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Montana Casino Bandit Facing 40-year Sentence for Magic Diamond Robbery after Pleading Guilty

Montana Casino Bandit Jacob Burritt

The now-infamous Montana casino bandit has pleaded guilty to robbing the Magic Diamond Casino with a fake Molotov-cocktail. On Tuesday, the accused has pleaded guilty to felony robbery and arson in court. On April 27, 2019, the man entered the Magic Diamond Casino in Bozeman while highly intoxicated on meth. He was wearing a mask […]

Wynn Macau Brand Used in Web Casino Scam

Wynn Macau Web Casino Scam

A web casino scam aimed at Asian investors has been exposed after using the Wynn Macau brand to lure in investments. Allegedly, the Wynn Resorts arm in the Chinese Special Administrative Region has been used as a trap for stakeholders into an illegal web casino venture. China is firmly against online wagering, including casinos. In […]

Federal Court Sentences Maryland Dealer to 18 Months for Cheating Scheme

Maryland Dealer Sentenced

A Maryland dealer has been sentenced by a federal court for his million-dollar baccarat cheating scheme. The dealer, Ming Zhang from Virginia, will also have supervised release for three years when he’s served the 18-month sentence. Maryland U.S. District Court Judge Paul W. Grimm has similarly ordered Zhang to return the money to the casino […]

New Full House Resorts Partnership for Mobile Sports Betting

Full House Resorts Indiana

Full House Resorts is gearing up to start offering mobile betting in Indiana and Colorado alongside Wynn Resorts. The casino operator is hoping to increase their rapidly-growing share prices through the partnership. Today, the Las Vegas-based entity confirmed that the two mobile betting services were officially signed and sealed. Their deal is with WSI US […]

Pay to Play Student Law Coming in California

Pay to Play Laws USA

A new “Pay to Play” bill has been signed into law to allow college football players to receive endorsement money. Despite only starting in 2023, the controversial bill is already ruffling feathers. Legalized sports betting could also be affected by Senate Bill 206. Moreover, universities will no longer eb able to punish players who accept […]

Las Vegas Drink Fees Spark Blowback from Patrons

Drink Fees at Sahara Las Vegas

Hidden drink fees at Las Vegas Strip venues are causing an uproar online after the mandatory “service charges” are publicised. According to industry leaders, the latest fees are “discreetly attached” to elevate the actual cost generated by the resorts. Las Vegas locals and visitors are less than pleased about the growing expense of beverages. Especially, […]

DC Lawmakers Questioning Intralot Gambling Contract

DC Sports Betting Halted over Intralot Contract

An allegedly dodgy contract has been awarded to a Greek gambling operator, Intralot, in Washington DC. Instead of the usual bidding process, the operator was given the contract by the city. Of course, this goes against the law and two legislators are calling for an investigation. DC is planning to legalize sports betting later this […]

Encore Boston Patrons Melee to Be Reviewed in Massachusetts

Encore Boston Patrons Arrested USA

A large-scale fight between Encore Boston patrons has sparked a review by Massachusetts officials. Four arrests were made after a series of fights broke out on August 12th. According to reports, rowdiness and fights broke out at closing-time for the Encore bar as well as on the casino floor. Details of the evening’s events will, […]

Penn National Gaming Signs Deals for Sports Betting

Penn National Gaming Portfolio USA

Penn National Gaming has signed multiple deals with leading sports betting operators. These deals are meant to secure partnerships under their licenses in 16 states. However, at least nine of the states in the deals haven’t legalized sports betting or online gambling. So, is this an optimistic wager or a lawsuit waiting to happen for […]

Scientific Games Launch OpenSports Portfolio

Scientific Games Launch OpenSports Portfolio

OpenSports is an all-new portfolio of apps geared towards US sportsbooks from Scientific Games. Since OpenSports is designed to improve bookmaking, there are many products to look forward to. These resources are intended to improve the current offering by updating account management, odds calculations and user interfaces. What’s more, there will be faster solutions for […]

Seven French Players Arrested for Tennis Match-Fixing

Seven French Players Arrested for Tennis Match-Fixing

Tennis match-fixing investigations are ramping up after the syndicate head was arrested in Belgium last June. At least seven players have been detained on tennis match-fixing allegations. According to reports, the man (a.k.a. the ‘Maestro’) was apprehended last June. The Maestro, real name Grigor Sargsyan, is facing charges of heading a huge gambling syndicate that […]

Face Recognition Technology Making Waves at Casinos

While most of us are familiar with face recognition on smart phones, the biometric is now being used at physical casinos. Of course, there have been major drawbacks with the tech on our phones. In fact, ways to trick it made headlines last year. So, how can casinos avoid false matches and incorrect identification? Through […]

DOJ’s Wire Act Opinion Could Impact WSOP Bracelet Events

Wire Act from the DOJ Could Stop Online WSOP Events in New Jersey

A new Wire Act opinion made by the Department of Justice (DOJ) could stop New Jersey players from participating in online World Series of Poker (WSOP) events. According to reports, the new Wire Act could prohibit interstate gambling for states like Delaware and New Jersey. The DOJ has not been able to confirm the enforcement […]

NBA Ref Denies ‘Circumstantial Evidence’ from 2007

A former NBA referee still denies match-fixing claims from the early 2000s after serving 11 months in federal prison. Tim Donaghy, the NBA ref in question, has also attacked new gambling regulations after an incriminatory article by ESPN. According to Donaghy, the 10 000 word report was brought about by new sports betting laws and […]

Super Bowl 53 was ‘Not Exciting’ even with Legal Betting

Super Bowl 53 Betting Results

While legal betting on Super Bowl 53 was on the up, the game lacked excitement for most viewers. The American championship game is one of the biggest in the country every year. However, this year’s lack of touchdowns made for boring viewing. To make matters worse, the New England Patriots won against the LA Rams […]

Washington DC Sports Betting Bill Signed off by Mayor

Washington DC is planning to start regulating and licensing sports betting. While the new Sports Wagering Lottery Amendment Act has been signed off by Mayor Muriel Bowser, it will need to be signed off by Congress. Of course, there’s a big chance that Congress won’t ratify the bill or allow it to pass. Either way, […]