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Yahoo! to Enter Daily Fantasy Sports Sector

Yahoo! to Enter Daily Fantasy Sports Sector

Yahoo! CEO Melissa Mayer announced this week that the multinational Internet corporation and search engine powerhouse will be entering the real money daily fantasy sports market this summer.

New Credit Card Merchant Number May Boost State Online Gambling Acceptance

New Credit Card Merchant Number May Boost State Online Gambling Acceptance

Since New Jersey legalized online gambling in the Garden State over a year ago, one of the biggest obstacles has been the low acceptance rate of credit cards.

TopBet Slow Payouts Complaints Blamed on Processing Issues

TopBet Slow Payouts Complaints Blamed on Processing Issues

A series of slow payouts complaints related to three-year-old Manila-based online sportsbook TopBet.eu have begun filing in to the industry monitoring site SportsBookReview.com

PokerStars Parent Company Rational Group Appoints Zynga Exec

The parent company of the world’s largest real money online poker room has hired an executive of the world’s largest free-to-play online poker site.

Global Sports Betting Worth $3 Trillion, Most of it Illegal

Global Sports Betting Worth $3 Trillion, Most of it Illegal

The global sports betting market is worth up to $3-trillion, the vast majority of that generated by illegal gambling, a United Nations conference on crime being held in Doha heard on Wednesday.

Magnus Hedman the New Man Behind the Curtain at Pinnacle Sports

Magnus Hedman the New Man Behind the Curtain at Pinnacle Sports

SBC News has revealed that Touchbet ltd and Sporting Index owner Magnus Hedman is the new majority shareholder in Pinnacle Sports, once among the biggest online sportsbooks catering to North America.

World Exclusive: Live In-Game Wagering Comes to Daily Fantasy Sports

World Exclusive: Live In-Game Wagering Comes to Daily Fantasy Sports

The inventor of the world's first live in-game sports betting system for Las Vegas casinos has now invented the world's first live in-game system for sports fantasy, Gambling 911 can reveal in a world exclusive report.

Real Money English Premier League Fantasy Contests Debut With FantasyGol

Real Money English Premier League Fantasy Contests Debut With FantasyGol

Gauatemala City-based FantasyGol announced on Wednesday the launch of its new pay-to-play real money English Premier League fantasy contests platform they hope will take the industry by storm.

666Bet.com Back Peddling on Payout Promise: ‘We Can Only Pay When Back Online’

666Bet.com Back Peddling on Payout Promise: ‘We Can Only Pay When Back Online’

Beleaguered 666Bet.com issued a statement on Tuesday informing its customers they can only pay if back up and running online. 

Fears Mount as 666Bet.com Players Not Getting Paid

Fears Mount as 666Bet.com Players Not Getting Paid

Officials at beleaguered online gambling firm 666Bet.com sought to calm customer fears Monday that they will not be getting paid.  

Louisiana Mulls Over Daily Fantasy Sports Legislation

Louisiana Mulls Over Daily Fantasy Sports Legislation

Louisiana has become the latest state to consider a measure fully legalizing daily fantasy sports for real money.

PokerStars Parent Company Amaya Trading Probe Details Emerge

PokerStars Parent Company Amaya Trading Probe Details Emerge

Parent company to the world’s largest online poker site PokerStars, Amaya Gaming has reportedly been the subject of a probe by the Quebec securities regulator Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF).

Breaking News: Americas Cardroom Takes Over No. 2 Spot in Traffic

In an exclusive to Gambling911.com, Americas Cardroom has unveiled a press release it is sending out Wednesday confirming it has taken over the number two spot in terms of North American-facing traffic.

PokerStars to Enter Daily Fantasy Sports Market by Start of NFL Season

PokerStars to Enter Daily Fantasy Sports Market by Start of NFL Season

It may be one of the worst kept secrets that online poker sites in recent months have been looking to expand their product base by offering daily fantasy sports contests.

Connecticut Casinos Stand to Lose $570 Million

The Native American tribes proposing to build new casinos in Connecticut released a report Monday that says new facilities in New York and Massachusetts will siphon away $570 million annually in gambling revenue.

Just How Big is Daily Fantasy Sports: Researchers, Numbers Crunchers Reveal All

Just How Big is Daily Fantasy Sports: Researchers, Numbers Crunchers Reveal All

There's an explosion of fantasy sports leagues in the USA right now, and with that explosion comes the need to track the trends that fuel it.

BetOnline Becomes The Latest Big Online Sportsbook to Introduce Bitcoin

BetOnline Becomes The Latest Big Online Sportsbook to Introduce Bitcoin

With the start of the NCAA Tournament last week, online betting giant BetOnline.ag saw more March Madness players in on the action than ever before.

Back to the future for land-based casino revenue

Back to the future for land-based casino revenue

Atlantic City, New Jersey was once an international gambling destination only rivalled in the USA by Las Vegas.

Many Daily Fantasy Sports, Software Companies Attending Fantasy Sports Expo

Many Daily Fantasy Sports, Software Companies Attending First Ever Fantasy Sport

The first ever Daily Fantasy Sports Expo in Miami Beach is shaping up for quite an impressive debut.

Did Sheldon Adelson Buy Committee Hearing?

Did Sheldon Adelson Buy Committee Hearing?

A hearing to deal with H.R. 707 or Restoration of Americas Wire Act is scheduled to take place March 25.  The witness list – All four are pro online gambling prohibition.

Trump Casinos Must Pay Fine for Allowing Underage Gamblers

Trump Casinos Must Pay Fine for Allowing Underage Gamblers

Trump Entertainment Resorts has been fined for not notifying the state about a patron who was assaulted at one of its casinos and has to hand over more than $2,600 won by underage gamblers.

Disney, DraftKings Deal Possible But Not Likely

Disney, DraftKings Deal Probable But Not Likely

Rumors have been circulating that ESPN and its parent company Disney may be looking to back one of the largest daily fantasy sports sites Draftkings.  The odds of this happening: Not likely.

Optimal Payment Solutions to Acquire Skrill for £800m

Optimal Payment Solutions to Acquire Skrill for £800m

AIM-listed Optimal Payment Solutions has announced it is set to acquire Skrill (formerly Moneybookers) for a cool £800m, which translates into $1 billion US and some change.

Las Vegas Sands Gets Downgraded as Macau Fears Grow

Las Vegas Sands Gets Downgraded as Macau Fears Grow

Credit Agricole on Wednesday morning downgraded Las Vegas Sands Corp. from a buy rating to an outperform rating.  Many analysts having growing fears over casino companies with exposure in Macau.

WBX Betting Exchange Shuttered: Regulatory Climate Spelled Doom

WBX Betting Exchange Shuttered: Regulatory Climate Spelled Doom

Online betting exchange WBX has unceremoniously closed its doors for good though the company insists players are able to withdrawal their funds in full and that any future wagers will be decided “in the normal way”.

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