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AGA: Sports Leagues Will Make $4.2B From Legal Betting Without Seeing a Cent from Actual Wagers

AGA: Sports Leagues Will Make $4.2B From Legal Betting Without Seeing a Cent from Actual Wagers

CardsChat News - October 19th, 2018

A new study suggests that US sports leagues are poised to rake in a combined $4.2 billion annually thanks to legalized sports betting. The study, which was funded by the […]

New Jersey Gaming Regulators Warn Offshore Affiliates about Promoting Illegal Sites

New Jersey Gaming Regulators Warn Offshore Affiliates about Promoting Illegal Sites

CardsChat News - October 17th, 2018

New Jersey gaming regulators are sounding the alarm on what they see as a threat to regulated gambling operations in the state — the continued operation and promotion of illegal, […]

Nevada Sportsbooks May Soon Accept Out-of-State Wagers

Nevada Sportsbooks May Soon Accept Out-of-State Wagers

Jon Sofen - October 17th, 2018

Nevada sportsbooks appear to be on the verge of accepting bets from other states where sports betting is legal, with approval for such a leap pending in front of the […]

Mark Cuban Hires Pro Gambler Haralabos Voulgaris to Help Struggling Dallas Mavericks

Mark Cuban Hires Pro Gambler Haralabos Voulgaris to Help Struggling Dallas Mavericks

Jon Sofen - October 6th, 2018

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is taking a gamble, hiring NBA betting guru and poker player Haralabos Voulgaris as the director of quantitative research and development for his struggling team. […]

Upgrades, New Look and Feel Coming for 888 Poker Platform

Upgrades, New Look and Feel Coming for 888 Poker Platform

CardsChat News - October 5th, 2018

888 Poker will give its poker client a significant overhaul in the months ahead, including in the four US markets regulated for online poker. The new software will be called […]

Poker Alliance Voices Support for State-Regulated Sports Betting in Filing with Congress

Poker Alliance Voices Support for State-Regulated Sports Betting in Filing with Congress

Jon Sofen - October 1st, 2018

Last week’s Congressional hearing on the future of US sports betting was filled with misinformation, according to the Poker Alliance, a political organization formerly known as the PPA and now […]

Sports Betting at Forefront of Thursday Congressional Hearing: A Little More Conversation, Very Little Action

Sports Betting at Forefront of Thursday Congressional Hearing: A Little More Conversation, Very Little Action

Jon Sofen - September 27th, 2018

A House Judiciary subcommittee heard testimony on Thursday from advocates and opponents of the federal government regulating sports betting. The hearing, led by Chairman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), addressed issues related […]

Online Poker Foes to Testify at Congressional Sports Betting Hearing Thursday

Online Poker Foes to Testify at Congressional Sports Betting Hearing Thursday

CardsChat News - September 25th, 2018

In the years after the Justice Department issued its 2011 opinion that the Wire Act only applied to sports betting, opponents of online poker came out of the woodwork to […]

Buffalo Bills Shock Gambling World, Become Largest Underdog to Win NFL Game in 23 Years

Buffalo Bills Shock Gambling World, Become Largest Underdog to Win NFL Game in 23 Years

CardsChat News - September 24th, 2018

The Buffalo Bills once again showed that there’s no such thing as a sure thing, as they bucked the odds by traveling to Minnesota and beating the Vikings 27-6. Buffalo […]

Saving Face: FanDuel Sportsbook to Pay Out Big Winners After System Glitch

Saving Face: FanDuel Sportsbook to Pay Out Big Winners After System Glitch

Jon Sofen - September 21st, 2018

The newly opened FanDuel Sportsbook in New Jersey decided bad PR just isn’t worth it, apparently, at least not at this point, and reversed course on an initial decision not […]

Vegas Golden Knights, William Hill Sign Groundbreaking NHL Sports Betting Partnership

Vegas Golden Knights, William Hill Sign Groundbreaking NHL Sports Betting Partnership

CardsChat News - September 19th, 2018

Professional poker players like Daniel Negreanu fell in love with the Vegas Golden Knights last year during their Cinderella run to the Stanley Cup Final. Now, the expansion hockey team […]