Sports Book List McGregor at 100/1 versus Mayweather

BetVictor has announced it will offer new customers odds of 100/1 for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) star Conor McGregor to emerge victorious in his much-anticipated fight with boxing legend Floyd Mayweather. To qualify, new customers must deposit £5 (€5.50/$6.43) or more, opt in to the promotion via the ‘Offers’ tab and then place a pre-fight…

Golden Nugget Owner Wants Expanded Online Gambling

Golden Nugget owner Tilman Fertitta stood before the Louisiana Riverboat Economic Development and Gaming Task Force on Tuesday to request regulations on casino operators be eased to allow Louisiana to better compete with nearby states. As part of a statewide inquiry for insight from casino operators, Fertita laid out a litany of improvements that the…

Former Absolute Poker President Takes Plea Deal

Scott Tom, former Absolute Poker president and Black Friday defendant, apparently has reached a plea deal with US prosecutors that will see him facing minimal jail time, if any at all. Tom stood accused by federal authorities of multiple felonies related to online gambling, and by the poker community of facilitating a major cheating scandal.…

Maine Regulates Fantasy Sports

Maine has become the 15th US state to legalise paid-for daily fantasy sports (DFS) contests. DFS is now classed as a ‘game of skill’ in Maine and operators that wish to offer such services in the state will need to have revenue of more than $100,000 (€84,700) and pay a licensing fee of $2,500. Other…

MGM Adds Second Online Casino for New Jersey

MGM Resorts has officially launched its second internet casino in New Jersey, this one, called playMGM. The Las Vegas-based company’s new online destination in New Jersey will be offering poker and casino games under the more globally recognized MGM banner, and will also incorporate play into their rewards program. It all comes at a time…