Business & Financial

Gigi Levy Weiss Eyeing NFT Gaming With His $450M NFX Fund

Israeli investor Gigi Levy Weiss now has a fresh $450 million NFX fund to play with and the odds are good he'll be investing in gaming enterprises.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/24/2021

‘Mattress Mack’ Gets to Bet $2 Million at Caesar's: Other Pros Get the Boot

Not everyone loves all the fawning over McIngvale's wagers.  More specifically, high stakes players have voiced outrage over sportsbooks that claim to embrace "Mattress Mack" and his six figure wagers while routinely booting others they perceive to be professionals simply for winning more than they lose.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/24/2021

How to Resolve a Complaint With DraftKings in Connecticut

How to Resolve a Complaint With DraftKings in Connecticut

It's only been a week but one SportsBookReview player is already complaining that his account has been blocked by DraftKings in Connecticut....and there is more.  He is also saying they won't honor a promo.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/22/2021

Can I Bet Sports on DraftKings Outside of Michigan?

Can I Bet Sports on DraftKings Outside of Michigan?

There are 13 states besides Michigan where one can bet with the DraftKings app though one must be mindful that there are sometimes limitations such as the inability to place a wager on a game that features an in-state team in Illinois and New Jersey.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/22/2021

AP Column: Sports Betting Becoming More of a Sure Thing

AP Column: Sports Betting Becoming More of a Sure Thing

No one needed official evidence but it came anyway from the state of New Jersey, where people apparently really like to bet on sports. They put more than $1 billion on their favorites in September, the first time that has happened since the state legalized sports betting a little more than three years ago.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/22/2021

BetUS Official Channel Has Reached 10,000 Subscribers

BetUS Official Channel Has Reached 10,000 Subscribers

Every week the hosts at BetUS bring expert guests on the show to discuss their insights, predictions, previews, sports news, and picks on all your favorite games. Keep an eye out for shows hosted by Matt Landes on NFL, Gary Segars for college football, Brian Blessing on NHL, and Flash on Worldwide Soccer.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/21/2021

Bitcoin Notches Record High, Day After U.S. ETF Debut

Bitcoin Notches Record High, Day After U.S. ETF Debut

Bitcoin climbed to a record high on Wednesday, and the first U.S. bitcoin futures-based exchange-traded fund (ETF) built on gains after a solid debut on Tuesday.

Submitted by Reuters on, Oct/20/2021

First “Sports Equinox” of 2021- Jock MKT Users to Buy and Sell Shares of Athletes in Five Sports Simultaneously

With the Los Angeles Dodgers victory over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night, the sports world is guaranteed a “sports equinox” on Thursday, Oct. 21. NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, and PGA to all host events on Oct. 21

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/20/2021

Betting odds for Facebook’s name change

Betting odds for Facebook’s name change

Multiple media outlets are reporting that Facebook, the parent company behind Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Oculus and more, will rebrand and announce a fresh name as early as next week.

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/20/2021

DraftKings and BWin Parent Company Extend the Deadline on Their $22.4 Billion Merger Deal

DraftKings and Entain have agreed to extend negotiations over the U.S. sports betting powerhouse's $22.4 billion offer to buy the British gambling company until November 16.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/19/2021

Thousands of Online, Sports Bets Placed on First Day in CT

Thousands of virtual bets started being placed early Tuesday, the first day that online sports wagering and casino games were made available to all eligible adults within Connecticut.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/19/2021

New Jersey Has its First $1 Billion Month in Sports Betting

New Jersey Has its First $1 Billion Month in Sports Betting

It's one for the record books.  In the last three plus years of offering legalized sports wagering in the state, New Jersey has recorded its first ever $1 billion month.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/19/2021

Five Reasons Why Bet365 Are Among the Best Sportsbooks in the US

Five Reasons Why Bet365 Are Among the Best Sportsbooks in the US

The US sports betting market is growing rapidly. With every new state that passes legislation comes a new audience keen to sign-up with the available sportsbooks in their region. There are dozens of options to consider when it comes to picking a sports betting provider, but only a handful could be regarded as leaders in the field. 

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/18/2021

Polygon and DraftKings Enter Into a Strategic Blockchain Agreement

Polygon and DraftKings Enter Into a Strategic Blockchain Agreement

DraftKings Able to Become a Validator on the Polygon Network.

Submitted by Press Release on, Oct/18/2021

Sports Betting Moving Slowly in Maryland, Despite Hogan’s Urging

Sports Betting Moving Slowly in Maryland, Despite Hogan’s Urging

A meeting to discuss legalized sports betting in Maryland has been postponed with no clear indication as to when it will ultimately take place.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/18/2021

Bookie Living

Bookie Living

The life of a bookie can be overwhelming for some individuals initially. When you’re a one-man show, the majority of the tasks need to be completed by you, which can take up a lot of time.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/18/2021

Independent Bookies: Better Than Being a Gambler

Independent Bookies: Better Than Being a Gambler

Owning a bookie business can be fun, it can be exciting and often times, it’s much more rewarding than being the gambler. What you have to think about is this – are you getting the most bang for your buck?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/18/2021

Bitcoin Bull Mark Yusko Sees Trouble at $60,000

Bitcoin Bull Mark Yusko Sees Trouble at $60,000

Speaking to CNBC this week, hedge fund manager Mark Yusko believes investors will take profits due to the cryptocurrency’s sharp rally over the last few weeks.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/17/2021

SportsBookReview Americas Bookie Review

SportsBookReview Americas Bookie Review

The world famous SportsBookReview.com was known for their reviews of offshore sportsbooks.  We have your AmericasBookie here.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/17/2021

SportsBookReview No Longer Promoting Offshore Sportsbooks

SportsBookReview No Longer Promoting Offshore Sportsbooks

One of the oldest and most successful sports betting information websites has announced it will be taking the plunge into the US regulated market and has stopped the promotion of offshore sportsbooks.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/16/2021

Online Sports Betting Soft Launch Going Well, On Track for Full Launch Next Week

The limited rollout of online wagering in Connecticut is “going well so far,” according to the state Department of Consumer Protection, which is on track to allow online gambling statewide beginning Oct. 19, barring any issues.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/14/2021

Special Agents Crypto Fentanyl Sales Warnings Come at Dark Time for Poker Sector

Special Agents Crypto Fentanyl Sales Warnings Come at Dark Time for Poker Sector

Speaking at last week's CoinGeek Times Square conference Special Agent IRS Criminal Investigation, Richard Reinhardt, warned of the illicit sale of the drug Fentanyl through the blockchain causing countless number of deaths and, just one week later, we learn that poker pro Layne Flack was the latest victim of this scourge.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/14/2021

U.S. Becomes Largest Bitcoin Mining Centre After China Crackdown

U.S. Becomes Largest Bitcoin Mining Centre After China Crackdown

The United States has overtaken China to account for the largest share of the world's bitcoin mining, data published on Wednesday by Britain's Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance showed.

Submitted by Reuters on, Oct/14/2021

How Much Do Bookies Make Per Bet?

How Much Do Bookies Make Per Bet?

A bookie is someone who accepts wagers on various sporting events, where a player bets on a specific team to win, or for a specific team to win against the spread.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/13/2021

Kentucky Receipts Rise Thanks to PokerStars Settlement

Kentucky Receipts Rise Thanks to PokerStars Settlement

Kentucky’s tax collections surged again in September and were further bolstered by revenue from a legal settlement with an internet gambling site, Gov. Andy Beshear’s administration said Monday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/12/2021

Connecticut Set for Limited Launch of Online Gambling

Connecticut Set for Limited Launch of Online Gambling

A “soft launch” beginning Tuesday will allow several hundred people to open accounts to wager for a seven-day period.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/11/2021

2nd Worst Bookie Blood Bath Ever

2nd Worst Bookie Blood Bath Ever

Dave Mason of BetOnline revealed Monday that the bettors "beat the snot" out of his company this weekend, making it their second worst day (and second best day for gamblers).

Submitted by Tony Caliente on, Oct/11/2021

Stablecoins Coming to a Casino Near You

Stablecoins Coming to a Casino Near You

BitBoss have established themselves as a market-leading developer in the iGaming space, leveraging blockchain technology to bring innovative new products to market that facilitate provably fair gaming.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/07/2021

Sports Betting in Connecticut Put on Hold

Sports Betting in Connecticut Put on Hold

Connecticut Governor Gov. Ned Lamont said Wednesday his administration is working out the details before finally launching legalized sports betting statewide online.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/07/2021

Fake News: How an Elaborate Hoax in the Crypto Space Led to Death Threats

Fake New: How an Elaborate Hoax in the Crypto Space Led to Death Threats

We can probably speak on behalf of CoinGeek when we say, near and dear to our hearts was today's panel on Media Influence: How News Reporting Affects the Digital Asset Market.  Like Gambling911.com, CoinGeek we know strives to report fair and balanced news.  But not every story out there in the digital assets space proves to be factual. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/06/2021

Breaking News

Gigi Levy Weiss Eyeing NFT Gaming With His $450M NFX Fund

Israeli investor Gigi Levy Weiss now has a fresh $450 million NFX fund to play with and the odds are good he'll be investing in gaming enterprises.

Betting Odds for Diaz vs. Ferguson and Ferguson vs. McGregor Released

Betting Odds for Diaz vs. Ferguson and Ferguson vs. McGregor Released

Ferguson comes in as the +250 underdog versus McGregor.

What is the Early Line on the Michigan Wolverines vs. MSU Spartans Game October 30?

What is the Early Line on the Michigan Wolverines vs. MSU Spartans Game October 30?

There was an early line on the highly anticipated Michigan vs. Michigan State game as both teams come into this game undefeated and will mark the first time these two teams meet with 7-0 records.