick all six numbers correctly, following Friday’s draw. Even before Friday’s draw, the jackpot was the largest it had ever been for the Mega Millions lottery. However, officials […]

FanDuel & DraftKings Dominating New Jersey Sports Betting

FanDuel and DraftKings dominate New Jersey Sports Betting

October 15th marks three months since the sports betting market kicked off in New Jersey. Now that the market has had some time to develop, meaningful data is being released. Recently, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) released its latest set of data and sports betting is really starting to dominate the market. […]

Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov Suspended After UFC 229 Fight

McGregor and Nurmagodev suspended after UFC 229 brawl

Both Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov have been handed temporary suspension by the Nevada Athletic Commission, following the brawl that started following the pair’s lightweight championship fight at UFC 229. Both fighters have been given a temporary suspension, that will last ten days. It began on the 15th of October. McGregor and Nurmagomedov Could Face […]

Florida Amendment 3 Loses Support Ahead of Vote

Amendment 3 Loses support ahead of Florida Vote

The upcoming vote on Amendment 3 in Florida was looking it was almost guaranteed to pass. However, recent information suggests that the supporters of the ballot are no longer in such a comfortable position and the vote could go either way. Amendment 3 has been supported by Disney and the Seminole casino operator. It has […]

SLS Las Vegas Gets $100 Million Renovations

SLS Las Vegas gets $100 million renovation

The SLS Las Vegas Hotel and Casino is set to receive a $100 million renovation from its current owner, Alex Meruelo. The SLS has long been underperforming and has even been made fun of, thanks to its performance and the strange statue found at the entrance. With these new renovations, Meruelo is hoping to turn […]

NASCAR Set to Create Sports Betting Rules for 2019

NASCAR to create rules for Sports Betting

NASCAR is set to write a set of rules relating to sports betting in the near future. The new rules will make sure NASCAR catches up with a post-PASPA USA. The new rule set should also bring the motorsport in line with other top sporting disciplines. The rules will be worked on in the closing […]

EA Finally Reveals FIFA 19 Loot Box Odds

EA reveals the loot box odds in FIFA 19

The video game publisher Electronic Arts (EA) has finally given into to pressure and revealed the odds for loot boxes found in its new FIFA 19 video game. The latest soccer game from the company released recently and was, as expected, very popular. However, for the first time, the odds for the loot boxes have […]

Venetian Sphere Construction to Begin Soon in Las Vegas

Construction of Venetian Sphere in Las Vegas to begin soon

The Venetian Sphere is an ambitious new project in Las Vegas that hopes to revolutionize entertainment in Sin City. The good news is that construction for the project is scheduled to begin soon, following the groundbreaking ceremony that was held last week. Venetian Sphere to Revolutionize Entertainment At the ceremony, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval told […]

Nevada and New Jersey Warn Federal Government Over Sports Betting Regulations

Nevada and New Jersey warn against federal government regulating sports betting

Nevada and New Jersey have come out and warned the federal government over federal regulations surrounding sports betting. This warning came ahead of the Congressional hearing on the matter, which is scheduled to take place on Thursday 27 September. Nevada and New Jersey both agreed that federal regulation was unnecessary and unwelcome. Federal Regulation Not […]

Rivers Casino Sued by Woman for Denied Prize

Rivers Casino Sued for Denying Woman Jaguar Prize

Rivers Casino and Resort, located in Upstate New York, is facing legal troubles after being sued by a gambler. The gambler is suing the casino, as she believed it robbed her of her prize, a Jaguar XE. Her case is based on a small missing detail in the terms and conditions of the competition. Rivers […]

Celine Dion Announces End of Las Vegas Residency

Celine Dion announces end of Las Vegas residency

Celine Dion recently announced that her residency in Las Vegas would be coming to an end in June 2019. The Canadian singer has been performing in Sin City for 13 years and was responsible for making these types of residencies desirable. The singer announced the end of her residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace […]

Las Vegas Considering a Second Airport Once Again

Las Vegas Considering building second Airport

A second airport for Las Vegas is once again getting serious consideration. The plan is to construct a second airport in the Ivanpah Valley. This would put the airport roughly 30 minutes away from the strip in Sin City. Las Vegas continues to see increased visitor numbers, and there are concerns that, at some point […]

Formula One Welcomes Sports Betting with $100 Million Deal

Formula One signs sponsorship deal with sports betting

Formula One will officially be welcoming sports betting, following a deal with a UK-based marketing agency. Formula One has traditionally distanced itself from sports betting, but with this new deal, it looks to embrace gambling on races. Formula One Breaks with Tradition The deal was between F1 and Interregional Sports Group, which is a marketing […]

Australian Study Links Loot Boxes to Problem Gambling

Loot boxes have psychological effects of gambling

A recent study conducted in Australia has released their findings, which point to a link between loot boxes in video games and problem gambling. Loot boxes are containers in games that contain a random selection of in-game items. These have come under the spotlight recently, as governments around the world grapple with whether they should […]

Mayweather and Pacquiao Ready for Round Two

Mayweather Pacquiao rematch announced

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are reportedly getting ready to climb into the boxing ring again, for round two. The pair of boxers are apparently in the process of finalizing the terms of the deal that will see them have a rematch, after their 2015 fight. Reports have indicated that the fight is scheduled to […]