Business & Financial

The Cons of Using Bitcoin to Play Online Poker (Part V)

The Cons of Using Bitcoin to Play Online Poker (Part V)

In this article we look at the cons of using Bitcoin to make deposits and play real money poker online.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/04/2018

The Pros of Using Bitcoin to Play Online Poker (Part IV)

The Pros of Using Bitcoin to Play Online Poker (Part IV)

In this article we look at the pros of using Bitcoin to make deposits and play real money poker online.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/04/2018

Pay Per Head Sportsbook Demo

Pay Per Head Sportsbook Demo

A pay per head sportsbook service allows people to become bookies and accept action on various sports.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/04/2018

FanDuel Alabama 2019 Championship Win Bets Paid Out ....Before Actually Winning

FanDuel Alabama 2019 Championship Win Bets Paid Out ....Before Actually Winning

Roll in dough, Tide!  FanDuel sportsbook is paying out bets from people who picked Alabama to win the college football national championship — over a month before the game will be played.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/04/2018

High Roller Factory Acquires Kasino Curt and Hires a Finnish Reality TV Star to Promote it

Jasmine Tukiainen is excited to start her new job on International Dice Day.

Submitted by Press Release on, Dec/04/2018

ESPN: What Legalized Sports Betting in USA Means for Offshore Books

ESPN: What Legalized Sports Betting in USA Means for Offshore Books

ESPN featured a story Monday on the fate of offshore sports betting now that individual states have begun allowing sportsbook businesses. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/03/2018

PokerStars Coming to PA

PokerStars Coming to PA

Online poker is set to go live in the state of Pennsylvania and the world's largest real money site, PokerStars, has finally been granted permission to operate in the Keystone State.

Submitted by Ace King on, Dec/03/2018

Your Bookie Deserves a Lump of Coal This Christmas

Your Bookie Deserves a Lump of Coal This Christmas

This Sunday was a brutal day for sports bettors as big public favorites all fell short.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Dec/03/2018

Kansas Lawmakers Talk Sports Betting

Kansas Lawmakers Talk Sports Betting

Kansas lawmakers will get a crash course in sports gambling this week as they consider how to capitalize on a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in May that lifted a federal ban on it.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/02/2018

Bookies Make Minced Meat of Bettors Early With Three Big Wins

Bookies Make Minced Meat of Bettors Early With Three Big Wins

Three favorites lost outright Sunday and they just happened to have been the days three biggest exposures for the books.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Dec/02/2018

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Massachusetts?

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Massachusetts?

You will not be able to bet using the Draftkings sportsbook app from Massachusetts.  MA residents can, however, set up their sports betting account via the app and place wagers when in New Jersey ONLY.  International websites are also accessible from Mass.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Dec/02/2018

Another American Goes Missing in Costa Rica

Another American Goes Missing in Costa Rica

Another American has gone missing in Costa Rica and the U.S. embassy still has no answers as to the whereabouts of 5Dimes owner Sean "Tony" Creighton.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/30/2018

Tiverton Twin River Casino Sportsbook to Open Monday

Following the opening of its Lincoln location sportsbook this week, Twin River Casino has confirmed its Tiverton casino sportsbook is set to do the same this coming Monday (December 3).

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/30/2018

How Pro Handicappers Are Making A Killing Becoming Bookies

How Pro Handicappers Are Making A Killing Becoming Bookies

Get the best advice from professional handicappers and learn how to make a killing as an online bookie. Beat the competition and come out on top this season.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/29/2018

Sports Per Head Companies See Explosive Growth

Sports Per Head Companies See Explosive Growth

With the gambling industry constantly growing and increasing its revenues each year, there is a growing market for people that want to book action from their friends and family members.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/29/2018

DC Inches Even Closer to Allowing Sports Betting

DC Inches Even Closer to Allowing Sports Betting

Washington DC got a little bit closer to offering sports betting with news that the city counsil updated its proposal during a recent finance committee session.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/29/2018

Hard Rock to Launch Sportsbook

Gaming Innovation Group Inc. (GiG) has signed a contract with Hard Rock International (Hard Rock) for the provision of its omni-channel Sportsbook solution in the newly opened US market of New Jersey. Launch date is estimated for Q1 2019. This agreement follows a Letter of Intent signed between GiG and Hard Rock on 12 October 2018.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/29/2018

Tunica Casino Closing

Tunica Casino Closing

Caesars Entertainment will close a second casino in Mississippi's Tunica County, as the region's years-long decline in gambling revenues continues to weigh on business.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/28/2018

Lots of Lopsided Bets Week 13 NFL

Lots of Lopsided Bets Week 13 NFL

So much lopsided action this coming weekend will leave the books exposed.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Nov/28/2018

MLB Commish Announces Two New Integrity Policies as Part of MGM Partnership

MLB Commish Announces Two New Integrity Policies as Part of MGM Partnership

MLB Commish Rob Manfred said during a 3 pm EST presser in New York City that Major League Baseball's new partnership with MGM Casino will result in the implementation of two new policies to preserve the integrity of the game.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Nov/27/2018

Darren Rovell Poached From ESPN by Action Network

Darren Rovell Poached From ESPN by Action Network

Sports business reporter Darren Rovell is leaving ESPN to come join The Action Network.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/27/2018

States Anxious to Offer Sports Betting But Wrestling With Regulations, Taxation

States Anxious to Offer Sports Betting But Wrestling With Regulations, Taxation

Numerous U.S. states are considering jumping on the legal sports betting bandwagon, even as they struggle with the details of regulating it.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/27/2018

Pay Per Head Tryout Period

Pay Per Head Tryout Period

Prior to selecting a Pay Per Head, it is essential to find one that allows a trial or "try out" period.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/27/2018

Books Get Butchered by Texans Monday Night

Books Get Butchered by Houston Monday Night

The books got hammered Monday night with a Houston win over the Tennessee Titans.  No need to shed a tear as the weekend overall fell mostly in their favor.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Nov/27/2018

Sportsbooks in Virginia? Lawmakers Mull Opportunities

Virginia lawmakers are in the process of drafting legislation that would allow sports betting in a state that hasn't necessarily been friendly towards gambling in the past.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/26/2018

How Much Bitcoin Do I Need to Play Poker Online? (Bitcoin Poker Series Part III)

How Much Bitcoin Do I Need to Play Poker Online?

One only needed 0.013 of Bitcoin to start playing online poker at the exchange rate as of this writing.  This was the equivalent of USD $50.  If you have that amount, you can start playing poker online now. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/26/2018

Patriots Big Win for Bettors Week 12

Patriots Big Win for Bettors Week 12

The New England Patriots won big for sports bettors Sunday early following a dominant display by the books in College Football Friday and Saturday.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Nov/25/2018

Packers Seeing 65 Percent of Spread Action as +3.5 Underdogs vs. Vikings: Books Root for Minnesota

Packers Seeing 65 Percent of Spread Action as +3.5 Underdogs vs. Vikings: Books Root for Minnesota

Sunday Night Football was upon us and featured a critical game between the Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings. 

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Nov/25/2018

Bitcoin Mounts a Bit of a Comeback

Bitcoin Mounts a Bit of a Comeback

Following two weeks of pure Hell in the world of Bitcoin, it was nice to see late Sunday's upward mobility.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/25/2018

Revenue Share Licenses for Online Sports Betting in New Jersey a Tough Sell

Revenue Share Licenses for Online Sports Betting in New Jersey a Tough Sell

Those affiliate marketers looking to promote online sports betting sites in the Garden State of New Jersey might be better off signing up with Amazon and taking advantage of their 24 hour cookie window.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/25/2018

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.