DraftKings and FanDuel, two popular sports wagering websites, agreed to stop providing the offerings to this state’s residents in response to the AG opinion such sites violate gambling laws.
What looked to be a slam dunk for the New York Attorney General’s Office in the first half of Wednesday’s hearing completely shifted in favor of the Daily Fantasy Sports industry after the one hour lunch break.
Throughout the years, Gambling911.com has been live at court hearings involving the gambling industry. On Wednesday November 25, 2015 we were present covering a hearing to determine the operating status of Daily Fantasy Sports companies DraftKings and FanDuel in the state of New York.
We were among the first news outlets to report that Judge Manuel Mendez would require one to two weeks to make his final decision.
Live Coverage from NY Court on Decision to Allow DraftKings, FanDuel to Operate in State - Wednesday November 25, 2015
Our sister site DFS911.com and Legal Reporter Jeff Williams have provided us with all related Court filings pertaining to the New York State Attorney General vs. DraftKings and FanDuel. Other Daily Fantasy Sports companies have been subpoenaed as well.
GENEVA, (Associated Press) - Switzerland and the United States have split the take of nearly $50 million following the break-up of an illegal online gambling service.
Gambling911.com is proud to announced the new state of the art Pay Per Head monitoring report tool ‘Player Watch’ available at AcePerHead.com. Below is a breakdown on how to use this player monitoring service.
Blackjack has regularly been one of the most popular casino games since the activity became widespread about 100 years ago, but the game has been getting a lot of free publicity lately thanks to some A list celebrities who have been seen playing the games or pushing branded versions of it.
(Reuters) - Shareholders in British bookmaker Ladbrokes (LAD.L) strongly backed its planned merger with rival Gala Coral on Tuesday but rebel investor Dermot Desmond vowed to fight on.
One of the premier attorneys in the world of gambling, I. Nelson Rose, was kind enough to send DFS911.com his latest piece on the next steps both DraftKings and FanDuel will need to undertake in getting them out of the “deep doodoo” they are currently in.
Sportsbook Review is reporting that a player waiting for a payout via the anonymous digital currency Bitcoin has finally gotten paid after a few days wait despite the book’s claim of “instant payouts”.
Allen Ross was a bookie behaving badly.
His son, Denny Ross, behaved even worse.
Allen was a member of the so-called "Internet 21," the group of 21 Americans who in 1998 were the first to be prosecuted by the U.S. government for illegally operating offshore online casinos and sportsbooks.
Allen, along with two other "Internet 21" members, Mike Saul and Orrin Sleeper, ran Island Casino, an online casino and sportsbook in Willemstad, Curacao.
Gambling911.com and sister site DFS911.com will be covering Wednesday’s hearing to determine whether Daily Fantasy Sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel can continue conducting business with New York state residents.
The Shift Card, a first ever Bitcoin debit card for American customers, will soon be available to those residing in select states and could one day be utilized for gambling online.
Most online betting sites have now incorporated the anonymous digital currency Bitcoin with great success, however, only about a quarter of the wagering population actually know how it works.
Gambling911.com has all your latest North American gambling news including that from the United States and Canada.
DraftKings CEO Jason Robins admitted back in May that his company does not always comply with anti-gambling laws, and more specifically, the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act (UIGEA) that exempts fantasy sports.
Controversial Irish bookmaker Paddy Power is at it again with yet another ad that has drawn the ire of the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).
From the Irish Examiner:
The Keystone state is one step closer to passing a measure that would make online gambling legal within its borders.
The Pennsylvania House Gaming Oversight Committee backed a measure that would require land-based casinos in the state to license Web casinos.
In an 18-8 vote, representatives elected to advance the proposition to its chamber’s floor for further discussion and additional voting.
The measure is authored by the Oversight Committee Chairman State Rep. John Payne (R-District 106)
A sports handicapping website that appears to be affiliated with Turner Sports has no such affiliation, and the real Turner Sports is attempting to have it shut down, Gambling 911 can reveal in a world exclusive report!
The younger brother of Texas Rangers star pitcher Yu Darvish arrested last month has been charged with running a gambling ring by Osaka, Japan prosecutors.
An oddsmaker who suggested actor Charlie Sheen would be among those favored as the Hollywood actor with HIV was correct as the act revealed Tuesday morning on NBC's "Today".
During the interview, Sheen insisted he had endangered nobody.
The Advertising Standards Board of Australia has upheld a complaint against bookmaker Sportsbet for its ad promoting racing specials for Cox Plate Day.
ATLANTA (Associated Press) - Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens says his office is investigating whether daily fantasy sports violate state law.
Olens recently told the Augusta Chronicle that the issue is pending in his office.
In an interview with the Associated Press, New York Republican Assemblyman Dean Murray said of his state’s Democratic Attorney General Eric Schneiderman: "He's gone way over the line" with the fantasy sports probe.
BOSTON (Associated Press) — Top daily fantasy sports companies are fiercely rejecting the idea that their rapidly growing industry should be considered gambling in the United States.
Two of the most wagered on sides, the Ohio State Buckeyes and Michigan State Spartans, came through with flying colors Saturday, thus handing the bookies some big losses in Week 11.
It’s pretty consistent across the board that there are four sides seeing the single most substantial action at sportsbooks during Week 10.
Among the top three biggest threats to bookies Saturday are covers by big favorites Ohio State and MSU as well as the +3 underdog Oklahoma Sooners.
FanDuel says it has stopped accepting money from New York residents following that state’s Attorney General demand to cease taking bets there.
Some of you will be avoiding black cats, walking under ladders and even gambling this Friday The 13th. The black cats and ladders we can see, but staying away from gambling?
The world’s largest Daily Fantasy Sports company, FanDuel, has come out swinging against New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s assertion that Daily Fantasy Sports is illegal gambling in disguise. He has ordered both FanDuel and DraftKings to cease taking bets from New York residents. As of late Thursday, both continue to do so.
Internet sports betting and online gambling as a whole is big business these days and it has never been easier to get a piece of the action as your own independent sports bookmaker and online casino operator.