Business & Financial

UFC and DraftKings Reach Groundbreaking Deal

UFC and DraftKings Reach Groundbreaking Deal

DraftKings (Nasdaq: DKNG) and UFC®, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, today announced a groundbreaking agreement that marks one of the most significant partnerships in UFC history.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/04/2021

Floods Threaten Indiana Casino

Floods Threaten Indiana Casino

Caesars Southern Indiana is closing until further notice due to rising river levels.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/04/2021

Bitcoin SV is Revving up for Potentially Unlimited Scale

Bitcoin SV is Revving up for Potentially Unlimited Scale

With the latest release of its software. Switzerland-based industry organization the Bitcoin Association has announced the release of the Bitcoin SV Node software v1.0.7 in an effort to boost up for potentially unlimited scale.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/04/2021

Knowing How to Use Your Bookie Tools Always Helps

Knowing How to Use Your Bookie Tools Always Helps

Are you utilizing all of the bookie tools provided to you by your sportsbook platform?  We often see bookies lacking in this area. White label sportsbook services are handling so much of the work for bookmakers nowadays that we often see new bookies become complacent.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/04/2021

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

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.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/04/2021

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.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/03/2021

Can I Bet on Draftkings From Connecticut

Can I Bet on Draftkings From Connecticut

Draftkings is not available from the state of Connecticut.  Alternatives include Jazz Sports, which offers a generous welcome bonus (max bonus $1000).

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/03/2021

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

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

Why The Supply of Bitcoin is Limited

Why The Supply of Bitcoin is Limited

In an editorial piece appearing on the Coingeek.com website, Dr. Michael Wehrmann discusses the limitations of Bitcoin.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein 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

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

Cathie Wood Backing Sends Bitcoin Back Above $50K

Cathie Wood Backing Sends Bitcoin Back Above $50K

Ark Investment boss Cathie Wood told Bloomberg Tuesday evening she remains "very positive on bitcoin," and is "very happy to see a healthy correction here."  This may have helped push the cryptocurrency price above the $51,000 mark overnight.  But there are other factors perhaps.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/24/2021

Craig Wright Begins Landmark Legal Action Against Bitcoin Developers, Others

Craig Wright Begins Landmark Legal Action Against Bitcoin Developers, Others

Dr. Craig Wright, an Australian computer scientist who claims to be the inventor of bitcoin, is now suing the developers of BTC, BCH, BCH ABC and BSV over 111,000 stolen Bitcoin, according to an announcement by ONTIER.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba 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

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

Bitcoin and Ethereum Prices 'Seem High,' Says Musk

Bitcoin and Ethereum Prices 'Seem High,' Says Musk

Billionaire CEO Elon Musk said on Saturday the price of bitcoin and ethereum seemed high, at a time when the cryptocurrencies have hit record highs, with bitcoin crossing the $1 trillion market-capitalization threshold.

Submitted by Reuters on, Feb/21/2021

Bitcoin Flirting WIth $56K: Hits $1 Trillion Market Cap

Bitcoin Flirting WIth $54K: Hits $1 Trillion Market Cap

The price of Bitcoin continued to rise Friday morning, peaking around the $57000 mark Saturday before dipping slightly. The cryptocurrency is currently used for more than 80% of transactions with online gambling sites operating in restrictive markets.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/19/2021

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

Defendant in Craig Wright Case: "Crazy Amount of Evidence He's Satoshi"

The latest hearing of the Wright v McCormack case took place this week, with the surprise return of Peter McCormack’s legal team for the pre-trial hearing.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/18/2021

Monopoly Money: Framing Bitcoin as the Last-Mover in Blockchain

Monopoly Money: Framing Bitcoin as the Last-Mover in Blockchain

Bitcoin perhaps exemplifies the power of both monopoly and competition, nChains' Jack Davies writes.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein 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

Robinhood to Allow Customers Ability to Deposit and Withdraw Cryptos

Robinhood to Allow Customers Ability to Deposit and Withdraw Cryptos

Online broker Robinhood said on Wednesday it intends to give customers the ability to deposit and withdraw cryptocurrencies, including the meme-based dogecoin.  This may have been what caused the price of bitcoin to hit another all-time high of $52668 by Wednesday evening.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/17/2021

Trump Plaza Finally Imploded

Trump Plaza Finally Imploded

A spot on the Atlantic City Boardwalk where movie stars, athletes and rock stars used to party — and a future president honed his instincts for bravado and hype — was reduced to a smoking pile of rubble on Wednesday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/17/2021

Bitcoin Jumps to New High of $51,700

Bitcoin Jumps to New High of $51,700

Bitcoin (BTC) hit another record high mark Wednesday morning.  The price hit a new high above $51,700 after braking the $50,000 mark on Tuesday.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/17/2021

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What Are The Different Types Of Sport Bets?

What Are The Different Types Of Sport Bets?

There is no little or no hesitation that betting on sports is one of the greatest and most common types of gambling in the world, but there are several means different people who are sports bet lovers can choose to bet on different types of games.  

Forms of Online Gambling that are Worth Trying

Forms of Online Gambling that are Worth Trying

Gambling has always been a common pastime. It is still the same, but in this day and age, people have the opportunity to access it through the internet. Different gaming forms, such as poker, sports betting, and casinos, are available through online gambling. These are games of chance in which the chances of winning are solely based on luck.

UFC and DraftKings Reach Groundbreaking Deal

UFC and DraftKings Reach Groundbreaking Deal

DraftKings (Nasdaq: DKNG) and UFC®, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, today announced a groundbreaking agreement that marks one of the most significant partnerships in UFC history.