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Draftkings Sees 146% Revenue Increase During 2020 Football Season

Draftkings Sees 146% Revenue Increase During 2020 Football Season

DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) (“DraftKings” or the “Company”) today reported fourth quarter and full-year 2020 financial results.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/26/2021

Cal Ripken Jr Joins the Draftkings Advisory Board

Today, DraftKings (Nasdaq: DKNG) announced the appointment of baseball legend and entrepreneur Cal Ripken Jr. as a special advisor to the board of directors. Ripken will lend strategic insights to the board of directors and Chief Executive Officer on key company initiatives and will become a DraftKings equity holder.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/25/2021

Cathie Wood Backing Sends Bitcoin Back Above $50K

Cathie Wood Backing Sends Bitcoin Back Above $50K

Ark Investment boss Cathie Wood told Bloomberg Tuesday evening she remains "very positive on bitcoin," and is "very happy to see a healthy correction here."  This may have helped push the cryptocurrency price above the $51,000 mark overnight.  But there are other factors perhaps.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/24/2021

Craig Wright Begins Landmark Legal Action Against Bitcoin Developers, Others

Craig Wright Begins Landmark Legal Action Against Bitcoin Developers, Others

Dr. Craig Wright, an Australian computer scientist who claims to be the inventor of bitcoin, is now suing the developers of BTC, BCH, BCH ABC and BSV over 111,000 stolen Bitcoin, according to an announcement by ONTIER.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/24/2021

A Message From Calvin Ayre

In 2009, despite having relinquished any active role in the online gambling industry years earlier, I launched CalvinAyre.com due to my dissatisfaction with the news sites that then dominated discussion of the gaming sector. I found their coverage too deferential to the established giants of the day and too oblivious of the changes I saw looming on the horizon.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/23/2021

Pay Per Head Services - Don't Settle for the Minimum

Pay Per Head Services - Don't Settle for the Minimum

Bookies, don’t settle for good enough, find the best, and be the best. You can be the best at what you do, and we are not going to lie and say that it will be easy, however, there is a path to be chosen if you want to be good at this game and want to earn big profits. The best pay per head providers are now offering you the chance of a lifetime to get in on the ground floor with no upfront cost and a free gaming website.  

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/22/2021

Up Selling Your Services - Bookie Software

Up Selling Your Services - Bookie Software

We all know how the Price per Head business works by now, and the many ways it can help us achieve our biggest goals in the sports betting industry. It’s plain and simple, with a good PPH provider your life as a bookmaker will be much easier than you probably expected, and results will start to look bigger and better in a matter of just a few days.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/22/2021

BetOnline Bitcoin Payouts Now Taking Just Minutes

BetOnline Bitcoin Payouts Now Taking Just Minutes

The price of Bitcoin was sailing towards the $60K mark as of this writing.  Online gambling sites got into the cryptocurrency game years ago when the price was around $4000.  Crypto payments now represent better than 80 percent of all transactions at BetOnline and competing online gambling websites. Today, many BetOnline customers report payouts within minutes, some even say "instant" and they offer the best welcome bonuses using this method

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Feb/21/2021

Can I Place a Bet on the FanDuel App From Nevada?

Despite all those great commercials, FanDuel is not available in the state of Nevada via remote registration.  Sportsbooks based out of Nevada require in-person registration.   Then there are the more established sportsbooks operating from outside the US that accept customers from Nevada.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Feb/21/2021

Bitcoin and Ethereum Prices 'Seem High,' Says Musk

Bitcoin and Ethereum Prices 'Seem High,' Says Musk

Billionaire CEO Elon Musk said on Saturday the price of bitcoin and ethereum seemed high, at a time when the cryptocurrencies have hit record highs, with bitcoin crossing the $1 trillion market-capitalization threshold.

Submitted by Reuters on, Feb/21/2021

Bitcoin Flirting WIth $56K: Hits $1 Trillion Market Cap

Bitcoin Flirting WIth $54K: Hits $1 Trillion Market Cap

The price of Bitcoin continued to rise Friday morning, peaking around the $57000 mark Saturday before dipping slightly. The cryptocurrency is currently used for more than 80% of transactions with online gambling sites operating in restrictive markets.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/19/2021

Ballys Sports Betting is Latest to Join Forces With NHL

Ballys Sports Betting is Latest to Join Forces With NHL

Bally’s Corporation (NYSE: BALY), a leading U.S. provider of land-based gaming and interactive entertainment, and the National Hockey League (NHL), today announced the formation of a multiyear strategic partnership designating Bally’s as an Official Sports Betting Partner of the NHL®. This deal represents Bally’s first sports betting partnership with a professional sports league.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/18/2021

Defendant in Craig Wright Case: "Crazy Amount of Evidence He's Satoshi"

The latest hearing of the Wright v McCormack case took place this week, with the surprise return of Peter McCormack’s legal team for the pre-trial hearing.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/18/2021

Monopoly Money: Framing Bitcoin as the Last-Mover in Blockchain

Monopoly Money: Framing Bitcoin as the Last-Mover in Blockchain

Bitcoin perhaps exemplifies the power of both monopoly and competition, nChains' Jack Davies writes.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/18/2021

Can I Bet on Bovada From North Dakota?

Can I Bet on Bovada From North Dakota?

Bovada is available from the state of North Dakota, however, Gambling911.com invites its readers from the state to check out BetOnline. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/17/2021

Robinhood to Allow Customers Ability to Deposit and Withdraw Cryptos

Robinhood to Allow Customers Ability to Deposit and Withdraw Cryptos

Online broker Robinhood said on Wednesday it intends to give customers the ability to deposit and withdraw cryptocurrencies, including the meme-based dogecoin.  This may have been what caused the price of bitcoin to hit another all-time high of $52668 by Wednesday evening.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/17/2021

Trump Plaza Finally Imploded

Trump Plaza Finally Imploded

A spot on the Atlantic City Boardwalk where movie stars, athletes and rock stars used to party — and a future president honed his instincts for bravado and hype — was reduced to a smoking pile of rubble on Wednesday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/17/2021

Bitcoin Jumps to New High of $51,700

Bitcoin Jumps to New High of $51,700

Bitcoin (BTC) hit another record high mark Wednesday morning.  The price hit a new high above $51,700 after braking the $50,000 mark on Tuesday.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/17/2021

Can I Bet on the Pointsbet Sportsbook App From Nevada?

Can I Bet on the Pointsbet Sportsbook App From Nevada?

You will not be able to bet on the Pointsbet app from the great state of Nevada, however, BetOnline is accessible for all your betting needs, including the NHL and registration can be done via your mobile phone

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Feb/16/2021

TheScore Launches Sports Betting App in Iowa

TheScore Launches Sports Betting App in Iowa

theScore Bet has officially launched in Iowa and is now available to fans across the Hawkeye State. theScore Bet offers an authentic and innovative user experience that is truly unique in how it creates a unified media and betting ecosystem when paired with theScore app.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/16/2021

Viral Vegas: Deaths Jump, Tourism Slumps Amid Long Pandemic

Six weeks ago, thousands of New Year’s revelers gathered beneath the neon-lit marquees on the Las Vegas Strip – even though the big annual fireworks show was called off due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/16/2021

Bitcoin Games Releases First Exclusive Online Slots - The Angry Banker

Bitcoin Games Releases First Exclusive Online Slots - The Angry Banker

Bitcoin Games released its first exclusive slot game The Angry Banker with a $12,000 tournament Tuesday.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/16/2021

CNBC Talks Bitcoin's Blistering Rally

CNBC Talks Bitcoin's Blistering Rally

 

Large firms like Tesla, Mastercard and BNY Mellon have shown support for cryptocurrencies.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/16/2021

Bitcoin Tops $50,000

Bitcoin Tops $50,000

LONDON, (Reuters) - Bitcoin rose above $50,000 on Tuesday to a new record high, building on a rally fuelled by signs that the world’s biggest cryptocurrency is gaining acceptance amongst mainstream investors.

Submitted by Reuters on, Feb/16/2021

New Bingo Sites Licensing And Regulation In The UK

New Bingo Sites Licensing And Regulation In The UK

As the online bingo site industry goes from strength to strength, players everywhere are heading online to join the revolution.

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/15/2021

Casinos in Ohio Post Harsh Losses After Difficult Year

Casinos in Ohio Post Harsh Losses After Difficult Year

Ohio’s casinos might have generated record numbers in a few months last year. But overall, the casino and racino industry suffered a $500 million profit dip due to mandatory lockdowns caused by coronavirus concerns.  

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/15/2021

Can I Bet Sports on the FanDuel App From Louisiana

Can I Bet Sports on the FanDuel App From Louisiana

If lawmakers have their way, FanDuel could soon be legal in the state of Louisiana. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/14/2021

Starting as an Affiliate

Starting as an Affiliate

From affiliate to bookmaker, what’s the better option? You are a local bookie, and your local clients drive your bottom line. What you must do is find out what your clients want, what they want to gamble on, and what options you have available to them. What do you have to offer them?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/14/2021

Craig Wright: ‘I Invented Bitcoin — Now It’s a Ponzi Scheme’

The man who claims to have invented Bitcoin now says it's a ponzi scheme after the digital currency crept towards the $50,000 mark this week.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/13/2021

Lawmakers in Tennessee Look to Stop Sports Betting Loans

Lawmakers in Tennessee Look to Stop Sports Betting Loans

For years a number of offshore sportsbooks have offered betting on credit to long standing customers, in particular the so-called whales.  Local bookies typically operate using this business model. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/12/2021

Breaking News

Woman Wins $300K Playing Airport Slots

Woman Wins $300K Playing Airport Slots

LAS VEGAS – Megan H., of Flower Mound, Texas, won $302,000 playing the Wheel of Fortune slots at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.

You Can Bet on CPAC Orlando 2021

Donald Trump is set to make his first post-presidential speech on Sunday at the CPAC in Florida.

Georgia Dems Take Gambling Hostage Over GOP Voting Bills

Georgia Dems Take Gambling Hostage Over GOP Voting Bills

Angered by a blitz of Republican-backed legislation that would roll back voting access, Georgia Democrats are taking hostages — withholding their support on pieces of legislation that need bipartisan backing to pass.