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7 Most Important Things for Beginners to Understand about Sports Betting

When you’re just getting into sports betting, it can seem daunting. In fact, before I wrote gambling blogs for a living, I knew almost nothing about betting on sports. I’d just never been a sports fan before. Of course, I’ve been gambling for a long time now. So, I’ve learned some things about sports betting […]

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New Jersey Sports Betting Tops Nevada

As the economic free fall continues for the gambling industry amidst the Coronavirus pandemic, New Jersey sports betting has finally overtaken Nevada as leader of the American market. New Jersey’s total handle was over $ 6 billion last year, while Nevada sports gambling took in only $ 4.3 billion in 2020. Nevada regulators cited the […]

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Las Vegas Sands Now Eyes Online Gambling

It’s been less than a month since the passing of Sheldon Adelson, and already his Las Vegas Sands has a new CEO who is steering the company toward iGaming and digital betting. Rob Goldstein has been named as Adelson’s replacement, and he seems set to take the company directly into the teeth of the industry […]

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US Internet Betting Just Hits New Heights!

Regulated US internet betting just hit an amazing, all-time high over the weekend… due in large part to the opening of Virginia and Michigan online gambling! The NFL’s Conference Championships over the weekend brought out the bettors across 17 states and Washington, DC. That resulted in a 260% increase in legal gambling transactions placed over […]

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American Online Gambling Victory!

The fight over American online gambling may now be over, and it looks like the good guys have won the battle! The First Circuit Court of Appeals has made a decision in the New Hampshire Lottery case after the Justice Department appealed the first decision. But if the DOJ wasn’t happy before, they won’t be […]

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Players Could be Spinning Bitcoin Slot Machines Soon

Could we soon be seeing Bitcoin slot machines for some of our favorite game titles? Our friends at IGT are working on that right now! And soon, popular titles like their Megabucks and Wheel of Fortune could be accepting cryptocurrency payments! IGT recently received a patent after developing a way to move Bitcoin and other […]

Puerto Rico Sports Betting Looks for April Launch

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A key piece of legislation from 2019 will allow for the regulation Puerto Rico sports betting starting later this year. That legislation was amended last year to permit the activity and signed into law by Governor Vázquez Garced. Hope is that betting on sports will create additional tax revenue and […]

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Washington Sports Betting Could Expand

Washington sports betting is looking to expand beyond the walls of Tribal casinos. For the second year in a row a new bill was introduced in the Senate to bring sports gambling to bettors in venues across the state. The bill would deliver sports betting to licensed card rooms and horse tracks. A similar proposal […]

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Justice Department Loses Wire Act Appeal

In a case that has enormous implications for online gambling in America, the US Department of Justice lost their Wire Act appeal against the New Hampshire Lottery Commission. The First Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of New Hampshire, upholding the decision of a lower court and driving a nail in the Justice Department […]

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SiGMA Recruits Nicole Fields to US Team

SiGMA is excited to announce that it will welcome Nicole Fields as VP Growth and Strategy for the US markets. Fields will be the first addition to SiGMA’s US-based team, bringing a wealth of expertise in the gaming industry to the table. Ms. Fields, a 40 Under 40 recipient who has previously worked with a […]

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About Odds and Probability

Most of what I learned about odds and probability is what I picked up through independent study. Did you know that odds and probability affect gambling more than most? And there’s a bit of luck involved, of course. Today, I’ll be going over some little-known facts that might just give you a better understanding of […]