Gambling

Is Owning a Sportsbook Worth It Anymore?

Is Owning a Sportsbook Worth It Anymore?

A bookie agent is what is known as an independent bookmaker, you have your player list, you collect and pay them directly, but you sub-contract the rest.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/18/2017

79-Year-Old Woman Embezzled Over $1.2 Million for Gambling

79-Year-Old Woman Embezzled Over $1.2 Million for Gambling

Police say a 79-year-old Omaha woman embezzled more than $1.2 million from her employer and blew it gambling at casinos.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/17/2017

Two Casinos Rejected on Mississippi Coast

Two Casinos Rejected on Mississippi Coast

Applications from RW Development for a site in Biloxi and Jacobs Entertainment for one in Diamondhead rejected

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/16/2017

365Action.com Ring Leaders Get Off With a Misdemeanor

365Action.com Ring Leaders Get Off With a Misdemeanor

Billed at the time as an epic takedown of a multi-nation crackdown on illegal gambling, the men charged with running 365Action.com back in 2015 got off this week with a slap on the wrist.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/15/2017

Coral Wins Gambling Case

Coral Wins Gambling Case

A judge this week sided with British bookmaker Coral in a long-running gambling dispute.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/15/2017

Ring Leader in Dafabet.com Online Gambling Case Sentenced

Ring Leader in Dafabet.com Online Gambling Case Sentenced

Defendant sentenced to just under 15 months but most of that was already time served.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/15/2017

Woman Leaves Infant in Running Car While She Gambles Inside Casino

Woman Leaves Infant in Running Car While She Gambles in Casino

Baby was left in running unlocked vehicle for over an hour

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/14/2017

Online Gambling Continues to Boost Atlantic City

Once again, internet gambling has made the difference between an up month and a down one for Atlantic City casinos.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/14/2017

San Antonio Area Bookies: Betting on the Aggies

Bookies are plentiful in the San Antonio, Texas area as are sports bars where they typically congregate.  Think the Ticket Sports Pub, Freetail Brewing Company and the Lion and the Rose franchise.  Need a bookie in this region?  PayPerHead can help

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Mar/13/2017

LiveSports.ag Complaints: Promises Payouts by March 24

LiveSports.ag Complaints: Promises Payouts by March 24

Livesports.ag claims it has been hit by processing issues, which Gambling911.com can confirm have occurred since the Super Bowl.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/13/2017

Fugitive Mobster Detained Following Facebook Posting

An Italian mobster wanted for nearly 20 years was put behind bars Saturday after being tracked down via Facebook.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/13/2017

Topbet.eu Complaints March 13 Update

Topbet.eu Complaints March 13 Update

Gambling911.com continues to monitor the concerns over TopBet.eu, a good number of which have been resolved but issues do continue.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/12/2017

PA Lawmakers Must Fill Budget Hole: Web Gambling Still on Table

PA Lawmakers Must Fill Budget Hole: Web Gambling Still on Table

With three weeks of budget hearings behind them, Pennsylvania's big Republican legislative majorities now have months of budget-making ahead of them

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/12/2017

Bookies in Orange County, California: Vietnamese Gamblers Plentiful

Bookies in Orange County, California: Vietnamese Gamblers Plentiful

Local bookies in the Orange County, California region enjoy an added incentive to conduct business there.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/12/2017

21 Charged in Vegas Casino Money Laundering Scheme

21 Charged in Vegas Casino Money Laundering Scheme

Defendants used counterfeit cards and stolen credit card numbers and the services of employees from high end Brazilian steak houses

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/10/2017

Money is Behind Las Vegas Becoming NASCAR’s Hottest Market

Money is Behind Las Vegas Becoming NASCAR’s Hottest Market

The signature event remains in Florida and most race teams call North Carolina home, but the nation's gambling mecca is about to become NASCAR's busiest market.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/10/2017

Steve Wynn’s Relationship with Online Gambling: It’s Complicated

Steve Wynn’s Relationship with Online Gambling: It’s Complicated

Once again, Wynn Resorts has a different stance on legalized online gambling....but this one is good for the industry

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/10/2017

Casino Sector Wants Congress to Include Gambling Disorders in New Health Care Act

Casino Sector Wants Congress to Include Gambling Disorders in New Health Care Act

Industry representatives sent a letter Tuesday to congressional leaders and U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/08/2017

Sentencing Delayed for Man Who Tried to Kill Handicapper

Sentencing Delayed for Man Who Tried to Kill Handicapper

Victim tells G911 he’s obtained “Dirty Harry” gun for protection

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/06/2017

Florida, Illinois Latest Gambling Initiatives Face Tough Hurdles

Florida, Illinois Latest Gambling Initiatives Face Tough Hurdles

Both Florida and Illinois are looking to expand gambling in their respective states.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/06/2017

Improved Handicapping for Sports Bettors: Should Bookies Fear Cardiff ‘Big Data’ Project?

Improved Handicapping for Sports Bettors: Should Bookies Fear Cardiff ‘Big Data’ Project?

”Big data” collected from thousands of previous results could more accurately predict game results

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/06/2017

Is Sheldon Adelson Cozying Up to Legalize Sports Betting?

Is Sheldon Adelson Cozying Up to Legalize Sports Betting?

Adelson is a major donor to the GOP party and big backer of newly elected US President Donald Trump

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/03/2017

Sands Bethlehem May be Sold to MGM

Sands Bethlehem May be Sold to MGM

Pennsylvania’s biggest casino, Sands Bethlehem, may be sold to MGM, sources told the Morning Call late Thursday.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/03/2017

Man Who Left Casino, Robbed Bank, Then Returned to Gamble Gets Sentenced

Man Who Left Casino to Go Rob Bank Then Returned to Gamble Gets Sentenced

Drug addicted gambler was sentenced to 18 years in prison

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/03/2017

Bodog Founder Calvin Ayre Backs Bitcoin Founder to Patent Technology

Bodog Founder Calvin Ayre Backs Bitcoin Founder to Patent Technology

The two have filed 63 blockchain-related patents last year and 27 this year

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/02/2017

Virtual casino: VR-industry pioneers made a successful bid?

Virtual casino: VR-industry pioneers made a successful bid?

Virtual reality can play a significant role in the evolution of online casinos. While some in the industry believe that it is too early to bet on the VR-casino, others believe that it is a matter of time when this type of gambling will become a mass trend.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/02/2017

Gifts for casinos fans

Gifts for casinos fans

The year is full of different holidays and anniversaries.  Each of them you can celebrate with buying gifts for people you care about! And when you are choosing a gift for a loved one it is very important to take seriously all the hobbies and wishes that person has, even if they like to spend all the time in internet casino. You must consider not only the gender of your friend but also the special features of his personality, interests.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/02/2017

Virtual reality in the online casino

Online casinos in VR mode, you can already play in the casino with the use of VR headset and get those crazy feeling when you play immersive VR game. SlotsMillion company few years ago, made  a demo operation of the casino and the results pleased the developers.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/02/2017

Taj Mahal Sold to Hard Rock

Taj Mahal Sold to Hard Rock

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn reached a deal Wednesday to sell the shuttered Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City to Hard Rock International and two New Jersey investors.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/01/2017

Macau Shows Signs of Rebound With 18 Percent Revenue Surge

Macau Shows Signs of Rebound With 18 Percent Revenue Surge

Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau surged almost 18 percent in February, after dropping over the past three years

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/01/2017

Breaking News

Online Bookie Tips: The Hold Percentage Tool Explained

Online Bookie Tips: The Hold Percentage Tool Explained

Learn how to find pro players using betting stats in your pay per head book and avoid them clearing the bank. Get the facts here and make more cash. 

Pay Per Head Agents: How to Find Pro Players Using Betting Stats

Simple betting stats might be the most powerful tool for any online bookie. Being able to determine where money might flow, is the first step towards forecasting one’s business.

Fidelity Investments to Integrate Bitcoin

Fidelity Investments to Integrate Bitcoin

One of America’s largest investment firms, Fidelity Investments, has announced it will begin integrating the cybercurrency bitcoin into its own platform.