Business & Financial

5Dimes Moves to 3-4 Day Payment Processing From Under 24 Hours

5Dimes could be following lead of other books in pushing Bitcoin more

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/19/2018

Senators Chuck Schumer, Orrin Hatch Set to Introduce Federal Sports Gambling Bill

Senators Chuck Schumer, Orrin Hatch Set to Introduce Federal Sports Gambling Bill

The federal government would regulate sports betting nationwide under a bill to be introduced Wednesday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/19/2018

RI Senate Leader Worries About Casino Staffing for Sports Bets

RI Senate Leader Worries About Casino Staffing for Sports Bets

Rhode Island’s Senate president says there aren’t enough casino staff to take sports bets and he’s concerned about the state losing out on revenue.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/18/2018

Pennsylvania Casino Sees $1.4M in Sports Bets in 2 Weeks

Pennsylvania Casino Sees $1.4M in Sports Bets in 2 Weeks

The first two weeks of legal sports betting in Pennsylvania at a single casino saw just over $1.4 million in bets.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/18/2018

Surprise! NBA and FanDuel Expand Partnership to Include Sports Betting

Surprise!  NBA and FanDuel Expand Partnership to Include Sports Betting

FanDuel will become authorized gaming operator of the NBA

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/18/2018

Revenues Dip at Massachusetts and Connecticut Casinos

Gambling revenues have dipped at Massachusetts' casinos for another month.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/17/2018

Philadelphia Sportsbooks Take a Hit First Weekend in Business With Eagles Win

Philadelphia Sportsbooks Take a Hit First Weekend in Business With Eagles Win

Eagles beat Rams as a +13.5 road dog Sunday night

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Dec/17/2018

Books Enjoy Big Win With Seahawks OT Loss

Books Enjoy Big Win With Seahawks OT Loss

San Francisco beats Seattle for the first time after ten straight losses

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Dec/16/2018

How Much Tax Will I Pay Betting Sports in PA?

How Much Tax Will I Pay Betting Sports in PA?

Sports bettors are generally subject to a flat 24% tax

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/16/2018

Do Bookies Always Win?

Do Bookies Always Win?

When it comes to casinos or other gambling establishments, you've probably heard the saying "The house always wins".

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/14/2018

Philadelphia Sportsbook Opens for Business But Players Must Pay 34 Percent Tax

Philadelphia Sportsbook Opens for Business

Players are likely to be taxed higher than most other states with PA players looking to shell out 34% of winnings

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/13/2018

New Jersey Sports Betting Market Closing in on $1B Mark

New Jersey Sports Betting Market Closing in on $1B Mark

New Jersey’s sports betting market is closing in on the $1 billion dollar mark after less than six months of operation.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/12/2018

Ace Per Head Now Accepting Amex Gift Cards

Ace Per Head Now Accepting Amex Gift Cards

In the world of sports betting and pay per head sites one of the best bookie services in the market is AcePerHead.com.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/12/2018

The Role of UKGC in Online Gambling Industry

The Role of UKGC in Online Gambling Industry

Apart from the League Championship, the United Kingdom is also one of the most important territories of the gambling industry. The technology revolution and the appearance of the internet have allowed this sector to rise there. With this inevitable growth, an authority was born in 2007 to regulate the gambling in this sovereign country.

Submitted by Payton on, Dec/12/2018

Gambling Helps U.S. Bank Stadium Climb Out of Debt

Gambling Helps U.S. Bank Stadium Climb Out of Debt

The state of Minnesota can now eliminate corporate taxes to pay off U.S. Bank Stadium's debt as profits from gambling have helped to cure the problem.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/12/2018

888 Holdings Acquires All American Poker Network

888 Holdings Acquires All American Poker Network

In a bid to gain a stronger foothold in the U.S. market, 888 Poker has acquired the All American Poker Network.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/11/2018

Aussie Firm Enters NJ Sports Betting Market

Aussie Firm Enters NJ Sports Betting Market

New Jersey has given preliminary approval for an Australian sports book provider to offer online sports betting.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/11/2018

Books Take a Hit With Seahawks Win, Cover Over Vikings Monday Night

Books Take a Hit With Seahawks Win, Cover Over Vikings Monday Night

The books took a hit Monday night with Seattle's win and cover hosting the Minnesota Vikings.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Dec/11/2018

Emergency Briefing Regarding Visa and MasterCard's New Gambling Requirements Announced

Visa and MasterCard's New Gambling Requirements

Prague – Based on reports, a new fight is brewing between merchants and card companies as major card networks Visa and MasterCard are requiring online merchants from hi-risk industries to present legal opinions from IMGL and STEP accredited local lawyers in jurisdictions in which they operate.

Submitted by Press Release on, Dec/10/2018

Books Have Another Banner Day.... Sort of

Books Have Another Banner Day.... Sort of

While so much of the early action for Week 14 NFL was balanced, the books did make out nicely with a Ravens cover versus the Kansas City Chiefs.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Dec/09/2018

Bookmaking Solutions Arizona

Bookmaking Solutions Arizona

Bookmaking solutions are readily available to those living in the state of Arizona.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/08/2018

Bookmaking Solutions Arkansas

Bookmaking Solutions Arkansas

Bookmaking solutions are readily available to those living in the state of Arkansas.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/08/2018

Bookmaking Solutions Alaska

Bookmaking Solutions Alaska

Bookmaking solutions are readily available to those living in the state of Alaska.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/08/2018

Bookmaking Solutions Alabama

Bookmaking Solutions Alabama

Bookmaking solutions are readily available to those living in the great state of Alabama.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/08/2018

Bookmaking Solutions Texas

Bookmaking solutions are readily available to those living in the great state of Texas.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/08/2018

Can I Start an Online Sportsbook From Minnesota?

Wanna start an online sportsbook from the state of Minnesota

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Dec/07/2018

Can I Start an Online Sportsbook From Colorado, Utah, New Mexico?

 Can I Start an Online Sportsbook From Colorado, Utah, New Mexico?

Wanna start an online sportsbook from the states of Colorado, New Mexico and Utah

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Dec/06/2018

Can I Start an Online Sportsbook From Arizona?

Can I Start an Online Sportsbook From Arizona?

Wanna start an online sportsbook from the state of Arizona?  The US Supreme Court has abolished decades old prohibition of sports betting, however, each state much change its own laws to allow the activity.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Dec/06/2018

Thunderpick Targets US eSports Market with Unique Social Betting Platform

Thunderpick Targets US eSports Market with Unique Social Betting Platform

eSports betting operator Thunderpick is looking to bring its unique social betting platform to the United States after the removal of regulatory obstacles earlier this year.

Submitted by Press Release on, Dec/06/2018

Breaking News

Los Angeles Clippers vs. San Antonio Spurs

The struggling Los Angeles Clippers head to Texas on Sunday evening to take on the San Antonio Spurs.

Questions Remain Over Ocean Resort Casino New Owners

Questions Remain Over Ocean Resort Casino New Owners

ATLANTIC CITY — It’s been more than a week since it was revealed Ocean Resort Casino would be changing hands, and there’s still no word on what company is taking over.

Mississippi Casino Revenue Up in 2018 With Sports Betting

Mississippi casino revenues rose in 2018, with patronage noticeably increasing beginning in August, after the state legalized sports betting.