Business & Financial

Coronavirus and Bitcoin: Paper Money Spreads Germs

As the dreaded Coronavirus continues to spread and the stock markets suffer, is this the time to jump on board cryptocurrency digital trading?  Online gambling sites certainly hope so. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/27/2020

90 Percent Decline for Macau Casinos Due to Coronavirus?

The gaming sector has been hit especially hard by the spread of the Coronavirus and nowhere is this more evident than in Macau, one of the world's largest casino hubs. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/27/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News February 27, 2020: Playtech Warns of Coronvirus Impact

Online gambling firm Playtech PLC (LON:PTEC) said that the coronavirus could negatively impact results for 2020, as profits also fell in 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/27/2020

Markets Getting Decimated Amidst Coronavirus Concerns: Gaming Stocks Hit Hard

Markets Getting Decimated Amidst Coronavirus Concerns: Gaming Stocks Hit Hard

Dow down more than $900 Monday morning, many casino stocks down more than 4%

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/24/2020

Matchbook Betting Exchange UK License Suspended

Matchbook Betting Exchange UK License Suspended

The United Kingdom Gaming Commission has temporarily suspended the license of Matchbook betting exchange for reasons that are not yet clear.  All betting has ceased as a result.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/17/2020

Yggdrasil Gaming selects SBC Summit to Showcase Latest Innovations

Yggdrasil Gaming selects SBC Summit to Showcase Latest Innovations

Yggdrasil Gaming, the leading provider of casino slots and table games to the igaming sector, has chosen the inaugural SBC Summit in Barcelona as a key venue for its 2020 promotional activity.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/17/2020

Software Provider NSoft Announced as Silver Sponsor at Prague Gaming Summit 2020

Software Provider NSoft Announced as Silver Sponsor at Prague Gaming Summit 2020

Technology will meet compliance, and compliance will meet strategy at the 2020 edition of the Prague Gaming Summit, which will take place on the 6th of March at Vienna House Andel’s Prague.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/17/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News February 15, 2020: Ladbrokes Hit With Record Fine

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Saturday February 15, 2020.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/15/2020

Longtime MGM Resorts CEO Jim Murren to Step Down

Longtime MGM Resorts CEO Jim Murren to Step Down

MGM Resorts International’s longtime chairman and chief executive officer, Jim Murren, plans to step down before his contract expiresMurren, 58, has served as CEO since 2008 and will stay on board until a successor is named.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/13/2020

Action Network & XFL Form Sports Betting Content Partnership

Action Network & XFL Form Sports Betting Content Partnership

The XFL and The Action Network have announced a sports betting content partnership. As part of the collaboration, The Action Network becomes a preferred source of XFL betting analysis and information and will provide sports betting content for the league’s website at XFL.com.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/13/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News February 12, 2020: XFL Embracing Gambling From the Getgo

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Wednesday February 12, 2020.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/12/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News February 11, 2020: Coronavirus Shutdown Costing Macao’s Gaming Industry $100 Million a Day

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Tuesday February 11, 2020.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/11/2020

Hard Rock Casino in AC Debuts Remote Slot Machines

Hard Rock Casino in AC Debuts Remote Slot Machines

Slot machines, the bread and butter of the casino industry, long ago lost their nicknames as “one-armed bandits” when manufacturers did away with the lever gamblers had to pull in order to activate the machine, replacing it with buttons.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/10/2020

Can I Bet on Bovada Online From Virginia

Can I Bet on Bovada Online From Virginia

While Bovada is currently acessible to Virginia residents, Gambling911-endorsed Jazz Sports offers more generous cash bonuses with payouts often in hours (through BTC and BCH). 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/10/2020

HRWager Joins RDG Corp Platform

HRWager Joins RDG Corp Platform

After a number of years with the reputable BetPhoenix, Skybook and BetMania group, HRWager and that sportsbook's owner George Dubois has moved to the equally reputable RDG Corp to service its clients.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/10/2020

At Least 200 Sickened at Casino by Norovirus

At Least 200 Sickened at Casino by Norovirus

An outbreak of norovirus at a southwestern Louisiana casino has left at least 200 people sick and has prompted an investigation by state health officials.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/09/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News February 4, 2020: Coronavirus Effect on Macau Like Shutting Vegas Strip Six Times Over

Coronavirus Affects on Macau Like Shutting Vegas Strip Six Times Over

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Tuesday February 4, 2020.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/04/2020

Is Running a Sportsbook Illegal?

Is Running a Sportsbook Illegal?

The legality of running a sportsbook basically comes down to where you are located. Many places in Europe are completely legal to run a sportsbook and now even certain states in the United States permit people to run a legal sportsbook.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/01/2020

Where Can I Bet the Super Bowl Online From Massachusetts?

Where Can I Bet the Super Bowl Online From Massachusetts?

You can bet the Super Bowl online from Massachusetts with any number of international sportsbooks eager to take your bet.  Many of these online sportsbook sites have been around for nearly 20 years.  Las Vegas-based sportsbooks do not accept online bets from out of state at this time.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/31/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News January 29, 2020: Barstool Sports Confirms Sale to Penn National

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Wednesday January 29, 2020.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/29/2020

Gambling Stocks Hit By Coronavirus Fears

Gambling Stocks Hit By Coronavirus Fears

The Coronavirus is sending stocks plummeting and gambling companies appear to be among the hardest hit.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/27/2020

Draftkings Mired in Controversy Over Ex-Bachelor Collusion Claims: Updates Standings

Draftkings Mired in Controversy Over Ex-Bachelor Collusion Claims: Updates Standings

Fantasy Sports behemoth DraftKings has come under intensive scrutiny after it was revealed that two former "Bachelor" contestants may have engaged in collusion as a means of winning first place in a recent contest.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/25/2020

What is the Ideal Block Size and Fee Cost?

What is the Ideal Block Size and Fee Cost?

Markets are better at deciding what block sizes and fee costs should be.  Leave it up to the miners and users, not development committees.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/24/2020

Can I Bet on the BetFred Sportsbook App From Colorado

Can I Bet on the BetFred Sportsbook App From Colorado

BetFred, the popular UK sports betting brand, has inked a deal with the Saratoga Casino Black Hack for an entry in the state of Colorado.  They look to compete with PointsBet.com, which in recent months has set up an office hub in Denver ahead of all other competition. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/23/2020

BetOnline News: Where is the Action at: NFL Conference Championship Games

Effective October 1, 2019, Gambling911.com is proud to present all the latest news pertaining to one of our long time partner sites BetOnline.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/18/2020

Gamblers Bet $1.5 Billion on Sports in Pennsylvania Last Year

Gamblers Bet $1.5 Billion on Sports in Pennsylvania Last Year

Pennsylvania's commercial casinos reached a new high in revenue last year, a record boosted by an aggressive new expansion of gambling authorized in 2017.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/17/2020

Best Website to Start a Sportsbook

Best Website to Start a Sportsbook

If you are looking to start a sportsbook then the best thing to do is get set up with a pay per head site. These sites cater to people that are looking to book action on a sportsbook website. They provide you with one of their many website skins and then manage all the lines up to the second in-house 24/7.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/16/2020

BetIndiana.com Obtains Sports Betting License in Indiana

BetIndiana.com Obtains Sports Betting License in Indiana

BetIndiana.com, teaming up with the Majestic Star Casino, has announced it obtained a temporary license to operate in the state of Indiana.  It looks to become the "home town sportsbook" and one of the few US-born sports wagering brands.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/16/2020

Resorts World Casino New York City Ups the Ante with **RWNYC

Resorts World Casino New York City Ups the Ante with **RWNYC

New Partnership with StarStar Mobile Allows NYC’s Only Casino to Expand Their Brand and Omnichannel Marketing Strategy With Unique Vanity Phone Number

Submitted by Press Release on, Jan/16/2020

Gambling and Sports Betting News January 15, 2020: Strong Q4 for Books

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Thursday January 15, 2020.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/16/2020

Breaking News

NJ Halts Bets on Ukrainian Table Tennis Due to Match Fixing

NJ Halts Bets on Ukrainian Table Tennis Due to Match Fixing

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement on Thursday ordered all sportsbooks to cease taking bets on Ukrainian table tennis.

Best Online Poker Bonus July 2020

Best Online Poker Bonus July 2020

Americas Cardroom will be offering a very special bonus from July 19th to July 24th.  Americas Cardroom is available from ALL US states and most nations worldwide.

$7 Million Venom Kicks Off July 29

$7 Million Venom Kicks Off July 29

Americas Cardroom has announced the return of the Venom Tournament, with a $7 million prize.