July 25, 2017
Rookie Wins $8.1 Million Purse In WSOP
Blumstein wins 2017 WSOP main event

Scott Blumstein pulled off the impossible by winning this year’s World Series of Poker no-limit Texas Hold’em main event. The New Jersey native won in front of dozens of friends and family and took home $8.1 million after defeating Daniel Ott on the 246th hand of the final table. The duo played 60 hands between themselves before Blumstein finally came out on top in spectacular fashion. Blumstein had a final hand of an ace of hearts and a two of diamonds versus Ott’s ace of […]


July 21, 2017
Legislative Inaction Rules Out Pennsylvania Online Gambling For Now
Pennsylvania State Assembly

It appears that Pennsylvania will not be joining the list of states to legalize online gambling after lawmakers failed to approve a gambling expansion bill. The situation initially looked positive for pro-gambling expansion advocates, and the current bill had the highest chance of passing in recent years, but all that potential came to nothing at the end of the legislative session. Residents of the state still have the option of gambling online in PA through licensed offshore betting sites while state efforts take a detour. […]


July 19, 2017
Accidental Winner Leads WSOP Tournament
Christian Pham WSOP 2017

The World Series of Poker has already gone through nearly a week. It is the most notable poker tournament in the World.  Various legally sanctioned online poker sites and events often feed the WSOP tournaments, providing qualifiers and practice for both professional and novice players. In this year’s event, a total of 219 players has been cut down to 27, with Christian Pham atop the leaderboards. Is Pham on his way to another WSOP bracelet victory? Pham made a name for himself in 2015 by […]


July 14, 2017
Favorites To Win British Open
2017 British Open

The British Open, otherwise known as the Open Championship, is the oldest of the 4 major championships in golf. The 146th Open is set to tee off on July 16 at the famous Royal Birkdale course in the United Kingdom. Out of the 150+ players in the field, several favorites have emerged and are expected to make a significant impact on this year’s tournament. The Royal Birkdale’s course par is 70 and totals over 7,000 yards, giving ample space and time for players to make […]


July 12, 2017
Wimbledon Tournament In Full Swing
2017 Wimbledon Courts

The 2017 Wimbledon competition is underway and has had its share of stories. From upsets to injuries, this year’s famous tennis tournament is proving yet again why it is so popular. As the oldest tournament in the world, it is regarded as the most prestigious of tennis honors. It is also a popular tournament among bettors, with millions of dollars wagered on Wimbledon each year. On the men’s side, Wimbledon features some of tennis’ most successful characters in Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic and […]


July 10, 2017
McEnroe Controversy Refusing To Simmer Down
McEnroe and Williams

Could Venus Williams hold her own in the men’s tennis circuit? Former player John McEnroe does not seem to think so. Who wins the battle of the sexes? Former tennis player, John McEnroe, recently came under fire for comments he made about Serena Williams, another accomplished player. McEnroe was promoting his new book when he stated that while Williams is the best female player, her status in the rankings would decline significantly if she played in the men’s circuit. These comments stirred up a bit […]


July 5, 2017
DFS Looking To Enter Delaware Market
Delaware

Delaware is the next state up for DFS in the sports gambling market’s quest for widespread legalization. There is currently a bill making its way through the House that would allow residents to begin gambling with DFS operators like FanDuel and DraftKings. These companies used to service residents, but Delaware Department of Justice cracked down on the unregulated industry and passed a law banning sports betting for cash prizes. This new bill is sponsored by Representative Charles Potter and puts Delaware on a long list […]


July 3, 2017
Pennsylvania Stalling On Gambling Legislation
Pennsylvania Road Sign

Pennsylvania has been the leading state in terms of gambling legislation behind New Jersey. The state began pushing a large gambling expansion bill back in 2016. It passed through the House of Representatives that year but failed to make it through the Senate. The bill made a comeback in 2017 and was making significant progress, though nothing has happened as of late and the legislative session is about to close. As of now, the Pennsylvania gambling industry is one of the most successful in the […]


July 1, 2017
SCOTUS To Hear New Jersey Sports Betting Case
SCOTUS

In a surprise decision, the Supreme Court of the United States is going to hear New Jersey’s case to permit sports betting at its licensed gambling venues (casinos and racetracks). This decision comes after the Solicitor General issued a statement advising SCOTUS to not hear the case. New Jersey has lost several times in the lower courts and have managed to appeal their way to the top. With SCOTUS’ involvement, legalized sports betting may have a chance in the Garden State. New Jersey has been […]


June 29, 2017
Bovada Releases New Iterations Of Single And Six Deck Blackjack.
Bovada Blackjack

US facing online gambling destination, Bovada, has recently released new versions of single deck and six deck Blackjack. In the legal online gambling industry since 2011, Bovada finds their parentage from the famous global online gambling powerhouse, Bodog. Together they have been able to provide some of the most technologically advanced and accessible online casino games in the industry. They currently provide a legally sanctioned online blackjack environment that caters strictly to USA players. With the “Classic Single Deck BlackJack” at Bovada you will have […]