Business & Financial

Massachusetts, Rhode Island Residents Await Sportsbook Opening

Massachusetts, Rhode Island Residents Await Sportsbook Opening

Those in and around the Boston area will soon have a sportsbook within a 40 minute to 1-hour drive should the New England Patriots be playing in the 2019 Super Bowl.  Providence residence are in even better luck as that sportsbook is set to open just 15 minutes outside the city limits.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/12/2018

Wagerers Crossing the Delaware (and Hudson) for Sports Bets

Wagerers Crossing the Delaware (and Hudson) for Sports Bets

In the time it takes for a red light to turn green, Leonard Sciascia can get his sports bets made, turn around and head home.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/12/2018

Airplane Banner Denounces Jets’ Partnership With MGM

An airplane banner criticizing the New York Jets’ gaming deal partnership with casino operator MGM Resorts International circled MetLife Stadium several times a few hours before the team’s game against the Buffalo Bills.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/11/2018

The Death of The Bookie!

Are you ready for the future of gambling in America? If you’re wondering how you can prepare for the upcoming flood of competitors trying to steal your lunch, this is going to be the most important message you’ll ever read!

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/10/2018

LeoVegas Shares Fall Nearly 25 Percent as Compliance Costs Mount

LeoVegas Revenue Up But Shares Fall as Compliance Costs Mount

Compliance pressures in the European online gambling market are beginning to take its toll.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/08/2018

PokerStars Poker Revenues Static While Sports Betting Explodes

PokerStars Poker Revenues Static While Sports Betting Explodes

Q3 results for PokerStars show poker revenues dropped 3.9 percent year-over-year while sports betting shined.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/07/2018

Playtech Deploys InfluxData to Power Predictive Monitoring

Playtech Deploys InfluxData to Power Predictive Monitoring

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)— -InfluxData, the modern Open Source Platform built specifically for metrics, events and other time series data that empowers developers to build next-generation monitoring, analytics and IoT applications, today announced that Playtech has deployed its InfluxDB Time Series Database for improved network observability for a deeper understanding of system behavior and causes, relationships between system components, and needed actions of its distributed global gaming network.

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/06/2018

Week 9 NFL was a Bloodbath for the Books - Titans Save the Day a Bit

Week 9 NFL was a Bloodbath for the Books - Hopes Hinge on Cowboys

Week 9 NFL was the worst ever for the books!

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/05/2018

FanDuel Inks Deals With NHL, Devils for Sports Bets, Fantasy

FanDuel Inks Deals With NHL, Devils for Sports Bets, Fantasy

FanDuel has reached deals with the National Hockey League and its New Jersey Devils franchise for sports betting and fantasy sports play.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/05/2018

US Government Gets Involved in Case of Missing 5Dimes Owner

US Government Gets Involved in Case of Missing 5Dimes Owner

The US Department of State has confirmed they are looking into the disappearance of missing sportsbook owner Sean "Tony" Creighton.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/04/2018

How To Adjust Your Online Casino To Different Betting Strategies

How To Adjust Your Online Casino To Different Betting Strategies

Understanding pro casino players’ strategies can help bookies create a profitable online casino designed for profits. We’ll break down 4 strategies that can help bookies mitigate risk.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/01/2018

Harrah's the Latest to Dive Into PA Sports Betting ...But When?

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has granted a sports betting license to Harrah's.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/01/2018

Jets, MGM Forge Relationship

Jets, MGM Forge Relationship

The New York Jets and MGM Resorts International have agreed on a multiyear deal that is the first of its kind in the NFL.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/01/2018

Devils, 76ers Go All-In With Sports Betting

The company that owns the NHL's New Jersey Devils, the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers and a major New Jersey sports arena is going all in on promoting sports betting.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/30/2018

China Blocks Poker Apps Amid Massive Crackdown

A number of Texas Hold’Em style mobile games are being reported blocked as part of a crackdown by the Chinese government.   The action commenced some time on Monday it appears.

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/30/2018

NHL Partners With MGM to Share Data for Sports Betting

NHL Partners With MGM to Share Data for Sports Betting

The NHL announced a multiyear agreement Monday to provide MGM Resorts International with data for use in betting, the second major U.S. professional sports league to strike a deal with the casino giant since the Supreme Court opened the way for expanded gambling last spring.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/29/2018

Paddy Power Likens Old People to Zombies

The UK bookmaker has been accused of ageism

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/29/2018

Murder Number 582 and 583 This Year in Costa Rica as 5Dimes Tony Body Still Unaccounted For

Murder Number 582 and 583 This Year in Costa Rica as 5Dime Tony Body Still Unaccounted For

After reporting eight days ago that the body of 5Dimes owner Sean "Tony" Creighton had been found, the Costa Rica Star stopped reporting on the matter, has offered no further verification, and - according to what we are hearing within their office - have no intention to pursue the story any further.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/28/2018

How Do I Use Bitcoin to Bet Poker Online? (Bitcoin Poker Series Part I)

Being an intergral part of the gaming industry, we here at Gambling911.com are constantly asked two questions that might otherwise shock our regular readers:  "How can I play online poker with real money?" And - wait for it - "How do I buy and use Bitcoin?"

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/28/2018

Mississippi Casinos Win More in Second Month of Sports Bets

Casino revenue rose sharply again in Mississippi in September in the state's second month of legal sports betting.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/26/2018

Weekend Parlays That Keep Your Sportsbook Profitable

Offering weekend parlays drums up action with both casual and pro bettors. It’s also a great opportunity for bookies to cash-in on the weekend matches. Check out the 4-game weekend parlays we suggest…

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/25/2018

Family, Friends of 5Dimes Owner Plan 'Outreach" Effort With US Embassy in CR

Family, Friends of 5Dimes Owner Plan 'Reach Out' Effort With US Embassy in CR

Gambling911.com was advised Thursday that concerned friends and family members of Sean "Tony" Creighton back in the States are planning to reach out to the US Embassy in Costa Rica to demand investigators in that Central American nation be more forthcoming as to the disappearance and reported death of the 5Dimes.com Sportsbook founder.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/25/2018

2018 Week 9 College Football Betting Previews

2018 Week 9 College Football Betting Previews

As we head into week 9 of the NCAA Men's Football season, the heat is turning up for some teams, and for others, the dream is beginning to fade, but, regardless of where your favorite teams are at right now, there is always a way to make money.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/25/2018

5Dimes Tony: What Happened to His Body?

5Dimes Tony: What Happened to His Body?

Gambling911.com can confirm that as of Wednesday evening, no coroner in the San Jose, Costa Rica area has been in receipt of Sean "Tony" Creighton's body, or at least that is what they are telling those who are inquiring.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/25/2018

Definition of a Pay Per Head

Definition of a Pay Per Head

What is a Pay Per Head business exactly?  The term has become increasingly popular over the years.

Submitted by Tony Caliente on, Oct/25/2018

Sports Betting Software Providers for Bookies

Being a Bookie is not only an extremely profitable business but it is also now very easy to do with all the various sports betting software providers that are available that do all the work for the bookie.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/24/2018

5Dimes Not Slowing WIth Payouts Yet

5Dimes Not Slowing WIth Payouts Yet

Since it was reported over the weekend that the founder and sole owner of 5Dimes body was found after an apparent murder-for-hire, many players have been asking if they are still paying out.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/23/2018

Esport Betting Platform Gets License for Video Game Gambling

Esport Betting Platform Gets License for Video Game Gambling

Video gamers in the United States and elsewhere will soon be able to bet on themselves. 

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/23/2018

Old Friends of 5Dimes Founder Tell G911 He Really Was 'a Good Guy'

'DMan' once owend a Unified Gaming book and worked in the same office as Sean "Tony" Creighton, separated only by a dirty old mattress that Sean would sleep on after first taking control of 5Dimes.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/22/2018

5Dimes Owner Found Dead

The body of Sean "Tony" Creighton has been found by law enforcement in Costa Rica.  Creighton was the founder and owner of the popular sportsbook 5Dimes. Details are murky at this time.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/20/2018

Breaking News

Liverpool’s Sturridge Charged With Breaching Betting Rules

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge could be facing a ban from football after being charged on Monday with breaching rules on betting.

Beto Now the 5-1 Favorite to Become Democratic Nominee for the 2020 Presidential Election

Beto Now the 5-1 Favorite to Become Democratic Nominee for the 2020 Presidential Election

Beto O'Rourke was now coming in at 5-1 odds of becoming the Democratic Nominee for the 2020 US Presidential Election.

Twitter Users Think Poker Players Are Unethical

Twitter Users Think Poker Players Are Unethical

British poker player and Twitter user Patrick Leonard recently conducted an unscientific survey that found a majority of Twitter followers feel poker players lack ethics.