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Dish-DraftKings Sports Betting Pact Blitzes FuboTV Stock

Dish-DraftKings Sports Betting Pact Blitzes FuboTV Stock

DISH Network (Nasdaq: DISH) and DraftKings (Nasdaq: DKNG) on Wednesday announced a strategic agreement across DISH's portfolio of brands to bring DraftKings' sportsbook and daily fantasy experiences directly to DISH customers nationwide, beginning with a first-of-its-kind DraftKings app integration on the DISH TV Hopper platform. The agreement also allows for subsequent DraftKings sportsbook and daily fantasy experiences with DISH Network's SLING TV and Boost Mobile in the future. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/04/2021

FanDuel Accused of in Federal Lawsuit of Delaying Real-Time in-App Scores

FanDuel Accused of in Federal Lawsuit of Delaying Real-Time in-App Scores

FanDuel is accused in a federal lawsuit by a user of their gambling app of deliberately deloaying real-time scoring data in an effort to exploit losing gamblers.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/02/2021

Virginians Bet Big First Week of Sports Wagering

Virginians Bet Big First Week of Sports Wagering

In just the first 11 days of live online sports betting in the Virginia commonwealth, a total of $58.89 million was wagered with four operators.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/02/2021

Software Company Simplebet Raises $15 Mil for New Sports Betting Service

Software Company Simplebet Raises $15 Mil for New Sports Betting Service

Simplebet software offers the opportunity for gamblers to place bets on real time odds, like which player will make the next catch in football or if the next call is a passing or running play.  And now the company says it has raised $15 million in the latest round of funding in order to enhance its product offerings.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/02/2021

Where Can You Gamble in Pennsylvania?

Where Can You Gamble in Pennsylvania?

Pennsylvania, the most populous state in the USA with legal online gambling, has been reaping the benefits of this industry for a few years, with the exception of 2020 given the global climate.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/01/2021

Draftkings Sees 146% Revenue Increase During 2020 Football Season

Draftkings Sees 146% Revenue Increase During 2020 Football Season

DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) (“DraftKings” or the “Company”) today reported fourth quarter and full-year 2020 financial results.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/26/2021

Six Developers Offer Proposals for Richmond, VA Casino

Six Developers Offer Proposals for Richmond, VA Casino

Six casino developers have submitted proposals to the city of Richmond to be the preferred candidate for a casino resort.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/25/2021

Cal Ripken Jr Joins the Draftkings Advisory Board

Today, DraftKings (Nasdaq: DKNG) announced the appointment of baseball legend and entrepreneur Cal Ripken Jr. as a special advisor to the board of directors. Ripken will lend strategic insights to the board of directors and Chief Executive Officer on key company initiatives and will become a DraftKings equity holder.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/25/2021

Sports Betting Measure Sees Some Movement in Arizona

A sports betting bill in Arizona is limping along after an initial burst of excitement.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/24/2021

A Message From Calvin Ayre

In 2009, despite having relinquished any active role in the online gambling industry years earlier, I launched CalvinAyre.com due to my dissatisfaction with the news sites that then dominated discussion of the gaming sector. I found their coverage too deferential to the established giants of the day and too oblivious of the changes I saw looming on the horizon.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/23/2021

Sports Betting in Texas? Two Lawmakers Give it a Go

Sports Betting in Texas?  Two Lawmakers Give it a Go

Texas is among the least likely to legalize sports betting, but it is the biggest prize for industry proponents after California.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/23/2021

Pay Per Head Services - Don't Settle for the Minimum

Pay Per Head Services - Don't Settle for the Minimum

Bookies, don’t settle for good enough, find the best, and be the best. You can be the best at what you do, and we are not going to lie and say that it will be easy, however, there is a path to be chosen if you want to be good at this game and want to earn big profits. The best pay per head providers are now offering you the chance of a lifetime to get in on the ground floor with no upfront cost and a free gaming website.  

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/22/2021

Up Selling Your Services - Bookie Software

Up Selling Your Services - Bookie Software

We all know how the Price per Head business works by now, and the many ways it can help us achieve our biggest goals in the sports betting industry. It’s plain and simple, with a good PPH provider your life as a bookmaker will be much easier than you probably expected, and results will start to look bigger and better in a matter of just a few days.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/22/2021

BetOnline Bitcoin Payouts Now Taking Just Minutes

BetOnline Bitcoin Payouts Now Taking Just Minutes

The price of Bitcoin was sailing towards the $60K mark as of this writing.  Online gambling sites got into the cryptocurrency game years ago when the price was around $4000.  Crypto payments now represent better than 80 percent of all transactions at BetOnline and competing online gambling websites. Today, many BetOnline customers report payouts within minutes, some even say "instant" and they offer the best welcome bonuses using this method

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Feb/21/2021

Can I Place a Bet on the FanDuel App From Nevada?

Despite all those great commercials, FanDuel is not available in the state of Nevada via remote registration.  Sportsbooks based out of Nevada require in-person registration.   Then there are the more established sportsbooks operating from outside the US that accept customers from Nevada.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Feb/21/2021

Ballys Sports Betting is Latest to Join Forces With NHL

Ballys Sports Betting is Latest to Join Forces With NHL

Bally’s Corporation (NYSE: BALY), a leading U.S. provider of land-based gaming and interactive entertainment, and the National Hockey League (NHL), today announced the formation of a multiyear strategic partnership designating Bally’s as an Official Sports Betting Partner of the NHL®. This deal represents Bally’s first sports betting partnership with a professional sports league.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/18/2021

Can I Bet on Bovada From North Dakota?

Can I Bet on Bovada From North Dakota?

Bovada is available from the state of North Dakota, however, Gambling911.com invites its readers from the state to check out BetOnline. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/17/2021

Can I Bet on the Pointsbet Sportsbook App From Nevada?

Can I Bet on the Pointsbet Sportsbook App From Nevada?

You will not be able to bet on the Pointsbet app from the great state of Nevada, however, BetOnline is accessible for all your betting needs, including the NHL and registration can be done via your mobile phone

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Feb/16/2021

TheScore Launches Sports Betting App in Iowa

TheScore Launches Sports Betting App in Iowa

theScore Bet has officially launched in Iowa and is now available to fans across the Hawkeye State. theScore Bet offers an authentic and innovative user experience that is truly unique in how it creates a unified media and betting ecosystem when paired with theScore app.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/16/2021

Starting as an Affiliate

Starting as an Affiliate

From affiliate to bookmaker, what’s the better option? You are a local bookie, and your local clients drive your bottom line. What you must do is find out what your clients want, what they want to gamble on, and what options you have available to them. What do you have to offer them?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/14/2021

Lawmakers in Tennessee Look to Stop Sports Betting Loans

Lawmakers in Tennessee Look to Stop Sports Betting Loans

For years a number of offshore sportsbooks have offered betting on credit to long standing customers, in particular the so-called whales.  Local bookies typically operate using this business model. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/12/2021

Another Urlacher Co-Defendant Pleads Guilty to Role in Sports Gambling Ring

Another Urlacher Co-Defendant Pleads Guilty to Role in Sports Gambling Ring

Todd Blanken is the second defendant to plead guilty for his involvement in an illegal sports betting ring with ties to the brother of Chicago Bears great Brian Urlacher

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/12/2021

Can I Bet on the Pointsbet Sportsbook App From PA

Can I Bet on the Pointsbet Sportsbook App From PA

You will not be able to bet on the Pointsbet app from the great state of Pennsylvania, however, BetOnline is accessible for all your betting needs, including the NHL. 

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Feb/11/2021

Can I Bet on the Pointsbet Sportsbook App From Massachusetts

Can I Bet on the Pointsbet Sportsbook App From Massachusetts

You will not be able to bet on the Pointsbet app from the great state of Massachusetts, however, BetOnline is accessible for all your betting needs, including the NHL.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Feb/11/2021

Can I Bet on the Pointsbet Sportsbook App From Illinois

Can I Bet on the Pointsbet Sportsbook App From Illinois

On July 16, PointsBet was issued their temporary gaming license in the Land of Lincoln, becoming the 4th online sportsbook to accept sports bets in Illinois through partner Hawthorne Race Course.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Feb/11/2021

Can I Bet on the Pointsbet Sportsbook App From Florida

Can I Bet on the Pointsbet Sportsbook App From Florida

You will not be able to bet on the Pointsbet app from the great state of Florida, however, BetOnline is accessible for all your betting needs, including the NHL. 

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Feb/11/2021

NHL Enters Into Sports Betting Partnership With PointsBet

NHL Enters Into Sports Betting Partnership With PointsBet

PointsBet, a premier global sportsbook operator, and the National Hockey League (NHL) today announced a new multiyear strategic partnership, naming PointsBet an Official Sports Betting Partner of the NHL®. 

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/10/2021

5Dimes Launches in Regulated Isle of Man

5Dimes Launches in Regulated Isle of Man

Receives license from the Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission, Re-launches legalized sportsbook, paving path to global expansion

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/10/2021

James Gandolfini Son to Appear in "Sopranos' Prequel

 James Gandolfini Son Preps for Role in "Sopranos' Prequel

"The Sopranos" is back.  Well, sort of.  "The Many Saints of Newark", directed by Alan Taylor, is set for release September 24 this year.  It is the prequel to the hit HBO series and stars the late James Gandolfini's son, Michael Gandolfini.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/10/2021

Sports Betting Sites Crashed Ahead of Super Bowl

Sports Betting Sites Crashed Ahead of Super Bowl

FanDuel, DraftKings, Penn’s Barstool App and BetMGM all experienced technical issues just before and during the Super Bowl.   FanDuel and DraftKings each broke the Top 10 apps in The Apple Store on Sunday.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/08/2021

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Dish-DraftKings Sports Betting Pact Blitzes FuboTV Stock

Dish-DraftKings Sports Betting Pact Blitzes FuboTV Stock

DISH Network (Nasdaq: DISH) and DraftKings (Nasdaq: DKNG) on Wednesday announced a strategic agreement across DISH's portfolio of brands to bring DraftKings' sportsbook and daily fantasy experiences directly to DISH customers nationwide, beginning with a first-of-its-kind DraftKings app integration on the DISH TV Hopper platform. The agreement also allows for subsequent DraftKings sportsbook and daily fantasy experiences with DISH Network's SLING TV and Boost Mobile in the future. 

With Sale of the Venetian, Las Vegas Sands Exits the Strip

With Sale of the Venetian, Las Vegas Sands Exits the Strip

Las Vegas Sands is selling the iconic Venetian casino resort and its Sands Expo and Convention Center for $6.25 billion, withdrawing from gambling operations on the Las Vegas Strip after changing the nature of the casino business there and just about everywhere else.

Why Bitcoin Could Triple Over Next Year

William Quigley, managing director of Magnetic, a crypto focused investment fund, explains why he believes that bitcoin's value can still rise dramatically into 2022.