Gambling News

A Minnesota state House committee votes to curtail the state lottery's pioneering use of online scratch off tickets, aka "online crack."

Churchill Downs reports Q1 loss despite record revenue, vows to be "significant player' in US online gambling market.

South Africa MP Geordin Hill-Lewis publishes draft online gambling bill; Betflash launch in-play offering; bookies protest Phumelela fee.

Andrew Edwards, Sarafina Gabriel, Alex Pratt, and Itsik Akiva share their thoughts about the real money gambling on Facebook.

Poker News

The news that Phil Hellmuth is to star in a Carl’s Jr ad is great news for a poker industry that needs to move into the mainstream

WPT World Championship has reached the third day of action. Adam Pliska honors the first prize despite the guarantee being missed

World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific has announced its 2014 schedule set to take place Oct 2-18 at the Crown Melbourne in Australia

Caesars Palace to host the WSOP Warm-Up series Apr 25 - May 4, as the clock counts down towards the biggest poker show on earth.

Casino News

Las Vegas Sands profit hits $776m in Q1 thanks to its dominant position in Macau's mass market gambling segment.

Japanese travel agency H.I.S. talking with prospective partners to build "Game Kingdom" on island adjacent to Huis Ten Bosch theme park.

The timing of the most recent protest was done just as parliament began debating the pros and cons of Crown's $400 million project.

Genting's US expansion plans continue with announcement that it's seeking casino license in upstate New York.

Sports News

Louis van Gaal emerges as the early favorite to take over the reigns of Manchester United after the sacking of David Moyes.

Bayern Munich have been the class of European football for over a year now and they're looking to extend that dominance against Real Madrid.

Manchester United sack manager David Moyes after less than 10-months in charge of the biggest club in world football.

Lasry made headlines last year after he turned down President Obama's offer to become French Ambassador because of his ties to Helly Nahmad.

Conferences

With the first SBC Betting on Football Conference coming up, Becky Liggero spoke with organizer Andrew McCarron to learn about the details.

Over 50 prominent members of the international Bitcoin community are expected to take part in the history-making event.

With the Easter Holidays around the corner, April is a light month when it comes to gambling industry conferences and events.

The Bitcoin Expo will have networking opportunities for global leaders, entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, and stakeholders of Bitcoins.

Videos

Andrew Edwards, Sarafina Gabriel, Alex Pratt, and Itsik Akiva share their thoughts about the real money gambling on Facebook.

Angelia Ong talks to Marco Trucco of Eurobet about the differences of the gaming culture between Asia and Europe

Rosalind Wade, George Voyatzis, Jason Trost, and Roibeard Long, share their thoughts about the World Cup Betting this year.

Mario Galea talks about his work with the DGE on standardizing gaming regulation and facilitating interstate compacting in New Jersey.

Editorial

Lee Davy continues his Confessions series with a look at the way we were taught to write and questions its need in world of poker writing.

Remember when we covered how to organize a VIP trip that affiliates will love? Well now I have a recent example of pure VIP treatment.

Social media and online gambling have a strange relationship.

Before moving into his current digs in federal prison, American journalist Barrett Brown was a free man working on a number of projects.