About the Author

Cole Rush

Cole Rush is a Chicago-based writer and contributor for Bonus.com. His work has been showcased in various gaming industry magazines and online columns. Prior to freelance writing, Cole spent seven years in communications at a gambling and lottery supplier. A Chicago native, Cole's favorite teams are, predictably, da Bears and da Bulls. When he visits the casino, you’ll most likely find him betting on golf, playing Mississippi Stud, or eyeing the roulette wheel.

Latest articles

Bally’s Corporation To Acquire Sports Betting Software Company Bet.Works

November 19, 2020 | By: Cole Rush

Bally’s Corporation has announced it will acquire US-based sports betting platform provider Bet.Works for $125 million.  This acquisition rounds out Bally’s Corporation’s existing portfolio, which already includes 14 casinos across 10 states (a few are pending acquisitions). Bet.Works brings sports betting into the fold. In the announcement press release, Bally’s estimates the sports betting and […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Slots

November 3, 2020 | By: Cole Rush

Gambling is making its way through the US as sports betting expands and states allow the construction of new casinos. What was once a tourist attraction for Vegas or Atlantic City visitors is now a popular pastime.  While sports betting is making the most headway in the US, online casinos and land-based gaming are making […]

How The IRS Taxes Gambling Winnings: A Beginner’s Guide

October 22, 2020 | By: Cole Rush

Editor’s note: The following is not to be construed as tax advice. Always consult a tax professional before filing. Gambling has begun to proliferate throughout the US. Sports betting in particular has taken off in multiple states. And with the expansion of gambling comes (hopefully) a flurry of wins for new and seasoned gamblers alike.  […]

Sports Betting Parlays: How They Work, 5 Crazy Wins, And Betting Tips

October 7, 2020 | By: Cole Rush

Parlays are the ultimate big-win chaser’s dream. The combined bets provide massive potential payouts on nominal wagers, and nearly every online sportsbook offers them. Though the odds are low for a given parlay to hit, the possible winnings are huge, and a handful of lucky bettors have cashed in some gargantuan parlay jackpots at legal […]

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