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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”.

Dire Warning Issued By Connecticut Tribes: 18000 Casino Jobs Could Be Lost

Dire Warning Issued By Connecticut Tribes: 18000 Casino Jobs Could Be Lost

The leaders of Connecticut's two federally recognized Indian tribes warned lawmakers the state could lose 18,000 jobs once a casino in neighboring Springfield, Massachusetts opens in 2½ years.

Satisfy Your March Madness Fantasy Fix With a Twist of TradeSports

Satisfy Your March Madness Fantasy Fix With a Twist of TradeSports

While most daily fantasy sports websites are shunning March Madness the way Major League Baseball shuns Pete Rose, one fantasy site sees the tournament as too good an opportunity to ignore.

Skybet Gets Reamed for ‘Odds Error’ Tied to PSG Shock Extra Time Win

Skybet Gets Reamed for ‘Odds Error’ Tied to PSG Shock Extra Time Win
One of the United Kingdom’s largest online bookmakers, Skybet, found itself caught up in a major controversy over the weekend following an odds error on its mobile phone app.

NJ Online Gambling Revenue Down 10 Percent in February Despite Snow, Frigid Temps

NJ Online Gambling Revenue Down 10 Percent in February Despite Snow, Frigid Temp
New Jersey has released its February online gambling revenue numbers and they are not very good.  A decline of nearly 11 percent was seen from January.

Bwin.Party Potential Suitor Talks Reach Fever Pitch

Bwin.Party Potential Suitor Talks Reach Fever Pitch
Online gambling firm Bwin.party said talks about selling all or part of its business had become more serious, as it battles headwinds such as the decline of regulated poker markets in Europe.

Daily Fantasy Sports Leagues Not Mad for March Madness as Most Shun College Hoops

Daily Fantasy Sports Leagues Not Mad for March Madness as Most Shun College Hoop
For the second time this year, fantasy sports leagues will be shut out of the action for a major sporting event.

DraftKings May be Off the Hook With Class Action Clause

DraftKings May be Off the Hook With Class Action Clause
As reported on the Gambling911.com website and elsewhere, one of the world’s largest daily fantasy websites DraftKings is now the subject of a class action lawsuit claiming false advertising.

LCB Helps the Impoverished Through Kiva

LCB Helps the Impoverished Through Kiva
Since February 2010 Latest Casino Bonuses (LCB) has been a member of Kiva.

Paddy Power Reports Record Profits

Paddy Power Reports Record Profits
Ireland’s biggest bookmaker, Paddy Power, has reported some of its biggest profits ever.

Betfair Better Than Expected 3rd Quarter

Online gambling company Betfair hiked its full-year profit forecast range on Thursday after trading remained strong following a better-than-expected third-quarter, sending its shares sharply higher.
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