Business & Financial

Oscar Betting Will be Huge in New York ....Thanks to New Jersey

Oscar Betting Will be Huge in New York ....Thanks to New Jersey

The state of New York is yet to offer betting on the Oscars or any other event, sporting or otherwise, online directly but folks living in the Empire State will still be able to place their Oscar bets with a host of international sites.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/23/2019

Bitcoin Catapults Above $4K Mark

Bitcoin Catapults Above $4K Mark

The cryptocurrency Bitcoin had risen above the $4000 mark Saturday afternoon, trading at $4111 at 2:38 pm EST.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/23/2019

Caesars Offers Few Clues on State of Talks With Carl Icahn

Caesars Entertainment Corp. gave few clues Thursday as to the status of its talks with billionaire Carl Icahn, who has taken a large stake in the casino giant and says he wants fundamental changes in the company.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/22/2019

Betcris Supports Venezuela Aid Live

Betcris Supports Venezuela Aid Live

Betcris, pioneer in the online betting industry, is proud to support Venezuela by participating in Richard Branson’s initiative: Venezuela Aid Live. The goal is to raise $100 million in humanitarian aid for the Venezuelan people.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/21/2019

NJ Online Casinos Taking Oscar Bets

NJ Online Casinos Taking Oscar Bets

The New Jersey online casinos have been granted permission to offer betting on the Oscars.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/20/2019

Betting Shop Critic Chuka Umunna Receives £20,000 Gift From Gambling Exec

Betting Shop Critic Chuka Umunna Receives £20,000 Gift From Gambling Exec

A close ally of Ed Miliband has been accused of hypocrisy by the Tories in the United Kingdom following reports Chuka Umunn accepted a £20,000 gift from a gambling executive.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/20/2019

Sports Betting Software vs. a Pay Per Head

Sports Betting Software vs. a Pay Per Head

Everyone who has ever placed a sports wager has thought about opening their own sportsbook or bookie service.  Heck, most bettors would love to have the glamour and lifestyle that comes from owning a sportsbook.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/19/2019

Oddsshark Banned From New Jersey

Oddsshark Banned From New Jersey

The popular odds provider website Oddsshark.com has apparently been banned from the state of New Jersey.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/18/2019

PokerStars Gets Rid of Player Rewards by 55% in MTT’s: Call for Boycott

PokerStars Gets Rid of Player Rewards by 55% in MTT’s: Call for Boycott

PokerStars, the world's largest real money online poker room, is no stranger to pissing off long time high roller customers through an effort to gain more traction in the recreational space, but their latest move even had their own news partner flabergasted.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/18/2019

5 Top Tips for Online Gambling Affiliates

5 Top Tips for Online Gamlbling Affiliates

AffiliateInsider offers up five top tips to ensure success for online gambling affiliates.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/18/2019

Bitcoin Sees First Sharp Rise in Months: Possible End to Five-Month Losing Streak

Bitcoin Sees First Sharp Rise in Months: Possible End to Five-Month Losing Streak

Following a sharp decline in its price from over $6000 to around $3500 these last five months, Bitcoin was at a one-month high Monday, up nearly 7% on the day to just over $3800.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/18/2019

Sites Like Draftkings Sportsbook - Alternatives

Sites Like Draftkings Sportsbook - Alternatives

Tired of Draftkings or just looking for a companion site to maximize value?  Below we feature Draftkings alternatives.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/16/2019

AAF Here to Stay With MGM Investing Heavily in Betting Technology

AAF Here to Stay With MGM Investing Heavily in Betting Technology

In its first week, the Alliance of American Football (or AAF) surpassed all expectations, posting impressive ratings its first night and ranking as the most downloaded app Sunday.  But the real focus will be long-term on sports gambling data and technology.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Feb/16/2019

USA Sports Betting Guide - 2019

Below you will find all the latest sports betting news as it pertains to the United States.  All news is in alphabetical order, including states.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/15/2019

Sinclair TV, MY LVTV and VSIN Partner for Sports Betting Broadcast Television Deal

Sinclair TV, MY LVTV and VSIN Partner for Sports Betting Broadcast Television Deal

LAS VEGAS  Sinclair Broadcast Group (Nasdaq: SBGI) and VSiN (Vegas Stats & Information Network), the first network dedicated exclusively to sports gambling, today announced a partnership that will bring sports betting content to broadcast television viewers in Nevada.  

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/15/2019

Ascend FS and SBC announce partnership ahead of Betting on Sports America

Ascend FS and SBC announce partnership ahead of Betting on Sports America

Ascend FS, the market leader in data-driven charitable fundraising solutions and sponsorship activation in the gaming sector, has been officially named a Supporting Partner for the largest sports betting trade conference in the United States – Betting on Sports America.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/15/2019

Caesars Jumps on News That Icahn is Pushing for Sale

Caesars Jumps on News That Icahn is Pushing for Sale

Caesars Entertainment shares rose 6 percent on news that activist shareholder Carl Icahn is pushing the company to sell.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/14/2019

Will Legalizing Sports Gambling Hinder Your Sportsbook Business?

Will Legalizing Sports Gambling Hinder Your Sportsbook Business?

Do you think legalization will help or hinder your sportsbook business? Trust us, it’s going to help individual bookies. Find out why and how, and stay ahead of the legalization!

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/14/2019

Rhode Island One Step Closer to Offering Online Sports Betting Statewide

Rhode Island One Step Closer to Offering Online Sports Betting Statewide

A bill to allow mobile wagering for sports betting in Rhode Island has passed the state Senate.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/13/2019

Sports Betting Could Generate $20 Million Annually in Kentucky

Legal sports betting in Kentucky could be worth at least $20 million a year in new taxes, with most of it going to the state's struggling public pension systems, according to an analysis of a proposal in the House of Representatives.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/13/2019

Advertisement Banning Trends in the European Union and the Balkans for Online Gambling

Advertisement Banning Trends in the European Union and the Balkans for Online Gambling

There has been a recent wave that has swept across the gambling industry and had the form of banning gambling related advertisement. This is the case in many European jurisdictions, but we are not excluding that this is a global wave. Media outlets have reported that such bans are scheduled to be included in Asia as well.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/13/2019

How Much Profit do Bookies Make?

How Much Profit do Bookies Make?

Bookies are people that accept action on various sports, and most bookies have an average weekly hold percentage of around 5%.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/13/2019

Mobile Transactions in Online Gambling Skyrocket: So Too Does Cheating and Credit Card Fraud

Mobile Transactions in Online Gambling Skyrocket: So Too Does Cheating and Credit Card Fraud

Mobile transactions in the online gambling space has grown 95% over the last five years, and that trend continues as 2019 is now underway.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/12/2019

Canadian Gamblers, Others Still Can't Retrieve More Than $190 Million From QuadrigaCX

Canadian Gamblers, Others Still Can't Retrieve More Than $190 Million From QuadrigaCX

Crtyptocurrency exchange founder Gerald Cotten died of complications from Crohn's disease back in December and now some 115,000 clients are left unable to retrieve approximately $190 million in funds.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/10/2019

Nevada's Largest Casinos Report $1.2B Loss in Fiscal 2018

Nevada's largest casinos lost $1.2 billion during the fiscal year that ended June 30 despite seeing record revenues, bringing to an end a two-year streak of posted profits.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/07/2019

Only One Owner Profited From This Casino ....When it Was Closed

Only One Owner Profited From This Casino ....When it Was Closed

As a star-crossed Atlantic City casino changes hands yet again, only one owner has ever profited from it — the one who never had it open for even a day.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/06/2019

QuadrigaCX Founder Dies With Only Access to Exchange Password: Made Out Will Days Prior

The CEO and founder of Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX wrote his will just 12 days prior to his death, but he neglected to disclose the crypto exchange password.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/06/2019

New Jersey Casinos Lose $4.6M on $34.9M in Super Bowl Bets

New Jersey Casinos Lose $4.6M on $34.9M in Super Bowl Bets

New Jersey gambling regulators say its sportsbooks lost $4.6 million on $34.9 million in Super Bowl wagers, the first major sporting event for bettors since sports gambling was legalized in the state last year.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/04/2019

Darren Rovell Super Bowl 53 'Insider Info' for Halftime Show?

Darren Rovell Super Bowl 53 'Insider Info' for Halftime Show?

Action Network's Darren Rovell tweeted late Sunday that he had access to the Super Bowl Halftime Show rehersals and..... kept the song sequence quiet from gamblers.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/04/2019

Reuters: Anthem Costs Betting Company Dearly (BetOnline)

Gladys Knight’s rendition of the national anthem at the Super Bowl on Sunday caused a headache for one sports betting company after the singer extended the end of the song, the length of which had drawn intense wagering interest.

Submitted by Reuters on, Feb/04/2019

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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.

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.

Big Papi Had Ties to Accused Gambler, Still Recovering in Boston Hospital Following DR Shooting

Big Papi Had Ties to Accused Gambler, Still Recovering in Boston Hospital Following DR Shooting

43-year-old former Red Sox slugger recovering in Boston hospital following apparent failed hit on his life