It was another news-filled 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 new 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 looks to collect first chunk of PokerStars judgement
Online poker site owes KY $1.3 billion. The state is reaching for first $100 million. https://t.co/4vRlfarYgk
— Lexington Herald-Leader (@heraldleader) March 26, 2021
Sportsbook controversially voids parlay win
— Jeff Edelstein (@jeffedelstein) March 24, 2021
Northwest Indiana casino fined for underage gambling
— HoosierStateBets (@HoosierBets) March 25, 2021
NFL player reinstated after gambling incident
Remember former Cardinals DB Josh Shaw who was suspended indefinitely for betting on NFL games back in 2019?
He's been formally reinstated by the NFL and is technically eligible to sign with a team at any time.
— Field Yates (@FieldYates) March 20, 2021
Massachusetts casino fined again for underage gambling
The MGC issued an $18,000 fine to MGM Springfield for noncompliance with provisions designed to protect and prevent underage persons from wagering or being in the gaming area and from consuming alcohol on the premises of the gaming establishment.
— MA Gaming Commission (@MassGamingComm) March 26, 2021
NHL fires ref over game integrity concerns
— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) March 24, 2021
Former sheriff with gambling habit sentenced
Reader is accused of taking money from the office to fund a gambling habit. Records filed by the state show his losses at Eldorado Scioto Downs in Columbus at $595.37 in 2016; $5,526.96 in 2017; and $11,033.54 in 2018. #OhioGambling #HelpAndHope https://t.co/rSfqFX3cCu
— PGNOhio (@PGNOhio) March 26, 2021
California poker room fined record $5 million
Artichoke Joe’s Casino in San Bruno, south of San Francisco, failed to properly report an investigation by the federal Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. https://t.co/Zvfnve1mNX
— The Press Democrat (@NorthBayNews) March 26, 2021