Business & Financial

1 Year of Legalized Betting in NJ, $3 Billion in Bets

1 Year of Legalized Betting in NJ, $3 Billion in Bets

The Action Network has broken down the numbers over the past year for legalized sports betting in New Jersey, and to say they are impressive would be a huge understatement.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/14/2019

Unibet Online Casino Provider Platinum Gaming Fined for Money Laundering, More

Unibet Online Casino Provider Platinum Gaming Fined for Money Laundering, More

The online casino provider for Unibet and Bingo.com has been fined by the UK Gambling Commission.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/14/2019

Square Founder Jack Dorsey Talks Bitcoin as Price Inches Close to $8500

Square Founder Jack Dorsey Talks Bitcoin as Price Inches Close to $8500

Speaking to Quartz.com this week, Twitter co-founder and Square founder Jack Dorsey offered his opinion on the future of Bitcoin and predicts a cashless society as the price of that cryptocurrency traded just under $8500 Friday morning. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/14/2019

Darren Rovell’s “Suspicious” Sports Gambling Behavior Sets Off Alarms

Darren Rovell’s “Suspicious” Sports Gambling Behavior Sets Off Alarms

They make the claim that gambling aficionados on Twitter posted evidence Darren Rovell edited his bets after they’d been placed.  Rovell is now a contributor for The Action Network, a news media outlet focused on the sports gambling landscape.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/13/2019

SharpBookie Shuts Down

SharpBookie Shuts Down

SharpBooie.com has closed shop, Gambling911.com is sad to report.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/12/2019

Argentina Opens Up for Online Gambling: Bet365, Betway Move In

One of the big stories here in Miami for the Juegos Miami 2019 was Argentina's move to begin allowing online gambling.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/12/2019

No More Apps: iPhone Sportsbook Apps in States to go Way of Dodo Bird?

No More Apps: iPhone Sportsbook Apps in States to go Way of Dodo Bird?

The dinosaurs, the dodo birds, the iPhone sportsbook apps.  Well the later isn't extinct yet, it soon could be.  At least that's what Calvin McAlee of LineUps.com warned in recent days.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/12/2019

Rules and Guidelines of Bookmaking

Rules and Guidelines of Bookmaking

You’re not going to find a book listing out rules of bookmaking. There are some rules you should be aware of, which we’ll touch on, and we’ll also list some bookmaking guidelines.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/12/2019

Do I have to Buy a Whole Bitcoin to Bet Online?

Do I have to Buy a Whole Bitcoin to Bet Online?

With the price of Bitcoin hovering around the $8000 mark and online gambling sites pushing both current and prospective customers to deposit funds using the cryptocurrency, many people are reluctant as they mistakenly believe at least one Bitcoin is needed to deposit, or $8000 USD to purchase one Bitcoin.  This simply is not the case.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/12/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 12 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Wednesday June 12, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/12/2019

NBA Tells Shaq to Pull Sportsbook Ad From Podcast

NBA Tells Shaq to Pull Sportsbook Ad From Podcast

An NBA spokesperson confirmed to bookies.com they have demanded Shaquille O’Neal’s podcast, The Big Podcast with Shaq,  remove advertisements for the popular offshore sportsbook BetOnline.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/11/2019

More Headaches for PA Casinos as Losing Gamblers Sue for $250K

More Headaches for PA Casinos as Losing Gamblers Sue for $250K

High taxes, a slow rollout for online sports betting, Apple putting the kibash on gambling apps, and now this...

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/11/2019

How Difficult is it to Start My Own Sportsbook Online?

How Difficult is it to Start My Own Sportsbook Online?

Starting your own sportsbook online is as easy as 1-2-3, and you only need to have a handful of players to kick things off.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/11/2019

Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort New Sportsbook Coming Soon

With sports betting legalized in the state of Iowa, the Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort is ready to start serving gamblers with its new sportsbook (coming soon).

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/11/2019

Sports Betting Apps in US Set to Hit Roadblock With New iPhone Policy

Sports Betting Apps in US Set to Hit Roadblock With New iPhone Policy

The US legal online gambling market will be brought to their knees come September and beyond while there is speculation that more is at play here.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/11/2019

Santa Anita Won't Close Despite 2 Deaths in 2 days

Santa Anita Won't Close Despite 2 Deaths in 2 days

A second horse in two days and 29th overall has died at Santa Anita, where management has chosen to continue racing for the rest of the current meet.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/09/2019

Draftkings 'Inadvertently' Cancels WNBA Contests: Players Fuming

Some customers of Draftkings have taken to Twitter over the past 24 hours to express their disgust with the daily fantasy sports provider's decision to cancel three WNBA contests on Saturday (June 8).

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/09/2019

Pro Sports Bettor: William Hill Manager The Public 'Never Really Finds Out' They Kick Out Winners

Pro Sports Bettor: William Hill Manager The Public 'Never Really Finds Out' They Kick Out Winners

Following an excellent piece by David Hill of theRinger.com entitled "Requiem for a Sports Bettor", the professional sports bettor profiled has since elaborated further regarding his experience with NJ-licensed William Hill.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/06/2019

Legalized Sports Betting in Illinois Will Mean Higher Taxes, Gas Price Hikes

Legalized Sports Betting in Illinois Will Mean Higher Taxes, Gas Price Hikes

On the surface, Illinois looked like the hippest state in the union this week, legalizing everything from sports wagering at Wrigley Field, to slot machines placement at O'Hare to recreational use of marijuana.  What could possibly go wrong?

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Jun/05/2019

Get The Skinny On What You Need To Know About Live Dealer Casino Games

 Get The Skinny On What You Need To Know About Live Dealer Casino Games

Playing table games at brick-and-mortar casino resorts is an enthralling experience/. However, now that online casinos have launched their gambling sites with live dealers, you can play the same real money casino games from your home, work and on the go.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/05/2019

Sports Betting Language Could Kill Louisiana Fantasy Bill

Sports Betting Language Could Kill Louisiana Fantasy Bill

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana voters agreed in November to legalize online fantasy sports contests for cash prizes in 47 parishes. But it's unclear if lawmakers will approve the tax and regulatory provisions required to start the betting, before the legislative session ends Thursday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/04/2019

How Do I Create My Own Bookie Website

How Do I Create My Own Bookie Website

Our friends at PricePerPlayer.com offer up three guidelines for creating your own sports bookmaking website.  It's easy as 1-2-3.  Just make sure you have enough capital on hand to pay players just in case you have a few bad months getting off the ground.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/04/2019

Insiders Talk Sports Betting in Illinois

Insiders Talk Sports Betting in Illinois

Joe Ostrowski of 670 The Score has been a busy man these past 24 plus hours.  He's been speaking to everyone who's anyone in the world of sports betting as Illinois prepares to legalize the activity.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jun/04/2019

New Five Card Poker Variant Added to B2B Provider’s Online Portfolio

New Five Card Poker Variant Added to B2B Provider’s Online Portfolio

Latvia-based B2B online casino provider Evolution Gaming has unveiled its latest variant, 2 Hand Casino Hold’em.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/03/2019

Draftkings CEO: 'Excluding Draftkings, FanDuel From Illinois Market Like Excluding Uber, Lyft From Ride Sharing Bill'

Draftkings CEO: 'Excluding Draftkings, FanDuel From Illinois Market

Illinois lawmakers, as part of a final hour effort this past weekend, past legislation that makes recreational marijuana legal in the state along with slots at O'Hare International Airport, a casino in Chicago and sports betting at Wrigley Field.  A little something to make everybody happy, except for two behemoth companies.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/03/2019

Can I Use Bovada to Bet Sports if I'm in California

Can I Use Bovada to Bet Sports if I'm in California

The popular online sportsbook, racebook, casino and poker site Bovada (formerly known as Bodog) is accessible to those living in the state of California.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/03/2019

How to Create a Bookie Website?

How to Create a Bookie Website?

If you are looking to be a bookie and take action on sports and create a bookie website then the best way to do this is to get set up with a pay per head company.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/02/2019

Bingo Idol Review - Complaints

Bingo Idol is a brand new online bingo site that is one of 103 online gaming sites owned by 888 Holdings Plc.

Submitted by steve cooper on, Jun/01/2019

CrackerBingo.com Review - Complaints

CrackerBingo.com Review - Complaints

CrackerBingo.com is an online bingo and casino site that is accessible from most countries worldwide.

Submitted by steve cooper on, May/31/2019

BitcoinSV CoinGeek Toronto Conference 2019 Developers Day Highlights

BitcoinSV CoinGeek Toronto Conference 2019 Developers Day Highlights

The CoinGeek Toronto Conference kicked off Wednesday with the Developers Day, an intimate gathering with Bitcoin SV developers who are learning how to take the technology to the moon.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/31/2019

Breaking News

Can I Access PokerStars From Iowa?

Can I Access PokerStars From Iowa?

Poker is very popular in Iowa.  You can access some online poker sites from the state, just not PokerStars.

Can I Access PokerStars From Nebraska?

Can I Access PokerStars From Nebraska?

You can access PokerStars from Nebraska but cannot play there for real money.  Othere online poker sites like Americas Cardroom do welcome those from Nebraska.

1 Year of Legalized Betting in NJ, $3 Billion in Bets

1 Year of Legalized Betting in NJ, $3 Billion in Bets

The Action Network has broken down the numbers over the past year for legalized sports betting in New Jersey, and to say they are impressive would be a huge understatement.