It was another eventful week in the world of gambling.
In this installment of the weekly roundup from US Bets, we’re giving you a rundown of some of the more interesting news nuggets from the world of sports betting and beyond.
Also be sure to check out Sports Handle for its weekly news recap, “Get a Grip.”
KY court allows slot players to sue to get money back
They lost money at Lexington’s gambling parlors. Court says they can sue to get it back. https://t.co/N4OinjmTxr
— Janet Patton (@janetpattonhl) June 17, 2021
Bet goes terribly wrong for PA bettor
One Pennsylvania bettor at @BetRivers wagered $65,000 on Over 0.5 goals (-2000) in the Spain-Sweden #EURO2020 match.
The bet would've won $3,250.
The game finished 0-0.
— Ben Fawkes (@BFawkes22) June 14, 2021
WSOP releases schedule for fall poker tournaments
The moment we've all been waiting for – the [email protected] live schedule – https://t.co/OG5Ydm5JLq
Find the schedule at https://t.co/Ffajc8ykIJ
— Kevin Mathers (@KevmathVegas) June 15, 2021
DraftKings’ stock temporarily drops on short seller report
DraftKings fell the most since March after short seller Hindenburg Research said it was betting against the online gambling company. https://t.co/REDFwMIyGJ pic.twitter.com/x8f88oDqCN
— Bloomberg Markets (@markets) June 15, 2021
YouTube cracks down on gambling ads
YouTube bans election and gambling ads at the top of its homepage https://t.co/NkB1QJSSR9 pic.twitter.com/dHrIERDpoD
— Engadget (@engadget) June 14, 2021
Poker legend to return to WSOP for a few events
I'm planning on playing a few select tournaments in the WSOP this year. https://t.co/9um2zalbIR
— Doyle Brunson (@TexDolly) June 15, 2021
Iowa Lottery rejects couple’s plea over winning ticket
Des Moines couple misses $100K lottery prize due to pandemic https://t.co/QUjaPIA7yX
— KCCI News (@KCCINews) June 16, 2021
Charles Barkley to join Barstool to promote betting?
Barstool's Dave Portnoy publicly offered TNT analyst Charles Barkley a gig on Wednesday. Is there any merit to the proposal?
Brian Pempus on the Twitter offer to the NBA great: https://t.co/DS0VVyfNlj pic.twitter.com/5tg8uyeRXU
— MI Bets (@MichiganBets) June 16, 2021
Reddit founder invests in social sports betting platform
Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian invests in sports-betting app that links social media and gambling https://t.co/FipSKHCPHe
— Bloomberg (@business) June 16, 2021
ESPN anchor draws criticism for gambling post
Best Bet from vacation….and leading the next generation of bettors #StartThemEarly pic.twitter.com/K7m0LUODek
— Doug Kezirian (@DougESPN) June 14, 2021
‘Jeopardy James’ gets back into sports betting limelight
Jeopardy's James Holzhauer will be writing a sports betting column for The Athletic, according to a source.
— Andrew Marchand (@AndrewMarchand) June 14, 2021
Tribal casino forced to close after cyberattack
#Menominee #Casino Resort temporarily closes after #cyberattack https://t.co/7FjbvbsKdq
— Julia Fello TMJ4 (@JuliaFello) June 16, 2021