Business & Financial

Joe Montana Comes Out of Retirement to Host NFL Pick'Em Contest

Joe Montana Comes Out of Retirement to Host NFL Pick'Em Contest

Joe Montana will be joining his son Nick to host a season long NFL Pick'Em contest, it was revealed today.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/20/2019

Former FanDuel Supervisor Claims She Was Fired Over Controversial $82K Winning Ticket

Former FanDuel Supervisor Claims She Was Fired Over Controversial $82K Winning Ticket

Janine Luppino, of Hackensack, claims she was fired for confronting her supervisors after they refused to pay out a valid $82,000 ticket.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/19/2019

Can I Bet on Sports in Des Moines if I’m Visiting From Minnesota?

Can I Bet on Sports in Des Moines if I’m Visiting From Minnesota?

When visiting Des Moines from Minnesota the Prairie Meadows Casino now offers sports betting at its facility and will soon offer a mobile app available statewide. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/19/2019

Horseshoe Hammond Casino Will Open Sportsbook September 4

The Horseshoe Hammond Casino is expected to become the first in the state of Indiana to open a retail sportsbook operation.  The casino a mile across the border from Illinois and within a half hour drive from Chicago.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/18/2019

FanDuel UFC 241 Betting Odds: Cormier-Miocic, More

FanDuel UFC 241 Betting Odds: Cormier-Miocic, More

The FanDuel Sportsbook offers a generous selection of UFC 241 betting odds and props, but unless you are in New Jersey or Pennsylvania, you won't be able to bet there.  Alternative sports betting sites with a wide variety of UFC 241 odds are available from your state

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Aug/17/2019

How Can I Bet Sports in Iowa?

How Can I Bet Sports in Iowa?

Whether an experienced gambler, newbie, resident or someone visiting the state, betting sports in Iowa is now available to anyone 21 years or older.  Gambling911.com breaks down everything you need to know before placing a bet while in Iowa.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/17/2019

Important Features of a PPH Sportsbook

Important Features of a PPH Sportsbook

The majority of bookies I talk with don’t fully understand the vast range of features PPH providers offer clients. In this article I’ll aim to introduce the most important features to new bookies.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/16/2019

Iowa's First Day of Sports Betting: What We Learned

Iowa's First Day of Sports Betting: What We Learned

With six casinos in Iowa launching sports betting on Thursday afternoon, Gambling911.com looked at some of the feedback trickling in.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/16/2019

PartyPoker War on Bots Continues, Closes to Serbian Market

PartyPoker War on Bots Continues, Closes to Serbian Market

PartyPoker continues to wage war on bots, this time resulting in the termination of 121 fraudulent accounts and $76,267 and €88,351 confiscated.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/16/2019

Gambling.com Gains Permission to Enter Revenue Share Deals in West Virginia, PA

The U.S. subsidiary of Gambling.com Group Plc (“Gambling.com Group” or the “Group”), KAX Media America Inc, has completed the necessary application processes and received approval from both the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board and the West Virginia Lottery to provide services to licensed gaming operators in the respective states.

Submitted by Press Release on, Aug/15/2019

Iowa Casinos Launch Sports Betting

Iowa Casinos Launch Sports Betting

Six Iowa casinos began accepting bets on sporting events Thursday, making the state the 11th in the nation and first in the Midwest to allow such wagering.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Aug/15/2019

Bitcoin Plunges Below 10K: Here's Why

Bitcoin Plunges Below 10K: Here's Why

Bitcoin, and nearly all cryptocurrencies for that matter, have seen their prices drop over the past 48 hours.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/15/2019

ESPN's Daily Wager Show Moving to ESPN2

ESPN's Daily Wager Show Moving to ESPN2

The ESPN sports betting show, Daily Wager, will be getting more exposure.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/14/2019

Jackpotjoy Comes Under Fire Following Brutal Savage BBC Airing

Jackpotjoy Comes Under Fire Following Brutal Savage BBC Airing

The popular online gambling site Jackpotjoy is reeling after a scathing report featured on the BBC current affairs documentary programme Panorama in which claims surfaced that the company encouraged a customer to keep placing bets, resulting in £633,000 ($765,690) losses over a six-year period.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/14/2019

Davenport Iowa Wins Out With Sports Betting

Davenport Iowa Wins Out With Sports Betting

Outside of Vegas there are a few US cities that will have easy access to multiple sportsbooks.  Among them, Residents of Memphis can bet in person at a number of Tunica, Mississippi establishments.  In addition to sports betting websites already accessible from out-of-state operators, those in Memphis will soon be able to play on apps with in-state operators. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/13/2019

Find a Sportsbook Near Me - USA City Index

With the US Supreme Court ruling to abolish decades long sports betting prohibition last year, sportsbooks are popping up in limited locations based on licensing guidelines for each state.  You can also access Jazz Sportsbook (in business since 1997) from your city hereScroll Down to Find Your City - If there is a sportsbook nearby, we'll list

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/13/2019

Mobile Sports Betting With In-State Operators to Start Thursday in Iowa

Mobile Sports Betting With In-State Operators to Start Thursday in Iowa

We knew sportsbooks were set to open on Thursday in Iowa.  We didn't realize how close they were to launching mobile wagering.....that same day apparently.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/13/2019

FanDuel Founders Preparing to File New Lawsuit Against Firm?

FanDuel Founders Preparing to File New Lawsuit Against Firm?

Newly filed accounts for FanDuel reveal that a group of founders are preparing fresh legal action against the firm, The Courier reports.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/13/2019

32Red, Wayne Rooney 'Exploiting Children' Professor Claims

32Red, Wayne Rooney 'Exploiting Children' Professor Claims

Lawmakers last week criticized former Manchester United star and England captain Wayne Rooney for his decision to wear the number 32 upon joining football club Derby's management team come January.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/13/2019

Find a Pay Per Head - Washington State

PremierPerHead is a Pay Per Head that services Washington State, including Seattle and Tacoma.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/13/2019

Applications That Are Profitable for Your PPH Sportsbook

Applications That Are Profitable for Your PPH Sportsbook

As everything else in this modern world, the sports betting business has evolved into one very simple and expected outcome: mobile. Phone bets are pretty much a thing of the past and hand- written tickets belong now to museums.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/12/2019

PremierPerHead.com Launches Slick New Site

In conjunction with the upcoming Gambling911.com exclusive podcast interview with PremierPerHead.com CEO Matt Morandi, one of the leading Pay Per Head companies in the industry has just launched a new website. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/12/2019

Does Lakeside Hotel & Casino in Osceola Have Sports Betting

Lakeside Hotel & Casino in Osceola, Iowa is set to launch its sportsbook by the start of this football season (2019).  Sports betting, via mobile devices and laptops, is currently only available to those in Iowa from gambling sites licensed outside the US

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/12/2019

When Will Sports Betting Be Available in Omaha?

When Will Sports Betting Be Available in Omaha?

This football season (2019), those living in Omaha will be able to bet sports from Ameristar Casino in Council Bluffs, Iowa, a mere 10 minute drive from the city.  Offshore (internationally licensed) sportsbooks are also accessible from this region.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/12/2019

Does Ameristar Casino Council Bluffs Have Sports Betting

Does Ameristar Casino Council Bluffs Have Sports Betting

Ameristar Casino in Council Bluffs is set to open its sportsbook soon.  Sports betting here will be in easy access to those across the river in Omaha, Nebraska (just a 10 minute drive). 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/12/2019

1xBet Site Down Following Allegations of Slow Pays, Porn, Cock Fighting

1xBet Site Down Following Allegations of Slow Pays, Porn, Cock Fighting

The 1XBet.com website has been pulled in the United Kingdom following intense pressure by officials.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/12/2019

Bookmaker Complaints Up 5000 Percent

Bookmaker Complaints Up 5000 Percent

Gambling Commission statistics report that bookmaker complaints in the UK have risen around 5000 percent over the past five years.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/11/2019

EZ365 Launches Blockchain-Based Casino, Sports, and eSports Betting Platform

EZ365 Launches Blockchain-Based Casino, Sports, and eSports Betting Platform

EZ365 this week announced the launch of its cryptocurrency casino, esports betting, and a blockchain education portal to coincide with the introduction of its digital asset exchange.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/11/2019

Embattled Houston Poker Room Wins Again

Embattled Houston Poker Room Wins Again

Nuisance lawsuits against Prime Social Poker Room and Post Oak Poker Club have been dropped.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/11/2019

Can I Bet on MyBookie.ag From Florida

You can bet on MyBookie.ag from the Sunshine State but there are so many other great choices from Florida.  How about a sportsbook that allows you to open a betting account with just an email anonymously and pays in a matter of hours?

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Aug/11/2019

Breaking News

Denmark Prime Minister Refuses to Talk Greenland Sale, Trump Cancels Trip, Odds Still 25-1

Denmark Prime Minister Refuses to Talk Greenland Sale, Trump Cancels Trip, Odds Still 25-1

US President Donald Trump's quest to purchase Greenland continues to make headlines.  BetOnline Tuesday posted odds of 25-1 on Trump purchasing the semi-autonomous Danish territory.

Woman Gambling at Casino Left Kids Alone in Car

Woman Gambling at Casino Left Kids Alone in Car

Authorities say a New Jersey woman left three young children alone in a car for two hours while she gambled at a Pennsylvania casino.

Trump Buys Greenland

Trump Buys Greenland at 25-1 Odds

Not fake news after all.  US President Donald Trump confirmed over the weekend that he indeed has discussed the possibility of buying the autonomous country of the Kingdom of Denmark.  The Danes say it's not for sale.