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DraftKings Outage Could Not Have Come at Worst Possible Time: Refunds Promised

DraftKings Outage Could Not Have Come at Worse Possible Time: Refunds Promised
One of the world’s largest daily fantasy sports sites, Draftkings.com, experienced a disastrous power outage on Sunday during Week 12 of the NFL.

Fanduel Joins Forces With Lakers, Draftkings the Broncos and PlayMLF Golden State

Fanduel Joins Forces With Lakers, Draftkings the Broncos and PlayMLF Golden Stat
PlayMLF.com (Major League Fantasy) is the new kid on the block when it comes to a daily fantasy sector dominated by FanDuel.com and DraftKings.com.  They joined forces with the Golden State Warriors.

DailyMVP.com Hits the Daily Fantasy Sports Market Minus the Salary Cap

DailyMVP.com Hits the Daily Fantasy Sports Market Minus the Salary Cap
The latest installment in the fast growing daily fantasy sector is DailyMVP.com, a site that looks to distinguish itself from the rest of the pack by offering fantasy sports without the salary cap platform

New York Post: Meet the Man Who Makes Six Figures Off Fantasy Sports

New York Post: Meet the Man Who Makes Six Figures Off Fantasy Sports
“It was the craziest thing,” 24-year-old Brooklynite Mark Guindi tells the New York Post. “I wake up one day, put up a $25 entry fee, and I make 12,000 bucks.”

Golden Nugget Atlantic City Joins Forces With Betfair for NJ Online Gambling

Betfair, one of the world's leading online gaming operators, has moved its online gaming operation to the Golden Nugget Atlantic City. 

Amaya, PokerStars Parent, Posts Record Profit for 3rd Quarter

Amaya, PokerStars Parent, Posts Record Profit for 3rd Quarter
Amaya Gaming Group Inc. posted record results in the third quarter as its revenues and adjusted profit surged following the August acquisition of PokerStars and other online games.

Redskins Enter Into Fantasy Sports Deal With FanDuel.com: More to Come?

Redskins Enter Into Fantasy Sports Deal With FanDuel.com: More to Come?
The Washington Redskins are the latest professional sports franchise to enter into a partnership deal with a daily fantasy sports website.

Macau Still Hurting in November

Macau Still Hurting in November
Macau gambling revenues appear to be stagnant in the month of November so far following a poor performance in October.

Paddy Power Raises Full Year Guidance on Better Second Half

Paddy Power Raises Full Year Guidance on Better Second Half
Paddy Power Plc said it expects mid- to high-teens percentage earnings per share (EPS) growth this year, up a touch on its prior forecast as sports results rebounded as expected in the second half of the year.

Vice: Online Gambling has Made Many in Gibraltar Very Rich

Vice: Online Gambling has Made Many in Gibraltar Very Rich
Vice Media has just got through visiting the British overseas territory of Gibraltar, surprisingly now the fastest growing economy in all of Europe with an unemployment rate around 6 percent.

Bodog Arsenal Sponsorship Deal Could Be Nullified: Premier League Clubs Warned

Bodog Arsenal Sponsorship Deal Could Be Nullified: Premier League Clubs Warned
Premier League clubs have been warned about entering into deals with unlicensed overseas online gambling companies in a move that could cost teams £90m a year in sponsorship revenue.

Japan's Gambling Bill Stalls Following Political Unrest

Japan's Gambling Bill Stalls Following Political Unrest
The push to legalise casino gambling in Japan has stalled once again following a fresh batch of political scandals. Despite Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's desire to have the industry regulated before the end of 2014, it now seems that a new gaming bill won't be passed until the start of 2015 at the earliest.

New Daily Fantasy Sports Sites FantasyDraft.com, DraftHero Debut: Land T.Y. Hilton

New Daily Fantasy Sports Sites FantasyDraft.com, DraftHero Debut: Land T.Y. Hilt
Two new fantasy sports sites debuted in recent days: FantasyDraft.com and DraftHero.com.

Taj Mahal to Close in December

Taj Mahal to Close in December
THE OWNER of the struggling Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort filed court papers yesterday saying it will close by next month, making it the fifth of the city's 12 casinos to shut down this year.

Bwin.Party Shares Plunge Thursday in Late Day Trading

Bwin.Party Shares Plunge Thursday in Late Day Trading
Bwin.Party witnessed more than a 12 percent decrease in its share price following a 10 percent rise Wednesday on news that it was in early takeover talks.

Connecticut Could See Third Casino

Connecticut Could See Third Casino
The tribal authority that runs the Mohegan Sun and rival Foxwoods Resort Casino could join forces to operate a third Connecticut casino near the Massachusetts state line...

iPoker New Rake Structure Yet Another Deterrent to Grinders

iPoker New Rake Structure Yet Another Deterrent to Grinders
Online poker grinders may be an extinct breed if the current trend of scaring them off is to continue.  iPoker, will soon be offering a new rake structure and grinders won't like it.

Bwin.Party Confirms Takeover Talks

Online gambling company Bwin.Party said on Wednesday it was in early talks with a number of parties over a "variety of potential business combinations", which could result in an offer being made for the firm.

NHL Enters Into Multi-Year Exclusive Deal With DraftKings.com

NHL Enters Into Multi-Year Exclusive Deal With DraftKings.com
The National Hockey League has just entered into a multi-year exclusive deal with one of the world’s largest daily fantasy sports contest sites, DraftKings.com.

Caesars Shares Plunge on News of 3Q Losses

Caesars Shares Plunge on News of 3Q Losses
Caesars Entertainment Corp. on Monday reported a wider 3rd quarter loss than what had previously been expected. The Las Vegas-based company has not been profitable since 2009.

Bookies Fare Well With Jets, Browns, Ohio State Outright Wins

Bookies Fare Well With Jets, Browns, Ohio State Outright Wins
The three most wagered on sides in Football this past week just happened to all be dogs.  Each of these teams also won their respective games, leading to big victories for the bookmakers as well.

Dan Bilzerian Plays Poker With Mini Me, a Gorilla

Dan Bilzerian Plays Poker With Mini Me, a Gorilla
Poker playboy Dan Bilzerian recently teamed up with Mini Me star Verne Troyer (“Austin Powers”) and a tuxedo-wearing gorilla named Gerald to shoot a commercial for the online casino group BGO.com.

888 Sees 22 Per Cent Jump in Q3 Revenue

888 Sees 22 Per Cent Jump in Q3 Revenue
888 Holdings Plc shares rise as much as 5.4 pct, among the top performers among UK midcaps, after issuing an upbeat outlook.

William Hill Bookmaker Under Investigation: Denies Unlawful Activity

William Hill Bookmaker Under Investigation: Denies Unlawful Activity
Britain’s biggest bookmaker, William Hill, has voluntarily suspended one of its call centers following the launch of an investigation into alleged unlawful activity.

Bout of Bad Luck, Boosted Revenues Cause Betfair Share Price to Rise

Bout of Bad Luck, Boosted Revenues Cause Betfair Share Price to Rise
A 22 percent revenue increase to £119m helped share prices rise nearly 3 per cent to £12.46 in early trading on strong second-quarter results.
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