Business & Financial

Major Sportsbook, Poker Room, Casino Brand Presence by Region

Here you will find the top brands in the online gambling sector and whether they maintain a presence and/or their accessibility in specified regions.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/31/2020

Can I Bet With BetOnline From Washington State?

Can I Bet With BetOnline From Washington State?

BetOnline is accessible from Washington State and offers some of the best welcome bonuses in the business.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/27/2020

CEOs to Share Post-COVID-19 Vision at Industry’s Biggest Online Conference

CEOs to Share Post-COVID-19 Vision at Industry’s Biggest Online Conference

SBC Events is launching the SBC Digital Summit - the biggest ever online conference in the betting & gaming industry as it comes to terms with the deep impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/26/2020

William Hill Lays Off Half Its Workforce

William Hill Lays Off Half Its Workforce

William Hill has laid off more than half of its 1000 plus US workforce in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.  The changes are intended to be temporary with Hill expecting to bring back most of the employees once sports resume.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/25/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News March 24, 2020: Sports Betting Expansion in US on Hold

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Tuesday March 24, 2020.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/24/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News March 23, 2020: Bet365 Sets Up Multi-Million Package for Employees

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Monday March 23, 2020.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/23/2020

BetOnline Coronavirus Bonus Adds 20 Percent to Current Balance

BetOnline is offering a generous bonus during the current coronavirus pandemic.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/22/2020

Las Vegas Mayor and Nevada Governor Spar Over Casino Closures Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Las Vegas Mayor and Nevada Governor Spar Over Casino Closures Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

While Nevada’s governor joined other U.S. officials invoking extraordinary measures to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, the mayor of Las Vegas is pushing back against a shutdown of the casinos that power the city and the state economy.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/21/2020

Online Casinos Hit the Jackpot During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Online Casinos Hit the Jackpot During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Sure sports will return in a few weeks and folks will be placing bets once again.  In fact, assuming the coronavirus pandemic gets under control, this summer could see some of the most sports betting volume in years.  For now, it's all about the online casinos.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/20/2020

Seminole Casinos in Florida to Close Today

Seminole Casinos in Florida to Close Today

With a primary focus on the health and safety of guests, team members and the public, the Seminole Tribe of Florida and Seminole Gaming have voluntarily decided to temporarily close all Seminole and Hard Rock Casinos throughout Florida today.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/20/2020

Bitcoin Bright Spot in Midst of Coronavirus Pandemic

Bitcoin Bright Spot in Midst of Coronavirus Pandemic

When the Stock Market started crashing a few weeks ago, cryptocurrencies followed the same downward spiral.  Suddenly on Wednesday Bitcoin and other digital currencies suddenly began to rebound.  That trend continued through Thursday.  In fact, Bitcoin was up a whopping 16.1% reaching a high of $6441.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/19/2020

What Are You Waiting For?

Thinking about launching an online sportsbook, but not sure when is the best time? There’s no best time to launch a bookie, now is a better time than ever to start pursuing your dream.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/19/2020

Some Good News as Bitcoin Appears to be Bouncing Back

Some Good News as Bitcoin Appears to be Bouncing Back

Following a steep decline in the price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies over the past two weeks, the price of Bitcoin was up more than 8% Thursday and creeping back towards the $6000 mark.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/19/2020

Sports Bettors Are Now Gambling on Stock Odds

Sports Bettors Are Now Gambling on Stock Odds

With no sports to bet on, gamblers are turning their attention to the stock market.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/18/2020

Vegas Strip Shutting Down Amidst Coronavirus Chaos

Vegas Strip Shutting Down Amidst Coronavirus Chaos

The Las Vegas Strip is starting to close down and thousands of students will stay home from school in Nevada as officials respond to the new coronavirus.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/16/2020

Online Sportsbook Turning March Sadness Into Casino Madness

Articles are being written up on how the current coronavirus is actually helping to boost the online casino industry.  The theory goes, folks are stuck at home with nothing to do and brick and mortar casinos are probably the last place anyone wants to go at this point, assuming they are open. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Mar/15/2020

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Postpones Poker Showdown

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood  Postpones Poker Showdown

A main stop for the World Poker Tour, the tournament was scheduled to run from April 16 through May 5.

Submitted by Press Release on, Mar/13/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News March 13, 2020: Sports Betting Industry Dealt Big Blow

Thursday was likely the worst day in the history of sports betting.  Nearly every league cancelled their upcoming events, postponed seasons, leaving all but a few UFC bouts and obscure foreign soccer matches in which to bet on (yes, there is still betting on American Idol and politics).

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/13/2020

Bitcoin Gambling News March 12, 2020: Massive Dump Sees 2020 Gains Wiped Out

Below you will find all the latest news pertaining to Bitcoin and the world of online gambling for Thursday March 12, 2020. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/12/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News March 12, 2020: Draftkings, Caesars Latest to Pull NBA Futures

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Thursday March 12, 2020.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Mar/12/2020

Bitcoin Gambling News March 11, 2020: The 35 Most Influential Bitcoiners Dominating Crypto Twitter by Follower Count

The 35 Most Influential Bitcoiners Dominating Crypto Twitter by Follower Count

Gambling911.com cryptocurrency service provider partner Bitcoin.com has released its 35 Most Influential Bitcoiners Dominating Crypto Twitter by Follower Count.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/11/2020

CasinoBeats Malta & Betting on Sport America - New Dates in Wake of Coronavirus

CasinoBeats Malta has moved from its original March date to 22-24 June 2020 as has Betting on Sports America, which switched from its original April date to 1-3 December 2020.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/11/2020

You Can Now Buy State Issued Lottery Tickets Directly for Bitcoin Cash

You Can Now Buy State Issued Lottery Tickets Directly for Bitcoin Cash

Roger Ver, for whom Fortune Magazine has referred to as the co-creator of Bitcoin Cash, posted the news that you can now buy state issued lottery tickets directly for Bitcoin Cash.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/11/2020

There Go the Vegas Buffets: Thanks Coronavirus!

There Go the Vegas Buffets: Thanks Coronavirus!

We knew it wouldn't be long until the dreaded Coronavirus began to take its toll on those world famous Las Vegas buffets. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/11/2020

Maryland Close to Allowing Sports Betting

Maryland Close to Allowing Sports Betting

The state of Maryland is inching closer to allowing licensed sports betting, including statewide mobile.  Currently residents can only wager at a select number of online sportsbooks licensed in other jurisdictions.  Many of these companies do not accept bets from Maryland residents due to prior law enforcement actions that originated from the state.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/10/2020

Nektan Online Casino Comparison Sites for 2020

Online Casino Comparison Sites for 2020

Google "Online Casino Comparisons" and you are bound to find hundreds of results.  Keep in mind that many of these pages are outdated.  This post is brought to you by Nektan casino comparison site Nektan.Casino with all major Nektan casinos listed.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/10/2020

Betting on Sports America 2020 Postponed Until December

Betting on Sports America 2020 Postponed Until December

The Coronavirus has taken another victim in the world of business as Betting on Sports America has decided to postpone its April event in the Meadowlands until December.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/10/2020

Coronavirus Casino News March 10, 2020: Snaitech Retail Shops in Italy Shuttered

Coronavirus Casino News March 10, 2020: Snaitech Retail Shops in Italy Shuttered

Here is the latest news concerning Coronavirus and the impact on casinos worldwide - Tuesday March 10, 2020.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/10/2020

Sports Betting Launches in Illinois

Sports Betting Launches in Illinois

The Rivers Casino sportsbook opened today in Des Plaines, Illinois with Blackhawks announcer Eddie Olczyk laying down $100 on his hometown White Sox to win the American League pennant at 16-to-1 odds.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/09/2020

Bitcoin Gambling News March 9, 2020: What Caused Bitcoin Sharp Price Drop?

Bitcoin Gambling News March 9, 2020: What Caused Bitcoin Sharp Price Drop?

Below you will find all the latest news pertaining to Bitcoin and the world of online gambling.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/09/2020

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Can I Bet With BetOnline From Washington State?

Can I Bet With BetOnline From Washington State?

BetOnline is accessible from Washington State and offers some of the best welcome bonuses in the business.

Gambling and Sports Betting News March 26, 2020: Still No Mobile Sports Betting in NY

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has put the kibosh on mobile sports betting for 2020.

CEOs to Share Post-COVID-19 Vision at Industry’s Biggest Online Conference

CEOs to Share Post-COVID-19 Vision at Industry’s Biggest Online Conference

SBC Events is launching the SBC Digital Summit - the biggest ever online conference in the betting & gaming industry as it comes to terms with the deep impact of the coronavirus pandemic.