Online Gambling News from the Last Decade

The online gambling industry as a long history of legal woes and ups and downs for the gambling websites operating real money gaming platforms. In this post I’ve gathered some of the industry news highlights from the last 10 years. It will take quite some time to read through all of the news stories in this list so you can bookmark it to visit again later on. These are really insightful articles into the history of the online gambling industry.

10 Years of Internet Gambling News

12/28/2011 CNN News: Ruling increases odds for online gambling legalization

By Tom Wasserman, Mashable

https://www.cnn.com/2011/12/27/tech/web/online-gambling-legalization-likely/index.html


12/28/2011

ABC News: Online Gambling, Casinos to “Sweep” U.S. in 2012

By Enjoli Francis, ABCNews.Go.com

https://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2011/12/winning-online-gambling-casinos-to-sweep-u-s-in-2012/


2/6/2013

NPR: Is Online Gambling Legal If Bitcoins, Not Dollars, Are At Stake?

By Cyrus Farivar, heard on Morning Edition

https://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2013/02/06/171182974/is-online-gambling-legal-if-bitcoins-not-dollars-are-at-stake


6/30/2013

Forbes: Online Gambling: A Pastime Whose Time Has Come

By Richard Finger, Forbes.com

https://www.forbes.com/sites/richardfinger/2013/06/30/online-gambling-a-pastime-whose-time-has-come/#889f42341937


3/25/2015

CBC: Online gambling: Is it even legal?

By Paul Haavardsrud, CBC News

https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/online-gambling-is-it-even-legal-1.3006380


10/25/2015

PBS: Is Illegal Online Gambling Staying Completely Offshore?

By Jason M. Breslow, Digital Editor

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/article/is-illegal-online-gambling-staying-completely-offshore/


2/19/2017

Entrepreneur: History of Online Gambling (Infographic)

By Jonathan Long, VIP Contributor

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/288918


6/26/2018

BBC: Big Winners, Big Loosers: Kenya’s Addiction to Gambling

By Anthony Wanjiru, bbc.com

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-44501875


1/8/2019

Yale Tribune: The US Sports Gambling History Continues to elevate to new heights


1/14/2019

Bloomberg: U.S. Online Gambling Reversal Puts ‘Chill’ on Industry

By Edvard Pettersson, Bloomberg.com

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-01-15/u-s-now-says-all-online-gambling-illegal-not-just-sports-bets


1/15/2019

Fortune: Justice Department Says All Online Gambling Is Illegal

By Natasha Bach, Fortune.com

http://fortune.com/2019/01/15/online-gambling-illegal-doj/


2/7/2019

BBC News: Online gambling checks need to be strengthened

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-47157407


6/3/2019

Bloomberg: Expanded U.S. Prohibition on Online Gambling Is Upended by Judge

By Edvard Pettersson, Bloomberg.com

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-04/expanded-u-s-prohibition-on-online-gambling-is-upended-by-judge


6/4/2019

Betting is esports’ biggest and most under appreciated opportunity

By Kevin Wimer, VentureBeat.com

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