Business & Financial

BetOnline Announces New June Bitcoin Sportsbook Promos

BetOnline Announces New June Bitcoin Sportsbook Promos

For years, sports bettors all around the world have been asking for the perfect solution for fast, accurate and hassle free deposits and withdrawals.  It’s been a long time coming but Bitcoin (BTC) checks off all of those boxes and more. 

Submitted by Press Release on, Jun/18/2019

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Oregon

Can I Bet on Draftkings Sportsbook App From Oregon

You cannot bet on the Draftkings app from the state of Oregon, however, a few dozen offshore sportsbooks are accessible from the state.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/18/2019

Gerry Ahern Joins Gambling.com Group as Director of North American Content

A 30-year veteran digital media executive, editor and sports writer, Ahern will oversee and expand the content production of Gambling.com Group Plc (the “Group” or “Gambling.com Group”) in North America.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jun/17/2019

Nurture Your Business as a Bookmaker

Nurture Your Business as a Bookmaker

The most difficult aspect of starting your own bookie is finding clientele. Any bookie will tell you that their most valuable asset is their player list, as without players, you’re not making money.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/17/2019

Scientific Games Shareholder Alleged to Have Been Tied to Terrorism

Scientific Games Shareholder Alleged to Have Been Tied to Terrorism

Scientific Games, a global supplier of interactive lotteries and casino solutions, was not exactly thrilled to discover that one of its shareholders has alleged ties to terroristic activities.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/17/2019

SafeEnt and Ninja Casino Ordered to Cease Operating

SafeEnt and Ninja Casino Ordered to Cease Operating

SafeEnt, which operates Ninja Casino, has been ordered to cease operations immediately by the Swedish government.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/17/2019

Bitcoin Bang as Crypto Tops $9200

Bitcoin Bang as Crypto Tops $9200

Bitcoin, the best known of the cryptocurrencies, has reached over $9200 Monday morning. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/17/2019

Sportsbook Solution Catering to the Boise Market

Sportsbook Solution Catering to the Boise Market

It's one thing to have access to an online sportsbook solution that generates fresh lines and allows players to seamlessly place bets, it's another to have a solution that caters specifically to the Boise, Idaho market.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/16/2019

Encore Casino Report in Boston Set to Open June 23

Encore Casino Report in Boston Set to Open June 23

A $28 million statue of Popeye by the artist Jeff Koons. Luxury, "European-style" water shuttles. Five-star hotel rooms starting at about $650 a night.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/16/2019

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

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

Breaking News

Justice Department to Challenge Internet Gambling Ruling

Justice Department to Challenge Internet Gambling Ruling

The Justice Department is planning to challenge a federal judge’s ruling that a law prohibiting interstate wagering applies only to sports gambling, renewing the dispute over whether it’s illegal to sell lottery tickets online.

How to Earn on Sports Betting

Any person who has registered at a bookmaker has a desire to earn as much as possible on sports betting.

Del Lago Casino in NY State Set to Open Draftkings Run Sportsbook Friday

Del Lago Casino in NY State Set to Open Draftkings Run Sportsbook Friday

A Draftkings-run sportsbook is set to open at del Lago Resort Casino just off the New York State Thruway this coming Friday (August 23, 2019).