Online Gambling

  • News

    March 1, 2012
  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Could Missouri Be Next State to Push For Internet Gaming?

    Online gaming: New Jersey legislators deal. The governor folds.​The Wall Street Journal had an interesting piece yesterday about state lawmakers trying to tiptoe around federal laws prohibiting online gambling. The effort put forth by legislators in New Jersey and Iowa would allow only residents o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    Packers Early Favorites in Super Bowl Betting

    The NFL conference championships concluded just hours ago, and already the line has been set for the league's biggest game -- Super Bowl XLV. Heading into the February 6 contest, the Packers are the early favorites with numerous online gambling sites having Green Bay defeating the Pittsburgh Steeler ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2010

    Former MO Congressman Cashing In on Move to Legalize Online Gambling

    Wikimedia CommonsWelcome to the poker "lobby." We'll start you with $300,000...​The Washington Post published an interesting read earlier this week about Dems in Congress who are gunning to overturn laws that make Internet gambling illegal. Rep. Barney Frank and others want the government to regul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2009

    Latest Panacea for Fairmount Park: Internet Gambling

    ​After trying for years to get slot machines at tracks, the Illinois horse-racing community is hoping the next-best thing will help the troubled industry. Yesterday the Illinois Racing Board legalized online gambling for horse racing. As the Belleville News-Democrat reports this morning, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2009

    Feds Let Online Gamblers Lay Claim to BETonSPORTS' Founder Gary Kaplan's $43 Million, Beginning Today

    ​Gary Kaplan, founder of the now-defunct online gambling business BETonSPORTS, delivered a big win to the U.S. Department of Justice last week when he pleaded guilty to racketeering and fraud. Part of the plea-bargain included Kaplan's forfeiture of more than $43.65 million in proceeds he acquired ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2008

    Election 2008: Bet on It

    One way to predict the outcome of the presidential election is to check in with poll-number-crunching sites like and That stuff's for the gearheads. Unreal would rather follow the money -- i.e., to take a look at the thinking of folks who are wagering on the electi ... More >>

  • News

    October 10, 2007

    Double Down

    Gary Kaplan put all of his chips on BETonSPORTS and drew the worst hand of his life. Now hes making tuna casserole in a St. Louis jail.

  • News

    August 16, 2006

    Hold 'Em Tight

    Unreal went to Las Vegas for the World Series of Poker and all we got was this lousy story.