Gambling

A gambler collects a winning bet from the sportsbook at the South Point Hotel Casino in Las Vegas. (Image: AP/John Locher)

Mississippi Ready to Start Taking Sports Bets July 21

The Mississippi Gaming Commission unanimously approved regulations for sports betting on Thursday, allowing casinos to start taking bets as early as July 21. The rules will allow for a wide range of betting options to be enjoyed at casinos throughout Mississippi, though it doesn’t allow for remote wagering away from […]

Employees prepare to take bets on opening day of the Monmouth Park Sports Book in Oceanport, New Jersey. (Image: AP/Noah K. Murray)

Congressional Sports Betting Hearing Postponed, No Replacement Date Announced

For a few hours on Tuesday night, it appeared as though Congress would be holding a hearing to discuss sports betting on Capitol Hill next week. But those plans were quickly scuttled, as the House Judiciary Committee announced Wednesday morning that the inquiry would be postponed. As of yet, no […]

Monmouth Park’s sportsbook has been ready for several years, and is now fully operational. (Image: Monmouth Park)

Monmouth Park Gambled Early on Legalized Sports Betting

Six year ago, long before the nation was weighing in on legalizing sports betting in other states besides Nevada, officials at Monmouth Park and William Hill were making plans to open a sportsbook at the iconic New Jersey racetrack. They turned the cafeteria into a sports bar with the intention […]

SBC will induct three new members into the Sports Betting Hall of Fame during Betting on Sports Week in September. (Image: SBC News)

Sports Betting Hall of Fame Names Three New Inductees

The Sports Betting Hall of Fame will see five new members this year, and three of those inductees have already been confirmed by Sports Betting Community (SBC), the organization that curates the body. The new members will be recognized and inducted during a ceremony at the National History Museum during […]