Shut In by Viral Outbreak, PA Man Hits Second Divine Fortune Jackpot in Weeks!

Who doesn’t need a little good news—along with a lot of extra cash? Last week, a Lititz, Pennsylvania man, stuck at home by the coronavirus outbreak, decided to liven up his day playing Divine Fortune, a progressive online slot game at After placing a $1 bet, Andrew became a whole lot richer, winning a […]

Online Betting: Now, It’s Your Only Option

Dear American Gambler, You love going to casinos. You enjoy the planning and anticipation of a trip to the casino. You know how to budget your money to get the most bang for your buck. Choose your poison! Slots? Blackjack? Video poker? Roulette? Poker? That’s where the fun really starts. Yes, casinos are more than […]

Baseball Delayed, Not Denied

It’s mid-March. You’re more than ready for the Opening Day of Major League Baseball. For fans, this has always been the best time of year, as spring training wraps up and the season fast approaches. It won’t come fast this year. With fallout from the Covid-19 infection, baseball, like so many other sports, had no […]

Horses Continue to Race—Without Crowds

Yes, the Kentucky Derby has been postponed from May 2 until September 5, making the Run for the Roses the latest casualty of the coronavirus. But something unusual has happened in the Sport of Kings. Races are taking place without crowds. That means racing establishments trust online bettors. They trust these fans will kick in […]

Sports, Interrupted: What It Means for Futures Bets

The suspension of the NHL and NBA seasons have bettors hanging. What’s in? What’s out? Latest reports indicate sports leagues may not resume playing until April, at the earliest. But even if it’s May, the leagues have the ability to resume. There are paychecks to earn, and for frustrated fans, teams to watch, cheer for […]

No Do-Overs for NCAA

Just a couple of weeks ago, excitement was building for what could have been one of the best March Madness tournaments ever. No clear favorite was established. It seemed any team could get hot and make a run at this year’s NCAA title. Then came the coronavirus. The season’s over. For good. All Bets Are […]

Think You Can’t Win the Lottery? Try This Tip

We all know winning the lottery depends on the luck of the draw. It really doesn’t make a difference if you bet your favorite numbers, wear your lucky socks, or are “due for a win.” But that doesn’t mean you can’t play the percentages. Seriously. As with slot games, some lottery games just have better […]

Rolling Closures Hit U.S. Casinos

While the coronavirus crisis has slammed share prices of public gaming companies, now the situation has worsened, with governors in several states ordering casinos in their jurisdictions to shut down. The first closing in Las Vegas was announced late Sunday, when Wynn Resorts said it would shut down its Wynn and Encore casinos. The company […]

Lamont v. iGaming in Connecticut

A bill introduced by Connecticut state Senator Cathy Osten in January would allow the Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot tribes to offer online gaming. Governor Ned Lamont said last week that he opposes Osten’s bill and will refuse to sign it. Instead he supports a bill that would only legalize sports betting, but instead of limiting […]

Caesars Begins Mobile Sports Bets in PA

Caesars Entertainment started taking mobile sports bets in Pennsylvania on March 10. The debut comes with limited hours to meet a Gaming Control Board requirement that all new sportsbooks go through a test period. According to CDC Gaming Reports, accepts wagers on basketball, football, hockey, soccer, baseball and college athletics for Desktop and Android […]

In Atlantic City, Coronavirus Beats the House

In Atlantic City, the lights are on, but no one’s home. At 8 p.m. Monday, by order of New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, the city’s nine casinos closed their doors “until such time as it is deemed safe for their reopening,” doing their part to curb the spread of the Covid-19 virus. “It is no […]

Virginia Lawmakers Pass Casino, Sports Betting Bills

After extending its legislative session one day, Virginia lawmakers last week approved bills to legalize casinos and sports betting. A battle broke out over whether the state should allow wagers on college games involving Virginia teams. A compromise was reached, with lawmakers agreeing to prohibit betting on Virginia colleges and universities, in return for lowering […]