The Aria In Las Vegas Will Host Its First Blockchain Poker Tournament

World Crypto Con 2018

The World Crypto Conference (WCC) will debut on the Las Vegas strip and hold interactive blockchain-focused events to raise awareness for its applications. The Blockchain Poker Tournament, hosted by Decent.bet and the WCC, will utilize blockchain technology combined with live poker to give attendees a unique gaming experience. If the chance to play on this …

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Republicans Fear Texas Senate Unseating – Senate Betting Lines Emerge

Texas Senator Ted Cruz

Ted is favored by sportsbooks to continue as state Senator despite criticisms by his own party over the incumbent’s lack of likeability. Republican Senate seat incumbent Ted Cruz faces Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke in upcoming 2018 Senate midterm elections. Ted Cruz was added to the Senate betting lines of popular sportsbooks offering legal political betting, …

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New York Senator To Propose Sports Betting Legislation

Senator in action

NY Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer recently announced his plans to forward sports betting legislation on the federal level. Schumer’s goal is not to impose nationwide legalization, but rather establish a framework that can be applied to each state. He hopes to create some type of standard protocol that can foster uniformity regarding sports gambling. …

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The 9 Million Dollar Golf Showdown

Tiger Woods vs Phil Mickelson

Anticipation grows for golf fans as Thanksgiving Weekend nears, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are to compete head-to-head in Las Vegas for a grand prize of $9 million and pride. What began as online banter has manifested into a pay-per-view golfing showdown event between two legendary golfers. 48-year-old Phil Mickelson will compete against 42-year-old Tiger …

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World Series Of Poker To Enter Pennsylvania

Ready for action.

One of the largest poker brands in the world is making its way to Pennsylvania. World Series of Poker (WSOP) has been confirmed to be joining Caesars Interactive Entertainment (CIE) through Caesar’s Entertainment Harrah’s Philadelphia. This partnership will see the launch of domestic online casino and poker gambling in Pennsylvania. CIE is one of the …

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PokerStars To Feature In PA Online Casinos And Poker Rooms

Pennsylvania is ready for action.

Pennsylvania is amidst a sudden pivot in their domestic online gambling offerings, and PokerStars is looking to steer them in the right direction. The online gambling provider is partnering with Mount Airy Casino Resort to introduce legal online casino, poker, and sports betting options to PA residents. This makes Pennsylvania the second conquest of PokerStars, …

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West Virginia Files Rules For Sports Betting

Sports betting legislation has passed in WV

The West Virginia Lottery Commission successfully filed proposed rules for local sports betting with the Secretary of State’s Office. This happened just two days before the deadline, meaning West Virginia narrowly escaped the possibility of having their sports betting launch delayed until the next legislative session. This opens public comment but more importantly, lets the …

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New Jersey Becomes First State to Allow Online Sports Betting

Draft Kings going mobile

On Monday, August 6, 2018, New Jersey became the first state in the United States to allow statewide legal online sports betting permitting DraftKings, Inc. to become the first company to launch a legal sports betting platform for online and mobile devices in the country with the announcement of the DraftKings Sportsbook app. The DraftKings …

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Sportsbooks Quickly Pull, Adjust Odds After Urban Meyer Placed on Administrative Leave

Coach answers questions about the game.

After news broke of Ohio State University placing head coach Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave, oddsmakers acted quickly and adjusted all Ohio State Buckeyes futures and prop bets for the 2018 college football season. Some sportsbooks chose to remove all Ohio State football odds entirely until the university completes their investigation. On Wednesday, August …

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Mississippi Set To Become the Southern Capital of Sports Betting

Arial view of the MS capital

Legal sports betting finally made its way down the Mississippi River and docked at what could become the center for gambling on sports in the southern United States. On Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at 12 p.m. Central Time, two MGM-owned properties, the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi and the Gold Strike Casino Resort …

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