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Why Offshore Sportsbooks Will Never Die

Why Offshore Sportsbooks Will Never Die

When the Supreme Court ruled in 2018 that the federal government was wrong to stand in the way of legal sports betting and that each state could enact its own sports betting laws, people on the fringes of the industry believed that this marked the beginning of the end for offshore bookmakers.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/13/2020

Coinbase Readies Landmark Stock Market Listing

Coinbase Inc has started plans for a stock market listing that could come as early as this year, making it the first major U.S. cryptocurrency exchange to go public, according to three people familiar with the matter.

Submitted by Reuters on, Jul/12/2020

Can I Bet on Mybookie.ag From Iowa

Can I Bet on Mybookie.ag From Iowa

MyBookie.ag is among the most searched for online sportsbooks on the Web today but there are so many other great options from which to choose from if you live in Iowa

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jul/10/2020

Popular Gambling App Exposed Millions of Users in Massive Data Leak

Popular Gambling App Exposed Millions of Users in Massive Data Leak

VPNMentor published the report about a leak affecting Clubillion, a free online casino game available for iOS and Android, offering players 30+ free slot games.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/07/2020

STS Completes Betsys Acquisition, BetFred Hopeful re USA Sports Betting in '20

STS Completes Betsys Acquisition, BetFred Hopeful re USA Sports Betting in '20

Polish bookmaker STS has completed the acquisition of Czech betting software provider Betsys, in a deal it said will support its ongoing European expansion plans.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jul/07/2020

Can I Bet on MyBookie.ag From Florida

You can bet on MyBookie.ag from the Sunshine State but there are so many other great choices from Florida.  How about a sportsbook that allows you to open a betting account with just an email anonymously and pays in a matter of hours?

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jul/06/2020

Bellagio Sports Betting Error Was Biggest Ever in Vegas

Longtime Las Vegas bookmakers say they can't remember a bigger blunder in that city's history of taking sports bets.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/06/2020

Tigers Become First MLB Team to Partner With Sportsbook

The Detroit Tigers on Thursday announced a multiyear deal with sportsbook PointsBet, the first such partnership between a Major League Baseball franchise and a bookmaker.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jul/02/2020

Vera And John Leads Online Casino Industry In Japan

Vera And John Leads Online Casino Industry In Japan

With the Japanese government embracing the gambling industry with an open-minded approach, Japan is set to become one of the hottest markets for online casino and gambling industries. It has also been reported that government authorities are planning to transform the city of Osaka into a casino hub to promote tourism and travel.  

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/02/2020

Bettors Exploit BetMGM Error, RHONJ Ex Hires Mobster to Attack Husband

Bettors Exploit BetMGM Error, RHONJ Ex Hires Mobster to Attack Husband

Bettors in Las Vegas last weekend exploited a mistake by BetMGM and wagered on baseball games that had already started, thus giving them an incredibly strong chance to win tens of thousands of dollars.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/30/2020

Bettors Have Best Day Since Start of Pandemic, Pinnacle Enhances eSports Platform

Bettors Have Best Day Since Start of Pandemic, Pinnacle Enhances eSports Platform

Gamblers enjoyed a great weekend thanks to La Liga and Serie A soccer matches played on Sunday.  Dave Mason of BetOnline said it was the best day for gamblers since the worldwide pandemic began.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jun/30/2020

Motley Fool: Is DraftKings Insider Selling a Red Flag?

One of the hottest stocks of 2020, Motley Fool notes that DraftKings just sold 46 million shares to the public less than two months after its SPAC IPO.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/29/2020

BarStool Sports Founder Dave Portnoy Caught Up in Racial Row Ahead of App Launch

BarStool Sports Founder Dave Portnoy Caught Up in Racial Row Ahead of App Launch

Jemele Hill, Contibuting writer for The Atlantic, has posted a video of Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy engaging in what she refers to as #ExposeBarStoolRacists. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/29/2020

Barstool Sportsbook Betting App to Launch in September

Barstool Sportsbook Betting App to Launch in September

Barstool Sports is partnering with Penn National to release its sports betting app come September, and hopefully there will be sports to bet on.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/25/2020

New Zealand Seizes $90M From Russian Bitcoin Fraud Suspect

New Zealand Seizes $90M From Russian Bitcoin Fraud Suspect

New Zealand police said Monday they have seized $90 million from Alexander Vinnik, a Russian bitcoin fraud suspect who is in French custody but is also wanted in the United States.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/24/2020

Circa Resort & Casino to Open in Downtown Vegas Ahead of Schedule

Circa Resort & Casino to Open in Downtown Vegas Ahead of Schedule

Today, CEO and developer Derek Stevens announced his newest Downtown Las Vegas property, Circa Resort & Casino, will debut October 28, 2020.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jun/17/2020

Sportsbet Ordered to Refund Player, Brakes Placed on Quick Sportsbook Recovery

Sportsbet Ordered to Refund Player, Brakes Placed on Quick Sportsbook Recovery

In a rare judgement, Sportsbet has been ordered to refund almost $100,000 to a man who had "self excluded" from gambling, but was still allowed to open an account and lost a fortune.  The gambler wagered almost $150,000.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/15/2020

SBC Digital Summit North America Unveils Big-Name Speaker Roster

SBC Digital Summit North America Unveils Big-Name Speaker Roster

The SBC Digital Summit North America will feature a stellar speaker line-up with Jay Snowden (CEO, Penn National Gaming), Virginia McDowell (Board Member, GVC Holdings), Erika Nardini (CEO, BarStool Sports) and Bryan Bennett (COO, Betfred USA) among the 75 big names from the betting and gaming industry.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jun/15/2020

A New Era of Video Slots Developers

A New Era of Video Slots Developers

Video slots are the most popular games at any online casino. It is not uncommon for sites to list over 2,000 games in their catalogues. This mirrors the offline world where row upon row of chiming cabinets and blazing lights greet any punter who enters the chasm of a real casino floor from Vegas to Macau.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/12/2020

User Pays $2.6 Mil in Transaction Fees to Send $134 of Ether

User Pays $2.6 Mil in Transaction Fees to Send $134 of Ether

Wynn reportedly is in good hands, even as the worldwide pandemic rages on.  Forbes estimates that "it may take until Q3/Q4 for the demand slump to recover, which could reduce the company’s revenue by at least 30% from $6.6 billion to $4.2 billion.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/11/2020

Sports Betting Fueling Stock Surge, Two Fury-Joshua Fights in 2021

Sports Betting Fueling Stock Surge, Two Fury-Joshua Fights in 2021

Promoter Eddie Hearn says rival world heavyweight champions Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury "have agreed to the basics" of a deal to fight two times in 2021.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/10/2020

Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood Florida to Reopen Friday

Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood Florida to Reopen Friday

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek and Seminole Classic Casino in Hollywood will reopen with a combined workforce of 3,200 team members at noon on Friday, June 12 under new and stringent “Safe and Sound” program guidelines.  The guidelines include multiple new initiatives designed to create a quality entertainment experience in an environment that helps to keep guests and team members safe.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jun/10/2020

The Benefits of Crypto Casino Gambling

Crypto has emerged as the banking method of choice for millions of online casino players in recent years. Most of the leading casino sites now accept Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies for deposits and withdrawals. These are the seven key benefits of using crypto for online casino gambling:

Rapid Transactions

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/09/2020

UFC 250 Could Crack BetOnline Top 10 Most Bet On

UFC 250 Could Crack BetOnline Top 10 Most Bet On

Dave Mason of BetOnline believes Saturday night's UFC 250 could end up among the top 10 most wagered on UFC events in his company's over 21-year history.

Submitted by Tony Caliente on, Jun/06/2020

The End of Telephone Betting, Tribes Oppose California Sports Betting

The End of Telephone Betting

It's the end of an era as UK-based Bet365 has finally put an end to its telebetting service.  The company cited a lack of interest in placing wagers over one's phone via voice communication. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/06/2020

Focus on Gaming Affiliates at CasinoBeats Malta Digital

Focus on Gaming Affiliates at CasinoBeats Malta Digital

CasinoBeats Malta Digital is to reflect the crucial role that affiliates continue to play in the online casino industry by making the future of igaming affiliation one of the key themes of the agenda for the three-day virtual conference and exhibition.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jun/02/2020

Can I Play on PokerStars From Alaska

Can I Play on PokerStars From Alaska

Though real money play on PokerStars is not available in the state of Alaska, sites like Americas Cardroom are accessible for real money and offer a generous welcome bonus with a maximum of $1000.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/01/2020

Casino Patrons Exposed to Covid, SBC Barcelona Digital Only

Casino Patrons Exposed to Covid, SBC Barcelona Digital Only

Those who recently visited a northern Michigan casino may have been exposed to the coronavirus, health officials warned on Monday.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/01/2020

Can I Play on Zynga Poker for Real Money From Wisconsin

Can I Play on Zynga Poker for Real Money From Wisconsin

Though real money play on Zynga is not permitted in the state of Wisconsin, sites like Americas Cardroom are accessible for real money and offer a generous welcome bonus with a maximum of $1000.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/01/2020

Can I Play on Zynga Poker for Real Money From California

Can I Play on Zynga Poker for Real Money From California

Though real money play on Zynga is not permitted in the state of California, sites like Americas Cardroom are accessible for real money and offer a generous welcome bonus with a maximum of $1000.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/01/2020

Breaking News

Borgata to Reopen July 26

Borgata to Reopen July 26

The Borgata casino will reopen on July 26, the last of Atlantic City's nine gambling resorts to resume operating amid the coronavirus outbreak. The casino will host an invitation-only "soft opening" starting July 23, Borgata officials told The Associated Press, and will open its doors to everyone three days later.

High-Profile Twitter Accounts Swept Up in Wave of Apparent Hacking Demanding Bitcoin

High-Profile Twitter Accounts Swept Up in Wave of Apparent Hacking Demanding Bitcoin

A wave of tweets in apparent hacking swept through Twitter (TWTR.N) on Wednesday, with more than half a dozen high-profile accounts - belonging to U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden, billionaire Bill Gates, and rapper Kanye West, among others - used to solicit bitcoin donations.

Will VR Be In Our Casino Games?

Will VR Be In Our Casino Games?

For some years now, online casino games have garnered a large following more than the landbased casinos due to the advancement in technology and the interesting twists added to new online games.