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Stars Group Raises Additional Funds to Take Over Skybet

The Stars Group reportedly has raised an additional $750m (£565.3m) to support its original £3.4bn in taking over Skybet (Sky Betting & Gaming). 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/26/2018

Bitcoin Price Manipulation Puts Trust in Cryptocurrencies at Risk

Bitcoin Price Manipulation Puts Trust in Cryptocurrencies at Risk

Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin have grown in popularity in large part because they can be bought and sold without a government or other third party overseeing everything. But there’s a flipside: Unlike in markets for other assets such as stocks or bonds, it makes it much harder to uncover price manipulation and fraud.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/26/2018

Mississippi Casinos Move Forward with Legal Sports Betting

Mississippi Casinos Move Forward with Legal Sports Betting

The ink was probably not even dry on the official court documents that changed to entire course of legal sports betting in the United States before states such as New Jersey and Mississippi took the first steps towards bringing this form of real money gambling to within their borders.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/26/2018

Barton Could Slip Online Poker, Sports Betting Language Into Horse Racing Bill

Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) sees an opening to expand legalized online poker and potentially sports betting as part of a bill that would establish a national authority for regulating doping and medication in horse racing.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/26/2018

Long Secret Bitcoin Key About to be Revealed

A private key Bitcoin’s creator entrusted to several developers that activates the protocol's so-called "alert system" is about to be revealed.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/26/2018

Italian Gambling Market in the Focus at the European Gaming Congress 2018

The Italian gambling market has been in the focus of the online gambling industry for quite a while, however the recent decisions which are now shaping the industry in peninsula are in the headlines of every gambling media outlet.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/26/2018

Blockchain's Potential to Redesign the Online Gambling Sector

Blockchain's Potential to Redesign the Online Gambling Sector

Robert Dowling, Chief Commercial Officer for Ganapati Malta examines the effect of blockchain on the online gambling industry, the potentials, and how you can (strategically) embrace it.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2018

Online Gambling Sites Gamble on Soccer-Mad Nigeria

Online Gambling Sites Gamble on Soccer-Mad Nigeria

Online sports betting is booming in soccer-mad Nigeria largely thanks to payment systems developed by homegrown technology firms that are starting to make online businesses more viable.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2018

Find a Bookie Near You

If you are interested in gambling on sports then it is very important to find a bookie or place to bet that will actually pay you when you win. There are literally thousands of places to bet but itís smart to first do your research.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2018

Bill Pascrell III to Speak at Gaming Event in Spain

Bill Pascrell III to Speak at Gaming Event in Spain

World Gaming Executive Summit, the most senior gathering of gaming operators in the world. Over 500 senior-level executives are expected to attend. Summit is to be held at the W Hotel in Barcelona, July 3-5.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2018

200 Percent Sportsbook Bonus Unveiled at BetPhoenix

200 Percent Sportsbook Bonus Unveiled at BetPhoenix

BetPhoenix has announced its latest bonus offer as the FIFA World Cup is in full swing and new NFL season nears.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2018

The Fall of Bitcoin Good for Gold?

If bitcoin's rise was bad for gold, will its fall be good?  This is the question posed at ZeroHedge.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2018

Table Mountain Casino Gambler Strikes It Rich

There are hundreds of ways to celebrate your birthday. For Table Mountain Casino slot machine player Jose, his recent birthday celebration just pocketed him close to $85,000. This is according to a recent press release from the Central California real money casino

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2018

PricePerPlayer Announces Upgrade to Live Betting Pay Per Head Platform

PricePerPlayer Announces Upgrade to Pay Per Head Platform

The Live Betting Platform upgrade will include a system modernization, as well as a 50% expansion of its live In-Play Betting Options.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2018

Bitcoin Drops to 17Th Most Popular Cryptocurrency in World's Most Populous Nation

Bitcoin Drops to 17Th Most Popular Cryptocurrency in World's Most Populous Nation

It ranks as the most populated nation in the world and among the first to sort of embrace bitcoin.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2018

Timur Margolin Wins Maiden Bracelet, Takes Down Event #43 and Ferguson

Chris Ferguson was denied his 7th World Series of Poker bracelet with Timur Margolin emerging as the winner of the Event #43: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em and walking away with $507,274.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2018

Meadowlands to Start Offering Sports Betting Ahead of NFL Season, NYC Gamblers Welcome

The Meadowlands Racetrack will begin offering sports betting in Mid-July, ahead of the upcoming NFL season.  As such, this will be the first sports betting operation in the United States operating on the property of an NFL stadium.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2018

Czech Gambling Market in Focus With Jan Rehola

Europe’s online gambling market has seen many changes lately, especially when it comes to regulation. While being split up regions, everyone has reported growth when it comes to regulating the online gaming industry.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/25/2018

More Women Verbally Attacked on the Poker Floor, Pavillion Staff Do Nothing

Women players being verbally attacked on the poker floor continues to be a huge issue with little sign of letting up.  On Sunday night, female poker pro Kathy Liebert tweeted out yet another incident.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/24/2018

Question: Can Players Still do Bonus Hunting at Online Casinos or is Bonus Hunting Dead?

Answer: Bonus hunting is alive and well in online casinos. Almost every casino has a signup bonus and all sorts of bonus types like free spins and no deposit bonuses.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/24/2018

Japanese Police Crack Down on Some Cryptocurrency Users

Japanese Police Crack Down on Some Cryptocurrency Users

Say what?Japanese Police have been cracking down on users of remote mining software apps, such as Coinhive, without their website visitors’ consent....

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/24/2018

Belgium Americans Seek Out Bookies This World Cup

Belgium Americans Seek Out Bookies This World Cup

Belgium Americans in particular will be seeking out bookies as their team is so far red hot in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.  For the US-based bookmakers, it is prudent to know where the largest concentration of Belgians live.  This is true of all nationalities during any World Cup tournament. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/24/2018

Stress Test for Bitcoin Cash is Coming

A real world stress test is nearing for bitcoin cash with millions of transactions to be thrown its way in an effort to prove the digital currency can hold up to all the hype.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/24/2018

Bitcoin Funeral? Not Dead Yet Says Expert

Most of the cryptocurrency markets were down 3 to 12 percent over the last 24 hours Sunday.  The top cryptocurrency market held by bitcoin core (BTC) has touched a triple bottom at $5,832 during the early morning June 24 trading sessions.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/24/2018

Jurassic World Online Slots Surge in Popularity With Release of Sequel

Jurassic World Online Slots Surge in Popularity With Release of Sequel

The ‘Jurassic World’ sequel crossed the $700 million milestone at box offices worldwide with its weekend release and online casino providers are witnessing a surge in the ‘Jurassic World’ movie-theme slots as a result. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/24/2018

'Most Hated' Poker Player Chris Ferguson Looks for 7th WSOP Bracelet

'Most Hated' Poker Player Chris Ferguson Looks for 7th WSOP Bracelet

Plus Shaun Deeb's biggest money win ever as he walks away with $1,402,683.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/24/2018

The Gambler's Edge - June 24: Another Win With the Mariners

After falling into a deep hole we are hoping to rebound and make it back to the .500 mark with our picks.  We won with another underdog Saturday, the Seattle Mariners.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/24/2018

Indian Cryptocurrency Exchanges Prepare for Ban

Indian Cryptocurrency Exchanges Prepare for Ban

The Reserve Bank of India will no longer permit financial institutions to do business directly with that country's cryptocurrency exchanges. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/23/2018

The Gambler's Edge June 23: Two Good Wins

We won last night with two of the worst teams in the league, the Reds and Orioles.  Granted Cincinnati is suddenly starting to come alive of late.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/23/2018

Cryptocurrency Prices Slumping Again, Attibuted to Japan Demands

Cryptocurrency Prices Slumping Again, Attibuted to Japan Demands

A slumping market across most cryptocurrencies is being blamed on Japan's Financial Services Agency (FSA) requring exchanges to make improvements to the Japanese trading platforms' anti-money laundering practices. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/22/2018

Breaking News

Poker Pro Fernando ‘JNandez87’ Habegger Accused of Stiffing Elderly Woman Who Hand-Knitted Scarfs

Poker pro Fernando ‘JNandez87’ Habegger has reportedly stiffed an elderly woman who hand-knitted scarfs with his logo on them

MGM Turns to Never-Tested Law to Sue Vegas Shooting Victims

The unprecedented move from MGM Resorts International to sue hundreds of victims of last year’s mass shooting in Las Vegas using an obscure U.S. law never tested in court has been framed by the casino-operator as an effort to avoid years of costly litigation — but the legal maneuver may not play out that way.

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