How concerned should we be regarding bots and AI in online gambling?

Online gambling is an area that’s growing rapidly across the world, faster in areas such as India and now the US, with legislations being passed on a state-by-state basis. But with the development of technology and the amount of money that could be made, as a player in any of the different online gaming sectors, we are bound to see people trying to take advantage of this by any means possible, including the use of so-called bots or AI (artificial intelligence). The use of items such as this will give the individual an upper hand against opponents, as these will…

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First NBA Game in France Scheduled for January

The French sports betting brand ParionsSport has agreed a deal to become a partner for the first regular-season NBA game in France. The Charlotte Hornets and the Milwaukee Bucks will face off in the NBA Paris Game 2020 at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris on January 24, 2020. As part of the deal, ParionsSport will offer customers experiences such as VIP access to the game and meet and greets with former NBA players. NBA prizes will be also be available to win on both ParionsSport’s and FDJ’s social media and online platforms. In addition, the partnership will incorporate the new…

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Purposed California Sports Betting Vote in 2020

A coalition of eighteen state tribes have put forth a proposal for legal California sports betting. Calling it the Sports Wagering Regulation and Unlawful Gambling Enforcement Act, the measure would be put to voters at the November 2020 elections. It also aims to amend the state constitution to legalize betting on sports at some locations, including Tribal casinos and licensed racetracks, and set a 10% gross revenue tax on licensees. Only in-person wagering would be permitted under the Act, and limited to those aged 21 and above. Minors are further protected by advertising controls, such as a prohibition on advertising…

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PayPal Secured Transactions Ensuring People to Use their Software

Online casinos with PayPal facility is attracting the players nowadays because these ensure safe payments and without any delays. Players while using online casinos often feel worried about the payments and the amounts that they will receive after winning the games. But here is the solution!!! PayPal. Players who play online casino games want safe and secure payments. PayPal is globally recognized e-wallet that allows users from all over the world to get payments without having extra difficulties and issues. There are also some other options like Neteller etc. but PayPal has recognized itself as the most trustworthy and secured…

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Online Gambling and the Wire Act on Appeal

The Department of Justice appeal for online gambling and the Wire Act is almost upon us! The DOJ seems to thinks that the Act criminalizes interstate internet gambling and poker! Even after a Federal Judge ruled against them! Now they are set to appeal that decision in a case that could go all the way to the Supreme Court! We also have a new interview to share, plus two new game reviews! Hello all you gorgeous people out there! J Todd here with This Week in Gambling for November 12 2019! A very important deadline for online gambling and the…

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How Do Sportsbooks Make Money?

We all know that a sportsbook is a place where bettors can make wagers on various sporting or non-sporting events. These sporting events ranging from baseball, football, basketball, hockey, soccer, golf, tennis, MMA, boxing and many, many more. We also know that gamblers who correctly pick the winning side make money from their bets and […]

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Former Counsel for DOJ Talks Wire Act Lawsuit

We recently interviewed Gregory Brower, former Legislative Counsel for the Justice Department, about the Wire Act lawsuit and pending appeal by the DOJ. You can hear what he had to say about the case and speculation about what could happen next. Mr Brower was also as a state senator in Nevada, a United States Attorney in the state of Nevada, and is a former member of the Nevada Assembly. He is is now in private practice at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck. Reasons for Optimism with the Wire Act Lawsuit Those in the online gaming industry have reason to be optimistic…

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DOJ Wire Act Appeal Deadline Approaches

The time is approaching for the DOJ Wire Act appeal to get started. Briefs are due by November 12, and we may soon get a look at how the case will proceed. After the deadline on the 12th, appellees will have 30 days to file a brief in response. If all parties adhere to deadlines and take no exceptions for holidays, this puts the final brief in the hands of the Appeals Court by January 2. With a consideration for the holiday season, all briefs should still be submitted before the end of January. The case over the Federal Wire…

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