Gambling News

These Alt Coins Were Mostly Dead on Arrival

These Alt Coins Were Mostly Dead on Arrival

We've heard the names: Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin SV, Ethereum, Dash, Litecoin.  But for each of these cryptocurrencies, about a dozen others have vanished.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/15/2019

Google Says DeIndexing Bug Issue Resolved

Google Says DeIndexing Bug Issue Resolved

While most online gambling affiliates and operators appear to have walked away unscathed, some 4% of websites suffered a massive loss in Google rankings last week certain to have given a few webmasters heartburn.....or something worse.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/15/2019

2019 PGA Tournament Bets Could Prove Record Shattering

2019 PGA Tournament Bets Could Prove Record Shattering

A combination of Tiger Woods resurgence and big name fantasy sports companies heavy promotion of golf events will likely translate into this year's PGA Championship being among the most wagered on events in 2019.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Apr/15/2019

Tiger Woods Costs FanDuel $2 Million

Tiger Woods Costs FanDuel $2 Million

Company claims 21 percent of future bets were on Tiger Woods

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Apr/15/2019

Bet on Game of Thrones Final Season Who Will Die

The final season of Game of Thrones kicked off Sunday night and gamblers will be able to bet which characters will be killed off, at least for the first couple of shows.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Apr/14/2019

Bitcoin SV Founder Announces $5K Bounty to Find Out Twitter User's True Identity

Bitcoin SV Founder Announces $5K Bounty to Find Out Twitter User's True Identity

It may not be the dreaded hashwars of late this past year, but it's getting ugly out there in Crypto World.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/14/2019

Tiger Woods the Biggest Futures Loss of Any Sport in History of BetOnline

Tiger Woods the Biggest Futures Loss of Any Sport in History of BetOnline

Tiger Woods made history Sunday, and so too did one of the largest online sportsbooks on the planet, BetOnline.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Apr/14/2019

Valve Hit With Illegal Gambling Lawsuit

State tribe claims Valve helps in facilitating scams and unfair gambling

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/13/2019

Televised Poker Coming to Ohio in April

Columbus, OH - To date, the state of Ohio has never held a nationally televised poker tournament. That will change in a matter of weeks. Hollywood Casino Columbus is set to host the renowned Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) April 18-29.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/12/2019

Multiple Bingo Halls Raided in Alabama

Multiple Bingo Halls Raided in Alabama

More than a dozen individuals were arrested following the raids of four illegal Bingo halls in Alabama this week, all in Jefferson County.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/12/2019

'Sports Betting is Part of the Discussions' Florida Senate President Bill Galvano Says

'Sports Betting is Part of the Discussions' Florida Senate President Bill Galvano Says

Senate President Bill Galvano says he is optimistic about revamping a gambling agreement, known as a “compact,” between the Seminols and the state.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/12/2019

Justice Department has Two Weeks to Clarify its Stance on Web Gambling

A federal judge on Thursday gave the U.S. Justice Department two weeks to clarify its stance on laws regulating internet gambling after hearing arguments from New Hampshire officials in a case with potential implications for the future of state lotteries and the programs, often educational, that they fund.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/11/2019

Sports Betting Tips and How You Can Have a Better Chance of Winning

Sports Betting Tips

Sports entertainment on its own can be very exciting and fulfilling. What makes watching sports more interesting these days is when it starts to include the opportunity for you to win money.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/11/2019

Monmouth Park’s Dennis Drazin latest to join Sports Betting Hall of Fame

Monmouth Park’s Dennis Drazin latest to join Sports Betting Hall of Fame

Dennis Drazin of Monmouth Park racecourse is to be the third industry stalwart to be inducted into the Sports Betting Hall of Fame.

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/11/2019

Should Universities Get Cut of College Sports Betting? LSU’s President Says Maybe

Should Universities Get Cut of College Sports Betting? LSU’s President Says Maybe

Should the state of Louisiana opt to legalize sports betting, they may need to give a cut to the likes of LSU.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/10/2019

The Missing Millions: States Await Gambling Windfall From Sports Betting

The Missing Millions: States Await Gambling Windfall From Sports Betting

ProPublica Illinois has an excellent piece on the expected windfall tied to newly allowed gambling activity and why it might be a long wait.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/10/2019

New Photo Released of Missing Icelandic Poker Pro

New Photo Released of Missing Icelandic Poker Pro

A new photo of a missing Icelandic poker pro has been released by Ireland's gardaí.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/09/2019

AC Casino Profits See Nosedive

ATLANTIC CITY — Casino profits fell by more than 15% in Atlantic City in 2018, a year in which the downsized market reopened two shuttered gambling halls, according to figures released Monday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/09/2019

Ohio Takes First Steps to Legalize Sports Betting

Ohio Takes First Steps to Legalize Sports Betting

Ohio state Reps. Dave Greenspan, R-Westlake, and Brigid Kelly, D-Cincinnati on Tuesday introduced a bill that would legalize sports wagering in the Buckeye State.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/09/2019

Seminole Hard Rock Named Top “Employer of Choice” in Gaming Industry for Fourth Year in a Row

Seminole Hard Rock Named Top “Employer of Choice” in Gaming Industry for Fourth Year in a Row

Results of the latest Casino Gaming Executive Satisfaction Survey have further cemented the top spot of Seminole Hard Rock as the clear “Employer of Choice” among the industry’s 34 casino companies or standalone casinos.

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/09/2019

Grand Casino Poker Room Massive Expansion Underway

Grand Casino Poker Room Massive Expansion Underway

While Poker rooms are on the drop in Latin America, Grand Casino Escazu in Costa Rica hopes to change all that. The new expansion and renovations of the Casino and Poker room will be the ultimate poker destination in Central America. 

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/09/2019

Ivonne Montealegre Joins Forces With Malta Poker Championships, G911 Goes 4-1 in MLB (Podcast)

Ivonne Montealegre Joins Forces With Malta Poker Championships

Our good friend Ivonne Montelegre is joining forces with another amazing poker tournament event and the St. Louis Cardinals come through big for us Monday night with a win over the Dodgers.  It's all part of the Gambling911 News Mishmash.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/08/2019

Casino-Operating Tribes Influence Sports Betting Debate

Casino-Operating Tribes Influence Sports Betting Debate

Native American tribes have emerged as key players in the legislative debates over whether states should legalize sports betting, with some opposing the idea because it could threaten their casinos and others supporting legalization but only if they retain a monopoly.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/08/2019

Finding the Right Bookie for the Perfect Betting Experience

Finding the Right Bookie for the Perfect Betting Experience

Who doesn’t love to bet on sports, and better yet, who doesn’t love to bet on sports this time of the year? Of course, we all love football and we are waiting for August to come calling.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/08/2019

Betting on Sports America Hits Major Leagues With Sporting Delegates

Betting on Sports America Hits Major Leagues With Sporting Delegates

Teams from all of the major professional sports leagues across the US are flocking to Betting on Sports America, the biggest dedicated sports betting trade show in the country taking place at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in New Jersey from 23-25 April.

Submitted by Press Release on, Apr/08/2019

Radio Host Who Gambled Away Nearly $7 Million From Ticket Scheme Sentenced

Radio Host Who Gambled Away Nearly $7 Million From Ticket Scheme Sentenced

Sports radio personality Craig Carton was sentenced to 3½ years in prison Friday by a longtime fan and listener — the judge — for a ticket reselling scam that ended his decade-long broadcast partnership with ex-NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/06/2019

Emmert: NCAA Committed to Prohibiting Athletes From Gambling

As legalized wagering on sports spreads, the NCAA remains adamant about prohibiting college athletes from betting.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/04/2019

Casino Company Las Vegas Sands Announces Singapore Expansion

Casino Company Las Vegas Sands Announces Singapore Expansion

Casino company Las Vegas Sands says it’ll spend $3.3 billion to expand its property in Singapore by adding an entertainment arena, new hotel tower and more convention space.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/04/2019

G911 Talks Bitcoin SV With NChain's Jimmy Nguyen: Is Dr. Craig Wright Really Satoshi Nakamoto? (Podcast)

G911 Talks Bitcoin SV With NChain's Jimmy Nguyen: Is Dr. Craig Wright Really Satoshi Nakamoto? (Podcast)

We caught up with NChain CEO and Bitcoin President Jimmy Nguyen during a recent visit to Miami Beach to talk all things cryptocurrency, and in particular Bitcoin SV (also known as Bitcoin Satoshi Vision).

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/04/2019

Bitcoin Price Shoots Up Past $5200 as Part of Three-Day Rally

The price of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin rose past $5200 by 4 pm EST Wednesday, continuing a three-day rally.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/03/2019

Breaking News

Sports Betting News Updates: Disney,

Sports Betting News Updates: Disney, Others Risk Reputation, PointBet Refunds on Egregious No Call

A number of media companies have gotten into bed with gambling firms in recent weeks.  Caesars hooked up wtih ESPN last year, well ahead of more recent "open" marriages where the media firms like Fox and possibly Sinclair will act as bet takers.

60 Minutes Looks at Bitcoin

60 Minutes Looks at Bitcoin ...And the Guy Who Spent $800 Million of it on Pizza

This Sunday May 19 at 7 pm EST on CBS (though most certainly delayed a bit with the conclusion of the PGA Championship), the long running CBS news magazine takes a look at the cryptocurrency bitcoin.

Red Dead Online Poker Review - Access Issues

If any company is going to make a run at competing with the big name real money online poker sites like PokerStars, Americas Cardroom or 888, it would be an established gaming site the likes of Rock Star Games.  They recently incorporated poker into their Red Dead Online title, but - SURPRISE - most people can't play for real money.