Fliff Football: Parlays for NFL Week 15, First College Bowl Games

December 14, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

If you’re looking for a fully legal way to bet on sports in California, yes, there is a way. It’s not a real-money sportsbook, but Fliff is a social sportsbook that allows bettors to wager with fake digital currency — Fliff Cash — that can later be redeemed for real cash prizes. Fliff has the […]

AGA Wants US to Ban Offshore Betting Sites, Which Are Popular in CA

December 12, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

The president and CEO of the American Gaming Association is urging the federal government to indict offshore betting operators. “An indictment will make it very difficult for someone who lives in that gray market to ever get licensed,” AGA President and CEO Bill Miller told legislators at the National Council of Legislators of Gaming States […]

CA Tribe: Sportsbooks Can Join CA Sports Betting … as Tech Providers

December 12, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

If online sportsbook companies are ever able to be part of California sports betting, it will only be as tech providers. At least, that’s what two leaders of the California tribe that owns the biggest casino on the West Coast told California Casinos. Frank Sizemore, chief operating officer of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, […]

Fliff Football Parlay for NFL Week 14: Take Eagles, Seahawks to Cover

December 7, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

When it comes to sports betting in California, there are no legal real-money options. But there is a legal fake-money option … that can still get you real money. Fliff is a free-to-use social sportsbook that allows players to redeem its fake digital currency for real cash prizes. It’s fully legal in California because, even though […]

Exclusive Q&A With Fliff CEO: We Weren’t Rooting Against Prop 27 in CA

November 28, 2022 | By: Brant James

The resounding failure of Prop 27 in California would seemingly have sent the founders of the Fliff social sports betting and sweepstakes app into a high-five loop. Voter rejection of a proposal to make mobile and online sports betting in California legal would, in theory, have stopped a movement that could have lured away a […]

After Prop 26, Prop 27 Failure, Inside CA Sports Betting’s Path to 2024

November 9, 2022 | By: Chris Kudialis

It’s been a long time coming, but the inevitable has officially reared its ugly face. After months of confusing advertising and unrealistic promises, the campaigns for Prop 26 and Prop 27 earned an emphatic “No” from California voters Tuesday. Record-setting fundraising for the two campaigns resulted in a net-zero as both California sports betting propositions […]

How Much Money Did California Lose By Not Passing Prop 26 and Prop 27?

November 9, 2022 | By: Chris Gerlacher

With Prop 26 and Prop 27 failing in the 2022 election, California will miss out on up to $500 million in new tax revenue. Both California sports betting initiatives had been polling poorly leading up to the midterm elections. Neither were expected to pass. The main arguments in favor of sports betting legalization were that […]