Seven Licenses Approved for Colorado Sports Betting

Some fifty casino have applied for licenses, and now seven have been approved to conduct Colorado sports betting once the activity becomes legal on May 1st. Now it’s a question of whether those seven licensees will be ready in time. Each license permits retail sports betting and one online betting skin per licensee. Each applicant pays $10,000 before applying, plus a $125,000 license fee on approval. Bettors will need to be physically located within the state’s border to place bets via their mobile devices. The state’s two tribal casinos are also understood to be pursuing sports betting, although they do…

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Premier League Darts 2020 is Underway: Who Are the favourites?

After an emphatic start to 2020 with an underdog victory in the World Darts Championship Final, all eyes turn to the Premier League Darts season. The Premier League field stars Michael van Gerwen, Peter Wright, Gerwyn Price, Rob Cross, Michael Smith, Gary Anderson, Daryl Gurney, Nathan Aspinall, and Glen Durrant. Featuring as challengers on each of the first nine nights of darts, John Henderson, Fallon Sherrock, Jonny Clayton, William O’Connor, Luke Humphries, Stephen Bunting, Chris Dobey, Jeffrey de Zwaan, and Jermaine Wattimena will all be trying to upset the league field. Of course, one of the most highly-anticipated matches will…

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Oklahoma Tribal Gaming: Judge Orders Mediation

The Oklahoma Tribal Gaming dispute with Governor Kevin Stitt continues, but now a Judge in the state has ordered the parties to mediation. Several Native American tribes are currently involved in the lawsuit about the gaming compact, and whether it  automatically renews. Stitt claims the compact didn’t renew at the end of the year, and he wants to renegotiate for a larger slice of casino revenue. Tribal leaders have said they’re willing to renegotiate the fees they pay but first want Stitt to acknowledge their position that the compact automatically renews. The judge issued an order in the Western District…

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Sports Betting News in Maine, Washington & Washington DC

Sports betting news is making the rounds this week, as Maine is on-again, off-again when it comes to wagering on sporting events. Plus, Washington, D.C.can’t seem to get regulation working… and it’s costing them money. And sports betting news suddenly appears in Washington state! Hello friends and welcome to This Week in Gambling! I have returned from my conference in the United Kingdom just in time to bring you this week’s big story: Several months ago we reported the big sports betting news from Maine, where legislation had passed both the State House and Senate and advanced all the way…

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Online Gambling in Wyoming Possible

Don’t look now, but legislators are considering a bill that could legalize online gambling in Wyoming in the form of mobile sports betting. The bill specifically refers to online and mobile sports betting, with the goal of regulating the activity no later than January 1, 2021.  Operators seeking to secure a license would pay an initial fee of $20,000 and the permits would be valid for one year, after which license-holders would face an annual renewal fee of $10,000. Licensees would be subject to a 16% tax rate on monthly online sports wagering revenue. This would be payable no later…

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Ultra Hot Mega Link from Scientific Games

We take an up-close look at the new Ultra Hot Mega Link Slot Machine! This is a follow up to Scientific Games amazing Ultimate Fire Link slot game which quickly became a player favorite! Ultra Hot Mega Link takes players to exotic locales, with themes like Amazon and India! The slot game is showcased on the top-ranking TwinStar Wave XL and TwinStar J43 cabinets. The series includes the thrilling new Ultra Hot Mega Link Feature that stars a new Ultra Hot Fireball symbol that is guaranteed to heat things up! Just like in Ultimate Fire Link, this slot machine has…

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