Business & Financial

Atlantic City Casinos Bounce Back, Up 31% From a Year Ago

Atlantic City’s casinos and racetrack sports betting outlets are bouncing back convincingly from financial woes brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, taking in 31% more in August than they did a year earlier, after COVID-19-related closures ended.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Sep/16/2021

Man Linked to $1.3B North Korean BTC Hacks Gets 11 Years in Prison

Man Linked to $1.3B North Korean BTC Hacks Gets 11 Years in Prison

Plus CoinGeek sits down with Bryan Cryderman of Handcash, a leading wallet provider for the Bitcoin SV ecosystem.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/15/2021

Best Sportsbook to Bet on MMA Fights

Best Sportsbook to Bet on MMA Fights

With so much attention focused on the NFL and College Football at the moment, it's easy to forget that there are a number of top MMA and boxing bouts upcoming.  We were left wondering: What are the best betting sites when it comes to Mixed Martial Arts fights?

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Sep/14/2021

Fake News: Litecoin Foundation Says No Deal With Walmart

Walmart had earlier disputed the claims after a number of outlets reported on the fake story.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/13/2021

Sports Betting in Maryland Still in Development Stage

Sports wagering in Maryland is now authorized thanks to a 2020 ballot initiative and a 2021 law, but it may be until 2022 that gamblers get to make their bets on games.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Sep/13/2021

Rules Still Being Written to Add Casino Gambling in Nebraska

Rules Still Being Written to Add Casino Gambling in Nebraska

Nebraska voters approved casino gambling at the state’s horse racing tracks last year, but it will still be at least several more months before any casinos get approved in the state because regulators are still writing the rules for them.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Sep/13/2021

Bitcoin is Barter, Not Money, Mexico Central Bank Chief Says

Bitcoin is Barter, Not Money, Mexico Central Bank Chief Says

Bitcoin is more like a means of barter than "evolved" fiat money, Mexico's central back chief said on Thursday, calling it a high-risk investment and a poor store of value.

Submitted by Reuters on, Sep/10/2021

Feds Sign Off on Connecticut Plan to Allow Online Gambling

Feds Sign Off on Connecticut Plan to Allow Online Gambling

Gov. Ned Lamont announced Thursday that Connecticut has received a key federal approval for its plan to allow legalized sports wagering, online gambling and other new forms of betting.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/09/2021

El Salvador's World-First Adoption of Bitcoin Endures Bumpy First Day

El Salvador's World-First Adoption of Bitcoin Endures Bumpy First Day

El Salvador's historic adoption of bitcoin as legal tender on Tuesday was beset by teething problems, as an angry protest by mistrustful citizens, technological glitches and a dip in the cryptocurrency clouded the rollout.

Submitted by Reuters on, Sep/08/2021

9 Weeks Free Pay Per Head

9 Weeks Free Pay Per Head

There is plenty more to get excited about ahead of this NFL season if you are a bookie or agent looking for a new Pay Per Head or to switch over your players from your current platform (in under an hour).

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/07/2021

Americas Cardroom Becomes the Official Sponsor of Latin America’s Biggest Casino

Americas Cardroom Becomes the Official Sponsor of Latin America’s Biggest Casino

We have some huge news that live poker fans will definitely enjoy. Americas Cardroom is now the official sponsor of Enjoy Punta del Este in Uruguay.  We’re proud to be associated with this high-end property, which is home to the largest casino in Latin America!

Submitted by Press Release on, Sep/07/2021

BetOnline Releases Early NFL Action Report

The Packers were so far seeing the most action at better than 80%.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Sep/06/2021

What’s Happening With Gambling in Finland?

What’s Happening With Gambling in Finland?

Finland is a rather small country in Northern Europe. For a small country, when it comes to gambling,  it has some peculiarities that are distinctive to it. Finnish gambling laws are very strict and they ban competition, even for online casinos, but on the other hand the monopoly Veikkaus can place its slots machines to the lobbies of grocery stores, gas stations and little kiosks.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/06/2021

Tether Trading Barred in Canada

Tether Trading Barred in Canada

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) this past week is prohibiting the country’s first registered digital currency exchanges, Wealthsimple and Coinberry, from trading Tether (USDT).

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/06/2021

Trustly Expansion in European Gaming Industry

Trustly Expansion in European Gaming Industry

A reliable banking option to deposit and withdraw money from online casinos is an important step to big winnings. One of the most popular payment options used in Europe and other continents is Trustly. The possibility to pay instantly from the bank account makes it a simple, secure, and instant method, so there is hardly any better option for gamblers. But where is Trustly accepted, and does it get more popular in Europe?

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/04/2021

WA Tribal Casinos Get Final Federal OK for Sports Betting

WA Tribal Casinos Get Final Federal OK for Sports Betting

Sports betting in tribal casinos in Washington could be offered in some by the opening week of the NFL season.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Sep/03/2021

WETBash: Spanky’s Biggest Gamble Ever as he Dodges Bullet

WETBash: Spanky’s Biggest Gamble Ever as he Dodges Bullet

Catastrophic flooding occurs in Jersey City exactly one week after BetBash took place.  Plus we look at the week that was with a DC-publication digging deep into the kidnapping and murder of 5Dimes founder Sean "Tony" Creighton and the Miami BSV blockchain show that left attendees mesmerized and hungry for more.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/03/2021

Has the PPH Business Changed After COVID?

Has the PPH Business Changed After COVID?

The Coronavirus pandemic adversely affected many businesses worldwide, including pay per head (PPH). Many land-based bookies and casinos closed down for several months as various countries tried to curb the spread of the virus.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/01/2021

Connecticut Panel OKs Sports Betting, Online Gambling Rules

Connecticut Panel OKs Sports Betting, Online Gambling Rules

With the NFL regular season kicking off Sept. 9, the state of Connecticut took a major step closer on Tuesday toward legalized sports wagering, online gambling and other new forms of betting after a legislative committee approved emergency regulations for the new gambling market.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Sep/01/2021

BSV Blockchain Conference Miami - What We Learned

Gambling911.com will be covering today's BSV Blockchain Conference Miami at the SLS Brickell.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/01/2021

What You Need to Start an Online Gambling Site

What You Need to Start an Online Gambling Site

The Online Gaming sector is one of the fastest growing industries and especially attractive to investors.  Even the NFL, long against sports betting, is now looking to partner with gambling websites. And here is the most shocking part: It's easy peasy to start your own online gambling site. 

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/31/2021

Bet Bash is a Success, Will be an Annual Event

Bet Bash is a Success, Will be an Annual Event

The first Bet Bash was so successful that the organizer is already planning another one for Las Vegas in the spring.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/30/2021

Bitcoin Fever Reaches Honduras With First Crypto ATM

Bitcoin Fever Reaches Honduras With First Crypto ATM

The first cryptocurrency ATM in Honduras opened this week as Bitcoin backers sought to spur demand for virtual assets after neighbouring El Salvador became the first country to establish bitcoin as legal tender.

Submitted by Reuters on, Aug/30/2021

Lawsuit Threatens Smooth Start for Sports Betting in AZ, ESPN Brand Sharing Worth $3 Billion?

Lawsuit Threatens Smooth Start for Sports Betting in AZ, ESPN Brand Sharing Worth $3 Billion?

Walt Disney Co. ’s ESPN is seeking to license its brand to major sports-betting companies for at least $3 billion over several years.  Plus Canada rolls out single event sports betting.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/28/2021

A Personal Invite to Elon Musk to Attend CoinGeek NYC

A Personal Invite to Elon Musk to Attend CoinGeek NYC

Dr. Craig Wright has reached out to Elon Musk to join him for the upcoming CoinGeek New York City conference "to discuss and learn how #BSV resolves concerns regarding environmental sustainability, scaling, transaction throughput, and energy efficiency."

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/26/2021

Calvin Ayre: 'Binance is Organized Crime'

Calvin Ayre: 'Binance is Organized Crime'

In doing so via his Twitter account, Ayre tweeted out a piece from the Times of London that declares "Binance is ‘not capable’ of proper supervision".  The damning report was published on Thursday.  Plus: Come Join Gambling911 at the BSV Blockchain Conference in Miami September 1

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/26/2021

All Bets Off OnlyFans Porn Ban as BetOnline, Other Gambling Sites Left Exposed

All Bets Off OnlyFans Porn Ban as BetOnline, Other Gambling Sites Left Exposed

The popular content platform announced on Wednesday that it is suspending its plan to ban sexually explicit content on the platform just days after expressing its plans to do so and some premature congratulating bettors who said they would.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/25/2021

Bitcoin "Whales" Jump Back Into Market

Bitcoin "Whales" Jump Back Into Market

Bitcoin ‘whales’ jumped back into market during cryptocurrency’s rebound to $50,000 Tuesday but by Wednesday morning things had gotten mighty ugly.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Aug/25/2021

Sports Betting Handles Way Down in July

Sports Betting Handles Way Down in July

As would be expected, the sports betting handles for US regulated sportsbooks were down significantly as this is traditionally the slowest sports betting period of the year.  One bright spot in 2021: The Summer Olympics.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/24/2021

DraftKings NFTs: Fix Them or Drop Them

DraftKings NFTs: Fix Them or Drop Them

DraftKings recently introduced NFTs or Non-Fungible Tokens to its platform. This has been in cooperation with Tom Brady's Autograph platform.  The concept went live two weeks ago.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/24/2021

Breaking News

Atlantic City Casinos Bounce Back, Up 31% From a Year Ago

Atlantic City’s casinos and racetrack sports betting outlets are bouncing back convincingly from financial woes brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, taking in 31% more in August than they did a year earlier, after COVID-19-related closures ended.

Cowboys Lose DeMarcus Lawrence to Broken Foot

Cowboys Lose DeMarcus Lawrence to Broken Foot

The Cowboys are without wide receiver Michael Gallup, the offensive line is a bit of a mess at the moment, and now a word from Cowboys practice on Wednesday is that they lost defensive end, DeMarcus Lawrence, for eight weeks with a broken foot.

Raheem Mostert Opts for Season-Ending Surgery

Raheem Mostert Opts for Season-Ending Surgery

The timeline on Raheem Mostert’s return from the knee injury he suffered on Sunday just went from the eight weeks previously reported, to out for the season. Mostert has decided to have season-ending surgery to repair the cartilage in his knee, explaining in a released statement that the surgery gives him the best chance at a full recovery.