Online Gambling, Casinos to ‘Sweep’ U.S. in 2012

He said online gaming would likely bring more visitors to casinos. “States are looking to maximize revenue from gambling, but they also need to minimalize the social costs,” Whyte said. Regarding Internet gambling, Rose said states would have to require strict regulations to prevent gamblers from becoming addicts and to ensure that minors do not … Read more Online Gambling, Casinos to ‘Sweep’ U.S. in 2012

Oscar odds: Favorites and longshots for Hollywood’s big night

Here’s the list of the Oscar odds for the award show’s biggest categories, according to PaddyPower: “The Revenant” is the betting favorite to win Best Picture at Sunday’s Academy Awards. The ceremony hosted by Chris Rock begins at 8:30 p.m. Best Picture: “The Revenant”: 8-to-15 “Spotlight”: 23-to-10 “The Big Short”: 5-to-1 “Room”: 50-to-1 “The Martian”: … Read more Oscar odds: Favorites and longshots for Hollywood’s big night

Online Betting Is Booming, Despite Critics

Richard Bryan, R-Nev., recently speculated, some big Nevada casino companies might be tempted to launch their own Web-based gaming operations. Despite the anti-gaming efforts, the use of gambling Web sites continues to rise, says Ed Lopez, an analyst at Cyber Dialogue, an Internet services and research firm based in New York. Bills Sidetracked in Congress … Read more Online Betting Is Booming, Despite Critics

Cybergambling returns — and this time it’s legal

10. market could be worth as much as $9 billion in the coming years as other states, including California, legalize online wagering. “There will be many games to play online in New Jersey,” Fenton told FoxNews.com. Chris Christie validated the vice in the waning weeks of 2013, saying he hoped to rake in $1 billion … Read more Cybergambling returns — and this time it’s legal