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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

Malta Suspends Series of Online Gambling Licenses

Malta Suspends Series of Online Gambling Licenses

This week, the ‘Malta Gaming Authority -MGA’ has announced a trio of licensee suspensions for online gambling companies.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/18/2019

IT Security, Safe Gambling, Match-Fixing and More Headline Prague Gaming Summit 2019

IT Security, Safe Gambling, Match-Fixing and More Headline Prague Gaming Summit 2019

”Safe Gambling” is a new term used in the industry and is a possible replacer for the notion ”responsible gambling”.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/18/2019

Man Claims Casino Responsible for Amputated Foot

Man Claims Casino Responsible for Amputated Foot

Howard Thompson claims that the sun deck at Harrah's Casino in Philadelphia is responsible for partially cooking his foot, resulting in an amputation.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/17/2019

Bill Seeks to Legalize Sports Betting in Maryland

The state of Maryland is inching closer towards legalizing sports wagering.

The state of Maryland is inching closer towards legalizing sports wagering.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/17/2019

Sports Betting Could Have to Contend With Insider Trading Laws

Sports Betting Could Have to Contend With Insider Trading Laws

Andrew Mentock of ozy.com details how insider trading laws could soon impact the world of sports wagering.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/17/2019

Film Based on Phil Ivey Card Counting in the Works: 'The Baccarat Queen'

Film Based on Phil Ivey Card Counting in the Works: 'The Baccarat Queen'

Ivanhoe Pictures, the division of SK Global that recently produced "Crazy Rich Asians, is about to start working on its latest project, a film that will delve into the 2012 accusation by Crockford’s Casino that poker pro Phil Ivey had won £7.8 million unfairly while playing a form of baccarat called punto banco.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/16/2019

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

VSIN Insight on Today's NHL, NCAA Basketball, and Where Growth Will Occur in Sports Betting - February 16

VSIN Insight on Today's NHL, NCAA Basketball, and More - February 16

Jonathan Von Tobel and Amal Shah are joined by Greg "Hoops" Peterson and Derek Stevens and Mike Palm down at the Long Bar to give you all the best insight on today's NHL, NCAA basketball, and more.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Feb/16/2019

Former Top Cop Accused of Pawning Guns to Fuel Gambling Addiction

Former Top Cop Accused of Pawning Guns to Fuel Gambling Addiction

An attorney for fired Hallendale, Florida police officer Yan Kleyman, claims Department superiors were well aware of his client's gambling addiction.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/16/2019

This is How Media Companies Will be Transformed Into Sportsbooks

This is How Media Companies Will be Transformed Into Sportsbooks

Recode has spoken to a number of experts who offer a glimpse into the future of sports betting in the United States and how media giants hope to get a piece of the pie.  Drudge featured the link to this article prominently atop their page Friday afternoon.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/15/2019

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

MGM CEO: New Wire Act Interpretation 'Unenforceable'

MGM CEO: New Wire Act Interpretation 'Unenforceable'

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The chairman and chief executive officer of casino operator MGM Resorts International on Wednesday decried a U.S. Department of Justice opinion that is threatening the viability of online gambling and also blamed the recent partial government shutdown for fewer Las Vegas visitors during the Chinese New Year.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/13/2019

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

How Does a Pay Per Head Work?

A Pay Per Head business is one in which you pay X amount of dollars per customer per week to have another company run nearly every aspect of your bookmaking business.

Submitted by C Costigan 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

Alabama Church Destroyed by Tornado Returns $25K Donation From Casino

Alabama Church Destroyed by Tornado Returns $25K Donation From Casino

An Alabama church damaged by a tornado is returning a $25,000 donation from a casino because it doesn't support gambling.

Submitted by Associated Press 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

Alliance of American Football has Bookies, Sportsbooks Licking Their Chops Following Strong Ratings

Alliance of American Football has Bookies, Sportsbooks Licking Their Chops Following Strong Ratings

League's app was number one most downloaded by Sunday morning

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/12/2019

NASCAR Goes All in With Sports Betting

NASCAR Goes All in With Sports Betting

Brendan Gaughan is the son of a casino magnate and has long grasped the allure of throwing down a few bucks to wager on a sporting event.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/12/2019

WSOP 2019 Events Schedule Released

WSOP 2019 Events Schedule Released

The World Series of Poker has released its 2019 schedule, marking its 50th anniversary.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/12/2019

MGM Resorts is MLB‘s official gaming partner after NBA, NHL

MGM Resorts is MLB‘s official gaming partner after NBA, NHL

MGM Resorts International became Major League Baseball‘s official gambling partner in the U.S. and Japan, a deal made as the sport tries to ensure more prevalent legal sports betting does not lead to any scandals of the type sparked by illegal wagers in its past.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/11/2019

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5 Top Tips for Online Gamlbling Affiliates

5 Top Tips for Online Gambling Affiliates

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

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.

Malta Suspends Series of Online Gambling Licenses

Malta Suspends Series of Online Gambling Licenses

This week, the ‘Malta Gaming Authority -MGA’ has announced a trio of licensee suspensions for online gambling companies.