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

How Safe is it to Deposit and Bet with Crypto, Bitcoin? And What Kind of Technology is It Using?

How Safe is it to Deposit and Bet with Crypto, Bitcoin? And What Kind of Technology is It Using?

For the past few years, the use of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in the gambling industry has increased significantly. What started with a few cryptocurrency-only gambling sites has now ballooned into a sweeping revolution of the gambling space where traditional online betting platforms have started to offer and support cryptocurrency payment options together with fiat deposit and withdrawal methods. 

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/25/2020

Sports Betting Has Been Big Business for States

Sports Betting Has Been Big Business for States

The numbers don't lie.  Since a handful of states legalized sports betting over the past two years, the take has been staggering.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/24/2020

Bitcoin Price Climbs Over $19K, Approaches All Time High

Bitcoin Price Climbs Over $19K, Approaches All Time High

The Bitcoin surge continues as the cryptocurrency surpassed the $19,000 mark Tuesday morning.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/24/2020

Atlantic City Casino Earnings Fall 37% Amid Pandemic Limits

Atlantic City Casino Earnings Fall 37% Amid Pandemic Limits

Atlantic City’s casinos saw their collective profits fall by more than 37% in the third quarter of this year as they reopened with capacity limits and costly measures designed to stem the coronavirus pandemic.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/23/2020

Bally’s Buys Sports Betting Tech Company, Closes AC Purchase

Bally’s Buys Sports Betting Tech Company, Closes AC Purchase

Bally’s Corp. has purchased a sports betting technology company for $125 million and has finalized the purchase of a casino in Atlantic City.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/19/2020

Millions Wagered in First Week of Tennessee Sports Betting

Gamblers in Tennessee wagered more than $27 million in the first week of the state’s online sports betting program, officials said.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/19/2020

Casino Industry Rebounding From Covid....But for How Long as Cases Cripple Hospitals

Casino Industry Rebounding From Covid....But for How Long as Cases Cripple Hospitals

Casino closings in Michigan for the next three weeks could be a sign of things to come in Las Vegas, many experts are warning.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Nov/17/2020

Price of Bitcoin Climbs Over 17K

Price of Bitcoin Climbs Over 17K

Bitcoin continues its momentous run with the cryptocurrency moving over $17000 for the first time in almost three years.  Bitcoin is the most utilized transaction method for online gambling in designated "restrictive" markets, which encompass more than half the globe.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/17/2020

Twitch Apologizes for Deletion of Poker Pro Videos

Twitch Apologizes for Deletion of Poker Pro Videos

The online video live streaming service Twitch has apologized for deleting thousands of hours worth of their video content from top poker players.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Nov/16/2020

Ravens Cover, Over 44 Would Be Biggest Loss of Season for One Book

Ravens Cover, Over 44 Would Be Biggest Loss of Season for One Book

Books needed a Patriots cover of +7 and the Under 44.  If both failed to come through, this would be the biggest single season loss for Super Book, David Purdum of ESPN reports.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Nov/15/2020

Nick Chubb Costs Gamblers Dearly

Nick Chubb Costs Gamblers Dearly

Nick Chubb's decision at the 1-yard line ended up costing bettors as the Cleveland Browns failed to cover a 4.5-point spread.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/15/2020

Bitcoin Goes Over $16K: Up 120% YTD

Bitcoin Goes Over $16K: Up 120% YTD

Bitcoin has surged past $16,000 for the first time since January 2018 and is up over 120% YTD! 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/12/2020

Australia Inquiry Flags Cancelling Crown Resorts Casino Licence

Australia Inquiry Flags Cancelling Crown Resorts Casino Licence

An Australian regulatory inquiry raised the prospect on Thursday of cancelling the casino licence of gambling giant Crown Resorts Ltd CWN.AX over alleged corporate governance failures, casting a shadow over the company weeks before a $1.6 billion resort opening.

Submitted by Reuters on, Nov/12/2020

Rio Hotel and Casino to Reopen on Dec. 22

Rio Hotel and Casino to Reopen on Dec. 22

Once the home of the World Series of Poker, the Caesars Entertainment-owned Rio Hotel and Casino is set to reopen December 22, 2020.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/12/2020

Indiana Sports Betting Handle Just Under $231 Million in October

Indiana Sports Betting  Handle Just Under $231 Million in October

Thus far, legalized sports betting in Indiana has proven to be a huge success. The sports betting handle was just under $231 million during the month of October with tax revenue of $2 million going to the state.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/11/2020

FanDuel Partner Entercom Acquires QL Gaming Group

FanDuel Partner Entercom Acquires QL Gaming Group

FanDuel partner Entercom has acquired direct-to-consumer sports betting technology and analytics leader QL Gaming Group in an all cash deal for approximately $32 million.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/09/2020

Odds on a Covid Vaccine and When

Odds on a Covid Vaccine and When

BetOnline released odds on when a Covid-19 vaccine will be released and which company will be first to do so.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/09/2020

Wagering Software

Wagering Software

If you are looking to become a bookie and take action on sports then the best course of action is to sign up with one of the top wagering software companies in the business.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/07/2020

Bitcoin Hits Highest Level Since Jan. 2018 Amid Post-Election Volatility

Bitcoin Hits Highest Level Since Jan. 2018 Amid Post-Election Volatility

Bitcoin’s price rose to more than $14,900 on Thursday, its highest level since January 2018, amid volatility caused by the U.S. election and investor hopes that more central bank stimulus to support economies hit by the COVID-19 pandemic will push up the value of digital assets.

Submitted by Reuters on, Nov/05/2020

Gambling a Winner in Nebraska Election

Gambling a Winner in Nebraska Election

Nebraska voters approved capping payday lender interest rates, the removal of slavery from the state’s constitution, lengthening the period of tax increment financing for blighted areas, and legalizing casino gambling in the state. All of the state's proposed initiatives and amendments passed comfortably, with each six movements clearing 60% of the vote.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/04/2020

Is MyBookie Legal in North Carolina?

Is MyBookie Legal in North Carolina?

MyBookie is a popular online sportsbook that is accessible from North Carolina  At this time they are not endorsed by Gambling911.com.  Instead, we recommend Jazz Sports, in business since 1996.

Submitted by Tony Caliente on, Nov/02/2020

Can't Access Action 24/7 From Outside Tennessee to Bet Sports

Can't Access Action 24/7 From Outside Tennessee to Bet Sports

Action 24/7 is the new and exciting first of its kind in the world of US-based legalized sports betting as a local company with little gambling experience enters the Tennessee marketplace.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/01/2020

Can I Bet on Fanduel With My Mobile Device From Tennessee?

Can I Bet on Fanduel With My Mobile Device From Tennessee?

FanDuel, BetMGM and Draftkings were all set to launch their mobile sports betting products Sunday November 1 just in time for the halfway mark of the NFL.  Tennessee is the first state to legalize online sports betting without being home to a single land-based casino.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/01/2020

Can I Bet on the FanDuel Sportsbook App From New York?

Can I Bet on the FanDuel Sportsbook App From New York?

While FanDuel is not available for betting online from the state of New York, BetOnline IS, and they offer a generous welcome bonus (maximum $1000).

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Oct/31/2020

Can I Bet on MyBookie.ag From Texas?

Can I Bet on MyBookie.ag From Texas?

MyBookie.ag is a popular online sports betting site accessible from Texas, however, Gambling911.com's Bookmaker (SBR A+ Rating) has some of the best current deals with a signup bonus up to $1600, payouts in just a few hours and the most competitive odds.  Bookmaker does not require one to join using a street address or city and will never ask for your social security number.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/31/2020

Can I Bet on FanDuel Sportsbook App From Ohio?

Can I Bet on FanDuel Sportsbook App From Ohio?

You cannot bet on the FanDuel app from Ohio, however, BetUS does welcome you with a generous welcome bonus (max bonus $2500).

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Oct/30/2020

Can I Bet on FanDuel From Massachusetts?

Can I Bet on FanDuel From Massachusetts?

You cannot be on FanDuel from Massachusetts but our friends at BetUS will welcome you with their generous signup bonus (max bonus $2500)

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Oct/30/2020

Can I Bet Sports With FanDuel From North Carolina?

 Can I Bet Sports With FanDuel From North Carolina?

FanDuel does not take bets from those in North Carolina.  BetUS does accept bets from North Carolina residents and visitors, including betting on the Elections.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Oct/30/2020

Mobile-Friendly Betting Software

Mobile-Friendly Betting Software

Technology can be a wonderful thing, and as a result, it has completely revolutionized the entire gambling industry.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/29/2020

Breaking News

Controversy Brewing: Draftkings Voiding Tyson-Jones Bets?

Draftkings was among the only sportsbooks that booked Saturday night's monster Mike Tyson-Roy Jones, Jr fight.  Because it was billed as an exhibition fight, few were taking bets.  BetOnline only offered a handful of prop wagers, including whether Tyson-Jones would go the distance.

Start a Sportsbook Betting

Start a Sportsbook Betting

To start a book betting is actually very simple nowadays, instead of back in the day when everything had to be done by hand, and the betting options were extremely limited.