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How Intertops Can Help Betting on the Super Bowl

2020 has seen a great increase in online casino gaming. All of our partner casinos have experienced this phenomenon. This is primarily because of the coronavirus pandemic, closing so many land-based casinos and triggering local lock-downs finding people at home with more leisure hours to fill. Today we’ll talk about the Intertops family of casinos: Intertops Casino Red, Intertops Casino Classic, Intertops Poker, and especially introducing Intertops Sportsbook. Big advantage: Intertops …

Why did Pro Baseball Partner with MGM Resorts?

If there was any doubt that the American sports betting market has seemingly unlimited upward potential, the news comes that MGM Resorts International has gone into partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB) in a deal that MGM recently made with the National Hockey League (NHL). Before the Supreme Court knocked down PASPA, a law that had been on the books since 1992 ostensibly to protect professional and amateur sports from …

Are Sports Betting and Gambling Advertising Related?

As an informed person, you know that gambling is big business. You also know that we all seem hardwired to enjoy gambling to some degree. The news every day is filled with what seems to be contradictory stories. On the one hand, are stories about the growth of gambling in all its forms. On the other hand, are stories about how one gambling sector is outpacing all others. On the one …

Casino Games- Will they Survive the Challenge from Sports Betting?

There is an interesting conversation going around that discusses the value of casino games as entertaining pastimes in the light of the opening up of sports betting in the United States, the rise of online casinos, and the parallel rise of Integrated Resorts. At Slots Play Casinos, we report primarily on the news that affects online gaming but we realize that online and land based gaming are often intertwined. As …

Why is Congress Holding Hearings on Sports Betting?

Once again, sports betting is making the headlines. This time the news report is that the Congress of the United States is trying to take away the rights that belong to the fifty states according to the American constitution. Congress passed the Professional and Amateur Protection Act (PASPA) back in 1992 that made sports betting illegal in 46 states and grandfathered it in four states that already had some form …

How Will the Recent Court Decision Affect Sports Betting in the U.S.?

Some people close to the casino industry say that the advent of sports betting will impact the casino business negatively. Others say that sports betting and casino gaming are only two sides of the many-sided gambling business and that there isn’t necessarily a one to one relationship between sports betting and casino gambling. At Slots Play Casinos, we focus mainly on the online casino side of the industry and we …

How Many Billions of Dollars are Bet on Sports?

The situation involving the legalization of sports betting continues to be in the news headlines every week. Here are two of the more noteworthy news items from the past two weeks. Background of Opposition to Legalization When New Jersey first began to challenge the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, also known as PASPA, several years ago, the professional sports leagues in the United States all said that they were …

Sports Betting in Northern New Jersey is Hits New Heights!

An article that The Press of Atlantic City website recently published details several interesting facts about sports betting and land based casino gambling in New Jersey. The article specifically spoke about the success of the two non-casinos locations where sports betting is allowed along with the six Atlantic City casinos where the state also allows sports betting. The article conspicuously avoided the idea of online casino gaming under the authority …

New Jersey Sports Betting Booming Like No One Expected

Sports betting continues to make headlines in the United States. Since 1992, when the US Congress passed the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) only four of the fifty American states were allowed to offer sports betting to their citizens or guests. The four were Oregon, Montana, and Delaware—which had very limited sports betting—and Nevada, which offered the full range of sports betting. New Jersey challenged the law about …

When Politics Meets Sports Betting

An interesting article was posted at two right wing American online blogs, Townhall and Liberty Unyielding. The article references the fast growing sports betting market in the United States but digresses to include what it terms “political prediction betting”. Sports Betting and Online Casino Gambling First, a word about online casino gambling in the United States. In 2006 Congress passed a law called the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act which …

Affiliates Move into Online Sportsbooks

A groundbreaking panel discussion about affiliates in the online gaming industry was held at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas. The panel discussed the impact of affiliates on the online gaming industry. The long, formal title of the panel was “Affiliate Marketing Grows Up: Implications for the Regulated U.S. Online Gambling Market”. Sports Betting and Affiliates The impetus for the panel was the decision of the United States …

Sports Betting – One Man’s View May Surprise You

A professional sports bettor from Las Vegas told his attitude in an article posted at espn.com towards the legalization of sports betting in other states other than Nevada, which before the United States Supreme Court declared that the law called PASPA (Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act) in violation of the US constitution had full sports betting through its many casinos, plus Delaware, Oregon, and Montana which had limited legal …